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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 18 14 24
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing ITIL 180 250 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.09% 9.39% 5.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.13% 12.29% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 123 83
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £135 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £326
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 50 26
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.88 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.76%
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
1971 2034 2339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.69% 76.38% 76.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1171 1151 1327
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 148 139
Average hourly rate £27.50 £33.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -1 52 £325 -13.33% 16
Hertfordshire -6 47 £400 -11.11% 19
Norfolk +4 26 £325 +140.74% 2
Bedfordshire -8 25 £350 - 7
Suffolk +9 20 £240 -18.64% 7
Essex -23 10 £400 +60.00% 5
East Anglia - 2 £375 -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 117 (28.75%) Windows
2 106 (26.04%) Microsoft
3 99 (24.32%) Active Directory
4 74 (18.18%) Service Management
5 72 (17.69%) ITIL Certification
6 62 (15.23%) MS Excel
6 62 (15.23%) Finance
6 62 (15.23%) Security Cleared
6 62 (15.23%) ITIL V3
7 58 (14.25%) MS Office
8 56 (13.76%) Service Delivery
9 52 (12.78%) PRINCE2
10 50 (12.29%) Project Management
11 49 (12.04%) Windows 7
12 47 (11.55%) SLA
13 43 (10.57%) Agile Software Development
14 42 (10.32%) Stakeholder Management
15 41 (10.07%) VMware
16 38 (9.34%) SC Cleared
17 36 (8.85%) ITSM
18 35 (8.60%) Cisco
19 34 (8.35%) Citrix
20 33 (8.11%) SQL
21 31 (7.62%) LAN
22 30 (7.37%) DNS
23 29 (7.13%) Problem Management
23 29 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
24 28 (6.88%) Data Centre
24 28 (6.88%) Windows Server
24 28 (6.88%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 23 (5.65%) MS Exchange
2 22 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 16 (3.93%) IIS
4 10 (2.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (2.46%) Skype for Business
5 8 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (1.97%) IBM Notes
6 7 (1.72%) CICS
6 7 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (1.72%) IBM Domino
7 6 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.25%) CMS
10 1 (0.25%) Confluence
10 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 62 (15.23%) MS Excel
2 58 (14.25%) MS Office
3 14 (3.44%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.72%) MS Project
5 3 (0.74%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.97%) assyst
3 7 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (1.23%) BigMachines
4 5 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.98%) Maximo
6 3 (0.74%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.49%) BASE24
7 2 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.49%) Primavera
7 2 (0.49%) SAP SM
8 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.25%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.69%) Office 365
2 14 (3.44%) SaaS
3 3 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.74%) IaaS
3 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.49%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.49%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.25%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.62%) LAN
2 30 (7.37%) DNS
3 27 (6.63%) WAN
4 25 (6.14%) Firewall
5 13 (3.19%) SAN
5 13 (3.19%) VPN
6 12 (2.95%) Network Security
6 12 (2.95%) TCP/IP
7 9 (2.21%) NetScaler
7 9 (2.21%) Wireless
8 8 (1.97%) VLAN
9 7 (1.72%) DHCP
10 6 (1.47%) Broadband
10 6 (1.47%) ISDN
10 6 (1.47%) VoIP
10 6 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (1.23%) IP Telephony
12 4 (0.98%) FTP
12 4 (0.98%) SSH
12 4 (0.98%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.93%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.72%) DB2
3 4 (0.98%) SAP HANA
4 3 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.49%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.25%) MS Access
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (2.95%) JIRA
2 7 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.25%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.25%) LSMW
3 1 (0.25%) MSTest
3 1 (0.25%) NUnit
3 1 (0.25%) Selenium
3 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 62 (15.23%) Finance
2 14 (3.44%) Advertising
3 12 (2.95%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.46%) Local Government
5 9 (2.21%) Banking
6 8 (1.97%) Retail
7 7 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.23%) Legal
9 3 (0.74%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.49%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.49%) Electronics
10 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.49%) Marketing
11 1 (0.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 128 (31.45%) Analyst
2 57 (14.00%) Service Analyst
3 32 (7.86%) Service Manager
4 31 (7.62%) Service Desk Analyst
5 29 (7.13%) Support Analyst
6 26 (6.39%) IT Manager
7 25 (6.14%) Project Manager
8 21 (5.16%) Support Engineer
9 20 (4.91%) IT Analyst
10 17 (4.18%) Applications Support
10 17 (4.18%) Business Analyst
10 17 (4.18%) Desktop Support
10 17 (4.18%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 17 (4.18%) Team Leader
11 16 (3.93%) Architect
11 16 (3.93%) Transition Manager
12 15 (3.69%) Administrator
12 15 (3.69%) Service Transition Manager
13 14 (3.44%) Consultant
13 14 (3.44%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.70%) Web Services
2 10 (2.46%) XML
3 9 (2.21%) .NET
4 7 (1.72%) ISPF
5 4 (0.98%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.74%) CSS
6 3 (0.74%) XML Messaging
7 2 (0.49%) 802.1X
7 2 (0.49%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.49%) SOAP
8 1 (0.25%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.25%) BAPI
8 1 (0.25%) CSS3
8 1 (0.25%) HTML
8 1 (0.25%) HTML5
8 1 (0.25%) J2EE
8 1 (0.25%) Leaflet
8 1 (0.25%) Middleware
8 1 (0.25%) RESTful
8 1 (0.25%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.88%) Data Centre
3 18 (4.42%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.46%) Blackberry
5 8 (1.97%) Mainframe
6 7 (1.72%) AS400
6 7 (1.72%) IBM Mainframe
6 7 (1.72%) NHS
7 6 (1.47%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.47%) CMDB
8 5 (1.23%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.23%) Thin Client
9 4 (0.98%) iPhone
9 4 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.74%) BYOD
10 3 (0.74%) CCTV
10 3 (0.74%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.74%) FMCG
11 2 (0.49%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.49%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 117 (28.75%) Windows
2 49 (12.04%) Windows 7
3 28 (6.88%) Windows Server
4 27 (6.63%) Unix
5 24 (5.90%) Linux
6 21 (5.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (5.16%) Windows XP
7 17 (4.18%) Solaris
7 17 (4.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (1.97%) Windows 2000 Server
10 7 (1.72%) MVS
10 7 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (1.72%) zOS
11 6 (1.47%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.74%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.49%) CentOS
13 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.25%) Android
14 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (18.18%) Service Management
2 62 (15.23%) ITIL V3
3 56 (13.76%) Service Delivery
4 52 (12.78%) PRINCE2
5 50 (12.29%) Project Management
6 43 (10.57%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (10.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 36 (8.85%) ITSM
9 29 (7.13%) Problem Management
10 25 (6.14%) Service Design
11 24 (5.90%) CRM
11 24 (5.90%) High Availability
12 19 (4.67%) Incident Management
13 18 (4.42%) Business Analysis
14 16 (3.93%) Change Management
14 16 (3.93%) Workflow
15 15 (3.69%) Continuous Improvement
16 14 (3.44%) Knowledge Management
16 14 (3.44%) TOGAF
16 14 (3.44%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 33 (8.11%) SQL
2 8 (1.97%) PowerShell
2 8 (1.97%) Shell Script
3 7 (1.72%) COBOL
3 7 (1.72%) JCL
4 4 (0.98%) PL/SQL
5 3 (0.74%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.49%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.49%) C#
6 2 (0.49%) Java
6 2 (0.49%) Perl
7 1 (0.25%) ABAP
7 1 (0.25%) C
7 1 (0.25%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 72 (17.69%) ITIL Certification
2 62 (15.23%) Security Cleared
3 38 (9.34%) SC Cleared
4 27 (6.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (3.93%) MCSE
6 14 (3.44%) Degree
7 11 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (2.21%) BPSS Clearance
8 9 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (1.72%) APMP
9 7 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (1.47%) MCP
11 5 (1.23%) CCNA
12 4 (0.98%) CCNP
12 4 (0.98%) CISM
12 4 (0.98%) CISSP
12 4 (0.98%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.98%) JNCIA
12 4 (0.98%) JNCIS
12 4 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (11.55%) SLA
2 10 (2.46%) COBIT
3 8 (1.97%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.72%) TickIT
5 6 (1.47%) QA
6 5 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.74%) GxP
8 3 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.74%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.25%) GCP
9 1 (0.25%) GLP
9 1 (0.25%) GMP
9 1 (0.25%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.25%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.25%) JSP 440
System Software
1 99 (24.32%) Active Directory
2 26 (6.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.21%) vSphere
4 8 (1.97%) XenApp
5 7 (1.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 7 (1.72%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 7 (1.72%) VMware ESX
6 6 (1.47%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.23%) iptables
8 4 (0.98%) MetaFrame
8 4 (0.98%) Postfix
8 4 (0.98%) Sendmail
9 3 (0.74%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.49%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.49%) XenServer
11 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (5.65%) SCCM
2 7 (1.72%) Backup Exec
2 7 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.72%) Tivoli NetView
3 6 (1.47%) Puppet
4 5 (1.23%) OSSEC
4 5 (1.23%) SCOM
5 4 (0.98%) Cobbler
5 4 (0.98%) Nagios
5 4 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.49%) Control-M
7 2 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.25%) DatAdvantage
8 1 (0.25%) HP NNM
8 1 (0.25%) OpenView
8 1 (0.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.25%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 106 (26.04%) Microsoft
2 41 (10.07%) VMware
3 35 (8.60%) Cisco
4 34 (8.35%) Citrix
5 28 (6.88%) HP
6 25 (6.14%) SAP
7 20 (4.91%) Remedy
8 18 (4.42%) IBM
9 17 (4.18%) Red Hat
9 17 (4.18%) ServiceNow
10 16 (3.93%) Oracle
11 12 (2.95%) Symantec
12 11 (2.70%) CheckPoint
12 11 (2.70%) Juniper
13 10 (2.46%) Apple
14 8 (1.97%) Lotus
15 7 (1.72%) BMC
15 7 (1.72%) Splunk
16 6 (1.47%) EMC
16 6 (1.47%) NetApp
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