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 5 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library Version 2
Rank 573 565 545
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -20
Contract jobs citing ITIL V2 46 36 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.071% 0.070%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.092% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 26 15
Average daily rate £540 £508 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.40% +23.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £301 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
-32.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 - -

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
41710 39321 37141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.10% 77.61% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 27291 25151 22514
Average daily rate £425 £422 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% +5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1208 1037 1128
Average hourly rate £39.31 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.17% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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
Top 15 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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 46 £540 -1.81% 5
London +11 29 £550 - 2
Croydon - 11 £550 - 1
South East +5 9 £550 +86.18% 1
North East -19 6 £238 -21.04%
Tyne and Wear -26 6 £238 -21.04%
Newcastle upon Tyne -29 6 £238 -21.04%
Hampshire +7 5 £550 +86.18% 1
Berkshire +4 3 - -
East Midlands - 2 £135 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Derby - 1 £135 -
Leicester - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £135 -
Leicestershire - 1 - -

ITIL V2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 73 (100.00%) ITIL
2 26 (35.62%) HP UCMDB
3 25 (34.25%) Security Cleared
3 25 (34.25%) Service Management
4 24 (32.88%) SC Cleared
5 22 (30.14%) PRINCE2
5 22 (30.14%) ITIL V3
5 22 (30.14%) Data Centre
6 16 (21.92%) ITSM
7 15 (20.55%) Finance
7 15 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (20.55%) Degree
8 14 (19.18%) Web Services
8 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
8 14 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (17.81%) Configuration Management
9 13 (17.81%) MBCS
9 13 (17.81%) Management Information System
10 12 (16.44%) CMS
10 12 (16.44%) Serena
10 12 (16.44%) Time Management
10 12 (16.44%) HP
10 12 (16.44%) Service Delivery
10 12 (16.44%) Mentoring
10 12 (16.44%) Capacity Planning
11 11 (15.07%) Change Control
11 11 (15.07%) ServiceNow
11 11 (15.07%) Data Engineering
11 11 (15.07%) Technical Architecture
12 10 (13.70%) JavaScript

ITIL V2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (16.44%) CMS
2 9 (12.33%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.85%) IIS
3 5 (6.85%) JBoss
3 5 (6.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) MS Office
2 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.85%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.33%) LDAP
1 9 (12.33%) SSL
1 9 (12.33%) VPN
2 3 (4.11%) Internet
2 3 (4.11%) Intranet
2 3 (4.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.85%) DB2
1 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.74%) MS Access
3 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) StarTeam
2 2 (2.74%) Toad
General
1 15 (20.55%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (32.88%) Architect
2 22 (30.14%) Service Architect
3 14 (19.18%) Analyst
4 10 (13.70%) Developer
4 10 (13.70%) ServiceNow Developer
5 9 (12.33%) Consultant
5 9 (12.33%) ITSM Consultant
5 9 (12.33%) ITSM Developer
5 9 (12.33%) Senior Consultant
5 9 (12.33%) Senior Developer
5 9 (12.33%) Senior ITSM Consultant
5 9 (12.33%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 9 (12.33%) Service Analyst
5 9 (12.33%) ServiceNow Consultant
5 9 (12.33%) Technical Consultant
5 9 (12.33%) Technical Developer
6 8 (10.96%) Administrator
6 8 (10.96%) Configuration Administrator
7 6 (8.22%) Service Manager
8 5 (6.85%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.18%) Web Services
2 9 (12.33%) Ajax
2 9 (12.33%) COM
2 9 (12.33%) CSS
2 9 (12.33%) HTML
2 9 (12.33%) SOAP
2 9 (12.33%) XML
3 2 (2.74%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (30.14%) Data Centre
2 14 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (17.81%) Management Information System
4 9 (12.33%) CMDB
5 7 (9.59%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.74%) Clustering
6 2 (2.74%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.74%) Streaming Video
6 2 (2.74%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.37%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.96%) Windows
2 5 (6.85%) Unix
3 3 (4.11%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.11%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.74%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (100.00%) ITIL
2 25 (34.25%) Service Management
3 22 (30.14%) ITIL V3
3 22 (30.14%) PRINCE2
4 16 (21.92%) ITSM
5 15 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (17.81%) Configuration Management
7 12 (16.44%) Capacity Planning
7 12 (16.44%) Mentoring
7 12 (16.44%) Service Delivery
7 12 (16.44%) Time Management
8 11 (15.07%) Change Control
8 11 (15.07%) Data Engineering
8 11 (15.07%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (12.33%) Customer Engagement
9 9 (12.33%) IT Asset Management
9 9 (12.33%) Presales
10 7 (9.59%) Migration
10 7 (9.59%) Project Management
11 5 (6.85%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.70%) JavaScript
1 10 (13.70%) SQL
2 9 (12.33%) C
3 5 (6.85%) Jython
4 3 (4.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 25 (34.25%) Security Cleared
2 24 (32.88%) SC Cleared
3 15 (20.55%) Degree
4 13 (17.81%) MBCS
5 4 (5.48%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (4.11%) CBAP
7 1 (1.37%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.37%) PMP
7 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) COBIT
2 1 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (8.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 26 (35.62%) HP UCMDB
2 5 (6.85%) WMI
Vendors
1 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.44%) HP
2 12 (16.44%) Serena
3 11 (15.07%) ServiceNow
4 5 (6.85%) Borland
4 5 (6.85%) Oracle
4 5 (6.85%) PeopleSoft
4 5 (6.85%) SAP
4 5 (6.85%) Siebel
4 5 (6.85%) Sybase
5 4 (5.48%) LANDesk
6 3 (4.11%) Remedy
7 1 (1.37%) BMC
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