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 26 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.

ITIL Version 3
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 181 167
Rank change year-on-year +56 -14  
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 129 98 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.66% 1.11% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 1.36% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 61 56
Median daily rate £440 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £388 £325
% change year-on-year +6.77% +19.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £29.75 £60.00 £21.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.41% +183.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £20.57
% change year-on-year -38.18% +33.67%  

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 6465 7227 7633
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 82.97% 81.97% 80.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3782 4419 4405
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 268 264
Median hourly rate £29.92 £32.00 £24.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +32.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 26 June 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 3 months to 26 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
Hampshire +14 30 £350 -
Berkshire +20 29 £525 +40.00% 3
Surrey +23 27 £450 +12.50% 3
Buckinghamshire -5 25 £416 +66.40%
Oxfordshire +3 11 £525 +69.35% 2
West Sussex +21 6 £338 -18.96% 1
Middlesex - 3 £396 - 1
ITIL V3
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 275 (100.00%) ITIL
2 116 (42.18%) Service Management
3 93 (33.82%) Project Management
4 76 (27.64%) Security Cleared
5 70 (25.45%) Telecoms
6 59 (21.45%) Microsoft
7 56 (20.36%) Service Delivery
7 56 (20.36%) SC Cleared
8 54 (19.64%) Remedy
9 50 (18.18%) PRINCE2
10 49 (17.82%) HP
11 47 (17.09%) Windows
11 47 (17.09%) ITSM
12 45 (16.36%) SLA
13 44 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
14 43 (15.64%) Analytical Skills
15 42 (15.27%) Management Information System
15 42 (15.27%) SAP
16 37 (13.45%) Incident Management
17 35 (12.73%) Change Management
18 34 (12.36%) VMware
19 31 (11.27%) Degree
20 30 (10.91%) Active Directory
21 29 (10.55%) Microsoft Project
21 29 (10.55%) SQL
22 28 (10.18%) Oracle
23 27 (9.82%) Service Design
24 26 (9.45%) Linux
25 25 (9.09%) SAP Basis
25 25 (9.09%) Amazon AWS

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 19 (6.91%) NetWeaver
2 12 (4.36%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.64%) MS Exchange
4 8 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (2.91%) Skype for Business
5 6 (2.18%) IIS
6 5 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.45%) Apache
7 4 (1.45%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.09%) ArcGIS
8 3 (1.09%) Documentum
8 3 (1.09%) GeoServer
8 3 (1.09%) GlassFish
8 3 (1.09%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.36%) CMS
9 1 (0.36%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.36%) Railo
9 1 (0.36%) SAS
Applications
1 29 (10.55%) Microsoft Project
2 12 (4.36%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (4.36%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.36%) Maya
Business Applications
1 15 (5.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 13 (4.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (1.82%) SAP GRC
4 3 (1.09%) Maximo
4 3 (1.09%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.36%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 25 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.27%) Office 365
3 8 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.91%) SaaS
4 7 (2.55%) IaaS
5 3 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.73%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (4.36%) Firewall
3 11 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (3.64%) LTE
4 10 (3.64%) VoLTE
4 10 (3.64%) WAN
5 9 (3.27%) Wireless
6 8 (2.91%) BIG-IP
6 8 (2.91%) LAN
6 8 (2.91%) MPLS
6 8 (2.91%) TCP/IP
6 8 (2.91%) VPN
7 7 (2.55%) BGP
7 7 (2.55%) ICMP
7 7 (2.55%) MVNO
8 6 (2.18%) 4G
9 5 (1.82%) Internet
10 4 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (1.45%) DNS
10 4 (1.45%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.27%) Oracle Database
2 16 (5.82%) SQL Server
3 14 (5.09%) SAP HANA
4 10 (3.64%) MongoDB
5 9 (3.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (3.27%) SQL Server 2016
6 8 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.82%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 5 (1.82%) MySQL
8 4 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.45%) Oracle OWB
8 4 (1.45%) Sisense
8 4 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.09%) Big Data
9 3 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.09%) Oracle Discoverer
9 3 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.73%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 4 (1.45%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.09%) Toad
3 2 (0.73%) JIRA
3 2 (0.73%) MSI
4 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.36%) Hudson
4 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 70 (25.45%) Telecoms
2 20 (7.27%) Finance
3 7 (2.55%) Back Office
4 5 (1.82%) Publishing
5 3 (1.09%) Electronics
5 3 (1.09%) Legal
5 3 (1.09%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.09%) Retail
6 2 (0.73%) Marketing
7 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.36%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 55 (20.00%) Architect
2 36 (13.09%) Project Manager
3 29 (10.55%) Service Manager
4 25 (9.09%) Analyst
5 19 (6.91%) Service Architect
6 12 (4.36%) Consultant
6 12 (4.36%) Service Transition Manager
6 12 (4.36%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (4.36%) Transition Manager
7 11 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (3.64%) IT Manager
8 10 (3.64%) SAP Architect
8 10 (3.64%) Voice Project Manager
9 9 (3.27%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (3.27%) Network Architect
9 9 (3.27%) Network Manager
9 9 (3.27%) SAP Basis Architect
9 9 (3.27%) Support Analyst
10 8 (2.91%) Operations Manager
10 8 (2.91%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.09%) SAP Basis
2 5 (1.82%) REST
2 5 (1.82%) Web Services
3 4 (1.45%) LAMP
4 3 (1.09%) Middleware
4 3 (1.09%) OAuth2
4 3 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (1.09%) RESTful
4 3 (1.09%) Sensu
5 2 (0.73%) CSS
5 2 (0.73%) HTML
5 2 (0.73%) SAML
5 2 (0.73%) SOAP
5 2 (0.73%) XML
6 1 (0.36%) .NET
6 1 (0.36%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.36%) Flash
6 1 (0.36%) jQuery
6 1 (0.36%) JSF
6 1 (0.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 43 (15.64%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (15.27%) Management Information System
3 22 (8.00%) CMDB
4 17 (6.18%) Data Centre
5 14 (5.09%) User Experience
6 9 (3.27%) Video Conferencing
6 9 (3.27%) Virtual Team
7 8 (2.91%) PMI
8 5 (1.82%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.82%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (1.45%) EMC VNX
10 3 (1.09%) PKI
11 2 (0.73%) iPad
11 2 (0.73%) IVR
11 2 (0.73%) Smart Meter
12 1 (0.36%) CESG
12 1 (0.36%) Clustering
12 1 (0.36%) Frameworx
Operating Systems
1 47 (17.09%) Windows
2 26 (9.45%) Linux
3 15 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (5.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (4.00%) Unix
6 7 (2.55%) CentOS
6 7 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.82%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.09%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (1.09%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.09%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.73%) Solaris
9 2 (0.73%) SUSE
9 2 (0.73%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.73%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.36%) Android
10 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (100.00%) ITIL
2 116 (42.18%) Service Management
3 93 (33.82%) Project Management
4 56 (20.36%) Service Delivery
5 50 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 47 (17.09%) ITSM
7 44 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (13.45%) Incident Management
9 35 (12.73%) Change Management
10 27 (9.82%) Service Design
11 24 (8.73%) Continuous Improvement
12 22 (8.00%) Virtual Environments
13 17 (6.18%) Problem Management
14 16 (5.82%) Supplier Management
15 15 (5.45%) Analytics
15 15 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (5.45%) Configuration Management
15 15 (5.45%) DevOps
16 14 (5.09%) Migration
16 14 (5.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (10.55%) SQL
2 8 (2.91%) ABAP
2 8 (2.91%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.18%) Java
3 6 (2.18%) Perl
4 5 (1.82%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.45%) VB
5 4 (1.45%) VBScript
6 3 (1.09%) C
6 3 (1.09%) PHP
6 3 (1.09%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.09%) Python
6 3 (1.09%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.36%) C#
Qualifications
1 76 (27.64%) Security Cleared
2 56 (20.36%) SC Cleared
3 31 (11.27%) Degree
4 22 (8.00%) DV Cleared
5 20 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (5.09%) BPSS Clearance
7 13 (4.73%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (4.73%) MCP
7 13 (4.73%) MCSE
8 10 (3.64%) PMI Certification
9 9 (3.27%) PMP
10 7 (2.55%) CCNP
11 6 (2.18%) CCNA
12 5 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.45%) ISTQB
14 3 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
14 3 (1.09%) ISEB
14 3 (1.09%) MCDBA
14 3 (1.09%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (16.36%) SLA
2 16 (5.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 16 (5.82%) PMO
3 7 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.18%) QA
5 5 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.09%) COBIT
6 3 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 19770
7 2 (0.73%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.36%) BS7799
8 1 (0.36%) GPG13
8 1 (0.36%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.36%) JSP 440
System Software
1 30 (10.91%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.45%) Hyper-V
4 12 (4.36%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (2.18%) vCloud
6 4 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.73%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.36%) Firmware
9 1 (0.36%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (5.45%) Netcool
2 14 (5.09%) OVSD
3 9 (3.27%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (2.55%) Nagios
4 7 (2.55%) SCCM
5 5 (1.82%) SCDPM
6 4 (1.45%) SCOM
6 4 (1.45%) vRealize
7 3 (1.09%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 3 (1.09%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (1.09%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.73%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.73%) OpenView
9 1 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.36%) Puppet
9 1 (0.36%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 59 (21.45%) Microsoft
2 54 (19.64%) Remedy
3 49 (17.82%) HP
4 42 (15.27%) SAP
5 34 (12.36%) VMware
6 28 (10.18%) Oracle
7 22 (8.00%) Cisco
8 15 (5.45%) Citrix
8 15 (5.45%) Ericsson
9 13 (4.73%) BMC
10 12 (4.36%) ServiceNow
11 10 (3.64%) Sybase
12 9 (3.27%) F5
12 9 (3.27%) Motorola
13 8 (2.91%) IBM
14 7 (2.55%) Palo Alto
14 7 (2.55%) Red Hat
15 6 (2.18%) Dell
16 5 (1.82%) EMC
17 4 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
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