Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 151 172
Rank change year-on-year -33 +21 -14
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 230 251 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.39% 1.57% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.87% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 162 170
South East median daily rate £415 £420 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.19% +14.29% +14.84%
10th Percentile £200 £226 £250
90th Percentile £504 £549 £500
England median daily rate £418 £402 £425
% change year-on-year +3.99% -5.53% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
South East median hourly rate £24.75 £29.75 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.81% -29.59% +13.91%
10th Percentile £23.53 £15.85 £26.93
90th Percentile £25.78 £44.05 £56.58
England median hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -14.71% -15.00% +3.95%

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 14,182 13,429 15,180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.60% 84.19% 83.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,446 7,803 9,311
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £588 £570 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 498 486 563
South East median hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.50% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £49.49
England median hourly rate £21.33 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -11.15% +2.13% +9.05%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +38 161 £375 -21.05% 2
Buckinghamshire +64 118 £363 -16.28%
Surrey -45 39 £455 +2.25% 4
Berkshire -36 23 £275 -47.62% 2
Oxfordshire +2 20 £500 -1.23%
West Sussex +1 12 £475 +33.80% 2
Hampshire -85 11 £413 +12.24% 7
Kent +12 3 £423 -
Middlesex -1 1 £478 -9.56%
ITIL V3
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 230 (100.00%) ITIL
2 98 (42.61%) Service Management
3 84 (36.52%) Security Cleared
4 74 (32.17%) SC Cleared
5 71 (30.87%) Windows
6 68 (29.57%) Change Management
7 63 (27.39%) ITSM
8 58 (25.22%) Microsoft
9 50 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
10 48 (20.87%) Active Directory
11 46 (20.00%) DV Cleared
12 41 (17.83%) Service Delivery
13 40 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
14 39 (16.96%) PRINCE2
15 34 (14.78%) Agile Software Development
16 32 (13.91%) Management Information System
16 32 (13.91%) Linux
16 32 (13.91%) Project Management
17 31 (13.48%) Degree
18 30 (13.04%) Oracle
18 30 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
19 29 (12.61%) SQL
19 29 (12.61%) Citrix
19 29 (12.61%) Data Centre
19 29 (12.61%) Office 365
20 28 (12.17%) Configuration Management
20 28 (12.17%) Virtual Environments
21 27 (11.74%) Microsoft Office
22 26 (11.30%) SAP
22 26 (11.30%) VMware

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 18 (7.83%) SharePoint
2 17 (7.39%) IIS
3 8 (3.48%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.48%) Skype for Business
4 7 (3.04%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.87%) Confluence
7 2 (0.87%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.43%) JBoss
8 1 (0.43%) SAP EP
Applications
1 27 (11.74%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (6.09%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.74%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
1 5 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.43%) assyst
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.43%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.43%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.43%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 29 (12.61%) Office 365
2 24 (10.43%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.61%) IaaS
4 6 (2.61%) iPaaS
5 4 (1.74%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.87%) G Suite
7 2 (0.87%) SaaS
8 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.43%) PaaS
8 1 (0.43%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.43%) Firewall
2 19 (8.26%) VPN
3 17 (7.39%) TCP/IP
4 10 (4.35%) Wireless
5 9 (3.91%) IPsec
5 9 (3.91%) LAN
5 9 (3.91%) WAN
6 8 (3.48%) BGP
6 8 (3.48%) BIG-IP
6 8 (3.48%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (3.48%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (3.04%) Cisco ISE
7 7 (3.04%) DNS
7 7 (3.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 7 (3.04%) ICMP
7 7 (3.04%) OSPF
8 5 (2.17%) Internet
9 4 (1.74%) MPLS
9 4 (1.74%) Skype
9 4 (1.74%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.04%) MySQL
3 4 (1.74%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.87%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.43%) DTS
5 1 (0.43%) GIS
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.43%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (3.04%) SonarQube
2 4 (1.74%) JIRA
3 2 (0.87%) GCC
3 2 (0.87%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.43%) Selenium
General
1 23 (10.00%) Finance
2 15 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.91%) Retail
4 4 (1.74%) Billing
5 2 (0.87%) Back Office
5 2 (0.87%) Banking
5 2 (0.87%) Legal
5 2 (0.87%) Marketing
5 2 (0.87%) Publishing
5 2 (0.87%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 48 (20.87%) Analyst
2 30 (13.04%) Service Manager
3 20 (8.70%) Architect
4 13 (5.65%) Delivery Manager
4 13 (5.65%) Transition Manager
5 12 (5.22%) Infrastructure Manager
5 12 (5.22%) Project Manager
6 11 (4.78%) IT Manager
6 11 (4.78%) Service Analyst
7 10 (4.35%) Applications Support
7 10 (4.35%) Process Analyst
7 10 (4.35%) Services Delivery Manager
8 9 (3.91%) Incident Manager
8 9 (3.91%) Major Incident Manager
8 9 (3.91%) Service Transition Manager
9 8 (3.48%) Support Engineer
9 8 (3.48%) Technical Analyst
10 7 (3.04%) Applications Specialist
10 7 (3.04%) Consultant
10 7 (3.04%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.35%) XML
2 8 (3.48%) HTML
3 6 (2.61%) Web Services
4 2 (0.87%) LDAP
4 2 (0.87%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.43%) .NET
5 1 (0.43%) CSS
5 1 (0.43%) J2EE
5 1 (0.43%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 50 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (13.91%) Management Information System
3 29 (12.61%) Data Centre
4 24 (10.43%) CMDB
5 10 (4.35%) Computer Science
6 9 (3.91%) Taxonomies
7 7 (3.04%) Driving Licence
8 6 (2.61%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.61%) Virtual Team
9 5 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.17%) Mainframe
9 5 (2.17%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (2.17%) Smartcard
10 4 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.87%) Clustering
11 2 (0.87%) PKI
11 2 (0.87%) PMI
11 2 (0.87%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 71 (30.87%) Windows
2 32 (13.91%) Linux
3 25 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (9.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (9.13%) Windows 7
6 18 (7.83%) Unix
7 16 (6.96%) Windows Server
8 8 (3.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.74%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.87%) AIX
10 2 (0.87%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (0.87%) Solaris
11 1 (0.43%) Android
11 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (100.00%) ITIL
2 98 (42.61%) Service Management
3 68 (29.57%) Change Management
4 63 (27.39%) ITSM
5 41 (17.83%) Service Delivery
6 39 (16.96%) PRINCE2
7 34 (14.78%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (13.91%) Project Management
9 30 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
10 28 (12.17%) Configuration Management
10 28 (12.17%) Virtual Environments
11 26 (11.30%) Problem Management
12 19 (8.26%) Asset Management
12 19 (8.26%) Incident Management
12 19 (8.26%) Release Management
12 19 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (6.96%) TOGAF
14 14 (6.09%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
15 12 (5.22%) Software Asset Management
15 12 (5.22%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 29 (12.61%) SQL
2 8 (3.48%) JavaScript
2 8 (3.48%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.04%) Java
4 4 (1.74%) C#
5 2 (0.87%) ABAP
5 2 (0.87%) C
5 2 (0.87%) Perl
6 1 (0.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 84 (36.52%) Security Cleared
2 74 (32.17%) SC Cleared
3 46 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 40 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (13.48%) Degree
6 19 (8.26%) MCSA
7 18 (7.83%) MCSE
8 17 (7.39%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (6.52%) CISM
9 15 (6.52%) CISSP
10 12 (5.22%) CCNP
11 10 (4.35%) MCITP
12 9 (3.91%) CISA
12 9 (3.91%) IISP
12 9 (3.91%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (3.04%) CREST Certified
13 7 (3.04%) MCDBA
14 6 (2.61%) CCNA
14 6 (2.61%) CISMP
14 6 (2.61%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.43%) SLA
2 18 (7.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 17 (7.39%) QA
4 12 (5.22%) GDPR
5 8 (3.48%) ISO/IEC 19770
5 8 (3.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (3.48%) PMO
6 7 (3.04%) ISAE 3402
6 7 (3.04%) ISO 22301
6 7 (3.04%) ISO 31000
6 7 (3.04%) ISO 9001
6 7 (3.04%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 7 (3.04%) PCI DSS
7 3 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.87%) COBIT
System Software
1 48 (20.87%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.78%) NFS
4 9 (3.91%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.91%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (3.48%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.30%) XenApp
8 2 (0.87%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.87%) vSphere
9 1 (0.43%) Firmware
9 1 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 21 (9.13%) SCCM
2 13 (5.65%) WSUS
3 9 (3.91%) OVSD
4 7 (3.04%) Nessus
4 7 (3.04%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 3 (1.30%) AirWatch
5 3 (1.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.87%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.87%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.87%) Puppet
6 2 (0.87%) SCSM
6 2 (0.87%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.87%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.43%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.43%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.43%) Netcool
7 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 58 (25.22%) Microsoft
2 30 (13.04%) Oracle
3 29 (12.61%) Citrix
4 26 (11.30%) SAP
4 26 (11.30%) VMware
5 25 (10.87%) Cisco
5 25 (10.87%) McAfee
6 19 (8.26%) HP
7 15 (6.52%) Remedy
8 13 (5.65%) F5
8 13 (5.65%) ServiceNow
9 11 (4.78%) NetApp
10 9 (3.91%) Splunk
11 8 (3.48%) IBM
12 7 (3.04%) ArcSight
12 7 (3.04%) Barracuda Networks
12 7 (3.04%) Imperva
12 7 (3.04%) Qualys
12 7 (3.04%) Trend Micro
12 7 (3.04%) Tripwire