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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 17 26 15
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing ITIL 50 26 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 10.25% 5.26% 8.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.76% 7.93% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 6 22
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£435 £488 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +101.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £245 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.27% +1.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 10
Average hourly rate £13.50 £16.40 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.68% -0.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.88% +16.66%
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
392 328 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 80.33% 66.40% 66.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 176 143
Average daily rate £425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 39 62
Average hourly rate £33.49 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.77% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.98 £37.50 £39.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 September 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 22 September 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 +2 10 £454 - 4
Brentwood - 9 £175 - 2
Basildon 0 6 - -
Chelmsford +5 3 £450 -5.26% 3
Harlow - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
ITIL
East of England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 39 (33.33%) Windows
2 30 (25.64%) Citrix
2 30 (25.64%) Finance
3 29 (24.79%) Microsoft
4 28 (23.93%) Service Delivery
5 27 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 25 (21.37%) MS Exchange
7 20 (17.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (17.09%) MS Office
8 18 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
9 16 (13.68%) NHS
9 16 (13.68%) Cisco
9 16 (13.68%) Technical Architecture
9 16 (13.68%) Security Cleared
9 16 (13.68%) Windows 7
10 15 (12.82%) Problem Management
10 15 (12.82%) SLA
10 15 (12.82%) Oracle
10 15 (12.82%) Service Management
10 15 (12.82%) ITSM
11 14 (11.97%) Windows XP
11 14 (11.97%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (11.97%) Local Government
11 14 (11.97%) Exchange Server 2010
12 13 (11.11%) PRINCE2
12 13 (11.11%) MS Excel
13 12 (10.26%) MCSE
13 12 (10.26%) Degree
13 12 (10.26%) XenApp
13 12 (10.26%) Root Cause Analysis

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (21.37%) MS Exchange
2 14 (11.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (8.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (8.55%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (8.55%) WebLogic
4 6 (5.13%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.71%) LiveCycle
6 2 (1.71%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.71%) Documentum
7 1 (0.85%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.85%) IIS
7 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (17.09%) MS Office
2 13 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.13%) MS Project
4 2 (1.71%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.71%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 9 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (5.13%) assyst
3 1 (0.85%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.85%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.55%) Firewall
2 7 (5.98%) DNS
2 7 (5.98%) DHCP
3 5 (4.27%) VPN
3 5 (4.27%) LAN
3 5 (4.27%) WAN
3 5 (4.27%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (3.42%) VoIP
4 4 (3.42%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.42%) SAN
5 3 (2.56%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.71%) FirePass
6 2 (1.71%) PuTTY
6 2 (1.71%) MPLS
6 2 (1.71%) RTP
6 2 (1.71%) SSL
6 2 (1.71%) Wireless
6 2 (1.71%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.85%) Broadband
7 1 (0.85%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.71%) EDMS
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.85%) DB2
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.85%) DTS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Eclipse
1 2 (1.71%) Subversion
2 1 (0.85%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 30 (25.64%) Finance
2 14 (11.97%) Local Government
3 8 (6.84%) Law
4 5 (4.27%) Publishing
5 4 (3.42%) German Language
6 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.56%) Banking
7 2 (1.71%) Legal
8 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.85%) Retail
8 1 (0.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 32 (27.35%) Analyst
2 25 (21.37%) Service Analyst
3 20 (17.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 16 (13.68%) Architect
5 12 (10.26%) Problem Manager
6 11 (9.40%) Service Manager
7 10 (8.55%) Technical Architect
7 10 (8.55%) Support Analyst
7 10 (8.55%) Technical Design Architect
8 9 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
8 9 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
9 7 (5.98%) Help Desk Support
9 7 (5.98%) Project Manager
10 6 (5.13%) 1st Line Support
11 4 (3.42%) Support Engineer
11 4 (3.42%) Consultant
11 4 (3.42%) Project Engineer
11 4 (3.42%) IT Support
12 3 (2.56%) Technical Design Authority
12 3 (2.56%) IT Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.27%) Web Services
2 4 (3.42%) .NET
3 3 (2.56%) XML
3 3 (2.56%) Spring
4 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.71%) HTML
5 1 (0.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.68%) NHS
2 7 (5.98%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.42%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (2.56%) PMI
5 2 (1.71%) PKI
5 2 (1.71%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.71%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.71%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.85%) Clustering
6 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 39 (33.33%) Windows
2 16 (13.68%) Windows 7
3 14 (11.97%) Windows XP
3 14 (11.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.56%) UNIX
5 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.71%) Linux
7 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.85%) AIX
7 1 (0.85%) Solaris
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.93%) Service Delivery
2 16 (13.68%) Technical Architecture
3 15 (12.82%) ITSM
3 15 (12.82%) Service Management
3 15 (12.82%) Problem Management
4 13 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 12 (10.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 11 (9.40%) Migration
7 9 (7.69%) Project Management
7 9 (7.69%) Time Management
8 8 (6.84%) CRM
8 8 (6.84%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (5.98%) Change Control
10 6 (5.13%) Release Management
10 6 (5.13%) Configuration Management
11 5 (4.27%) Change Management
11 5 (4.27%) Incident Management
11 5 (4.27%) Asset Management
11 5 (4.27%) Matrix Management
12 4 (3.42%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.13%) SQL
2 4 (3.42%) VB
2 4 (3.42%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.71%) C#
3 2 (1.71%) Java
4 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.85%) ABAP
4 1 (0.85%) VBA
4 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (17.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
3 16 (13.68%) Security Cleared
4 12 (10.26%) Degree
4 12 (10.26%) MCSE
5 8 (6.84%) SC Cleared
5 8 (6.84%) MCDST
6 6 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (5.13%) MCP
7 5 (4.27%) MCSA
8 4 (3.42%) CCNA
8 4 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (2.56%) MCITP
9 3 (2.56%) PMI Certification
9 3 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.71%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.85%) ISEB
11 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.85%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.82%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 27 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.26%) XenApp
3 5 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.42%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.71%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.85%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 6 (5.13%) SCCM
2 4 (3.42%) OpenView
2 4 (3.42%) OVSD
2 4 (3.42%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.71%) SCOM
4 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (25.64%) Citrix
2 29 (24.79%) Microsoft
3 16 (13.68%) Cisco
4 15 (12.82%) Oracle
5 11 (9.40%) NetApp
6 10 (8.55%) VMware
7 9 (7.69%) HP
8 8 (6.84%) Dell
8 8 (6.84%) McAfee
9 7 (5.98%) Lagan
10 5 (4.27%) EMC
11 4 (3.42%) Sophos
11 4 (3.42%) Panasonic
12 2 (1.71%) Brocade
12 2 (1.71%) Riverbed
12 2 (1.71%) F5
12 2 (1.71%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.71%) Wyse
12 2 (1.71%) Altiris
12 2 (1.71%) Juniper
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago