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 V3 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL V3 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.

ITIL Version 3
England > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 190 177
Rank change year-on-year +8 -13 -22
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 213 203 238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.27% 1.22% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 1.48% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 142 123
South East median daily rate £400 £364 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.97% +1.04% +3.60%
10th Percentile £136 £200 £167
90th Percentile £550 £499 £450
England median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 14
South East median hourly rate £48.00 £17.65 £37.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +171.95% -52.41% +135.79%
10th Percentile £44.00 £12.05 £31.83
90th Percentile £52.00 £24.26 £40.19
England median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -9.68% -32.61% +39.39%

ITIL V3 is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13922 13735 15731
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.74% 82.52% 80.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8340 8261 9392
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 456 557 611
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.54% -2.26% +52.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.53 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

ITIL V3
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing ITIL V3 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL V3 in the South East

ITIL V3
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 V3 in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL V3 in the South East

ITIL V3
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL V3 in the South East over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL V3 in the South East

ITIL V3
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 V3 in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL V3 in the South East

ITIL V3
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 V3 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 +13 106 £400 +21.21% 11
Hampshire -20 51 £360 -4.00% 4
Buckinghamshire -5 48 £298 +21.43% 5
Berkshire +3 47 £445 +11.25% 2
Surrey +17 35 £455 +32.36% 2
West Sussex -1 13 £388 -3.13%
Oxfordshire +19 11 £525 +13.51% 4
Middlesex +10 6 £502 +43.29%
Kent -5 3 £425 +6.25%
ITIL V3
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 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 V3.

1 213 (100.00%) ITIL
2 89 (41.78%) Service Management
3 57 (26.76%) Security Cleared
4 49 (23.00%) Service Delivery
4 49 (23.00%) Windows
5 48 (22.54%) PRINCE2
6 45 (21.13%) Change Management
6 45 (21.13%) Telecoms
7 41 (19.25%) SC Cleared
8 40 (18.78%) ITSM
8 40 (18.78%) HP
9 38 (17.84%) Project Management
9 38 (17.84%) SLA
9 38 (17.84%) Agile Software Development
10 37 (17.37%) Microsoft
11 35 (16.43%) Active Directory
12 33 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
13 30 (14.08%) CMDB
14 29 (13.62%) DV Cleared
15 27 (12.68%) Management Information System
16 26 (12.21%) Incident Management
17 25 (11.74%) Remedy
17 25 (11.74%) SQL
18 24 (11.27%) Microsoft Office
19 23 (10.80%) Configuration Management
19 23 (10.80%) Finance
19 23 (10.80%) ServiceNow
20 21 (9.86%) Linux
21 19 (8.92%) Microsoft Certification
21 19 (8.92%) Remedy ITSM

ITIL V3
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 12 (5.63%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.76%) IIS
2 8 (3.76%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.35%) NetWeaver
5 4 (1.88%) Apache
6 3 (1.41%) Documentum
6 3 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.41%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.94%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.47%) CMS
8 1 (0.47%) GeoServer
8 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 24 (11.27%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (8.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 17 (7.98%) MS Visio
4 16 (7.51%) Microsoft Excel
5 12 (5.63%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 19 (8.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (4.69%) SAP GRC
3 6 (2.82%) Dynamics GP
4 5 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (1.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (1.41%) Maximo
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.47%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (7.04%) Office 365
2 12 (5.63%) SaaS
3 7 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.88%) IaaS
6 3 (1.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.41%) PaaS
6 3 (1.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.76%) VPN
2 5 (2.35%) Internet
2 5 (2.35%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (1.88%) BIG-IP
3 4 (1.88%) Firewall
3 4 (1.88%) MVNO
3 4 (1.88%) SAN
3 4 (1.88%) Skype
4 2 (0.94%) 4G
4 2 (0.94%) DNS
4 2 (0.94%) LDAP
4 2 (0.94%) MPLS
4 2 (0.94%) NAS
4 2 (0.94%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.94%) Wireless
5 1 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.47%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.47%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.29%) SAP HANA
3 6 (2.82%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.35%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.35%) MySQL
5 3 (1.41%) Big Data
6 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.47%) Toad
General
1 45 (21.13%) Telecoms
2 23 (10.80%) Finance
3 6 (2.82%) Publishing
4 3 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.94%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.94%) Banking
5 2 (0.94%) Marketing
5 2 (0.94%) Military
5 2 (0.94%) Retail
6 1 (0.47%) Advertising
6 1 (0.47%) Back Office
6 1 (0.47%) Electronics
6 1 (0.47%) Legal
6 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (17.84%) Analyst
2 28 (13.15%) Architect
3 26 (12.21%) Service Manager
4 16 (7.51%) Project Manager
5 15 (7.04%) Service Analyst
6 14 (6.57%) Services Delivery Manager
7 13 (6.10%) Delivery Manager
8 12 (5.63%) Service Architect
9 11 (5.16%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (5.16%) 3rd Line Support
9 11 (5.16%) Consultant
10 10 (4.69%) Service Desk Analyst
11 9 (4.23%) Transition Analyst
12 8 (3.76%) Administrator
12 8 (3.76%) ITIL Manager
13 7 (3.29%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
13 7 (3.29%) 1st Line Support
13 7 (3.29%) Business Analyst
13 7 (3.29%) Problem Manager
14 6 (2.82%) ServiceNow Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.23%) Web Services
2 7 (3.29%) .NET
2 7 (3.29%) HTML
2 7 (3.29%) REST
2 7 (3.29%) XML
3 6 (2.82%) Ajax
3 6 (2.82%) AngularJS
3 6 (2.82%) CSS
3 6 (2.82%) JSON
3 6 (2.82%) SOAP
3 6 (2.82%) XHTML
3 6 (2.82%) XML Schema
3 6 (2.82%) XSL
4 5 (2.35%) LAMP
4 5 (2.35%) SAP Basis
5 3 (1.41%) Sensu
6 1 (0.47%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.47%) OAuth2
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.47%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (14.08%) CMDB
3 27 (12.68%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.23%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.23%) Virtual Team
5 8 (3.76%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (3.76%) PMI
5 8 (3.76%) User Experience
6 7 (3.29%) Smart Meter
7 6 (2.82%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.35%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.88%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (1.88%) iPad
10 3 (1.41%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.94%) BBC
11 2 (0.94%) Clustering
11 2 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.47%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.47%) Life Science
12 1 (0.47%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 49 (23.00%) Windows
2 21 (9.86%) Linux
3 18 (8.45%) Windows Server
4 16 (7.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (6.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (5.16%) Windows 7
6 11 (5.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (4.69%) Windows 10
8 7 (3.29%) Unix
9 5 (2.35%) CentOS
10 4 (1.88%) Android
10 4 (1.88%) Solaris
10 4 (1.88%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.41%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.94%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.94%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (100.00%) ITIL
2 89 (41.78%) Service Management
3 49 (23.00%) Service Delivery
4 48 (22.54%) PRINCE2
5 45 (21.13%) Change Management
6 40 (18.78%) ITSM
7 38 (17.84%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (17.84%) Project Management
8 26 (12.21%) Incident Management
9 23 (10.80%) Configuration Management
10 18 (8.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 18 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (6.57%) DevOps
11 14 (6.57%) Migration
11 14 (6.57%) Service Design
12 13 (6.10%) Problem Management
13 12 (5.63%) Identity Access Management
14 11 (5.16%) Risk Management
14 11 (5.16%) SAP Security
14 11 (5.16%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (11.74%) SQL
2 12 (5.63%) JavaScript
3 6 (2.82%) VB
4 5 (2.35%) Java
4 5 (2.35%) Perl
4 5 (2.35%) Python
4 5 (2.35%) VBScript
5 4 (1.88%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.41%) C
7 2 (0.94%) C++
8 1 (0.47%) ABAP
8 1 (0.47%) C#
8 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 57 (26.76%) Security Cleared
2 41 (19.25%) SC Cleared
3 29 (13.62%) DV Cleared
4 19 (8.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (7.98%) MCSE
6 16 (7.51%) Degree
7 10 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (4.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 9 (4.23%) BPSS Clearance
9 8 (3.76%) PMI Certification
9 8 (3.76%) PMP
10 6 (2.82%) CCNA
10 6 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (2.35%) ISTQB
11 5 (2.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (2.35%) MCP
12 4 (1.88%) CCNP
13 3 (1.41%) CISM
13 3 (1.41%) CISMP
13 3 (1.41%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (17.84%) SLA
2 16 (7.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 13 (6.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (4.23%) QA
5 8 (3.76%) PMO
6 6 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.94%) GxP
7 2 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 19770
7 2 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 35 (16.43%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.63%) Hyper-V
3 11 (5.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (4.23%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (2.82%) BitLocker
6 4 (1.88%) XenApp
6 4 (1.88%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.41%) Docker
8 1 (0.47%) Firmware
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 15 (7.04%) Netcool
2 14 (6.57%) SCCM
3 12 (5.63%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (5.63%) OVSD
4 6 (2.82%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (2.82%) Nagios
5 5 (2.35%) MOM
5 5 (2.35%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.41%) Ansible
6 3 (1.41%) SCOM
6 3 (1.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (1.41%) WSUS
6 3 (1.41%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.94%) Cacti
7 2 (0.94%) CFEngine
7 2 (0.94%) Icinga
7 2 (0.94%) logstash
7 2 (0.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (18.78%) HP
2 37 (17.37%) Microsoft
3 25 (11.74%) Remedy
4 23 (10.80%) ServiceNow
5 17 (7.98%) BMC
5 17 (7.98%) SAP
6 16 (7.51%) VMware
7 14 (6.57%) IBM
8 13 (6.10%) Citrix
9 9 (4.23%) McAfee
10 8 (3.76%) Oracle
11 7 (3.29%) Cisco
12 6 (2.82%) Lumension
12 6 (2.82%) Motorola
12 6 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (1.88%) Apple
13 4 (1.88%) F5
13 4 (1.88%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.88%) Sun
14 3 (1.41%) Symantec