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 29 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)
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 27 22
Rank change year-on-year -5 -5  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 2406 3150 3439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 5.77% 6.34% 7.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.92% 7.65% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1460 1993 2004
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year +6.76% +0.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 147 270
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.49 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.30 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.57
% change year-on-year -8.57% +20.10%  

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 34744 41185 38836
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.25% 82.92% 80.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 23057 27403 24454
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 869 998 1135
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.77% +30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 29 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
London -18 878 £425 - 214
South East 0 657 £425 +21.42% 116
North West +7 163 £350 +7.69% 62
East of England -14 143 £345 -8.00% 64
South West -11 140 £370 -1.33% 56
West Midlands +2 130 £395 -1.25% 54
Yorkshire +4 127 £385 +28.33% 56
North East +6 86 £368 +16.66% 12
East Midlands -11 76 £305 -15.15% 21
Midlands +5 4 £500 +11.11% 2
ITIL
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 England region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 1409 (27.82%) Service Management
2 1389 (27.43%) Windows
3 1202 (23.74%) Microsoft
4 1023 (20.20%) Security Cleared
5 897 (17.71%) Finance
6 828 (16.35%) Active Directory
7 810 (16.00%) SC Cleared
8 759 (14.99%) ITIL V3
9 750 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
10 746 (14.73%) PRINCE2
11 721 (14.24%) Project Management
12 687 (13.57%) Change Management
13 660 (13.03%) ITSM
14 637 (12.58%) Service Delivery
15 625 (12.34%) VMware
16 620 (12.24%) MS Excel
17 601 (11.87%) Linux
18 588 (11.61%) Cisco
19 541 (10.68%) ITIL Certification
20 522 (10.31%) SLA
21 498 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
22 491 (9.70%) MS Office
23 462 (9.12%) Firewall
24 461 (9.10%) Degree
25 453 (8.95%) Problem Management
26 447 (8.83%) Windows Server
27 437 (8.63%) SQL
28 434 (8.57%) ServiceNow
29 431 (8.51%) Windows 7
30 411 (8.12%) Incident Management

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
1 230 (4.54%) MS Exchange
2 225 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 123 (2.43%) IIS
4 115 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 105 (2.07%) WebSphere
6 102 (2.01%) Skype for Business
7 77 (1.52%) CMS
8 68 (1.34%) WebLogic
9 62 (1.22%) Apache
10 58 (1.15%) JBoss
11 53 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 50 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
12 50 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
13 46 (0.91%) Tomcat
14 40 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
15 34 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
16 30 (0.59%) Confluence
17 25 (0.49%) SAS
18 23 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
19 21 (0.41%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 620 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 491 (9.70%) MS Office
3 147 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 142 (2.80%) MS Project
5 109 (2.15%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.099%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.079%) Adobe Captivate
8 4 (0.079%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.059%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.039%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.020%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.020%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.020%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.020%) Maya
Business Applications
1 94 (1.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 48 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
3 30 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
4 27 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 27 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 10 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
6 9 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
6 9 (0.18%) SAP CO
6 9 (0.18%) SAP FI
6 9 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
7 8 (0.16%) CA PPM
7 8 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 7 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
9 6 (0.12%) assyst
9 6 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
9 6 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (0.12%) Staffware
10 5 (0.099%) Lorenzo
10 5 (0.099%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 243 (4.80%) Office 365
2 234 (4.62%) IaaS
3 193 (3.81%) PaaS
4 190 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 181 (3.57%) SaaS
6 151 (2.98%) Amazon AWS
7 43 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
8 25 (0.49%) G Suite
9 21 (0.41%) OneDrive
10 16 (0.32%) Mimecast
11 13 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
11 13 (0.26%) GitHub
12 10 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
13 8 (0.16%) Amazon S3
13 8 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
14 7 (0.14%) Yammer
15 5 (0.099%) Google Cloud Platform
16 3 (0.059%) Boomi
16 3 (0.059%) HP Helion
16 3 (0.059%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 462 (9.12%) Firewall
2 329 (6.50%) WAN
3 317 (6.26%) LAN
4 265 (5.23%) DNS
5 244 (4.82%) TCP/IP
6 182 (3.59%) DHCP
6 182 (3.59%) SAN
7 180 (3.55%) Wireless
8 151 (2.98%) VPN
9 127 (2.51%) Network Security
10 112 (2.21%) VoIP
11 107 (2.11%) Cisco Nexus
12 104 (2.05%) Internet
13 100 (1.97%) Wi-Fi
14 90 (1.78%) LDAP
15 88 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
16 82 (1.62%) MPLS
17 79 (1.56%) SSL
18 68 (1.34%) Skype
19 54 (1.07%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 306 (6.04%) SQL Server
2 133 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 66 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 60 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 55 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
6 48 (0.95%) DB2
6 48 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
6 48 (0.95%) Relational Database
7 46 (0.91%) Hadoop
8 43 (0.85%) MySQL
9 42 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
10 41 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
10 41 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 40 (0.79%) Big Data
12 39 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 36 (0.71%) MongoDB
14 32 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
15 31 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
16 25 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
16 25 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 75 (1.48%) JIRA
2 58 (1.15%) Git (software)
3 49 (0.97%) Jenkins
4 40 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (0.51%) MSI
6 25 (0.49%) Visual Studio
7 20 (0.39%) Subversion
8 15 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
8 15 (0.30%) TeamCity
9 11 (0.22%) Ant
9 11 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
9 11 (0.22%) Selenium
10 10 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
10 10 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
11 9 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (0.16%) Hudson
12 8 (0.16%) Sonatype Nexus
13 7 (0.14%) Introscope
14 6 (0.12%) HP UFT
14 6 (0.12%) Toad
General
1 897 (17.71%) Finance
2 313 (6.18%) Telecoms
3 257 (5.08%) Banking
4 150 (2.96%) Retail
5 110 (2.17%) Legal
6 80 (1.58%) Law
7 77 (1.52%) Manufacturing
8 44 (0.87%) Back Office
9 43 (0.85%) Marketing
10 40 (0.79%) Investment Banking
11 39 (0.77%) Local Government
12 33 (0.65%) Billing
12 33 (0.65%) Financial Institution
13 31 (0.61%) Advertising
13 31 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
14 26 (0.51%) Military
15 24 (0.47%) Electronics
16 20 (0.39%) Front Office
17 19 (0.38%) Automotive
18 18 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1085 (21.43%) Analyst
2 377 (7.44%) Architect
3 359 (7.09%) Service Analyst
4 356 (7.03%) Service Manager
5 341 (6.73%) Project Manager
6 271 (5.35%) Service Desk Analyst
7 257 (5.08%) Support Engineer
8 245 (4.84%) Support Analyst
9 224 (4.42%) Business Analyst
10 219 (4.32%) Developer
11 211 (4.17%) Network Engineer
12 191 (3.77%) Consultant
13 178 (3.52%) Administrator
14 148 (2.92%) 2nd Line Support
14 148 (2.92%) IT Manager
15 135 (2.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 131 (2.59%) IT Analyst
17 126 (2.49%) Applications Support
18 124 (2.45%) ServiceNow Developer
19 121 (2.39%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (2.88%) Web Services
2 142 (2.80%) HTML
3 131 (2.59%) XML
4 103 (2.03%) Middleware
5 98 (1.94%) CSS
6 84 (1.66%) .NET
7 69 (1.36%) SOAP
8 52 (1.03%) REST
9 42 (0.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 33 (0.65%) AngularJS
11 32 (0.63%) HTML5
12 31 (0.61%) RESTful
13 26 (0.51%) JSON
13 26 (0.51%) XSLT
14 25 (0.49%) jQuery
15 24 (0.47%) J2EE
16 22 (0.43%) XSL
17 21 (0.41%) Ajax
17 21 (0.41%) SAML
18 20 (0.39%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 498 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
2 347 (6.85%) Management Information System
3 337 (6.65%) Data Centre
4 169 (3.34%) CMDB
5 109 (2.15%) Computer Science
6 91 (1.80%) Blackberry
7 77 (1.52%) Clustering
8 62 (1.22%) NHS
9 60 (1.18%) User Experience
10 58 (1.15%) Virtual Team
11 48 (0.95%) Driving Licence
12 37 (0.73%) Mainframe
12 37 (0.73%) Replication
13 35 (0.69%) CESG
14 34 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
14 34 (0.67%) PMI
15 33 (0.65%) Fat Client
15 33 (0.65%) Thin Client
16 32 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
17 31 (0.61%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1389 (27.43%) Windows
2 601 (11.87%) Linux
3 447 (8.83%) Windows Server
4 431 (8.51%) Windows 7
5 323 (6.38%) Unix
6 253 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 217 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 159 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 159 (3.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 155 (3.06%) Windows 10
10 145 (2.86%) AIX
11 126 (2.49%) Windows XP
12 80 (1.58%) Android
13 64 (1.26%) Windows 8
14 62 (1.22%) Solaris
15 60 (1.18%) Mac OS X
16 56 (1.11%) Windows 2000
17 50 (0.99%) Apple iOS
18 49 (0.97%) CentOS
19 31 (0.61%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1409 (27.82%) Service Management
2 759 (14.99%) ITIL V3
3 750 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 746 (14.73%) PRINCE2
5 721 (14.24%) Project Management
6 687 (13.57%) Change Management
7 660 (13.03%) ITSM
8 637 (12.58%) Service Delivery
9 453 (8.95%) Problem Management
10 411 (8.12%) Incident Management
11 392 (7.74%) Stakeholder Management
12 340 (6.71%) Service Design
13 308 (6.08%) Configuration Management
14 274 (5.41%) DevOps
15 270 (5.33%) Migration
16 247 (4.88%) Release Management
17 231 (4.56%) Continuous Improvement
18 205 (4.05%) Scrum
19 189 (3.73%) Disaster Recovery
20 176 (3.48%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 437 (8.63%) SQL
2 248 (4.90%) PowerShell
3 193 (3.81%) JavaScript
4 183 (3.61%) Java
5 128 (2.53%) Perl
6 112 (2.21%) Python
7 93 (1.84%) C
8 69 (1.36%) Shell Script
9 63 (1.24%) VBScript
10 59 (1.17%) Bash Shell
11 53 (1.05%) C#
12 52 (1.03%) VB
13 48 (0.95%) T-SQL
14 43 (0.85%) PL/SQL
15 36 (0.71%) PHP
15 36 (0.71%) Ruby
16 32 (0.63%) Korn
17 27 (0.53%) C++
18 19 (0.38%) COBOL
19 11 (0.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1023 (20.20%) Security Cleared
2 810 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 541 (10.68%) ITIL Certification
4 461 (9.10%) Degree
5 344 (6.79%) Cisco Certification
6 291 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 187 (3.69%) CCNP
8 184 (3.63%) CCNA
9 179 (3.53%) DV Cleared
10 156 (3.08%) MCSE
11 119 (2.35%) ISEB
12 116 (2.29%) CISSP
13 113 (2.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 97 (1.92%) MCP
15 89 (1.76%) CCIE
16 81 (1.60%) PMI Certification
17 78 (1.54%) PMP
18 75 (1.48%) MCSA
18 75 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 73 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 522 (10.31%) SLA
2 148 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 130 (2.57%) QA
4 98 (1.94%) PMO
5 79 (1.56%) PCI DSS
6 58 (1.15%) COBIT
7 44 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
8 36 (0.71%) Data Quality
9 28 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 24 (0.47%) ISO 9001
11 16 (0.32%) JSP 440
12 12 (0.24%) ISO22301
13 10 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 8 (0.16%) EFQM
14 8 (0.16%) PMBOK
15 7 (0.14%) GDPR
15 7 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 6 (0.12%) HL7
17 5 (0.099%) BS25999
17 5 (0.099%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 828 (16.35%) Active Directory
2 390 (7.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 119 (2.35%) Hyper-V
4 100 (1.97%) vSphere
5 73 (1.44%) VMware ESX
6 70 (1.38%) XenApp
7 50 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
7 50 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
8 48 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
8 48 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
9 43 (0.85%) XenDesktop
10 34 (0.67%) Docker
11 30 (0.59%) vCloud
12 25 (0.49%) BitLocker
13 22 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
14 17 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 13 (0.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 13 (0.26%) Xen
16 12 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
17 11 (0.22%) UAG
Systems Management
1 274 (5.41%) SCCM
2 110 (2.17%) Puppet
3 79 (1.56%) SCOM
4 74 (1.46%) Tivoli
5 64 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
6 52 (1.03%) WSUS
7 45 (0.89%) FortiGate
8 40 (0.79%) Ansible
9 39 (0.77%) NetBackup
10 33 (0.65%) HP SiteScope
11 28 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 26 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 25 (0.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 24 (0.47%) AirWatch
14 24 (0.47%) vRealize
15 21 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
15 21 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 19 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
16 19 (0.38%) Data Guard
17 16 (0.32%) Netcool
Vendors
1 1202 (23.74%) Microsoft
2 625 (12.34%) VMware
3 588 (11.61%) Cisco
4 434 (8.57%) ServiceNow
5 398 (7.86%) HP
6 368 (7.27%) Oracle
7 290 (5.73%) Citrix
8 256 (5.06%) Remedy
9 188 (3.71%) Red Hat
10 154 (3.04%) CheckPoint
11 151 (2.98%) Juniper
11 151 (2.98%) SAP
12 134 (2.65%) IBM
13 124 (2.45%) F5
14 105 (2.07%) BMC
15 88 (1.74%) CA
16 86 (1.70%) NetApp
17 81 (1.60%) Dell
18 76 (1.50%) Apple
19 74 (1.46%) EMC
London
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £225 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + 6 month term initailly
Posted: 13 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £195 - £269 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £35000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Plan-Net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £650.00 - £760.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £80 - £90 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £400 - £414 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £620.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Venn Group
Rate: £500 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Modis International
Rate: £320.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day / c.£50-55,000 per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Spencer Rose
Rate: £550 - £675 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago