The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for ITIL Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered 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.

Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 192 184
Rank change year-on-year -12 -8  
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 50 75 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.64% 0.81% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.26% 2.93% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 49 49
Median daily rate £406 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.55% -8.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £130 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +17.64% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.46 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +8.08% +20.00%  

ITIL Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2217 2564 2718
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.29% 27.64% 27.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1327 1581 1396
Median daily rate £409 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 109 110
Median hourly rate £27.38 £37.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.00% +64.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.20 £62.30 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

ITIL Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing ITIL Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL Certification in the South East

ITIL Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL Certification in the South East

ITIL Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL Certification in the South East

ITIL Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL Certification in the South East

ITIL Certification
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Hampshire +16 11 £369 +5.35% 4
Oxfordshire 0 11 £150 +17.64%
Berkshire +19 9 £475 +42.85% 1
Buckinghamshire -14 9 £408 +1.43% 3
Surrey +9 3 - - 1
Kent +13 2 £425 -26.08%
West Sussex +3 1 £400 +53.84%
Middlesex 0 1 £500 +25.00%
M4 Corridor - 1 £500 -
ITIL Certification
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification 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 South East region with a requirement for ITIL Certification.

1 108 (100.00%) ITIL
2 33 (30.56%) Service Management
3 27 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 26 (24.07%) Security Cleared
5 25 (23.15%) Project Management
6 23 (21.30%) SC Cleared
7 18 (16.67%) Service Design
8 17 (15.74%) Change Management
8 17 (15.74%) Finance
8 17 (15.74%) Incident Management
9 15 (13.89%) Configuration Management
10 14 (12.96%) Remedy
10 14 (12.96%) Microsoft
10 14 (12.96%) Degree
11 11 (10.19%) CMDB
11 11 (10.19%) Remedy ITSM
11 11 (10.19%) Change Control
12 10 (9.26%) Telecoms
13 9 (8.33%) ITSM
13 9 (8.33%) Validation
13 9 (8.33%) SLA
13 9 (8.33%) BMC
13 9 (8.33%) PRINCE2
13 9 (8.33%) Windows
14 8 (7.41%) Release Management
14 8 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (7.41%) Data Centre
15 7 (6.48%) ServiceNow
15 7 (6.48%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (6.48%) ITIL V3

ITIL Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (0.93%) CMS
1 1 (0.93%) Drupal
1 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (10.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.93%) Maximo
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.63%) IaaS
1 5 (4.63%) PaaS
2 3 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.78%) Office 365
3 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.93%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.70%) LAN
2 3 (2.78%) 3G
2 3 (2.78%) 4G
2 3 (2.78%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (2.78%) WAN
3 2 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (1.85%) Firewall
3 2 (1.85%) HTTP
3 2 (1.85%) SSL
3 2 (1.85%) VPN
3 2 (1.85%) Wireless
4 1 (0.93%) BGP
4 1 (0.93%) ICMP
4 1 (0.93%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.78%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.85%) DB2
2 2 (1.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.93%) JIRA
2 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (15.74%) Finance
2 10 (9.26%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.78%) Advertising
3 3 (2.78%) Banking
3 3 (2.78%) Retail
4 2 (1.85%) Back Office
5 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.93%) Legal
5 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (30.56%) Analyst
2 21 (19.44%) Service Manager
3 16 (14.81%) Support Analyst
4 9 (8.33%) Architect
5 8 (7.41%) Desktop Analyst
5 8 (7.41%) Desktop Support
5 8 (7.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 7 (6.48%) Delivery Manager
6 7 (6.48%) Service Analyst
6 7 (6.48%) Transition Manager
7 6 (5.56%) IT Analyst
7 6 (5.56%) IT Support
7 6 (5.56%) Service Architect
7 6 (5.56%) Service Transition Manager
7 6 (5.56%) Services Delivery Manager
8 5 (4.63%) Incident Manager
8 5 (4.63%) IT Support Analyst
8 5 (4.63%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (4.63%) Senior Desktop Analyst
8 5 (4.63%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.85%) REST
1 2 (1.85%) SAML
2 1 (0.93%) .NET
2 1 (0.93%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (0.93%) CSS
2 1 (0.93%) HTML
2 1 (0.93%) Middleware
2 1 (0.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.19%) CMDB
2 8 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.85%) PKI
3 2 (1.85%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (0.93%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.93%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (0.93%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.33%) Windows
2 6 (5.56%) Linux
3 5 (4.63%) Unix
4 3 (2.78%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (100.00%) ITIL
2 33 (30.56%) Service Management
3 27 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 25 (23.15%) Project Management
5 18 (16.67%) Service Design
6 17 (15.74%) Change Management
6 17 (15.74%) Incident Management
7 15 (13.89%) Configuration Management
8 11 (10.19%) Change Control
9 9 (8.33%) ITSM
9 9 (8.33%) PRINCE2
9 9 (8.33%) Validation
10 8 (7.41%) Release Management
11 7 (6.48%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (6.48%) ITIL V3
12 6 (5.56%) Asset Management
13 5 (4.63%) Stakeholder Management
14 4 (3.70%) CRM
14 4 (3.70%) Data Centre Operations
14 4 (3.70%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.70%) SQL
2 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.85%) VB
3 1 (0.93%) C#
3 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (24.07%) Security Cleared
2 23 (21.30%) SC Cleared
3 14 (12.96%) Degree
4 7 (6.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (5.56%) MCP
6 3 (2.78%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.78%) MCSE
7 2 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.93%) BICSI Certification
8 1 (0.93%) BICSI RCDD
8 1 (0.93%) CCNP
8 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.93%) CISM
8 1 (0.93%) CISSP
8 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.33%) SLA
2 3 (2.78%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.78%) GAMP
2 3 (2.78%) GxP
3 2 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.85%) QA
4 1 (0.93%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.93%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.93%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.85%) vSphere
3 1 (0.93%) Docker
3 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) XenApp
3 1 (0.93%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (3.70%) SCCM
2 2 (1.85%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.93%) OVSD
3 1 (0.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (12.96%) Microsoft
1 14 (12.96%) Remedy
2 9 (8.33%) BMC
3 7 (6.48%) ServiceNow
4 5 (4.63%) Citrix
4 5 (4.63%) VMware
5 3 (2.78%) Cisco
5 3 (2.78%) Google
5 3 (2.78%) Oracle
5 3 (2.78%) SAP
6 2 (1.85%) HP
7 1 (0.93%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.93%) NetApp
7 1 (0.93%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.93%) Syclo
7 1 (0.93%) webMethods