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 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 12 27 12
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Contract jobs citing ITIL 45 32 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 10.66% 5.55% 11.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.42% 7.34% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 13
Average daily rate
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£275 £127 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+115.99% +15.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £120 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £11.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £11.05 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £11.45 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.25 £17.56
% change year-on-year
+3.11% -13.15%
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
312 436 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 73.93% 75.56% 64.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 251 91
Average daily rate £380 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 61 34
Average hourly rate £25.63 £29.40 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.84% -2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £41.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 January 2015.

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 January 2015. 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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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 +1 9 £130 +4.00% 2
Basildon +8 8 - -
Colchester +5 7 £225 - 2
Harlow +5 6 - -
Brentwood -5 5 £275 -35.29% 2
Billericay - - - -
Harwich - - - -
Hockley - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
ITIL
East of England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 (37.11%) Windows
2 33 (34.02%) Microsoft
3 28 (28.87%) Active Directory
3 28 (28.87%) Security Cleared
4 25 (25.77%) Finance
5 22 (22.68%) Service Management
5 22 (22.68%) MS Office
6 20 (20.62%) SLA
7 18 (18.56%) MS Excel
8 17 (17.53%) Service Delivery
9 16 (16.49%) Windows 7
10 15 (15.46%) Oracle
10 15 (15.46%) Citrix
11 14 (14.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (14.43%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (14.43%) Cisco
12 13 (13.40%) HP
12 13 (13.40%) MS Exchange
13 12 (12.37%) VMware
14 11 (11.34%) SC Cleared
15 10 (10.31%) UNIX
16 9 (9.28%) SharePoint
16 9 (9.28%) NHS
16 9 (9.28%) Change Management
16 9 (9.28%) VMware Infrastructure
17 8 (8.25%) Lync
17 8 (8.25%) Service Desk Management
17 8 (8.25%) Line Management
17 8 (8.25%) PTC
17 8 (8.25%) SolidWorks

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 13 (13.40%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.28%) SharePoint
3 8 (8.25%) Lync
3 8 (8.25%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (7.22%) WebLogic
5 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.06%) LiveCycle
7 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.06%) CMS
7 2 (2.06%) JBoss
7 2 (2.06%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.06%) Documentum
8 1 (1.03%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (22.68%) MS Office
2 18 (18.56%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.09%) MS Project
4 2 (2.06%) Fireworks
4 2 (2.06%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.03%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) SaaS
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.03%) IaaS
2 1 (1.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.15%) SAN
2 4 (4.12%) LAN
3 3 (3.09%) DNS
3 3 (3.09%) DHCP
3 3 (3.09%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.09%) VoIP
3 3 (3.09%) Firewall
4 2 (2.06%) PuTTY
4 2 (2.06%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (2.06%) RTP
4 2 (2.06%) MPLS
4 2 (2.06%) LDAP
4 2 (2.06%) WAN
4 2 (2.06%) VPN
4 2 (2.06%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.06%) SSL
5 1 (1.03%) Broadband
5 1 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.03%) Wireless
5 1 (1.03%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.06%) EDMS
3 1 (1.03%) MySQL
3 1 (1.03%) DB2
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Subversion
1 2 (2.06%) Eclipse
1 2 (2.06%) jEdit
General
1 25 (25.77%) Finance
2 5 (5.15%) Banking
3 4 (4.12%) Local Government
3 4 (4.12%) Legal
3 4 (4.12%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.06%) German Language
5 1 (1.03%) French Language
5 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (25.77%) Analyst
2 14 (14.43%) Service Analyst
2 14 (14.43%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (12.37%) Architect
4 10 (10.31%) Team Leader
4 10 (10.31%) Support Analyst
5 8 (8.25%) Technical Design Architect
5 8 (8.25%) Technical Architect
6 7 (7.22%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (6.19%) Problem Manager
7 6 (6.19%) Security Administrator
8 5 (5.15%) Administrator
8 5 (5.15%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.15%) Desktop Support
8 5 (5.15%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 5 (5.15%) Security Manager
9 4 (4.12%) Project Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) Solutions Analyst
9 4 (4.12%) Consultant
10 3 (3.09%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.19%) Web Services
2 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.06%) XML
2 2 (2.06%) .NET
2 2 (2.06%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.28%) NHS
2 6 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.15%) Clustering
4 2 (2.06%) PKI
4 2 (2.06%) CMDB
4 2 (2.06%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.06%) PMI
5 1 (1.03%) Replication
5 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.03%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.03%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.03%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.03%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.03%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 36 (37.11%) Windows
2 16 (16.49%) Windows 7
3 10 (10.31%) UNIX
4 8 (8.25%) Windows XP
5 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.12%) Linux
6 3 (3.09%) Windows Vista
6 3 (3.09%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.03%) AIX
8 1 (1.03%) Solaris
8 1 (1.03%) Android
8 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.68%) Service Management
2 17 (17.53%) Service Delivery
3 9 (9.28%) Change Management
4 8 (8.25%) Service Desk Management
4 8 (8.25%) Line Management
4 8 (8.25%) Project Management
5 7 (7.22%) Asset Management
5 7 (7.22%) Time Management
6 6 (6.19%) Incident Management
6 6 (6.19%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (6.19%) Problem Management
6 6 (6.19%) Configuration Management
6 6 (6.19%) Migration
7 5 (5.15%) PRINCE2
7 5 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (5.15%) ITSM
8 4 (4.12%) Change Control
9 3 (3.09%) CRM
9 3 (3.09%) TOGAF
9 3 (3.09%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.25%) SQL
2 2 (2.06%) C#
2 2 (2.06%) Java
3 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (28.87%) Security Cleared
2 14 (14.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (14.43%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (11.34%) SC Cleared
4 7 (7.22%) MCSE
5 6 (6.19%) MCDST
6 5 (5.15%) MCSA
6 5 (5.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (4.12%) Degree
7 4 (4.12%) ISEB
8 3 (3.09%) PMI Certification
8 3 (3.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (3.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (2.06%) MCITP
9 2 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.06%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.03%) CISSP
10 1 (1.03%) PMP
10 1 (1.03%) CCNP
10 1 (1.03%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (20.62%) SLA
2 5 (5.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (28.87%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.15%) XenApp
4 3 (3.09%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.06%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.03%) MetaFrame
6 1 (1.03%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) SCCM
1 2 (2.06%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.03%) OpenView
2 1 (1.03%) ZENworks
2 1 (1.03%) OVSD
2 1 (1.03%) SCOM
2 1 (1.03%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 33 (34.02%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.46%) Oracle
2 15 (15.46%) Citrix
3 14 (14.43%) Cisco
4 13 (13.40%) HP
5 12 (12.37%) VMware
6 8 (8.25%) PTC
6 8 (8.25%) SolidWorks
6 8 (8.25%) Autodesk
7 7 (7.22%) McAfee
7 7 (7.22%) ServiceNow
8 6 (6.19%) Dell
9 5 (5.15%) Adobe
9 5 (5.15%) Sophos
9 5 (5.15%) Brocade
9 5 (5.15%) Panasonic
10 3 (3.09%) Juniper
10 3 (3.09%) SAP
10 3 (3.09%) Lagan
10 3 (3.09%) 3PAR