The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 April 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)
South West / Somerset
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 29 21
Rank change year-on-year +9 -8  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 10 9 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 5.08% 3.40% 8.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.54% 4.19% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 24
Median daily rate £350 £340 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -26.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £288 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £360 £668
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £43.00 £10.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +309.52% -63.79%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.63 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.75% +10.83%  

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 Somerset with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 153 215 276
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 77.66% 81.13% 76.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 104 179
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 38 20
Median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.77% +14.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £32.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.75 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year +2.77% +19.20%  

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in Somerset

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in Somerset

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Somerset

ITIL
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Bath +3 3 £325 -7.80%
Yeovil - 3 - -
Street - 2 £381 -
Taunton -5 1 - - 1
Glastonbury - 1 £500 -
ITIL
South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Somerset region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 6 (31.58%) Windows
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 4 (21.05%) SLA
3 4 (21.05%) Programme Management
3 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
4 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) Marketing
4 3 (15.79%) Degree
4 3 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (15.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.79%) SAP
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle
4 3 (15.79%) Firewall
4 3 (15.79%) Electronics
4 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
4 3 (15.79%) Service Management
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (10.53%) Line Management
5 2 (10.53%) Coaching

ITIL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) DHCP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
3 3 (15.79%) Electronics
3 3 (15.79%) Marketing
3 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Environment Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
3 2 (10.53%) DBA
3 2 (10.53%) Environment And Release Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Help Desk Manager
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL Process Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Process Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Test Environment Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.53%) Virtual Team
2 1 (5.26%) CMDB
2 1 (5.26%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Unix
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Programme Management
2 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
2 3 (15.79%) Project Management
2 3 (15.79%) Service Management
3 2 (10.53%) Coaching
3 2 (10.53%) Line Management
3 2 (10.53%) Process Management
3 2 (10.53%) Statistics
3 2 (10.53%) Virtual Team Management
4 1 (5.26%) High Availability
4 1 (5.26%) Matrix Management
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.26%) PMP
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) SCOM
1 1 (5.26%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
1 3 (15.79%) SAP
1 3 (15.79%) VMware
2 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.26%) F5