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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ITIL Version 3
Rank 266 282 238
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -44
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 488 489 529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.92% 0.84% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.04% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 295 317
Median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £247 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 25 22
Median hourly rate £15.83 £21.69 £15.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.04% +37.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.11 £11.20 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.15 £37.09 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £37.09 £15.80
% change year-on-year
-52.14% +134.70%

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
43985 46966 44712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.15% 81.01% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 29139 30711 27950
Median daily rate £440 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1137 1301 1222
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.50 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +4 422 £425 +6.25% 59
London -1 165 £463 +15.62% 17
South East -12 97 £350 -2.09% 12
Scotland +50 50 £405 -3.57% 3
West Midlands +5 45 £250 -19.88% 9
Erskine +2 35 £412 -5.82%
Renfrewshire +1 35 £412 -5.82% 1
Hampshire +22 34 £350 -12.50% 2
Berkshire -13 27 £400 +9.58% 1
City of London +16 26 £450 +12.50% 4
North West +3 25 £400 -23.80% 8
North East -2 25 £425 +123.68%
East of England +20 23 £350 +2.94% 4
Yorkshire +18 21 £340 +13.33% 4
Buckinghamshire +8 20 £270 -15.09%
Newcastle upon Tyne -8 20 £410 -
Tyne and Wear -10 20 £410 +115.78%
Milton Keynes +4 19 £270 -14.55%
West Yorkshire +10 13 £425 +28.78% 4
Telford - 13 £558 - 3
Shropshire - 13 £558 - 3
Reading +3 12 £310 -11.42%
South West -11 12 £270 -32.50% 3
Birmingham -4 11 £250 -2.53% 2
Bracknell - 11 £475 -
Winchester - 11 £388 - 1
Manchester -5 9 £360 +10.76% 3
Solihull - 9 - - 2
Bradford +25 8 £438 +32.57%
West Sussex +9 8 £375 -9.09%

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 1043 (100.00%) ITIL
2 337 (32.31%) Service Management
3 277 (26.56%) Security Cleared
4 261 (25.02%) Service Delivery
5 223 (21.38%) Windows
6 199 (19.08%) Microsoft
7 196 (18.79%) Project Management
7 196 (18.79%) SC Cleared
8 188 (18.02%) Finance
9 165 (15.82%) ITSM
10 159 (15.24%) Cisco
11 155 (14.86%) Active Directory
12 154 (14.77%) PRINCE2
13 153 (14.67%) Change Management
14 150 (14.38%) Firewall
15 145 (13.90%) Service Design
16 138 (13.23%) HP
17 133 (12.75%) SLA
18 131 (12.56%) Degree
19 128 (12.27%) Configuration Management
19 128 (12.27%) Agile Software Development
20 119 (11.41%) Incident Management
21 113 (10.83%) Problem Management
22 109 (10.45%) VMware
22 109 (10.45%) Oracle
23 108 (10.35%) Stakeholder Management
24 104 (9.97%) MS Excel
25 102 (9.78%) Management Information System
26 96 (9.20%) VMware Infrastructure
27 93 (8.92%) Linux

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 49 (4.70%) SharePoint
2 42 (4.03%) IIS
3 38 (3.64%) OpenStack
4 37 (3.55%) MS Exchange
5 31 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 30 (2.88%) Apache
7 24 (2.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 20 (1.92%) IBM Notes
9 19 (1.82%) Skype for Business
10 18 (1.73%) iPlanet
10 18 (1.73%) WebLogic
11 11 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (0.86%) JBoss
13 8 (0.77%) MQSeries
13 8 (0.77%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
14 7 (0.67%) WebSphere
15 5 (0.48%) WebLogic Portal
15 5 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 104 (9.97%) MS Excel
2 93 (8.92%) MS Office
3 23 (2.21%) MS Project
4 17 (1.63%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 29 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.29%) BASE24
3 3 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.29%) Primavera
3 3 (0.29%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.19%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.19%) RMDS
5 1 (0.096%) assyst
5 1 (0.096%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.096%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.096%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.096%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (3.64%) Office 365
3 30 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
4 22 (2.11%) IaaS
5 18 (1.73%) SaaS
6 7 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (0.67%) Google Apps
7 6 (0.58%) HP Helion
7 6 (0.58%) PaaS
8 2 (0.19%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.096%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.096%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.096%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.096%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.096%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.096%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 150 (14.38%) Firewall
2 73 (7.00%) DNS
3 65 (6.23%) WAN
4 53 (5.08%) LAN
5 46 (4.41%) DHCP
6 44 (4.22%) BIG-IP
7 37 (3.55%) LDAP
8 35 (3.36%) Internet
9 33 (3.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 31 (2.97%) Network Security
10 31 (2.97%) TCP/IP
11 29 (2.78%) SAN
12 26 (2.49%) SSL
13 25 (2.40%) Cisco ASA
13 25 (2.40%) VPN
14 24 (2.30%) Wireless
15 21 (2.01%) Wi-Fi
16 19 (1.82%) BGP
16 19 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
17 17 (1.63%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (8.25%) SQL Server
2 31 (2.97%) Oracle Database
3 28 (2.68%) Relational Database
4 14 (1.34%) BusinessObjects
5 13 (1.25%) DB2
6 12 (1.15%) QlikView
7 11 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (0.77%) Oracle BI EE
9 8 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (0.67%) Big Data
10 7 (0.67%) MySQL
10 7 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (0.58%) SAP BI
12 5 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.38%) MongoDB
14 3 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (2.11%) Jenkins
2 18 (1.73%) MSI
3 16 (1.53%) JIRA
4 13 (1.25%) Artifactory
5 8 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (0.77%) Subversion
6 5 (0.48%) Selenium
7 4 (0.38%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.38%) JUnit
8 3 (0.29%) Checkstyle
8 3 (0.29%) FindBugs
9 2 (0.19%) Burp Suite
9 2 (0.19%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.19%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.19%) Gradle
9 2 (0.19%) JMeter
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.096%) Maven
10 1 (0.096%) Travis CI
General
1 188 (18.02%) Finance
2 68 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 42 (4.03%) Legal
4 41 (3.93%) Banking
5 31 (2.97%) Retail
6 18 (1.73%) Billing
6 18 (1.73%) Financial Institution
7 10 (0.96%) Law
8 7 (0.67%) Back Office
8 7 (0.67%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.58%) Advertising
9 6 (0.58%) German Language
9 6 (0.58%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.38%) Automotive
10 4 (0.38%) Publishing
11 3 (0.29%) French Language
11 3 (0.29%) Military
12 2 (0.19%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.19%) Marketing
12 2 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 166 (15.92%) Analyst
2 153 (14.67%) Architect
3 104 (9.97%) Service Manager
4 75 (7.19%) Service Architect
5 59 (5.66%) Service Analyst
6 47 (4.51%) Project Manager
6 47 (4.51%) Support Analyst
7 43 (4.12%) Delivery Manager
8 42 (4.03%) ITIL Manager
8 42 (4.03%) Network Engineer
9 40 (3.84%) Support Engineer
10 37 (3.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 37 (3.55%) Services Delivery Manager
11 33 (3.16%) Applications Support
12 32 (3.07%) Consultant
13 31 (2.97%) IT Manager
14 28 (2.68%) Service Desk Analyst
14 28 (2.68%) Transition Manager
15 26 (2.49%) Service Transition Manager
16 24 (2.30%) ITIL Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (4.03%) Middleware
2 32 (3.07%) HTML
2 32 (3.07%) Web Services
3 28 (2.68%) CSS
4 26 (2.49%) .NET
4 26 (2.49%) XML
5 23 (2.21%) JSP
6 22 (2.11%) J2EE
7 19 (1.82%) jQuery
8 14 (1.34%) Ajax
8 14 (1.34%) SOAP
9 12 (1.15%) REST
10 8 (0.77%) Spring
11 6 (0.58%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 4 (0.38%) .NET Framework
13 3 (0.29%) Entity Framework
13 3 (0.29%) Hibernate
13 3 (0.29%) JSON
13 3 (0.29%) NHibernate
13 3 (0.29%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 102 (9.78%) Management Information System
2 85 (8.15%) Data Centre
3 75 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
4 71 (6.81%) CMDB
5 53 (5.08%) Clustering
6 42 (4.03%) Computer Science
7 27 (2.59%) Blackberry
8 25 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (1.92%) User Experience
10 18 (1.73%) Data Protection Act
10 18 (1.73%) Smart Meter
11 17 (1.63%) Hedge funds
11 17 (1.63%) PKI
11 17 (1.63%) Public Cloud
12 16 (1.53%) Virtual Team
13 15 (1.44%) Visualisation
14 14 (1.34%) Mathematics
15 13 (1.25%) Freedom of Information
15 13 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
16 11 (1.05%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 223 (21.38%) Windows
2 93 (8.92%) Linux
3 83 (7.96%) Unix
4 77 (7.38%) Windows Server
5 70 (6.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (4.51%) Windows 7
7 44 (4.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 36 (3.45%) AIX
9 31 (2.97%) Solaris
10 23 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (0.96%) SUSE
13 9 (0.86%) Apple iOS
13 9 (0.86%) Oracle Linux
14 8 (0.77%) Mac OS X
14 8 (0.77%) Windows XP
15 7 (0.67%) Android
16 5 (0.48%) Windows 8
17 4 (0.38%) CentOS
18 3 (0.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1043 (100.00%) ITIL
2 337 (32.31%) Service Management
3 261 (25.02%) Service Delivery
4 196 (18.79%) Project Management
5 165 (15.82%) ITSM
6 154 (14.77%) PRINCE2
7 153 (14.67%) Change Management
8 145 (13.90%) Service Design
9 128 (12.27%) Agile Software Development
9 128 (12.27%) Configuration Management
10 119 (11.41%) Incident Management
11 113 (10.83%) Problem Management
12 108 (10.35%) Stakeholder Management
13 82 (7.86%) Six Sigma
14 70 (6.71%) Release Management
15 69 (6.62%) Continuous Improvement
16 56 (5.37%) High Availability
17 45 (4.31%) TOGAF
18 38 (3.64%) Kalman Filter
18 38 (3.64%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 80 (7.67%) SQL
2 65 (6.23%) Java
3 53 (5.08%) JavaScript
4 44 (4.22%) Perl
5 32 (3.07%) Bash Shell
6 27 (2.59%) C++
6 27 (2.59%) PowerShell
6 27 (2.59%) Python
7 21 (2.01%) C#
8 19 (1.82%) VB
8 19 (1.82%) VBA
9 16 (1.53%) VB.NET
9 16 (1.53%) VB6
10 15 (1.44%) Shell Script
11 9 (0.86%) Korn
11 9 (0.86%) PHP
12 8 (0.77%) C
13 4 (0.38%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.29%) Ruby
15 2 (0.19%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 277 (26.56%) Security Cleared
2 196 (18.79%) SC Cleared
3 131 (12.56%) Degree
4 79 (7.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 66 (6.33%) Cisco Certification
6 52 (4.99%) ITIL Certification
7 46 (4.41%) CISSP
8 42 (4.03%) CCNP
9 34 (3.26%) CCNA
9 34 (3.26%) MCSE
10 28 (2.68%) DV Cleared
11 27 (2.59%) PMP
12 23 (2.21%) BPSS Clearance
12 23 (2.21%) PMI Certification
13 21 (2.01%) MCP
14 15 (1.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 14 (1.34%) CISM
15 14 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 14 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 13 (1.25%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (12.75%) SLA
2 69 (6.62%) JSP 440
3 40 (3.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (2.49%) COBIT
5 20 (1.92%) QA
6 18 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 17 (1.63%) PCI DSS
8 11 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
9 7 (0.67%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.29%) GPG13
11 3 (0.29%) ISO27005
11 3 (0.29%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.19%) ISAE 3402
12 2 (0.19%) ISO22301
13 1 (0.096%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.096%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 1 (0.096%) ISO20022
13 1 (0.096%) ISO27002
System Software
1 155 (14.86%) Active Directory
2 96 (9.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (2.78%) Terminal Services
4 24 (2.30%) vSphere
5 19 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
5 19 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (1.53%) Hyper-V
7 15 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (0.67%) ProxySG
9 6 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (0.58%) XenApp
10 5 (0.48%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.38%) BitLocker
11 4 (0.38%) Firmware
11 4 (0.38%) GPFS
12 2 (0.19%) HDFS
12 2 (0.19%) NFS
12 2 (0.19%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.096%) OpenSIPS
13 1 (0.096%) Xen
Systems Management
1 42 (4.03%) SCCM
2 31 (2.97%) Ansible
2 31 (2.97%) OpenView
3 21 (2.01%) Microsoft Clustering
4 20 (1.92%) SCOM
5 19 (1.82%) EMC NetWorker
5 19 (1.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 18 (1.73%) Perfmon
6 18 (1.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 17 (1.63%) OPNET
7 17 (1.63%) Puppet
8 12 (1.15%) HP SIM
9 11 (1.05%) CA Spectrum
10 9 (0.86%) OVSD
10 9 (0.86%) SmoothWall
10 9 (0.86%) WSUS
11 7 (0.67%) HP Data Protector
12 6 (0.58%) Cisco Prime
12 6 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
12 6 (0.58%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 199 (19.08%) Microsoft
2 159 (15.24%) Cisco
3 138 (13.23%) HP
4 109 (10.45%) Oracle
4 109 (10.45%) VMware
5 74 (7.09%) ServiceNow
6 62 (5.94%) Citrix
7 61 (5.85%) Remedy
8 59 (5.66%) F5
9 52 (4.99%) BMC
10 51 (4.89%) CheckPoint
11 48 (4.60%) Juniper
12 40 (3.84%) Red Hat
13 38 (3.64%) Sun
14 33 (3.16%) SolarWinds
15 30 (2.88%) CA
16 28 (2.68%) Fortinet
17 27 (2.59%) SAP
18 21 (2.01%) Riverbed
19 20 (1.92%) EMC
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Catchfish
Rate: Dependent on Skills and Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Networking People
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Catchfish
Rate: Dependent on Skills and Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Chassam Contract
Rate: Unspecified Rate Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Broster Buchanan
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £435.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Venn Group
Rate: £20000 Per Annum 2 Year Fixed Term Contract
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Proteus Europe
Rate: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
IT Talent Solutions
Rate: From £400 to £420 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago