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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
UK / England
Rank 30 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 2549 3173 3103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.14% 6.82% 6.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.45% 8.31% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1578 1887 1835
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 222 226
Median hourly rate £15.39 £15.89 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.13% +5.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £41.80 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.30 £17.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.47%

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
34227 38172 35882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.40% 82.02% 78.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 22819 25025 23588
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 855 1112 969
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.30 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.51% +49.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.76 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -15 882 £425 - 207
South East -2 577 £425 +13.33% 90
North West +9 200 £400 +4.43% 56
North East +4 181 £350 +33.33% 7
South West -4 165 £363 +3.57% 44
West Midlands +3 151 £413 +5.76% 54
Yorkshire -4 132 £350 +6.06% 64
East of England -15 130 £365 +0.68% 41
East Midlands +7 123 £375 +22.95% 21
Midlands +3 4 £500 -9.09% 1
ITIL
UK

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 1574 (27.87%) Windows
2 1472 (26.07%) Service Management
3 1320 (23.38%) Microsoft
4 1049 (18.58%) Security Cleared
5 988 (17.50%) Finance
6 956 (16.93%) Active Directory
7 814 (14.41%) ITIL V3
8 808 (14.31%) PRINCE2
9 794 (14.06%) SC Cleared
10 772 (13.67%) Change Management
11 761 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
12 743 (13.16%) Service Delivery
12 743 (13.16%) Linux
13 740 (13.10%) ITSM
14 734 (13.00%) Project Management
15 649 (11.49%) VMware
16 648 (11.48%) MS Excel
17 639 (11.32%) Cisco
18 626 (11.09%) SLA
19 611 (10.82%) ITIL Certification
20 578 (10.24%) Problem Management
21 560 (9.92%) Windows Server
22 554 (9.81%) MS Office
23 503 (8.91%) Oracle
24 495 (8.77%) Firewall
25 488 (8.64%) SQL
26 479 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
27 478 (8.46%) Windows 7
28 466 (8.25%) ServiceNow
29 465 (8.23%) 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
1 256 (4.53%) SharePoint
2 232 (4.11%) MS Exchange
3 177 (3.13%) IIS
4 132 (2.34%) Apache
5 120 (2.13%) WebSphere
6 108 (1.91%) Skype for Business
7 101 (1.79%) WebLogic
8 98 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
9 86 (1.52%) Tomcat
10 77 (1.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 76 (1.35%) CMS
12 69 (1.22%) JBoss
13 61 (1.08%) Oracle Application Server
14 54 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
15 48 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
16 45 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
17 44 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
18 41 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
19 35 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 30 (0.53%) SAS
Applications
1 648 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 554 (9.81%) MS Office
3 161 (2.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 122 (2.16%) MS Project
5 109 (1.93%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.071%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.071%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.018%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.018%) CATIA
8 1 (0.018%) Maya
8 1 (0.018%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 125 (2.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 59 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
3 51 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
4 40 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
5 19 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 14 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
6 14 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
6 14 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
7 10 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
8 9 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
9 8 (0.14%) Fredhopper
9 8 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
9 8 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 8 (0.14%) SAP CO
9 8 (0.14%) SAP FI
9 8 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
10 6 (0.11%) CA PPM
10 6 (0.11%) OpenText MBPM
10 6 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
11 5 (0.089%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 273 (4.83%) IaaS
2 244 (4.32%) PaaS
3 237 (4.20%) Office 365
4 229 (4.06%) SaaS
5 193 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
6 159 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
7 53 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (0.28%) HP Helion
9 14 (0.25%) G Suite
9 14 (0.25%) Mimecast
10 13 (0.23%) Amazon S3
10 13 (0.23%) OneDrive
11 11 (0.19%) Boomi
11 11 (0.19%) Yammer
12 10 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
12 10 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
13 8 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
14 7 (0.12%) Akamai
14 7 (0.12%) CloudFront
14 7 (0.12%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 495 (8.77%) Firewall
2 338 (5.99%) DNS
3 334 (5.91%) LAN
4 333 (5.90%) WAN
5 321 (5.68%) TCP/IP
6 258 (4.57%) SAN
7 226 (4.00%) DHCP
8 148 (2.62%) Wireless
9 142 (2.51%) Network Security
9 142 (2.51%) VPN
10 129 (2.28%) Internet
11 117 (2.07%) SSL
12 112 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
13 108 (1.91%) VoIP
14 105 (1.86%) LDAP
15 97 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
16 96 (1.70%) MPLS
17 85 (1.51%) Cisco ASA
18 71 (1.26%) NAS
19 68 (1.20%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 313 (5.54%) SQL Server
2 203 (3.59%) Oracle Database
3 77 (1.36%) MySQL
3 77 (1.36%) Oracle Database 12c
4 71 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
5 66 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 65 (1.15%) DB2
7 64 (1.13%) Hadoop
8 62 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
9 52 (0.92%) Relational Database
10 51 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
11 48 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
11 48 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 43 (0.76%) Big Data
12 43 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
13 38 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
14 33 (0.58%) MongoDB
15 29 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
16 28 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
17 27 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 96 (1.70%) JIRA
2 62 (1.10%) Jenkins
3 47 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 38 (0.67%) Git (software)
5 28 (0.50%) Visual Studio
6 27 (0.48%) Subversion
7 24 (0.43%) Selenium
8 22 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 21 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
10 19 (0.34%) MSI
11 18 (0.32%) TeamCity
12 15 (0.27%) ClearCase
13 13 (0.23%) Artifactory
14 12 (0.21%) StarTeam
15 11 (0.19%) Ant
15 11 (0.19%) JUnit
16 9 (0.16%) Checkstyle
16 9 (0.16%) FindBugs
16 9 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
17 8 (0.14%) Gradle
General
1 988 (17.50%) Finance
2 308 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 290 (5.14%) Banking
4 162 (2.87%) Retail
5 133 (2.36%) Legal
6 79 (1.40%) Law
7 72 (1.28%) Manufacturing
8 54 (0.96%) Back Office
9 47 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
10 43 (0.76%) Investment Banking
10 43 (0.76%) Marketing
11 39 (0.69%) Billing
12 33 (0.58%) Advertising
13 32 (0.57%) Local Government
14 31 (0.55%) Financial Institution
15 29 (0.51%) Military
16 27 (0.48%) French Language
17 25 (0.44%) Publishing
18 21 (0.37%) Electronics
19 18 (0.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1168 (20.68%) Analyst
2 424 (7.51%) Service Analyst
3 407 (7.21%) Service Manager
4 374 (6.62%) Architect
5 321 (5.68%) Project Manager
5 321 (5.68%) Service Desk Analyst
6 305 (5.40%) Support Engineer
7 259 (4.59%) Support Analyst
8 253 (4.48%) Developer
9 239 (4.23%) Administrator
10 220 (3.90%) Consultant
11 199 (3.52%) Business Analyst
12 193 (3.42%) Network Engineer
13 175 (3.10%) 2nd Line Support
14 172 (3.05%) IT Manager
15 157 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 144 (2.55%) Desktop Support
17 137 (2.43%) Applications Support
18 135 (2.39%) IT Analyst
19 131 (2.32%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (2.90%) Web Services
2 153 (2.71%) HTML
3 149 (2.64%) Middleware
3 149 (2.64%) XML
4 111 (1.97%) .NET
4 111 (1.97%) CSS
5 76 (1.35%) SOAP
6 63 (1.12%) J2EE
7 62 (1.10%) REST
8 49 (0.87%) Ajax
9 40 (0.71%) HTML5
10 32 (0.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 29 (0.51%) JSON
11 29 (0.51%) LAMP
11 29 (0.51%) Spring
12 28 (0.50%) AngularJS
13 25 (0.44%) ASP.NET
13 25 (0.44%) XHTML
14 24 (0.43%) ActiveMQ
14 24 (0.43%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 479 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
2 373 (6.61%) Data Centre
3 357 (6.32%) Management Information System
4 225 (3.98%) CMDB
5 127 (2.25%) Clustering
6 122 (2.16%) Blackberry
7 110 (1.95%) Computer Science
8 78 (1.38%) Virtual Team
9 65 (1.15%) NHS
10 59 (1.04%) User Experience
11 58 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
12 57 (1.01%) Replication
13 52 (0.92%) Driving Licence
14 48 (0.85%) Fat Client
14 48 (0.85%) Thin Client
15 44 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
16 40 (0.71%) PKI
17 38 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
17 38 (0.67%) Smartphone
18 36 (0.64%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1574 (27.87%) Windows
2 743 (13.16%) Linux
3 560 (9.92%) Windows Server
4 478 (8.46%) Windows 7
5 451 (7.99%) Unix
6 322 (5.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 253 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 222 (3.93%) AIX
9 200 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 189 (3.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 161 (2.85%) Windows XP
12 134 (2.37%) Windows 10
13 131 (2.32%) Solaris
14 68 (1.20%) Android
14 68 (1.20%) Windows 8
15 58 (1.03%) Windows 2000
16 55 (0.97%) Mac OS X
17 51 (0.90%) SUSE
18 46 (0.81%) CentOS
19 39 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1472 (26.07%) Service Management
2 814 (14.41%) ITIL V3
3 808 (14.31%) PRINCE2
4 772 (13.67%) Change Management
5 761 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
6 743 (13.16%) Service Delivery
7 740 (13.10%) ITSM
8 734 (13.00%) Project Management
9 578 (10.24%) Problem Management
10 465 (8.23%) Incident Management
11 422 (7.47%) Configuration Management
12 397 (7.03%) Stakeholder Management
13 368 (6.52%) Service Design
14 303 (5.37%) DevOps
15 281 (4.98%) Migration
16 280 (4.96%) Continuous Improvement
17 271 (4.80%) Release Management
18 204 (3.61%) High Availability
19 202 (3.58%) Open Source
20 196 (3.47%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 488 (8.64%) SQL
2 249 (4.41%) Java
3 234 (4.14%) JavaScript
4 231 (4.09%) PowerShell
5 178 (3.15%) Perl
6 136 (2.41%) Python
7 114 (2.02%) C
8 92 (1.63%) Shell Script
9 84 (1.49%) Bash Shell
10 61 (1.08%) PHP
11 59 (1.04%) VB
12 55 (0.97%) Ruby
13 53 (0.94%) C#
14 46 (0.81%) VBScript
15 43 (0.76%) C++
16 39 (0.69%) Korn
16 39 (0.69%) PL/SQL
17 31 (0.55%) T-SQL
18 16 (0.28%) Jython
19 10 (0.18%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1049 (18.58%) Security Cleared
2 794 (14.06%) SC Cleared
3 611 (10.82%) ITIL Certification
4 439 (7.77%) Degree
5 348 (6.16%) Cisco Certification
6 289 (5.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 215 (3.81%) CCNA
8 208 (3.68%) DV Cleared
9 193 (3.42%) CCNP
10 180 (3.19%) MCSE
11 138 (2.44%) CISSP
12 104 (1.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 100 (1.77%) MCP
14 95 (1.68%) ISEB
15 87 (1.54%) CCIE
16 85 (1.51%) BPSS Clearance
17 82 (1.45%) PMI Certification
18 79 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 78 (1.38%) MCSA
20 77 (1.36%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 626 (11.09%) SLA
2 131 (2.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 121 (2.14%) QA
4 89 (1.58%) PCI DSS
5 80 (1.42%) Disclosure Scotland
6 72 (1.28%) COBIT
7 47 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 34 (0.60%) Data Quality
9 31 (0.55%) ISO 9001
10 27 (0.48%) JSP 440
11 12 (0.21%) ISO22301
12 9 (0.16%) ISO 9000
13 8 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 7 (0.12%) HL7
15 6 (0.11%) PMBOK
16 5 (0.089%) Basel III
16 5 (0.089%) COSO
16 5 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 5 (0.089%) Solvency II
17 4 (0.071%) BS25999
System Software
1 956 (16.93%) Active Directory
2 418 (7.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 126 (2.23%) Hyper-V
4 122 (2.16%) vSphere
5 91 (1.61%) XenApp
6 73 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
7 70 (1.24%) VMware ESX
8 65 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
9 59 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
10 55 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
11 54 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
12 43 (0.76%) XenDesktop
13 28 (0.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 24 (0.43%) vCloud
15 23 (0.41%) Docker
15 23 (0.41%) Terminal Services
15 23 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 20 (0.35%) KVM
17 18 (0.32%) BitLocker
18 17 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 289 (5.12%) SCCM
2 166 (2.94%) Puppet
3 99 (1.75%) Tivoli
4 80 (1.42%) SCOM
5 63 (1.12%) WSUS
6 62 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
7 56 (0.99%) NetBackup
8 42 (0.74%) Ansible
9 37 (0.66%) HP SiteScope
10 33 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
10 33 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 32 (0.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 27 (0.48%) Data Guard
13 26 (0.46%) FortiGate
13 26 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 22 (0.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 22 (0.39%) Nagios
14 22 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 19 (0.34%) AirWatch
15 19 (0.34%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1320 (23.38%) Microsoft
2 649 (11.49%) VMware
3 639 (11.32%) Cisco
4 503 (8.91%) Oracle
5 466 (8.25%) ServiceNow
6 439 (7.77%) HP
7 334 (5.91%) Citrix
8 257 (4.55%) Remedy
9 247 (4.37%) Red Hat
10 178 (3.15%) IBM
11 157 (2.78%) CheckPoint
12 152 (2.69%) Juniper
13 146 (2.59%) SAP
14 135 (2.39%) F5
15 130 (2.30%) BMC
16 122 (2.16%) CA
17 108 (1.91%) EMC
18 105 (1.86%) Dell
19 96 (1.70%) NetApp
20 76 (1.35%) Symantec
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 19 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
set2recruit
Rate: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wiltshire
IntaPeople
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warwickshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 11 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £380 - £411 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I3
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £320 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 18 hours ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
IntaPeople
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £400.00 - £423.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £275.00 - £315.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400.00 - £470 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £12 - £15 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago