The first table below looks at the demand for the ITIL Consultant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ITIL Consultant
Rank 583 568 575
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Contract jobs requiring an ITIL Consultant 7 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.010% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.011% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 3
Average daily rate
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£363 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.09% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £418 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £550 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £550 £500
% change year-on-year
-34.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50446 47302 53477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.50% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30538 27736 29864
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2115 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

ITIL Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

ITIL Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ITIL Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL Consultant within the UK.

ITIL Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ITIL Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Consultant within the UK.

ITIL Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ITIL Consultant
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 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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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
England -2 6 £363 -34.09%
South East - 6 £363 -
London - - - -
Surrey - - - -
City of London - - - -

ITIL Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited ITIL Consultant in their job title 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 with ITIL Consultant in their job title.

1 15 (100.00%) ITIL
2 10 (66.67%) Service Management
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 5 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
6 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (20.00%) HP
7 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
7 2 (13.33%) ITSM
7 2 (13.33%) COBIT
8 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
8 1 (6.67%) Analytics
8 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Management
8 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
8 1 (6.67%) LANDesk
8 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
8 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
8 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
8 1 (6.67%) Marketing
8 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
8 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
8 1 (6.67%) Retail
8 1 (6.67%) Electronics
8 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
8 1 (6.67%) SAP

ITIL Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited ITIL Consultant in their job title 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 with ITIL Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) ITIL
2 10 (66.67%) Service Management
3 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) ITSM
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) COBIT
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (6.67%) LANDesk
2 1 (6.67%) SAP