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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 23 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 3601 3196 2875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.78% 6.35% 5.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.68% 8.30% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2096 1824 1532
Average daily rate
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£375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 296 276
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.73 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.71% -10.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.05 £27.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.32 £15.77 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -9.88%
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
41497 38505 36269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.08% 76.52% 75.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 27539 24264 22731
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 1078 1016
Average hourly rate £31.22 £23.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.73% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.30 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 1294 £400 +3.22% 270
South East +3 889 £363 +3.57% 184
North West +3 345 £375 +7.14% 67
East of England +1 243 £350 -9.09% 66
South West 0 242 £395 +1.93% 102
Yorkshire +9 230 £300 -3.61% 74
West Midlands -6 172 £375 +9.89% 45
East Midlands +3 114 £338 -3.57% 42
North East -2 75 £310 -9.81% 7
Midlands -4 4 £410 +17.00% 2
ITIL
UK

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2143 (30.87%) Windows
2 1846 (26.59%) Microsoft
3 1714 (24.69%) Service Management
4 1308 (18.84%) Finance
5 1214 (17.49%) Active Directory
6 1094 (15.76%) Project Management
7 1072 (15.44%) PRINCE2
8 947 (13.64%) Security Cleared
9 944 (13.60%) MS Office
10 912 (13.14%) Service Delivery
11 892 (12.85%) SQL
12 877 (12.63%) MS Excel
13 872 (12.56%) VMware
14 827 (11.91%) ITIL Certification
15 760 (10.95%) Cisco
16 743 (10.70%) Change Management
17 699 (10.07%) ITSM
18 689 (9.93%) SLA
19 642 (9.25%) Citrix
20 640 (9.22%) Oracle
21 633 (9.12%) Linux
22 630 (9.08%) Windows Server 2008
23 622 (8.96%) Windows 7
24 611 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
25 582 (8.38%) Incident Management
26 570 (8.21%) SC Cleared
27 557 (8.02%) SQL Server
28 550 (7.92%) HP
29 530 (7.63%) Data Centre
30 527 (7.59%) Firewall

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 472 (6.80%) SharePoint
2 428 (6.17%) MS Exchange
3 280 (4.03%) IIS
4 190 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 129 (1.86%) Lync
6 110 (1.58%) CMS
7 103 (1.48%) Apache
8 98 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
9 97 (1.40%) Tomcat
10 88 (1.27%) JBoss
11 81 (1.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 77 (1.11%) WebSphere
13 71 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
13 71 (1.02%) WebLogic
14 70 (1.01%) IBM Notes
15 59 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
16 54 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
17 46 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
18 37 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
18 37 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 944 (13.60%) MS Office
2 877 (12.63%) MS Excel
3 222 (3.20%) MS Project
4 212 (3.05%) MS Visio
5 178 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 32 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
8 7 (0.10%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.043%) Open Workbench
10 2 (0.029%) MicroStation
10 2 (0.029%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.029%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.014%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 135 (1.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 49 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (0.26%) Maximo
4 16 (0.23%) RMDS
4 16 (0.23%) assyst
4 16 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 16 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
5 15 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 13 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
6 13 (0.19%) SAP CRM
6 13 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
6 13 (0.19%) Agresso
6 13 (0.19%) Remedy AR System
7 12 (0.17%) SAP FI
8 11 (0.16%) WebTrends
8 11 (0.16%) SAP CO
8 11 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
8 11 (0.16%) SAP ERP
9 9 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
9 9 (0.13%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 141 (2.03%) Office 365
2 90 (1.30%) SaaS
3 84 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
4 76 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 29 (0.42%) PaaS
6 27 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
7 22 (0.32%) IaaS
8 11 (0.16%) Google Apps
9 10 (0.14%) Google Analytics
10 9 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
11 8 (0.12%) Heroku
12 5 (0.072%) Yammer
13 4 (0.058%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.043%) Symantec.cloud
15 2 (0.029%) Veeva
15 2 (0.029%) Google Drive
15 2 (0.029%) SoftLayer
16 1 (0.014%) SuccessFactors
16 1 (0.014%) IBM SmartCloud
16 1 (0.014%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 527 (7.59%) Firewall
2 486 (7.00%) WAN
3 468 (6.74%) LAN
4 385 (5.55%) DNS
5 362 (5.21%) SAN
6 338 (4.87%) TCP/IP
7 295 (4.25%) DHCP
8 241 (3.47%) VPN
9 230 (3.31%) Internet
10 184 (2.65%) Network Security
11 164 (2.36%) SSL
12 144 (2.07%) Cisco ASA
13 138 (1.99%) Wireless
14 136 (1.96%) MPLS
15 134 (1.93%) VoIP
16 110 (1.58%) NAS
17 102 (1.47%) LDAP
18 97 (1.40%) OSPF
19 94 (1.35%) VLAN
20 87 (1.25%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 557 (8.02%) SQL Server
2 172 (2.48%) Oracle Database
3 119 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 118 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 97 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 88 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
7 82 (1.18%) Relational Database
8 71 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
9 70 (1.01%) MySQL
10 58 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
11 54 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
11 54 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
12 50 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
13 41 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 40 (0.58%) DB2
15 35 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
16 32 (0.46%) RDBMS
16 32 (0.46%) Big Data
17 31 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
18 30 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 84 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 79 (1.14%) JIRA
3 59 (0.85%) Subversion
4 51 (0.73%) Visual Studio
4 51 (0.73%) Jenkins
5 48 (0.69%) Ant
6 44 (0.63%) Git (software)
7 41 (0.59%) Maven
8 26 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
9 22 (0.32%) Selenium
9 22 (0.32%) Gradle
10 20 (0.29%) TeamCity
10 20 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 17 (0.24%) JUnit
11 17 (0.24%) Toad
12 16 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 12 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 11 (0.16%) MSBuild
14 11 (0.16%) Mercurial
14 11 (0.16%) ClearCase
General
1 1308 (18.84%) Finance
2 344 (4.96%) Telecoms
3 335 (4.83%) Banking
4 197 (2.84%) Retail
5 171 (2.46%) Legal
6 123 (1.77%) Law
7 101 (1.45%) Manufacturing
8 97 (1.40%) Investment Banking
9 70 (1.01%) Marketing
10 63 (0.91%) Back Office
11 57 (0.82%) Financial Institution
12 55 (0.79%) Local Government
13 48 (0.69%) Publishing
14 42 (0.61%) Billing
15 35 (0.50%) Front Office
16 33 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
17 28 (0.40%) Spanish Language
18 26 (0.37%) Advertising
19 22 (0.32%) German Language
20 21 (0.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1676 (24.14%) Analyst
2 637 (9.18%) Service Manager
3 566 (8.15%) Project Manager
4 564 (8.12%) Service Analyst
5 452 (6.51%) Support Analyst
6 397 (5.72%) Service Desk Analyst
7 361 (5.20%) Architect
8 344 (4.96%) Consultant
9 283 (4.08%) Support Engineer
10 215 (3.10%) Developer
11 211 (3.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 206 (2.97%) 2nd Line Support
13 201 (2.90%) Delivery Manager
14 199 (2.87%) Applications Support
15 189 (2.72%) 1st Line Support
16 186 (2.68%) Services Delivery Manager
17 179 (2.58%) Administrator
18 178 (2.56%) Business Analyst
19 174 (2.51%) Incident Manager
20 169 (2.43%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (3.63%) .NET
2 226 (3.26%) Web Services
3 212 (3.05%) XML
4 195 (2.81%) HTML
5 163 (2.35%) Middleware
6 98 (1.41%) CSS
7 86 (1.24%) SOAP
8 84 (1.21%) ASP.NET
9 50 (0.72%) jQuery
10 49 (0.71%) .NET Framework
11 45 (0.65%) J2EE
12 43 (0.62%) REST
13 41 (0.59%) Ajax
14 38 (0.55%) JSP
15 34 (0.49%) Oracle Fusion
16 32 (0.46%) JMS
17 29 (0.42%) Java EE
18 24 (0.35%) HTML5
19 23 (0.33%) Django
20 22 (0.32%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 611 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
2 530 (7.63%) Data Centre
3 338 (4.87%) Management Information System
4 222 (3.20%) CMDB
5 178 (2.56%) Blackberry
6 130 (1.87%) Clustering
7 129 (1.86%) Computer Science
8 95 (1.37%) PKI
9 92 (1.33%) NHS
10 79 (1.14%) Replication
11 74 (1.07%) PMI
12 65 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
13 63 (0.91%) Statistics
14 57 (0.82%) Mainframe
15 51 (0.73%) Performance Metrics
16 50 (0.72%) Thin Client
16 50 (0.72%) Fat Client
17 48 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
18 44 (0.63%) iPad
19 42 (0.61%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2143 (30.87%) Windows
2 633 (9.12%) Linux
3 630 (9.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 622 (8.96%) Windows 7
5 440 (6.34%) UNIX
6 385 (5.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 380 (5.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 272 (3.92%) Windows XP
9 155 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 148 (2.13%) Solaris
11 108 (1.56%) AIX
11 108 (1.56%) Windows 8
12 83 (1.20%) Android
13 53 (0.76%) Mac OS X
14 45 (0.65%) Ubuntu
14 45 (0.65%) Apple iOS
15 42 (0.61%) CentOS
16 39 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
17 25 (0.36%) Windows 2000
18 23 (0.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1714 (24.69%) Service Management
2 1094 (15.76%) Project Management
3 1072 (15.44%) PRINCE2
4 912 (13.14%) Service Delivery
5 743 (10.70%) Change Management
6 699 (10.07%) ITSM
7 582 (8.38%) Incident Management
8 489 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 488 (7.03%) Agile Software Development
10 486 (7.00%) Problem Management
11 416 (5.99%) ITIL V3
12 378 (5.45%) Migration
13 373 (5.37%) Configuration Management
14 235 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
15 228 (3.28%) Change Control
16 227 (3.27%) Information Security
17 214 (3.08%) Release Management
18 206 (2.97%) Disaster Recovery
19 204 (2.94%) Risk Management
20 201 (2.90%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 892 (12.85%) SQL
2 330 (4.75%) PowerShell
3 280 (4.03%) Java
4 182 (2.62%) JavaScript
5 137 (1.97%) Perl
6 121 (1.74%) C#
7 116 (1.67%) Python
8 115 (1.66%) Shell Script
9 113 (1.63%) T-SQL
9 113 (1.63%) VB
10 100 (1.44%) PL/SQL
11 96 (1.38%) C
12 76 (1.09%) VBScript
13 73 (1.05%) C++
14 48 (0.69%) Ruby
15 45 (0.65%) Bash Shell
16 28 (0.40%) PHP
17 27 (0.39%) VBA
18 26 (0.37%) VB.NET
19 16 (0.23%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 947 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 827 (11.91%) ITIL Certification
3 570 (8.21%) SC Cleared
4 527 (7.59%) Degree
5 512 (7.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 365 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
7 269 (3.87%) MCSE
8 243 (3.50%) CCNA
9 239 (3.44%) DV Cleared
10 211 (3.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 183 (2.64%) PMI Certification
12 177 (2.55%) CCNP
13 162 (2.33%) MCP
14 146 (2.10%) CISSP
15 145 (2.09%) MCSA
16 137 (1.97%) PMP
17 134 (1.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 131 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 109 (1.57%) MCITP
20 98 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 689 (9.93%) SLA
2 208 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 206 (2.97%) QA
4 119 (1.71%) COBIT
5 79 (1.14%) PCI DSS
6 69 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 58 (0.84%) ISO 9001
8 29 (0.42%) JSP 440
9 20 (0.29%) ISO 9000
10 16 (0.23%) Data Quality
11 15 (0.22%) COSO
12 14 (0.20%) P3O
12 14 (0.20%) TickIT
13 13 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 11 (0.16%) HIPAA
15 7 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 7 (0.10%) BS7799
16 4 (0.058%) PMBOK
17 3 (0.043%) GxP
18 2 (0.029%) GMP
System Software
1 1214 (17.49%) Active Directory
2 485 (6.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 192 (2.77%) Hyper-V
4 161 (2.32%) XenApp
5 145 (2.09%) vSphere
6 88 (1.27%) VMware ESX
7 81 (1.17%) XenDesktop
8 74 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
9 61 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
10 36 (0.52%) XenServer
11 32 (0.46%) NFS
12 30 (0.43%) VMware Server
13 29 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
14 28 (0.40%) vCloud
15 24 (0.35%) NLBS
16 23 (0.33%) Xen
17 18 (0.26%) DFS Replication
17 18 (0.26%) UAG
18 17 (0.24%) Terminal Services
18 17 (0.24%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 288 (4.15%) SCCM
2 142 (2.05%) SCOM
3 65 (0.94%) Puppet
4 60 (0.86%) Tivoli
4 60 (0.86%) NetBackup
5 56 (0.81%) WSUS
6 48 (0.69%) Backup Exec
7 43 (0.62%) OpenView
8 41 (0.59%) OVSD
9 38 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
10 35 (0.50%) Nagios
11 34 (0.49%) BladeLogic
12 31 (0.45%) SCOrch
13 27 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
14 24 (0.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 23 (0.33%) ITRS Geneos
15 23 (0.33%) Control-M
16 21 (0.30%) CA Single Sign-On
16 21 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 21 (0.30%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1846 (26.59%) Microsoft
2 872 (12.56%) VMware
3 760 (10.95%) Cisco
4 642 (9.25%) Citrix
5 640 (9.22%) Oracle
6 550 (7.92%) HP
7 302 (4.35%) Remedy
8 242 (3.49%) ServiceNow
9 240 (3.46%) SAP
10 237 (3.41%) CheckPoint
11 198 (2.85%) IBM
12 181 (2.61%) BMC
13 174 (2.51%) Red Hat
14 173 (2.49%) F5
15 165 (2.38%) NetApp
16 153 (2.20%) Juniper
17 129 (1.86%) Dell
18 127 (1.83%) Symantec
19 121 (1.74%) EMC
20 118 (1.70%) CA
Wokingham, Berkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, please quote
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £18.52 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Cubic Transportation Systems Limited
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Rate: £175 - £190 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Rate: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Executive Resource Group
Rate: Rate flexible depending on ServiceNow experience
Posted: 2 days ago
East Riding
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Laptop & Phone
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
TATA Consultancy Services
Salary: £Competitve
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Rate: £25,359 - 35,802 per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £150 - £160 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
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City, London
Harris Global
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