The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL Certification in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL Certification over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
England / South East
Rank 191 175 193
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +18
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 50 82 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.70% 0.99% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.55% 3.56% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 57 31
Median daily rate £420 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.52% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £124 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -12.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 5
Median hourly rate £19.36 £18.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.55% -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.43 £16.75 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.62 £67.50 £25.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+2.52% +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1964 2302 2604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.46% 27.66% 28.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1182 1353 1262
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 127 119
Median hourly rate £23.00 £45.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.88% +143.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £60.43 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £40.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +105.12%

ITIL Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing ITIL Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

ITIL Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Trend in the South East

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL Certification across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

ITIL Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

ITIL Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

ITIL Certification
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 January 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
Hampshire +25 18 £400 +33.33% 1
Oxfordshire -9 8 - - 3
Berkshire +5 7 £250 -35.48% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 6 £420 +11.12% 4
West Sussex +6 4 £550 +111.53%
Surrey +5 4 £370 -14.94% 1
Kent -1 1 £425 -8.10%
M4 Corridor - 1 £500 -
ITIL Certification
England

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification 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 South East region with a requirement for ITIL Certification.

1 118 (100.00%) ITIL
2 35 (29.66%) Service Management
3 31 (26.27%) Service Delivery
4 28 (23.73%) Security Cleared
4 28 (23.73%) SC Cleared
5 26 (22.03%) Project Management
6 18 (15.25%) Service Design
7 15 (12.71%) Finance
7 15 (12.71%) Degree
8 14 (11.86%) SLA
8 14 (11.86%) Data Centre
9 13 (11.02%) Microsoft
9 13 (11.02%) PRINCE2
9 13 (11.02%) Configuration Management
9 13 (11.02%) Incident Management
10 12 (10.17%) Windows
11 11 (9.32%) Change Management
12 10 (8.47%) ITSM
12 10 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (7.63%) CMDB
13 9 (7.63%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (6.78%) ITIL V3
15 7 (5.93%) Asset Management
15 7 (5.93%) DV Cleared
15 7 (5.93%) Telecoms
15 7 (5.93%) Linux
15 7 (5.93%) Remedy
16 6 (5.08%) Cisco
16 6 (5.08%) Active Directory
16 6 (5.08%) SQL

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (0.85%) CMS
1 1 (0.85%) Drupal
1 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
1 1 (0.85%) nginx
1 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.24%) MS Excel
1 5 (4.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.24%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.08%) IaaS
1 6 (5.08%) PaaS
2 3 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.69%) Office 365
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.85%) SaaS
4 1 (0.85%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.24%) LAN
2 4 (3.39%) HTTP
3 3 (2.54%) DNS
3 3 (2.54%) H.323
3 3 (2.54%) LDAP
3 3 (2.54%) MGCP
3 3 (2.54%) PBX
3 3 (2.54%) RTP
3 3 (2.54%) SCCP
4 2 (1.69%) DHCP
4 2 (1.69%) Firewall
4 2 (1.69%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.69%) SSL
4 2 (1.69%) VPN
4 2 (1.69%) WAN
5 1 (0.85%) 3G
5 1 (0.85%) 4G
5 1 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.54%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.69%) DB2
2 2 (1.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.85%) Pentaho
3 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.85%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.85%) JIRA
2 1 (0.85%) Redmine
General
1 15 (12.71%) Finance
2 7 (5.93%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.69%) Back Office
3 2 (1.69%) Banking
3 2 (1.69%) Publishing
4 1 (0.85%) Advertising
4 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (22.03%) Analyst
2 20 (16.95%) Service Manager
3 13 (11.02%) Architect
4 12 (10.17%) Service Analyst
5 10 (8.47%) IT Manager
5 10 (8.47%) IT Support
5 10 (8.47%) Service Architect
5 10 (8.47%) Transition Manager
6 8 (6.78%) Service Transition Manager
7 7 (5.93%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (5.08%) IT Analyst
8 6 (5.08%) IT Support Analyst
8 6 (5.08%) ITIL Manager
8 6 (5.08%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.24%) ITIL Service Analyst
10 4 (3.39%) Incident Manager
10 4 (3.39%) IT Support Manager
10 4 (3.39%) Service Desk Support
10 4 (3.39%) Service Desk Support Analyst
10 4 (3.39%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.54%) XMPP
2 2 (1.69%) Middleware
3 1 (0.85%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.85%) CSS
3 1 (0.85%) Django
3 1 (0.85%) HTML
3 1 (0.85%) Kafka
3 1 (0.85%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.85%) REST
3 1 (0.85%) SAML
3 1 (0.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.86%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.63%) CMDB
3 4 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.39%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.69%) PMI
5 1 (0.85%) Clustering
5 1 (0.85%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.85%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.85%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.85%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.85%) PKI
5 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.85%) Statistics
5 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.17%) Windows
2 7 (5.93%) Linux
3 6 (5.08%) Unix
4 3 (2.54%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.69%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (100.00%) ITIL
2 35 (29.66%) Service Management
3 31 (26.27%) Service Delivery
4 26 (22.03%) Project Management
5 18 (15.25%) Service Design
6 13 (11.02%) Configuration Management
6 13 (11.02%) Incident Management
6 13 (11.02%) PRINCE2
7 11 (9.32%) Change Management
8 10 (8.47%) ITSM
8 10 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (7.63%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (6.78%) ITIL V3
11 7 (5.93%) Asset Management
12 6 (5.08%) Validation
13 5 (4.24%) Change Control
13 5 (4.24%) Matrix Management
13 5 (4.24%) Mentoring
13 5 (4.24%) Migration
13 5 (4.24%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.08%) SQL
2 2 (1.69%) VB
3 1 (0.85%) Perl
3 1 (0.85%) PHP
3 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (23.73%) SC Cleared
1 28 (23.73%) Security Cleared
2 15 (12.71%) Degree
3 7 (5.93%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (3.39%) BICSI Certification
5 4 (3.39%) BICSI RCDD
5 4 (3.39%) CCIE
5 4 (3.39%) CCNA
5 4 (3.39%) CCNP
5 4 (3.39%) CCVP
5 4 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.39%) MCSE
5 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.69%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.85%) CISM
7 1 (0.85%) CISSP
7 1 (0.85%) MCP
7 1 (0.85%) MCSA
7 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.86%) SLA
2 3 (2.54%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.54%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.85%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (5.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.54%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.85%) vCloud
4 1 (0.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.39%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (3.39%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (2.54%) SCCM
3 2 (1.69%) SCOM
4 1 (0.85%) Ansible
4 1 (0.85%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.85%) OVSD
4 1 (0.85%) Puppet
4 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 13 (11.02%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.93%) Remedy
3 6 (5.08%) Cisco
4 4 (3.39%) VMware
5 3 (2.54%) BMC
5 3 (2.54%) Citrix
5 3 (2.54%) Oracle
5 3 (2.54%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.69%) Google
6 2 (1.69%) SAP
7 1 (0.85%) Forcepoint
7 1 (0.85%) HEAT Software
7 1 (0.85%) HP
7 1 (0.85%) Lotus
7 1 (0.85%) NetApp
7 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.85%) Sophos
7 1 (0.85%) Veritas