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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ITIL Version 3
Rank 259 266 254
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 495 513 482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.92% 0.89% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.11% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 312 305
Median daily rate £424 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.58% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £221 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £557 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 11
Median hourly rate £15.50 £19.15 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.06% +20.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.05 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £37.09 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £37.09 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-46.07% +135.79%

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
44775 46207 43715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.82% 80.33% 78.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 29547 30038 27060
Median daily rate £438 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1127 1253 1181
Median hourly rate £28.50 £31.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.13 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 30 August 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 -13 441 £425 +6.91% 56
London -22 187 £488 +16.41% 13
South East 0 103 £350 - 11
West Midlands -11 48 £325 - 8
Scotland +19 45 £384 +33.47% 6
City of London +33 36 £488 +21.87% 5
Hampshire +16 36 £350 -8.49% 1
Renfrewshire +8 25 £348 -18.23% 2
Erskine +7 25 £348 -18.23% 2
East of England +18 23 £450 +12.50% 5
Buckinghamshire +3 22 £255 -17.74%
North East +1 22 £260 -36.96% 2
North West +5 21 £388 -18.42% 5
Milton Keynes +4 21 £255 -16.39%
Berkshire -8 21 £400 +11.11% 2
Yorkshire +1 17 £403 +34.16% 7
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 17 £260 - 2
Tyne and Wear -11 17 £260 - 2
Telford - 14 £558 -
Shropshire - 14 £558 -
Winchester +14 12 £350 +7.69%
Edinburgh +11 12 £438 +47.67% 1
West Yorkshire +2 12 £425 +54.54% 6
Birmingham -5 12 £250 -22.85% 5
Manchester -6 12 £388 +26.53% 2
South West -28 11 £248 -34.00% 5
Bedfordshire - 11 £395 -
West Sussex +2 9 £400 +81.81% 1
Reading +6 8 £310 +10.71%
Worcestershire +6 7 £105 -8.92%

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 1038 (100.00%) ITIL
2 318 (30.64%) Service Management
3 265 (25.53%) Security Cleared
4 245 (23.60%) Service Delivery
5 222 (21.39%) Windows
6 205 (19.75%) Microsoft
7 189 (18.21%) Project Management
7 189 (18.21%) Finance
7 189 (18.21%) SC Cleared
8 161 (15.51%) PRINCE2
9 159 (15.32%) Active Directory
10 154 (14.84%) ITSM
11 153 (14.74%) Cisco
12 151 (14.55%) Firewall
13 149 (14.35%) Change Management
14 142 (13.68%) Service Design
15 133 (12.81%) HP
16 130 (12.52%) SLA
17 127 (12.24%) Configuration Management
18 126 (12.14%) Degree
19 116 (11.18%) Problem Management
19 116 (11.18%) MS Excel
19 116 (11.18%) Agile Software Development
20 115 (11.08%) VMware
21 110 (10.60%) Oracle
21 110 (10.60%) Incident Management
22 107 (10.31%) Management Information System
22 107 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
23 99 (9.54%) VMware Infrastructure
24 96 (9.25%) MS Office

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 52 (5.01%) SharePoint
2 44 (4.24%) IIS
3 42 (4.05%) MS Exchange
4 34 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 31 (2.99%) OpenStack
6 29 (2.79%) Apache
7 26 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 20 (1.93%) IBM Notes
9 19 (1.83%) WebLogic
10 18 (1.73%) iPlanet
10 18 (1.73%) Skype for Business
11 11 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
11 11 (1.06%) Tomcat
12 10 (0.96%) JBoss
13 9 (0.87%) MQSeries
14 7 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
15 5 (0.48%) WebLogic Portal
16 4 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
16 4 (0.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 116 (11.18%) MS Excel
2 96 (9.25%) MS Office
3 31 (2.99%) MS Project
4 18 (1.73%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 27 (2.60%) 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%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.29%) Primavera
3 3 (0.29%) SAP IS-U
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 NAV
5 1 (0.096%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (3.37%) Office 365
3 30 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (2.31%) IaaS
5 18 (1.73%) SaaS
6 17 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (0.67%) Google Apps
7 7 (0.67%) PaaS
8 6 (0.58%) HP Helion
9 2 (0.19%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.096%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.096%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.096%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.096%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.096%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.096%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 151 (14.55%) Firewall
2 78 (7.51%) DNS
3 63 (6.07%) WAN
4 50 (4.82%) LAN
5 49 (4.72%) DHCP
6 45 (4.34%) BIG-IP
7 39 (3.76%) Internet
8 37 (3.56%) LDAP
9 34 (3.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 34 (3.28%) Network Security
10 33 (3.18%) TCP/IP
11 31 (2.99%) SAN
12 30 (2.89%) SSL
13 29 (2.79%) VPN
14 26 (2.50%) Wireless
15 25 (2.41%) Cisco ASA
16 20 (1.93%) BGP
16 20 (1.93%) HTTP
16 20 (1.93%) Wi-Fi
17 18 (1.73%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 29 (2.79%) Oracle Database
3 22 (2.12%) Relational Database
4 14 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
5 13 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (1.16%) QlikView
7 11 (1.06%) DB2
8 8 (0.77%) Oracle BI EE
9 7 (0.67%) MySQL
10 6 (0.58%) SAP BI
11 5 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (0.48%) Big Data
12 4 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.39%) MongoDB
12 4 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.29%) GIS
13 3 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.19%) SAP BW
14 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (2.12%) MSI
2 21 (2.02%) Jenkins
3 19 (1.83%) JIRA
4 14 (1.35%) Artifactory
5 11 (1.06%) Subversion
6 9 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (0.58%) Selenium
8 5 (0.48%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.48%) JUnit
9 4 (0.39%) Checkstyle
9 4 (0.39%) FindBugs
9 4 (0.39%) Git (software)
9 4 (0.39%) InstallShield
10 3 (0.29%) Gradle
10 3 (0.29%) HP UFT
11 2 (0.19%) AdminStudio
11 2 (0.19%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.19%) JMeter
11 2 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
General
1 189 (18.21%) Finance
2 78 (7.51%) Telecoms
3 43 (4.14%) Banking
4 39 (3.76%) Legal
5 28 (2.70%) Retail
6 18 (1.73%) Financial Institution
7 17 (1.64%) Billing
8 12 (1.16%) Law
9 10 (0.96%) Back Office
10 7 (0.67%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.67%) Publishing
11 6 (0.58%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.48%) Advertising
12 5 (0.48%) French Language
12 5 (0.48%) German Language
12 5 (0.48%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.39%) Local Government
14 3 (0.29%) Automotive
14 3 (0.29%) Marketing
14 3 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 172 (16.57%) Analyst
2 155 (14.93%) Architect
3 106 (10.21%) Service Manager
4 76 (7.32%) Service Architect
5 53 (5.11%) Service Analyst
6 48 (4.62%) Support Analyst
7 46 (4.43%) Network Engineer
8 45 (4.34%) ITIL Manager
9 44 (4.24%) Project Manager
10 43 (4.14%) Support Engineer
11 35 (3.37%) Delivery Manager
12 34 (3.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 34 (3.28%) Transition Manager
13 32 (3.08%) Consultant
13 32 (3.08%) Service Transition Manager
13 32 (3.08%) Services Delivery Manager
14 30 (2.89%) IT Manager
15 27 (2.60%) Applications Support
16 26 (2.50%) Desktop Support
17 25 (2.41%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (3.76%) Middleware
2 34 (3.28%) HTML
3 32 (3.08%) CSS
4 31 (2.99%) Web Services
5 30 (2.89%) XML
6 24 (2.31%) .NET
6 24 (2.31%) J2EE
7 23 (2.22%) JSP
8 19 (1.83%) jQuery
9 15 (1.45%) Ajax
10 12 (1.16%) SOAP
11 10 (0.96%) REST
12 9 (0.87%) Spring
13 7 (0.67%) NHibernate
14 6 (0.58%) Oracle GoldenGate
15 5 (0.48%) .NET Framework
16 4 (0.39%) Entity Framework
16 4 (0.39%) Hibernate
16 4 (0.39%) JSON
17 3 (0.29%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 107 (10.31%) Management Information System
2 83 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 74 (7.13%) CMDB
4 70 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
5 52 (5.01%) Clustering
6 40 (3.85%) Computer Science
7 30 (2.89%) Blackberry
8 23 (2.22%) Smart Meter
9 21 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (1.83%) User Experience
11 18 (1.73%) Mathematics
11 18 (1.73%) Visualisation
12 17 (1.64%) Hedge funds
12 17 (1.64%) PKI
12 17 (1.64%) Public Cloud
13 14 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
14 13 (1.25%) Freedom of Information
14 13 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
15 11 (1.06%) Virtual Team
16 10 (0.96%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 222 (21.39%) Windows
2 93 (8.96%) Linux
3 82 (7.90%) Unix
4 77 (7.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 70 (6.74%) Windows Server
6 49 (4.72%) Windows 7
7 42 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (3.28%) AIX
9 33 (3.18%) Solaris
10 26 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (1.25%) Windows XP
13 11 (1.06%) Apple iOS
14 8 (0.77%) CentOS
14 8 (0.77%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.67%) SUSE
16 6 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
17 5 (0.48%) Android
17 5 (0.48%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1038 (100.00%) ITIL
2 318 (30.64%) Service Management
3 245 (23.60%) Service Delivery
4 189 (18.21%) Project Management
5 161 (15.51%) PRINCE2
6 154 (14.84%) ITSM
7 149 (14.35%) Change Management
8 142 (13.68%) Service Design
9 127 (12.24%) Configuration Management
10 116 (11.18%) Agile Software Development
10 116 (11.18%) Problem Management
11 110 (10.60%) Incident Management
12 107 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
13 71 (6.84%) Release Management
14 70 (6.74%) Continuous Improvement
15 66 (6.36%) Six Sigma
16 59 (5.68%) High Availability
17 44 (4.24%) TOGAF
18 41 (3.95%) Migration
19 39 (3.76%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 81 (7.80%) SQL
2 65 (6.26%) Java
3 56 (5.39%) JavaScript
4 42 (4.05%) Perl
5 29 (2.79%) Bash Shell
5 29 (2.79%) PowerShell
6 25 (2.41%) Python
7 24 (2.31%) C++
8 20 (1.93%) VB
9 19 (1.83%) C#
10 16 (1.54%) Shell Script
10 16 (1.54%) VBA
11 13 (1.25%) VB.NET
11 13 (1.25%) VB6
12 10 (0.96%) PHP
13 7 (0.67%) C
14 6 (0.58%) Korn
15 4 (0.39%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.29%) VBScript
17 2 (0.19%) JCL
Qualifications
1 265 (25.53%) Security Cleared
2 189 (18.21%) SC Cleared
3 126 (12.14%) Degree
4 84 (8.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 60 (5.78%) Cisco Certification
6 55 (5.30%) ITIL Certification
7 48 (4.62%) CISSP
8 41 (3.95%) CCNP
9 38 (3.66%) MCSE
10 30 (2.89%) CCNA
11 29 (2.79%) DV Cleared
12 25 (2.41%) BPSS Clearance
13 22 (2.12%) PMP
14 21 (2.02%) MCP
14 21 (2.02%) PMI Certification
15 17 (1.64%) CISM
16 16 (1.54%) MCSA
17 15 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 14 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 14 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (12.52%) SLA
2 56 (5.39%) JSP 440
3 44 (4.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (2.50%) COBIT
5 21 (2.02%) QA
6 19 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 19 (1.83%) PCI DSS
7 12 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
9 10 (0.96%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.58%) ISO27005
11 4 (0.39%) ISAE 3402
12 3 (0.29%) GPG13
12 3 (0.29%) ISO22301
13 2 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 2 (0.19%) Solvency II
14 1 (0.096%) ISO20022
14 1 (0.096%) ISO27002
14 1 (0.096%) P3O
System Software
1 159 (15.32%) Active Directory
2 99 (9.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (2.79%) Terminal Services
4 25 (2.41%) Microsoft App-V
5 22 (2.12%) vSphere
6 19 (1.83%) Hyper-V
7 15 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
7 15 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (0.96%) XenApp
9 9 (0.87%) ProxySG
10 7 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (0.58%) BitLocker
11 6 (0.58%) Firmware
11 6 (0.58%) UAG
12 5 (0.48%) NFS
13 4 (0.39%) GPFS
13 4 (0.39%) VMware ESX
13 4 (0.39%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.096%) Job Entry Subsystem
14 1 (0.096%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 44 (4.24%) SCCM
2 32 (3.08%) OpenView
3 28 (2.70%) Ansible
4 22 (2.12%) SCOM
5 20 (1.93%) EMC NetWorker
5 20 (1.93%) Microsoft Clustering
5 20 (1.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 18 (1.73%) Perfmon
6 18 (1.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 17 (1.64%) OPNET
8 14 (1.35%) Puppet
9 12 (1.16%) HP SIM
9 12 (1.16%) OVSD
10 11 (1.06%) CA Spectrum
11 9 (0.87%) SmoothWall
12 7 (0.67%) HP Data Protector
12 7 (0.67%) WSUS
13 6 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
13 6 (0.58%) NetBackup
14 5 (0.48%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 205 (19.75%) Microsoft
2 153 (14.74%) Cisco
3 133 (12.81%) HP
4 115 (11.08%) VMware
5 110 (10.60%) Oracle
6 72 (6.94%) Citrix
7 68 (6.55%) ServiceNow
8 66 (6.36%) Remedy
9 61 (5.88%) F5
10 51 (4.91%) BMC
11 49 (4.72%) CheckPoint
11 49 (4.72%) Juniper
12 43 (4.14%) Red Hat
13 32 (3.08%) SolarWinds
14 29 (2.79%) Sun
15 28 (2.70%) CA
15 28 (2.70%) Fortinet
15 28 (2.70%) SAP
16 21 (2.02%) Riverbed
17 20 (1.93%) Lotus
Scotland
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £440 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Fleetwood, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Chelmsford
Streamline Connections Ltd
Rate: £180 - £210 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £600-£800 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago