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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Infrastructure Library Version 2
Rank 558 522 540
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +18
Contract jobs citing ITIL V2 28 33 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.069% 0.034%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.071% 0.090% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 9
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£400 £315 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% +8.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £116 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
+40.49% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.75
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
39339 36598 33493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.63% 76.43% 75.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 25883 23216 20586
Average daily rate £415 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -2.40%
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 £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1105 1023
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 £400 +12.28% 1
South East -25 1 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 £425 -
East of England - 1 - -
ITIL V2
UK

ITIL V2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 55 (100.00%) ITIL
2 37 (67.27%) Service Management
3 23 (41.82%) Degree
4 22 (40.00%) PRINCE2
5 17 (30.91%) ITSM
5 17 (30.91%) COBIT
6 16 (29.09%) Project Management
7 15 (27.27%) LDAP
7 15 (27.27%) XML
7 15 (27.27%) VPN
7 15 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
7 15 (27.27%) Data Centre
8 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
9 12 (21.82%) Service Delivery
9 12 (21.82%) HP UCMDB
10 11 (20.00%) ServiceNow
10 11 (20.00%) IT Asset Management
10 11 (20.00%) CMDB
10 11 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 11 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
10 11 (20.00%) Law
10 11 (20.00%) Ajax
10 11 (20.00%) SSL
10 11 (20.00%) HTML
10 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 11 (20.00%) COM
10 11 (20.00%) CSS
10 11 (20.00%) SOAP
10 11 (20.00%) Web Services
11 9 (16.36%) LAN

ITIL V2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1 (1.82%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Project
2 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.09%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
1 1 (1.82%) IaaS
1 1 (1.82%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.27%) LDAP
1 15 (27.27%) VPN
2 11 (20.00%) SSL
3 9 (16.36%) LAN
3 9 (16.36%) WAN
4 4 (7.27%) DHCP
4 4 (7.27%) DNS
4 4 (7.27%) DDNS
4 4 (7.27%) DSL
4 4 (7.27%) Firewall
4 4 (7.27%) Wireless
4 4 (7.27%) IPsec
4 4 (7.27%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (7.27%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (5.45%) Network Security
5 3 (5.45%) Internet
6 1 (1.82%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
1 4 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (7.27%) Spotfire
1 4 (7.27%) QlikView
1 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 11 (20.00%) Law
2 4 (7.27%) Legal
2 4 (7.27%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (27.27%) Developer
2 11 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
2 11 (20.00%) Consultant
2 11 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 11 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 11 (20.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 11 (20.00%) ITSM Consultant
2 11 (20.00%) Technical Developer
2 11 (20.00%) ServiceNow Consultant
2 11 (20.00%) ServiceNow Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Analyst
4 8 (14.55%) Coordinator
4 8 (14.55%) Project Coordinator
5 7 (12.73%) Architect
6 6 (10.91%) Business Analyst
7 5 (9.09%) Service Architect
8 4 (7.27%) IT Security Manager
8 4 (7.27%) Security Manager
8 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.27%) XML
2 11 (20.00%) Ajax
2 11 (20.00%) HTML
2 11 (20.00%) COM
2 11 (20.00%) CSS
2 11 (20.00%) SOAP
2 11 (20.00%) Web Services
3 8 (14.55%) .NET
4 4 (7.27%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 11 (20.00%) CMDB
3 6 (10.91%) CESG
4 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (7.27%) Visualisation
5 4 (7.27%) PKI
6 2 (3.64%) PMI
7 1 (1.82%) Statistics
7 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) UNIX
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
1 4 (7.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (100.00%) ITIL
2 37 (67.27%) Service Management
3 22 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 17 (30.91%) ITSM
5 16 (29.09%) Project Management
6 15 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
7 12 (21.82%) Service Delivery
8 11 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
8 11 (20.00%) IT Asset Management
9 8 (14.55%) Information Security
10 6 (10.91%) Change Management
10 6 (10.91%) Risk Management
11 5 (9.09%) TOGAF
12 4 (7.27%) Security Management
12 4 (7.27%) Business Analysis
12 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (7.27%) Analytics
12 4 (7.27%) Cyber Security
13 3 (5.45%) Business Continuity Planning
13 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (7.27%) SQL
2 4 (7.27%) XMLA
3 3 (5.45%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (41.82%) Degree
2 11 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (14.55%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.27%) CBAP
4 4 (7.27%) Check Point Certification
4 4 (7.27%) CCSA
4 4 (7.27%) CCSE
5 3 (5.45%) MCSE
5 3 (5.45%) CCNA
5 3 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.45%) MCITP
6 2 (3.64%) CAPM
6 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (3.64%) PMP
6 2 (3.64%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.82%) MOS
7 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (30.91%) COBIT
2 2 (3.64%) SLA
3 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 8 (14.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.27%) Snort
2 4 (7.27%) Squid
Systems Management
1 12 (21.82%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.00%) ServiceNow
3 8 (14.55%) Citrix
4 4 (7.27%) Nokia
4 4 (7.27%) CheckPoint
4 4 (7.27%) TIBCO
4 4 (7.27%) Cisco
4 4 (7.27%) Tableau
5 3 (5.45%) Websense
6 1 (1.82%) Serena
6 1 (1.82%) IBM
6 1 (1.82%) HP
6 1 (1.82%) Remedy