The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 23 20 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing ITIL 3420 2763 2978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.66% 6.41% 5.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.01% 8.78% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1953 1473 1496
Average daily rate £374 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.26% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £176 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £519 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £334 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.29% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 273 204 239
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.90 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.34% +11.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £51.50 £34.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.40 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-10.32% +13.86%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37958 31464 38928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.95% 73.02% 69.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23972 19227 22646
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 981 1339
Average hourly rate £27.88 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
ITIL
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +3 1527 £400 - 355
South East 0 742 £350 - 193
North West 0 242 £325 +18.18% 64
South West +5 238 £331 +3.51% 64
East of England -4 186 £313 +35.86% 57
West Midlands +1 170 £350 - 41
Yorkshire -11 145 £350 -6.66% 59
East Midlands -6 91 £165 -58.75% 21
North East -3 62 £235 - 7
Midlands -7 8 £375 -6.25%
ITIL
UK

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2031 (32.02%) Windows
2 1563 (24.64%) Service Management
3 1464 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 1123 (17.70%) Finance
5 1120 (17.66%) Active Directory
6 972 (15.32%) PRINCE2
7 941 (14.84%) Service Delivery
8 929 (14.65%) Project Management
9 862 (13.59%) ITIL Certification
10 833 (13.13%) MS Excel
11 832 (13.12%) MS Office
12 829 (13.07%) Security Cleared
13 703 (11.08%) VMware
14 687 (10.83%) Change Management
15 683 (10.77%) Windows 7
16 646 (10.18%) SQL
17 635 (10.01%) SLA
18 620 (9.77%) Oracle
19 569 (8.97%) Windows Server 2008
20 566 (8.92%) Citrix
21 553 (8.72%) SC Cleared
22 547 (8.62%) UNIX
23 546 (8.61%) Cisco
24 540 (8.51%) HP
25 517 (8.15%) Windows XP
26 515 (8.12%) Windows Server 2003
27 497 (7.84%) Incident Management
28 493 (7.77%) Degree
29 478 (7.54%) ITSM
30 465 (7.33%) Microsoft Certification

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 445 (7.02%) MS Exchange
2 407 (6.42%) SharePoint
3 208 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 170 (2.68%) IIS
5 144 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 122 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
7 105 (1.66%) IBM Notes
7 105 (1.66%) WebLogic
8 92 (1.45%) Lync
9 86 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
10 85 (1.34%) Apache
11 75 (1.18%) WebSphere
11 75 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
12 68 (1.07%) CMS
12 68 (1.07%) Tomcat
13 39 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
14 35 (0.55%) SAS
15 34 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
16 29 (0.46%) Oracle Application Server
17 27 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 833 (13.13%) MS Excel
2 832 (13.12%) MS Office
3 178 (2.81%) MS Project
4 174 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 149 (2.35%) MS Visio
6 34 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 18 (0.28%) InfoPath
8 10 (0.16%) Acrobat
9 6 (0.095%) Adobe Captivate
10 4 (0.063%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.047%) Fireworks
11 3 (0.047%) PowerPivot
12 2 (0.032%) Open Workbench
13 1 (0.016%) SPSS
13 1 (0.016%) CATIA
13 1 (0.016%) Stata
13 1 (0.016%) Pro/ENGINEER
13 1 (0.016%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 177 (2.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 33 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
3 30 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 30 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
4 25 (0.39%) Maximo
5 22 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
6 20 (0.32%) assyst
7 19 (0.30%) SAP CRM
8 16 (0.25%) SAP SM
9 12 (0.19%) SAP SRM
9 12 (0.19%) Endur
10 11 (0.17%) Aligne
10 11 (0.17%) ZaiNet
11 10 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 10 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
12 9 (0.14%) Agresso
13 8 (0.13%) Temenos T24
13 8 (0.13%) SAP BPC
14 7 (0.11%) Summit
14 7 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 75 (1.18%) SaaS
2 50 (0.79%) Office 365
3 30 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
3 30 (0.47%) IaaS
4 20 (0.32%) PaaS
5 15 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.063%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.032%) IBM SmartCloud
9 1 (0.016%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 345 (5.44%) SAN
2 343 (5.41%) Firewall
3 324 (5.11%) DNS
4 309 (4.87%) WAN
5 306 (4.82%) LAN
6 290 (4.57%) TCP/IP
7 236 (3.72%) DHCP
8 198 (3.12%) VPN
9 179 (2.82%) Internet
10 141 (2.22%) VoIP
11 138 (2.18%) Wireless
12 97 (1.53%) Network Security
13 91 (1.43%) LDAP
14 83 (1.31%) MPLS
15 69 (1.09%) SSL
16 59 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
17 57 (0.90%) HTTP
18 53 (0.84%) FTP
19 49 (0.77%) NAS
20 48 (0.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 428 (6.75%) SQL Server
2 215 (3.39%) Oracle Database
3 141 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 112 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
5 105 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
6 91 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 89 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
8 85 (1.34%) Oracle Database 10g
9 79 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 64 (1.01%) Relational Database
11 49 (0.77%) MySQL
12 48 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 47 (0.74%) DB2
14 42 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
15 40 (0.63%) Oracle ODI
16 35 (0.55%) RDBMS
17 34 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
18 33 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
19 32 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
20 26 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 49 (0.77%) Jenkins
2 47 (0.74%) JIRA
3 32 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (0.50%) Subversion
4 26 (0.41%) Visual Studio
5 24 (0.38%) Hudson
6 23 (0.36%) Git (software)
7 19 (0.30%) MSI
8 18 (0.28%) Eclipse
9 17 (0.27%) ClearCase
10 16 (0.25%) Maven
11 14 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
12 13 (0.20%) ClearQuest
13 12 (0.19%) Ant
13 12 (0.19%) Toad
14 10 (0.16%) StarTeam
15 9 (0.14%) InstallShield
16 8 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 7 (0.11%) AdminStudio
18 5 (0.079%) LSMW
General
1 1123 (17.70%) Finance
2 429 (6.76%) Banking
3 399 (6.29%) Telecoms
4 160 (2.52%) Legal
5 153 (2.41%) Retail
6 132 (2.08%) Investment Banking
7 131 (2.07%) Law
8 69 (1.09%) Manufacturing
9 68 (1.07%) Back Office
10 67 (1.06%) Local Government
11 55 (0.87%) Front Office
11 55 (0.87%) Financial Institution
12 45 (0.71%) Advertising
13 43 (0.68%) Marketing
14 41 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
15 34 (0.54%) Publishing
16 31 (0.49%) Billing
17 20 (0.32%) French Language
17 20 (0.32%) German Language
18 18 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 1595 (25.15%) Analyst
2 602 (9.49%) Service Analyst
3 508 (8.01%) Project Manager
4 474 (7.47%) Service Manager
5 407 (6.42%) Service Desk Analyst
6 393 (6.20%) Support Analyst
7 367 (5.79%) Consultant
8 320 (5.04%) Architect
9 257 (4.05%) Support Engineer
9 257 (4.05%) Administrator
10 211 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
11 199 (3.14%) Delivery Manager
12 174 (2.74%) Applications Support
12 174 (2.74%) Services Delivery Manager
13 159 (2.51%) Team Leader
14 147 (2.32%) Business Analyst
15 146 (2.30%) Desktop Support
16 139 (2.19%) 1st Line Support
17 131 (2.07%) Incident Manager
18 128 (2.02%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (3.14%) .NET
2 172 (2.71%) Web Services
3 162 (2.55%) XML
4 128 (2.02%) HTML
5 119 (1.88%) Middleware
6 71 (1.12%) CSS
7 64 (1.01%) J2EE
8 50 (0.79%) ASP.NET
9 44 (0.69%) Application Packaging
10 42 (0.66%) SOAP
11 35 (0.55%) Oracle Fusion
12 29 (0.46%) Ajax
13 26 (0.41%) JSP
14 22 (0.35%) WebSphere MQ
15 18 (0.28%) .NET Framework
15 18 (0.28%) WSDL
16 17 (0.27%) XML Schema
16 17 (0.27%) jQuery
17 16 (0.25%) XSL
18 15 (0.24%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 344 (5.42%) Management Information System
2 284 (4.48%) Blackberry
3 173 (2.73%) CMDB
4 162 (2.55%) Clustering
5 100 (1.58%) NHS
6 92 (1.45%) Replication
7 72 (1.14%) PMI
8 71 (1.12%) Thin Client
8 71 (1.12%) Fat Client
9 69 (1.09%) Computer Science
10 68 (1.07%) Statistics
11 64 (1.01%) Mainframe
12 47 (0.74%) iPhone
12 47 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
13 46 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
14 45 (0.71%) Handset
15 44 (0.69%) Symmetrix DMX
15 44 (0.69%) iPad
16 35 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
17 34 (0.54%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2031 (32.02%) Windows
2 683 (10.77%) Windows 7
3 569 (8.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 547 (8.62%) UNIX
5 517 (8.15%) Windows XP
6 515 (8.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 445 (7.02%) Linux
8 187 (2.95%) Solaris
9 155 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 130 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 80 (1.26%) AIX
12 67 (1.06%) Windows 8
13 54 (0.85%) Windows 2000
14 46 (0.73%) Windows Vista
15 43 (0.68%) Mac OS X
16 38 (0.60%) Apple iOS
17 34 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
18 33 (0.52%) Android
19 27 (0.43%) SUSE
20 26 (0.41%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 1563 (24.64%) Service Management
2 972 (15.32%) PRINCE2
3 941 (14.84%) Service Delivery
4 929 (14.65%) Project Management
5 687 (10.83%) Change Management
6 497 (7.84%) Incident Management
7 478 (7.54%) ITSM
8 417 (6.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 412 (6.50%) Problem Management
10 398 (6.27%) ITIL V3
11 339 (5.34%) Configuration Management
12 310 (4.89%) Migration
13 270 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
14 213 (3.36%) PRINCE
15 207 (3.26%) Risk Management
16 187 (2.95%) Release Management
17 182 (2.87%) Asset Management
18 171 (2.70%) TOGAF
19 166 (2.62%) Supplier Management
20 165 (2.60%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 646 (10.18%) SQL
2 237 (3.74%) PowerShell
3 213 (3.36%) Java
4 128 (2.02%) C
5 118 (1.86%) Perl
6 113 (1.78%) JavaScript
7 104 (1.64%) Shell Script
8 101 (1.59%) PL/SQL
9 94 (1.48%) VB
10 83 (1.31%) C#
11 61 (0.96%) T-SQL
12 55 (0.87%) VBScript
13 38 (0.60%) Python
14 33 (0.52%) C++
15 30 (0.47%) PHP
16 23 (0.36%) Bash Shell
17 21 (0.33%) VB.NET
18 20 (0.32%) VBA
19 17 (0.27%) Korn
20 13 (0.20%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 862 (13.59%) ITIL Certification
2 829 (13.07%) Security Cleared
3 553 (8.72%) SC Cleared
4 493 (7.77%) Degree
5 465 (7.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 271 (4.27%) MCSE
7 218 (3.44%) DV Cleared
8 210 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
9 192 (3.03%) MCP
10 164 (2.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 150 (2.36%) PMI Certification
12 148 (2.33%) CCNA
13 111 (1.75%) CCNP
14 109 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 107 (1.69%) ISEB
16 105 (1.66%) MCSA
17 99 (1.56%) PMP
18 96 (1.51%) CISSP
19 86 (1.36%) MCITP
20 57 (0.90%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 635 (10.01%) SLA
2 137 (2.16%) COBIT
3 129 (2.03%) QA
4 125 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 79 (1.25%) ISO 9001
6 55 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 31 (0.49%) PCI DSS
8 14 (0.22%) ISO 9000
9 13 (0.20%) GxP
10 11 (0.17%) Data Quality
10 11 (0.17%) P3O
11 10 (0.16%) ISO 14001
12 9 (0.14%) HL7
13 8 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 8 (0.13%) TickIT
14 6 (0.095%) COSO
14 6 (0.095%) BS15000
15 5 (0.079%) BS25999
15 5 (0.079%) JSP 440
16 3 (0.047%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1120 (17.66%) Active Directory
2 464 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 169 (2.66%) XenApp
4 134 (2.11%) Hyper-V
5 131 (2.07%) vSphere
6 105 (1.66%) VMware ESX
7 82 (1.29%) XenDesktop
8 76 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
9 70 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
10 69 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
11 50 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
12 29 (0.46%) NFS
13 27 (0.43%) SRDF
14 22 (0.35%) XenServer
15 20 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 20 (0.32%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 18 (0.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 18 (0.28%) vCloud
17 17 (0.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
18 12 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 276 (4.35%) SCCM
2 156 (2.46%) SCOM
3 79 (1.25%) Tivoli
4 73 (1.15%) NetBackup
5 62 (0.98%) Data Guard
6 61 (0.96%) Backup Exec
7 53 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 44 (0.69%) WSUS
9 43 (0.68%) OpenView
10 37 (0.58%) Puppet
11 35 (0.55%) HP SIM
12 30 (0.47%) HP UCMDB
13 28 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 27 (0.43%) BladeLogic
15 26 (0.41%) OVSD
15 26 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
16 22 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
17 21 (0.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 21 (0.33%) SCVMM
17 21 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1464 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 703 (11.08%) VMware
3 620 (9.77%) Oracle
4 566 (8.92%) Citrix
5 546 (8.61%) Cisco
6 540 (8.51%) HP
7 337 (5.31%) Remedy
8 240 (3.78%) SAP
9 207 (3.26%) IBM
10 189 (2.98%) ServiceNow
11 162 (2.55%) BMC
12 146 (2.30%) EMC
13 145 (2.29%) Red Hat
14 141 (2.22%) NetApp
15 132 (2.08%) CheckPoint
16 118 (1.86%) Symantec
17 112 (1.77%) Lotus
18 94 (1.48%) McAfee
19 88 (1.39%) Dell
19 88 (1.39%) CA
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