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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Infrastructure Library Version 2
Rank 543 536 502
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -34
Contract jobs citing ITIL V2 44 30 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.059% 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.079% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 21 9
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£465 £383 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.56% -30.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £680
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £413 £450
% change year-on-year
-10.90% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.00

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
39961 37976 33183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.00% 74.83% 72.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 25156 22879 19730
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1059 1143 1185
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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 +7 38 £470 +22.07% 15
London +15 18 £550 +57.14% 3
South East -20 7 £301 -27.07% 4
Scotland +1 5 £359 +2.50% 1
North West -13 5 £388 - 3
South West -10 4 £253 -27.85% 4
Swindon +2 3 £105 -70.00% 1
West Lothian +2 3 - - 1
Wiltshire +2 3 £105 -70.00% 1
Berkshire 0 3 £400 -0.92% 2
Livingston 0 3 - - 1
Cheshire - 3 £388 -
Hampshire - 3 £295 -
City of London +8 2 £475 +26.66%
West Midlands 0 2 £465 +55.00% 1
Hook - 2 £295 -
Manchester -11 1 £325 - 3
Reading - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 - -
South Wales - - - - 1
Wales - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Brighton - - - - 1

ITIL V2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 84 (100.00%) ITIL
2 38 (45.24%) Service Management
3 37 (44.05%) Microsoft
4 31 (36.90%) ITSM
5 27 (32.14%) Project Management
6 25 (29.76%) Degree
7 24 (28.57%) HP UCMDB
8 23 (27.38%) PRINCE2
8 23 (27.38%) Web Services
9 21 (25.00%) XML
10 19 (22.62%) ServiceNow
11 18 (21.43%) SSL
12 17 (20.24%) CSS
12 17 (20.24%) SOAP
12 17 (20.24%) HTML
12 17 (20.24%) JavaScript
12 17 (20.24%) Ajax
13 16 (19.05%) Technical Architecture
13 16 (19.05%) CMDB
13 16 (19.05%) IT Asset Management
13 16 (19.05%) Security Cleared
13 16 (19.05%) Customer Engagement
13 16 (19.05%) LDAP
13 16 (19.05%) COM
13 16 (19.05%) VPN
14 15 (17.86%) HP
14 15 (17.86%) SC Cleared
15 14 (16.67%) SQL Server
15 14 (16.67%) MS Office
16 13 (15.48%) ITIL V3

ITIL V2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 (8.33%) IIS
1 7 (8.33%) Apache
1 7 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 7 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.14%) JBoss
2 6 (7.14%) CMS
2 6 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.95%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (5.95%) WebLogic
3 5 (5.95%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.95%) Documentum
3 5 (5.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.19%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.19%) Liferay
5 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (16.67%) MS Office
2 12 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.95%) MS Project
4 4 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.19%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.43%) SSL
2 16 (19.05%) LDAP
2 16 (19.05%) VPN
3 9 (10.71%) LAN
3 9 (10.71%) WAN
4 5 (5.95%) HTTP
4 5 (5.95%) SAN
5 3 (3.57%) NAS
5 3 (3.57%) DNS
5 3 (3.57%) VoIP
6 2 (2.38%) DHCP
7 1 (1.19%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.19%) Firewall
7 1 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.19%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (4.76%) Spotfire
2 4 (4.76%) QlikView
2 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (7.14%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.19%) JIRA
General
1 12 (14.29%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Law
2 5 (5.95%) Banking
2 5 (5.95%) Investment Banking
3 4 (4.76%) Legal
4 3 (3.57%) Marketing
5 1 (1.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (27.38%) Analyst
2 22 (26.19%) Developer
3 19 (22.62%) Consultant
4 17 (20.24%) ServiceNow Developer
5 16 (19.05%) ServiceNow Consultant
5 16 (19.05%) ITSM Consultant
5 16 (19.05%) Technical Developer
5 16 (19.05%) Technical Consultant
6 14 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 14 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
6 14 (16.67%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 11 (13.10%) Service Analyst
8 10 (11.90%) Service Manager
9 9 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (7.14%) Business Analyst
11 5 (5.95%) Project Manager
11 5 (5.95%) Administrator
11 5 (5.95%) Middleware Engineer
11 5 (5.95%) Transition Manager
11 5 (5.95%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.38%) Web Services
2 21 (25.00%) XML
3 17 (20.24%) HTML
3 17 (20.24%) CSS
3 17 (20.24%) SOAP
3 17 (20.24%) Ajax
4 16 (19.05%) COM
5 9 (10.71%) .NET
6 6 (7.14%) JMS
7 5 (5.95%) Middleware
7 5 (5.95%) Java EE
8 4 (4.76%) MDX
9 1 (1.19%) HTML5
9 1 (1.19%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.05%) CMDB
2 13 (15.48%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.76%) Visualisation
3 4 (4.76%) New Media
3 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.38%) Replication
4 2 (2.38%) CESG
4 2 (2.38%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.19%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.19%) PMI
5 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.19%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.10%) Windows
2 9 (10.71%) Linux
3 6 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.57%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.19%) UNIX
5 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (100.00%) ITIL
2 38 (45.24%) Service Management
3 31 (36.90%) ITSM
4 27 (32.14%) Project Management
5 23 (27.38%) PRINCE2
6 16 (19.05%) Technical Architecture
6 16 (19.05%) Customer Engagement
6 16 (19.05%) IT Asset Management
7 13 (15.48%) ITIL V3
8 12 (14.29%) Service Delivery
9 11 (13.10%) Configuration Management
10 10 (11.90%) Change Management
11 7 (8.33%) Incident Management
12 6 (7.14%) Business Analysis
12 6 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (7.14%) Quality Management
13 5 (5.95%) Programme Management
13 5 (5.95%) TOGAF
13 5 (5.95%) Change Control
13 5 (5.95%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.24%) JavaScript
2 10 (11.90%) SQL
3 8 (9.52%) C
4 6 (7.14%) C-shell
4 6 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 6 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 6 (7.14%) Jython
4 6 (7.14%) Korn
5 3 (3.57%) R
6 1 (1.19%) C#
6 1 (1.19%) Java
6 1 (1.19%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (29.76%) Degree
2 16 (19.05%) Security Cleared
3 15 (17.86%) SC Cleared
4 11 (13.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.95%) MCSE
5 5 (5.95%) PMP
5 5 (5.95%) PMI Certification
5 5 (5.95%) MOS
6 4 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.57%) MCITP
8 2 (2.38%) MCTS
8 2 (2.38%) CCNA
8 2 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.19%) CAPM
9 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.19%) VCP4
9 1 (1.19%) CBAP
9 1 (1.19%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.10%) COBIT
2 6 (7.14%) SLA
3 3 (3.57%) BS15000
4 2 (2.38%) QA
5 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.57%) Terminal Services
3 3 (3.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 24 (28.57%) HP UCMDB
2 6 (7.14%) WMI
3 3 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (3.57%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.38%) SCCM
4 2 (2.38%) SCOM
5 1 (1.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (44.05%) Microsoft
2 19 (22.62%) ServiceNow
3 15 (17.86%) HP
4 7 (8.33%) IBM
5 6 (7.14%) Oracle
5 6 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.95%) Borland
6 5 (5.95%) VMware
7 4 (4.76%) Serena
7 4 (4.76%) Tableau
7 4 (4.76%) TIBCO
8 3 (3.57%) Symantec
8 3 (3.57%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (3.57%) Kaseya
8 3 (3.57%) Cisco
8 3 (3.57%) Citrix
8 3 (3.57%) Avaya
9 1 (1.19%) Adobe
9 1 (1.19%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.19%) SAP
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