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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ITIL Version 3
Rank 245 241 253
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 530 488 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.99% 0.90% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 1.14% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 326 293
Median daily rate £420 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.76% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 29
Median hourly rate £27.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £26.39 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £20.49 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+31.80% +17.05%

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
43918 42992 41426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.89% 79.31% 77.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29200 27357 26190
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 £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1020 1216 1225
Median hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +4 464 £420 +23.52% 82
London +51 171 £474 +18.43% 20
South East -33 127 £375 +25.00% 10
Scotland +25 55 £425 +13.33% 2
Berkshire +20 45 £315 -1.56% 3
Tyne and Wear -12 45 £436 +118.12% 2
North East -17 45 £436 +118.12% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -19 43 £463 +131.25% 2
West Midlands -8 38 £381 +12.54% 3
Hampshire +6 34 £350 +29.62%
Renfrewshire -11 32 £420 -
Erskine -13 32 £420 -
City of London +47 29 £475 +0.52% 5
East of England +9 26 £350 -15.15% 7
Reading +8 25 £250 -8.25% 1
South West +4 25 £375 +7.14% 11
Birmingham +3 20 £360 +5.88% 1
Buckinghamshire -20 16 £318 +4.26% 3
Milton Keynes -22 15 £250 -19.09% 2
Croydon -2 12 £550 +123.57% 2
Edinburgh -3 12 £450 +185.71% 1
North West -33 11 £375 +11.11% 11
Winchester +3 10 £350 +20.68%
Cambridgeshire +15 9 £400 -20.98% 1
East Midlands +5 9 £450 +38.46%
West Sussex -41 9 £433 +44.33% 2
Gloucestershire - 8 £375 - 5
Cambridge +4 7 £450 +9.09%
Bristol -5 7 £400 -5.88% 5
Surrey -17 7 £450 +50.00% 2

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 1015 (100.00%) ITIL
2 326 (32.12%) Service Management
3 252 (24.83%) Security Cleared
4 223 (21.97%) Service Delivery
5 221 (21.77%) Project Management
6 192 (18.92%) Microsoft
7 187 (18.42%) SC Cleared
8 185 (18.23%) PRINCE2
9 175 (17.24%) Windows
10 173 (17.04%) Finance
11 144 (14.19%) Degree
12 143 (14.09%) Active Directory
13 136 (13.40%) ITSM
14 129 (12.71%) HP
15 127 (12.51%) Firewall
16 126 (12.41%) Change Management
17 118 (11.63%) Service Design
18 116 (11.43%) MS Excel
19 113 (11.13%) Agile Software Development
20 112 (11.03%) SLA
21 111 (10.94%) Cisco
22 107 (10.54%) Problem Management
23 105 (10.34%) VMware
24 95 (9.36%) Configuration Management
25 93 (9.16%) Oracle
25 93 (9.16%) MS Office
26 90 (8.87%) Unix
27 89 (8.77%) Linux
28 88 (8.67%) Incident Management
29 86 (8.47%) Management Information System

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 52 (5.12%) OpenStack
2 46 (4.53%) IIS
3 45 (4.43%) MS Exchange
4 37 (3.65%) SharePoint
5 32 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 29 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 14 (1.38%) Skype for Business
8 12 (1.18%) Apache
9 10 (0.99%) WebLogic
10 9 (0.89%) IBM Notes
10 9 (0.89%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (0.79%) iPlanet
12 6 (0.59%) CICS
12 6 (0.59%) CMS
12 6 (0.59%) MQSeries
12 6 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.59%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 116 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 93 (9.16%) MS Office
3 35 (3.45%) MS Project
4 20 (1.97%) MS Visio
5 17 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 26 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (0.89%) assyst
3 6 (0.59%) SAP IS-U
4 4 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.30%) BASE24
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.20%) Primavera
7 1 (0.099%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.099%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.099%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.099%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.099%) RMDS
7 1 (0.099%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.099%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 34 (3.35%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (2.36%) Office 365
3 22 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (1.97%) IaaS
5 13 (1.28%) SaaS
6 11 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (0.69%) Google Apps
8 6 (0.59%) HP Helion
9 3 (0.30%) PaaS
10 1 (0.099%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.099%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.099%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.099%) IBM PureFlex
10 1 (0.099%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 127 (12.51%) Firewall
2 69 (6.80%) WAN
3 67 (6.60%) DNS
4 64 (6.31%) LAN
5 36 (3.55%) Internet
6 33 (3.25%) TCP/IP
6 33 (3.25%) VPN
7 31 (3.05%) LDAP
7 31 (3.05%) SSL
8 26 (2.56%) DHCP
8 26 (2.56%) SAN
9 22 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
9 22 (2.17%) Wireless
10 19 (1.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 19 (1.87%) Network Security
11 18 (1.77%) FTP
11 18 (1.77%) IP Telephony
12 17 (1.67%) BIG-IP
13 15 (1.48%) VoIP
14 14 (1.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (4.63%) SQL Server
2 16 (1.58%) DB2
3 15 (1.48%) Oracle Database
4 7 (0.69%) Relational Database
5 6 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.49%) QlikView
7 4 (0.39%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.20%) Big Data
9 2 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.20%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.20%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.099%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 20 (1.97%) Jenkins
2 16 (1.58%) JIRA
3 11 (1.08%) MSI
4 7 (0.69%) Artifactory
5 5 (0.49%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.39%) InstallShield
7 3 (0.30%) HP UFT
7 3 (0.30%) Selenium
7 3 (0.30%) Subversion
8 2 (0.20%) AdminStudio
8 2 (0.20%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.20%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.20%) JUnit
8 2 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.099%) JMeter
9 1 (0.099%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.099%) Maven
9 1 (0.099%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.099%) Toad
General
1 173 (17.04%) Finance
2 73 (7.19%) Telecoms
3 31 (3.05%) Legal
4 20 (1.97%) Banking
5 18 (1.77%) Retail
6 16 (1.58%) Back Office
7 13 (1.28%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.08%) Law
9 10 (0.99%) Billing
10 9 (0.89%) Publishing
11 7 (0.69%) Local Government
11 7 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.49%) French Language
12 5 (0.49%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.49%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.39%) Military
14 3 (0.30%) Electronics
15 2 (0.20%) Front Office
15 2 (0.20%) German Language
15 2 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 168 (16.55%) Analyst
2 164 (16.16%) Architect
3 115 (11.33%) Service Manager
4 85 (8.37%) Service Architect
5 52 (5.12%) ITIL Manager
6 48 (4.73%) Transition Manager
7 47 (4.63%) Project Manager
8 44 (4.33%) Consultant
9 43 (4.24%) Support Analyst
10 42 (4.14%) Service Transition Manager
10 42 (4.14%) Support Engineer
11 41 (4.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 39 (3.84%) Service Analyst
13 35 (3.45%) Desktop Support
13 35 (3.45%) Network Engineer
14 34 (3.35%) IT Manager
15 27 (2.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 27 (2.66%) Services Delivery Manager
16 24 (2.36%) Change Manager
17 23 (2.27%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (2.86%) Middleware
2 25 (2.46%) HTML
3 19 (1.87%) J2EE
4 17 (1.67%) CSS
4 17 (1.67%) Web Services
4 17 (1.67%) XML
5 11 (1.08%) Ajax
6 10 (0.99%) JSP
7 6 (0.59%) ISPF
7 6 (0.59%) SOAP
8 5 (0.49%) .NET
9 4 (0.39%) JSON
9 4 (0.39%) NHibernate
9 4 (0.39%) REST
10 3 (0.30%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.30%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.30%) Castle Windsor
10 3 (0.30%) jQuery
10 3 (0.30%) LINQ
10 3 (0.30%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 86 (8.47%) Management Information System
2 77 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 71 (7.00%) Data Centre
4 57 (5.62%) Computer Science
5 44 (4.33%) CMDB
6 34 (3.35%) Blackberry
6 34 (3.35%) Clustering
7 23 (2.27%) Smart Meter
8 20 (1.97%) Mathematics
9 18 (1.77%) Video Conferencing
10 15 (1.48%) Public Cloud
11 14 (1.38%) Mainframe
12 13 (1.28%) HACMP
13 12 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
14 11 (1.08%) PKI
15 10 (0.99%) Driving Licence
15 10 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
15 10 (0.99%) Freedom of Information
15 10 (0.99%) Hedge funds
15 10 (0.99%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 175 (17.24%) Windows
2 90 (8.87%) Unix
3 89 (8.77%) Linux
4 57 (5.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (5.52%) Windows Server
6 50 (4.93%) Windows 7
7 36 (3.55%) AIX
8 31 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 30 (2.96%) Solaris
10 18 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (1.58%) Apple iOS
12 14 (1.38%) Oracle Linux
12 14 (1.38%) Windows XP
13 13 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (1.08%) CentOS
14 11 (1.08%) Windows 8
15 9 (0.89%) SUSE
16 8 (0.79%) Ubuntu
17 7 (0.69%) zOS
18 5 (0.49%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1015 (100.00%) ITIL
2 326 (32.12%) Service Management
3 223 (21.97%) Service Delivery
4 221 (21.77%) Project Management
5 185 (18.23%) PRINCE2
6 136 (13.40%) ITSM
7 126 (12.41%) Change Management
8 118 (11.63%) Service Design
9 113 (11.13%) Agile Software Development
10 107 (10.54%) Problem Management
11 95 (9.36%) Configuration Management
12 88 (8.67%) Incident Management
13 76 (7.49%) Six Sigma
14 71 (7.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 70 (6.90%) TOGAF
16 64 (6.31%) Continuous Improvement
17 57 (5.62%) High Availability
18 47 (4.63%) Release Management
19 44 (4.33%) ITIL V2
20 43 (4.24%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 51 (5.02%) SQL
2 35 (3.45%) Perl
3 30 (2.96%) Bash Shell
4 28 (2.76%) Python
5 26 (2.56%) PowerShell
6 25 (2.46%) Java
7 21 (2.07%) JavaScript
8 17 (1.67%) Shell Script
9 9 (0.89%) C
10 8 (0.79%) Korn
11 7 (0.69%) COBOL
11 7 (0.69%) JCL
12 6 (0.59%) VB
12 6 (0.59%) VBScript
13 4 (0.39%) AWK
13 4 (0.39%) C#
13 4 (0.39%) sed
14 3 (0.30%) C++
14 3 (0.30%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 252 (24.83%) Security Cleared
2 187 (18.42%) SC Cleared
3 144 (14.19%) Degree
4 67 (6.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 51 (5.02%) ITIL Certification
6 48 (4.73%) Cisco Certification
7 40 (3.94%) MCSE
8 30 (2.96%) CISSP
9 29 (2.86%) DV Cleared
10 28 (2.76%) CCNA
11 27 (2.66%) MCP
12 24 (2.36%) CCNP
13 21 (2.07%) PMI Certification
13 21 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 20 (1.97%) MCSA
15 19 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
15 19 (1.87%) MBCS
16 18 (1.77%) PMP
17 16 (1.58%) CISM
18 15 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (11.03%) SLA
2 58 (5.71%) JSP 440
3 35 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 32 (3.15%) COBIT
5 29 (2.86%) PCI DSS
6 22 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 19 (1.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 14 (1.38%) ISO27005
9 13 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
9 13 (1.28%) ISO 9001
10 9 (0.89%) ISAE 3402
10 9 (0.89%) QA
11 8 (0.79%) ISO22301
12 4 (0.39%) ISO27002
13 3 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 2 (0.20%) BS7799
14 2 (0.20%) RMADS
15 1 (0.099%) GPG13
15 1 (0.099%) P3O
System Software
1 143 (14.09%) Active Directory
2 82 (8.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (2.27%) vSphere
4 19 (1.87%) UAG
5 18 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (1.48%) Hyper-V
6 15 (1.48%) Microsoft App-V
7 14 (1.38%) XenApp
8 13 (1.28%) GPFS
9 11 (1.08%) NFS
9 11 (1.08%) Terminal Services
10 8 (0.79%) Samba
10 8 (0.79%) VMware ESX
11 6 (0.59%) Job Entry Subsystem
11 6 (0.59%) XenDesktop
12 5 (0.49%) Firmware
13 4 (0.39%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.20%) ProxySG
15 2 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (2.66%) Ansible
2 26 (2.56%) SCCM
3 20 (1.97%) Puppet
4 12 (1.18%) OpenView
5 11 (1.08%) CA Spectrum
5 11 (1.08%) SCOM
6 10 (0.99%) EMC NetWorker
6 10 (0.99%) OVSD
7 8 (0.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 8 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 7 (0.69%) Perfmon
9 6 (0.59%) HP SIM
9 6 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (0.59%) Tivoli NetView
9 6 (0.59%) WSUS
10 5 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (0.49%) OPNET
11 4 (0.39%) Backup Exec
11 4 (0.39%) Control-M
11 4 (0.39%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 192 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 129 (12.71%) HP
3 111 (10.94%) Cisco
4 105 (10.34%) VMware
5 93 (9.16%) Oracle
6 56 (5.52%) Citrix
7 55 (5.42%) Remedy
7 55 (5.42%) ServiceNow
8 51 (5.02%) Red Hat
9 44 (4.33%) IBM
10 41 (4.04%) BMC
10 41 (4.04%) Juniper
11 33 (3.25%) F5
12 29 (2.86%) CheckPoint
13 25 (2.46%) SolarWinds
14 22 (2.17%) SAP
15 20 (1.97%) Fortinet
16 19 (1.87%) Intel Security
16 19 (1.87%) NetApp
17 17 (1.67%) CA
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £10.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 10 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
LV
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £500 to £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £45000 - £50000 per annum + PERKS
Posted: 15 days ago
Milton Keynes
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Rate: £220 - £250 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £400.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, North East...
AWD online
Rate: up to £9.48 per hour
Posted: 26 days ago