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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 409 443 401
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -42
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 208 143 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.27% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.37% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 78 131
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 £186 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £332 £381
% change year-on-year
+5.58% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 6
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.15 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £28.00 £32.89
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -7.69%

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
42716 39097 41510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.16% 74.10% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26685 24121 24021
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 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1186 1114 1519
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.57 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 +29 183 £375 +3.44% 46
London +19 79 £442 +4.00% 19
South East +19 43 £333 +6.40% 6
Hampshire +5 20 £445 -6.31% 3
South West -38 16 £350 -6.66% 5
City of London +30 15 £488 -7.14% 6
Wiltshire 0 15 £350 -6.66% 1
North West +3 13 £325 -7.14% 2
Scotland - 12 £336 -
Yorkshire +7 10 £375 +14.85% 5
East of England -16 9 £330 -14.83% 8
West Yorkshire - 9 £375 - 3
Leeds - 9 £375 - 3
Cheshire +13 8 £381 +8.92%
Berkshire +9 8 £425 +60.37% 1
Buckinghamshire -6 8 £215 +38.70% 1
Milton Keynes -6 8 £215 +53.57% 1
Wales -14 8 £313 +4.16% 2
West Midlands -19 7 £363 -27.50%
North East -29 5 £175 -2.77% 1
Fareham - 5 £243 - 1
Manchester -8 4 £325 - 1
Tyne and Wear -30 4 £163 -9.72% 1
Swindon - 4 £350 - 1
Surrey -6 3 £325 +4.00%
South Wales -9 3 £313 +4.16% 2
Birmingham -5 2 £275 -45.00%
Cardiff - 2 £313 - 2
South Yorkshire +5 1 - - 2
Croydon -4 1 £438 +75.00%

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 445 (100.00%) ITIL
2 190 (42.70%) Service Management
3 137 (30.79%) Security Cleared
4 97 (21.80%) SC Cleared
5 91 (20.45%) Service Delivery
6 87 (19.55%) Windows
7 73 (16.40%) Project Management
8 71 (15.96%) SLA
9 70 (15.73%) Incident Management
10 61 (13.71%) Microsoft
11 60 (13.48%) Finance
12 58 (13.03%) Change Management
13 57 (12.81%) Active Directory
14 56 (12.58%) Configuration Management
15 53 (11.91%) ITSM
16 52 (11.69%) Management Information System
16 52 (11.69%) Problem Management
17 50 (11.24%) MS Office
18 45 (10.11%) MS Excel
18 45 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
19 43 (9.66%) HP
20 42 (9.44%) PRINCE2
20 42 (9.44%) UNIX
21 41 (9.21%) Cisco
22 36 (8.09%) Risk Management
22 36 (8.09%) CMDB
23 35 (7.87%) Remedy
24 33 (7.42%) ITIL V2
25 32 (7.19%) Firewall
26 31 (6.97%) Six Sigma

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (3.15%) MS Exchange
2 10 (2.25%) IIS
3 9 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (1.80%) IBM Notes
4 8 (1.80%) CMS
5 7 (1.57%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.35%) Apache
6 6 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (1.12%) MQSeries
8 4 (0.90%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.90%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.67%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (0.67%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.22%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.22%) Lync
10 1 (0.22%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.22%) Node.js
Applications
1 50 (11.24%) MS Office
2 45 (10.11%) MS Excel
3 22 (4.94%) MS Visio
4 15 (3.37%) MS Project
5 10 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (4.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.57%) assyst
3 5 (1.12%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (1.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
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 4 (0.90%) Office 365
1 4 (0.90%) SaaS
2 3 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (7.19%) Firewall
2 22 (4.94%) DNS
3 20 (4.49%) LAN
4 17 (3.82%) LDAP
5 16 (3.60%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (3.60%) WAN
5 16 (3.60%) DHCP
6 15 (3.37%) VPN
7 11 (2.47%) SAN
8 10 (2.25%) TCP/IP
9 7 (1.57%) SNMP
9 7 (1.57%) Network Security
10 6 (1.35%) BGP
11 5 (1.12%) Internet
11 5 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (0.90%) Wireless
13 3 (0.67%) OSPF
13 3 (0.67%) EIGRP
13 3 (0.67%) VoIP
13 3 (0.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.02%) SQL Server
1 9 (2.02%) Oracle Database
2 6 (1.35%) MS Access
3 5 (1.12%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 5 (1.12%) Cognos Metric Studio
4 3 (0.67%) Cognos Impromptu
4 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.45%) MySQL
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.22%) DTS
6 1 (0.22%) DB2
6 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.22%) DataStage
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 7
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (1.80%) MSI
2 4 (0.90%) Subversion
3 2 (0.45%) JIRA
3 2 (0.45%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.22%) Toad
4 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
General
1 60 (13.48%) Finance
2 27 (6.07%) Telecoms
3 16 (3.60%) Banking
4 7 (1.57%) Marketing
5 6 (1.35%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.35%) Back Office
6 5 (1.12%) Front Office
6 5 (1.12%) Retail
7 3 (0.67%) Legal
8 2 (0.45%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.22%) Publishing
9 1 (0.22%) Automotive
9 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.22%) Local Government
9 1 (0.22%) French Language
9 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 107 (24.04%) Analyst
2 45 (10.11%) Service Manager
3 41 (9.21%) Service Analyst
4 26 (5.84%) Architect
5 24 (5.39%) Consultant
5 24 (5.39%) Support Analyst
6 22 (4.94%) Service Desk Analyst
7 18 (4.04%) Designer
8 17 (3.82%) Transition Manager
9 16 (3.60%) Problem Manager
10 14 (3.15%) Applications Support
10 14 (3.15%) Service Transition Manager
11 13 (2.92%) Configuration Manager
11 13 (2.92%) Project Manager
11 13 (2.92%) Delivery Manager
12 12 (2.70%) Infrastructure Designer
12 12 (2.70%) Process Analyst
13 11 (2.47%) Support Engineer
14 10 (2.25%) Incident Manager
14 10 (2.25%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.29%) JSP
2 10 (2.25%) Web Services
3 7 (1.57%) .NET
4 6 (1.35%) XML
4 6 (1.35%) Middleware
5 5 (1.12%) Software Packaging
5 5 (1.12%) WCF
6 2 (0.45%) HTML
6 2 (0.45%) CSS
6 2 (0.45%) JDBC
6 2 (0.45%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.22%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.22%) JMS
7 1 (0.22%) SOAP
7 1 (0.22%) Struts
7 1 (0.22%) J2EE
7 1 (0.22%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.22%) Ajax
7 1 (0.22%) Spring
7 1 (0.22%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 52 (11.69%) Management Information System
2 45 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (8.09%) CMDB
4 17 (3.82%) Computer Science
5 16 (3.60%) CESG
6 13 (2.92%) Mainframe
7 11 (2.47%) RMADS
7 11 (2.47%) CESG CLAS
8 5 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.12%) Market Risk
9 4 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (0.90%) Open Source
9 4 (0.90%) Blackberry
9 4 (0.90%) AS400
10 3 (0.67%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.45%) User Experience
11 2 (0.45%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.45%) Cryptography
11 2 (0.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 87 (19.55%) Windows
2 42 (9.44%) UNIX
3 31 (6.97%) Windows 7
4 26 (5.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (5.62%) Linux
6 17 (3.82%) Solaris
7 15 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (3.37%) Windows XP
8 7 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.35%) MVS
10 5 (1.12%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.90%) Android
11 4 (0.90%) AIX
11 4 (0.90%) HPUX
12 3 (0.67%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.45%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.22%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 445 (100.00%) ITIL
2 190 (42.70%) Service Management
3 91 (20.45%) Service Delivery
4 73 (16.40%) Project Management
5 70 (15.73%) Incident Management
6 58 (13.03%) Change Management
7 56 (12.58%) Configuration Management
8 53 (11.91%) ITSM
9 52 (11.69%) Problem Management
10 42 (9.44%) PRINCE2
11 36 (8.09%) Risk Management
12 33 (7.42%) ITIL V2
13 31 (6.97%) Six Sigma
14 25 (5.62%) Knowledge Management
15 24 (5.39%) TOGAF
16 22 (4.94%) Stakeholder Management
16 22 (4.94%) E-Commerce
17 21 (4.72%) Release Management
18 19 (4.27%) Information Security
19 18 (4.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 18 (4.04%) SQL
2 15 (3.37%) PowerShell
3 10 (2.25%) C
4 6 (1.35%) Python
5 5 (1.12%) VB.NET
5 5 (1.12%) C#
5 5 (1.12%) C++
6 4 (0.90%) Java
7 3 (0.67%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.45%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.45%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.22%) Ruby
9 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 137 (30.79%) Security Cleared
2 97 (21.80%) SC Cleared
3 30 (6.74%) Degree
4 29 (6.52%) DV Cleared
5 25 (5.62%) CISSP
6 20 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (2.25%) CCNA
9 9 (2.02%) ISEB
9 9 (2.02%) MOS
10 8 (1.80%) CCNP
10 8 (1.80%) MCSA
11 7 (1.57%) MCP
11 7 (1.57%) ISEB Practitioner
12 6 (1.35%) CEH
12 6 (1.35%) CCSP
12 6 (1.35%) SSCP
12 6 (1.35%) GIAC
13 5 (1.12%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (15.96%) SLA
2 22 (4.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (3.60%) JSP 440
4 15 (3.37%) COBIT
5 6 (1.35%) QA
6 5 (1.12%) BS15000
7 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 57 (12.81%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.80%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.12%) XenApp
4 5 (1.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (0.90%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.45%) vSphere
7 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.22%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.22%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.22%) Postfix
7 1 (0.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (4.04%) SCCM
2 9 (2.02%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (1.57%) WSUS
3 7 (1.57%) AppDNA
3 7 (1.57%) HP UCMDB
4 6 (1.35%) WhatsUp Gold
5 5 (1.12%) OpenView
5 5 (1.12%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (1.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (0.90%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.67%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (0.67%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.22%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.22%) OVSD
9 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.22%) YUM
Vendors
1 61 (13.71%) Microsoft
2 43 (9.66%) HP
3 41 (9.21%) Cisco
4 35 (7.87%) Remedy
5 21 (4.72%) Oracle
5 21 (4.72%) Citrix
6 15 (3.37%) ServiceNow
7 14 (3.15%) BMC
8 13 (2.92%) Juniper
9 12 (2.70%) VMware
10 11 (2.47%) Symantec
11 8 (1.80%) Lotus
12 7 (1.57%) EMC
12 7 (1.57%) F5
13 6 (1.35%) Red Hat
13 6 (1.35%) Cognos
14 5 (1.12%) McAfee
14 5 (1.12%) Sophos
14 5 (1.12%) NetApp
14 5 (1.12%) IBM
London
Venturi
Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £14.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 17 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Synergize Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Synergize Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
London
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £484.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £450 - £525 Per Day DOE - Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Rate: From £38,500 to £48,000 per annum pro rata + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago