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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library Version 2
Rank 610 651 601
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -50
Contract jobs citing ITIL V2 26 13 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.023% 0.065%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.059% 0.028% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 23
Median daily rate £425 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £273 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £560 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £399
% change year-on-year
- +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.73 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.73 - -

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
43784 46844 44845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.15% 81.14% 77.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29028 30621 28126
Median daily rate £438 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1146 1304 1230
Median hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £52.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 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 21 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 1 October 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 +33 25 £438 +25.00% 1
South East - 14 £438 -
Buckinghamshire - 13 £450 -
Milton Keynes - 13 £450 -
London +2 6 £475 +35.71% 1
South West - 2 £325 -
Swindon - 2 £325 -
Wiltshire - 2 £325 -
West Midlands -17 1 - -
East of England - 1 £485 -
Scotland - 1 £400 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
City of London - 1 - - 1
West Lothian - 1 £400 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £485 -
Berkshire - 1 £425 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Norwich - 1 £485 -
Livingston - 1 £400 -
Coventry - 1 - -

ITIL V2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 65 (100.00%) ITIL
2 27 (41.54%) PRINCE2
2 27 (41.54%) ITIL V3
3 21 (32.31%) Finance
4 19 (29.23%) MS Office
5 18 (27.69%) Project Management
5 18 (27.69%) Security Cleared
6 17 (26.15%) Service Design
7 16 (24.62%) SC Cleared
7 16 (24.62%) Windows
7 16 (24.62%) Service Management
8 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 14 (21.54%) Service Delivery
10 13 (20.00%) PMI Certification
11 12 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (18.46%) Degree
12 10 (15.38%) PMI
13 9 (13.85%) Linux
14 8 (12.31%) Change Management
14 8 (12.31%) CAPM
15 7 (10.77%) Release Management
15 7 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (10.77%) Capacity Management
15 7 (10.77%) Performance Tuning
15 7 (10.77%) Transition Management
15 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (10.77%) VMware
15 7 (10.77%) COBIT
15 7 (10.77%) MBCS
15 7 (10.77%) Red Hat

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 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.62%) Apache Pig
2 3 (4.62%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (29.23%) MS Office
2 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) Office 365
2 3 (4.62%) IaaS
3 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) Internet
1 5 (7.69%) Intranet
2 3 (4.62%) Firewall
3 2 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.08%) VPN
4 1 (1.54%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.54%) DNS
4 1 (1.54%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.54%) HTTP
4 1 (1.54%) LAN
4 1 (1.54%) LDAP
4 1 (1.54%) SSL
4 1 (1.54%) WAN
4 1 (1.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.62%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (4.62%) Apache Hive
2 3 (4.62%) Big Data
2 3 (4.62%) DataStax
2 3 (4.62%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.62%) HBase
2 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
General
1 21 (32.31%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Banking
3 2 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (23.08%) Architect
2 14 (21.54%) Analyst
2 14 (21.54%) Service Architect
3 8 (12.31%) IT Manager
3 8 (12.31%) Transition Manager
4 7 (10.77%) IT Services Manager
4 7 (10.77%) Project Manager
4 7 (10.77%) Service Manager
4 7 (10.77%) Service Transition Manager
5 6 (9.23%) ITIL Service Architect
5 6 (9.23%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) ITIL Manager
6 4 (6.15%) Release Manager
6 4 (6.15%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Technical Support
6 4 (6.15%) Technical Support Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Data Centre Specialist
7 3 (4.62%) IT Support
7 3 (4.62%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) SOAP
1 2 (3.08%) Web Services
2 1 (1.54%) Ajax
2 1 (1.54%) CSS
2 1 (1.54%) HTML
2 1 (1.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) PMI
2 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.62%) CMDB
3 3 (4.62%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.62%) Replication
4 2 (3.08%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.08%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.54%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.54%) iPad
5 1 (1.54%) iPhone
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.62%) Windows
2 9 (13.85%) Linux
3 6 (9.23%) CentOS
3 6 (9.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (9.23%) Windows 7
3 6 (9.23%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.08%) Android
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.54%) AIX
5 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.54%) Solaris
5 1 (1.54%) Unix
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (100.00%) ITIL
2 27 (41.54%) ITIL V3
2 27 (41.54%) PRINCE2
3 18 (27.69%) Project Management
4 17 (26.15%) Service Design
5 16 (24.62%) Service Management
6 14 (21.54%) Service Delivery
7 12 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (12.31%) Change Management
9 7 (10.77%) Capacity Management
9 7 (10.77%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (10.77%) Release Management
9 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (10.77%) Transition Management
10 6 (9.23%) Mentoring
10 6 (9.23%) TOGAF
10 6 (9.23%) Zachman Framework
11 5 (7.69%) Data Modelling
11 5 (7.69%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
12 4 (6.15%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.15%) Java
2 3 (4.62%) Python
2 3 (4.62%) Ruby
2 3 (4.62%) SQL
3 1 (1.54%) C
3 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (27.69%) Security Cleared
2 16 (24.62%) SC Cleared
3 13 (20.00%) PMI Certification
4 12 (18.46%) Degree
5 8 (12.31%) CAPM
6 7 (10.77%) MBCS
7 6 (9.23%) PMP
7 6 (9.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (4.62%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.54%) MBA
10 1 (1.54%) MCP
10 1 (1.54%) MCSE
10 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) COBIT
2 6 (9.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (3.08%) SLA
4 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.23%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.23%) vCloud
2 6 (9.23%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (4.62%) Docker
3 3 (4.62%) HDFS
3 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.62%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (4.62%) vSphere
4 1 (1.54%) Squid
4 1 (1.54%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Hadoop YARN
1 3 (4.62%) Puppet
1 3 (4.62%) SCCM
1 3 (4.62%) vMotion
1 3 (4.62%) vRealize
2 2 (3.08%) SCOM
3 1 (1.54%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.54%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.54%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.54%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.77%) Red Hat
2 7 (10.77%) VMware
3 6 (9.23%) ServiceNow
4 4 (6.15%) Cisco
5 3 (4.62%) Cloudera
5 3 (4.62%) Veeam
6 2 (3.08%) Avaya
6 2 (3.08%) BMC
6 2 (3.08%) Remedy
7 1 (1.54%) Aruba
7 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.54%) F5
7 1 (1.54%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.54%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.54%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle
7 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.54%) Sophos
7 1 (1.54%) Sun