The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for ITIL V2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL V2 over the 3 months to 29 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 Version 2
England > South East
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 246 258 264
Rank change year-on-year +12 +6  
Contract jobs citing ITIL V2 2 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.026% 0.067% 0.011%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.031% 0.082% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
South East median daily rate £422 £351 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.47% -  
England median daily rate £413 £550 £400
% change year-on-year -25.00% +37.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £13.50 £11.44 -
% change year-on-year +18.03% -  

ITIL V2 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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6409 7312 7631
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 83.00% 82.07% 80.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14382 16214 15490
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
10th Percentile £294 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £530
England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
% change year-on-year - +8.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 743 806 614
South East median hourly rate £29.75 £32.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.03% +28.00%  
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.25 £11.75
90th Percentile £58.00 £55.00 £47.82
England median hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.36% +10.00%  

ITIL V2
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing ITIL V2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL V2 in the South East

ITIL V2
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 V2 in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL V2 in the South East

ITIL V2
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 V2 in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL V2 in the South East

ITIL V2
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 V2 within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Buckinghamshire - 2 £422 -
ITIL V2
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V2 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 V2.

1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) vMotion
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) IT Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
3 1 (25.00%) COBIT
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) IaaS
3 1 (25.00%) MSF
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam

ITIL V2
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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Engagement Manager
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Expert
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Manager
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Service Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Sales Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) IT Governance
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (25.00%) MSF
3 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (25.00%) PMP
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) COBIT
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) vMotion
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Veeam