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 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 12 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL 266 185 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.56% 5.95% 5.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.72% 8.19% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 86 65
Average daily rate
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£350 £319 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £130 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -5.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 29 13
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £23.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.88 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-8.14% -6.25%
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
2092 2259 1559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.22% 72.64% 70.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1184 1275 852
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 150 142
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.80 £35.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% +1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 7 May 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 7 May 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 7 May 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
Hertfordshire +18 87 £412 +22.07% 33
Cambridgeshire +15 75 £400 +41.59% 18
Bedfordshire +17 40 £350 -12.50% 19
Essex -7 37 £250 -25.92% 6
Suffolk +13 13 £295 +62.75% 3
Norfolk +7 11 £288 +121.53% 4
East Anglia - 1 - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 7 May 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.

1 157 (32.04%) Windows
2 146 (29.80%) Microsoft
3 145 (29.59%) Active Directory
4 117 (23.88%) Service Delivery
5 78 (15.92%) Service Management
5 78 (15.92%) Project Management
6 73 (14.90%) MS Office
7 70 (14.29%) Cisco
8 69 (14.08%) Windows 7
9 64 (13.06%) SLA
10 63 (12.86%) Citrix
10 63 (12.86%) MS Excel
11 59 (12.04%) ITIL Certification
12 51 (10.41%) PRINCE2
13 50 (10.20%) Security Cleared
14 47 (9.59%) Change Management
14 47 (9.59%) Incident Management
15 46 (9.39%) Finance
16 45 (9.18%) Windows Server 2003
16 45 (9.18%) Windows Server 2008
17 42 (8.57%) VMware
18 40 (8.16%) Firewall
18 40 (8.16%) SQL
18 40 (8.16%) DNS
19 38 (7.76%) SQL Server
20 36 (7.35%) HP
21 35 (7.14%) LAN
21 35 (7.14%) SAP
22 34 (6.94%) Problem Management
23 30 (6.12%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 (5.92%) MS Exchange
2 25 (5.10%) SharePoint
3 23 (4.69%) IBM Notes
4 15 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (2.86%) IIS
6 13 (2.65%) Lync
7 8 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.02%) Lotus Domino
10 4 (0.82%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.61%) WorkSite
12 2 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.41%) Apache
13 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.20%) JBoss
13 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 73 (14.90%) MS Office
2 63 (12.86%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.04%) SOLIDWORKS
4 5 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.41%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.41%) MS Project
5 2 (0.41%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 7 (1.43%) Tridion
1 7 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.02%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.41%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.41%) MFGPRO
4 1 (0.20%) TeleForm
4 1 (0.20%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.20%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.20%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.20%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.20%) SAP CS
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.86%) SaaS
2 6 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.82%) PaaS
4 3 (0.61%) IaaS
4 3 (0.61%) Office 365
5 1 (0.20%) IBM SmartCloud
5 1 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (8.16%) Firewall
1 40 (8.16%) DNS
2 35 (7.14%) LAN
3 30 (6.12%) WAN
4 29 (5.92%) DHCP
5 16 (3.27%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (3.06%) TCP/IP
6 15 (3.06%) Wireless
7 14 (2.86%) VPN
7 14 (2.86%) VoIP
7 14 (2.86%) SAN
8 12 (2.45%) LDAP
9 9 (1.84%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (1.84%) Internet
9 9 (1.84%) IP Telephony
10 8 (1.63%) Intranet
10 8 (1.63%) Network Security
11 7 (1.43%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (1.43%) MPLS
12 6 (1.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (7.76%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (1.22%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.02%) MS Access
7 3 (0.61%) Big Data
8 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.41%) QlikView
8 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.41%) MySQL
8 2 (0.41%) DTS
8 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.41%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.20%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (0.20%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.20%) CorVu
9 1 (0.20%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.20%) ClearCase
1 1 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.20%) Ant
1 1 (0.20%) Maven
General
1 46 (9.39%) Finance
2 20 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 14 (2.86%) Legal
4 13 (2.65%) Retail
5 8 (1.63%) Banking
6 7 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.02%) Local Government
8 4 (0.82%) French Language
8 4 (0.82%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.41%) Marketing
9 2 (0.41%) Electronics
9 2 (0.41%) Publishing
10 1 (0.20%) Advertising
10 1 (0.20%) Law
10 1 (0.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 192 (39.18%) Analyst
2 92 (18.78%) Service Analyst
3 73 (14.90%) Service Desk Analyst
4 64 (13.06%) Support Analyst
5 40 (8.16%) Project Manager
6 36 (7.35%) 1st Line Support
7 33 (6.73%) Service Manager
8 25 (5.10%) Desktop Support
9 24 (4.90%) Support Engineer
10 22 (4.49%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 21 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support
11 21 (4.29%) Business Analyst
12 18 (3.67%) Consultant
13 15 (3.06%) Network Engineer
14 14 (2.86%) Help Desk Analyst
14 14 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
15 13 (2.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 12 (2.45%) Delivery Manager
17 11 (2.24%) Desktop Analyst
17 11 (2.24%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.86%) .NET
2 11 (2.24%) XML
3 10 (2.04%) Middleware
4 5 (1.02%) SAP PI
5 4 (0.82%) Application Packaging
5 4 (0.82%) Web Services
6 2 (0.41%) LAMP
6 2 (0.41%) HTML
6 2 (0.41%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.20%) XHTML
7 1 (0.20%) CSS
7 1 (0.20%) JDBC
7 1 (0.20%) SOAP
7 1 (0.20%) XSLT
7 1 (0.20%) CGI
7 1 (0.20%) Web Dynpro
7 1 (0.20%) EDIFACT
7 1 (0.20%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.20%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.20%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.10%) Blackberry
2 18 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (3.67%) NHS
3 17 (3.47%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.45%) CMDB
5 10 (2.04%) Statistics
6 9 (1.84%) iPhone
7 8 (1.63%) Clustering
7 8 (1.63%) PKI
7 8 (1.63%) iPad
8 6 (1.22%) BYOD
9 5 (1.02%) Data Integration
9 5 (1.02%) PMI
9 5 (1.02%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.82%) Fat Client
10 4 (0.82%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.82%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.61%) Open Source
11 3 (0.61%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 157 (32.04%) Windows
2 69 (14.08%) Windows 7
3 45 (9.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 45 (9.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (5.10%) Windows XP
5 24 (4.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (4.08%) UNIX
6 20 (4.08%) Linux
7 18 (3.67%) Windows 8
8 12 (2.45%) Android
9 11 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (2.24%) Debian
10 7 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (1.22%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.02%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.41%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.20%) CentOS
14 1 (0.20%) HPUX
14 1 (0.20%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (23.88%) Service Delivery
2 78 (15.92%) Service Management
2 78 (15.92%) Project Management
3 51 (10.41%) PRINCE2
4 47 (9.59%) Change Management
4 47 (9.59%) Incident Management
5 34 (6.94%) Problem Management
6 29 (5.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (5.10%) ITSM
8 21 (4.29%) Time Management
9 20 (4.08%) Configuration Management
9 20 (4.08%) ITIL V3
10 18 (3.67%) Migration
11 17 (3.47%) E-Commerce
11 17 (3.47%) Information Security
11 17 (3.47%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (3.27%) Scrum
12 16 (3.27%) Coaching
12 16 (3.27%) Service Desk Management
13 13 (2.65%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (8.16%) SQL
2 18 (3.67%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.22%) T-SQL
3 6 (1.22%) Java
4 3 (0.61%) C
4 3 (0.61%) C#
4 3 (0.61%) VBScript
4 3 (0.61%) Perl
5 2 (0.41%) ABAP
5 2 (0.41%) Python
6 1 (0.20%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.20%) VB
6 1 (0.20%) VBA
6 1 (0.20%) PHP
6 1 (0.20%) XQuery
6 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.20%) XPath
6 1 (0.20%) Korn
Qualifications
1 59 (12.04%) ITIL Certification
2 50 (10.20%) Security Cleared
3 30 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (4.69%) CCNA
5 21 (4.29%) Degree
6 20 (4.08%) MCP
6 20 (4.08%) SC Cleared
7 14 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 11 (2.24%) CCNP
8 11 (2.24%) MCSE
9 8 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 7 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.02%) PMI Certification
11 5 (1.02%) ISEB
11 5 (1.02%) MCITP
12 4 (0.82%) MCDST
12 4 (0.82%) MCSA
13 3 (0.61%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (13.06%) SLA
2 12 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.43%) QA
4 5 (1.02%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.82%) COBIT
6 3 (0.61%) TickIT
7 2 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.20%) GxP
8 1 (0.20%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 145 (29.59%) Active Directory
2 23 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (3.27%) XenApp
4 10 (2.04%) Terminal Server
5 9 (1.84%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.63%) UAG
6 8 (1.63%) vSphere
7 6 (1.22%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.02%) XenServer
9 4 (0.82%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.41%) Samba
12 1 (0.20%) iptables
12 1 (0.20%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.20%) Postfix
12 1 (0.20%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.20%) NFS
12 1 (0.20%) Firmware
12 1 (0.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (3.47%) SCCM
2 11 (2.24%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (0.82%) OpenView
5 2 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.41%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.20%) RANCID
6 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.20%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.20%) DatAdvantage
6 1 (0.20%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.20%) Puppet
6 1 (0.20%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.20%) WSUS
6 1 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.20%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 146 (29.80%) Microsoft
2 70 (14.29%) Cisco
3 63 (12.86%) Citrix
4 42 (8.57%) VMware
5 36 (7.35%) HP
6 35 (7.14%) SAP
7 29 (5.92%) Oracle
8 28 (5.71%) McAfee
9 25 (5.10%) Symantec
10 24 (4.90%) Lotus
11 18 (3.67%) Remedy
12 15 (3.06%) Dell
12 15 (3.06%) Adobe
13 12 (2.45%) Red Hat
14 10 (2.04%) PTC
14 10 (2.04%) Autodesk
14 10 (2.04%) Apple
14 10 (2.04%) F5
15 9 (1.84%) CheckPoint
16 8 (1.63%) LANDesk
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £11 - £13 per hour
Posted: 17 hours ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Austin Fraser
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £370 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Norfolk
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £150 - 180 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £12.00 - £13.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago