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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 20 11 15
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing ITIL 40 61 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 7.53% 9.84% 8.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.03% 13.32% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 36 17
Average daily rate
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£338 £338 £173
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +95.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £90 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £463 £274
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -65.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
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
399 458 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 75.14% 73.87% 73.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 257 146
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 37 62
Average hourly rate £40.50 £31.63 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.06% -2.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £23.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 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 22 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 -9 12 £325 +47.72% 2
Colchester -1 8 £323 -0.76% 2
Basildon -3 6 - - 1
Brentwood 0 3 - - 1
Epping - 1 £185 -
ITIL
East of England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 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 34 (40.00%) Windows
2 25 (29.41%) Security Cleared
3 24 (28.24%) Microsoft
4 22 (25.88%) Active Directory
5 21 (24.71%) Finance
6 20 (23.53%) SLA
7 18 (21.18%) Service Management
8 16 (18.82%) Service Delivery
8 16 (18.82%) MS Office
9 13 (15.29%) Problem Management
10 11 (12.94%) Cisco
10 11 (12.94%) Windows 7
11 10 (11.76%) SC Cleared
11 10 (11.76%) Incident Management
11 10 (11.76%) Line Management
11 10 (11.76%) Autodesk
11 10 (11.76%) UNIX
11 10 (11.76%) MS Excel
11 10 (11.76%) Change Management
11 10 (11.76%) ITSM
11 10 (11.76%) SOLIDWORKS
11 10 (11.76%) PTC
12 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (10.59%) Service Desk Management
13 8 (9.41%) Firewall
14 7 (8.24%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (8.24%) Citrix
15 6 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
16 5 (5.88%) PCI DSS
16 5 (5.88%) Cisco ASA

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 4 (4.71%) SharePoint
1 4 (4.71%) Lync
2 2 (2.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.18%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.18%) JBoss
3 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.18%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (18.82%) MS Office
2 10 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.76%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (2.35%) AutoCAD
3 2 (2.35%) PTC Creo
4 1 (1.18%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.41%) Firewall
2 5 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (5.88%) VLAN
2 5 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (4.71%) OSPF
4 3 (3.53%) DNS
4 3 (3.53%) LAN
4 3 (3.53%) WAN
4 3 (3.53%) DHCP
4 3 (3.53%) SAN
5 2 (2.35%) MPLS
5 2 (2.35%) BGP
5 2 (2.35%) Internet
5 2 (2.35%) VoIP
5 2 (2.35%) LDAP
5 2 (2.35%) VPN
5 2 (2.35%) Wireless
5 2 (2.35%) Network Security
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.18%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
General
1 21 (24.71%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Legal
3 4 (4.71%) French Language
4 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (35.29%) Analyst
2 20 (23.53%) Service Analyst
3 17 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 12 (14.12%) Support Analyst
5 10 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
6 7 (8.24%) Help Desk Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) Consultant
7 6 (7.06%) Team Leader
7 6 (7.06%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Security Manager
8 5 (5.88%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 5 (5.88%) Problem Manager
8 5 (5.88%) Security Administrator
8 5 (5.88%) Service Manager
8 5 (5.88%) Network Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Administrator
9 4 (4.71%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Incident Manager
9 4 (4.71%) Solutions Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Major Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.53%) Middleware
2 1 (1.18%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (3.53%) NHS
2 2 (2.35%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.18%) User Experience
3 1 (1.18%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (1.18%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.18%) CMDB
3 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.18%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 34 (40.00%) Windows
2 11 (12.94%) Windows 7
3 10 (11.76%) UNIX
4 5 (5.88%) Windows Vista
5 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.53%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.35%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.18%) Android
8 1 (1.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.18%) Service Management
2 16 (18.82%) Service Delivery
3 13 (15.29%) Problem Management
4 10 (11.76%) Incident Management
4 10 (11.76%) Line Management
4 10 (11.76%) Change Management
4 10 (11.76%) ITSM
5 9 (10.59%) Service Desk Management
6 6 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (5.88%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.71%) Project Management
8 4 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.71%) Asset Management
8 4 (4.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.53%) ITIL V3
9 3 (3.53%) Time Management
9 3 (3.53%) Data Protection
9 3 (3.53%) Release Management
9 3 (3.53%) Project Planning
9 3 (3.53%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
1 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.18%) Korn
1 1 (1.18%) Java
1 1 (1.18%) Perl
1 1 (1.18%) SQL
1 1 (1.18%) VBScript
1 1 (1.18%) VB
1 1 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (8.24%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.71%) CCNP
5 4 (4.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (3.53%) MCDST
6 3 (3.53%) MCSE
7 2 (2.35%) MCSA
7 2 (2.35%) CCNA
8 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.18%) Degree
8 1 (1.18%) CEH
8 1 (1.18%) CCDP
8 1 (1.18%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (23.53%) SLA
2 5 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 5 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (25.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.35%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.35%) XenApp
3 2 (2.35%) XenServer
4 1 (1.18%) vSphere
4 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 24 (28.24%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.94%) Cisco
3 10 (11.76%) Autodesk
3 10 (11.76%) PTC
4 7 (8.24%) Citrix
5 4 (4.71%) Dell
5 4 (4.71%) VMware
5 4 (4.71%) Aerohive Networks
6 3 (3.53%) Panasonic
6 3 (3.53%) HP
6 3 (3.53%) McAfee
6 3 (3.53%) Sophos
7 2 (2.35%) Apple
8 1 (1.18%) Zeacom
8 1 (1.18%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.18%) F5
8 1 (1.18%) Mitel
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle
8 1 (1.18%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
Essex
Red10
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Basildon, Essex
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
Chelmsford
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 19 days ago