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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 417 416 391
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -25
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 211 161 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.31% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.42% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 97 130
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £224 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £550 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -14.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.22 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.41% -30.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.43 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.00 £33.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £22.50 £32.89
% change year-on-year
-25.55% -31.59%

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
42787 38469 40705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.71% 74.00% 72.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 26972 23861 23648
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1069 1523
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

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 2 October 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
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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 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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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 -2 189 £375 +3.44% 54
London +14 85 £420 +5.00% 22
South East +17 53 £356 +13.76% 5
Hampshire +9 26 £440 -7.36% 3
City of London +19 16 £475 +26.66% 9
South West -27 14 £350 - 6
Milton Keynes +7 13 £230 +64.28%
Buckinghamshire +5 13 £230 +48.38%
Wiltshire -5 12 £350 -3.44% 4
North West -1 11 £325 - 3
Scotland +3 10 £275 +144.44%
East of England -22 9 £260 -18.75% 12
Berkshire +10 7 £425 +60.37% 1
Cheshire +7 7 £381 -
Yorkshire +3 7 £275 -15.77% 3
Wales -23 7 £313 - 2
West Yorkshire - 6 £275 - 2
Swindon - 6 £109 - 3
Leeds - 6 £275 - 2
West Midlands -31 5 £350 -28.57% 3
Fareham - 5 £243 -
Manchester -7 4 £325 - 1
North East -32 4 £188 +4.16%
Tyne and Wear -38 3 - -
South Wales -8 2 £313 - 2
Croydon -10 2 £406 +62.50% 3
Surrey -11 2 £325 +4.00%
West Sussex - 2 £196 - 1
Cardiff - 2 £313 - 2
South Yorkshire -2 1 - - 1

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 447 (100.00%) ITIL
2 187 (41.83%) Service Management
3 141 (31.54%) Security Cleared
4 103 (23.04%) SC Cleared
5 97 (21.70%) Service Delivery
6 94 (21.03%) Windows
7 78 (17.45%) Project Management
8 77 (17.23%) SLA
9 70 (15.66%) Incident Management
10 67 (14.99%) Microsoft
11 63 (14.09%) Active Directory
12 61 (13.65%) Change Management
13 55 (12.30%) ITSM
14 54 (12.08%) Management Information System
14 54 (12.08%) Finance
15 53 (11.86%) MS Office
15 53 (11.86%) Problem Management
16 49 (10.96%) MS Excel
16 49 (10.96%) Configuration Management
17 48 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
18 46 (10.29%) HP
19 42 (9.40%) Cisco
19 42 (9.40%) PRINCE2
20 39 (8.72%) UNIX
21 35 (7.83%) Risk Management
22 33 (7.38%) Firewall
22 33 (7.38%) Remedy
22 33 (7.38%) Windows 7
23 32 (7.16%) Windows Server 2008
23 32 (7.16%) CMDB

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 18 (4.03%) MS Exchange
2 15 (3.36%) IIS
3 12 (2.68%) IBM Notes
4 10 (2.24%) Apache
4 10 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (1.57%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (1.12%) MQSeries
7 5 (1.12%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.89%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.89%) CMS
9 3 (0.67%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (0.67%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.22%) Node.js
11 1 (0.22%) Lync
11 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 53 (11.86%) MS Office
2 49 (10.96%) MS Excel
3 24 (5.37%) MS Visio
4 15 (3.36%) MS Project
5 10 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (4.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.57%) assyst
3 5 (1.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (1.12%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.45%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.22%) Maximo
5 1 (0.22%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.22%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.57%) Office 365
2 3 (0.67%) SaaS
2 3 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (7.38%) Firewall
2 25 (5.59%) DNS
3 22 (4.92%) LAN
4 20 (4.47%) DHCP
4 20 (4.47%) LDAP
5 16 (3.58%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (3.58%) WAN
5 16 (3.58%) VPN
6 11 (2.46%) TCP/IP
7 9 (2.01%) SAN
8 7 (1.57%) Wireless
8 7 (1.57%) SNMP
8 7 (1.57%) Network Security
9 6 (1.34%) BGP
10 5 (1.12%) Internet
10 5 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (0.89%) HTTP
12 3 (0.67%) FWSM
12 3 (0.67%) Multicast
12 3 (0.67%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.79%) Oracle Database
3 6 (1.34%) MS Access
4 5 (1.12%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 5 (1.12%) Cognos Metric Studio
5 4 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.67%) Cognos Impromptu
6 3 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.45%) MySQL
7 2 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.22%) DTS
8 1 (0.22%) DB2
8 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 7
8 1 (0.22%) DataStage
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (2.01%) MSI
2 3 (0.67%) JIRA
3 2 (0.45%) Subversion
3 2 (0.45%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
General
1 54 (12.08%) Finance
2 30 (6.71%) Telecoms
3 17 (3.80%) Banking
4 8 (1.79%) Marketing
5 6 (1.34%) Retail
5 6 (1.34%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.34%) Back Office
6 5 (1.12%) Front Office
7 3 (0.67%) Legal
7 3 (0.67%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.67%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.45%) Local Government
9 1 (0.22%) Automotive
9 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.22%) Publishing
9 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 106 (23.71%) Analyst
2 44 (9.84%) Service Manager
3 39 (8.72%) Service Analyst
4 31 (6.94%) Architect
5 24 (5.37%) Support Analyst
6 22 (4.92%) Consultant
7 19 (4.25%) Service Desk Analyst
8 18 (4.03%) Designer
9 15 (3.36%) Problem Manager
9 15 (3.36%) Transition Manager
10 14 (3.13%) Process Analyst
10 14 (3.13%) Applications Support
11 13 (2.91%) Delivery Manager
12 12 (2.68%) Infrastructure Designer
12 12 (2.68%) Support Engineer
12 12 (2.68%) Project Manager
12 12 (2.68%) Service Transition Manager
13 10 (2.24%) Configuration Manager
13 10 (2.24%) 2nd Line Support
14 9 (2.01%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.94%) JSP
2 10 (2.24%) Middleware
3 9 (2.01%) Web Services
4 7 (1.57%) .NET
5 5 (1.12%) XML
5 5 (1.12%) Software Packaging
5 5 (1.12%) WCF
6 2 (0.45%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.45%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.22%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.22%) JMS
7 1 (0.22%) CSS
7 1 (0.22%) JDBC
7 1 (0.22%) Struts
7 1 (0.22%) J2EE
7 1 (0.22%) HTML
7 1 (0.22%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.22%) Java EE
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 54 (12.08%) Management Information System
2 48 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (7.16%) CMDB
4 17 (3.80%) Computer Science
5 16 (3.58%) CESG
6 11 (2.46%) RMADS
6 11 (2.46%) CESG CLAS
7 10 (2.24%) Mainframe
8 6 (1.34%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.12%) Market Risk
10 4 (0.89%) Open Source
10 4 (0.89%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (0.89%) AS400
11 3 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.67%) PMI
12 2 (0.45%) Cryptography
12 2 (0.45%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 94 (21.03%) Windows
2 39 (8.72%) UNIX
3 33 (7.38%) Windows 7
4 32 (7.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (5.82%) Linux
6 18 (4.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (3.80%) Solaris
8 15 (3.36%) Windows XP
9 8 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.34%) MVS
10 6 (1.34%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.89%) Android
11 4 (0.89%) AIX
11 4 (0.89%) HPUX
12 3 (0.67%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.45%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.22%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 447 (100.00%) ITIL
2 187 (41.83%) Service Management
3 97 (21.70%) Service Delivery
4 78 (17.45%) Project Management
5 70 (15.66%) Incident Management
6 61 (13.65%) Change Management
7 55 (12.30%) ITSM
8 53 (11.86%) Problem Management
9 49 (10.96%) Configuration Management
10 42 (9.40%) PRINCE2
11 35 (7.83%) Risk Management
12 32 (7.16%) Six Sigma
13 29 (6.49%) ITIL V2
14 28 (6.26%) Knowledge Management
15 25 (5.59%) E-Commerce
16 22 (4.92%) Release Management
17 20 (4.47%) TOGAF
17 20 (4.47%) Stakeholder Management
18 19 (4.25%) Information Security
19 18 (4.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 22 (4.92%) SQL
2 15 (3.36%) PowerShell
3 11 (2.46%) C
4 6 (1.34%) Python
5 5 (1.12%) VB.NET
5 5 (1.12%) C#
5 5 (1.12%) C++
6 4 (0.89%) Java
7 3 (0.67%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.22%) Scala
8 1 (0.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 141 (31.54%) Security Cleared
2 103 (23.04%) SC Cleared
3 27 (6.04%) Degree
4 25 (5.59%) CISSP
4 25 (5.59%) DV Cleared
5 20 (4.47%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (4.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (2.24%) CCNA
7 10 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (2.01%) ISEB
8 9 (2.01%) MOS
9 8 (1.79%) CCNP
9 8 (1.79%) MCP
9 8 (1.79%) MCSA
10 7 (1.57%) MCSE
10 7 (1.57%) ISEB Practitioner
11 6 (1.34%) CEH
11 6 (1.34%) CCSP
11 6 (1.34%) PMI Certification
11 6 (1.34%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (17.23%) SLA
2 22 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (4.25%) JSP 440
4 11 (2.46%) COBIT
5 8 (1.79%) QA
6 5 (1.12%) BS15000
7 2 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 63 (14.09%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.01%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (1.79%) Terminal Services
5 5 (1.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 5 (1.12%) XenApp
6 2 (0.45%) vSphere
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.22%) Firmware
7 1 (0.22%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.22%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.22%) Postfix
7 1 (0.22%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 20 (4.47%) SCCM
2 9 (2.01%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (2.01%) OpenView
3 7 (1.57%) AppDNA
3 7 (1.57%) HP UCMDB
3 7 (1.57%) Tivoli
3 7 (1.57%) WSUS
4 6 (1.34%) WhatsUp Gold
5 5 (1.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 5 (1.12%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (0.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (0.89%) HP SIM
7 3 (0.67%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.22%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 67 (14.99%) Microsoft
2 46 (10.29%) HP
3 42 (9.40%) Cisco
4 33 (7.38%) Remedy
5 25 (5.59%) Citrix
6 23 (5.15%) Oracle
7 16 (3.58%) VMware
8 15 (3.36%) BMC
9 14 (3.13%) ServiceNow
10 13 (2.91%) Juniper
11 12 (2.68%) Lotus
11 12 (2.68%) Symantec
12 8 (1.79%) Lumension
13 7 (1.57%) F5
13 7 (1.57%) McAfee
13 7 (1.57%) EMC
14 6 (1.34%) Red Hat
14 6 (1.34%) Sophos
15 5 (1.12%) Cognos
15 5 (1.12%) NetApp
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Solihull, West Midlands
Xoserve
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands
Xoserve
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Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £451.48 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Unite Human Resources
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Unite Human Resources
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £100.00 - £110.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
BPXNet
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
BPXNet
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Hook
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £370.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
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Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
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Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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Cardiff
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