The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 26 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)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 18 31
Rank change year-on-year -7 +13  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 102 117 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.63% 7.71% 4.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.79% 9.41% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 55 35
Median daily rate £331 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £222 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £540 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 12
Median hourly rate £13.25 £13.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.92% -23.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.46 £11.60 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £14.90 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.67 £15.00
% change year-on-year -22.57% +37.76%  

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1310 1243 1235
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 85.12% 81.94% 77.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 825 773 754
Median daily rate £410 £420 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +6.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £290 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 32 30
Median hourly rate £35.00 £14.75 £19.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +137.28% -22.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £33.15 £46.50
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 the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in the East Midlands

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in the East Midlands

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in the East Midlands

ITIL
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 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
Northamptonshire +12 49 £300 -22.58% 4
Nottinghamshire -23 18 £275 -24.91% 8
Derbyshire -20 15 £411 -6.26% 5
Leicestershire -7 13 £320 -20.00% 4
Lincolnshire -8 1 - - 2
ITIL
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 62 (33.88%) Windows
2 52 (28.42%) Microsoft
3 49 (26.78%) Service Management
4 43 (23.50%) Active Directory
5 36 (19.67%) ITIL V3
6 35 (19.13%) ITSM
7 33 (18.03%) Project Management
8 32 (17.49%) Finance
9 31 (16.94%) Microsoft Office
10 30 (16.39%) SQL Server
10 30 (16.39%) Service Delivery
11 29 (15.85%) SQL
11 29 (15.85%) Cisco
12 28 (15.30%) PRINCE2
12 28 (15.30%) Degree
13 26 (14.21%) SLA
14 25 (13.66%) ITIL Certification
15 24 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
16 22 (12.02%) Security Cleared
16 22 (12.02%) Cisco Certification
16 22 (12.02%) VMware
17 21 (11.48%) Firewall
18 20 (10.93%) Agile Software Development
18 20 (10.93%) Oracle
19 18 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery
19 18 (9.84%) SC Cleared
20 17 (9.29%) VMware Infrastructure
20 17 (9.29%) Incident Management
21 16 (8.74%) Manufacturing
21 16 (8.74%) DNS

ITIL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 7 (3.83%) IIS
2 4 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.64%) CMS
3 3 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (1.64%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.09%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.09%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.09%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.55%) iPlanet
5 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.55%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 31 (16.94%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.19%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (2.19%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.19%) Remedy ITSM
1 4 (2.19%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.55%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.83%) Office 365
3 4 (2.19%) Boomi
4 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.48%) Firewall
2 16 (8.74%) DNS
3 14 (7.65%) DHCP
4 12 (6.56%) Unified Communications
5 9 (4.92%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (4.37%) WAN
7 7 (3.83%) LAN
7 7 (3.83%) SAN
7 7 (3.83%) TCP/IP
8 6 (3.28%) BGP
9 5 (2.73%) FTP
10 4 (2.19%) ICMP
10 4 (2.19%) TACACS
10 4 (2.19%) Wireless
11 3 (1.64%) ADSL
11 3 (1.64%) EIGRP
11 3 (1.64%) SNMP
11 3 (1.64%) VPN
12 2 (1.09%) MPLS
12 2 (1.09%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.46%) RDBMS
2 10 (5.46%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.19%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.64%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.09%) DB2
5 2 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.55%) MS Access
6 1 (0.55%) MySQL
6 1 (0.55%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.64%) Dreamweaver
1 3 (1.64%) ProC
1 3 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.55%) JIRA
General
1 32 (17.49%) Finance
2 16 (8.74%) Manufacturing
3 9 (4.92%) Automotive
4 4 (2.19%) Banking
4 4 (2.19%) Retail
5 3 (1.64%) Back Office
5 3 (1.64%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.09%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.55%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.55%) Legal
7 1 (0.55%) Local Government
7 1 (0.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (16.94%) Analyst
2 15 (8.20%) Applications Support
2 15 (8.20%) Technical Leader
3 12 (6.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 12 (6.56%) Project Manager
4 11 (6.01%) IT Analyst
4 11 (6.01%) Support Engineer
4 11 (6.01%) Windows Engineer
5 10 (5.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (5.46%) Network Engineer
5 10 (5.46%) Service Analyst
6 8 (4.37%) Business Analyst
6 8 (4.37%) Service Manager
6 8 (4.37%) Support Analyst
7 7 (3.83%) Architect
8 6 (3.28%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (3.28%) Applications Support Analyst
8 6 (3.28%) Business IT Analyst
8 6 (3.28%) Desktop Support
8 6 (3.28%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.46%) .NET
2 4 (2.19%) CSS
2 4 (2.19%) HTML
2 4 (2.19%) Web Services
3 2 (1.09%) WCF
3 2 (1.09%) WPF
4 1 (0.55%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.55%) J2EE
4 1 (0.55%) JSP
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (0.55%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.55%) XML
4 1 (0.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.65%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.83%) Clustering
3 7 (3.83%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.73%) User Experience
4 5 (2.73%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.64%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (1.64%) PMI
5 3 (1.64%) Social Media
5 3 (1.64%) VLE
6 2 (1.09%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.09%) Handset
6 2 (1.09%) NHS
6 2 (1.09%) Replication
6 2 (1.09%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.09%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 1 (0.55%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.55%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 62 (33.88%) Windows
2 15 (8.20%) Windows Server
3 11 (6.01%) Windows 7
4 10 (5.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (4.92%) Windows 8
6 8 (4.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (3.83%) Linux
7 7 (3.83%) Windows 10
8 6 (3.28%) Unix
9 4 (2.19%) AIX
10 3 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.09%) CentOS
11 2 (1.09%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.55%) Solaris
12 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (26.78%) Service Management
2 36 (19.67%) ITIL V3
3 35 (19.13%) ITSM
4 33 (18.03%) Project Management
5 30 (16.39%) Service Delivery
6 28 (15.30%) PRINCE2
7 20 (10.93%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (9.29%) Incident Management
10 15 (8.20%) TOGAF
11 14 (7.65%) Change Management
11 14 (7.65%) SDLC
11 14 (7.65%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (7.10%) Data Loss Prevention
12 13 (7.10%) Desktop Virtualisation
13 12 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (6.01%) Migration
15 10 (5.46%) Capacity Management
15 10 (5.46%) Release Management
16 9 (4.92%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 29 (15.85%) SQL
2 7 (3.83%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.73%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.64%) C#
4 3 (1.64%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.64%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.64%) VB
5 2 (1.09%) VBA
6 1 (0.55%) Java
6 1 (0.55%) Python
6 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.55%) VB6
6 1 (0.55%) VBScript
6 1 (0.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 28 (15.30%) Degree
2 25 (13.66%) ITIL Certification
3 22 (12.02%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (12.02%) Security Cleared
4 18 (9.84%) SC Cleared
5 16 (8.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (6.56%) CCNP
7 9 (4.92%) MCSE
8 8 (4.37%) CCNA
9 5 (2.73%) DBS Check
10 4 (2.19%) DV Cleared
10 4 (2.19%) PMI Certification
10 4 (2.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (1.64%) ISEB
11 3 (1.64%) MCDST
11 3 (1.64%) MCP
11 3 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.09%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (14.21%) SLA
2 3 (1.64%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 2 (1.09%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.09%) QA
4 1 (0.55%) COBIT
4 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.55%) PMO
System Software
1 43 (23.50%) Active Directory
2 17 (9.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.83%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.19%) vCloud
5 3 (1.64%) ISA Server
5 3 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.09%) XenApp
6 2 (1.09%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.55%) Docker
7 1 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.55%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.55%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (7.10%) SCCM
2 5 (2.73%) OVSD
3 3 (1.64%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.64%) SCOM
3 3 (1.64%) WSUS
4 2 (1.09%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.55%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.55%) Control-M
5 1 (0.55%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.55%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.55%) Nagios
5 1 (0.55%) OpenView
5 1 (0.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.55%) Puppet
5 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.55%) vMotion
Vendors
1 52 (28.42%) Microsoft
2 29 (15.85%) Cisco
3 22 (12.02%) VMware
4 20 (10.93%) Oracle
5 15 (8.20%) HP
6 14 (7.65%) Citrix
7 7 (3.83%) Remedy
8 6 (3.28%) CheckPoint
8 6 (3.28%) Juniper
8 6 (3.28%) NetApp
9 5 (2.73%) Computacenter
9 5 (2.73%) Dell
9 5 (2.73%) Palo Alto
10 4 (2.19%) EMC
11 3 (1.64%) Blackboard
11 3 (1.64%) BMC
11 3 (1.64%) Retek
11 3 (1.64%) Teradata
12 2 (1.09%) F5
12 2 (1.09%) SolarWinds
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