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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 20 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 3586 3539 3122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.19% 6.85% 6.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.65% 8.56% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2279 2124 1778
Median daily rate £375 £363 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -0.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 256 313
Median hourly rate £20.50 £15.98 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.28% +3.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.45 £31.76 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £15.75 £15.83
% change year-on-year
+36.50% -0.52%
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
41433 41340 38406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.05% 79.98% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27617 27390 24287
Median daily rate £448 £420 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.54% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 956 1081 1104
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -5 1244 £446 +11.56% 236
South East +1 759 £370 +2.06% 164
North East +14 376 £281 +7.14% 13
North West -5 264 £400 +16.36% 68
West Midlands -7 213 £350 +3.70% 59
South West -1 210 £335 -11.25% 58
East of England -3 197 £373 +6.42% 31
Yorkshire -12 174 £350 +16.66% 63
East Midlands +14 130 £375 +7.14% 23
Midlands -5 2 £200 -51.15%
ITIL
UK

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 2029 (29.37%) Windows
2 1698 (24.58%) Microsoft
3 1654 (23.94%) Service Management
4 1289 (18.66%) Finance
5 1283 (18.57%) Security Cleared
6 1241 (17.96%) Active Directory
7 1072 (15.52%) Service Delivery
8 1068 (15.46%) Project Management
9 998 (14.45%) Linux
10 963 (13.94%) ITIL V3
11 938 (13.58%) SC Cleared
12 920 (13.32%) VMware
13 908 (13.14%) PRINCE2
14 861 (12.46%) Change Management
15 860 (12.45%) ITIL Certification
16 841 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
17 800 (11.58%) MS Excel
18 767 (11.10%) Oracle
19 762 (11.03%) ITSM
19 762 (11.03%) Windows Server
20 751 (10.87%) Cisco
21 746 (10.80%) SLA
22 714 (10.34%) SQL
23 684 (9.90%) MS Office
23 684 (9.90%) Unix
24 670 (9.70%) HP
25 658 (9.53%) Problem Management
26 634 (9.18%) Firewall
27 630 (9.12%) Degree
28 608 (8.80%) Citrix

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
1 374 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 341 (4.94%) MS Exchange
3 237 (3.43%) IIS
4 193 (2.79%) Apache
5 170 (2.46%) Skype for Business
6 142 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
7 126 (1.82%) WebSphere
8 109 (1.58%) WebLogic
9 89 (1.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 85 (1.23%) Tomcat
11 83 (1.20%) CMS
12 66 (0.96%) IBM Notes
12 66 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
13 59 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
14 58 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
15 57 (0.83%) JBoss
16 53 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
17 45 (0.65%) IBM HTTP Server
18 41 (0.59%) Confluence
18 41 (0.59%) OpenStack
Applications
1 800 (11.58%) MS Excel
2 684 (9.90%) MS Office
3 147 (2.13%) MS Project
4 119 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 113 (1.64%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.087%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.058%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.058%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.043%) CATIA
10 3 (0.043%) Simulink
11 2 (0.029%) Open Workbench
11 2 (0.029%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.029%) QuarkXPress
11 2 (0.029%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.014%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 134 (1.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 38 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 30 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 22 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
5 14 (0.20%) OpenText MBPM
5 14 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
6 12 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
7 9 (0.13%) Documaker
7 9 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.13%) Primavera
8 8 (0.12%) MFGPRO
8 8 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
8 8 (0.12%) Remedy AR System
8 8 (0.12%) RMDS
9 7 (0.10%) assyst
9 7 (0.10%) CSG Singleview
9 7 (0.10%) Maximo
9 7 (0.10%) Oracle Retail
10 6 (0.087%) CA PPM
10 6 (0.087%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 251 (3.63%) Office 365
2 169 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 156 (2.26%) SaaS
4 139 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
5 106 (1.53%) IaaS
6 84 (1.22%) PaaS
7 62 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
8 31 (0.45%) Google Apps
9 17 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
10 15 (0.22%) OneDrive
11 14 (0.20%) Yammer
12 12 (0.17%) Amazon S3
13 7 (0.10%) Mimecast
13 7 (0.10%) OpenShift
14 6 (0.087%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (0.087%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (0.087%) HP Helion
15 5 (0.072%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 5 (0.072%) AWS OpsWorks
15 5 (0.072%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 634 (9.18%) Firewall
2 571 (8.27%) DNS
3 473 (6.85%) WAN
4 442 (6.40%) TCP/IP
5 426 (6.17%) LAN
6 411 (5.95%) SAN
7 347 (5.02%) DHCP
8 226 (3.27%) Internet
8 226 (3.27%) SSL
8 226 (3.27%) VPN
9 193 (2.79%) Wireless
10 164 (2.37%) Network Security
11 126 (1.82%) VoIP
12 110 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
13 109 (1.58%) MPLS
14 98 (1.42%) LDAP
15 97 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
16 94 (1.36%) HTTP
17 82 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
18 80 (1.16%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 549 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 169 (2.45%) Oracle Database
3 95 (1.38%) MySQL
4 87 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 85 (1.23%) Relational Database
6 82 (1.19%) DB2
7 68 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
8 59 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 53 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
10 52 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
11 50 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
12 47 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
13 45 (0.65%) RDBMS
14 44 (0.64%) Big Data
15 42 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 40 (0.58%) NonStop SQL
17 38 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
18 37 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
18 37 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
19 34 (0.49%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 165 (2.39%) JIRA
2 110 (1.59%) Jenkins
3 77 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 68 (0.98%) Git (software)
5 45 (0.65%) Subversion
6 42 (0.61%) Selenium
7 38 (0.55%) Artifactory
8 37 (0.54%) MSI
9 36 (0.52%) Maven
10 35 (0.51%) Visual Studio
11 31 (0.45%) Introscope
11 31 (0.45%) Rational DOORS
12 30 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 26 (0.38%) JUnit
13 26 (0.38%) TeamCity
14 23 (0.33%) StarTeam
15 22 (0.32%) Ant
15 22 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
15 22 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 19 (0.28%) Toad
General
1 1289 (18.66%) Finance
2 364 (5.27%) Telecoms
3 307 (4.44%) Banking
4 198 (2.87%) Retail
5 163 (2.36%) Legal
6 97 (1.40%) Law
7 89 (1.29%) Manufacturing
8 80 (1.16%) Back Office
9 77 (1.11%) Financial Institution
10 67 (0.97%) Marketing
11 63 (0.91%) Front Office
12 60 (0.87%) Investment Banking
12 60 (0.87%) Local Government
13 58 (0.84%) Billing
14 48 (0.69%) Advertising
15 44 (0.64%) Publishing
16 38 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
17 31 (0.45%) Military
18 26 (0.38%) Spanish Language
19 24 (0.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1440 (20.85%) Analyst
2 566 (8.19%) Service Manager
3 479 (6.93%) Architect
4 448 (6.49%) Service Analyst
5 414 (5.99%) Project Manager
6 394 (5.70%) Support Engineer
7 389 (5.63%) Support Analyst
8 319 (4.62%) Consultant
9 305 (4.42%) Service Desk Analyst
10 304 (4.40%) Administrator
11 263 (3.81%) Developer
12 255 (3.69%) IT Manager
13 235 (3.40%) ITIL Manager
14 218 (3.16%) Business Analyst
15 209 (3.03%) Delivery Manager
16 199 (2.88%) Network Engineer
17 180 (2.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 175 (2.53%) Services Delivery Manager
19 172 (2.49%) Desktop Support
20 168 (2.43%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 253 (3.66%) Middleware
2 190 (2.75%) Web Services
3 182 (2.63%) XML
4 178 (2.58%) .NET
5 164 (2.37%) HTML
6 133 (1.93%) CSS
7 110 (1.59%) J2EE
8 59 (0.85%) ASP.NET
9 49 (0.71%) .NET Framework
9 49 (0.71%) jQuery
10 48 (0.69%) LAMP
11 45 (0.65%) Ajax
12 43 (0.62%) JSP
13 42 (0.61%) Spring
14 37 (0.54%) REST
15 36 (0.52%) Hibernate
16 35 (0.51%) SOAP
17 27 (0.39%) HTML5
18 26 (0.38%) 802.1X
19 25 (0.36%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 501 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
2 486 (7.04%) Data Centre
3 465 (6.73%) Management Information System
4 247 (3.58%) Computer Science
5 226 (3.27%) Clustering
6 162 (2.35%) Blackberry
7 148 (2.14%) CMDB
8 90 (1.30%) Replication
9 85 (1.23%) Mainframe
10 74 (1.07%) User Experience
11 73 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
11 73 (1.06%) Virtual Team
12 64 (0.93%) PMI
13 61 (0.88%) PKI
14 58 (0.84%) Driving Licence
15 56 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
16 52 (0.75%) CESG
16 52 (0.75%) NHS
16 52 (0.75%) Smart Meter
17 51 (0.74%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2029 (29.37%) Windows
2 998 (14.45%) Linux
3 762 (11.03%) Windows Server
4 684 (9.90%) Unix
5 478 (6.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 453 (6.56%) Windows 7
7 336 (4.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 299 (4.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 285 (4.13%) AIX
10 281 (4.07%) Windows Server 2003
11 262 (3.79%) Solaris
12 183 (2.65%) Windows XP
13 118 (1.71%) Windows 8
14 97 (1.40%) Windows 10
15 92 (1.33%) Apple iOS
16 83 (1.20%) Android
17 69 (1.00%) CentOS
18 54 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
19 52 (0.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
20 48 (0.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1654 (23.94%) Service Management
2 1072 (15.52%) Service Delivery
3 1068 (15.46%) Project Management
4 963 (13.94%) ITIL V3
5 908 (13.14%) PRINCE2
6 861 (12.46%) Change Management
7 841 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
8 762 (11.03%) ITSM
9 658 (9.53%) Problem Management
10 602 (8.71%) Incident Management
11 600 (8.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 460 (6.66%) Configuration Management
13 378 (5.47%) Release Management
14 337 (4.88%) Migration
15 333 (4.82%) Service Design
16 267 (3.87%) Root Cause Analysis
17 263 (3.81%) Continuous Improvement
18 262 (3.79%) Disaster Recovery
19 254 (3.68%) TOGAF
20 240 (3.47%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 714 (10.34%) SQL
2 327 (4.73%) Java
3 309 (4.47%) PowerShell
4 296 (4.28%) Perl
5 228 (3.30%) Python
6 222 (3.21%) JavaScript
7 202 (2.92%) Shell Script
8 147 (2.13%) Bash Shell
9 126 (1.82%) C
10 96 (1.39%) C#
11 95 (1.38%) VB
12 92 (1.33%) PHP
13 90 (1.30%) PL/SQL
14 87 (1.26%) C++
15 76 (1.10%) T-SQL
15 76 (1.10%) VBScript
16 64 (0.93%) Ruby
17 38 (0.55%) Korn
18 37 (0.54%) VBA
19 25 (0.36%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1283 (18.57%) Security Cleared
2 938 (13.58%) SC Cleared
3 860 (12.45%) ITIL Certification
4 630 (9.12%) Degree
5 459 (6.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 348 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
7 231 (3.34%) MCSE
8 225 (3.26%) DV Cleared
9 206 (2.98%) CCNA
10 190 (2.75%) CCNP
10 190 (2.75%) CISSP
11 168 (2.43%) BPSS Clearance
12 158 (2.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 154 (2.23%) MCP
14 120 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 118 (1.71%) ISEB
16 110 (1.59%) MCSA
16 110 (1.59%) PMI Certification
17 92 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 84 (1.22%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 746 (10.80%) SLA
2 229 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 146 (2.11%) COBIT
4 128 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
5 111 (1.61%) PCI DSS
5 111 (1.61%) QA
6 110 (1.59%) ISO 9001
7 57 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 45 (0.65%) JSP 440
9 27 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 19 (0.28%) TickIT
11 17 (0.25%) COSO
12 14 (0.20%) ISO27005
13 13 (0.19%) HL7
13 13 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 10 (0.14%) Data Quality
14 10 (0.14%) ISO22301
15 9 (0.13%) ISAE 3402
16 8 (0.12%) GPG13
16 8 (0.12%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1241 (17.96%) Active Directory
2 606 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 216 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 209 (3.03%) XenApp
5 150 (2.17%) vSphere
6 123 (1.78%) XenDesktop
7 122 (1.77%) Microsoft App-V
8 92 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
9 77 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
10 76 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
11 72 (1.04%) VMware ESX
12 70 (1.01%) XenServer
13 65 (0.94%) Terminal Services
14 59 (0.85%) KVM
15 48 (0.69%) Firmware
16 38 (0.55%) NFS
17 37 (0.54%) Samba
18 35 (0.51%) UAG
19 30 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
20 25 (0.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 381 (5.52%) SCCM
2 211 (3.05%) Puppet
3 173 (2.50%) SCOM
4 101 (1.46%) Tivoli
5 94 (1.36%) NetBackup
6 93 (1.35%) Nagios
7 90 (1.30%) Ansible
8 80 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
8 80 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
9 76 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 61 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
10 61 (0.88%) WSUS
11 47 (0.68%) OpenView
12 41 (0.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 41 (0.59%) XenMobile
13 37 (0.54%) SafeCom
14 35 (0.51%) Control-M
14 35 (0.51%) MOM
15 34 (0.49%) Backup Exec
16 32 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1698 (24.58%) Microsoft
2 920 (13.32%) VMware
3 767 (11.10%) Oracle
4 751 (10.87%) Cisco
5 670 (9.70%) HP
6 608 (8.80%) Citrix
7 454 (6.57%) ServiceNow
8 375 (5.43%) Red Hat
9 306 (4.43%) Remedy
10 289 (4.18%) IBM
11 243 (3.52%) SAP
12 185 (2.68%) EMC
13 170 (2.46%) CheckPoint
14 169 (2.45%) BMC
15 160 (2.32%) Juniper
16 146 (2.11%) F5
17 136 (1.97%) Symantec
18 128 (1.85%) NetApp
19 112 (1.62%) CA
20 92 (1.33%) SolarWinds
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £80 - £120 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £150 - £160 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £430 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £255 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £390.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £265.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £420 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Rate: competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Avance Consulting
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: 3 months rolling £ good
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Haysfm
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Haysfm
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £300 - £355 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Intech 7
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 12 month + contract
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £270.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £200 - £222 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Skilliantech Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
onezeero.
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Anthony James Consulting
Rate: From £250 to £300 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West London
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago