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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 23 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing ITIL 5 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.55% 5.16% 6.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.82% 7.08% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 8
Average daily rate
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£160 £200 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -21.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.69
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -12.37%
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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
131 113 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 66.84% 72.90% 71.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 82 98
Average daily rate £450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £256 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £36.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.90% +102.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £25.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £112.50 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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
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 27 February 2015. 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 -4 2 £175 -36.36% 1
Lowestoft - - - -
Beccles - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - - 1
ITIL
East of England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 9 (60.00%) Windows
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (26.67%) Clustering
3 4 (26.67%) MCITP
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (26.67%) MCSE
3 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) CISSP
5 2 (13.33%) IIS
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (13.33%) Degree
5 2 (13.33%) Information Security
5 2 (13.33%) CISA
5 2 (13.33%) CISM
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (13.33%) Legal
5 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) GIAC
5 2 (13.33%) Information Assurance
5 2 (13.33%) CRISC
5 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
General
1 2 (13.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Service Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Server Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Information Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Security Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Information Security
2 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (13.33%) Information Assurance
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (26.67%) MCSE
1 4 (26.67%) MCITP
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) CRISC
2 2 (13.33%) CISSP
2 2 (13.33%) CISA
2 2 (13.33%) CISM
2 2 (13.33%) GIAC
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft