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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 19 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing ITIL 49 33 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 10.17% 6.42% 9.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.89% 9.57% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 27
Average daily rate
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£413 £488 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +107.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £246 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 10
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.70 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.45% -16.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £17.15 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +14.33%
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
380 345 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 78.84% 67.12% 65.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 187 154
Average daily rate £438 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £550 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 43 58
Average hourly rate £34.50 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £37.50 £39.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 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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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
Brentwood - 12 £425 - 4
Chelmsford +5 6 £463 -2.63% 4
Basildon +2 6 - - 1
Colchester -5 5 £169 -69.31% 3
Harlow - - - - 2
Saffron Walden - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
ITIL
East of England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 39 (33.05%) Windows
2 32 (27.12%) Finance
3 29 (24.58%) Microsoft
3 29 (24.58%) Citrix
4 27 (22.88%) Service Delivery
5 26 (22.03%) Active Directory
6 23 (19.49%) MS Exchange
7 19 (16.10%) MS Office
8 18 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (15.25%) NHS
9 17 (14.41%) Oracle
9 17 (14.41%) Technical Architecture
9 17 (14.41%) Security Cleared
10 16 (13.56%) Windows 7
10 16 (13.56%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (12.71%) Cisco
11 15 (12.71%) Problem Management
12 14 (11.86%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (11.86%) Local Government
12 14 (11.86%) Windows XP
12 14 (11.86%) Service Management
13 13 (11.02%) ITSM
13 13 (11.02%) BizTalk Server
13 13 (11.02%) SLA
13 13 (11.02%) PRINCE2
13 13 (11.02%) Degree
13 13 (11.02%) Exchange Server 2010
14 12 (10.17%) Root Cause Analysis
14 12 (10.17%) XenApp
14 12 (10.17%) MS Excel

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 23 (19.49%) MS Exchange
2 13 (11.02%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (11.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (10.17%) WebLogic
4 10 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (5.08%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.54%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.69%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.69%) Documentum
8 2 (1.69%) LiveCycle
9 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.85%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.85%) IIS
9 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (16.10%) MS Office
2 12 (10.17%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.08%) MS Project
4 2 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.69%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 11 (9.32%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (5.08%) assyst
3 1 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.85%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.85%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.63%) Firewall
2 6 (5.08%) DHCP
2 6 (5.08%) DNS
3 5 (4.24%) WAN
3 5 (4.24%) LAN
4 4 (3.39%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.39%) VPN
4 4 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (2.54%) SAN
5 3 (2.54%) VoIP
6 2 (1.69%) PuTTY
6 2 (1.69%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.69%) RTP
6 2 (1.69%) MPLS
6 2 (1.69%) Wireless
6 2 (1.69%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.85%) FirePass
7 1 (0.85%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.85%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.69%) EDMS
2 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.85%) DTS
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.85%) DB2
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Eclipse
1 2 (1.69%) Subversion
2 1 (0.85%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 32 (27.12%) Finance
2 14 (11.86%) Local Government
3 8 (6.78%) Law
4 5 (4.24%) Publishing
5 4 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.39%) Banking
5 4 (3.39%) German Language
6 2 (1.69%) Legal
7 1 (0.85%) Retail
7 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (24.58%) Analyst
2 23 (19.49%) Service Analyst
3 19 (16.10%) Architect
3 19 (16.10%) Service Desk Analyst
4 13 (11.02%) Technical Architect
4 13 (11.02%) Technical Design Architect
5 12 (10.17%) Problem Manager
6 10 (8.47%) Service Manager
7 9 (7.63%) Support Analyst
8 8 (6.78%) Project Manager
8 8 (6.78%) Services Delivery Manager
8 8 (6.78%) Delivery Manager
9 7 (5.93%) Help Desk Support
10 6 (5.08%) 1st Line Support
11 5 (4.24%) Consultant
12 4 (3.39%) Support Engineer
12 4 (3.39%) Project Engineer
12 4 (3.39%) IT Support
13 3 (2.54%) Technical Design Authority
13 3 (2.54%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.08%) Web Services
2 4 (3.39%) .NET
3 3 (2.54%) XML
4 2 (1.69%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.69%) HTML
4 2 (1.69%) Spring
5 1 (0.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.25%) NHS
2 7 (5.93%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.39%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.54%) PMI
6 2 (1.69%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.69%) PKI
6 2 (1.69%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.85%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.85%) Clustering
7 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 39 (33.05%) Windows
2 16 (13.56%) Windows 7
3 14 (11.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (11.86%) Windows XP
4 6 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.54%) UNIX
5 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.69%) Linux
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.85%) AIX
7 1 (0.85%) Solaris
7 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.88%) Service Delivery
2 17 (14.41%) Technical Architecture
3 15 (12.71%) Problem Management
4 14 (11.86%) Service Management
5 13 (11.02%) ITSM
5 13 (11.02%) PRINCE2
6 12 (10.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (8.47%) Project Management
8 9 (7.63%) Time Management
8 9 (7.63%) CRM
9 8 (6.78%) Configuration Management
9 8 (6.78%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (6.78%) Migration
10 7 (5.93%) Change Control
11 5 (4.24%) Incident Management
11 5 (4.24%) Matrix Management
11 5 (4.24%) Release Management
11 5 (4.24%) Asset Management
11 5 (4.24%) Change Management
12 4 (3.39%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.24%) SQL
2 4 (3.39%) VB
2 4 (3.39%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.69%) C#
3 2 (1.69%) Java
4 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.85%) ABAP
4 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (14.41%) Security Cleared
3 16 (13.56%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (11.02%) Degree
5 11 (9.32%) MCSE
6 9 (7.63%) SC Cleared
7 8 (6.78%) MCDST
8 6 (5.08%) MCP
8 6 (5.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (3.39%) MCSA
10 3 (2.54%) MCITP
10 3 (2.54%) PMI Certification
10 3 (2.54%) CCNA
10 3 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.85%) GNVQ
12 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.02%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 26 (22.03%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.17%) XenApp
3 5 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.85%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.85%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 6 (5.08%) SCCM
2 4 (3.39%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (3.39%) OpenView
2 4 (3.39%) OVSD
3 2 (1.69%) SCOM
4 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (24.58%) Microsoft
1 29 (24.58%) Citrix
2 17 (14.41%) Oracle
3 15 (12.71%) Cisco
4 11 (9.32%) NetApp
5 9 (7.63%) VMware
6 8 (6.78%) HP
6 8 (6.78%) McAfee
6 8 (6.78%) Lagan
7 7 (5.93%) Dell
8 5 (4.24%) ServiceNow
9 4 (3.39%) Panasonic
9 4 (3.39%) EMC
9 4 (3.39%) Sophos
10 2 (1.69%) SAP
10 2 (1.69%) JBoss
10 2 (1.69%) IBM
10 2 (1.69%) Adobe
10 2 (1.69%) Wyse
10 2 (1.69%) Juniper
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