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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ITIL Consultant
Rank 605 574 546
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -28
Contract jobs requiring an ITIL Consultant 4 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.015% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.016% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 5
Average daily rate
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£550 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.25% +3.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £370 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £590 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £505 £550 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.18% +37.50%
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
51607 50411 43965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.30% 92.36% 92.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 31422 30973 25103
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2023 2174
Average hourly rate £17.22 £17.50 £18.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.60% -5.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 5 May 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 17 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 5 May 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 -30 2 £600 +45.36%
London +12 1 £650 +65.07%
South East -26 1 £550 -
Wales - 1 £460 -
Dunfermline - 1 - -
Livingston - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
West Wales - 1 £460 -
Motherwell - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £550 -
Paisley - 1 - -
Swansea - 1 £460 -
Fife - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £550 -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -

ITIL Consultant
Top 29 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 10 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (40.00%) Matrix Management
3 4 (40.00%) Service Management
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (20.00%) ServiceNow
5 2 (20.00%) ITSM
5 2 (20.00%) Law
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Remedy
5 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (10.00%) Release Management
6 1 (10.00%) Banking
6 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
6 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) FrontRange
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) COBIT
6 1 (10.00%) BMC
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) MS Project
6 1 (10.00%) MS Office
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) Finance
6 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy

ITIL Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 1 (10.00%) MS Project
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
General
1 2 (20.00%) Law
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (40.00%) Matrix Management
3 4 (40.00%) Service Management
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (20.00%) ITSM
5 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (10.00%) Release Management
6 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
6 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) ServiceNow
1 2 (20.00%) Remedy
2 1 (10.00%) FrontRange
2 1 (10.00%) BMC
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft