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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Infrastructure Library Version 2
Rank 608 577 545
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -32
Contract jobs citing ITIL V2 20 37 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.068% 0.065%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.045% 0.089% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 27 17
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £128 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate - £315 £241
% change year-on-year
- +30.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £14.50

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
44265 41665 38267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.74% 76.13% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 28672 25746 23202
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1194 1180 1104
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 August 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 7 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 August 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 -23 20 £400 +23.07% 3
London -13 19 £400 +18.51% 2
City of London -16 5 £295 -22.62%
Uxbridge - 3 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

ITIL V2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 57 (100.00%) ITIL
2 33 (57.89%) Service Management
3 27 (47.37%) PRINCE2
4 23 (40.35%) Degree
5 20 (35.09%) Project Management
6 17 (29.82%) Data Centre
7 16 (28.07%) COBIT
8 14 (24.56%) Technical Architecture
8 14 (24.56%) Security Cleared
8 14 (24.56%) VPN
8 14 (24.56%) Service Delivery
8 14 (24.56%) ITSM
9 13 (22.81%) LDAP
9 13 (22.81%) XML
9 13 (22.81%) HP UCMDB
10 12 (21.05%) Law
11 11 (19.30%) SC Cleared
12 10 (17.54%) ServiceNow
12 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
12 10 (17.54%) COM
13 9 (15.79%) CSS
13 9 (15.79%) SOAP
13 9 (15.79%) Web Services
13 9 (15.79%) HTML
13 9 (15.79%) JavaScript
13 9 (15.79%) LAN
13 9 (15.79%) WAN
13 9 (15.79%) SSL
13 9 (15.79%) Active Directory
13 9 (15.79%) Information Security

ITIL V2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 1 (1.75%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MS Project
2 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.77%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
1 1 (1.75%) IaaS
1 1 (1.75%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.56%) VPN
2 13 (22.81%) LDAP
3 9 (15.79%) LAN
3 9 (15.79%) WAN
3 9 (15.79%) SSL
4 5 (8.77%) DNS
4 5 (8.77%) DSL
4 5 (8.77%) Firewall
4 5 (8.77%) Wireless
4 5 (8.77%) IPsec
4 5 (8.77%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (7.02%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (7.02%) Internet
5 4 (7.02%) DDNS
5 4 (7.02%) DHCP
6 3 (5.26%) Network Security
7 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.75%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
1 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (7.02%) Spotfire
1 4 (7.02%) QlikView
1 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) StarTeam
General
1 12 (21.05%) Law
2 6 (10.53%) Finance
3 4 (7.02%) Legal
4 3 (5.26%) Marketing
5 2 (3.51%) Retail
6 1 (1.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (22.81%) Developer
2 10 (17.54%) Analyst
3 9 (15.79%) Senior Consultant
3 9 (15.79%) Consultant
3 9 (15.79%) Senior Developer
3 9 (15.79%) Technical Consultant
3 9 (15.79%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 9 (15.79%) ITSM Consultant
3 9 (15.79%) ServiceNow Consultant
3 9 (15.79%) ServiceNow Developer
3 9 (15.79%) Technical Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Project Coordinator
4 8 (14.04%) Coordinator
5 6 (10.53%) Business Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Architect
6 5 (8.77%) Security Manager
7 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (7.02%) IT Security Manager
7 4 (7.02%) Service Architect
7 4 (7.02%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.81%) XML
2 10 (17.54%) COM
3 9 (15.79%) CSS
3 9 (15.79%) SOAP
3 9 (15.79%) Web Services
3 9 (15.79%) HTML
3 9 (15.79%) Ajax
4 8 (14.04%) .NET
5 4 (7.02%) MDX
6 1 (1.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.82%) Data Centre
2 9 (15.79%) CMDB
3 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
3 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (10.53%) CESG
5 5 (8.77%) PKI
6 4 (7.02%) Visualisation
7 2 (3.51%) PMI
7 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.75%) Statistics
8 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) UNIX
1 5 (8.77%) Linux
2 4 (7.02%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (100.00%) ITIL
2 33 (57.89%) Service Management
3 27 (47.37%) PRINCE2
4 20 (35.09%) Project Management
5 14 (24.56%) Service Delivery
5 14 (24.56%) ITSM
5 14 (24.56%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (15.79%) Customer Engagement
6 9 (15.79%) IT Asset Management
6 9 (15.79%) Information Security
7 7 (12.28%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (10.53%) Risk Management
8 6 (10.53%) Change Management
9 5 (8.77%) Business Continuity
9 5 (8.77%) Cyber Security
10 4 (7.02%) Business Continuity Planning
10 4 (7.02%) Malware Detection\Protection
10 4 (7.02%) Analytics
10 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (7.02%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 4 (7.02%) SQL
2 4 (7.02%) XMLA
3 3 (5.26%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (40.35%) Degree
2 14 (24.56%) Security Cleared
3 11 (19.30%) SC Cleared
4 5 (8.77%) Check Point Certification
4 5 (8.77%) CCSA
4 5 (8.77%) CCSE
5 4 (7.02%) CBAP
6 3 (5.26%) MCITP
6 3 (5.26%) MCSE
6 3 (5.26%) CCNA
6 3 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.51%) CAPM
7 2 (3.51%) PMP
7 2 (3.51%) PMI Certification
7 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (28.07%) COBIT
2 2 (3.51%) SLA
3 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 9 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.77%) Snort
2 5 (8.77%) Squid
3 1 (1.75%) UAG
Systems Management
1 13 (22.81%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (3.51%) WMI
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
1 10 (17.54%) ServiceNow
2 8 (14.04%) Citrix
3 5 (8.77%) Cisco
3 5 (8.77%) CheckPoint
4 4 (7.02%) TIBCO
4 4 (7.02%) Tableau
4 4 (7.02%) Serena
4 4 (7.02%) Nokia
5 3 (5.26%) HP
5 3 (5.26%) Websense
6 2 (3.51%) Borland
7 1 (1.75%) Avaya
7 1 (1.75%) IBM
7 1 (1.75%) SAP
7 1 (1.75%) Remedy
7 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds
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