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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 29 13
Rank change year-on-year -10 -16  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 31 28 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 7.26% 5.96% 8.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.99% 7.43% 10.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 34
Median daily rate £394 £280 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.62% -26.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £188 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.67 £15.00
% change year-on-year -22.57% +37.76%  

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 388 377 497
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 90.87% 80.21% 78.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 183 290
Median daily rate £500 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £228 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 92 39
Median hourly rate £36.00 £27.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.90% -26.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.72 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £42.50 £46.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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 25 June 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
Southend-on-Sea -25 9 £450 +114.28%
Colchester +11 5 £388 +43.51% 1
Basildon +6 2 - -
Brentwood +4 2 - - 1
Thurrock - 2 £138 -
ITIL
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 35 (56.45%) Microsoft
2 25 (40.32%) Service Management
3 24 (38.71%) ITSM
4 21 (33.87%) Active Directory
5 16 (25.81%) Microsoft Office
5 16 (25.81%) Windows
5 16 (25.81%) Finance
6 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Excel
7 12 (19.35%) Degree
8 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (14.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 9 (14.52%) Terminal Services
9 9 (14.52%) DameWare
9 9 (14.52%) Linux
9 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (14.52%) SLA
9 9 (14.52%) Cisco
10 8 (12.90%) MS Visio
11 7 (11.29%) PRINCE2
11 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
11 7 (11.29%) DHCP
11 7 (11.29%) DNS
11 7 (11.29%) LAN
11 7 (11.29%) Management Information System
11 7 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (11.29%) Banking
11 7 (11.29%) Windows Server
12 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (9.68%) SCCM
12 6 (9.68%) WebEx

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 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.23%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.61%) IIS
3 1 (1.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (25.81%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (14.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (12.90%) MS Visio
5 3 (4.84%) InfoPath
6 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (3.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) SAP CO
1 3 (4.84%) SAP FI
1 3 (4.84%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (3.23%) Teamcenter
3 1 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Office 365
2 1 (1.61%) G Suite
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) DHCP
1 7 (11.29%) DNS
1 7 (11.29%) LAN
2 6 (9.68%) WAN
2 6 (9.68%) WebEx
3 3 (4.84%) WLAN
4 2 (3.23%) BGP
4 2 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (3.23%) EIGRP
4 2 (3.23%) Ethernet
4 2 (3.23%) FirePass
4 2 (3.23%) Firewall
4 2 (3.23%) HSRP
4 2 (3.23%) MGCP
4 2 (3.23%) MPLS
4 2 (3.23%) SSL
4 2 (3.23%) VoIP
4 2 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) OLAP
2 5 (8.06%) OLTP
2 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.84%) QlikView
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.61%) Essbase
5 1 (1.61%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) AccuRev
General
1 16 (25.81%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Banking
3 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.45%) Publishing
5 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.84%) Retail
6 2 (3.23%) Automotive
7 1 (1.61%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (19.35%) Analyst
2 7 (11.29%) Developer
3 6 (9.68%) Consultant
3 6 (9.68%) Coordinator
3 6 (9.68%) Technical Coordinator
4 5 (8.06%) Business Analyst
4 5 (8.06%) ETL Developer
4 5 (8.06%) IT Support
4 5 (8.06%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Network Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Support Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Hyper-V Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) IT Security Officer
6 3 (4.84%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Security Officer
6 3 (4.84%) Server Support
6 3 (4.84%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Windows Server Support
7 2 (3.23%) ITSM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) J2EE
2 3 (4.84%) .NET
3 2 (3.23%) JAX-WS
3 2 (3.23%) JMS
3 2 (3.23%) JPA
3 2 (3.23%) Middleware
3 2 (3.23%) SOAP
3 2 (3.23%) Web Services
4 1 (1.61%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.29%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.06%) Clustering
3 5 (8.06%) Mainframe
4 4 (6.45%) Driving Licence
5 3 (4.84%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.84%) HTC Vive
5 3 (4.84%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (4.84%) NHS
6 2 (3.23%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.23%) iPad
6 2 (3.23%) iPhone
6 2 (3.23%) PMI
6 2 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.61%) PDA
7 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.81%) Windows
2 9 (14.52%) Linux
3 7 (11.29%) Windows Server
4 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.45%) Windows 10
5 4 (6.45%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.84%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.23%) Mac OS
7 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.23%) Unix
7 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.32%) Service Management
2 24 (38.71%) ITSM
3 7 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (11.29%) PRINCE2
4 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (8.06%) ETL
5 5 (8.06%) Migration
5 5 (8.06%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (8.06%) Project Management
5 5 (8.06%) Service Delivery
5 5 (8.06%) Time Management
6 4 (6.45%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (4.84%) Business Continuity Management
7 3 (4.84%) Data Privacy
7 3 (4.84%) Data Protection
7 3 (4.84%) Data Transformation
7 3 (4.84%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (4.84%) Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (4.84%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.68%) VBA
2 5 (8.06%) C#
2 5 (8.06%) SQL
2 5 (8.06%) T-SQL
2 5 (8.06%) VB
2 5 (8.06%) VBScript
3 3 (4.84%) VB.NET
4 2 (3.23%) Java
5 1 (1.61%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) Degree
2 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.45%) CCNP
3 4 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.45%) MCITP
3 4 (6.45%) MCTS
4 3 (4.84%) CISM
4 3 (4.84%) CISSP
4 3 (4.84%) SSCP
5 2 (3.23%) CCA
5 2 (3.23%) CCDP
5 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.23%) MCSA
5 2 (3.23%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (3.23%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.61%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) IFRS
2 2 (3.23%) IFRS 9
3 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 21 (33.87%) Active Directory
2 9 (14.52%) Terminal Services
3 6 (9.68%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (14.52%) DameWare
2 6 (9.68%) SCCM
3 4 (6.45%) WSUS
4 3 (4.84%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (56.45%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.52%) Cisco
3 4 (6.45%) BMC
4 3 (4.84%) Apple
4 3 (4.84%) SAP
4 3 (4.84%) VMware
5 2 (3.23%) Autodesk
5 2 (3.23%) F5
5 2 (3.23%) IBM
5 2 (3.23%) MobileIron
5 2 (3.23%) Palo Alto
5 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.23%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.23%) Zeacom
6 1 (1.61%) Google
6 1 (1.61%) HP
6 1 (1.61%) Remedy
6 1 (1.61%) Symantec
Essex
Roc Search
Rate: £120 per day
Posted: 5 days ago