The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ITIL Version 3
England / East Midlands
Rank 82 88 87
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1  
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 12 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.81% 0.43% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.54% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 5
Median daily rate £279 £300 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.08% -22.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £370 £586
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £400 £340
% change year-on-year -1.12% +17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -25.58% -28.33%  

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1180 1304 1262
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 80.11% 80.35% 76.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 800 722
Median daily rate £380 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 28 41
Median hourly rate £21.50 £31.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.20% +95.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £43.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

ITIL V3
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

ITIL V3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL V3 in the East Midlands

ITIL V3
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL V3 in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL V3 in the East Midlands

ITIL V3
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL V3 within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 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
Nottinghamshire +11 5 £450 +12.50%
Northamptonshire 0 4 £200 -
Leicestershire -4 2 £274 -8.75%
ITIL V3
England

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for ITIL V3.

1 34 (100.00%) ITIL
2 21 (61.76%) Project Management
3 15 (44.12%) Windows
3 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (41.18%) SDLC
5 13 (38.24%) VMware
5 13 (38.24%) Cisco
6 12 (35.29%) PRINCE2
6 12 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (35.29%) Degree
6 12 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (35.29%) Data Loss Prevention
6 12 (35.29%) Data Centre
7 10 (29.41%) Unix
7 10 (29.41%) Linux
8 9 (26.47%) SCCM
8 9 (26.47%) Clustering
9 8 (23.53%) Firewall
9 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
10 7 (20.59%) Unified Communications
10 7 (20.59%) High Availability
10 7 (20.59%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 7 (20.59%) NetApp
11 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (17.65%) Six Sigma
11 6 (17.65%) MCSE
11 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (17.65%) JSP 440
12 5 (14.71%) EMC NetWorker

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 5 (14.71%) iPlanet
1 5 (14.71%) WebLogic
2 3 (8.82%) MQSeries
3 2 (5.88%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) Firewall
2 7 (20.59%) Unified Communications
3 5 (14.71%) BIG-IP
4 4 (11.76%) SAN
5 3 (8.82%) ADSL
5 3 (8.82%) BGP
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (8.82%) LDAP
5 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.88%) DHCP
6 2 (5.88%) DNS
6 2 (5.88%) EIGRP
6 2 (5.88%) FTP
6 2 (5.88%) LAN
6 2 (5.88%) MPLS
6 2 (5.88%) NAS
6 2 (5.88%) SNMP
6 2 (5.88%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (5.88%) VPN
6 2 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Support Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Architect
2 8 (23.53%) SCCM Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Windows Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Windows Support Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (20.59%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Technical Leader
5 3 (8.82%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Transition Manager
6 2 (5.88%) DevOps Architect
6 2 (5.88%) ITIL Service Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Network Support
6 2 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Network Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Operations Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) J2EE
1 5 (14.71%) JSP
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (2.94%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 9 (26.47%) Clustering
3 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (8.82%) HP Storage
4 3 (8.82%) HP StoreVirtual
4 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.88%) Grid Computing
5 2 (5.88%) Mainframe
5 2 (5.88%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.94%) Handset
6 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Windows
2 10 (29.41%) Linux
2 10 (29.41%) Unix
3 5 (14.71%) AIX
3 5 (14.71%) Solaris
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) ITIL
2 21 (61.76%) Project Management
3 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (41.18%) SDLC
5 12 (35.29%) Data Loss Prevention
5 12 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (35.29%) PRINCE2
6 7 (20.59%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 7 (20.59%) High Availability
7 6 (17.65%) Six Sigma
7 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (14.71%) CAD
8 5 (14.71%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (14.71%) Service Management
9 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (11.76%) IT Strategy
9 4 (11.76%) QMS
10 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
10 3 (8.82%) TOGAF
10 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) Degree
2 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (17.65%) MCSE
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) CCNP
4 1 (2.94%) MCDST
4 1 (2.94%) MCITP
4 1 (2.94%) MCSA
4 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) JSP 440
2 5 (14.71%) SLA
3 3 (8.82%) COBIT
3 3 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (5.88%) Docker
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) SCCM
2 5 (14.71%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (14.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (8.82%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (8.82%) NetBackup
4 2 (5.88%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (5.88%) OpenView
4 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.88%) Puppet
5 1 (2.94%) OVSD
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Cisco
1 13 (38.24%) VMware
2 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.59%) NetApp
4 5 (14.71%) BEA
4 5 (14.71%) F5
4 5 (14.71%) HP
4 5 (14.71%) Oracle
4 5 (14.71%) Red Hat
4 5 (14.71%) Sun
5 4 (11.76%) Remedy
6 3 (8.82%) 3PAR
6 3 (8.82%) BMC
6 3 (8.82%) EMC
6 3 (8.82%) Symantec
7 2 (5.88%) Avaya
7 2 (5.88%) Cognos
7 2 (5.88%) Opsware
7 2 (5.88%) SolarWinds
7 2 (5.88%) Veritas