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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ITIL Version 3
Rank 249 240 246
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 480 460 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.94% 0.91% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.15% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 298 283
Average daily rate £400 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £331 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.98% -11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 8
Average hourly rate £27.75 £20.97 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.33% -0.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £34.90 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £15.44
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +94.33%
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
41811 39981 38714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.63% 78.99% 77.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27954 25305 24543
Average daily rate £445 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.07% +4.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 913 1164 1124
Average hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.36 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 29 April 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 +13 157 £442 +10.37% 42
South East -16 153 £350 +7.69% 18
West Midlands -5 43 £438 +28.67% 2
North East -5 35 £416 +108.00% 3
South West +12 29 £363 -4.29% 4
East of England +9 20 £400 -5.32% 2
North West -21 19 £308 -5.38% 10
Yorkshire -22 10 £525 +90.90% 11
East Midlands -1 6 £300 -22.07% 4
Midlands -4 2 £550 +46.66%
ITIL V3
UK

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 903 (100.00%) ITIL
2 307 (34.00%) Service Management
3 223 (24.70%) Security Cleared
4 186 (20.60%) Project Management
5 183 (20.27%) PRINCE2
5 183 (20.27%) Service Delivery
6 164 (18.16%) SC Cleared
7 160 (17.72%) Microsoft
8 156 (17.28%) Finance
9 146 (16.17%) Windows
10 129 (14.29%) ITSM
11 125 (13.84%) Degree
12 120 (13.29%) Service Design
13 111 (12.29%) Agile Software Development
13 111 (12.29%) Active Directory
14 109 (12.07%) Problem Management
15 108 (11.96%) Change Management
16 93 (10.30%) SLA
17 91 (10.08%) Linux
17 91 (10.08%) Firewall
18 90 (9.97%) MS Excel
19 89 (9.86%) Unix
20 88 (9.75%) Incident Management
21 86 (9.52%) VMware
22 84 (9.30%) Oracle
22 84 (9.30%) Configuration Management
23 82 (9.08%) Telecoms
23 82 (9.08%) Analytical Skills
24 81 (8.97%) Cisco
25 80 (8.86%) HP

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 43 (4.76%) IIS
2 38 (4.21%) MS Exchange
3 32 (3.54%) SharePoint
4 24 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (1.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 13 (1.44%) CMS
6 13 (1.44%) OpenStack
7 9 (1.00%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.00%) WebLogic
8 8 (0.89%) CICS
8 8 (0.89%) Skype for Business
9 7 (0.78%) Apache
9 7 (0.78%) SAS
9 7 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.66%) iPlanet
11 5 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (0.55%) MQSeries
11 5 (0.55%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.44%) JBoss
Applications
1 90 (9.97%) MS Excel
2 67 (7.42%) MS Office
3 37 (4.10%) MS Project
4 20 (2.21%) MS Visio
5 16 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 23 (2.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (1.11%) assyst
3 6 (0.66%) SAP IS-U
4 5 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.33%) BASE24
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.22%) Primavera
6 2 (0.22%) SAP GRC
6 2 (0.22%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.11%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.11%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.11%) RMDS
7 1 (0.11%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.66%) Office 365
2 14 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (1.00%) IaaS
6 6 (0.66%) SaaS
7 5 (0.55%) HP Helion
8 3 (0.33%) PaaS
9 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.11%) IBM PureFlex
9 1 (0.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 91 (10.08%) Firewall
2 57 (6.31%) DNS
3 56 (6.20%) WAN
4 54 (5.98%) LAN
5 38 (4.21%) Internet
6 28 (3.10%) VPN
7 25 (2.77%) SSL
8 23 (2.55%) DHCP
9 21 (2.33%) TCP/IP
9 21 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
10 20 (2.21%) SAN
11 19 (2.10%) IP Telephony
11 19 (2.10%) LDAP
12 18 (1.99%) Wireless
13 17 (1.88%) FTP
13 17 (1.88%) VoIP
14 15 (1.66%) Network Security
15 14 (1.55%) NetScaler
15 14 (1.55%) Reverse Proxy
16 12 (1.33%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (3.54%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.88%) DB2
3 14 (1.55%) Oracle Database
4 9 (1.00%) Relational Database
5 7 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (0.66%) Base SAS
6 6 (0.66%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 5 (0.55%) OLAP
7 5 (0.55%) OLAP Cube
7 5 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (0.55%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 5 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.44%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.44%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.22%) Big Data
9 2 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.22%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.11%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 18 (1.99%) JIRA
2 12 (1.33%) Jenkins
3 8 (0.89%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.55%) Artifactory
4 5 (0.55%) HP UFT
4 5 (0.55%) MSI
4 5 (0.55%) Selenium
4 5 (0.55%) Subversion
5 3 (0.33%) JUnit
5 3 (0.33%) LoadRunner
5 3 (0.33%) RSpec
6 2 (0.22%) AdminStudio
6 2 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.22%) Checkstyle
6 2 (0.22%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.22%) FindBugs
6 2 (0.22%) Gradle
6 2 (0.22%) InstallShield
6 2 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.11%) Eclipse
General
1 156 (17.28%) Finance
2 82 (9.08%) Telecoms
3 20 (2.21%) Legal
4 18 (1.99%) Banking
5 16 (1.77%) Back Office
6 12 (1.33%) Retail
7 10 (1.11%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.00%) Publishing
9 8 (0.89%) Law
9 8 (0.89%) Local Government
10 7 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.55%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.44%) Billing
12 4 (0.44%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.44%) Military
13 3 (0.33%) French Language
14 2 (0.22%) Electronics
14 2 (0.22%) Front Office
14 2 (0.22%) German Language
15 1 (0.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 146 (16.17%) Analyst
2 139 (15.39%) Architect
3 114 (12.62%) Service Manager
4 76 (8.42%) Service Architect
5 57 (6.31%) Project Manager
6 48 (5.32%) ITIL Manager
7 44 (4.87%) Consultant
7 44 (4.87%) Transition Manager
8 42 (4.65%) Service Analyst
9 41 (4.54%) Support Engineer
10 40 (4.43%) Service Transition Manager
11 32 (3.54%) IT Manager
12 29 (3.21%) Desktop Support
13 27 (2.99%) Support Analyst
14 24 (2.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 24 (2.66%) Services Delivery Manager
15 23 (2.55%) Network Engineer
16 22 (2.44%) Administrator
16 22 (2.44%) IT Analyst
17 21 (2.33%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (2.88%) Middleware
2 20 (2.21%) Web Services
3 16 (1.77%) Ajax
4 14 (1.55%) J2EE
5 13 (1.44%) HTML
5 13 (1.44%) XML
6 8 (0.89%) CSS
6 8 (0.89%) ISPF
7 7 (0.78%) JSP
8 5 (0.55%) NHibernate
8 5 (0.55%) SOAP
9 4 (0.44%) .NET
10 3 (0.33%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.33%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.33%) Castle Windsor
10 3 (0.33%) jQuery
10 3 (0.33%) LINQ
10 3 (0.33%) Spring
10 3 (0.33%) XSLT
11 2 (0.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 82 (9.08%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (8.75%) Management Information System
3 69 (7.64%) Data Centre
4 41 (4.54%) Computer Science
5 25 (2.77%) CMDB
6 24 (2.66%) Blackberry
7 20 (2.21%) Smart Meter
8 17 (1.88%) Mainframe
8 17 (1.88%) Video Conferencing
9 15 (1.66%) Clustering
10 13 (1.44%) HACMP
10 13 (1.44%) Mathematics
11 11 (1.22%) IBM Mainframe
11 11 (1.22%) Performance Metrics
11 11 (1.22%) Smartcard
12 10 (1.11%) Driving Licence
12 10 (1.11%) Embedded Systems
13 9 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
14 8 (0.89%) AS400
15 7 (0.78%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 146 (16.17%) Windows
2 91 (10.08%) Linux
3 89 (9.86%) Unix
4 49 (5.43%) Windows Server
5 47 (5.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 43 (4.76%) Windows 7
7 34 (3.77%) AIX
7 34 (3.77%) Solaris
8 28 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (2.33%) Oracle Linux
9 21 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (1.55%) Apple iOS
11 10 (1.11%) Windows 8
11 10 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (1.11%) Windows XP
12 9 (1.00%) CentOS
12 9 (1.00%) SUSE
12 9 (1.00%) zOS
13 7 (0.78%) MVS
14 6 (0.66%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 903 (100.00%) ITIL
2 307 (34.00%) Service Management
3 186 (20.60%) Project Management
4 183 (20.27%) PRINCE2
4 183 (20.27%) Service Delivery
5 129 (14.29%) ITSM
6 120 (13.29%) Service Design
7 111 (12.29%) Agile Software Development
8 109 (12.07%) Problem Management
9 108 (11.96%) Change Management
10 88 (9.75%) Incident Management
11 84 (9.30%) Configuration Management
12 65 (7.20%) Stakeholder Management
13 60 (6.64%) Continuous Improvement
14 53 (5.87%) TOGAF
15 52 (5.76%) High Availability
16 44 (4.87%) Release Management
17 38 (4.21%) ITIL V2
18 37 (4.10%) Mentoring
19 35 (3.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (4.54%) SQL
2 32 (3.54%) Bash Shell
2 32 (3.54%) Perl
3 27 (2.99%) Python
4 26 (2.88%) Java
5 19 (2.10%) JavaScript
6 18 (1.99%) PowerShell
7 15 (1.66%) Shell Script
8 11 (1.22%) AWK
8 11 (1.22%) C
8 11 (1.22%) sed
9 9 (1.00%) COBOL
9 9 (1.00%) JCL
10 8 (0.89%) Korn
10 8 (0.89%) VB
11 5 (0.55%) VBScript
12 4 (0.44%) C#
13 2 (0.22%) PHP
13 2 (0.22%) VBA
14 1 (0.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 223 (24.70%) Security Cleared
2 164 (18.16%) SC Cleared
3 125 (13.84%) Degree
4 52 (5.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 41 (4.54%) Cisco Certification
6 39 (4.32%) DV Cleared
7 36 (3.99%) MCSE
8 35 (3.88%) ITIL Certification
9 26 (2.88%) CCNA
9 26 (2.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 21 (2.33%) MCSA
11 20 (2.21%) MCP
12 19 (2.10%) CCNP
12 19 (2.10%) MBCS
13 18 (1.99%) CISSP
14 17 (1.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 17 (1.88%) PMI Certification
15 14 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 13 (1.44%) IBM AIX Certification
16 13 (1.44%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (10.30%) SLA
2 29 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (2.66%) PCI DSS
4 22 (2.44%) COBIT
5 19 (2.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 17 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 17 (1.88%) JSP 440
7 13 (1.44%) ISO27005
8 11 (1.22%) ISO 9001
9 10 (1.11%) ISO22301
10 9 (1.00%) ISAE 3402
11 7 (0.78%) QA
12 5 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
13 3 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 3 (0.33%) ISO27002
14 2 (0.22%) BS7799
14 2 (0.22%) RMADS
15 1 (0.11%) GPG13
15 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
System Software
1 111 (12.29%) Active Directory
2 58 (6.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (2.44%) vSphere
4 21 (2.33%) UAG
5 18 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (1.77%) NFS
7 15 (1.66%) Samba
8 14 (1.55%) Hyper-V
9 13 (1.44%) GPFS
9 13 (1.44%) XenApp
10 11 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (0.89%) Job Entry Subsystem
11 8 (0.89%) VMware ESX
12 6 (0.66%) XenDesktop
13 5 (0.55%) Firmware
14 4 (0.44%) BitLocker
15 3 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (0.33%) Terminal Services
16 2 (0.22%) ProxySG
17 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 24 (2.66%) SCCM
2 22 (2.44%) Puppet
3 15 (1.66%) Ansible
4 13 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (1.33%) OVSD
6 8 (0.89%) EMC NetWorker
6 8 (0.89%) SCOM
6 8 (0.89%) Tivoli NetView
7 6 (0.66%) OpenView
7 6 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (0.55%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.44%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.44%) Control-M
9 4 (0.44%) Nagios
10 3 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.33%) MOM
10 3 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 160 (17.72%) Microsoft
2 86 (9.52%) VMware
3 84 (9.30%) Oracle
4 81 (8.97%) Cisco
5 80 (8.86%) HP
6 61 (6.76%) Red Hat
7 54 (5.98%) Remedy
7 54 (5.98%) ServiceNow
8 46 (5.09%) IBM
9 43 (4.76%) Citrix
10 33 (3.65%) BMC
11 24 (2.66%) NetApp
11 24 (2.66%) SAP
12 20 (2.21%) Intel Security
13 19 (2.10%) Apple
14 17 (1.88%) Juniper
15 16 (1.77%) Amdocs
16 15 (1.66%) F5
17 14 (1.55%) Avaya
18 13 (1.44%) Ericsson
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Rate: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 18 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £650 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
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Rate: £400 - £440 per day + depending experience
Posted: Yesterday
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Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Ifftner Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £526.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + Excellent daily rates
Posted: 3 days ago
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ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £10.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: Up to £575 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rullion IT Plus
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £280.00 - £340.00 per day + Dep on Experience
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Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
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Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per day
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