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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 5 3 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing ITIL 10 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 18.87% 25.00% 6.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.81% 27.78% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Average daily rate
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£200 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £220 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £380 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +16.66%
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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
42 36 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 79.25% 90.00% 79.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 45
Average daily rate £400 £348 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.10% -0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
4 9 (64.29%) MS Office
5 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (42.86%) MCSE
6 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (35.71%) Linux
7 5 (35.71%) MCP
7 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
7 5 (35.71%) SCCM
8 4 (28.57%) IIS
8 4 (28.57%) SAN
8 4 (28.57%) Citrix
9 3 (21.43%) CISSP
9 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (21.43%) CCNA
9 3 (21.43%) SQL
9 3 (21.43%) MCSA
9 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
9 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
9 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
9 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
9 3 (21.43%) Firewall
9 3 (21.43%) McAfee
9 3 (21.43%) Wireless
9 3 (21.43%) VMware
9 3 (21.43%) Nessus
9 3 (21.43%) CEH
9 3 (21.43%) Penetration Testing

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (28.57%) IIS
2 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (14.29%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (64.29%) MS Office
2 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
3 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
4 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) IaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) Wireless
3 1 (7.14%) DMZ
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Support Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) IT Security Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Security Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
5 1 (7.14%) IT Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.14%) Statistics
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Phone
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
1 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
1 3 (21.43%) Coaching
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) ITSM
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (7.14%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) MCSE
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (35.71%) MCP
3 3 (21.43%) CISSP
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (21.43%) CCNA
3 3 (21.43%) MCSA
3 3 (21.43%) CEH
4 1 (7.14%) MCTS
4 1 (7.14%) MCITP
4 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) SCCM
2 3 (21.43%) Nessus
3 1 (7.14%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix
3 3 (21.43%) McAfee
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Qualys
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) Lotus
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.14%) Dell
5 1 (7.14%) EMC
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) Veeam