The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL V2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL V2 over the 3 months to 28 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Infrastructure Library Version 2
Rank 542 517 490
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -27
Contract jobs citing ITIL V2 35 55 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.069% 0.11% 0.049%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.090% 0.15% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 41 5
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£475 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.70% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £120 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -13.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.00
ITIL V2
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38743 37390 31855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.59% 75.29% 74.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 24566 23724 19449
Average daily rate £423 £403 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.96% -2.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1119 1085 996
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.37 £13.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

ITIL V2
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V2 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL V2 Jobs Demand Trend in England

ITIL V2
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL V2 across the England region.

ITIL V2 Daily Rate Trend in England

ITIL V2
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL V2 across the England region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

ITIL V2 Daily Rate Histogram in England

ITIL V2
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V2 across the England region.

ITIL V2 Hourly Rate Trend in England

ITIL V2
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL V2 within the England region over the 3 months to 28 April 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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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
London +3 25 £500 +66.75% 1
South East -39 3 £400 +6.66%
South West +11 2 £105 +1.20% 2
West Midlands - 2 £425 -
North West -18 1 £325 -
North East - 1 £300 -
ITIL V2
UK

ITIL V2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ITIL V2 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 V2.

1 69 (100.00%) ITIL
2 44 (63.77%) Service Management
3 31 (44.93%) ITSM
4 29 (42.03%) Degree
5 25 (36.23%) XML
5 25 (36.23%) Microsoft
5 25 (36.23%) HP UCMDB
6 23 (33.33%) Project Management
7 22 (31.88%) PRINCE2
8 21 (30.43%) CSS
8 21 (30.43%) SOAP
8 21 (30.43%) Web Services
8 21 (30.43%) HTML
8 21 (30.43%) JavaScript
8 21 (30.43%) Ajax
8 21 (30.43%) ServiceNow
9 20 (28.99%) Customer Engagement
9 20 (28.99%) IT Asset Management
9 20 (28.99%) CMDB
9 20 (28.99%) Technical Architecture
9 20 (28.99%) COM
9 20 (28.99%) LDAP
9 20 (28.99%) VPN
9 20 (28.99%) SSL
10 16 (23.19%) COBIT
11 14 (20.29%) Security Cleared
12 13 (18.84%) SC Cleared
13 9 (13.04%) Law
13 9 (13.04%) Service Delivery
13 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills

ITIL V2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ITIL V2 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 V2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.25%) CMS
2 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS Project
2 4 (5.80%) MS Office
2 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.80%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.99%) LDAP
1 20 (28.99%) VPN
1 20 (28.99%) SSL
2 7 (10.14%) LAN
2 7 (10.14%) WAN
3 3 (4.35%) Network Security
4 1 (1.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (5.80%) Spotfire
1 4 (5.80%) QlikView
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) StarTeam
General
1 9 (13.04%) Law
2 7 (10.14%) Finance
3 4 (5.80%) Legal
4 1 (1.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (36.23%) Developer
2 23 (33.33%) Consultant
3 21 (30.43%) ServiceNow Developer
4 20 (28.99%) ServiceNow Consultant
4 20 (28.99%) ITSM Consultant
4 20 (28.99%) Technical Developer
4 20 (28.99%) Technical Consultant
5 18 (26.09%) Senior Developer
5 18 (26.09%) Senior Consultant
5 18 (26.09%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 12 (17.39%) Analyst
7 6 (8.70%) Coordinator
7 6 (8.70%) Business Analyst
7 6 (8.70%) Service Manager
7 6 (8.70%) Project Coordinator
8 5 (7.25%) Transition Manager
8 5 (7.25%) Project Manager
8 5 (7.25%) Service Transition Manager
9 4 (5.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (36.23%) XML
2 21 (30.43%) Ajax
2 21 (30.43%) HTML
2 21 (30.43%) CSS
2 21 (30.43%) SOAP
2 21 (30.43%) Web Services
3 20 (28.99%) COM
4 4 (5.80%) .NET
4 4 (5.80%) MDX
5 1 (1.45%) HTML5
5 1 (1.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.99%) CMDB
2 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.80%) CESG
4 4 (5.80%) Visualisation
5 3 (4.35%) New Media
6 2 (2.90%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.90%) PMI
7 1 (1.45%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.45%) FMCG
7 1 (1.45%) Statistics
7 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (100.00%) ITIL
2 44 (63.77%) Service Management
3 31 (44.93%) ITSM
4 23 (33.33%) Project Management
5 22 (31.88%) PRINCE2
6 20 (28.99%) Technical Architecture
6 20 (28.99%) Customer Engagement
6 20 (28.99%) IT Asset Management
7 9 (13.04%) Service Delivery
8 8 (11.59%) Change Management
9 6 (8.70%) Configuration Management
9 6 (8.70%) Information Security
9 6 (8.70%) ITIL V3
10 5 (7.25%) Change Control
10 5 (7.25%) Programme Management
10 5 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (7.25%) TOGAF
10 5 (7.25%) Business Analysis
11 4 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (5.80%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.43%) JavaScript
2 7 (10.14%) SQL
3 4 (5.80%) C
4 3 (4.35%) R
Qualifications
1 29 (42.03%) Degree
2 14 (20.29%) Security Cleared
3 13 (18.84%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.25%) PMP
4 5 (7.25%) PMI Certification
5 4 (5.80%) CBAP
6 3 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (4.35%) MCSE
6 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.35%) MCITP
7 2 (2.90%) CAPM
7 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.90%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (23.19%) COBIT
2 3 (4.35%) BS15000
3 1 (1.45%) SLA
3 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 25 (36.23%) HP UCMDB
2 4 (5.80%) WMI
Vendors
1 25 (36.23%) Microsoft
2 21 (30.43%) ServiceNow
3 6 (8.70%) Citrix
4 4 (5.80%) HP
4 4 (5.80%) TIBCO
4 4 (5.80%) Tableau
5 3 (4.35%) Borland
6 2 (2.90%) Serena
7 1 (1.45%) Remedy