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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 26 24 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL 3246 3456 3411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.54% 6.54% 6.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.84% 8.06% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2044 2024 1931
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £191 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 247 322
Median hourly rate £15.13 £17.00 £15.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.02% +8.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.24 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-12.99% +9.32%
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
41418 42868 40272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.42% 81.15% 77.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 27632 28487 25583
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1180 1121
Median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +36.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 -7 1216 £425 +6.25% 174
South East -5 658 £370 +2.06% 137
North East +24 277 £350 +11.11% 19
West Midlands +3 246 £330 -8.96% 64
North West -2 232 £375 -6.25% 62
East of England +1 177 £375 +10.70% 51
South West -5 177 £313 -21.87% 46
Yorkshire -7 165 £300 -7.69% 46
East Midlands -15 85 £375 -6.25% 31
Midlands -8 3 £350 -12.50%
ITIL
UK

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 1964 (28.92%) Windows
2 1700 (25.04%) Microsoft
3 1602 (23.59%) Service Management
4 1265 (18.63%) Active Directory
5 1256 (18.50%) Security Cleared
6 1206 (17.76%) Finance
7 1075 (15.83%) Service Delivery
8 990 (14.58%) Linux
9 947 (13.95%) Project Management
10 931 (13.71%) ITIL V3
11 899 (13.24%) SC Cleared
12 891 (13.12%) PRINCE2
13 865 (12.74%) Change Management
14 848 (12.49%) Agile Software Development
15 833 (12.27%) VMware
16 803 (11.83%) Oracle
17 802 (11.81%) ITSM
18 787 (11.59%) ITIL Certification
19 780 (11.49%) MS Excel
20 769 (11.33%) Windows Server
21 754 (11.10%) Cisco
22 751 (11.06%) SLA
23 714 (10.52%) SQL
24 710 (10.46%) MS Office
25 696 (10.25%) Unix
26 690 (10.16%) HP
27 668 (9.84%) Problem Management
28 606 (8.92%) Firewall
29 596 (8.78%) Degree
30 587 (8.65%) Incident Management

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
1 391 (5.76%) SharePoint
2 320 (4.71%) MS Exchange
3 251 (3.70%) IIS
4 208 (3.06%) Apache
5 182 (2.68%) Skype for Business
6 145 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 133 (1.96%) WebLogic
8 114 (1.68%) WebSphere
9 107 (1.58%) Tomcat
10 88 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 78 (1.15%) CMS
12 76 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
13 67 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
13 67 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
14 65 (0.96%) JBoss
15 63 (0.93%) IBM Notes
16 51 (0.75%) Oracle Application Server
17 47 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
18 41 (0.60%) OpenStack
19 40 (0.59%) MQSeries
Applications
1 780 (11.49%) MS Excel
2 710 (10.46%) MS Office
3 136 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 124 (1.83%) MS Visio
5 119 (1.75%) MS Project
6 6 (0.088%) InfoPath
6 6 (0.088%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.074%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.059%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.059%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.044%) CATIA
10 2 (0.029%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.015%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 136 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 48 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 43 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
4 35 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
5 23 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 18 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
7 15 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
8 14 (0.21%) OpenText MBPM
9 13 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
10 8 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 8 (0.12%) Documaker
10 8 (0.12%) MFGPRO
10 8 (0.12%) Primavera
10 8 (0.12%) Remedy AR System
11 7 (0.10%) assyst
11 7 (0.10%) CSG Singleview
12 6 (0.088%) Oracle Financials
12 6 (0.088%) Oracle Retail
12 6 (0.088%) SAP MM
13 5 (0.074%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 316 (4.65%) Office 365
2 211 (3.11%) SaaS
3 200 (2.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 170 (2.50%) IaaS
5 161 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
6 146 (2.15%) PaaS
7 58 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
8 28 (0.41%) Google Apps
9 20 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
10 19 (0.28%) HP Helion
11 17 (0.25%) OneDrive
12 16 (0.24%) Yammer
13 15 (0.22%) Amazon S3
14 12 (0.18%) Mimecast
15 9 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
15 9 (0.13%) CloudFront
16 8 (0.12%) Boomi
16 8 (0.12%) DigitalOcean
17 5 (0.074%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 5 (0.074%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 606 (8.92%) Firewall
2 532 (7.84%) DNS
3 439 (6.47%) TCP/IP
4 430 (6.33%) WAN
5 398 (5.86%) SAN
6 391 (5.76%) LAN
7 356 (5.24%) DHCP
8 211 (3.11%) Internet
9 192 (2.83%) VPN
10 183 (2.70%) SSL
11 165 (2.43%) Wireless
12 164 (2.42%) Network Security
13 123 (1.81%) Cisco Nexus
14 115 (1.69%) VoIP
15 112 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
16 108 (1.59%) LDAP
17 99 (1.46%) HTTP
18 96 (1.41%) MPLS
19 90 (1.33%) NAS
20 80 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 527 (7.76%) SQL Server
2 236 (3.48%) Oracle Database
3 110 (1.62%) MySQL
4 84 (1.24%) DB2
5 80 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 79 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 76 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
7 76 (1.12%) Relational Database
8 57 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
9 56 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
10 55 (0.81%) Big Data
11 54 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
12 53 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
13 52 (0.77%) Hadoop
13 52 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 49 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
15 43 (0.63%) RDBMS
16 42 (0.62%) NonStop SQL
17 40 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
18 39 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 152 (2.24%) JIRA
2 107 (1.58%) Jenkins
3 79 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 68 (1.00%) Git (software)
5 45 (0.66%) Subversion
6 43 (0.63%) Selenium
7 40 (0.59%) MSI
8 37 (0.54%) Visual Studio
9 34 (0.50%) Artifactory
10 32 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 31 (0.46%) Maven
11 31 (0.46%) TeamCity
12 30 (0.44%) Rational DOORS
13 24 (0.35%) JUnit
14 23 (0.34%) ClearCase
15 22 (0.32%) Ant
15 22 (0.32%) Introscope
15 22 (0.32%) StarTeam
16 20 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
16 20 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1206 (17.76%) Finance
2 311 (4.58%) Banking
3 301 (4.43%) Telecoms
4 213 (3.14%) Retail
5 157 (2.31%) Legal
6 85 (1.25%) Manufacturing
7 70 (1.03%) Law
8 68 (1.00%) Financial Institution
9 63 (0.93%) Back Office
10 60 (0.88%) Marketing
11 53 (0.78%) Billing
12 48 (0.71%) Investment Banking
12 48 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
13 42 (0.62%) Advertising
13 42 (0.62%) Local Government
14 36 (0.53%) Publishing
15 34 (0.50%) Front Office
16 32 (0.47%) French Language
17 31 (0.46%) Military
18 29 (0.43%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1402 (20.65%) Analyst
2 517 (7.61%) Service Manager
3 477 (7.03%) Service Analyst
4 447 (6.58%) Architect
5 395 (5.82%) Support Engineer
6 377 (5.55%) Project Manager
7 356 (5.24%) Support Analyst
8 353 (5.20%) Service Desk Analyst
9 322 (4.74%) Administrator
10 279 (4.11%) Consultant
11 271 (3.99%) Developer
12 223 (3.28%) IT Manager
13 214 (3.15%) Business Analyst
14 206 (3.03%) Delivery Manager
15 198 (2.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 198 (2.92%) ITIL Manager
16 188 (2.77%) Network Engineer
17 171 (2.52%) Desktop Support
18 170 (2.50%) Services Delivery Manager
19 167 (2.46%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (3.78%) Middleware
2 183 (2.70%) .NET
3 179 (2.64%) Web Services
4 168 (2.47%) HTML
5 167 (2.46%) XML
6 140 (2.06%) CSS
7 111 (1.63%) J2EE
8 62 (0.91%) Ajax
8 62 (0.91%) LAMP
9 58 (0.85%) ASP.NET
10 57 (0.84%) .NET Framework
11 48 (0.71%) REST
12 45 (0.66%) jQuery
13 42 (0.62%) JSP
13 42 (0.62%) SOAP
13 42 (0.62%) Spring
14 37 (0.54%) HTML5
15 28 (0.41%) ActiveMQ
15 28 (0.41%) WCF
16 27 (0.40%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 482 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
2 451 (6.64%) Data Centre
3 428 (6.30%) Management Information System
4 243 (3.58%) Clustering
5 223 (3.28%) Computer Science
6 182 (2.68%) CMDB
7 161 (2.37%) Blackberry
8 83 (1.22%) Replication
8 83 (1.22%) Virtual Team
9 80 (1.18%) User Experience
10 74 (1.09%) Mainframe
11 70 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
11 70 (1.03%) PKI
12 64 (0.94%) NHS
13 62 (0.91%) PMI
14 56 (0.82%) iPad
15 54 (0.80%) CESG
16 52 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
17 49 (0.72%) Public Cloud
18 48 (0.71%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1964 (28.92%) Windows
2 990 (14.58%) Linux
3 769 (11.33%) Windows Server
4 696 (10.25%) Unix
5 465 (6.85%) Windows 7
6 459 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 328 (4.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 299 (4.40%) AIX
8 299 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 286 (4.21%) Solaris
10 280 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
11 180 (2.65%) Windows XP
12 121 (1.78%) Windows 10
13 105 (1.55%) Windows 8
14 82 (1.21%) Android
15 68 (1.00%) Apple iOS
16 60 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
17 59 (0.87%) CentOS
18 58 (0.85%) Mac OS X
19 53 (0.78%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1602 (23.59%) Service Management
2 1075 (15.83%) Service Delivery
3 947 (13.95%) Project Management
4 931 (13.71%) ITIL V3
5 891 (13.12%) PRINCE2
6 865 (12.74%) Change Management
7 848 (12.49%) Agile Software Development
8 802 (11.81%) ITSM
9 668 (9.84%) Problem Management
10 587 (8.65%) Incident Management
11 577 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 470 (6.92%) Configuration Management
13 377 (5.55%) Service Design
14 372 (5.48%) Release Management
15 348 (5.13%) Migration
16 288 (4.24%) DevOps
17 281 (4.14%) Continuous Improvement
18 275 (4.05%) High Availability
19 266 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
20 248 (3.65%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 714 (10.52%) SQL
2 323 (4.76%) Java
3 314 (4.62%) Perl
4 303 (4.46%) PowerShell
5 256 (3.77%) JavaScript
6 234 (3.45%) Python
7 196 (2.89%) Shell Script
8 155 (2.28%) Bash Shell
9 129 (1.90%) C
10 101 (1.49%) VB
11 95 (1.40%) C#
11 95 (1.40%) PHP
12 91 (1.34%) PL/SQL
13 89 (1.31%) C++
14 64 (0.94%) Ruby
14 64 (0.94%) T-SQL
15 62 (0.91%) VBScript
16 53 (0.78%) Korn
17 31 (0.46%) Jython
18 29 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1256 (18.50%) Security Cleared
2 899 (13.24%) SC Cleared
3 787 (11.59%) ITIL Certification
4 596 (8.78%) Degree
5 443 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 360 (5.30%) Cisco Certification
7 234 (3.45%) DV Cleared
8 231 (3.40%) MCSE
9 212 (3.12%) CCNA
10 200 (2.95%) CCNP
11 199 (2.93%) CISSP
12 183 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
13 154 (2.27%) MCP
14 133 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 127 (1.87%) ISEB
16 117 (1.72%) PMI Certification
17 106 (1.56%) MCSA
18 104 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 89 (1.31%) CISM
20 86 (1.27%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 751 (11.06%) SLA
2 219 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 144 (2.12%) Disclosure Scotland
4 127 (1.87%) PCI DSS
5 125 (1.84%) COBIT
6 118 (1.74%) QA
7 97 (1.43%) ISO 9001
8 63 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 46 (0.68%) JSP 440
10 21 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 17 (0.25%) HL7
12 13 (0.19%) COSO
13 11 (0.16%) Data Quality
14 10 (0.15%) ISO 9000
14 10 (0.15%) TickIT
15 9 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 8 (0.12%) GPG13
16 8 (0.12%) ISO22301
16 8 (0.12%) ISO27005
17 6 (0.088%) SEPA
System Software
1 1265 (18.63%) Active Directory
2 548 (8.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 198 (2.92%) Hyper-V
4 190 (2.80%) XenApp
5 157 (2.31%) vSphere
6 122 (1.80%) Microsoft App-V
7 109 (1.61%) XenDesktop
8 105 (1.55%) Oracle RAC
9 87 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
10 68 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
10 68 (1.00%) XenServer
11 60 (0.88%) KVM
12 59 (0.87%) Terminal Services
13 55 (0.81%) VMware ESX
14 44 (0.65%) Samba
15 32 (0.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 30 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
17 27 (0.40%) Firmware
18 26 (0.38%) NFS
19 21 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 401 (5.91%) SCCM
2 228 (3.36%) Puppet
3 178 (2.62%) SCOM
4 122 (1.80%) Tivoli
5 100 (1.47%) NetBackup
6 83 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
7 82 (1.21%) Ansible
8 77 (1.13%) WSUS
9 75 (1.10%) Nagios
10 74 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
11 63 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 51 (0.75%) OpenView
13 49 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
14 45 (0.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 44 (0.65%) XenMobile
16 41 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 40 (0.59%) MOM
17 40 (0.59%) SafeCom
18 39 (0.57%) HP SiteScope
19 38 (0.56%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1700 (25.04%) Microsoft
2 833 (12.27%) VMware
3 803 (11.83%) Oracle
4 754 (11.10%) Cisco
5 690 (10.16%) HP
6 523 (7.70%) Citrix
7 464 (6.83%) ServiceNow
8 376 (5.54%) Red Hat
9 276 (4.06%) Remedy
10 262 (3.86%) IBM
11 232 (3.42%) SAP
12 188 (2.77%) EMC
13 182 (2.68%) BMC
14 163 (2.40%) F5
15 156 (2.30%) CheckPoint
16 145 (2.14%) Juniper
17 143 (2.11%) CA
18 132 (1.94%) Symantec
19 126 (1.86%) NetApp
20 118 (1.74%) Dell
Central London / West End
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £14 to £19.65 per hour Ltd Co / (£10.65 - £14.95 PAYE)
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £130 - £160 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Rate: £11 - 13 per hour
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
LA International
Rate: Negotiable.
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £15.00 - £18.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: 450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Romford, Essex
Kyna Associates
Rate: £300 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Posted: 10 hours ago
West Midlands
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Merseyside
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £123.45 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Technology Sourcing Limited
Rate: From £180 to £230 per annum Market Leading Rates Depending on Experien
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Technology Sourcing Limited
Rate: Unspecified Market Leading
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Technology Sourcing Limited
Rate: From £250 to £300 per annum Market Leading Rates Depending on Experien
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Austin Fraser
Posted: 19 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Proteus Europe
Rate: £300 - £380 per day + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Rate: Up to £28,000 per annum Pro Rata + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cranbrook, Kent
Dupen Recruitment Services
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
TEKsystems
Rate: £110.00 - £120.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago