Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for ITIL V3 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL V3 over the 6 months to 23 November 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.

ITIL Version 3
England > South West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 156 141
Rank change year-on-year -19 -15 +3
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 33 47 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.58% 0.82% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 1.03% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 32 65
South West median daily rate £313 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -1.32% -7.03%
10th Percentile £223 £179 £240
90th Percentile £488 £639 £483
England median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
South West median hourly rate £18.63 £20.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.88% +26.98% -26.74%
10th Percentile £17.44 £12.40 £14.93
90th Percentile £19.81 £20.00 £16.58
England median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -9.68% -32.61% +39.39%

ITIL V3 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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4598 4576 5194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.25% 80.01% 79.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2908 3087 3518
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £256 £241 £255
90th Percentile £558 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 267 259
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +44.44%
10th Percentile £12.30 £12.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.35
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

ITIL V3
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing ITIL V3 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL V3 in the South West

ITIL V3
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 V3 in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL V3 in the South West

ITIL V3
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL V3 in the South West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL V3 in the South West

ITIL V3
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 V3 in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL V3 in the South West

ITIL V3
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 V3 within the South West region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Bristol -9 17 £310 -17.33% 1
Wiltshire -10 11 £450 -15.09%
Gloucestershire +15 1 £525 +40.00%
Somerset -1 1 £275 -
Cornwall - 1 £185 -
ITIL V3
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 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 V3.

1 33 (100.00%) ITIL
2 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 8 (24.24%) Office 365
5 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
5 7 (21.21%) Change Management
5 7 (21.21%) Finance
5 7 (21.21%) DNS
5 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2
5 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (18.18%) Windows
6 6 (18.18%) Cisco
6 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
7 5 (15.15%) MS Visio
7 5 (15.15%) DHCP
7 5 (15.15%) Project Management
7 5 (15.15%) Service Management
8 4 (12.12%) Replication
8 4 (12.12%) Clustering
8 4 (12.12%) SCOM
8 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
8 4 (12.12%) NAS
8 4 (12.12%) Firewall
8 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
8 4 (12.12%) IBM
8 4 (12.12%) SAN
8 4 (12.12%) Skype for Business
8 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (12.12%) ServiceNow

ITIL V3
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 (12.12%) SharePoint
1 4 (12.12%) Skype for Business
2 2 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (15.15%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) DNS
2 5 (15.15%) DHCP
3 4 (12.12%) Firewall
3 4 (12.12%) NAS
3 4 (12.12%) SAN
3 4 (12.12%) Skype
4 3 (9.09%) LAN
4 3 (9.09%) WAN
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (6.06%) Extranet
5 2 (6.06%) Intranet
5 2 (6.06%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (6.06%) VLAN
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.03%) EIGRP
6 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (3.03%) MPLS
6 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.03%) Network Security
6 1 (3.03%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Law
2 2 (6.06%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (15.15%) Analyst
1 5 (15.15%) Service Manager
2 4 (12.12%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (12.12%) IT Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) Services Delivery Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Change Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Capability Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Change Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Contracts Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Database Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Transition Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Innovation Manager
5 1 (3.03%) IT Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL Process Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Lead DevOps
5 1 (3.03%) Process Improvement Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Service Transition Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Clustering
1 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (12.12%) Replication
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.06%) Linux
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) ITIL
2 9 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 7 (21.21%) Change Management
3 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2
4 5 (15.15%) Project Management
4 5 (15.15%) Service Management
5 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.09%) Contract Management
5 3 (9.09%) Migration
5 3 (9.09%) Release Management
5 3 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.06%) Information Security
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (6.06%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (6.06%) Matrix Management
6 2 (6.06%) People Management
6 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
6 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.03%) CISSP
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 19770
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) ISA Server
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) XenApp
3 1 (3.03%) Docker
3 1 (3.03%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) SCOM
2 3 (9.09%) SCCM
3 2 (6.06%) AirWatch
3 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.06%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (6.06%) SCOrch
4 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.03%) Puppet
4 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) Cisco
3 4 (12.12%) IBM
3 4 (12.12%) ServiceNow
4 3 (9.09%) Citrix
4 3 (9.09%) HP
4 3 (9.09%) McAfee
5 2 (6.06%) Dell
5 2 (6.06%) Veritas
5 2 (6.06%) VMware
6 1 (3.03%) Adobe
6 1 (3.03%) BMC
6 1 (3.03%) LogLogic
6 1 (3.03%) Snow
6 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds