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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 24 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 3225 2907 2929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.33% 5.97% 5.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.49% 8.10% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1836 1549 1479
Average daily rate
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£365 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 267 268
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.88% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £41.90 £37.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +14.75%
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
38005 35893 37964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.58% 73.75% 71.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 23987 22503 22456
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
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 1076 980 1367
Average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.41% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.84 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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 0 1235 £380 - 348
South East +4 742 £350 - 207
East of England -4 259 £363 +11.53% 61
South West +12 231 £375 +15.38% 97
West Midlands +12 229 £350 +7.69% 59
North West -6 218 £350 +13.63% 79
Yorkshire -4 144 £308 -1.99% 91
East Midlands +8 97 £350 +47.36% 22
North East -1 44 £344 +42.93% 13
Midlands +15 12 £350 -3.44%
ITIL
UK

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2101 (32.79%) Windows
2 1541 (24.05%) Microsoft
3 1457 (22.74%) Service Management
4 1267 (19.78%) Active Directory
5 1102 (17.20%) Finance
6 957 (14.94%) Security Cleared
7 937 (14.62%) PRINCE2
8 925 (14.44%) Service Delivery
9 901 (14.06%) Project Management
10 842 (13.14%) MS Office
11 821 (12.81%) MS Excel
12 775 (12.10%) ITIL Certification
13 683 (10.66%) Windows 7
14 667 (10.41%) VMware
15 657 (10.25%) SLA
16 639 (9.97%) SC Cleared
17 633 (9.88%) Cisco
18 601 (9.38%) Change Management
19 586 (9.15%) Oracle
20 584 (9.12%) SQL
21 581 (9.07%) Citrix
22 563 (8.79%) HP
23 552 (8.62%) Linux
24 539 (8.41%) Windows Server 2008
25 496 (7.74%) UNIX
26 491 (7.66%) Windows XP
27 485 (7.57%) ITSM
28 479 (7.48%) Incident Management
29 467 (7.29%) Firewall
30 452 (7.05%) MS Exchange

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 452 (7.05%) MS Exchange
2 411 (6.41%) SharePoint
3 226 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 172 (2.68%) IIS
5 126 (1.97%) IBM Notes
6 123 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 101 (1.58%) WebSphere
8 97 (1.51%) Lync
9 90 (1.40%) Apache
10 89 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
11 74 (1.15%) WebLogic
12 72 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
13 68 (1.06%) Tomcat
14 59 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
15 55 (0.86%) CMS
16 46 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
17 42 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
18 39 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
18 39 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
19 26 (0.41%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 842 (13.14%) MS Office
2 821 (12.81%) MS Excel
3 175 (2.73%) MS Project
4 162 (2.53%) MS Visio
5 149 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 21 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 16 (0.25%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.062%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.031%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.031%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.016%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.016%) CorelDRAW
10 1 (0.016%) Stata
10 1 (0.016%) SPSS
10 1 (0.016%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 134 (2.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 44 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
3 40 (0.62%) assyst
4 18 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
4 18 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
5 15 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 13 (0.20%) SAP CRM
7 12 (0.19%) SAP FI
7 12 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
8 10 (0.16%) Agresso
8 10 (0.16%) SAP CO
8 10 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
8 10 (0.16%) Remedy AR System
9 9 (0.14%) SAP ERP
9 9 (0.14%) SAP IS-U
9 9 (0.14%) Temenos T24
9 9 (0.14%) SAP SD
10 8 (0.12%) Endur
10 8 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
10 8 (0.12%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 75 (1.17%) Office 365
2 74 (1.15%) SaaS
3 36 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (0.55%) IaaS
5 16 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.094%) PaaS
6 6 (0.094%) Google Apps
7 5 (0.078%) GitHub
8 4 (0.062%) IBM SmartCloud
9 1 (0.016%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.016%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.016%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.016%) Force.com
9 1 (0.016%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 467 (7.29%) Firewall
2 347 (5.42%) LAN
3 334 (5.21%) WAN
4 331 (5.17%) DNS
5 301 (4.70%) SAN
6 234 (3.65%) TCP/IP
7 227 (3.54%) DHCP
8 213 (3.32%) VPN
9 194 (3.03%) Internet
10 137 (2.14%) VoIP
11 126 (1.97%) Wireless
12 112 (1.75%) SSL
12 112 (1.75%) MPLS
13 109 (1.70%) Network Security
14 81 (1.26%) LDAP
15 80 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
16 75 (1.17%) HTTP
17 61 (0.95%) VLAN
18 53 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
19 52 (0.81%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 409 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 190 (2.97%) Oracle Database
3 99 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 83 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 81 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
6 70 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
7 63 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 59 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
9 56 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
10 54 (0.84%) Relational Database
11 53 (0.83%) MySQL
12 50 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 35 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
13 35 (0.55%) DB2
14 33 (0.52%) RDBMS
15 30 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
16 22 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
17 21 (0.33%) SAP BW
17 21 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
18 19 (0.30%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 36 (0.56%) JIRA
2 30 (0.47%) Subversion
2 30 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (0.45%) Git (software)
4 26 (0.41%) MSI
4 26 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
4 26 (0.41%) Jenkins
5 22 (0.34%) Maven
6 16 (0.25%) Toad
7 14 (0.22%) Ant
8 13 (0.20%) StarTeam
8 13 (0.20%) Visual Studio
9 12 (0.19%) Eclipse
10 10 (0.16%) ClearCase
10 10 (0.16%) Selenium
10 10 (0.16%) Hudson
11 8 (0.12%) Introscope
11 8 (0.12%) ClearQuest
11 8 (0.12%) Oracle APEX
11 8 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1102 (17.20%) Finance
2 398 (6.21%) Banking
3 344 (5.37%) Telecoms
4 215 (3.36%) Retail
5 117 (1.83%) Investment Banking
6 116 (1.81%) Legal
7 99 (1.55%) Law
8 85 (1.33%) Back Office
9 82 (1.28%) Manufacturing
10 73 (1.14%) Front Office
11 71 (1.11%) Local Government
12 48 (0.75%) Publishing
12 48 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
13 44 (0.69%) Advertising
14 42 (0.66%) Marketing
15 39 (0.61%) Financial Institution
16 38 (0.59%) Billing
17 26 (0.41%) Games
18 24 (0.37%) Military
19 17 (0.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1768 (27.59%) Analyst
2 621 (9.69%) Service Analyst
3 522 (8.15%) Project Manager
4 479 (7.48%) Service Manager
5 466 (7.27%) Support Analyst
6 425 (6.63%) Service Desk Analyst
7 350 (5.46%) Architect
8 304 (4.74%) Support Engineer
9 262 (4.09%) Administrator
10 238 (3.71%) Consultant
11 220 (3.43%) 2nd Line Support
12 215 (3.36%) 1st Line Support
13 191 (2.98%) Delivery Manager
14 190 (2.97%) Business Analyst
15 188 (2.93%) Applications Support
16 183 (2.86%) Desktop Support
17 157 (2.45%) Services Delivery Manager
18 148 (2.31%) Network Engineer
19 141 (2.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 130 (2.03%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (2.31%) .NET
2 143 (2.23%) XML
3 142 (2.22%) Web Services
4 141 (2.20%) Middleware
5 80 (1.25%) HTML
6 51 (0.80%) JSP
6 51 (0.80%) SOAP
7 47 (0.73%) CSS
7 47 (0.73%) REST
8 40 (0.62%) JMS
9 35 (0.55%) J2EE
10 34 (0.53%) ASP.NET
11 31 (0.48%) WSDL
12 30 (0.47%) .NET Framework
13 27 (0.42%) WCF
14 26 (0.41%) Software Packaging
15 25 (0.39%) Oracle Fusion
16 17 (0.27%) Application Packaging
16 17 (0.27%) WebSphere MQ
17 16 (0.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 312 (4.87%) Management Information System
2 251 (3.92%) Blackberry
3 162 (2.53%) CMDB
4 102 (1.59%) NHS
5 89 (1.39%) Computer Science
6 88 (1.37%) Clustering
7 86 (1.34%) PMI
8 81 (1.26%) Thin Client
8 81 (1.26%) Fat Client
9 70 (1.09%) Replication
10 68 (1.06%) Statistics
11 53 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
11 53 (0.83%) Mainframe
11 53 (0.83%) Client/Server
12 52 (0.81%) iPad
12 52 (0.81%) Open Source
13 43 (0.67%) iPhone
13 43 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
14 40 (0.62%) PKI
15 34 (0.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2101 (32.79%) Windows
2 683 (10.66%) Windows 7
3 552 (8.62%) Linux
4 539 (8.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 496 (7.74%) UNIX
6 491 (7.66%) Windows XP
7 401 (6.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 184 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 144 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 136 (2.12%) Solaris
11 87 (1.36%) Windows 8
12 59 (0.92%) AIX
13 54 (0.84%) Apple iOS
14 49 (0.76%) Windows Vista
15 48 (0.75%) Mac OS X
16 47 (0.73%) Android
17 46 (0.72%) HPUX
18 40 (0.62%) Windows 2000
19 34 (0.53%) CentOS
20 19 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1457 (22.74%) Service Management
2 937 (14.62%) PRINCE2
3 925 (14.44%) Service Delivery
4 901 (14.06%) Project Management
5 601 (9.38%) Change Management
6 485 (7.57%) ITSM
7 479 (7.48%) Incident Management
8 405 (6.32%) Problem Management
9 382 (5.96%) ITIL V3
10 365 (5.70%) Migration
11 348 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
12 340 (5.31%) Configuration Management
13 217 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
14 209 (3.26%) Risk Management
15 206 (3.22%) Release Management
16 199 (3.11%) TOGAF
17 164 (2.56%) Asset Management
17 164 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
18 161 (2.51%) PRINCE
19 154 (2.40%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 584 (9.12%) SQL
2 226 (3.53%) PowerShell
3 205 (3.20%) Java
4 128 (2.00%) C
5 123 (1.92%) Perl
6 101 (1.58%) Shell Script
7 95 (1.48%) JavaScript
8 83 (1.30%) VB
9 79 (1.23%) PL/SQL
10 74 (1.15%) C#
11 66 (1.03%) Python
12 62 (0.97%) VBScript
13 51 (0.80%) T-SQL
14 36 (0.56%) Bash Shell
15 29 (0.45%) PHP
16 23 (0.36%) C++
17 20 (0.31%) VBA
18 14 (0.22%) Jython
18 14 (0.22%) Korn
19 13 (0.20%) RPG
Qualifications
1 957 (14.94%) Security Cleared
2 775 (12.10%) ITIL Certification
3 639 (9.97%) SC Cleared
4 451 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 433 (6.76%) Degree
6 263 (4.10%) Cisco Certification
7 262 (4.09%) MCSE
8 218 (3.40%) DV Cleared
9 205 (3.20%) MCP
10 176 (2.75%) CCNA
11 171 (2.67%) PMI Certification
12 158 (2.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 142 (2.22%) CISSP
14 136 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 134 (2.09%) CCNP
16 129 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 109 (1.70%) ISEB
18 105 (1.64%) PMP
19 101 (1.58%) MCITP
20 99 (1.55%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 657 (10.25%) SLA
2 153 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 130 (2.03%) QA
4 119 (1.86%) ISO 9001
5 112 (1.75%) COBIT
6 77 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 34 (0.53%) PCI DSS
8 23 (0.36%) ISO 9000
9 18 (0.28%) BS15000
9 18 (0.28%) P3O
10 15 (0.23%) JSP 440
11 9 (0.14%) Data Quality
12 8 (0.12%) BS25999
13 7 (0.11%) GxP
13 7 (0.11%) BS7799
14 6 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 5 (0.078%) ISO 14001
16 4 (0.062%) HL7
17 2 (0.031%) ISO/IEC 17799
17 2 (0.031%) GCP
System Software
1 1267 (19.78%) Active Directory
2 391 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 130 (2.03%) XenApp
4 123 (1.92%) vSphere
5 121 (1.89%) Hyper-V
6 69 (1.08%) VMware ESX
7 60 (0.94%) XenServer
7 60 (0.94%) XenDesktop
8 57 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
9 47 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
10 44 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
11 42 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
12 30 (0.47%) Terminal Services
13 27 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 20 (0.31%) Xen
14 20 (0.31%) vCloud
15 19 (0.30%) ProxySG
16 18 (0.28%) ISA Server
17 17 (0.27%) NLBS
18 16 (0.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 270 (4.21%) SCCM
2 123 (1.92%) SCOM
3 84 (1.31%) Tivoli
4 66 (1.03%) NetBackup
5 63 (0.98%) Backup Exec
6 52 (0.81%) OpenView
7 45 (0.70%) WSUS
8 42 (0.66%) Puppet
9 40 (0.62%) HP UCMDB
10 37 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 34 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
11 34 (0.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 34 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 34 (0.53%) HP SIM
12 32 (0.50%) OVSD
12 32 (0.50%) Data Guard
13 29 (0.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 27 (0.42%) Nagios
15 24 (0.37%) Zenoss
16 22 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1541 (24.05%) Microsoft
2 667 (10.41%) VMware
3 633 (9.88%) Cisco
4 586 (9.15%) Oracle
5 581 (9.07%) Citrix
6 563 (8.79%) HP
7 285 (4.45%) Remedy
8 208 (3.25%) SAP
9 187 (2.92%) IBM
10 176 (2.75%) ServiceNow
11 162 (2.53%) CheckPoint
12 157 (2.45%) Red Hat
13 138 (2.15%) Juniper
14 134 (2.09%) BMC
15 133 (2.08%) Lotus
16 130 (2.03%) Symantec
17 119 (1.86%) Dell
18 104 (1.62%) EMC
19 95 (1.48%) NetApp
20 91 (1.42%) McAfee
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