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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 7 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing ITIL 69 44 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 14.29% 9.48% 12.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.90% 13.66% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 15 39
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +38.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £90 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-11.80% +12.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
365 322 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 75.57% 69.40% 66.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 160 156
Average daily rate £400 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 48 58
Average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £41.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Colchester +8 22 £400 +142.42% 1
Chelmsford +10 11 £400 - 1
Brentwood 0 5 - - 1
Harlow - 2 £350 - 3
Basildon -9 1 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - -
Saffron Walden - - - -
ITIL
East of England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 35 (30.70%) Windows
2 33 (28.95%) Active Directory
3 32 (28.07%) Finance
4 28 (24.56%) Service Delivery
4 28 (24.56%) Citrix
5 25 (21.93%) MS Exchange
6 24 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 21 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (17.54%) MS Office
9 17 (14.91%) Problem Management
10 16 (14.04%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (14.04%) SLA
10 16 (14.04%) Service Management
11 15 (13.16%) ITSM
11 15 (13.16%) MS Excel
11 15 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2010
13 13 (11.40%) Security Cleared
13 13 (11.40%) Incident Management
14 12 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
14 12 (10.53%) Windows 7
14 12 (10.53%) Local Government
14 12 (10.53%) NetApp
14 12 (10.53%) NHS
14 12 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
15 11 (9.65%) Exchange Server 2013
15 11 (9.65%) Cisco
15 11 (9.65%) XenApp
15 11 (9.65%) Degree
16 10 (8.77%) Windows XP

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 25 (21.93%) MS Exchange
2 14 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (9.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (4.39%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (4.39%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.75%) Lync
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.88%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.88%) IIS
7 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.88%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 20 (17.54%) MS Office
2 15 (13.16%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.63%) MS Project
4 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.88%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.26%) assyst
2 5 (4.39%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.88%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.88%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.88%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.89%) Firewall
2 6 (5.26%) VoIP
2 6 (5.26%) VPN
3 5 (4.39%) DNS
3 5 (4.39%) LAN
3 5 (4.39%) DHCP
3 5 (4.39%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.39%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (3.51%) SAN
5 3 (2.63%) WAN
5 3 (2.63%) iSCSI
5 3 (2.63%) Wireless
6 2 (1.75%) FirePass
6 2 (1.75%) SSL
7 1 (0.88%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.88%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.88%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (0.88%) MS Access
3 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.88%) DTS
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.88%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (0.88%) Subversion
General
1 32 (28.07%) Finance
2 12 (10.53%) Local Government
3 8 (7.02%) Law
4 6 (5.26%) Publishing
5 3 (2.63%) Banking
5 3 (2.63%) Legal
6 2 (1.75%) German Language
7 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.88%) Retail
7 1 (0.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 39 (34.21%) Analyst
2 31 (27.19%) Service Analyst
3 26 (22.81%) Service Desk Analyst
4 14 (12.28%) Service Manager
5 12 (10.53%) Problem Manager
6 10 (8.77%) Support Analyst
7 9 (7.89%) Architect
7 9 (7.89%) Services Delivery Manager
7 9 (7.89%) Delivery Manager
8 7 (6.14%) Help Desk Support
8 7 (6.14%) Consultant
9 6 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (4.39%) Technical Architect
10 5 (4.39%) Incident Manager
10 5 (4.39%) Technical Design Architect
11 4 (3.51%) IT Support
12 3 (2.63%) Technical Design Authority
12 3 (2.63%) Major Incident Manager
12 3 (2.63%) Head of Service Management
12 3 (2.63%) ITIL Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.63%) Spring
2 2 (1.75%) .NET
2 2 (1.75%) Web Services
2 2 (1.75%) XML
3 1 (0.88%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.53%) NHS
2 7 (6.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.51%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.51%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.75%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.75%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.75%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.75%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.88%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 35 (30.70%) Windows
2 15 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 10 (8.77%) Windows XP
5 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.63%) UNIX
8 2 (1.75%) Linux
9 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.56%) Service Delivery
2 17 (14.91%) Problem Management
3 16 (14.04%) Service Management
4 15 (13.16%) ITSM
5 13 (11.40%) Incident Management
6 12 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
6 12 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (8.77%) PRINCE2
8 9 (7.89%) Migration
9 7 (6.14%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (6.14%) Time Management
10 6 (5.26%) CRM
10 6 (5.26%) Project Management
11 5 (4.39%) Change Control
11 5 (4.39%) Matrix Management
12 4 (3.51%) Release Management
12 4 (3.51%) Data Protection
12 4 (3.51%) ITIL V3
12 4 (3.51%) Change Management
12 4 (3.51%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.26%) SQL
2 4 (3.51%) VB
3 3 (2.63%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.75%) C
5 1 (0.88%) Java
5 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.88%) ABAP
5 1 (0.88%) VBA
5 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (14.04%) ITIL Certification
3 13 (11.40%) Security Cleared
4 11 (9.65%) Degree
5 9 (7.89%) MCSE
6 8 (7.02%) MCSA
6 8 (7.02%) MCP
6 8 (7.02%) SC Cleared
7 7 (6.14%) MCDST
8 4 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (3.51%) CCNA
9 3 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.75%) GNVQ
10 2 (1.75%) MCITP
11 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.88%) SSCP
11 1 (0.88%) GIAC
11 1 (0.88%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.04%) SLA
2 6 (5.26%) COBIT
3 2 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 33 (28.95%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.65%) XenApp
3 4 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.63%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.75%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 5 (4.39%) OVSD
1 5 (4.39%) SCCM
1 5 (4.39%) OpenView
2 2 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.88%) SCOM
3 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (24.56%) Citrix
2 24 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.53%) NetApp
4 11 (9.65%) Cisco
5 10 (8.77%) Oracle
6 9 (7.89%) HP
7 8 (7.02%) VMware
8 7 (6.14%) McAfee
9 6 (5.26%) Dell
10 5 (4.39%) Lagan
11 4 (3.51%) EMC
12 2 (1.75%) SAP
12 2 (1.75%) Sophos
12 2 (1.75%) Wyse
12 2 (1.75%) Altiris
12 2 (1.75%) Apple
12 2 (1.75%) Panasonic
12 2 (1.75%) F5
13 1 (0.88%) Zeacom
13 1 (0.88%) ServiceNow
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