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 27 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)
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 12 16
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 10 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 10.99% 8.90% 7.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.70% 10.56% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 7
Median daily rate £320 £199 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.00% -20.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £118 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £326 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.36 £21.33 £15.50
% change year-on-year -23.32% +37.61%  

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 73 161 133
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 80.22% 84.29% 85.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 90 93
Median daily rate £438 £500 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +24.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £17.00
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 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 27 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL in Ipswich.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 27 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 6 (27.27%) Business Analysis
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) ITIL V3
3 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (18.18%) Office 365
3 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 4 (18.18%) Project Management
3 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (18.18%) Service Management
3 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 3 (13.64%) Workflow
4 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
4 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (13.64%) CCNA
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (13.64%) SLA
4 3 (13.64%) Windows
4 3 (13.64%) Workflow Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) Use Case
4 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
5 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (9.09%) Capacity Management
5 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 2 (9.09%) Degree
5 2 (9.09%) CCENT
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 2 (9.09%) Service Design

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 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) CloudStack
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Office 365
2 2 (9.09%) Mimecast
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.55%) IaaS
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) MPLS
2 1 (4.55%) NAS
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Business Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL Business Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL Service Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Service Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Head of IT
5 2 (9.09%) Head of IT Operations
5 2 (9.09%) Head of Operations
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) IT Manager
5 2 (9.09%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL Manager
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Rollout Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Service Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Business Analysis
2 5 (22.73%) ITIL V3
3 4 (18.18%) Project Management
3 4 (18.18%) Service Management
3 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
4 3 (13.64%) Use Case
4 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
4 3 (13.64%) Workflow
4 3 (13.64%) Workflow Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 2 (9.09%) Capacity Management
5 2 (9.09%) IT Asset Management
5 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.09%) SDLC
5 2 (9.09%) Service Design
5 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
5 2 (9.09%) Target Operating Model
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) CCNA
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (9.09%) CCENT
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
2 2 (9.09%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.55%) KVM
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
1 1 (4.55%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) McAfee
3 2 (9.09%) SAP
3 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.55%) BT
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow