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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library Version 2
Rank 601 596 577
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -19
Contract jobs citing ITIL V2 39 39 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.070% 0.090%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.086% 0.089% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 33
Average daily rate £550 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £265 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £379
% change year-on-year
- -7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.25 - -
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
45554 43915 42300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.54% 78.78% 77.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 30085 27355 26388
Average daily rate £438 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1044 1272 1188
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £47.83 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 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 29 April 2016.

ITIL V2 Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

ITIL V2
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 V2 within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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 -23 34 £550 +15.78% 7
London -14 23 £568 +13.44% 4
North East -24 6 £280 -6.66%
Tyne and Wear -28 6 £280 -6.66%
Newcastle upon Tyne -30 6 £280 -6.66%
West Lothian +10 5 £313 -
Scotland -17 5 £313 -10.71%
Livingston - 5 £313 -
South East -13 4 £451 +12.62%
Hampshire - 4 £451 -
Croydon - 3 £555 -
City of London +42 1 - - 1
Westminster - 1 £600 -
Winchester - 1 £351 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - - 1

ITIL V2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 88 (100.00%) ITIL
2 45 (51.14%) PRINCE2
3 39 (44.32%) Security Cleared
4 38 (43.18%) SC Cleared
4 38 (43.18%) ITIL V3
5 29 (32.95%) Finance
6 26 (29.55%) Project Management
7 24 (27.27%) Service Management
8 22 (25.00%) Service Delivery
8 22 (25.00%) Data Centre
8 22 (25.00%) Service Design
9 19 (21.59%) Mentoring
9 19 (21.59%) Management Information System
9 19 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (19.32%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (19.32%) MBCS
11 16 (18.18%) Degree
12 15 (17.05%) Time Management
12 15 (17.05%) Configuration Management
13 14 (15.91%) Windows
13 14 (15.91%) Serena
13 14 (15.91%) CMS
13 14 (15.91%) Capacity Planning
13 14 (15.91%) Change Control
13 14 (15.91%) Data Engineering
14 13 (14.77%) COBIT
14 13 (14.77%) TOGAF
15 12 (13.64%) ITSM
15 12 (13.64%) SharePoint
15 12 (13.64%) C

ITIL V2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 14 (15.91%) CMS
2 12 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.68%) IIS
3 5 (5.68%) JBoss
3 5 (5.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (11.36%) MS Office
2 5 (5.68%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.68%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.14%) MS Project
3 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.82%) LDAP
1 6 (6.82%) SSL
1 6 (6.82%) VPN
2 5 (5.68%) Internet
2 5 (5.68%) Intranet
3 4 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (4.55%) Ethernet
3 4 (4.55%) Firewall
4 2 (2.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.68%) DB2
1 5 (5.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.14%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.14%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (11.36%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.14%) Toad
General
1 29 (32.95%) Finance
2 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (40.91%) Architect
2 35 (39.77%) Service Architect
3 12 (13.64%) Analyst
4 8 (9.09%) ITIL Service Architect
4 8 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 7 (7.95%) Developer
6 6 (6.82%) Administrator
6 6 (6.82%) Configuration Administrator
6 6 (6.82%) Consultant
6 6 (6.82%) ITIL Manager
6 6 (6.82%) ITSM Developer
6 6 (6.82%) Senior Consultant
6 6 (6.82%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.82%) Senior ITSM Consultant
6 6 (6.82%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 6 (6.82%) Service Manager
6 6 (6.82%) ServiceNow Consultant
6 6 (6.82%) ServiceNow Developer
6 6 (6.82%) Technical Consultant
6 6 (6.82%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.50%) Web Services
2 6 (6.82%) Ajax
2 6 (6.82%) COM
2 6 (6.82%) CSS
2 6 (6.82%) HTML
2 6 (6.82%) SOAP
2 6 (6.82%) XML
3 1 (1.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 19 (21.59%) Management Information System
3 17 (19.32%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (13.64%) Data Structures
5 7 (7.95%) CMDB
6 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.27%) PMI
6 2 (2.27%) Streaming Video
6 2 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.14%) Clustering
7 1 (1.14%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.14%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.91%) Windows
2 5 (5.68%) Unix
2 5 (5.68%) Windows 7
2 5 (5.68%) Windows 8
3 4 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (100.00%) ITIL
2 45 (51.14%) PRINCE2
3 38 (43.18%) ITIL V3
4 26 (29.55%) Project Management
5 24 (27.27%) Service Management
6 22 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 22 (25.00%) Service Design
7 19 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (21.59%) Mentoring
8 15 (17.05%) Configuration Management
8 15 (17.05%) Time Management
9 14 (15.91%) Capacity Planning
9 14 (15.91%) Change Control
9 14 (15.91%) Data Engineering
10 13 (14.77%) TOGAF
11 12 (13.64%) ITSM
12 10 (11.36%) PRINCE
13 9 (10.23%) Zachman Framework
14 7 (7.95%) Technical Architecture
15 6 (6.82%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.64%) C
2 8 (9.09%) SQL
3 6 (6.82%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.68%) Jython
5 2 (2.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 39 (44.32%) Security Cleared
2 38 (43.18%) SC Cleared
3 17 (19.32%) MBCS
4 16 (18.18%) Degree
5 5 (5.68%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.27%) CBAP
6 2 (2.27%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.27%) PMP
7 1 (1.14%) CAPM
7 1 (1.14%) CCNA
7 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.77%) COBIT
2 11 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.41%) Squid
2 3 (3.41%) UAG
Systems Management
1 12 (13.64%) HP UCMDB
2 10 (11.36%) WMI
3 4 (4.55%) FortiGate
4 3 (3.41%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 14 (15.91%) Serena
2 12 (13.64%) HP
2 12 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.36%) Borland
4 7 (7.95%) ServiceNow
5 5 (5.68%) LANDesk
5 5 (5.68%) Oracle
5 5 (5.68%) PeopleSoft
5 5 (5.68%) SAP
5 5 (5.68%) Siebel
5 5 (5.68%) Sybase
6 4 (4.55%) Avaya
6 4 (4.55%) CheckPoint
6 4 (4.55%) Cisco
6 4 (4.55%) Remedy
6 4 (4.55%) SolarWinds
7 3 (3.41%) BMC
7 3 (3.41%) Intel Security
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