The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 29 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 25 43 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 6.53% 8.62% 10.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.46% 10.31% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 20
Median daily rate £400 £425 £158
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +169.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £495 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 2
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +12.90%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
335 417 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 87.47% 83.57% 77.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 242 195
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 45 44
Median hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £32.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% +12.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £62.50 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing ITIL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL across the Essex region.

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Essex

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Essex region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

ITIL
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Essex region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

ITIL
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Essex region over the 3 months to 19 February 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
Colchester +4 10 £400 -
Chelmsford +4 7 £400 -9.09% 2
Brentwood +6 3 - -
Witham - 1 - -
ITIL
East of England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Essex region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 21 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 18 (36.73%) Finance
3 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
3 17 (34.69%) Windows
4 11 (22.45%) Telecoms
4 11 (22.45%) Information Security
4 11 (22.45%) Banking
5 10 (20.41%) Management Information System
5 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
5 10 (20.41%) MS Office
6 9 (18.37%) PRINCE2
7 7 (14.29%) Mainframe
7 7 (14.29%) CISM
7 7 (14.29%) Service Management
8 6 (12.24%) Windows 7
8 6 (12.24%) Windows Server
8 6 (12.24%) Data Security
8 6 (12.24%) Publishing
8 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
8 6 (12.24%) MS Exchange
9 5 (10.20%) LAN
9 5 (10.20%) WAN
9 5 (10.20%) Windows XP
9 5 (10.20%) J2EE
9 5 (10.20%) SSCP
9 5 (10.20%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (10.20%) CISSP
9 5 (10.20%) Business Continuity
9 5 (10.20%) ITSM

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 6 (12.24%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.12%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
1 10 (20.41%) MS Office
2 3 (6.12%) MS Project
3 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (6.12%) SAP CO
1 3 (6.12%) SAP FI
1 3 (6.12%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.04%) CA PPM
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) G Suite
1 3 (6.12%) Mimecast
2 2 (4.08%) Office 365
3 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) LAN
1 5 (10.20%) WAN
2 3 (6.12%) LDAP
2 3 (6.12%) SAN
2 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.08%) Firewall
3 2 (4.08%) iSCSI
3 2 (4.08%) VLAN
4 1 (2.04%) BGP
4 1 (2.04%) HSRP
4 1 (2.04%) NAS
4 1 (2.04%) OSPF
4 1 (2.04%) SMTP
4 1 (2.04%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) DB2
2 1 (2.04%) Essbase
2 1 (2.04%) MS Access
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) AccuRev
General
1 18 (36.73%) Finance
2 11 (22.45%) Banking
2 11 (22.45%) Telecoms
3 6 (12.24%) Publishing
4 3 (6.12%) Legal
5 2 (4.08%) Billing
5 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.04%) Automotive
6 1 (2.04%) Marketing
6 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Analyst
2 7 (14.29%) Security Officer
2 7 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) IT Security Officer
3 6 (12.24%) Service Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.12%) Applications Support
6 3 (6.12%) Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Developer
6 3 (6.12%) IT Support
6 3 (6.12%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.12%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) J2EE
2 4 (8.16%) Web Services
3 3 (6.12%) JAX-WS
3 3 (6.12%) JMS
3 3 (6.12%) JPA
3 3 (6.12%) SOAP
4 1 (2.04%) .NET
4 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Management Information System
2 7 (14.29%) Mainframe
3 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.12%) Virtual Team
5 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.08%) PMI
6 1 (2.04%) Clustering
6 1 (2.04%) PKI
6 1 (2.04%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.69%) Windows
2 6 (12.24%) Windows 7
2 6 (12.24%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.20%) Windows XP
4 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.12%) Linux
5 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Information Security
2 9 (18.37%) PRINCE2
3 7 (14.29%) Service Management
4 6 (12.24%) Data Security
4 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (10.20%) Business Continuity
5 5 (10.20%) Business Continuity Management
5 5 (10.20%) Data Protection
5 5 (10.20%) ITSM
5 5 (10.20%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (8.16%) Change Management
6 4 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (8.16%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (8.16%) ITIL V3
6 4 (8.16%) Programme Management
6 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.12%) Project Management
7 3 (6.12%) Release Management
7 3 (6.12%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.12%) Java
2 1 (2.04%) C
2 1 (2.04%) COBOL
2 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.04%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) CISM
2 5 (10.20%) CISSP
2 5 (10.20%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (10.20%) SSCP
3 3 (6.12%) Degree
3 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (4.08%) CCA
4 2 (4.08%) CISA
4 2 (4.08%) MCSE
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.08%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.04%) MCP
5 1 (2.04%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) SLA
2 3 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.16%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.04%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) HP SIM
1 1 (2.04%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) ServiceNow
3 4 (8.16%) Citrix
3 4 (8.16%) Remedy
3 4 (8.16%) VMware
4 3 (6.12%) BMC
4 3 (6.12%) Google
4 3 (6.12%) IBM
4 3 (6.12%) SAP
5 2 (4.08%) Cisco
6 1 (2.04%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (2.04%) Clearswift
6 1 (2.04%) F5
6 1 (2.04%) HP
6 1 (2.04%) Huawei
6 1 (2.04%) Intel Security
6 1 (2.04%) Juniper
6 1 (2.04%) NetApp