The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Essex region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 21 19 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing ITIL 50 32 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 6.39% 7.55% 12.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.46% 11.07% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 14 38
Average daily rate £350 £135 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+159.25% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £85 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £225 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
- +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £37.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.99% +119.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.90 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +16.95%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
591 289 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 75.58% 68.16% 67.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 139 150
Average daily rate £400 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £212 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 57 39
Average hourly rate £31.63 £33.00 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +19.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.80 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £46.00 £43.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
ITIL
East of England

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 16 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Essex region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +11 16 £228 +19.73% 6
Chelmsford 0 7 £220 +25.71% 2
Basildon -4 7 £120 +41.17% 1
Brentwood - 3 £356 - 1
Billericay - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Loughton - - - -
ITIL
East of England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 30 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 26 (30.95%) Microsoft
3 25 (29.76%) MS Excel
4 22 (26.19%) Finance
5 21 (25.00%) MS Office
6 20 (23.81%) Windows
6 20 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (19.05%) MS Exchange
8 15 (17.86%) SLA
9 14 (16.67%) Service Management
10 13 (15.48%) Incident Management
11 12 (14.29%) Security Cleared
11 12 (14.29%) Oracle
11 12 (14.29%) SQL
12 11 (13.10%) MCP
12 11 (13.10%) Windows XP
12 11 (13.10%) Citrix
13 10 (11.90%) HP
13 10 (11.90%) McAfee
13 10 (11.90%) MCDST
14 9 (10.71%) COBIT
14 9 (10.71%) OVSD
14 9 (10.71%) SCCM
14 9 (10.71%) OpenView
14 9 (10.71%) XML
14 9 (10.71%) HTML
15 8 (9.52%) SQL Server
15 8 (9.52%) Windows 7
16 7 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
16 7 (8.33%) PRINCE2

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 16 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.57%) LiveCycle
3 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.38%) Lync
4 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.19%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.19%) IIS
5 1 (1.19%) Apache
Applications
1 25 (29.76%) MS Excel
2 21 (25.00%) MS Office
3 6 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.57%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.33%) Firewall
2 6 (7.14%) VPN
3 5 (5.95%) VoIP
4 4 (4.76%) DNS
4 4 (4.76%) DHCP
4 4 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.57%) LAN
5 3 (3.57%) Wireless
5 3 (3.57%) SAN
6 2 (2.38%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.19%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.19%) FirePass
7 1 (1.19%) LDAP
7 1 (1.19%) WAN
7 1 (1.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (1.19%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Eclipse
1 3 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 22 (26.19%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Law
3 2 (2.38%) Banking
3 2 (2.38%) Local Government
4 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.19%) Billing
4 1 (1.19%) Legal
4 1 (1.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (50.00%) Analyst
2 30 (35.71%) Service Analyst
3 28 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 5 (5.95%) Consultant
5 5 (5.95%) Applications Support
6 4 (4.76%) Security Analyst
6 4 (4.76%) Service Manager
6 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (4.76%) IT Security Analyst
6 4 (4.76%) IT Support
7 3 (3.57%) IT Security Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Major Incident Manager
7 3 (3.57%) Support Manager
7 3 (3.57%) Security Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Incident Manager
7 3 (3.57%) Service Management Consultant
7 3 (3.57%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (3.57%) Administrator
7 3 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.71%) HTML
1 9 (10.71%) XML
2 1 (1.19%) CGI
2 1 (1.19%) Spring
2 1 (1.19%) .NET
2 1 (1.19%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.38%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.38%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.19%) iSeries
4 1 (1.19%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.19%) Statistics
4 1 (1.19%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.81%) Windows
2 11 (13.10%) Windows XP
3 8 (9.52%) Windows 7
4 5 (5.95%) UNIX
5 3 (3.57%) Linux
6 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.67%) Service Management
2 13 (15.48%) Incident Management
3 7 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 5 (5.95%) Service Delivery
4 5 (5.95%) Project Management
4 5 (5.95%) Information Security
4 5 (5.95%) Time Management
4 5 (5.95%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (4.76%) ITIL V3
5 4 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 4 (4.76%) ITSM
6 3 (3.57%) Migration
6 3 (3.57%) Investment Management
6 3 (3.57%) Project Planning
6 3 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (3.57%) Change Control
7 2 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.38%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.29%) SQL
2 6 (7.14%) PL/SQL
3 4 (4.76%) Java
4 3 (3.57%) C
5 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.19%) VBScript
6 1 (1.19%) VB
6 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 11 (13.10%) MCP
4 10 (11.90%) MCDST
5 6 (7.14%) MCSA
6 5 (5.95%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (4.76%) Degree
7 4 (4.76%) MCSE
8 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.38%) CCNA
9 2 (2.38%) CISSP
9 2 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.38%) SSCP
9 2 (2.38%) GIAC
9 2 (2.38%) GSEC
9 2 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.19%) GNVQ
10 1 (1.19%) MCITP
10 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.86%) SLA
2 9 (10.71%) COBIT
3 6 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.19%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.19%) TickIT
4 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 30 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (1.19%) MetaFrame
3 1 (1.19%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (10.71%) OpenView
1 9 (10.71%) OVSD
1 9 (10.71%) SCCM
2 1 (1.19%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.19%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (30.95%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.29%) Oracle
3 11 (13.10%) Citrix
4 10 (11.90%) McAfee
4 10 (11.90%) HP
5 6 (7.14%) Cisco
6 4 (4.76%) Business Objects
6 4 (4.76%) JBoss
6 4 (4.76%) VMware
7 3 (3.57%) Adobe
7 3 (3.57%) Northgate
8 2 (2.38%) BMC
8 2 (2.38%) Dell
8 2 (2.38%) EMC
8 2 (2.38%) IBM
8 2 (2.38%) Apple
9 1 (1.19%) Altiris
9 1 (1.19%) NetApp
9 1 (1.19%) Sophos
9 1 (1.19%) SonicWALL
Chelmsford, Essex
Capita Resourcing
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Chelmsford
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