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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 25 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 3133 3202 3039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.63% 6.88% 6.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.13% 8.82% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1931 1920 1635
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £170 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £340
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 241 210
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.61 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.49% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.57 £27.90 £36.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.61 £15.33
% change year-on-year
+8.90% +1.85%
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
38540 36317 34567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.50% 78.00% 77.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 25554 23532 21284
Average daily rate £430 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1069 979 1093
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -1 1204 £413 +3.12% 270
South East +1 720 £350 -6.66% 184
South West +2 243 £350 -12.50% 64
North West -4 226 £363 -4.60% 85
East of England +6 220 £361 +20.41% 68
Yorkshire -6 192 £325 -6.47% 76
West Midlands -16 150 £400 +31.14% 57
East Midlands -1 92 £350 - 33
North East -8 78 £275 -12.00% 24
Midlands -3 2 £550 +83.33%
ITIL
UK

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1812 (27.99%) Windows
2 1573 (24.30%) Service Management
3 1501 (23.19%) Microsoft
4 1291 (19.94%) Finance
5 1125 (17.38%) Active Directory
6 987 (15.25%) Security Cleared
7 985 (15.22%) Service Delivery
8 961 (14.85%) Project Management
9 895 (13.83%) PRINCE2
10 842 (13.01%) ITIL V3
11 809 (12.50%) Change Management
12 791 (12.22%) ITIL Certification
13 753 (11.63%) MS Office
14 744 (11.49%) ITSM
15 740 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
16 728 (11.25%) MS Excel
17 678 (10.47%) Cisco
18 658 (10.17%) SLA
19 650 (10.04%) SC Cleared
20 644 (9.95%) Windows Server
21 633 (9.78%) VMware
22 602 (9.30%) Linux
23 594 (9.18%) SQL
24 584 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
25 573 (8.85%) Incident Management
26 552 (8.53%) Problem Management
27 549 (8.48%) Citrix
28 543 (8.39%) Oracle
29 541 (8.36%) Data Centre
30 535 (8.27%) Windows 7

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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
1 354 (5.47%) MS Exchange
2 302 (4.67%) SharePoint
3 174 (2.69%) IIS
4 159 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 137 (2.12%) Skype for Business
6 106 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 98 (1.51%) CMS
8 74 (1.14%) IBM Notes
9 73 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
10 71 (1.10%) Apache
11 62 (0.96%) WebLogic
11 62 (0.96%) WebSphere
12 50 (0.77%) JBoss
13 47 (0.73%) Tomcat
14 45 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
15 32 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
16 29 (0.45%) OpenStack
17 28 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
18 27 (0.42%) Node.js
19 25 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 753 (11.63%) MS Office
2 728 (11.25%) MS Excel
3 181 (2.80%) MS Visio
4 152 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 152 (2.35%) MS Project
5 35 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
6 21 (0.32%) Acrobat
7 13 (0.20%) AutoCAD
8 7 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.077%) Adobe After Effects
9 5 (0.077%) Adobe Premiere
10 4 (0.062%) QuarkXPress
11 3 (0.046%) Final Cut Pro
11 3 (0.046%) SPSS
12 2 (0.031%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.031%) Photoshop
13 1 (0.015%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.015%) Mingle
13 1 (0.015%) ProjectWise
13 1 (0.015%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 163 (2.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 23 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 17 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.26%) SAP GRC
4 15 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
4 15 (0.23%) Remedy AR System
4 15 (0.23%) SAP SRM
5 14 (0.22%) assyst
6 13 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
7 10 (0.15%) OpenText MBPM
8 9 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
9 8 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
9 8 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
9 8 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
9 8 (0.12%) SAP ERP
10 7 (0.11%) CA PPM
10 7 (0.11%) Maximo
11 6 (0.093%) Oracle EBS R12
12 5 (0.077%) Oracle Receivables
12 5 (0.077%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 213 (3.29%) Office 365
2 110 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 92 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
4 89 (1.37%) SaaS
5 45 (0.70%) IaaS
6 43 (0.66%) PaaS
7 29 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (0.19%) Yammer
9 8 (0.12%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.12%) Google Apps
10 5 (0.077%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.077%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.062%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 4 (0.062%) AWS OpsWorks
11 4 (0.062%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.062%) GitHub
11 4 (0.062%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.062%) SuccessFactors
11 4 (0.062%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.046%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 448 (6.92%) Firewall
2 377 (5.82%) LAN
3 373 (5.76%) WAN
4 317 (4.90%) DNS
5 291 (4.50%) TCP/IP
6 255 (3.94%) SAN
7 210 (3.24%) Internet
8 209 (3.23%) DHCP
9 207 (3.20%) VPN
10 159 (2.46%) Wireless
11 158 (2.44%) Network Security
12 157 (2.43%) SSL
13 142 (2.19%) Cisco ASA
14 138 (2.13%) VoIP
15 118 (1.82%) MPLS
16 92 (1.42%) Cisco Nexus
17 80 (1.24%) BGP
18 68 (1.05%) OSPF
19 66 (1.02%) HTTP
20 65 (1.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 440 (6.80%) SQL Server
2 133 (2.05%) Oracle Database
3 97 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 71 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 70 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 64 (0.99%) DB2
6 64 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
7 61 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
8 58 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 52 (0.80%) MySQL
10 51 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
11 45 (0.70%) Relational Database
12 41 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
13 33 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
14 28 (0.43%) MongoDB
14 28 (0.43%) SAP BW
15 27 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
16 26 (0.40%) Oracle Database 12c
16 26 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 23 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 119 (1.84%) JIRA
2 110 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 65 (1.00%) Jenkins
4 63 (0.97%) Git (software)
5 50 (0.77%) Selenium
6 45 (0.70%) Visual Studio
7 40 (0.62%) Subversion
8 35 (0.54%) Maven
9 32 (0.49%) Cucumber
10 26 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 23 (0.36%) Capybara
12 20 (0.31%) TeamCity
13 19 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
14 16 (0.25%) MSI
15 15 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 15 (0.23%) HP UFT
16 14 (0.22%) JUnit
17 13 (0.20%) Toad
18 12 (0.19%) SpecFlow
18 12 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1291 (19.94%) Finance
2 391 (6.04%) Telecoms
3 344 (5.31%) Banking
4 159 (2.46%) Retail
5 136 (2.10%) Legal
6 119 (1.84%) Investment Banking
7 102 (1.58%) Law
8 81 (1.25%) Manufacturing
9 70 (1.08%) Front Office
10 66 (1.02%) Billing
11 62 (0.96%) Back Office
12 61 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
13 60 (0.93%) Local Government
14 58 (0.90%) Financial Institution
15 46 (0.71%) Publishing
16 41 (0.63%) Advertising
17 32 (0.49%) Marketing
18 25 (0.39%) French Language
19 22 (0.34%) Electronics
20 17 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 1496 (23.11%) Analyst
2 639 (9.87%) Service Manager
3 508 (7.85%) Service Analyst
4 487 (7.52%) Project Manager
5 398 (6.15%) Architect
6 364 (5.62%) Support Analyst
7 351 (5.42%) Service Desk Analyst
8 312 (4.82%) Support Engineer
9 278 (4.29%) Consultant
10 269 (4.16%) ITIL Manager
11 240 (3.71%) IT Manager
12 226 (3.49%) Developer
13 201 (3.11%) Delivery Manager
14 198 (3.06%) Network Engineer
15 193 (2.98%) 2nd Line Support
16 188 (2.90%) Applications Support
16 188 (2.90%) Services Delivery Manager
17 180 (2.78%) Business Analyst
18 160 (2.47%) Administrator
18 160 (2.47%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (3.15%) Web Services
2 189 (2.92%) HTML
3 174 (2.69%) .NET
4 153 (2.36%) XML
5 149 (2.30%) Middleware
6 122 (1.88%) CSS
7 61 (0.94%) jQuery
8 59 (0.91%) ASP.NET
8 59 (0.91%) SOAP
9 57 (0.88%) Ajax
10 55 (0.85%) HTML5
11 54 (0.83%) .NET Framework
12 50 (0.77%) J2EE
13 38 (0.59%) 802.1X
14 35 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
15 28 (0.43%) JSON
16 24 (0.37%) Gherkin
17 23 (0.36%) Spring
17 23 (0.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 19 (0.29%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 584 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
2 541 (8.36%) Data Centre
3 355 (5.48%) Management Information System
4 181 (2.80%) Blackberry
5 161 (2.49%) CMDB
6 154 (2.38%) Computer Science
7 104 (1.61%) Replication
8 94 (1.45%) NHS
9 84 (1.30%) Clustering
10 83 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
11 75 (1.16%) Mainframe
12 62 (0.96%) PMI
13 58 (0.90%) Driving Licence
14 48 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
15 42 (0.65%) iPhone
16 41 (0.63%) iPad
17 38 (0.59%) Client/Server
17 38 (0.59%) PKI
18 35 (0.54%) Public Cloud
19 34 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1812 (27.99%) Windows
2 644 (9.95%) Windows Server
3 602 (9.30%) Linux
4 535 (8.27%) Windows 7
5 428 (6.61%) Unix
6 417 (6.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 330 (5.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 234 (3.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 227 (3.51%) Windows XP
10 165 (2.55%) Windows 8
11 157 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 151 (2.33%) Solaris
13 126 (1.95%) AIX
14 60 (0.93%) Android
15 52 (0.80%) Apple iOS
16 50 (0.77%) Mac OS X
17 37 (0.57%) Windows 2000
17 37 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
18 36 (0.56%) Windows Vista
19 34 (0.53%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1573 (24.30%) Service Management
2 985 (15.22%) Service Delivery
3 961 (14.85%) Project Management
4 895 (13.83%) PRINCE2
5 842 (13.01%) ITIL V3
6 809 (12.50%) Change Management
7 744 (11.49%) ITSM
8 740 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
9 573 (8.85%) Incident Management
10 552 (8.53%) Problem Management
11 472 (7.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 380 (5.87%) Migration
13 314 (4.85%) Configuration Management
14 289 (4.46%) Release Management
15 232 (3.58%) Continuous Improvement
16 230 (3.55%) Risk Management
17 200 (3.09%) Information Security
18 199 (3.07%) Disaster Recovery
19 192 (2.97%) Change Control
20 183 (2.83%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 594 (9.18%) SQL
2 295 (4.56%) PowerShell
3 261 (4.03%) JavaScript
4 194 (3.00%) Java
5 110 (1.70%) C
6 99 (1.53%) C#
7 98 (1.51%) Shell Script
8 94 (1.45%) Python
9 85 (1.31%) Perl
10 73 (1.13%) C++
11 59 (0.91%) Bash Shell
12 50 (0.77%) Ruby
12 50 (0.77%) VB
13 48 (0.74%) PL/SQL
14 47 (0.73%) T-SQL
15 42 (0.65%) VBA
16 35 (0.54%) VBScript
17 32 (0.49%) PHP
18 26 (0.40%) VB.NET
19 17 (0.26%) AWK
Qualifications
1 987 (15.25%) Security Cleared
2 791 (12.22%) ITIL Certification
3 650 (10.04%) SC Cleared
4 475 (7.34%) Degree
5 390 (6.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 362 (5.59%) Cisco Certification
7 218 (3.37%) MCSE
8 206 (3.18%) CCNA
9 193 (2.98%) CCNP
10 184 (2.84%) DV Cleared
11 166 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 150 (2.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 149 (2.30%) MCP
14 140 (2.16%) PMI Certification
15 133 (2.05%) CISSP
16 124 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 106 (1.64%) MCSA
18 92 (1.42%) PMP
19 72 (1.11%) MCITP
20 67 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 658 (10.17%) SLA
2 145 (2.24%) QA
3 141 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 131 (2.02%) COBIT
5 119 (1.84%) PCI DSS
6 80 (1.24%) ISO 9001
7 65 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
8 58 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 41 (0.63%) JSP 440
10 34 (0.53%) TickIT
11 23 (0.36%) P3O
12 21 (0.32%) COSO
13 17 (0.26%) Data Quality
14 15 (0.23%) RMADS
15 14 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 12 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 10 (0.15%) ISO22301
18 9 (0.14%) ISO 9000
19 8 (0.12%) GxP
19 8 (0.12%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 1125 (17.38%) Active Directory
2 392 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 161 (2.49%) Hyper-V
4 142 (2.19%) vSphere
5 133 (2.05%) XenApp
6 71 (1.10%) XenDesktop
7 58 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
8 48 (0.74%) NFS
9 47 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
10 41 (0.63%) VMware ESX
11 38 (0.59%) XenServer
12 25 (0.39%) Samba
13 24 (0.37%) vCloud
14 23 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
15 18 (0.28%) UAG
16 17 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 16 (0.25%) Firmware
18 11 (0.17%) BitLocker
18 11 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 11 (0.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 323 (4.99%) SCCM
2 112 (1.73%) SCOM
3 100 (1.54%) Puppet
4 58 (0.90%) NetBackup
5 53 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
6 40 (0.62%) Nagios
7 37 (0.57%) WSUS
8 25 (0.39%) Control-M
9 24 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
10 23 (0.36%) Data Guard
10 23 (0.36%) Tivoli
11 21 (0.32%) Backup Exec
11 21 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
12 19 (0.29%) Ansible
12 19 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
12 19 (0.29%) ZABBIX
13 18 (0.28%) SCVMM
14 16 (0.25%) DameWare
14 16 (0.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 15 (0.23%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1501 (23.19%) Microsoft
2 678 (10.47%) Cisco
3 633 (9.78%) VMware
4 549 (8.48%) Citrix
5 543 (8.39%) Oracle
6 384 (5.93%) HP
7 358 (5.53%) ServiceNow
8 297 (4.59%) Remedy
9 214 (3.31%) SAP
10 211 (3.26%) Red Hat
11 171 (2.64%) Juniper
12 161 (2.49%) BMC
13 160 (2.47%) CheckPoint
14 156 (2.41%) IBM
15 124 (1.92%) NetApp
16 115 (1.78%) EMC
17 113 (1.75%) F5
18 85 (1.31%) SolarWinds
19 81 (1.25%) Apple
20 76 (1.17%) Dell
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