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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ITIL Version 3
Rank 243 241 247
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 554 523 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.00% 0.94% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.19% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 339 309
Median daily rate £412 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.17% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £325 £374
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 11
Median hourly rate £27.00 £18.99 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.18% +8.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £14.71 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £31.23 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £20.97 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.75% +19.82%

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
45369 44062 42291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.62% 78.90% 77.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 29987 27471 26430
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1041 1287 1211
Median hourly rate £33.50 £29.82 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.34% -0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.73 £12.36 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £47.88 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -3 493 £400 +17.64% 97
London +23 163 £442 +10.37% 38
South East -16 152 £350 +15.70% 24
Scotland +17 53 £424 +21.76% 3
Berkshire +34 50 £255 -36.25% 7
Hampshire +11 48 £350 +27.27% 2
West Midlands -3 43 £425 +26.86% 2
Tyne and Wear -6 38 £420 +110.00% 2
North East -9 38 £420 +115.38% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 36 £423 +111.25% 2
Reading +22 32 £250 +92.30% 1
South West +11 28 £375 -0.99% 4
Birmingham +9 25 £350 +2.94% 1
Erskine -17 25 £416 +19.54%
Renfrewshire -20 25 £416 +19.54%
City of London +39 23 £474 -2.82% 12
North West -13 22 £315 -3.07% 8
East of England +10 21 £419 -0.88% 6
Winchester +10 18 £350 +16.66% 1
Milton Keynes -15 17 £410 +25.19%
Buckinghamshire -27 17 £410 +25.67% 1
Manchester -17 16 £300 -9.43% 3
Edinburgh +1 15 £450 +185.71% 2
Croydon -3 13 £550 +152.87%
Oxfordshire +16 11 £390 +11.42% 3
West Sussex -33 11 £425 +41.66%
Gloucestershire - 11 £375 - 2
Yorkshire -27 10 £525 +90.90% 8
East Midlands +4 8 £300 -22.07% 5
West Yorkshire +1 8 £525 +73.55% 7

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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
2 345 (33.24%) Service Management
3 279 (26.88%) Security Cleared
4 233 (22.45%) Project Management
5 223 (21.48%) Service Delivery
6 205 (19.75%) SC Cleared
7 187 (18.02%) Microsoft
8 183 (17.63%) PRINCE2
9 174 (16.76%) Finance
10 160 (15.41%) Windows
11 149 (14.35%) Degree
12 145 (13.97%) ITSM
13 128 (12.33%) Service Design
14 126 (12.14%) HP
15 121 (11.66%) Change Management
15 121 (11.66%) Active Directory
16 115 (11.08%) Agile Software Development
17 113 (10.89%) Problem Management
18 110 (10.60%) MS Excel
19 107 (10.31%) Firewall
20 104 (10.02%) SLA
21 97 (9.34%) Linux
22 95 (9.15%) Unix
23 94 (9.06%) Configuration Management
24 93 (8.96%) Incident Management
25 92 (8.86%) Cisco
25 92 (8.86%) VMware
26 90 (8.67%) Oracle
27 87 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
28 86 (8.29%) Telecoms

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 51 (4.91%) OpenStack
2 46 (4.43%) IIS
3 42 (4.05%) MS Exchange
4 38 (3.66%) SharePoint
5 28 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 20 (1.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 13 (1.25%) CMS
8 10 (0.96%) Skype for Business
8 10 (0.96%) WebLogic
9 9 (0.87%) Apache
9 9 (0.87%) Tomcat
10 8 (0.77%) CICS
10 8 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (0.67%) iPlanet
12 6 (0.58%) IBM Notes
12 6 (0.58%) SAS
13 5 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (0.48%) MQSeries
13 5 (0.48%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 110 (10.60%) MS Excel
2 84 (8.09%) MS Office
3 39 (3.76%) MS Project
4 21 (2.02%) MS Visio
5 17 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.096%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 25 (2.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (1.06%) assyst
3 6 (0.58%) SAP IS-U
4 5 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.29%) BASE24
5 3 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.19%) Primavera
7 1 (0.096%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.096%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.096%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.096%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.096%) RMDS
7 1 (0.096%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.096%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (1.64%) Office 365
3 14 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (1.06%) IaaS
6 5 (0.48%) HP Helion
6 5 (0.48%) SaaS
7 2 (0.19%) PaaS
8 1 (0.096%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.096%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.096%) IBM PureFlex
8 1 (0.096%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 107 (10.31%) Firewall
2 64 (6.17%) WAN
3 61 (5.88%) DNS
4 59 (5.68%) LAN
5 39 (3.76%) Internet
6 29 (2.79%) SSL
6 29 (2.79%) VPN
7 26 (2.50%) DHCP
8 23 (2.22%) TCP/IP
8 23 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
9 21 (2.02%) LDAP
9 21 (2.02%) SAN
10 19 (1.83%) IP Telephony
10 19 (1.83%) Network Security
10 19 (1.83%) Wireless
11 17 (1.64%) FTP
12 16 (1.54%) VoIP
13 14 (1.35%) NetScaler
13 14 (1.35%) Reverse Proxy
14 13 (1.25%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (3.66%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.64%) DB2
3 15 (1.45%) Oracle Database
4 8 (0.77%) Relational Database
5 7 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.48%) Base SAS
6 5 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (0.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 5 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.39%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.39%) OLAP
7 4 (0.39%) OLAP Cube
7 4 (0.39%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 3 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.19%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.19%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (1.73%) JIRA
2 15 (1.45%) Jenkins
3 9 (0.87%) MSI
4 8 (0.77%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.67%) Artifactory
6 6 (0.58%) HP UFT
6 6 (0.58%) Selenium
7 5 (0.48%) Subversion
8 4 (0.39%) InstallShield
8 4 (0.39%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.29%) JUnit
9 3 (0.29%) RSpec
10 2 (0.19%) AdminStudio
10 2 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.19%) Checkstyle
10 2 (0.19%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.19%) FindBugs
10 2 (0.19%) Gradle
10 2 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.096%) Oracle Forms
General
1 174 (16.76%) Finance
2 86 (8.29%) Telecoms
3 24 (2.31%) Banking
4 21 (2.02%) Legal
5 17 (1.64%) Back Office
6 16 (1.54%) Retail
7 10 (0.96%) Financial Institution
8 9 (0.87%) Publishing
9 8 (0.77%) Law
9 8 (0.77%) Local Government
10 7 (0.67%) Billing
10 7 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.48%) French Language
11 5 (0.48%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.39%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.39%) Military
13 3 (0.29%) Electronics
13 3 (0.29%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.19%) Front Office
14 2 (0.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 166 (15.99%) Analyst
2 157 (15.13%) Architect
3 123 (11.85%) Service Manager
4 85 (8.19%) Service Architect
5 60 (5.78%) Project Manager
6 53 (5.11%) ITIL Manager
7 52 (5.01%) Transition Manager
8 49 (4.72%) Consultant
9 47 (4.53%) Service Transition Manager
10 46 (4.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 46 (4.43%) Service Analyst
11 42 (4.05%) Support Engineer
12 40 (3.85%) IT Manager
13 31 (2.99%) Support Analyst
14 30 (2.89%) Desktop Support
15 29 (2.79%) Network Engineer
16 26 (2.50%) Services Delivery Manager
17 24 (2.31%) IT Services Manager
18 23 (2.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
19 22 (2.12%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (2.70%) Middleware
2 19 (1.83%) Web Services
3 16 (1.54%) Ajax
4 15 (1.45%) HTML
4 15 (1.45%) J2EE
5 13 (1.25%) XML
6 8 (0.77%) CSS
6 8 (0.77%) ISPF
6 8 (0.77%) JSP
7 5 (0.48%) NHibernate
7 5 (0.48%) SOAP
8 4 (0.39%) .NET
9 3 (0.29%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.29%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.29%) Castle Windsor
9 3 (0.29%) jQuery
9 3 (0.29%) LINQ
9 3 (0.29%) Spring
9 3 (0.29%) XSLT
10 2 (0.19%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 87 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 74 (7.13%) Data Centre
4 59 (5.68%) Computer Science
5 34 (3.28%) CMDB
6 26 (2.50%) Blackberry
7 21 (2.02%) Clustering
8 20 (1.93%) Smart Meter
9 17 (1.64%) Mainframe
9 17 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
10 15 (1.45%) Mathematics
11 13 (1.25%) HACMP
12 12 (1.16%) Performance Metrics
12 12 (1.16%) PKI
13 11 (1.06%) IBM Mainframe
13 11 (1.06%) Smartcard
14 10 (0.96%) Driving Licence
14 10 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
15 9 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
15 9 (0.87%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 160 (15.41%) Windows
2 97 (9.34%) Linux
3 95 (9.15%) Unix
4 53 (5.11%) Windows Server
4 53 (5.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (4.34%) Windows 7
6 35 (3.37%) AIX
6 35 (3.37%) Solaris
7 32 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (2.02%) Oracle Linux
10 15 (1.45%) Apple iOS
11 12 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (1.06%) Windows 8
13 10 (0.96%) Windows XP
14 9 (0.87%) CentOS
14 9 (0.87%) SUSE
14 9 (0.87%) zOS
15 7 (0.67%) Android
15 7 (0.67%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1038 (100.00%) ITIL
2 345 (33.24%) Service Management
3 233 (22.45%) Project Management
4 223 (21.48%) Service Delivery
5 183 (17.63%) PRINCE2
6 145 (13.97%) ITSM
7 128 (12.33%) Service Design
8 121 (11.66%) Change Management
9 115 (11.08%) Agile Software Development
10 113 (10.89%) Problem Management
11 94 (9.06%) Configuration Management
12 93 (8.96%) Incident Management
13 82 (7.90%) Six Sigma
14 71 (6.84%) Continuous Improvement
15 70 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
16 58 (5.59%) TOGAF
17 56 (5.39%) High Availability
18 46 (4.43%) Release Management
19 43 (4.14%) Migration
20 42 (4.05%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 46 (4.43%) SQL
2 34 (3.28%) Bash Shell
2 34 (3.28%) Perl
3 30 (2.89%) Python
4 28 (2.70%) Java
5 20 (1.93%) PowerShell
6 19 (1.83%) JavaScript
7 15 (1.45%) Shell Script
8 11 (1.06%) AWK
8 11 (1.06%) C
8 11 (1.06%) sed
9 9 (0.87%) COBOL
9 9 (0.87%) JCL
9 9 (0.87%) VB
10 8 (0.77%) Korn
11 6 (0.58%) VBScript
12 4 (0.39%) C#
13 2 (0.19%) PHP
13 2 (0.19%) VBA
14 1 (0.096%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 279 (26.88%) Security Cleared
2 205 (19.75%) SC Cleared
3 149 (14.35%) Degree
4 55 (5.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 43 (4.14%) Cisco Certification
6 39 (3.76%) DV Cleared
7 38 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
8 37 (3.56%) MCSE
9 27 (2.60%) CCNA
10 23 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 22 (2.12%) MCSA
12 21 (2.02%) CISSP
12 21 (2.02%) MCP
13 20 (1.93%) CCNP
14 19 (1.83%) MBCS
15 17 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 17 (1.64%) PMI Certification
16 16 (1.54%) CISM
17 14 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 13 (1.25%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (10.02%) SLA
2 63 (6.07%) JSP 440
3 34 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (2.50%) COBIT
5 24 (2.31%) PCI DSS
6 20 (1.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 18 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 13 (1.25%) ISO27005
9 12 (1.16%) ISO 9001
10 10 (0.96%) ISO22301
10 10 (0.96%) QA
11 9 (0.87%) ISAE 3402
12 6 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
13 3 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 3 (0.29%) ISO27002
14 2 (0.19%) BS7799
14 2 (0.19%) RMADS
15 1 (0.096%) GPG13
15 1 (0.096%) P3O
15 1 (0.096%) PMBOK
System Software
1 121 (11.66%) Active Directory
2 64 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (2.12%) vSphere
4 21 (2.02%) UAG
5 18 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (1.54%) NFS
7 15 (1.45%) Samba
8 14 (1.35%) Hyper-V
9 13 (1.25%) GPFS
9 13 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
9 13 (1.25%) XenApp
10 8 (0.77%) Job Entry Subsystem
10 8 (0.77%) VMware ESX
11 6 (0.58%) Terminal Services
11 6 (0.58%) XenDesktop
12 5 (0.48%) Firmware
13 4 (0.39%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.19%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 26 (2.50%) SCCM
2 23 (2.22%) Puppet
3 18 (1.73%) Ansible
4 13 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (1.16%) OVSD
6 9 (0.87%) EMC NetWorker
7 8 (0.77%) CA Spectrum
7 8 (0.77%) NetBackup
7 8 (0.77%) OpenView
7 8 (0.77%) SCOM
7 8 (0.77%) Tivoli NetView
8 7 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (0.48%) HP Data Protector
9 5 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (0.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 4 (0.39%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (0.39%) Control-M
10 4 (0.39%) HP SIM
10 4 (0.39%) Nagios
Vendors
1 187 (18.02%) Microsoft
2 126 (12.14%) HP
3 92 (8.86%) Cisco
3 92 (8.86%) VMware
4 90 (8.67%) Oracle
5 64 (6.17%) Red Hat
6 59 (5.68%) ServiceNow
7 57 (5.49%) Remedy
8 49 (4.72%) Citrix
9 46 (4.43%) IBM
10 34 (3.28%) BMC
11 24 (2.31%) Juniper
11 24 (2.31%) NetApp
11 24 (2.31%) SAP
12 23 (2.22%) F5
13 21 (2.02%) CheckPoint
14 20 (1.93%) Intel Security
15 19 (1.83%) Apple
15 19 (1.83%) SolarWinds
16 17 (1.64%) Amdocs
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Ifftner Solutions
Posted: 11 hours ago
South East
Networking People
Rate: £650 - £900 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Computer People
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
CPS Group UK
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £440 per day + depending experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + Excellent daily rates
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £10.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
aap3
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £280.00 - £340.00 per day + Dep on Experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Newbury
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £34000 - £35000 per day + Circa £35'000
Posted: 22 days ago
Newbury
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £26000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Please quote
Posted: 22 days ago