Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 97 78
Rank change year-on-year +8 -19 +1
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 15 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.54% 0.47% 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.33% 3.15% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 2
Essex median daily rate £500 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.21% -2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £163 £365 £375
90th Percentile £660 £415 £425
East of England median daily rate £419 £345 £413
% change year-on-year +21.38% -16.36% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 - £12.00
10th Percentile £15.75 - £11.15
90th Percentile £17.25 - £13.25
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year +13.79% +45.00% -60.00%

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 237 127 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 24.28% 15.05% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 64 113
Essex median daily rate £475 £403 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.01% +34.17% -25.00%
10th Percentile £212 £179 £225
90th Percentile £614 £578 £488
East of England median daily rate £415 £386 £363
% change year-on-year +7.44% +6.55% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 26
Essex median hourly rate £45.00 £33.00 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -10.20% -8.54%
10th Percentile £23.78 £21.75 £12.92
90th Percentile £56.91 £46.00 £47.88
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.39 £22.50
% change year-on-year -14.15% -9.40% +7.14%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +3 6 £530 +35.90%
Colchester - 5 £175 - 3
Chelmsford - 1 £700 -
ITIL Certification
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 15 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) Service Management
3 6 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) SLA
5 4 (26.67%) GitLab
5 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
5 4 (26.67%) Ansible
5 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (26.67%) git-flow
6 3 (20.00%) XenApp
6 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (20.00%) Citrix
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (20.00%) MCSE
6 3 (20.00%) MCSA
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) Office 365
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (13.33%) SCCM
8 1 (6.67%) SCOM
8 1 (6.67%) Android
8 1 (6.67%) People Management

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:

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (26.67%) git-flow
1 4 (26.67%) GitLab
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Configuration Manager
1 4 (26.67%) Service Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Project Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Service Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Project Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Project Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) Service Management
3 6 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.67%) CRM
6 1 (6.67%) Decision-Making
6 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (6.67%) People Management
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Service Design
6 1 (6.67%) Transition Management
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) MCSA
1 3 (20.00%) MCSE
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Ansible
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (13.33%) SCCM
3 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow