The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL 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 over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 25 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing ITIL 3474 2876 2804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.54% 5.98% 5.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.85% 8.02% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1996 1605 1402
Average daily rate
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£375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £185 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £323
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 272 300
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.42 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.64% -0.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.56 £37.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.62 £16.00 £15.96
% change year-on-year
-2.40% +0.23%
ITIL
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
39268 35881 37304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.89% 74.60% 72.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 25483 22750 22122
Average daily rate £423 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.49% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1122 1030 1408
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in England

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in England

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the England region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in England

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in England

ITIL
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the England region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in England

ITIL
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 20 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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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 0 1311 £400 +1.91% 320
South East +10 875 £350 - 217
East of England +2 254 £350 +6.06% 71
South West +9 246 £350 +7.69% 111
North West +2 241 £365 +12.30% 67
West Midlands +6 230 £348 -13.00% 77
Yorkshire -9 139 £320 +6.66% 110
East Midlands +12 100 £350 +150.00% 33
North East -5 75 £313 +26.00% 20
Midlands +15 17 £360 +20.00% 2
ITIL
UK

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ITIL 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.

1 2185 (33.25%) Windows
2 1608 (24.47%) Microsoft
3 1518 (23.10%) Service Management
4 1348 (20.51%) Active Directory
5 1071 (16.30%) Finance
6 1053 (16.02%) Security Cleared
7 923 (14.05%) Service Delivery
8 896 (13.64%) PRINCE2
9 850 (12.94%) MS Excel
10 846 (12.87%) MS Office
11 842 (12.81%) Project Management
12 747 (11.37%) Cisco
13 728 (11.08%) ITIL Certification
14 713 (10.85%) SC Cleared
15 706 (10.74%) VMware
16 678 (10.32%) SLA
17 675 (10.27%) Windows 7
18 601 (9.15%) HP
18 601 (9.15%) Oracle
19 593 (9.02%) SQL
20 589 (8.96%) Citrix
21 586 (8.92%) Linux
21 586 (8.92%) Change Management
21 586 (8.92%) Windows Server 2008
22 582 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
23 548 (8.34%) Firewall
24 516 (7.85%) Incident Management
25 504 (7.67%) ITSM
26 497 (7.56%) Microsoft Certification
27 485 (7.38%) Degree

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ITIL 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 480 (7.30%) MS Exchange
2 379 (5.77%) SharePoint
3 231 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 204 (3.10%) IIS
5 134 (2.04%) Apache
6 123 (1.87%) IBM Notes
7 122 (1.86%) WebSphere
8 115 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 114 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2003
10 106 (1.61%) Lync
11 90 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
12 87 (1.32%) WebLogic
13 85 (1.29%) Tomcat
14 61 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
15 57 (0.87%) JBoss
16 52 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
17 47 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
18 43 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
19 35 (0.53%) IBM HTTP Server
20 34 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 850 (12.94%) MS Excel
2 846 (12.87%) MS Office
3 195 (2.97%) MS Visio
4 176 (2.68%) MS Project
5 142 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 17 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.12%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.061%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.030%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.030%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.030%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.015%) CorelDRAW
10 1 (0.015%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 144 (2.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 46 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
3 41 (0.62%) assyst
4 24 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
5 20 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
6 14 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
7 13 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 12 (0.18%) SAP FI
9 10 (0.15%) SAP CO
9 10 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
9 10 (0.15%) Remedy AR System
9 10 (0.15%) ION MarketView
10 9 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
10 9 (0.14%) SAP SD
11 8 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
12 7 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
12 7 (0.11%) SAP ERP
12 7 (0.11%) Agresso
12 7 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
13 6 (0.091%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 76 (1.16%) Office 365
2 69 (1.05%) SaaS
3 46 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (0.58%) IaaS
5 35 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (0.20%) Google Apps
7 10 (0.15%) PaaS
8 5 (0.076%) GitHub
9 3 (0.046%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.030%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.030%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.030%) IBM SmartCloud
11 1 (0.015%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 548 (8.34%) Firewall
2 392 (5.97%) DNS
3 389 (5.92%) LAN
4 382 (5.81%) WAN
5 339 (5.16%) SAN
6 277 (4.22%) DHCP
7 258 (3.93%) TCP/IP
8 205 (3.12%) Internet
9 196 (2.98%) VPN
10 143 (2.18%) VoIP
11 132 (2.01%) SSL
12 128 (1.95%) MPLS
13 121 (1.84%) Network Security
14 114 (1.73%) Wireless
15 93 (1.42%) HTTP
15 93 (1.42%) LDAP
16 92 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
17 84 (1.28%) BGP
18 76 (1.16%) OSPF
19 73 (1.11%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 407 (6.19%) SQL Server
2 162 (2.47%) Oracle Database
3 94 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 66 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
5 64 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 61 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
7 58 (0.88%) MySQL
8 55 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 50 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
10 49 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
10 49 (0.75%) Relational Database
11 47 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
12 45 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 31 (0.47%) RDBMS
14 30 (0.46%) DB2
15 25 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
16 22 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
17 21 (0.32%) Oracle BI EE
18 20 (0.30%) MongoDB
18 20 (0.30%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 44 (0.67%) Git (software)
2 38 (0.58%) Jenkins
3 35 (0.53%) MSI
4 31 (0.47%) JIRA
5 29 (0.44%) Maven
6 26 (0.40%) Subversion
7 25 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 22 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
9 20 (0.30%) ClearQuest
9 20 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
10 18 (0.27%) Toad
11 17 (0.26%) Ant
11 17 (0.26%) Visual Studio
11 17 (0.26%) ClearCase
12 12 (0.18%) Introscope
13 10 (0.15%) Bitbucket
14 9 (0.14%) Eclipse
15 8 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 8 (0.12%) StarTeam
16 7 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1071 (16.30%) Finance
2 389 (5.92%) Telecoms
3 381 (5.80%) Banking
4 207 (3.15%) Retail
5 119 (1.81%) Legal
6 108 (1.64%) Investment Banking
7 100 (1.52%) Law
8 95 (1.45%) Manufacturing
9 70 (1.07%) Local Government
10 59 (0.90%) Publishing
11 53 (0.81%) Back Office
12 52 (0.79%) Front Office
12 52 (0.79%) Advertising
13 51 (0.78%) Marketing
14 39 (0.59%) Billing
14 39 (0.59%) Financial Institution
15 38 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
16 35 (0.53%) Games
17 32 (0.49%) Military
18 17 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1722 (26.21%) Analyst
2 633 (9.63%) Service Analyst
3 532 (8.10%) Service Manager
4 490 (7.46%) Project Manager
5 445 (6.77%) Support Analyst
6 443 (6.74%) Service Desk Analyst
7 372 (5.66%) Architect
8 293 (4.46%) Support Engineer
9 260 (3.96%) Consultant
10 251 (3.82%) Administrator
11 217 (3.30%) 1st Line Support
12 210 (3.20%) Delivery Manager
13 200 (3.04%) 2nd Line Support
14 186 (2.83%) Business Analyst
15 182 (2.77%) Desktop Support
16 172 (2.62%) Services Delivery Manager
17 170 (2.59%) Applications Support
18 165 (2.51%) Network Engineer
19 163 (2.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 158 (2.40%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (2.42%) Middleware
2 146 (2.22%) XML
3 137 (2.08%) Web Services
4 123 (1.87%) .NET
5 82 (1.25%) HTML
6 63 (0.96%) REST
7 61 (0.93%) JMS
8 58 (0.88%) SOAP
9 52 (0.79%) JSP
10 48 (0.73%) CSS
11 38 (0.58%) WSDL
12 27 (0.41%) ASP.NET
12 27 (0.41%) LAMP
12 27 (0.41%) WCF
13 26 (0.40%) .NET Framework
13 26 (0.40%) Java EE
14 25 (0.38%) Software Packaging
15 21 (0.32%) Ajax
16 19 (0.29%) jQuery
16 19 (0.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 582 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
2 325 (4.95%) Management Information System
3 238 (3.62%) Blackberry
4 131 (1.99%) CMDB
5 130 (1.98%) Clustering
6 129 (1.96%) Computer Science
7 111 (1.69%) NHS
8 76 (1.16%) Thin Client
8 76 (1.16%) Fat Client
9 71 (1.08%) Replication
10 67 (1.02%) PMI
11 65 (0.99%) Open Source
12 60 (0.91%) Mainframe
13 56 (0.85%) User Experience
14 55 (0.84%) Client/Server
15 53 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
16 52 (0.79%) Statistics
17 49 (0.75%) PKI
18 47 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
19 44 (0.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2185 (33.25%) Windows
2 675 (10.27%) Windows 7
3 586 (8.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 586 (8.92%) Linux
4 464 (7.06%) UNIX
5 439 (6.68%) Windows XP
6 406 (6.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 216 (3.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 142 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 125 (1.90%) Solaris
10 96 (1.46%) Windows 8
11 62 (0.94%) Apple iOS
11 62 (0.94%) Windows Vista
12 59 (0.90%) Android
13 54 (0.82%) AIX
14 52 (0.79%) Mac OS X
15 46 (0.70%) HPUX
16 38 (0.58%) CentOS
17 26 (0.40%) Windows 2000
18 25 (0.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1518 (23.10%) Service Management
2 923 (14.05%) Service Delivery
3 896 (13.64%) PRINCE2
4 842 (12.81%) Project Management
5 586 (8.92%) Change Management
6 516 (7.85%) Incident Management
7 504 (7.67%) ITSM
8 445 (6.77%) Problem Management
9 409 (6.22%) ITIL V3
10 378 (5.75%) Agile Software Development
11 364 (5.54%) Stakeholder Management
12 336 (5.11%) Migration
13 322 (4.90%) Configuration Management
14 222 (3.38%) TOGAF
15 219 (3.33%) Risk Management
16 208 (3.17%) Release Management
17 199 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
18 179 (2.72%) Disaster Recovery
19 173 (2.63%) Information Security
20 159 (2.42%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 593 (9.02%) SQL
2 275 (4.19%) PowerShell
3 185 (2.82%) Java
4 137 (2.08%) Shell Script
5 126 (1.92%) C
6 119 (1.81%) Perl
7 86 (1.31%) Python
8 85 (1.29%) VBScript
9 83 (1.26%) JavaScript
10 80 (1.22%) PL/SQL
11 71 (1.08%) C#
12 69 (1.05%) VB
13 63 (0.96%) T-SQL
14 46 (0.70%) Bash Shell
15 37 (0.56%) PHP
16 24 (0.37%) Jython
17 22 (0.33%) Ruby
17 22 (0.33%) C++
18 19 (0.29%) Korn
19 17 (0.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1053 (16.02%) Security Cleared
2 728 (11.08%) ITIL Certification
3 713 (10.85%) SC Cleared
4 497 (7.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 485 (7.38%) Degree
6 340 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
7 283 (4.31%) MCSE
8 227 (3.45%) DV Cleared
9 224 (3.41%) CCNA
10 209 (3.18%) MCP
11 185 (2.82%) CCNP
12 184 (2.80%) CISSP
13 181 (2.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 160 (2.43%) PMI Certification
15 136 (2.07%) MCITP
16 130 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 116 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 111 (1.69%) PMP
19 102 (1.55%) ISEB
20 99 (1.51%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 678 (10.32%) SLA
2 179 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 142 (2.16%) QA
4 113 (1.72%) ISO 9001
5 100 (1.52%) COBIT
6 71 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 63 (0.96%) PCI DSS
8 31 (0.47%) JSP 440
9 21 (0.32%) ISO 9000
10 15 (0.23%) P3O
11 14 (0.21%) BS15000
12 7 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 7 (0.11%) BS7799
13 6 (0.091%) ISO 14001
13 6 (0.091%) BS25999
13 6 (0.091%) Data Quality
14 4 (0.061%) Solvency II
14 4 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 3 (0.046%) Dodd-Frank
16 2 (0.030%) GxP
System Software
1 1348 (20.51%) Active Directory
2 395 (6.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 142 (2.16%) vSphere
4 128 (1.95%) Hyper-V
5 113 (1.72%) XenApp
6 66 (1.00%) VMware ESX
6 66 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
7 59 (0.90%) XenServer
8 54 (0.82%) XenDesktop
9 44 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
10 43 (0.65%) Terminal Services
11 37 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
12 30 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
13 27 (0.41%) Xen
14 26 (0.40%) vCloud
15 25 (0.38%) ProxySG
16 24 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 22 (0.33%) NLBS
18 19 (0.29%) Firmware
19 17 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 277 (4.22%) SCCM
2 146 (2.22%) SCOM
3 93 (1.42%) Tivoli
4 75 (1.14%) OpenView
5 72 (1.10%) Backup Exec
6 58 (0.88%) NetBackup
7 54 (0.82%) WSUS
8 51 (0.78%) Puppet
9 46 (0.70%) HP SIM
9 46 (0.70%) Nagios
10 43 (0.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 37 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 35 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
12 35 (0.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 31 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
13 31 (0.47%) OVSD
13 31 (0.47%) Zenoss
14 30 (0.46%) OPNET
15 29 (0.44%) HP UCMDB
16 27 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1608 (24.47%) Microsoft
2 747 (11.37%) Cisco
3 706 (10.74%) VMware
4 601 (9.15%) Oracle
4 601 (9.15%) HP
5 589 (8.96%) Citrix
6 317 (4.82%) Remedy
7 213 (3.24%) IBM
8 198 (3.01%) SAP
9 184 (2.80%) CheckPoint
10 179 (2.72%) BMC
11 176 (2.68%) Juniper
12 162 (2.47%) Red Hat
13 138 (2.10%) ServiceNow
14 135 (2.05%) Symantec
15 130 (1.98%) Lotus
16 129 (1.96%) EMC
17 121 (1.84%) Dell
17 121 (1.84%) F5
18 93 (1.42%) NetApp
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Rate: From £44,000 to £45,000 per annum Holiday, medical care pension and mo
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harris Global
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £10 - £12 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £120 - £144 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
East Midlands
Leading Resolutions
Rate: £negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £225.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £100.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £22 - £26 per hour
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 16 hours ago
Sharnbrook, Bedfordshire
Unilever Professional Hidden Page - AU & NZ
Posted: 18 hours ago
South East London
Meadows Consulting Limited
Rate: Up to £16.50 per hour
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £11 - £13 per hour
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
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London
SmartSourcing plc
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