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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ITIL Version 3
Rank 244 270 240
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -30
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 563 477 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.04% 0.84% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 1.05% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 307 288
Median daily rate £422 £375 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.60% +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 17 30
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.90 £15.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.05 £27.85 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+44.00% +7.14%

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
44695 45488 42364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.73% 79.85% 78.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 29540 29430 26290
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 £295 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1044 1183 1185
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +23 501 £425 +13.33% 82
London +34 203 £500 +25.00% 31
South East -6 106 £350 +7.69% 5
Scotland +22 53 £375 +36.36%
West Midlands +1 51 £388 +14.81% 17
North East -6 51 £418 +39.16% 1
Tyne and Wear -1 46 £410 +33.33% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -3 46 £410 +33.33% 1
City of London +61 42 £500 +25.00% 16
Hampshire +4 33 £325 -16.66% 2
Renfrewshire +4 30 £315 +5.00%
Erskine +1 30 £315 +5.00%
East of England +20 29 £450 +9.09% 5
Berkshire -5 23 £425 +32.81% 2
South West -30 20 £365 -2.66% 8
North West +18 19 £388 +3.33% 5
Buckinghamshire -4 19 £225 -25.00%
Milton Keynes -7 18 £213 -29.16%
Telford - 14 £388 - 1
Shropshire - 14 £388 - 1
Edinburgh +6 13 £450 -5.26%
Birmingham -10 11 £325 -7.14% 11
Manchester -6 10 £388 +40.90% 3
Bedfordshire +11 9 £388 +29.16%
Winchester +7 9 £325 -
Surrey +1 9 £400 +16.36% 1
Croydon -15 9 £470 +89.51%
Norfolk - 9 £470 -
East Midlands -4 8 £600 +47.42% 1
Yorkshire -27 8 £635 +130.90% 9

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1092 (100.00%) ITIL
2 349 (31.96%) Service Management
3 266 (24.36%) Security Cleared
4 249 (22.80%) Service Delivery
5 224 (20.51%) Windows
6 222 (20.33%) Microsoft
7 209 (19.14%) Project Management
8 198 (18.13%) SC Cleared
9 189 (17.31%) PRINCE2
10 185 (16.94%) Finance
11 161 (14.74%) Active Directory
11 161 (14.74%) Firewall
12 155 (14.19%) Degree
13 152 (13.92%) Service Design
14 149 (13.64%) ITSM
15 143 (13.10%) Cisco
16 142 (13.00%) Change Management
17 136 (12.45%) HP
18 135 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
19 131 (12.00%) SLA
20 123 (11.26%) VMware
21 116 (10.62%) MS Excel
22 107 (9.80%) Configuration Management
22 107 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
23 106 (9.71%) Management Information System
24 105 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
25 104 (9.52%) Problem Management
25 104 (9.52%) Oracle
26 100 (9.16%) MS Office
27 98 (8.97%) Incident Management

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 56 (5.13%) IIS
2 50 (4.58%) MS Exchange
3 38 (3.48%) SharePoint
4 36 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 36 (3.30%) OpenStack
5 28 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 26 (2.38%) Apache
7 20 (1.83%) IBM Notes
8 17 (1.56%) WebLogic
9 16 (1.47%) iPlanet
9 16 (1.47%) Skype for Business
10 10 (0.92%) Tomcat
11 9 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (0.55%) CMS
12 6 (0.55%) MQSeries
12 6 (0.55%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 116 (10.62%) MS Excel
2 100 (9.16%) MS Office
3 34 (3.11%) MS Project
4 20 (1.83%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 27 (2.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.55%) SAP IS-U
3 5 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.27%) BASE24
4 3 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.27%) Primavera
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.092%) assyst
6 1 (0.092%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.092%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.092%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.092%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 35 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (2.75%) Office 365
3 27 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (2.11%) IaaS
5 17 (1.56%) SaaS
6 12 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (0.64%) Google Apps
8 6 (0.55%) HP Helion
8 6 (0.55%) PaaS
9 1 (0.092%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.092%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.092%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.092%) IBM PureFlex
9 1 (0.092%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.092%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 161 (14.74%) Firewall
2 90 (8.24%) DNS
3 74 (6.78%) WAN
4 64 (5.86%) LAN
5 48 (4.40%) DHCP
6 46 (4.21%) Internet
7 42 (3.85%) BIG-IP
8 37 (3.39%) SSL
8 37 (3.39%) VPN
9 35 (3.21%) LDAP
10 34 (3.11%) TCP/IP
11 33 (3.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 32 (2.93%) SAN
13 31 (2.84%) Network Security
14 27 (2.47%) Wireless
15 19 (1.74%) BGP
15 19 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
16 17 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
16 17 (1.56%) HTTP
17 16 (1.47%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (6.14%) SQL Server
2 27 (2.47%) Oracle Database
3 14 (1.28%) Relational Database
4 12 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
4 12 (1.10%) DB2
4 12 (1.10%) QlikView
5 9 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (0.55%) MongoDB
7 5 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.37%) Big Data
8 4 (0.37%) SAP BI
8 4 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.27%) GIS
9 3 (0.27%) MySQL
10 2 (0.18%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (2.01%) MSI
2 20 (1.83%) Jenkins
2 20 (1.83%) JIRA
3 7 (0.64%) Artifactory
4 5 (0.46%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.37%) InstallShield
6 3 (0.27%) HP UFT
6 3 (0.27%) Selenium
6 3 (0.27%) Subversion
7 2 (0.18%) AdminStudio
7 2 (0.18%) Burp Suite
7 2 (0.18%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.18%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.18%) JMeter
7 2 (0.18%) JUnit
7 2 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.092%) Checkstyle
8 1 (0.092%) Maven
8 1 (0.092%) Travis CI
General
1 185 (16.94%) Finance
2 91 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 44 (4.03%) Legal
4 34 (3.11%) Banking
5 24 (2.20%) Retail
6 19 (1.74%) Financial Institution
7 16 (1.47%) Back Office
8 15 (1.37%) Law
9 12 (1.10%) Billing
10 9 (0.82%) Publishing
11 6 (0.55%) German Language
11 6 (0.55%) Local Government
11 6 (0.55%) Spanish Language
12 5 (0.46%) Advertising
12 5 (0.46%) French Language
12 5 (0.46%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.37%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.37%) Military
13 4 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 193 (17.67%) Analyst
2 179 (16.39%) Architect
3 116 (10.62%) Service Manager
4 97 (8.88%) Service Architect
5 56 (5.13%) Service Analyst
6 50 (4.58%) ITIL Manager
7 48 (4.40%) Project Manager
8 47 (4.30%) Support Analyst
9 45 (4.12%) Support Engineer
10 44 (4.03%) Network Engineer
11 43 (3.94%) Transition Manager
12 42 (3.85%) Consultant
13 40 (3.66%) Service Transition Manager
14 36 (3.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 35 (3.21%) IT Manager
16 32 (2.93%) Delivery Manager
17 31 (2.84%) Services Delivery Manager
18 30 (2.75%) Desktop Support
18 30 (2.75%) Transition Analyst
19 26 (2.38%) ITIL Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (4.12%) Middleware
2 32 (2.93%) HTML
3 31 (2.84%) CSS
4 25 (2.29%) XML
5 24 (2.20%) J2EE
6 21 (1.92%) JSP
6 21 (1.92%) Web Services
7 16 (1.47%) Ajax
8 12 (1.10%) .NET
8 12 (1.10%) jQuery
9 7 (0.64%) SOAP
10 5 (0.46%) .NET Framework
10 5 (0.46%) REST
11 4 (0.37%) JSON
11 4 (0.37%) NHibernate
12 3 (0.27%) Castle Windsor
12 3 (0.27%) LINQ
12 3 (0.27%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 3 (0.27%) Servlets
12 3 (0.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 106 (9.71%) Management Information System
2 80 (7.33%) Data Centre
3 68 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (5.40%) CMDB
5 54 (4.95%) Computer Science
6 50 (4.58%) Clustering
7 33 (3.02%) Blackberry
8 31 (2.84%) Smart Meter
9 20 (1.83%) Mathematics
10 19 (1.74%) User Experience
11 17 (1.56%) Hedge funds
11 17 (1.56%) Visualisation
12 16 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
12 16 (1.47%) Public Cloud
12 16 (1.47%) Virtual Team
13 14 (1.28%) Freedom of Information
13 14 (1.28%) PKI
14 13 (1.19%) HACMP
14 13 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
15 11 (1.01%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 224 (20.51%) Windows
2 87 (7.97%) Linux
3 86 (7.88%) Unix
4 79 (7.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 71 (6.50%) Windows Server
6 53 (4.85%) Windows 7
7 44 (4.03%) AIX
8 39 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 37 (3.39%) Solaris
10 27 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (1.47%) Windows XP
12 14 (1.28%) Apple iOS
13 12 (1.10%) CentOS
14 9 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
15 8 (0.73%) SUSE
15 8 (0.73%) Ubuntu
15 8 (0.73%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.55%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1092 (100.00%) ITIL
2 349 (31.96%) Service Management
3 249 (22.80%) Service Delivery
4 209 (19.14%) Project Management
5 189 (17.31%) PRINCE2
6 152 (13.92%) Service Design
7 149 (13.64%) ITSM
8 142 (13.00%) Change Management
9 135 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
10 107 (9.80%) Configuration Management
10 107 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
11 104 (9.52%) Problem Management
12 98 (8.97%) Incident Management
13 75 (6.87%) Continuous Improvement
14 72 (6.59%) Six Sigma
15 67 (6.14%) High Availability
16 64 (5.86%) TOGAF
17 58 (5.31%) Release Management
18 54 (4.95%) ITIL V2
19 46 (4.21%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (6.59%) SQL
2 45 (4.12%) Java
3 42 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 39 (3.57%) Perl
5 31 (2.84%) PowerShell
6 26 (2.38%) Bash Shell
7 25 (2.29%) Python
8 18 (1.65%) Shell Script
9 14 (1.28%) C#
10 12 (1.10%) VB
11 11 (1.01%) C++
12 9 (0.82%) VBA
13 8 (0.73%) C
13 8 (0.73%) Korn
14 6 (0.55%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.55%) VB6
14 6 (0.55%) VBScript
15 4 (0.37%) PHP
16 3 (0.27%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.18%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 266 (24.36%) Security Cleared
2 198 (18.13%) SC Cleared
3 155 (14.19%) Degree
4 85 (7.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 55 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
6 54 (4.95%) ITIL Certification
7 46 (4.21%) CISSP
8 39 (3.57%) MCSE
9 36 (3.30%) CCNP
10 29 (2.66%) CCNA
10 29 (2.66%) DV Cleared
11 25 (2.29%) BPSS Clearance
11 25 (2.29%) MCP
12 23 (2.11%) MBCS
12 23 (2.11%) PMI Certification
13 22 (2.01%) PMP
14 19 (1.74%) CISM
14 19 (1.74%) MCSA
15 17 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 14 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (12.00%) SLA
2 53 (4.85%) JSP 440
3 43 (3.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 32 (2.93%) COBIT
5 25 (2.29%) PCI DSS
6 21 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 16 (1.47%) QA
8 14 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 13 (1.19%) ISO 9001
10 12 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
11 11 (1.01%) ISO27005
12 7 (0.64%) ISO22301
13 6 (0.55%) ISAE 3402
14 4 (0.37%) ISO27002
15 3 (0.27%) GPG13
16 2 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
17 1 (0.092%) P3O
System Software
1 161 (14.74%) Active Directory
2 105 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (2.47%) Microsoft App-V
3 27 (2.47%) Terminal Services
4 22 (2.01%) Virtual Machines
4 22 (2.01%) vSphere
5 18 (1.65%) Hyper-V
5 18 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (1.47%) UAG
7 13 (1.19%) GPFS
8 11 (1.01%) XenApp
9 9 (0.82%) ProxySG
10 7 (0.64%) BitLocker
11 6 (0.55%) XenDesktop
12 5 (0.46%) Firmware
12 5 (0.46%) NFS
13 4 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
13 4 (0.37%) VMware ESX
14 2 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 38 (3.48%) SCCM
2 28 (2.56%) Ansible
3 26 (2.38%) OpenView
4 22 (2.01%) SCOM
5 19 (1.74%) EMC NetWorker
5 19 (1.74%) Microsoft Clustering
5 19 (1.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 18 (1.65%) Perfmon
7 16 (1.47%) Puppet
7 16 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 14 (1.28%) OPNET
8 14 (1.28%) OVSD
9 12 (1.10%) HP SIM
10 11 (1.01%) CA Spectrum
11 8 (0.73%) WSUS
12 7 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
13 6 (0.55%) Nagios
13 6 (0.55%) SmoothWall
14 5 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
15 4 (0.37%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 222 (20.33%) Microsoft
2 143 (13.10%) Cisco
3 136 (12.45%) HP
4 123 (11.26%) VMware
5 104 (9.52%) Oracle
6 74 (6.78%) Citrix
7 65 (5.95%) Remedy
8 64 (5.86%) ServiceNow
9 58 (5.31%) F5
10 51 (4.67%) Juniper
11 49 (4.49%) BMC
11 49 (4.49%) Red Hat
12 47 (4.30%) CheckPoint
13 35 (3.21%) SolarWinds
14 32 (2.93%) IBM
15 27 (2.47%) Fortinet
16 26 (2.38%) SAP
17 25 (2.29%) Sun
18 24 (2.20%) CA
19 20 (1.83%) Lotus
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Telford, Shropshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + 6 month term initailly
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Networkers
Rate: £750 - £751 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + 6 months term initially
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Ebury
Rate: £10.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Southwark
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £10.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: EXCELLENT
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago