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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 8 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing ITIL 1 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 5.26% 4.26% 28.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.25% 5.88% 56.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £145 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+141.37% -53.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -12.85%
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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
16 34 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 84.21% 72.34% 51.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 13
Average daily rate £413 £425 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +37.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £615 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
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 24 December 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) MS Office
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
4 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) Citrix
6 2 (22.22%) Change Management
6 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Phone
6 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (22.22%) SCCM
6 2 (22.22%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (22.22%) MCSE
6 2 (22.22%) MCP
6 2 (22.22%) HP
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (22.22%) SAN
6 2 (22.22%) Lotus
6 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
6 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
7 1 (11.11%) Project Management
7 1 (11.11%) McAfee
7 1 (11.11%) Dell
7 1 (11.11%) EMC
7 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 1 (11.11%) CCNA

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2 (22.22%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Office
2 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Statistics
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Phone
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Change Management
1 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) ITSM
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (11.11%) Transition Management
2 1 (11.11%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCP
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CEH
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) CISSP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) Nessus
2 1 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) Lotus
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) McAfee
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Qualys
3 1 (11.11%) Veeam
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) EMC