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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 12 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 275 246 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.30% 8.49% 7.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.13% 11.40% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 127 97
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +29.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £164 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 46 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.21% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.50 £43.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.89 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.45% -16.36%
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
2268 2158 1612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.73% 74.52% 71.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1386 1238 855
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £251 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 150 139
Average hourly rate £33.00 £29.41 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.19% -15.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £41.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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 -4 73 £400 +2.56% 17
Hertfordshire -1 68 £360 +10.82% 24
Essex -7 51 £381 -4.68% 8
Bedfordshire +21 44 £325 -19.39% 9
Suffolk +25 19 £368 +117.77% 3
Norfolk -8 19 £168 -23.83% 2
East Anglia - 1 - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

1 169 (30.67%) Windows
2 157 (28.49%) Microsoft
3 145 (26.32%) Active Directory
4 123 (22.32%) Service Delivery
5 94 (17.06%) Service Management
6 91 (16.52%) Project Management
7 83 (15.06%) MS Office
8 79 (14.34%) Cisco
9 78 (14.16%) Citrix
10 72 (13.07%) Windows 7
11 70 (12.70%) SLA
12 68 (12.34%) PRINCE2
12 68 (12.34%) VMware
13 66 (11.98%) Finance
14 64 (11.62%) MS Excel
15 62 (11.25%) ITIL Certification
16 58 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
17 56 (10.16%) Change Management
18 50 (9.07%) SQL
18 50 (9.07%) Security Cleared
19 47 (8.53%) Windows Server 2003
19 47 (8.53%) Incident Management
20 45 (8.17%) SQL Server
20 45 (8.17%) DNS
21 44 (7.99%) Stakeholder Management
22 43 (7.80%) Firewall
22 43 (7.80%) ITSM
23 37 (6.72%) HP
23 37 (6.72%) Cisco Certification
24 36 (6.53%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 28 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 27 (4.90%) MS Exchange
3 22 (3.99%) IBM Notes
4 17 (3.09%) BizTalk Server
5 16 (2.90%) IIS
6 11 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (1.09%) Apache
9 6 (1.09%) Lync
9 6 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.73%) WorkSite
10 4 (0.73%) Lotus Domino
10 4 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.54%) JBoss
11 3 (0.54%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.36%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.36%) MQSeries
Applications
1 83 (15.06%) MS Office
2 64 (11.62%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.45%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.09%) SOLIDWORKS
6 5 (0.91%) MS Project
7 2 (0.36%) PTC Creo
7 2 (0.36%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (1.81%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (1.45%) Tridion
3 5 (0.91%) SAP MM
3 5 (0.91%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (0.91%) SAP CRM
3 5 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.91%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.36%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.36%) MFGPRO
5 1 (0.18%) SAP CS
5 1 (0.18%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.18%) Agresso
5 1 (0.18%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.18%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.18%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.18%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.81%) SaaS
2 7 (1.27%) Office 365
3 4 (0.73%) PaaS
4 3 (0.54%) IaaS
5 2 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.18%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (8.17%) DNS
2 43 (7.80%) Firewall
3 36 (6.53%) DHCP
4 31 (5.63%) LAN
5 27 (4.90%) WAN
6 24 (4.36%) TCP/IP
7 21 (3.81%) SAN
8 19 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (2.90%) VPN
10 14 (2.54%) LDAP
11 13 (2.36%) Internet
12 12 (2.18%) Wireless
13 11 (2.00%) VoIP
13 11 (2.00%) IP Telephony
14 9 (1.63%) MPLS
15 8 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
15 8 (1.45%) Intranet
16 7 (1.27%) Network Security
17 6 (1.09%) Cisco Nexus
17 6 (1.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (8.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (0.91%) MS Access
5 5 (0.91%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.73%) Big Data
6 4 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (0.54%) MySQL
7 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.36%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.36%) QlikView
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.36%) Data Mart
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.18%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.18%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Ant
1 1 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.18%) ClearCase
1 1 (0.18%) MSI
1 1 (0.18%) Maven
1 1 (0.18%) JIRA
1 1 (0.18%) SoapUI
1 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
General
1 66 (11.98%) Finance
2 16 (2.90%) Legal
3 14 (2.54%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.00%) Local Government
5 10 (1.81%) Retail
6 5 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (0.73%) Banking
7 4 (0.73%) French Language
8 3 (0.54%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.36%) Publishing
9 2 (0.36%) Back Office
9 2 (0.36%) Marketing
10 1 (0.18%) Billing
10 1 (0.18%) Electronics
10 1 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 217 (39.38%) Analyst
2 112 (20.33%) Service Analyst
3 79 (14.34%) Service Desk Analyst
4 72 (13.07%) Support Analyst
5 42 (7.62%) Service Manager
6 37 (6.72%) 1st Line Support
6 37 (6.72%) Project Manager
7 27 (4.90%) Desktop Support
8 24 (4.36%) Support Engineer
8 24 (4.36%) 2nd Line Support
8 24 (4.36%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 23 (4.17%) Consultant
10 20 (3.63%) Business Analyst
11 19 (3.45%) Applications Support
12 18 (3.27%) 3rd Line Support
12 18 (3.27%) Applications Support Analyst
13 15 (2.72%) Help Desk Analyst
13 15 (2.72%) Network Engineer
14 14 (2.54%) Help Desk Support
15 13 (2.36%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.72%) Middleware
2 11 (2.00%) XML
3 7 (1.27%) .NET
4 5 (0.91%) Web Services
4 5 (0.91%) Application Packaging
4 5 (0.91%) SAP PI
5 2 (0.36%) HTML
5 2 (0.36%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.36%) CSS
6 1 (0.18%) XSLT
6 1 (0.18%) XHTML
6 1 (0.18%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.18%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.18%) LAMP
6 1 (0.18%) Spring
6 1 (0.18%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.36%) Management Information System
1 24 (4.36%) Data Centre
2 21 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (3.63%) Blackberry
4 14 (2.54%) NHS
4 14 (2.54%) CMDB
5 10 (1.81%) iPhone
5 10 (1.81%) PKI
5 10 (1.81%) Statistics
6 8 (1.45%) iPad
7 7 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.27%) CLARiiON
7 7 (1.27%) PMI
8 6 (1.09%) Thin Client
8 6 (1.09%) BYOD
8 6 (1.09%) Fat Client
9 5 (0.91%) Data Integration
9 5 (0.91%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.73%) Replication
11 3 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 169 (30.67%) Windows
2 72 (13.07%) Windows 7
3 58 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 47 (8.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (5.08%) Linux
7 24 (4.36%) Windows XP
8 19 (3.45%) UNIX
9 13 (2.36%) Debian
9 13 (2.36%) Android
9 13 (2.36%) Windows 8
10 11 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
10 11 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (1.63%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.91%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.73%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.36%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.36%) Solaris
15 1 (0.18%) HPUX
15 1 (0.18%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (22.32%) Service Delivery
2 94 (17.06%) Service Management
3 91 (16.52%) Project Management
4 68 (12.34%) PRINCE2
5 56 (10.16%) Change Management
6 47 (8.53%) Incident Management
7 44 (7.99%) Stakeholder Management
8 43 (7.80%) ITSM
9 34 (6.17%) Problem Management
10 27 (4.90%) ITIL V3
10 27 (4.90%) Configuration Management
11 23 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (3.99%) E-Commerce
13 21 (3.81%) Time Management
14 20 (3.63%) Migration
15 19 (3.45%) Information Security
15 19 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
16 16 (2.90%) Service Desk Management
16 16 (2.90%) ERP
17 15 (2.72%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 50 (9.07%) SQL
2 20 (3.63%) PowerShell
3 5 (0.91%) C
4 4 (0.73%) Java
4 4 (0.73%) T-SQL
4 4 (0.73%) VBScript
4 4 (0.73%) Shell Script
4 4 (0.73%) VBA
5 2 (0.36%) Perl
5 2 (0.36%) VB
5 2 (0.36%) ABAP
5 2 (0.36%) C#
6 1 (0.18%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.18%) PHP
6 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.18%) Python
6 1 (0.18%) Korn
6 1 (0.18%) XPath
6 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 62 (11.25%) ITIL Certification
2 50 (9.07%) Security Cleared
3 37 (6.72%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (6.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (5.81%) CCNA
6 23 (4.17%) Degree
7 22 (3.99%) SC Cleared
8 20 (3.63%) MCP
9 18 (3.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 15 (2.72%) MCSE
11 13 (2.36%) CCNP
12 11 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 10 (1.81%) PMI Certification
14 6 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 6 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (1.09%) MCDST
14 6 (1.09%) ISEB
15 5 (0.91%) MCITP
16 4 (0.73%) CCIE
16 4 (0.73%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (12.70%) SLA
2 10 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.09%) QA
4 3 (0.54%) COBIT
5 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.36%) TickIT
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.18%) GxP
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 145 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 29 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (3.27%) XenApp
4 14 (2.54%) vSphere
5 12 (2.18%) Hyper-V
5 12 (2.18%) Terminal Server
6 8 (1.45%) UAG
7 5 (0.91%) Xen
7 5 (0.91%) XenServer
8 4 (0.73%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.54%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.36%) Samba
10 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.18%) vCloud
11 1 (0.18%) iptables
11 1 (0.18%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.18%) NFS
11 1 (0.18%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 17 (3.09%) SCCM
2 9 (1.63%) Backup Exec
3 8 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (0.73%) Puppet
6 3 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.36%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.36%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.18%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.18%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.18%) WSUS
8 1 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.18%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.18%) OpenView
8 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 157 (28.49%) Microsoft
2 79 (14.34%) Cisco
3 78 (14.16%) Citrix
4 68 (12.34%) VMware
5 37 (6.72%) HP
6 36 (6.53%) SAP
7 32 (5.81%) Symantec
8 31 (5.63%) Oracle
9 26 (4.72%) McAfee
10 23 (4.17%) Lotus
11 21 (3.81%) Remedy
12 20 (3.63%) Dell
13 17 (3.09%) Adobe
14 16 (2.90%) Red Hat
15 12 (2.18%) Apple
16 11 (2.00%) CheckPoint
17 10 (1.81%) IBM
17 10 (1.81%) ServiceNow
18 9 (1.63%) SolarWinds
18 9 (1.63%) F5
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