Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 2019 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
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 56 48 38
Rank change year-on-year -8 -10 -22
Contract jobs citing ITIL 45 33 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.29% 5.12% 6.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.02% 5.85% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 30
Essex median daily rate £420 £505 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.83% +34.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £140 £310 £191
90th Percentile £650 £600 £500
East of England median daily rate £375 £315 £346
% change year-on-year +19.05% -9.03% -3.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 9
Essex median hourly rate £18.00 £28.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.71% +69.70% +10.00%
East of England median hourly rate £13.75 £13.84 £16.00
% change year-on-year -0.65% -13.50% +0.72%

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 748 564 717
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 87.90% 87.44% 87.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 397 474
Essex median daily rate £495 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.00% +33.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £233
90th Percentile £600 £638 £538
East of England median daily rate £449 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +6.25% -0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 39 94
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.17% +2.86% +33.97%
10th Percentile £11.93 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £49.88 £63.75 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £18.75 £34.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year -45.26% +5.38% +6.56%

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 21 February 2019.

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 21 February 2019. 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
Chelmsford +4 13 £175 -51.39% 1
Southend-on-Sea -13 10 £506 -3.98% 1
Colchester -9 2 £550 -
Witham +12 1 £263 -25.00%
Harlow - 1 - -
ITIL
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 15 (33.33%) Service Management
2 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (22.22%) Project Management
5 9 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (20.00%) SLA
5 9 (20.00%) Supplier Management
5 9 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 8 (17.78%) Degree
6 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
6 8 (17.78%) Oracle
6 8 (17.78%) ITSM
6 8 (17.78%) Service Delivery
7 7 (15.56%) Management Information System
7 7 (15.56%) Data Modelling
7 7 (15.56%) Problem Management
7 7 (15.56%) ITIL V3
7 7 (15.56%) DevOps
7 7 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (13.33%) User Experience
8 6 (13.33%) Data Engineering
8 6 (13.33%) QA
8 6 (13.33%) SAP
9 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
9 5 (11.11%) Linux
9 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
9 5 (11.11%) ETL
9 5 (11.11%) Finance
9 5 (11.11%) Business Continuity

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 3 (6.67%) SAS
2 2 (4.44%) Confluence
2 2 (4.44%) IBM Notes
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.44%) GitHub
2 1 (2.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (8.89%) Pentaho
2 2 (4.44%) Ingres
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) JIRA
2 2 (4.44%) GitLab
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Electronics
2 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.44%) Marketing
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Analyst
2 12 (26.67%) Service Analyst
3 10 (22.22%) Service Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Project Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) ETL Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) IT Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.44%) Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) Architect
6 2 (4.44%) DBA
6 2 (4.44%) ITIL Service Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) SAS Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Service Management Manager
6 2 (4.44%) ServiceNow Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.33%) User Experience
3 5 (11.11%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Linux
2 3 (6.67%) Unix
2 3 (6.67%) Windows
3 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.44%) Solaris
3 2 (4.44%) Windows 10
3 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Service Management
2 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (22.22%) Project Management
3 10 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 9 (20.00%) Supplier Management
5 8 (17.78%) ITSM
5 8 (17.78%) Service Delivery
6 7 (15.56%) Data Modelling
6 7 (15.56%) DevOps
6 7 (15.56%) ITIL V3
6 7 (15.56%) Problem Management
6 7 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (13.33%) Data Engineering
8 5 (11.11%) Business Continuity
8 5 (11.11%) ETL
8 5 (11.11%) ETL Development
8 5 (11.11%) Integration Testing
8 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 5 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) C
1 2 (4.44%) Java
1 2 (4.44%) Perl
1 2 (4.44%) Python
1 2 (4.44%) Ruby
2 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (17.78%) Degree
3 4 (8.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (8.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) SLA
2 6 (13.33%) QA
3 4 (8.89%) PMO
4 2 (4.44%) Data Quality
4 2 (4.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
1 8 (17.78%) Oracle
2 6 (13.33%) SAP
3 3 (6.67%) ServiceNow
4 2 (4.44%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.44%) Lotus
5 1 (2.22%) IFS
5 1 (2.22%) Informatica
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.22%) Remedy