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 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 16 30 19
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Contract jobs citing ITIL 43 38 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 9.95% 5.61% 7.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.48% 7.10% 11.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 7
Average daily rate
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£140 £263 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +138.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £120 £93
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £550 £269
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -69.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.89 £15.50 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -13.31%
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
319 535 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 73.84% 79.03% 62.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 302 95
Average daily rate £400 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £250 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 56 49
Average hourly rate £32.65 £28.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.60% -13.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £10.93 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 2 March 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 2 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
Chelmsford +7 13 £133 +6.00% 1
Basildon +8 7 - - 1
Harlow - 7 - -
Colchester 0 2 - -
Brentwood -5 2 £375 -16.66% 1
Harwich - - - -
Hockley - - - -
Loughton - - - -
Rayleigh - - - - 1
Southend-on-Sea - - - - 1
ITIL
East of England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 40 (41.67%) Windows
2 33 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 32 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 26 (27.08%) Finance
5 25 (26.04%) Security Cleared
6 24 (25.00%) MS Office
7 20 (20.83%) Service Management
7 20 (20.83%) Service Delivery
8 17 (17.71%) Citrix
8 17 (17.71%) SLA
9 15 (15.63%) MS Excel
10 14 (14.58%) Oracle
10 14 (14.58%) Windows 7
11 13 (13.54%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (13.54%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (13.54%) HP
12 12 (12.50%) Cisco
12 12 (12.50%) UNIX
12 12 (12.50%) MS Exchange
12 12 (12.50%) VMware
12 12 (12.50%) SC Cleared
13 10 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (10.42%) SolidWorks
13 10 (10.42%) PTC
13 10 (10.42%) Autodesk
14 9 (9.38%) Change Management
15 8 (8.33%) SQL
15 8 (8.33%) Lync
16 7 (7.29%) Service Desk Management
16 7 (7.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 12 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.33%) Lync
3 7 (7.29%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.29%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (6.25%) WebLogic
5 5 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.08%) LiveCycle
7 2 (2.08%) CMS
7 2 (2.08%) JBoss
7 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.08%) Documentum
8 1 (1.04%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (25.00%) MS Office
2 15 (15.63%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.08%) Fireworks
3 2 (2.08%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) SaaS
2 1 (1.04%) PaaS
2 1 (1.04%) IaaS
2 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.25%) SAN
2 4 (4.17%) Firewall
2 4 (4.17%) LAN
2 4 (4.17%) DHCP
2 4 (4.17%) DNS
3 3 (3.13%) SSL
3 3 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.13%) VoIP
3 3 (3.13%) LDAP
4 2 (2.08%) WAN
4 2 (2.08%) VPN
4 2 (2.08%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.08%) MPLS
4 2 (2.08%) PuTTY
4 2 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.04%) NAS
5 1 (1.04%) HSRP
5 1 (1.04%) BGP
5 1 (1.04%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.08%) EDMS
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.04%) DB2
3 1 (1.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Eclipse
1 2 (2.08%) Subversion
1 2 (2.08%) jEdit
General
1 26 (27.08%) Finance
2 7 (7.29%) Legal
3 5 (5.21%) Banking
4 4 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.17%) French Language
5 2 (2.08%) Local Government
6 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (29.17%) Analyst
2 17 (17.71%) Service Analyst
2 17 (17.71%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 10 (10.42%) 1st Line Support
4 10 (10.42%) Team Leader
5 9 (9.38%) Architect
6 6 (6.25%) Technical Architect
6 6 (6.25%) Consultant
6 6 (6.25%) Security Administrator
6 6 (6.25%) Problem Manager
6 6 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 6 (6.25%) Technical Design Architect
7 5 (5.21%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 5 (5.21%) Security Manager
7 5 (5.21%) Help Desk Analyst
7 5 (5.21%) Administrator
8 4 (4.17%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.17%) Desktop Support
8 4 (4.17%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.17%) Web Services
2 2 (2.08%) XML
2 2 (2.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.29%) NHS
2 5 (5.21%) Clustering
3 4 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.08%) CMDB
4 2 (2.08%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.04%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.04%) Replication
5 1 (1.04%) PKI
5 1 (1.04%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.04%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.04%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 40 (41.67%) Windows
2 14 (14.58%) Windows 7
3 12 (12.50%) UNIX
4 6 (6.25%) Windows XP
4 6 (6.25%) Windows Vista
5 5 (5.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.17%) Linux
7 3 (3.13%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.04%) AIX
9 1 (1.04%) Solaris
9 1 (1.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.83%) Service Management
1 20 (20.83%) Service Delivery
2 9 (9.38%) Change Management
3 7 (7.29%) Service Desk Management
3 7 (7.29%) Line Management
4 6 (6.25%) ITSM
4 6 (6.25%) Migration
4 6 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 6 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 6 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 5 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (5.21%) Project Management
6 4 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 4 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (3.13%) Time Management
7 3 (3.13%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.13%) TOGAF
7 3 (3.13%) Software Licensing
8 2 (2.08%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.08%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (2.08%) Java
3 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (26.04%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (13.54%) ITIL Certification
3 12 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 7 (7.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (5.21%) Degree
5 5 (5.21%) MCSE
5 5 (5.21%) MCSA
6 4 (4.17%) ISEB
7 3 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.13%) MCDST
7 3 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.08%) MCITP
8 2 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.08%) CCNP
9 1 (1.04%) CCNA
9 1 (1.04%) CCDP
9 1 (1.04%) PMP
9 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.04%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.71%) SLA
2 5 (5.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.25%) XenApp
4 3 (3.13%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.08%) XenServer
5 2 (2.08%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.04%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) SCCM
2 1 (1.04%) SCOM
2 1 (1.04%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.04%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 33 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 17 (17.71%) Citrix
3 14 (14.58%) Oracle
4 13 (13.54%) HP
5 12 (12.50%) Cisco
5 12 (12.50%) VMware
6 10 (10.42%) PTC
6 10 (10.42%) SolidWorks
6 10 (10.42%) Autodesk
7 6 (6.25%) ServiceNow
8 5 (5.21%) Adobe
9 4 (4.17%) Dell
9 4 (4.17%) McAfee
9 4 (4.17%) Brocade
10 3 (3.13%) Panasonic
10 3 (3.13%) 3PAR
10 3 (3.13%) F5
10 3 (3.13%) Sophos
10 3 (3.13%) SAP
11 2 (2.08%) IBM
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