The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 24 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 3178 2849 2901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.44% 6.12% 5.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.65% 8.34% 7.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1798 1514 1455
Average daily rate
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£365 £355 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 327 244 242
Average hourly rate £15.79 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.89% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.11 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £44.36 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-11.80% +16.12%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36743 34175 37676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.41% 73.35% 71.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23166 21189 22136
Average daily rate £408 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1090 995 1360
Average hourly rate £23.63 £32.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.44 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
ITIL
UK

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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 -4 1236 £388 - 301
South East +4 746 £350 - 169
East of England 0 266 £360 +20.00% 44
South West +15 244 £375 +46.48% 93
West Midlands +14 194 £331 +1.92% 71
North West -13 180 £300 -0.82% 56
Yorkshire -2 153 £333 +10.83% 71
East Midlands +16 85 £328 -0.60% 38
North East +3 40 £350 +40.00% 22
Midlands +10 9 £350 -3.44% 1
ITIL
UK

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 2136 (32.89%) Windows
2 1544 (23.78%) Microsoft
3 1532 (23.59%) Service Management
4 1248 (19.22%) Active Directory
5 1156 (17.80%) Finance
6 959 (14.77%) PRINCE2
7 951 (14.64%) Service Delivery
8 931 (14.34%) Project Management
9 922 (14.20%) Security Cleared
10 856 (13.18%) MS Office
11 816 (12.57%) ITIL Certification
12 808 (12.44%) MS Excel
13 699 (10.76%) Windows 7
14 697 (10.73%) VMware
15 657 (10.12%) Change Management
16 655 (10.09%) SLA
17 631 (9.72%) Oracle
18 630 (9.70%) SQL
19 614 (9.45%) SC Cleared
20 600 (9.24%) Cisco
21 599 (9.22%) Citrix
22 588 (9.05%) Windows Server 2008
23 563 (8.67%) HP
24 539 (8.30%) UNIX
25 537 (8.27%) Linux
26 513 (7.90%) ITSM
27 499 (7.68%) Windows XP
28 493 (7.59%) Incident Management
29 470 (7.24%) MS Exchange
30 456 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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
1 470 (7.24%) MS Exchange
2 404 (6.22%) SharePoint
3 239 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 169 (2.60%) IIS
5 135 (2.08%) IBM Notes
6 134 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 112 (1.72%) WebSphere
8 106 (1.63%) Lync
9 95 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2003
10 85 (1.31%) WebLogic
11 83 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
12 80 (1.23%) Apache
13 77 (1.19%) Tomcat
14 64 (0.99%) CMS
15 62 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
16 48 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
17 45 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
18 43 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
19 37 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
20 28 (0.43%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 856 (13.18%) MS Office
2 808 (12.44%) MS Excel
3 161 (2.48%) MS Project
4 154 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 154 (2.37%) MS Visio
5 19 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
6 15 (0.23%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.077%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.046%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.031%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.031%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.031%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.015%) CorelDRAW
10 1 (0.015%) Stata
10 1 (0.015%) SPSS
10 1 (0.015%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 158 (2.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 46 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
3 29 (0.45%) assyst
4 27 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
5 17 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
6 16 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 15 (0.23%) SAP CRM
8 12 (0.18%) SAP SM
9 11 (0.17%) SAP FI
9 11 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
10 10 (0.15%) Remedy AR System
10 10 (0.15%) Agresso
10 10 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
10 10 (0.15%) SAP CO
11 9 (0.14%) SAP SD
11 9 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 8 (0.12%) Temenos T24
12 8 (0.12%) SAP IS-U
12 8 (0.12%) TRIRIGA
12 8 (0.12%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 91 (1.40%) SaaS
2 82 (1.26%) Office 365
3 35 (0.54%) IaaS
3 35 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.11%) Google Apps
7 5 (0.077%) GitHub
7 5 (0.077%) PaaS
8 3 (0.046%) IBM SmartCloud
9 1 (0.015%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.015%) Force.com
9 1 (0.015%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.015%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 432 (6.65%) Firewall
2 339 (5.22%) LAN
3 336 (5.17%) DNS
4 328 (5.05%) WAN
5 307 (4.73%) SAN
6 251 (3.87%) TCP/IP
7 224 (3.45%) DHCP
8 201 (3.10%) VPN
9 174 (2.68%) Internet
10 144 (2.22%) VoIP
11 126 (1.94%) Wireless
12 113 (1.74%) Network Security
13 111 (1.71%) MPLS
14 100 (1.54%) SSL
15 82 (1.26%) LDAP
16 70 (1.08%) HTTP
17 68 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
18 55 (0.85%) NAS
19 52 (0.80%) VLAN
20 49 (0.75%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 426 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 217 (3.34%) Oracle Database
3 109 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 94 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
5 83 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
6 80 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 71 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
8 68 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
9 64 (0.99%) Relational Database
10 63 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 60 (0.92%) MySQL
12 49 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 38 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
14 37 (0.57%) DB2
15 35 (0.54%) RDBMS
16 34 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
17 28 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
18 23 (0.35%) Oracle ODI
19 22 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
20 17 (0.26%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 37 (0.57%) JIRA
2 35 (0.54%) Subversion
3 33 (0.51%) Git (software)
4 31 (0.48%) Jenkins
5 30 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
7 24 (0.37%) MSI
8 20 (0.31%) Hudson
9 19 (0.29%) Eclipse
9 19 (0.29%) Maven
10 16 (0.25%) Toad
11 15 (0.23%) Visual Studio
12 14 (0.22%) Ant
13 13 (0.20%) StarTeam
14 10 (0.15%) Selenium
15 9 (0.14%) Oracle APEX
15 9 (0.14%) Talend Open Studio
15 9 (0.14%) ClearQuest
15 9 (0.14%) ClearCase
16 8 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1156 (17.80%) Finance
2 433 (6.67%) Banking
3 347 (5.34%) Telecoms
4 208 (3.20%) Retail
5 143 (2.20%) Investment Banking
6 135 (2.08%) Legal
7 101 (1.56%) Law
8 80 (1.23%) Manufacturing
9 77 (1.19%) Back Office
10 76 (1.17%) Front Office
11 75 (1.15%) Local Government
12 50 (0.77%) Advertising
13 49 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
13 49 (0.75%) Marketing
14 42 (0.65%) Financial Institution
15 41 (0.63%) Publishing
16 39 (0.60%) Billing
17 22 (0.34%) Military
18 21 (0.32%) Games
19 15 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1757 (27.06%) Analyst
2 622 (9.58%) Service Analyst
3 526 (8.10%) Project Manager
4 488 (7.51%) Service Manager
5 449 (6.91%) Support Analyst
6 424 (6.53%) Service Desk Analyst
7 320 (4.93%) Architect
8 301 (4.64%) Support Engineer
9 287 (4.42%) Consultant
10 273 (4.20%) Administrator
11 219 (3.37%) 2nd Line Support
12 214 (3.30%) 1st Line Support
13 198 (3.05%) Delivery Manager
14 183 (2.82%) Applications Support
15 176 (2.71%) Business Analyst
16 170 (2.62%) Desktop Support
17 167 (2.57%) Services Delivery Manager
18 133 (2.05%) Network Engineer
19 132 (2.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 120 (1.85%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (2.56%) Web Services
2 161 (2.48%) .NET
3 150 (2.31%) XML
4 137 (2.11%) Middleware
5 100 (1.54%) HTML
6 63 (0.97%) CSS
7 50 (0.77%) JSP
8 48 (0.74%) SOAP
9 42 (0.65%) J2EE
10 32 (0.49%) Oracle Fusion
11 31 (0.48%) ASP.NET
12 30 (0.46%) WebSphere MQ
13 28 (0.43%) REST
14 24 (0.37%) .NET Framework
15 23 (0.35%) Ajax
15 23 (0.35%) JMS
16 21 (0.32%) WCF
16 21 (0.32%) Software Packaging
17 20 (0.31%) WSDL
18 18 (0.28%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 328 (5.05%) Management Information System
2 258 (3.97%) Blackberry
3 181 (2.79%) CMDB
4 117 (1.80%) Clustering
5 109 (1.68%) NHS
6 92 (1.42%) Computer Science
7 88 (1.36%) Fat Client
7 88 (1.36%) Thin Client
8 87 (1.34%) PMI
9 85 (1.31%) Replication
10 69 (1.06%) Statistics
11 63 (0.97%) Mainframe
12 54 (0.83%) Client/Server
13 49 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
14 46 (0.71%) Open Source
15 45 (0.69%) iPhone
16 44 (0.68%) iPad
17 41 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
18 35 (0.54%) PKI
19 34 (0.52%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2136 (32.89%) Windows
2 699 (10.76%) Windows 7
3 588 (9.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 539 (8.30%) UNIX
5 537 (8.27%) Linux
6 499 (7.68%) Windows XP
7 438 (6.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 192 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 152 (2.34%) Solaris
10 145 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 96 (1.48%) Windows 8
12 58 (0.89%) AIX
13 56 (0.86%) Mac OS X
14 53 (0.82%) Apple iOS
15 50 (0.77%) Android
16 47 (0.72%) Windows Vista
16 47 (0.72%) Windows 2000
17 34 (0.52%) HPUX
18 31 (0.48%) CentOS
19 18 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1532 (23.59%) Service Management
2 959 (14.77%) PRINCE2
3 951 (14.64%) Service Delivery
4 931 (14.34%) Project Management
5 657 (10.12%) Change Management
6 513 (7.90%) ITSM
7 493 (7.59%) Incident Management
8 421 (6.48%) Problem Management
9 404 (6.22%) ITIL V3
10 381 (5.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 370 (5.70%) Migration
11 370 (5.70%) Configuration Management
12 243 (3.74%) Disaster Recovery
13 212 (3.26%) Risk Management
14 205 (3.16%) Release Management
15 184 (2.83%) PRINCE
16 177 (2.73%) TOGAF
17 166 (2.56%) Business Continuity
18 164 (2.53%) Root Cause Analysis
19 162 (2.49%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 630 (9.70%) SQL
2 234 (3.60%) PowerShell
3 222 (3.42%) Java
4 145 (2.23%) C
5 129 (1.99%) Perl
6 119 (1.83%) JavaScript
7 109 (1.68%) Shell Script
8 86 (1.32%) PL/SQL
9 83 (1.28%) VB
10 74 (1.14%) C#
11 60 (0.92%) Python
12 57 (0.88%) VBScript
13 51 (0.79%) T-SQL
14 35 (0.54%) C++
15 33 (0.51%) Bash Shell
16 24 (0.37%) PHP
17 20 (0.31%) VBA
18 19 (0.29%) COBOL
19 18 (0.28%) VB.NET
20 13 (0.20%) Korn
Qualifications
1 922 (14.20%) Security Cleared
2 816 (12.57%) ITIL Certification
3 614 (9.45%) SC Cleared
4 456 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 441 (6.79%) Degree
6 262 (4.03%) MCSE
7 232 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
8 224 (3.45%) DV Cleared
9 213 (3.28%) MCP
10 178 (2.74%) PMI Certification
11 160 (2.46%) CCNA
12 155 (2.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 147 (2.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 129 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 121 (1.86%) CISSP
16 118 (1.82%) ISEB
17 112 (1.72%) CCNP
18 109 (1.68%) PMP
19 104 (1.60%) MCITP
20 97 (1.49%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 655 (10.09%) SLA
2 146 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 140 (2.16%) QA
4 125 (1.92%) COBIT
5 114 (1.76%) ISO 9001
6 79 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 29 (0.45%) PCI DSS
8 22 (0.34%) P3O
8 22 (0.34%) ISO 9000
9 14 (0.22%) JSP 440
10 13 (0.20%) BS15000
11 10 (0.15%) Data Quality
12 7 (0.11%) BS7799
12 7 (0.11%) GxP
12 7 (0.11%) BS25999
12 7 (0.11%) ISO 14001
13 6 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 4 (0.062%) HL7
15 3 (0.046%) Solvency II
16 2 (0.031%) GCP
System Software
1 1248 (19.22%) Active Directory
2 422 (6.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 142 (2.19%) Hyper-V
4 141 (2.17%) XenApp
5 128 (1.97%) vSphere
6 72 (1.11%) VMware ESX
7 59 (0.91%) XenDesktop
8 58 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
9 56 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
10 52 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
10 52 (0.80%) XenServer
11 51 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
12 27 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 21 (0.32%) Xen
14 20 (0.31%) NFS
14 20 (0.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 19 (0.29%) Terminal Services
15 19 (0.29%) vCloud
16 18 (0.28%) ISA Server
17 15 (0.23%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 268 (4.13%) SCCM
2 135 (2.08%) SCOM
3 81 (1.25%) Tivoli
4 65 (1.00%) NetBackup
5 64 (0.99%) Backup Exec
6 55 (0.85%) WSUS
7 49 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 48 (0.74%) Data Guard
9 45 (0.69%) HP UCMDB
9 45 (0.69%) OpenView
10 38 (0.59%) Puppet
11 37 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 35 (0.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 35 (0.54%) HP SIM
13 32 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
14 27 (0.42%) OVSD
15 26 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
15 26 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 22 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
17 21 (0.32%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 1544 (23.78%) Microsoft
2 697 (10.73%) VMware
3 631 (9.72%) Oracle
4 600 (9.24%) Cisco
5 599 (9.22%) Citrix
6 563 (8.67%) HP
7 304 (4.68%) Remedy
8 230 (3.54%) SAP
9 208 (3.20%) ServiceNow
10 196 (3.02%) IBM
11 161 (2.48%) CheckPoint
12 154 (2.37%) BMC
12 154 (2.37%) Red Hat
13 143 (2.20%) Lotus
14 130 (2.00%) Symantec
15 118 (1.82%) Juniper
16 110 (1.69%) McAfee
17 107 (1.65%) EMC
18 106 (1.63%) NetApp
19 100 (1.54%) Dell
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