The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 14 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 258 184 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.69% 7.70% 7.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.85% 11.06% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 92 111
Average daily rate
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£350 £290 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £105 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 10 38
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £60.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.83 £18.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-14.41% +19.35%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2177 1664 2022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 73.32% 69.62% 66.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1276 868 991
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 131 231
Average hourly rate £29.00 £33.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
ITIL
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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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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 +12 82 £388 +42.20% 16
Essex +6 66 £425 +71.71% 4
Hertfordshire 0 45 £330 -12.00% 8
Norfolk -3 34 £217 -14.72% 2
Bedfordshire -5 25 £388 +32.47% 8
Suffolk -20 7 £175 -31.37% 1
East Anglia - - - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 147 (33.26%) Windows
2 129 (29.19%) Active Directory
3 82 (18.55%) Microsoft
3 82 (18.55%) Service Delivery
3 82 (18.55%) Finance
4 69 (15.61%) Citrix
4 69 (15.61%) HP
5 68 (15.38%) Cisco
6 67 (15.16%) Incident Management
7 66 (14.93%) SLA
8 65 (14.71%) Service Management
9 62 (14.03%) MS Exchange
10 59 (13.35%) PRINCE2
11 56 (12.67%) ITIL Certification
12 51 (11.54%) Oracle
13 49 (11.09%) Firewall
13 49 (11.09%) Windows Server 2008
14 45 (10.18%) Linux
15 43 (9.73%) Microsoft Certification
16 42 (9.50%) SQL
16 42 (9.50%) MS Excel
17 41 (9.28%) Security Cleared
18 40 (9.05%) Windows 7
18 40 (9.05%) Exchange Server 2010
19 37 (8.37%) UNIX
19 37 (8.37%) VMware
20 36 (8.14%) Configuration Management
20 36 (8.14%) Project Management
20 36 (8.14%) MS Office
20 36 (8.14%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 62 (14.03%) MS Exchange
2 40 (9.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2003
3 23 (5.20%) SharePoint
4 19 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (3.39%) IIS
6 13 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (2.71%) WebSphere
8 11 (2.49%) IBM Notes
8 11 (2.49%) WebLogic
9 9 (2.04%) Apache
9 9 (2.04%) Tomcat
10 7 (1.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (1.36%) IBM HTTP Server
11 6 (1.36%) MQSeries
11 6 (1.36%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (1.13%) Lync
13 4 (0.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 3 (0.68%) CMS
Applications
1 42 (9.50%) MS Excel
2 36 (8.14%) MS Office
3 6 (1.36%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.68%) MS Project
4 3 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.45%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.23%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 10 (2.26%) assyst
2 8 (1.81%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.81%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.45%) MFGPRO
3 2 (0.45%) Agresso
3 2 (0.45%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.23%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.58%) SaaS
2 6 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.23%) Office 365
3 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 49 (11.09%) Firewall
2 28 (6.33%) DNS
3 26 (5.88%) DHCP
4 18 (4.07%) VoIP
4 18 (4.07%) SAN
4 18 (4.07%) Wireless
4 18 (4.07%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (3.85%) WAN
5 17 (3.85%) VPN
6 16 (3.62%) LAN
7 14 (3.17%) TCP/IP
8 11 (2.49%) HTTP
9 10 (2.26%) VLAN
9 10 (2.26%) NAS
10 9 (2.04%) Internet
11 6 (1.36%) MPLS
12 5 (1.13%) IPv6
12 5 (1.13%) Network Security
12 5 (1.13%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (1.13%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.07%) Oracle Database
3 16 (3.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.81%) Oracle ODI
4 8 (1.81%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (1.58%) DB2
6 4 (0.90%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.45%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.45%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.45%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.23%) MS Access
9 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.90%) Ant
3 3 (0.68%) Subversion
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.45%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.23%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.23%) MSI
5 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 82 (18.55%) Finance
2 26 (5.88%) Retail
3 14 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.94%) Local Government
5 10 (2.26%) Publishing
6 9 (2.04%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.81%) Law
8 6 (1.36%) Legal
9 5 (1.13%) Banking
10 4 (0.90%) German Language
11 2 (0.45%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.23%) Billing
12 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.23%) Advertising
12 1 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 140 (31.67%) Analyst
2 65 (14.71%) Service Analyst
3 59 (13.35%) Service Desk Analyst
4 47 (10.63%) Project Manager
5 41 (9.28%) Service Manager
6 35 (7.92%) Support Analyst
7 31 (7.01%) Delivery Manager
8 30 (6.79%) Services Delivery Manager
9 24 (5.43%) Consultant
10 22 (4.98%) Technical Analyst
11 21 (4.75%) 2nd Line Support
12 19 (4.30%) 1st Line Support
12 19 (4.30%) Architect
13 15 (3.39%) Network Engineer
14 14 (3.17%) Support Engineer
15 13 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 13 (2.94%) Problem Manager
16 12 (2.71%) Business Analyst
17 11 (2.49%) Applications Support
18 10 (2.26%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.81%) .NET
1 8 (1.81%) Web Services
2 7 (1.58%) MSMQ
3 6 (1.36%) J2EE
4 5 (1.13%) Middleware
5 4 (0.90%) Spring
5 4 (0.90%) XML
6 3 (0.68%) LAMP
6 3 (0.68%) HTML
7 2 (0.45%) EDI
8 1 (0.23%) DOM
8 1 (0.23%) JSP
8 1 (0.23%) SOAP
8 1 (0.23%) JSF
8 1 (0.23%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.23%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.23%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.98%) Blackberry
2 19 (4.30%) CMDB
3 15 (3.39%) Mainframe
3 15 (3.39%) NHS
4 12 (2.71%) PKI
5 11 (2.49%) Clustering
6 9 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.04%) Kindle
7 7 (1.58%) Fat Client
7 7 (1.58%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.58%) Thin Client
8 6 (1.36%) EPoS
8 6 (1.36%) Statistics
8 6 (1.36%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.13%) Replication
10 4 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (0.90%) AS400
10 4 (0.90%) iPhone
10 4 (0.90%) CCTV
11 3 (0.68%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 147 (33.26%) Windows
2 49 (11.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (10.18%) Linux
4 40 (9.05%) Windows 7
5 37 (8.37%) UNIX
6 36 (8.14%) Windows XP
7 33 (7.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (3.39%) Solaris
9 14 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (2.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (2.04%) Mac OS X
12 6 (1.36%) AIX
12 6 (1.36%) MVS
12 6 (1.36%) SUSE
13 5 (1.13%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.68%) CentOS
15 2 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (18.55%) Service Delivery
2 67 (15.16%) Incident Management
3 65 (14.71%) Service Management
4 59 (13.35%) PRINCE2
5 36 (8.14%) Configuration Management
5 36 (8.14%) Project Management
6 34 (7.69%) ITIL V3
7 29 (6.56%) Change Management
7 29 (6.56%) Problem Management
8 28 (6.33%) Migration
9 27 (6.11%) E-Commerce
10 24 (5.43%) ITSM
11 18 (4.07%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
13 16 (3.62%) CRM
14 13 (2.94%) Knowledge Management
14 13 (2.94%) Change Control
14 13 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
15 12 (2.71%) Technical Architecture
15 12 (2.71%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (9.50%) SQL
2 13 (2.94%) PowerShell
3 12 (2.71%) Java
4 11 (2.49%) VB
5 9 (2.04%) T-SQL
5 9 (2.04%) Perl
6 5 (1.13%) Bash Shell
6 5 (1.13%) Shell Script
7 4 (0.90%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 4 (0.90%) Python
8 2 (0.45%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.45%) C
8 2 (0.45%) C#
9 1 (0.23%) VBScript
9 1 (0.23%) ABAP
9 1 (0.23%) VBA
9 1 (0.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 56 (12.67%) ITIL Certification
2 43 (9.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (9.28%) Security Cleared
4 28 (6.33%) Degree
5 24 (5.43%) SC Cleared
5 24 (5.43%) MCP
6 21 (4.75%) MCSE
7 16 (3.62%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (2.71%) MCDST
8 12 (2.71%) MCSA
9 10 (2.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (2.04%) CCNA
11 7 (1.58%) ISEB
12 5 (1.13%) CCNP
12 5 (1.13%) PMP
12 5 (1.13%) PMI Certification
12 5 (1.13%) A+ Certification
12 5 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.13%) MCITP
12 5 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (14.93%) SLA
2 16 (3.62%) ISO 9001
3 10 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.04%) COBIT
5 5 (1.13%) QA
6 3 (0.68%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.23%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 129 (29.19%) Active Directory
2 25 (5.66%) Hyper-V
3 23 (5.20%) XenApp
4 21 (4.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.58%) XenServer
5 7 (1.58%) vSphere
5 7 (1.58%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (1.36%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (0.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (0.90%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.45%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.23%) VMFS
10 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.23%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 22 (4.98%) SCCM
2 12 (2.71%) SCOM
2 12 (2.71%) OpenView
3 10 (2.26%) EMC NetWorker
4 9 (2.04%) OVSD
5 6 (1.36%) Tivoli
6 5 (1.13%) OPNET
7 4 (0.90%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.90%) WSUS
7 4 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (0.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.68%) HP SIM
8 3 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (0.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 1 (0.23%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 82 (18.55%) Microsoft
2 69 (15.61%) HP
2 69 (15.61%) Citrix
3 68 (15.38%) Cisco
4 51 (11.54%) Oracle
5 37 (8.37%) VMware
6 23 (5.20%) McAfee
7 19 (4.30%) NetApp
7 19 (4.30%) SAP
8 18 (4.07%) IBM
8 18 (4.07%) Dell
9 16 (3.62%) Red Hat
10 15 (3.39%) EMC
11 13 (2.94%) Remedy
12 12 (2.71%) BMC
13 11 (2.49%) Symantec
13 11 (2.49%) Lotus
13 11 (2.49%) WatchGuard
14 9 (2.04%) Adobe
15 7 (1.58%) Sun
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