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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 399 430 383
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -47
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 226 157 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.30% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.40% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 107 135
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £206 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £589
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -15.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 2
Average hourly rate £13.85 £18.22 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.98% -49.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £15.43 £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.00 £55.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
-35.55% -

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
42898 38918 40274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.68% 74.04% 72.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 27476 24169 23477
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1194 1150 1496
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.60 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.01% -11.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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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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 +22 208 £375 +7.14% 36
London +6 94 £416 +4.06% 18
South East +14 65 £368 +17.76% 2
Hampshire - 28 £450 - 1
City of London +15 17 £488 +39.28% 9
Buckinghamshire -1 15 £250 +61.29%
Milton Keynes -1 15 £250 +61.29%
South West -34 13 £219 -37.08% 3
Wiltshire -9 11 £114 -67.57% 3
West Sussex +11 10 £338 -23.29% 1
North West -7 10 £358 +34.90% 3
East of England -16 9 £330 +10.92% 2
Berkshire +10 8 £425 +60.37%
Swindon - 8 £111 - 2
Cheshire +11 7 £390 - 1
Yorkshire -2 7 £275 -15.77% 1
Wales -18 7 £313 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £275 - 1
Leeds - 6 £275 - 1
Scotland -6 5 £348 +208.88%
North East -37 4 £188 +4.16%
Croydon -6 3 £406 +62.50% 1
Manchester -6 3 £325 +22.64% 1
West Midlands -26 3 £350 -30.00% 2
Tyne and Wear -42 3 - -
East Midlands - 3 - - 5
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 - -
Nottingham - 3 - - 3
Nottinghamshire - 3 - - 4
South Wales -11 2 £313 -

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

1 451 (100.00%) ITIL
2 190 (42.13%) Service Management
3 137 (30.38%) Security Cleared
4 101 (22.39%) SC Cleared
4 101 (22.39%) Service Delivery
5 99 (21.95%) Windows
6 83 (18.40%) SLA
7 78 (17.29%) Project Management
8 73 (16.19%) Microsoft
9 71 (15.74%) Active Directory
9 71 (15.74%) Incident Management
10 64 (14.19%) Change Management
11 52 (11.53%) Management Information System
12 51 (11.31%) Finance
12 51 (11.31%) MS Office
13 50 (11.09%) ITSM
14 47 (10.42%) Configuration Management
15 46 (10.20%) Problem Management
16 45 (9.98%) Cisco
16 45 (9.98%) HP
17 44 (9.76%) MS Excel
18 43 (9.53%) PRINCE2
19 41 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
20 40 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
21 39 (8.65%) UNIX
21 39 (8.65%) Six Sigma
22 35 (7.76%) JSP
23 34 (7.54%) Windows 7
24 33 (7.32%) Risk Management
24 33 (7.32%) Telecoms

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 27 (5.99%) MS Exchange
2 15 (3.33%) IIS
3 12 (2.66%) IBM Notes
3 12 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (2.22%) Apache
5 9 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (1.77%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (1.33%) CMS
8 5 (1.11%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.89%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.89%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.67%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.67%) Lotus Domino
10 3 (0.67%) JBoss
11 1 (0.22%) TIBCO EMS
11 1 (0.22%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.22%) Node.js
11 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 51 (11.31%) MS Office
2 44 (9.76%) MS Excel
3 21 (4.66%) MS Visio
4 13 (2.88%) MS Project
5 10 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (3.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.55%) assyst
3 5 (1.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (1.11%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.44%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.22%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.22%) Maximo
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.22%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.00%) Office 365
2 3 (0.67%) SaaS
3 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.65%) Firewall
2 24 (5.32%) LAN
2 24 (5.32%) DNS
3 20 (4.43%) LDAP
3 20 (4.43%) DHCP
4 18 (3.99%) VPN
5 17 (3.77%) WAN
6 16 (3.55%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (2.44%) TCP/IP
8 10 (2.22%) Wireless
9 8 (1.77%) SAN
10 7 (1.55%) SNMP
10 7 (1.55%) Network Security
11 6 (1.33%) Internet
11 6 (1.33%) BGP
12 5 (1.11%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (0.89%) HTTP
13 4 (0.89%) FWSM
14 3 (0.67%) VoIP
14 3 (0.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.10%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.55%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.11%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 5 (1.11%) Cognos Metric Studio
3 5 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (0.89%) MS Access
5 3 (0.67%) Cognos Impromptu
5 3 (0.67%) MySQL
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.22%) DB2
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.22%) DataStage
7 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.22%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (2.00%) MSI
2 4 (0.89%) JIRA
3 3 (0.67%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.44%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.22%) Hudson
5 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.22%) PVCS
5 1 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.22%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.22%) Subversion
General
1 51 (11.31%) Finance
2 33 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.66%) Banking
4 6 (1.33%) Retail
4 6 (1.33%) Marketing
4 6 (1.33%) Spanish Language
5 5 (1.11%) Legal
6 4 (0.89%) Back Office
6 4 (0.89%) Investment Banking
6 4 (0.89%) Local Government
7 3 (0.67%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.67%) Front Office
8 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.22%) Advertising
8 1 (0.22%) Publishing
8 1 (0.22%) French Language
8 1 (0.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 101 (22.39%) Analyst
2 46 (10.20%) Service Manager
3 33 (7.32%) Service Analyst
4 27 (5.99%) Architect
5 24 (5.32%) Support Analyst
6 19 (4.21%) Consultant
7 18 (3.99%) Designer
8 17 (3.77%) Support Engineer
9 16 (3.55%) Transition Manager
10 15 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
11 13 (2.88%) Problem Manager
11 13 (2.88%) Applications Support
11 13 (2.88%) Process Analyst
11 13 (2.88%) Service Desk Analyst
11 13 (2.88%) Project Manager
12 12 (2.66%) Infrastructure Designer
12 12 (2.66%) Service Transition Manager
13 10 (2.22%) Technical Leader
13 10 (2.22%) Services Delivery Analyst
13 10 (2.22%) Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (7.76%) JSP
2 10 (2.22%) Middleware
3 8 (1.77%) .NET
3 8 (1.77%) Web Services
4 5 (1.11%) Software Packaging
5 4 (0.89%) XML
6 3 (0.67%) Hibernate
6 3 (0.67%) WCF
7 2 (0.44%) Spring
7 2 (0.44%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.22%) HTML
8 1 (0.22%) Struts
8 1 (0.22%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.22%) Java EE
8 1 (0.22%) XSLT
8 1 (0.22%) JMS
8 1 (0.22%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.22%) Rendezvous
8 1 (0.22%) J2EE
8 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 52 (11.53%) Management Information System
2 40 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (7.10%) CMDB
4 19 (4.21%) CESG
5 16 (3.55%) Computer Science
5 16 (3.55%) Performance Metrics
6 11 (2.44%) RMADS
6 11 (2.44%) CESG CLAS
7 10 (2.22%) Mainframe
8 8 (1.77%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.11%) Clustering
10 4 (0.89%) AS400
10 4 (0.89%) PMI
10 4 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (0.89%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.89%) iPad
11 3 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.67%) Statistics
11 3 (0.67%) iPhone
11 3 (0.67%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 99 (21.95%) Windows
2 41 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (8.65%) UNIX
4 34 (7.54%) Windows 7
5 25 (5.54%) Linux
6 23 (5.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (3.55%) Solaris
8 12 (2.66%) Windows XP
9 10 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.77%) Mac OS X
11 6 (1.33%) MVS
11 6 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.11%) Android
13 4 (0.89%) HPUX
14 3 (0.67%) AIX
15 2 (0.44%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.22%) VME
16 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 451 (100.00%) ITIL
2 190 (42.13%) Service Management
3 101 (22.39%) Service Delivery
4 78 (17.29%) Project Management
5 71 (15.74%) Incident Management
6 64 (14.19%) Change Management
7 50 (11.09%) ITSM
8 47 (10.42%) Configuration Management
9 46 (10.20%) Problem Management
10 43 (9.53%) PRINCE2
11 39 (8.65%) Six Sigma
12 33 (7.32%) Risk Management
13 27 (5.99%) ITIL V2
14 26 (5.76%) Knowledge Management
15 23 (5.10%) E-Commerce
16 22 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
16 22 (4.88%) Release Management
17 20 (4.43%) TOGAF
18 19 (4.21%) Information Security
18 19 (4.21%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (5.32%) SQL
2 15 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 10 (2.22%) C
4 6 (1.33%) Java
5 5 (1.11%) C#
6 4 (0.89%) VB.NET
6 4 (0.89%) Python
7 3 (0.67%) C++
8 2 (0.44%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.44%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.22%) Ruby
9 1 (0.22%) Scala
9 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 137 (30.38%) Security Cleared
2 101 (22.39%) SC Cleared
3 28 (6.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (5.76%) Degree
5 25 (5.54%) CISSP
6 22 (4.88%) DV Cleared
7 21 (4.66%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (3.55%) MCSE
9 15 (3.33%) MCP
10 10 (2.22%) CCNP
10 10 (2.22%) CCNA
11 9 (2.00%) ISEB
11 9 (2.00%) MCSA
11 9 (2.00%) MOS
12 8 (1.77%) PMI Certification
13 7 (1.55%) ISEB Practitioner
13 7 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (1.33%) GIAC
14 6 (1.33%) CEH
14 6 (1.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (18.40%) SLA
2 23 (5.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (5.10%) JSP 440
3 11 (2.44%) COBIT
3 11 (2.44%) QA
4 5 (1.11%) BS15000
5 3 (0.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 71 (15.74%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (1.77%) Terminal Services
5 6 (1.33%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.11%) XenApp
6 5 (1.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.44%) vSphere
9 1 (0.22%) Postfix
9 1 (0.22%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.22%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.22%) Firmware
9 1 (0.22%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 22 (4.88%) SCCM
2 9 (2.00%) OpenView
2 9 (2.00%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (1.55%) Tivoli
3 7 (1.55%) WSUS
3 7 (1.55%) AppDNA
3 7 (1.55%) HP UCMDB
4 6 (1.33%) WhatsUp Gold
5 5 (1.11%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (1.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (0.89%) HP SIM
6 4 (0.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (0.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (0.67%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.67%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.22%) OVSD
Vendors
1 73 (16.19%) Microsoft
2 45 (9.98%) HP
2 45 (9.98%) Cisco
3 27 (5.99%) Remedy
4 26 (5.76%) Citrix
5 22 (4.88%) Oracle
6 16 (3.55%) VMware
7 15 (3.33%) Symantec
8 13 (2.88%) Juniper
8 13 (2.88%) ServiceNow
9 12 (2.66%) Lotus
9 12 (2.66%) BMC
10 9 (2.00%) McAfee
10 9 (2.00%) Lumension
11 7 (1.55%) F5
11 7 (1.55%) Sophos
11 7 (1.55%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.55%) EMC
12 6 (1.33%) IBM
13 5 (1.11%) Cognos
East Midlands
Leading Resolutions
Rate: £negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £105 - £110 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £301 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Hook
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £370.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Wiltshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
BPXNet
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
London
BPXNet
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago