The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 29 June 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.

ITIL Version 3
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 53 50
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 0 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex - 0.63% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.78% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 11
Essex median daily rate - £550 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.33%  
East of England median daily rate £168 £350 £413
% change year-on-year -52.14% -15.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £20.00 -

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 Essex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 394 383 512
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 90.78% 80.13% 79.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1538 654 1068
Essex median daily rate £500 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -12.50%  
10th Percentile £355 £220 £250
90th Percentile £619 £525 £550
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 260 92
Essex median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.12% -17.33%  
10th Percentile £12.26 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.84 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +12.90% -6.06%  

ITIL V3
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing ITIL V3 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL V3 in Essex

ITIL V3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL V3 in Essex