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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 417 377 435
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +58
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 199 220 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.42% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.55% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 127 62
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£375 £350 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £489 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £345 £353
% change year-on-year
+7.24% -2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 0
Average hourly rate £18.75 £26.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.24% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £72.50 £26.50 -
% change year-on-year
+173.58% -

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
42553 40275 36728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.55% 76.11% 74.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 27470 25080 22041
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1143 1189 1094
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 6 July 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 -32 174 £375 +7.14% 44
London +10 73 £381 -4.68% 15
South East -20 43 £350 - 8
West Midlands +13 20 £330 -5.71% 5
Buckinghamshire +10 17 £290 -35.55% 2
Hampshire +3 16 £425 -5.55%
City of London -5 15 £350 - 6
Milton Keynes +9 14 £290 -35.55% 2
East of England -11 13 £413 +55.66% 2
Scotland -5 12 £375 +1.95% 1
Hook +6 11 £450 -1.09%
Wales +5 11 £295 -12.51% 1
Essex -2 10 £413 -10.81%
South West -25 10 £400 +6.66% 5
North West -15 8 £475 - 3
South Wales +9 7 £290 -14.07% 1
Birmingham +8 7 £340 -47.69% 1
Manchester -4 7 £289 - 1
Cardiff - 7 £290 -
Glasgow 0 6 £375 -10.71% 1
Croydon -9 6 £246 +60.78%
Berkshire -6 5 £360 +5.88% 2
Leeds -20 5 £520 +60.00% 4
West Yorkshire -23 5 £520 +60.00% 5
Yorkshire -29 5 £520 +70.49% 6
Chelmsford - 5 £400 -
Wiltshire -8 4 £125 -71.42% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -16 3 £195 +20.00%
Tyne and Wear -20 3 £195 +20.00%
North East -21 3 £195 +20.00%

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 416 (100.00%) ITIL
2 163 (39.18%) Service Management
3 108 (25.96%) Microsoft
4 102 (24.52%) Security Cleared
5 95 (22.84%) Project Management
6 78 (18.75%) Windows
7 75 (18.03%) Service Delivery
8 72 (17.31%) ITSM
8 72 (17.31%) MS Office
9 69 (16.59%) SC Cleared
10 65 (15.63%) SLA
11 58 (13.94%) Change Management
12 56 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
13 52 (12.50%) Cisco
14 50 (12.02%) PRINCE2
14 50 (12.02%) MS Excel
15 49 (11.78%) Active Directory
16 47 (11.30%) Finance
17 45 (10.82%) Cisco Certification
17 45 (10.82%) Problem Management
18 44 (10.58%) CCNA
18 44 (10.58%) Stakeholder Management
19 43 (10.34%) HP
20 41 (9.86%) Degree
21 36 (8.65%) Incident Management
22 35 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
23 33 (7.93%) Windows Server 2008
23 33 (7.93%) LAN
23 33 (7.93%) Configuration Management
24 32 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 22 (5.29%) SharePoint
2 19 (4.57%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.64%) IIS
4 8 (1.92%) Lync
5 7 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.20%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (0.96%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (0.96%) SAS
8 3 (0.72%) CMS
8 3 (0.72%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.48%) Node.js
10 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.24%) LiveLink
10 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.24%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 72 (17.31%) MS Office
2 50 (12.02%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.20%) MS Project
5 3 (0.72%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.72%) Maximo
4 2 (0.48%) assyst
4 2 (0.48%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.24%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.96%) Office 365
2 3 (0.72%) SaaS
3 1 (0.24%) PaaS
3 1 (0.24%) GitHub
3 1 (0.24%) IaaS
3 1 (0.24%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 33 (7.93%) LAN
2 25 (6.01%) TCP/IP
3 22 (5.29%) Firewall
4 19 (4.57%) DNS
5 16 (3.85%) WAN
6 15 (3.61%) OSPF
7 14 (3.37%) SAN
8 13 (3.13%) BGP
9 12 (2.88%) Multicast
10 10 (2.40%) Intranet
11 9 (2.16%) Structured Cabling
11 9 (2.16%) SNMP
12 7 (1.68%) Internet
12 7 (1.68%) DHCP
13 6 (1.44%) Wireless
14 5 (1.20%) Frame Relay
14 5 (1.20%) SNA
14 5 (1.20%) Network Security
14 5 (1.20%) VoIP
14 5 (1.20%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.05%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (1.68%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.44%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.72%) EDRMS
7 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.24%) MySQL
9 1 (0.24%) Cognos Report Studio
9 1 (0.24%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 1 (0.24%) Cognos Metric Studio
9 1 (0.24%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.44%) ClearCase
3 5 (1.20%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.96%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.96%) Subversion
5 3 (0.72%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.24%) JIRA
General
1 47 (11.30%) Finance
2 15 (3.61%) Spanish Language
3 13 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 13 (3.13%) Marketing
4 12 (2.88%) Banking
4 12 (2.88%) Law
4 12 (2.88%) Legal
5 7 (1.68%) Retail
6 5 (1.20%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.72%) Local Government
8 3 (0.72%) German Language
9 2 (0.48%) Advertising
10 1 (0.24%) Publishing
10 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.24%) Back Office
10 1 (0.24%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) French Language
10 1 (0.24%) Billing
10 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 82 (19.71%) Analyst
2 48 (11.54%) Service Manager
3 31 (7.45%) Project Manager
4 28 (6.73%) Consultant
5 24 (5.77%) Network Engineer
6 23 (5.53%) Support Engineer
7 20 (4.81%) Architect
8 19 (4.57%) Service Analyst
9 16 (3.85%) Support Analyst
10 15 (3.61%) Technical Project Manager
10 15 (3.61%) Team Leader
10 15 (3.61%) Technical Manager
10 15 (3.61%) Delivery Manager
11 14 (3.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (3.37%) Services Delivery Manager
12 13 (3.13%) Network Support
12 13 (3.13%) IT Services Manager
13 12 (2.88%) Developer
14 10 (2.40%) Change Manager
14 10 (2.40%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.57%) JSP
2 15 (3.61%) .NET
3 11 (2.64%) Web Services
4 10 (2.40%) ASP.NET
5 9 (2.16%) MDX
6 3 (0.72%) Middleware
7 2 (0.48%) HTML
7 2 (0.48%) JMS
7 2 (0.48%) JavaFX
7 2 (0.48%) CSS
7 2 (0.48%) J2EE
7 2 (0.48%) SOAP
7 2 (0.48%) Struts
7 2 (0.48%) Spring
7 2 (0.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.24%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.24%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.24%) XML
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.24%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.77%) Management Information System
3 21 (5.05%) Computer Science
4 18 (4.33%) CMDB
5 13 (3.13%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 9 (2.16%) Data Structures
7 8 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.20%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.20%) NHS
8 5 (1.20%) Thin Client
9 4 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.96%) User Experience
10 3 (0.72%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.72%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (0.72%) CESG
10 3 (0.72%) Statistics
11 2 (0.48%) CESG CLAS
11 2 (0.48%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.48%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 78 (18.75%) Windows
2 33 (7.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (7.21%) UNIX
4 21 (5.05%) Linux
4 21 (5.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (3.85%) Solaris
5 16 (3.85%) Windows 7
6 9 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.72%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.72%) AIX
9 2 (0.48%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.24%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 416 (100.00%) ITIL
2 163 (39.18%) Service Management
3 95 (22.84%) Project Management
4 75 (18.03%) Service Delivery
5 72 (17.31%) ITSM
6 58 (13.94%) Change Management
7 50 (12.02%) PRINCE2
8 45 (10.82%) Problem Management
9 44 (10.58%) Stakeholder Management
10 36 (8.65%) Incident Management
11 33 (7.93%) Configuration Management
12 32 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
13 25 (6.01%) Six Sigma
14 21 (5.05%) Network Design
15 20 (4.81%) Validation
16 19 (4.57%) Supplier Management
17 18 (4.33%) Business Intelligence
18 17 (4.09%) CRM
18 17 (4.09%) Asset Management
19 16 (3.85%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (6.97%) SQL
2 11 (2.64%) T-SQL
3 10 (2.40%) PowerShell
4 9 (2.16%) C#
4 9 (2.16%) X++
5 6 (1.44%) Java
6 5 (1.20%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.96%) VBScript
8 3 (0.72%) Perl
9 2 (0.48%) C
9 2 (0.48%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.48%) Ruby
9 2 (0.48%) Python
10 1 (0.24%) REXX
10 1 (0.24%) C++
10 1 (0.24%) PHP
10 1 (0.24%) VB
10 1 (0.24%) VBA
10 1 (0.24%) Scala
10 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 102 (24.52%) Security Cleared
2 69 (16.59%) SC Cleared
3 56 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 45 (10.82%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (10.58%) CCNA
6 41 (9.86%) Degree
7 27 (6.49%) MCSE
8 25 (6.01%) A+ Certification
9 24 (5.77%) CCNP
9 24 (5.77%) DV Cleared
10 21 (5.05%) PMI Certification
11 19 (4.57%) MCSA
11 19 (4.57%) PMP
12 17 (4.09%) MCITP
12 17 (4.09%) Network+ Certification
13 15 (3.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 10 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 8 (1.92%) MOS
15 8 (1.92%) MCDST
15 8 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (15.63%) SLA
2 19 (4.57%) JSP 440
3 7 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.44%) COBIT
4 6 (1.44%) QA
5 4 (0.96%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.72%) BS15000
6 3 (0.72%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.24%) GxP
8 1 (0.24%) GAMP
8 1 (0.24%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 49 (11.78%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.40%) vSphere
4 8 (1.92%) XenApp
4 8 (1.92%) XenDesktop
5 6 (1.44%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.48%) Xen
7 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.48%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.48%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.24%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.24%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.24%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.24%) UAG
8 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (3.37%) OVSD
2 9 (2.16%) SCCM
2 9 (2.16%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (1.68%) WhatsUp Gold
4 5 (1.20%) SCOM
4 5 (1.20%) HP UCMDB
4 5 (1.20%) WSUS
5 3 (0.72%) Control-M
5 3 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.48%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.48%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.48%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 2 (0.48%) Netcool
7 1 (0.24%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.24%) Puppet
7 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.24%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 108 (25.96%) Microsoft
2 52 (12.50%) Cisco
3 43 (10.34%) HP
4 24 (5.77%) Citrix
5 22 (5.29%) VMware
6 21 (5.05%) Remedy
6 21 (5.05%) Oracle
7 17 (4.09%) ServiceNow
8 16 (3.85%) F5
9 11 (2.64%) BMC
10 9 (2.16%) McAfee
10 9 (2.16%) CheckPoint
10 9 (2.16%) EMC
10 9 (2.16%) Tableau
11 7 (1.68%) LANDesk
12 5 (1.20%) SAP
12 5 (1.20%) Cognos
13 4 (0.96%) IBM
13 4 (0.96%) Symantec
13 4 (0.96%) SolarWinds
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LA International
Posted: 10 hours ago
Warwickshire
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £15 - £18 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Solvings Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £200.00 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 24 days ago