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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 16 24 20
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing ITIL 222 152 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.75% 6.56% 7.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.72% 9.33% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 75 69
Average daily rate
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£300 £250 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £122 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 20 32
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £23.20 £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.25 £17.56
% change year-on-year
+3.11% -13.15%
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
1895 1630 1658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.69% 70.38% 67.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1168 897 922
Average daily rate £413 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 149 128
Average hourly rate £24.50 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.61% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £41.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 January 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 January 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 January 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 -3 67 £368 +36.11% 17
Hertfordshire +20 53 £375 +38.88% 27
Essex +15 45 £275 +115.99% 10
Bedfordshire -5 29 £375 +35.13% 26
Norfolk +10 19 £175 -30.00% 6
Suffolk -1 9 £160 -32.63% 5
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 170 (35.27%) Windows
2 163 (33.82%) Microsoft
3 148 (30.71%) Active Directory
4 84 (17.43%) Service Delivery
4 84 (17.43%) MS Excel
5 80 (16.60%) Service Management
6 78 (16.18%) Citrix
7 74 (15.35%) Finance
8 69 (14.32%) SLA
9 68 (14.11%) MS Office
10 67 (13.90%) Windows 7
11 66 (13.69%) Cisco
12 61 (12.66%) Security Cleared
13 51 (10.58%) Project Management
13 51 (10.58%) ITIL Certification
14 50 (10.37%) Oracle
15 48 (9.96%) SQL
15 48 (9.96%) HP
16 41 (8.51%) SC Cleared
17 40 (8.30%) Incident Management
17 40 (8.30%) PRINCE2
18 37 (7.68%) VMware
19 36 (7.47%) Change Management
19 36 (7.47%) Windows Server 2008
20 35 (7.26%) MS Exchange
20 35 (7.26%) Windows Server 2003
21 34 (7.05%) E-Commerce
22 33 (6.85%) SAP
22 33 (6.85%) DNS
22 33 (6.85%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 35 (7.26%) MS Exchange
2 26 (5.39%) SharePoint
3 25 (5.19%) IIS
4 24 (4.98%) IBM Notes
5 14 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (1.87%) Lync
6 9 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (1.45%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.24%) Apache
9 6 (1.24%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.62%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.41%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.41%) WorkSite
12 2 (0.41%) JBoss
12 2 (0.41%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.41%) Documentum
Applications
1 84 (17.43%) MS Excel
2 68 (14.11%) MS Office
3 11 (2.28%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.45%) MS Project
4 7 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.41%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (1.66%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.41%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.21%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.21%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.21%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.21%) SAP CS
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.70%) SaaS
2 7 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.04%) PaaS
4 3 (0.62%) IaaS
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.85%) DNS
1 33 (6.85%) Firewall
2 24 (4.98%) DHCP
3 23 (4.77%) VoIP
4 22 (4.56%) LAN
5 19 (3.94%) WAN
6 14 (2.90%) VPN
7 12 (2.49%) VLAN
8 10 (2.07%) FTP
8 10 (2.07%) SAN
8 10 (2.07%) Wireless
9 9 (1.87%) LDAP
10 8 (1.66%) MPLS
11 7 (1.45%) Intranet
12 6 (1.24%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (1.24%) Broadband
12 6 (1.24%) Internet
12 6 (1.24%) TCP/IP
13 4 (0.83%) Ethernet
13 4 (0.83%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (1.24%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (1.04%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.41%) QlikView
9 2 (0.41%) DTS
9 2 (0.41%) MySQL
9 2 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.41%) EDMS
9 2 (0.41%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (0.41%) Big Data
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.21%) CorVu
10 1 (0.21%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Subversion
1 2 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (0.41%) Eclipse
1 2 (0.41%) jEdit
2 1 (0.21%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.21%) MSI
General
1 74 (15.35%) Finance
2 17 (3.53%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.28%) Banking
3 11 (2.28%) Retail
4 10 (2.07%) Advertising
5 9 (1.87%) Legal
6 7 (1.45%) Publishing
7 6 (1.24%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.04%) Local Government
9 3 (0.62%) Automotive
10 2 (0.41%) Marketing
10 2 (0.41%) German Language
10 2 (0.41%) Military
10 2 (0.41%) Electronics
11 1 (0.21%) French Language
Job Titles
1 184 (38.17%) Analyst
2 85 (17.63%) Service Analyst
3 80 (16.60%) Service Desk Analyst
4 61 (12.66%) Support Analyst
5 42 (8.71%) Project Manager
6 36 (7.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 30 (6.22%) Service Manager
7 30 (6.22%) Architect
8 26 (5.39%) Desktop Support
8 26 (5.39%) 1st Line Support
9 17 (3.53%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 17 (3.53%) Desktop Analyst
10 16 (3.32%) Business Analyst
11 15 (3.11%) Network Engineer
12 14 (2.90%) 1st Line Support Analyst
12 14 (2.90%) Support Engineer
13 13 (2.70%) IT Support
13 13 (2.70%) Team Leader
14 12 (2.49%) 2nd Line Support
14 12 (2.49%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.94%) Web Services
2 18 (3.73%) .NET
3 12 (2.49%) Middleware
4 9 (1.87%) XML
5 4 (0.83%) SAP PI
6 3 (0.62%) HTML
6 3 (0.62%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.62%) Application Packaging
7 2 (0.41%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.41%) SOAP
7 2 (0.41%) LAMP
8 1 (0.21%) EDIFACT
8 1 (0.21%) Web Dynpro
8 1 (0.21%) cXML
8 1 (0.21%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.21%) CGI
8 1 (0.21%) J2EE
8 1 (0.21%) JDBC
8 1 (0.21%) XSLT
8 1 (0.21%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.64%) Blackberry
2 18 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.32%) NHS
4 14 (2.90%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.70%) CMDB
6 10 (2.07%) Clustering
7 8 (1.66%) Kindle
8 5 (1.04%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.04%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.83%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.62%) CLARiiON
10 3 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.62%) SecurID
11 2 (0.41%) Statistics
11 2 (0.41%) CCTV
11 2 (0.41%) PKI
11 2 (0.41%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.41%) Data Extraction
11 2 (0.41%) iPhone
11 2 (0.41%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 170 (35.27%) Windows
2 67 (13.90%) Windows 7
3 36 (7.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (7.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (6.22%) Windows XP
6 20 (4.15%) UNIX
7 13 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (2.70%) Linux
8 12 (2.49%) Windows 8
9 7 (1.45%) Android
10 5 (1.04%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.62%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.62%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.41%) CentOS
12 2 (0.41%) MVS
12 2 (0.41%) Debian
13 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.21%) GCOS
13 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.21%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (17.43%) Service Delivery
2 80 (16.60%) Service Management
3 51 (10.58%) Project Management
4 40 (8.30%) Incident Management
4 40 (8.30%) PRINCE2
5 36 (7.47%) Change Management
6 34 (7.05%) E-Commerce
7 31 (6.43%) Configuration Management
7 31 (6.43%) Problem Management
8 19 (3.94%) ITSM
8 19 (3.94%) ITIL V3
9 17 (3.53%) Coaching
10 16 (3.32%) Continuous Improvement
10 16 (3.32%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (3.11%) Migration
11 15 (3.11%) Time Management
11 15 (3.11%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (2.90%) Knowledge Management
13 13 (2.70%) DevOps
14 12 (2.49%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (9.96%) SQL
2 14 (2.90%) PowerShell
3 8 (1.66%) Java
4 6 (1.24%) T-SQL
5 5 (1.04%) VBScript
6 4 (0.83%) C#
7 3 (0.62%) C
8 2 (0.41%) Python
8 2 (0.41%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.41%) ABAP
9 1 (0.21%) XQuery
9 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.21%) Perl
9 1 (0.21%) XPath
Qualifications
1 61 (12.66%) Security Cleared
2 51 (10.58%) ITIL Certification
3 41 (8.51%) SC Cleared
4 26 (5.39%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (5.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (4.36%) MCP
6 18 (3.73%) CCNA
7 16 (3.32%) Degree
8 15 (3.11%) MCSE
9 11 (2.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 10 (2.07%) CCNP
11 9 (1.87%) ISEB
12 8 (1.66%) MCITP
12 8 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 8 (1.66%) CCDP
13 6 (1.24%) MCDST
13 6 (1.24%) MCSA
13 6 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (0.83%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (14.32%) SLA
2 10 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (2.07%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.45%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.24%) QA
5 2 (0.41%) COBIT
5 2 (0.41%) TickIT
6 1 (0.21%) RosettaNet
6 1 (0.21%) BS25999
System Software
1 148 (30.71%) Active Directory
2 22 (4.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.28%) XenServer
4 6 (1.24%) Terminal Services
4 6 (1.24%) XenApp
4 6 (1.24%) vSphere
5 5 (1.04%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.62%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.41%) Novell eDirectory
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.41%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.21%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.21%) NFS
8 1 (0.21%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 27 (5.60%) SCCM
2 19 (3.94%) SCOM
3 14 (2.90%) OpenView
4 5 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (0.83%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.62%) HP SIM
7 2 (0.41%) WSUS
7 2 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.41%) HP UCMDB
7 2 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.21%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.21%) Puppet
8 1 (0.21%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.21%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.21%) OVSD
Vendors
1 163 (33.82%) Microsoft
2 78 (16.18%) Citrix
3 66 (13.69%) Cisco
4 50 (10.37%) Oracle
5 48 (9.96%) HP
6 37 (7.68%) VMware
7 33 (6.85%) SAP
8 24 (4.98%) Lotus
9 22 (4.56%) Remedy
9 22 (4.56%) McAfee
10 16 (3.32%) Symantec
11 15 (3.11%) Adobe
12 12 (2.49%) Dell
13 10 (2.07%) ServiceNow
14 9 (1.87%) BMC
15 8 (1.66%) WatchGuard
15 8 (1.66%) Autodesk
15 8 (1.66%) SolidWorks
15 8 (1.66%) PTC
16 7 (1.45%) F5
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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Rate: £400.00 per day
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Rate: £130 per day
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Rate: £150 - 210 per year
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £130.00 per day
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Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £11 - £13 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Venturi
Rate: £25 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Norwich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £80.00 - £120.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Peterborough
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Rate: £150 - £175 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £110.00 - £140.00 per day
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Rate: £220.00 per day + Approx
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