The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL V2 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL V2 over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library Version 2
Rank 625 630 596
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -34
Contract jobs citing ITIL V2 36 19 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.033% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.081% 0.042% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 25
Median daily rate £504 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.93% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £219 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 - £315
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.44 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.44 - -

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
44570 45659 42979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.76% 79.96% 78.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 29477 29618 26643
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1040 1201 1204
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.60 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.33% +14.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.16 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

ITIL V2
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ITIL V2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 July 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 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL V2 within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +13 34 £516 +29.06% 6
London +5 24 £550 +37.50% 1
South East - 4 £353 -
City of London +44 2 £590 +100.00% 1
East of England +18 2 £485 - 1
East Midlands - 2 - - 3
West Lothian - 2 £363 -
Scotland - 2 £363 -
Livingston - 2 £363 -
Swindon - 1 £325 -
Leicestershire - 1 - - 2
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £325 -
South West - 1 £325 - 1
Leicester - 1 - - 1
Norwich - 1 £485 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £485 -

ITIL V2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ITIL V2.

1 75 (100.00%) ITIL
2 43 (57.33%) PRINCE2
3 40 (53.33%) ITIL V3
4 34 (45.33%) Project Management
4 34 (45.33%) Finance
5 28 (37.33%) SC Cleared
5 28 (37.33%) Security Cleared
6 25 (33.33%) Service Design
7 23 (30.67%) Service Delivery
8 17 (22.67%) Service Management
8 17 (22.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 15 (20.00%) COBIT
10 14 (18.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 14 (18.67%) TOGAF
11 13 (17.33%) Zachman Framework
11 13 (17.33%) Windows
11 13 (17.33%) Mentoring
11 13 (17.33%) Degree
12 12 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (16.00%) MS Office
13 11 (14.67%) Configuration Management
13 11 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (14.67%) MBCS
14 9 (12.00%) Management Information System
14 9 (12.00%) PMI Certification
14 9 (12.00%) PRINCE
14 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
14 9 (12.00%) SharePoint
15 8 (10.67%) Active Directory

ITIL V2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.00%) CMS
3 3 (4.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.67%) IIS
4 2 (2.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (16.00%) MS Office
2 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.67%) Firewall
1 5 (6.67%) Internet
1 5 (6.67%) Intranet
2 4 (5.33%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (5.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.67%) LDAP
3 2 (2.67%) SSL
3 2 (2.67%) VPN
4 1 (1.33%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.67%) DB2
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (8.00%) StarTeam
General
1 34 (45.33%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (37.33%) Architect
1 28 (37.33%) Service Architect
2 14 (18.67%) Analyst
3 10 (13.33%) ITIL Service Architect
4 7 (9.33%) Project Manager
4 7 (9.33%) Support Analyst
5 6 (8.00%) IT Manager
5 6 (8.00%) IT Services Manager
6 5 (6.67%) Service Manager
6 5 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Technical Support
6 5 (6.67%) Technical Support Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Network Specialist
7 4 (5.33%) Release Manager
7 4 (5.33%) Service Transition Manager
7 4 (5.33%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (5.33%) Transition Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Change and Release Manager
8 3 (4.00%) ITIL Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.67%) Web Services
2 3 (4.00%) SOAP
3 2 (2.67%) Ajax
3 2 (2.67%) COM
3 2 (2.67%) CSS
3 2 (2.67%) HTML
3 2 (2.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 8 (10.67%) Data Centre
4 6 (8.00%) CMDB
4 6 (8.00%) Data Structures
4 6 (8.00%) PMI
5 2 (2.67%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.33%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.33%) iPad
6 1 (1.33%) iPhone
6 1 (1.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.33%) Windows
2 5 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 5 (6.67%) Windows 8
2 5 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.00%) Unix
4 1 (1.33%) AIX
4 1 (1.33%) Linux
4 1 (1.33%) Solaris
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (100.00%) ITIL
2 43 (57.33%) PRINCE2
3 40 (53.33%) ITIL V3
4 34 (45.33%) Project Management
5 25 (33.33%) Service Design
6 23 (30.67%) Service Delivery
7 17 (22.67%) Service Management
7 17 (22.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (18.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 14 (18.67%) TOGAF
9 13 (17.33%) Mentoring
9 13 (17.33%) Zachman Framework
10 11 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (14.67%) Configuration Management
11 9 (12.00%) PRINCE
12 8 (10.67%) Time Management
13 7 (9.33%) Change Management
14 6 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
14 6 (8.00%) Change Control
14 6 (8.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.67%) C
2 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.67%) Jython
2 2 (2.67%) SQL
3 1 (1.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (37.33%) SC Cleared
1 28 (37.33%) Security Cleared
2 13 (17.33%) Degree
3 11 (14.67%) MBCS
4 9 (12.00%) PMI Certification
5 8 (10.67%) CAPM
6 5 (6.67%) PMP
7 4 (5.33%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.33%) CCNA
8 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.33%) MBA
8 1 (1.33%) MCP
8 1 (1.33%) MCSE
8 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.00%) COBIT
1 15 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.00%) Squid
2 3 (4.00%) UAG
3 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.00%) WMI
2 5 (6.67%) HP UCMDB
3 4 (5.33%) FortiGate
4 3 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.33%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.00%) Borland
2 6 (8.00%) Cisco
2 6 (8.00%) Serena
2 6 (8.00%) ServiceNow
3 5 (6.67%) Avaya
3 5 (6.67%) HP
4 4 (5.33%) CheckPoint
4 4 (5.33%) SolarWinds
5 3 (4.00%) Intel Security
5 3 (4.00%) Oracle
6 2 (2.67%) BMC
6 2 (2.67%) LANDesk
6 2 (2.67%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (2.67%) Remedy
6 2 (2.67%) SAP
6 2 (2.67%) Siebel
6 2 (2.67%) Sybase
7 1 (1.33%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.33%) Sophos