The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Infrastructure Library Version 2
Rank 549 529 530
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +1
Contract jobs citing ITIL V2 39 34 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.067% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.096% 0.091% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 29
Average daily rate
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£333 £321 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.50% -32.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £423 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £241 £288
% change year-on-year
+30.97% -16.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £26.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.50 £26.64
% change year-on-year
- -45.57%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40471 37295 40749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.95% 70.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 25021 22614 23464
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1157 1059 1464
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £12.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -27 36 £325 +1.16% 4
London +9 19 £356 +9.61% 2
South East 0 13 £309 -11.78% 1
City of London +17 8 £375 -
Berkshire +4 5 £268 -23.57% 1
Scotland -21 3 £401 -
Hampshire - 2 - -
West Midlands - 1 £250 -
North West - 1 £450 -
Manchester - 1 £450 -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Essex - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Bexhill-On-Sea - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -

ITIL V2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 100 (100.00%) ITIL
2 33 (33.00%) Microsoft
2 33 (33.00%) Configuration Management
3 32 (32.00%) ITIL V3
4 31 (31.00%) Security Cleared
5 26 (26.00%) Service Management
5 26 (26.00%) PRINCE2
6 25 (25.00%) HP
7 24 (24.00%) MS Office
8 23 (23.00%) HP UCMDB
9 22 (22.00%) Asset Management
10 21 (21.00%) Project Management
11 20 (20.00%) Windows
12 15 (15.00%) SC Cleared
12 15 (15.00%) ITSM
12 15 (15.00%) Finance
13 14 (14.00%) ServiceNow
13 14 (14.00%) CMDB
14 12 (12.00%) PRINCE
14 12 (12.00%) MS Excel
14 12 (12.00%) Active Directory
14 12 (12.00%) Problem Management
15 11 (11.00%) DV Cleared
15 11 (11.00%) Degree
15 11 (11.00%) Serena
16 10 (10.00%) Remedy
16 10 (10.00%) SLA
16 10 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
16 10 (10.00%) SQL
16 10 (10.00%) WMI

ITIL V2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (7.00%) CMS
2 5 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.00%) Apache
5 1 (1.00%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.00%) Liferay
5 1 (1.00%) IIS
5 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (24.00%) MS Office
2 12 (12.00%) MS Excel
3 9 (9.00%) MS Visio
4 7 (7.00%) MS Project
5 5 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.00%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (7.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (4.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.00%) SaaS
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.00%) VPN
2 6 (6.00%) LAN
2 6 (6.00%) SSL
2 6 (6.00%) LDAP
3 5 (5.00%) VoIP
4 4 (4.00%) WAN
5 3 (3.00%) IP Telephony
6 2 (2.00%) DNS
6 2 (2.00%) ATM
6 2 (2.00%) SAN
6 2 (2.00%) Firewall
7 1 (1.00%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.00%) Wireless
7 1 (1.00%) MPLS
7 1 (1.00%) ISDN
7 1 (1.00%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.00%) DTS
2 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.00%) MySQL
3 1 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (8.00%) StarTeam
2 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 15 (15.00%) Finance
2 5 (5.00%) Banking
3 3 (3.00%) Legal
4 2 (2.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.00%) French Language
5 1 (1.00%) German Language
5 1 (1.00%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.00%) Marketing
5 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (33.00%) Analyst
2 18 (18.00%) Configuration Analyst
3 13 (13.00%) Service Analyst
4 11 (11.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (9.00%) Service Manager
5 9 (9.00%) Consultant
6 8 (8.00%) Configuration Manager
7 6 (6.00%) Senior Consultant
7 6 (6.00%) Technical Consultant
7 6 (6.00%) ITSM Consultant
7 6 (6.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
8 5 (5.00%) Problem Manager
8 5 (5.00%) ITIL Manager
8 5 (5.00%) ServiceNow Consultant
9 4 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (3.00%) Services Delivery Manager
10 3 (3.00%) Incident Manager
10 3 (3.00%) Delivery Manager
10 3 (3.00%) Help Desk Support
10 3 (3.00%) Configuration Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.00%) HTML
2 7 (7.00%) COM
2 7 (7.00%) CSS
2 7 (7.00%) XML
3 6 (6.00%) SOAP
3 6 (6.00%) Web Services
3 6 (6.00%) Ajax
4 2 (2.00%) .NET
4 2 (2.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.00%) CMDB
2 8 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.00%) Clustering
3 2 (2.00%) Replication
3 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.00%) Wiki
4 1 (1.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.00%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.00%) Handset
4 1 (1.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.00%) Windows
2 10 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (5.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (3.00%) Linux
5 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.00%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.00%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (100.00%) ITIL
2 33 (33.00%) Configuration Management
3 32 (32.00%) ITIL V3
4 26 (26.00%) Service Management
4 26 (26.00%) PRINCE2
5 22 (22.00%) Asset Management
6 21 (21.00%) Project Management
7 15 (15.00%) ITSM
8 12 (12.00%) PRINCE
8 12 (12.00%) Problem Management
9 8 (8.00%) Change Management
9 8 (8.00%) Incident Management
9 8 (8.00%) Time Management
10 6 (6.00%) Service Delivery
10 6 (6.00%) Customer Engagement
10 6 (6.00%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (4.00%) Migration
11 4 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (3.00%) Supplier Management
12 3 (3.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.00%) SQL
2 8 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.00%) C
4 2 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (31.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (11.00%) DV Cleared
3 11 (11.00%) Degree
4 10 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (4.00%) MOS
6 3 (3.00%) PMP
6 3 (3.00%) PMI Certification
6 3 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.00%) MCSE
7 2 (2.00%) MCP
7 2 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.00%) MCTS
8 1 (1.00%) MCITP
8 1 (1.00%) CAPM
8 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (1.00%) CCIE
8 1 (1.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.00%) COBIT
2 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 23 (23.00%) HP UCMDB
2 10 (10.00%) WMI
3 3 (3.00%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.00%) SCOM
5 1 (1.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (33.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (25.00%) HP
3 14 (14.00%) ServiceNow
4 11 (11.00%) Serena
5 10 (10.00%) Remedy
6 8 (8.00%) Borland
7 7 (7.00%) BMC
8 4 (4.00%) Avaya
9 3 (3.00%) VMware
9 3 (3.00%) Cisco
10 2 (2.00%) CA
11 1 (1.00%) Fujitsu
11 1 (1.00%) Northgate
11 1 (1.00%) Capita
11 1 (1.00%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.00%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (1.00%) BT
11 1 (1.00%) Apple
11 1 (1.00%) IBM
11 1 (1.00%) Adobe