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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 24 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL 3247 3073 2549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.90% 6.74% 6.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.04% 8.93% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1920 1635 1272
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £177 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 208 240
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £35.00 £36.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.67 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.07% -11.11%
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
35919 34430 29372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.27% 75.51% 73.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 22880 21174 17901
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 973 1051 1057
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.29 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.98 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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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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 +2 1242 £400 - 330
South East -2 768 £375 +7.14% 187
South West -2 237 £400 +11.11% 78
East of England +13 230 £313 +5.93% 83
North West -6 223 £400 +6.66% 60
Yorkshire +6 213 £325 - 107
West Midlands +7 171 £300 -14.28% 64
East Midlands -4 86 £315 +22.33% 34
North East +4 62 £301 +22.78% 14
Midlands -8 5 £300 -36.84% 1
South Coast - - - -
ITIL
UK

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 2115 (31.49%) Windows
2 1683 (25.06%) Microsoft
3 1628 (24.24%) Service Management
4 1240 (18.46%) Active Directory
5 1174 (17.48%) Security Cleared
6 1166 (17.36%) Finance
7 1071 (15.95%) Service Delivery
8 905 (13.48%) PRINCE2
9 879 (13.09%) MS Office
10 874 (13.01%) SC Cleared
11 860 (12.81%) Project Management
12 851 (12.67%) MS Excel
13 793 (11.81%) VMware
14 731 (10.88%) Cisco
15 713 (10.62%) ITIL Certification
16 695 (10.35%) SLA
17 687 (10.23%) SQL
18 686 (10.21%) Change Management
19 601 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
20 588 (8.76%) Windows Server 2008
21 587 (8.74%) HP
22 581 (8.65%) Windows 7
23 570 (8.49%) Degree
24 567 (8.44%) Oracle
25 561 (8.35%) Incident Management
26 549 (8.17%) Linux
27 538 (8.01%) Citrix
28 524 (7.80%) UNIX
29 517 (7.70%) ITSM
30 480 (7.15%) Stakeholder Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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
1 432 (6.43%) MS Exchange
2 369 (5.49%) SharePoint
3 239 (3.56%) IIS
4 176 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 132 (1.97%) WebSphere
6 128 (1.91%) IBM Notes
7 109 (1.62%) Lync
8 106 (1.58%) Tomcat
9 104 (1.55%) Apache
10 101 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
11 87 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
12 79 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 79 (1.18%) WebLogic
13 68 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
14 49 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
14 49 (0.73%) CMS
15 33 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
15 33 (0.49%) JBoss
16 30 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
17 29 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 879 (13.09%) MS Office
2 851 (12.67%) MS Excel
3 196 (2.92%) MS Visio
4 170 (2.53%) MS Project
5 134 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 16 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.12%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.074%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.060%) SPSS
10 2 (0.030%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.015%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.015%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.015%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.015%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 150 (2.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 52 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
3 36 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
4 29 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
5 23 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
6 20 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 17 (0.25%) RMDS
8 13 (0.19%) SAP FI
9 12 (0.18%) Endur
9 12 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
9 12 (0.18%) SAP BPC
9 12 (0.18%) assyst
10 11 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
10 11 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
10 11 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
10 11 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
11 9 (0.13%) ZaiNet
11 9 (0.13%) Remedy AR System
11 9 (0.13%) SAP ERP
11 9 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 86 (1.28%) Office 365
2 72 (1.07%) SaaS
3 51 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (0.52%) IaaS
5 32 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
6 26 (0.39%) PaaS
7 25 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (0.24%) Google Apps
9 4 (0.060%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.030%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.030%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.015%) GitHub
11 1 (0.015%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.015%) Yammer
11 1 (0.015%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 459 (6.83%) Firewall
2 444 (6.61%) LAN
3 439 (6.54%) WAN
4 360 (5.36%) DNS
5 323 (4.81%) SAN
6 280 (4.17%) TCP/IP
7 273 (4.06%) DHCP
8 249 (3.71%) VPN
9 146 (2.17%) Internet
10 141 (2.10%) VoIP
11 140 (2.08%) Network Security
12 134 (2.00%) Wireless
13 131 (1.95%) SSL
14 110 (1.64%) LDAP
15 107 (1.59%) MPLS
16 99 (1.47%) OSPF
17 97 (1.44%) NAS
18 96 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
19 95 (1.41%) BGP
20 86 (1.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 419 (6.24%) SQL Server
2 167 (2.49%) Oracle Database
3 86 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 79 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
5 73 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
6 67 (1.00%) Relational Database
7 63 (0.94%) MySQL
8 60 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 55 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
10 48 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
11 43 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
12 41 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
13 34 (0.51%) RDBMS
13 34 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
14 33 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 26 (0.39%) SAP BW
15 26 (0.39%) DB2
16 22 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 21 (0.31%) Oracle BI EE
18 20 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 59 (0.88%) Subversion
2 57 (0.85%) JIRA
3 54 (0.80%) Jenkins
4 52 (0.77%) Ant
5 46 (0.68%) ClearCase
5 46 (0.68%) Visual Studio
6 45 (0.67%) Maven
7 44 (0.66%) ClearQuest
8 38 (0.57%) Toad
9 36 (0.54%) Git (software)
10 30 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
11 26 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
12 22 (0.33%) JUnit
13 21 (0.31%) Introscope
13 21 (0.31%) MSI
14 18 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
15 17 (0.25%) PVCS
16 16 (0.24%) Hudson
16 16 (0.24%) Selenium
17 15 (0.22%) Eclipse
General
1 1166 (17.36%) Finance
2 422 (6.28%) Telecoms
3 362 (5.39%) Banking
4 180 (2.68%) Retail
5 147 (2.19%) Legal
6 101 (1.50%) Manufacturing
7 100 (1.49%) Law
8 97 (1.44%) Investment Banking
9 75 (1.12%) Local Government
10 71 (1.06%) Front Office
11 65 (0.97%) Back Office
12 62 (0.92%) Marketing
13 52 (0.77%) Financial Institution
14 46 (0.68%) Advertising
14 46 (0.68%) Publishing
15 42 (0.63%) Billing
16 32 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
17 26 (0.39%) Games
18 22 (0.33%) Military
19 21 (0.31%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1640 (24.42%) Analyst
2 583 (8.68%) Service Analyst
3 573 (8.53%) Service Manager
4 490 (7.30%) Project Manager
5 478 (7.12%) Service Desk Analyst
5 478 (7.12%) Support Analyst
6 377 (5.61%) Architect
7 361 (5.38%) Consultant
8 316 (4.71%) Support Engineer
9 249 (3.71%) Delivery Manager
10 222 (3.31%) Services Delivery Manager
11 213 (3.17%) 1st Line Support
12 207 (3.08%) 2nd Line Support
13 198 (2.95%) Administrator
14 185 (2.75%) Business Analyst
15 180 (2.68%) Applications Support
16 177 (2.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 171 (2.55%) Desktop Support
18 157 (2.34%) Developer
19 152 (2.26%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (3.45%) .NET
2 212 (3.16%) Web Services
3 188 (2.80%) XML
4 177 (2.64%) Middleware
5 142 (2.11%) HTML
6 74 (1.10%) CSS
7 58 (0.86%) J2EE
8 56 (0.83%) JSP
9 53 (0.79%) Java EE
10 52 (0.77%) SOAP
10 52 (0.77%) .NET Framework
11 47 (0.70%) Ajax
11 47 (0.70%) REST
12 35 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
13 31 (0.46%) JMS
14 28 (0.42%) ASP.NET
15 27 (0.40%) jQuery
16 26 (0.39%) WebSphere MQ
17 25 (0.37%) FIX Protocol
18 23 (0.34%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 601 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
2 348 (5.18%) Management Information System
3 181 (2.70%) Blackberry
4 175 (2.61%) Clustering
5 161 (2.40%) Computer Science
6 144 (2.14%) CMDB
7 111 (1.65%) NHS
8 85 (1.27%) Replication
9 66 (0.98%) Thin Client
9 66 (0.98%) Fat Client
10 58 (0.86%) PKI
11 57 (0.85%) Open Source
12 54 (0.80%) Mainframe
13 47 (0.70%) User Experience
14 45 (0.67%) PMI
14 45 (0.67%) Fixed Income
15 43 (0.64%) iPhone
15 43 (0.64%) iPad
16 41 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
17 40 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2115 (31.49%) Windows
2 588 (8.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 581 (8.65%) Windows 7
4 549 (8.17%) Linux
5 524 (7.80%) UNIX
6 396 (5.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 287 (4.27%) Windows XP
8 280 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 139 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 135 (2.01%) Windows 8
11 125 (1.86%) Solaris
12 87 (1.30%) AIX
13 59 (0.88%) Android
14 51 (0.76%) CentOS
15 41 (0.61%) Apple iOS
16 40 (0.60%) Windows Vista
17 39 (0.58%) HPUX
18 34 (0.51%) Mac OS X
19 33 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
20 31 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1628 (24.24%) Service Management
2 1071 (15.95%) Service Delivery
3 905 (13.48%) PRINCE2
4 860 (12.81%) Project Management
5 686 (10.21%) Change Management
6 561 (8.35%) Incident Management
7 517 (7.70%) ITSM
8 480 (7.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 427 (6.36%) Problem Management
10 407 (6.06%) Configuration Management
11 393 (5.85%) Agile Software Development
12 372 (5.54%) ITIL V3
13 325 (4.84%) Migration
14 257 (3.83%) Release Management
15 240 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
16 230 (3.42%) Risk Management
17 208 (3.10%) Change Control
18 203 (3.02%) Disaster Recovery
19 197 (2.93%) TOGAF
20 165 (2.46%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 687 (10.23%) SQL
2 291 (4.33%) Java
3 282 (4.20%) PowerShell
4 147 (2.19%) C#
5 127 (1.89%) PL/SQL
6 124 (1.85%) Shell Script
7 113 (1.68%) Perl
8 109 (1.62%) C
9 108 (1.61%) VBScript
10 102 (1.52%) JavaScript
11 95 (1.41%) Python
12 69 (1.03%) VB
13 50 (0.74%) PHP
14 46 (0.68%) Bash Shell
15 42 (0.63%) T-SQL
16 39 (0.58%) Ruby
17 34 (0.51%) VB.NET
18 31 (0.46%) VBA
19 28 (0.42%) C++
20 19 (0.28%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1174 (17.48%) Security Cleared
2 874 (13.01%) SC Cleared
3 713 (10.62%) ITIL Certification
4 570 (8.49%) Degree
5 465 (6.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 346 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
7 266 (3.96%) MCSE
8 243 (3.62%) DV Cleared
9 221 (3.29%) CCNA
10 193 (2.87%) MCP
11 184 (2.74%) CCNP
12 164 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 155 (2.31%) CISSP
14 154 (2.29%) MCITP
15 147 (2.19%) PMI Certification
16 134 (2.00%) VCP4
17 122 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 117 (1.74%) PMP
19 115 (1.71%) ISEB
20 112 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 695 (10.35%) SLA
2 163 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 161 (2.40%) QA
4 105 (1.56%) PCI DSS
5 95 (1.41%) COBIT
6 66 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 59 (0.88%) ISO 9001
8 39 (0.58%) JSP 440
9 29 (0.43%) ISO 9000
10 13 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 12 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
12 8 (0.12%) BS15000
13 6 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 5 (0.074%) P3O
15 4 (0.060%) PMBOK
15 4 (0.060%) Data Quality
15 4 (0.060%) Solvency II
16 3 (0.045%) GxP
16 3 (0.045%) ISO 14001
17 2 (0.030%) TickIT
System Software
1 1240 (18.46%) Active Directory
2 476 (7.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 196 (2.92%) Hyper-V
4 167 (2.49%) vSphere
5 115 (1.71%) XenApp
6 76 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
7 75 (1.12%) XenDesktop
8 50 (0.74%) VMware ESX
9 47 (0.70%) Firmware
10 37 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
11 28 (0.42%) vCloud
12 27 (0.40%) Terminal Services
13 26 (0.39%) XenServer
14 23 (0.34%) KVM
15 22 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 21 (0.31%) NFS
17 18 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
17 18 (0.27%) Xen
18 15 (0.22%) UAG
19 14 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 261 (3.89%) SCCM
2 175 (2.61%) SCOM
3 82 (1.22%) OpenView
4 68 (1.01%) Tivoli
5 65 (0.97%) Puppet
6 52 (0.77%) Backup Exec
7 44 (0.66%) NetBackup
8 42 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 39 (0.58%) WSUS
10 38 (0.57%) HP SIM
11 37 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
11 37 (0.55%) OVSD
12 35 (0.52%) Nagios
13 34 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
13 34 (0.51%) SCVMM
14 33 (0.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 27 (0.40%) HP UCMDB
16 26 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
17 24 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
18 22 (0.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1683 (25.06%) Microsoft
2 793 (11.81%) VMware
3 731 (10.88%) Cisco
4 587 (8.74%) HP
5 567 (8.44%) Oracle
6 538 (8.01%) Citrix
7 298 (4.44%) Remedy
8 251 (3.74%) IBM
9 248 (3.69%) SAP
10 184 (2.74%) F5
11 182 (2.71%) CheckPoint
12 169 (2.52%) BMC
13 167 (2.49%) Juniper
14 149 (2.22%) Red Hat
15 142 (2.11%) ServiceNow
16 140 (2.08%) Lotus
17 121 (1.80%) EMC
18 120 (1.79%) McAfee
19 118 (1.76%) Dell
20 99 (1.47%) Symantec
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Jumar
Rate: £100 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wiltshire
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 2 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £11 - £13 per hour
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Via Resource
Posted: 13 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Posted: 17 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £600 - 700 per day + .
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Network ITR
Rate: 500 to 550 per day GBP
Posted: 18 hours ago
Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £370 - £560 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hampshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £50.00 per hour
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Picture More Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £450 - 500 per day + .
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Fusion Experience
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago