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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ITIL Version 3
Rank 258 269 254
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 483 411 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.94% 0.79% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.02% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 259 217
Average daily rate £400 £375 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £391 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.59% +11.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 15
Average hourly rate £23.00 £12.10 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.08% -39.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £11.22 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.26 £23.62 £36.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £12.10 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+90.08% -19.33%

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
41792 40196 38042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.24% 77.62% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27320 25624 23044
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1199 1072 1163
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.25 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL V3 within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +23 419 £390 +6.12% 93
London +5 147 £463 +32.14% 14
South East +8 97 £389 -2.81% 25
Scotland +16 45 £415 +3.75% 6
West Midlands +10 40 £530 +75.20% 12
Hampshire +17 38 £350 +0.28% 4
South West +22 36 £360 -10.00% 7
East of England +16 36 £383 +3.72% 3
Renfrewshire +16 31 £403 -4.04%
Erskine +15 31 £403 -4.04%
Berkshire +7 27 £395 -9.71% 8
Croydon +12 23 £550 - 2
Wiltshire +10 21 £370 -1.33% 5
North East -4 19 £350 -20.13% 4
Birmingham +10 18 £350 -9.67% 8
North West -12 18 £325 -24.41% 12
Tyne and Wear -14 18 £350 -20.13% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -16 18 £350 -17.64% 3
Swindon +13 16 £370 -1.33% 3
Wales -3 16 £333 +4.72% 2
South Wales -4 16 £333 +5.55% 2
Yorkshire -28 16 £313 -10.71% 14
Cardiff +1 15 £333 +4.72%
West Yorkshire -13 15 £338 -11.18% 6
Norwich +2 14 - -
Norfolk 0 14 - -
Leeds -12 13 £350 - 5
City of London +13 12 £313 -8.08% 6
Buckinghamshire -1 11 £145 -61.33% 2
Milton Keynes -6 11 £145 -60.27%

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 930 (100.00%) ITIL
2 349 (37.53%) Service Management
3 256 (27.53%) Security Cleared
4 227 (24.41%) Service Delivery
5 213 (22.90%) Project Management
6 179 (19.25%) ITSM
7 175 (18.82%) SC Cleared
8 173 (18.60%) Microsoft
9 166 (17.85%) PRINCE2
9 166 (17.85%) Finance
10 136 (14.62%) Windows
11 134 (14.41%) Change Management
12 119 (12.80%) Agile Software Development
13 115 (12.37%) Problem Management
14 108 (11.61%) Incident Management
15 98 (10.54%) Active Directory
16 96 (10.32%) Degree
17 94 (10.11%) MS Excel
18 93 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
19 86 (9.25%) MS Office
20 80 (8.60%) Linux
21 77 (8.28%) HP
22 73 (7.85%) Configuration Management
23 71 (7.63%) VMware
24 68 (7.31%) Unix
25 66 (7.10%) ServiceNow
26 64 (6.88%) Stakeholder Management
27 62 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
28 61 (6.56%) Data Centre
28 61 (6.56%) DV Cleared

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (3.66%) OpenStack
2 33 (3.55%) IIS
2 33 (3.55%) SharePoint
3 22 (2.37%) MS Exchange
4 19 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 15 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (1.29%) CMS
6 12 (1.29%) Skype for Business
7 7 (0.75%) CICS
7 7 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (0.75%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.65%) Apache
8 6 (0.65%) JBoss
8 6 (0.65%) SAS
9 5 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.43%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.32%) Documentum
11 3 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.32%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 94 (10.11%) MS Excel
2 86 (9.25%) MS Office
3 32 (3.44%) MS Project
4 29 (3.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (2.58%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 31 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 15 (1.61%) SAP GRC
2 15 (1.61%) SAP SRM
3 11 (1.18%) assyst
4 3 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.32%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (0.22%) Primavera
5 2 (0.22%) Sage 300 ERP
5 2 (0.22%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.11%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.11%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.29%) Office 365
2 8 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.75%) SaaS
4 6 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.32%) Google Drive
5 3 (0.32%) PaaS
6 2 (0.22%) IaaS
7 1 (0.11%) IBM PureFlex
7 1 (0.11%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.11%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 55 (5.91%) Firewall
2 37 (3.98%) WAN
3 34 (3.66%) LAN
4 31 (3.33%) DNS
5 21 (2.26%) SSL
6 20 (2.15%) VoIP
6 20 (2.15%) VPN
7 18 (1.94%) Internet
8 14 (1.51%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (1.40%) DHCP
9 13 (1.40%) SAN
10 12 (1.29%) Network Security
11 11 (1.18%) HTTP
11 11 (1.18%) TCP/IP
12 10 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (0.97%) FTP
13 9 (0.97%) LDAP
13 9 (0.97%) LTE
13 9 (0.97%) NetScaler
14 8 (0.86%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (3.66%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.61%) SAP BW
3 10 (1.08%) DB2
4 7 (0.75%) Oracle Database
4 7 (0.75%) Relational Database
5 6 (0.65%) Base SAS
5 6 (0.65%) OLAP
5 6 (0.65%) SAP BI
5 6 (0.65%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 6 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.54%) OLAP Cube
6 5 (0.54%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 3 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (1.29%) JIRA
2 9 (0.97%) Git (software)
3 7 (0.75%) Jenkins
3 7 (0.75%) Selenium
3 7 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.54%) HP UFT
4 5 (0.54%) LoadRunner
4 5 (0.54%) RSpec
5 3 (0.32%) Subversion
6 1 (0.11%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.11%) Checkstyle
6 1 (0.11%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.11%) FindBugs
6 1 (0.11%) Gradle
6 1 (0.11%) JUnit
6 1 (0.11%) MSI
6 1 (0.11%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.11%) Toad
General
1 166 (17.85%) Finance
2 49 (5.27%) Telecoms
3 26 (2.80%) Banking
4 13 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
5 11 (1.18%) Retail
6 9 (0.97%) Back Office
7 7 (0.75%) Billing
8 6 (0.65%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.54%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.43%) Legal
10 4 (0.43%) Local Government
10 4 (0.43%) Publishing
11 3 (0.32%) Marketing
12 2 (0.22%) Electronics
12 2 (0.22%) Law
12 2 (0.22%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.22%) Military
13 1 (0.11%) Advertising
13 1 (0.11%) Automotive
13 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 162 (17.42%) Analyst
2 128 (13.76%) Service Manager
3 111 (11.94%) Architect
4 65 (6.99%) Service Architect
5 63 (6.77%) ITIL Manager
6 60 (6.45%) Service Analyst
7 57 (6.13%) Project Manager
8 56 (6.02%) Consultant
9 51 (5.48%) Transition Manager
10 43 (4.62%) Service Transition Manager
11 34 (3.66%) IT Manager
12 31 (3.33%) Services Delivery Manager
13 30 (3.23%) ITIL Service Manager
14 29 (3.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 28 (3.01%) Incident Manager
16 26 (2.80%) Applications Support
16 26 (2.80%) Delivery Manager
17 25 (2.69%) Support Analyst
18 24 (2.58%) Support Engineer
19 21 (2.26%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.58%) Web Services
2 16 (1.72%) Middleware
3 12 (1.29%) Ajax
4 7 (0.75%) .NET
4 7 (0.75%) ISPF
5 6 (0.65%) J2EE
6 5 (0.54%) XML
7 2 (0.22%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.22%) LAMP
7 2 (0.22%) SOAP
7 2 (0.22%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.22%) WinForms
7 2 (0.22%) XSL
8 1 (0.11%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.11%) Apache Camel
8 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (0.11%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.11%) NHibernate
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 93 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (6.56%) Data Centre
2 61 (6.56%) Management Information System
3 40 (4.30%) Computer Science
4 21 (2.26%) Blackberry
4 21 (2.26%) CMDB
5 13 (1.40%) Mainframe
6 11 (1.18%) PMI
7 10 (1.08%) IBM Mainframe
8 8 (0.86%) Driving Licence
8 8 (0.86%) Smart Meter
8 8 (0.86%) User Experience
9 7 (0.75%) AS400
9 7 (0.75%) Fat Client
9 7 (0.75%) PKI
9 7 (0.75%) Thin Client
10 6 (0.65%) NHS
10 6 (0.65%) Performance Metrics
10 6 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (0.65%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 136 (14.62%) Windows
2 80 (8.60%) Linux
3 68 (7.31%) Unix
4 50 (5.38%) Windows 7
5 48 (5.16%) Windows Server
6 34 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (2.69%) Solaris
9 23 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (1.94%) Oracle Linux
11 17 (1.83%) AIX
12 16 (1.72%) Windows 8
12 16 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (1.18%) Android
13 11 (1.18%) Apple iOS
14 8 (0.86%) CentOS
15 7 (0.75%) MVS
15 7 (0.75%) zOS
16 6 (0.65%) Windows XP
17 5 (0.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 930 (100.00%) ITIL
2 349 (37.53%) Service Management
3 227 (24.41%) Service Delivery
4 213 (22.90%) Project Management
5 179 (19.25%) ITSM
6 166 (17.85%) PRINCE2
7 134 (14.41%) Change Management
8 119 (12.80%) Agile Software Development
9 115 (12.37%) Problem Management
10 108 (11.61%) Incident Management
11 73 (7.85%) Configuration Management
12 64 (6.88%) Stakeholder Management
13 62 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
14 58 (6.24%) Six Sigma
15 50 (5.38%) Release Management
16 42 (4.52%) Knowledge Management
17 39 (4.19%) High Availability
18 38 (4.09%) Asset Management
18 38 (4.09%) Migration
19 35 (3.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 46 (4.95%) SQL
2 29 (3.12%) Python
3 23 (2.47%) Bash Shell
4 22 (2.37%) JavaScript
5 20 (2.15%) Perl
6 16 (1.72%) Java
7 12 (1.29%) PowerShell
7 12 (1.29%) Shell Script
7 12 (1.29%) VB
8 11 (1.18%) AWK
8 11 (1.18%) C
8 11 (1.18%) sed
9 8 (0.86%) C++
10 7 (0.75%) COBOL
10 7 (0.75%) JCL
11 4 (0.43%) Korn
12 3 (0.32%) C#
12 3 (0.32%) VB6
12 3 (0.32%) VBScript
13 1 (0.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 256 (27.53%) Security Cleared
2 175 (18.82%) SC Cleared
3 96 (10.32%) Degree
4 61 (6.56%) DV Cleared
5 37 (3.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 31 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 28 (3.01%) ITIL Certification
8 27 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (2.58%) MCSE
10 21 (2.26%) CCNA
10 21 (2.26%) PMI Certification
11 20 (2.15%) MCP
12 16 (1.72%) CISSP
13 15 (1.61%) MBCS
14 14 (1.51%) MCSA
15 13 (1.40%) APMP
16 12 (1.29%) CCNP
17 10 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 10 (1.08%) PMP
18 9 (0.97%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (6.13%) SLA
2 55 (5.91%) JSP 440
3 18 (1.94%) COBIT
4 14 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (1.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (1.29%) QA
7 10 (1.08%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
9 7 (0.75%) ISO22301
10 6 (0.65%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 6 (0.65%) ISO27005
11 4 (0.43%) Data Quality
11 4 (0.43%) HIPAA
12 3 (0.32%) ISAE 3402
12 3 (0.32%) ISO27002
13 2 (0.22%) BS7799
13 2 (0.22%) GAMP
13 2 (0.22%) GxP
13 2 (0.22%) RMADS
System Software
1 98 (10.54%) Active Directory
2 41 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.04%) NFS
4 16 (1.72%) Samba
4 16 (1.72%) vSphere
5 15 (1.61%) XenApp
6 11 (1.18%) Hyper-V
7 10 (1.08%) UAG
8 9 (0.97%) XenDesktop
9 8 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.75%) Job Entry Subsystem
11 6 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (0.65%) VMware ESX
12 5 (0.54%) GPFS
13 4 (0.43%) BitLocker
13 4 (0.43%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.43%) ProxySG
14 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (3.12%) SCCM
2 18 (1.94%) Puppet
3 16 (1.72%) SCOM
4 14 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.08%) OVSD
6 7 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
6 7 (0.75%) NetBackup
6 7 (0.75%) Tivoli NetView
7 6 (0.65%) SCOrch
8 5 (0.54%) WSUS
9 4 (0.43%) Ansible
9 4 (0.43%) Simpana
10 3 (0.32%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.32%) MOM
10 3 (0.32%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.22%) AppManager
11 2 (0.22%) Cisco IPCC
11 2 (0.22%) Foglight
11 2 (0.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 173 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 77 (8.28%) HP
3 71 (7.63%) VMware
4 66 (7.10%) ServiceNow
5 57 (6.13%) Oracle
6 49 (5.27%) Cisco
6 49 (5.27%) Red Hat
7 47 (5.05%) Remedy
8 39 (4.19%) BMC
9 34 (3.66%) Citrix
10 30 (3.23%) SAP
11 26 (2.80%) IBM
12 21 (2.26%) Apple
13 18 (1.94%) NetApp
14 16 (1.72%) Intel Security
15 14 (1.51%) SolarWinds
16 12 (1.29%) Juniper
17 11 (1.18%) CheckPoint
18 9 (0.97%) Amdocs
18 9 (0.97%) EMC
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £445.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £445 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Wokingham
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Swindon
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 16 days ago
Harrogate
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Croydon
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £500- £600 per day 8 month contract
Posted: 23 days ago
West Midlands
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £700.00 - £730.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago