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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Infrastructure Library Version 2
Rank 534 526 503
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -23
Contract jobs citing ITIL V2 37 33 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.068% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.098% 0.091% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 16
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.96% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £100
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +312.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
37746 36266 32728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.34% 74.25% 72.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24225 22016 19460
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 992 1106 1306
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 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 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 29 January 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 -13 33 £550 +37.50% 13
London +12 12 £550 +44.26% 4
South East -17 6 £295 -28.38% 4
South West - 6 £400 - 4
North West +3 4 £400 -
Wiltshire - 4 £400 - 3
Hampshire - 3 £295 -
Reading +10 2 - - 1
West Midlands +1 2 £465 +55.00% 1
Berkshire -1 2 - - 3
Hook - 2 £295 -
Swindon - 2 £125 - 3
Surrey +1 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - - 1
Bracknell - 1 - - 1
Brentwood - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Bournemouth - - - - 1
Andover - - - -
Bexhill-On-Sea - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Essex - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -

ITIL V2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 83 (100.00%) ITIL
2 40 (48.19%) Microsoft
3 29 (34.94%) Service Management
4 27 (32.53%) ITSM
5 26 (31.33%) Web Services
6 24 (28.92%) Project Management
7 21 (25.30%) SSL
8 19 (22.89%) Degree
8 19 (22.89%) HP UCMDB
8 19 (22.89%) ServiceNow
9 18 (21.69%) HP
9 18 (21.69%) Windows
10 17 (20.48%) PRINCE2
10 17 (20.48%) ITIL V3
11 16 (19.28%) JavaScript
12 15 (18.07%) HTML
12 15 (18.07%) SQL Server
12 15 (18.07%) XML
12 15 (18.07%) CSS
12 15 (18.07%) SOAP
12 15 (18.07%) VPN
12 15 (18.07%) MS Excel
12 15 (18.07%) Ajax
13 14 (16.87%) CMDB
13 14 (16.87%) Technical Architecture
13 14 (16.87%) Security Cleared
13 14 (16.87%) IT Asset Management
13 14 (16.87%) Customer Engagement
13 14 (16.87%) LDAP
13 14 (16.87%) Microsoft Certification

ITIL V2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 13 (15.66%) Apache
2 12 (14.46%) Tomcat
2 12 (14.46%) SharePoint
2 12 (14.46%) IIS
3 11 (13.25%) WebSphere
3 11 (13.25%) JBoss
4 7 (8.43%) WebLogic
4 7 (8.43%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (8.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 7 (8.43%) Documentum
4 7 (8.43%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (6.02%) CMS
5 5 (6.02%) MS Exchange
6 4 (4.82%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (4.82%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.20%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (1.20%) Liferay
Applications
1 15 (18.07%) MS Excel
2 13 (15.66%) MS Office
3 8 (9.64%) MS Project
3 8 (9.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (4.82%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.20%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.20%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.30%) SSL
2 15 (18.07%) VPN
3 14 (16.87%) LDAP
4 7 (8.43%) HTTP
4 7 (8.43%) LAN
4 7 (8.43%) WAN
5 6 (7.23%) Firewall
6 5 (6.02%) SAN
6 5 (6.02%) VoIP
7 3 (3.61%) NAS
7 3 (3.61%) DNS
8 2 (2.41%) DHCP
8 2 (2.41%) PSTN
8 2 (2.41%) ISDN
8 2 (2.41%) Wireless
9 1 (1.20%) Network Security
9 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.20%) MPLS
9 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.07%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.02%) StarTeam
2 3 (3.61%) JIRA
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (12.05%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Investment Banking
2 5 (6.02%) Banking
3 1 (1.20%) Marketing
3 1 (1.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (26.51%) Analyst
2 19 (22.89%) Developer
3 17 (20.48%) Consultant
4 15 (18.07%) ServiceNow Developer
5 14 (16.87%) Service Manager
5 14 (16.87%) ITSM Consultant
5 14 (16.87%) ServiceNow Consultant
5 14 (16.87%) Technical Developer
5 14 (16.87%) Technical Consultant
6 12 (14.46%) Service Analyst
6 12 (14.46%) Senior Developer
6 12 (14.46%) Senior Consultant
6 12 (14.46%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 10 (12.05%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (8.43%) Middleware Engineer
9 6 (7.23%) Service Transition Manager
9 6 (7.23%) Transition Manager
10 5 (6.02%) Administrator
11 4 (4.82%) Cloud Developer
12 3 (3.61%) Service Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (31.33%) Web Services
2 15 (18.07%) HTML
2 15 (18.07%) XML
2 15 (18.07%) CSS
2 15 (18.07%) SOAP
2 15 (18.07%) Ajax
3 13 (15.66%) COM
4 11 (13.25%) JMS
5 7 (8.43%) Java EE
5 7 (8.43%) .NET
5 7 (8.43%) Middleware
6 1 (1.20%) CSS3
6 1 (1.20%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.87%) CMDB
2 9 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.82%) New Media
4 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.41%) Replication
5 1 (1.20%) FMCG
5 1 (1.20%) Wiki
5 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.20%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.69%) Windows
2 14 (16.87%) Linux
3 11 (13.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (6.02%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.20%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (100.00%) ITIL
2 29 (34.94%) Service Management
3 27 (32.53%) ITSM
4 24 (28.92%) Project Management
5 17 (20.48%) PRINCE2
5 17 (20.48%) ITIL V3
6 14 (16.87%) Technical Architecture
6 14 (16.87%) IT Asset Management
6 14 (16.87%) Customer Engagement
6 14 (16.87%) Change Management
7 12 (14.46%) Quality Management
8 10 (12.05%) Configuration Management
8 10 (12.05%) Incident Management
9 9 (10.84%) Problem Management
9 9 (10.84%) Service Delivery
10 6 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (7.23%) Business Analysis
11 5 (6.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (6.02%) Change Control
12 4 (4.82%) OO
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.28%) JavaScript
2 11 (13.25%) Korn
2 11 (13.25%) C-shell
2 11 (13.25%) Bash Shell
2 11 (13.25%) Shell Script
2 11 (13.25%) Jython
3 8 (9.64%) C
4 7 (8.43%) SQL
5 5 (6.02%) C#
6 4 (4.82%) Java
6 4 (4.82%) Scala
7 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (22.89%) Degree
2 14 (16.87%) Security Cleared
2 14 (16.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (14.46%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.82%) PMP
4 4 (4.82%) PMI Certification
4 4 (4.82%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (4.82%) MOS
5 3 (3.61%) MCSE
6 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.41%) CCNA
6 2 (2.41%) Avaya Certification
6 2 (2.41%) MCTS
7 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.20%) CBAP
7 1 (1.20%) APMP
7 1 (1.20%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.20%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.64%) SLA
2 5 (6.02%) COBIT
3 3 (3.61%) BS15000
4 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 11 (13.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.61%) VMware ESX
3 3 (3.61%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.20%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 19 (22.89%) HP UCMDB
2 5 (6.02%) WMI
3 4 (4.82%) Puppet
4 3 (3.61%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (2.41%) SCCM
5 2 (2.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (48.19%) Microsoft
2 19 (22.89%) ServiceNow
3 18 (21.69%) HP
4 12 (14.46%) Oracle
5 11 (13.25%) Red Hat
6 9 (10.84%) IBM
7 5 (6.02%) Barracuda Networks
7 5 (6.02%) VMware
7 5 (6.02%) Avaya
7 5 (6.02%) Cisco
8 4 (4.82%) Borland
9 3 (3.61%) Kaseya
9 3 (3.61%) Symantec
9 3 (3.61%) Business Objects
10 2 (2.41%) BT
11 1 (1.20%) Serena
11 1 (1.20%) Adobe
11 1 (1.20%) SAP
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