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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 24 24 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL 3415 3158 2768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.70% 6.48% 6.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.63% 8.49% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1973 1864 1475
Average daily rate
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£360 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £174 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 316 210
Average hourly rate £15.77 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.13% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.52 £27.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -15.78%
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
39551 37200 33391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.63% 76.31% 75.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 26015 23704 20533
Average daily rate £415 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1046 1117 1018
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015. 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 +2 1343 £390 +2.97% 278
South East +1 748 £375 +8.69% 199
East of England +4 275 £350 - 69
Yorkshire +9 273 £300 -3.61% 85
North West +4 268 £330 +10.00% 72
South West -14 181 £370 +5.71% 81
West Midlands -2 164 £330 -4.34% 75
North East +18 79 £263 -6.25% 10
East Midlands +1 76 £325 +8.33% 34
Midlands -5 4 £550 +51.72%
ITIL
UK

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 2115 (30.79%) Windows
2 1836 (26.73%) Microsoft
3 1689 (24.59%) Service Management
4 1270 (18.49%) Active Directory
5 1211 (17.63%) Finance
6 1025 (14.92%) PRINCE2
7 977 (14.23%) Project Management
8 951 (13.85%) Security Cleared
9 942 (13.72%) Service Delivery
10 890 (12.96%) MS Office
11 888 (12.93%) VMware
12 854 (12.43%) SQL
13 840 (12.23%) MS Excel
14 789 (11.49%) ITIL Certification
15 750 (10.92%) Change Management
16 738 (10.75%) Cisco
17 687 (10.00%) SLA
18 636 (9.26%) SC Cleared
19 634 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008
20 626 (9.11%) Windows 7
21 620 (9.03%) Citrix
22 605 (8.81%) Oracle
23 598 (8.71%) Linux
24 597 (8.69%) Incident Management
25 595 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
26 586 (8.53%) ITSM
27 584 (8.50%) HP
28 529 (7.70%) SQL Server
29 517 (7.53%) Degree
30 505 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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
1 473 (6.89%) SharePoint
2 405 (5.90%) MS Exchange
3 283 (4.12%) IIS
4 155 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 130 (1.89%) Tomcat
6 124 (1.81%) Lync
7 109 (1.59%) WebSphere
8 107 (1.56%) Apache
9 100 (1.46%) CMS
10 96 (1.40%) IBM Notes
11 85 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
12 72 (1.05%) JBoss
13 71 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
14 67 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 52 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
16 50 (0.73%) WebLogic
17 48 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
18 46 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
19 43 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
20 30 (0.44%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 890 (12.96%) MS Office
2 840 (12.23%) MS Excel
3 214 (3.12%) MS Project
4 204 (2.97%) MS Visio
5 157 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 24 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
7 8 (0.12%) Acrobat
8 7 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
8 7 (0.10%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.044%) Open Workbench
10 2 (0.029%) PTC Creo
10 2 (0.029%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.015%) Shockwave
11 1 (0.015%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 134 (1.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 45 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 27 (0.39%) RMDS
4 24 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
5 18 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
6 15 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
6 15 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
6 15 (0.22%) SAP FI
7 14 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
7 14 (0.20%) Maximo
7 14 (0.20%) SAP CO
8 13 (0.19%) assyst
9 12 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 12 (0.17%) Remedy AR System
10 11 (0.16%) SAP BPC
10 11 (0.16%) SAP ERP
10 11 (0.16%) SAP CRM
10 11 (0.16%) WebTrends
11 9 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
11 9 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 119 (1.73%) Office 365
2 92 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
2 92 (1.34%) SaaS
3 55 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
5 33 (0.48%) PaaS
6 30 (0.44%) IaaS
7 13 (0.19%) Google Apps
8 10 (0.15%) Google Analytics
9 9 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
10 8 (0.12%) Heroku
11 5 (0.073%) Yammer
12 3 (0.044%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.029%) SuccessFactors
13 2 (0.029%) SoftLayer
14 1 (0.015%) IBM SmartCloud
14 1 (0.015%) Symantec.cloud
14 1 (0.015%) Mimecast
14 1 (0.015%) Azure Active Directory
14 1 (0.015%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 466 (6.79%) LAN
2 462 (6.73%) Firewall
3 454 (6.61%) WAN
4 392 (5.71%) DNS
5 345 (5.02%) SAN
6 314 (4.57%) TCP/IP
7 284 (4.14%) DHCP
8 240 (3.49%) VPN
9 184 (2.68%) Internet
10 163 (2.37%) Network Security
11 141 (2.05%) SSL
12 134 (1.95%) LDAP
13 132 (1.92%) Wireless
14 113 (1.65%) NAS
15 107 (1.56%) MPLS
16 105 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
17 101 (1.47%) VoIP
18 77 (1.12%) OSPF
18 77 (1.12%) VLAN
19 69 (1.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 529 (7.70%) SQL Server
2 164 (2.39%) Oracle Database
3 92 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 89 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 80 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
6 79 (1.15%) Relational Database
7 74 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 69 (1.00%) MySQL
9 58 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
10 55 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
11 51 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
12 46 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
13 37 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 36 (0.52%) DB2
15 29 (0.42%) RDBMS
16 28 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
17 27 (0.39%) Big Data
18 26 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
19 21 (0.31%) MongoDB
20 19 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 71 (1.03%) JIRA
2 68 (0.99%) Subversion
2 68 (0.99%) Ant
3 60 (0.87%) Jenkins
4 52 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 51 (0.74%) Visual Studio
6 48 (0.70%) Maven
7 32 (0.47%) Selenium
7 32 (0.47%) Git (software)
8 28 (0.41%) Introscope
9 22 (0.32%) Gradle
10 17 (0.25%) TeamCity
11 16 (0.23%) ClearCase
12 15 (0.22%) HP UFT
12 15 (0.22%) Mercurial
12 15 (0.22%) MSBuild
13 14 (0.20%) PVCS
14 13 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 13 (0.19%) JUnit
14 13 (0.19%) JMeter
General
1 1211 (17.63%) Finance
2 349 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 330 (4.80%) Banking
4 197 (2.87%) Retail
5 157 (2.29%) Legal
6 113 (1.65%) Manufacturing
6 113 (1.65%) Law
7 95 (1.38%) Investment Banking
8 74 (1.08%) Marketing
9 70 (1.02%) Local Government
10 66 (0.96%) Back Office
11 65 (0.95%) Financial Institution
12 53 (0.77%) Publishing
13 36 (0.52%) Front Office
14 35 (0.51%) Billing
15 33 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
16 28 (0.41%) Spanish Language
17 22 (0.32%) Advertising
17 22 (0.32%) German Language
18 21 (0.31%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1662 (24.20%) Analyst
2 569 (8.28%) Service Manager
3 552 (8.04%) Project Manager
4 538 (7.83%) Service Analyst
5 506 (7.37%) Support Analyst
6 393 (5.72%) Service Desk Analyst
7 362 (5.27%) Architect
8 358 (5.21%) Consultant
9 326 (4.75%) Support Engineer
10 219 (3.19%) 2nd Line Support
11 212 (3.09%) 1st Line Support
12 204 (2.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 203 (2.96%) Applications Support
14 190 (2.77%) Developer
15 188 (2.74%) Delivery Manager
16 186 (2.71%) Incident Manager
17 182 (2.65%) Desktop Support
18 176 (2.56%) Administrator
19 173 (2.52%) Services Delivery Manager
20 157 (2.29%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (4.09%) .NET
2 233 (3.39%) Web Services
3 194 (2.82%) XML
4 158 (2.30%) HTML
5 149 (2.17%) Middleware
6 91 (1.32%) CSS
7 75 (1.09%) SOAP
8 69 (1.00%) ASP.NET
9 58 (0.84%) J2EE
10 53 (0.77%) .NET Framework
11 45 (0.66%) Java EE
12 39 (0.57%) Ajax
13 37 (0.54%) REST
14 35 (0.51%) JSP
15 32 (0.47%) Rendezvous
16 30 (0.44%) JMS
17 25 (0.36%) WebSphere MQ
18 23 (0.33%) Django
19 20 (0.29%) Application Packaging
20 19 (0.28%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 595 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
2 467 (6.80%) Data Centre
3 334 (4.86%) Management Information System
4 195 (2.84%) CMDB
5 159 (2.32%) Blackberry
6 150 (2.18%) Clustering
7 122 (1.78%) Computer Science
8 106 (1.54%) NHS
9 96 (1.40%) PKI
10 78 (1.14%) Replication
11 66 (0.96%) PMI
12 65 (0.95%) Statistics
13 60 (0.87%) Fat Client
13 60 (0.87%) Thin Client
14 54 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
15 51 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
16 47 (0.68%) iPad
17 45 (0.66%) iPhone
18 38 (0.55%) FMCG
19 36 (0.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2115 (30.79%) Windows
2 634 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 626 (9.11%) Windows 7
4 598 (8.71%) Linux
5 466 (6.79%) UNIX
6 401 (5.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 350 (5.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 267 (3.89%) Windows XP
9 152 (2.21%) Solaris
10 145 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 123 (1.79%) Windows 8
12 111 (1.62%) AIX
13 71 (1.03%) Android
14 59 (0.86%) CentOS
15 55 (0.80%) Ubuntu
16 45 (0.66%) Mac OS X
17 44 (0.64%) Apple iOS
18 37 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
19 28 (0.41%) HPUX
20 23 (0.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1689 (24.59%) Service Management
2 1025 (14.92%) PRINCE2
3 977 (14.23%) Project Management
4 942 (13.72%) Service Delivery
5 750 (10.92%) Change Management
6 597 (8.69%) Incident Management
7 586 (8.53%) ITSM
8 502 (7.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 488 (7.11%) Problem Management
10 425 (6.19%) Agile Software Development
11 383 (5.58%) Configuration Management
12 355 (5.17%) ITIL V3
13 347 (5.05%) Migration
14 260 (3.79%) Continuous Improvement
15 225 (3.28%) Release Management
16 223 (3.25%) Change Control
17 220 (3.20%) Risk Management
18 209 (3.04%) Disaster Recovery
19 205 (2.98%) CRM
20 200 (2.91%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 854 (12.43%) SQL
2 315 (4.59%) Java
3 286 (4.16%) PowerShell
4 141 (2.05%) C#
5 120 (1.75%) JavaScript
6 115 (1.67%) Perl
7 114 (1.66%) Python
8 111 (1.62%) Shell Script
9 109 (1.59%) VB
10 104 (1.51%) PL/SQL
11 103 (1.50%) VBScript
12 88 (1.28%) T-SQL
13 71 (1.03%) C
14 51 (0.74%) Bash Shell
15 40 (0.58%) Ruby
16 39 (0.57%) PHP
17 30 (0.44%) C++
18 28 (0.41%) VB.NET
19 27 (0.39%) VBA
20 23 (0.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 951 (13.85%) Security Cleared
2 789 (11.49%) ITIL Certification
3 636 (9.26%) SC Cleared
4 517 (7.53%) Degree
5 505 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 334 (4.86%) Cisco Certification
7 272 (3.96%) MCSE
8 235 (3.42%) CCNA
9 231 (3.36%) DV Cleared
10 182 (2.65%) PMI Certification
11 176 (2.56%) MCP
12 174 (2.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 150 (2.18%) CCNP
14 140 (2.04%) PMP
15 136 (1.98%) MCITP
16 133 (1.94%) MCSA
17 127 (1.85%) CISSP
17 127 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 121 (1.76%) ISEB
19 114 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 687 (10.00%) SLA
2 209 (3.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 206 (3.00%) QA
4 116 (1.69%) COBIT
5 82 (1.19%) PCI DSS
6 64 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 45 (0.66%) ISO 9001
8 35 (0.51%) ISO 9000
9 24 (0.35%) JSP 440
10 14 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 12 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 8 (0.12%) COSO
13 7 (0.10%) Data Quality
13 7 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
14 6 (0.087%) PMBOK
15 5 (0.073%) GxP
15 5 (0.073%) BS7799
16 4 (0.058%) BS15000
17 3 (0.044%) P3O
18 2 (0.029%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1270 (18.49%) Active Directory
2 489 (7.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 209 (3.04%) Hyper-V
4 152 (2.21%) XenApp
5 146 (2.13%) vSphere
6 83 (1.21%) XenDesktop
7 74 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
8 65 (0.95%) VMware ESX
9 48 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
10 33 (0.48%) vCloud
11 31 (0.45%) NFS
11 31 (0.45%) VMware Server
12 29 (0.42%) XenServer
13 24 (0.35%) Firmware
14 21 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 20 (0.29%) UAG
16 19 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
17 18 (0.26%) NLBS
18 17 (0.25%) Terminal Services
18 17 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 286 (4.16%) SCCM
2 147 (2.14%) SCOM
3 69 (1.00%) Puppet
4 64 (0.93%) OpenView
5 55 (0.80%) OVSD
6 54 (0.79%) Tivoli
7 52 (0.76%) WSUS
8 41 (0.60%) NetBackup
8 41 (0.60%) Backup Exec
9 39 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
10 33 (0.48%) BladeLogic
11 32 (0.47%) Nagios
12 31 (0.45%) ITRS Geneos
13 30 (0.44%) SCOrch
14 27 (0.39%) HP UCMDB
15 26 (0.38%) CA Single Sign-On
16 25 (0.36%) SCVMM
17 21 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 20 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
19 19 (0.28%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1836 (26.73%) Microsoft
2 888 (12.93%) VMware
3 738 (10.75%) Cisco
4 620 (9.03%) Citrix
5 605 (8.81%) Oracle
6 584 (8.50%) HP
7 286 (4.16%) Remedy
8 241 (3.51%) SAP
9 208 (3.03%) IBM
10 207 (3.01%) ServiceNow
11 186 (2.71%) CheckPoint
12 176 (2.56%) BMC
13 165 (2.40%) F5
14 164 (2.39%) Red Hat
15 152 (2.21%) Juniper
16 144 (2.10%) NetApp
17 129 (1.88%) Dell
18 124 (1.81%) CA
19 123 (1.79%) Symantec
20 104 (1.51%) Lotus
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