The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL V3 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 V3 over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ITIL Version 3
Rank 249 278 252
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -26
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 417 352 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.90% 0.76% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.97% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 230 221
Average daily rate £400 £367 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.14% -2.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £208 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £476 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £386 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.97% +10.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 12
Average hourly rate £23.00 - £20.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 - £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 - £42.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £11.55 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+99.13% -23.00%
ITIL V3
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
37890 36304 35043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.52% 78.00% 77.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 25127 23515 21575
Average daily rate £430 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1065 983 1106
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.33 £48.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

ITIL V3
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL V3 Jobs Demand Trend in England

ITIL V3
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL V3 across the England region.

ITIL V3 Daily Rate Trend in England

ITIL V3
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL V3 across the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

ITIL V3 Daily Rate Histogram in England

ITIL V3
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 across the England region.

ITIL V3 Hourly Rate Trend in England

ITIL V3
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL V3 across the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

ITIL V3 Hourly Rate Histogram in England

ITIL V3
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 V3 within the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -7 145 £463 +32.14% 17
South East +7 99 £381 -4.08% 21
West Midlands +6 41 £530 +60.60% 13
East of England +16 36 £390 +5.76% 4
South West +13 34 £335 -16.25% 8
North East -6 20 £323 -26.41% 5
North West -2 18 £325 -24.41% 14
Yorkshire -14 14 £350 +2.94% 14
East Midlands -4 7 £400 -12.08% 3
Midlands 0 1 £550 -
ITIL V3
UK

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ITIL V3 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 V3.

1 839 (100.00%) ITIL
2 325 (38.74%) Service Management
3 219 (26.10%) Security Cleared
4 190 (22.65%) Service Delivery
5 178 (21.22%) Project Management
6 168 (20.02%) ITSM
7 162 (19.31%) PRINCE2
8 161 (19.19%) Finance
9 155 (18.47%) Microsoft
10 147 (17.52%) SC Cleared
11 136 (16.21%) Windows
12 118 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
12 118 (14.06%) Change Management
13 107 (12.75%) Problem Management
14 100 (11.92%) Incident Management
15 98 (11.68%) Active Directory
16 93 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
17 81 (9.65%) Degree
17 81 (9.65%) Linux
18 77 (9.18%) MS Excel
19 72 (8.58%) MS Office
20 71 (8.46%) VMware
21 70 (8.34%) Configuration Management
22 66 (7.87%) Unix
23 63 (7.51%) ServiceNow
24 60 (7.15%) Continuous Improvement
24 60 (7.15%) DV Cleared
24 60 (7.15%) Stakeholder Management
25 59 (7.03%) Management Information System
25 59 (7.03%) Firewall

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ITIL V3 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 V3. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 34 (4.05%) IIS
2 29 (3.46%) SharePoint
3 23 (2.74%) MS Exchange
4 18 (2.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 14 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (1.43%) CMS
7 10 (1.19%) Skype for Business
8 7 (0.83%) CICS
8 7 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (0.83%) OpenStack
8 7 (0.83%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.72%) Apache
9 6 (0.72%) JBoss
9 6 (0.72%) SAS
10 5 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.48%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.36%) Documentum
12 3 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.36%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 77 (9.18%) MS Excel
2 72 (8.58%) MS Office
3 30 (3.58%) MS Project
4 28 (3.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (2.86%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 29 (3.46%) Remedy ITSM
2 15 (1.79%) SAP GRC
2 15 (1.79%) SAP SRM
3 10 (1.19%) assyst
4 3 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.36%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (0.24%) Primavera
5 2 (0.24%) Sage 300 ERP
5 2 (0.24%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.12%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.12%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.31%) Office 365
2 8 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.83%) SaaS
4 6 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.36%) Google Drive
5 3 (0.36%) PaaS
6 2 (0.24%) IaaS
7 1 (0.12%) IBM PureFlex
7 1 (0.12%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.12%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 59 (7.03%) Firewall
2 35 (4.17%) WAN
3 32 (3.81%) DNS
3 32 (3.81%) LAN
4 23 (2.74%) SSL
5 22 (2.62%) VPN
6 21 (2.50%) Internet
7 20 (2.38%) VoIP
8 14 (1.67%) SAN
9 12 (1.43%) DHCP
9 12 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (1.31%) FTP
10 11 (1.31%) HTTP
10 11 (1.31%) NetScaler
10 11 (1.31%) Network Security
10 11 (1.31%) TCP/IP
11 10 (1.19%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (1.07%) IP Telephony
12 9 (1.07%) LDAP
12 9 (1.07%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.79%) SAP BW
3 10 (1.19%) DB2
4 7 (0.83%) Relational Database
5 6 (0.72%) Base SAS
5 6 (0.72%) OLAP
5 6 (0.72%) Oracle Database
5 6 (0.72%) SAP BI
5 6 (0.72%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 6 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.60%) OLAP Cube
6 5 (0.60%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 3 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (1.43%) JIRA
2 9 (1.07%) Git (software)
3 7 (0.83%) Jenkins
3 7 (0.83%) Selenium
3 7 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.60%) HP UFT
4 5 (0.60%) LoadRunner
4 5 (0.60%) RSpec
5 3 (0.36%) Subversion
6 1 (0.12%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.12%) Checkstyle
6 1 (0.12%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.12%) FindBugs
6 1 (0.12%) Gradle
6 1 (0.12%) JUnit
6 1 (0.12%) MSI
6 1 (0.12%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.12%) Toad
General
1 161 (19.19%) Finance
2 51 (6.08%) Telecoms
3 20 (2.38%) Banking
4 13 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (1.19%) Back Office
6 9 (1.07%) Retail
7 7 (0.83%) Billing
8 5 (0.60%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.60%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.48%) Legal
9 4 (0.48%) Local Government
9 4 (0.48%) Publishing
10 3 (0.36%) Marketing
11 2 (0.24%) Electronics
11 2 (0.24%) German Language
11 2 (0.24%) Law
11 2 (0.24%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.24%) Military
12 1 (0.12%) Advertising
12 1 (0.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 146 (17.40%) Analyst
2 126 (15.02%) Service Manager
3 96 (11.44%) Architect
4 59 (7.03%) ITIL Manager
5 58 (6.91%) Service Architect
6 54 (6.44%) Consultant
6 54 (6.44%) Project Manager
7 53 (6.32%) Service Analyst
8 51 (6.08%) Transition Manager
9 44 (5.24%) Service Transition Manager
10 32 (3.81%) IT Manager
11 30 (3.58%) Services Delivery Manager
12 27 (3.22%) Incident Manager
12 27 (3.22%) ITIL Service Manager
13 25 (2.98%) Applications Support
13 25 (2.98%) Delivery Manager
13 25 (2.98%) Support Analyst
14 24 (2.86%) Support Engineer
15 20 (2.38%) 2nd Line Support
15 20 (2.38%) ITIL Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.86%) Web Services
2 17 (2.03%) Middleware
3 12 (1.43%) Ajax
4 7 (0.83%) .NET
4 7 (0.83%) ISPF
4 7 (0.83%) J2EE
5 5 (0.60%) XML
6 2 (0.24%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.24%) LAMP
6 2 (0.24%) SOAP
6 2 (0.24%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.24%) WinForms
6 2 (0.24%) XSL
7 1 (0.12%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.12%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.12%) Apache Camel
7 1 (0.12%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.12%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.12%) NHibernate
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 93 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (7.03%) Data Centre
2 59 (7.03%) Management Information System
3 25 (2.98%) Computer Science
4 20 (2.38%) Blackberry
5 16 (1.91%) CMDB
6 14 (1.67%) Mainframe
7 11 (1.31%) PMI
8 10 (1.19%) IBM Mainframe
9 8 (0.95%) Driving Licence
9 8 (0.95%) Smart Meter
9 8 (0.95%) User Experience
10 7 (0.83%) AS400
10 7 (0.83%) Fat Client
10 7 (0.83%) Performance Metrics
10 7 (0.83%) PKI
10 7 (0.83%) Thin Client
11 6 (0.72%) HACMP
11 6 (0.72%) NHS
11 6 (0.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 136 (16.21%) Windows
2 81 (9.65%) Linux
3 66 (7.87%) Unix
4 48 (5.72%) Windows 7
4 48 (5.72%) Windows Server
5 35 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (3.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (3.10%) Solaris
8 23 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (2.15%) AIX
9 18 (2.15%) Oracle Linux
10 17 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (1.79%) Windows 8
12 10 (1.19%) Apple iOS
13 9 (1.07%) Android
14 8 (0.95%) CentOS
15 7 (0.83%) MVS
15 7 (0.83%) zOS
16 6 (0.72%) Windows XP
17 5 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 839 (100.00%) ITIL
2 325 (38.74%) Service Management
3 190 (22.65%) Service Delivery
4 178 (21.22%) Project Management
5 168 (20.02%) ITSM
6 162 (19.31%) PRINCE2
7 118 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
7 118 (14.06%) Change Management
8 107 (12.75%) Problem Management
9 100 (11.92%) Incident Management
10 70 (8.34%) Configuration Management
11 60 (7.15%) Continuous Improvement
11 60 (7.15%) Stakeholder Management
12 50 (5.96%) Release Management
13 41 (4.89%) High Availability
14 37 (4.41%) Knowledge Management
15 35 (4.17%) Asset Management
16 32 (3.81%) Risk Management
16 32 (3.81%) Root Cause Analysis
17 31 (3.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 45 (5.36%) SQL
2 29 (3.46%) Python
3 23 (2.74%) Bash Shell
4 21 (2.50%) JavaScript
5 19 (2.26%) Perl
6 17 (2.03%) Java
7 12 (1.43%) C
7 12 (1.43%) Shell Script
7 12 (1.43%) VB
8 11 (1.31%) AWK
8 11 (1.31%) PowerShell
8 11 (1.31%) sed
9 8 (0.95%) C++
10 7 (0.83%) COBOL
10 7 (0.83%) JCL
11 4 (0.48%) Korn
12 3 (0.36%) C#
12 3 (0.36%) VB6
12 3 (0.36%) VBScript
13 1 (0.12%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 219 (26.10%) Security Cleared
2 147 (17.52%) SC Cleared
3 81 (9.65%) Degree
4 60 (7.15%) DV Cleared
5 37 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 31 (3.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 29 (3.46%) ITIL Certification
8 27 (3.22%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (2.86%) MCSE
10 21 (2.50%) CCNA
10 21 (2.50%) MCP
11 20 (2.38%) PMI Certification
12 16 (1.91%) CISSP
13 15 (1.79%) MBCS
14 14 (1.67%) MCSA
15 13 (1.55%) APMP
16 12 (1.43%) CCNP
17 10 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 9 (1.07%) ISEB
18 9 (1.07%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (6.44%) SLA
2 20 (2.38%) JSP 440
3 16 (1.91%) COBIT
4 14 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (1.43%) QA
6 11 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (1.19%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
9 7 (0.83%) ISO22301
10 6 (0.72%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 6 (0.72%) ISO27005
11 4 (0.48%) Data Quality
11 4 (0.48%) HIPAA
12 3 (0.36%) ISAE 3402
12 3 (0.36%) ISO27002
13 2 (0.24%) BS7799
13 2 (0.24%) GAMP
13 2 (0.24%) GxP
13 2 (0.24%) RMADS
System Software
1 98 (11.68%) Active Directory
2 41 (4.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.26%) NFS
4 16 (1.91%) Samba
5 15 (1.79%) vSphere
5 15 (1.79%) XenApp
6 13 (1.55%) UAG
7 11 (1.31%) Hyper-V
8 9 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (1.07%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.83%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 7 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (0.72%) GPFS
10 6 (0.72%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.48%) BitLocker
11 4 (0.48%) ProxySG
12 3 (0.36%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.36%) XenServer
13 2 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 28 (3.34%) SCCM
2 18 (2.15%) Puppet
3 15 (1.79%) SCOM
4 14 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.19%) OVSD
6 7 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
6 7 (0.83%) Tivoli NetView
7 6 (0.72%) SCOrch
8 5 (0.60%) WSUS
9 4 (0.48%) Ansible
9 4 (0.48%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.36%) MOM
10 3 (0.36%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.24%) AppManager
11 2 (0.24%) Foglight
11 2 (0.24%) logstash
11 2 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.24%) Nagios
11 2 (0.24%) SmoothWall
11 2 (0.24%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 155 (18.47%) Microsoft
2 71 (8.46%) VMware
3 63 (7.51%) ServiceNow
4 57 (6.79%) Oracle
5 53 (6.32%) HP
6 51 (6.08%) Red Hat
7 50 (5.96%) Cisco
8 43 (5.13%) Remedy
9 36 (4.29%) BMC
10 34 (4.05%) Citrix
11 30 (3.58%) SAP
12 27 (3.22%) IBM
13 21 (2.50%) Apple
14 18 (2.15%) NetApp
15 16 (1.91%) Intel Security
16 14 (1.67%) SolarWinds
17 12 (1.43%) Juniper
18 11 (1.31%) CheckPoint
19 9 (1.07%) Dell
19 9 (1.07%) EMC
Manchester, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitve + Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer People
Rate: £220.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West
ITF Solutions
Rate: £450 - £520 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Swindon
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 17 days ago
Harrogate
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Croydon
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £500- £600 per day 8 month contract
Posted: 24 days ago
West Midlands
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £700.00 - £730.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago