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 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 11 19 23
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Contract jobs citing ITIL 269 219 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.56% 7.31% 7.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.61% 10.07% 9.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 115 87
Average daily rate
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£366 £325 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.69% +35.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £161 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 40 13
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £11.55 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.40 £45.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
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
2133 2175 1578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.77% 72.62% 71.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1213 1238 878
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 150 131
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.50 £35.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -13.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.25 £42.75
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 28 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 28 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 28 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
Cambridgeshire +7 80 £394 +8.62% 13
Hertfordshire +11 78 £373 +14.67% 38
Essex -9 42 £350 +3.70% 6
Bedfordshire +19 39 £345 -9.50% 8
Suffolk +17 16 £400 +146.15% 2
Norfolk -9 11 £168 -23.83% 2
East Anglia - 1 - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 160 (32.19%) Windows
2 145 (29.18%) Microsoft
3 133 (26.76%) Active Directory
4 117 (23.54%) Service Delivery
5 82 (16.50%) Service Management
6 80 (16.10%) Project Management
7 73 (14.69%) MS Office
8 72 (14.49%) Cisco
9 69 (13.88%) Windows 7
10 66 (13.28%) SLA
11 64 (12.88%) Citrix
12 60 (12.07%) ITIL Certification
13 59 (11.87%) MS Excel
14 56 (11.27%) Finance
14 56 (11.27%) VMware
15 54 (10.87%) Security Cleared
16 52 (10.46%) Change Management
17 51 (10.26%) PRINCE2
17 51 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
18 49 (9.86%) Incident Management
19 44 (8.85%) SQL Server
19 44 (8.85%) Windows Server 2003
20 42 (8.45%) SQL
20 42 (8.45%) DNS
21 38 (7.65%) SAP
21 38 (7.65%) Problem Management
22 37 (7.44%) Firewall
23 34 (6.84%) Stakeholder Management
24 33 (6.64%) HP
25 32 (6.44%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 (5.84%) SharePoint
2 24 (4.83%) MS Exchange
3 23 (4.63%) IBM Notes
4 18 (3.62%) IIS
5 14 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (1.41%) Lync
8 6 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.21%) Lotus Domino
9 5 (1.01%) Apache
10 4 (0.80%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.60%) JBoss
11 3 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.60%) WorkSite
12 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.40%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 73 (14.69%) MS Office
2 59 (11.87%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.01%) SOLIDWORKS
4 5 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.60%) MS Project
6 2 (0.40%) PTC Creo
6 2 (0.40%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (1.61%) Tridion
2 7 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (1.01%) SAP MM
4 4 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.80%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.60%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.40%) MFGPRO
6 2 (0.40%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.20%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.20%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.20%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.20%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.20%) SAP CS
7 1 (0.20%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.21%) SaaS
2 4 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.80%) Office 365
2 4 (0.80%) PaaS
3 3 (0.60%) IaaS
4 1 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.20%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (8.45%) DNS
2 37 (7.44%) Firewall
3 32 (6.44%) DHCP
4 30 (6.04%) LAN
5 26 (5.23%) WAN
6 17 (3.42%) SAN
6 17 (3.42%) VPN
7 16 (3.22%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (2.82%) TCP/IP
8 14 (2.82%) LDAP
9 11 (2.21%) Wireless
10 10 (2.01%) Internet
10 10 (2.01%) VoIP
11 9 (1.81%) IP Telephony
12 8 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (1.61%) MPLS
12 8 (1.61%) Intranet
13 7 (1.41%) Network Security
14 6 (1.21%) VLAN
14 6 (1.21%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (8.85%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.21%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.21%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (1.01%) MS Access
6 4 (0.80%) MySQL
7 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.60%) Big Data
7 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.40%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.40%) QlikView
8 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.40%) DTS
9 1 (0.20%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.20%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.20%) CorVu
Development Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Ant
1 1 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.20%) ClearCase
1 1 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.20%) Maven
1 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
General
1 56 (11.27%) Finance
2 16 (3.22%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.02%) Legal
4 12 (2.41%) Retail
5 8 (1.61%) Local Government
6 7 (1.41%) Banking
7 5 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.80%) French Language
8 4 (0.80%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.40%) Marketing
9 2 (0.40%) Electronics
9 2 (0.40%) Publishing
10 1 (0.20%) Law
10 1 (0.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 194 (39.03%) Analyst
2 89 (17.91%) Service Analyst
3 67 (13.48%) Service Desk Analyst
4 65 (13.08%) Support Analyst
5 37 (7.44%) Service Manager
6 36 (7.24%) 1st Line Support
7 33 (6.64%) Project Manager
8 24 (4.83%) Desktop Support
9 23 (4.63%) Consultant
9 23 (4.63%) Support Engineer
10 22 (4.43%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 21 (4.23%) Business Analyst
11 21 (4.23%) 2nd Line Support
12 17 (3.42%) 3rd Line Support
13 15 (3.02%) Help Desk Analyst
14 14 (2.82%) Delivery Manager
15 13 (2.62%) Services Delivery Manager
15 13 (2.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 12 (2.41%) Help Desk Support
16 12 (2.41%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.82%) Middleware
2 12 (2.41%) XML
3 11 (2.21%) .NET
4 6 (1.21%) SAP PI
5 5 (1.01%) Web Services
6 4 (0.80%) Application Packaging
7 2 (0.40%) LAMP
7 2 (0.40%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.40%) HTML
8 1 (0.20%) CSS
8 1 (0.20%) JDBC
8 1 (0.20%) SOAP
8 1 (0.20%) XSLT
8 1 (0.20%) XHTML
8 1 (0.20%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.20%) EDIFACT
8 1 (0.20%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.20%) JSON
8 1 (0.20%) cXML
8 1 (0.20%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.43%) Blackberry
2 20 (4.02%) Data Centre
3 19 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.42%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.02%) CMDB
6 13 (2.62%) NHS
7 10 (2.01%) Statistics
8 9 (1.81%) PKI
8 9 (1.81%) iPhone
9 8 (1.61%) iPad
10 6 (1.21%) CLARiiON
11 5 (1.01%) PMI
11 5 (1.01%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.01%) BYOD
11 5 (1.01%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.80%) Fat Client
12 4 (0.80%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.80%) Thin Client
13 3 (0.60%) Clustering
13 3 (0.60%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 160 (32.19%) Windows
2 69 (13.88%) Windows 7
3 51 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (8.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (4.63%) Windows XP
5 23 (4.63%) UNIX
5 23 (4.63%) Linux
5 23 (4.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (3.22%) Windows 8
7 12 (2.41%) Android
7 12 (2.41%) Debian
8 11 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (1.81%) Windows 2000 Server
10 7 (1.41%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.01%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.40%) CentOS
12 2 (0.40%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.20%) HPUX
13 1 (0.20%) Solaris
13 1 (0.20%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (23.54%) Service Delivery
2 82 (16.50%) Service Management
3 80 (16.10%) Project Management
4 52 (10.46%) Change Management
5 51 (10.26%) PRINCE2
6 49 (9.86%) Incident Management
7 38 (7.65%) Problem Management
8 34 (6.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (5.63%) ITSM
10 25 (5.03%) ITIL V3
11 23 (4.63%) Configuration Management
12 20 (4.02%) Time Management
13 19 (3.82%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (3.62%) Scrum
15 17 (3.42%) E-Commerce
15 17 (3.42%) Migration
15 17 (3.42%) Continuous Improvement
16 16 (3.22%) Information Security
17 15 (3.02%) Service Desk Management
18 13 (2.62%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 42 (8.45%) SQL
2 20 (4.02%) PowerShell
3 7 (1.41%) T-SQL
4 6 (1.21%) Java
5 5 (1.01%) C
6 4 (0.80%) Shell Script
6 4 (0.80%) VBScript
7 3 (0.60%) Perl
7 3 (0.60%) VBA
8 2 (0.40%) Python
8 2 (0.40%) VB
9 1 (0.20%) ABAP
9 1 (0.20%) C#
9 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.20%) PHP
9 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.20%) XQuery
9 1 (0.20%) XPath
9 1 (0.20%) Korn
9 1 (0.20%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 60 (12.07%) ITIL Certification
2 54 (10.87%) Security Cleared
3 30 (6.04%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (5.03%) CCNA
5 23 (4.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (4.63%) SC Cleared
6 22 (4.43%) Degree
7 19 (3.82%) MCP
8 14 (2.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 11 (2.21%) MCSE
10 9 (1.81%) CCNP
11 8 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (1.41%) ISEB
13 6 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (1.01%) PMI Certification
14 5 (1.01%) MCDST
14 5 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 3 (0.60%) MCSA
15 3 (0.60%) CCDP
15 3 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (13.28%) SLA
2 14 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.21%) QA
4 5 (1.01%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.80%) COBIT
6 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.20%) GxP
7 1 (0.20%) RosettaNet
7 1 (0.20%) TickIT
7 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 133 (26.76%) Active Directory
2 25 (5.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.02%) XenApp
4 12 (2.41%) Terminal Server
5 11 (2.21%) Hyper-V
6 10 (2.01%) vSphere
7 8 (1.61%) UAG
8 5 (1.01%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (0.80%) XenServer
10 3 (0.60%) Xen
10 3 (0.60%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.60%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.40%) Samba
12 1 (0.20%) NFS
12 1 (0.20%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.20%) Firmware
12 1 (0.20%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.20%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.20%) iptables
Systems Management
1 16 (3.22%) SCCM
2 10 (2.01%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (1.41%) Backup Exec
4 6 (1.21%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.40%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.40%) Puppet
6 2 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.40%) OpenView
7 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.20%) Nagios
7 1 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.20%) WSUS
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.20%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.20%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.20%) RANCID
Vendors
1 145 (29.18%) Microsoft
2 72 (14.49%) Cisco
3 64 (12.88%) Citrix
4 56 (11.27%) VMware
5 38 (7.65%) SAP
6 33 (6.64%) HP
7 32 (6.44%) Oracle
8 30 (6.04%) Symantec
9 26 (5.23%) McAfee
10 24 (4.83%) Lotus
11 17 (3.42%) Dell
11 17 (3.42%) Remedy
12 15 (3.02%) Adobe
13 14 (2.82%) Red Hat
14 11 (2.21%) Apple
15 10 (2.01%) PTC
15 10 (2.01%) Autodesk
16 9 (1.81%) IBM
17 8 (1.61%) SolarWinds
17 8 (1.61%) Brocade
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