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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Infrastructure Library Version 2
Rank 539 533 517
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -16
Contract jobs citing ITIL V2 39 36 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.075% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.10% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 29
Average daily rate
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£314 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.46% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £231 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £375 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £241 £263
% change year-on-year
+30.45% -8.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -27.50%
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
38925 35924 38359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.49% 74.48% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24714 22629 22625
Average daily rate £413 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 1022 1412
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.97 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.98% -11.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 +6 17 £333 -1.48%
South East +14 12 £255 -23.88%
North West - 3 £325 -
West Midlands -16 2 £250 -
East of England -20 2 - - 2
South West -45 1 £109 - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
ITIL V2
UK

ITIL V2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 92 (100.00%) ITIL
2 33 (35.87%) Microsoft
2 33 (35.87%) ITIL V3
3 26 (28.26%) Windows
4 23 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 23 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 22 (23.91%) Project Management
5 22 (23.91%) HP
6 20 (21.74%) MS Office
7 18 (19.57%) MS Excel
7 18 (19.57%) Problem Management
8 17 (18.48%) PRINCE2
9 15 (16.30%) Change Management
10 14 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (14.13%) Active Directory
11 13 (14.13%) Service Management
11 13 (14.13%) MS Project
11 13 (14.13%) SQL Server
11 13 (14.13%) Asset Management
12 12 (13.04%) Incident Management
12 12 (13.04%) Apache
12 12 (13.04%) SharePoint
13 11 (11.96%) Tomcat
13 11 (11.96%) Linux
13 11 (11.96%) Oracle
13 11 (11.96%) IIS
13 11 (11.96%) Finance
13 11 (11.96%) SC Cleared
13 11 (11.96%) HP UCMDB
14 10 (10.87%) Quality Management

ITIL V2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (13.04%) Apache
1 12 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 11 (11.96%) Tomcat
2 11 (11.96%) IIS
3 9 (9.78%) WebSphere
4 7 (7.61%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (5.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 5 (5.43%) Documentum
5 5 (5.43%) WebLogic
5 5 (5.43%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (4.35%) MS Exchange
7 3 (3.26%) CMS
8 2 (2.17%) Liferay
8 2 (2.17%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 20 (21.74%) MS Office
2 18 (19.57%) MS Excel
3 13 (14.13%) MS Project
4 9 (9.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (7.61%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.09%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) WebTrends
1 3 (3.26%) assyst
2 1 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.17%) Amazon S3
1 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.70%) Firewall
2 7 (7.61%) SSL
2 7 (7.61%) LAN
2 7 (7.61%) VoIP
3 5 (5.43%) WAN
3 5 (5.43%) HTTP
4 3 (3.26%) Wireless
4 3 (3.26%) ISDN
4 3 (3.26%) PSTN
4 3 (3.26%) DNS
4 3 (3.26%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.17%) VPN
5 2 (2.17%) ATM
5 2 (2.17%) MPLS
5 2 (2.17%) SAN
6 1 (1.09%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.09%) Network Security
6 1 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.17%) MySQL
2 2 (2.17%) DTS
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.35%) StarTeam
2 3 (3.26%) JIRA
3 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (11.96%) Finance
2 5 (5.43%) Banking
3 3 (3.26%) Legal
3 3 (3.26%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Advertising
4 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.09%) Law
4 1 (1.09%) French Language
4 1 (1.09%) German Language
4 1 (1.09%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.09%) Marketing
4 1 (1.09%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 30 (32.61%) Analyst
2 13 (14.13%) Service Analyst
2 13 (14.13%) Service Manager
3 12 (13.04%) Configuration Analyst
4 11 (11.96%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (7.61%) Problem Manager
6 6 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.43%) Middleware Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) ITIL Manager
8 4 (4.35%) Cloud Developer
8 4 (4.35%) Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.26%) Help Desk Manager
9 3 (3.26%) Administrator
9 3 (3.26%) Configuration Manager
9 3 (3.26%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Service Transition Manager
9 3 (3.26%) Configuration Management Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Transition Manager
9 3 (3.26%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.78%) Web Services
1 9 (9.78%) JMS
2 7 (7.61%) .NET
3 5 (5.43%) Middleware
3 5 (5.43%) Java EE
4 2 (2.17%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.09%) XML
5 1 (1.09%) HTML
5 1 (1.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.43%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.26%) CMDB
4 2 (2.17%) Clustering
4 2 (2.17%) Wiki
4 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.17%) Replication
5 1 (1.09%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 26 (28.26%) Windows
2 11 (11.96%) Linux
3 9 (9.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (8.70%) Windows 7
5 7 (7.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.26%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.09%) UNIX
8 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.09%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (100.00%) ITIL
2 33 (35.87%) ITIL V3
3 23 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 22 (23.91%) Project Management
5 18 (19.57%) Problem Management
6 17 (18.48%) PRINCE2
7 15 (16.30%) Change Management
8 13 (14.13%) Service Management
8 13 (14.13%) Asset Management
9 12 (13.04%) Incident Management
10 10 (10.87%) Quality Management
11 9 (9.78%) Software Licensing
12 8 (8.70%) PRINCE
12 8 (8.70%) Service Delivery
12 8 (8.70%) ITSM
13 6 (6.52%) Time Management
14 5 (5.43%) Validation
14 5 (5.43%) Release Management
15 4 (4.35%) OO
16 3 (3.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.78%) Shell Script
1 9 (9.78%) SQL
1 9 (9.78%) C-shell
1 9 (9.78%) Bash Shell
1 9 (9.78%) Jython
1 9 (9.78%) Korn
2 5 (5.43%) C#
3 4 (4.35%) Scala
3 4 (4.35%) Java
4 3 (3.26%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.26%) C
5 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (11.96%) SC Cleared
4 7 (7.61%) DV Cleared
5 6 (6.52%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (5.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (5.43%) MOS
7 3 (3.26%) Avaya Certification
7 3 (3.26%) MCSE
7 3 (3.26%) Degree
8 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (2.17%) MCSA
8 2 (2.17%) MCP
8 2 (2.17%) PMP
8 2 (2.17%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.17%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.09%) CCIE
9 1 (1.09%) CCNP
9 1 (1.09%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.78%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) COBIT
2 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (14.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.09%) Terminal Server
2 1 (1.09%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (11.96%) HP UCMDB
2 5 (5.43%) WMI
3 4 (4.35%) Puppet
4 3 (3.26%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.17%) SCOM
6 1 (1.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (35.87%) Microsoft
2 22 (23.91%) HP
3 11 (11.96%) Oracle
4 9 (9.78%) Red Hat
4 9 (9.78%) JBoss
5 8 (8.70%) ServiceNow
6 6 (6.52%) Serena
6 6 (6.52%) IBM
6 6 (6.52%) Avaya
7 5 (5.43%) Cisco
8 4 (4.35%) Remedy
8 4 (4.35%) Borland
9 3 (3.26%) VMware
9 3 (3.26%) BT
9 3 (3.26%) Business Objects
9 3 (3.26%) Barracuda Networks
10 2 (2.17%) Adobe
10 2 (2.17%) CA
11 1 (1.09%) BMC
11 1 (1.09%) Dell