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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Infrastructure Library Version 2
Rank 557 532 519
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -13
Contract jobs citing ITIL V2 38 46 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.089% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.092% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 31
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£320 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £227 £245 £100
% change year-on-year
-7.55% +145.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £23.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +123.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year
- +123.80%

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
41296 38155 37115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.66% 73.78% 71.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 26858 23661 21624
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1160 1161 1471
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.03 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 -25 35 £320 -8.57% 10
London -7 14 £550 +57.14% 2
South East -17 8 £303 +34.66% 5
South West -25 8 £114 -52.46%
Surrey -5 7 £235 +4.44%
Wiltshire -8 7 £114 -30.15%
West Yorkshire -3 2 - -
Yorkshire -13 2 - -
City of London +15 1 £190 -49.06%
Leeds -9 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 1
Hampshire - 1 £303 - 3
Oxfordshire - - - -
Andover - - - -
Bexhill-On-Sea - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Salisbury - - - -
Slough - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -

ITIL V2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 77 (100.00%) ITIL
2 31 (40.26%) Microsoft
3 21 (27.27%) Project Management
4 20 (25.97%) Windows
5 19 (24.68%) HP
6 18 (23.38%) Security Cleared
6 18 (23.38%) ITIL V3
7 17 (22.08%) Web Services
8 16 (20.78%) PRINCE2
8 16 (20.78%) SQL Server
8 16 (20.78%) Configuration Management
8 16 (20.78%) Service Management
8 16 (20.78%) ITSM
9 15 (19.48%) MS Excel
10 14 (18.18%) Linux
10 14 (18.18%) MS Office
10 14 (18.18%) Change Management
10 14 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (16.88%) Apache
11 13 (16.88%) SharePoint
11 13 (16.88%) SSL
12 12 (15.58%) Tomcat
12 12 (15.58%) Oracle
12 12 (15.58%) IIS
12 12 (15.58%) Quality Management
12 12 (15.58%) SC Cleared
12 12 (15.58%) HP UCMDB
12 12 (15.58%) ServiceNow
13 11 (14.29%) Jython
13 11 (14.29%) Korn

ITIL V2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 13 (16.88%) Apache
1 13 (16.88%) SharePoint
2 12 (15.58%) Tomcat
2 12 (15.58%) IIS
3 11 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 11 (14.29%) JBoss
4 7 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (9.09%) WebLogic
4 7 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 7 (9.09%) Documentum
4 7 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (6.49%) MS Exchange
6 4 (5.19%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (5.19%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.30%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (1.30%) CMS
8 1 (1.30%) Liferay
Applications
1 15 (19.48%) MS Excel
2 14 (18.18%) MS Office
3 10 (12.99%) MS Project
4 8 (10.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.30%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.88%) SSL
2 7 (9.09%) WAN
2 7 (9.09%) HTTP
2 7 (9.09%) VPN
2 7 (9.09%) LAN
3 6 (7.79%) LDAP
3 6 (7.79%) Firewall
4 5 (6.49%) SAN
4 5 (6.49%) VoIP
5 4 (5.19%) DNS
6 3 (3.90%) NAS
7 2 (2.60%) DHCP
7 2 (2.60%) PSTN
7 2 (2.60%) ISDN
7 2 (2.60%) Wireless
8 1 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.30%) MPLS
8 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.30%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.30%) DTS
2 1 (1.30%) MySQL
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) StarTeam
1 3 (3.90%) JIRA
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (10.39%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Banking
2 5 (6.49%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.60%) Marketing
4 1 (1.30%) Advertising
4 1 (1.30%) French Language
4 1 (1.30%) German Language
4 1 (1.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 22 (28.57%) Analyst
2 12 (15.58%) Service Manager
3 11 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 10 (12.99%) Developer
4 10 (12.99%) Consultant
5 9 (11.69%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (9.09%) Middleware Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Technical Developer
7 6 (7.79%) ITSM Consultant
7 6 (7.79%) Technical Consultant
7 6 (7.79%) ServiceNow Consultant
7 6 (7.79%) ServiceNow Developer
8 5 (6.49%) Senior Consultant
8 5 (6.49%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.49%) Senior Technical Consultant
9 4 (5.19%) Cloud Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Configuration Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Administrator
9 4 (5.19%) Configuration Manager
9 4 (5.19%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.08%) Web Services
2 11 (14.29%) JMS
3 8 (10.39%) .NET
4 7 (9.09%) Middleware
4 7 (9.09%) HTML
4 7 (9.09%) CSS
4 7 (9.09%) XML
4 7 (9.09%) Java EE
5 6 (7.79%) Ajax
5 6 (7.79%) COM
5 6 (7.79%) SOAP
6 1 (1.30%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) CMDB
2 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.90%) Replication
4 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) Clustering
5 1 (1.30%) New Media
5 1 (1.30%) Wiki
5 1 (1.30%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.97%) Windows
2 14 (18.18%) Linux
3 11 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (6.49%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (100.00%) ITIL
2 21 (27.27%) Project Management
3 18 (23.38%) ITIL V3
4 16 (20.78%) PRINCE2
4 16 (20.78%) Configuration Management
4 16 (20.78%) Service Management
4 16 (20.78%) ITSM
5 14 (18.18%) Change Management
6 12 (15.58%) Quality Management
7 11 (14.29%) Incident Management
7 11 (14.29%) Problem Management
8 8 (10.39%) Asset Management
8 8 (10.39%) IT Asset Management
9 6 (7.79%) Time Management
9 6 (7.79%) Customer Engagement
9 6 (7.79%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (7.79%) Service Delivery
10 5 (6.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (6.49%) Release Management
11 4 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.29%) Jython
1 11 (14.29%) Korn
1 11 (14.29%) C-shell
1 11 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 11 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 9 (11.69%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.79%) SQL
4 5 (6.49%) C#
5 4 (5.19%) Scala
5 4 (5.19%) C
5 4 (5.19%) Java
6 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (23.38%) Security Cleared
2 14 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (15.58%) SC Cleared
4 11 (14.29%) Degree
5 4 (5.19%) MOS
5 4 (5.19%) PMP
5 4 (5.19%) PMI Certification
5 4 (5.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.19%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.90%) MCSE
7 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.60%) MCTS
7 2 (2.60%) CCNA
7 2 (2.60%) Avaya Certification
8 1 (1.30%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.30%) MCSA
8 1 (1.30%) CBAP
8 1 (1.30%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) SLA
2 2 (2.60%) COBIT
2 2 (2.60%) BS15000
3 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 10 (12.99%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.90%) Terminal Services
3 3 (3.90%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.30%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 12 (15.58%) HP UCMDB
2 4 (5.19%) Puppet
2 4 (5.19%) WMI
3 3 (3.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (3.90%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.90%) SCOM
4 2 (2.60%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (40.26%) Microsoft
2 19 (24.68%) HP
3 12 (15.58%) Oracle
3 12 (15.58%) ServiceNow
4 11 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 10 (12.99%) IBM
6 7 (9.09%) VMware
7 5 (6.49%) Avaya
7 5 (6.49%) Cisco
7 5 (6.49%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (3.90%) Symantec
8 3 (3.90%) Borland
8 3 (3.90%) Business Objects
8 3 (3.90%) Kaseya
9 2 (2.60%) Serena
9 2 (2.60%) CA
9 2 (2.60%) BT
10 1 (1.30%) BMC
10 1 (1.30%) Adobe
10 1 (1.30%) SAP
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