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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 27 23 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing ITIL 187 142 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.81% 6.16% 5.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.05% 8.98% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 68 74
Average daily rate £319 £230 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.58% -29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £95 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £350 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
- +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 13 16
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.90 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +16.95%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2324 1582 2149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 72.15% 68.60% 69.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1318 870 1066
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 120 198
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.65 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £41.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +4 56 £263 -34.37% 7
Hertfordshire +14 51 £394 +31.25% 18
Essex -2 50 £350 +159.25% 11
Bedfordshire -19 19 £325 +8.33% 10
Suffolk -3 9 £200 -38.46% 3
Norfolk -14 5 £90 -60.00% 4
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 132 (39.05%) Windows
2 90 (26.63%) Active Directory
3 82 (24.26%) Microsoft
4 57 (16.86%) Finance
5 55 (16.27%) HP
6 54 (15.98%) MS Excel
7 53 (15.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 50 (14.79%) MS Exchange
9 49 (14.50%) Service Management
9 49 (14.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 48 (14.20%) Cisco
10 48 (14.20%) SQL
11 47 (13.91%) Microsoft Certification
11 47 (13.91%) Project Management
12 46 (13.61%) SQL Server
13 45 (13.31%) Security Cleared
14 44 (13.02%) Oracle
14 44 (13.02%) Citrix
14 44 (13.02%) ITIL Certification
14 44 (13.02%) VMware
15 42 (12.43%) SLA
15 42 (12.43%) MS Office
16 41 (12.13%) PRINCE2
17 40 (11.83%) Windows 7
18 36 (10.65%) Incident Management
18 36 (10.65%) Firewall
19 34 (10.06%) SCCM
20 33 (9.76%) Windows XP
21 32 (9.47%) Change Management
22 31 (9.17%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 50 (14.79%) MS Exchange
2 23 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (5.03%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (4.14%) IIS
5 13 (3.85%) IBM Notes
6 10 (2.96%) Tomcat
6 10 (2.96%) WebSphere
6 10 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (2.66%) Apache
8 7 (2.07%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.78%) IBM HTTP Server
9 6 (1.78%) MQSeries
9 6 (1.78%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.78%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.18%) CMS
10 4 (1.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (1.18%) Lync
11 3 (0.89%) LiveCycle
11 3 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.59%) Documentum
Applications
1 54 (15.98%) MS Excel
2 42 (12.43%) MS Office
3 11 (3.25%) MS Project
4 9 (2.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.18%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.89%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.30%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (1.18%) assyst
2 2 (0.59%) Agresso
2 2 (0.59%) Tridion
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.30%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.30%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (10.65%) Firewall
2 23 (6.80%) SAN
3 22 (6.51%) DNS
4 21 (6.21%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (6.21%) WAN
5 18 (5.33%) Wireless
5 18 (5.33%) LAN
6 17 (5.03%) VoIP
6 17 (5.03%) DHCP
7 11 (3.25%) HTTP
8 9 (2.66%) VPN
9 7 (2.07%) TCP/IP
9 7 (2.07%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (1.78%) IP Telephony
11 4 (1.18%) Internet
11 4 (1.18%) NAS
12 3 (0.89%) Intranet
13 2 (0.59%) MPLS
13 2 (0.59%) LDAP
13 2 (0.59%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (13.61%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 8 (2.37%) DB2
4 8 (2.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (2.37%) Oracle ODI
5 7 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (1.48%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.48%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.59%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.30%) MS Access
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 7 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.18%) Ant
2 4 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (1.18%) Subversion
3 3 (0.89%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
General
1 57 (16.86%) Finance
2 21 (6.21%) Retail
3 10 (2.96%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.66%) Publishing
5 7 (2.07%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.48%) Military
7 4 (1.18%) Law
7 4 (1.18%) Banking
8 2 (0.59%) Local Government
9 1 (0.30%) Billing
9 1 (0.30%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.30%) German Language
9 1 (0.30%) International Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Marketing
9 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.30%) Legal
9 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 113 (33.43%) Analyst
2 58 (17.16%) Service Analyst
3 53 (15.68%) Service Desk Analyst
4 46 (13.61%) Project Manager
5 26 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 21 (6.21%) Consultant
7 18 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support
8 17 (5.03%) Technical Analyst
8 17 (5.03%) Infrastructure Manager
9 16 (4.73%) 1st Line Support
10 15 (4.44%) Support Engineer
11 14 (4.14%) Service Manager
12 12 (3.55%) Applications Support
13 10 (2.96%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 9 (2.66%) Transition Manager
14 9 (2.66%) Configuration Analyst
14 9 (2.66%) 1st Line Support Analyst
14 9 (2.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 9 (2.66%) 3rd Line Support
15 8 (2.37%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.85%) XML
2 10 (2.96%) HTML
3 9 (2.66%) J2EE
4 8 (2.37%) .NET
5 7 (2.07%) MSMQ
6 4 (1.18%) Middleware
7 2 (0.59%) EDI
7 2 (0.59%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.30%) Spring
8 1 (0.30%) ISPF
8 1 (0.30%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.30%) CGI
8 1 (0.30%) XSL
8 1 (0.30%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.03%) CMDB
2 14 (4.14%) Clustering
3 10 (2.96%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.66%) Blackberry
5 7 (2.07%) PKI
6 6 (1.78%) Thin Client
6 6 (1.78%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.48%) EPoS
8 4 (1.18%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.18%) NHS
8 4 (1.18%) iSeries
9 3 (0.89%) iPhone
9 3 (0.89%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.89%) CLARiiON
10 2 (0.59%) EMC Centera
10 2 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.59%) Celerra
10 2 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.59%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 132 (39.05%) Windows
2 53 (15.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 49 (14.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (11.83%) Windows 7
5 33 (9.76%) Windows XP
6 31 (9.17%) Linux
7 26 (7.69%) UNIX
8 9 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (2.07%) Mac OS X
10 6 (1.78%) SUSE
10 6 (1.78%) AIX
10 6 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.18%) Solaris
12 3 (0.89%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.89%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.59%) Debian
13 2 (0.59%) VMS
13 2 (0.59%) zOS
14 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.30%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (14.50%) Service Management
2 47 (13.91%) Project Management
3 41 (12.13%) PRINCE2
4 36 (10.65%) Incident Management
5 32 (9.47%) Change Management
6 31 (9.17%) Service Delivery
7 29 (8.58%) Migration
8 28 (8.28%) Configuration Management
9 20 (5.92%) ITSM
10 17 (5.03%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (4.73%) Problem Management
12 13 (3.85%) ITIL V3
13 12 (3.55%) PRINCE
13 12 (3.55%) Time Management
13 12 (3.55%) Project Planning
14 11 (3.25%) Release Management
15 9 (2.66%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (2.66%) E-Commerce
16 8 (2.37%) SOA
16 8 (2.37%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 48 (14.20%) SQL
2 15 (4.44%) Java
2 15 (4.44%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.07%) PL/SQL
3 7 (2.07%) VB
3 7 (2.07%) C#
4 5 (1.48%) VBScript
4 5 (1.48%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.18%) Python
5 4 (1.18%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 3 (0.89%) VBA
6 3 (0.89%) C
6 3 (0.89%) Perl
7 2 (0.59%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.59%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.59%) VB6
8 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.30%) REXX
8 1 (0.30%) Progress 4GL
8 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 47 (13.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (13.31%) Security Cleared
3 44 (13.02%) ITIL Certification
4 30 (8.88%) SC Cleared
5 27 (7.99%) MCSE
6 23 (6.80%) MCP
7 12 (3.55%) MCDST
8 11 (3.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 10 (2.96%) MCSA
9 10 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (2.66%) Degree
11 8 (2.37%) CCNA
11 8 (2.37%) PMP
11 8 (2.37%) PMI Certification
12 5 (1.48%) A+ Certification
13 4 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (1.18%) MCITP
14 3 (0.89%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.89%) CISSP
15 2 (0.59%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (12.43%) SLA
2 10 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (2.96%) COBIT
3 4 (1.18%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (0.89%) QA
4 3 (0.89%) GxP
4 3 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.59%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.30%) TickIT
System Software
1 90 (26.63%) Active Directory
2 26 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 25 (7.40%) vSphere
4 22 (6.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (4.73%) XenApp
6 10 (2.96%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 4 (1.18%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.59%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.30%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.30%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.30%) RACF
Systems Management
1 34 (10.06%) SCCM
2 10 (2.96%) OpenView
2 10 (2.96%) OVSD
3 8 (2.37%) Backup Exec
4 6 (1.78%) Tivoli
5 5 (1.48%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (1.18%) SCOM
7 3 (0.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.59%) WSUS
9 1 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.30%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.30%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.30%) Control-M
Vendors
1 82 (24.26%) Microsoft
2 55 (16.27%) HP
3 48 (14.20%) Cisco
4 44 (13.02%) Oracle
4 44 (13.02%) Citrix
4 44 (13.02%) VMware
5 25 (7.40%) McAfee
6 24 (7.10%) IBM
7 17 (5.03%) Dell
8 13 (3.85%) Lotus
9 12 (3.55%) Red Hat
10 10 (2.96%) Adobe
10 10 (2.96%) EMC
10 10 (2.96%) Symantec
11 9 (2.66%) Altiris
12 6 (1.78%) SAP
12 6 (1.78%) Sun
12 6 (1.78%) BMC
13 5 (1.48%) ServiceNow
13 5 (1.48%) NetApp
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £260 - £310 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £80 - 100 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £150 - 175 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
DP Connect
Rate: £50000 per day + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £20 - £23 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
BEDFORD
Provisio Solutions
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Chelmsford
Hudson - London
Rate: £20.00 - £25.00 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago
Bedford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago