The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 376 366 392
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +26
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 218 178 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.37% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.52% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 90 86
Average daily rate £352 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £299 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £340
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 10
Average hourly rate £42.50 £14.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.10% -21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.30 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £25.30 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £13.75 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+90.90% -22.53%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40055 34550 41999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.38% 72.44% 69.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 24990 20571 23942
Average daily rate £400 £408 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1138 1039 1411
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -12 209 £375 -6.25% 21
London -16 84 £375 -7.40% 6
South East +19 59 £350 -6.66% 3
South West +9 28 £375 - 4
City of London -4 22 £275 -33.73% 2
Wiltshire - 14 £275 - 1
Berkshire -5 13 £320 -28.88%
Yorkshire -16 13 £375 -6.25%
West Midlands -12 12 £285 -18.57% 1
Reading -1 11 £300 -33.33%
Buckinghamshire -25 11 £213 -28.87% 2
Worthing - 11 £350 -
West Sussex - 11 £350 -
Swindon - 10 £193 - 1
Hampshire +14 9 £388 -
West Yorkshire -15 9 £375 -6.25%
Leeds -14 8 £318 -25.17%
East of England -22 7 £300 +9.09% 2
Uxbridge -4 5 £320 -35.67%
Milton Keynes -32 4 £213 -32.00% 2
East Midlands -11 3 £300 - 3
North West -25 3 £506 +26.56% 2
Worcestershire - 3 £239 -
Worcester - 3 £239 -
Dorset - 3 £450 -
East Sussex - 3 £413 -
Essex - 3 £350 - 1
Bristol - 3 £320 - 1
Cheshire -10 2 £506 +35.00%
Warrington - 2 £506 -

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 409 (100.00%) ITIL
2 172 (42.05%) Service Management
3 106 (25.92%) Security Cleared
4 89 (21.76%) Finance
5 85 (20.78%) Service Delivery
6 76 (18.58%) Windows
7 71 (17.36%) Microsoft
7 71 (17.36%) SC Cleared
8 67 (16.38%) PRINCE2
9 60 (14.67%) Project Management
10 58 (14.18%) ITSM
11 52 (12.71%) MS Excel
12 51 (12.47%) MS Office
13 49 (11.98%) Remedy
13 49 (11.98%) Change Management
14 48 (11.74%) SLA
15 47 (11.49%) Incident Management
16 43 (10.51%) Problem Management
17 42 (10.27%) Management Information System
18 38 (9.29%) Telecoms
18 38 (9.29%) Configuration Management
19 33 (8.07%) Stakeholder Management
20 31 (7.58%) UNIX
21 30 (7.33%) Oracle
21 30 (7.33%) SharePoint
21 30 (7.33%) Degree
22 29 (7.09%) DV Cleared
22 29 (7.09%) Microsoft Certification
23 27 (6.60%) SQL
23 27 (6.60%) CMDB

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 30 (7.33%) SharePoint
2 17 (4.16%) MS Exchange
3 16 (3.91%) CMS
4 13 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (1.96%) Lync
5 8 (1.96%) SAS
6 7 (1.71%) ColdFusion
7 5 (1.22%) IIS
7 5 (1.22%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.49%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.49%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.24%) Apache
9 1 (0.24%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.24%) GlassFish
Applications
1 52 (12.71%) MS Excel
2 51 (12.47%) MS Office
3 18 (4.40%) MS Project
3 18 (4.40%) MS Visio
4 13 (3.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 26 (6.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (2.20%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (2.20%) Cognos TM1
3 7 (1.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.98%) Maximo
5 3 (0.73%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.49%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.49%) assyst
7 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.47%) SaaS
3 5 (1.22%) Office 365
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.40%) SAN
2 16 (3.91%) Internet
3 11 (2.69%) TCP/IP
4 10 (2.44%) Intranet
5 9 (2.20%) WAN
5 9 (2.20%) Wireless
6 8 (1.96%) Firewall
6 8 (1.96%) DNS
7 6 (1.47%) VPN
7 6 (1.47%) LAN
8 4 (0.98%) ADSL
8 4 (0.98%) VoIP
8 4 (0.98%) HTTP
9 3 (0.73%) DSL
9 3 (0.73%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (0.73%) iSCSI
9 3 (0.73%) NAS
9 3 (0.73%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.73%) 4G
9 3 (0.73%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.69%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (2.20%) Essbase
3 9 (2.20%) Oracle BI EE
3 9 (2.20%) Oracle ODI
3 9 (2.20%) Oracle Database
4 8 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (1.71%) DB2
6 3 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (0.73%) EDMS
6 3 (0.73%) Siebel EIM
6 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.49%) MS Access
8 1 (0.24%) MySQL
8 1 (0.24%) DTS
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 7
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (2.20%) Eclipse
2 8 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.96%) Hudson
2 8 (1.96%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.73%) Toad
3 3 (0.73%) Subversion
4 1 (0.24%) JIRA
4 1 (0.24%) Dreamweaver
General
1 89 (21.76%) Finance
2 38 (9.29%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.40%) Banking
4 10 (2.44%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.20%) Retail
6 6 (1.47%) Marketing
7 4 (0.98%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.73%) Legal
8 3 (0.73%) Games
9 2 (0.49%) Publishing
9 2 (0.49%) Front Office
9 2 (0.49%) Back Office
10 1 (0.24%) Automotive
10 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.24%) Billing
10 1 (0.24%) French Language
10 1 (0.24%) German Language
Job Titles
1 96 (23.47%) Analyst
2 44 (10.76%) Service Analyst
3 41 (10.02%) Service Manager
4 29 (7.09%) Consultant
5 27 (6.60%) Service Desk Analyst
6 24 (5.87%) Project Manager
7 19 (4.65%) Incident Manager
8 18 (4.40%) Support Analyst
9 17 (4.16%) Architect
10 14 (3.42%) Configuration Manager
10 14 (3.42%) Process Analyst
10 14 (3.42%) Transition Manager
11 13 (3.18%) Delivery Manager
11 13 (3.18%) 2nd Line Support
11 13 (3.18%) Applications Support
12 12 (2.93%) Management Consultant
12 12 (2.93%) Service Transition Manager
13 11 (2.69%) Services Delivery Manager
14 10 (2.44%) Senior Analyst
14 10 (2.44%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.18%) HTML
2 10 (2.44%) Web Services
3 9 (2.20%) CSS
4 7 (1.71%) .NET
4 7 (1.71%) JSP
5 6 (1.47%) XML
6 5 (1.22%) XHTML
6 5 (1.22%) HTML5
6 5 (1.22%) CSS3
7 4 (0.98%) Ajax
8 2 (0.49%) WCF
9 1 (0.24%) SOAP
9 1 (0.24%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.24%) SAP Basis
9 1 (0.24%) Spring
9 1 (0.24%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.27%) Management Information System
2 27 (6.60%) CMDB
3 9 (2.20%) Mainframe
3 9 (2.20%) Computer Science
4 8 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.71%) Open Source
6 4 (0.98%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.73%) PMI
7 3 (0.73%) Smart Meter
7 3 (0.73%) Online Games
8 2 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.49%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.49%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.49%) Replication
8 2 (0.49%) CESG
8 2 (0.49%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.24%) Derivative
9 1 (0.24%) Statistics
9 1 (0.24%) Clustering
9 1 (0.24%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 76 (18.58%) Windows
2 31 (7.58%) UNIX
3 26 (6.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (5.38%) Windows 7
5 19 (4.65%) Windows XP
6 16 (3.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (3.91%) Linux
7 4 (0.98%) AIX
7 4 (0.98%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.49%) Solaris
9 2 (0.49%) Android
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.24%) CentOS
10 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 409 (100.00%) ITIL
2 172 (42.05%) Service Management
3 85 (20.78%) Service Delivery
4 67 (16.38%) PRINCE2
5 60 (14.67%) Project Management
6 58 (14.18%) ITSM
7 49 (11.98%) Change Management
8 47 (11.49%) Incident Management
9 43 (10.51%) Problem Management
10 38 (9.29%) Configuration Management
11 33 (8.07%) Stakeholder Management
12 24 (5.87%) ITIL V2
13 23 (5.62%) Business Continuity
14 19 (4.65%) Risk Management
14 19 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (4.40%) Release Management
16 17 (4.16%) Continuous Improvement
16 17 (4.16%) Process Management
16 17 (4.16%) TOGAF
17 16 (3.91%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 27 (6.60%) SQL
2 15 (3.67%) PowerShell
3 9 (2.20%) Java
3 9 (2.20%) JavaScript
4 8 (1.96%) Shell Script
5 7 (1.71%) C
6 5 (1.22%) C++
7 3 (0.73%) ABAP
7 3 (0.73%) Perl
7 3 (0.73%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.49%) C#
8 2 (0.49%) Python
8 2 (0.49%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.24%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 106 (25.92%) Security Cleared
2 71 (17.36%) SC Cleared
3 30 (7.33%) Degree
4 29 (7.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (7.09%) DV Cleared
5 20 (4.89%) ITIL Certification
6 17 (4.16%) MCSE
7 13 (3.18%) MCP
8 9 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (1.71%) MCDST
10 6 (1.47%) PMI Certification
11 5 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.98%) ISEB
12 4 (0.98%) MOS
12 4 (0.98%) ISEB Practitioner
13 3 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.73%) PMP
13 3 (0.73%) APMP
13 3 (0.73%) NCDA
14 2 (0.49%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (11.74%) SLA
2 16 (3.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.93%) COBIT
4 8 (1.96%) ISO 9001
5 7 (1.71%) QA
6 1 (0.24%) GxP
System Software
1 26 (6.36%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.18%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.73%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.73%) NFS
4 3 (0.73%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.24%) XenApp
6 1 (0.24%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (3.91%) SCCM
2 12 (2.93%) Backup Exec
3 8 (1.96%) HP UCMDB
4 7 (1.71%) WSUS
5 6 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (1.22%) WhatsUp Gold
6 5 (1.22%) HP NNM
6 5 (1.22%) OpenView
6 5 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.73%) Control-M
8 3 (0.73%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.49%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 71 (17.36%) Microsoft
2 49 (11.98%) Remedy
3 30 (7.33%) Oracle
4 24 (5.87%) VMware
5 23 (5.62%) HP
6 22 (5.38%) Citrix
7 17 (4.16%) BMC
7 17 (4.16%) SAP
7 17 (4.16%) ServiceNow
8 14 (3.42%) Cisco
9 11 (2.69%) McAfee
10 10 (2.44%) Cognos
11 9 (2.20%) IBM
11 9 (2.20%) Sophos
12 8 (1.96%) Sun
13 7 (1.71%) Lumension
14 5 (1.22%) Altiris
14 5 (1.22%) LANDesk
15 4 (0.98%) Symantec
15 4 (0.98%) OPNET
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Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 23 hours ago
Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £200 - 230 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £280 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis IT
Rate: £75 - £120 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Harrogate
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
South East England
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day + dep on experience
Posted: 16 days ago