The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk 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 28 31 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing ITIL 5 4 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.54% 2.21% 8.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.38% 2.90% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 15
Average daily rate
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£143 £208 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.32% -17.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £146 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £260 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +16.66%
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 Suffolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
148 138 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 75.13% 76.24% 74.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 104 164
Average daily rate £423 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +69.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

ITIL
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Ipswich -2 2 £260 +73.33%
Newmarket - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
ITIL
East of England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 8 (61.54%) Windows
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Citrix
2 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
3 3 (23.08%) MS Office
3 3 (23.08%) SCCM
4 2 (15.38%) Clustering
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) SLA
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Sophos
5 1 (7.69%) MCSE
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) MySQL
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 1 (7.69%) CCNA
5 1 (7.69%) CMS
5 1 (7.69%) Replication
5 1 (7.69%) VMware

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (7.69%) CMS
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Service Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Service Desk Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) IT Support
2 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
2 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) CRM
1 1 (7.69%) ERP
1 1 (7.69%) Service Management
1 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (7.69%) Line Management
1 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
1 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 4 (30.77%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Sophos
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Netezza