The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for ITIL V2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL V2 over the 3 months to 27 April 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 Version 2
UK / England
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 581 592 576
Rank change year-on-year +11 -16  
Contract jobs citing ITIL V2 11 34 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.026% 0.066% 0.071%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.031% 0.080% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 22 22
Median daily rate £413 £553 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.33% +22.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £287 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £670 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +17.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £22.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.00 -

ITIL V2 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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 35940 42624 40649
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.82% 82.91% 80.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 23765 28550 25665
Median daily rate £450 £445 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +5.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 908 953 1201
Median hourly rate £36.00 £31.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +8.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.50 £47.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.24 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +3.43% +18.03%  

ITIL V2
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing ITIL V2 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL V2 in England

ITIL V2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL V2 in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL V2 in England

ITIL V2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL V2 in England over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL V2 in England

ITIL V2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL V2 in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL V2 in England

ITIL V2
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL V2 within the England region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
South East +15 4 £422 -6.27% 2
London +12 4 £370 -36.20%
West Midlands - 2 £350 -
East Midlands -1 1 £425 -
ITIL V2
UK

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V2 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 England region with a requirement for ITIL V2.

1 25 (100.00%) ITIL
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (40.00%) Service Management
3 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
5 7 (28.00%) Windows
5 7 (28.00%) VMware
5 7 (28.00%) ITIL V3
5 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (24.00%) ITSM
6 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
7 5 (20.00%) Project Management
7 5 (20.00%) Linux
7 5 (20.00%) Finance
7 5 (20.00%) Time Management
7 5 (20.00%) Release Management
7 5 (20.00%) ServiceNow
7 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
7 5 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (16.00%) IaaS
8 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared
8 4 (16.00%) Process Improvement
8 4 (16.00%) Degree
8 4 (16.00%) CMS
8 4 (16.00%) Serena
8 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
8 4 (16.00%) SLA

ITIL V2
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 4 (16.00%) CMS
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) StarTeam
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) VMware Specialist
3 3 (12.00%) Applications Support
3 3 (12.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Service Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Services Delivery Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) IT Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Engagement Manager
5 1 (4.00%) ICT Manager
5 1 (4.00%) IT Support
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL Incident Manager
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL Problem Manager
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL Service Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Support
5 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Service Management Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Replication
4 1 (4.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) CentOS
3 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) ITIL
2 10 (40.00%) Service Management
3 7 (28.00%) ITIL V3
4 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (24.00%) ITSM
4 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
5 5 (20.00%) Project Management
5 5 (20.00%) Release Management
5 5 (20.00%) Time Management
6 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (16.00%) Process Improvement
7 3 (12.00%) Capacity Management
7 3 (12.00%) Change Management
7 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (12.00%) Data Engineering
7 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (12.00%) Knowledge Engineering
7 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (12.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) C
1 3 (12.00%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) Degree
3 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (12.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
6 1 (4.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
2 2 (8.00%) COBIT
3 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (4.00%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (12.00%) vCloud
3 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (12.00%) vSphere
4 2 (8.00%) Docker
5 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) HP UCMDB
1 3 (12.00%) SCOM
1 3 (12.00%) vMotion
2 2 (8.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (8.00%) Puppet
2 2 (8.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) vRealize
2 2 (8.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) VMware
3 5 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 4 (16.00%) Serena
5 3 (12.00%) HP
5 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.00%) Borland
6 2 (8.00%) Veeam