The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Infrastructure Library Version 2
Rank 520 520 515
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing ITIL V2 37 30 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.064% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.088% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 28
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £221 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £430 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £235 £288
% change year-on-year
+34.04% -18.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £26.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.50 £26.64
% change year-on-year
- -45.57%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36743 34175 37676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.41% 73.35% 71.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23166 21189 22136
Average daily rate £408 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1090 995 1360
Average hourly rate £23.63 £32.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.44 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
ITIL V2
UK

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 July 2014.

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 July 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
London +8 18 £350 +7.69% 1
South East -11 15 £309 -11.78%
West Midlands - 1 £250 - 1
North West - 1 £450 -
East of England - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
ITIL V2
UK

ITIL V2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 93 (100.00%) ITIL
2 33 (35.48%) Microsoft
3 32 (34.41%) ITIL V3
4 30 (32.26%) Configuration Management
5 29 (31.18%) Security Cleared
6 24 (25.81%) Service Management
6 24 (25.81%) HP
7 22 (23.66%) MS Office
7 22 (23.66%) PRINCE2
7 22 (23.66%) HP UCMDB
8 19 (20.43%) Asset Management
8 19 (20.43%) Windows
8 19 (20.43%) Project Management
9 16 (17.20%) ITSM
10 15 (16.13%) ServiceNow
11 14 (15.05%) CMDB
11 14 (15.05%) Finance
12 13 (13.98%) SC Cleared
13 12 (12.90%) Active Directory
14 11 (11.83%) MS Excel
14 11 (11.83%) Remedy
14 11 (11.83%) PRINCE
14 11 (11.83%) DV Cleared
14 11 (11.83%) Problem Management
14 11 (11.83%) Degree
15 10 (10.75%) Serena
15 10 (10.75%) SQL
15 10 (10.75%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (9.68%) HTML
16 9 (9.68%) JavaScript

ITIL V2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 7 (7.53%) CMS
2 5 (5.38%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.08%) IIS
4 1 (1.08%) Apache
4 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.08%) Liferay
4 1 (1.08%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 22 (23.66%) MS Office
2 11 (11.83%) MS Excel
3 8 (8.60%) MS Visio
4 6 (6.45%) MS Project
5 2 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.08%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (8.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (4.30%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.53%) SaaS
2 1 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.08%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.60%) VPN
2 7 (7.53%) LDAP
2 7 (7.53%) SSL
3 6 (6.45%) LAN
4 5 (5.38%) VoIP
5 4 (4.30%) WAN
6 3 (3.23%) IP Telephony
7 2 (2.15%) SAN
7 2 (2.15%) Firewall
7 2 (2.15%) DNS
7 2 (2.15%) ATM
8 1 (1.08%) ISDN
8 1 (1.08%) PSTN
8 1 (1.08%) Wireless
8 1 (1.08%) MPLS
8 1 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.08%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.15%) DTS
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (7.53%) StarTeam
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.08%) Dreamweaver
General
1 14 (15.05%) Finance
2 5 (5.38%) Banking
3 3 (3.23%) Legal
4 2 (2.15%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.08%) French Language
5 1 (1.08%) German Language
5 1 (1.08%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.08%) Law
5 1 (1.08%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 33 (35.48%) Analyst
2 18 (19.35%) Configuration Analyst
3 13 (13.98%) Service Analyst
4 11 (11.83%) Service Desk Analyst
5 10 (10.75%) Consultant
6 9 (9.68%) Service Manager
7 7 (7.53%) ITSM Consultant
7 7 (7.53%) Senior Consultant
7 7 (7.53%) Technical Consultant
7 7 (7.53%) Senior Technical Consultant
8 5 (5.38%) Configuration Manager
8 5 (5.38%) ITIL Manager
8 5 (5.38%) Problem Manager
8 5 (5.38%) ServiceNow Consultant
9 4 (4.30%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (3.23%) Help Desk Manager
10 3 (3.23%) Delivery Manager
10 3 (3.23%) Services Delivery Manager
10 3 (3.23%) Configuration Management Analyst
10 3 (3.23%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.68%) HTML
2 8 (8.60%) XML
2 8 (8.60%) COM
2 8 (8.60%) CSS
3 7 (7.53%) SOAP
3 7 (7.53%) Web Services
3 7 (7.53%) Ajax
4 2 (2.15%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.15%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.05%) CMDB
2 7 (7.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.15%) Replication
3 2 (2.15%) Clustering
3 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.08%) Handset
4 1 (1.08%) PMI
4 1 (1.08%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.08%) Wiki
4 1 (1.08%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.08%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.43%) Windows
2 9 (9.68%) Windows 7
3 5 (5.38%) Windows XP
4 3 (3.23%) Linux
5 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (100.00%) ITIL
2 32 (34.41%) ITIL V3
3 30 (32.26%) Configuration Management
4 24 (25.81%) Service Management
5 22 (23.66%) PRINCE2
6 19 (20.43%) Project Management
6 19 (20.43%) Asset Management
7 16 (17.20%) ITSM
8 11 (11.83%) PRINCE
8 11 (11.83%) Problem Management
9 8 (8.60%) Change Management
9 8 (8.60%) Time Management
10 7 (7.53%) Customer Engagement
10 7 (7.53%) Incident Management
10 7 (7.53%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (6.45%) Service Delivery
12 3 (3.23%) Supplier Management
12 3 (3.23%) Release Management
12 3 (3.23%) Migration
12 3 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.75%) SQL
2 9 (9.68%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.23%) C
4 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (31.18%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.98%) SC Cleared
3 11 (11.83%) DV Cleared
3 11 (11.83%) Degree
4 10 (10.75%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (4.30%) MOS
6 3 (3.23%) PMP
6 3 (3.23%) PMI Certification
6 3 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.15%) MCP
7 2 (2.15%) MCSE
8 1 (1.08%) MCSA
8 1 (1.08%) MCDBA
8 1 (1.08%) CCIE
8 1 (1.08%) CCNP
8 1 (1.08%) CCNA
8 1 (1.08%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.08%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.08%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.08%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (23.66%) HP UCMDB
2 8 (8.60%) WMI
3 3 (3.23%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.15%) SCOM
5 1 (1.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 24 (25.81%) HP
3 15 (16.13%) ServiceNow
4 11 (11.83%) Remedy
5 10 (10.75%) Serena
6 8 (8.60%) BMC
7 7 (7.53%) Borland
8 4 (4.30%) Avaya
9 3 (3.23%) Cisco
9 3 (3.23%) VMware
10 2 (2.15%) CA
11 1 (1.08%) Apple
11 1 (1.08%) Northgate
11 1 (1.08%) Capita
11 1 (1.08%) Fujitsu
11 1 (1.08%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (1.08%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.08%) IBM
11 1 (1.08%) Adobe
11 1 (1.08%) Oracle