Period
to 19 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for ITIL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL over the 6 months to 19 October 2021 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 17 34 25
Rank change year-on-year +17 -9 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL 123 34 120
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 8.48% 5.59% 6.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.22% 6.53% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 17 64
10th Percentile £152 £120 £125
25th Percentile £198 £122 £209
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £340 £170 £350
Median % change year-on-year +100.00% -51.43% -1.41%
75th Percentile £404 £425 £466
90th Percentile £513 £475 £550
England median daily rate £438 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 15
10th Percentile £13.26 £11.95 £10.40
25th Percentile £14.00 £12.44 £12.44
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.34 £15.00
Median % change year-on-year +4.62% -4.42% +11.11%
75th Percentile £22.50 £16.71 £23.25
90th Percentile £28.75 £17.48 £41.00
England median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £18.16
% change year-on-year -11.76% -6.39% +14.94%

ITIL is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,203 521 1,529
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.91% 85.69% 82.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 323 888
10th Percentile £211 £213 £225
25th Percentile £325 £310 £320
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £380 £413
Median % change year-on-year +11.99% -8.00% +3.13%
75th Percentile £515 £475 £501
90th Percentile £591 £525 £575
England median daily rate £520 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +9.47% - +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 24 82
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.52 £10.82
25th Percentile £10.50 £11.07 £11.24
Median hourly rate £14.98 £13.25 £14.28
Median % change year-on-year +13.02% -7.21% -7.87%
75th Percentile £24.08 £21.70 £24.05
90th Percentile £50.98 £43.75 £46.73
England median hourly rate £24.36 £25.33 £22.50
% change year-on-year -3.83% +12.58% +12.50%

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing ITIL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in the East Midlands

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing ITIL in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for ITIL in the East Midlands

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing ITIL in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for ITIL in the East Midlands

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing ITIL in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for ITIL in the East Midlands

ITIL
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing ITIL in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for ITIL in the East Midlands

ITIL
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 within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +15 45 £340 +183.33% 9
Derbyshire +4 23 £275 +61.76% 10
Leicestershire +3 20 £185 -58.89% 12
Nottinghamshire -16 20 £425 +244.13% 22
Lincolnshire -1 8 £155 -61.25% 6
ITIL
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 58 (47.15%) Active Directory
2 55 (44.72%) Windows
3 45 (36.59%) Microsoft
4 43 (34.96%) Microsoft 365
5 39 (31.71%) Social Skills
6 27 (21.95%) Service Management
7 24 (19.51%) Firewall
8 23 (18.70%) SLA
8 23 (18.70%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (18.70%) CCNA
8 23 (18.70%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (17.89%) VMware
10 21 (17.07%) VPN
10 21 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
10 21 (17.07%) Windows Server
11 19 (15.45%) Windows 10
11 19 (15.45%) Azure
12 17 (13.82%) Citrix
13 16 (13.01%) HP
13 16 (13.01%) WAN
13 16 (13.01%) MCP
13 16 (13.01%) Palo Alto
14 15 (12.20%) Aruba
14 15 (12.20%) ITSM
15 14 (11.38%) Cisco
15 14 (11.38%) Middleware
15 14 (11.38%) PRINCE2
15 14 (11.38%) SQL
15 14 (11.38%) Root Cause Analysis
16 13 (10.57%) Migration

ITIL
Co-occurring 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 8 (6.50%) WebSphere
2 7 (5.69%) JBoss
3 5 (4.07%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.07%) NetWeaver
4 2 (1.63%) Confluence
4 2 (1.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.81%) Apache
5 1 (0.81%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (8.94%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.63%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 43 (34.96%) Microsoft 365
2 19 (15.45%) Azure
3 7 (5.69%) IaaS
4 6 (4.88%) PaaS
4 6 (4.88%) SaaS
5 5 (4.07%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (4.07%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 5 (4.07%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 4 (3.25%) AWS
7 2 (1.63%) GitHub
8 1 (0.81%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.81%) AWS CodeCommit
8 1 (0.81%) AWS CodePipeline
8 1 (0.81%) Azure Storage
8 1 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.81%) GCP
8 1 (0.81%) Google Workspace
8 1 (0.81%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.81%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (19.51%) Firewall
2 21 (17.07%) VPN
3 16 (13.01%) WAN
4 12 (9.76%) Wireless
5 9 (7.32%) LAN
6 8 (6.50%) SSL
6 8 (6.50%) VoIP
7 7 (5.69%) DHCP
7 7 (5.69%) IPsec
7 7 (5.69%) SSH
8 6 (4.88%) DNS
8 6 (4.88%) PBX
9 5 (4.07%) MPLS
9 5 (4.07%) SD-WAN
9 5 (4.07%) Skype
10 3 (2.44%) Internet
11 2 (1.63%) Network Security
11 2 (1.63%) SAN
11 2 (1.63%) TCP/IP
12 1 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.88%) Azure SQL Database
2 6 (4.88%) MySQL
3 5 (4.07%) DB2
3 5 (4.07%) SAP HANA
4 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.81%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.44%) JIRA
2 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.81%) GitLab
2 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.81%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 39 (31.71%) Social Skills
2 10 (8.13%) Finance
3 8 (6.50%) Public Sector
4 7 (5.69%) Law
5 6 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.88%) Automotive
6 5 (4.07%) Telecoms
7 4 (3.25%) Retail
8 3 (2.44%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.63%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.63%) Billing
9 2 (1.63%) Electronics
9 2 (1.63%) Marketing
10 1 (0.81%) Banking
10 1 (0.81%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.81%) Influencing Skills
10 1 (0.81%) Legal
10 1 (0.81%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 33 (26.83%) Analyst
2 16 (13.01%) Systems Engineer
3 15 (12.20%) 2nd Line Support
4 13 (10.57%) IT Analyst
5 12 (9.76%) IT Support
5 12 (9.76%) Support Analyst
6 11 (8.94%) 1st Line Support
7 10 (8.13%) Architect
7 10 (8.13%) Support Engineer
8 9 (7.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 8 (6.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (6.50%) IT Engineer
9 8 (6.50%) Service Analyst
9 8 (6.50%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (5.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 7 (5.69%) IT Support Analyst
10 7 (5.69%) Security Engineer
11 6 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 6 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (4.88%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.38%) Middleware
2 5 (4.07%) SAP Basis
3 3 (2.44%) EDI
3 3 (2.44%) Web Services
4 2 (1.63%) .NET
4 2 (1.63%) CSS
4 2 (1.63%) HTML
4 2 (1.63%) LDAP
5 1 (0.81%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.81%) Django
5 1 (0.81%) Express
5 1 (0.81%) JDBC
5 1 (0.81%) MEAN Stack
5 1 (0.81%) Node.js
5 1 (0.81%) ODBC
5 1 (0.81%) REST
5 1 (0.81%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.81%) SAML
5 1 (0.81%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.69%) PKI
2 6 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (4.88%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.88%) Public Cloud
2 6 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (4.07%) Virtual Team
4 4 (3.25%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.25%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.44%) User Experience
6 2 (1.63%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.63%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.63%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.63%) NHS
6 2 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.63%) Wiki
7 1 (0.81%) Blog
7 1 (0.81%) CMDB
7 1 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.81%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 55 (44.72%) Windows
2 21 (17.07%) Windows Server
3 19 (15.45%) Windows 10
4 11 (8.94%) Linux
5 8 (6.50%) Unix
6 7 (5.69%) Apple iOS
7 6 (4.88%) AIX
7 6 (4.88%) Android
7 6 (4.88%) Windows 8
8 5 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.44%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.81%) CentOS
11 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.81%) SUSE
11 1 (0.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.81%) VMS
11 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.95%) Service Management
2 23 (18.70%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (12.20%) ITSM
5 14 (11.38%) PRINCE2
5 14 (11.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 13 (10.57%) Migration
7 11 (8.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 10 (8.13%) Service Delivery
9 9 (7.32%) Change Management
9 9 (7.32%) ITIL V3
9 9 (7.32%) Project Management
10 8 (6.50%) Decision-Making
10 8 (6.50%) High Availability
10 8 (6.50%) Incident Management
10 8 (6.50%) Problem Management
10 8 (6.50%) TOGAF
11 7 (5.69%) Business Continuity
11 7 (5.69%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (5.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.38%) SQL
2 5 (4.07%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.44%) PHP
3 3 (2.44%) VBA
4 2 (1.63%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.63%) Java
4 2 (1.63%) Perl
4 2 (1.63%) Python
4 2 (1.63%) VBScript
5 1 (0.81%) C
5 1 (0.81%) C#
5 1 (0.81%) C++
5 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.81%) Jython
5 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.81%) Ruby
5 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.81%) VB
5 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (18.70%) CCNA
1 23 (18.70%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (13.01%) MCP
3 13 (10.57%) Degree
4 8 (6.50%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (4.88%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.25%) A+ Certification
6 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.44%) ECDL
7 3 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (2.44%) MCSA
7 3 (2.44%) MOS
8 1 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.81%) CCNP
8 1 (0.81%) CEH
8 1 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.81%) ISEB
8 1 (0.81%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.81%) PMP
8 1 (0.81%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (18.70%) SLA
2 7 (5.69%) COBIT
3 6 (4.88%) GDPR
4 5 (4.07%) PCI DSS
5 3 (2.44%) QA
6 2 (1.63%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
System Software
1 58 (47.15%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.88%) Docker
4 3 (2.44%) Firmware
5 2 (1.63%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.63%) XenApp
5 2 (1.63%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.81%) GPFS
6 1 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (6.50%) SCCM
2 6 (4.88%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 6 (4.88%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.81%) Ansible
4 1 (0.81%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.81%) Puppet
4 1 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.81%) Terraform
4 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 45 (36.59%) Microsoft
2 22 (17.89%) VMware
3 17 (13.82%) Citrix
4 16 (13.01%) HP
4 16 (13.01%) Palo Alto
5 15 (12.20%) Aruba
6 14 (11.38%) Cisco
7 12 (9.76%) ServiceNow
8 8 (6.50%) Oracle
9 7 (5.69%) SAP
9 7 (5.69%) Software AG
10 6 (4.88%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.44%) BT
12 2 (1.63%) IBM
12 2 (1.63%) JD Edwards
12 2 (1.63%) SolarWinds
13 1 (0.81%) Cadence
13 1 (0.81%) F5
13 1 (0.81%) Fortinet
13 1 (0.81%) Google