The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 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.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 22 24
Rank change year-on-year -13 +2  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 2386 3496 3417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 5.61% 7.18% 6.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.63% 8.60% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1485 2214 1969
Median daily rate £405 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £210 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 221 266
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £15.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +21.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £37.00 £33.10
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 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
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in England

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in England

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in England

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

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

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ITIL in England

ITIL
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 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
London -15 929 £450 +2.27% 180
South East -3 609 £400 +6.66% 104
North West -8 160 £388 -3.12% 61
East of England -7 148 £360 +5.88% 49
West Midlands +7 146 £350 - 67
South West -15 127 £400 +14.28% 46
East Midlands -12 96 £338 -10.00% 23
Yorkshire -11 87 £350 -9.09% 64
North East -2 85 £340 +19.29% 9
Midlands +13 1 - - 90
ITIL
UK

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 1367 (28.31%) Service Management
2 1249 (25.87%) Windows
3 1091 (22.60%) Microsoft
4 947 (19.61%) Security Cleared
5 840 (17.40%) Finance
6 813 (16.84%) Active Directory
7 794 (16.45%) Project Management
8 725 (15.02%) SC Cleared
9 716 (14.83%) ITIL V3
10 675 (13.98%) ITSM
11 658 (13.63%) Service Delivery
12 649 (13.44%) PRINCE2
13 641 (13.28%) Agile Software Development
14 603 (12.49%) Change Management
15 551 (11.41%) Cisco
16 524 (10.85%) ITIL Certification
17 522 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
18 514 (10.65%) VMware
19 503 (10.42%) Degree
20 500 (10.36%) SLA
21 471 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
22 464 (9.61%) Linux
23 442 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
24 440 (9.11%) Firewall
25 416 (8.62%) SQL
26 399 (8.26%) Incident Management
27 386 (8.00%) ServiceNow
28 377 (7.81%) Windows Server
29 373 (7.73%) HP
30 367 (7.60%) Windows 7

ITIL
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
1 224 (4.64%) SharePoint
2 211 (4.37%) MS Exchange
3 120 (2.49%) IIS
4 105 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 101 (2.09%) Skype for Business
6 64 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 61 (1.26%) Apache
8 57 (1.18%) CMS
8 57 (1.18%) WebSphere
9 54 (1.12%) WebLogic
10 53 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
11 48 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 48 (0.99%) JBoss
12 47 (0.97%) Confluence
13 43 (0.89%) Tomcat
14 38 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
15 27 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
16 26 (0.54%) Documentum
17 22 (0.46%) NetWeaver
17 22 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 522 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
2 190 (3.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 128 (2.65%) Microsoft Project
4 123 (2.55%) MS Visio
5 98 (2.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 9 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.083%) Adobe Captivate
7 4 (0.083%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.083%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.062%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.062%) S-PLUS
8 3 (0.062%) Stata
9 1 (0.021%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.021%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.021%) Maya
Business Applications
1 99 (2.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 36 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 29 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
4 21 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
5 17 (0.35%) Maximo
6 15 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
7 10 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
8 8 (0.17%) SAP FI
9 7 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
9 7 (0.14%) SAP CO
9 7 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
9 7 (0.14%) SAP GRC
10 4 (0.083%) CA PPM
10 4 (0.083%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (0.083%) Oracle 11i
10 4 (0.083%) SAP SD
11 3 (0.062%) assyst
11 3 (0.062%) Oracle ERP
11 3 (0.062%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 341 (7.06%) Office 365
2 202 (4.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 149 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
4 91 (1.88%) SaaS
5 83 (1.72%) IaaS
6 72 (1.49%) PaaS
7 41 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
8 27 (0.56%) OneDrive
9 23 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
10 14 (0.29%) G Suite
10 14 (0.29%) GitHub
11 12 (0.25%) Yammer
12 9 (0.19%) Mimecast
13 6 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
14 4 (0.083%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.083%) Boomi
14 4 (0.083%) BPaaS
15 3 (0.062%) SuccessFactors
16 2 (0.041%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 440 (9.11%) Firewall
2 353 (7.31%) WAN
3 319 (6.61%) LAN
4 246 (5.10%) DNS
5 194 (4.02%) TCP/IP
6 181 (3.75%) Wireless
7 158 (3.27%) DHCP
7 158 (3.27%) VPN
8 151 (3.13%) SAN
9 109 (2.26%) Network Security
10 104 (2.15%) Internet
11 90 (1.86%) VoIP
12 89 (1.84%) Cisco ASA
13 84 (1.74%) Cisco Nexus
14 77 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
15 72 (1.49%) LDAP
16 71 (1.47%) Skype
17 66 (1.37%) MPLS
18 57 (1.18%) VLAN
19 50 (1.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 320 (6.63%) SQL Server
2 95 (1.97%) Oracle Database
3 80 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 58 (1.20%) Relational Database
5 57 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 56 (1.16%) Hadoop
7 52 (1.08%) Big Data
8 47 (0.97%) MongoDB
9 46 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 44 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
11 43 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 42 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
13 39 (0.81%) DB2
14 36 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
15 34 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 33 (0.68%) RDBMS
17 31 (0.64%) MySQL
17 31 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
18 29 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
19 25 (0.52%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 89 (1.84%) JIRA
2 53 (1.10%) Git (software)
3 37 (0.77%) Visual Studio
4 35 (0.72%) Jenkins
5 34 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 27 (0.56%) MSI
7 20 (0.41%) Bitbucket
8 19 (0.39%) TeamCity
9 18 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
10 10 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
10 10 (0.21%) Sonatype Nexus
11 9 (0.19%) Selenium
11 9 (0.19%) Subversion
12 8 (0.17%) Ant
12 8 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
13 7 (0.14%) Hudson
13 7 (0.14%) Introscope
13 7 (0.14%) Rational DOORS
13 7 (0.14%) Toad
14 6 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 840 (17.40%) Finance
2 318 (6.59%) Telecoms
3 256 (5.30%) Banking
4 162 (3.36%) Retail
5 101 (2.09%) Legal
6 88 (1.82%) Manufacturing
7 74 (1.53%) Investment Banking
8 65 (1.35%) Law
9 42 (0.87%) Back Office
9 42 (0.87%) Financial Institution
10 37 (0.77%) Marketing
11 35 (0.72%) Billing
12 32 (0.66%) Advertising
12 32 (0.66%) Publishing
13 29 (0.60%) Automotive
13 29 (0.60%) Electronics
14 28 (0.58%) Local Government
15 26 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
16 23 (0.48%) Front Office
17 13 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1000 (20.71%) Analyst
2 420 (8.70%) Architect
3 412 (8.53%) Service Manager
4 383 (7.93%) Project Manager
5 333 (6.90%) Service Analyst
6 249 (5.16%) Support Engineer
7 245 (5.07%) Service Desk Analyst
8 214 (4.43%) Support Analyst
9 205 (4.25%) Business Analyst
10 203 (4.20%) Developer
11 192 (3.98%) Consultant
12 175 (3.62%) Network Engineer
13 157 (3.25%) Administrator
14 149 (3.09%) Delivery Manager
15 142 (2.94%) IT Manager
16 141 (2.92%) 2nd Line Support
17 140 (2.90%) ITIL Manager
18 135 (2.80%) Desktop Support
19 120 (2.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 120 (2.49%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (2.71%) Web Services
2 123 (2.55%) HTML
3 104 (2.15%) XML
4 96 (1.99%) .NET
5 85 (1.76%) CSS
6 70 (1.45%) Middleware
7 46 (0.95%) SOAP
8 38 (0.79%) REST
9 36 (0.75%) SAP Basis
10 35 (0.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 26 (0.54%) .NET Framework
11 26 (0.54%) jQuery
11 26 (0.54%) JSON
11 26 (0.54%) RESTful
11 26 (0.54%) XSLT
12 22 (0.46%) HTML5
13 20 (0.41%) AngularJS
13 20 (0.41%) J2EE
14 15 (0.31%) ASP.NET
15 14 (0.29%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 471 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 331 (6.86%) Data Centre
3 327 (6.77%) Management Information System
4 144 (2.98%) CMDB
5 122 (2.53%) Computer Science
6 90 (1.86%) Clustering
7 86 (1.78%) Blackberry
8 68 (1.41%) NHS
9 67 (1.39%) Virtual Team
10 63 (1.30%) PMI
11 61 (1.26%) User Experience
12 43 (0.89%) Driving Licence
13 42 (0.87%) Replication
14 38 (0.79%) Public Cloud
14 38 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
15 35 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
16 32 (0.66%) Mainframe
17 31 (0.64%) PKI
18 29 (0.60%) CESG
19 28 (0.58%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1249 (25.87%) Windows
2 464 (9.61%) Linux
3 377 (7.81%) Windows Server
4 367 (7.60%) Windows 7
5 271 (5.61%) Unix
6 227 (4.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 224 (4.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 181 (3.75%) Windows 10
9 124 (2.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 95 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 74 (1.53%) AIX
12 73 (1.51%) Solaris
13 69 (1.43%) Windows 8
14 62 (1.28%) CentOS
15 60 (1.24%) Android
16 58 (1.20%) Windows XP
17 48 (0.99%) Mac OS X
18 42 (0.87%) Apple iOS
19 37 (0.77%) Windows Vista
20 33 (0.68%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1367 (28.31%) Service Management
2 794 (16.45%) Project Management
3 716 (14.83%) ITIL V3
4 675 (13.98%) ITSM
5 658 (13.63%) Service Delivery
6 649 (13.44%) PRINCE2
7 641 (13.28%) Agile Software Development
8 603 (12.49%) Change Management
9 442 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 399 (8.26%) Incident Management
11 320 (6.63%) Problem Management
12 318 (6.59%) Migration
13 296 (6.13%) Service Design
14 220 (4.56%) Configuration Management
15 216 (4.47%) Release Management
16 194 (4.02%) TOGAF
17 191 (3.96%) DevOps
18 190 (3.94%) Scrum
19 188 (3.89%) Continuous Improvement
19 188 (3.89%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 416 (8.62%) SQL
2 248 (5.14%) PowerShell
3 154 (3.19%) JavaScript
4 135 (2.80%) Java
5 114 (2.36%) Python
6 104 (2.15%) Perl
7 87 (1.80%) C
8 74 (1.53%) Shell Script
9 56 (1.16%) C#
10 52 (1.08%) T-SQL
10 52 (1.08%) VBScript
11 50 (1.04%) VB
12 47 (0.97%) Bash Shell
13 38 (0.79%) PL/SQL
14 36 (0.75%) PHP
15 31 (0.64%) Korn
16 24 (0.50%) Ruby
17 23 (0.48%) C++
18 20 (0.41%) VBA
19 14 (0.29%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 947 (19.61%) Security Cleared
2 725 (15.02%) SC Cleared
3 524 (10.85%) ITIL Certification
4 503 (10.42%) Degree
5 318 (6.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 317 (6.57%) Cisco Certification
7 201 (4.16%) DV Cleared
8 180 (3.73%) CCNP
9 143 (2.96%) MCSE
10 140 (2.90%) CCNA
11 125 (2.59%) PMI Certification
12 107 (2.22%) ISEB
13 101 (2.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 100 (2.07%) PMP
15 96 (1.99%) MCP
16 94 (1.95%) CISSP
17 81 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 80 (1.66%) Computer Science Degree
19 78 (1.62%) CCIE
20 70 (1.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 500 (10.36%) SLA
2 140 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 126 (2.61%) QA
4 105 (2.17%) PMO
5 76 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 72 (1.49%) COBIT
7 66 (1.37%) PCI DSS
8 37 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
8 37 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 29 (0.60%) Data Quality
10 17 (0.35%) ISO 9001
10 17 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 15288
10 17 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 19770
11 12 (0.25%) ISO 22301
12 10 (0.21%) GDPR
13 9 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 8 (0.17%) EFQM
14 8 (0.17%) GPG13
15 6 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
15 6 (0.12%) HL7
System Software
1 813 (16.84%) Active Directory
2 326 (6.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 127 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 75 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
4 75 (1.55%) vSphere
5 49 (1.01%) XenApp
6 45 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
7 43 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
8 42 (0.87%) Virtual Desktop
9 37 (0.77%) Docker
10 26 (0.54%) XenDesktop
11 23 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
12 17 (0.35%) vCloud
13 16 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
14 14 (0.29%) Terminal Services
14 14 (0.29%) UAG
15 13 (0.27%) BitLocker
16 12 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
17 11 (0.23%) ISA Server
17 11 (0.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 275 (5.70%) SCCM
2 103 (2.13%) SCOM
3 85 (1.76%) Puppet
4 53 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
5 52 (1.08%) Ansible
6 49 (1.01%) FortiGate
7 38 (0.79%) WSUS
8 37 (0.77%) vCenter Server
9 35 (0.72%) Tivoli
10 31 (0.64%) NetBackup
11 29 (0.60%) Microsoft Clustering
12 28 (0.58%) Nagios
12 28 (0.58%) Netcool
13 23 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 22 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
15 21 (0.43%) AirWatch
16 20 (0.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 20 (0.41%) OVSD
17 19 (0.39%) Cisco Prime
17 19 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1091 (22.60%) Microsoft
2 551 (11.41%) Cisco
3 514 (10.65%) VMware
4 386 (8.00%) ServiceNow
5 373 (7.73%) HP
6 319 (6.61%) Oracle
7 272 (5.63%) Citrix
8 232 (4.81%) Remedy
9 178 (3.69%) SAP
10 134 (2.78%) IBM
11 125 (2.59%) Red Hat
12 123 (2.55%) Juniper
13 122 (2.53%) F5
14 117 (2.42%) CheckPoint
15 92 (1.91%) BMC
16 75 (1.55%) Dell
17 72 (1.49%) NetApp
18 71 (1.47%) Apple
19 69 (1.43%) Splunk
20 62 (1.28%) CA
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
South Yorkshire
Modis International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Comtecs
Rate: £180 - £200 Per Day to £200 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: £130 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £130 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £180.00 - £225.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £28,000 to £31,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £14 - £15 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £130 - £140 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
The One Group
Rate: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Rate: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + excellent working hours
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: £27,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
North East
Reed Technology
Rate: £260 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Rate: Salary £40,000 - £45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Austin Fraser
Rate: £170 - £180 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Roc Search
Rate: £120 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £150 - £200 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £800 per day
Posted: 3 days ago