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 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.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 15 19
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 625 737 753
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.02% 8.36% 7.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.67% 10.20% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 430 365
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £188 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 58 71
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.08 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.21% +36.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.28 £57.50 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.67 £15.00
% change year-on-year -22.57% +37.76%  

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 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
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 26 June 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 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 -4 153 £375 +7.14% 17
Berkshire +2 146 £400 +6.66% 31
Buckinghamshire -5 117 £395 +1.86% 8
Surrey -7 79 £425 +6.25% 19
Oxfordshire +18 56 £450 +45.16% 6
West Sussex +16 38 £389 +2.98% 7
Kent -2 22 £338 -19.16% 4
East Sussex -7 5 £275 -39.72% 7
Middlesex +6 3 £396 -12.00% 1
Sussex +2 3 £450 -14.28%
ITIL
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 406 (31.89%) Service Management
2 365 (28.67%) Security Cleared
3 299 (23.49%) Windows
4 284 (22.31%) SC Cleared
5 275 (21.60%) ITIL V3
6 266 (20.90%) Microsoft
7 254 (19.95%) Project Management
8 199 (15.63%) Telecoms
9 179 (14.06%) Active Directory
10 178 (13.98%) Service Delivery
11 172 (13.51%) PRINCE2
12 170 (13.35%) VMware
13 166 (13.04%) Finance
14 162 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
15 159 (12.49%) ITSM
16 156 (12.25%) Change Management
17 153 (12.02%) Cisco
17 153 (12.02%) SLA
17 153 (12.02%) Degree
18 138 (10.84%) HP
19 125 (9.82%) Linux
20 123 (9.66%) Remedy
21 121 (9.51%) Firewall
22 120 (9.43%) Management Information System
23 117 (9.19%) ITIL Certification
24 116 (9.11%) Incident Management
24 116 (9.11%) Service Design
25 106 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
26 104 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
27 103 (8.09%) WAN

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 52 (4.08%) MS Exchange
2 47 (3.69%) SharePoint
3 29 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (2.28%) IIS
4 28 (2.20%) Skype for Business
5 20 (1.57%) JBoss
6 19 (1.49%) Apache
6 19 (1.49%) NetWeaver
7 16 (1.26%) Confluence
8 12 (0.94%) WebSphere
9 11 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
10 10 (0.79%) Documentum
10 10 (0.79%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.63%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.55%) CMS
13 6 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 6 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (0.47%) SAS
Applications
1 106 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 62 (4.87%) Microsoft Project
3 40 (3.14%) Microsoft Excel
4 34 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 26 (2.04%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.079%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.079%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.079%) Maya
7 1 (0.079%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 42 (3.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 17 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (1.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (0.86%) Maximo
4 9 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (0.55%) SAP GRC
6 5 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.24%) assyst
7 3 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.24%) Staffware
8 2 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.079%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 1 (0.079%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.079%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.079%) Remedy AR System
9 1 (0.079%) ResourceLink
9 1 (0.079%) SAP APO
9 1 (0.079%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.079%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 52 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
1 52 (4.08%) IaaS
2 44 (3.46%) Office 365
3 38 (2.99%) PaaS
4 34 (2.67%) SaaS
5 29 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.24%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.16%) GitHub
8 2 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.16%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.079%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.079%) G Suite
9 1 (0.079%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.079%) HP Helion
9 1 (0.079%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.079%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 121 (9.51%) Firewall
2 103 (8.09%) WAN
3 87 (6.83%) LAN
4 67 (5.26%) Wireless
5 44 (3.46%) DNS
5 44 (3.46%) TCP/IP
6 42 (3.30%) Cisco Nexus
7 39 (3.06%) SAN
8 38 (2.99%) VPN
9 30 (2.36%) BIG-IP
9 30 (2.36%) Cisco ASA
10 28 (2.20%) DHCP
11 26 (2.04%) MPLS
11 26 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
12 22 (1.73%) VoIP
13 21 (1.65%) Internet
14 19 (1.49%) Network Security
15 17 (1.34%) MVNO
16 16 (1.26%) BGP
16 16 (1.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (4.71%) SQL Server
2 28 (2.20%) Oracle Database
3 22 (1.73%) DB2
4 19 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (1.41%) MongoDB
6 17 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (1.10%) SAP HANA
8 13 (1.02%) Big Data
8 13 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (0.86%) MySQL
9 11 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
9 11 (0.86%) Relational Database
10 10 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
10 10 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (0.55%) RDBMS
12 7 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (0.47%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 21 (1.65%) JIRA
2 19 (1.49%) MSI
3 10 (0.79%) Git (software)
4 8 (0.63%) Jenkins
4 8 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (0.31%) SonarQube
5 4 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.24%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.24%) Introscope
6 3 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (0.24%) Toad
7 2 (0.16%) Maven
7 2 (0.16%) Selenium
8 1 (0.079%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.079%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.079%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.079%) Checkstyle
8 1 (0.079%) Hudson
General
1 199 (15.63%) Telecoms
2 166 (13.04%) Finance
3 23 (1.81%) Billing
3 23 (1.81%) Retail
4 19 (1.49%) Legal
5 17 (1.34%) Publishing
6 16 (1.26%) Banking
7 14 (1.10%) Back Office
8 11 (0.86%) Manufacturing
9 9 (0.71%) Marketing
10 8 (0.63%) Advertising
10 8 (0.63%) Electronics
11 5 (0.39%) Local Government
11 5 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.31%) Law
13 3 (0.24%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.16%) Automotive
14 2 (0.16%) French Language
14 2 (0.16%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.079%) German Language
Job Titles
1 221 (17.36%) Analyst
2 133 (10.45%) Project Manager
3 125 (9.82%) Architect
4 112 (8.80%) Service Manager
5 67 (5.26%) Service Analyst
6 66 (5.18%) Support Engineer
7 56 (4.40%) Support Analyst
8 52 (4.08%) Consultant
8 52 (4.08%) IT Manager
9 49 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
10 44 (3.46%) Network Engineer
11 43 (3.38%) Business Analyst
12 39 (3.06%) Administrator
13 38 (2.99%) ITIL Manager
14 37 (2.91%) IT Analyst
15 36 (2.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 34 (2.67%) Incident Manager
17 33 (2.59%) Delivery Manager
17 33 (2.59%) Service Architect
18 32 (2.51%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (2.51%) SAP Basis
2 28 (2.20%) Web Services
3 25 (1.96%) SOAP
4 20 (1.57%) RESTful
4 20 (1.57%) XML
5 17 (1.34%) .NET
6 13 (1.02%) Middleware
7 11 (0.86%) CSS
8 10 (0.79%) HTML
8 10 (0.79%) REST
9 4 (0.31%) CGI
9 4 (0.31%) LAMP
9 4 (0.31%) SAML
10 3 (0.24%) AngularJS
10 3 (0.24%) Java EE
10 3 (0.24%) JSON
10 3 (0.24%) OAuth2
10 3 (0.24%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (0.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (0.24%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 120 (9.43%) Management Information System
2 104 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
3 93 (7.31%) Data Centre
4 41 (3.22%) CMDB
5 35 (2.75%) Computer Science
6 27 (2.12%) PMI
7 26 (2.04%) Public Cloud
8 21 (1.65%) User Experience
9 17 (1.34%) Blackberry
9 17 (1.34%) Virtual Team
10 14 (1.10%) Clustering
10 14 (1.10%) Driving Licence
11 12 (0.94%) Mainframe
11 12 (0.94%) Replication
11 12 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
12 11 (0.86%) CESG
12 11 (0.86%) Smart Meter
13 9 (0.71%) EMC VNX
13 9 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
13 9 (0.71%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 299 (23.49%) Windows
2 125 (9.82%) Linux
3 83 (6.52%) Windows Server
4 81 (6.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 77 (6.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 75 (5.89%) Windows 7
7 63 (4.95%) Unix
8 34 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 30 (2.36%) Windows 10
10 27 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 26 (2.04%) Windows Vista
12 18 (1.41%) CentOS
13 16 (1.26%) Windows 8
13 16 (1.26%) Windows XP
14 9 (0.71%) Android
14 9 (0.71%) Apple iOS
15 7 (0.55%) AIX
15 7 (0.55%) Solaris
16 6 (0.47%) SUSE
17 5 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 406 (31.89%) Service Management
2 275 (21.60%) ITIL V3
3 254 (19.95%) Project Management
4 178 (13.98%) Service Delivery
5 172 (13.51%) PRINCE2
6 162 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
7 159 (12.49%) ITSM
8 156 (12.25%) Change Management
9 116 (9.11%) Incident Management
9 116 (9.11%) Service Design
10 92 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
11 80 (6.28%) Problem Management
12 71 (5.58%) Migration
13 65 (5.11%) Continuous Improvement
14 59 (4.63%) Configuration Management
15 54 (4.24%) Release Management
16 51 (4.01%) Root Cause Analysis
17 49 (3.85%) Scrum
18 43 (3.38%) Business Intelligence
18 43 (3.38%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 89 (6.99%) SQL
2 50 (3.93%) PowerShell
3 24 (1.89%) VBScript
4 22 (1.73%) Perl
5 21 (1.65%) Java
6 19 (1.49%) Python
6 19 (1.49%) VB
7 14 (1.10%) C
8 10 (0.79%) JavaScript
9 9 (0.71%) ABAP
10 7 (0.55%) Ruby
10 7 (0.55%) Shell Script
11 6 (0.47%) Bash Shell
11 6 (0.47%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.39%) JCL
12 5 (0.39%) Korn
12 5 (0.39%) PHP
13 4 (0.31%) C#
13 4 (0.31%) RPG
13 4 (0.31%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 365 (28.67%) Security Cleared
2 284 (22.31%) SC Cleared
3 153 (12.02%) Degree
4 117 (9.19%) ITIL Certification
5 97 (7.62%) Cisco Certification
6 87 (6.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 75 (5.89%) DV Cleared
8 69 (5.42%) CCNP
9 57 (4.48%) PMI Certification
10 46 (3.61%) PMP
11 41 (3.22%) CCNA
12 40 (3.14%) ISEB
13 38 (2.99%) MCSE
14 37 (2.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 33 (2.59%) CCDP
15 33 (2.59%) MCSA
16 31 (2.44%) CCIE
16 31 (2.44%) MCP
17 29 (2.28%) Computer Science Degree
18 28 (2.20%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (12.02%) SLA
2 53 (4.16%) PMO
3 49 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 42 (3.30%) QA
5 32 (2.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 18 (1.41%) COBIT
7 17 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 15288
8 12 (0.94%) ISO 22301
8 12 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 11 (0.86%) PCI DSS
10 7 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
11 5 (0.39%) GAMP
11 5 (0.39%) ISO 9001
12 4 (0.31%) Data Quality
13 3 (0.24%) EFQM
13 3 (0.24%) GxP
13 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 19770
14 2 (0.16%) HIPAA
14 2 (0.16%) ISO 9000
14 2 (0.16%) JSP 440
System Software
1 179 (14.06%) Active Directory
2 77 (6.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (2.59%) Hyper-V
4 30 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
5 22 (1.73%) vSphere
6 13 (1.02%) VMware Workstation
7 12 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
8 9 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 7 (0.55%) vCloud
10 7 (0.55%) XenApp
11 6 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
12 5 (0.39%) ISA Server
12 5 (0.39%) UAG
13 4 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.24%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.24%) GlusterFS
14 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 50 (3.93%) SCCM
2 27 (2.12%) FortiGate
3 26 (2.04%) Puppet
4 21 (1.65%) Netcool
5 17 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (1.26%) OVSD
7 14 (1.10%) Nagios
7 14 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 14 (1.10%) WSUS
8 13 (1.02%) NetBackup
8 13 (1.02%) SCOM
9 12 (0.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 12 (0.94%) Tivoli
10 9 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
11 8 (0.63%) vCenter Server
12 7 (0.55%) Microsoft Clustering
12 7 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 6 (0.47%) Backup Exec
13 6 (0.47%) Cisco Prime
13 6 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 266 (20.90%) Microsoft
2 170 (13.35%) VMware
3 153 (12.02%) Cisco
4 138 (10.84%) HP
5 123 (9.66%) Remedy
6 93 (7.31%) Oracle
7 78 (6.13%) SAP
8 69 (5.42%) ServiceNow
9 56 (4.40%) Citrix
10 47 (3.69%) F5
11 43 (3.38%) Juniper
12 37 (2.91%) BMC
12 37 (2.91%) CA
13 36 (2.83%) CheckPoint
14 35 (2.75%) IBM
15 34 (2.67%) Red Hat
16 30 (2.36%) Fortinet
17 25 (1.96%) Riverbed
18 23 (1.81%) Ericsson
19 21 (1.65%) Aruba
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Ringwood, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £18000 - £21300 per annum + Pension + Holiday + Life Assurance
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £14 - £15 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £150 - £200 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £370.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Middlesex
Gibbs
Rate: £0 - £375 per day
Posted: 17 days ago