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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 384 409 358
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -51
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 222 156 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.33% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.44% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 105 123
Average daily rate
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£395 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £199 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £611
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 2
Average hourly rate £13.85 £20.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.75% -44.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £17.15 £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £28.00 £55.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
-35.55% -
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
39381 35768 36229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.87% 74.65% 72.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 25694 22646 21510
Average daily rate £423 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 1037 1346
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -1.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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 +19 107 £431 +7.81% 17
South East +16 64 £361 +15.52% 5
South West -33 14 £219 -36.81% 2
North West -2 9 £390 +47.16% 1
East of England -14 9 £330 +10.92% 1
Yorkshire +2 7 £275 +8.91%
East Midlands - 5 £100 - 4
North East -35 4 £188 +4.16%
West Midlands -30 3 £350 -30.00% 1
Midlands - - - -
ITIL V3
UK

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 422 (100.00%) ITIL
2 184 (43.60%) Service Management
3 117 (27.73%) Security Cleared
4 102 (24.17%) Service Delivery
5 90 (21.33%) Windows
6 86 (20.38%) SC Cleared
7 84 (19.91%) SLA
8 71 (16.82%) Incident Management
9 70 (16.59%) Project Management
9 70 (16.59%) Active Directory
10 63 (14.93%) Microsoft
11 60 (14.22%) Change Management
12 51 (12.09%) Finance
13 49 (11.61%) Management Information System
14 48 (11.37%) ITSM
15 45 (10.66%) Cisco
15 45 (10.66%) HP
16 43 (10.19%) PRINCE2
16 43 (10.19%) Configuration Management
16 43 (10.19%) Problem Management
17 39 (9.24%) MS Office
18 38 (9.00%) Windows Server 2008
19 35 (8.29%) Telecoms
19 35 (8.29%) MS Excel
20 34 (8.06%) Windows 7
21 33 (7.82%) UNIX
22 32 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
23 31 (7.35%) Six Sigma
23 31 (7.35%) CMDB
24 30 (7.11%) JSP

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 27 (6.40%) MS Exchange
2 15 (3.55%) IIS
3 12 (2.84%) IBM Notes
3 12 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (2.37%) Apache
5 9 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (1.42%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (1.18%) CMS
7 5 (1.18%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.95%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.71%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.71%) MQSeries
9 3 (0.71%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.47%) JBoss
11 1 (0.24%) TIBCO EMS
11 1 (0.24%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.24%) Node.js
11 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 39 (9.24%) MS Office
2 35 (8.29%) MS Excel
3 15 (3.55%) MS Visio
4 12 (2.84%) MS Project
5 10 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (3.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.66%) assyst
3 5 (1.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (1.18%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.47%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.24%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.24%) Maximo
5 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.24%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.13%) Office 365
2 3 (0.71%) SaaS
3 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.92%) Firewall
2 22 (5.21%) DNS
3 19 (4.50%) LDAP
3 19 (4.50%) DHCP
3 19 (4.50%) VPN
4 18 (4.27%) LAN
5 15 (3.55%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (3.08%) WAN
7 11 (2.61%) TCP/IP
8 10 (2.37%) Wireless
9 8 (1.90%) Network Security
10 7 (1.66%) SNMP
11 6 (1.42%) Internet
11 6 (1.42%) BGP
12 5 (1.18%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (0.95%) HTTP
13 4 (0.95%) SAN
13 4 (0.95%) FWSM
14 3 (0.71%) VoIP
14 3 (0.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.98%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.66%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.18%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 5 (1.18%) Cognos Metric Studio
4 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.47%) MySQL
5 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.24%) DB2
6 1 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.24%) DataStage
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.24%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (2.13%) MSI
2 3 (0.71%) JIRA
2 3 (0.71%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.47%) Hudson
3 2 (0.47%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.47%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.47%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.24%) Subversion
4 1 (0.24%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.24%) PVCS
General
1 51 (12.09%) Finance
2 35 (8.29%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.61%) Banking
4 7 (1.66%) Marketing
5 6 (1.42%) Spanish Language
5 6 (1.42%) Retail
6 5 (1.18%) Legal
7 4 (0.95%) Back Office
7 4 (0.95%) Investment Banking
7 4 (0.95%) Local Government
8 3 (0.71%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.71%) Front Office
9 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.24%) Advertising
10 1 (0.24%) Publishing
10 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 84 (19.91%) Analyst
2 46 (10.90%) Service Manager
3 36 (8.53%) Architect
4 28 (6.64%) Service Analyst
5 23 (5.45%) Support Analyst
6 17 (4.03%) Support Engineer
6 17 (4.03%) Designer
7 16 (3.79%) Consultant
7 16 (3.79%) Transition Manager
8 13 (3.08%) Delivery Manager
8 13 (3.08%) Process Analyst
9 12 (2.84%) Applications Support
9 12 (2.84%) Service Desk Analyst
9 12 (2.84%) Project Manager
9 12 (2.84%) Service Transition Manager
10 11 (2.61%) Network Engineer
10 11 (2.61%) Problem Manager
10 11 (2.61%) Infrastructure Designer
11 9 (2.13%) Incident Manager
11 9 (2.13%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (7.11%) JSP
2 10 (2.37%) Middleware
3 9 (2.13%) Web Services
4 8 (1.90%) .NET
5 5 (1.18%) XML
5 5 (1.18%) Software Packaging
6 3 (0.71%) WCF
7 2 (0.47%) LINQ
7 2 (0.47%) XSLT
7 2 (0.47%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.47%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.47%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.47%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.24%) HTML
8 1 (0.24%) Java EE
8 1 (0.24%) Spring
8 1 (0.24%) Struts
8 1 (0.24%) CSS
8 1 (0.24%) JDBC
8 1 (0.24%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 49 (11.61%) Management Information System
2 32 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (7.35%) CMDB
4 16 (3.79%) Performance Metrics
5 12 (2.84%) CESG
6 11 (2.61%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.37%) CESG CLAS
7 10 (2.37%) Mainframe
8 8 (1.90%) Blackberry
8 8 (1.90%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (1.90%) RMADS
9 5 (1.18%) Clustering
10 4 (0.95%) AS400
10 4 (0.95%) PMI
10 4 (0.95%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.95%) iPad
11 3 (0.71%) Open Source
11 3 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.71%) iPhone
11 3 (0.71%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 90 (21.33%) Windows
2 38 (9.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (8.06%) Windows 7
4 33 (7.82%) UNIX
5 24 (5.69%) Linux
6 22 (5.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (3.79%) Solaris
8 13 (3.08%) Windows XP
9 11 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.90%) Mac OS X
11 6 (1.42%) MVS
12 5 (1.18%) Android
12 5 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.95%) HPUX
14 2 (0.47%) AIX
14 2 (0.47%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.24%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (100.00%) ITIL
2 184 (43.60%) Service Management
3 102 (24.17%) Service Delivery
4 71 (16.82%) Incident Management
5 70 (16.59%) Project Management
6 60 (14.22%) Change Management
7 48 (11.37%) ITSM
8 43 (10.19%) Configuration Management
8 43 (10.19%) PRINCE2
8 43 (10.19%) Problem Management
9 31 (7.35%) Six Sigma
10 25 (5.92%) Knowledge Management
11 23 (5.45%) E-Commerce
11 23 (5.45%) ITIL V2
12 22 (5.21%) Risk Management
13 20 (4.74%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (4.27%) TOGAF
14 18 (4.27%) Root Cause Analysis
15 16 (3.79%) Vulnerability Management
15 16 (3.79%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (5.45%) SQL
2 15 (3.55%) PowerShell
3 10 (2.37%) C
4 5 (1.18%) C#
4 5 (1.18%) Java
4 5 (1.18%) VB.NET
5 4 (0.95%) Python
6 3 (0.71%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.71%) C++
7 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.24%) Ruby
7 1 (0.24%) Scala
7 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 117 (27.73%) Security Cleared
2 86 (20.38%) SC Cleared
3 28 (6.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (5.92%) Degree
5 21 (4.98%) DV Cleared
6 18 (4.27%) CISSP
7 16 (3.79%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (3.79%) MCSE
8 15 (3.55%) MCP
9 11 (2.61%) CCNP
9 11 (2.61%) CCNA
10 10 (2.37%) MCSA
11 9 (2.13%) ISEB
12 8 (1.90%) PMI Certification
13 7 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (1.66%) MOS
13 7 (1.66%) ISEB Practitioner
14 5 (1.18%) A+ Certification
15 4 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (0.95%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (19.91%) SLA
2 21 (4.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (4.27%) JSP 440
4 11 (2.61%) QA
5 10 (2.37%) COBIT
6 5 (1.18%) BS15000
7 3 (0.71%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 70 (16.59%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (1.90%) Terminal Services
5 6 (1.42%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (0.95%) XenApp
8 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.24%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.24%) Firmware
9 1 (0.24%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.24%) vSphere
9 1 (0.24%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 21 (4.98%) SCCM
2 9 (2.13%) OpenView
2 9 (2.13%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (1.66%) AppDNA
3 7 (1.66%) HP UCMDB
3 7 (1.66%) Tivoli
4 6 (1.42%) WhatsUp Gold
4 6 (1.42%) WSUS
5 5 (1.18%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (1.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (0.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (0.95%) HP SIM
7 3 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.71%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (0.47%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.24%) YUM
9 1 (0.24%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 63 (14.93%) Microsoft
2 45 (10.66%) HP
2 45 (10.66%) Cisco
3 28 (6.64%) Remedy
4 25 (5.92%) Citrix
5 20 (4.74%) Oracle
6 14 (3.32%) VMware
6 14 (3.32%) Symantec
7 13 (3.08%) Juniper
8 12 (2.84%) Lotus
8 12 (2.84%) BMC
8 12 (2.84%) ServiceNow
9 9 (2.13%) Lumension
10 8 (1.90%) McAfee
11 7 (1.66%) Sophos
11 7 (1.66%) F5
12 6 (1.42%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.42%) IBM
12 6 (1.42%) EMC
13 5 (1.18%) SAP
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £28000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
Leading Resolutions
Rate: £negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £301 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Hook
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £370.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Wiltshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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