The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ITIL Consultant
Rank 604 584 551
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -33
Contract jobs requiring an ITIL Consultant 9 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.015% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.016% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 6
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £506
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £350 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £381 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £363 £469
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -22.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51627 49001 45588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.58% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32558 29967 26404
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1943 1955 2128
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.59 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

ITIL Consultant Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 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 3 July 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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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 -32 6 £413 +10.00%
Wales - 3 - -
South East -17 2 £400 +10.34%
Berkshire - 2 £400 -
Essex - 2 £413 -
East of England - 2 £413 -
London -12 1 £650 +73.33%
Newbury - 1 £400 -
South West - 1 £500 -
Bristol - 1 £500 -

ITIL Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) ITIL
2 9 (56.25%) Service Management
2 9 (56.25%) ITIL V3
3 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
4 4 (25.00%) Time Management
5 3 (18.75%) Matrix Management
5 3 (18.75%) ITSM
5 3 (18.75%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) Law
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (12.50%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (12.50%) MS Project
6 2 (12.50%) MS Office
6 2 (12.50%) Remedy
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
7 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
7 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
7 1 (6.25%) Release Management
7 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
7 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 1 (6.25%) BMC
7 1 (6.25%) Banking
7 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
7 1 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (6.25%) FrontRange

ITIL Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Project
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
1 3 (18.75%) Law
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) ITIL
2 9 (56.25%) Service Management
2 9 (56.25%) ITIL V3
3 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
4 4 (25.00%) Time Management
5 3 (18.75%) ITSM
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (18.75%) Matrix Management
6 2 (12.50%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
7 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
7 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 1 (6.25%) Release Management
7 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) Remedy
2 1 (6.25%) FrontRange
2 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
2 1 (6.25%) BMC