The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for ITIL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 28 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.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 16 13
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 649 795 857
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.28% 8.57% 8.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.15% 10.53% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 474 439
Median daily rate £425 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -1.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £189 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 45 66
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.38 £16.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.54% +8.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £12.46 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.92 £44.20 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.54
% change year-on-year -8.57% +20.39%  

ITIL 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 6397 7548 7900
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.64% 81.37% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3717 4640 4336
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 272 286
Median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in the South East

ITIL
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 in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in the South East

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in the South East over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in the South East

ITIL
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 in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in the South East

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in the South East over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ITIL in the South East

ITIL
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 within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 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 +5 206 £450 +28.57% 30
Berkshire +1 151 £400 +18.51% 21
Buckinghamshire +7 127 £396 -4.69% 16
Surrey -20 50 £467 +21.16% 22
Oxfordshire -7 39 £256 +10.81% 7
West Sussex +15 34 £369 +5.35% 5
Kent +12 16 £425 +13.33% 5
East Sussex +3 7 £275 +23.59% 5
Middlesex -3 7 £494 +23.43% 2
M4 Corridor +8 1 £500 +73.91%
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL 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.

1 393 (31.64%) Service Management
2 353 (28.42%) Security Cleared
3 302 (24.32%) Windows
4 300 (24.15%) SC Cleared
5 277 (22.30%) Microsoft
6 262 (21.10%) ITIL V3
7 227 (18.28%) Project Management
8 186 (14.98%) VMware
9 177 (14.25%) Cisco
10 173 (13.93%) Active Directory
11 171 (13.77%) PRINCE2
12 167 (13.45%) Telecoms
13 164 (13.20%) Agile Software Development
14 147 (11.84%) Finance
15 141 (11.35%) Service Delivery
16 133 (10.71%) Change Management
16 133 (10.71%) Firewall
17 129 (10.39%) Remedy
18 128 (10.31%) Linux
19 124 (9.98%) Management Information System
19 124 (9.98%) Degree
20 123 (9.90%) MS Excel
20 123 (9.90%) Service Design
21 122 (9.82%) SLA
22 118 (9.50%) ITSM
23 108 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
23 108 (8.70%) IaaS
24 106 (8.53%) Windows Server
25 105 (8.45%) HP
25 105 (8.45%) Incident Management

ITIL
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 50 (4.03%) SharePoint
2 43 (3.46%) MS Exchange
3 39 (3.14%) Skype for Business
4 30 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (2.42%) IIS
5 24 (1.93%) Apache
6 20 (1.61%) JBoss
7 15 (1.21%) Tomcat
7 15 (1.21%) WebLogic
8 14 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
9 13 (1.05%) WebSphere
10 12 (0.97%) SAS
11 11 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (0.81%) NetWeaver
13 8 (0.64%) Confluence
14 7 (0.56%) CMS
14 7 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
14 7 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
15 6 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 6 (0.48%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 123 (9.90%) MS Excel
2 98 (7.89%) MS Office
3 74 (5.96%) MS Project
4 19 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (1.21%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.081%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.081%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.081%) Maya
7 1 (0.081%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 30 (2.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 20 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (1.13%) Oracle EBS R12
4 11 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
5 7 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (0.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 6 (0.48%) Staffware
7 5 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.40%) Maximo
8 4 (0.32%) Infor M3
9 3 (0.24%) Fredhopper
10 2 (0.16%) assyst
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
11 1 (0.081%) Changepoint
11 1 (0.081%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.081%) Remedy AR System
11 1 (0.081%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.081%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 108 (8.70%) IaaS
2 80 (6.44%) PaaS
3 41 (3.30%) Office 365
4 35 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
5 33 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
6 28 (2.25%) SaaS
7 15 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.81%) SuccessFactors
9 6 (0.48%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.16%) GitHub
11 2 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.16%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.081%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.081%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 133 (10.71%) Firewall
2 95 (7.65%) LAN
3 92 (7.41%) WAN
4 60 (4.83%) DNS
5 58 (4.67%) TCP/IP
6 53 (4.27%) Wi-Fi
7 52 (4.19%) Wireless
8 48 (3.86%) Cisco Nexus
9 46 (3.70%) MPLS
10 44 (3.54%) DHCP
10 44 (3.54%) VPN
11 40 (3.22%) SAN
11 40 (3.22%) VoIP
12 37 (2.98%) LTE
13 35 (2.82%) VoLTE
14 28 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
15 27 (2.17%) Skype
16 26 (2.09%) Internet
17 25 (2.01%) Network Security
18 22 (1.77%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (3.86%) SQL Server
2 26 (2.09%) Oracle Database
3 19 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (1.05%) DB2
7 10 (0.81%) Hadoop
7 10 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (0.72%) Relational Database
8 9 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
10 6 (0.48%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (0.40%) Big Data
11 5 (0.40%) MySQL
11 5 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (0.40%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 21 (1.69%) JIRA
2 17 (1.37%) Git (software)
2 17 (1.37%) Jenkins
3 13 (1.05%) MSI
4 11 (0.89%) Rational DOORS
5 9 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.32%) SonarQube
6 4 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.24%) Checkstyle
7 3 (0.24%) FindBugs
7 3 (0.24%) Gradle
7 3 (0.24%) Introscope
7 3 (0.24%) JUnit
7 3 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (0.24%) Selenium
8 2 (0.16%) Maven
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.16%) Subversion
8 2 (0.16%) Toad
General
1 167 (13.45%) Telecoms
2 147 (11.84%) Finance
3 23 (1.85%) Back Office
3 23 (1.85%) Retail
4 20 (1.61%) Billing
5 17 (1.37%) Legal
6 16 (1.29%) Banking
7 10 (0.81%) Local Government
7 10 (0.81%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.64%) Marketing
9 7 (0.56%) Advertising
9 7 (0.56%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.40%) Electronics
10 5 (0.40%) French Language
10 5 (0.40%) Front Office
10 5 (0.40%) Publishing
10 5 (0.40%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.16%) Automotive
12 2 (0.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 215 (17.31%) Analyst
2 123 (9.90%) Project Manager
3 104 (8.37%) Architect
4 99 (7.97%) Service Manager
5 58 (4.67%) Network Engineer
5 58 (4.67%) Service Analyst
6 57 (4.59%) Consultant
7 53 (4.27%) Support Analyst
8 49 (3.95%) IT Manager
9 47 (3.78%) Business Analyst
10 44 (3.54%) Service Desk Analyst
10 44 (3.54%) Support Engineer
11 41 (3.30%) Incident Manager
12 40 (3.22%) IT Analyst
13 34 (2.74%) ITIL Manager
13 34 (2.74%) Voice Project Manager
14 33 (2.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 27 (2.17%) Delivery Manager
15 27 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
16 26 (2.09%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (2.74%) XML
2 27 (2.17%) SOAP
3 26 (2.09%) Web Services
4 24 (1.93%) RESTful
5 21 (1.69%) Middleware
6 18 (1.45%) SAP Basis
7 17 (1.37%) HTML
8 14 (1.13%) .NET
9 13 (1.05%) CSS
10 9 (0.72%) REST
11 4 (0.32%) 802.1X
11 4 (0.32%) JSON
11 4 (0.32%) SAML
12 3 (0.24%) ActiveMQ
12 3 (0.24%) Ajax
12 3 (0.24%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.24%) CGI
12 3 (0.24%) Java EE
12 3 (0.24%) WebCenter
12 3 (0.24%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 124 (9.98%) Management Information System
2 103 (8.29%) Data Centre
3 81 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 57 (4.59%) CMDB
5 28 (2.25%) Computer Science
6 21 (1.69%) Driving Licence
7 19 (1.53%) Public Cloud
8 17 (1.37%) PMI
9 15 (1.21%) Blackberry
10 13 (1.05%) Smart Meter
11 12 (0.97%) CESG
11 12 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (0.97%) Mainframe
12 11 (0.89%) PKI
13 10 (0.81%) Clustering
13 10 (0.81%) Virtual Team
14 9 (0.72%) NHS
14 9 (0.72%) User Experience
15 8 (0.64%) Learning Management System
16 7 (0.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 302 (24.32%) Windows
2 128 (10.31%) Linux
3 106 (8.53%) Windows Server
4 81 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 73 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 73 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 66 (5.31%) Unix
7 38 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 36 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 32 (2.58%) Windows 10
10 20 (1.61%) Windows Vista
11 15 (1.21%) CentOS
12 14 (1.13%) Android
12 14 (1.13%) Windows 8
12 14 (1.13%) Windows XP
13 9 (0.72%) AIX
14 8 (0.64%) Apple iOS
15 7 (0.56%) zOS
16 5 (0.40%) SUSE
17 4 (0.32%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (31.64%) Service Management
2 262 (21.10%) ITIL V3
3 227 (18.28%) Project Management
4 171 (13.77%) PRINCE2
5 164 (13.20%) Agile Software Development
6 141 (11.35%) Service Delivery
7 133 (10.71%) Change Management
8 123 (9.90%) Service Design
9 118 (9.50%) ITSM
10 105 (8.45%) Incident Management
11 71 (5.72%) Scrum
12 67 (5.39%) Configuration Management
13 64 (5.15%) Problem Management
13 64 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
14 55 (4.43%) Migration
15 54 (4.35%) Analytics
16 50 (4.03%) Release Management
17 45 (3.62%) Root Cause Analysis
18 44 (3.54%) Continuous Improvement
19 42 (3.38%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 78 (6.28%) SQL
2 58 (4.67%) PowerShell
3 27 (2.17%) VBScript
4 23 (1.85%) Java
5 16 (1.29%) Perl
5 16 (1.29%) Python
6 15 (1.21%) C
6 15 (1.21%) JavaScript
7 13 (1.05%) VB
8 11 (0.89%) Ruby
9 9 (0.72%) Bash Shell
10 8 (0.64%) Shell Script
11 6 (0.48%) C#
11 6 (0.48%) PHP
12 5 (0.40%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.24%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.16%) ABAP
14 2 (0.16%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.16%) ActionScript 3.0
14 2 (0.16%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 353 (28.42%) Security Cleared
2 300 (24.15%) SC Cleared
3 124 (9.98%) Degree
4 108 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
5 103 (8.29%) Cisco Certification
6 79 (6.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 62 (4.99%) CCNP
8 57 (4.59%) DV Cleared
9 51 (4.11%) CCNA
10 40 (3.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 40 (3.22%) PMI Certification
11 36 (2.90%) CCIE
11 36 (2.90%) MCSA
12 31 (2.50%) PMP
13 28 (2.25%) ISEB
14 27 (2.17%) MCSE
15 23 (1.85%) CISSP
16 21 (1.69%) CCDP
16 21 (1.69%) MCITP
16 21 (1.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (9.82%) SLA
2 51 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 36 (2.90%) PMO
4 33 (2.66%) QA
5 23 (1.85%) PCI DSS
6 15 (1.21%) COBIT
7 14 (1.13%) Data Quality
8 11 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
9 10 (0.81%) ISO22301
10 9 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 5 (0.40%) JSP 440
12 4 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 3 (0.24%) EFQM
13 3 (0.24%) GAMP
13 3 (0.24%) GxP
14 2 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 2 (0.16%) HIPAA
14 2 (0.16%) ISO 9000
14 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
14 2 (0.16%) ISO27002
System Software
1 173 (13.93%) Active Directory
2 80 (6.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (2.90%) vSphere
4 20 (1.61%) vCloud
5 19 (1.53%) Hyper-V
6 15 (1.21%) VMware ESX
7 14 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (0.89%) Docker
10 10 (0.81%) XenApp
11 9 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
12 7 (0.56%) UAG
13 6 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
14 5 (0.40%) ISA Server
14 5 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 5 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
14 5 (0.40%) XenDesktop
15 3 (0.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 66 (5.31%) SCCM
2 40 (3.22%) Puppet
3 21 (1.69%) FortiGate
4 20 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (1.45%) SCOM
5 18 (1.45%) WSUS
6 14 (1.13%) Tivoli
7 13 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 11 (0.89%) vRealize
9 10 (0.81%) OVSD
10 9 (0.72%) AirWatch
11 8 (0.64%) NetBackup
12 7 (0.56%) CA Spectrum
12 7 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
12 7 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
12 7 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 6 (0.48%) Ansible
13 6 (0.48%) BladeLogic
13 6 (0.48%) Cisco Prime
13 6 (0.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 277 (22.30%) Microsoft
2 186 (14.98%) VMware
3 177 (14.25%) Cisco
4 129 (10.39%) Remedy
5 105 (8.45%) HP
6 83 (6.68%) Oracle
7 61 (4.91%) SAP
8 59 (4.75%) ServiceNow
9 57 (4.59%) CA
10 51 (4.11%) Juniper
11 50 (4.03%) CheckPoint
12 47 (3.78%) Citrix
13 46 (3.70%) Ericsson
14 44 (3.54%) F5
15 41 (3.30%) Red Hat
16 40 (3.22%) BMC
17 24 (1.93%) NetApp
18 23 (1.85%) IBM
19 21 (1.69%) Aruba
20 18 (1.45%) Riverbed
Surrey
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £180 - £226 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Rate: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Reed Technology
Rate: £24.84 - £29.92 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago