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 26 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 395 376 365
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -11
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 183 191 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.39% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.53% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 112 85
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £211 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £525 £599
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £326 £328
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £82.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +415.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £82.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-80.00% +415.62%

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
38219 36146 32687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.29% 74.26% 71.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 24558 22025 19397
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £271 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1002 1117 1319
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 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
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 26 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -41 164 £375 +7.14% 38
London -22 65 £375 - 18
South East -28 41 £375 +8.69% 13
City of London -2 21 £410 +9.33% 2
Hampshire -20 19 £348 +6.99% 2
South West -24 14 £375 -16.66% 1
Yorkshire -2 12 £411 +50.91%
Scotland - 12 £398 -
East of England +3 10 £290 +33.33% 3
West Midlands -1 10 £250 -40.47% 1
West Yorkshire -4 10 £413 +51.37%
Berkshire +1 9 £438 +27.73% 3
Buckinghamshire -18 9 £425 +25.00% 5
Milton Keynes -1 8 £425 +21.42% 4
Leeds -7 8 £413 +51.37%
Hertfordshire +8 6 £275 +22.22%
Birmingham 0 6 £250 +66.66%
Edinburgh - 6 £293 -
Wales -11 5 £315 - 4
Bristol - 5 £350 -
South Wales -8 4 £315 - 4
North East - 4 £425 -
East Midlands - 4 £525 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 4 £425 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £425 -
North West -5 3 £430 - 1
Swindon -10 3 £250 -
Wiltshire -22 3 £250 -44.44% 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 - -
Nottingham - 3 - -

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 424 (100.00%) ITIL
2 194 (45.75%) Service Management
3 124 (29.25%) Security Cleared
4 111 (26.18%) Service Delivery
5 102 (24.06%) SC Cleared
6 83 (19.58%) Microsoft
7 82 (19.34%) Windows
7 82 (19.34%) Project Management
8 77 (18.16%) SLA
9 69 (16.27%) Incident Management
10 65 (15.33%) Change Management
11 57 (13.44%) Finance
12 53 (12.50%) ITSM
13 50 (11.79%) Cisco
14 49 (11.56%) Active Directory
15 46 (10.85%) PRINCE2
15 46 (10.85%) MS Office
15 46 (10.85%) Problem Management
16 43 (10.14%) MS Excel
16 43 (10.14%) Management Information System
17 41 (9.67%) Configuration Management
18 40 (9.43%) Six Sigma
19 39 (9.20%) UNIX
20 38 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
21 37 (8.73%) Oracle
21 37 (8.73%) Windows Server 2008
22 35 (8.25%) HP
23 34 (8.02%) MS Exchange
24 32 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
25 31 (7.31%) Remedy

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 34 (8.02%) MS Exchange
2 19 (4.48%) IIS
3 15 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (2.12%) IBM Notes
6 9 (2.12%) Apache
7 7 (1.65%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.94%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.71%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.71%) Node.js
9 3 (0.71%) Lync
10 2 (0.47%) CMS
10 2 (0.47%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (0.47%) JBoss
11 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.24%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.24%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 46 (10.85%) MS Office
2 43 (10.14%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.36%) MS Project
4 9 (2.12%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.24%) SPSS
6 1 (0.24%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 19 (4.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (2.36%) assyst
3 9 (2.12%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.94%) Remedy AR System
4 4 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.94%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.42%) Office 365
2 4 (0.94%) SaaS
3 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.37%) Firewall
2 23 (5.42%) DNS
3 21 (4.95%) LDAP
4 20 (4.72%) DHCP
5 19 (4.48%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (3.07%) LAN
7 12 (2.83%) WAN
8 11 (2.59%) VPN
9 8 (1.89%) TCP/IP
9 8 (1.89%) SAN
9 8 (1.89%) Wireless
10 7 (1.65%) FWSM
10 7 (1.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (1.18%) Network Security
12 4 (0.94%) Unified Communications
12 4 (0.94%) TACACS
12 4 (0.94%) BGP
12 4 (0.94%) SNMP
13 3 (0.71%) SMTP
13 3 (0.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.37%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (2.12%) Oracle ODI
3 6 (1.42%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (1.42%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.18%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.47%) MySQL
7 2 (0.47%) DTS
8 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.24%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.24%) MS Access
8 1 (0.24%) DB2
8 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 12 (2.83%) Hudson
2 9 (2.12%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (1.42%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.18%) Toad
5 4 (0.94%) MSI
5 4 (0.94%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.71%) Subversion
6 3 (0.71%) JIRA
6 3 (0.71%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.47%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.24%) PVCS
8 1 (0.24%) ClearQuest
General
1 57 (13.44%) Finance
2 24 (5.66%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.30%) Banking
4 10 (2.36%) Marketing
5 7 (1.65%) Spanish Language
6 5 (1.18%) Local Government
7 4 (0.94%) Legal
8 3 (0.71%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.71%) Retail
8 3 (0.71%) Billing
8 3 (0.71%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.24%) Back Office
9 1 (0.24%) Electronics
9 1 (0.24%) French Language
9 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 77 (18.16%) Analyst
2 53 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 28 (6.60%) Architect
4 26 (6.13%) Service Analyst
5 25 (5.90%) Project Manager
6 22 (5.19%) Support Analyst
7 19 (4.48%) Support Engineer
8 16 (3.77%) Release Manager
8 16 (3.77%) Consultant
9 14 (3.30%) Applications Support
9 14 (3.30%) Network Engineer
9 14 (3.30%) Designer
10 13 (3.07%) Transition Manager
11 12 (2.83%) Service Desk Analyst
12 11 (2.59%) IT Services Manager
12 11 (2.59%) Delivery Manager
12 11 (2.59%) Infrastructure Designer
12 11 (2.59%) Service Transition Manager
13 10 (2.36%) Incident Manager
13 10 (2.36%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.84%) JSP
2 18 (4.25%) Middleware
3 15 (3.54%) Web Services
4 10 (2.36%) .NET
5 9 (2.12%) Oracle Fusion
6 8 (1.89%) HTML
7 5 (1.18%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.94%) CSS
8 4 (0.94%) XML
8 4 (0.94%) XSLT
8 4 (0.94%) Spring
9 3 (0.71%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.71%) JavaFX
9 3 (0.71%) LINQ
9 3 (0.71%) JMS
9 3 (0.71%) Struts
9 3 (0.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (0.47%) Application Packaging
11 1 (0.24%) X-Windows
11 1 (0.24%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.14%) Management Information System
2 32 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.48%) Computer Science
4 18 (4.25%) CMDB
5 17 (4.01%) CESG
6 14 (3.30%) Performance Metrics
7 11 (2.59%) CESG CLAS
8 9 (2.12%) RMADS
9 8 (1.89%) Blackberry
10 6 (1.42%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (1.42%) Open Source
11 5 (1.18%) Clustering
12 4 (0.94%) Fixed Income
12 4 (0.94%) PMI
12 4 (0.94%) iPhone
12 4 (0.94%) iPad
12 4 (0.94%) SWIFT
12 4 (0.94%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.94%) Derivative
13 3 (0.71%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 82 (19.34%) Windows
2 39 (9.20%) UNIX
3 37 (8.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (6.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (6.60%) Windows 7
5 22 (5.19%) Linux
6 16 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (2.12%) Solaris
7 9 (2.12%) Windows 8
8 8 (1.89%) Android
8 8 (1.89%) Windows XP
8 8 (1.89%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.71%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.47%) AIX
12 1 (0.24%) MVS
12 1 (0.24%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 424 (100.00%) ITIL
2 194 (45.75%) Service Management
3 111 (26.18%) Service Delivery
4 82 (19.34%) Project Management
5 69 (16.27%) Incident Management
6 65 (15.33%) Change Management
7 53 (12.50%) ITSM
8 46 (10.85%) PRINCE2
8 46 (10.85%) Problem Management
9 41 (9.67%) Configuration Management
10 40 (9.43%) Six Sigma
11 38 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
12 25 (5.90%) Release Management
13 23 (5.42%) Knowledge Management
14 21 (4.95%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (4.48%) Transition Management
16 17 (4.01%) ITIL V2
16 17 (4.01%) Workflow
17 16 (3.77%) TOGAF
17 16 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 24 (5.66%) SQL
2 10 (2.36%) JavaScript
2 10 (2.36%) Perl
3 9 (2.12%) C
4 6 (1.42%) Java
5 5 (1.18%) C#
6 4 (0.94%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.71%) VB.NET
7 3 (0.71%) Python
7 3 (0.71%) Ruby
7 3 (0.71%) Scala
8 2 (0.47%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.47%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.24%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.24%) PHP
Qualifications
1 124 (29.25%) Security Cleared
2 102 (24.06%) SC Cleared
3 28 (6.60%) Degree
3 28 (6.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (5.19%) MCSE
5 21 (4.95%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (3.77%) PMI Certification
7 15 (3.54%) CISSP
8 14 (3.30%) CCNP
9 13 (3.07%) MCP
10 12 (2.83%) PMP
11 10 (2.36%) CCNA
11 10 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 10 (2.36%) DV Cleared
12 8 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (1.42%) CCSE
14 5 (1.18%) MOS
14 5 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (0.94%) MCSA
16 3 (0.71%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (18.16%) SLA
2 27 (6.37%) JSP 440
3 18 (4.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (2.59%) QA
5 7 (1.65%) COBIT
5 7 (1.65%) ISO 9001
6 5 (1.18%) BS15000
7 1 (0.24%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 49 (11.56%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.12%) Hyper-V
3 9 (2.12%) Terminal Services
4 7 (1.65%) ProxySG
5 4 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (0.71%) vSphere
7 2 (0.47%) Postfix
7 2 (0.47%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.47%) Firmware
8 1 (0.24%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (2.12%) SCCM
2 8 (1.89%) OpenView
3 6 (1.42%) Backup Exec
3 6 (1.42%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (1.18%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (1.18%) SCOM
4 5 (1.18%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.94%) Netcool
6 3 (0.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (0.71%) HP SIM
7 2 (0.47%) AppDNA
7 2 (0.47%) yum
7 2 (0.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.24%) OVSD
8 1 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.24%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 83 (19.58%) Microsoft
2 50 (11.79%) Cisco
3 37 (8.73%) Oracle
4 35 (8.25%) HP
5 31 (7.31%) Remedy
6 22 (5.19%) McAfee
7 21 (4.95%) VMware
8 16 (3.77%) BMC
9 14 (3.30%) Citrix
9 14 (3.30%) Juniper
9 14 (3.30%) F5
10 13 (3.07%) CheckPoint
11 12 (2.83%) ServiceNow
12 11 (2.59%) Red Hat
12 11 (2.59%) IBM
13 10 (2.36%) Perforce
14 9 (2.12%) Lotus
15 8 (1.89%) Blue Coat
16 7 (1.65%) Lumension
16 7 (1.65%) EMC
Surrey
CRL
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £30k - 36k per year + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £400 - 500 per day + .
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £370.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Rate: £275 - £330 per day
Posted: 21 days ago