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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 402 400 379
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -21
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 189 156 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.33% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.44% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 94 126
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £550 £539
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -14.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.15 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £28.00 £33.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £22.50 £32.89
% change year-on-year
-25.55% -31.59%
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
39013 35351 37639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.93% 74.46% 72.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24966 22370 22280
Average daily rate £415 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.23% +0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1092 978 1417
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.46 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

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 2 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 2 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 2 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 +14 85 £420 +5.00% 21
South East +17 53 £356 +13.76% 5
South West -27 14 £350 - 6
North West -1 11 £325 - 4
East of England -22 9 £260 -18.75% 12
Yorkshire +3 7 £275 -15.77% 3
West Midlands -31 5 £350 -28.57% 3
North East -32 4 £188 +4.16%
East Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - - - -
ITIL V3
UK

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 408 (100.00%) ITIL
2 173 (42.40%) Service Management
3 121 (29.66%) Security Cleared
4 88 (21.57%) Service Delivery
5 87 (21.32%) SC Cleared
6 83 (20.34%) Windows
7 75 (18.38%) SLA
8 70 (17.16%) Project Management
9 68 (16.67%) Incident Management
10 61 (14.95%) Active Directory
11 55 (13.48%) Microsoft
11 55 (13.48%) Change Management
12 53 (12.99%) ITSM
13 52 (12.75%) Problem Management
14 48 (11.76%) Finance
15 45 (11.03%) HP
16 44 (10.78%) Configuration Management
17 43 (10.54%) Management Information System
18 42 (10.29%) PRINCE2
19 41 (10.05%) MS Office
20 40 (9.80%) Cisco
21 39 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
22 36 (8.82%) MS Excel
23 33 (8.09%) Remedy
23 33 (8.09%) UNIX
23 33 (8.09%) Windows 7
24 31 (7.60%) CMDB
25 30 (7.35%) Telecoms
26 29 (7.11%) JSP
26 29 (7.11%) ITIL V2

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 18 (4.41%) MS Exchange
2 15 (3.68%) IIS
3 12 (2.94%) IBM Notes
4 10 (2.45%) Apache
4 10 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (1.47%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.23%) MQSeries
6 5 (1.23%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.98%) CMS
7 4 (0.98%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.74%) Lotus Domino
8 3 (0.74%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.25%) Node.js
10 1 (0.25%) Lync
10 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.25%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 41 (10.05%) MS Office
2 36 (8.82%) MS Excel
3 16 (3.92%) MS Visio
4 15 (3.68%) MS Project
5 10 (2.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (4.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.72%) assyst
3 5 (1.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (1.23%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.49%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.25%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.25%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.25%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.72%) Office 365
2 3 (0.74%) SaaS
2 3 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.37%) Firewall
2 23 (5.64%) DNS
3 19 (4.66%) LDAP
3 19 (4.66%) DHCP
4 16 (3.92%) VPN
4 16 (3.92%) LAN
5 15 (3.68%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (2.70%) TCP/IP
7 10 (2.45%) WAN
8 7 (1.72%) Network Security
8 7 (1.72%) SNMP
8 7 (1.72%) Wireless
9 6 (1.47%) BGP
10 5 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (1.23%) SAN
10 5 (1.23%) Internet
11 4 (0.98%) HTTP
12 3 (0.74%) FWSM
12 3 (0.74%) Wireshark
12 3 (0.74%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.96%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.23%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 5 (1.23%) Cognos Metric Studio
4 3 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.49%) MySQL
5 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 7
6 1 (0.25%) DataStage
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.25%) DTS
6 1 (0.25%) DB2
6 1 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (2.21%) MSI
2 3 (0.74%) JIRA
3 2 (0.49%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.49%) Subversion
4 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
General
1 48 (11.76%) Finance
2 30 (7.35%) Telecoms
3 17 (4.17%) Banking
4 8 (1.96%) Marketing
5 6 (1.47%) Back Office
5 6 (1.47%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.47%) Retail
6 5 (1.23%) Front Office
7 3 (0.74%) Spanish Language
7 3 (0.74%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.74%) Legal
8 2 (0.49%) Local Government
9 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.25%) Publishing
9 1 (0.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 89 (21.81%) Analyst
2 44 (10.78%) Service Manager
3 35 (8.58%) Service Analyst
4 30 (7.35%) Architect
5 23 (5.64%) Support Analyst
6 19 (4.66%) Service Desk Analyst
7 18 (4.41%) Consultant
8 17 (4.17%) Designer
9 15 (3.68%) Transition Manager
9 15 (3.68%) Problem Manager
10 14 (3.43%) Process Analyst
11 13 (3.19%) Applications Support
12 12 (2.94%) Service Transition Manager
12 12 (2.94%) Delivery Manager
13 11 (2.70%) Infrastructure Designer
13 11 (2.70%) Support Engineer
13 11 (2.70%) Project Manager
14 9 (2.21%) Incident Manager
14 9 (2.21%) Configuration Manager
14 9 (2.21%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (7.11%) JSP
2 10 (2.45%) Middleware
3 9 (2.21%) Web Services
4 7 (1.72%) .NET
5 5 (1.23%) Software Packaging
5 5 (1.23%) WCF
5 5 (1.23%) XML
6 2 (0.49%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.49%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.25%) JavaFX
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.25%) Java EE
7 1 (0.25%) Spring
7 1 (0.25%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.25%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.25%) JMS
7 1 (0.25%) J2EE
7 1 (0.25%) HTML
7 1 (0.25%) CSS
7 1 (0.25%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.54%) Management Information System
2 39 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (7.60%) CMDB
4 12 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.94%) CESG
5 10 (2.45%) Mainframe
5 10 (2.45%) CESG CLAS
6 8 (1.96%) RMADS
7 6 (1.47%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.23%) Market Risk
8 5 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.98%) AS400
9 4 (0.98%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (0.98%) Open Source
10 3 (0.74%) PMI
10 3 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.49%) User Experience
11 2 (0.49%) Clustering
11 2 (0.49%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 83 (20.34%) Windows
2 33 (8.09%) UNIX
2 33 (8.09%) Windows 7
3 28 (6.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (6.13%) Linux
5 17 (4.17%) Solaris
6 16 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (3.68%) Windows XP
8 8 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.47%) MVS
9 6 (1.47%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.98%) HPUX
11 4 (0.98%) Android
12 3 (0.74%) AIX
12 3 (0.74%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.49%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.25%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 408 (100.00%) ITIL
2 173 (42.40%) Service Management
3 88 (21.57%) Service Delivery
4 70 (17.16%) Project Management
5 68 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 55 (13.48%) Change Management
7 53 (12.99%) ITSM
8 52 (12.75%) Problem Management
9 44 (10.78%) Configuration Management
10 42 (10.29%) PRINCE2
11 29 (7.11%) ITIL V2
12 27 (6.62%) Knowledge Management
12 27 (6.62%) Six Sigma
13 25 (6.13%) E-Commerce
14 24 (5.88%) Risk Management
15 18 (4.41%) TOGAF
15 18 (4.41%) Root Cause Analysis
16 17 (4.17%) Software Distribution
17 16 (3.92%) Information Security
18 15 (3.68%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (5.15%) SQL
2 15 (3.68%) PowerShell
3 11 (2.70%) C
4 6 (1.47%) Python
5 5 (1.23%) VB.NET
5 5 (1.23%) C#
5 5 (1.23%) C++
6 4 (0.98%) Java
7 2 (0.49%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.25%) Scala
8 1 (0.25%) Ruby
8 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.25%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 121 (29.66%) Security Cleared
2 87 (21.32%) SC Cleared
3 27 (6.62%) Degree
4 25 (6.13%) DV Cleared
5 18 (4.41%) CISSP
5 18 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (3.43%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (2.45%) CCNA
7 10 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (2.21%) MOS
8 9 (2.21%) ISEB
9 8 (1.96%) MCP
9 8 (1.96%) MCSA
9 8 (1.96%) CCNP
10 7 (1.72%) ISEB Practitioner
10 7 (1.72%) MCSE
11 6 (1.47%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.98%) CISA
12 4 (0.98%) CISM
12 4 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (18.38%) SLA
2 19 (4.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (4.17%) JSP 440
4 11 (2.70%) COBIT
5 8 (1.96%) QA
6 5 (1.23%) BS15000
7 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 61 (14.95%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.21%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (1.96%) Terminal Services
5 5 (1.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (0.98%) XenApp
7 1 (0.25%) vSphere
7 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.25%) Postfix
7 1 (0.25%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.25%) Firmware
7 1 (0.25%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (4.66%) SCCM
2 9 (2.21%) OpenView
2 9 (2.21%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (1.72%) Tivoli
3 7 (1.72%) AppDNA
3 7 (1.72%) HP UCMDB
4 6 (1.47%) WSUS
4 6 (1.47%) WhatsUp Gold
5 5 (1.23%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (1.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (0.98%) HP SIM
7 2 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.49%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.25%) YUM
8 1 (0.25%) OVSD
8 1 (0.25%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 55 (13.48%) Microsoft
2 45 (11.03%) HP
3 40 (9.80%) Cisco
4 33 (8.09%) Remedy
5 24 (5.88%) Citrix
6 21 (5.15%) Oracle
7 15 (3.68%) BMC
8 14 (3.43%) VMware
9 13 (3.19%) ServiceNow
10 12 (2.94%) Juniper
10 12 (2.94%) Lotus
11 11 (2.70%) Symantec
12 8 (1.96%) Lumension
13 7 (1.72%) F5
14 6 (1.47%) McAfee
14 6 (1.47%) Sophos
14 6 (1.47%) EMC
15 5 (1.23%) Red Hat
15 5 (1.23%) IBM
15 5 (1.23%) Cognos
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