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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 387 384 395
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 216 226 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.40% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.54% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 148 85
Average daily rate
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£340 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £359 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.16% -10.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £27.18 £43.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.88% +201.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.12 £42.75 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.24 £44.75 £25.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.18 £42.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-36.05% +209.09%

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
42607 42090 35753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.23% 74.66% 73.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26554 26094 21361
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1209 1182 1111
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £12.31 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £52.50 £53.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -24 193 £340 -9.33% 45
South East +5 80 £313 -16.66% 13
London -38 57 £375 -6.25% 12
Hampshire +7 24 £240 -38.06% 1
West Sussex -6 20 £345 -1.42% 1
Buckinghamshire +9 17 £375 +76.47% 8
Milton Keynes +7 16 £375 +76.47% 6
West Midlands -11 15 £340 +38.77% 5
City of London +6 13 £525 +40.00% 2
East of England +22 12 £370 +55.78% 6
Scotland +12 12 £362 +60.66% 1
East Midlands +13 11 £385 +28.33% 1
Birmingham -1 10 £340 -6.84% 2
Worthing -14 9 £420 +20.00%
Wales +3 7 £300 - 1
Northamptonshire - 7 £401 -
Bedfordshire +4 6 £370 +48.00%
Berkshire +2 6 £388 +5.80% 2
Surrey - 6 £260 - 1
Northampton - 6 £385 -
South Wales +6 5 £290 - 1
North West -13 5 - - 3
Yorkshire -23 5 £425 +6.91% 1
Manchester - 5 - - 1
Glasgow - 5 £266 - 1
South West -18 4 £235 -38.96% 3
Cardiff - 4 £295 - 1
Hertfordshire +11 3 £225 - 3
Nottinghamshire -10 3 - - 1
Nottingham -10 3 - - 1

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 417 (100.00%) ITIL
2 153 (36.69%) Service Management
3 113 (27.10%) Microsoft
4 105 (25.18%) Security Cleared
5 85 (20.38%) Project Management
6 83 (19.90%) SC Cleared
7 81 (19.42%) Service Delivery
7 81 (19.42%) Windows
8 68 (16.31%) SLA
9 66 (15.83%) MS Office
10 65 (15.59%) Cisco
11 58 (13.91%) MS Excel
12 57 (13.67%) Change Management
12 57 (13.67%) ITSM
13 56 (13.43%) Microsoft Certification
14 55 (13.19%) PRINCE2
15 50 (11.99%) Incident Management
16 49 (11.75%) Cisco Certification
16 49 (11.75%) Finance
17 46 (11.03%) Active Directory
18 45 (10.79%) UNIX
19 43 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
19 43 (10.31%) Problem Management
20 42 (10.07%) HP
21 41 (9.83%) CCNA
21 41 (9.83%) Oracle
22 36 (8.63%) Configuration Management
23 34 (8.15%) Remedy
23 34 (8.15%) LAN
24 33 (7.91%) Windows Server 2008

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 25 (6.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (3.84%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.16%) IIS
3 9 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (1.68%) Lync
4 7 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (1.44%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (0.96%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (0.96%) SAS
7 3 (0.72%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.72%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.48%) Node.js
9 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.24%) Apache
9 1 (0.24%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.24%) CMS
Applications
1 66 (15.83%) MS Office
2 58 (13.91%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.68%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.20%) MS Project
5 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.24%) SPSS
6 1 (0.24%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 23 (5.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (2.16%) Oracle BPM
3 8 (1.92%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (1.44%) assyst
5 4 (0.96%) Remedy AR System
5 4 (0.96%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.24%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.96%) Office 365
2 3 (0.72%) SaaS
3 1 (0.24%) PaaS
3 1 (0.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 34 (8.15%) LAN
2 28 (6.71%) Firewall
3 20 (4.80%) TCP/IP
4 18 (4.32%) DNS
4 18 (4.32%) WAN
5 17 (4.08%) SAN
6 13 (3.12%) SNMP
6 13 (3.12%) OSPF
7 12 (2.88%) Multicast
8 11 (2.64%) BGP
9 9 (2.16%) Network Security
9 9 (2.16%) Structured Cabling
10 8 (1.92%) VPN
11 7 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (1.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 6 (1.44%) FWSM
12 6 (1.44%) TACACS
13 5 (1.20%) Wireless
13 5 (1.20%) Internet
13 5 (1.20%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.76%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (2.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.16%) Oracle ODI
4 9 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (2.16%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.92%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.44%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.48%) DTS
10 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.24%) MS Access
10 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.24%) Big Data
10 1 (0.24%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 17 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (2.64%) Hudson
3 9 (2.16%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (1.92%) Visual Studio
5 6 (1.44%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.20%) Toad
7 4 (0.96%) Subversion
8 2 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.48%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.48%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.24%) JIRA
9 1 (0.24%) ClearQuest
General
1 49 (11.75%) Finance
2 19 (4.56%) Telecoms
3 17 (4.08%) Banking
4 15 (3.60%) Marketing
5 12 (2.88%) Spanish Language
6 8 (1.92%) Legal
7 6 (1.44%) Law
8 4 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.96%) Billing
9 3 (0.72%) Local Government
9 3 (0.72%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.48%) Retail
10 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.48%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.48%) German Language
11 1 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 75 (17.99%) Analyst
2 46 (11.03%) Service Manager
3 33 (7.91%) Support Engineer
3 33 (7.91%) Project Manager
4 30 (7.19%) Network Engineer
5 25 (6.00%) Architect
6 21 (5.04%) Support Analyst
6 21 (5.04%) Release Manager
7 18 (4.32%) Service Analyst
8 17 (4.08%) Consultant
9 15 (3.60%) Technical Project Manager
9 15 (3.60%) Developer
9 15 (3.60%) Technical Manager
10 13 (3.12%) Network Support
11 12 (2.88%) Team Leader
11 12 (2.88%) Applications Support
11 12 (2.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (2.64%) Network Support Engineer
12 11 (2.64%) Service Desk Manager
13 10 (2.40%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.32%) Web Services
2 17 (4.08%) .NET
3 15 (3.60%) JSP
4 13 (3.12%) ASP.NET
5 11 (2.64%) Middleware
6 10 (2.40%) Oracle Fusion
7 9 (2.16%) MDX
8 7 (1.68%) HTML
9 6 (1.44%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 3 (0.72%) CSS
10 3 (0.72%) XML
10 3 (0.72%) XSLT
11 2 (0.48%) JMS
11 2 (0.48%) J2EE
11 2 (0.48%) LINQ
11 2 (0.48%) Spring
11 2 (0.48%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.48%) Struts
11 2 (0.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (0.48%) JavaFX
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.28%) Management Information System
3 19 (4.56%) Computer Science
4 11 (2.64%) CMDB
5 9 (2.16%) Data Structures
6 8 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (1.20%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.20%) Thin Client
7 5 (1.20%) Blackberry
8 4 (0.96%) Fixed Income
8 4 (0.96%) CESG
8 4 (0.96%) Derivative
8 4 (0.96%) SWIFT
8 4 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.96%) User Experience
9 3 (0.72%) Open Source
9 3 (0.72%) PMI
10 2 (0.48%) Replication
10 2 (0.48%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 81 (19.42%) Windows
2 45 (10.79%) UNIX
3 33 (7.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (6.00%) Linux
5 21 (5.04%) Windows 7
6 20 (4.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (4.56%) Solaris
8 12 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (1.92%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.44%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.20%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.20%) Android
11 5 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.72%) AIX
13 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.24%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 417 (100.00%) ITIL
2 153 (36.69%) Service Management
3 85 (20.38%) Project Management
4 81 (19.42%) Service Delivery
5 57 (13.67%) Change Management
5 57 (13.67%) ITSM
6 55 (13.19%) PRINCE2
7 50 (11.99%) Incident Management
8 43 (10.31%) Problem Management
8 43 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 36 (8.63%) Configuration Management
10 24 (5.76%) Network Design
11 23 (5.52%) Six Sigma
12 22 (5.28%) Validation
12 22 (5.28%) Release Management
13 20 (4.80%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (4.56%) Workflow
14 19 (4.56%) Network Management
14 19 (4.56%) Continuous Improvement
15 17 (4.08%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (6.47%) SQL
2 12 (2.88%) C#
2 12 (2.88%) Perl
3 9 (2.16%) X++
3 9 (2.16%) JavaScript
3 9 (2.16%) T-SQL
4 6 (1.44%) PowerShell
4 6 (1.44%) Shell Script
5 5 (1.20%) Java
6 3 (0.72%) VBScript
7 2 (0.48%) C
7 2 (0.48%) Scala
7 2 (0.48%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.48%) Python
7 2 (0.48%) Ruby
8 1 (0.24%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.24%) REXX
8 1 (0.24%) PHP
8 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 105 (25.18%) Security Cleared
2 83 (19.90%) SC Cleared
3 56 (13.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 49 (11.75%) Cisco Certification
5 41 (9.83%) CCNA
6 30 (7.19%) CCNP
7 29 (6.95%) Degree
8 27 (6.47%) MCSE
9 23 (5.52%) A+ Certification
10 22 (5.28%) PMI Certification
11 20 (4.80%) MCSA
12 19 (4.56%) PMP
13 18 (4.32%) DV Cleared
13 18 (4.32%) Network+ Certification
14 16 (3.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 15 (3.60%) MCITP
16 8 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
17 7 (1.68%) MOS
18 6 (1.44%) CCSE
18 6 (1.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (16.31%) SLA
2 15 (3.60%) JSP 440
3 7 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.68%) COBIT
4 6 (1.44%) QA
4 6 (1.44%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.72%) BS15000
6 2 (0.48%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.24%) GAMP
7 1 (0.24%) GxP
7 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 46 (11.03%) Active Directory
2 21 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.68%) ProxySG
4 6 (1.44%) vSphere
5 5 (1.20%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.20%) XenApp
6 4 (0.96%) VMware Server
7 3 (0.72%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.48%) Xen
8 2 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.24%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.24%) Firmware
9 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.24%) Postfix
9 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (3.12%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (1.92%) SCOM
3 7 (1.68%) WhatsUp Gold
3 7 (1.68%) SCCM
4 6 (1.44%) Netcool
5 5 (1.20%) OVSD
5 5 (1.20%) HP UCMDB
6 4 (0.96%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.72%) WSUS
7 3 (0.72%) Control-M
8 2 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.48%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.24%) CA Endevor
9 1 (0.24%) OpenView
9 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.24%) yum
9 1 (0.24%) Puppet
9 1 (0.24%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 113 (27.10%) Microsoft
2 65 (15.59%) Cisco
3 42 (10.07%) HP
4 41 (9.83%) Oracle
5 34 (8.15%) Remedy
6 27 (6.47%) VMware
7 24 (5.76%) F5
8 20 (4.80%) McAfee
8 20 (4.80%) CheckPoint
8 20 (4.80%) BMC
9 18 (4.32%) Citrix
10 13 (3.12%) IBM
10 13 (3.12%) EMC
11 10 (2.40%) Perforce
11 10 (2.40%) ServiceNow
12 9 (2.16%) Tableau
13 8 (1.92%) Blue Coat
14 7 (1.68%) Red Hat
15 6 (1.44%) Business Objects
15 6 (1.44%) SAP
Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Netsource
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £280.00 - £310.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £150.00 - £175.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The Curve Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £380 - £430 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago