The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for ITIL V3 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL V3 over the 3 months to 25 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.

ITIL Version 3
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 285 250 272
Rank change year-on-year -35 +22  
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 336 481 415
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.79% 0.99% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.18% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 327 286
Median daily rate £416 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.11% +16.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £621 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £388 £328
% change year-on-year +7.09% +18.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 5
Median hourly rate £15.86 £27.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.26% +54.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £28.50 £83.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £20.57
% change year-on-year -38.18% +33.67%  

ITIL V3 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 36004 40667 41211
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.73% 83.47% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 23651 27315 26961
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 936 954 1137
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £12.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.46 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

ITIL V3
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing ITIL V3 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL V3 in England

ITIL V3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL V3 in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL V3 in England

ITIL V3
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL V3 in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL V3 in England

ITIL V3
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL V3 in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL V3 in England

ITIL V3
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL V3 in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ITIL V3 in England

ITIL V3
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 V3 within the England region over the 3 months to 25 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
South East +58 124 £440 +17.33% 12
London -68 116 £425 -12.37% 21
West Midlands 0 20 £238 -36.66% 9
East Midlands 0 19 £300 -45.45% 1
North West +21 15 £375 -8.81% 8
South West -3 14 £200 -45.94% 5
East of England -21 13 £160 -47.10% 11
North East +25 12 £600 +42.85% 1
Yorkshire +22 4 - - 13
ITIL V3
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 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 V3.

1 716 (100.00%) ITIL
2 263 (36.73%) Service Management
3 163 (22.77%) Security Cleared
4 159 (22.21%) Microsoft
5 155 (21.65%) Windows
6 146 (20.39%) Project Management
7 140 (19.55%) Service Delivery
8 136 (18.99%) SC Cleared
9 130 (18.16%) ITSM
10 113 (15.78%) Agile Software Development
10 113 (15.78%) PRINCE2
11 111 (15.50%) VMware
12 101 (14.11%) Active Directory
13 99 (13.83%) HP
14 95 (13.27%) Change Management
14 95 (13.27%) Degree
15 94 (13.13%) SLA
16 87 (12.15%) Telecoms
16 87 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
17 86 (12.01%) Cisco
18 83 (11.59%) Finance
19 82 (11.45%) Linux
20 75 (10.47%) Data Centre
20 75 (10.47%) Incident Management
21 74 (10.34%) Service Design
22 72 (10.06%) Remedy
23 71 (9.92%) VMware Infrastructure
24 64 (8.94%) Microsoft Certification
25 60 (8.38%) Oracle
26 59 (8.24%) Management Information System

ITIL V3
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 33 (4.61%) MS Exchange
2 25 (3.49%) SharePoint
3 22 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (2.79%) NetWeaver
5 15 (2.09%) CMS
6 14 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (1.82%) Skype for Business
8 12 (1.68%) Apache
9 11 (1.54%) IIS
9 11 (1.54%) Tomcat
10 9 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (0.98%) ArcGIS
11 7 (0.98%) ColdFusion
11 7 (0.98%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.84%) Railo
12 6 (0.84%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (0.70%) Documentum
13 5 (0.70%) GlassFish
14 4 (0.56%) SAS
Applications
1 58 (8.10%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (4.75%) Microsoft Project
3 27 (3.77%) MS Visio
4 25 (3.49%) Microsoft Excel
5 12 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.14%) Maya
Business Applications
1 29 (4.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 13 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.70%) SAP GRC
4 4 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.42%) Maximo
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.14%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.14%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.14%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 52 (7.26%) Office 365
2 39 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (4.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (1.82%) SaaS
6 12 (1.68%) IaaS
7 7 (0.98%) PaaS
8 2 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.28%) AWS OpsWorks
8 2 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.28%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 48 (6.70%) WAN
2 45 (6.28%) Firewall
3 42 (5.87%) LAN
4 30 (4.19%) Cisco ASA
5 29 (4.05%) VPN
6 27 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
7 26 (3.63%) DNS
8 20 (2.79%) Wireless
9 17 (2.37%) Cisco Nexus
10 16 (2.23%) DHCP
11 15 (2.09%) SAN
12 13 (1.82%) MPLS
13 12 (1.68%) Cisco IOS
13 12 (1.68%) LDAP
13 12 (1.68%) TCP/IP
14 11 (1.54%) BIG-IP
15 10 (1.40%) BGP
15 10 (1.40%) Internet
15 10 (1.40%) LTE
15 10 (1.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (6.70%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.75%) Oracle Database
3 27 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (2.09%) MongoDB
4 15 (2.09%) SAP HANA
4 15 (2.09%) SQL Server 2016
5 11 (1.54%) Big Data
5 11 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (1.26%) Hadoop
7 9 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (1.12%) DB2
9 7 (0.98%) MySQL
9 7 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (0.98%) Relational Database
9 7 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (0.84%) Oracle OWB
11 5 (0.70%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 5 (0.70%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.56%) Sisense
Development Applications
1 13 (1.82%) Git (software)
2 12 (1.68%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.12%) JIRA
4 7 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (0.84%) Hudson
5 6 (0.84%) Oracle APEX
6 5 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.56%) Toad
8 3 (0.42%) MSI
8 3 (0.42%) Selenium
9 2 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 87 (12.15%) Telecoms
2 83 (11.59%) Finance
3 26 (3.63%) Retail
4 24 (3.35%) Banking
5 11 (1.54%) Back Office
6 10 (1.40%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.26%) Investment Banking
8 7 (0.98%) Automotive
8 7 (0.98%) Law
9 6 (0.84%) Billing
9 6 (0.84%) Legal
10 5 (0.70%) Publishing
11 4 (0.56%) Electronics
11 4 (0.56%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.28%) Front Office
13 2 (0.28%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.28%) Marketing
14 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 111 (15.50%) Architect
2 90 (12.57%) Analyst
3 78 (10.89%) Service Manager
4 51 (7.12%) Project Manager
5 32 (4.47%) Transition Manager
6 31 (4.33%) Service Architect
7 30 (4.19%) Support Engineer
8 29 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 28 (3.91%) Service Transition Manager
10 27 (3.77%) Delivery Manager
10 27 (3.77%) Service Analyst
11 26 (3.63%) 2nd Line Support
11 26 (3.63%) Support Analyst
12 25 (3.49%) IT Manager
13 23 (3.21%) Consultant
14 22 (3.07%) ITIL Manager
14 22 (3.07%) Services Delivery Manager
15 20 (2.79%) Network Engineer
15 20 (2.79%) Solutions Architect
16 19 (2.65%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.63%) SAP Basis
2 21 (2.93%) Web Services
3 16 (2.23%) HTML
3 16 (2.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 13 (1.82%) CSS
5 10 (1.40%) Middleware
6 9 (1.26%) REST
6 9 (1.26%) XML
7 7 (0.98%) HTML5
7 7 (0.98%) jQuery
7 7 (0.98%) SOAP
8 6 (0.84%) AngularJS
9 5 (0.70%) LAMP
10 4 (0.56%) .NET
10 4 (0.56%) JSP
10 4 (0.56%) OAuth2
10 4 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (0.56%) RESTful
11 3 (0.42%) SAML
11 3 (0.42%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 87 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (10.47%) Data Centre
3 59 (8.24%) Management Information System
4 38 (5.31%) CMDB
5 22 (3.07%) Computer Science
6 21 (2.93%) Clustering
7 19 (2.65%) User Experience
8 18 (2.51%) Virtual Team
9 13 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
10 10 (1.40%) PKI
10 10 (1.40%) PMI
10 10 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (1.26%) Driving Licence
11 9 (1.26%) Smartphone
12 7 (0.98%) Web 2.0
13 6 (0.84%) EMC VNX
13 6 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.84%) RSA SecurID
13 6 (0.84%) Smart Meter
14 5 (0.70%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 155 (21.65%) Windows
2 82 (11.45%) Linux
3 46 (6.42%) Windows Server
4 44 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (5.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (4.89%) Unix
7 27 (3.77%) Windows 7
8 23 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (2.51%) CentOS
10 16 (2.23%) Oracle Linux
10 16 (2.23%) Windows 10
11 15 (2.09%) AIX
12 14 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (1.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 11 (1.54%) SUSE
15 8 (1.12%) Android
15 8 (1.12%) Solaris
16 7 (0.98%) Ubuntu
16 7 (0.98%) Windows Vista
17 5 (0.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 716 (100.00%) ITIL
2 263 (36.73%) Service Management
3 146 (20.39%) Project Management
4 140 (19.55%) Service Delivery
5 130 (18.16%) ITSM
6 113 (15.78%) Agile Software Development
6 113 (15.78%) PRINCE2
7 95 (13.27%) Change Management
8 75 (10.47%) Incident Management
9 74 (10.34%) Service Design
10 55 (7.68%) Problem Management
11 53 (7.40%) Stakeholder Management
12 45 (6.28%) Configuration Management
13 44 (6.15%) Release Management
14 43 (6.01%) DevOps
15 39 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
16 37 (5.17%) Migration
17 31 (4.33%) SDLC
18 28 (3.91%) TOGAF
19 27 (3.77%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (5.87%) SQL
2 27 (3.77%) PowerShell
3 26 (3.63%) JavaScript
4 17 (2.37%) Bash Shell
5 16 (2.23%) Java
5 16 (2.23%) Python
6 15 (2.09%) Perl
7 12 (1.68%) C
8 9 (1.26%) ABAP
8 9 (1.26%) Shell Script
9 8 (1.12%) C#
10 7 (0.98%) VBScript
11 6 (0.84%) Korn
11 6 (0.84%) PHP
11 6 (0.84%) Ruby
11 6 (0.84%) VB
12 4 (0.56%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.42%) COBOL
14 2 (0.28%) C++
14 2 (0.28%) R
Qualifications
1 163 (22.77%) Security Cleared
2 136 (18.99%) SC Cleared
3 95 (13.27%) Degree
4 64 (8.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 49 (6.84%) Cisco Certification
6 41 (5.73%) DV Cleared
7 31 (4.33%) MCSE
8 30 (4.19%) MCP
9 24 (3.35%) CCNA
10 20 (2.79%) BPSS Clearance
11 19 (2.65%) CCNP
12 17 (2.37%) ISEB
12 17 (2.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 15 (2.09%) MCITP
13 15 (2.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 14 (1.96%) PMI Certification
15 13 (1.82%) CISSP
15 13 (1.82%) PMP
16 12 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (1.68%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (13.13%) SLA
2 40 (5.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 22 (3.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (2.93%) QA
5 19 (2.65%) PMO
6 12 (1.68%) COBIT
7 10 (1.40%) ISO 9001
8 8 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 19770
9 7 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
10 6 (0.84%) PCI DSS
11 5 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.56%) JSP 440
13 3 (0.42%) GPG13
14 1 (0.14%) BS7799
14 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
14 1 (0.14%) EFQM
14 1 (0.14%) GDPR
14 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 101 (14.11%) Active Directory
2 71 (9.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (4.19%) Hyper-V
4 19 (2.65%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (1.96%) vCloud
6 13 (1.82%) VMware Workstation
7 12 (1.68%) vSphere
8 8 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (1.12%) XenApp
9 6 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.56%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.28%) Docker
12 2 (0.28%) Firmware
12 2 (0.28%) ProxySG
12 2 (0.28%) Shibboleth
12 2 (0.28%) UAG
13 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 32 (4.47%) SCCM
2 18 (2.51%) OVSD
3 17 (2.37%) SCOM
4 15 (2.09%) Puppet
5 13 (1.82%) Netcool
5 13 (1.82%) ServiceCenter
6 12 (1.68%) Microsoft Clustering
7 11 (1.54%) Nagios
8 10 (1.40%) Ansible
9 9 (1.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 8 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (1.12%) vRealize
11 7 (0.98%) NetBackup
12 6 (0.84%) Data Guard
12 6 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 6 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
12 6 (0.84%) PowerCLI
12 6 (0.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 5 (0.70%) SCDPM
14 4 (0.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 159 (22.21%) Microsoft
2 111 (15.50%) VMware
3 99 (13.83%) HP
4 86 (12.01%) Cisco
5 72 (10.06%) Remedy
6 60 (8.38%) Oracle
7 47 (6.56%) SAP
8 44 (6.15%) ServiceNow
9 34 (4.75%) Red Hat
10 33 (4.61%) BMC
11 30 (4.19%) Citrix
12 22 (3.07%) IBM
13 20 (2.79%) NetApp
14 18 (2.51%) Apple
14 18 (2.51%) Dell
15 15 (2.09%) Ericsson
15 15 (2.09%) F5
16 14 (1.96%) EMC
17 13 (1.82%) CA
17 13 (1.82%) Peregrine
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