The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 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)
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 10 26
Rank change year-on-year -3 +16  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 12 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 9.76% 8.87% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.54% 11.46% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 0
Median daily rate £366 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.64% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.00 -
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 Ipswich with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Ipswich
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 104 96 119
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 84.55% 77.42% 80.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 59 82
Median daily rate £450 £363 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.13% -23.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £261 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £12.10 £12.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.83% -52.00%  
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 Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich 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 Ipswich

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in Ipswich

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in Ipswich

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Ipswich

ITIL
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich

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 Ipswich region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 5 (38.46%) Business Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Service Management
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Office 365
3 2 (15.38%) Mimecast
3 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 2 (15.38%) Workflow Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (15.38%) Workflow
3 2 (15.38%) Intel Security
3 2 (15.38%) Use Case
3 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
3 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (7.69%) McAfee ePO

ITIL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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 1 (7.69%) CloudStack
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
2 2 (15.38%) Mimecast
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.69%) IaaS
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) MPLS
2 1 (7.69%) NAS
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Business Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL Business Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL Service Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Service Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Rollout Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Rollout Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Information Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Project Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Service Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Business Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Service Management
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
3 2 (15.38%) Use Case
3 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
3 2 (15.38%) Workflow
3 2 (15.38%) Workflow Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
4 1 (7.69%) ISMS
4 1 (7.69%) ITSM
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) CISA
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) CISSP
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) COBIT
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) PMBOK
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.69%) KVM
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
1 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) Intel Security
2 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
3 1 (7.69%) BT
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix