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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 408 364 383
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +19
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 171 210 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.42% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.56% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 122 71
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £198 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £100.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.50% +589.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £155.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-89.35% +968.96%

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
39834 37606 32717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.91% 74.82% 72.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25112 22628 19457
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1043 1134 1178
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 February 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
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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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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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 -57 155 £384 +2.33% 33
London -47 54 £340 -9.33% 10
South East -39 44 £425 +21.42% 6
City of London +6 16 £493 +52.71% 2
Hampshire -10 16 £300 +7.23%
East of England +9 13 £320 +52.38% 2
West Midlands -6 10 £383 +66.30% 4
Yorkshire -14 10 £413 +44.60% 2
South West -35 10 £350 -12.50% 1
Scotland - 9 £362 -
East Midlands - 9 £455 - 1
Berkshire -2 8 £475 +35.71% 2
Hertfordshire +17 7 £225 +3.44%
Buckinghamshire -15 7 £425 +25.00%
West Sussex -20 7 £488 +39.28%
Bristol - 7 £350 - 1
Birmingham 0 6 £388 +158.33% 1
Milton Keynes -11 6 £425 +25.00%
South Yorkshire 0 5 £425 +95.40%
Wales -6 5 £315 -
Worthing -14 5 £475 +35.71%
West Yorkshire -18 5 £413 +44.60% 1
Northamptonshire - 5 £385 -
South Wales 0 4 £315 -
Northampton - 4 £385 -
Bedfordshire -5 3 £370 +48.00% 1
Leeds -12 3 £413 +52.77%
North West -12 3 £430 -15.06% 7
Cardiff - 3 £315 -
Nottingham - 3 - - 1

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 406 (100.00%) ITIL
2 156 (38.42%) Service Management
3 99 (24.38%) Service Delivery
4 98 (24.14%) Security Cleared
5 97 (23.89%) Microsoft
6 89 (21.92%) Project Management
7 83 (20.44%) SC Cleared
8 78 (19.21%) Windows
9 70 (17.24%) SLA
10 68 (16.75%) Change Management
11 59 (14.53%) Incident Management
12 54 (13.30%) Finance
12 54 (13.30%) MS Office
13 53 (13.05%) ITSM
14 49 (12.07%) PRINCE2
15 46 (11.33%) MS Excel
15 46 (11.33%) Problem Management
16 44 (10.84%) Cisco
17 43 (10.59%) HP
17 43 (10.59%) Configuration Management
18 42 (10.34%) Management Information System
19 41 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
20 40 (9.85%) Active Directory
20 40 (9.85%) UNIX
21 38 (9.36%) Oracle
22 37 (9.11%) Remedy
23 36 (8.87%) Six Sigma
24 35 (8.62%) Windows Server 2008
25 34 (8.37%) MS Exchange
26 33 (8.13%) Microsoft Certification

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 34 (8.37%) MS Exchange
2 17 (4.19%) IIS
3 15 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (1.97%) IBM Notes
6 8 (1.97%) Apache
7 6 (1.48%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.23%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.74%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.74%) Node.js
9 3 (0.74%) Lync
10 2 (0.49%) CMS
10 2 (0.49%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.25%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.25%) JBoss
11 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.25%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 54 (13.30%) MS Office
2 46 (11.33%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.22%) MS Project
4 8 (1.97%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.25%) SPSS
5 1 (0.25%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (6.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (2.22%) Oracle BPM
3 8 (1.97%) assyst
4 4 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.99%) FLEXCUBE
4 4 (0.99%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.25%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.48%) Office 365
2 5 (1.23%) SaaS
3 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.25%) PaaS
4 1 (0.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.93%) LAN
2 19 (4.68%) Firewall
3 14 (3.45%) DNS
4 13 (3.20%) WAN
5 11 (2.71%) SAN
5 11 (2.71%) TCP/IP
5 11 (2.71%) VPN
6 10 (2.46%) LDAP
6 10 (2.46%) DHCP
6 10 (2.46%) Wireless
7 8 (1.97%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (1.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (1.48%) FWSM
10 4 (0.99%) Multicast
10 4 (0.99%) Structured Cabling
10 4 (0.99%) Network Security
10 4 (0.99%) Unified Communications
10 4 (0.99%) OSPF
10 4 (0.99%) BGP
10 4 (0.99%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.65%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.22%) Oracle ODI
2 9 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (1.72%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.48%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (0.99%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.49%) DTS
8 2 (0.49%) MySQL
9 1 (0.25%) MS Access
9 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.25%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 12 (2.96%) Hudson
2 9 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (1.97%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.23%) Subversion
4 5 (1.23%) Toad
5 4 (0.99%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.99%) JIRA
6 3 (0.74%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.74%) ClearCase
6 3 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.49%) MSI
8 1 (0.25%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.25%) PVCS
General
1 54 (13.30%) Finance
2 23 (5.67%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.69%) Banking
4 14 (3.45%) Marketing
5 11 (2.71%) Spanish Language
6 5 (1.23%) Local Government
6 5 (1.23%) Retail
6 5 (1.23%) Legal
7 4 (0.99%) Billing
8 3 (0.74%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.74%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.25%) Back Office
10 1 (0.25%) Electronics
10 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.25%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) French Language
10 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (17.49%) Analyst
2 52 (12.81%) Service Manager
3 28 (6.90%) Project Manager
4 25 (6.16%) Service Analyst
5 23 (5.67%) Architect
6 22 (5.42%) Support Engineer
7 21 (5.17%) Release Manager
8 19 (4.68%) Support Analyst
9 15 (3.69%) Network Engineer
10 14 (3.45%) Consultant
11 13 (3.20%) Applications Support
12 12 (2.96%) Service Desk Analyst
13 11 (2.71%) Transition Manager
14 10 (2.46%) Delivery Manager
14 10 (2.46%) Configuration Manager
14 10 (2.46%) Service Transition Manager
15 9 (2.22%) Administrator
15 9 (2.22%) Team Leader
15 9 (2.22%) Technical Project Manager
15 9 (2.22%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.90%) JSP
2 17 (4.19%) Middleware
3 16 (3.94%) Web Services
4 11 (2.71%) .NET
5 9 (2.22%) Oracle Fusion
6 8 (1.97%) HTML
7 6 (1.48%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 5 (1.23%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.99%) CSS
9 4 (0.99%) XML
9 4 (0.99%) XSLT
9 4 (0.99%) Spring
10 3 (0.74%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.74%) LINQ
10 3 (0.74%) Struts
10 3 (0.74%) JMS
10 3 (0.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (0.74%) JavaFX
11 2 (0.49%) Application Packaging
12 1 (0.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.34%) Management Information System
2 28 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.68%) CMDB
4 15 (3.69%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.97%) Blackberry
5 8 (1.97%) Performance Metrics
6 7 (1.72%) CESG
7 6 (1.48%) Open Source
8 5 (1.23%) Clustering
8 5 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (0.99%) Derivative
9 4 (0.99%) iPad
9 4 (0.99%) iPhone
9 4 (0.99%) Visualisation
9 4 (0.99%) Fixed Income
9 4 (0.99%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.99%) PMI
9 4 (0.99%) SWIFT
10 3 (0.74%) User Experience
10 3 (0.74%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 78 (19.21%) Windows
2 40 (9.85%) UNIX
3 35 (8.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (5.67%) Windows 7
6 21 (5.17%) Linux
7 14 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (2.71%) Solaris
9 8 (1.97%) Windows XP
9 8 (1.97%) Mac OS X
9 8 (1.97%) Android
9 8 (1.97%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.74%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.49%) AIX
12 1 (0.25%) HPUX
12 1 (0.25%) MVS
12 1 (0.25%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 406 (100.00%) ITIL
2 156 (38.42%) Service Management
3 99 (24.38%) Service Delivery
4 89 (21.92%) Project Management
5 68 (16.75%) Change Management
6 59 (14.53%) Incident Management
7 53 (13.05%) ITSM
8 49 (12.07%) PRINCE2
9 46 (11.33%) Problem Management
10 43 (10.59%) Configuration Management
11 41 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
12 36 (8.87%) Six Sigma
13 27 (6.65%) Release Management
14 24 (5.91%) Validation
15 23 (5.67%) Knowledge Management
15 23 (5.67%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (4.68%) Workflow
17 17 (4.19%) Transition Management
18 16 (3.94%) Root Cause Analysis
19 15 (3.69%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 22 (5.42%) SQL
2 11 (2.71%) JavaScript
3 10 (2.46%) Perl
4 7 (1.72%) Java
5 6 (1.48%) C
6 5 (1.23%) C#
7 4 (0.99%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.74%) Ruby
8 3 (0.74%) Scala
8 3 (0.74%) VB.NET
8 3 (0.74%) Python
9 2 (0.49%) VBScript
9 2 (0.49%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.49%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.25%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.25%) VB
10 1 (0.25%) REXX
10 1 (0.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 98 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 83 (20.44%) SC Cleared
3 33 (8.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (6.65%) Degree
5 26 (6.40%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (5.42%) MCSE
7 17 (4.19%) PMI Certification
8 16 (3.94%) CCNP
8 16 (3.94%) CCNA
9 14 (3.45%) MCP
10 13 (3.20%) PMP
11 10 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 10 (2.46%) DV Cleared
12 8 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (1.72%) MCSA
14 6 (1.48%) CCSE
14 6 (1.48%) MOS
15 5 (1.23%) Network+ Certification
15 5 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 5 (1.23%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (17.24%) SLA
2 28 (6.90%) JSP 440
3 10 (2.46%) QA
4 7 (1.72%) COBIT
4 7 (1.72%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.74%) BS15000
7 2 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.25%) GxP
8 1 (0.25%) GAMP
8 1 (0.25%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 40 (9.85%) Active Directory
2 22 (5.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.71%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.97%) Terminal Services
5 7 (1.72%) ProxySG
6 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (0.74%) vSphere
7 2 (0.49%) Postfix
7 2 (0.49%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.49%) Firmware
7 2 (0.49%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (1.72%) OpenView
1 7 (1.72%) SCCM
1 7 (1.72%) SCOM
2 6 (1.48%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (1.48%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.99%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.99%) Netcool
3 4 (0.99%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (0.74%) HP SIM
4 3 (0.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.49%) yum
5 2 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (0.49%) Control-M
6 1 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.25%) OVSD
6 1 (0.25%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 97 (23.89%) Microsoft
2 44 (10.84%) Cisco
3 43 (10.59%) HP
4 38 (9.36%) Oracle
5 37 (9.11%) Remedy
6 25 (6.16%) VMware
7 22 (5.42%) BMC
8 21 (5.17%) Citrix
8 21 (5.17%) McAfee
9 15 (3.69%) F5
10 13 (3.20%) CheckPoint
11 12 (2.96%) IBM
12 11 (2.71%) Perforce
13 10 (2.46%) EMC
14 9 (2.22%) ServiceNow
15 8 (1.97%) Blue Coat
15 8 (1.97%) Lotus
15 8 (1.97%) Red Hat
16 7 (1.72%) SAP
16 7 (1.72%) Lumension
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