The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ITIL Version 3
England / East of England
Rank 116 103 107
Rank change year-on-year -13 +4  
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 10 20 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.46% 0.82% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 1.01% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 13
Median daily rate £325 £500 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.00% +35.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £400 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £672 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £400 £346
% change year-on-year -1.12% +15.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -49.11%  
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 of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1796 1971 2038
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 82.69% 80.71% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1100 1172 1182
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 134 160
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

ITIL V3
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

ITIL V3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL V3 in the East of England

ITIL V3
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL V3 in the East of England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL V3 in the East of England

ITIL V3
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL V3 in the East of England

ITIL V3
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 24 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
Bedfordshire -2 6 £325 -33.33% 1
Norfolk -1 2 £720 -
Hertfordshire 0 1 - - 3
Suffolk - 1 £255 - 3
ITIL V3
England

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 of England region with a requirement for ITIL V3.

1 19 (100.00%) ITIL
2 11 (57.89%) Service Management
3 9 (47.37%) Windows
4 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 8 (42.11%) Service Delivery
4 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
5 5 (26.32%) Problem Management
5 5 (26.32%) Service Design
5 5 (26.32%) SLA
5 5 (26.32%) MCP
6 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
6 4 (21.05%) A+ Certification
6 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
6 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
6 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
6 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (21.05%) WSUS
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (15.79%) Line Management
7 3 (15.79%) Finance
7 3 (15.79%) Legal
7 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
8 2 (10.53%) SOA
8 2 (10.53%) DNS
8 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (10.53%) UML
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
8 2 (10.53%) Cisco
8 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.26%) MS Office
3 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Mimecast
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
1 3 (15.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Desktop Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Desktop Support
2 4 (21.05%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Service Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Services Delivery Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Environment Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Platform Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Desktop Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Desktop Support
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.26%) Blog
3 1 (5.26%) CMDB
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) ITIL
2 11 (57.89%) Service Management
3 8 (42.11%) Service Delivery
4 5 (26.32%) Problem Management
4 5 (26.32%) Service Design
5 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
6 3 (15.79%) Line Management
7 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.53%) SOA
7 2 (10.53%) Statistics
7 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
7 2 (10.53%) UML
8 1 (5.26%) Change Management
8 1 (5.26%) Data Security
8 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (5.26%) ITSM
8 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
8 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) MCP
2 4 (21.05%) A+ Certification
3 1 (5.26%) CCIP
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) CCSP
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) MCSA
3 1 (5.26%) MCSE
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (5.26%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Firmware
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) WSUS
2 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) EMC
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Intel Security
3 1 (5.26%) NetApp
3 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds