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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Infrastructure Library Version 2
Rank 568 524 517
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -7
Contract jobs citing ITIL V2 31 46 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.089% 0.050%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.076% 0.12% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 33 5
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£475 £383 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.18% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.00

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
40851 38864 33748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.14% 74.87% 73.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25403 23796 20201
Average daily rate £420 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1159 1113 1105
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 £500 +28.61% 6
London +2 17 £525 +75.00% 3
South West -2 4 £253 -27.85% 2
Scotland -5 4 £350 -
Wiltshire +10 3 £105 -70.00%
Swindon +7 3 £105 -70.00%
Berkshire -15 3 £400 -0.92%
South East -46 3 £400 -3.03%
City of London +11 2 £475 +58.33%
West Lothian -4 1 - -
Reading -4 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
North West - 1 £325 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £325 - 1
Bracknell - 1 - -
Brentwood - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Livingston - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -

ITIL V2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 77 (100.00%) ITIL
2 38 (49.35%) Service Management
3 30 (38.96%) ITSM
3 30 (38.96%) Microsoft
4 28 (36.36%) Degree
5 27 (35.06%) HP UCMDB
6 26 (33.77%) Project Management
7 25 (32.47%) PRINCE2
8 23 (29.87%) XML
9 20 (25.97%) Web Services
10 19 (24.68%) CSS
10 19 (24.68%) SOAP
10 19 (24.68%) HTML
10 19 (24.68%) JavaScript
10 19 (24.68%) ServiceNow
10 19 (24.68%) Ajax
11 18 (23.38%) Technical Architecture
11 18 (23.38%) CMDB
11 18 (23.38%) Customer Engagement
11 18 (23.38%) IT Asset Management
11 18 (23.38%) COM
11 18 (23.38%) LDAP
11 18 (23.38%) SSL
11 18 (23.38%) VPN
12 16 (20.78%) Security Cleared
13 15 (19.48%) SC Cleared
14 14 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (15.58%) ITIL V3
15 12 (15.58%) Finance
16 11 (14.29%) COBIT

ITIL V2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (7.79%) CMS
2 4 (5.19%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.30%) Documentum
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.30%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.30%) IIS
4 1 (1.30%) JBoss
4 1 (1.30%) Apache
4 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (12.99%) MS Office
2 6 (7.79%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.19%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (3.90%) MS Project
5 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.38%) LDAP
1 18 (23.38%) VPN
1 18 (23.38%) SSL
2 6 (7.79%) LAN
2 6 (7.79%) WAN
3 3 (3.90%) SAN
4 2 (2.60%) VoIP
5 1 (1.30%) DNS
5 1 (1.30%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.30%) DHCP
5 1 (1.30%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.30%) HTTP
5 1 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.30%) Network Security
5 1 (1.30%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (5.19%) Spotfire
2 4 (5.19%) QlikView
2 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (9.09%) StarTeam
General
1 12 (15.58%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Law
3 4 (5.19%) Legal
4 3 (3.90%) Marketing
5 1 (1.30%) Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (29.87%) Developer
2 21 (27.27%) Consultant
3 20 (25.97%) Analyst
4 19 (24.68%) ServiceNow Developer
5 18 (23.38%) ITSM Consultant
5 18 (23.38%) Technical Developer
5 18 (23.38%) ServiceNow Consultant
5 18 (23.38%) Technical Consultant
6 16 (20.78%) Senior Consultant
6 16 (20.78%) Senior Developer
6 16 (20.78%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 9 (11.69%) Service Analyst
8 7 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (9.09%) Service Manager
9 6 (7.79%) Project Manager
10 5 (6.49%) Business Analyst
10 5 (6.49%) Service Transition Manager
10 5 (6.49%) Transition Manager
11 4 (5.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 4 (5.19%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (29.87%) XML
2 20 (25.97%) Web Services
3 19 (24.68%) HTML
3 19 (24.68%) CSS
3 19 (24.68%) SOAP
3 19 (24.68%) Ajax
4 18 (23.38%) COM
5 5 (6.49%) .NET
6 4 (5.19%) MDX
7 1 (1.30%) HTML5
7 1 (1.30%) CSS3
7 1 (1.30%) Java EE
7 1 (1.30%) JMS
7 1 (1.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.38%) CMDB
2 14 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.49%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.19%) Visualisation
4 4 (5.19%) New Media
5 2 (2.60%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.60%) Replication
5 2 (2.60%) CESG
5 2 (2.60%) PMI
5 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.30%) FMCG
6 1 (1.30%) Statistics
6 1 (1.30%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.19%) Windows
2 3 (3.90%) Linux
3 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.30%) UNIX
4 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (100.00%) ITIL
2 38 (49.35%) Service Management
3 30 (38.96%) ITSM
4 26 (33.77%) Project Management
5 25 (32.47%) PRINCE2
6 18 (23.38%) Technical Architecture
6 18 (23.38%) Customer Engagement
6 18 (23.38%) IT Asset Management
7 12 (15.58%) ITIL V3
8 10 (12.99%) Configuration Management
8 10 (12.99%) Service Delivery
9 8 (10.39%) Change Management
10 7 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (7.79%) Business Analysis
11 6 (7.79%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (7.79%) Time Management
12 5 (6.49%) Incident Management
12 5 (6.49%) Change Control
12 5 (6.49%) Supplier Management
12 5 (6.49%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.68%) JavaScript
2 9 (11.69%) SQL
3 8 (10.39%) C
4 3 (3.90%) R
5 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.30%) Jython
5 1 (1.30%) Korn
5 1 (1.30%) C-shell
5 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 28 (36.36%) Degree
2 16 (20.78%) Security Cleared
3 15 (19.48%) SC Cleared
4 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.49%) MCSE
5 5 (6.49%) PMP
5 5 (6.49%) PMI Certification
6 4 (5.19%) MOS
6 4 (5.19%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.90%) MCITP
8 2 (2.60%) CAPM
8 2 (2.60%) MCTS
8 2 (2.60%) CCNA
8 2 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.30%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.29%) COBIT
2 4 (5.19%) SLA
3 3 (3.90%) BS15000
4 2 (2.60%) QA
5 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (6.49%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.30%) UAG
3 1 (1.30%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 27 (35.06%) HP UCMDB
2 7 (9.09%) WMI
3 2 (2.60%) SCCM
3 2 (2.60%) SCOM
4 1 (1.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.30%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (38.96%) Microsoft
2 19 (24.68%) ServiceNow
3 9 (11.69%) HP
4 6 (7.79%) Borland
5 5 (6.49%) Serena
6 4 (5.19%) TIBCO
6 4 (5.19%) Tableau
7 3 (3.90%) VMware
7 3 (3.90%) Citrix
7 3 (3.90%) Avaya
7 3 (3.90%) IBM
8 2 (2.60%) Cisco
9 1 (1.30%) Oracle
9 1 (1.30%) SAP
9 1 (1.30%) Symantec
9 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.30%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (1.30%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.30%) Kaseya
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