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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 8 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 4.88% 3.70% 9.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.56% 4.35% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £490 £313 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.80% +115.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.61 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+8.90% +2.36%
ITIL
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
36 23 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 87.80% 85.19% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 15
Average daily rate £450 £413 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £631
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016, 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 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) NetApp
3 4 (50.00%) SAN
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
4 3 (37.50%) LANDesk
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) ITSM
5 2 (25.00%) Service Management
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Sophos
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) MIMEsweeper
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
5 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (25.00%) XenApp
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (12.50%) Fault Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Operations

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) LDAP
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) SNMP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Service Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) IT Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Web Applications Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Applications Support
4 1 (12.50%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) EMC VNX
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) ITSM
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (12.50%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) NetApp
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) LANDesk
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Sophos
5 1 (12.50%) EMC
5 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec