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 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 386 419 392
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -27
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 241 162 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.31% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.42% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 109 124
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £184 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £609
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 2
Average hourly rate £13.85 £18.22 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.98% -49.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £15.43 £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.00 £55.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
-35.55% -

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
42997 38902 39217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.67% 74.17% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 24141 22845
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1190 1157 1447
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 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 24 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 24 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 +25 222 £395 +12.85% 31
London +19 107 £431 +7.81% 17
South East +16 64 £361 +15.52% 5
Hampshire - 28 £445 - 1
City of London +12 21 £488 +39.28% 9
Milton Keynes +3 16 £250 +61.29% 4
Buckinghamshire -1 16 £250 +61.29% 4
South West -33 14 £219 -36.81% 2
Wiltshire -7 12 £114 -67.43% 1
West Sussex +4 10 £338 -23.29%
Swindon +2 9 £111 -31.53%
North West -2 9 £390 +47.16% 1
East of England -14 9 £330 +10.92% 1
Yorkshire +2 7 £275 +8.91%
Wales -15 7 £313 -
Berkshire +9 6 £425 +60.37%
Cheshire +9 6 £420 -
Leeds - 6 £275 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £275 -
Scotland -1 5 £348 +208.88%
East Midlands - 5 £100 - 4
North East -35 4 £188 +4.16%
Nottinghamshire - 4 - - 3
Nottingham - 4 - - 2
Manchester 0 3 £325 +22.64%
Croydon -6 3 £406 +62.50% 1
West Midlands -30 3 £350 -30.00% 1
Tyne and Wear -38 3 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 - -
South Wales -10 2 £313 -

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 465 (100.00%) ITIL
2 201 (43.23%) Service Management
3 138 (29.68%) Security Cleared
4 113 (24.30%) Service Delivery
5 102 (21.94%) SC Cleared
6 101 (21.72%) Windows
7 87 (18.71%) SLA
8 76 (16.34%) Project Management
9 73 (15.70%) Microsoft
9 73 (15.70%) Incident Management
10 72 (15.48%) Active Directory
11 66 (14.19%) Change Management
12 59 (12.69%) Management Information System
13 57 (12.26%) Finance
14 50 (10.75%) ITSM
15 49 (10.54%) MS Office
16 48 (10.32%) Configuration Management
17 47 (10.11%) Cisco
18 46 (9.89%) HP
18 46 (9.89%) MS Excel
19 45 (9.68%) Problem Management
20 43 (9.25%) PRINCE2
21 42 (9.03%) Windows Server 2008
22 41 (8.82%) Six Sigma
23 40 (8.60%) UNIX
24 39 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
25 35 (7.53%) Telecoms
25 35 (7.53%) JSP
26 34 (7.31%) Windows 7
27 33 (7.10%) Risk Management

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 27 (5.81%) MS Exchange
2 15 (3.23%) IIS
3 12 (2.58%) IBM Notes
3 12 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (2.15%) Apache
5 9 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (1.72%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (1.29%) CMS
8 5 (1.08%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.86%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.86%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.65%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.65%) Lotus Domino
10 3 (0.65%) JBoss
11 1 (0.22%) TIBCO EMS
11 1 (0.22%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.22%) Node.js
11 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 49 (10.54%) MS Office
2 46 (9.89%) MS Excel
3 21 (4.52%) MS Visio
4 12 (2.58%) MS Project
5 10 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (3.01%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.51%) assyst
3 5 (1.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (1.08%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.43%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.22%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.22%) Maximo
5 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.22%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.94%) Office 365
2 3 (0.65%) SaaS
3 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.88%) Firewall
2 24 (5.16%) LAN
2 24 (5.16%) DNS
3 20 (4.30%) LDAP
3 20 (4.30%) DHCP
4 19 (4.09%) WAN
4 19 (4.09%) VPN
5 16 (3.44%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (2.37%) TCP/IP
7 10 (2.15%) Wireless
8 8 (1.72%) SAN
8 8 (1.72%) Network Security
9 7 (1.51%) SNMP
10 6 (1.29%) Internet
10 6 (1.29%) BGP
11 5 (1.08%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (0.86%) HTTP
12 4 (0.86%) FWSM
13 3 (0.65%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.16%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.51%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.08%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 5 (1.08%) Cognos Metric Studio
3 5 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (0.86%) MS Access
5 3 (0.65%) Cognos Impromptu
5 3 (0.65%) MySQL
6 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.22%) DataStage
7 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.22%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.22%) DB2
7 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (1.94%) MSI
2 4 (0.86%) JIRA
3 3 (0.65%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.65%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.43%) Hudson
4 2 (0.43%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.43%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.22%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.22%) PVCS
5 1 (0.22%) Subversion
General
1 57 (12.26%) Finance
2 35 (7.53%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.37%) Banking
4 7 (1.51%) Marketing
5 6 (1.29%) Spanish Language
5 6 (1.29%) Retail
6 5 (1.08%) Legal
7 4 (0.86%) Back Office
7 4 (0.86%) Investment Banking
7 4 (0.86%) Local Government
8 3 (0.65%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.65%) Front Office
9 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.22%) Advertising
10 1 (0.22%) Publishing
10 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.22%) Electronics
10 1 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 101 (21.72%) Analyst
2 46 (9.89%) Service Manager
3 37 (7.96%) Architect
4 32 (6.88%) Service Analyst
5 25 (5.38%) Support Analyst
6 20 (4.30%) Consultant
7 18 (3.87%) Support Engineer
7 18 (3.87%) Designer
8 16 (3.44%) Transition Manager
9 14 (3.01%) Delivery Manager
9 14 (3.01%) Applications Support
10 13 (2.80%) Process Analyst
10 13 (2.80%) Project Manager
11 12 (2.58%) Service Desk Analyst
11 12 (2.58%) Infrastructure Designer
11 12 (2.58%) Service Transition Manager
12 11 (2.37%) Problem Manager
12 11 (2.37%) Network Engineer
13 10 (2.15%) Change Analyst
13 10 (2.15%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (7.53%) JSP
2 10 (2.15%) Middleware
3 9 (1.94%) .NET
3 9 (1.94%) Web Services
4 5 (1.08%) XML
4 5 (1.08%) Software Packaging
5 3 (0.65%) WCF
5 3 (0.65%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.43%) Spring
6 2 (0.43%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.43%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.43%) XSLT
6 2 (0.43%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.43%) LINQ
7 1 (0.22%) JavaFX
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.22%) CSS
7 1 (0.22%) JDBC
7 1 (0.22%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 59 (12.69%) Management Information System
2 39 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (6.88%) CMDB
4 19 (4.09%) CESG
5 16 (3.44%) Computer Science
5 16 (3.44%) Performance Metrics
6 11 (2.37%) RMADS
6 11 (2.37%) CESG CLAS
7 10 (2.15%) Mainframe
8 8 (1.72%) Blackberry
8 8 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (1.08%) Clustering
10 4 (0.86%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.86%) iPad
10 4 (0.86%) PMI
10 4 (0.86%) AS400
11 3 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.65%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.65%) iPhone
11 3 (0.65%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 101 (21.72%) Windows
2 42 (9.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (8.60%) UNIX
4 34 (7.31%) Windows 7
5 25 (5.38%) Linux
6 24 (5.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (3.44%) Solaris
8 13 (2.80%) Windows XP
9 11 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.72%) Mac OS X
11 6 (1.29%) MVS
11 6 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.08%) Android
13 4 (0.86%) HPUX
14 3 (0.65%) AIX
15 2 (0.43%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.22%) VME
16 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 465 (100.00%) ITIL
2 201 (43.23%) Service Management
3 113 (24.30%) Service Delivery
4 76 (16.34%) Project Management
5 73 (15.70%) Incident Management
6 66 (14.19%) Change Management
7 50 (10.75%) ITSM
8 48 (10.32%) Configuration Management
9 45 (9.68%) Problem Management
10 43 (9.25%) PRINCE2
11 41 (8.82%) Six Sigma
12 33 (7.10%) Risk Management
13 26 (5.59%) Knowledge Management
14 24 (5.16%) Stakeholder Management
15 23 (4.95%) E-Commerce
15 23 (4.95%) ITIL V2
16 22 (4.73%) Release Management
17 20 (4.30%) TOGAF
18 19 (4.09%) Information Security
18 19 (4.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (5.16%) SQL
2 15 (3.23%) PowerShell
3 10 (2.15%) C
4 6 (1.29%) C#
4 6 (1.29%) Java
5 5 (1.08%) VB.NET
6 4 (0.86%) Python
7 3 (0.65%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.65%) C++
8 2 (0.43%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.22%) Ruby
9 1 (0.22%) Scala
9 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 138 (29.68%) Security Cleared
2 102 (21.94%) SC Cleared
3 29 (6.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (5.59%) Degree
5 25 (5.38%) CISSP
6 22 (4.73%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (4.52%) DV Cleared
8 16 (3.44%) MCSE
9 15 (3.23%) MCP
10 11 (2.37%) CCNP
10 11 (2.37%) CCNA
11 10 (2.15%) MCSA
12 9 (1.94%) ISEB
13 8 (1.72%) PMI Certification
14 7 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (1.51%) MOS
14 7 (1.51%) ISEB Practitioner
15 6 (1.29%) CEH
15 6 (1.29%) GIAC
15 6 (1.29%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (18.71%) SLA
2 24 (5.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (4.95%) JSP 440
4 11 (2.37%) COBIT
4 11 (2.37%) QA
5 5 (1.08%) BS15000
6 4 (0.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 72 (15.48%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (1.72%) Terminal Services
5 6 (1.29%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.08%) XenApp
6 5 (1.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.43%) vSphere
9 1 (0.22%) Postfix
9 1 (0.22%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.22%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.22%) Firmware
9 1 (0.22%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 22 (4.73%) SCCM
2 9 (1.94%) OpenView
2 9 (1.94%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (1.51%) HP UCMDB
3 7 (1.51%) Tivoli
3 7 (1.51%) WSUS
3 7 (1.51%) AppDNA
4 6 (1.29%) WhatsUp Gold
5 5 (1.08%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (1.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (0.86%) HP SIM
6 4 (0.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (0.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (0.65%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.65%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.22%) OVSD
Vendors
1 73 (15.70%) Microsoft
2 47 (10.11%) Cisco
3 46 (9.89%) HP
4 28 (6.02%) Remedy
5 26 (5.59%) Citrix
6 22 (4.73%) Oracle
7 16 (3.44%) VMware
8 15 (3.23%) Symantec
9 14 (3.01%) Juniper
10 13 (2.80%) ServiceNow
11 12 (2.58%) Lotus
11 12 (2.58%) BMC
12 9 (1.94%) McAfee
12 9 (1.94%) Lumension
13 7 (1.51%) Sophos
13 7 (1.51%) F5
13 7 (1.51%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.51%) EMC
14 6 (1.29%) IBM
15 5 (1.08%) SAP
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £28000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
Leading Resolutions
Rate: £negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £301 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Hook
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £370.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Wiltshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago