Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for ITIL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL 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.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 41 30
Rank change year-on-year -3 -11 -15
Contract jobs citing ITIL 82 61 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 7.55% 7.69% 6.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.51% 8.68% 7.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 27 42
Essex median daily rate £463 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +46.04% -13.27%
10th Percentile £128 £135 £189
90th Percentile £600 £600 £500
East of England median daily rate £375 £348 £365
% change year-on-year +7.91% -4.79% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 21 9
Essex median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -50.00% +113.33%
10th Percentile £16.20 £10.40 £12.20
90th Percentile £22.00 £40.00 £33.12
East of England median hourly rate £15.38 £14.45 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.40% -12.42% +17.86%

ITIL is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 964 703 752
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 88.77% 88.65% 86.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 481 453
Essex median daily rate £500 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +42.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £225
90th Percentile £600 £600 £525
East of England median daily rate £438 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +3.55% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 63 142
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £31.03 £31.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.83% -1.41% -0.08%
10th Percentile £12.55 £11.94 £15.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £63.75 £43.68
East of England median hourly rate £17.84 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -40.53% -3.23% +30.53%

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in Essex

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in Essex

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in Essex

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Essex

ITIL
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 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 +6 19 £500 -9.01% 2
Witham +5 12 £383 +9.29%
Chelmsford +5 9 £135 -60.58% 3
Colchester -8 9 £345 -27.37% 3
Basildon +5 2 - -
Billericay - 1 £135 -
Epping - 1 £175 -
Harlow - 1 - - 2
ITIL
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL 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.

1 34 (41.46%) Service Management
2 26 (31.71%) ITSM
2 26 (31.71%) Finance
3 19 (23.17%) ITIL Certification
3 19 (23.17%) Problem Management
4 18 (21.95%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (21.95%) Business Continuity
5 17 (20.73%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (20.73%) Supplier Management
5 17 (20.73%) Microsoft Office
6 16 (19.51%) Risk Management
6 16 (19.51%) Ansible
7 15 (18.29%) DevOps
7 15 (18.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (17.07%) Incident Management
8 14 (17.07%) Business Continuity Management
8 14 (17.07%) GitLab
9 13 (15.85%) Microsoft
10 12 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (14.63%) Test Automation
11 11 (13.41%) SLA
11 11 (13.41%) Windows
11 11 (13.41%) Java
12 10 (12.20%) PRINCE2
12 10 (12.20%) C
12 10 (12.20%) Configuration Management
12 10 (12.20%) JIRA
12 10 (12.20%) Deployment Automation
13 9 (10.98%) Software Delivery
13 9 (10.98%) Continuous Integration

ITIL
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 7 (8.54%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.32%) Confluence
3 3 (3.66%) IBM Notes
3 3 (3.66%) SAS
4 1 (1.22%) GroupWise
4 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (20.73%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.98%) GitHub
2 5 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.66%) Office 365
5 1 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) LAN
1 2 (2.44%) WAN
2 1 (1.22%) ADSL
2 1 (1.22%) SAN
2 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.22%) VPN
2 1 (1.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.44%) MySQL
1 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 14 (17.07%) GitLab
2 10 (12.20%) JIRA
3 5 (6.10%) git-flow
4 4 (4.88%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.44%) Robot Framework
General
1 26 (31.71%) Finance
2 2 (2.44%) Electronics
2 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.44%) Marketing
2 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (39.02%) Analyst
2 22 (26.83%) Service Analyst
3 18 (21.95%) Service Manager
4 9 (10.98%) IT Manager
4 9 (10.98%) IT Services Manager
4 9 (10.98%) Service Management Manager
5 8 (9.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) IT Analyst
6 7 (8.54%) Incident Manager
7 6 (7.32%) Incident Analyst
7 6 (7.32%) PMO Analyst
7 6 (7.32%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (7.32%) Service Management Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Configuration Manager
8 4 (4.88%) Operations Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Business Continuity Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Business IT Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Financial Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Incident and Problem Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Problem Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.66%) J2EE
2 1 (1.22%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.32%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.10%) User Experience
4 2 (2.44%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.22%) e-Health
5 1 (1.22%) LIMS
5 1 (1.22%) NHS
5 1 (1.22%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.41%) Windows
2 8 (9.76%) Linux
3 7 (8.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (7.32%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.88%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.66%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.22%) Android
7 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.22%) Unix
7 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.46%) Service Management
2 26 (31.71%) ITSM
3 19 (23.17%) Problem Management
4 18 (21.95%) Business Continuity
4 18 (21.95%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (20.73%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (20.73%) Supplier Management
6 16 (19.51%) Risk Management
7 15 (18.29%) DevOps
7 15 (18.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (17.07%) Business Continuity Management
8 14 (17.07%) Incident Management
9 12 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (14.63%) Test Automation
10 10 (12.20%) Configuration Management
10 10 (12.20%) Deployment Automation
10 10 (12.20%) PRINCE2
11 9 (10.98%) Project Management
11 9 (10.98%) Service Delivery
11 9 (10.98%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.41%) Java
2 10 (12.20%) C
3 9 (10.98%) Perl
3 9 (10.98%) Python
3 9 (10.98%) Ruby
4 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.22%) SQL
4 1 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (23.17%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.10%) MCSE
4 4 (4.88%) Degree
4 4 (4.88%) MCSA
4 4 (4.88%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.44%) IRCA
6 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.44%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.22%) MCP
7 1 (1.22%) MCTS
7 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.41%) SLA
2 8 (9.76%) PMO
3 5 (6.10%) QA
4 4 (4.88%) Data Quality
5 2 (2.44%) ISO 9001
5 2 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.22%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (8.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.66%) Docker
2 3 (3.66%) XenApp
3 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (19.51%) Ansible
2 6 (7.32%) SCCM
3 4 (4.88%) SCOM
4 3 (3.66%) Terraform
5 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.22%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (15.85%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.98%) Atlassian
3 6 (7.32%) Citrix
4 3 (3.66%) Lotus
4 3 (3.66%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle
5 2 (2.44%) SAP
5 2 (2.44%) VMware
6 1 (1.22%) Altiris
6 1 (1.22%) Apple
6 1 (1.22%) Compaq
6 1 (1.22%) HP
6 1 (1.22%) IFS
6 1 (1.22%) Informatica
6 1 (1.22%) Novell
6 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.22%) Remedy