The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for ITIL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 33 13 10
Rank change year-on-year -20 -3  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 7 37 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.24% 9.09% 9.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 11.04% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 23 17
Median daily rate £419 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.51% +26.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £19.00 £47.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +251.85%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.71
% change year-on-year -8.57% +18.96%  

ITIL is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 260 335 245
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 83.07% 82.31% 76.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 207 156
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 27 16
Median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £60.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing ITIL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in Cambridge

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in Cambridge

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Cambridge

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (42.31%) Windows
3 8 (30.77%) Oracle
3 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 8 (30.77%) PowerShell
4 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
4 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (23.08%) SQL
5 6 (23.08%) Clustering
6 5 (19.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 5 (19.23%) Linux
6 5 (19.23%) VPN
6 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
7 4 (15.38%) Service Design
7 4 (15.38%) ITSM
7 4 (15.38%) DameWare
7 4 (15.38%) Service Management
7 4 (15.38%) Mac OS X
7 4 (15.38%) X-Windows
7 4 (15.38%) Project Management
7 4 (15.38%) Citrix
7 4 (15.38%) DNS
7 4 (15.38%) DHCP
7 4 (15.38%) LDAP
7 4 (15.38%) .NET
7 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 4 (15.38%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (15.38%) Windows 10
7 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 3 (11.54%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (11.54%) IIS
1 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) VPN
2 4 (15.38%) DHCP
2 4 (15.38%) DNS
2 4 (15.38%) LDAP
3 3 (11.54%) Kerberos
4 2 (7.69%) ADSL
4 2 (7.69%) LAN
4 2 (7.69%) WAN
5 1 (3.85%) Firewall
5 1 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (3.85%) SAN
5 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) DTS
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (7.69%) Legal
1 2 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Administrator
1 5 (19.23%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (15.38%) IT Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Architect
3 3 (11.54%) DBA
3 3 (11.54%) Identity Management Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (11.54%) Service Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Service Architect
3 3 (11.54%) SQL DBA
3 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Active Directory Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) IT Support
4 2 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
1 4 (15.38%) X-Windows
2 3 (11.54%) OAuth
2 3 (11.54%) SAML
3 1 (3.85%) SAP Basis
3 1 (3.85%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Clustering
2 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) PKI
3 2 (7.69%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience
4 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
3 5 (19.23%) Linux
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
4 4 (15.38%) Mac OS X
4 4 (15.38%) Windows 10
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (15.38%) ITSM
2 4 (15.38%) Project Management
2 4 (15.38%) Service Design
2 4 (15.38%) Service Management
3 3 (11.54%) Database Security
3 3 (11.54%) High Availability
3 3 (11.54%) Identity Management
4 2 (7.69%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 2 (7.69%) CRM
4 2 (7.69%) IT Governance
4 2 (7.69%) Network Architecture
4 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.85%) Change Control
5 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 6 (23.08%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (11.54%) MCDBA
2 3 (11.54%) MCSE
2 3 (11.54%) OCP
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (7.69%) MCSA
3 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (15.38%) DameWare
3 3 (11.54%) Data Guard
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (11.54%) WSUS
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (3.85%) OpenAM
4 1 (3.85%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Citrix
2 4 (15.38%) LANDesk
3 1 (3.85%) Apple
3 1 (3.85%) Dell
3 1 (3.85%) ForgeRock
3 1 (3.85%) Remedy
3 1 (3.85%) SAP
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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