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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 13 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 257 259 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.42% 8.56% 7.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.02% 11.37% 11.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 129 98
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £158 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 51 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.76 £15.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -11.72%
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
2333 2278 1702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.39% 75.26% 71.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1441 1328 888
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 158 131
Average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.95 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 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 31 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 31 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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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 79 £356 -8.06% 18
Essex -8 57 £388 -8.82% 6
Hertfordshire 0 46 £360 +2.91% 20
Bedfordshire +18 41 £325 -14.75% 9
Norfolk -11 17 £168 -23.83% 1
Suffolk +14 16 £350 +100.00% 3
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 155 (29.75%) Windows
2 143 (27.45%) Microsoft
3 129 (24.76%) Active Directory
4 114 (21.88%) Service Delivery
5 99 (19.00%) Service Management
6 91 (17.47%) Project Management
7 83 (15.93%) MS Office
8 82 (15.74%) Citrix
9 77 (14.78%) Cisco
10 76 (14.59%) VMware
11 70 (13.44%) PRINCE2
12 68 (13.05%) Finance
13 65 (12.48%) ITIL Certification
14 60 (11.52%) SLA
14 60 (11.52%) MS Excel
14 60 (11.52%) Windows 7
15 54 (10.36%) Change Management
16 52 (9.98%) Windows Server 2008
17 48 (9.21%) Incident Management
18 46 (8.83%) ITSM
18 46 (8.83%) DNS
19 45 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
20 44 (8.45%) Firewall
21 41 (7.87%) DHCP
22 39 (7.49%) HP
22 39 (7.49%) SQL
22 39 (7.49%) Windows Server 2003
22 39 (7.49%) Security Cleared
23 38 (7.29%) Microsoft Certification
24 37 (7.10%) Cisco Certification

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 29 (5.57%) SharePoint
2 27 (5.18%) MS Exchange
3 21 (4.03%) IBM Notes
4 17 (3.26%) BizTalk Server
5 16 (3.07%) IIS
6 11 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (1.54%) Lync
7 8 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (1.15%) Apache
10 5 (0.96%) WorkSite
10 5 (0.96%) Lotus Domino
10 5 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.58%) JBoss
12 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.58%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.38%) MQSeries
13 2 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 83 (15.93%) MS Office
2 60 (11.52%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.54%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.96%) MS Project
6 2 (0.38%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.19%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (1.54%) Tridion
2 8 (1.54%) SAP CRM
3 6 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.96%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (0.96%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.58%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.38%) Agresso
6 2 (0.38%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.38%) MFGPRO
7 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.19%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.19%) SAP PP
7 1 (0.19%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.19%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.19%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.30%) Office 365
2 9 (1.73%) SaaS
3 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.19%) IaaS
4 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.19%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 46 (8.83%) DNS
2 44 (8.45%) Firewall
3 41 (7.87%) DHCP
4 36 (6.91%) LAN
5 34 (6.53%) WAN
6 26 (4.99%) TCP/IP
7 23 (4.41%) SAN
8 18 (3.45%) VPN
9 17 (3.26%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (3.07%) Internet
11 15 (2.88%) VoIP
11 15 (2.88%) LDAP
12 11 (2.11%) IP Telephony
13 10 (1.92%) Wireless
13 10 (1.92%) MPLS
14 9 (1.73%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (1.34%) Intranet
15 7 (1.34%) Network Security
15 7 (1.34%) NAS
16 6 (1.15%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (7.10%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (0.96%) MS Access
3 5 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (0.96%) Big Data
3 5 (0.96%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.58%) MySQL
5 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.38%) Data Mart
6 2 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.19%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.19%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.38%) MSI
1 2 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.19%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.19%) Ant
2 1 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.19%) NUnit
2 1 (0.19%) Maven
2 1 (0.19%) JIRA
2 1 (0.19%) Selenium
2 1 (0.19%) MSTest
2 1 (0.19%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.19%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
General
1 68 (13.05%) Finance
2 15 (2.88%) Legal
2 15 (2.88%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.11%) Local Government
4 8 (1.54%) Retail
5 5 (0.96%) Manufacturing
5 5 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.58%) Publishing
6 3 (0.58%) French Language
7 2 (0.38%) Banking
7 2 (0.38%) Back Office
8 1 (0.19%) Law
8 1 (0.19%) Billing
8 1 (0.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 186 (35.70%) Analyst
2 105 (20.15%) Service Analyst
3 75 (14.40%) Service Desk Analyst
4 51 (9.79%) Support Analyst
5 46 (8.83%) Service Manager
6 38 (7.29%) Project Manager
7 28 (5.37%) 1st Line Support
8 26 (4.99%) Support Engineer
9 24 (4.61%) 2nd Line Support
10 23 (4.41%) Consultant
11 19 (3.65%) Desktop Support
11 19 (3.65%) 1st Line Support Analyst
12 18 (3.45%) Business Analyst
12 18 (3.45%) Applications Support
13 17 (3.26%) Service Desk Manager
14 16 (3.07%) Network Engineer
15 15 (2.88%) Applications Support Analyst
16 14 (2.69%) Systems Analyst
17 13 (2.50%) Delivery Manager
18 12 (2.30%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.73%) .NET
1 9 (1.73%) XML
1 9 (1.73%) Middleware
2 4 (0.77%) Application Packaging
3 3 (0.58%) SAP PI
3 3 (0.58%) ASP.NET
3 3 (0.58%) Web Services
4 2 (0.38%) HTML
4 2 (0.38%) CSS
5 1 (0.19%) XSLT
5 1 (0.19%) XHTML
5 1 (0.19%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.19%) WCF
5 1 (0.19%) Spring
5 1 (0.19%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.18%) Data Centre
2 25 (4.80%) Management Information System
3 17 (3.26%) Blackberry
4 15 (2.88%) NHS
4 15 (2.88%) CMDB
4 15 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (1.92%) PKI
6 9 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.54%) iPhone
7 8 (1.54%) Statistics
8 7 (1.34%) CLARiiON
8 7 (1.34%) PMI
9 6 (1.15%) iPad
10 5 (0.96%) Mathematics
10 5 (0.96%) Fat Client
10 5 (0.96%) Thin Client
10 5 (0.96%) BYOD
11 4 (0.77%) Replication
12 3 (0.58%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.58%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 155 (29.75%) Windows
2 60 (11.52%) Windows 7
3 52 (9.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (7.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 37 (7.10%) Linux
6 33 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (4.41%) Windows XP
8 15 (2.88%) Android
9 14 (2.69%) UNIX
10 13 (2.50%) Debian
11 12 (2.30%) Windows 2000 Server
11 12 (2.30%) Windows 8
12 11 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (2.11%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.77%) Data ONTAP
14 3 (0.58%) CentOS
14 3 (0.58%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.38%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (21.88%) Service Delivery
2 99 (19.00%) Service Management
3 91 (17.47%) Project Management
4 70 (13.44%) PRINCE2
5 54 (10.36%) Change Management
6 48 (9.21%) Incident Management
7 46 (8.83%) ITSM
8 45 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (5.37%) Configuration Management
10 27 (5.18%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (5.18%) Problem Management
10 27 (5.18%) ITIL V3
11 21 (4.03%) Migration
11 21 (4.03%) ERP
12 19 (3.65%) Information Security
12 19 (3.65%) Continuous Improvement
12 19 (3.65%) Time Management
13 17 (3.26%) E-Commerce
14 15 (2.88%) CRM
15 14 (2.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 39 (7.49%) SQL
2 19 (3.65%) PowerShell
3 5 (0.96%) C
4 4 (0.77%) Java
4 4 (0.77%) Perl
4 4 (0.77%) Shell Script
4 4 (0.77%) VB
4 4 (0.77%) VBA
5 3 (0.58%) C#
5 3 (0.58%) VBScript
6 1 (0.19%) COBOL
6 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.19%) PHP
6 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.19%) Progress 4GL
6 1 (0.19%) ABAP
6 1 (0.19%) Korn
6 1 (0.19%) XPath
6 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 65 (12.48%) ITIL Certification
2 39 (7.49%) Security Cleared
3 38 (7.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (7.10%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (5.95%) CCNA
6 29 (5.57%) Degree
7 19 (3.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 16 (3.07%) MCP
8 16 (3.07%) MCSE
9 15 (2.88%) SC Cleared
10 13 (2.50%) CCNP
11 11 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 10 (1.92%) PMI Certification
13 7 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 7 (1.34%) MCITP
13 7 (1.34%) ISEB
14 5 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (0.96%) MCSA
14 5 (0.96%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (11.52%) SLA
2 9 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.96%) QA
4 4 (0.77%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.38%) COBIT
5 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.38%) TickIT
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.19%) GxP
6 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 129 (24.76%) Active Directory
2 37 (7.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.65%) XenApp
4 15 (2.88%) vSphere
5 13 (2.50%) Hyper-V
6 12 (2.30%) Terminal Server
7 8 (1.54%) UAG
8 7 (1.34%) XenServer
9 5 (0.96%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.96%) Xen
9 5 (0.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.58%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.38%) Samba
11 2 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.19%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.19%) Postfix
12 1 (0.19%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.19%) NFS
Systems Management
1 19 (3.65%) SCCM
2 10 (1.92%) Backup Exec
3 6 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (0.77%) Puppet
5 3 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.38%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.38%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.19%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.19%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.19%) DatAdvantage
7 1 (0.19%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.19%) RANCID
7 1 (0.19%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.19%) SCOM
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 143 (27.45%) Microsoft
2 82 (15.74%) Citrix
3 77 (14.78%) Cisco
4 76 (14.59%) VMware
5 39 (7.49%) HP
6 35 (6.72%) SAP
7 32 (6.14%) Oracle
8 29 (5.57%) Symantec
9 24 (4.61%) McAfee
10 22 (4.22%) Lotus
11 21 (4.03%) Dell
12 20 (3.84%) Remedy
13 16 (3.07%) Red Hat
14 15 (2.88%) Adobe
15 14 (2.69%) Apple
16 12 (2.30%) IBM
17 11 (2.11%) CheckPoint
18 10 (1.92%) EMC
18 10 (1.92%) F5
18 10 (1.92%) ServiceNow
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Lorien Resourcing
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Cambridge
CPS Group
Rate: £325 - 425 per day
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CPS Group UK
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
TATA Consultancy Services
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Watford, Hertfordshire
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £12 - £14 per hour
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Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Poole and Partners
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
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Bedford
Incite Insight
Rate: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
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Norwich, Norfolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £100.00 - £130.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £11 - £13 per hour
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Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Edward Carter Solutions
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Peterborough
Incite Insight
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Cambridge
CPS Group
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