The table below looks at the statistics for the ITIL Manager 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 Manager in their job title 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
ITIL Manager
Rank 549 541 522
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -19
Contract jobs requiring an ITIL Manager 27 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.050% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.054% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 9
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£375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £490 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +45.45%
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
48490 46430 41591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.38% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29830 27397 23746
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 1977 2253
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

ITIL Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ITIL Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ITIL Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

ITIL Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ITIL Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

ITIL Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ITIL Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

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

ITIL Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ITIL Manager
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Manager within the UK 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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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 -16 27 £375 -6.25% 5
London -3 16 £388 -4.61%
South East -32 6 £425 +15.25% 2
Oxfordshire -10 4 £425 +41.66%
South West - 2 £350 - 1
Hertfordshire +12 1 £325 -21.21%
East of England +2 1 £325 -21.21% 1
Reading -1 1 - -
Berkshire -6 1 - -
Yorkshire -12 1 £330 - 1
Croydon - 1 £400 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £330 - 1
Surrey - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £330 - 1
Staines - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £375 -
Colchester - - - -
Barrow-in-Furness - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Peterborough - - - - 1
Watford - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Cumbria - - - -
Essex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Egham - - - -

ITIL Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited ITIL Manager 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 Manager in their job title.

1 40 (100.00%) ITIL
2 14 (35.00%) Service Management
2 14 (35.00%) Service Delivery
3 11 (27.50%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (22.50%) Finance
5 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (20.00%) ITSM
6 7 (17.50%) Problem Management
7 6 (15.00%) Incident Management
7 6 (15.00%) Change Management
7 6 (15.00%) DV Cleared
8 5 (12.50%) Project Management
8 5 (12.50%) Remedy
8 5 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (10.00%) ITIL V3
9 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (10.00%) BMC
10 3 (7.50%) PRINCE
10 3 (7.50%) Asset Management
10 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
10 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (5.00%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (5.00%) Resource Management
11 2 (5.00%) Degree
11 2 (5.00%) Huawei
11 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
11 2 (5.00%) Publishing
11 2 (5.00%) Validation
12 1 (2.50%) Legal
12 1 (2.50%) Risk Management

ITIL Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited ITIL Manager 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 Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) LAN
1 1 (2.50%) WAN
1 1 (2.50%) VPN
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Publishing
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Local Government
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (2.50%) CMDB
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (100.00%) ITIL
2 14 (35.00%) Service Management
2 14 (35.00%) Service Delivery
3 8 (20.00%) ITSM
4 7 (17.50%) Problem Management
5 6 (15.00%) Incident Management
5 6 (15.00%) Change Management
6 5 (12.50%) Project Management
7 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.00%) ITIL V3
8 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (7.50%) Asset Management
8 3 (7.50%) PRINCE
9 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
9 2 (5.00%) Validation
9 2 (5.00%) Resource Management
10 1 (2.50%) Fund Management
10 1 (2.50%) Transition Management
10 1 (2.50%) ITIL V2
10 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) C
1 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (15.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.00%) Degree
6 1 (2.50%) PMP
6 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) ISO 9000
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
1 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Remedy
2 4 (10.00%) BMC
3 2 (5.00%) Huawei
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft