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 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.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 21 15
Rank change year-on-year -7 -6  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 30 33 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 7.43% 7.25% 10.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.43% 8.57% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 23
Median daily rate £400 £425 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +129.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £93
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £510 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £26.75 - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.54
% change year-on-year -8.57% +20.39%  

ITIL 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
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing ITIL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in Essex

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Essex

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Essex over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +7 9 £425 +6.25%
Brentwood +3 3 - -
Chelmsford +3 3 £400 -9.09% 1
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £395 -
Witham - 1 - -
ITIL
East of England

ITIL
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL 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.

1 24 (43.64%) Microsoft
2 21 (38.18%) Active Directory
3 20 (36.36%) Windows
4 19 (34.55%) Finance
5 14 (25.45%) MS Excel
6 13 (23.64%) Banking
7 11 (20.00%) Degree
7 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 11 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 11 (20.00%) Information Security
8 10 (18.18%) Service Management
9 9 (16.36%) ITSM
9 9 (16.36%) MS Office
9 9 (16.36%) PRINCE2
10 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (14.55%) Management Information System
10 8 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (14.55%) Windows 7
10 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (12.73%) Windows Server
11 7 (12.73%) CISM
11 7 (12.73%) DHCP
11 7 (12.73%) DNS
12 6 (10.91%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (10.91%) BMC
12 6 (10.91%) Linux
12 6 (10.91%) SQL
12 6 (10.91%) Publishing
12 6 (10.91%) Data Security
12 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2008

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 4 (7.27%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.45%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.82%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (25.45%) MS Excel
2 9 (16.36%) MS Office
3 4 (7.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (5.45%) InfoPath
5 2 (3.64%) MS Project
5 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
5 2 (3.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (5.45%) SAP CO
1 3 (5.45%) SAP FI
1 3 (5.45%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (3.64%) Teamcenter
3 1 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) G Suite
1 3 (5.45%) Mimecast
2 2 (3.64%) Office 365
3 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) DHCP
1 7 (12.73%) DNS
2 5 (9.09%) LAN
2 5 (9.09%) WAN
3 3 (5.45%) LDAP
3 3 (5.45%) SAN
4 2 (3.64%) Firewall
4 2 (3.64%) VoIP
4 2 (3.64%) WebEx
5 1 (1.82%) BGP
5 1 (1.82%) HSRP
5 1 (1.82%) NAS
5 1 (1.82%) OSPF
5 1 (1.82%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.82%) SMTP
5 1 (1.82%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.09%) OLAP
3 5 (9.09%) OLTP
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.45%) QlikView
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) AccuRev
General
1 19 (34.55%) Finance
2 13 (23.64%) Banking
3 11 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (10.91%) Publishing
5 4 (7.27%) Retail
6 2 (3.64%) Automotive
6 2 (3.64%) Billing
7 1 (1.82%) Legal
7 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Analyst
2 9 (16.36%) Consultant
3 8 (14.55%) Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Security Officer
5 6 (10.91%) IT Security Officer
5 6 (10.91%) Service Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) ETL Developer
7 4 (7.27%) IT Support
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Support Consultant
8 3 (5.45%) Business Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V Consultant
8 3 (5.45%) ITIL Business Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) ITSM Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Service Desk Support
8 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) .NET
1 4 (7.27%) Web Services
2 3 (5.45%) J2EE
2 3 (5.45%) JAX-WS
2 3 (5.45%) JMS
2 3 (5.45%) JPA
2 3 (5.45%) SOAP
3 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.82%) MDX
3 1 (1.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (14.55%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.09%) Clustering
2 5 (9.09%) Mainframe
3 3 (5.45%) HTC Vive
3 3 (5.45%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.64%) iPad
4 2 (3.64%) iPhone
4 2 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.64%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.82%) NHS
5 1 (1.82%) PKI
5 1 (1.82%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 20 (36.36%) Windows
2 8 (14.55%) Windows 7
3 7 (12.73%) Windows Server
4 6 (10.91%) Linux
5 5 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.45%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.64%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.00%) Information Security
2 10 (18.18%) Service Management
3 9 (16.36%) ITSM
3 9 (16.36%) PRINCE2
4 8 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.91%) Data Security
6 5 (9.09%) Business Continuity
6 5 (9.09%) Business Continuity Management
6 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (9.09%) Data Protection
6 5 (9.09%) ETL
6 5 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (7.27%) Change Management
7 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (7.27%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (7.27%) Migration
7 4 (7.27%) Programme Management
7 4 (7.27%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.91%) SQL
2 5 (9.09%) C#
2 5 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 5 (9.09%) VBScript
3 3 (5.45%) Java
3 3 (5.45%) VB
3 3 (5.45%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.82%) C
4 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) Degree
2 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (12.73%) CISM
4 6 (10.91%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (9.09%) CISSP
5 5 (9.09%) SSCP
6 4 (7.27%) MCITP
6 4 (7.27%) MCTS
7 2 (3.64%) CCA
7 2 (3.64%) CISA
7 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.82%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (1.82%) MCP
8 1 (1.82%) MCSA
8 1 (1.82%) MCSE
8 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) SLA
2 2 (3.64%) IFRS
2 2 (3.64%) IFRS 9
2 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (38.18%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.64%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.82%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) WSUS
2 3 (5.45%) SCCM
3 1 (1.82%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.82%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 24 (43.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) BMC
3 5 (9.09%) ServiceNow
4 4 (7.27%) Remedy
5 3 (5.45%) Apple
5 3 (5.45%) Google
5 3 (5.45%) IBM
5 3 (5.45%) SAP
6 2 (3.64%) Autodesk
6 2 (3.64%) Cisco
6 2 (3.64%) HP
6 2 (3.64%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.82%) Citrix
7 1 (1.82%) Clearswift
7 1 (1.82%) F5
7 1 (1.82%) Huawei
7 1 (1.82%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.82%) Juniper
7 1 (1.82%) NetApp
7 1 (1.82%) VMware