The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for ITIL Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 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.

Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
England / South West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 104 124
Rank change year-on-year -30 +20  
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 4 36 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.15% 1.24% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.49% 3.74% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 29 8
Median daily rate £325 £375 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -1.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £230 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £472 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £27.00 - £10.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.46 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +8.08% +20.00%  

ITIL Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West.

Academic & Professional Certification
South West
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 812 962 893
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 31.23% 33.05% 28.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 565 541
Median daily rate £400 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -3.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £275 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 69 28
Median hourly rate £38.50 £42.50 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.41% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.65 £20.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% +73.33%  

ITIL Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing ITIL Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL Certification in the South West

ITIL Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL Certification in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL Certification in the South West

ITIL Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL Certification in the South West over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL Certification in the South West

ITIL Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL Certification in the South West

ITIL Certification
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Bristol +6 1 £325 +18.18% 2
Gloucestershire -1 1 - - 2
Devon -2 1 £135 -
Cornwall - 1 £400 -
ITIL Certification
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification 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 West region with a requirement for ITIL Certification.

1 40 (100.00%) ITIL
2 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
2 17 (42.50%) Military
2 17 (42.50%) Problem Management
2 17 (42.50%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 15 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 15 (37.50%) Windows
4 14 (35.00%) HP
4 14 (35.00%) Service Management
4 14 (35.00%) VMware
4 14 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (30.00%) Business Continuity
6 11 (27.50%) Change Management
7 10 (25.00%) PRINCE2
7 10 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 10 (25.00%) Replication
8 7 (17.50%) Linux
9 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
10 5 (12.50%) ISEB
11 4 (10.00%) SAN
11 4 (10.00%) Veritas
11 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
11 4 (10.00%) Symantec
11 4 (10.00%) Apache
11 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
11 4 (10.00%) Dell
11 4 (10.00%) EMC
11 4 (10.00%) SMTP
11 4 (10.00%) DNS

ITIL Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 4 (10.00%) Apache
1 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) DNS
1 4 (10.00%) SAN
1 4 (10.00%) SMTP
1 4 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (42.50%) Military
2 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.00%) Banking
3 4 (10.00%) Finance
3 4 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Problem Manager
2 5 (12.50%) Analyst
2 5 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 4 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Performance Test Leader
3 4 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 3 (7.50%) Coordinator
4 3 (7.50%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (7.50%) IT Support
4 3 (7.50%) Security Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.00%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (5.00%) ITIL Manager
5 2 (5.00%) ITIL Problem Manager
5 2 (5.00%) ITIL Service Manager
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL Incident Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Service Management Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) UML Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) UML Architect
Miscellaneous
1 17 (42.50%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (25.00%) Replication
3 4 (10.00%) Clustering
3 4 (10.00%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Windows
2 7 (17.50%) Linux
3 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (100.00%) ITIL
2 17 (42.50%) Problem Management
3 14 (35.00%) Service Management
4 12 (30.00%) Business Continuity
5 11 (27.50%) Change Management
6 10 (25.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (10.00%) DevOps
7 4 (10.00%) Garbage Collection
7 4 (10.00%) Load Balancing
7 4 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
8 3 (7.50%) Information Security
8 3 (7.50%) Project Management
8 3 (7.50%) Regulatory Compliance
9 1 (2.50%) Business Analysis
9 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.50%) ITSM
9 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) AWK
Qualifications
1 15 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 15 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) ISEB
3 4 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (7.50%) CISA
4 3 (7.50%) CISSP
4 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (5.00%) PMI Certification
5 2 (5.00%) PMP
5 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.50%) Degree
6 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (10.00%) VMware ESX
3 4 (10.00%) vSphere
4 3 (7.50%) BitLocker
4 3 (7.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 4 (10.00%) Puppet
2 4 (10.00%) vRealize
2 4 (10.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) HP
1 14 (35.00%) VMware
2 4 (10.00%) Brocade
2 4 (10.00%) Cisco
2 4 (10.00%) Dell
2 4 (10.00%) EMC
2 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (10.00%) Symantec
2 4 (10.00%) Veritas
3 3 (7.50%) Citrix
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) Sophos