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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Infrastructure Library Version 2
Rank 560 504 516
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +12
Contract jobs citing ITIL V2 23 62 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.13% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.059% 0.17% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 43 8
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£475 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £112 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £313 £344
% change year-on-year
+24.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.00
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
38689 37247 31943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.33% 75.52% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 25022 23920 19615
Average daily rate £418 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1115 1123 991
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 May 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 May 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 +10 19 £488 +62.50% 2
West Midlands - 2 £425 -
South East -41 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
ITIL V2
UK

ITIL V2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 61 (100.00%) ITIL
2 36 (59.02%) Service Management
3 24 (39.34%) ITSM
4 23 (37.70%) Degree
5 22 (36.07%) Project Management
6 21 (34.43%) PRINCE2
7 19 (31.15%) XML
7 19 (31.15%) Microsoft
7 19 (31.15%) HP UCMDB
8 15 (24.59%) ServiceNow
8 15 (24.59%) CSS
8 15 (24.59%) SOAP
8 15 (24.59%) Web Services
8 15 (24.59%) HTML
8 15 (24.59%) JavaScript
8 15 (24.59%) COBIT
8 15 (24.59%) Ajax
9 14 (22.95%) Technical Architecture
9 14 (22.95%) CMDB
9 14 (22.95%) COM
9 14 (22.95%) LDAP
9 14 (22.95%) SSL
9 14 (22.95%) VPN
9 14 (22.95%) Security Cleared
9 14 (22.95%) Customer Engagement
9 14 (22.95%) IT Asset Management
9 14 (22.95%) Data Centre
10 11 (18.03%) SC Cleared
11 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (14.75%) Service Delivery

ITIL V2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (8.20%) CMS
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Visio
1 5 (8.20%) MS Project
2 4 (6.56%) MS Office
2 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.92%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.95%) LDAP
1 14 (22.95%) SSL
1 14 (22.95%) VPN
2 7 (11.48%) LAN
2 7 (11.48%) WAN
3 3 (4.92%) Network Security
4 1 (1.64%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
1 4 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (6.56%) Spotfire
1 4 (6.56%) QlikView
1 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) StarTeam
General
1 9 (14.75%) Law
2 7 (11.48%) Finance
3 4 (6.56%) Legal
4 1 (1.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (31.15%) Developer
2 15 (24.59%) ServiceNow Developer
2 15 (24.59%) Consultant
3 14 (22.95%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 14 (22.95%) Senior Developer
3 14 (22.95%) Technical Consultant
3 14 (22.95%) Senior Consultant
3 14 (22.95%) ServiceNow Consultant
3 14 (22.95%) ITSM Consultant
3 14 (22.95%) Technical Developer
4 10 (16.39%) Analyst
5 7 (11.48%) Service Manager
6 6 (9.84%) Coordinator
6 6 (9.84%) Business Analyst
6 6 (9.84%) Project Coordinator
7 5 (8.20%) Transition Manager
7 5 (8.20%) Project Manager
7 5 (8.20%) Service Transition Manager
8 4 (6.56%) Administrator
8 4 (6.56%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (31.15%) XML
2 15 (24.59%) CSS
2 15 (24.59%) SOAP
2 15 (24.59%) Web Services
2 15 (24.59%) HTML
2 15 (24.59%) Ajax
3 14 (22.95%) COM
4 4 (6.56%) .NET
4 4 (6.56%) MDX
5 1 (1.64%) HTML5
5 1 (1.64%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.95%) CMDB
1 14 (22.95%) Data Centre
2 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.48%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.56%) Visualisation
4 4 (6.56%) CESG
5 3 (4.92%) New Media
6 2 (3.28%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.28%) PMI
7 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.64%) Statistics
7 1 (1.64%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (100.00%) ITIL
2 36 (59.02%) Service Management
3 24 (39.34%) ITSM
4 22 (36.07%) Project Management
5 21 (34.43%) PRINCE2
6 14 (22.95%) Technical Architecture
6 14 (22.95%) Customer Engagement
6 14 (22.95%) IT Asset Management
7 9 (14.75%) Service Delivery
8 7 (11.48%) Change Management
9 6 (9.84%) Information Security
10 5 (8.20%) TOGAF
10 5 (8.20%) Programme Management
10 5 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (8.20%) Business Analysis
10 5 (8.20%) Configuration Management
10 5 (8.20%) Change Control
11 4 (6.56%) Analytics
11 4 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (6.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.59%) JavaScript
2 7 (11.48%) SQL
3 4 (6.56%) C
4 3 (4.92%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (37.70%) Degree
2 14 (22.95%) Security Cleared
3 11 (18.03%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.56%) CBAP
4 4 (6.56%) PMP
4 4 (6.56%) PMI Certification
5 3 (4.92%) MCITP
5 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.92%) MCSE
6 2 (3.28%) CAPM
6 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.64%) MOS
7 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (24.59%) COBIT
2 3 (4.92%) SLA
3 1 (1.64%) QA
3 1 (1.64%) BS15000
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (31.15%) HP UCMDB
2 4 (6.56%) WMI
3 1 (1.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (31.15%) Microsoft
2 15 (24.59%) ServiceNow
3 6 (9.84%) Citrix
4 4 (6.56%) Tableau
4 4 (6.56%) HP
4 4 (6.56%) TIBCO
5 3 (4.92%) Borland
6 2 (3.28%) Serena
7 1 (1.64%) Remedy
7 1 (1.64%) IBM
7 1 (1.64%) Splunk