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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ITIL Version 3
UK
Rank 248 263 267
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +4
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 423 476 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.93% 0.91% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.10% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 302 265
Median daily rate £450 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £232 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 3
Median hourly rate £16.00 £23.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +53.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.00 £12.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £52.63 £16.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £23.00 £12.10
% change year-on-year
-34.78% +90.08%

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
37558 43101 41682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.77% 82.82% 79.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 24946 28188 26403
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 952 1185 1115
Median hourly rate £35.75 £38.05 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.04% +46.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 23 February 2017.

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
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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +21 382 £463 +15.62% 72
London +8 138 £475 - 30
South East +45 130 £500 +28.20% 12
Hampshire +19 52 £538 +53.57% 4
Berkshire +35 39 £463 +18.58% 2
Reading +40 33 - - 1
West Midlands -3 33 £250 -52.83% 7
North West +32 27 £500 +58.73% 5
Fareham - 26 £688 - 1
East Midlands +18 23 £293 -26.87% 2
Scotland -2 19 £361 -13.98% 5
City of London -2 16 £500 +60.00% 10
Birmingham -4 16 £280 -17.03%
Wales +5 13 £313 -6.01% 1
South West -3 13 £215 -35.33% 4
Edinburgh +28 12 £425 -8.10% 1
Nottinghamshire +17 12 £495 +23.75% 1
Nottingham +15 12 £495 +23.75% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 12 £373 -9.08%
Manchester +14 11 £475 +54.47% 4
Milton Keynes +6 11 £373 -9.08%
Cardiff +16 10 £193 -42.03%
Surrey +13 10 £495 +8.79% 1
South Wales +11 10 £200 -39.84%
Salford - 10 £450 -
West Sussex 0 9 £388 -8.82%
Lancashire - 8 £625 -
Glasgow +2 7 £283 -33.13% 3
Northampton -3 7 £200 -
Northamptonshire -5 7 £200 -

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 903 (100.00%) ITIL
2 311 (34.44%) Service Management
3 205 (22.70%) Security Cleared
4 200 (22.15%) Microsoft
5 199 (22.04%) PRINCE2
6 191 (21.15%) Project Management
7 172 (19.05%) SC Cleared
8 163 (18.05%) Service Delivery
9 156 (17.28%) ITSM
10 153 (16.94%) Agile Software Development
11 146 (16.17%) Windows
12 144 (15.95%) Finance
13 130 (14.40%) Service Design
14 107 (11.85%) MS Excel
14 107 (11.85%) Degree
15 98 (10.85%) Linux
16 97 (10.74%) SLA
17 96 (10.63%) Remedy
18 95 (10.52%) VMware
19 94 (10.41%) Change Management
20 93 (10.30%) Telecoms
20 93 (10.30%) Active Directory
21 90 (9.97%) Cisco
22 89 (9.86%) Management Information System
23 87 (9.63%) Data Centre
24 81 (8.97%) Configuration Management
25 79 (8.75%) Incident Management
26 74 (8.19%) HP
27 73 (8.08%) Oracle
27 73 (8.08%) VMware Infrastructure

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 28 (3.10%) MS Exchange
2 23 (2.55%) WebSphere
3 22 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 17 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (1.22%) JCAPS
5 11 (1.22%) WebLogic
6 10 (1.11%) Apache
6 10 (1.11%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.00%) IIS
7 9 (1.00%) OpenStack
7 9 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (0.89%) Skype for Business
9 7 (0.78%) ArcGIS
9 7 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (0.66%) iPlanet
10 6 (0.66%) JBoss
10 6 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.55%) MQSeries
Applications
1 107 (11.85%) MS Excel
2 59 (6.53%) MS Office
3 56 (6.20%) MS Project
4 11 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.78%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) Maya
Business Applications
1 34 (3.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.33%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.11%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.11%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.11%) RMDS
6 1 (0.11%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.11%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.10%) IaaS
2 26 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
3 23 (2.55%) Office 365
3 23 (2.55%) SaaS
4 20 (2.21%) PaaS
5 14 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.22%) AWS OpsWorks
9 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 67 (7.42%) Firewall
2 63 (6.98%) Wi-Fi
3 44 (4.87%) LAN
4 43 (4.76%) WAN
5 36 (3.99%) LTE
6 35 (3.88%) VoLTE
7 32 (3.54%) DNS
8 31 (3.43%) VPN
9 25 (2.77%) Cisco ASA
10 22 (2.44%) MPLS
11 20 (2.21%) Wireless
12 19 (2.10%) Cisco Nexus
12 19 (2.10%) VoIP
13 18 (1.99%) Internet
14 17 (1.88%) Network Security
15 15 (1.66%) DHCP
15 15 (1.66%) SAN
15 15 (1.66%) Unified Communications
16 14 (1.55%) BIG-IP
16 14 (1.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (6.87%) SQL Server
2 26 (2.88%) Oracle Database
3 19 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (1.55%) Relational Database
7 13 (1.44%) MySQL
7 13 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (1.33%) DB2
8 12 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.44%) Big Data
10 4 (0.44%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.33%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.33%) HBase
11 3 (0.33%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (1.44%) JIRA
2 10 (1.11%) Git (software)
2 10 (1.11%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.00%) Selenium
4 6 (0.66%) Subversion
5 4 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (0.44%) Checkstyle
5 4 (0.44%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.44%) FindBugs
5 4 (0.44%) JUnit
5 4 (0.44%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.33%) Artifactory
6 3 (0.33%) Gradle
6 3 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (0.33%) StarTeam
6 3 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.22%) CA Gen
7 2 (0.22%) MSI
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 144 (15.95%) Finance
2 93 (10.30%) Telecoms
3 23 (2.55%) Banking
4 16 (1.77%) Legal
5 15 (1.66%) Retail
6 10 (1.11%) Billing
6 10 (1.11%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.00%) Back Office
8 8 (0.89%) Investment Banking
9 7 (0.78%) Marketing
10 6 (0.66%) Aerospace
10 6 (0.66%) Law
10 6 (0.66%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.55%) Local Government
12 4 (0.44%) Electronics
13 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.22%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.11%) Advertising
14 1 (0.11%) Automotive
14 1 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 141 (15.61%) Architect
2 139 (15.39%) Analyst
3 93 (10.30%) Service Manager
4 82 (9.08%) Project Manager
5 53 (5.87%) Service Architect
6 40 (4.43%) Service Analyst
7 39 (4.32%) Delivery Manager
8 38 (4.21%) Support Engineer
9 37 (4.10%) Support Analyst
10 36 (3.99%) Developer
10 36 (3.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 34 (3.77%) Applications Support
11 34 (3.77%) Transition Manager
11 34 (3.77%) Voice Project Manager
12 31 (3.43%) Consultant
12 31 (3.43%) IT Manager
12 31 (3.43%) Services Delivery Manager
13 26 (2.88%) Service Transition Manager
14 25 (2.77%) 2nd Line Support
14 25 (2.77%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (4.54%) Web Services
2 35 (3.88%) XML
3 19 (2.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 18 (1.99%) SOAP
5 17 (1.88%) REST
6 16 (1.77%) Middleware
7 15 (1.66%) AngularJS
7 15 (1.66%) XSL
8 14 (1.55%) XML Schema
9 12 (1.33%) .NET
10 11 (1.22%) IBM Integration Bus
11 10 (1.11%) J2EE
11 10 (1.11%) XSLT
12 7 (0.78%) HTML
13 6 (0.66%) JSP
13 6 (0.66%) SAP Basis
14 5 (0.55%) CSS
14 5 (0.55%) jQuery
15 4 (0.44%) Entity Framework
15 4 (0.44%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 89 (9.86%) Management Information System
2 87 (9.63%) Data Centre
3 56 (6.20%) CMDB
4 52 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (3.10%) Virtual Team
6 26 (2.88%) Clustering
7 24 (2.66%) Computer Science
8 15 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (1.44%) Smartphone
10 12 (1.33%) Web 2.0
11 11 (1.22%) Blackberry
11 11 (1.22%) NHS
12 9 (1.00%) PKI
13 8 (0.89%) Replication
13 8 (0.89%) RSA SecurID
13 8 (0.89%) Smart Meter
14 7 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
15 6 (0.66%) Driving Licence
15 6 (0.66%) HP Storage
16 5 (0.55%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 146 (16.17%) Windows
2 98 (10.85%) Linux
3 56 (6.20%) Unix
4 54 (5.98%) Windows Server
5 38 (4.21%) Windows 7
6 35 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (3.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (2.88%) AIX
8 26 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (2.10%) SUSE
10 18 (1.99%) Oracle Linux
11 12 (1.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 10 (1.11%) Android
13 9 (1.00%) Solaris
14 8 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (0.78%) CentOS
16 6 (0.66%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.44%) HPUX
18 3 (0.33%) MVS
18 3 (0.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 903 (100.00%) ITIL
2 311 (34.44%) Service Management
3 199 (22.04%) PRINCE2
4 191 (21.15%) Project Management
5 163 (18.05%) Service Delivery
6 156 (17.28%) ITSM
7 153 (16.94%) Agile Software Development
8 130 (14.40%) Service Design
9 94 (10.41%) Change Management
10 81 (8.97%) Configuration Management
11 79 (8.75%) Incident Management
12 68 (7.53%) Release Management
13 64 (7.09%) Problem Management
14 59 (6.53%) Stakeholder Management
15 55 (6.09%) DevOps
16 52 (5.76%) Continuous Improvement
17 48 (5.32%) Disaster Recovery
18 42 (4.65%) Process Improvement
18 42 (4.65%) Scrum
19 40 (4.43%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 45 (4.98%) SQL
2 43 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 32 (3.54%) Java
4 22 (2.44%) Bash Shell
5 17 (1.88%) C#
6 15 (1.66%) Perl
7 14 (1.55%) Python
8 13 (1.44%) PowerShell
9 11 (1.22%) Korn
10 8 (0.89%) VB
11 7 (0.78%) VB.NET
12 6 (0.66%) C
12 6 (0.66%) C++
12 6 (0.66%) VB6
13 5 (0.55%) PHP
13 5 (0.55%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.55%) VBA
14 4 (0.44%) COBOL
14 4 (0.44%) Ruby
15 3 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 205 (22.70%) Security Cleared
2 172 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 107 (11.85%) Degree
4 54 (5.98%) Cisco Certification
5 50 (5.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 29 (3.21%) ITIL Certification
6 29 (3.21%) MCSE
7 28 (3.10%) MCP
8 26 (2.88%) CCNP
9 25 (2.77%) CISSP
10 24 (2.66%) CCNA
10 24 (2.66%) ISEB
11 21 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 20 (2.21%) DV Cleared
13 15 (1.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 13 (1.44%) MCSA
15 11 (1.22%) CCIE
15 11 (1.22%) PMP
15 11 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 9 (1.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (10.74%) SLA
2 30 (3.32%) JSP 440
3 25 (2.77%) QA
4 12 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (1.22%) HL7
6 9 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
7 8 (0.89%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.89%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.66%) COBIT
9 3 (0.33%) GPG13
10 2 (0.22%) BS25999
10 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.22%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.22%) ISO22301
10 2 (0.22%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.22%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.11%) ISO19770
System Software
1 93 (10.30%) Active Directory
2 73 (8.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.10%) Virtual Machines
4 15 (1.66%) vSphere
5 14 (1.55%) Hyper-V
6 13 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (1.22%) XenApp
8 9 (1.00%) vCloud
9 8 (0.89%) BitLocker
10 6 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.55%) Docker
12 4 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.44%) Terminal Server
12 4 (0.44%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.44%) UAG
12 4 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.33%) VMware ESX
14 2 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 2 (0.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 36 (3.99%) SCCM
2 30 (3.32%) Puppet
3 19 (2.10%) Ansible
4 14 (1.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 11 (1.22%) Microsoft Clustering
6 9 (1.00%) NetBackup
6 9 (1.00%) WSUS
7 8 (0.89%) Red Hat Satellite
8 7 (0.78%) OpenView
9 6 (0.66%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (0.66%) FortiGate
9 6 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (0.66%) PowerCLI
9 6 (0.66%) SCOM
9 6 (0.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 5 (0.55%) Nessus
10 5 (0.55%) OVSD
11 4 (0.44%) Cisco Prime
11 4 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.44%) vRealize
Vendors
1 200 (22.15%) Microsoft
2 96 (10.63%) Remedy
3 95 (10.52%) VMware
4 90 (9.97%) Cisco
5 74 (8.19%) HP
6 73 (8.08%) Oracle
7 71 (7.86%) ServiceNow
8 43 (4.76%) Citrix
9 39 (4.32%) IBM
9 39 (4.32%) Red Hat
10 36 (3.99%) Ericsson
11 35 (3.88%) BMC
12 33 (3.65%) SAP
13 25 (2.77%) F5
14 23 (2.55%) Sun
15 22 (2.44%) CheckPoint
16 15 (1.66%) Apple
16 15 (1.66%) NetApp
17 14 (1.55%) SolarWinds
18 13 (1.44%) EMC
South East
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £419 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Haysfm
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Haysfm
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Andover
People Source Consulting
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Andover
People Source Consulting
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: 15 days ago