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 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Infrastructure Library Version 2
Rank 530 511 493
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -18
Contract jobs citing ITIL V2 33 28 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.071% 0.063% 0.049%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.095% 0.084% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 12
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£550 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £100
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +312.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
34808 33292 29402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.37% 74.79% 72.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 22734 20665 17754
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 920 1066 1240
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -13.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 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 23 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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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 0 13 £550 +44.26% 5
South East -27 6 £295 -28.38% 6
South West - 5 £400 - 3
North West +1 4 £400 -
West Midlands 0 2 £465 +55.00% 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
East of England - - - -
ITIL V2
UK

ITIL V2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 75 (100.00%) ITIL
2 40 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 26 (34.67%) Web Services
3 26 (34.67%) Service Management
4 25 (33.33%) ITSM
5 21 (28.00%) SSL
6 20 (26.67%) Project Management
7 19 (25.33%) HP UCMDB
8 18 (24.00%) ServiceNow
8 18 (24.00%) HP
8 18 (24.00%) Windows
9 16 (21.33%) JavaScript
10 15 (20.00%) HTML
10 15 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 15 (20.00%) XML
10 15 (20.00%) CSS
10 15 (20.00%) SOAP
10 15 (20.00%) VPN
10 15 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 15 (20.00%) ITIL V3
10 15 (20.00%) Ajax
10 15 (20.00%) Degree
11 14 (18.67%) Technical Architecture
11 14 (18.67%) CMDB
11 14 (18.67%) Customer Engagement
11 14 (18.67%) IT Asset Management
11 14 (18.67%) LDAP
11 14 (18.67%) Linux
11 14 (18.67%) MS Office
12 13 (17.33%) Change Management

ITIL V2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 13 (17.33%) Apache
2 12 (16.00%) Tomcat
2 12 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 12 (16.00%) IIS
3 11 (14.67%) WebSphere
3 11 (14.67%) JBoss
4 7 (9.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 7 (9.33%) Documentum
4 7 (9.33%) WebLogic
4 7 (9.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (9.33%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (6.67%) CMS
6 4 (5.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (5.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (4.00%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.33%) Liferay
8 1 (1.33%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 15 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (18.67%) MS Office
3 9 (12.00%) MS Project
4 8 (10.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (5.33%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.33%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (28.00%) SSL
2 15 (20.00%) VPN
3 14 (18.67%) LDAP
4 7 (9.33%) LAN
4 7 (9.33%) WAN
4 7 (9.33%) HTTP
5 6 (8.00%) Firewall
6 5 (6.67%) VoIP
7 3 (4.00%) NAS
7 3 (4.00%) DNS
7 3 (4.00%) SAN
8 2 (2.67%) Wireless
8 2 (2.67%) DHCP
8 2 (2.67%) PSTN
8 2 (2.67%) ISDN
9 1 (1.33%) Network Security
9 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.33%) MPLS
9 1 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.67%) StarTeam
2 3 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (8.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Investment Banking
2 5 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (1.33%) Marketing
3 1 (1.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (28.00%) Analyst
2 19 (25.33%) Developer
3 17 (22.67%) Consultant
4 15 (20.00%) ServiceNow Developer
5 14 (18.67%) ITSM Consultant
5 14 (18.67%) Technical Developer
5 14 (18.67%) ServiceNow Consultant
5 14 (18.67%) Technical Consultant
6 12 (16.00%) Senior Consultant
6 12 (16.00%) Senior Developer
6 12 (16.00%) Service Analyst
6 12 (16.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 11 (14.67%) Service Manager
8 10 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (9.33%) Middleware Engineer
10 6 (8.00%) Service Transition Manager
10 6 (8.00%) Transition Manager
11 5 (6.67%) Administrator
12 4 (5.33%) Cloud Developer
13 3 (4.00%) Service Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (34.67%) Web Services
2 15 (20.00%) HTML
2 15 (20.00%) XML
2 15 (20.00%) CSS
2 15 (20.00%) SOAP
2 15 (20.00%) Ajax
3 13 (17.33%) COM
4 11 (14.67%) JMS
5 7 (9.33%) Java EE
5 7 (9.33%) .NET
5 7 (9.33%) Middleware
6 1 (1.33%) HTML5
6 1 (1.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.67%) CMDB
2 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.33%) New Media
4 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.33%) Wiki
5 1 (1.33%) FMCG
5 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.33%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.00%) Windows
2 14 (18.67%) Linux
3 11 (14.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.33%) UNIX
6 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (100.00%) ITIL
2 26 (34.67%) Service Management
3 25 (33.33%) ITSM
4 20 (26.67%) Project Management
5 15 (20.00%) ITIL V3
6 14 (18.67%) Technical Architecture
6 14 (18.67%) Customer Engagement
6 14 (18.67%) IT Asset Management
7 13 (17.33%) Change Management
7 13 (17.33%) PRINCE2
8 12 (16.00%) Quality Management
9 10 (13.33%) Configuration Management
9 10 (13.33%) Incident Management
10 9 (12.00%) Problem Management
10 9 (12.00%) Service Delivery
11 5 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (6.67%) Change Control
11 5 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (5.33%) OO
12 4 (5.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.33%) JavaScript
2 11 (14.67%) Korn
2 11 (14.67%) C-shell
2 11 (14.67%) Bash Shell
2 11 (14.67%) Shell Script
2 11 (14.67%) Jython
3 7 (9.33%) SQL
4 6 (8.00%) C
5 5 (6.67%) C#
6 4 (5.33%) Java
6 4 (5.33%) Scala
7 1 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (20.00%) Degree
2 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (16.00%) Security Cleared
3 10 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.33%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (5.33%) MOS
5 3 (4.00%) PMP
5 3 (4.00%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.67%) Avaya Certification
6 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.33%) CBAP
7 1 (1.33%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.33%) MCSE
7 1 (1.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.67%) SLA
2 4 (5.33%) COBIT
3 3 (4.00%) BS15000
4 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 11 (14.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (4.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.33%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 19 (25.33%) HP UCMDB
2 5 (6.67%) WMI
3 4 (5.33%) Puppet
4 3 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (4.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 40 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 18 (24.00%) ServiceNow
2 18 (24.00%) HP
3 12 (16.00%) Oracle
4 11 (14.67%) Red Hat
5 7 (9.33%) IBM
6 5 (6.67%) Barracuda Networks
6 5 (6.67%) Avaya
6 5 (6.67%) Cisco
7 4 (5.33%) Borland
8 3 (4.00%) Kaseya
8 3 (4.00%) Business Objects
8 3 (4.00%) Symantec
8 3 (4.00%) VMware
9 2 (2.67%) BT
10 1 (1.33%) Northgate
10 1 (1.33%) Adobe
10 1 (1.33%) SAP
10 1 (1.33%) Serena
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