The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 28 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.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 10 9
Rank change year-on-year -10 -1  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 144 222 275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.78% 8.97% 10.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.21% 11.15% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 130 145
Median daily rate £335 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £221 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £523 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 53
Median hourly rate £16.00 £23.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.43% +64.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £47.50 £41.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.54
% change year-on-year -8.57% +20.39%  

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 of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1755 1991 2082
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 82.67% 80.48% 78.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1077 1173 1208
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 134 162
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +32.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £50.35 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in the East of England

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in the East of England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in the East of England

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in the East of England

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in the East of England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ITIL in the East of England

ITIL
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Hertfordshire -5 36 £300 -25.00% 31
Essex -7 30 £400 -5.88% 3
Bedfordshire +1 25 £300 -25.00% 6
Cambridgeshire -20 21 £308 -26.56% 11
Norfolk -4 19 £363 +5.07% 3
Suffolk 0 14 £336 -3.92% 5
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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 East of England region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 115 (41.22%) Windows
2 84 (30.11%) Microsoft
3 60 (21.51%) Finance
4 57 (20.43%) Active Directory
5 56 (20.07%) Windows 7
6 52 (18.64%) SQL
7 48 (17.20%) Service Management
8 44 (15.77%) MS Excel
9 42 (15.05%) Service Delivery
10 36 (12.90%) ITSM
10 36 (12.90%) VMware
10 36 (12.90%) DNS
11 35 (12.54%) SLA
11 35 (12.54%) MS Office
12 34 (12.19%) SQL Server
13 31 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
14 30 (10.75%) Windows Server 2003
14 30 (10.75%) SharePoint
15 28 (10.04%) BizTalk Server
15 28 (10.04%) Firewall
15 28 (10.04%) VMware Infrastructure
15 28 (10.04%) Windows Server
16 26 (9.32%) Office 365
16 26 (9.32%) IIS
17 25 (8.96%) Security Cleared
17 25 (8.96%) Service Design
18 24 (8.60%) PRINCE2
18 24 (8.60%) CRM
18 24 (8.60%) Change Management
18 24 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management

ITIL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 30 (10.75%) SharePoint
2 28 (10.04%) BizTalk Server
3 26 (9.32%) IIS
4 11 (3.94%) MS Exchange
4 11 (3.94%) WebLogic
5 7 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.51%) JBoss
6 3 (1.08%) Apache
6 3 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.08%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (1.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (1.08%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.08%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.08%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.72%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.36%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.36%) CMS
Applications
1 44 (15.77%) MS Excel
2 35 (12.54%) MS Office
3 8 (2.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.51%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.08%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.72%) MS Project
6 2 (0.72%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.08%) SAP CO
2 3 (1.08%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.08%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.72%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.36%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.36%) MFGPRO
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.32%) Office 365
2 23 (8.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.79%) G Suite
3 5 (1.79%) Mimecast
4 4 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.43%) SaaS
5 3 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.72%) IaaS
6 2 (0.72%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.36%) PaaS
7 1 (0.36%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 36 (12.90%) DNS
2 28 (10.04%) Firewall
3 18 (6.45%) LAN
3 18 (6.45%) WAN
4 17 (6.09%) TCP/IP
4 17 (6.09%) VPN
5 12 (4.30%) DHCP
6 11 (3.94%) SAN
7 10 (3.58%) LDAP
7 10 (3.58%) Wireless
8 9 (3.23%) Broadband
8 9 (3.23%) ISDN
8 9 (3.23%) Network Security
9 5 (1.79%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (1.43%) Internet
10 4 (1.43%) VoIP
11 3 (1.08%) FTP
11 3 (1.08%) HTTP
11 3 (1.08%) Kerberos
11 3 (1.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.19%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (3.94%) Oracle Database
4 11 (3.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (3.58%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (2.87%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (2.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (2.15%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.79%) OLAP
9 5 (1.79%) OLTP
9 5 (1.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 5 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (1.43%) QlikView
11 3 (1.08%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (1.08%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (1.08%) AccuRev
1 3 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (1.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.72%) MSI
3 1 (0.36%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 60 (21.51%) Finance
2 20 (7.17%) Banking
3 15 (5.38%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.30%) Retail
5 6 (2.15%) Publishing
6 5 (1.79%) German Language
7 4 (1.43%) Legal
7 4 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.08%) Advertising
8 3 (1.08%) Dutch Language
8 3 (1.08%) French Language
8 3 (1.08%) Front Office
9 2 (0.72%) Automotive
9 2 (0.72%) Billing
9 2 (0.72%) Local Government
9 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.72%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.36%) Back Office
10 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (24.01%) Analyst
2 34 (12.19%) Service Analyst
3 26 (9.32%) Support Engineer
4 23 (8.24%) Service Desk Analyst
5 12 (4.30%) 1st Line Support
5 12 (4.30%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (4.30%) Administrator
5 12 (4.30%) Business Analyst
5 12 (4.30%) Team Leader
6 11 (3.94%) Architect
6 11 (3.94%) Consultant
6 11 (3.94%) Network Engineer
6 11 (3.94%) Project Manager
7 10 (3.58%) Applications Support
7 10 (3.58%) DBA
7 10 (3.58%) Developer
7 10 (3.58%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (3.23%) Network Support
8 9 (3.23%) Service Manager
8 9 (3.23%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.23%) .NET
1 9 (3.23%) Java EE
2 6 (2.15%) J2EE
2 6 (2.15%) Middleware
3 5 (1.79%) Hibernate
3 5 (1.79%) JSF
3 5 (1.79%) JSP
3 5 (1.79%) Spring
3 5 (1.79%) Struts
3 5 (1.79%) Web Services
3 5 (1.79%) XML
3 5 (1.79%) XSL
3 5 (1.79%) XSLT
4 4 (1.43%) X-Windows
5 3 (1.08%) HTML
5 3 (1.08%) JAX-WS
5 3 (1.08%) JMS
5 3 (1.08%) JPA
5 3 (1.08%) SAML
5 3 (1.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.38%) Clustering
2 15 (5.38%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.66%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.15%) Driving Licence
5 5 (1.79%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.43%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (1.43%) PKI
6 4 (1.43%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.08%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.08%) HTC Vive
7 3 (1.08%) iPad
7 3 (1.08%) iPhone
7 3 (1.08%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.72%) e-Health
8 2 (0.72%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.72%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.36%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 115 (41.22%) Windows
2 56 (20.07%) Windows 7
3 30 (10.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (10.04%) Windows Server
5 23 (8.24%) Linux
6 19 (6.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (6.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (4.30%) Windows XP
9 10 (3.58%) Mac OS X
9 10 (3.58%) Windows 10
10 9 (3.23%) Windows 8
11 8 (2.87%) AIX
12 5 (1.79%) Android
13 3 (1.08%) Unix
13 3 (1.08%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (1.08%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.72%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (17.20%) Service Management
2 42 (15.05%) Service Delivery
3 36 (12.90%) ITSM
4 25 (8.96%) Service Design
5 24 (8.60%) Change Management
5 24 (8.60%) CRM
5 24 (8.60%) PRINCE2
5 24 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (8.24%) Problem Management
7 22 (7.89%) Incident Management
8 21 (7.53%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (6.81%) Continuous Improvement
10 17 (6.09%) Information Security
10 17 (6.09%) Migration
11 16 (5.73%) Project Management
12 14 (5.02%) ITIL V3
13 13 (4.66%) Mentoring
14 12 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (4.30%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (4.30%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 52 (18.64%) SQL
2 22 (7.89%) PowerShell
3 18 (6.45%) Java
4 11 (3.94%) T-SQL
5 6 (2.15%) VBScript
6 5 (1.79%) C#
6 5 (1.79%) PL/SQL
6 5 (1.79%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.43%) VB
7 4 (1.43%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.08%) C
9 1 (0.36%) C++
9 1 (0.36%) Python
9 1 (0.36%) REXX
9 1 (0.36%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 31 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (8.96%) Security Cleared
3 23 (8.24%) ITIL Certification
4 22 (7.89%) SC Cleared
5 17 (6.09%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (5.38%) Degree
6 15 (5.38%) MCSE
7 8 (2.87%) CISM
7 8 (2.87%) MCP
8 7 (2.51%) CISSP
8 7 (2.51%) MCITP
9 6 (2.15%) CCNA
9 6 (2.15%) CCNP
10 5 (1.79%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (1.79%) MCSA
10 5 (1.79%) SSCP
11 4 (1.43%) MCTS
11 4 (1.43%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (12.54%) SLA
2 5 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.08%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.08%) GDPR
3 3 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.72%) IFRS
4 2 (0.72%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.36%) COBIT
5 1 (0.36%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.36%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.36%) PMO
5 1 (0.36%) QA
5 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 57 (20.43%) Active Directory
2 28 (10.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (7.17%) Virtual Desktop
3 20 (7.17%) VMware ESX
4 16 (5.73%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.72%) DFS Replication
6 2 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.72%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.72%) vSphere
6 2 (0.72%) XenApp
7 1 (0.36%) Firmware
7 1 (0.36%) KVM
7 1 (0.36%) Snort
7 1 (0.36%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.36%) Xen
7 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (4.66%) SCCM
2 7 (2.51%) WSUS
3 5 (1.79%) DameWare
3 5 (1.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (1.08%) Data Guard
5 3 (1.08%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (1.08%) SCOM
5 3 (1.08%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.72%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.36%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.36%) OpenView
7 1 (0.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.36%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.36%) WMI
Vendors
1 84 (30.11%) Microsoft
2 36 (12.90%) VMware
3 22 (7.89%) Cisco
4 21 (7.53%) Oracle
5 20 (7.17%) Avaya
6 19 (6.81%) Epicor
7 14 (5.02%) Juniper
8 13 (4.66%) Apple
8 13 (4.66%) Citrix
9 11 (3.94%) HP
10 10 (3.58%) Remedy
11 9 (3.23%) BMC
11 9 (3.23%) IBM
12 8 (2.87%) SAP
13 6 (2.15%) Google
13 6 (2.15%) ServiceNow
14 5 (1.79%) BEA
14 5 (1.79%) Computacenter
14 5 (1.79%) Progress
15 4 (1.43%) Intel Security
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