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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 24 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 3440 3312 2721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.80% 6.67% 6.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.88% 8.86% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1945 1916 1479
Average daily rate
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£361 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.41% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £326 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.83% -3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 277 268 190
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £35.00 £53.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -7.60%
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
38743 37390 31855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.59% 75.29% 74.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 24566 23724 19449
Average daily rate £423 £403 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.96% -2.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1119 1085 996
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.37 £13.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 28 April 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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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 -6 1247 £400 +1.26% 288
South East +5 860 £361 +6.17% 199
North West -5 254 £375 +20.00% 65
East of England +12 250 £350 +7.69% 73
Yorkshire +6 250 £300 -14.28% 72
South West 0 210 £378 +16.15% 74
West Midlands -3 184 £325 -7.14% 74
East Midlands +5 102 £333 +101.51% 42
North East +5 69 £281 +19.68% 18
Midlands +2 5 £550 +46.66% 1
ITIL
UK

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 2004 (30.28%) Windows
2 1732 (26.17%) Microsoft
3 1616 (24.41%) Service Management
4 1192 (18.01%) Active Directory
5 1151 (17.39%) Finance
6 1075 (16.24%) Security Cleared
7 1010 (15.26%) Service Delivery
8 967 (14.61%) PRINCE2
9 938 (14.17%) Project Management
10 896 (13.54%) MS Office
11 827 (12.49%) MS Excel
12 800 (12.09%) ITIL Certification
13 775 (11.71%) SC Cleared
14 773 (11.68%) VMware
15 735 (11.10%) SQL
16 732 (11.06%) Cisco
17 723 (10.92%) Change Management
18 667 (10.08%) SLA
19 583 (8.81%) HP
20 581 (8.78%) Windows 7
21 580 (8.76%) Linux
22 576 (8.70%) Oracle
23 575 (8.69%) Analytical Skills
24 565 (8.54%) Windows Server 2008
25 554 (8.37%) ITSM
26 547 (8.26%) Incident Management
26 547 (8.26%) Degree
27 541 (8.17%) Citrix
28 502 (7.58%) UNIX
29 492 (7.43%) Firewall

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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
1 408 (6.16%) SharePoint
2 374 (5.65%) MS Exchange
3 261 (3.94%) IIS
4 139 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 137 (2.07%) WebSphere
6 113 (1.71%) Tomcat
7 111 (1.68%) IBM Notes
8 108 (1.63%) Lync
9 85 (1.28%) Apache
10 71 (1.07%) CMS
11 70 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 67 (1.01%) WebLogic
13 62 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
14 57 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
15 50 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
16 47 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
17 46 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
18 43 (0.65%) JBoss
19 35 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
20 30 (0.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 896 (13.54%) MS Office
2 827 (12.49%) MS Excel
3 195 (2.95%) MS Visio
3 195 (2.95%) MS Project
4 151 (2.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
7 8 (0.12%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.060%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.045%) SPSS
9 3 (0.045%) Open Workbench
10 2 (0.030%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.030%) PTC Creo
10 2 (0.030%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.015%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.015%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 132 (1.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 40 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
3 30 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 27 (0.41%) RMDS
4 27 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
5 25 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
6 19 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 14 (0.21%) Remedy AR System
8 13 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
9 12 (0.18%) assyst
9 12 (0.18%) Endur
10 10 (0.15%) SAP FI
10 10 (0.15%) SAP BPC
10 10 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 9 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
11 9 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
11 9 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
11 9 (0.14%) ZaiNet
12 8 (0.12%) Primavera
12 8 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 89 (1.34%) Office 365
2 76 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
3 75 (1.13%) SaaS
4 57 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 39 (0.59%) PaaS
6 33 (0.50%) IaaS
7 28 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (0.20%) Google Apps
9 7 (0.11%) Google Analytics
10 6 (0.091%) Adobe Analytics
11 3 (0.045%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.030%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.015%) IBM SmartCloud
13 1 (0.015%) IBM Blueworks
13 1 (0.015%) SoftLayer
13 1 (0.015%) Symantec.cloud
13 1 (0.015%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.015%) GitHub
13 1 (0.015%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 492 (7.43%) Firewall
2 466 (7.04%) LAN
3 452 (6.83%) WAN
4 364 (5.50%) DNS
5 313 (4.73%) SAN
6 289 (4.37%) TCP/IP
7 270 (4.08%) VPN
8 263 (3.97%) DHCP
9 175 (2.64%) Network Security
10 161 (2.43%) Internet
11 155 (2.34%) SSL
12 152 (2.30%) Wireless
13 126 (1.90%) VoIP
14 122 (1.84%) Cisco ASA
15 118 (1.78%) LDAP
16 111 (1.68%) MPLS
17 98 (1.48%) OSPF
17 98 (1.48%) NAS
18 85 (1.28%) BGP
19 79 (1.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 439 (6.63%) SQL Server
2 175 (2.64%) Oracle Database
3 80 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
3 80 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 78 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 69 (1.04%) Relational Database
6 68 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
7 54 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
8 52 (0.79%) MySQL
9 50 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
10 45 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 43 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
12 39 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
13 36 (0.54%) DB2
14 31 (0.47%) Big Data
15 30 (0.45%) RDBMS
16 27 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 25 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
18 22 (0.33%) SAP BW
19 21 (0.32%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 78 (1.18%) Subversion
2 65 (0.98%) JIRA
3 64 (0.97%) Visual Studio
4 60 (0.91%) Ant
5 52 (0.79%) Jenkins
6 49 (0.74%) Maven
7 42 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 35 (0.53%) ClearCase
9 31 (0.47%) Toad
10 29 (0.44%) Git (software)
11 27 (0.41%) ClearQuest
12 26 (0.39%) JUnit
12 26 (0.39%) Introscope
13 24 (0.36%) Selenium
14 22 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
15 17 (0.26%) Eclipse
16 16 (0.24%) TeamCity
17 15 (0.23%) StarTeam
17 15 (0.23%) PVCS
17 15 (0.23%) Gradle
General
1 1151 (17.39%) Finance
2 350 (5.29%) Telecoms
3 323 (4.88%) Banking
4 173 (2.61%) Retail
5 139 (2.10%) Legal
6 97 (1.47%) Manufacturing
6 97 (1.47%) Law
7 73 (1.10%) Investment Banking
8 71 (1.07%) Back Office
9 70 (1.06%) Local Government
10 60 (0.91%) Marketing
11 56 (0.85%) Financial Institution
12 52 (0.79%) Front Office
13 38 (0.57%) Billing
14 37 (0.56%) Publishing
15 31 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
16 25 (0.38%) Electronics
17 22 (0.33%) Games
18 21 (0.32%) Advertising
19 19 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1634 (24.69%) Analyst
2 574 (8.67%) Service Manager
3 528 (7.98%) Service Analyst
4 512 (7.74%) Project Manager
5 490 (7.40%) Support Analyst
6 426 (6.44%) Service Desk Analyst
7 350 (5.29%) Consultant
8 340 (5.14%) Architect
9 325 (4.91%) Support Engineer
10 231 (3.49%) Delivery Manager
11 215 (3.25%) Services Delivery Manager
12 206 (3.11%) 1st Line Support
13 202 (3.05%) 2nd Line Support
14 192 (2.90%) Developer
15 186 (2.81%) Business Analyst
16 184 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 176 (2.66%) Administrator
18 175 (2.64%) Desktop Support
19 172 (2.60%) Network Engineer
20 167 (2.52%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (4.31%) .NET
2 246 (3.72%) Web Services
3 212 (3.20%) XML
4 171 (2.58%) HTML
4 171 (2.58%) Middleware
5 92 (1.39%) CSS
6 67 (1.01%) J2EE
7 63 (0.95%) .NET Framework
8 62 (0.94%) ASP.NET
9 58 (0.88%) JSP
10 57 (0.86%) SOAP
11 50 (0.76%) Ajax
12 49 (0.74%) Java EE
13 39 (0.59%) REST
14 35 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
15 32 (0.48%) Rendezvous
16 27 (0.41%) JMS
16 27 (0.41%) JSON
17 24 (0.36%) WebSphere MQ
18 22 (0.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 575 (8.69%) Analytical Skills
2 342 (5.17%) Management Information System
3 170 (2.57%) CMDB
4 166 (2.51%) Blackberry
5 156 (2.36%) Clustering
6 143 (2.16%) Computer Science
7 107 (1.62%) NHS
8 85 (1.28%) PKI
9 80 (1.21%) Replication
10 63 (0.95%) Thin Client
10 63 (0.95%) Fat Client
11 52 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
11 52 (0.79%) PMI
12 50 (0.76%) Statistics
13 47 (0.71%) iPhone
14 44 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
15 41 (0.62%) Mainframe
16 40 (0.60%) Open Source
17 39 (0.59%) iPad
18 38 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2004 (30.28%) Windows
2 581 (8.78%) Windows 7
3 580 (8.76%) Linux
4 565 (8.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 502 (7.58%) UNIX
6 373 (5.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 311 (4.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 262 (3.96%) Windows XP
9 154 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 145 (2.19%) Solaris
11 130 (1.96%) Windows 8
12 117 (1.77%) AIX
13 59 (0.89%) Android
14 56 (0.85%) CentOS
15 40 (0.60%) Ubuntu
16 38 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
17 36 (0.54%) HPUX
18 31 (0.47%) Mac OS X
18 31 (0.47%) Apple iOS
19 28 (0.42%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1616 (24.41%) Service Management
2 1010 (15.26%) Service Delivery
3 967 (14.61%) PRINCE2
4 938 (14.17%) Project Management
5 723 (10.92%) Change Management
6 554 (8.37%) ITSM
7 547 (8.26%) Incident Management
8 492 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 440 (6.65%) Problem Management
10 401 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
11 399 (6.03%) Configuration Management
12 372 (5.62%) ITIL V3
13 336 (5.08%) Migration
14 245 (3.70%) Release Management
15 242 (3.66%) Continuous Improvement
16 219 (3.31%) Change Control
17 206 (3.11%) Disaster Recovery
18 197 (2.98%) Risk Management
19 176 (2.66%) Business Analysis
20 165 (2.49%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 735 (11.10%) SQL
2 328 (4.96%) Java
3 261 (3.94%) PowerShell
4 162 (2.45%) C#
5 119 (1.80%) JavaScript
6 114 (1.72%) PL/SQL
7 108 (1.63%) Perl
8 101 (1.53%) Python
8 101 (1.53%) Shell Script
9 96 (1.45%) VBScript
10 86 (1.30%) C
11 83 (1.25%) VB
12 61 (0.92%) T-SQL
13 46 (0.69%) Bash Shell
14 44 (0.66%) PHP
15 37 (0.56%) Ruby
16 36 (0.54%) VB.NET
17 34 (0.51%) VBA
18 32 (0.48%) C++
19 21 (0.32%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1075 (16.24%) Security Cleared
2 800 (12.09%) ITIL Certification
3 775 (11.71%) SC Cleared
4 547 (8.26%) Degree
5 441 (6.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 345 (5.21%) Cisco Certification
7 249 (3.76%) MCSE
8 221 (3.34%) CCNA
9 219 (3.31%) DV Cleared
10 172 (2.60%) MCP
11 170 (2.57%) CCNP
12 162 (2.45%) PMI Certification
13 159 (2.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 155 (2.34%) CISSP
15 136 (2.05%) MCITP
16 131 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 127 (1.92%) PMP
18 112 (1.69%) ISEB
19 108 (1.63%) MCSA
20 100 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 667 (10.08%) SLA
2 200 (3.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 190 (2.87%) QA
4 95 (1.44%) PCI DSS
5 89 (1.34%) COBIT
6 67 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 54 (0.82%) ISO 9001
8 32 (0.48%) JSP 440
8 32 (0.48%) ISO 9000
9 16 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 12 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
11 8 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 8 (0.12%) BS15000
12 5 (0.076%) GxP
12 5 (0.076%) PMBOK
12 5 (0.076%) COSO
13 4 (0.060%) P3O
14 3 (0.045%) TickIT
15 2 (0.030%) ISO 14001
15 2 (0.030%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1192 (18.01%) Active Directory
2 458 (6.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 205 (3.10%) Hyper-V
4 146 (2.21%) vSphere
5 131 (1.98%) XenApp
6 74 (1.12%) XenDesktop
7 73 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
8 44 (0.66%) VMware ESX
9 42 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
10 39 (0.59%) Firmware
11 34 (0.51%) vCloud
12 30 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 26 (0.39%) VMware Server
14 24 (0.36%) XenServer
15 21 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
16 20 (0.30%) Terminal Services
17 18 (0.27%) NFS
18 17 (0.26%) Xen
19 15 (0.23%) UAG
20 14 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 277 (4.18%) SCCM
2 149 (2.25%) SCOM
3 72 (1.09%) OpenView
4 66 (1.00%) Puppet
5 58 (0.88%) Tivoli
6 43 (0.65%) WSUS
7 40 (0.60%) OVSD
8 39 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
9 35 (0.53%) SCVMM
9 35 (0.53%) Backup Exec
10 32 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 32 (0.48%) HP UCMDB
11 31 (0.47%) Nagios
11 31 (0.47%) NetBackup
12 29 (0.44%) HP SIM
13 24 (0.36%) ITRS Geneos
13 24 (0.36%) SCOrch
14 23 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
15 21 (0.32%) CA Single Sign-On
15 21 (0.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 1732 (26.17%) Microsoft
2 773 (11.68%) VMware
3 732 (11.06%) Cisco
4 583 (8.81%) HP
5 576 (8.70%) Oracle
6 541 (8.17%) Citrix
7 267 (4.03%) Remedy
8 240 (3.63%) IBM
9 234 (3.54%) SAP
10 204 (3.08%) F5
11 198 (2.99%) CheckPoint
12 171 (2.58%) ServiceNow
13 159 (2.40%) Red Hat
13 159 (2.40%) BMC
14 158 (2.39%) Juniper
15 128 (1.93%) Dell
16 123 (1.86%) Lotus
17 113 (1.71%) CA
18 111 (1.68%) NetApp
19 109 (1.65%) McAfee
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