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 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ITIL Version 3
England / South East
Rank 106 137 118
Rank change year-on-year +31 -19  
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 147 139 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.87% 1.51% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 1.86% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 83 96
Median daily rate £463 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.21% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £671 £447 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £400 £346
% change year-on-year -1.12% +15.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -25.58% -28.33%  

ITIL V3 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 6400 7467 7755
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.51% 81.17% 79.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3691 4586 4265
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 268 275
Median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.20% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.75 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £61.00 £47.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

ITIL V3
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing ITIL V3 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL V3 in the South East

ITIL V3
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL V3 in the South East over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 24 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 +11 56 £450 +28.57% 9
Berkshire +26 36 £494 +51.92% 3
Surrey +28 23 £456 +5.68% 3
Buckinghamshire -3 18 £500 +21.95% 3
West Sussex 0 7 £388 -8.82% 1
Oxfordshire -16 3 £410 +3.67%
Middlesex 0 2 £539 +71.03%
ITIL V3
England

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 263 (100.00%) ITIL
2 101 (38.40%) Service Management
3 90 (34.22%) Project Management
4 87 (33.08%) Microsoft
5 74 (28.14%) MS Excel
6 72 (27.38%) Security Cleared
7 69 (26.24%) Remedy
8 64 (24.33%) Telecoms
9 63 (23.95%) SC Cleared
10 61 (23.19%) PRINCE2
11 51 (19.39%) Management Information System
12 49 (18.63%) MS Project
13 38 (14.45%) Wi-Fi
14 37 (14.07%) Analytics
14 37 (14.07%) Service Design
15 36 (13.69%) Ericsson
16 35 (13.31%) Windows
16 35 (13.31%) ITSM
16 35 (13.31%) VoLTE
16 35 (13.31%) LTE
17 31 (11.79%) Active Directory
18 29 (11.03%) SLA
18 29 (11.03%) Service Delivery
19 28 (10.65%) HP
20 26 (9.89%) Oracle
21 25 (9.51%) VMware
22 24 (9.13%) Agile Software Development
22 24 (9.13%) SAP
23 23 (8.75%) IaaS
24 22 (8.37%) CMDB

ITIL V3
Top Related 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 16 (6.08%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.80%) NetWeaver
3 7 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (2.66%) IIS
3 7 (2.66%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.66%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.52%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.52%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.14%) Apache
6 3 (1.14%) ArcGIS
6 3 (1.14%) GlassFish
6 3 (1.14%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.76%) GeoServer
8 1 (0.38%) CMS
8 1 (0.38%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.38%) JBoss
8 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.38%) Railo
8 1 (0.38%) SAS
Applications
1 74 (28.14%) MS Excel
2 49 (18.63%) MS Project
3 14 (5.32%) MS Office
4 5 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.14%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.38%) Maya
Business Applications
1 8 (3.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (2.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.76%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.38%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.75%) IaaS
2 16 (6.08%) PaaS
3 9 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.66%) Office 365
4 7 (2.66%) SaaS
5 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 38 (14.45%) Wi-Fi
2 35 (13.31%) LTE
2 35 (13.31%) VoLTE
3 11 (4.18%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (4.18%) LAN
4 10 (3.80%) Firewall
4 10 (3.80%) MPLS
5 8 (3.04%) DNS
5 8 (3.04%) WAN
6 7 (2.66%) VPN
6 7 (2.66%) Wireless
7 6 (2.28%) TCP/IP
8 5 (1.90%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (1.90%) MGW
8 5 (1.90%) VoIP
9 4 (1.52%) 3G
9 4 (1.52%) BGP
9 4 (1.52%) DHCP
9 4 (1.52%) ICMP
9 4 (1.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.70%) Oracle Database
2 11 (4.18%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (3.04%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.52%) SAP HANA
7 3 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.14%) Oracle OWB
7 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.76%) MySQL
8 2 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.76%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.38%) Power BI
9 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.14%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.14%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.14%) JIRA
1 3 (1.14%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.76%) Toad
3 1 (0.38%) Artifactory
3 1 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.38%) Checkstyle
3 1 (0.38%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.38%) FindBugs
3 1 (0.38%) Gradle
3 1 (0.38%) Hudson
3 1 (0.38%) JUnit
3 1 (0.38%) Selenium
3 1 (0.38%) Subversion
3 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 64 (24.33%) Telecoms
2 19 (7.22%) Finance
3 6 (2.28%) Back Office
4 4 (1.52%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.14%) Legal
5 3 (1.14%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.14%) Marketing
6 2 (0.76%) Electronics
6 2 (0.76%) Retail
7 1 (0.38%) Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.38%) Front Office
7 1 (0.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 55 (20.91%) Project Manager
2 45 (17.11%) Architect
3 34 (12.93%) Voice Project Manager
4 26 (9.89%) Analyst
4 26 (9.89%) Service Manager
5 19 (7.22%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (4.94%) Network Manager
7 12 (4.56%) IT Manager
8 10 (3.80%) Core Network Project Manager
8 10 (3.80%) Network Project Manager
8 10 (3.80%) Service Transition Manager
8 10 (3.80%) Transition Manager
9 9 (3.42%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (3.04%) Configuration Manager
10 8 (3.04%) ITIL Manager
10 8 (3.04%) Telecoms Manager
11 7 (2.66%) IT Services Manager
11 7 (2.66%) Operations Manager
11 7 (2.66%) SAP Architect
11 7 (2.66%) Service Management Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.08%) SAP Basis
2 4 (1.52%) REST
2 4 (1.52%) Web Services
3 3 (1.14%) XML
4 2 (0.76%) CSS
4 2 (0.76%) HTML
4 2 (0.76%) Middleware
4 2 (0.76%) OAuth2
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (0.76%) RESTful
4 2 (0.76%) SAML
4 2 (0.76%) SOAP
5 1 (0.38%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.38%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.38%) HTML5
5 1 (0.38%) jQuery
5 1 (0.38%) JSF
5 1 (0.38%) NHibernate
5 1 (0.38%) Spring
5 1 (0.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 51 (19.39%) Management Information System
2 22 (8.37%) CMDB
3 20 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.94%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.28%) Virtual Team
6 5 (1.90%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.90%) Smart Meter
7 4 (1.52%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.52%) PKI
8 3 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.76%) Clustering
9 2 (0.76%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.76%) iPad
9 2 (0.76%) IVR
9 2 (0.76%) PMI
9 2 (0.76%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.38%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.38%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 35 (13.31%) Windows
2 14 (5.32%) Linux
3 12 (4.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (3.42%) Windows Server
6 7 (2.66%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.90%) Unix
8 4 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.14%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.76%) Android
10 2 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.76%) SUSE
11 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (100.00%) ITIL
2 101 (38.40%) Service Management
3 90 (34.22%) Project Management
4 61 (23.19%) PRINCE2
5 37 (14.07%) Analytics
5 37 (14.07%) Service Design
6 35 (13.31%) ITSM
7 29 (11.03%) Service Delivery
8 24 (9.13%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (7.22%) Change Management
10 17 (6.46%) Configuration Management
11 15 (5.70%) Incident Management
12 14 (5.32%) DevOps
12 14 (5.32%) Knowledge Management
13 12 (4.56%) Data Modelling
13 12 (4.56%) Validation
14 11 (4.18%) Asset Management
14 11 (4.18%) Performance Management
14 11 (4.18%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (3.80%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 19 (7.22%) SQL
2 4 (1.52%) Java
2 4 (1.52%) Perl
3 3 (1.14%) PHP
3 3 (1.14%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.76%) ABAP
4 2 (0.76%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.76%) PL/SQL
4 2 (0.76%) Python
4 2 (0.76%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.38%) C
5 1 (0.38%) Korn
Qualifications
1 72 (27.38%) Security Cleared
2 63 (23.95%) SC Cleared
3 20 (7.60%) Degree
4 18 (6.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (5.70%) DV Cleared
6 10 (3.80%) MCSE
7 8 (3.04%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (3.04%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (3.04%) MCP
8 6 (2.28%) CCNP
9 5 (1.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (1.90%) MCSA
10 4 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (1.52%) PMI Certification
11 3 (1.14%) MCDBA
12 2 (0.76%) CCNA
12 2 (0.76%) CISSP
12 2 (0.76%) ISEB
12 2 (0.76%) PMP
12 2 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (11.03%) SLA
2 10 (3.80%) PMO
3 7 (2.66%) QA
4 4 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.52%) JSP 440
5 3 (1.14%) COBIT
6 2 (0.76%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.38%) GPG13
7 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.38%) ISO19770
System Software
1 31 (11.79%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.28%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.28%) VMware Workstation
4 5 (1.90%) vCloud
5 3 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.76%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.76%) UAG
6 2 (0.76%) vSphere
6 2 (0.76%) XenApp
7 1 (0.38%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 9 (3.42%) OVSD
2 7 (2.66%) SCCM
3 5 (1.90%) SCDPM
4 3 (1.14%) FortiGate
4 3 (1.14%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.14%) vRealize
4 3 (1.14%) WSUS
5 2 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.76%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 2 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.76%) Netcool
5 2 (0.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.76%) Puppet
5 2 (0.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.38%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.38%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.38%) Control-M
6 1 (0.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 87 (33.08%) Microsoft
2 69 (26.24%) Remedy
3 36 (13.69%) Ericsson
4 28 (10.65%) HP
5 26 (9.89%) Oracle
6 25 (9.51%) VMware
7 24 (9.13%) SAP
8 16 (6.08%) Cisco
9 11 (4.18%) Citrix
9 11 (4.18%) ServiceNow
10 8 (3.04%) Red Hat
11 7 (2.66%) F5
12 6 (2.28%) BMC
12 6 (2.28%) IBM
13 5 (1.90%) Intel Security
13 5 (1.90%) Lumension
14 4 (1.52%) CheckPoint
14 4 (1.52%) Dell
14 4 (1.52%) Palo Alto
14 4 (1.52%) Sybase
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