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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Infrastructure Library Version 2
Rank 570 550 544
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -6
Contract jobs citing ITIL V2 47 40 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.076% 0.096%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.10% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 28
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £236 £382
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £386 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £246 £400
% change year-on-year
+30.08% -38.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Average hourly rate - £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%

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
42151 38998 41410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.68% 74.02% 72.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 26532 24183 24007
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1155 1087 1536
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.66% -7.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -16 42 £288 -17.85% 10
London -2 18 £340 -2.85% 2
South East -3 13 £255 -23.88% 3
Surrey +6 7 £255 +13.33% 1
Berkshire +17 3 £250 -25.37% 2
Manchester - 3 £325 -
North West - 3 £325 -
City of London +26 2 £220 -41.33% 2
West Midlands -15 2 £250 -
East of England -22 2 - - 2
South West -29 2 £107 - 3
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
Birmingham -6 1 £250 -
Reading - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Bexhill-On-Sea - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Slough - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Essex - - - - 2

ITIL V2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 92 (100.00%) ITIL
2 39 (42.39%) Microsoft
3 30 (32.61%) ITIL V3
4 29 (31.52%) Windows
5 25 (27.17%) HP
6 24 (26.09%) MS Office
7 22 (23.91%) MS Excel
7 22 (23.91%) Project Management
7 22 (23.91%) Configuration Management
8 21 (22.83%) Security Cleared
9 19 (20.65%) PRINCE2
10 17 (18.48%) SQL Server
10 17 (18.48%) Problem Management
11 16 (17.39%) Active Directory
12 15 (16.30%) Change Management
12 15 (16.30%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (15.22%) SharePoint
13 14 (15.22%) Apache
13 14 (15.22%) Service Management
13 14 (15.22%) Asset Management
13 14 (15.22%) Incident Management
14 13 (14.13%) Tomcat
14 13 (14.13%) Linux
14 13 (14.13%) Oracle
14 13 (14.13%) IIS
15 12 (13.04%) MS Project
15 12 (13.04%) Quality Management
16 11 (11.96%) Red Hat
16 11 (11.96%) Shell Script
16 11 (11.96%) Web Services

ITIL V2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 14 (15.22%) SharePoint
1 14 (15.22%) Apache
2 13 (14.13%) Tomcat
2 13 (14.13%) IIS
3 11 (11.96%) WebSphere
4 7 (7.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 7 (7.61%) WebLogic
4 7 (7.61%) Documentum
4 7 (7.61%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (7.61%) IBM HTTP Server
5 6 (6.52%) MS Exchange
6 4 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.17%) Liferay
7 2 (2.17%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (2.17%) CMS
Applications
1 24 (26.09%) MS Office
2 22 (23.91%) MS Excel
3 12 (13.04%) MS Project
4 9 (9.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (7.61%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.09%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) WebTrends
1 3 (3.26%) assyst
2 1 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.17%) Amazon S3
1 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.96%) LAN
2 9 (9.78%) WAN
3 8 (8.70%) VoIP
3 8 (8.70%) Firewall
4 7 (7.61%) SSL
4 7 (7.61%) HTTP
5 4 (4.35%) DNS
5 4 (4.35%) SAN
6 3 (3.26%) Wireless
6 3 (3.26%) ISDN
6 3 (3.26%) PSTN
6 3 (3.26%) IP Telephony
7 2 (2.17%) NAS
7 2 (2.17%) VPN
7 2 (2.17%) MPLS
8 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.09%) DHCP
8 1 (1.09%) Network Security
8 1 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.17%) MySQL
2 2 (2.17%) DTS
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.26%) StarTeam
1 3 (3.26%) JIRA
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (8.70%) Finance
2 7 (7.61%) Banking
3 5 (5.43%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.26%) Legal
5 2 (2.17%) Marketing
6 1 (1.09%) Advertising
6 1 (1.09%) Law
6 1 (1.09%) French Language
6 1 (1.09%) German Language
6 1 (1.09%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (32.61%) Analyst
2 16 (17.39%) Service Analyst
3 14 (15.22%) Service Desk Analyst
4 13 (14.13%) Service Manager
5 9 (9.78%) Configuration Analyst
6 7 (7.61%) Problem Manager
6 7 (7.61%) Middleware Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.43%) Configuration Manager
8 5 (5.43%) ITIL Manager
9 4 (4.35%) Cloud Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.26%) Help Desk Manager
10 3 (3.26%) Administrator
10 3 (3.26%) Configuration Management Analyst
11 2 (2.17%) Junior Analyst
11 2 (2.17%) Voice Analyst
11 2 (2.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 2 (2.17%) Voice Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.96%) Web Services
1 11 (11.96%) JMS
2 9 (9.78%) .NET
3 7 (7.61%) Middleware
3 7 (7.61%) Java EE
4 2 (2.17%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.09%) XML
5 1 (1.09%) HTML
5 1 (1.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.35%) CMDB
4 2 (2.17%) Wiki
4 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.17%) Clustering
4 2 (2.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (31.52%) Windows
2 13 (14.13%) Linux
3 11 (11.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (10.87%) Windows 7
5 7 (7.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.17%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.09%) UNIX
8 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (100.00%) ITIL
2 30 (32.61%) ITIL V3
3 22 (23.91%) Project Management
3 22 (23.91%) Configuration Management
4 19 (20.65%) PRINCE2
5 17 (18.48%) Problem Management
6 15 (16.30%) Change Management
7 14 (15.22%) Service Management
7 14 (15.22%) Asset Management
7 14 (15.22%) Incident Management
8 12 (13.04%) Quality Management
9 10 (10.87%) ITSM
10 7 (7.61%) PRINCE
10 7 (7.61%) Software Licensing
11 6 (6.52%) Time Management
11 6 (6.52%) Service Delivery
12 5 (5.43%) Release Management
12 5 (5.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 4 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (4.35%) OO
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.96%) Shell Script
1 11 (11.96%) Jython
1 11 (11.96%) Korn
1 11 (11.96%) C-shell
1 11 (11.96%) Bash Shell
2 8 (8.70%) SQL
3 5 (5.43%) C#
4 4 (4.35%) Scala
4 4 (4.35%) Java
5 3 (3.26%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.26%) C
6 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (22.83%) Security Cleared
2 15 (16.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (11.96%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.52%) MOS
5 5 (5.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (5.43%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.26%) Avaya Certification
7 3 (3.26%) PMP
7 3 (3.26%) PMI Certification
7 3 (3.26%) Degree
8 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (2.17%) MCSE
8 2 (2.17%) MCSA
8 2 (2.17%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.09%) CCIE
9 1 (1.09%) CCNP
9 1 (1.09%) MCDBA
9 1 (1.09%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.87%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.09%) COBIT
System Software
1 16 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.26%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.17%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.09%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 11 (11.96%) HP UCMDB
2 5 (5.43%) WMI
3 4 (4.35%) Puppet
4 3 (3.26%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.17%) SCOM
5 2 (2.17%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (42.39%) Microsoft
2 25 (27.17%) HP
3 13 (14.13%) Oracle
4 11 (11.96%) Red Hat
4 11 (11.96%) JBoss
5 9 (9.78%) ServiceNow
6 8 (8.70%) IBM
6 8 (8.70%) Avaya
7 6 (6.52%) Cisco
8 5 (5.43%) VMware
8 5 (5.43%) Serena
8 5 (5.43%) Barracuda Networks
9 4 (4.35%) Remedy
10 3 (3.26%) Borland
10 3 (3.26%) BT
10 3 (3.26%) Business Objects
11 2 (2.17%) Kaseya
11 2 (2.17%) Adobe
11 2 (2.17%) CA
11 2 (2.17%) Symantec
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