The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 7 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 8 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 14.55% 22.22% 15.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.00% 30.00% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 2
Average daily rate
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£120 £200 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £123 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £314 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £15.94 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+5.09% -8.92%
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West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Gatwick region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
50 40 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 90.91% 74.07% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 29 21
Average daily rate £425 £375 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £202 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 £16.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+212.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Gatwick region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL across the Gatwick region.

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Gatwick region.

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (60.00%) Mathematics
5 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (40.00%) Back Office
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco
7 2 (20.00%) Change Management
7 2 (20.00%) Firewall
7 2 (20.00%) HP
7 2 (20.00%) Citrix
7 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (20.00%) SAN
7 2 (20.00%) NetApp
7 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (20.00%) Project Management
7 2 (20.00%) VMware
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (20.00%) XenApp
7 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
8 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
8 1 (10.00%) SDLC
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (10.00%) vSphere
8 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (10.00%) REST

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) SNMP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
General
1 4 (40.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 6 (60.00%) Service Analyst
2 6 (60.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (10.00%) CMDB
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
1 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITSM
2 1 (10.00%) Workflow
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (10.00%) SDLC
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) UML
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C++
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) PHP
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) NetApp
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) LANDesk
3 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec