Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 258 215 201
Rank change year-on-year -43 -14 +7
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 117 169 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.70% 1.02% 1.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.13% 3.93% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 117 149
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £175 £250 £263
90th Percentile £500 £475 £488
England median daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year +2.56% +0.65% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 13
South East median hourly rate £99.38 £34.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +185.97% +93.06% +20.00%
10th Percentile £35.94 £20.09 £16.05
90th Percentile £171.31 £52.25 £72.83
England median hourly rate £17.43 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -8.26% +5.56% +22.03%

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 contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3738 4303 5247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.21% 25.85% 26.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2126 2636 3121
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £210 £251 £258
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 221 253
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £27.80 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.64% -10.03% +81.76%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £52.09
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year -0.99% +5.21% +26.32%

ITIL Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing ITIL Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 24 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL Certification in the South East over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley -29 67 £425 +5.52% 5
Berkshire +22 43 £438 +38.34% 3
Hampshire -12 24 £388 +12.65% 2
Buckinghamshire -41 22 £415 -
West Sussex -7 8 £400 -14.89%
Surrey -10 8 £444 +145.17%
East Sussex +2 3 £388 -8.82%
Oxfordshire -8 2 £338 -22.86% 2
Home Counties - 2 £325 -
Kent - 2 £725 - 2
ITIL Certification
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 117 (100.00%) ITIL
2 39 (33.33%) Service Management
3 25 (21.37%) Service Delivery
4 23 (19.66%) SLA
5 22 (18.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (17.09%) ITSM
7 19 (16.24%) Security Cleared
8 17 (14.53%) Finance
8 17 (14.53%) Microsoft
9 16 (13.68%) Project Management
9 16 (13.68%) Service Design
10 15 (12.82%) SC Cleared
11 13 (11.11%) PRINCE2
11 13 (11.11%) Windows
11 13 (11.11%) Telecoms
11 13 (11.11%) Incident Management
11 13 (11.11%) Data Centre
12 12 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (10.26%) Configuration Management
13 10 (8.55%) VMware
14 9 (7.69%) Degree
15 8 (6.84%) DV Cleared
15 8 (6.84%) Citrix
15 8 (6.84%) ServiceNow
15 8 (6.84%) Service Delivery Management
15 8 (6.84%) Proactive Management
16 7 (5.98%) IT Strategy
16 7 (5.98%) Active Directory
16 7 (5.98%) Remedy
16 7 (5.98%) Radio Access Network

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 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.85%) Apache
2 1 (0.85%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (0.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (5.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.85%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.98%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.56%) Office 365
2 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.85%) IaaS
3 1 (0.85%) PaaS
3 1 (0.85%) SaaS
3 1 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.98%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (5.13%) SAN
3 5 (4.27%) NAS
4 4 (3.42%) WAN
5 3 (2.56%) Wireless
6 2 (1.71%) Firewall
6 2 (1.71%) PBX
6 2 (1.71%) VoIP
7 1 (0.85%) 802.11
7 1 (0.85%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.85%) DHCP
7 1 (0.85%) DNS
7 1 (0.85%) Internet
7 1 (0.85%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.85%) MPLS
7 1 (0.85%) NFC
7 1 (0.85%) Skype
7 1 (0.85%) VLAN
7 1 (0.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (14.53%) Finance
2 13 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.27%) Retail
4 1 (0.85%) Advertising
4 1 (0.85%) Banking
4 1 (0.85%) Billing
4 1 (0.85%) Games
4 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (28.21%) Service Manager
2 27 (23.08%) Analyst
3 14 (11.97%) Architect
4 12 (10.26%) Service Transition Manager
4 12 (10.26%) Transition Manager
5 11 (9.40%) Service Analyst
6 10 (8.55%) Delivery Manager
6 10 (8.55%) Services Delivery Manager
7 8 (6.84%) IT Analyst
7 8 (6.84%) Service Architect
8 7 (5.98%) Business Analyst
8 7 (5.98%) ITIL Service Architect
8 7 (5.98%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (5.13%) ITIL Manager
9 6 (5.13%) ITIL Service Manager
9 6 (5.13%) Support Analyst
9 6 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (4.27%) IT Manager
10 5 (4.27%) ITIL Service Analyst
10 5 (4.27%) Strategy Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.27%) Web Services
2 1 (0.85%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.85%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.85%) CSS
2 1 (0.85%) HTML
2 1 (0.85%) REST
2 1 (0.85%) Spring
2 1 (0.85%) Spring Boot
2 1 (0.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (0.85%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.13%) CMDB
3 4 (3.42%) Replication
4 3 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.71%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.85%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.85%) FMCG
6 1 (0.85%) iPad
6 1 (0.85%) Online Games
6 1 (0.85%) PDA
6 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.11%) Windows
2 5 (4.27%) Linux
3 4 (3.42%) Unix
4 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.71%) Android
5 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.71%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (100.00%) ITIL
2 39 (33.33%) Service Management
3 25 (21.37%) Service Delivery
4 22 (18.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (17.09%) ITSM
6 16 (13.68%) Project Management
6 16 (13.68%) Service Design
7 13 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 13 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 12 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (10.26%) Configuration Management
9 8 (6.84%) Proactive Management
9 8 (6.84%) Service Delivery Management
10 7 (5.98%) IT Strategy
11 6 (5.13%) ITIL V3
12 5 (4.27%) Business Analysis
12 5 (4.27%) Change Management
12 5 (4.27%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (4.27%) Problem Management
12 5 (4.27%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.42%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.71%) Java
2 2 (1.71%) Perl
2 2 (1.71%) Python
2 2 (1.71%) Ruby
2 2 (1.71%) SQL
3 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (16.24%) Security Cleared
2 15 (12.82%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.69%) Degree
4 8 (6.84%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.71%) APMP
7 2 (1.71%) CCIE
7 2 (1.71%) CCNP
7 2 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.71%) MCSE
8 1 (0.85%) CCDE
8 1 (0.85%) CCDP
8 1 (0.85%) CCNA
8 1 (0.85%) JNCIE
8 1 (0.85%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.85%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.85%) MCP
8 1 (0.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (19.66%) SLA
2 7 (5.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (2.56%) PMO
4 2 (1.71%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.85%) COBIT
5 1 (0.85%) GxP
5 1 (0.85%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.98%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.56%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.85%) XenApp
3 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (5.13%) SCCM
2 2 (1.71%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 17 (14.53%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.55%) VMware
3 8 (6.84%) Citrix
3 8 (6.84%) ServiceNow
4 7 (5.98%) Remedy
5 5 (4.27%) Cisco
6 4 (3.42%) NetApp
7 3 (2.56%) SAP
8 2 (1.71%) Juniper
9 1 (0.85%) BMC
9 1 (0.85%) DocuSign
9 1 (0.85%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.85%) EMC
9 1 (0.85%) F5
9 1 (0.85%) MobileIron
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle
9 1 (0.85%) Sage
9 1 (0.85%) TIBCO