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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 10 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing ITIL 53 40 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 11.16% 8.66% 11.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.44% 12.50% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 34
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +36.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £90 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 10
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -7.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £17.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-9.88% +14.75%
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
367 320 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 77.26% 69.26% 65.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 167 159
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 38 55
Average hourly rate £31.16 £27.80 £32.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.09% -13.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.12 £41.00 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +1 12 £445 +165.67% 1
Brentwood +2 6 - -
Basildon -1 5 - -
Chelmsford +6 4 £438 -7.89%
Harlow - 1 £350 - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - -
Saffron Walden - - - -
ITIL
East of England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 36 (31.03%) Windows
2 31 (26.72%) Active Directory
3 30 (25.86%) Citrix
4 28 (24.14%) Finance
4 28 (24.14%) Microsoft
5 26 (22.41%) Service Delivery
6 25 (21.55%) MS Exchange
7 23 (19.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (17.24%) MS Office
9 18 (15.52%) SLA
10 17 (14.66%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (14.66%) Problem Management
11 16 (13.79%) Security Cleared
11 16 (13.79%) MS Excel
12 15 (12.93%) Service Management
12 15 (12.93%) ITSM
13 14 (12.07%) NHS
13 14 (12.07%) Cisco
13 14 (12.07%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (12.07%) Windows 7
13 14 (12.07%) Technical Architecture
13 14 (12.07%) Local Government
14 13 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2010
14 13 (11.21%) PRINCE2
15 12 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
16 11 (9.48%) XenApp
16 11 (9.48%) Degree
16 11 (9.48%) NetApp
16 11 (9.48%) Windows XP
17 10 (8.62%) MCSE

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (21.55%) MS Exchange
2 13 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (6.03%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (5.17%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (5.17%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.45%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.59%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.86%) IIS
8 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.86%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.86%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 20 (17.24%) MS Office
2 16 (13.79%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.17%) MS Project
4 2 (1.72%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.86%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (5.17%) assyst
2 1 (0.86%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.86%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.86%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.90%) Firewall
2 6 (5.17%) VoIP
3 5 (4.31%) DHCP
3 5 (4.31%) DNS
3 5 (4.31%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (3.45%) LAN
4 4 (3.45%) WAN
4 4 (3.45%) SAN
4 4 (3.45%) VPN
5 3 (2.59%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.59%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.72%) SSL
6 2 (1.72%) FirePass
7 1 (0.86%) MPLS
7 1 (0.86%) RTP
7 1 (0.86%) Wireless
7 1 (0.86%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.86%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.86%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.86%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.86%) DTS
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.86%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (0.86%) Subversion
General
1 28 (24.14%) Finance
2 14 (12.07%) Local Government
3 8 (6.90%) Law
4 5 (4.31%) Publishing
5 4 (3.45%) German Language
6 2 (1.72%) Banking
6 2 (1.72%) Legal
7 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.86%) Retail
7 1 (0.86%) Billing
7 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (31.90%) Analyst
2 29 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 24 (20.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 12 (10.34%) Problem Manager
4 12 (10.34%) Service Manager
4 12 (10.34%) Architect
5 11 (9.48%) Support Analyst
6 9 (7.76%) Services Delivery Manager
6 9 (7.76%) Delivery Manager
7 7 (6.03%) Help Desk Support
7 7 (6.03%) Technical Architect
7 7 (6.03%) Technical Design Architect
8 6 (5.17%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (4.31%) Incident Manager
10 4 (3.45%) IT Support
10 4 (3.45%) Project Engineer
10 4 (3.45%) Consultant
10 4 (3.45%) Project Manager
11 3 (2.59%) Network Consultant
11 3 (2.59%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.45%) .NET
1 4 (3.45%) Web Services
2 3 (2.59%) Spring
3 2 (1.72%) XML
3 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.86%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.07%) NHS
2 7 (6.03%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (2.59%) PMI
5 2 (1.72%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.72%) EqualLogic
5 2 (1.72%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.86%) PKI
6 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 36 (31.03%) Windows
2 14 (12.07%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (12.07%) Windows 7
3 11 (9.48%) Windows XP
4 6 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.72%) UNIX
7 1 (0.86%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.86%) Linux
7 1 (0.86%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.41%) Service Delivery
2 17 (14.66%) Problem Management
3 15 (12.93%) Service Management
3 15 (12.93%) ITSM
4 14 (12.07%) Technical Architecture
5 13 (11.21%) PRINCE2
6 12 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (8.62%) Incident Management
8 9 (7.76%) Project Management
8 9 (7.76%) Migration
8 9 (7.76%) Time Management
9 8 (6.90%) Change Control
10 7 (6.03%) CRM
10 7 (6.03%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (5.17%) Configuration Management
12 5 (4.31%) Change Management
12 5 (4.31%) Asset Management
12 5 (4.31%) Matrix Management
12 5 (4.31%) Release Management
13 4 (3.45%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.31%) SQL
2 4 (3.45%) VB
3 3 (2.59%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.72%) C#
5 1 (0.86%) Java
5 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.86%) ABAP
5 1 (0.86%) VBA
5 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (19.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (14.66%) ITIL Certification
3 16 (13.79%) Security Cleared
4 11 (9.48%) Degree
5 10 (8.62%) MCDST
5 10 (8.62%) MCSE
6 8 (6.90%) MCP
7 7 (6.03%) MCSA
7 7 (6.03%) SC Cleared
8 6 (5.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (3.45%) CCNA
9 4 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (2.59%) PMI Certification
10 3 (2.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.72%) GNVQ
12 1 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.86%) MCITP
12 1 (0.86%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.52%) SLA
2 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 31 (26.72%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.48%) XenApp
3 4 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.72%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.72%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 6 (5.17%) OVSD
1 6 (5.17%) OpenView
2 5 (4.31%) SCCM
3 3 (2.59%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.86%) SCOM
5 1 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (25.86%) Citrix
2 28 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 14 (12.07%) Cisco
4 11 (9.48%) NetApp
5 10 (8.62%) McAfee
5 10 (8.62%) Oracle
5 10 (8.62%) HP
6 8 (6.90%) Dell
6 8 (6.90%) VMware
7 6 (5.17%) Lagan
8 4 (3.45%) Sophos
8 4 (3.45%) EMC
8 4 (3.45%) Panasonic
9 2 (1.72%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.72%) F5
9 2 (1.72%) SAP
9 2 (1.72%) Wyse
9 2 (1.72%) Altiris
10 1 (0.86%) Brocade
10 1 (0.86%) CheckPoint
Essex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 2 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Hurren and Hope
Rate: 6 months initial term - potential for permanent opportunity.
Posted: 3 hours ago