The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 19 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing ITIL 257 181 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.37% 7.48% 6.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.84% 10.52% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 90 86
Average daily rate
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£350 £330 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +23.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £139 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £439 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £323
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 19 28
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.45 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.04 £21.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
ITIL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2370 1721 2084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.20% 71.15% 69.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1525 909 1101
Average daily rate £400 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 140 178
Average hourly rate £24.00 £36.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL across the East of England region.

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the East of England region.

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

ITIL
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

ITIL
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +10 81 £275 -21.42% 19
Essex -1 53 £394 +48.58% 8
Hertfordshire +1 52 £400 +34.45% 13
Bedfordshire -3 46 £350 +6.06% 17
Norfolk -14 19 £138 -60.71% 6
Suffolk +10 6 £375 +150.00%
East Anglia - - - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing ITIL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL.

1 174 (33.33%) Windows
2 154 (29.50%) Active Directory
3 129 (24.71%) Microsoft
4 99 (18.97%) Service Delivery
5 96 (18.39%) Citrix
6 95 (18.20%) Finance
7 80 (15.33%) Service Management
8 78 (14.94%) Cisco
9 75 (14.37%) MS Excel
10 74 (14.18%) SLA
11 66 (12.64%) Security Cleared
12 61 (11.69%) HP
12 61 (11.69%) PRINCE2
13 55 (10.54%) Oracle
14 53 (10.15%) VMware
14 53 (10.15%) Incident Management
15 52 (9.96%) Firewall
16 50 (9.58%) MS Office
16 50 (9.58%) ITIL Certification
16 50 (9.58%) Windows 7
17 49 (9.39%) MS Exchange
18 44 (8.43%) SC Cleared
18 44 (8.43%) E-Commerce
19 43 (8.24%) Windows Server 2008
20 41 (7.85%) SQL
21 40 (7.66%) Configuration Management
22 38 (7.28%) Project Management
23 37 (7.09%) Windows XP
23 37 (7.09%) Degree
24 36 (6.90%) Problem Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing ITIL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 49 (9.39%) MS Exchange
2 33 (6.32%) SharePoint
3 27 (5.17%) IIS
4 26 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (2.87%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (2.68%) IBM Notes
7 13 (2.49%) WebLogic
8 10 (1.92%) Apache
8 10 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (1.53%) Oracle Workflow
10 6 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.57%) Lync
12 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.57%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.57%) Documentum
12 3 (0.57%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.57%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 75 (14.37%) MS Excel
2 50 (9.58%) MS Office
3 17 (3.26%) MS Visio
4 11 (2.11%) MS Project
5 9 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.38%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 13 (2.49%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (2.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (1.15%) assyst
4 2 (0.38%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.38%) MFGPRO
4 2 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.19%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.19%) Agresso
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.11%) SaaS
3 6 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 52 (9.96%) Firewall
2 33 (6.32%) DNS
3 32 (6.13%) DHCP
4 26 (4.98%) VoIP
5 21 (4.02%) VLAN
6 16 (3.07%) WAN
6 16 (3.07%) VPN
7 15 (2.87%) LAN
7 15 (2.87%) SAN
8 12 (2.30%) FTP
9 10 (1.92%) TCP/IP
9 10 (1.92%) MPLS
9 10 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (1.72%) Internet
11 8 (1.53%) Broadband
11 8 (1.53%) NAS
12 7 (1.34%) LDAP
12 7 (1.34%) ADSL
12 7 (1.34%) Wireless
13 6 (1.15%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.15%) Oracle Exadata
3 6 (1.15%) Oracle Database
4 5 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.38%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.38%) EDMS
5 2 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.19%) DTS
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.19%) DB2
6 1 (0.19%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.19%) QlikView
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.38%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.38%) MSI
2 2 (0.38%) Subversion
3 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.19%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.19%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.19%) Ant
General
1 95 (18.20%) Finance
2 16 (3.07%) Local Government
3 15 (2.87%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.49%) Publishing
5 12 (2.30%) Retail
6 11 (2.11%) Advertising
7 8 (1.53%) Law
7 8 (1.53%) Legal
8 6 (1.15%) Banking
9 5 (0.96%) German Language
9 5 (0.96%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.57%) Automotive
11 2 (0.38%) Military
12 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 150 (28.74%) Analyst
2 78 (14.94%) Service Analyst
3 73 (13.98%) Service Desk Analyst
4 51 (9.77%) Project Manager
5 48 (9.20%) Service Manager
6 41 (7.85%) Architect
7 37 (7.09%) Support Analyst
8 36 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 30 (5.75%) Delivery Manager
10 28 (5.36%) Services Delivery Manager
11 23 (4.41%) Network Engineer
12 17 (3.26%) Consultant
12 17 (3.26%) Problem Manager
13 16 (3.07%) Desktop Support
14 15 (2.87%) Technical Architect
14 15 (2.87%) 1st Line Support
14 15 (2.87%) Support Engineer
15 14 (2.68%) 2nd Line Support
16 13 (2.49%) Business Analyst
16 13 (2.49%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.60%) Web Services
2 11 (2.11%) .NET
3 8 (1.53%) Middleware
4 4 (0.77%) XML
5 3 (0.57%) HTML
5 3 (0.57%) J2EE
5 3 (0.57%) LAMP
5 3 (0.57%) Spring
5 3 (0.57%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.38%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.38%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.38%) SOAP
6 2 (0.38%) EDI
7 1 (0.19%) DOM
7 1 (0.19%) JSP
7 1 (0.19%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.19%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.19%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.32%) Blackberry
2 24 (4.60%) NHS
3 18 (3.45%) Kindle
4 15 (2.87%) Mainframe
5 14 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (2.68%) CMDB
6 12 (2.30%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.72%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.53%) PKI
9 7 (1.34%) Replication
9 7 (1.34%) Clustering
10 6 (1.15%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.15%) CCTV
10 6 (1.15%) Statistics
10 6 (1.15%) AS400
11 4 (0.77%) Thin Client
11 4 (0.77%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.77%) Fat Client
11 4 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.57%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 174 (33.33%) Windows
2 50 (9.58%) Windows 7
3 43 (8.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (7.09%) Windows XP
5 36 (6.90%) Linux
6 26 (4.98%) UNIX
7 21 (4.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (2.49%) Solaris
9 11 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (1.72%) Mac OS X
11 8 (1.53%) MVS
12 6 (1.15%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.57%) CentOS
14 3 (0.57%) Android
15 2 (0.38%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.38%) Debian
15 2 (0.38%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.38%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (18.97%) Service Delivery
2 80 (15.33%) Service Management
3 61 (11.69%) PRINCE2
4 53 (10.15%) Incident Management
5 44 (8.43%) E-Commerce
6 40 (7.66%) Configuration Management
7 38 (7.28%) Project Management
8 36 (6.90%) Change Management
8 36 (6.90%) Problem Management
9 33 (6.32%) ITIL V3
10 23 (4.41%) Knowledge Management
11 22 (4.21%) ITSM
12 21 (4.02%) CRM
13 20 (3.83%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
15 17 (3.26%) Root Cause Analysis
16 16 (3.07%) User Acceptance Testing
16 16 (3.07%) Migration
16 16 (3.07%) ERP
17 14 (2.68%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 41 (7.85%) SQL
2 18 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 7 (1.34%) VB
3 7 (1.34%) T-SQL
4 6 (1.15%) Perl
5 5 (0.96%) Java
6 4 (0.77%) VBScript
6 4 (0.77%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.57%) C
7 3 (0.57%) C#
8 2 (0.38%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.38%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.19%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 1 (0.19%) ABAP
9 1 (0.19%) VBA
9 1 (0.19%) Python
9 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (12.64%) Security Cleared
2 50 (9.58%) ITIL Certification
3 44 (8.43%) SC Cleared
4 37 (7.09%) Degree
5 35 (6.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 31 (5.94%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (4.02%) CCNA
8 19 (3.64%) MCSE
9 18 (3.45%) MCP
10 12 (2.30%) CCNP
11 11 (2.11%) MCDST
12 10 (1.92%) ISEB
12 10 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 9 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 7 (1.34%) MCITP
15 6 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 6 (1.15%) PMI Certification
15 6 (1.15%) CCDP
15 6 (1.15%) MCSA
16 4 (0.77%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (14.18%) SLA
2 23 (4.41%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.77%) QA
4 4 (0.77%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.38%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.19%) BS25999
System Software
1 154 (29.50%) Active Directory
2 28 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.87%) XenApp
3 15 (2.87%) XenServer
4 8 (1.53%) Terminal Services
5 7 (1.34%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.96%) vSphere
8 3 (0.57%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.19%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.19%) Novell eDirectory
10 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.19%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.19%) VMFS
10 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 33 (6.32%) SCCM
2 28 (5.36%) SCOM
3 17 (3.26%) OpenView
4 9 (1.72%) EMC NetWorker
5 6 (1.15%) HP SIM
6 5 (0.96%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.96%) OVSD
7 3 (0.57%) WSUS
7 3 (0.57%) OPNET
7 3 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.38%) HP UCMDB
8 2 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (0.38%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.19%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (0.19%) ZENworks
9 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 129 (24.71%) Microsoft
2 96 (18.39%) Citrix
3 78 (14.94%) Cisco
4 61 (11.69%) HP
5 55 (10.54%) Oracle
6 53 (10.15%) VMware
7 25 (4.79%) Remedy
7 25 (4.79%) SAP
8 20 (3.83%) WatchGuard
9 17 (3.26%) NetApp
10 16 (3.07%) EMC
11 15 (2.87%) Dell
11 15 (2.87%) McAfee
12 14 (2.68%) Lotus
13 12 (2.30%) BMC
14 9 (1.72%) Juniper
14 9 (1.72%) SolarWinds
15 8 (1.53%) Lagan
15 8 (1.53%) ServiceNow
15 8 (1.53%) Red Hat
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