Period
to 18 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 17 15
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2 -2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 1,109 1,257 1,521
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.75% 8.17% 8.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.97% 9.80% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 714 725 907
South East median daily rate £414 £411 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.73% +13.38% -2.33%
10th Percentile £213 £210 £183
90th Percentile £569 £541 £500
England median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 90 100
South East median hourly rate £14.50 £14.75 £17.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.69% -15.59% +5.91%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.49 £12.00
90th Percentile £44.00 £29.75 £53.77
England median hourly rate £15.25 £15.72 £18.00
% change year-on-year -2.96% -12.69% +15.31%

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 13,908 12,820 14,826
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 84.63% 83.34% 82.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,193 7,430 9,101
South East median daily rate £435 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.45% +3.13% +5.26%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £563 £545
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 476 492 555
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.51 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.24 £52.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

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 June 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 June 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 June 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 -6 518 £385 -3.75% 89
Hampshire -11 276 £438 +2.94% 48
Buckinghamshire +1 251 £363 -8.80% 32
Surrey -1 189 £425 - 41
Berkshire -22 189 £411 +2.81% 48
Oxfordshire -6 78 £450 +2.86% 9
West Sussex -3 61 £383 -1.29% 5
Kent +4 30 £500 +42.86% 13
East Sussex +10 17 £300 +9.09% 6
Middlesex -4 5 £356 -25.00%
Sussex -1 3 £500 -
M4 Corridor -7 1 £375 -25.00%
ITIL
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 324 (29.22%) Service Management
2 317 (28.58%) Windows
3 270 (24.35%) Microsoft
4 240 (21.64%) Security Cleared
5 225 (20.29%) ITIL V3
6 209 (18.85%) Change Management
7 190 (17.13%) Active Directory
8 181 (16.32%) SC Cleared
9 167 (15.06%) ITSM
10 165 (14.88%) Project Management
11 163 (14.70%) Finance
12 156 (14.07%) Agile Software Development
13 154 (13.89%) PRINCE2
14 142 (12.80%) Service Delivery
15 140 (12.62%) VMware
16 137 (12.35%) Problem-Solving
17 134 (12.08%) Linux
18 130 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
19 127 (11.45%) Microsoft Office
20 113 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
21 108 (9.74%) Office 365
22 107 (9.65%) Degree
23 106 (9.56%) SLA
24 105 (9.47%) SCCM
25 103 (9.29%) DV Cleared
26 100 (9.02%) Telecoms
26 100 (9.02%) ServiceNow
26 100 (9.02%) Windows Server
27 96 (8.66%) Firewall
28 95 (8.57%) 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 73 (6.58%) SharePoint
2 53 (4.78%) Skype for Business
3 50 (4.51%) MS Exchange
4 28 (2.52%) IIS
5 24 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (1.53%) Apache
6 17 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
8 13 (1.17%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (0.72%) NetWeaver
9 8 (0.72%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.63%) JBoss
11 5 (0.45%) Confluence
11 5 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.36%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.36%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.27%) CMS
13 3 (0.27%) SAS
Applications
1 127 (11.45%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (3.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 38 (3.43%) MS Visio
4 21 (1.89%) Microsoft Project
5 16 (1.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (1.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.54%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (0.36%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.36%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.36%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.27%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (0.27%) SAP MM
5 3 (0.27%) TIBCO iProcess
6 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.18%) Remedy AR System
6 2 (0.18%) Workfront
7 1 (0.090%) assyst
7 1 (0.090%) Maximo
7 1 (0.090%) RMDS
7 1 (0.090%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 108 (9.74%) Office 365
2 76 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
3 68 (6.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (2.16%) PaaS
4 24 (2.16%) SaaS
5 22 (1.98%) IaaS
6 10 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (0.90%) Slack
6 10 (0.90%) Yammer
7 8 (0.72%) GitHub
8 5 (0.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 5 (0.45%) IBM Blueworks
8 5 (0.45%) iPaaS
8 5 (0.45%) OneDrive
8 5 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.18%) G Suite
10 2 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.090%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 96 (8.66%) Firewall
2 59 (5.32%) DNS
2 59 (5.32%) TCP/IP
3 54 (4.87%) LAN
3 54 (4.87%) WAN
4 44 (3.97%) DHCP
5 43 (3.88%) VPN
6 42 (3.79%) SAN
7 37 (3.34%) Wireless
8 32 (2.89%) Network Security
9 26 (2.34%) BGP
9 26 (2.34%) Skype
10 24 (2.16%) Internet
11 23 (2.07%) VoIP
12 22 (1.98%) MPLS
13 21 (1.89%) iSCSI
14 19 (1.71%) Cisco ASA
14 19 (1.71%) OSPF
15 17 (1.53%) IPsec
16 15 (1.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (4.33%) SQL Server
2 20 (1.80%) Big Data
3 15 (1.35%) Oracle Database
4 13 (1.17%) Hadoop
5 12 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (0.90%) MySQL
7 9 (0.81%) Relational Database
7 9 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (0.63%) Power BI
10 6 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (0.45%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.36%) Apache Hive
12 4 (0.36%) GIS
12 4 (0.36%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (0.36%) SQLPlus
12 4 (0.36%) Sqoop
13 3 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.27%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.27%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 19 (1.71%) JIRA
2 18 (1.62%) Jenkins
3 10 (0.90%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.54%) MSI
5 5 (0.45%) SonarQube
6 4 (0.36%) GCC
6 4 (0.36%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (0.27%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.27%) Maven
7 3 (0.27%) Rational Rhapsody
7 3 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.27%) WebStorm
8 2 (0.18%) Hudson
8 2 (0.18%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.090%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.090%) GitLab
9 1 (0.090%) Metasploit
9 1 (0.090%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.090%) Toad
General
1 163 (14.70%) Finance
2 100 (9.02%) Telecoms
3 40 (3.61%) Retail
4 19 (1.71%) Marketing
5 15 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
6 13 (1.17%) Banking
6 13 (1.17%) Legal
7 12 (1.08%) Publishing
8 11 (0.99%) Back Office
9 10 (0.90%) Billing
10 9 (0.81%) Advertising
11 8 (0.72%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.45%) German Language
12 5 (0.45%) Law
13 4 (0.36%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.36%) Automotive
13 4 (0.36%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.27%) Electronics
15 2 (0.18%) Dutch Language
15 2 (0.18%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 200 (18.03%) Analyst
2 102 (9.20%) Architect
3 100 (9.02%) Service Manager
4 99 (8.93%) Project Manager
5 64 (5.77%) IT Manager
6 45 (4.06%) Service Analyst
7 44 (3.97%) Support Engineer
8 43 (3.88%) Business Analyst
9 42 (3.79%) Support Analyst
10 39 (3.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 37 (3.34%) Desktop Support
12 36 (3.25%) Delivery Manager
12 36 (3.25%) Transition Manager
13 32 (2.89%) 2nd Line Support
13 32 (2.89%) Developer
14 31 (2.80%) Network Engineer
15 30 (2.71%) 3rd Line Support
15 30 (2.71%) Consultant
15 30 (2.71%) Infrastructure Manager
16 29 (2.61%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (4.87%) Web Services
2 38 (3.43%) REST
3 25 (2.25%) AngularJS
4 20 (1.80%) HTML
5 17 (1.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 16 (1.44%) SOAP
7 15 (1.35%) Middleware
7 15 (1.35%) XML
8 13 (1.17%) J2EE
9 11 (0.99%) CSS
9 11 (0.99%) Node.js
10 10 (0.90%) SAP Basis
11 8 (0.72%) .NET
11 8 (0.72%) LDAP
12 7 (0.63%) Hibernate
12 7 (0.63%) Spring
13 6 (0.54%) JDBC
13 6 (0.54%) Regular Expression
13 6 (0.54%) WebSphere MQ
14 5 (0.45%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 130 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (7.30%) Management Information System
3 77 (6.94%) Data Centre
4 52 (4.69%) Self-Motivation
5 50 (4.51%) CMDB
6 36 (3.25%) Computer Science
7 25 (2.25%) Video Conferencing
8 23 (2.07%) Fat Client
8 23 (2.07%) Thin Client
9 22 (1.98%) PMI
10 20 (1.80%) Virtual Team
11 17 (1.53%) PKI
12 14 (1.26%) Clustering
12 14 (1.26%) Driving Licence
12 14 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (0.99%) Mobile App
14 10 (0.90%) Smartphone
14 10 (0.90%) Taxonomies
14 10 (0.90%) User Experience
15 9 (0.81%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 317 (28.58%) Windows
2 134 (12.08%) Linux
3 100 (9.02%) Windows Server
4 69 (6.22%) Windows 7
5 63 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 58 (5.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 57 (5.14%) Windows 10
8 56 (5.05%) Unix
9 34 (3.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 27 (2.43%) Android
11 23 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (1.80%) Apple iOS
13 16 (1.44%) Solaris
14 10 (0.90%) Data ONTAP
14 10 (0.90%) SUSE
15 7 (0.63%) CentOS
15 7 (0.63%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 5 (0.45%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (29.22%) Service Management
2 225 (20.29%) ITIL V3
3 209 (18.85%) Change Management
4 167 (15.06%) ITSM
5 165 (14.88%) Project Management
6 156 (14.07%) Agile Software Development
7 154 (13.89%) PRINCE2
8 142 (12.80%) Service Delivery
9 137 (12.35%) Problem-Solving
10 113 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
11 95 (8.57%) Problem Management
12 88 (7.94%) Service Design
13 71 (6.40%) Incident Management
14 59 (5.32%) Configuration Management
14 59 (5.32%) DevOps
15 58 (5.23%) Release Management
16 55 (4.96%) Migration
17 53 (4.78%) Virtual Environments
18 46 (4.15%) Collaborative Working
18 46 (4.15%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 72 (6.49%) PowerShell
2 55 (4.96%) SQL
3 34 (3.07%) Java
4 25 (2.25%) JavaScript
4 25 (2.25%) Python
5 22 (1.98%) Perl
6 16 (1.44%) Ruby
7 14 (1.26%) Bash Shell
8 10 (0.90%) Shell Script
9 8 (0.72%) PL/SQL
10 7 (0.63%) ABAP
11 6 (0.54%) AWK
11 6 (0.54%) Bourne shell
11 6 (0.54%) C#
11 6 (0.54%) Korn
12 5 (0.45%) C
12 5 (0.45%) TypeScript
13 3 (0.27%) PHP
14 2 (0.18%) R
14 2 (0.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 240 (21.64%) Security Cleared
2 181 (16.32%) SC Cleared
3 107 (9.65%) Degree
4 103 (9.29%) DV Cleared
5 86 (7.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 78 (7.03%) ITIL Certification
7 52 (4.69%) MCSE
8 49 (4.42%) PMP
9 48 (4.33%) PMI Certification
10 39 (3.52%) Cisco Certification
11 37 (3.34%) MCSA
12 35 (3.16%) CCNP
13 25 (2.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 24 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 23 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 21 (1.89%) CISSP
17 20 (1.80%) CCNA
18 18 (1.62%) ISEB
19 16 (1.44%) CISM
19 16 (1.44%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (9.56%) SLA
2 37 (3.34%) QA
3 36 (3.25%) PMO
4 30 (2.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 27 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 24 (2.16%) PCI DSS
7 21 (1.89%) GDPR
8 14 (1.26%) COBIT
9 13 (1.17%) ISO 9001
9 13 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 12 (1.08%) GxP
11 8 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 19770
12 5 (0.45%) ISAE 3402
12 5 (0.45%) ISO 22301
12 5 (0.45%) ISO 31000
12 5 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 4 (0.36%) Data Quality
14 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 15288
15 1 (0.090%) Disclosure Scotland
15 1 (0.090%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 190 (17.13%) Active Directory
2 95 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (4.51%) Hyper-V
4 34 (3.07%) VMware ESXi
5 22 (1.98%) XenDesktop
6 21 (1.89%) XenApp
7 18 (1.62%) XenServer
8 16 (1.44%) Virtual Desktop
8 16 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
9 14 (1.26%) NFS
10 12 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
11 11 (0.99%) DFS Replication
12 9 (0.81%) vSphere
13 8 (0.72%) BitLocker
13 8 (0.72%) Docker
13 8 (0.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 6 (0.54%) GlusterFS
14 6 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
15 4 (0.36%) UAG
Systems Management
1 105 (9.47%) SCCM
2 35 (3.16%) Puppet
3 24 (2.16%) WSUS
4 19 (1.71%) SCOM
5 17 (1.53%) Ansible
5 17 (1.53%) OVSD
6 15 (1.35%) Microsoft Intune
7 13 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (1.08%) NetBackup
9 11 (0.99%) vCenter Server
10 10 (0.90%) Backup Exec
11 9 (0.81%) Oracle ZFS
12 8 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
12 8 (0.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 8 (0.72%) Red Hat Satellite
13 7 (0.63%) ArcSight ESM
13 7 (0.63%) Nagios
13 7 (0.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 6 (0.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 6 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 270 (24.35%) Microsoft
2 140 (12.62%) VMware
3 100 (9.02%) ServiceNow
4 95 (8.57%) Cisco
5 91 (8.21%) Citrix
6 75 (6.76%) HP
7 71 (6.40%) Oracle
8 57 (5.14%) SAP
9 39 (3.52%) Remedy
10 36 (3.25%) McAfee
11 33 (2.98%) NetApp
12 29 (2.61%) Red Hat
13 27 (2.43%) F5
14 26 (2.34%) Juniper
14 26 (2.34%) Palo Alto
15 24 (2.16%) IBM
15 24 (2.16%) SolarWinds
16 23 (2.07%) CheckPoint
16 23 (2.07%) Symantec
17 20 (1.80%) EMC