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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 16 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 197 268 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.73% 8.60% 8.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.67% 10.90% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 156 134
Median daily rate £373 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £180 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £418 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 50
Median hourly rate £20.00 £12.70 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.48% -27.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.96 £28.75 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.92 £15.75 £15.89
% change year-on-year
+32.79% -0.88%
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
2038 2458 2346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.95% 78.91% 77.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1186 1504 1368
Median daily rate £425 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 166 159
Median hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +12.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.00 £41.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing ITIL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 July 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 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +4 62 £400 +12.28% 7
Essex -11 37 £280 -26.55% 5
Hertfordshire -2 36 £368 +5.00% 17
Bedfordshire -3 32 £354 +8.84% 6
Norfolk +7 24 £480 +186.56%
Suffolk -6 9 £270 -22.85% 2
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 135 (35.81%) Windows
2 125 (33.16%) Microsoft
3 75 (19.89%) Active Directory
4 69 (18.30%) MS Excel
5 58 (15.38%) MS Office
6 57 (15.12%) Service Management
6 57 (15.12%) Finance
7 56 (14.85%) Project Management
8 55 (14.59%) ITIL Certification
9 54 (14.32%) VMware
10 53 (14.06%) SQL
11 51 (13.53%) ITIL V3
12 48 (12.73%) Security Cleared
12 48 (12.73%) PRINCE2
13 46 (12.20%) Windows 7
14 43 (11.41%) Oracle
14 43 (11.41%) Service Delivery
15 42 (11.14%) Cisco
16 41 (10.88%) Agile Software Development
17 39 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
18 37 (9.81%) Microsoft Certification
19 35 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
20 34 (9.02%) VMware Infrastructure
20 34 (9.02%) Linux
21 33 (8.75%) Citrix
22 32 (8.49%) HP
22 32 (8.49%) ITSM
22 32 (8.49%) SC Cleared
23 31 (8.22%) Release Management
24 30 (7.96%) DNS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (6.37%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.24%) IIS
3 14 (3.71%) MS Exchange
4 12 (3.18%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (1.33%) IBM Notes
5 5 (1.33%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.06%) IBM Domino
6 4 (1.06%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.80%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.53%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.27%) CMS
9 1 (0.27%) Confluence
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 69 (18.30%) MS Excel
2 58 (15.38%) MS Office
3 9 (2.39%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.12%) MS Project
5 5 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.86%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.80%) BigMachines
3 3 (0.80%) Maximo
3 3 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.53%) BASE24
4 2 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.53%) Primavera
4 2 (0.53%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.53%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.27%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.27%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.27%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.27%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.27%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.51%) Office 365
2 14 (3.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.18%) SaaS
4 7 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (1.33%) OneDrive
6 4 (1.06%) Yammer
7 3 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.80%) CloudFront
7 3 (0.80%) IaaS
8 2 (0.53%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.27%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.27%) PaaS
9 1 (0.27%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.96%) DNS
2 27 (7.16%) Firewall
3 25 (6.63%) SAN
4 20 (5.31%) LAN
5 17 (4.51%) WAN
6 13 (3.45%) VPN
7 12 (3.18%) TCP/IP
8 10 (2.65%) Wireless
9 9 (2.39%) Network Security
10 8 (2.12%) DHCP
11 6 (1.59%) BIG-IP
11 6 (1.59%) Broadband
11 6 (1.59%) Internet
11 6 (1.59%) ISDN
11 6 (1.59%) Remote Desktop
12 5 (1.33%) iSCSI
13 4 (1.06%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (1.06%) NAS
13 4 (1.06%) VLAN
13 4 (1.06%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.96%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (2.12%) Oracle Database
3 8 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (1.06%) Essbase
7 4 (1.06%) MS Access
7 4 (1.06%) MySQL
7 4 (1.06%) OLAP
8 3 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.80%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.80%) DB2
8 3 (0.80%) GIS
8 3 (0.80%) NonStop SQL
8 3 (0.80%) SAP HANA
9 2 (0.53%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (4.77%) JIRA
2 10 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.53%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.53%) MSTest
5 2 (0.53%) NUnit
5 2 (0.53%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.53%) Selenium
6 1 (0.27%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.27%) LSMW
6 1 (0.27%) PVCS
6 1 (0.27%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.27%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.27%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.27%) TestPartner
General
1 57 (15.12%) Finance
2 17 (4.51%) Local Government
3 11 (2.92%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.12%) Retail
5 6 (1.59%) Advertising
5 6 (1.59%) Legal
5 6 (1.59%) Marketing
5 6 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.80%) Billing
8 2 (0.53%) Automotive
8 2 (0.53%) Back Office
8 2 (0.53%) Banking
8 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.27%) Electronics
9 1 (0.27%) Front Office
9 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 105 (27.85%) Analyst
2 41 (10.88%) Service Analyst
3 35 (9.28%) Support Analyst
4 28 (7.43%) Service Desk Analyst
5 27 (7.16%) Project Manager
6 24 (6.37%) Service Manager
7 21 (5.57%) Architect
8 19 (5.04%) Consultant
8 19 (5.04%) Transition Manager
9 18 (4.77%) Desktop Support
10 17 (4.51%) IT Analyst
10 17 (4.51%) IT Manager
10 17 (4.51%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 17 (4.51%) Team Leader
11 16 (4.24%) Applications Support
11 16 (4.24%) Support Engineer
12 15 (3.98%) Administrator
12 15 (3.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 14 (3.71%) 1st Line Support
13 14 (3.71%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.12%) J2EE
2 7 (1.86%) Web Services
3 6 (1.59%) Middleware
4 5 (1.33%) .NET
4 5 (1.33%) JSP
5 4 (1.06%) XML
6 3 (0.80%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.80%) COM
6 3 (0.80%) RESTful
7 2 (0.53%) CSS
7 2 (0.53%) WCF
8 1 (0.27%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.27%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.27%) BAPI
8 1 (0.27%) SAP ALE
8 1 (0.27%) SOAP
8 1 (0.27%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.37%) Management Information System
3 23 (6.10%) Data Centre
4 12 (3.18%) Client/Server
4 12 (3.18%) CMDB
5 9 (2.39%) Blackberry
6 7 (1.86%) Clustering
6 7 (1.86%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.33%) iPad
8 4 (1.06%) BYOD
9 3 (0.80%) CCTV
9 3 (0.80%) CESG
9 3 (0.80%) CESG CLAS
9 3 (0.80%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.80%) User Experience
10 2 (0.53%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.53%) NHS
10 2 (0.53%) Reinsurance
10 2 (0.53%) Replication
10 2 (0.53%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 135 (35.81%) Windows
2 46 (12.20%) Windows 7
3 34 (9.02%) Linux
4 25 (6.63%) Windows Server
5 24 (6.37%) Unix
6 21 (5.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (5.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (4.77%) Windows XP
9 17 (4.51%) Solaris
9 17 (4.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (3.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (2.12%) Windows 10
12 7 (1.86%) AIX
13 5 (1.33%) CentOS
13 5 (1.33%) Mac OS
14 4 (1.06%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.80%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
17 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (15.12%) Service Management
2 56 (14.85%) Project Management
3 51 (13.53%) ITIL V3
4 48 (12.73%) PRINCE2
5 43 (11.41%) Service Delivery
6 41 (10.88%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
8 32 (8.49%) ITSM
9 31 (8.22%) Release Management
10 27 (7.16%) Change Management
11 26 (6.90%) Service Design
12 25 (6.63%) CRM
13 23 (6.10%) Incident Management
14 22 (5.84%) Business Analysis
14 22 (5.84%) Configuration Management
15 19 (5.04%) Problem Management
16 18 (4.77%) High Availability
17 17 (4.51%) Continuous Improvement
17 17 (4.51%) Disaster Recovery
17 17 (4.51%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 53 (14.06%) SQL
2 15 (3.98%) Shell Script
3 12 (3.18%) PL/SQL
4 11 (2.92%) PowerShell
5 10 (2.65%) Java
6 7 (1.86%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.59%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.33%) C#
8 5 (1.33%) VB
9 4 (1.06%) Python
10 3 (0.80%) ABAP
10 3 (0.80%) COBOL
10 3 (0.80%) PHP
10 3 (0.80%) VBScript
11 2 (0.53%) C
11 2 (0.53%) Perl
12 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.27%) Ruby
12 1 (0.27%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 55 (14.59%) ITIL Certification
2 48 (12.73%) Security Cleared
3 37 (9.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (8.49%) SC Cleared
5 20 (5.31%) MCSE
6 18 (4.77%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (3.98%) Degree
8 12 (3.18%) CCNA
8 12 (3.18%) MCP
9 10 (2.65%) CISSP
9 10 (2.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 10 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 9 (2.39%) CISM
10 9 (2.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 8 (2.12%) APMP
11 8 (2.12%) ISEB
12 7 (1.86%) DV Cleared
12 7 (1.86%) MCSA
13 5 (1.33%) A+ Certification
13 5 (1.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.43%) SLA
2 9 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.12%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.86%) JSP 440
4 7 (1.86%) TickIT
5 6 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (1.33%) COBIT
6 5 (1.33%) PCI DSS
6 5 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (1.06%) GxP
8 3 (0.80%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.27%) FISMA
9 1 (0.27%) GCP
9 1 (0.27%) GLP
9 1 (0.27%) GMP
9 1 (0.27%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.27%) QA
System Software
1 75 (19.89%) Active Directory
2 34 (9.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.71%) Hyper-V
3 14 (3.71%) vSphere
4 11 (2.92%) iptables
4 11 (2.92%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (2.65%) Postfix
5 10 (2.65%) Sendmail
6 9 (2.39%) VMware ESX
7 7 (1.86%) XenApp
8 6 (1.59%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.53%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.53%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.53%) XenServer
11 1 (0.27%) KVM
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (7.43%) SCCM
2 13 (3.45%) Puppet
3 11 (2.92%) Nagios
3 11 (2.92%) OSSEC
4 10 (2.65%) Cobbler
5 5 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (1.06%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.06%) SCOM
6 4 (1.06%) WSUS
7 3 (0.80%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.53%) Control-M
8 2 (0.53%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.53%) OpenView
9 1 (0.27%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.27%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 125 (33.16%) Microsoft
2 54 (14.32%) VMware
3 43 (11.41%) Oracle
4 42 (11.14%) Cisco
5 33 (8.75%) Citrix
6 32 (8.49%) HP
7 28 (7.43%) SAP
8 23 (6.10%) Red Hat
9 21 (5.57%) ServiceNow
10 16 (4.24%) SolarWinds
11 13 (3.45%) EMC
11 13 (3.45%) Remedy
12 12 (3.18%) Splunk
13 10 (2.65%) LogRhythm
13 10 (2.65%) NetApp
13 10 (2.65%) TippingPoint
14 8 (2.12%) Juniper
14 8 (2.12%) Symantec
15 7 (1.86%) Apple
15 7 (1.86%) Google