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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 384 374 388
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +14
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 243 222 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.42% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.56% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 147 90
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£337 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.85% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £183 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £340 £379
% change year-on-year
-6.61% -10.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £26.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.96% +29.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £10.45 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £30.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-24.52% +103.84%

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
42560 39708 34604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.14% 75.30% 74.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26984 25126 20661
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1224 1175 1047
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.75 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -24 215 £340 -2.85% 46
London +14 83 £375 -5.06% 20
South East +4 75 £280 -20.00% 8
Hampshire +16 23 £240 -38.65% 1
Buckinghamshire +13 23 £309 -10.10% 1
Milton Keynes +19 20 £309 -10.10% 1
West Midlands -1 18 £334 +6.80% 1
City of London -10 18 £473 +50.00% 3
West Sussex - 13 £275 -
Birmingham +3 12 £340 -47.69%
Scotland -1 12 £375 +66.66%
East of England -6 11 £436 +60.82% 2
Wales - 11 £295 -
North West -20 9 £475 - 6
South Wales - 9 £290 -
Manchester +2 8 - - 5
Cardiff - 8 £295 -
Glasgow -2 7 £375 -6.25%
Hook -4 6 £450 +5.88%
East Midlands -10 6 £371 +23.50% 2
Berkshire -10 6 £330 -2.94% 4
Surrey +5 5 £260 -17.46%
Croydon -7 5 £246 +60.78%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £195 -
North East - 5 £195 -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £195 -
Essex +2 4 £466 +33.21%
Leeds -14 4 £520 +85.38% 2
West Yorkshire -17 4 £520 +85.38% 2
Yorkshire -30 4 £520 +70.49% 4

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 410 (100.00%) ITIL
2 150 (36.59%) Service Management
3 107 (26.10%) Microsoft
4 105 (25.61%) Security Cleared
5 89 (21.71%) Project Management
6 83 (20.24%) Service Delivery
7 81 (19.76%) Windows
8 74 (18.05%) SC Cleared
9 72 (17.56%) MS Office
10 70 (17.07%) ITSM
11 60 (14.63%) SLA
12 58 (14.15%) Cisco
13 54 (13.17%) Microsoft Certification
14 53 (12.93%) Change Management
15 52 (12.68%) MS Excel
16 50 (12.20%) PRINCE2
17 48 (11.71%) Active Directory
18 45 (10.98%) Cisco Certification
18 45 (10.98%) Incident Management
19 44 (10.73%) Stakeholder Management
20 43 (10.49%) Problem Management
21 42 (10.24%) CCNA
22 41 (10.00%) HP
22 41 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
23 39 (9.51%) Finance
24 37 (9.02%) Configuration Management
24 37 (9.02%) UNIX
25 36 (8.78%) Degree
26 32 (7.80%) LAN
27 31 (7.56%) Oracle

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 20 (4.88%) MS Exchange
2 19 (4.63%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.93%) IIS
4 7 (1.71%) Lync
4 7 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (1.46%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (0.98%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.98%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (0.98%) SAS
7 3 (0.73%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.73%) Node.js
8 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.24%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.24%) CMS
Applications
1 72 (17.56%) MS Office
2 52 (12.68%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.46%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.49%) MS Project
5 1 (0.24%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (4.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.22%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.98%) Remedy AR System
3 4 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.98%) assyst
4 2 (0.49%) Maximo
4 2 (0.49%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.98%) SaaS
2 3 (0.73%) Office 365
3 1 (0.24%) GitHub
3 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (7.80%) LAN
2 23 (5.61%) Firewall
3 22 (5.37%) TCP/IP
4 18 (4.39%) DNS
5 15 (3.66%) SAN
5 15 (3.66%) WAN
6 14 (3.41%) OSPF
7 13 (3.17%) SNMP
8 12 (2.93%) BGP
9 11 (2.68%) Multicast
10 8 (1.95%) Structured Cabling
10 8 (1.95%) Intranet
11 6 (1.46%) Internet
11 6 (1.46%) TACACS
11 6 (1.46%) Wireless
11 6 (1.46%) DHCP
12 5 (1.22%) ATM
12 5 (1.22%) SNA
12 5 (1.22%) IPX
12 5 (1.22%) IPX/SPX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.63%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (1.95%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.22%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.49%) DTS
9 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.49%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.24%) MySQL
10 1 (0.24%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.22%) Hudson
2 5 (1.22%) Subversion
2 5 (1.22%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (1.22%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.98%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.24%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.24%) JIRA
General
1 39 (9.51%) Finance
2 15 (3.66%) Spanish Language
3 12 (2.93%) Legal
3 12 (2.93%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.93%) Banking
4 11 (2.68%) Law
4 11 (2.68%) Marketing
5 4 (0.98%) Manufacturing
5 4 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.73%) Local Government
6 3 (0.73%) German Language
7 2 (0.49%) Retail
7 2 (0.49%) Billing
7 2 (0.49%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.24%) French Language
8 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 75 (18.29%) Analyst
2 45 (10.98%) Service Manager
3 35 (8.54%) Project Manager
4 28 (6.83%) Network Engineer
4 28 (6.83%) Support Engineer
5 21 (5.12%) Consultant
6 19 (4.63%) Release Manager
7 18 (4.39%) Service Analyst
8 17 (4.15%) Architect
9 15 (3.66%) Technical Project Manager
9 15 (3.66%) Team Leader
9 15 (3.66%) Technical Manager
10 14 (3.41%) Support Analyst
10 14 (3.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (3.17%) Network Support
12 12 (2.93%) Developer
13 10 (2.44%) Network Support Engineer
13 10 (2.44%) ITIL Manager
14 9 (2.20%) 2nd Line Support
14 9 (2.20%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.90%) .NET
1 16 (3.90%) JSP
2 14 (3.41%) Web Services
3 11 (2.68%) ASP.NET
4 9 (2.20%) MDX
5 7 (1.71%) Middleware
6 6 (1.46%) Oracle Fusion
6 6 (1.46%) HTML
7 3 (0.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (0.73%) JavaFX
7 3 (0.73%) Spring
7 3 (0.73%) CSS
7 3 (0.73%) JMS
7 3 (0.73%) Struts
8 2 (0.49%) J2EE
8 2 (0.49%) X-Windows
8 2 (0.49%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 1 (0.24%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.24%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.63%) Management Information System
2 19 (4.63%) Computer Science
3 16 (3.90%) CMDB
3 16 (3.90%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.20%) Data Structures
4 9 (2.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (1.22%) Fat Client
6 5 (1.22%) Thin Client
7 4 (0.98%) NHS
7 4 (0.98%) CESG
7 4 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.98%) User Experience
8 3 (0.73%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.73%) PMI
9 2 (0.49%) CESG CLAS
9 2 (0.49%) Statistics
9 2 (0.49%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 81 (19.76%) Windows
2 37 (9.02%) UNIX
3 31 (7.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (6.83%) Linux
5 20 (4.88%) Solaris
5 20 (4.88%) Windows 7
6 16 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.46%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.98%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.73%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.73%) AIX
12 2 (0.49%) Android
12 2 (0.49%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.24%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 410 (100.00%) ITIL
2 150 (36.59%) Service Management
3 89 (21.71%) Project Management
4 83 (20.24%) Service Delivery
5 70 (17.07%) ITSM
6 53 (12.93%) Change Management
7 50 (12.20%) PRINCE2
8 45 (10.98%) Incident Management
9 44 (10.73%) Stakeholder Management
10 43 (10.49%) Problem Management
11 37 (9.02%) Configuration Management
12 24 (5.85%) Continuous Improvement
13 23 (5.61%) Validation
13 23 (5.61%) Network Design
14 22 (5.37%) Business Intelligence
14 22 (5.37%) Six Sigma
15 20 (4.88%) Release Management
16 19 (4.63%) Network Management
16 19 (4.63%) Supplier Management
17 17 (4.15%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 29 (7.07%) SQL
2 10 (2.44%) PowerShell
3 9 (2.20%) X++
3 9 (2.20%) T-SQL
3 9 (2.20%) C#
4 7 (1.71%) JavaScript
4 7 (1.71%) Perl
5 6 (1.46%) Java
5 6 (1.46%) Shell Script
6 4 (0.98%) VBScript
7 3 (0.73%) Ruby
7 3 (0.73%) Python
8 2 (0.49%) Scala
9 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.24%) C
9 1 (0.24%) REXX
9 1 (0.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 105 (25.61%) Security Cleared
2 74 (18.05%) SC Cleared
3 54 (13.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 45 (10.98%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (10.24%) CCNA
6 36 (8.78%) Degree
7 26 (6.34%) CCNP
8 25 (6.10%) A+ Certification
9 24 (5.85%) MCSE
10 22 (5.37%) PMI Certification
11 21 (5.12%) DV Cleared
12 19 (4.63%) PMP
12 19 (4.63%) MCSA
13 18 (4.39%) MCITP
14 17 (4.15%) Network+ Certification
15 14 (3.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 9 (2.20%) MOS
16 9 (2.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 8 (1.95%) MCDST
17 8 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (14.63%) SLA
2 16 (3.90%) JSP 440
3 9 (2.20%) COBIT
4 6 (1.46%) QA
4 6 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.73%) BS15000
5 3 (0.73%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.73%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.49%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.24%) GAMP
7 1 (0.24%) GxP
7 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (11.71%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.68%) vSphere
4 7 (1.71%) XenApp
4 7 (1.71%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.22%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.73%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.49%) Xen
8 2 (0.49%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.49%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.24%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.24%) Firmware
9 1 (0.24%) Postfix
9 1 (0.24%) UAG
9 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (3.17%) Cisco Prime
2 10 (2.44%) OVSD
3 7 (1.71%) SCCM
3 7 (1.71%) WhatsUp Gold
4 6 (1.46%) SCOM
4 6 (1.46%) Netcool
5 5 (1.22%) HP UCMDB
6 3 (0.73%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.73%) Control-M
6 3 (0.73%) WSUS
7 2 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.49%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.24%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.24%) yum
8 1 (0.24%) Puppet
8 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 107 (26.10%) Microsoft
2 58 (14.15%) Cisco
3 41 (10.00%) HP
4 31 (7.56%) Oracle
5 28 (6.83%) Remedy
6 22 (5.37%) VMware
7 21 (5.12%) Citrix
7 21 (5.12%) F5
8 17 (4.15%) BMC
9 16 (3.90%) McAfee
9 16 (3.90%) ServiceNow
10 15 (3.66%) CheckPoint
11 14 (3.41%) EMC
12 9 (2.20%) IBM
12 9 (2.20%) Tableau
13 6 (1.46%) Perforce
14 5 (1.22%) Cognos
15 4 (0.98%) SAP
15 4 (0.98%) Dell
15 4 (0.98%) Red Hat
Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £200 - £250
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £25000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £140.00 - £150.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £12 per hour + Permanent Opportunity
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago