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 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 20 19 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing ITIL 250 170 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.72% 6.98% 6.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.39% 10.17% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 87 77
Average daily rate
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£349 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.25% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £123 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £458 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.45% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 25 32
Average hourly rate £13.20 £14.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.96% -12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.55 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £23.20 £16.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
2194 1671 2033
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.53% 68.65% 67.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1412 902 1100
Average daily rate £420 £358 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.48% -10.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 153 185
Average hourly rate £22.75 £36.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.80% +22.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +1.37%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 25 November 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
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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 +13 79 £174 -49.45% 14
Essex +5 54 £375 +132.91% 8
Hertfordshire +9 47 £400 +23.07% 33
Bedfordshire -4 46 £350 +25.00% 6
Norfolk -5 14 £138 -62.06% 1
Suffolk +5 10 £375 +167.85% 3
East Anglia - - - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 176 (34.58%) Windows
2 151 (29.67%) Active Directory
3 138 (27.11%) Microsoft
4 98 (19.25%) Service Delivery
5 92 (18.07%) Citrix
6 86 (16.90%) Finance
7 83 (16.31%) MS Excel
8 80 (15.72%) Service Management
9 79 (15.52%) Cisco
10 62 (12.18%) SLA
11 59 (11.59%) PRINCE2
12 58 (11.39%) MS Office
12 58 (11.39%) Security Cleared
13 55 (10.81%) Oracle
13 55 (10.81%) HP
14 54 (10.61%) ITIL Certification
15 53 (10.41%) Firewall
16 52 (10.22%) Project Management
16 52 (10.22%) Windows 7
17 45 (8.84%) Incident Management
18 44 (8.64%) VMware
19 43 (8.45%) MS Exchange
19 43 (8.45%) SC Cleared
20 41 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
21 38 (7.47%) SQL
22 37 (7.27%) E-Commerce
23 36 (7.07%) Change Management
24 35 (6.88%) Blackberry
24 35 (6.88%) Windows XP
25 34 (6.68%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 43 (8.45%) MS Exchange
2 27 (5.30%) IIS
3 26 (5.11%) SharePoint
4 21 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (4.13%) IBM Notes
5 15 (2.95%) BizTalk Server
6 13 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (2.36%) WebLogic
8 9 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (1.57%) Lync
9 8 (1.57%) Apache
9 8 (1.57%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.79%) Lotus Domino
11 3 (0.59%) CMS
11 3 (0.59%) Documentum
11 3 (0.59%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.39%) WorkSite
Applications
1 83 (16.31%) MS Excel
2 58 (11.39%) MS Office
3 15 (2.95%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.96%) MS Project
5 9 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.39%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 12 (2.36%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.79%) assyst
4 2 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.39%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.39%) MFGPRO
5 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.95%) SaaS
2 12 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.20%) IaaS
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (10.41%) Firewall
2 32 (6.29%) DNS
3 30 (5.89%) VoIP
4 29 (5.70%) DHCP
5 21 (4.13%) LAN
6 20 (3.93%) WAN
6 20 (3.93%) VLAN
7 17 (3.34%) VPN
8 13 (2.55%) FTP
9 11 (2.16%) SAN
10 10 (1.96%) TCP/IP
10 10 (1.96%) Wireless
11 9 (1.77%) MPLS
11 9 (1.77%) Broadband
11 9 (1.77%) LDAP
12 8 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (1.57%) ADSL
13 7 (1.38%) Internet
14 4 (0.79%) 4G
14 4 (0.79%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.72%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.59%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (0.39%) Big Data
5 2 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.39%) MySQL
5 2 (0.39%) EDMS
6 1 (0.20%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.20%) DB2
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.20%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.39%) jEdit
2 2 (0.39%) Subversion
2 2 (0.39%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.39%) MSI
3 1 (0.20%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.20%) SoapUI
General
1 86 (16.90%) Finance
2 18 (3.54%) Telecoms
3 15 (2.95%) Local Government
4 12 (2.36%) Advertising
4 12 (2.36%) Publishing
5 11 (2.16%) Retail
6 8 (1.57%) Legal
7 6 (1.18%) Banking
8 5 (0.98%) Law
8 5 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.79%) German Language
9 4 (0.79%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.59%) Automotive
11 2 (0.39%) Military
12 1 (0.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 156 (30.65%) Analyst
2 83 (16.31%) Service Analyst
3 80 (15.72%) Service Desk Analyst
4 58 (11.39%) Project Manager
5 47 (9.23%) Service Manager
6 40 (7.86%) Support Analyst
7 39 (7.66%) Architect
7 39 (7.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 26 (5.11%) Delivery Manager
9 24 (4.72%) Services Delivery Manager
10 22 (4.32%) Network Engineer
11 18 (3.54%) Desktop Support
11 18 (3.54%) 1st Line Support
12 14 (2.75%) Support Engineer
12 14 (2.75%) 2nd Line Support
13 13 (2.55%) Problem Manager
13 13 (2.55%) Business Analyst
14 12 (2.36%) Technical Architect
15 11 (2.16%) Technical Design Architect
15 11 (2.16%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.72%) Web Services
2 10 (1.96%) .NET
3 7 (1.38%) Middleware
4 4 (0.79%) XML
5 3 (0.59%) LAMP
5 3 (0.59%) HTML
6 2 (0.39%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.39%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.39%) Spring
6 2 (0.39%) J2EE
6 2 (0.39%) SOAP
6 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.39%) EDI
7 1 (0.20%) Web Dynpro
7 1 (0.20%) CGI
7 1 (0.20%) JSP
7 1 (0.20%) DOM
7 1 (0.20%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.20%) JSF
7 1 (0.20%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.88%) Blackberry
2 27 (5.30%) NHS
3 18 (3.54%) Kindle
3 18 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (2.95%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.16%) Clustering
6 10 (1.96%) CMDB
7 7 (1.38%) Mainframe
7 7 (1.38%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.79%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.79%) PKI
8 4 (0.79%) Statistics
8 4 (0.79%) Mathematics
8 4 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (0.79%) Fat Client
8 4 (0.79%) Thin Client
8 4 (0.79%) AS400
9 3 (0.59%) Replication
9 3 (0.59%) CLARiiON
9 3 (0.59%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 176 (34.58%) Windows
2 52 (10.22%) Windows 7
3 41 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (6.88%) Windows XP
5 29 (5.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (3.73%) Linux
7 15 (2.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (2.36%) UNIX
9 7 (1.38%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.18%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.79%) Android
11 4 (0.79%) MVS
12 3 (0.59%) Solaris
13 2 (0.39%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.39%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.39%) CentOS
13 2 (0.39%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.39%) Debian
14 1 (0.20%) GCOS
14 1 (0.20%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (19.25%) Service Delivery
2 80 (15.72%) Service Management
3 59 (11.59%) PRINCE2
4 52 (10.22%) Project Management
5 45 (8.84%) Incident Management
6 37 (7.27%) E-Commerce
7 36 (7.07%) Change Management
8 31 (6.09%) Configuration Management
9 29 (5.70%) Problem Management
10 22 (4.32%) ITIL V3
11 21 (4.13%) ITSM
12 18 (3.54%) Knowledge Management
13 17 (3.34%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (3.34%) Technical Architecture
13 17 (3.34%) Migration
13 17 (3.34%) CRM
14 16 (3.14%) Time Management
15 14 (2.75%) Change Control
15 14 (2.75%) Root Cause Analysis
15 14 (2.75%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 38 (7.47%) SQL
2 13 (2.55%) PowerShell
3 5 (0.98%) Java
4 4 (0.79%) T-SQL
4 4 (0.79%) VBScript
4 4 (0.79%) C#
5 3 (0.59%) C
6 2 (0.39%) VB
6 2 (0.39%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.20%) Perl
7 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.20%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 58 (11.39%) Security Cleared
2 54 (10.61%) ITIL Certification
3 43 (8.45%) SC Cleared
4 34 (6.68%) Degree
5 31 (6.09%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (5.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (4.52%) MCP
8 21 (4.13%) CCNA
9 15 (2.95%) MCSE
10 12 (2.36%) CCNP
10 12 (2.36%) ISEB
11 11 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 11 (2.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 9 (1.77%) MCDST
13 8 (1.57%) MCITP
14 7 (1.38%) MCSA
14 7 (1.38%) CCDP
14 7 (1.38%) PMI Certification
15 6 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 5 (0.98%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (12.18%) SLA
2 24 (4.72%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.38%) QA
4 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.39%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.39%) TickIT
5 1 (0.20%) BS25999
System Software
1 151 (29.67%) Active Directory
2 24 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (3.54%) XenServer
4 12 (2.36%) XenApp
5 8 (1.57%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.38%) Terminal Services
7 6 (1.18%) vSphere
7 6 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.59%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.39%) Novell eDirectory
9 2 (0.39%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.20%) NFS
10 1 (0.20%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 33 (6.48%) SCCM
2 24 (4.72%) SCOM
3 18 (3.54%) OpenView
4 5 (0.98%) HP SIM
5 4 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (0.79%) OVSD
5 4 (0.79%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.39%) HP UCMDB
6 2 (0.39%) WSUS
6 2 (0.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.20%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.20%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.20%) Puppet
7 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 138 (27.11%) Microsoft
2 92 (18.07%) Citrix
3 79 (15.52%) Cisco
4 55 (10.81%) Oracle
4 55 (10.81%) HP
5 44 (8.64%) VMware
6 27 (5.30%) SAP
7 26 (5.11%) Remedy
8 21 (4.13%) Lotus
9 20 (3.93%) McAfee
10 15 (2.95%) WatchGuard
11 13 (2.55%) Dell
12 12 (2.36%) Adobe
13 11 (2.16%) BMC
13 11 (2.16%) ServiceNow
14 10 (1.96%) EMC
15 9 (1.77%) Symantec
16 8 (1.57%) SolarWinds
16 8 (1.57%) Lagan
17 7 (1.38%) NetApp
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
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Hertfordshire
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Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
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Posted: 19 days ago
Hertfordshire
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