Period
to 18 August 2018

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 6 months to 18 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.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 18 15
Rank change year-on-year -9 -3 -1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 1,126 1,235 1,562
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.70% 7.68% 8.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.82% 9.12% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 725 743 963
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £205 £235 £186
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
England median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 90 101
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £17.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -16.91% +0.07%
10th Percentile £12.11 £10.40 £12.00
90th Percentile £36.80 £29.92 £56.75
England median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.23% -11.43% +9.38%

ITIL 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 14,393 13,542 15,254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.64% 84.17% 83.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,589 7,856 9,360
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +5.96%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
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 499 494 562
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -12.09% +3.41%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £49.50
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -10.42% +2.13% +9.05%

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing ITIL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 18 August 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 18 August 2018.

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 6 months to 18 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 -1 547 £375 -6.25% 57
Buckinghamshire +7 264 £365 -5.23% 21
Hampshire -18 231 £434 +11.58% 54
Surrey +4 220 £400 -5.88% 33
Berkshire -16 210 £375 -10.71% 31
Oxfordshire -5 73 £470 +4.44% 5
West Sussex -21 57 £383 - 12
Kent +6 35 £450 +33.33% 12
East Sussex +5 16 £500 +81.82% 4
Middlesex -2 6 £475 -2.56%
Sussex -2 3 £500 +11.11%
ITIL
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL 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.

1 355 (31.53%) Service Management
2 327 (29.04%) Windows
3 283 (25.13%) Microsoft
4 246 (21.85%) Security Cleared
5 230 (20.43%) ITIL V3
6 221 (19.63%) Active Directory
7 196 (17.41%) SC Cleared
8 191 (16.96%) Change Management
9 183 (16.25%) Finance
10 168 (14.92%) ITSM
11 161 (14.30%) VMware
12 157 (13.94%) Agile Software Development
13 149 (13.23%) Service Delivery
14 145 (12.88%) Project Management
15 134 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
16 132 (11.72%) PRINCE2
17 130 (11.55%) Linux
18 124 (11.01%) Office 365
18 124 (11.01%) Windows Server
19 121 (10.75%) SCCM
20 119 (10.57%) Microsoft Office
21 114 (10.12%) Stakeholder Management
22 113 (10.04%) Problem-Solving
23 112 (9.95%) Degree
24 107 (9.50%) Telecoms
25 106 (9.41%) SLA
26 104 (9.24%) DV Cleared
27 101 (8.97%) Citrix
28 100 (8.88%) VMware Infrastructure
29 99 (8.79%) Cisco

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 79 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 46 (4.09%) Skype for Business
3 45 (4.00%) MS Exchange
4 32 (2.84%) IIS
5 30 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2010
6 25 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
7 17 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2007
8 15 (1.33%) Apache
9 12 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (1.07%) Tomcat
10 8 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (0.62%) JBoss
12 6 (0.53%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.44%) Apache Spark
13 5 (0.44%) CMS
13 5 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (0.44%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.36%) NetWeaver
14 4 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 119 (10.57%) Microsoft Office
2 45 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 35 (3.11%) Microsoft Excel
4 19 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
5 13 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.18%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 21 (1.87%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.53%) SAP IS-U
4 5 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.27%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.27%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.27%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (0.27%) SAP MM
5 3 (0.27%) TIBCO iProcess
6 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.18%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.18%) SAP GTS
6 2 (0.18%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.089%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 124 (11.01%) Office 365
2 80 (7.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (6.75%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (2.58%) IaaS
5 27 (2.40%) PaaS
5 27 (2.40%) SaaS
6 20 (1.78%) Azure Active Directory
7 12 (1.07%) Yammer
8 11 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (0.89%) Slack
10 6 (0.53%) iPaaS
11 5 (0.44%) IBM Blueworks
12 4 (0.36%) GitHub
12 4 (0.36%) OneDrive
13 3 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
14 2 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
14 2 (0.18%) G Suite
15 1 (0.089%) Google Analytics
15 1 (0.089%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 89 (7.90%) Firewall
2 79 (7.02%) LAN
3 70 (6.22%) WAN
4 61 (5.42%) DNS
5 55 (4.88%) TCP/IP
6 48 (4.26%) DHCP
7 47 (4.17%) SAN
7 47 (4.17%) VPN
8 34 (3.02%) Network Security
9 33 (2.93%) Internet
9 33 (2.93%) Wireless
10 31 (2.75%) VoIP
11 26 (2.31%) Skype
12 24 (2.13%) iSCSI
13 23 (2.04%) BGP
14 19 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
15 18 (1.60%) Broadband
15 18 (1.60%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (1.60%) Fibre Channel
15 18 (1.60%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 16 (1.42%) Big Data
4 10 (0.89%) Oracle Database 12c
5 9 (0.80%) Hadoop
6 8 (0.71%) MySQL
6 8 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (0.62%) Oracle Exadata
8 6 (0.53%) Power BI
8 6 (0.53%) Relational Database
8 6 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (0.44%) GIS
10 4 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (0.36%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.27%) Oracle ODI
11 3 (0.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (1.51%) Jenkins
2 12 (1.07%) JIRA
3 10 (0.89%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.62%) SonarQube
5 5 (0.44%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.27%) MSI
7 3 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (0.27%) Rational Rhapsody
7 3 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.27%) WebStorm
8 2 (0.18%) GCC
8 2 (0.18%) Hudson
9 1 (0.089%) GitLab
9 1 (0.089%) Metasploit
9 1 (0.089%) Selenium
9 1 (0.089%) Toad
General
1 183 (16.25%) Finance
2 107 (9.50%) Telecoms
3 54 (4.80%) Retail
4 20 (1.78%) Legal
5 14 (1.24%) Billing
5 14 (1.24%) Marketing
6 12 (1.07%) Banking
6 12 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (0.98%) Advertising
7 11 (0.98%) Publishing
8 10 (0.89%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.71%) Back Office
10 6 (0.53%) German Language
11 5 (0.44%) Automotive
11 5 (0.44%) Electronics
11 5 (0.44%) Law
12 4 (0.36%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.36%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.18%) Games
14 1 (0.089%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 216 (19.18%) Analyst
2 122 (10.83%) Service Manager
3 91 (8.08%) Project Manager
4 85 (7.55%) Architect
5 60 (5.33%) IT Manager
6 54 (4.80%) Service Analyst
7 53 (4.71%) Support Engineer
8 46 (4.09%) Transition Manager
9 45 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 44 (3.91%) Consultant
10 44 (3.91%) Delivery Manager
11 38 (3.37%) Services Delivery Manager
12 36 (3.20%) Service Transition Manager
13 34 (3.02%) Desktop Support
14 33 (2.93%) Network Engineer
14 33 (2.93%) Service Desk Analyst
15 31 (2.75%) Administrator
16 30 (2.66%) Designer
16 30 (2.66%) IT Analyst
16 30 (2.66%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (4.71%) Web Services
2 27 (2.40%) REST
3 19 (1.69%) HTML
3 19 (1.69%) Middleware
3 19 (1.69%) XML
4 18 (1.60%) AngularJS
5 12 (1.07%) SOAP
5 12 (1.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (0.80%) .NET
6 9 (0.80%) CSS
7 7 (0.62%) J2EE
7 7 (0.62%) jQuery
7 7 (0.62%) LDAP
8 5 (0.44%) Node.js
8 5 (0.44%) Web Services Management
9 4 (0.36%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.36%) Hibernate
9 4 (0.36%) Kafka
9 4 (0.36%) Regular Expression
9 4 (0.36%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 134 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (6.75%) Data Centre
2 76 (6.75%) Management Information System
3 47 (4.17%) CMDB
3 47 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
4 41 (3.64%) Computer Science
5 26 (2.31%) Virtual Team
6 25 (2.22%) Fat Client
6 25 (2.22%) Thin Client
7 23 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
8 17 (1.51%) Driving Licence
8 17 (1.51%) PKI
9 16 (1.42%) PMI
10 15 (1.33%) Clustering
11 13 (1.15%) Digital TV
12 12 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (1.07%) Taxonomies
13 11 (0.98%) User Experience
14 10 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
15 9 (0.80%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 327 (29.04%) Windows
2 130 (11.55%) Linux
3 124 (11.01%) Windows Server
4 78 (6.93%) Windows 7
5 70 (6.22%) Unix
6 62 (5.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 61 (5.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 54 (4.80%) Windows 10
9 28 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 27 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (1.87%) Solaris
12 16 (1.42%) Android
12 16 (1.42%) Apple iOS
13 11 (0.98%) AIX
13 11 (0.98%) SUSE
14 9 (0.80%) CentOS
14 9 (0.80%) Mac OS
14 9 (0.80%) Windows XP
15 7 (0.62%) Data ONTAP
16 5 (0.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (31.53%) Service Management
2 230 (20.43%) ITIL V3
3 191 (16.96%) Change Management
4 168 (14.92%) ITSM
5 157 (13.94%) Agile Software Development
6 149 (13.23%) Service Delivery
7 145 (12.88%) Project Management
8 132 (11.72%) PRINCE2
9 114 (10.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 113 (10.04%) Problem-Solving
11 97 (8.61%) Problem Management
12 84 (7.46%) Service Design
13 69 (6.13%) Incident Management
14 60 (5.33%) Configuration Management
14 60 (5.33%) DevOps
15 58 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
16 52 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 51 (4.53%) Release Management
18 50 (4.44%) Migration
19 46 (4.09%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 74 (6.57%) PowerShell
2 71 (6.31%) SQL
3 43 (3.82%) Java
4 22 (1.95%) JavaScript
5 15 (1.33%) Perl
5 15 (1.33%) Python
6 14 (1.24%) C#
7 11 (0.98%) Ruby
8 9 (0.80%) PL/SQL
8 9 (0.80%) Shell Script
9 7 (0.62%) AWK
9 7 (0.62%) Bourne shell
9 7 (0.62%) Korn
10 5 (0.44%) ABAP
10 5 (0.44%) C
11 4 (0.36%) C++
11 4 (0.36%) VBScript
12 3 (0.27%) LotusScript
12 3 (0.27%) PHP
12 3 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 246 (21.85%) Security Cleared
2 196 (17.41%) SC Cleared
3 112 (9.95%) Degree
4 104 (9.24%) DV Cleared
5 94 (8.35%) ITIL Certification
6 90 (7.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 49 (4.35%) MCSE
8 44 (3.91%) Cisco Certification
9 43 (3.82%) PMP
10 39 (3.46%) PMI Certification
11 34 (3.02%) MCSA
12 30 (2.66%) CCNP
13 29 (2.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 24 (2.13%) CISSP
15 22 (1.95%) CCNA
16 21 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 20 (1.78%) CISM
18 19 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
19 18 (1.60%) MCITP
20 17 (1.51%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (9.41%) SLA
2 42 (3.73%) PMO
2 42 (3.73%) QA
3 33 (2.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 30 (2.66%) GDPR
5 25 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 19 (1.69%) PCI DSS
7 18 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 17 (1.51%) ISO 9001
9 16 (1.42%) COBIT
10 8 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 19770
11 7 (0.62%) GxP
11 7 (0.62%) ISAE 3402
11 7 (0.62%) ISO 22301
11 7 (0.62%) ISO 31000
11 7 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 4 (0.36%) Data Quality
13 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 15288
14 1 (0.089%) Disclosure Scotland
14 1 (0.089%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 221 (19.63%) Active Directory
2 100 (8.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (4.09%) Hyper-V
4 41 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
5 31 (2.75%) XenDesktop
6 27 (2.40%) XenApp
7 23 (2.04%) XenServer
8 20 (1.78%) vSphere
9 19 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
10 18 (1.60%) NFS
11 14 (1.24%) DFS Replication
11 14 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
12 13 (1.15%) Virtual Desktop
13 10 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
14 9 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
15 7 (0.62%) GlusterFS
15 7 (0.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 4 (0.36%) BitLocker
16 4 (0.36%) vCloud
16 4 (0.36%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 121 (10.75%) SCCM
2 27 (2.40%) WSUS
3 23 (2.04%) Puppet
4 21 (1.87%) Microsoft Intune
5 16 (1.42%) NetBackup
6 13 (1.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 13 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (1.15%) SCOM
7 11 (0.98%) OVSD
7 11 (0.98%) vCenter Server
8 10 (0.89%) Oracle ZFS
9 8 (0.71%) Ansible
9 8 (0.71%) Nessus
9 8 (0.71%) Red Hat Satellite
10 7 (0.62%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 7 (0.62%) Trend Micro Deep Security
10 7 (0.62%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 6 (0.53%) AirWatch
11 6 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
11 6 (0.53%) vRealize
Vendors
1 283 (25.13%) Microsoft
2 161 (14.30%) VMware
3 101 (8.97%) Citrix
4 99 (8.79%) Cisco
4 99 (8.79%) ServiceNow
5 92 (8.17%) Oracle
6 77 (6.84%) HP
7 66 (5.86%) SAP
8 44 (3.91%) Remedy
9 37 (3.29%) McAfee
10 35 (3.11%) NetApp
11 33 (2.93%) Red Hat
12 30 (2.66%) IBM
13 26 (2.31%) SolarWinds
14 25 (2.22%) CheckPoint
14 25 (2.22%) EMC
15 23 (2.04%) F5
15 23 (2.04%) Juniper
16 22 (1.95%) BMC
16 22 (1.95%) Palo Alto