The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for ITIL V3 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL V3 over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

ITIL Version 3
South West / Bristol
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 65 57
Rank change year-on-year -1 -8  
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 1 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.12% 0.57% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.70% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Median daily rate £350 £328 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.87% -12.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £388 £325
% change year-on-year +5.67% +19.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -35.18% -10.00%  

ITIL V3 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 Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 645 715 714
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 80.32% 81.16% 80.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 509 524
Median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £272 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 27 17
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £37.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.06% +4.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £30.00 £31.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.69 £51.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year - +18.03%  

ITIL V3
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing ITIL V3 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL V3 in Bristol

ITIL V3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL V3 in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL V3 in Bristol

ITIL V3
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL V3 in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL V3 in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 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 Bristol region with a requirement for ITIL V3.

1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) SLA
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Change Management
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (80.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (60.00%) Office 365
3 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) RSA SecurID
3 3 (60.00%) Smartphone
3 3 (60.00%) Android
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) ITSM
3 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Dell
3 3 (60.00%) Apple
3 3 (60.00%) Toshiba
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012

ITIL V3
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
1 3 (60.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 3 (60.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Help Desk Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Help Desk Support
1 3 (60.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) IT Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Service Desk Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Service Desk Support
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (60.00%) RSA SecurID
1 3 (60.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Android
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Change Management
2 4 (80.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (60.00%) ITSM
3 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Apple
1 3 (60.00%) Dell
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Toshiba