The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL V2 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL V2 over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Infrastructure Library Version 2
Rank 573 540 542
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +2
Contract jobs citing ITIL V2 39 34 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.065% 0.090%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.094% 0.088% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 15 27
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£340 £318 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.08% -36.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £246 £263
% change year-on-year
+30.08% -6.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -27.50%

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
41340 38593 41072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.29% 73.27% 70.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 25582 23715 23832
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1138 1054 1464
Average hourly rate £23.00 £28.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

ITIL V2
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V2 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2014.

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
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 V2 within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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 -14 35 £325 +2.36% 4
London -3 14 £365 +13.61% 3
South East +3 12 £279 -18.61% 1
Berkshire +11 4 £250 -27.00%
Scotland -13 4 £403 -
North West - 4 £388 -
Manchester - 4 £388 -
City of London +20 3 £365 -2.66% 2
Hampshire - 2 - - 1
West Midlands - 2 £250 -
East of England -27 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £250 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Warrington - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Luton - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -

ITIL V2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ITIL V2 also 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 that cited ITIL V2.

1 104 (100.00%) ITIL
2 34 (32.69%) Configuration Management
3 33 (31.73%) Microsoft
3 33 (31.73%) Security Cleared
3 33 (31.73%) ITIL V3
4 26 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 26 (25.00%) Project Management
4 26 (25.00%) HP
5 23 (22.12%) Windows
5 23 (22.12%) MS Office
6 21 (20.19%) Asset Management
7 19 (18.27%) HP UCMDB
8 18 (17.31%) Service Management
9 17 (16.35%) Problem Management
10 16 (15.38%) SC Cleared
10 16 (15.38%) MS Excel
11 14 (13.46%) Change Management
12 12 (11.54%) Finance
12 12 (11.54%) PRINCE
12 12 (11.54%) MS Project
13 11 (10.58%) Serena
13 11 (10.58%) DV Cleared
13 11 (10.58%) SQL
13 11 (10.58%) Active Directory
14 10 (9.62%) SLA
14 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (9.62%) Windows 7
14 10 (9.62%) WMI
14 10 (9.62%) Incident Management
15 9 (8.65%) MS PowerPoint

ITIL V2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ITIL V2 also 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 that cited ITIL V2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.73%) Apache
2 7 (6.73%) CMS
3 6 (5.77%) IIS
3 6 (5.77%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.81%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (4.81%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.85%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.88%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.88%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.92%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.92%) Documentum
7 2 (1.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.92%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.96%) Liferay
8 1 (0.96%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 23 (22.12%) MS Office
2 16 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 12 (11.54%) MS Project
4 9 (8.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (8.65%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.96%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) assyst
1 3 (2.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.92%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) SaaS
2 1 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.96%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.73%) LAN
1 7 (6.73%) VoIP
1 7 (6.73%) Firewall
1 7 (6.73%) SSL
2 5 (4.81%) WAN
3 4 (3.85%) VPN
4 3 (2.88%) PSTN
4 3 (2.88%) ISDN
4 3 (2.88%) Wireless
4 3 (2.88%) IP Telephony
5 2 (1.92%) SAN
5 2 (1.92%) MPLS
5 2 (1.92%) LDAP
5 2 (1.92%) ATM
5 2 (1.92%) DNS
5 2 (1.92%) HTTP
6 1 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.96%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.92%) DTS
2 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (7.69%) StarTeam
2 2 (1.92%) JIRA
2 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (11.54%) Finance
2 3 (2.88%) Legal
2 3 (2.88%) Banking
3 1 (0.96%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.96%) Marketing
3 1 (0.96%) French Language
3 1 (0.96%) German Language
3 1 (0.96%) Spanish Language
3 1 (0.96%) Law
3 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (33.65%) Analyst
2 19 (18.27%) Configuration Analyst
3 12 (11.54%) Service Analyst
3 12 (11.54%) Service Manager
4 10 (9.62%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (7.69%) Configuration Manager
6 7 (6.73%) Problem Manager
7 6 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (4.81%) ITIL Manager
9 4 (3.85%) Configuration Management Analyst
9 4 (3.85%) Consultant
10 3 (2.88%) Support Analyst
10 3 (2.88%) Developer
10 3 (2.88%) Project Manager
10 3 (2.88%) Help Desk Manager
10 3 (2.88%) Services Delivery Manager
10 3 (2.88%) Transition Manager
10 3 (2.88%) Help Desk Support
10 3 (2.88%) Delivery Manager
10 3 (2.88%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.73%) Web Services
2 5 (4.81%) JMS
3 4 (3.85%) .NET
4 3 (2.88%) CSS
4 3 (2.88%) XML
4 3 (2.88%) HTML
5 2 (1.92%) SOAP
5 2 (1.92%) COM
5 2 (1.92%) Middleware
5 2 (1.92%) Ajax
5 2 (1.92%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.92%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.65%) CMDB
2 8 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.92%) Replication
3 2 (1.92%) Clustering
3 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.92%) Wiki
4 1 (0.96%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.12%) Windows
2 10 (9.62%) Windows 7
3 6 (5.77%) Linux
3 6 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (4.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.85%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.96%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.96%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.96%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (100.00%) ITIL
2 34 (32.69%) Configuration Management
3 33 (31.73%) ITIL V3
4 26 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 26 (25.00%) Project Management
5 21 (20.19%) Asset Management
6 18 (17.31%) Service Management
7 17 (16.35%) Problem Management
8 14 (13.46%) Change Management
9 12 (11.54%) PRINCE
10 10 (9.62%) Incident Management
11 9 (8.65%) ITSM
12 8 (7.69%) Time Management
13 7 (6.73%) Service Delivery
14 6 (5.77%) Quality Management
15 5 (4.81%) Migration
15 5 (4.81%) Release Management
16 4 (3.85%) Validation
17 3 (2.88%) Agile Software Development
17 3 (2.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.58%) SQL
2 5 (4.81%) C-shell
2 5 (4.81%) Bash Shell
2 5 (4.81%) JavaScript
2 5 (4.81%) Shell Script
2 5 (4.81%) Jython
2 5 (4.81%) Korn
3 4 (3.85%) C#
4 3 (2.88%) Java
4 3 (2.88%) C
4 3 (2.88%) Scala
5 2 (1.92%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (31.73%) Security Cleared
2 16 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.58%) DV Cleared
4 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (8.65%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (6.73%) Degree
7 5 (4.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (4.81%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (3.85%) MOS
9 3 (2.88%) Avaya Certification
9 3 (2.88%) MCSE
10 2 (1.92%) MCSA
10 2 (1.92%) MCP
10 2 (1.92%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.92%) PMP
10 2 (1.92%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.96%) MCTS
11 1 (0.96%) MCITP
11 1 (0.96%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.62%) SLA
2 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.96%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (10.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.96%) Terminal Server
2 1 (0.96%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (18.27%) HP UCMDB
2 10 (9.62%) WMI
3 3 (2.88%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.88%) Puppet
4 2 (1.92%) SCOM
5 1 (0.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (31.73%) Microsoft
2 26 (25.00%) HP
3 11 (10.58%) Serena
4 9 (8.65%) ServiceNow
5 8 (7.69%) Borland
6 7 (6.73%) Oracle
7 6 (5.77%) Avaya
7 6 (5.77%) Remedy
8 5 (4.81%) Red Hat
8 5 (4.81%) JBoss
8 5 (4.81%) Cisco
9 3 (2.88%) IBM
9 3 (2.88%) BMC
9 3 (2.88%) BT
9 3 (2.88%) VMware
9 3 (2.88%) Barracuda Networks
10 2 (1.92%) CA
10 2 (1.92%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.96%) SAP
11 1 (0.96%) Dell
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