The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL V3 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 V3 over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 391 374 391
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +17
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 208 228 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.42% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.56% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 146 78
Average daily rate
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£349 £375 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.93% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £217 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.20% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £27.18 £43.75 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.88% +218.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.12 £42.75 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.24 £44.75 £14.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.18 £42.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-36.05% +209.09%

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
42524 40556 34695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.26% 74.95% 73.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 26500 24954 20813
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 £555 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1204 1148 1126
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 £12.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £51.00 £51.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

ITIL V3
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL V3 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ITIL V3
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL V3 within the UK.

ITIL V3 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ITIL V3
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL V3 within the UK over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

ITIL V3 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ITIL V3
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 within the UK.

ITIL V3 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ITIL V3
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL V3 within the UK over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

ITIL V3 Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

ITIL V3
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 V3 within the UK over the 3 months to 1 April 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 -32 190 £350 -6.66% 43
South East +2 83 £300 -20.00% 10
London -38 54 £365 -8.75% 13
Hampshire +8 25 £240 -38.06% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 18 £385 +13.23% 2
West Sussex -12 18 £340 -2.85% 2
Milton Keynes +3 17 £385 +13.23% 2
East of England +14 14 £370 +55.78% 4
City of London +6 13 £525 +40.00% 3
East Midlands +5 12 £385 +28.33% 2
Berkshire -7 11 £400 +9.21% 2
West Midlands -5 9 £415 +36.06% 3
Worthing -10 9 £420 +20.00%
Scotland - 9 £240 - 4
South West -16 7 £350 -12.50% 4
Northamptonshire - 7 £401 -
Bedfordshire -2 6 £370 +48.00%
Wales -2 6 £301 - 1
Birmingham -3 6 £388 +6.16%
Northampton - 6 £385 -
Surrey - 6 £260 - 2
Hertfordshire +8 5 £225 +3.44% 3
South Wales +7 5 £300 -
South Yorkshire -2 5 £425 -
North West -13 5 £430 -15.06% 2
Yorkshire -14 5 £425 +6.91% 3
Manchester - 5 £430 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 4 - -
Bristol - 4 £350 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 - - 2

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ITIL V3 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 V3.

1 427 (100.00%) ITIL
2 153 (35.83%) Service Management
3 112 (26.23%) Microsoft
4 104 (24.36%) Security Cleared
5 87 (20.37%) SC Cleared
6 86 (20.14%) Windows
7 84 (19.67%) Service Delivery
7 84 (19.67%) Project Management
8 75 (17.56%) SLA
9 60 (14.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 59 (13.82%) MS Office
10 59 (13.82%) Change Management
11 58 (13.58%) Cisco
12 57 (13.35%) ITSM
13 53 (12.41%) Incident Management
14 51 (11.94%) PRINCE2
15 50 (11.71%) Finance
16 49 (11.48%) MS Excel
16 49 (11.48%) Active Directory
17 45 (10.54%) Stakeholder Management
18 43 (10.07%) Cisco Certification
18 43 (10.07%) Problem Management
19 42 (9.84%) Oracle
20 41 (9.60%) HP
21 40 (9.37%) Windows Server 2008
22 39 (9.13%) UNIX
23 36 (8.43%) Configuration Management
24 34 (7.96%) Remedy
24 34 (7.96%) CCNA
25 33 (7.73%) MCSE

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ITIL V3 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 V3. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (7.73%) MS Exchange
2 15 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (2.81%) IIS
3 12 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (1.64%) Lync
6 6 (1.41%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (0.94%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (0.94%) SAS
7 4 (0.94%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.70%) CMS
8 3 (0.70%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.47%) Node.js
10 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.23%) Apache
10 1 (0.23%) JBoss
10 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 59 (13.82%) MS Office
2 49 (11.48%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.87%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.17%) MS Project
5 2 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.23%) SPSS
6 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 23 (5.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (2.11%) Oracle BPM
3 8 (1.87%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (1.41%) assyst
5 4 (0.94%) Remedy AR System
5 4 (0.94%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.23%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.17%) Office 365
2 4 (0.94%) SaaS
3 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.23%) GitHub
4 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.26%) LAN
2 20 (4.68%) Firewall
3 19 (4.45%) WAN
4 18 (4.22%) SAN
5 14 (3.28%) TCP/IP
6 13 (3.04%) SNMP
7 12 (2.81%) DNS
8 9 (2.11%) VPN
8 9 (2.11%) Network Security
9 8 (1.87%) Wireless
10 7 (1.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (1.41%) Internet
11 6 (1.41%) TACACS
11 6 (1.41%) FWSM
12 5 (1.17%) OSPF
12 5 (1.17%) DHCP
13 4 (0.94%) VLAN
13 4 (0.94%) Intranet
13 4 (0.94%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.26%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (2.11%) Oracle ODI
4 9 (2.11%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (1.87%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.47%) DTS
10 2 (0.47%) MySQL
11 1 (0.23%) Cognos Report Studio
11 1 (0.23%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 1 (0.23%) Cognos Metric Studio
11 1 (0.23%) Big Data
11 1 (0.23%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 16 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (2.81%) Hudson
3 9 (2.11%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (1.87%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.64%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.17%) Toad
7 4 (0.94%) Subversion
8 3 (0.70%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.70%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.47%) JIRA
10 1 (0.23%) ClearQuest
10 1 (0.23%) PVCS
10 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
General
1 50 (11.71%) Finance
2 20 (4.68%) Telecoms
3 17 (3.98%) Banking
4 14 (3.28%) Spanish Language
5 10 (2.34%) Marketing
6 7 (1.64%) Legal
7 4 (0.94%) Billing
7 4 (0.94%) Local Government
7 4 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.70%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.70%) Law
9 2 (0.47%) German Language
9 2 (0.47%) Retail
9 2 (0.47%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.23%) Advertising
10 1 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 75 (17.56%) Analyst
2 52 (12.18%) Service Manager
3 35 (8.20%) Support Engineer
4 27 (6.32%) Network Engineer
5 24 (5.62%) Architect
6 23 (5.39%) Project Manager
7 20 (4.68%) Support Analyst
7 20 (4.68%) Release Manager
8 18 (4.22%) Service Analyst
9 16 (3.75%) Consultant
10 14 (3.28%) Developer
11 13 (3.04%) Applications Support
11 13 (3.04%) Network Support
12 12 (2.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 11 (2.58%) Service Desk Manager
13 11 (2.58%) Network Support Engineer
13 11 (2.58%) Team Leader
13 11 (2.58%) Transition Manager
14 10 (2.34%) Incident Manager
14 10 (2.34%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.92%) JSP
2 19 (4.45%) Web Services
3 18 (4.22%) .NET
4 12 (2.81%) ASP.NET
5 11 (2.58%) Middleware
6 10 (2.34%) Oracle Fusion
7 7 (1.64%) HTML
7 7 (1.64%) MDX
8 6 (1.41%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 4 (0.94%) XML
9 4 (0.94%) XSLT
10 3 (0.70%) CSS
10 3 (0.70%) Spring
10 3 (0.70%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.70%) LINQ
11 2 (0.47%) JavaFX
11 2 (0.47%) JMS
11 2 (0.47%) J2EE
11 2 (0.47%) Struts
11 2 (0.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.32%) Management Information System
3 19 (4.45%) Computer Science
4 11 (2.58%) CMDB
5 7 (1.64%) Data Structures
5 7 (1.64%) CESG
5 7 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (1.41%) Blackberry
7 4 (0.94%) Fat Client
7 4 (0.94%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (0.94%) Derivative
7 4 (0.94%) PMI
7 4 (0.94%) Thin Client
7 4 (0.94%) Fixed Income
7 4 (0.94%) SWIFT
7 4 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.70%) Clustering
8 3 (0.70%) Open Source
8 3 (0.70%) iPhone
9 2 (0.47%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 86 (20.14%) Windows
2 40 (9.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (9.13%) UNIX
4 26 (6.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (4.68%) Windows 7
6 19 (4.45%) Linux
7 15 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (2.81%) Solaris
9 8 (1.87%) Windows 8
10 7 (1.64%) Windows XP
11 6 (1.41%) Android
11 6 (1.41%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.70%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.70%) AIX
14 1 (0.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 427 (100.00%) ITIL
2 153 (35.83%) Service Management
3 84 (19.67%) Service Delivery
3 84 (19.67%) Project Management
4 59 (13.82%) Change Management
5 57 (13.35%) ITSM
6 53 (12.41%) Incident Management
7 51 (11.94%) PRINCE2
8 45 (10.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 43 (10.07%) Problem Management
10 36 (8.43%) Configuration Management
11 29 (6.79%) Six Sigma
12 23 (5.39%) Validation
12 23 (5.39%) Release Management
13 21 (4.92%) Network Design
14 20 (4.68%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (4.45%) Network Management
15 19 (4.45%) Continuous Improvement
16 18 (4.22%) Root Cause Analysis
17 17 (3.98%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 30 (7.03%) SQL
2 12 (2.81%) Perl
2 12 (2.81%) C#
3 10 (2.34%) JavaScript
4 7 (1.64%) Java
4 7 (1.64%) T-SQL
4 7 (1.64%) X++
5 6 (1.41%) PowerShell
5 6 (1.41%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.70%) VB.NET
6 3 (0.70%) VBScript
7 2 (0.47%) Scala
7 2 (0.47%) Ruby
7 2 (0.47%) Python
7 2 (0.47%) C
8 1 (0.23%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.23%) PHP
8 1 (0.23%) VB
8 1 (0.23%) REXX
8 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 104 (24.36%) Security Cleared
2 87 (20.37%) SC Cleared
3 60 (14.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 43 (10.07%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (7.96%) CCNA
6 33 (7.73%) MCSE
7 31 (7.26%) CCNP
8 30 (7.03%) Degree
9 21 (4.92%) A+ Certification
10 20 (4.68%) MCSA
11 19 (4.45%) PMI Certification
12 18 (4.22%) DV Cleared
12 18 (4.22%) Network+ Certification
13 15 (3.51%) PMP
13 15 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 14 (3.28%) MCP
15 13 (3.04%) MCITP
16 8 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
17 6 (1.41%) CCSE
17 6 (1.41%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (17.56%) SLA
2 21 (4.92%) JSP 440
3 8 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.87%) COBIT
3 8 (1.87%) QA
4 6 (1.41%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.70%) BS15000
6 2 (0.47%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.23%) GxP
7 1 (0.23%) GAMP
7 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 49 (11.48%) Active Directory
2 23 (5.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.34%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.64%) ProxySG
5 6 (1.41%) vSphere
6 4 (0.94%) XenApp
6 4 (0.94%) VMware Server
7 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.47%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.47%) Xen
8 2 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.23%) Firmware
9 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.23%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 13 (3.04%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (1.87%) SCCM
2 8 (1.87%) SCOM
3 7 (1.64%) WhatsUp Gold
4 6 (1.41%) Backup Exec
4 6 (1.41%) Netcool
5 5 (1.17%) HP UCMDB
5 5 (1.17%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (1.17%) OVSD
6 3 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.70%) Control-M
6 3 (0.70%) WSUS
7 2 (0.47%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.23%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.23%) Puppet
8 1 (0.23%) yum
8 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.23%) OpenView
Vendors
1 112 (26.23%) Microsoft
2 58 (13.58%) Cisco
3 42 (9.84%) Oracle
4 41 (9.60%) HP
5 34 (7.96%) Remedy
6 29 (6.79%) VMware
7 22 (5.15%) McAfee
8 20 (4.68%) BMC
9 17 (3.98%) Citrix
10 16 (3.75%) F5
11 15 (3.51%) CheckPoint
12 13 (3.04%) IBM
12 13 (3.04%) EMC
13 11 (2.58%) Perforce
14 8 (1.87%) Blue Coat
14 8 (1.87%) ServiceNow
15 7 (1.64%) Tableau
15 7 (1.64%) SAP
15 7 (1.64%) Red Hat
16 6 (1.41%) Business Objects
Glasgow Area
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 19 hours ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: £200 per day - Initial 3 Month Contract
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
X4 Group
Rate: £325 - 375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 - £470 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London, South East, United Kingdom
Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Rate: Up to £30k
Posted: 13 days ago
Surrey
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 20 days ago
London
BPXNet
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Chippenham
The People Network
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago