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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 23 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 3453 3210 2574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.04% 6.72% 6.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.21% 8.90% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2010 1761 1341
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £177 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 235 210
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £35.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -13.88%
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
37507 36060 30720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.49% 75.50% 73.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 23739 22508 18841
Average daily rate £425 £410 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.78% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £574 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1078 1067 1020
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -15.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 March 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 March 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 March 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 -3 1239 £400 - 315
South East +3 848 £361 +3.14% 196
East of England +14 262 £338 +12.50% 65
South West +4 258 £385 +10.00% 82
North West -8 242 £400 +18.51% 59
Yorkshire +7 227 £320 -11.72% 97
West Midlands +3 190 £300 -14.28% 67
East Midlands -4 108 £347 +34.94% 27
North East +1 64 £300 +22.44% 16
Midlands -11 4 £380 -20.00%
South Coast - - - -
ITIL
UK

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 2063 (30.80%) Windows
2 1692 (25.26%) Microsoft
3 1628 (24.31%) Service Management
4 1215 (18.14%) Active Directory
5 1150 (17.17%) Finance
6 1130 (16.87%) Security Cleared
7 1046 (15.62%) Service Delivery
8 910 (13.59%) PRINCE2
9 882 (13.17%) Project Management
10 881 (13.15%) MS Office
11 828 (12.36%) SC Cleared
12 813 (12.14%) MS Excel
13 786 (11.73%) VMware
14 771 (11.51%) ITIL Certification
15 741 (11.06%) Cisco
16 724 (10.81%) Change Management
17 708 (10.57%) SLA
18 703 (10.50%) SQL
19 585 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
20 576 (8.60%) Windows Server 2008
21 573 (8.55%) Windows 7
22 568 (8.48%) HP
23 563 (8.41%) Oracle
24 560 (8.36%) Linux
25 555 (8.29%) Incident Management
26 550 (8.21%) Degree
27 546 (8.15%) Citrix
28 526 (7.85%) ITSM
29 513 (7.66%) UNIX
30 499 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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
1 398 (5.94%) MS Exchange
2 390 (5.82%) SharePoint
3 239 (3.57%) IIS
4 153 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 121 (1.81%) WebSphere
5 121 (1.81%) IBM Notes
6 106 (1.58%) Lync
7 105 (1.57%) Tomcat
8 94 (1.40%) Apache
9 83 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
10 78 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 75 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
12 64 (0.96%) WebLogic
13 63 (0.94%) CMS
14 60 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
15 54 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
16 40 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
17 31 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
17 31 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
18 30 (0.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 881 (13.15%) MS Office
2 813 (12.14%) MS Excel
3 186 (2.78%) MS Visio
4 167 (2.49%) MS Project
5 134 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 20 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.12%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.075%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.060%) SPSS
10 2 (0.030%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.015%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.015%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.015%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 138 (2.06%) Remedy ITSM
2 45 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
3 32 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
4 29 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
5 28 (0.42%) RMDS
6 27 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
7 20 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 13 (0.19%) Remedy AR System
9 12 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
9 12 (0.18%) Endur
10 11 (0.16%) SAP FI
10 11 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
10 11 (0.16%) assyst
10 11 (0.16%) SAP BPC
10 11 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
10 11 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
10 11 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
11 9 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 9 (0.13%) ZaiNet
11 9 (0.13%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 87 (1.30%) Office 365
2 67 (1.00%) SaaS
3 58 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (0.54%) IaaS
5 29 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
6 28 (0.42%) PaaS
7 27 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (0.21%) Google Apps
9 3 (0.045%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.030%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.015%) IBM SmartCloud
11 1 (0.015%) IBM Blueworks
11 1 (0.015%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.015%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.015%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.015%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 456 (6.81%) LAN
2 453 (6.76%) Firewall
3 449 (6.70%) WAN
4 347 (5.18%) DNS
5 303 (4.52%) SAN
6 279 (4.17%) TCP/IP
7 262 (3.91%) DHCP
8 246 (3.67%) VPN
9 157 (2.34%) Network Security
10 149 (2.22%) Internet
11 147 (2.19%) Wireless
12 137 (2.05%) VoIP
13 130 (1.94%) SSL
14 109 (1.63%) LDAP
15 106 (1.58%) Cisco ASA
16 102 (1.52%) NAS
17 99 (1.48%) MPLS
18 88 (1.31%) OSPF
19 80 (1.19%) BGP
20 72 (1.07%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 429 (6.40%) SQL Server
2 165 (2.46%) Oracle Database
3 78 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 76 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 73 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
5 73 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 68 (1.02%) Relational Database
7 54 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
8 52 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
9 50 (0.75%) MySQL
10 41 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
11 40 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 36 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
13 31 (0.46%) DB2
13 31 (0.46%) RDBMS
14 30 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
15 28 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 23 (0.34%) SAP BW
17 22 (0.33%) Big Data
18 20 (0.30%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 66 (0.99%) Subversion
2 58 (0.87%) JIRA
3 56 (0.84%) Ant
4 55 (0.82%) Visual Studio
5 54 (0.81%) Jenkins
6 45 (0.67%) Maven
7 38 (0.57%) ClearCase
8 36 (0.54%) Git (software)
9 35 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
10 34 (0.51%) Toad
11 33 (0.49%) ClearQuest
12 23 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
12 23 (0.34%) Introscope
13 22 (0.33%) JUnit
14 19 (0.28%) MSI
15 18 (0.27%) Selenium
16 16 (0.24%) Eclipse
16 16 (0.24%) Hudson
17 15 (0.22%) PVCS
17 15 (0.22%) StarTeam
General
1 1150 (17.17%) Finance
2 374 (5.58%) Telecoms
3 346 (5.17%) Banking
4 162 (2.42%) Retail
5 137 (2.05%) Legal
6 103 (1.54%) Manufacturing
7 90 (1.34%) Law
8 89 (1.33%) Investment Banking
9 71 (1.06%) Local Government
10 68 (1.02%) Back Office
11 67 (1.00%) Front Office
12 56 (0.84%) Marketing
13 52 (0.78%) Financial Institution
14 42 (0.63%) Publishing
15 39 (0.58%) Billing
16 36 (0.54%) Advertising
17 32 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
18 26 (0.39%) Games
19 25 (0.37%) Electronics
20 19 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1650 (24.63%) Analyst
2 570 (8.51%) Service Manager
3 554 (8.27%) Service Analyst
4 491 (7.33%) Support Analyst
5 488 (7.29%) Project Manager
6 456 (6.81%) Service Desk Analyst
7 375 (5.60%) Consultant
8 360 (5.37%) Architect
9 336 (5.02%) Support Engineer
10 240 (3.58%) Delivery Manager
11 220 (3.28%) 1st Line Support
12 217 (3.24%) Services Delivery Manager
13 192 (2.87%) 2nd Line Support
14 183 (2.73%) Business Analyst
14 183 (2.73%) Desktop Support
15 179 (2.67%) Administrator
16 176 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 175 (2.61%) Applications Support
18 172 (2.57%) Developer
19 170 (2.54%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (3.79%) .NET
2 221 (3.30%) Web Services
3 201 (3.00%) XML
4 163 (2.43%) HTML
5 161 (2.40%) Middleware
6 80 (1.19%) CSS
7 63 (0.94%) J2EE
8 58 (0.87%) .NET Framework
9 52 (0.78%) JSP
10 48 (0.72%) Java EE
11 47 (0.70%) Ajax
12 45 (0.67%) SOAP
13 40 (0.60%) ASP.NET
14 37 (0.55%) REST
15 34 (0.51%) Oracle Fusion
16 30 (0.45%) Rendezvous
17 25 (0.37%) JSON
18 24 (0.36%) WebSphere MQ
19 22 (0.33%) FIX Protocol
20 21 (0.31%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 585 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
2 344 (5.14%) Management Information System
3 173 (2.58%) Blackberry
4 164 (2.45%) Clustering
5 153 (2.28%) CMDB
6 147 (2.19%) Computer Science
7 111 (1.66%) NHS
8 83 (1.24%) Replication
9 69 (1.03%) PKI
10 66 (0.99%) Fat Client
10 66 (0.99%) Thin Client
11 52 (0.78%) Open Source
12 46 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
13 45 (0.67%) PMI
13 45 (0.67%) Fixed Income
13 45 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
14 43 (0.64%) iPhone
14 43 (0.64%) Statistics
15 42 (0.63%) Mainframe
16 39 (0.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2063 (30.80%) Windows
2 576 (8.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 573 (8.55%) Windows 7
4 560 (8.36%) Linux
5 513 (7.66%) UNIX
6 383 (5.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 305 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 259 (3.87%) Windows XP
9 147 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 134 (2.00%) Windows 8
11 133 (1.99%) Solaris
12 101 (1.51%) AIX
13 52 (0.78%) CentOS
13 52 (0.78%) Android
14 46 (0.69%) HPUX
15 36 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
16 35 (0.52%) Apple iOS
17 33 (0.49%) Windows Vista
18 32 (0.48%) Ubuntu
19 27 (0.40%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1628 (24.31%) Service Management
2 1046 (15.62%) Service Delivery
3 910 (13.59%) PRINCE2
4 882 (13.17%) Project Management
5 724 (10.81%) Change Management
6 555 (8.29%) Incident Management
7 526 (7.85%) ITSM
8 499 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 428 (6.39%) Problem Management
10 391 (5.84%) Agile Software Development
11 390 (5.82%) Configuration Management
12 388 (5.79%) ITIL V3
13 334 (4.99%) Migration
14 254 (3.79%) Release Management
15 234 (3.49%) Continuous Improvement
16 217 (3.24%) Change Control
17 215 (3.21%) Risk Management
18 200 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
19 172 (2.57%) TOGAF
20 167 (2.49%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 703 (10.50%) SQL
2 299 (4.46%) Java
3 285 (4.26%) PowerShell
4 160 (2.39%) C#
5 119 (1.78%) PL/SQL
6 112 (1.67%) Perl
7 108 (1.61%) VBScript
8 107 (1.60%) JavaScript
9 105 (1.57%) Python
10 104 (1.55%) Shell Script
11 89 (1.33%) C
12 70 (1.05%) VB
13 48 (0.72%) Bash Shell
14 45 (0.67%) PHP
15 44 (0.66%) T-SQL
16 42 (0.63%) Ruby
17 38 (0.57%) VB.NET
18 33 (0.49%) C++
19 32 (0.48%) VBA
20 18 (0.27%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 1130 (16.87%) Security Cleared
2 828 (12.36%) SC Cleared
3 771 (11.51%) ITIL Certification
4 550 (8.21%) Degree
5 465 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 366 (5.46%) Cisco Certification
7 262 (3.91%) MCSE
8 241 (3.60%) CCNA
9 236 (3.52%) DV Cleared
10 193 (2.88%) MCP
11 177 (2.64%) CCNP
12 160 (2.39%) CISSP
12 160 (2.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 154 (2.30%) PMI Certification
14 150 (2.24%) MCITP
15 126 (1.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 124 (1.85%) PMP
17 114 (1.70%) MCSA
18 108 (1.61%) ISEB
19 99 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 708 (10.57%) SLA
2 184 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 168 (2.51%) QA
4 97 (1.45%) PCI DSS
5 81 (1.21%) COBIT
6 69 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 54 (0.81%) ISO 9001
8 34 (0.51%) ISO 9000
9 29 (0.43%) JSP 440
10 13 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 12 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
12 7 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 7 (0.10%) BS15000
13 5 (0.075%) PMBOK
13 5 (0.075%) Data Quality
14 4 (0.060%) P3O
15 3 (0.045%) COSO
15 3 (0.045%) TickIT
15 3 (0.045%) ISO 14001
15 3 (0.045%) GxP
System Software
1 1215 (18.14%) Active Directory
2 466 (6.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 192 (2.87%) Hyper-V
4 148 (2.21%) vSphere
5 122 (1.82%) XenApp
6 74 (1.10%) XenDesktop
7 72 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
8 44 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
9 43 (0.64%) VMware ESX
9 43 (0.64%) Firmware
10 27 (0.40%) vCloud
11 24 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 23 (0.34%) KVM
13 21 (0.31%) Terminal Services
14 19 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
14 19 (0.28%) VMware Server
14 19 (0.28%) XenServer
15 18 (0.27%) Xen
16 17 (0.25%) NFS
17 16 (0.24%) UAG
Systems Management
1 274 (4.09%) SCCM
2 160 (2.39%) SCOM
3 76 (1.13%) OpenView
4 64 (0.96%) Puppet
5 53 (0.79%) Tivoli
6 45 (0.67%) Backup Exec
7 43 (0.64%) OVSD
8 40 (0.60%) WSUS
9 38 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
10 36 (0.54%) NetBackup
11 35 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 33 (0.49%) HP SIM
13 32 (0.48%) HP UCMDB
13 32 (0.48%) SCVMM
14 30 (0.45%) Nagios
15 29 (0.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 28 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
16 28 (0.42%) SCOrch
17 25 (0.37%) ITRS Geneos
18 21 (0.31%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 1692 (25.26%) Microsoft
2 786 (11.73%) VMware
3 741 (11.06%) Cisco
4 568 (8.48%) HP
5 563 (8.41%) Oracle
6 546 (8.15%) Citrix
7 279 (4.17%) Remedy
8 236 (3.52%) SAP
9 228 (3.40%) IBM
10 200 (2.99%) F5
11 193 (2.88%) CheckPoint
12 155 (2.31%) Red Hat
13 153 (2.28%) BMC
14 151 (2.25%) Juniper
15 150 (2.24%) ServiceNow
16 134 (2.00%) Lotus
17 115 (1.72%) Dell
18 110 (1.64%) McAfee
19 102 (1.52%) EMC
20 98 (1.46%) CA
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £16000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Via Resource
Rate: From £475 to £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: £200 per day - Initial 3 Month Contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £372.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
X4 Group
Rate: £325 - 375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £230 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £340 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Rate: From £150 to £180 per day 6 Months
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Netsource
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Via Resource
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago