The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Infrastructure Library Version 2
UK
Rank 584 598 592
Rank change year-on-year +14 -6  
Contract jobs citing ITIL V2 9 46 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.086% 0.061%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.024% 0.10% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 35 22
Median daily rate £270 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.90% +15.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £316 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £555 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £269 £450 £350
% change year-on-year -40.27% +28.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £12.23 £22.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.05% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.23 £12.00 -
% change year-on-year +1.87% -  

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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37646 44098 42190
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.11% 82.88% 79.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 24821 28901 26121
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 1111 1212
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £27.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +34.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

ITIL V2
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

ITIL V2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL V2 in the UK

ITIL V2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL V2 over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL V2 in the UK

ITIL V2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL V2 in the UK

ITIL V2
Top 13 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 25 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
England -4 8 £190 -65.45% 6
London +8 4 £370 -32.72% 1
Berkshire +26 2 - - 1
South East +16 2 - - 1
Scotland +20 1 £350 -
Nottingham +10 1 - -
Nottinghamshire +6 1 - -
West Lothian -5 1 £350 -
East Midlands -5 1 - -
Croydon -5 1 £550 -
North West - 1 £188 - 1
Reading - 1 - - 1
Manchester - 1 £188 - 1

ITIL V2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 with a requirement for ITIL V2.

1 35 (100.00%) ITIL
2 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
3 12 (34.29%) Windows
3 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
4 11 (31.43%) MS Office
5 10 (28.57%) Linux
5 10 (28.57%) VMware
5 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
6 9 (25.71%) Project Management
6 9 (25.71%) Service Management
6 9 (25.71%) Data Centre
7 8 (22.86%) vRealize
7 8 (22.86%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (22.86%) vCloud
7 8 (22.86%) Docker
7 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
7 8 (22.86%) CentOS
7 8 (22.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (22.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (22.86%) Puppet
7 8 (22.86%) SCCM
8 7 (20.00%) ITIL V3
8 7 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 7 (20.00%) Capacity Management
8 7 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (17.14%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
9 6 (17.14%) Degree
10 5 (14.29%) Supplier Management

ITIL V2
Top Related IT Skills 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 (11.43%) CMS
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (31.43%) MS Office
2 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) IaaS
2 1 (2.86%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) VPN
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.86%) LDAP
2 1 (2.86%) SSL
2 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) StarTeam
1 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Automation Specialist
3 4 (11.43%) Data Centre Specialist
3 4 (11.43%) Service Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Service Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Applications Support
4 3 (8.57%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) IT Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) VMware Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (5.71%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) IT Support
5 2 (5.71%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Ajax
1 1 (2.86%) CSS
1 1 (2.86%) HTML
1 1 (2.86%) SOAP
1 1 (2.86%) Web Services
1 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Linux
3 8 (22.86%) CentOS
3 8 (22.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.71%) Android
4 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) ITIL
2 9 (25.71%) Project Management
2 9 (25.71%) Service Management
3 7 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 7 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 7 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
5 5 (14.29%) ITSM
5 5 (14.29%) Release Management
5 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 5 (14.29%) Supplier Management
6 4 (11.43%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (11.43%) Process Improvement
7 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.57%) Change Control
7 3 (8.57%) Change Management
7 3 (8.57%) Data Engineering
7 3 (8.57%) Time Management
8 2 (5.71%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) C
1 3 (8.57%) R
2 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
3 8 (22.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (17.14%) Degree
4 6 (17.14%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (8.57%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.86%) CCNA
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.86%) MCITP
7 1 (2.86%) MCSE
7 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.86%) PMP
7 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) COBIT
3 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (2.86%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (22.86%) Docker
2 8 (22.86%) vCloud
2 8 (22.86%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) Puppet
1 8 (22.86%) SCCM
1 8 (22.86%) vRealize
2 3 (8.57%) HP UCMDB
2 3 (8.57%) SCOM
3 2 (5.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (5.71%) WMI
4 1 (2.86%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (28.57%) VMware
3 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
4 4 (11.43%) Serena
5 3 (8.57%) HP
5 3 (8.57%) ServiceNow
6 2 (5.71%) Borland
7 1 (2.86%) Aruba
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco