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 28 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.

ITIL Version 3
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 48 53
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex - 1.10% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.30% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £600 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +140.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £341
% change year-on-year - +17.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 356 385 360
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 88.12% 84.62% 78.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 207 193
Median daily rate £422 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 45 39
Median hourly rate £37.50 £16.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +127.27% -54.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

ITIL V3
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Essex region with a requirement for ITIL V3.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

ITIL V3
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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Environment Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Platform Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow