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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 15 13 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +17
Contract jobs citing ITIL 47 44 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 8.87% 10.23% 5.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.73% 13.66% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 19
Average daily rate £425 £275 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% +83.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £119 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £323 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +63.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.61 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.90% +4.06%
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
438 322 462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 82.64% 74.88% 78.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 178 262
Average daily rate £430 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 41 58
Average hourly rate £38.50 £29.13 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.18% +0.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £47.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 February 2016.

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 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Colchester +8 13 - - 2
Chelmsford -3 8 £440 +225.92% 1
Brentwood -1 4 £206 -25.00% 3
Basildon -7 1 - - 1
Chigwell - 1 £325 -
ITIL
East of England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 26 (30.59%) Windows
2 24 (28.24%) Finance
3 21 (24.71%) Service Management
4 20 (23.53%) Active Directory
5 19 (22.35%) MS Office
5 19 (22.35%) ITSM
6 17 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 15 (17.65%) SLA
8 14 (16.47%) MS Excel
9 13 (15.29%) Time Management
9 13 (15.29%) Windows 7
10 12 (14.12%) PRINCE2
10 12 (14.12%) Service Delivery
11 11 (12.94%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (12.94%) ITIL V3
11 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (11.76%) Change Control
12 10 (11.76%) Project Management
13 9 (10.59%) Citrix
14 8 (9.41%) Web Services
14 8 (9.41%) XML
14 8 (9.41%) SharePoint
14 8 (9.41%) DHCP
14 8 (9.41%) DNS
14 8 (9.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 8 (9.41%) PowerShell
14 8 (9.41%) Problem Management
14 8 (9.41%) Rally
15 7 (8.24%) Windows Server
15 7 (8.24%) Telecoms

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (9.41%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.06%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.88%) IIS
4 3 (3.53%) IBM Domino
4 3 (3.53%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 19 (22.35%) MS Office
2 14 (16.47%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (7.06%) CA PPM
2 4 (4.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.41%) DHCP
1 8 (9.41%) DNS
2 7 (8.24%) Firewall
3 4 (4.71%) Internet
4 3 (3.53%) Network Security
5 2 (2.35%) Extranet
5 2 (2.35%) Intranet
5 2 (2.35%) LAN
5 2 (2.35%) LDAP
5 2 (2.35%) SAN
5 2 (2.35%) WAN
6 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.18%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (3.53%) MSI
General
1 24 (28.24%) Finance
2 7 (8.24%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.71%) Banking
4 3 (3.53%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Automotive
5 1 (1.18%) Local Government
5 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (31.76%) Analyst
2 18 (21.18%) Service Analyst
3 15 (17.65%) Service Manager
4 14 (16.47%) Project Manager
5 10 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (9.41%) Service Desk Manager
7 7 (8.24%) Report Analyst
7 7 (8.24%) Support Analyst
8 6 (7.06%) Applications Support
8 6 (7.06%) Service Management Manager
9 5 (5.88%) Support Engineer
10 4 (4.71%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (4.71%) Applications Support Analyst
10 4 (4.71%) Desktop Support
10 4 (4.71%) Security Manager
10 4 (4.71%) Security Project Manager
11 3 (3.53%) ITIL Project Manager
11 3 (3.53%) ITIL Service Analyst
11 3 (3.53%) Network Security Manager
11 3 (3.53%) Remedy Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.41%) Web Services
1 8 (9.41%) XML
2 5 (5.88%) .NET
3 4 (4.71%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.35%) SOAP
4 2 (2.35%) XML Messaging
5 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.18%) J2EE
5 1 (1.18%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.88%) Performance Metrics
3 4 (4.71%) NHS
4 3 (3.53%) PMI
5 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (30.59%) Windows
2 13 (15.29%) Windows 7
3 7 (8.24%) Windows Server
3 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.88%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.71%) Service Management
2 19 (22.35%) ITSM
3 13 (15.29%) Time Management
4 12 (14.12%) PRINCE2
4 12 (14.12%) Service Delivery
5 11 (12.94%) ITIL V3
6 10 (11.76%) Change Control
6 10 (11.76%) Project Management
7 8 (9.41%) Problem Management
8 7 (8.24%) Knowledge Management
9 6 (7.06%) Change Management
9 6 (7.06%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (7.06%) SDLC
10 5 (5.88%) Configuration Management
10 5 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (4.71%) Matrix Management
12 3 (3.53%) Incident Management
12 3 (3.53%) Kalman Filter
12 3 (3.53%) Migration
12 3 (3.53%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.41%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.88%) SQL
3 2 (2.35%) VBScript
4 1 (1.18%) C#
4 1 (1.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (12.94%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (9.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (8.24%) PMI Certification
4 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.71%) MCSE
5 4 (4.71%) PMP
6 3 (3.53%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (3.53%) MCITP
6 3 (3.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.18%) Degree
7 1 (1.18%) MCDST
7 1 (1.18%) MCP
7 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.65%) SLA
2 6 (7.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.53%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.35%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.35%) XenApp
3 2 (2.35%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) SCCM
2 4 (4.71%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (3.53%) SCOM
4 1 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 17 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.59%) Citrix
3 8 (9.41%) Rally
4 7 (8.24%) ServiceNow
5 6 (7.06%) HP
5 6 (7.06%) IBM
6 4 (4.71%) BMC
6 4 (4.71%) Remedy
7 3 (3.53%) Lotus
8 2 (2.35%) Cisco
8 2 (2.35%) VMware
9 1 (1.18%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.18%) Dell
9 1 (1.18%) McAfee
9 1 (1.18%) Oracle
9 1 (1.18%) Panasonic
9 1 (1.18%) Red Box
9 1 (1.18%) Sophos
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