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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 19 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 238 262 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.87% 8.47% 7.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.38% 10.92% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 133 82
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £150 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £525 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 49 16
Average hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £13.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% +55.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £27.50 £28.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.08% -9.28%
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
2292 2400 1742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.79% 77.59% 72.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1363 1450 869
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 147 127
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.34 £43.98 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -6 71 £375 +11.94% 8
Essex -6 56 £363 -9.37% 13
Hertfordshire -4 41 £395 -1.25% 26
Bedfordshire +12 40 £325 -10.03% 7
Suffolk +19 20 £358 +107.24% 5
Norfolk -5 8 £325 +100.32% 2
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 152 (29.75%) Windows
2 139 (27.20%) Microsoft
3 114 (22.31%) Active Directory
4 103 (20.16%) Service Management
4 103 (20.16%) Service Delivery
5 85 (16.63%) Project Management
6 81 (15.85%) Finance
7 80 (15.66%) MS Office
8 79 (15.46%) Citrix
9 77 (15.07%) Cisco
10 72 (14.09%) PRINCE2
10 72 (14.09%) VMware
11 62 (12.13%) ITIL Certification
12 61 (11.94%) MS Excel
12 61 (11.94%) Change Management
13 57 (11.15%) SLA
14 54 (10.57%) Windows 7
15 53 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
16 49 (9.59%) Firewall
17 48 (9.39%) ITSM
18 47 (9.20%) Windows Server 2008
19 45 (8.81%) DNS
20 41 (8.02%) Incident Management
21 40 (7.83%) DHCP
21 40 (7.83%) Microsoft Certification
22 39 (7.63%) Linux
22 39 (7.63%) VMware Infrastructure
23 38 (7.44%) Security Cleared
23 38 (7.44%) SQL
23 38 (7.44%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 36 (7.05%) SharePoint
2 27 (5.28%) MS Exchange
3 23 (4.50%) IBM Notes
4 16 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
5 15 (2.94%) IIS
6 8 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (1.17%) Apache
9 5 (0.98%) Lotus Domino
9 5 (0.98%) Lync
10 4 (0.78%) WorkSite
11 3 (0.59%) JBoss
12 2 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.39%) LiveLink
12 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.39%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 80 (15.66%) MS Office
2 61 (11.94%) MS Excel
3 12 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.76%) MS Project
5 8 (1.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (1.57%) SAP CRM
3 7 (1.37%) Tridion
4 6 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.98%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (0.98%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.78%) CA PPM
7 2 (0.39%) Agresso
8 1 (0.20%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.20%) SAP PP
8 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.20%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.20%) MFGPRO
8 1 (0.20%) Remedy AR System
8 1 (0.20%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.20%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.74%) Office 365
2 10 (1.96%) SaaS
3 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.20%) IaaS
4 1 (0.20%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 49 (9.59%) Firewall
2 45 (8.81%) DNS
3 40 (7.83%) DHCP
4 31 (6.07%) LAN
5 30 (5.87%) WAN
6 22 (4.31%) SAN
7 19 (3.72%) TCP/IP
7 19 (3.72%) Internet
8 17 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (3.13%) VoIP
10 15 (2.94%) VPN
11 14 (2.74%) LDAP
12 11 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (1.96%) Wireless
13 10 (1.96%) IP Telephony
14 9 (1.76%) Intranet
15 8 (1.57%) MPLS
15 8 (1.57%) NAS
16 6 (1.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 6 (1.17%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (6.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (0.98%) MS Access
3 5 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (0.98%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.78%) Big Data
4 4 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.59%) MySQL
5 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.39%) Data Mart
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.20%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.20%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 4 (0.78%) MSI
2 3 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.20%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.20%) Ant
3 1 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.20%) NUnit
3 1 (0.20%) Maven
3 1 (0.20%) JIRA
3 1 (0.20%) Selenium
3 1 (0.20%) MSTest
3 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.20%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
General
1 81 (15.85%) Finance
2 19 (3.72%) Telecoms
3 14 (2.74%) Legal
4 13 (2.54%) Local Government
5 6 (1.17%) Retail
5 6 (1.17%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.78%) Publishing
7 2 (0.39%) Banking
7 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.39%) Back Office
8 1 (0.20%) Automotive
8 1 (0.20%) Law
8 1 (0.20%) Advertising
8 1 (0.20%) Billing
8 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 176 (34.44%) Analyst
2 97 (18.98%) Service Analyst
3 69 (13.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 49 (9.59%) Service Manager
5 42 (8.22%) Support Analyst
6 39 (7.63%) Project Manager
7 24 (4.70%) Business Analyst
8 22 (4.31%) Consultant
8 22 (4.31%) 1st Line Support
9 20 (3.91%) Support Engineer
10 18 (3.52%) Service Desk Manager
11 17 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
11 17 (3.33%) Network Engineer
12 16 (3.13%) Desktop Support
12 16 (3.13%) Architect
12 16 (3.13%) Applications Support
13 14 (2.74%) 1st Line Support Analyst
14 13 (2.54%) Systems Analyst
14 13 (2.54%) Systems Support
14 13 (2.54%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.76%) XML
2 8 (1.57%) .NET
3 7 (1.37%) Middleware
4 6 (1.17%) Application Packaging
5 4 (0.78%) CSS
6 3 (0.59%) Web Services
6 3 (0.59%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.59%) SAP PI
7 2 (0.39%) HTML
8 1 (0.20%) WCF
8 1 (0.20%) Spring
8 1 (0.20%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.20%) XSLT
8 1 (0.20%) XHTML
8 1 (0.20%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.68%) Data Centre
2 23 (4.50%) Management Information System
3 19 (3.72%) CMDB
4 13 (2.54%) Blackberry
5 12 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (1.96%) NHS
6 10 (1.96%) PKI
7 9 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.76%) PMI
8 7 (1.37%) Thin Client
8 7 (1.37%) CLARiiON
8 7 (1.37%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.17%) Statistics
10 4 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (0.78%) Replication
10 4 (0.78%) BYOD
11 3 (0.59%) User Experience
11 3 (0.59%) Clustering
11 3 (0.59%) iPhone
11 3 (0.59%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 152 (29.75%) Windows
2 54 (10.57%) Windows 7
3 47 (9.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (7.63%) Linux
5 34 (6.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (4.50%) Windows XP
8 13 (2.54%) Android
9 12 (2.35%) Debian
10 11 (2.15%) UNIX
11 10 (1.96%) Mac OS X
11 10 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (1.76%) Windows 2000 Server
13 8 (1.57%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.78%) Data ONTAP
14 4 (0.78%) CentOS
15 3 (0.59%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.59%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.39%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (20.16%) Service Management
1 103 (20.16%) Service Delivery
2 85 (16.63%) Project Management
3 72 (14.09%) PRINCE2
4 61 (11.94%) Change Management
5 53 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 48 (9.39%) ITSM
7 41 (8.02%) Incident Management
8 30 (5.87%) Configuration Management
9 28 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (4.70%) ERP
11 23 (4.50%) ITIL V3
12 22 (4.31%) Problem Management
13 21 (4.11%) Information Security
14 20 (3.91%) Continuous Improvement
15 17 (3.33%) Migration
16 15 (2.94%) E-Commerce
16 15 (2.94%) Change Control
16 15 (2.94%) Time Management
17 14 (2.74%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 38 (7.44%) SQL
2 19 (3.72%) PowerShell
3 7 (1.37%) C
3 7 (1.37%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.17%) VB
5 4 (0.78%) Java
5 4 (0.78%) VBA
5 4 (0.78%) Shell Script
5 4 (0.78%) Perl
6 3 (0.59%) C#
6 3 (0.59%) VBScript
7 1 (0.20%) ABAP
7 1 (0.20%) Korn
7 1 (0.20%) XPath
7 1 (0.20%) Progress 4GL
7 1 (0.20%) COBOL
7 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.20%) PHP
7 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.20%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 62 (12.13%) ITIL Certification
2 40 (7.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (7.44%) Security Cleared
4 30 (5.87%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (5.87%) Degree
5 26 (5.09%) CCNA
6 19 (3.72%) MCSE
7 18 (3.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 16 (3.13%) MCP
9 13 (2.54%) CCNP
10 12 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 12 (2.35%) SC Cleared
10 12 (2.35%) PMI Certification
11 9 (1.76%) MCITP
12 8 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 7 (1.37%) MCDST
13 7 (1.37%) ISEB
14 5 (0.98%) MCSA
15 4 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
15 4 (0.78%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (11.15%) SLA
2 15 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.17%) QA
4 5 (0.98%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.59%) TickIT
6 2 (0.39%) COBIT
6 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.20%) GxP
7 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 114 (22.31%) Active Directory
2 39 (7.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.74%) vSphere
4 13 (2.54%) XenApp
5 12 (2.35%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.57%) Terminal Server
6 8 (1.57%) UAG
7 7 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (1.17%) XenServer
8 6 (1.17%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (0.98%) Xen
10 2 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.39%) Samba
10 2 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.20%) vCloud
11 1 (0.20%) iptables
11 1 (0.20%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.20%) Job Entry Subsystem
11 1 (0.20%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (3.13%) SCCM
2 10 (1.96%) Backup Exec
3 6 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (1.17%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (0.78%) Puppet
5 3 (0.59%) SCOM
5 3 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.59%) WhatsUp Gold
6 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.39%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.39%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.20%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.20%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.20%) WSUS
7 1 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.20%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.20%) OpenView
7 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 139 (27.20%) Microsoft
2 79 (15.46%) Citrix
3 77 (15.07%) Cisco
4 72 (14.09%) VMware
5 38 (7.44%) HP
6 34 (6.65%) SAP
7 32 (6.26%) Oracle
8 30 (5.87%) Symantec
9 28 (5.48%) McAfee
10 25 (4.89%) Lotus
11 21 (4.11%) Dell
12 16 (3.13%) Remedy
13 15 (2.94%) ServiceNow
13 15 (2.94%) IBM
13 15 (2.94%) Red Hat
14 14 (2.74%) Adobe
15 13 (2.54%) CheckPoint
16 12 (2.35%) Apple
17 11 (2.15%) EMC
18 10 (1.96%) BMC
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