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 29 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 425 396 445
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +49
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 193 210 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.38% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.50% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 118 68
Average daily rate
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£395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £26.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.73% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £26.50 -
% change year-on-year
-31.13% -

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
44378 41654 38176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.75% 76.18% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28795 25786 23134
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1172 1177 1108
Average hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.82 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -26 173 £400 +6.66% 46
London +17 68 £400 - 17
South East -27 45 £350 +3.32% 7
City of London +11 18 £400 +10.11% 3
Hampshire +2 17 £400 -4.76%
West Midlands +11 16 £330 -7.36% 3
Buckinghamshire 0 15 £144 -68.00%
East of England -8 14 £413 +55.66% 3
South West -12 14 £450 +20.00% 6
Milton Keynes +1 12 £144 -68.00%
Hook +5 10 £425 -6.59%
Essex +1 10 £413 -10.81%
North West -18 10 £460 +47.20% 3
Wales +6 9 £301 -10.74% 1
Berkshire +3 9 £363 +6.61% 3
Scotland -15 9 £325 -3.17% 1
Wiltshire -13 7 £125 -70.58% 1
Manchester -13 5 £289 - 1
West Yorkshire -20 5 £520 +43.44% 3
Leeds -23 5 £520 +43.44% 3
Yorkshire -24 5 £520 +57.57% 4
Chelmsford - 5 £400 -
Birmingham +9 4 £330 +20.00% 1
Warwickshire +7 4 £325 +8.33% 1
South Wales -2 4 £281 -16.66% 1
Hertfordshire -12 4 £435 - 1
Croydon -15 4 £250 +66.66%
Cardiff - 4 £281 -
Glasgow 0 3 £375 -8.53%
Edinburgh - 3 £475 - 1

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 418 (100.00%) ITIL
2 169 (40.43%) Service Management
3 113 (27.03%) Microsoft
4 101 (24.16%) Security Cleared
5 94 (22.49%) Project Management
6 86 (20.57%) Windows
7 79 (18.90%) ITSM
8 72 (17.22%) Service Delivery
9 70 (16.75%) MS Office
10 64 (15.31%) SC Cleared
11 61 (14.59%) SLA
12 60 (14.35%) Change Management
13 55 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
14 53 (12.68%) Active Directory
15 52 (12.44%) Finance
16 51 (12.20%) MS Excel
17 48 (11.48%) Cisco
18 46 (11.00%) PRINCE2
19 45 (10.77%) HP
20 44 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
21 43 (10.29%) Problem Management
22 42 (10.05%) CCNA
23 41 (9.81%) Degree
24 39 (9.33%) LAN
24 39 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
25 38 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
25 38 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
26 37 (8.85%) Configuration Management
26 37 (8.85%) SQL
27 34 (8.13%) Incident Management

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 25 (5.98%) SharePoint
2 23 (5.50%) MS Exchange
3 13 (3.11%) IIS
4 9 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (1.67%) Lync
6 4 (0.96%) SAS
6 4 (0.96%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (0.96%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (0.72%) CMS
8 2 (0.48%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.48%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.24%) Node.js
9 1 (0.24%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.24%) Apache
9 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.24%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.24%) Confluence
9 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 70 (16.75%) MS Office
2 51 (12.20%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.67%) MS Project
4 4 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.72%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.96%) Maximo
3 2 (0.48%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.24%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.20%) Office 365
2 3 (0.72%) SaaS
3 1 (0.24%) PaaS
3 1 (0.24%) GitHub
3 1 (0.24%) IaaS
3 1 (0.24%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 39 (9.33%) LAN
2 25 (5.98%) TCP/IP
3 23 (5.50%) Firewall
4 21 (5.02%) WAN
5 17 (4.07%) DNS
6 15 (3.59%) SAN
7 13 (3.11%) OSPF
8 11 (2.63%) BGP
8 11 (2.63%) Intranet
9 10 (2.39%) Multicast
10 9 (2.15%) SNMP
11 7 (1.67%) Internet
11 7 (1.67%) DHCP
11 7 (1.67%) Structured Cabling
11 7 (1.67%) Network Security
12 6 (1.44%) VoIP
12 6 (1.44%) Wireless
13 5 (1.20%) Frame Relay
13 5 (1.20%) IP Telephony
13 5 (1.20%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.02%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (1.67%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.44%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.72%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.24%) Cognos Report Studio
9 1 (0.24%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 1 (0.24%) Cognos Metric Studio
9 1 (0.24%) MySQL
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.44%) ClearCase
3 5 (1.20%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.72%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.72%) ClearQuest
4 3 (0.72%) Subversion
5 2 (0.48%) JIRA
6 1 (0.24%) Toad
General
1 52 (12.44%) Finance
2 15 (3.59%) Spanish Language
3 12 (2.87%) Law
3 12 (2.87%) Legal
3 12 (2.87%) Banking
4 10 (2.39%) Marketing
5 7 (1.67%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.67%) Retail
6 4 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.72%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.72%) Billing
7 3 (0.72%) German Language
8 2 (0.48%) Local Government
8 2 (0.48%) Advertising
9 1 (0.24%) Publishing
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
Job Titles
1 84 (20.10%) Analyst
2 47 (11.24%) Service Manager
3 31 (7.42%) Consultant
4 29 (6.94%) Architect
5 26 (6.22%) Project Manager
6 24 (5.74%) Network Engineer
7 20 (4.78%) Support Engineer
8 19 (4.55%) Service Analyst
9 15 (3.59%) Support Analyst
10 14 (3.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (3.35%) Team Leader
11 13 (3.11%) Services Delivery Manager
11 13 (3.11%) Network Support
11 13 (3.11%) Delivery Manager
12 12 (2.87%) IT Services Manager
12 12 (2.87%) Developer
13 11 (2.63%) ITIL Manager
14 10 (2.39%) Applications Manager
14 10 (2.39%) Configuration Analyst
14 10 (2.39%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.78%) JSP
2 17 (4.07%) .NET
3 12 (2.87%) Web Services
4 10 (2.39%) ASP.NET
5 9 (2.15%) MDX
5 9 (2.15%) 802.1X
6 3 (0.72%) Middleware
6 3 (0.72%) SOAP
7 2 (0.48%) XML
7 2 (0.48%) CSS
7 2 (0.48%) J2EE
7 2 (0.48%) HTML
7 2 (0.48%) Application Packaging
7 2 (0.48%) REST
8 1 (0.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.24%) JavaFX
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.24%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.24%) Spring
8 1 (0.24%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.70%) Management Information System
3 19 (4.55%) CMDB
4 18 (4.31%) Computer Science
5 14 (3.35%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 9 (2.15%) Data Structures
7 7 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (1.44%) NHS
9 5 (1.20%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.20%) Fat Client
10 4 (0.96%) Visualisation
10 4 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.72%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (0.72%) User Experience
11 3 (0.72%) Statistics
12 2 (0.48%) PDA
12 2 (0.48%) PMI
12 2 (0.48%) CESG
12 2 (0.48%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 86 (20.57%) Windows
2 38 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (6.22%) UNIX
4 20 (4.78%) Linux
4 20 (4.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (4.31%) Windows 7
6 14 (3.35%) Solaris
7 11 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.72%) AIX
10 1 (0.24%) HPUX
10 1 (0.24%) Android
10 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (100.00%) ITIL
2 169 (40.43%) Service Management
3 94 (22.49%) Project Management
4 79 (18.90%) ITSM
5 72 (17.22%) Service Delivery
6 60 (14.35%) Change Management
7 46 (11.00%) PRINCE2
8 43 (10.29%) Problem Management
9 39 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 37 (8.85%) Configuration Management
11 34 (8.13%) Incident Management
12 30 (7.18%) Continuous Improvement
13 25 (5.98%) Six Sigma
14 20 (4.78%) Network Design
15 18 (4.31%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (4.31%) Asset Management
16 16 (3.83%) Supplier Management
16 16 (3.83%) Network Management
17 15 (3.59%) Release Management
17 15 (3.59%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 37 (8.85%) SQL
2 11 (2.63%) T-SQL
3 10 (2.39%) PowerShell
4 9 (2.15%) X++
4 9 (2.15%) C#
5 6 (1.44%) Java
6 5 (1.20%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.96%) VBScript
8 3 (0.72%) Perl
9 2 (0.48%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.48%) C
10 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.24%) Ruby
10 1 (0.24%) C++
10 1 (0.24%) PHP
10 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.24%) VB
10 1 (0.24%) VBA
10 1 (0.24%) Python
10 1 (0.24%) REXX
Qualifications
1 101 (24.16%) Security Cleared
2 64 (15.31%) SC Cleared
3 55 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 44 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (10.05%) CCNA
6 41 (9.81%) Degree
7 28 (6.70%) DV Cleared
8 26 (6.22%) MCSE
9 25 (5.98%) A+ Certification
9 25 (5.98%) CCNP
10 19 (4.55%) MCSA
10 19 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 17 (4.07%) MCITP
11 17 (4.07%) Network+ Certification
12 14 (3.35%) PMI Certification
13 12 (2.87%) PMP
14 11 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 8 (1.91%) MOS
15 8 (1.91%) MCDST
15 8 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (14.59%) SLA
2 20 (4.78%) JSP 440
3 7 (1.67%) QA
3 7 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.20%) COBIT
4 5 (1.20%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.72%) BS15000
6 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.48%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.24%) GxP
7 1 (0.24%) GAMP
7 1 (0.24%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 53 (12.68%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.63%) vSphere
4 9 (2.15%) XenApp
4 9 (2.15%) XenDesktop
5 6 (1.44%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.48%) Xen
7 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.48%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.48%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.24%) UAG
8 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.24%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.24%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (4.07%) OVSD
2 13 (3.11%) SCCM
3 9 (2.15%) Cisco Prime
4 7 (1.67%) WhatsUp Gold
5 5 (1.20%) HP UCMDB
5 5 (1.20%) WSUS
6 4 (0.96%) SCOM
7 3 (0.72%) Control-M
7 3 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.48%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.48%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.48%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 2 (0.48%) Netcool
9 1 (0.24%) CA Endevor
9 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.24%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.24%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.24%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 113 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 48 (11.48%) Cisco
3 45 (10.77%) HP
4 30 (7.18%) Citrix
5 27 (6.46%) VMware
6 21 (5.02%) Oracle
6 21 (5.02%) ServiceNow
7 17 (4.07%) Remedy
8 13 (3.11%) F5
9 10 (2.39%) BMC
10 9 (2.15%) EMC
10 9 (2.15%) Tableau
11 7 (1.67%) McAfee
11 7 (1.67%) CheckPoint
12 6 (1.44%) LANDesk
12 6 (1.44%) SAP
12 6 (1.44%) Lumension
12 6 (1.44%) SolarWinds
13 5 (1.20%) Cognos
14 4 (0.96%) IBM
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Synergize Consulting
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London
Search Consultancy
Rate: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Northumberland
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £60000 Per Day +car allowance+ bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Dependent on experience
Posted: 21 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £30,000 fixed term - till March 2016
Posted: 22 days ago