The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 25 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 3425 3444 3311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.72% 6.79% 6.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.22% 8.59% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2175 1944 1916
Median daily rate £375 £351 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.76% -4.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 280 279
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.03 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +0.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.98 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.55 £38.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £15.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+12.58% -7.46%
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
41645 40103 38723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.71% 79.12% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27844 25420 24585
Median daily rate £445 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.22% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 911 1177 1144
Median hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.88 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing ITIL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 May 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 4 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the England region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -1 1305 £425 +6.25% 230
South East -4 802 £375 +6.38% 159
North West -1 254 £375 +7.14% 66
South West 0 215 £365 -3.31% 49
North East +6 207 £285 -5.00% 16
West Midlands -5 188 £338 +3.84% 56
East of England -4 183 £350 - 60
Yorkshire -14 153 £388 +29.16% 60
East Midlands +4 101 £350 +2.94% 26
Midlands -3 6 £450 -18.18%
ITIL
UK

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 1889 (28.67%) Windows
2 1589 (24.12%) Service Management
3 1502 (22.80%) Microsoft
4 1265 (19.20%) Finance
5 1192 (18.09%) Active Directory
6 1133 (17.20%) Security Cleared
7 1025 (15.56%) Project Management
8 935 (14.19%) Service Delivery
9 915 (13.89%) ITIL V3
10 893 (13.55%) PRINCE2
11 868 (13.17%) Change Management
12 824 (12.51%) ITIL Certification
13 814 (12.35%) SC Cleared
14 765 (11.61%) Agile Software Development
15 758 (11.50%) Linux
16 753 (11.43%) VMware
17 723 (10.97%) ITSM
18 703 (10.67%) Windows Server
19 694 (10.53%) Cisco
20 689 (10.46%) MS Excel
21 682 (10.35%) SLA
22 659 (10.00%) MS Office
23 629 (9.55%) Incident Management
24 619 (9.39%) Problem Management
25 606 (9.20%) Oracle
26 597 (9.06%) SQL
27 578 (8.77%) Citrix
28 567 (8.61%) Unix
29 545 (8.27%) Firewall
30 542 (8.23%) Degree

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 361 (5.48%) MS Exchange
2 323 (4.90%) SharePoint
3 203 (3.08%) IIS
4 154 (2.34%) Skype for Business
5 148 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 145 (2.20%) Apache
7 118 (1.79%) CMS
8 110 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 109 (1.65%) WebSphere
10 76 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
11 74 (1.12%) IBM Notes
12 71 (1.08%) Tomcat
13 68 (1.03%) JBoss
13 68 (1.03%) WebLogic
14 51 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
15 41 (0.62%) IBM HTTP Server
16 39 (0.59%) Confluence
17 35 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
17 35 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
18 34 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 689 (10.46%) MS Excel
2 659 (10.00%) MS Office
3 177 (2.69%) MS Project
4 148 (2.25%) MS Visio
5 96 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
6 26 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 24 (0.36%) Acrobat
8 16 (0.24%) AutoCAD
9 11 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 6 (0.091%) QuarkXPress
11 4 (0.061%) Adobe After Effects
11 4 (0.061%) Adobe Premiere
12 3 (0.046%) Final Cut Pro
12 3 (0.046%) Simulink
13 2 (0.030%) Open Workbench
13 2 (0.030%) S-PLUS
13 2 (0.030%) SPSS
14 1 (0.015%) Adobe Captivate
14 1 (0.015%) Mingle
14 1 (0.015%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 147 (2.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 34 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 27 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 14 (0.21%) assyst
5 12 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
6 11 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
7 10 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
8 9 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
8 9 (0.14%) OpenText MBPM
9 8 (0.12%) Maximo
9 8 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
9 8 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
9 8 (0.12%) Remedy AR System
9 8 (0.12%) RMDS
10 7 (0.11%) SAP IS-U
11 6 (0.091%) CA PPM
11 6 (0.091%) SAP ERP
12 5 (0.076%) MFGPRO
12 5 (0.076%) Oracle Payroll
12 5 (0.076%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 253 (3.84%) Office 365
2 112 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 81 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
3 81 (1.23%) SaaS
4 60 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
5 54 (0.82%) IaaS
6 38 (0.58%) PaaS
7 16 (0.24%) Yammer
8 13 (0.20%) OneDrive
9 10 (0.15%) Google Apps
10 9 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (0.11%) OpenShift
12 6 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 6 (0.091%) HP Helion
13 5 (0.076%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.076%) AWS OpsWorks
14 4 (0.061%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 4 (0.061%) GitHub
14 4 (0.061%) Mimecast
14 4 (0.061%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 545 (8.27%) Firewall
2 463 (7.03%) DNS
3 431 (6.54%) WAN
4 415 (6.30%) LAN
5 383 (5.81%) TCP/IP
6 308 (4.67%) SAN
7 266 (4.04%) DHCP
8 238 (3.61%) Internet
9 224 (3.40%) Wireless
10 218 (3.31%) VPN
11 205 (3.11%) SSL
12 162 (2.46%) Network Security
13 126 (1.91%) VoIP
14 122 (1.85%) MPLS
15 107 (1.62%) HTTP
16 102 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
17 91 (1.38%) Cisco Nexus
18 84 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
19 67 (1.02%) LDAP
20 65 (0.99%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 472 (7.16%) SQL Server
2 126 (1.91%) Oracle Database
3 86 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 77 (1.17%) DB2
5 73 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 63 (0.96%) MySQL
7 62 (0.94%) Relational Database
8 56 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
9 49 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 48 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
11 41 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
11 41 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 29 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
13 27 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 25 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
14 25 (0.38%) RDBMS
15 23 (0.35%) Big Data
16 21 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
17 20 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
18 17 (0.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 149 (2.26%) JIRA
2 97 (1.47%) Jenkins
3 76 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 55 (0.83%) Subversion
5 49 (0.74%) Selenium
6 48 (0.73%) Git (software)
7 43 (0.65%) Maven
8 34 (0.52%) Cucumber
9 33 (0.50%) Visual Studio
10 32 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 28 (0.42%) Artifactory
11 28 (0.42%) Introscope
12 26 (0.39%) MSI
13 24 (0.36%) JUnit
14 21 (0.32%) HP UFT
15 20 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 18 (0.27%) Gradle
17 17 (0.26%) Capybara
18 15 (0.23%) Ant
18 15 (0.23%) Hudson
General
1 1265 (19.20%) Finance
2 406 (6.16%) Telecoms
3 318 (4.83%) Banking
4 151 (2.29%) Retail
5 149 (2.26%) Legal
6 102 (1.55%) Law
7 98 (1.49%) Investment Banking
8 83 (1.26%) Manufacturing
9 78 (1.18%) Back Office
9 78 (1.18%) Front Office
10 67 (1.02%) Local Government
11 65 (0.99%) Financial Institution
12 61 (0.93%) Billing
13 52 (0.79%) Advertising
14 43 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
15 42 (0.64%) Publishing
16 41 (0.62%) Marketing
17 27 (0.41%) Electronics
18 20 (0.30%) Spanish Language
19 18 (0.27%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1385 (21.02%) Analyst
2 592 (8.98%) Service Manager
3 448 (6.80%) Project Manager
4 446 (6.77%) Architect
5 437 (6.63%) Service Analyst
6 373 (5.66%) Support Engineer
7 355 (5.39%) Support Analyst
8 305 (4.63%) Service Desk Analyst
9 276 (4.19%) Consultant
10 256 (3.89%) IT Manager
11 255 (3.87%) ITIL Manager
12 245 (3.72%) Developer
13 236 (3.58%) Administrator
14 223 (3.38%) Network Engineer
15 179 (2.72%) 2nd Line Support
16 170 (2.58%) Business Analyst
16 170 (2.58%) Desktop Support
17 166 (2.52%) Applications Support
17 166 (2.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 161 (2.44%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (3.11%) Web Services
2 178 (2.70%) Middleware
3 177 (2.69%) XML
4 170 (2.58%) .NET
5 164 (2.49%) HTML
6 123 (1.87%) CSS
7 85 (1.29%) J2EE
8 58 (0.88%) SOAP
9 51 (0.77%) .NET Framework
9 51 (0.77%) ASP.NET
10 44 (0.67%) Ajax
11 41 (0.62%) 802.1X
12 37 (0.56%) Spring
13 36 (0.55%) jQuery
14 32 (0.49%) Hibernate
15 31 (0.47%) HTML5
16 28 (0.42%) JSON
17 23 (0.35%) LAMP
18 20 (0.30%) Gherkin
19 19 (0.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 541 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
2 514 (7.80%) Data Centre
3 441 (6.69%) Management Information System
4 188 (2.85%) Computer Science
5 175 (2.66%) Blackberry
6 149 (2.26%) CMDB
7 126 (1.91%) Clustering
8 93 (1.41%) Replication
9 80 (1.21%) Mainframe
10 77 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
11 58 (0.88%) Driving Licence
12 56 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
12 56 (0.85%) NHS
13 51 (0.77%) PKI
14 46 (0.70%) PMI
15 44 (0.67%) Client/Server
16 43 (0.65%) User Experience
17 41 (0.62%) Smart Meter
18 40 (0.61%) iPad
19 39 (0.59%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1889 (28.67%) Windows
2 758 (11.50%) Linux
3 703 (10.67%) Windows Server
4 567 (8.61%) Unix
5 479 (7.27%) Windows 7
6 445 (6.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 353 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 246 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 214 (3.25%) Windows XP
10 213 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 187 (2.84%) Solaris
12 186 (2.82%) AIX
13 129 (1.96%) Windows 8
14 68 (1.03%) Apple iOS
14 68 (1.03%) Windows 10
15 50 (0.76%) Android
16 48 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
17 47 (0.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 42 (0.64%) Mac OS X
19 41 (0.62%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1589 (24.12%) Service Management
2 1025 (15.56%) Project Management
3 935 (14.19%) Service Delivery
4 915 (13.89%) ITIL V3
5 893 (13.55%) PRINCE2
6 868 (13.17%) Change Management
7 765 (11.61%) Agile Software Development
8 723 (10.97%) ITSM
9 629 (9.55%) Incident Management
10 619 (9.39%) Problem Management
11 516 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
12 399 (6.06%) Configuration Management
13 333 (5.05%) Migration
14 318 (4.83%) Release Management
15 294 (4.46%) Service Design
16 283 (4.30%) Disaster Recovery
17 252 (3.82%) Continuous Improvement
18 219 (3.32%) Risk Management
19 208 (3.16%) TOGAF
20 192 (2.91%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 597 (9.06%) SQL
2 322 (4.89%) PowerShell
3 261 (3.96%) Java
4 202 (3.07%) JavaScript
5 196 (2.97%) Perl
6 175 (2.66%) Shell Script
7 157 (2.38%) Python
8 119 (1.81%) C
9 113 (1.71%) Bash Shell
10 86 (1.31%) C#
11 72 (1.09%) VBScript
12 66 (1.00%) VB
13 65 (0.99%) Ruby
14 63 (0.96%) PHP
14 63 (0.96%) T-SQL
15 54 (0.82%) C++
15 54 (0.82%) PL/SQL
16 36 (0.55%) VBA
17 28 (0.42%) Korn
18 25 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1133 (17.20%) Security Cleared
2 824 (12.51%) ITIL Certification
3 814 (12.35%) SC Cleared
4 542 (8.23%) Degree
5 413 (6.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 377 (5.72%) Cisco Certification
7 227 (3.45%) CCNA
8 208 (3.16%) MCSE
9 193 (2.93%) CCNP
10 176 (2.67%) DV Cleared
11 152 (2.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 151 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 142 (2.16%) MCP
14 139 (2.11%) CISSP
15 118 (1.79%) MCSA
16 112 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 93 (1.41%) PMI Certification
18 84 (1.27%) MCITP
19 83 (1.26%) ISEB
20 78 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 682 (10.35%) SLA
2 170 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 159 (2.41%) COBIT
4 121 (1.84%) PCI DSS
5 113 (1.71%) QA
6 94 (1.43%) ISO 9001
7 77 (1.17%) Disclosure Scotland
8 62 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 28 (0.42%) JSP 440
10 25 (0.38%) TickIT
11 24 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 21 (0.32%) COSO
13 15 (0.23%) ISO27005
14 14 (0.21%) ISO22301
15 13 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 13 (0.20%) ISAE 3402
16 11 (0.17%) PMBOK
17 9 (0.14%) Data Quality
17 9 (0.14%) ISO 9000
18 7 (0.11%) RMADS
System Software
1 1192 (18.09%) Active Directory
2 503 (7.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 184 (2.79%) XenApp
4 165 (2.50%) Hyper-V
5 159 (2.41%) vSphere
6 106 (1.61%) XenDesktop
7 86 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
8 71 (1.08%) VMware ESX
9 68 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
10 53 (0.80%) NFS
11 51 (0.77%) XenServer
12 46 (0.70%) Samba
13 39 (0.59%) Firmware
14 37 (0.56%) UAG
15 34 (0.52%) Terminal Services
16 22 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
17 20 (0.30%) vCloud
18 19 (0.29%) Terminal Server
19 18 (0.27%) KVM
19 18 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 347 (5.27%) SCCM
2 161 (2.44%) Puppet
3 121 (1.84%) SCOM
4 71 (1.08%) Nagios
4 71 (1.08%) NetBackup
5 62 (0.94%) Tivoli
6 59 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
7 49 (0.74%) WSUS
8 47 (0.71%) Ansible
9 46 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 35 (0.53%) Control-M
11 31 (0.47%) Backup Exec
12 27 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
12 27 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
13 25 (0.38%) XenMobile
14 24 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
15 23 (0.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 23 (0.35%) SCVMM
16 22 (0.33%) DameWare
16 22 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1502 (22.80%) Microsoft
2 753 (11.43%) VMware
3 694 (10.53%) Cisco
4 606 (9.20%) Oracle
5 578 (8.77%) Citrix
6 516 (7.83%) HP
7 395 (5.99%) ServiceNow
8 305 (4.63%) Remedy
9 278 (4.22%) Red Hat
10 239 (3.63%) IBM
11 199 (3.02%) SAP
12 161 (2.44%) BMC
13 154 (2.34%) Juniper
14 134 (2.03%) CheckPoint
15 127 (1.93%) NetApp
16 126 (1.91%) EMC
17 103 (1.56%) F5
18 99 (1.50%) Symantec
19 86 (1.31%) Dell
20 80 (1.21%) SolarWinds
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City, London
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London
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Essex
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
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London
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Chippenham, Wiltshire
Pertemps ERP
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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