The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL V2 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL V2 over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library Version 2
Rank 593 610 601
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -9
Contract jobs citing ITIL V2 28 35 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.063% 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.068% 0.078% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 21
Median daily rate £415 £285 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.61% -36.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £131 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £258 £302
% change year-on-year
+55.33% -14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.73 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.73 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40912 44753 43508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.54% 81.19% 77.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27248 29020 28335
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1078 1335 1207
Median hourly rate £29.50 £30.15 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.15% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

ITIL V2
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ITIL V2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL V2 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ITIL V2
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL V2 within the UK.

ITIL V2 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ITIL V2
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL V2 within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

ITIL V2 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ITIL V2
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V2 within the UK.

ITIL V2 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ITIL V2
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL V2 within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

ITIL V2 Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

ITIL V2
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL V2 within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -2 24 £463 +61.57% 2
South East +37 13 £500 +17.64% 1
Milton Keynes +29 13 £500 +17.64%
Buckinghamshire +28 13 £500 +17.64%
North East -31 4 £380 +47.57%
Tyne and Wear -38 4 £380 +47.57%
Newcastle upon Tyne -41 4 £380 +47.57%
Scotland +12 3 £275 +139.13%
London -4 3 £468 +3.88% 1
East Midlands -2 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 £275 -
West Lothian +2 1 £338 +193.47%
Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
South West - 1 £325 -
Swindon - 1 £325 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
Uxbridge - 1 £415 -
Wiltshire - 1 £325 -

ITIL V2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ITIL V2.

1 57 (100.00%) ITIL
2 21 (36.84%) Security Cleared
3 20 (35.09%) Windows
4 18 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 18 (31.58%) SC Cleared
5 17 (29.82%) ITIL V3
5 17 (29.82%) PRINCE2
6 16 (28.07%) MS Office
7 14 (24.56%) Linux
7 14 (24.56%) VMware
7 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (24.56%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (21.05%) Red Hat
9 11 (19.30%) Finance
9 11 (19.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (19.30%) CentOS
9 11 (19.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (19.30%) Capacity Management
9 11 (19.30%) vCloud
9 11 (19.30%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (19.30%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (17.54%) Degree
10 10 (17.54%) Service Management
10 10 (17.54%) Service Delivery
11 9 (15.79%) Project Management
11 9 (15.79%) Service Design
12 8 (14.04%) vRealize
12 8 (14.04%) Data Centre
12 8 (14.04%) Docker
12 8 (14.04%) Puppet

ITIL V2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.02%) CMS
2 3 (5.26%) Apache Pig
2 3 (5.26%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (28.07%) MS Office
2 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.75%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) IaaS
2 4 (7.02%) Office 365
3 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) Internet
1 4 (7.02%) Intranet
2 2 (3.51%) Firewall
2 2 (3.51%) VPN
3 1 (1.75%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.75%) DNS
3 1 (1.75%) HTTP
3 1 (1.75%) LAN
3 1 (1.75%) LDAP
3 1 (1.75%) SSL
3 1 (1.75%) WAN
3 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (5.26%) Apache Hive
1 3 (5.26%) Big Data
1 3 (5.26%) DataStax
1 3 (5.26%) Hadoop
1 3 (5.26%) HBase
1 3 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) StarTeam
1 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (19.30%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Banking
2 2 (3.51%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (19.30%) Analyst
2 9 (15.79%) Architect
3 8 (14.04%) IT Manager
3 8 (14.04%) Service Manager
3 8 (14.04%) Transition Manager
4 7 (12.28%) Service Architect
4 7 (12.28%) Service Transition Manager
5 6 (10.53%) VMware Specialist
6 5 (8.77%) Automation Specialist
6 5 (8.77%) IT Services Manager
7 4 (7.02%) Data Centre Specialist
7 4 (7.02%) IT Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.26%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) IT Support
8 3 (5.26%) Release Manager
8 3 (5.26%) Service Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Technical Support
8 3 (5.26%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) SOAP
1 2 (3.51%) Web Services
2 1 (1.75%) Ajax
2 1 (1.75%) CSS
2 1 (1.75%) HTML
2 1 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.77%) PMI
4 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.26%) Replication
6 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.75%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.75%) NHS
7 1 (1.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.09%) Windows
2 14 (24.56%) Linux
3 11 (19.30%) CentOS
3 11 (19.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (8.77%) Windows 7
4 5 (8.77%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.51%) Android
6 1 (1.75%) AIX
6 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.75%) Solaris
6 1 (1.75%) Unix
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (100.00%) ITIL
2 17 (29.82%) ITIL V3
2 17 (29.82%) PRINCE2
3 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (19.30%) Capacity Management
4 11 (19.30%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (17.54%) Service Delivery
5 10 (17.54%) Service Management
6 9 (15.79%) Project Management
6 9 (15.79%) Service Design
7 7 (12.28%) Transition Management
8 6 (10.53%) Release Management
8 6 (10.53%) Waterfall
9 4 (7.02%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (7.02%) Configuration Management
9 4 (7.02%) Matrix Management
9 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
9 4 (7.02%) Process Improvement
9 4 (7.02%) Time Management
10 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) Java
2 3 (5.26%) Python
2 3 (5.26%) Ruby
2 3 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (1.75%) C
3 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 18 (31.58%) SC Cleared
3 11 (19.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (17.54%) Degree
5 7 (12.28%) MBCS
6 6 (10.53%) DV Cleared
7 5 (8.77%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (8.77%) PMI Certification
8 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.75%) CCNA
9 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.75%) MCITP
9 1 (1.75%) MCSE
9 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.75%) PMP
9 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (24.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (19.30%) vCloud
2 11 (19.30%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (14.04%) Docker
4 6 (10.53%) Active Directory
5 3 (5.26%) HDFS
5 3 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) Puppet
1 8 (14.04%) SCCM
1 8 (14.04%) vRealize
2 5 (8.77%) SCOM
3 3 (5.26%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (5.26%) HP UCMDB
3 3 (5.26%) vMotion
4 2 (3.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (3.51%) WMI
5 1 (1.75%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.75%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 14 (24.56%) VMware
3 12 (21.05%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.02%) Serena
4 4 (7.02%) ServiceNow
5 3 (5.26%) Cloudera
5 3 (5.26%) HP
5 3 (5.26%) Veeam
6 2 (3.51%) Borland
6 2 (3.51%) Cisco
7 1 (1.75%) Aruba
7 1 (1.75%) F5
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle
7 1 (1.75%) Sun