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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 24 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing ITIL 3381 2904 2870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.47% 6.02% 5.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.69% 8.08% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1924 1592 1443
Average daily rate
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£375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 327 296 294
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.01 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.28% +3.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.63 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.25 £39.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +16.66%
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
38925 35924 38359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.49% 74.48% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24714 22629 22625
Average daily rate £413 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 1022 1412
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.97 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.98% -11.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 1338 £400 +3.89% 310
South East +5 735 £350 +2.94% 216
East of England -2 255 £350 - 70
South West +11 248 £375 +15.38% 74
West Midlands +15 242 £338 -9.39% 59
North West -1 223 £398 +29.05% 68
Yorkshire -9 140 £340 +13.33% 71
East Midlands +10 112 £350 +105.88% 24
North East -2 72 £315 +30.97% 15
Midlands +12 16 £360 +10.76% 1
ITIL
UK

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2151 (32.96%) Windows
2 1610 (24.67%) Microsoft
3 1528 (23.41%) Service Management
4 1324 (20.28%) Active Directory
5 1067 (16.35%) Finance
6 996 (15.26%) Security Cleared
7 947 (14.51%) Service Delivery
8 938 (14.37%) PRINCE2
9 874 (13.39%) Project Management
10 841 (12.88%) MS Office
11 828 (12.69%) MS Excel
12 755 (11.57%) ITIL Certification
13 710 (10.88%) Cisco
14 698 (10.69%) Windows 7
15 694 (10.63%) VMware
16 662 (10.14%) SLA
17 661 (10.13%) SC Cleared
18 620 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
19 587 (8.99%) Oracle
20 584 (8.95%) Linux
21 582 (8.92%) SQL
22 580 (8.89%) Citrix
23 579 (8.87%) HP
24 566 (8.67%) Change Management
25 546 (8.37%) Windows Server 2008
26 536 (8.21%) Firewall
27 513 (7.86%) Incident Management
28 503 (7.71%) ITSM
29 495 (7.58%) Degree
30 483 (7.40%) Microsoft Certification

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 454 (6.96%) MS Exchange
2 400 (6.13%) SharePoint
3 234 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 186 (2.85%) IIS
5 121 (1.85%) WebSphere
6 120 (1.84%) IBM Notes
7 113 (1.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 107 (1.64%) Apache
9 106 (1.62%) Lync
10 86 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
11 78 (1.20%) WebLogic
12 74 (1.13%) Tomcat
13 72 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
14 62 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
15 50 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
16 47 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
17 40 (0.61%) CMS
18 39 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
19 38 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
20 33 (0.51%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 841 (12.88%) MS Office
2 828 (12.69%) MS Excel
3 182 (2.79%) MS Project
4 179 (2.74%) MS Visio
5 142 (2.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 18 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.18%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.061%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.031%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.031%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.031%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.015%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.015%) Stata
10 1 (0.015%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 150 (2.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 44 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
2 44 (0.67%) assyst
3 20 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
4 16 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
5 14 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
6 13 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 13 (0.20%) SAP FI
7 11 (0.17%) SAP CO
7 11 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
8 10 (0.15%) SAP CRM
8 10 (0.15%) Remedy AR System
9 9 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
9 9 (0.14%) SAP SD
10 8 (0.12%) ION MarketView
10 8 (0.12%) TRIRIGA
11 7 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
11 7 (0.11%) SAP ERP
11 7 (0.11%) SAP IS-U
11 7 (0.11%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 75 (1.15%) Office 365
2 65 (1.00%) SaaS
3 40 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 38 (0.58%) IaaS
5 12 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.15%) PaaS
7 9 (0.14%) Google Apps
8 5 (0.077%) GitHub
9 2 (0.031%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.031%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.031%) IBM SmartCloud
9 2 (0.031%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.015%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 536 (8.21%) Firewall
2 371 (5.68%) DNS
3 364 (5.58%) LAN
4 354 (5.42%) WAN
5 320 (4.90%) SAN
6 254 (3.89%) DHCP
7 251 (3.85%) TCP/IP
8 205 (3.14%) VPN
9 204 (3.13%) Internet
10 151 (2.31%) VoIP
11 134 (2.05%) SSL
12 128 (1.96%) MPLS
13 120 (1.84%) Network Security
13 120 (1.84%) Wireless
14 99 (1.52%) LDAP
15 97 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
16 94 (1.44%) HTTP
17 77 (1.18%) BGP
18 74 (1.13%) VLAN
19 73 (1.12%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 415 (6.36%) SQL Server
2 170 (2.60%) Oracle Database
3 101 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 74 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
4 74 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 60 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 56 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
6 56 (0.86%) Relational Database
7 54 (0.83%) MySQL
8 52 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
9 50 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 49 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
11 43 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
12 36 (0.55%) RDBMS
13 35 (0.54%) DB2
14 27 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
15 22 (0.34%) SAP BW
16 20 (0.31%) MongoDB
17 19 (0.29%) Oracle BI EE
17 19 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 34 (0.52%) Git (software)
2 33 (0.51%) JIRA
3 30 (0.46%) Subversion
4 27 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (0.40%) MSI
5 26 (0.40%) Jenkins
6 24 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
7 23 (0.35%) Maven
8 17 (0.26%) Toad
9 14 (0.21%) ClearCase
10 13 (0.20%) Visual Studio
11 12 (0.18%) Ant
11 12 (0.18%) Introscope
12 11 (0.17%) ClearQuest
13 10 (0.15%) Eclipse
13 10 (0.15%) StarTeam
14 9 (0.14%) Oracle APEX
15 8 (0.12%) Selenium
15 8 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 7 (0.11%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1067 (16.35%) Finance
2 380 (5.82%) Banking
3 361 (5.53%) Telecoms
4 225 (3.45%) Retail
5 117 (1.79%) Legal
6 105 (1.61%) Investment Banking
7 104 (1.59%) Law
8 89 (1.36%) Manufacturing
9 76 (1.16%) Local Government
10 74 (1.13%) Back Office
11 65 (1.00%) Front Office
12 52 (0.80%) Publishing
12 52 (0.80%) Marketing
13 46 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
14 42 (0.64%) Advertising
15 41 (0.63%) Financial Institution
16 36 (0.55%) Billing
17 31 (0.47%) Games
18 25 (0.38%) Military
19 17 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1755 (26.89%) Analyst
2 635 (9.73%) Service Analyst
3 509 (7.80%) Project Manager
4 505 (7.74%) Service Manager
5 453 (6.94%) Support Analyst
6 439 (6.73%) Service Desk Analyst
7 342 (5.24%) Architect
8 291 (4.46%) Support Engineer
9 266 (4.08%) Administrator
10 244 (3.74%) Consultant
11 217 (3.32%) 2nd Line Support
12 215 (3.29%) 1st Line Support
13 189 (2.90%) Delivery Manager
14 186 (2.85%) Desktop Support
15 183 (2.80%) Business Analyst
16 171 (2.62%) Applications Support
17 168 (2.57%) Network Engineer
18 156 (2.39%) Services Delivery Manager
19 154 (2.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 148 (2.27%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (2.37%) Middleware
2 146 (2.24%) XML
3 138 (2.11%) .NET
4 130 (1.99%) Web Services
5 73 (1.12%) HTML
6 58 (0.89%) SOAP
7 57 (0.87%) JMS
8 55 (0.84%) REST
8 55 (0.84%) JSP
9 43 (0.66%) CSS
10 40 (0.61%) WSDL
11 30 (0.46%) ASP.NET
12 27 (0.41%) Software Packaging
12 27 (0.41%) WCF
13 26 (0.40%) .NET Framework
14 23 (0.35%) J2EE
15 21 (0.32%) LAMP
16 20 (0.31%) Java EE
17 17 (0.26%) WebSphere MQ
18 15 (0.23%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 620 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
2 345 (5.29%) Management Information System
3 232 (3.55%) Blackberry
4 146 (2.24%) CMDB
5 123 (1.88%) Computer Science
6 111 (1.70%) Clustering
7 109 (1.67%) NHS
8 82 (1.26%) Replication
9 74 (1.13%) Fat Client
9 74 (1.13%) Thin Client
10 73 (1.12%) PMI
11 71 (1.09%) Statistics
12 59 (0.90%) Mainframe
13 58 (0.89%) User Experience
14 57 (0.87%) Open Source
15 54 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
16 51 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
16 51 (0.78%) Client/Server
17 47 (0.72%) iPad
18 43 (0.66%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2151 (32.96%) Windows
2 698 (10.69%) Windows 7
3 584 (8.95%) Linux
4 546 (8.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 471 (7.22%) Windows XP
6 467 (7.15%) UNIX
7 399 (6.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 194 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 150 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 134 (2.05%) Solaris
11 91 (1.39%) Windows 8
12 64 (0.98%) Apple iOS
13 63 (0.97%) Android
14 56 (0.86%) Windows Vista
15 54 (0.83%) AIX
16 45 (0.69%) Mac OS X
16 45 (0.69%) HPUX
17 37 (0.57%) CentOS
18 35 (0.54%) Windows 2000
19 22 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1528 (23.41%) Service Management
2 947 (14.51%) Service Delivery
3 938 (14.37%) PRINCE2
4 874 (13.39%) Project Management
5 566 (8.67%) Change Management
6 513 (7.86%) Incident Management
7 503 (7.71%) ITSM
8 441 (6.76%) Problem Management
9 407 (6.24%) ITIL V3
10 394 (6.04%) Agile Software Development
11 352 (5.39%) Migration
12 345 (5.29%) Stakeholder Management
13 325 (4.98%) Configuration Management
14 222 (3.40%) Risk Management
15 209 (3.20%) Release Management
16 207 (3.17%) TOGAF
17 201 (3.08%) Disaster Recovery
18 186 (2.85%) Continuous Improvement
19 170 (2.60%) Asset Management
20 168 (2.57%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 582 (8.92%) SQL
2 238 (3.65%) PowerShell
3 196 (3.00%) Java
4 141 (2.16%) C
5 125 (1.92%) Perl
6 113 (1.73%) Shell Script
7 78 (1.20%) Python
8 77 (1.18%) JavaScript
9 70 (1.07%) C#
10 69 (1.06%) VBScript
10 69 (1.06%) VB
11 66 (1.01%) PL/SQL
12 57 (0.87%) T-SQL
13 39 (0.60%) Bash Shell
14 36 (0.55%) PHP
15 23 (0.35%) Jython
16 20 (0.31%) VBA
17 19 (0.29%) C++
18 17 (0.26%) Korn
19 15 (0.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 996 (15.26%) Security Cleared
2 755 (11.57%) ITIL Certification
3 661 (10.13%) SC Cleared
4 495 (7.58%) Degree
5 483 (7.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 324 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
7 270 (4.14%) MCSE
8 226 (3.46%) DV Cleared
9 213 (3.26%) MCP
10 211 (3.23%) CCNA
11 187 (2.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 177 (2.71%) CCNP
13 160 (2.45%) CISSP
14 158 (2.42%) PMI Certification
15 144 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 130 (1.99%) MCITP
17 122 (1.87%) ISEB
18 116 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 103 (1.58%) PMP
20 100 (1.53%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 662 (10.14%) SLA
2 167 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 138 (2.11%) QA
4 119 (1.82%) COBIT
5 116 (1.78%) ISO 9001
6 72 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 43 (0.66%) PCI DSS
8 26 (0.40%) JSP 440
9 23 (0.35%) ISO 9000
10 19 (0.29%) BS15000
11 16 (0.25%) P3O
12 8 (0.12%) Data Quality
12 8 (0.12%) BS25999
13 7 (0.11%) BS7799
14 5 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 5 (0.077%) ISO 14001
14 5 (0.077%) GxP
15 4 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 3 (0.046%) Dodd-Frank
16 3 (0.046%) HL7
System Software
1 1324 (20.28%) Active Directory
2 401 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 126 (1.93%) vSphere
4 116 (1.78%) Hyper-V
5 113 (1.73%) XenApp
6 66 (1.01%) VMware ESX
7 63 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
8 59 (0.90%) XenServer
9 48 (0.74%) XenDesktop
10 41 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
11 37 (0.57%) Terminal Services
12 36 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
13 35 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
14 24 (0.37%) ProxySG
15 23 (0.35%) vCloud
16 21 (0.32%) Xen
17 20 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 19 (0.29%) NLBS
19 18 (0.28%) ISA Server
20 17 (0.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 268 (4.11%) SCCM
2 129 (1.98%) SCOM
3 77 (1.18%) Tivoli
4 64 (0.98%) Backup Exec
5 59 (0.90%) OpenView
6 54 (0.83%) NetBackup
7 46 (0.70%) WSUS
8 44 (0.67%) Nagios
8 44 (0.67%) Puppet
9 43 (0.66%) HP SIM
10 34 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 34 (0.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 33 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
12 32 (0.49%) OVSD
13 31 (0.47%) Zenoss
14 30 (0.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 29 (0.44%) OPNET
16 28 (0.43%) HP UCMDB
16 28 (0.43%) Data Guard
17 27 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1610 (24.67%) Microsoft
2 710 (10.88%) Cisco
3 694 (10.63%) VMware
4 587 (8.99%) Oracle
5 580 (8.89%) Citrix
6 579 (8.87%) HP
7 324 (4.96%) Remedy
8 208 (3.19%) IBM
9 204 (3.13%) SAP
10 180 (2.76%) CheckPoint
11 170 (2.60%) BMC
12 168 (2.57%) Juniper
13 164 (2.51%) Red Hat
14 153 (2.34%) ServiceNow
15 127 (1.95%) Lotus
16 126 (1.93%) Symantec
17 116 (1.78%) EMC
18 109 (1.67%) Dell
19 102 (1.56%) F5
20 94 (1.44%) NetApp
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Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
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Posted: 10 hours ago
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Rate: From £175 to £175 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 11 hours ago
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ITF Solutions
Rate: £160 - £170 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Posted: 12 hours ago
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Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Rate: £300 - £450 per hour + excellent market rate
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Rate: £380.00 - £427.50 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Rate: £0000 - £1111 per annum
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Rate: £0000 - £1111 per annum + attractive rates of pay
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