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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 25 24 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 3421 3580 3164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.76% 6.76% 6.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.14% 8.40% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2166 2052 1800
Median daily rate £375 £370 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £502 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 268 297
Median hourly rate £18.70 £16.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.49 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £37.02 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.85 £16.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+20.30% +3.93%
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
42027 42615 39492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.07% 80.42% 78.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28004 28221 24921
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1004 1151 1103
Median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.91 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £51.30 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 24 August 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 1271 £450 +12.50% 207
South East -1 727 £361 -0.34% 139
North East +20 295 £290 +10.47% 23
West Midlands -1 234 £375 +3.44% 69
North West -4 219 £375 +7.14% 70
Yorkshire -4 186 £339 +12.91% 60
East of England +1 184 £375 +7.14% 51
South West -7 168 £325 -18.75% 69
East Midlands +4 115 £373 +6.42% 28
Midlands -11 3 £200 -51.15% 2
ITIL
UK

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 1950 (28.84%) Windows
2 1643 (24.30%) Microsoft
3 1613 (23.86%) Service Management
4 1268 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 1256 (18.58%) Finance
6 1209 (17.88%) Active Directory
7 1082 (16.00%) Service Delivery
8 1005 (14.86%) Project Management
9 978 (14.47%) Linux
10 936 (13.84%) ITIL V3
11 914 (13.52%) SC Cleared
12 877 (12.97%) PRINCE2
13 851 (12.59%) VMware
14 846 (12.51%) Change Management
15 824 (12.19%) Agile Software Development
16 799 (11.82%) ITIL Certification
17 786 (11.63%) ITSM
18 774 (11.45%) MS Excel
19 768 (11.36%) Oracle
20 748 (11.06%) Cisco
21 744 (11.00%) Windows Server
22 732 (10.83%) SLA
23 694 (10.26%) HP
23 694 (10.26%) SQL
23 694 (10.26%) Unix
24 675 (9.98%) MS Office
25 648 (9.58%) Problem Management
26 606 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
27 593 (8.77%) Firewall
28 590 (8.73%) 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
1 394 (5.83%) SharePoint
2 327 (4.84%) MS Exchange
3 231 (3.42%) IIS
4 200 (2.96%) Apache
5 166 (2.46%) Skype for Business
6 150 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 116 (1.72%) WebSphere
8 107 (1.58%) WebLogic
9 86 (1.27%) CMS
10 85 (1.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 79 (1.17%) Tomcat
12 67 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
13 65 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
14 64 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
15 58 (0.86%) IBM Notes
16 56 (0.83%) JBoss
17 53 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
18 44 (0.65%) IBM HTTP Server
18 44 (0.65%) OpenStack
19 36 (0.53%) MQSeries
Applications
1 774 (11.45%) MS Excel
2 675 (9.98%) MS Office
3 140 (2.07%) MS Project
4 127 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 120 (1.77%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.089%) Acrobat
8 6 (0.089%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.059%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.044%) CATIA
11 2 (0.030%) Open Workbench
11 2 (0.030%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.030%) QuarkXPress
11 2 (0.030%) Simulink
12 1 (0.015%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 140 (2.07%) Remedy ITSM
2 40 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 31 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 24 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
5 14 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
5 14 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
6 12 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
7 11 (0.16%) OpenText MBPM
8 10 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
9 9 (0.13%) Primavera
10 8 (0.12%) Documaker
10 8 (0.12%) MFGPRO
10 8 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
10 8 (0.12%) Remedy AR System
11 7 (0.10%) CSG Singleview
11 7 (0.10%) Oracle Retail
12 6 (0.089%) assyst
12 6 (0.089%) CA PPM
12 6 (0.089%) Maximo
13 5 (0.074%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 271 (4.01%) Office 365
2 176 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 154 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
4 146 (2.16%) SaaS
5 105 (1.55%) IaaS
6 83 (1.23%) PaaS
7 64 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
8 28 (0.41%) Google Apps
9 17 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
9 17 (0.25%) OneDrive
10 14 (0.21%) Amazon S3
10 14 (0.21%) Yammer
11 8 (0.12%) DigitalOcean
11 8 (0.12%) OpenShift
12 7 (0.10%) Mimecast
13 6 (0.089%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (0.089%) CloudFront
13 6 (0.089%) HP Helion
14 5 (0.074%) Route 53
14 5 (0.074%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 593 (8.77%) Firewall
2 559 (8.27%) DNS
3 456 (6.74%) WAN
4 439 (6.49%) TCP/IP
5 425 (6.29%) SAN
6 407 (6.02%) LAN
7 355 (5.25%) DHCP
8 215 (3.18%) Internet
9 205 (3.03%) VPN
10 195 (2.88%) SSL
11 185 (2.74%) Wireless
12 165 (2.44%) Network Security
13 121 (1.79%) VoIP
14 117 (1.73%) Cisco Nexus
15 107 (1.58%) Cisco ASA
16 105 (1.55%) LDAP
17 98 (1.45%) MPLS
18 89 (1.32%) HTTP
19 87 (1.29%) NAS
20 83 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 533 (7.88%) SQL Server
2 191 (2.83%) Oracle Database
3 117 (1.73%) MySQL
4 87 (1.29%) DB2
5 83 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 82 (1.21%) Relational Database
7 70 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 63 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
9 59 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
10 56 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
11 53 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
12 48 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
13 47 (0.70%) Big Data
14 45 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 44 (0.65%) Hadoop
16 42 (0.62%) RDBMS
17 40 (0.59%) NonStop SQL
17 40 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
18 38 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
19 35 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 164 (2.43%) JIRA
2 112 (1.66%) Jenkins
3 83 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 69 (1.02%) Git (software)
5 51 (0.75%) Subversion
6 43 (0.64%) Artifactory
7 42 (0.62%) MSI
8 41 (0.61%) Selenium
9 38 (0.56%) Maven
10 36 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 36 (0.53%) Visual Studio
11 35 (0.52%) Rational DOORS
12 28 (0.41%) Introscope
12 28 (0.41%) StarTeam
12 28 (0.41%) TeamCity
13 27 (0.40%) JUnit
14 24 (0.35%) Ant
15 22 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
16 20 (0.30%) ClearCase
16 20 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1256 (18.58%) Finance
2 333 (4.93%) Telecoms
3 299 (4.42%) Banking
4 196 (2.90%) Retail
5 154 (2.28%) Legal
6 93 (1.38%) Manufacturing
7 78 (1.15%) Law
8 72 (1.06%) Financial Institution
9 70 (1.04%) Marketing
10 68 (1.01%) Back Office
11 60 (0.89%) Billing
12 53 (0.78%) Local Government
13 49 (0.72%) Investment Banking
14 47 (0.70%) Advertising
15 46 (0.68%) Front Office
16 40 (0.59%) Publishing
17 37 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
18 32 (0.47%) Military
19 25 (0.37%) Electronics
19 25 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1399 (20.69%) Analyst
2 550 (8.13%) Service Manager
3 451 (6.67%) Architect
3 451 (6.67%) Service Analyst
4 402 (5.95%) Project Manager
5 389 (5.75%) Support Engineer
6 359 (5.31%) Support Analyst
7 319 (4.72%) Administrator
8 309 (4.57%) Service Desk Analyst
9 299 (4.42%) Consultant
10 266 (3.93%) Developer
11 248 (3.67%) IT Manager
12 225 (3.33%) ITIL Manager
13 214 (3.17%) Business Analyst
14 211 (3.12%) Delivery Manager
15 200 (2.96%) Network Engineer
16 178 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 173 (2.56%) Services Delivery Manager
18 171 (2.53%) Desktop Support
19 153 (2.26%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (3.51%) Middleware
2 197 (2.91%) Web Services
3 184 (2.72%) XML
4 181 (2.68%) .NET
5 170 (2.51%) HTML
6 145 (2.14%) CSS
7 101 (1.49%) J2EE
8 63 (0.93%) LAMP
9 61 (0.90%) ASP.NET
10 57 (0.84%) .NET Framework
11 54 (0.80%) Ajax
12 52 (0.77%) jQuery
13 47 (0.70%) Spring
14 46 (0.68%) JSP
15 43 (0.64%) REST
16 39 (0.58%) SOAP
17 35 (0.52%) HTML5
18 33 (0.49%) Hibernate
19 28 (0.41%) ActiveMQ
20 26 (0.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 497 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 469 (6.94%) Data Centre
3 458 (6.77%) Management Information System
4 233 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 217 (3.21%) Clustering
6 166 (2.46%) CMDB
7 162 (2.40%) Blackberry
8 91 (1.35%) Replication
9 82 (1.21%) Mainframe
10 73 (1.08%) Virtual Team
11 71 (1.05%) User Experience
12 70 (1.04%) PMI
13 69 (1.02%) PKI
14 67 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
15 52 (0.77%) CESG
16 51 (0.75%) NHS
17 50 (0.74%) Driving Licence
18 49 (0.72%) iPad
19 48 (0.71%) EMC VNX
19 48 (0.71%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1950 (28.84%) Windows
2 978 (14.47%) Linux
3 744 (11.00%) Windows Server
4 694 (10.26%) Unix
5 463 (6.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 450 (6.66%) Windows 7
7 319 (4.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 300 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 293 (4.33%) AIX
10 284 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 269 (3.98%) Solaris
12 190 (2.81%) Windows XP
13 108 (1.60%) Windows 10
14 102 (1.51%) Windows 8
15 86 (1.27%) Apple iOS
16 83 (1.23%) Android
17 65 (0.96%) CentOS
18 55 (0.81%) Mac OS X
19 52 (0.77%) Oracle Linux
20 45 (0.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1613 (23.86%) Service Management
2 1082 (16.00%) Service Delivery
3 1005 (14.86%) Project Management
4 936 (13.84%) ITIL V3
5 877 (12.97%) PRINCE2
6 846 (12.51%) Change Management
7 824 (12.19%) Agile Software Development
8 786 (11.63%) ITSM
9 648 (9.58%) Problem Management
10 606 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
11 590 (8.73%) Incident Management
12 476 (7.04%) Configuration Management
13 372 (5.50%) Release Management
14 349 (5.16%) Service Design
15 324 (4.79%) Migration
16 281 (4.16%) Continuous Improvement
17 277 (4.10%) Root Cause Analysis
18 254 (3.76%) DevOps
19 245 (3.62%) High Availability
20 244 (3.61%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 694 (10.26%) SQL
2 333 (4.93%) Java
3 314 (4.64%) Perl
4 306 (4.53%) PowerShell
5 241 (3.56%) JavaScript
6 229 (3.39%) Python
7 196 (2.90%) Shell Script
8 153 (2.26%) Bash Shell
9 136 (2.01%) C
10 104 (1.54%) PHP
10 104 (1.54%) VB
11 98 (1.45%) C++
12 96 (1.42%) C#
13 87 (1.29%) PL/SQL
14 74 (1.09%) VBScript
15 72 (1.06%) T-SQL
16 71 (1.05%) Ruby
17 46 (0.68%) Korn
18 34 (0.50%) VBA
19 27 (0.40%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 1268 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 914 (13.52%) SC Cleared
3 799 (11.82%) ITIL Certification
4 589 (8.71%) Degree
5 434 (6.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 355 (5.25%) Cisco Certification
7 221 (3.27%) DV Cleared
7 221 (3.27%) MCSE
8 209 (3.09%) CCNP
9 206 (3.05%) CCNA
10 196 (2.90%) CISSP
11 174 (2.57%) BPSS Clearance
12 162 (2.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 145 (2.14%) MCP
14 119 (1.76%) ISEB
15 114 (1.69%) PMI Certification
16 101 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 99 (1.46%) MCSA
18 94 (1.39%) CISM
19 83 (1.23%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 732 (10.83%) SLA
2 229 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 136 (2.01%) COBIT
4 133 (1.97%) PCI DSS
5 125 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
6 117 (1.73%) QA
7 110 (1.63%) ISO 9001
8 67 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 48 (0.71%) JSP 440
10 23 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 19 (0.28%) TickIT
12 17 (0.25%) HL7
13 15 (0.22%) COSO
14 12 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 11 (0.16%) ISO27005
16 10 (0.15%) Data Quality
16 10 (0.15%) ISO22301
17 8 (0.12%) GPG13
17 8 (0.12%) ISO 9000
18 7 (0.10%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 1209 (17.88%) Active Directory
2 562 (8.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 213 (3.15%) XenApp
4 199 (2.94%) Hyper-V
5 146 (2.16%) vSphere
6 122 (1.80%) XenDesktop
7 120 (1.77%) Microsoft App-V
8 92 (1.36%) Oracle RAC
9 75 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
10 71 (1.05%) XenServer
11 70 (1.04%) Terminal Services
11 70 (1.04%) VMware ESX
12 68 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
13 63 (0.93%) KVM
14 44 (0.65%) Samba
15 37 (0.55%) Firmware
15 37 (0.55%) NFS
16 31 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
17 23 (0.34%) UAG
18 19 (0.28%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 383 (5.66%) SCCM
2 220 (3.25%) Puppet
3 185 (2.74%) SCOM
4 111 (1.64%) Tivoli
5 94 (1.39%) NetBackup
6 88 (1.30%) EMC NetWorker
7 87 (1.29%) Ansible
8 82 (1.21%) Nagios
9 76 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
10 73 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 64 (0.95%) WSUS
12 50 (0.74%) OpenView
13 49 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
14 44 (0.65%) XenMobile
15 41 (0.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 40 (0.59%) SafeCom
17 38 (0.56%) MOM
18 36 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
19 35 (0.52%) HP SiteScope
20 34 (0.50%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 1643 (24.30%) Microsoft
2 851 (12.59%) VMware
3 768 (11.36%) Oracle
4 748 (11.06%) Cisco
5 694 (10.26%) HP
6 556 (8.22%) Citrix
7 459 (6.79%) ServiceNow
8 380 (5.62%) Red Hat
9 303 (4.48%) Remedy
10 277 (4.10%) IBM
11 229 (3.39%) SAP
12 198 (2.93%) EMC
13 172 (2.54%) BMC
14 155 (2.29%) CheckPoint
15 147 (2.17%) F5
16 146 (2.16%) Juniper
17 131 (1.94%) Symantec
18 127 (1.88%) CA
18 127 (1.88%) NetApp
19 96 (1.42%) Dell
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £425.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hampshire
The One Group
Rate: Market related
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £300 - £355 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Red10
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £600-£800 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Solicitors Regulation Authority
Rate: £21,666 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ebury
Rate: £15.50 - £16.80 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Tadworth, Surrey
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350.00 - £425 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Tony Timmins Associates
Rate: From £257 to £257 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £375 - £425 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Sovereign Housing Association
Rate: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Marcus Donald People
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Posted: 2 days ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Dyson
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £160 - £180 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Arden Resourcing Limited
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago