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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 380 390 366
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -24
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 228 184 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.36% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.49% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 119 108
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £442
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -20.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £158 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £550 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.23% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%

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
40533 37796 34894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.73% 73.83% 71.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 26554 23240 20514
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1096 1172 1415
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014.

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
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 24 December 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 0 208 £375 +7.14% 41
London +25 99 £400 +6.66% 22
South East -17 55 £350 +7.27% 6
City of London +5 26 £410 +22.38% 10
Hampshire -13 24 £361 +10.92% 3
South West -25 18 £350 -2.77% 3
Buckinghamshire -9 14 £350 +7.69% 1
Scotland +4 13 £420 +273.33% 1
Milton Keynes -3 13 £350 +7.69%
West Sussex +1 10 £338 -23.29%
West Yorkshire -12 10 £413 +50.00% 4
Yorkshire -13 10 £413 +50.00% 4
Swindon -4 8 £114 -30.15%
Leeds -14 8 £413 +50.00% 3
Wiltshire -21 8 £114 -69.32% 1
East of England -5 7 £290 -3.73% 2
West Midlands -12 7 £314 -30.27% 2
East Midlands - 7 £313 - 1
Worthing +3 5 £375 -14.77%
Edinburgh -9 5 £210 +86.66% 1
Nottingham - 5 - -
Nottinghamshire - 5 - -
Hertfordshire +10 4 £325 +7.88%
Berkshire -6 4 £425 +26.86%
Gloucestershire - 4 £425 - 1
Bristol - 4 £350 - 1
Birmingham -5 3 £685 +407.40%
Glasgow - 3 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £425 -
North East - 3 £425 -

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 433 (100.00%) ITIL
2 188 (43.42%) Service Management
3 130 (30.02%) Security Cleared
4 108 (24.94%) Service Delivery
5 103 (23.79%) SC Cleared
6 93 (21.48%) Windows
7 83 (19.17%) Microsoft
8 81 (18.71%) Project Management
9 77 (17.78%) SLA
10 75 (17.32%) Incident Management
11 68 (15.70%) Change Management
12 58 (13.39%) Finance
13 55 (12.70%) Active Directory
14 52 (12.01%) ITSM
15 50 (11.55%) MS Excel
16 48 (11.09%) Cisco
16 48 (11.09%) Management Information System
17 47 (10.85%) MS Office
18 45 (10.39%) Problem Management
19 43 (9.93%) UNIX
19 43 (9.93%) Configuration Management
20 42 (9.70%) Six Sigma
20 42 (9.70%) Oracle
20 42 (9.70%) Windows Server 2008
21 41 (9.47%) PRINCE2
22 39 (9.01%) HP
23 36 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
24 35 (8.08%) Stakeholder Management
25 33 (7.62%) JSP
26 32 (7.39%) MS Exchange

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 32 (7.39%) MS Exchange
2 19 (4.39%) IIS
3 14 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 13 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (2.31%) IBM Notes
6 9 (2.08%) Apache
7 7 (1.62%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.69%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.69%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.69%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.46%) Node.js
9 2 (0.46%) CMS
9 2 (0.46%) Lync
9 2 (0.46%) JBoss
10 1 (0.23%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.23%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.23%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 50 (11.55%) MS Excel
2 47 (10.85%) MS Office
3 12 (2.77%) MS Visio
4 10 (2.31%) MS Project
5 6 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.23%) SPSS
6 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 19 (4.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (2.08%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (1.62%) assyst
4 4 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.92%) FLEXCUBE
5 3 (0.69%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.23%) Maximo
6 1 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.39%) Office 365
2 4 (0.92%) SaaS
3 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.24%) Firewall
2 24 (5.54%) DNS
3 21 (4.85%) LDAP
3 21 (4.85%) DHCP
4 20 (4.62%) LAN
5 19 (4.39%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (4.16%) WAN
7 12 (2.77%) VPN
8 11 (2.54%) SAN
9 9 (2.08%) Wireless
10 8 (1.85%) TCP/IP
11 7 (1.62%) FWSM
12 6 (1.39%) BGP
13 5 (1.15%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (1.15%) Network Security
13 5 (1.15%) SNMP
13 5 (1.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 4 (0.92%) TACACS
15 3 (0.69%) DSL
15 3 (0.69%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (6.70%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (2.08%) Oracle ODI
3 7 (1.62%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.39%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (1.15%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.46%) MySQL
8 2 (0.46%) MS Access
8 2 (0.46%) DTS
9 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.23%) DataStage
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.23%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.23%) Cognos Impromptu
9 1 (0.23%) DB2
9 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 12 (2.77%) Hudson
2 9 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (1.62%) MSI
4 6 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.15%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.15%) Toad
6 4 (0.92%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.69%) JIRA
7 3 (0.69%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.46%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.46%) Subversion
9 1 (0.23%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.23%) PVCS
General
1 58 (13.39%) Finance
2 22 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.23%) Banking
4 9 (2.08%) Marketing
5 7 (1.62%) Spanish Language
6 5 (1.15%) Local Government
7 4 (0.92%) Legal
8 3 (0.69%) Retail
8 3 (0.69%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.46%) Billing
10 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.23%) Advertising
10 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.23%) Back Office
10 1 (0.23%) Electronics
10 1 (0.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 90 (20.79%) Analyst
2 44 (10.16%) Service Manager
3 34 (7.85%) Architect
4 32 (7.39%) Service Analyst
5 22 (5.08%) Consultant
6 21 (4.85%) Support Analyst
7 18 (4.16%) Project Manager
8 16 (3.70%) Support Engineer
8 16 (3.70%) Release Manager
9 14 (3.23%) Network Engineer
9 14 (3.23%) Designer
10 12 (2.77%) Infrastructure Designer
10 12 (2.77%) Service Desk Analyst
11 11 (2.54%) Applications Support
11 11 (2.54%) Incident Manager
12 10 (2.31%) Transition Manager
12 10 (2.31%) Configuration Manager
12 10 (2.31%) IT Services Manager
13 9 (2.08%) Team Leader
13 9 (2.08%) Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (7.62%) JSP
2 19 (4.39%) Middleware
3 14 (3.23%) Web Services
4 10 (2.31%) .NET
4 10 (2.31%) Oracle Fusion
5 7 (1.62%) HTML
6 5 (1.15%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.92%) XML
7 4 (0.92%) XSLT
8 3 (0.69%) CSS
8 3 (0.69%) Spring
8 3 (0.69%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.69%) LINQ
9 2 (0.46%) Application Packaging
9 2 (0.46%) Struts
9 2 (0.46%) JMS
9 2 (0.46%) JavaFX
9 2 (0.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (0.23%) HTML5
10 1 (0.23%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 48 (11.09%) Management Information System
2 36 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (5.08%) CMDB
4 17 (3.93%) CESG
5 15 (3.46%) Performance Metrics
5 15 (3.46%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.54%) CESG CLAS
7 9 (2.08%) RMADS
8 8 (1.85%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.39%) PMI
9 6 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (1.39%) Open Source
10 5 (1.15%) Clustering
11 4 (0.92%) Fixed Income
11 4 (0.92%) iPhone
11 4 (0.92%) SWIFT
11 4 (0.92%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.92%) Derivative
11 4 (0.92%) iPad
12 3 (0.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 93 (21.48%) Windows
2 43 (9.93%) UNIX
3 42 (9.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (6.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (6.47%) Windows 7
5 26 (6.00%) Linux
6 15 (3.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (2.54%) Solaris
8 9 (2.08%) Windows XP
9 8 (1.85%) Android
10 7 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (1.62%) Mac OS X
11 6 (1.39%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.69%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.46%) AIX
13 2 (0.46%) HPUX
14 1 (0.23%) MVS
14 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.23%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 433 (100.00%) ITIL
2 188 (43.42%) Service Management
3 108 (24.94%) Service Delivery
4 81 (18.71%) Project Management
5 75 (17.32%) Incident Management
6 68 (15.70%) Change Management
7 52 (12.01%) ITSM
8 45 (10.39%) Problem Management
9 43 (9.93%) Configuration Management
10 42 (9.70%) Six Sigma
11 41 (9.47%) PRINCE2
12 35 (8.08%) Stakeholder Management
13 28 (6.47%) Release Management
14 21 (4.85%) Knowledge Management
15 19 (4.39%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (4.39%) TOGAF
15 19 (4.39%) Risk Management
16 17 (3.93%) Root Cause Analysis
16 17 (3.93%) Transition Management
17 16 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 27 (6.24%) SQL
2 10 (2.31%) Perl
3 9 (2.08%) C
3 9 (2.08%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.39%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.15%) C#
5 5 (1.15%) Java
5 5 (1.15%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.69%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.46%) Python
7 2 (0.46%) Scala
7 2 (0.46%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.46%) Ruby
8 1 (0.23%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.23%) PHP
8 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 130 (30.02%) Security Cleared
2 103 (23.79%) SC Cleared
3 31 (7.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (5.54%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (5.08%) MCSE
5 22 (5.08%) Degree
6 17 (3.93%) CISSP
7 15 (3.46%) CCNP
8 14 (3.23%) DV Cleared
9 13 (3.00%) MCP
10 12 (2.77%) CCNA
11 11 (2.54%) PMI Certification
12 10 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 9 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (1.15%) PMP
14 5 (1.15%) MOS
14 5 (1.15%) ISEB
14 5 (1.15%) MCSA
15 4 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (0.92%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (17.78%) SLA
2 27 (6.24%) JSP 440
3 20 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (2.54%) QA
5 9 (2.08%) COBIT
6 6 (1.39%) ISO 9001
7 5 (1.15%) BS15000
8 1 (0.23%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 55 (12.70%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.08%) Hyper-V
3 9 (2.08%) Terminal Services
4 7 (1.62%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (1.15%) ProxySG
6 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (0.69%) vSphere
7 2 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.46%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.46%) Postfix
7 2 (0.46%) Firmware
8 1 (0.23%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (3.46%) SCCM
2 9 (2.08%) OpenView
3 7 (1.62%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (1.39%) Backup Exec
4 6 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (1.15%) Tivoli
5 5 (1.15%) AppDNA
6 4 (0.92%) Netcool
6 4 (0.92%) SCOM
7 3 (0.69%) HP SIM
7 3 (0.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (0.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.46%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.46%) yum
8 2 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.46%) WSUS
9 1 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.23%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 83 (19.17%) Microsoft
2 48 (11.09%) Cisco
3 42 (9.70%) Oracle
4 39 (9.01%) HP
5 28 (6.47%) Remedy
6 25 (5.77%) VMware
7 20 (4.62%) McAfee
8 16 (3.70%) BMC
9 15 (3.46%) Citrix
10 13 (3.00%) Juniper
10 13 (3.00%) IBM
10 13 (3.00%) ServiceNow
11 11 (2.54%) F5
11 11 (2.54%) Red Hat
12 10 (2.31%) CheckPoint
12 10 (2.31%) Lotus
12 10 (2.31%) Perforce
13 8 (1.85%) Lumension
14 7 (1.62%) Symantec
14 7 (1.62%) EMC
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