The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 22 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL 37 46 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 6.98% 6.84% 7.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.37% 9.18% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 15
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£250 £350 £173
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +102.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £114 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £234
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 8
Average hourly rate £11.00 £19.00 £40.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.10% -52.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-7.46% -9.45%
ITIL
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
395 501 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 74.53% 74.44% 71.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 288 138
Average daily rate £400 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 34 67
Average hourly rate £40.60 £35.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.36% +9.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £16.50 £26.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.85 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL across the Essex region.

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Essex

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Essex region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Essex region.

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

ITIL
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Essex region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
Chelmsford -6 9 £118 +30.55% 4
Colchester +3 8 £323 +41.75% 1
Basildon -4 6 - -
Brentwood 0 5 £375 +5.48%
Harlow -1 1 - -
Epping - 1 £185 -
ITIL
East of England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 38 (46.34%) Windows
2 30 (36.59%) Microsoft
3 28 (34.15%) Active Directory
4 26 (31.71%) Security Cleared
5 19 (23.17%) SLA
6 17 (20.73%) MS Office
7 16 (19.51%) Service Delivery
8 15 (18.29%) Finance
9 14 (17.07%) Service Management
9 14 (17.07%) MS Excel
10 13 (15.85%) Cisco
11 12 (14.63%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (14.63%) Windows 7
12 10 (12.20%) PTC
12 10 (12.20%) SOLIDWORKS
12 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (12.20%) Citrix
12 10 (12.20%) Autodesk
12 10 (12.20%) UNIX
12 10 (12.20%) SC Cleared
12 10 (12.20%) Line Management
13 9 (10.98%) Service Desk Management
13 9 (10.98%) HP
13 9 (10.98%) Change Management
13 9 (10.98%) Firewall
13 9 (10.98%) ITSM
14 8 (9.76%) Lync
14 8 (9.76%) Problem Management
15 7 (8.54%) Incident Management
16 6 (7.32%) Wi-Fi

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 8 (9.76%) Lync
2 6 (7.32%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.10%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.22%) CMS
5 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.22%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.22%) IIS
5 1 (1.22%) JBoss
5 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (20.73%) MS Office
2 14 (17.07%) MS Excel
3 10 (12.20%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (2.44%) PTC Creo
4 2 (2.44%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.22%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.98%) Firewall
2 6 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (6.10%) VLAN
3 5 (6.10%) LAN
3 5 (6.10%) SAN
4 4 (4.88%) OSPF
5 3 (3.66%) WAN
5 3 (3.66%) DHCP
5 3 (3.66%) DNS
5 3 (3.66%) SSL
5 3 (3.66%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (3.66%) Network Security
6 2 (2.44%) Wireless
6 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.44%) VPN
6 2 (2.44%) VoIP
6 2 (2.44%) BGP
6 2 (2.44%) LDAP
6 2 (2.44%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
General
1 15 (18.29%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Legal
3 4 (4.88%) French Language
4 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (36.59%) Analyst
2 20 (24.39%) Service Analyst
3 18 (21.95%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (13.41%) Support Analyst
5 10 (12.20%) 1st Line Support
6 9 (10.98%) Team Leader
7 7 (8.54%) Help Desk Analyst
7 7 (8.54%) Network Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 6 (7.32%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 5 (6.10%) Security Administrator
9 5 (6.10%) Security Manager
9 5 (6.10%) Problem Manager
9 5 (6.10%) Consultant
9 5 (6.10%) Administrator
10 4 (4.88%) Service Manager
10 4 (4.88%) Support Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) Solutions Analyst
11 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Team Leader
11 3 (3.66%) Service Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.88%) NHS
2 3 (3.66%) Clustering
2 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.22%) CMDB
4 1 (1.22%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (1.22%) User Experience
4 1 (1.22%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 38 (46.34%) Windows
2 12 (14.63%) Windows 7
3 10 (12.20%) UNIX
4 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (6.10%) Windows Vista
5 4 (4.88%) Linux
6 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.66%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.44%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.22%) Android
8 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.51%) Service Delivery
2 14 (17.07%) Service Management
3 10 (12.20%) Line Management
4 9 (10.98%) Service Desk Management
4 9 (10.98%) Change Management
4 9 (10.98%) ITSM
5 8 (9.76%) Problem Management
6 7 (8.54%) Incident Management
7 5 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.88%) Asset Management
9 3 (3.66%) Migration
9 3 (3.66%) Time Management
9 3 (3.66%) Data Protection
9 3 (3.66%) Load Balancing
10 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2
10 2 (2.44%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.44%) Project Management
10 2 (2.44%) Information Security
10 2 (2.44%) Project Planning
11 1 (1.22%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.66%) SQL
2 1 (1.22%) Korn
2 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (31.71%) Security Cleared
2 12 (14.63%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (12.20%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (4.88%) CCNP
6 3 (3.66%) CCNA
6 3 (3.66%) MCSE
6 3 (3.66%) MCSA
6 3 (3.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.66%) MCDST
7 1 (1.22%) Degree
7 1 (1.22%) CEH
7 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.22%) CCDP
7 1 (1.22%) ISEB
7 1 (1.22%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (23.17%) SLA
2 5 (6.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (34.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.10%) XenApp
4 3 (3.66%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.44%) XenServer
5 2 (2.44%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.22%) vSphere
Vendors
1 30 (36.59%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.85%) Cisco
3 10 (12.20%) Citrix
3 10 (12.20%) Autodesk
3 10 (12.20%) PTC
4 9 (10.98%) HP
5 6 (7.32%) VMware
6 4 (4.88%) Dell
6 4 (4.88%) Aerohive Networks
7 3 (3.66%) Brocade
7 3 (3.66%) Panasonic
7 3 (3.66%) 3PAR
7 3 (3.66%) F5
7 3 (3.66%) McAfee
7 3 (3.66%) Sophos
8 2 (2.44%) Apple
8 2 (2.44%) Oracle
9 1 (1.22%) SAP
9 1 (1.22%) IBM
9 1 (1.22%) Adobe
Chelmsford, Essex
Austin Fraser
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago