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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 24 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing ITIL 3390 2897 2864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.52% 6.02% 5.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.82% 8.08% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1918 1589 1437
Average daily rate
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£375 £361 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.87% +3.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £184 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 326 278 301
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.95 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £17.15 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +14.33%
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
38426 35840 38298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.91% 74.48% 72.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 24559 22678 22623
Average daily rate £413 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.61% +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 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1075 996 1428
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.33% -1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 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 1 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 1 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 -1 1359 £400 +3.22% 330
South East +7 763 £350 +4.47% 236
East of England +1 251 £350 +6.06% 85
West Midlands +10 235 £338 -15.62% 71
North West +1 235 £370 +13.84% 86
South West +9 229 £375 +15.38% 83
Yorkshire -12 124 £325 +8.69% 87
East Midlands +14 103 £350 +150.00% 29
North East -5 79 £314 +30.45% 10
Midlands +17 17 £360 +20.00% 1
ITIL
UK

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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 2174 (33.09%) Windows
2 1631 (24.82%) Microsoft
3 1527 (23.24%) Service Management
4 1351 (20.56%) Active Directory
5 1085 (16.51%) Finance
6 1023 (15.57%) Security Cleared
7 938 (14.28%) Service Delivery
8 924 (14.06%) PRINCE2
9 866 (13.18%) MS Office
10 860 (13.09%) Project Management
11 852 (12.97%) MS Excel
12 745 (11.34%) ITIL Certification
13 718 (10.93%) Cisco
14 713 (10.85%) VMware
15 696 (10.59%) Windows 7
16 684 (10.41%) SC Cleared
17 657 (10.00%) SLA
18 612 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
19 611 (9.30%) Oracle
20 600 (9.13%) Linux
21 599 (9.12%) HP
22 598 (9.10%) Citrix
23 595 (9.06%) SQL
24 568 (8.65%) Change Management
25 567 (8.63%) Windows Server 2008
26 540 (8.22%) Firewall
27 516 (7.85%) Incident Management
28 515 (7.84%) ITSM
29 506 (7.70%) Degree
30 479 (7.29%) Microsoft Certification

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 471 (7.17%) MS Exchange
2 396 (6.03%) SharePoint
3 236 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 201 (3.06%) IIS
5 124 (1.89%) IBM Notes
6 121 (1.84%) WebSphere
7 117 (1.78%) Apache
8 114 (1.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 108 (1.64%) Lync
10 94 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
11 89 (1.35%) WebLogic
12 74 (1.13%) Tomcat
13 72 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
14 61 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
15 54 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
16 43 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
17 38 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
18 36 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
19 35 (0.53%) CMS
20 34 (0.52%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 866 (13.18%) MS Office
2 852 (12.97%) MS Excel
3 189 (2.88%) MS Visio
4 186 (2.83%) MS Project
5 144 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 17 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.15%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.061%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.030%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.030%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.030%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.015%) CorelDRAW
10 1 (0.015%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 156 (2.37%) Remedy ITSM
2 47 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
3 46 (0.70%) assyst
4 24 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
5 16 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
6 14 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
6 14 (0.21%) SAP FI
7 13 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 12 (0.18%) SAP CO
8 12 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
9 10 (0.15%) Remedy AR System
10 9 (0.14%) SAP SD
10 9 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
11 8 (0.12%) ION MarketView
11 8 (0.12%) TRIRIGA
12 7 (0.11%) SAP CRM
12 7 (0.11%) HFM
13 6 (0.091%) Oracle Retail
13 6 (0.091%) SAP ERP
13 6 (0.091%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 72 (1.10%) Office 365
2 67 (1.02%) SaaS
3 42 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
4 40 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 38 (0.58%) IaaS
6 11 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.15%) PaaS
8 9 (0.14%) Google Apps
9 5 (0.076%) GitHub
10 2 (0.030%) 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
1 540 (8.22%) Firewall
2 388 (5.91%) DNS
3 363 (5.53%) LAN
4 354 (5.39%) WAN
5 333 (5.07%) SAN
6 274 (4.17%) DHCP
7 247 (3.76%) TCP/IP
8 207 (3.15%) Internet
9 204 (3.11%) VPN
10 148 (2.25%) VoIP
11 133 (2.02%) MPLS
11 133 (2.02%) SSL
12 119 (1.81%) Network Security
13 115 (1.75%) Wireless
14 100 (1.52%) LDAP
15 95 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
16 93 (1.42%) HTTP
17 79 (1.20%) BGP
18 74 (1.13%) OSPF
19 69 (1.05%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 412 (6.27%) SQL Server
2 183 (2.79%) Oracle Database
3 101 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 70 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
5 68 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 68 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
6 57 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
7 54 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 53 (0.81%) Relational Database
9 52 (0.79%) MySQL
10 50 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
11 45 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
12 44 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 36 (0.55%) DB2
14 35 (0.53%) RDBMS
15 25 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
16 24 (0.37%) Oracle BI EE
17 23 (0.35%) SAP BW
18 20 (0.30%) MongoDB
18 20 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 35 (0.53%) Git (software)
2 31 (0.47%) JIRA
3 30 (0.46%) Jenkins
3 30 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 28 (0.43%) Subversion
4 28 (0.43%) MSI
5 26 (0.40%) Maven
6 24 (0.37%) Toad
6 24 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
7 20 (0.30%) ClearQuest
8 19 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
9 16 (0.24%) ClearCase
10 14 (0.21%) Ant
11 13 (0.20%) Visual Studio
12 12 (0.18%) Introscope
13 10 (0.15%) Eclipse
14 7 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 7 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 7 (0.11%) Selenium
14 7 (0.11%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1085 (16.51%) Finance
2 395 (6.01%) Banking
3 377 (5.74%) Telecoms
4 231 (3.52%) Retail
5 122 (1.86%) Legal
6 109 (1.66%) Law
7 108 (1.64%) Investment Banking
8 91 (1.39%) Manufacturing
9 75 (1.14%) Local Government
10 63 (0.96%) Back Office
11 56 (0.85%) Marketing
12 55 (0.84%) Publishing
13 49 (0.75%) Front Office
14 46 (0.70%) Advertising
15 41 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
16 39 (0.59%) Financial Institution
17 38 (0.58%) Billing
18 31 (0.47%) Games
19 27 (0.41%) Military
20 21 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1752 (26.67%) Analyst
2 634 (9.65%) Service Analyst
3 514 (7.82%) Service Manager
4 503 (7.66%) Project Manager
5 440 (6.70%) Support Analyst
5 440 (6.70%) Service Desk Analyst
6 365 (5.56%) Architect
7 292 (4.44%) Support Engineer
8 266 (4.05%) Administrator
9 242 (3.68%) Consultant
10 217 (3.30%) 2nd Line Support
11 210 (3.20%) 1st Line Support
12 196 (2.98%) Delivery Manager
13 189 (2.88%) Business Analyst
14 181 (2.75%) Desktop Support
15 170 (2.59%) Applications Support
16 166 (2.53%) Network Engineer
17 160 (2.44%) Services Delivery Manager
18 159 (2.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 150 (2.28%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (2.44%) Middleware
2 149 (2.27%) XML
3 132 (2.01%) .NET
4 131 (1.99%) Web Services
5 80 (1.22%) HTML
6 60 (0.91%) JMS
7 57 (0.87%) REST
8 56 (0.85%) SOAP
8 56 (0.85%) JSP
9 47 (0.72%) CSS
10 40 (0.61%) WSDL
11 28 (0.43%) Software Packaging
12 27 (0.41%) ASP.NET
12 27 (0.41%) WCF
13 26 (0.40%) .NET Framework
14 23 (0.35%) Java EE
15 21 (0.32%) LAMP
15 21 (0.32%) J2EE
16 18 (0.27%) jQuery
17 17 (0.26%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 612 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
2 334 (5.08%) Management Information System
3 242 (3.68%) Blackberry
4 141 (2.15%) CMDB
5 129 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 120 (1.83%) Clustering
7 110 (1.67%) NHS
8 82 (1.25%) Replication
9 77 (1.17%) Thin Client
9 77 (1.17%) Fat Client
10 71 (1.08%) PMI
11 62 (0.94%) Statistics
12 61 (0.93%) Mainframe
13 58 (0.88%) Open Source
14 54 (0.82%) User Experience
15 53 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
16 52 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
17 51 (0.78%) Client/Server
18 46 (0.70%) Mathematics
19 44 (0.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2174 (33.09%) Windows
2 696 (10.59%) Windows 7
3 600 (9.13%) Linux
4 567 (8.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 472 (7.18%) Windows XP
6 463 (7.05%) UNIX
7 407 (6.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 200 (3.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 145 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 127 (1.93%) Solaris
11 93 (1.42%) Windows 8
12 64 (0.97%) Android
13 62 (0.94%) Apple iOS
14 55 (0.84%) AIX
15 54 (0.82%) Windows Vista
16 48 (0.73%) Mac OS X
17 44 (0.67%) HPUX
18 37 (0.56%) CentOS
19 32 (0.49%) Windows 2000
20 22 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1527 (23.24%) Service Management
2 938 (14.28%) Service Delivery
3 924 (14.06%) PRINCE2
4 860 (13.09%) Project Management
5 568 (8.65%) Change Management
6 516 (7.85%) Incident Management
7 515 (7.84%) ITSM
8 459 (6.99%) Problem Management
9 403 (6.13%) ITIL V3
10 386 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
11 364 (5.54%) Stakeholder Management
12 347 (5.28%) Migration
13 327 (4.98%) Configuration Management
14 222 (3.38%) Risk Management
15 218 (3.32%) TOGAF
16 213 (3.24%) Release Management
17 203 (3.09%) Disaster Recovery
18 192 (2.92%) Continuous Improvement
19 175 (2.66%) Information Security
20 166 (2.53%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 595 (9.06%) SQL
2 252 (3.84%) PowerShell
3 195 (2.97%) Java
4 138 (2.10%) C
5 137 (2.09%) Shell Script
6 128 (1.95%) Perl
7 81 (1.23%) VBScript
8 80 (1.22%) PL/SQL
9 77 (1.17%) JavaScript
9 77 (1.17%) Python
10 66 (1.00%) C#
11 65 (0.99%) VB
12 56 (0.85%) T-SQL
13 39 (0.59%) Bash Shell
14 36 (0.55%) PHP
15 24 (0.37%) Jython
16 21 (0.32%) VBA
17 18 (0.27%) Korn
17 18 (0.27%) C++
18 16 (0.24%) RPG
Qualifications
1 1023 (15.57%) Security Cleared
2 745 (11.34%) ITIL Certification
3 684 (10.41%) SC Cleared
4 506 (7.70%) Degree
5 479 (7.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 323 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
7 271 (4.12%) MCSE
8 222 (3.38%) DV Cleared
9 211 (3.21%) CCNA
10 197 (3.00%) MCP
11 188 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 180 (2.74%) CCNP
13 172 (2.62%) CISSP
14 156 (2.37%) PMI Certification
15 143 (2.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 135 (2.05%) MCITP
17 125 (1.90%) ISEB
18 120 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 104 (1.58%) PMP
20 97 (1.48%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 657 (10.00%) SLA
2 175 (2.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 140 (2.13%) QA
4 115 (1.75%) ISO 9001
5 112 (1.70%) COBIT
6 70 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 53 (0.81%) PCI DSS
8 27 (0.41%) JSP 440
9 23 (0.35%) ISO 9000
10 15 (0.23%) P3O
11 14 (0.21%) BS15000
12 7 (0.11%) BS7799
12 7 (0.11%) BS25999
12 7 (0.11%) Data Quality
13 6 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 5 (0.076%) ISO 14001
15 4 (0.061%) Solvency II
15 4 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 3 (0.046%) Dodd-Frank
16 3 (0.046%) GxP
System Software
1 1351 (20.56%) Active Directory
2 402 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 140 (2.13%) vSphere
4 123 (1.87%) Hyper-V
5 117 (1.78%) XenApp
6 70 (1.07%) VMware ESX
7 66 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
8 62 (0.94%) XenServer
9 52 (0.79%) XenDesktop
10 43 (0.65%) Terminal Services
10 43 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
11 41 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
12 38 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
13 25 (0.38%) ProxySG
13 25 (0.38%) Xen
14 24 (0.37%) vCloud
15 23 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 22 (0.33%) NLBS
17 17 (0.26%) ISA Server
18 16 (0.24%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 274 (4.17%) SCCM
2 140 (2.13%) SCOM
3 88 (1.34%) Tivoli
4 68 (1.04%) OpenView
5 67 (1.02%) Backup Exec
6 53 (0.81%) NetBackup
7 49 (0.75%) WSUS
8 47 (0.72%) HP SIM
9 44 (0.67%) Nagios
10 42 (0.64%) Puppet
11 38 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
12 37 (0.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 35 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 33 (0.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 32 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 31 (0.47%) Zenoss
17 29 (0.44%) OVSD
18 28 (0.43%) HP UCMDB
18 28 (0.43%) OPNET
19 27 (0.41%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1631 (24.82%) Microsoft
2 718 (10.93%) Cisco
3 713 (10.85%) VMware
4 611 (9.30%) Oracle
5 599 (9.12%) HP
6 598 (9.10%) Citrix
7 324 (4.93%) Remedy
8 213 (3.24%) IBM
9 206 (3.14%) SAP
10 182 (2.77%) BMC
11 179 (2.72%) CheckPoint
12 168 (2.56%) Juniper
13 163 (2.48%) Red Hat
14 154 (2.34%) ServiceNow
15 132 (2.01%) Lotus
16 128 (1.95%) Symantec
17 126 (1.92%) EMC
18 116 (1.77%) Dell
19 105 (1.60%) F5
20 92 (1.40%) NetApp
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