The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL V3 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL V3 over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ITIL Version 3
Rank 250 285 236
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -49
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 476 449 538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.95% 0.81% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.00% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 269 316
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £211 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 23
Median hourly rate £15.00 £23.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.78% +39.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.98 £18.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.79 £37.09 £29.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.21 £23.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-51.26% +6.97%

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
41121 45003 43480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.48% 81.18% 76.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27428 29175 28284
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1085 1352 1206
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

ITIL V3
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ITIL V3 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL V3 within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +34 437 £425 +6.25% 49
London +18 141 £475 +11.76% 12
South East +25 114 £450 +12.50% 9
Hampshire +43 55 £456 +14.06% 2
North West +18 42 £450 -12.19% 4
Berkshire +2 35 £210 -42.06%
West Midlands -16 34 £375 -16.66% 6
South West +12 33 £375 - 4
North East -13 33 £410 +5.80% 3
Reading +8 25 £400 +10.34%
Scotland +9 23 £420 +5.00% 3
Tyne and Wear -19 23 £410 +5.80% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -20 23 £410 +2.50% 1
Manchester +11 20 £450 +28.57% 4
Fareham - 20 £488 - 1
Renfrewshire -8 15 £420 +5.00%
Erskine -9 15 £420 +5.00%
Milton Keynes +9 13 £235 -41.17%
Buckinghamshire +5 13 £235 -42.54%
City of London +4 13 £475 +5.55% 6
East Midlands +4 13 £400 +33.33% 2
East of England -14 13 £180 -43.75% 5
Shropshire +9 12 £375 -
Yorkshire +2 12 £375 +13.63% 4
Telford -1 11 £375 -
Lancashire +1 10 £600 +14.28%
Wiltshire -8 10 £585 +58.10% 2
Durham +8 9 £300 -29.41% 1
Wales +3 9 £270 -22.85% 1
Northampton -6 9 £400 +33.33% 1

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ITIL V3.

1 985 (100.00%) ITIL
2 325 (32.99%) Service Management
3 252 (25.58%) Security Cleared
4 195 (19.80%) Service Delivery
5 194 (19.70%) SC Cleared
6 191 (19.39%) Microsoft
7 173 (17.56%) PRINCE2
7 173 (17.56%) Windows
8 163 (16.55%) Project Management
8 163 (16.55%) ITSM
9 160 (16.24%) Service Design
10 155 (15.74%) Finance
11 150 (15.23%) Agile Software Development
12 125 (12.69%) Change Management
13 123 (12.49%) Cisco
14 115 (11.68%) Configuration Management
14 115 (11.68%) Incident Management
15 112 (11.37%) SLA
16 107 (10.86%) Degree
17 101 (10.25%) Firewall
17 101 (10.25%) Active Directory
18 96 (9.75%) Problem Management
19 95 (9.64%) Management Information System
20 87 (8.83%) MS Excel
21 85 (8.63%) Linux
22 79 (8.02%) Stakeholder Management
22 79 (8.02%) CMDB
23 78 (7.92%) SQL
24 77 (7.82%) Remedy
24 77 (7.82%) Data Centre

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 32 (3.25%) SharePoint
2 22 (2.23%) IIS
3 21 (2.13%) MS Exchange
4 20 (2.03%) Apache
5 16 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (1.52%) OpenStack
7 14 (1.42%) WebLogic
8 13 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 12 (1.22%) JBoss
9 12 (1.22%) Skype for Business
10 11 (1.12%) iPlanet
11 10 (1.02%) IBM Notes
12 9 (0.91%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
14 6 (0.61%) MQSeries
15 4 (0.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 4 (0.41%) WebSphere
16 3 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
16 3 (0.30%) Tuxedo
16 3 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 87 (8.83%) MS Excel
2 75 (7.61%) MS Office
3 31 (3.15%) MS Project
4 11 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 36 (3.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.30%) Primavera
3 3 (0.30%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.20%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.20%) RMDS
4 2 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.10%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.54%) IaaS
2 23 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
2 23 (2.34%) PaaS
3 22 (2.23%) Office 365
4 21 (2.13%) SaaS
5 14 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.20%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.10%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.10%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 101 (10.25%) Firewall
2 47 (4.77%) DNS
3 43 (4.37%) Wi-Fi
4 39 (3.96%) LAN
4 39 (3.96%) WAN
5 31 (3.15%) BIG-IP
5 31 (3.15%) DHCP
5 31 (3.15%) Internet
6 30 (3.05%) Network Security
6 30 (3.05%) VPN
7 29 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
8 26 (2.64%) Wireless
9 25 (2.54%) VoIP
10 23 (2.34%) LTE
11 22 (2.23%) VoLTE
12 19 (1.93%) Cisco Nexus
12 19 (1.93%) SAN
13 18 (1.83%) MPLS
13 18 (1.83%) SSL
14 17 (1.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 29 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 24 (2.44%) Oracle Database
4 19 (1.93%) MySQL
4 19 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (0.91%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 9 (0.91%) Oracle BI EE
7 9 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (0.71%) QlikView
10 6 (0.61%) Big Data
10 6 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (0.61%) DB2
11 5 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.41%) MongoDB
12 4 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.30%) GIS
Development Applications
1 18 (1.83%) JIRA
2 11 (1.12%) MSI
2 11 (1.12%) Subversion
3 9 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (0.81%) Artifactory
5 7 (0.71%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.41%) Checkstyle
6 4 (0.41%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.41%) FindBugs
6 4 (0.41%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.41%) JUnit
6 4 (0.41%) Selenium
7 3 (0.30%) Gradle
8 2 (0.20%) CA Gen
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.10%) JMeter
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.10%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.10%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.10%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 155 (15.74%) Finance
2 74 (7.51%) Telecoms
3 40 (4.06%) Banking
4 22 (2.23%) Legal
5 20 (2.03%) Retail
6 13 (1.32%) Billing
7 12 (1.22%) Financial Institution
8 7 (0.71%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.61%) German Language
9 6 (0.61%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.61%) Marketing
10 5 (0.51%) Advertising
10 5 (0.51%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.51%) Local Government
11 4 (0.41%) Automotive
11 4 (0.41%) Law
12 3 (0.30%) Electronics
13 2 (0.20%) Back Office
13 2 (0.20%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 171 (17.36%) Analyst
2 130 (13.20%) Architect
3 109 (11.07%) Service Manager
4 64 (6.50%) Project Manager
5 63 (6.40%) Service Analyst
5 63 (6.40%) Service Architect
6 40 (4.06%) Support Analyst
7 39 (3.96%) Delivery Manager
8 37 (3.76%) Developer
9 36 (3.65%) Applications Support
10 35 (3.55%) ITIL Manager
10 35 (3.55%) Services Delivery Manager
11 34 (3.45%) Service Desk Analyst
12 33 (3.35%) Consultant
13 32 (3.25%) Transition Manager
14 31 (3.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 30 (3.05%) Service Transition Manager
15 30 (3.05%) Support Engineer
16 27 (2.74%) Designer
17 25 (2.54%) ITIL Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (4.37%) Web Services
2 31 (3.15%) Middleware
3 29 (2.94%) .NET
3 29 (2.94%) XML
4 25 (2.54%) SOAP
5 21 (2.13%) REST
6 19 (1.93%) jQuery
7 15 (1.52%) CSS
7 15 (1.52%) J2EE
7 15 (1.52%) XSL
8 14 (1.42%) JSP
8 14 (1.42%) XML Schema
9 9 (0.91%) HTML
10 8 (0.81%) Ajax
10 8 (0.81%) AngularJS
10 8 (0.81%) Spring
10 8 (0.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (0.51%) .NET Framework
12 4 (0.41%) Entity Framework
12 4 (0.41%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 95 (9.64%) Management Information System
2 79 (8.02%) CMDB
3 77 (7.82%) Data Centre
4 71 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
6 26 (2.64%) Computer Science
7 25 (2.54%) Clustering
8 23 (2.34%) Virtual Team
9 16 (1.62%) User Experience
10 15 (1.52%) Smart Meter
10 15 (1.52%) Visualisation
11 14 (1.42%) Blackberry
12 10 (1.02%) Data Integration
12 10 (1.02%) NHS
12 10 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
13 9 (0.91%) PKI
14 8 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
14 8 (0.81%) Fat Client
14 8 (0.81%) Statistics
14 8 (0.81%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 173 (17.56%) Windows
2 85 (8.63%) Linux
3 65 (6.60%) Windows Server
4 64 (6.50%) Unix
5 48 (4.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (3.55%) Windows 7
7 30 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (2.44%) AIX
9 21 (2.13%) Solaris
10 18 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (1.12%) SUSE
12 9 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (0.71%) Android
13 7 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (0.51%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.41%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.41%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.41%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.30%) MVS
16 3 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 985 (100.00%) ITIL
2 325 (32.99%) Service Management
3 195 (19.80%) Service Delivery
4 173 (17.56%) PRINCE2
5 163 (16.55%) ITSM
5 163 (16.55%) Project Management
6 160 (16.24%) Service Design
7 150 (15.23%) Agile Software Development
8 125 (12.69%) Change Management
9 115 (11.68%) Configuration Management
9 115 (11.68%) Incident Management
10 96 (9.75%) Problem Management
11 79 (8.02%) Stakeholder Management
12 74 (7.51%) Release Management
13 67 (6.80%) Continuous Improvement
14 64 (6.50%) Six Sigma
15 63 (6.40%) Process Improvement
16 44 (4.47%) Disaster Recovery
17 41 (4.16%) High Availability
18 40 (4.06%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 78 (7.92%) SQL
2 61 (6.19%) Java
2 61 (6.19%) JavaScript
3 25 (2.54%) C++
4 23 (2.34%) Perl
5 22 (2.23%) C#
6 19 (1.93%) VB
7 17 (1.73%) VB.NET
8 16 (1.62%) VB6
8 16 (1.62%) VBA
9 15 (1.52%) Bash Shell
10 10 (1.02%) PHP
11 8 (0.81%) Korn
11 8 (0.81%) Shell Script
12 7 (0.71%) C
12 7 (0.71%) Python
13 6 (0.61%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.30%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.30%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 252 (25.58%) Security Cleared
2 194 (19.70%) SC Cleared
3 107 (10.86%) Degree
4 66 (6.70%) Cisco Certification
5 54 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 39 (3.96%) CCNP
6 39 (3.96%) ITIL Certification
7 36 (3.65%) CISSP
8 31 (3.15%) CCNA
9 26 (2.64%) MCSE
10 25 (2.54%) DV Cleared
11 21 (2.13%) PMP
12 16 (1.62%) PMI Certification
13 15 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 14 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 12 (1.22%) CISA
15 12 (1.22%) ISEB
16 11 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
16 11 (1.12%) CCIE
16 11 (1.12%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (11.37%) SLA
2 49 (4.97%) JSP 440
3 30 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (2.44%) QA
5 9 (0.91%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.71%) COBIT
7 5 (0.51%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.30%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.20%) BS25999
9 2 (0.20%) GPG13
9 2 (0.20%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.10%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.10%) ISO20022
10 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 101 (10.25%) Active Directory
2 61 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (1.93%) Terminal Services
4 15 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
4 15 (1.52%) vSphere
5 10 (1.02%) BitLocker
5 10 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.71%) ProxySG
7 7 (0.71%) XenApp
8 4 (0.41%) Docker
8 4 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.30%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.30%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.20%) Firmware
10 2 (0.20%) HDFS
10 2 (0.20%) NFS
10 2 (0.20%) Samba
10 2 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.10%) iptables
Systems Management
1 36 (3.65%) SCCM
2 22 (2.23%) OpenView
3 17 (1.73%) Puppet
3 17 (1.73%) SCOM
4 16 (1.62%) Microsoft Clustering
5 13 (1.32%) Ansible
6 12 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
6 12 (1.22%) OPNET
7 11 (1.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 11 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 10 (1.02%) Perfmon
9 9 (0.91%) OVSD
9 9 (0.91%) WSUS
10 7 (0.71%) NetBackup
11 6 (0.61%) Cisco Prime
11 6 (0.61%) FortiGate
11 6 (0.61%) HP SIM
11 6 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (0.61%) SmoothWall
12 5 (0.51%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 191 (19.39%) Microsoft
2 123 (12.49%) Cisco
3 77 (7.82%) Remedy
4 75 (7.61%) HP
4 75 (7.61%) Oracle
4 75 (7.61%) ServiceNow
5 72 (7.31%) VMware
6 52 (5.28%) Citrix
7 49 (4.97%) BMC
8 42 (4.26%) F5
9 39 (3.96%) CheckPoint
10 33 (3.35%) SAP
11 32 (3.25%) Sun
12 29 (2.94%) Red Hat
13 23 (2.34%) Ericsson
14 21 (2.13%) CA
15 20 (2.03%) EMC
16 17 (1.73%) IBM
16 17 (1.73%) Juniper
16 17 (1.73%) SolarWinds
Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £22000 - £29326 per annum + + benefits+Overtime
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £200 - £210 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: Up to £66,500 per annum + Outstanding Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago