Period
to 12 November 2018

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 12 November 2018 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 181 195
Rank change year-on-year -5 +14 -8
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 220 219 195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.33% 1.32% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 1.57% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 160 138
South East median daily rate £390 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +12.28% +1.79%
10th Percentile £200 £136 £200
90th Percentile £540 £550 £518
England median daily rate £400 £400 £420
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £38.88 £17.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.84% +120.25% -52.41%
10th Percentile £21.50 £31.18 £12.05
90th Percentile £25.70 £49.78 £24.26
England median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +3.57% -9.68% -32.61%

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 14,209 13,971 14,071
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 86.14% 84.16% 83.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,586 8,345 8,479
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £278 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £560
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 472 578
South East median hourly rate £28.25 £22.50 £23.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.56% -5.76% +0.53%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.43
90th Percentile £53.63 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.32 £22.84
% change year-on-year -5.66% +2.12% +3.80%

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 12 November 2018.

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 12 November 2018. 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 +48 159 £365 -8.75% 6
Buckinghamshire +67 126 £362 +4.93% 3
Hampshire -48 26 £400 +11.11% 9
Oxfordshire +22 17 £490 -6.67% 1
Surrey -34 17 £462 +1.54% 7
Berkshire -42 16 £220 -50.67% 2
West Sussex -9 13 £538 +38.71%
Kent +5 3 £423 -0.44% 1
East Sussex - 1 - -
ITIL V3
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for ITIL V3.

1 220 (100.00%) ITIL
2 111 (50.45%) Security Cleared
3 108 (49.09%) Service Management
4 103 (46.82%) SC Cleared
5 76 (34.55%) Windows
6 71 (32.27%) ITSM
7 65 (29.55%) Microsoft
8 53 (24.09%) DV Cleared
9 52 (23.64%) Change Management
10 51 (23.18%) Active Directory
11 40 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
12 37 (16.82%) Linux
12 37 (16.82%) Microsoft Office
13 36 (16.36%) Management Information System
14 34 (15.45%) VMware
14 34 (15.45%) Oracle
15 33 (15.00%) Office 365
16 32 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
17 30 (13.64%) Windows Server
17 30 (13.64%) Citrix
17 30 (13.64%) Service Delivery
18 29 (13.18%) HP
18 29 (13.18%) PRINCE2
18 29 (13.18%) McAfee
18 29 (13.18%) Microsoft Azure
18 29 (13.18%) Windows Server 2008
19 28 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
19 28 (12.73%) Data Centre
20 27 (12.27%) SQL
20 27 (12.27%) Agile Software Development

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 21 (9.55%) SharePoint
2 20 (9.09%) IIS
3 18 (8.18%) MS Exchange
4 9 (4.09%) Skype for Business
5 8 (3.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.45%) Apache
8 1 (0.45%) JBoss
8 1 (0.45%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 37 (16.82%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (5.91%) MS Visio
3 9 (4.09%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.45%) assyst
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.45%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 33 (15.00%) Office 365
2 29 (13.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (4.09%) IaaS
6 6 (2.73%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (2.27%) OneDrive
8 4 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.82%) iPaaS
9 2 (0.91%) PaaS
10 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.91%) TCP/IP
2 19 (8.64%) Firewall
3 15 (6.82%) VPN
4 14 (6.36%) LAN
5 13 (5.91%) WAN
6 8 (3.64%) BGP
6 8 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (3.18%) NFC
7 7 (3.18%) VoIP
8 6 (2.73%) BIG-IP
8 6 (2.73%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (2.73%) Cisco ISE
8 6 (2.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (2.73%) IPsec
8 6 (2.73%) OSPF
9 5 (2.27%) LTE
9 5 (2.27%) Network Security
9 5 (2.27%) Skype
9 5 (2.27%) VoLTE
9 5 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.73%) Power BI
3 5 (2.27%) MySQL
3 5 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.82%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.45%) GIS
7 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (5.00%) SonarQube
2 6 (2.73%) JIRA
2 6 (2.73%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.45%) Selenium
General
1 18 (8.18%) Telecoms
2 10 (4.55%) Finance
3 6 (2.73%) Back Office
4 4 (1.82%) Mandarin Language
5 2 (0.91%) Legal
5 2 (0.91%) Publishing
5 2 (0.91%) Retail
6 1 (0.45%) Billing
6 1 (0.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 47 (21.36%) Analyst
2 28 (12.73%) Architect
3 20 (9.09%) Service Manager
4 19 (8.64%) Incident Manager
5 16 (7.27%) Service Analyst
6 14 (6.36%) Major Incident Manager
6 14 (6.36%) Transition Manager
7 12 (5.45%) Service Desk Analyst
7 12 (5.45%) Service Transition Manager
8 11 (5.00%) Security Architect
8 11 (5.00%) Service Architect
8 11 (5.00%) Support Engineer
9 10 (4.55%) Applications Support
10 9 (4.09%) Desktop Support
10 9 (4.09%) Process Analyst
10 9 (4.09%) Technical Analyst
11 8 (3.64%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (3.64%) Cloud Architect
12 7 (3.18%) Applications Specialist
12 7 (3.18%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.64%) Web Services
2 4 (1.82%) HTML
2 4 (1.82%) XML
3 3 (1.36%) .NET
3 3 (1.36%) CSS
4 1 (0.45%) LAMP
4 1 (0.45%) POSIX
4 1 (0.45%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 36 (16.36%) Management Information System
2 28 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (12.73%) Data Centre
3 19 (8.64%) CMDB
4 16 (7.27%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (6.82%) Computer Science
6 13 (5.91%) Driving Licence
7 9 (4.09%) Taxonomies
8 8 (3.64%) Public Cloud
9 5 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (2.27%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.27%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (2.27%) Smartcard
9 5 (2.27%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.82%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.82%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.91%) PKI
11 2 (0.91%) Smart Meter
12 1 (0.45%) Contactless
12 1 (0.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 76 (34.55%) Windows
2 37 (16.82%) Linux
3 30 (13.64%) Windows Server
4 29 (13.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (8.18%) Windows 7
6 15 (6.82%) Unix
7 14 (6.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (2.73%) Solaris
10 5 (2.27%) CentOS
10 5 (2.27%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.36%) AIX
11 3 (1.36%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (100.00%) ITIL
2 108 (49.09%) Service Management
3 71 (32.27%) ITSM
4 52 (23.64%) Change Management
5 32 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
6 30 (13.64%) Service Delivery
7 29 (13.18%) PRINCE2
8 27 (12.27%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (12.27%) Problem Management
9 26 (11.82%) Configuration Management
10 23 (10.45%) Incident Management
11 22 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
12 18 (8.18%) Project Management
13 17 (7.73%) TOGAF
14 16 (7.27%) ERP
15 15 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (6.82%) Waterfall
16 14 (6.36%) User Stories
17 13 (5.91%) Capacity Management
17 13 (5.91%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (12.27%) SQL
2 11 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 9 (4.09%) Java
4 7 (3.18%) C
4 7 (3.18%) C#
5 5 (2.27%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 111 (50.45%) Security Cleared
2 103 (46.82%) SC Cleared
3 53 (24.09%) DV Cleared
4 40 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (12.27%) Degree
6 22 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (7.27%) CCNP
8 15 (6.82%) CISSP
9 14 (6.36%) CISM
10 13 (5.91%) MCSA
11 12 (5.45%) MCSE
12 11 (5.00%) CISA
12 11 (5.00%) CREST Certified
12 11 (5.00%) IISP
12 11 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 11 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (4.09%) MCITP
14 7 (3.18%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (3.18%) MCDBA
15 6 (2.73%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.82%) SLA
2 14 (6.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 13 (5.91%) QA
4 12 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (5.45%) PCI DSS
5 11 (5.00%) GDPR
5 11 (5.00%) ISAE 3402
5 11 (5.00%) ISO 22301
5 11 (5.00%) ISO 31000
5 11 (5.00%) ISO 9001
5 11 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 7 (3.18%) PMO
7 3 (1.36%) COBIT
7 3 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 19770
7 3 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.91%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 51 (23.18%) Active Directory
2 19 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.91%) NFS
3 13 (5.91%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
5 7 (3.18%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.73%) Hyper-V
6 6 (2.73%) ISA Server
7 5 (2.27%) vSphere
8 2 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 25 (11.36%) SCCM
2 18 (8.18%) OVSD
3 14 (6.36%) WSUS
4 11 (5.00%) Nessus
4 11 (5.00%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 5 (2.27%) Nagios
5 5 (2.27%) SCOM
5 5 (2.27%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.36%) AirWatch
6 3 (1.36%) Puppet
7 2 (0.91%) Ansible
7 2 (0.91%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.45%) PowerCLI
8 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 65 (29.55%) Microsoft
2 34 (15.45%) Oracle
2 34 (15.45%) VMware
3 30 (13.64%) Citrix
4 29 (13.18%) HP
4 29 (13.18%) McAfee
5 22 (10.00%) Cisco
6 18 (8.18%) SAP
7 14 (6.36%) Remedy
8 13 (5.91%) IBM
9 12 (5.45%) Splunk
10 11 (5.00%) ArcSight
10 11 (5.00%) Barracuda Networks
10 11 (5.00%) Centrify
10 11 (5.00%) F5
10 11 (5.00%) Imperva
10 11 (5.00%) Qualys
10 11 (5.00%) Trend Micro
10 11 (5.00%) Tripwire
11 9 (4.09%) NetApp