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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ITIL Version 3
UK
Rank 250 266 257
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 418 446 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.93% 0.89% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.09% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 269 266
Median daily rate £450 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £200 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 9
Median hourly rate £14.00 £23.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.13% +39.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £21.98 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.54 £52.63 £32.26
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £25.03 £27.17
% change year-on-year
-48.05% -7.87%

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
36787 40770 39839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.22% 81.73% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24383 26360 25795
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 £293 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 934 1195 1065
Median hourly rate £33.28 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +6 385 £463 +15.62% 64
South East +38 120 £475 +18.75% 9
London -17 119 £500 +11.11% 26
Hampshire +34 49 £475 +18.75% 4
North West +47 45 £450 +38.46% 4
Berkshire +8 37 £400 +2.56% 1
Reading +31 31 £400 +6.66% 1
East Midlands +31 29 £400 -1.96% 2
Manchester +29 28 £450 +38.46% 3
Fareham - 27 £500 - 2
West Midlands -6 24 £350 -13.84% 6
South West +4 21 £551 +48.98% 6
Scotland -1 19 £418 +2.70% 2
City of London -1 16 £510 +22.52% 7
North East -15 14 £331 +35.89% 3
Salford +4 13 £400 - 2
Edinburgh +31 12 £425 -15.00% 1
Nottinghamshire +14 12 £495 +23.75% 1
Nottingham +12 12 £495 +23.75% 1
Surrey +21 11 £495 -1.00%
Northampton -4 11 £200 -51.92% 1
Northamptonshire -8 11 £200 -51.92% 1
Milton Keynes -1 10 £230 -42.50%
Buckinghamshire -5 10 £230 -42.50%
Wiltshire -7 10 £585 +58.10% 1
Wales -3 9 £186 -44.21%
Cardiff +13 8 £186 -44.21%
South Wales +6 8 £186 -44.21%
Yorkshire -3 8 £363 +16.93% 6
Birmingham -5 8 £250 -28.57% 3

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 899 (100.00%) ITIL
2 304 (33.82%) Service Management
3 204 (22.69%) Security Cleared
4 180 (20.02%) Microsoft
5 179 (19.91%) Project Management
6 175 (19.47%) Service Delivery
7 169 (18.80%) PRINCE2
8 159 (17.69%) SC Cleared
9 156 (17.35%) ITSM
10 152 (16.91%) Windows
11 141 (15.68%) Finance
12 128 (14.24%) Agile Software Development
13 125 (13.90%) Service Design
14 109 (12.12%) Degree
15 108 (12.01%) SLA
16 103 (11.46%) Configuration Management
17 100 (11.12%) Change Management
18 96 (10.68%) Cisco
18 96 (10.68%) MS Excel
19 92 (10.23%) Incident Management
20 91 (10.12%) Linux
21 85 (9.45%) Management Information System
22 80 (8.90%) ServiceNow
23 78 (8.68%) Active Directory
24 75 (8.34%) Remedy
24 75 (8.34%) Problem Management
24 75 (8.34%) Release Management
25 74 (8.23%) Firewall
26 73 (8.12%) Data Centre
27 71 (7.90%) 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 31 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 19 (2.11%) MS Exchange
3 14 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (1.56%) OpenStack
3 14 (1.56%) WebLogic
4 13 (1.45%) WebSphere
5 12 (1.33%) JBoss
6 11 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (1.22%) IIS
6 11 (1.22%) iPlanet
7 9 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (0.89%) Apache
8 8 (0.89%) MQSeries
8 8 (0.89%) Skype for Business
9 7 (0.78%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (0.56%) JCAPS
12 4 (0.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 4 (0.44%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 96 (10.68%) MS Excel
2 65 (7.23%) MS Office
3 45 (5.01%) MS Project
4 13 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.78%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) Maya
Business Applications
1 29 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.56%) 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%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.22%) Primavera
5 2 (0.22%) RMDS
5 2 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
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 (3.11%) Office 365
2 26 (2.89%) Cloud Computing
3 23 (2.56%) IaaS
4 21 (2.34%) PaaS
5 20 (2.22%) SaaS
6 18 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.22%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.11%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 74 (8.23%) Firewall
2 60 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
3 44 (4.89%) WAN
4 43 (4.78%) LAN
5 33 (3.67%) LTE
6 32 (3.56%) VoLTE
7 29 (3.23%) DNS
8 28 (3.11%) VPN
9 24 (2.67%) Wireless
10 23 (2.56%) MPLS
11 21 (2.34%) VoIP
12 20 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
12 20 (2.22%) Internet
13 19 (2.11%) SAN
14 18 (2.00%) BIG-IP
14 18 (2.00%) Network Security
15 16 (1.78%) LDAP
16 15 (1.67%) DHCP
17 14 (1.56%) Cisco Nexus
17 14 (1.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.34%) Oracle Database
3 20 (2.22%) Relational Database
4 18 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (1.89%) MySQL
6 13 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (1.11%) DB2
8 10 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.44%) Big Data
11 4 (0.44%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.33%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.33%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.33%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (1.45%) JIRA
2 11 (1.22%) Subversion
3 9 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (1.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (0.89%) Artifactory
4 8 (0.89%) Selenium
5 7 (0.78%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.44%) Checkstyle
6 4 (0.44%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.44%) FindBugs
6 4 (0.44%) JUnit
7 3 (0.33%) Gradle
7 3 (0.33%) StarTeam
7 3 (0.33%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.22%) CA Gen
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.11%) MSI
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 141 (15.68%) Finance
2 71 (7.90%) Telecoms
3 33 (3.67%) Banking
4 17 (1.89%) Legal
4 17 (1.89%) Retail
5 11 (1.22%) Billing
6 10 (1.11%) Financial Institution
7 7 (0.78%) Investment Banking
8 6 (0.67%) Aerospace
9 5 (0.56%) Back Office
9 5 (0.56%) Marketing
10 4 (0.44%) Local Government
10 4 (0.44%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.33%) Law
12 2 (0.22%) Automotive
12 2 (0.22%) Electronics
12 2 (0.22%) German Language
12 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.22%) Publishing
12 2 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 146 (16.24%) Analyst
2 129 (14.35%) Architect
3 102 (11.35%) Service Manager
4 70 (7.79%) Project Manager
5 48 (5.34%) Service Analyst
6 43 (4.78%) Service Architect
7 37 (4.12%) Support Analyst
8 36 (4.00%) Developer
9 35 (3.89%) Support Engineer
10 34 (3.78%) Consultant
10 34 (3.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 33 (3.67%) Delivery Manager
12 31 (3.45%) Services Delivery Manager
12 31 (3.45%) Voice Project Manager
13 30 (3.34%) Transition Manager
14 29 (3.23%) Applications Support
15 28 (3.11%) IT Manager
15 28 (3.11%) ITIL Manager
16 27 (3.00%) Service Desk Analyst
17 26 (2.89%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (5.45%) Web Services
2 31 (3.45%) XML
3 24 (2.67%) .NET
3 24 (2.67%) SOAP
4 22 (2.45%) REST
5 19 (2.11%) Middleware
6 15 (1.67%) J2EE
6 15 (1.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 15 (1.67%) XSL
7 14 (1.56%) XML Schema
8 13 (1.45%) JSP
9 12 (1.33%) AngularJS
10 10 (1.11%) jQuery
11 8 (0.89%) HTML
11 8 (0.89%) Spring
12 6 (0.67%) CSS
13 5 (0.56%) IBM Integration Bus
13 5 (0.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 5 (0.56%) SAP Basis
13 5 (0.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 85 (9.45%) Management Information System
2 73 (8.12%) Data Centre
3 66 (7.34%) CMDB
4 57 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (2.89%) Virtual Team
6 23 (2.56%) Computer Science
7 22 (2.45%) Clustering
8 21 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (1.33%) Data Integration
9 12 (1.33%) Smartphone
10 10 (1.11%) Smart Meter
10 10 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (1.00%) Blackberry
11 9 (1.00%) NHS
11 9 (1.00%) Visualisation
11 9 (1.00%) Web 2.0
12 8 (0.89%) HP Storage
12 8 (0.89%) PKI
12 8 (0.89%) Replication
12 8 (0.89%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 152 (16.91%) Windows
2 91 (10.12%) Linux
3 67 (7.45%) Unix
4 57 (6.34%) Windows Server
5 44 (4.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (3.78%) Windows 7
7 29 (3.23%) AIX
8 28 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (2.22%) Solaris
11 18 (2.00%) SUSE
12 13 (1.45%) Oracle Linux
13 11 (1.22%) Android
14 7 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (0.67%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 4 (0.44%) Apple iOS
17 4 (0.44%) HPUX
18 3 (0.33%) MVS
18 3 (0.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 899 (100.00%) ITIL
2 304 (33.82%) Service Management
3 179 (19.91%) Project Management
4 175 (19.47%) Service Delivery
5 169 (18.80%) PRINCE2
6 156 (17.35%) ITSM
7 128 (14.24%) Agile Software Development
8 125 (13.90%) Service Design
9 103 (11.46%) Configuration Management
10 100 (11.12%) Change Management
11 92 (10.23%) Incident Management
12 75 (8.34%) Problem Management
12 75 (8.34%) Release Management
13 64 (7.12%) Six Sigma
14 61 (6.79%) Stakeholder Management
15 58 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
16 53 (5.90%) Process Improvement
17 48 (5.34%) Disaster Recovery
18 43 (4.78%) DevOps
19 39 (4.34%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 53 (5.90%) SQL
2 50 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 49 (5.45%) Java
4 21 (2.34%) Bash Shell
5 17 (1.89%) C++
5 17 (1.89%) Perl
6 15 (1.67%) C#
7 13 (1.45%) VB
8 11 (1.22%) VB.NET
9 10 (1.11%) VB6
9 10 (1.11%) VBA
10 9 (1.00%) Korn
11 8 (0.89%) PHP
12 7 (0.78%) Python
13 5 (0.56%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.56%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.44%) C
15 3 (0.33%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.33%) Ruby
15 3 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 204 (22.69%) Security Cleared
2 159 (17.69%) SC Cleared
3 109 (12.12%) Degree
4 55 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 35 (3.89%) ITIL Certification
7 31 (3.45%) CCNP
8 27 (3.00%) MCSE
9 26 (2.89%) CCNA
10 24 (2.67%) CISSP
11 16 (1.78%) DV Cleared
12 14 (1.56%) ISEB
13 13 (1.45%) MCP
13 13 (1.45%) PMP
14 12 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 11 (1.22%) CCIE
15 11 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 11 (1.22%) MCSA
16 10 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
16 10 (1.11%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (12.01%) SLA
2 48 (5.34%) JSP 440
3 24 (2.67%) QA
4 18 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (1.00%) COBIT
6 7 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
7 6 (0.67%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.56%) HL7
8 5 (0.56%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.33%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.22%) BS25999
10 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.22%) ISO22301
10 2 (0.22%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.11%) ISO20022
11 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 78 (8.68%) Active Directory
2 55 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.78%) vSphere
4 14 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (0.78%) BitLocker
6 7 (0.78%) Terminal Services
7 5 (0.56%) Docker
7 5 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.56%) XenApp
8 3 (0.33%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.33%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.22%) Firmware
9 2 (0.22%) HDFS
9 2 (0.22%) NFS
9 2 (0.22%) Samba
9 2 (0.22%) UAG
9 2 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 33 (3.67%) SCCM
2 25 (2.78%) Puppet
3 17 (1.89%) Ansible
4 16 (1.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 12 (1.33%) EMC NetWorker
5 12 (1.33%) OpenView
6 10 (1.11%) NetBackup
7 9 (1.00%) WSUS
8 8 (0.89%) SCOM
9 7 (0.78%) HP Data Protector
9 7 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (0.78%) Red Hat Satellite
10 6 (0.67%) FortiGate
10 6 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
11 5 (0.56%) Nessus
11 5 (0.56%) OPNET
12 4 (0.44%) BMC PATROL
12 4 (0.44%) Cisco Prime
12 4 (0.44%) OVSD
13 3 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 180 (20.02%) Microsoft
2 96 (10.68%) Cisco
3 80 (8.90%) ServiceNow
4 75 (8.34%) Remedy
5 68 (7.56%) Oracle
6 67 (7.45%) HP
7 66 (7.34%) VMware
8 36 (4.00%) SAP
9 35 (3.89%) BMC
9 35 (3.89%) Red Hat
10 33 (3.67%) Ericsson
11 32 (3.56%) Sun
12 30 (3.34%) Citrix
13 29 (3.23%) F5
13 29 (3.23%) IBM
14 24 (2.67%) CheckPoint
15 20 (2.22%) EMC
16 14 (1.56%) NetApp
17 11 (1.22%) BEA
17 11 (1.22%) CA
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