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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 46 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
-23 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL 10 38 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.33% 7.27% 6.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 9.50% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 22 30
Average daily rate £400 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £92 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £465 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £326
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.88 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.76%
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
340 400 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 79.07% 76.48% 78.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 218 335
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £525 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 34 34
Average hourly rate £19.00 £40.60 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.20% +8.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £32.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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
Chelmsford +2 3 £450 +246.15%
Colchester -14 3 £400 +24.03% 1
Brentwood +4 1 - -
ITIL
East of England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 19 (33.93%) Windows
2 18 (32.14%) ITSM
3 17 (30.36%) Service Management
4 15 (26.79%) MS Office
5 14 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 14 (25.00%) Finance
5 14 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (19.64%) Service Delivery
7 10 (17.86%) SLA
7 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
7 10 (17.86%) ITIL V3
8 9 (16.07%) Web Services
8 9 (16.07%) XML
9 8 (14.29%) Windows 7
10 7 (12.50%) ServiceNow
10 7 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
10 7 (12.50%) SQL
11 6 (10.71%) .NET
11 6 (10.71%) IIS
11 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
11 6 (10.71%) SDLC
11 6 (10.71%) Windows Server
12 5 (8.93%) Office 365
12 5 (8.93%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (8.93%) HP
12 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
13 4 (7.14%) Remedy
13 4 (7.14%) BMC
13 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
13 4 (7.14%) Banking

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 6 (10.71%) IIS
2 3 (5.36%) IBM Domino
2 3 (5.36%) IBM Notes
2 3 (5.36%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (26.79%) MS Office
2 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) DHCP
1 3 (5.36%) DNS
1 3 (5.36%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) LAN
2 1 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) AdminStudio
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Banking
2 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Local Government
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (48.21%) Analyst
2 18 (32.14%) Service Analyst
3 9 (16.07%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (14.29%) Report Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Service Management Manager
5 6 (10.71%) Service Manager
6 5 (8.93%) Applications Support
6 5 (8.93%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (7.14%) Desktop Support
8 3 (5.36%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Consultant
8 3 (5.36%) Developer
8 3 (5.36%) ITIL Service Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Remedy Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) IT Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Lotus Notes Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) Web Services
1 9 (16.07%) XML
2 6 (10.71%) .NET
3 4 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 3 (5.36%) XML Messaging
5 2 (3.57%) SOAP
6 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.79%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.57%) NHS
3 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.93%) Windows
2 8 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 6 (10.71%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) ITSM
2 17 (30.36%) Service Management
3 11 (19.64%) Service Delivery
4 10 (17.86%) ITIL V3
5 7 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
6 6 (10.71%) SDLC
7 4 (7.14%) Time Management
8 3 (5.36%) Defect Management
8 3 (5.36%) Document Management
8 3 (5.36%) Information Governance
8 3 (5.36%) Test Management
8 3 (5.36%) Validation
9 2 (3.57%) Integration Testing
9 2 (3.57%) Migration
9 2 (3.57%) Patch Management
9 2 (3.57%) Risk Management
9 2 (3.57%) Security Testing
9 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.57%) Test Scripting
9 2 (3.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.57%) CEH
2 2 (3.57%) CISM
2 2 (3.57%) CISSP
2 2 (3.57%) GSEC
2 2 (3.57%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.86%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) ServiceNow
2 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.93%) HP
4 4 (7.14%) BMC
4 4 (7.14%) Remedy
5 3 (5.36%) Citrix
5 3 (5.36%) IBM
5 3 (5.36%) Lotus
6 2 (3.57%) Thunderhead
7 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.79%) Google