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 June 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.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 14 16
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 19 35 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 6.42% 9.78% 10.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.19% 11.78% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 34
Median daily rate £263 £340 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.79% -17.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £325 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £37.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -21.95% +36.66%  

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 232 297 360
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 78.38% 82.96% 79.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 182 265
Median daily rate £381 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.68% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 20 18
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £20.65 £27.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Cambridge over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in Cambridge

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 9 (34.62%) Windows
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (34.62%) Project Management
2 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 6 (23.08%) Service Management
3 6 (23.08%) Degree
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
4 5 (19.23%) VMware
4 5 (19.23%) DHCP
4 5 (19.23%) DNS
4 5 (19.23%) MCSE
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
5 4 (15.38%) SQL
5 4 (15.38%) SLA
5 4 (15.38%) VPN
5 4 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (15.38%) Firewall
5 4 (15.38%) ITSM
5 4 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
5 4 (15.38%) Office 365
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) SCOrch
6 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
6 3 (11.54%) Skype for Business
6 3 (11.54%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (11.54%) WAN

ITIL
Co-occurring 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%) Skype for Business
2 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) DHCP
1 5 (19.23%) DNS
2 4 (15.38%) Firewall
2 4 (15.38%) VPN
2 4 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (11.54%) LAN
3 3 (11.54%) WAN
4 2 (7.69%) VoIP
5 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
5 1 (3.85%) Network Security
5 1 (3.85%) SAN
5 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) DTS
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle9i Database
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (11.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (15.38%) Analyst
1 4 (15.38%) IT Engineer
1 4 (15.38%) Service Manager
2 3 (11.54%) Service Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) Service Improvement Manager
2 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Administrator
3 2 (7.69%) DBA
3 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
3 2 (7.69%) IT Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) IT Manager
3 2 (7.69%) ITSM Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Service Management Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) SQL DBA
3 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) SAP Basis
2 1 (3.85%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) NHS
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (11.54%) Linux
4 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.69%) Mac OS
5 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.85%) Unix
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Project Management
2 6 (23.08%) Service Management
3 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (15.38%) ITSM
4 3 (11.54%) CRM
4 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.69%) Coaching
5 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Database Security
5 2 (7.69%) High Availability
5 2 (7.69%) People Management
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 2 (7.69%) SDLC
5 2 (7.69%) Service Design
5 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.85%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 1 (3.85%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (23.08%) Degree
3 5 (19.23%) MCSE
4 4 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (11.54%) Master's Degree
5 3 (11.54%) MCP
6 2 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (7.69%) MCDBA
6 2 (7.69%) OCP
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (3.85%) CCNP
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (11.54%) SCOrch
2 2 (7.69%) Data Guard
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (3.85%) OpenAM
3 1 (3.85%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) VMware
3 3 (11.54%) Apple
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle
4 2 (7.69%) Dell
4 2 (7.69%) Remedy
5 1 (3.85%) Aruba
5 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.85%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (3.85%) ForgeRock
5 1 (3.85%) Riverbed
5 1 (3.85%) SAP