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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 414 437 460
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +23
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 224 183 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.33% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.43% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 110 71
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £192 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +12.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £26.50 £18.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.73% +45.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.50 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.25 £67.50 £19.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £28.25 -
% change year-on-year
-41.59% -

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
45650 42374 39473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.94% 76.20% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29733 26205 24236
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1234 1151 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +26 205 £400 +3.22% 47
London +34 75 £425 -5.55% 12
South East -15 48 £350 +4.47% 14
North West -15 25 £525 +37.70% 1
West Midlands +14 21 £325 -13.45% 2
Buckinghamshire -3 17 £142 -60.20%
Hampshire -6 17 £394 -8.43% 1
City of London +12 16 £364 -23.36% 6
Cheshire -2 14 £538 +40.98% 1
Milton Keynes -3 13 £142 -60.20%
South West -17 13 £401 +6.93% 12
East of England +4 12 £398 +21.83% 2
Warrington +1 12 £525 - 1
Scotland -9 10 £425 +26.62%
Wales -1 8 £281 -16.66% 1
Berkshire -3 8 £365 +35.18% 9
Warwickshire - 8 £400 - 1
Hook +6 7 £425 -6.59%
Wiltshire -7 7 £401 +14.57% 11
Birmingham +10 6 £283 +2.91%
Manchester -14 6 £256 -
East Midlands - 6 £233 - 1
Northamptonshire - 6 £233 -
Essex +1 5 £400 -13.51% 2
Northampton - 5 £233 -
Hertfordshire +3 4 £435 -
Renfrewshire +3 4 £438 +37.47%
South Wales -6 4 £269 -20.37% 1
West Yorkshire -26 4 £375 +3.44% 2
Leeds -31 4 £375 +3.44% 2

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 463 (100.00%) ITIL
2 200 (43.20%) Service Management
3 111 (23.97%) Microsoft
4 106 (22.89%) Project Management
5 102 (22.03%) Security Cleared
6 101 (21.81%) Service Delivery
7 88 (19.01%) Windows
8 84 (18.14%) ITSM
9 80 (17.28%) Finance
10 76 (16.41%) MS Office
11 69 (14.90%) Change Management
12 65 (14.04%) SLA
13 61 (13.17%) SC Cleared
14 55 (11.88%) PRINCE2
15 54 (11.66%) Active Directory
16 53 (11.45%) MS Excel
17 50 (10.80%) Problem Management
18 48 (10.37%) Microsoft Certification
19 47 (10.15%) Cisco
20 46 (9.94%) SQL
20 46 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
21 45 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
21 45 (9.72%) Degree
22 41 (8.86%) Configuration Management
23 39 (8.42%) Windows Server 2008
24 37 (7.99%) Cisco Certification
25 36 (7.78%) LAN
26 35 (7.56%) HP
27 34 (7.34%) CCNA
28 33 (7.13%) Continuous Improvement

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 29 (6.26%) SharePoint
2 25 (5.40%) MS Exchange
3 16 (3.46%) IIS
4 12 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (1.94%) Lync
6 4 (0.86%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (0.86%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (0.86%) SAS
7 3 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.65%) CMS
8 2 (0.43%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.43%) Apache
8 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.22%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.22%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.22%) Confluence
9 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.22%) Node.js
Applications
1 76 (16.41%) MS Office
2 53 (11.45%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.73%) MS Project
4 4 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.65%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.30%) SAP SRM
2 6 (1.30%) SAP GRC
3 4 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.86%) Maximo
4 2 (0.43%) Remedy AR System
4 2 (0.43%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.30%) Office 365
2 3 (0.65%) SaaS
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.22%) IaaS
3 1 (0.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 36 (7.78%) LAN
2 25 (5.40%) TCP/IP
2 25 (5.40%) Firewall
3 24 (5.18%) WAN
4 20 (4.32%) DNS
5 14 (3.02%) SAN
5 14 (3.02%) OSPF
6 13 (2.81%) Intranet
7 12 (2.59%) BGP
8 10 (2.16%) DHCP
8 10 (2.16%) Multicast
9 9 (1.94%) SNMP
10 8 (1.73%) VoIP
11 7 (1.51%) Structured Cabling
11 7 (1.51%) Network Security
12 6 (1.30%) HTTP
12 6 (1.30%) VPN
12 6 (1.30%) IP Telephony
12 6 (1.30%) Internet
13 5 (1.08%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.18%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (1.73%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.51%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.30%) SAP BW
7 4 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.65%) EDRMS
9 2 (0.43%) SAP BI
9 2 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.22%) MySQL
10 1 (0.22%) Big Data
10 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.08%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.08%) ClearCase
3 3 (0.65%) ClearQuest
4 2 (0.43%) Subversion
4 2 (0.43%) JIRA
4 2 (0.43%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.43%) Toad
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
General
1 80 (17.28%) Finance
2 13 (2.81%) Banking
3 12 (2.59%) Law
3 12 (2.59%) Legal
4 11 (2.38%) Spanish Language
5 8 (1.73%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.73%) Marketing
6 6 (1.30%) Retail
7 4 (0.86%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.65%) German Language
9 2 (0.43%) Advertising
9 2 (0.43%) Billing
9 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.43%) Local Government
10 1 (0.22%) Publishing
10 1 (0.22%) Back Office
10 1 (0.22%) Electronics
10 1 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 102 (22.03%) Analyst
2 65 (14.04%) Service Manager
3 31 (6.70%) Architect
3 31 (6.70%) Consultant
4 30 (6.48%) Service Analyst
5 26 (5.62%) Project Manager
6 22 (4.75%) Network Engineer
7 20 (4.32%) Support Analyst
8 17 (3.67%) Services Delivery Manager
8 17 (3.67%) Delivery Manager
8 17 (3.67%) IT Services Manager
9 16 (3.46%) Support Engineer
10 15 (3.24%) Applications Manager
11 14 (3.02%) Applications Support
11 14 (3.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (2.81%) ITIL Manager
13 12 (2.59%) Configuration Analyst
13 12 (2.59%) Network Support
13 12 (2.59%) Team Leader
14 11 (2.38%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.54%) JSP
2 17 (3.67%) .NET
3 13 (2.81%) Web Services
4 10 (2.16%) ASP.NET
5 9 (1.94%) MDX
6 7 (1.51%) 802.1X
7 3 (0.65%) Middleware
7 3 (0.65%) SOAP
8 2 (0.43%) XML
8 2 (0.43%) CSS
8 2 (0.43%) J2EE
8 2 (0.43%) HTML
8 2 (0.43%) Application Packaging
8 2 (0.43%) REST
9 1 (0.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.22%) JavaFX
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.22%) X-Windows
9 1 (0.22%) Spring
9 1 (0.22%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.48%) Management Information System
3 24 (5.18%) CMDB
4 19 (4.10%) Computer Science
5 18 (3.89%) Data Centre
6 9 (1.94%) Data Structures
7 8 (1.73%) Performance Metrics
8 7 (1.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 7 (1.51%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (1.51%) NHS
9 4 (0.86%) Blackberry
9 4 (0.86%) Visualisation
9 4 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.65%) User Experience
10 3 (0.65%) PDA
10 3 (0.65%) Statistics
11 2 (0.43%) CESG
11 2 (0.43%) CESG CLAS
11 2 (0.43%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.43%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 88 (19.01%) Windows
2 39 (8.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (5.40%) UNIX
4 22 (4.75%) Windows 7
5 21 (4.54%) Linux
6 19 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (2.81%) Solaris
8 11 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.08%) Android
11 2 (0.43%) AIX
11 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 463 (100.00%) ITIL
2 200 (43.20%) Service Management
3 106 (22.89%) Project Management
4 101 (21.81%) Service Delivery
5 84 (18.14%) ITSM
6 69 (14.90%) Change Management
7 55 (11.88%) PRINCE2
8 50 (10.80%) Problem Management
9 45 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
10 41 (8.86%) Configuration Management
11 33 (7.13%) Continuous Improvement
12 30 (6.48%) Incident Management
13 29 (6.26%) Asset Management
14 26 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
15 25 (5.40%) Six Sigma
16 24 (5.18%) Supplier Management
17 18 (3.89%) Agile Software Development
17 18 (3.89%) Release Management
18 17 (3.67%) Network Design
19 14 (3.02%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (9.94%) SQL
2 11 (2.38%) T-SQL
3 10 (2.16%) JavaScript
4 9 (1.94%) X++
4 9 (1.94%) C#
5 8 (1.73%) PowerShell
6 7 (1.51%) Java
7 6 (1.30%) C++
7 6 (1.30%) Python
8 3 (0.65%) Perl
9 2 (0.43%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.43%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.43%) C
9 2 (0.43%) VBScript
10 1 (0.22%) VBA
10 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.22%) Ruby
10 1 (0.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 102 (22.03%) Security Cleared
2 61 (13.17%) SC Cleared
3 48 (10.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 45 (9.72%) Degree
5 37 (7.99%) Cisco Certification
6 34 (7.34%) CCNA
7 25 (5.40%) MCSE
7 25 (5.40%) DV Cleared
8 21 (4.54%) A+ Certification
9 20 (4.32%) CCNP
10 19 (4.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 15 (3.24%) MCITP
11 15 (3.24%) MCSA
12 14 (3.02%) PMI Certification
13 13 (2.81%) Network+ Certification
14 12 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
14 12 (2.59%) PMP
15 11 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 8 (1.73%) MOS
16 8 (1.73%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (14.04%) SLA
2 21 (4.54%) JSP 440
3 7 (1.51%) QA
3 7 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.30%) COBIT
5 4 (0.86%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.22%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 54 (11.66%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.81%) vSphere
4 11 (2.38%) XenApp
4 11 (2.38%) XenDesktop
5 7 (1.51%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (1.08%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.08%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.65%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.43%) Xen
8 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.43%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.22%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.22%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.22%) UAG
9 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (3.46%) OVSD
1 16 (3.46%) SCCM
2 9 (1.94%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (1.51%) WhatsUp Gold
4 5 (1.08%) HP UCMDB
4 5 (1.08%) WSUS
5 3 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.43%) SCOM
6 2 (0.43%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.43%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.43%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 2 (0.43%) Netcool
7 1 (0.22%) Control-M
7 1 (0.22%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.22%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.22%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.22%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.22%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 111 (23.97%) Microsoft
2 47 (10.15%) Cisco
3 35 (7.56%) HP
4 29 (6.26%) VMware
5 24 (5.18%) Citrix
5 24 (5.18%) ServiceNow
6 20 (4.32%) Oracle
7 17 (3.67%) Remedy
8 13 (2.81%) F5
9 11 (2.38%) SAP
10 9 (1.94%) Tableau
11 8 (1.73%) BMC
11 8 (1.73%) McAfee
12 7 (1.51%) CheckPoint
13 6 (1.30%) EMC
13 6 (1.30%) Lumension
13 6 (1.30%) SolarWinds
14 5 (1.08%) LANDesk
14 5 (1.08%) AppSense
14 5 (1.08%) Cognos
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City of London
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Warwickshire
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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Hampshire
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