Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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)
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 27 15
Rank change year-on-year -13 -12 +2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 61 55 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 7.76% 6.27% 8.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.05% 7.34% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 42 63
Essex median daily rate £475 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.04% -13.27% -6.25%
10th Percentile £135 £189 £250
90th Percentile £600 £500 £480
East of England median daily rate £348 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.79% +4.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 6
Essex median hourly rate £16.00 £32.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +103.17% +5.00%
10th Percentile £10.40 £12.20 £13.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £33.12 £29.13
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -12.12% +17.86% -27.27%

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 674 749 960
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 85.75% 85.40% 79.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 452 532
Essex median daily rate £500 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £300 £224 £250
90th Percentile £600 £525 £549
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 144 146
Essex median hourly rate £31.27 £31.50 £31.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.75% -0.03% +5.03%
10th Percentile £12.22 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £43.75 £44.13
East of England median hourly rate £31.02 £31.48 £25.00
% change year-on-year -1.46% +25.90% +3.65%

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 18 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Colchester +20 15 £475 +115.66%
Southend-on-Sea -27 8 £550 +161.67%
Brentwood -13 4 - - 1
Basildon +6 2 - - 1
Chelmsford -1 2 £343 -8.67%
Witham -5 2 £350 +40.00%
Thurrock - 2 £138 -
ITIL
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 (39.34%) Active Directory
2 23 (37.70%) Microsoft
3 16 (26.23%) Service Management
4 15 (24.59%) ITSM
5 14 (22.95%) SAP
5 14 (22.95%) Windows
6 13 (21.31%) Service Delivery
7 12 (19.67%) DameWare
7 12 (19.67%) SLA
7 12 (19.67%) Cisco
8 11 (18.03%) Linux
9 10 (16.39%) ERP
9 10 (16.39%) Terminal Services
9 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (14.75%) SAP MM
10 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Office
10 9 (14.75%) SAP FSCM
10 9 (14.75%) Software Delivery
10 9 (14.75%) Data Centre
11 8 (13.11%) DevOps
11 8 (13.11%) Java
12 7 (11.48%) Perl
12 7 (11.48%) Python
12 7 (11.48%) Configuration Management
12 7 (11.48%) VMware
12 7 (11.48%) JIRA
12 7 (11.48%) Problem Management
12 7 (11.48%) Atlassian
12 7 (11.48%) Ruby
12 7 (11.48%) Test Automation

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 6 (9.84%) IIS
2 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.92%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.64%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.64%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.64%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (14.75%) SAP FSCM
1 9 (14.75%) SAP MM
2 3 (4.92%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.64%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.64%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.64%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.64%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) GitHub
2 4 (6.56%) Office 365
3 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) DNS
1 6 (9.84%) WebEx
2 4 (6.56%) DHCP
3 3 (4.92%) Firewall
3 3 (4.92%) FTP
3 3 (4.92%) LAN
3 3 (4.92%) WLAN
4 2 (3.28%) HTTPS
4 2 (3.28%) Internet
4 2 (3.28%) SMTP
4 2 (3.28%) WAN
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.64%) MRTG
5 1 (1.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) GitLab
1 7 (11.48%) JIRA
2 4 (6.56%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.92%) Robot Framework
General
1 5 (8.20%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Billing
2 3 (4.92%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.28%) Publishing
4 1 (1.64%) Automotive
4 1 (1.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Military
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (14.75%) Analyst
1 9 (14.75%) Delivery Manager
2 8 (13.11%) SAP Delivery Manager
2 8 (13.11%) SAP Manager
3 6 (9.84%) Coordinator
3 6 (9.84%) ERP Manager
3 6 (9.84%) Service Manager
3 6 (9.84%) Support Analyst
3 6 (9.84%) Technical Coordinator
4 5 (8.20%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (6.56%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (6.56%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) Network Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Services Delivery Manager
5 4 (6.56%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Desktop Support
6 3 (4.92%) Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) Web Services
2 3 (4.92%) HTML
2 3 (4.92%) Middleware
2 3 (4.92%) SAP PI
2 3 (4.92%) SOAP
2 3 (4.92%) XSLT
3 2 (3.28%) .NET
4 1 (1.64%) Flash
4 1 (1.64%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.20%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.92%) NHS
4 2 (3.28%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.64%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.95%) Windows
2 11 (18.03%) Linux
3 7 (11.48%) Windows Server
4 4 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (6.56%) Windows XP
5 3 (4.92%) OpenVMS
5 3 (4.92%) Unix
5 3 (4.92%) VMS
6 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.23%) Service Management
2 15 (24.59%) ITSM
3 13 (21.31%) Service Delivery
4 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (16.39%) ERP
5 9 (14.75%) Software Delivery
6 8 (13.11%) DevOps
7 7 (11.48%) Configuration Management
7 7 (11.48%) People Management
7 7 (11.48%) Problem Management
7 7 (11.48%) Test Automation
8 6 (9.84%) Project Management
8 6 (9.84%) Time Management
9 4 (6.56%) Continuous Deployment
9 4 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.56%) Mentoring
9 4 (6.56%) Open Source
9 4 (6.56%) Server Hardening
9 4 (6.56%) Software Testing
9 4 (6.56%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.11%) Java
2 7 (11.48%) Perl
2 7 (11.48%) Python
2 7 (11.48%) Ruby
3 4 (6.56%) C
4 3 (4.92%) SQL
4 3 (4.92%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.28%) C++
5 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.64%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) Degree
2 4 (6.56%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.92%) ACCA
3 3 (4.92%) CIMA
3 3 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.28%) CCNP
4 2 (3.28%) CISSP
4 2 (3.28%) MCSE
4 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) CCNA
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.64%) MCP
5 1 (1.64%) MCSA
5 1 (1.64%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) COBIT
System Software
1 24 (39.34%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.39%) Terminal Services
3 6 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.28%) vSphere
5 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (19.67%) DameWare
2 7 (11.48%) Ansible
3 4 (6.56%) SCCM
4 1 (1.64%) Cacti
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.64%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 23 (37.70%) Microsoft
2 14 (22.95%) SAP
3 12 (19.67%) Cisco
4 7 (11.48%) Atlassian
4 7 (11.48%) VMware
5 3 (4.92%) Citrix
5 3 (4.92%) HP
6 2 (3.28%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.64%) Adobe
7 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.64%) IBM
7 1 (1.64%) Lotus
7 1 (1.64%) McAfee
7 1 (1.64%) Meraki
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle
7 1 (1.64%) Polycom
7 1 (1.64%) Siemens
7 1 (1.64%) Symantec