Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for ITIL Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 November 2018 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.

Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 93 78
Rank change year-on-year -3 -15 +5
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 19 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.75% 0.50% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.55% 2.99% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
Essex median daily rate £500 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.85% - -
East of England median daily rate £275 £345 £425
% change year-on-year -20.29% -18.82% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 - £14.75
10th Percentile £15.75 - £11.45
90th Percentile £17.25 - £17.25
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 - £12.00

ITIL Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Essex
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 290 134 216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 26.70% 16.90% 24.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 74 146
Essex median daily rate £490 £400 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.50% +24.03% -19.38%
10th Percentile £304 £171 £225
90th Percentile £613 £559 £494
East of England median daily rate £425 £391 £363
% change year-on-year +8.77% +7.79% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 31
Essex median hourly rate £13.50 £26.44 £34.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.96% -23.80% -16.39%
10th Percentile £12.32 £18.46 £15.75
90th Percentile £48.84 £39.90 £45.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £28.56
% change year-on-year -2.78% -36.97% +32.84%

ITIL Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing ITIL Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL Certification in Essex

ITIL Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL Certification in Essex

ITIL Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL Certification in Essex over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL Certification in Essex

ITIL Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL Certification in Essex

ITIL Certification
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 20 November 2018. 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
Southend-on-Sea - 7 £515 -
Colchester - 6 £175 -
Chelmsford +1 2 £700 +115.38%
ITIL Certification
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification 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 Essex region with a requirement for ITIL Certification.

1 19 (100.00%) ITIL
2 9 (47.37%) Service Management
3 7 (36.84%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (31.58%) Windows
5 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
5 4 (21.05%) Ansible
5 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (21.05%) SLA
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
5 4 (21.05%) GitLab
5 4 (21.05%) git-flow
6 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
6 3 (15.79%) Citrix
6 3 (15.79%) MCSE
6 3 (15.79%) MCSA
6 3 (15.79%) ServiceNow
6 3 (15.79%) XenApp
6 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
6 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
7 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (10.53%) SCCM
7 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Office 365
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
7 2 (10.53%) Windows 10

ITIL Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (21.05%) git-flow
1 4 (21.05%) GitLab
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Service Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Configuration Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Project Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Service Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Project Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Project Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Service Transition Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.26%) Android
4 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.26%) Unix
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) ITIL
2 9 (47.37%) Service Management
3 7 (36.84%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) Decision-Making
5 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (5.26%) Data Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.26%) ITSM
6 1 (5.26%) Line Management
6 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (5.26%) People Management
6 1 (5.26%) Release Management
6 1 (5.26%) Service Design
6 1 (5.26%) Transition Management
6 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.79%) MCSA
2 3 (15.79%) MCSE
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Ansible
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (10.53%) SCCM
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Citrix
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.79%) ServiceNow
2 1 (5.26%) IFS
2 1 (5.26%) Informatica
2 1 (5.26%) Lotus
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle