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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 22 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 3544 3328 3096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.17% 6.65% 6.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.71% 8.34% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2242 1917 1829
Median daily rate £375 £359 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.52% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £180 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 257 314
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.96 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.31% +6.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.92 £32.60 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+37.61% -2.36%
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
40710 39911 37758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.40% 79.72% 78.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27348 26219 24080
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 934 1059 1123
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.21 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -5 1226 £440 +17.33% 216
South East +5 753 £375 - 154
North East +11 425 £285 +8.57% 14
North West -2 255 £400 +23.07% 61
South West +12 212 £350 - 65
West Midlands -7 197 £350 +6.06% 67
East of England -9 181 £340 -2.85% 29
Yorkshire -12 169 £383 +27.50% 55
East Midlands +16 117 £375 +14.06% 41
Midlands -8 1 £200 -63.63% 1
ITIL
UK

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 1932 (29.01%) Windows
2 1591 (23.89%) Microsoft
3 1538 (23.09%) Service Management
4 1247 (18.72%) Finance
5 1226 (18.41%) Security Cleared
6 1205 (18.09%) Active Directory
7 1037 (15.57%) Project Management
8 1006 (15.11%) Service Delivery
9 933 (14.01%) Linux
10 919 (13.80%) ITIL V3
11 903 (13.56%) SC Cleared
12 863 (12.96%) PRINCE2
13 855 (12.84%) VMware
14 831 (12.48%) ITIL Certification
15 823 (12.36%) Change Management
16 799 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
17 765 (11.49%) MS Excel
18 720 (10.81%) Cisco
19 713 (10.71%) Windows Server
20 698 (10.48%) ITSM
21 696 (10.45%) SLA
22 692 (10.39%) SQL
23 690 (10.36%) Oracle
24 676 (10.15%) MS Office
25 641 (9.62%) Unix
26 640 (9.61%) Problem Management
27 631 (9.47%) HP
28 613 (9.20%) Incident Management
29 608 (9.13%) Firewall
30 605 (9.08%) Citrix

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
1 353 (5.30%) MS Exchange
2 343 (5.15%) SharePoint
3 235 (3.53%) IIS
4 177 (2.66%) Apache
5 162 (2.43%) Skype for Business
6 155 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 121 (1.82%) WebSphere
8 93 (1.40%) WebLogic
9 92 (1.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 85 (1.28%) CMS
11 81 (1.22%) Tomcat
12 73 (1.10%) IBM Notes
13 68 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
14 62 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
15 57 (0.86%) JBoss
16 53 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
17 43 (0.65%) IBM HTTP Server
17 43 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
18 41 (0.62%) Confluence
18 41 (0.62%) OpenStack
Applications
1 765 (11.49%) MS Excel
2 676 (10.15%) MS Office
3 148 (2.22%) MS Project
4 128 (1.92%) MS Visio
5 123 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
6 21 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.17%) AutoCAD
8 9 (0.14%) Acrobat
9 7 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.060%) Adobe After Effects
10 4 (0.060%) Adobe Premiere
10 4 (0.060%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.045%) Final Cut Pro
11 3 (0.045%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.045%) Simulink
12 2 (0.030%) Open Workbench
12 2 (0.030%) QuarkXPress
12 2 (0.030%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.015%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 125 (1.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 35 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 34 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.17%) OpenText MBPM
4 11 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (0.14%) assyst
6 9 (0.14%) Documaker
6 9 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (0.12%) MFGPRO
7 8 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
7 8 (0.12%) Primavera
7 8 (0.12%) Remedy AR System
7 8 (0.12%) RMDS
8 7 (0.11%) CSG Singleview
8 7 (0.11%) Maximo
8 7 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
8 7 (0.11%) SAP IS-U
9 6 (0.090%) CA PPM
9 6 (0.090%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 253 (3.80%) Office 365
2 139 (2.09%) SaaS
3 138 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 123 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
5 100 (1.50%) IaaS
6 79 (1.19%) PaaS
7 57 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
8 31 (0.47%) Google Apps
9 16 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
10 14 (0.21%) OneDrive
11 12 (0.18%) Yammer
12 7 (0.11%) OpenShift
13 6 (0.090%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (0.090%) HP Helion
14 5 (0.075%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.075%) AWS OpsWorks
15 4 (0.060%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 4 (0.060%) Google Cloud Platform
16 3 (0.045%) Mimecast
16 3 (0.045%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 608 (9.13%) Firewall
2 544 (8.17%) DNS
3 478 (7.18%) WAN
4 448 (6.73%) LAN
5 421 (6.32%) TCP/IP
6 376 (5.65%) SAN
7 321 (4.82%) DHCP
8 243 (3.65%) VPN
9 225 (3.38%) SSL
10 220 (3.30%) Internet
11 209 (3.14%) Wireless
12 172 (2.58%) Network Security
13 137 (2.06%) VoIP
14 119 (1.79%) MPLS
15 108 (1.62%) Cisco Nexus
16 105 (1.58%) HTTP
17 92 (1.38%) LDAP
18 84 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
19 82 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
20 80 (1.20%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 530 (7.96%) SQL Server
2 145 (2.18%) Oracle Database
3 83 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 82 (1.23%) MySQL
5 80 (1.20%) Relational Database
6 79 (1.19%) DB2
7 70 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 54 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
9 53 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 46 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
11 44 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
12 42 (0.63%) RDBMS
13 41 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
13 41 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 39 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
15 34 (0.51%) Big Data
16 30 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
17 26 (0.39%) NonStop SQL
17 26 (0.39%) Oracle BI EE
18 25 (0.38%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 162 (2.43%) JIRA
2 102 (1.53%) Jenkins
3 61 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 59 (0.89%) Git (software)
5 46 (0.69%) Subversion
6 43 (0.65%) Selenium
7 37 (0.56%) Artifactory
8 36 (0.54%) MSI
9 35 (0.53%) Maven
10 31 (0.47%) Introscope
11 30 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 30 (0.45%) Visual Studio
12 27 (0.41%) Cucumber
13 25 (0.38%) JUnit
14 24 (0.36%) Rational DOORS
15 22 (0.33%) Eclipse
15 22 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 21 (0.32%) Ant
16 21 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
16 21 (0.32%) StarTeam
General
1 1247 (18.72%) Finance
2 370 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 294 (4.41%) Banking
4 172 (2.58%) Legal
5 168 (2.52%) Retail
6 96 (1.44%) Law
7 91 (1.37%) Manufacturing
8 87 (1.31%) Back Office
9 75 (1.13%) Financial Institution
10 69 (1.04%) Front Office
11 68 (1.02%) Investment Banking
12 59 (0.89%) Marketing
13 57 (0.86%) Billing
14 53 (0.80%) Local Government
15 49 (0.74%) Publishing
16 45 (0.68%) Advertising
17 40 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
18 30 (0.45%) Electronics
19 26 (0.39%) Spanish Language
20 22 (0.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 1365 (20.50%) Analyst
2 566 (8.50%) Service Manager
3 490 (7.36%) Architect
4 424 (6.37%) Service Analyst
5 409 (6.14%) Project Manager
6 379 (5.69%) Support Engineer
7 371 (5.57%) Support Analyst
8 291 (4.37%) Administrator
8 291 (4.37%) Service Desk Analyst
9 285 (4.28%) Consultant
10 256 (3.84%) Developer
11 244 (3.66%) IT Manager
12 226 (3.39%) ITIL Manager
13 218 (3.27%) Network Engineer
14 195 (2.93%) Delivery Manager
15 189 (2.84%) Business Analyst
16 172 (2.58%) Applications Support
17 162 (2.43%) Desktop Support
17 162 (2.43%) Services Delivery Manager
18 160 (2.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (3.35%) Middleware
2 200 (3.00%) Web Services
3 197 (2.96%) XML
4 171 (2.57%) .NET
5 162 (2.43%) HTML
6 137 (2.06%) CSS
7 96 (1.44%) J2EE
8 58 (0.87%) ASP.NET
9 54 (0.81%) SOAP
10 52 (0.78%) .NET Framework
11 43 (0.65%) Ajax
12 42 (0.63%) jQuery
13 40 (0.60%) Spring
14 36 (0.54%) LAMP
15 35 (0.53%) Hibernate
15 35 (0.53%) REST
16 31 (0.47%) JSP
17 28 (0.42%) JSON
18 27 (0.41%) 802.1X
19 26 (0.39%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 500 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
2 497 (7.46%) Data Centre
3 436 (6.55%) Management Information System
4 224 (3.36%) Computer Science
5 200 (3.00%) Clustering
6 162 (2.43%) Blackberry
7 140 (2.10%) CMDB
8 90 (1.35%) Mainframe
9 86 (1.29%) Replication
10 66 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
11 65 (0.98%) User Experience
11 65 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
12 61 (0.92%) PKI
12 61 (0.92%) PMI
13 60 (0.90%) Virtual Team
14 54 (0.81%) Driving Licence
15 53 (0.80%) Client/Server
16 50 (0.75%) NHS
16 50 (0.75%) Smart Meter
17 45 (0.68%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1932 (29.01%) Windows
2 933 (14.01%) Linux
3 713 (10.71%) Windows Server
4 641 (9.62%) Unix
5 445 (6.68%) Windows 7
5 445 (6.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 325 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 268 (4.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 260 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 249 (3.74%) AIX
10 227 (3.41%) Solaris
11 191 (2.87%) Windows XP
12 115 (1.73%) Windows 8
13 84 (1.26%) Windows 10
14 80 (1.20%) Apple iOS
15 67 (1.01%) Android
16 54 (0.81%) CentOS
17 53 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
18 50 (0.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 46 (0.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1538 (23.09%) Service Management
2 1037 (15.57%) Project Management
3 1006 (15.11%) Service Delivery
4 919 (13.80%) ITIL V3
5 863 (12.96%) PRINCE2
6 823 (12.36%) Change Management
7 799 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
8 698 (10.48%) ITSM
9 640 (9.61%) Problem Management
10 613 (9.20%) Incident Management
11 574 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
12 423 (6.35%) Configuration Management
13 350 (5.26%) Release Management
14 332 (4.98%) Migration
15 291 (4.37%) Service Design
16 261 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
17 246 (3.69%) TOGAF
18 243 (3.65%) Continuous Improvement
19 228 (3.42%) High Availability
20 215 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 692 (10.39%) SQL
2 313 (4.70%) PowerShell
3 289 (4.34%) Java
4 273 (4.10%) Perl
5 212 (3.18%) Python
6 211 (3.17%) JavaScript
7 190 (2.85%) Shell Script
8 143 (2.15%) Bash Shell
9 120 (1.80%) C
10 98 (1.47%) C#
11 92 (1.38%) VB
12 81 (1.22%) PHP
13 77 (1.16%) VBScript
14 75 (1.13%) C++
15 74 (1.11%) PL/SQL
16 68 (1.02%) T-SQL
17 61 (0.92%) Ruby
18 43 (0.65%) VBA
19 39 (0.59%) Korn
20 32 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1226 (18.41%) Security Cleared
2 903 (13.56%) SC Cleared
3 831 (12.48%) ITIL Certification
4 601 (9.02%) Degree
5 441 (6.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 356 (5.35%) Cisco Certification
7 226 (3.39%) MCSE
8 204 (3.06%) CCNA
9 198 (2.97%) DV Cleared
10 193 (2.90%) CCNP
11 176 (2.64%) CISSP
12 151 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 139 (2.09%) BPSS Clearance
14 136 (2.04%) MCP
15 126 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 115 (1.73%) PMI Certification
17 107 (1.61%) MCSA
18 103 (1.55%) ISEB
19 99 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 84 (1.26%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 696 (10.45%) SLA
2 203 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 156 (2.34%) COBIT
4 112 (1.68%) PCI DSS
5 109 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
6 107 (1.61%) QA
7 95 (1.43%) ISO 9001
8 53 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 30 (0.45%) JSP 440
10 27 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 21 (0.32%) COSO
11 21 (0.32%) TickIT
12 16 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 16 (0.24%) ISO27005
13 13 (0.20%) HL7
14 12 (0.18%) ISO22301
15 11 (0.17%) PMBOK
16 9 (0.14%) Data Quality
16 9 (0.14%) ISAE 3402
17 7 (0.11%) GPG13
System Software
1 1205 (18.09%) Active Directory
2 572 (8.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 202 (3.03%) XenApp
4 197 (2.96%) Hyper-V
5 152 (2.28%) vSphere
6 118 (1.77%) XenDesktop
7 112 (1.68%) Microsoft App-V
8 92 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
9 80 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
10 77 (1.16%) VMware ESX
11 65 (0.98%) XenServer
12 58 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
13 56 (0.84%) KVM
14 55 (0.83%) Terminal Services
15 42 (0.63%) Firmware
16 36 (0.54%) UAG
17 35 (0.53%) Samba
18 34 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
19 32 (0.48%) NFS
20 25 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 380 (5.71%) SCCM
2 191 (2.87%) Puppet
3 140 (2.10%) SCOM
4 91 (1.37%) Tivoli
5 88 (1.32%) Nagios
6 77 (1.16%) Ansible
7 70 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
8 68 (1.02%) NetBackup
9 63 (0.95%) EMC NetWorker
10 59 (0.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 58 (0.87%) WSUS
12 54 (0.81%) Microsoft Clustering
13 40 (0.60%) OpenView
14 35 (0.53%) Control-M
15 34 (0.51%) Backup Exec
15 34 (0.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 33 (0.50%) XenMobile
17 32 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
18 31 (0.47%) SafeCom
19 29 (0.44%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 1591 (23.89%) Microsoft
2 855 (12.84%) VMware
3 720 (10.81%) Cisco
4 690 (10.36%) Oracle
5 631 (9.47%) HP
6 605 (9.08%) Citrix
7 415 (6.23%) ServiceNow
8 331 (4.97%) Red Hat
9 291 (4.37%) Remedy
10 288 (4.32%) IBM
11 230 (3.45%) SAP
12 167 (2.51%) Juniper
13 166 (2.49%) BMC
14 160 (2.40%) CheckPoint
14 160 (2.40%) EMC
15 128 (1.92%) F5
16 120 (1.80%) Symantec
17 117 (1.76%) NetApp
18 92 (1.38%) CA
19 87 (1.31%) Apple
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Rate: £125.00 per day + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £221.00 - £243.10 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Acorn
Rate: From £9 to £11 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
AAP3
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £260 - £320 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
SLS Services Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £372.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £300 - £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200 - £224.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £370.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Code IT Recruitment
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
London
Code IT Recruitment
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday