Period
to 17 December 2018

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 17 December 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.

ITIL Version 3
England > South West
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 173 172
Rank change year-on-year +16 -1 -17
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 65 32 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.00% 0.58% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.70% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 29
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
10th Percentile £313 £268 £174
90th Percentile £543 £525 £624
England median daily rate £390 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -2.50% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
South West median hourly rate - £18.63 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.88% +26.98%
England median hourly rate £15.75 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +21.15% -13.33% -34.78%

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 5,597 4,599 4,624
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.79% 83.36% 82.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,585 2,894 3,089
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £276 £253 £238
90th Percentile £575 £560 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 197 297
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £33.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.24% - -15.92%
10th Percentile £13.05 £11.53 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.13 £49.25 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.10 £25.00 £23.10
% change year-on-year -11.61% +8.25% +4.98%

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 17 December 2018.

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 17 December 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
Gloucestershire +15 31 £413 -17.50% 2
Wiltshire -8 26 £513 +10.81% 6
Somerset -6 1 - -
Bristol -34 1 £450 +44.58%
Cornwall - 1 £250 -
Devon - 1 - -
ITIL V3
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 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 West region with a requirement for ITIL V3.

1 65 (100.00%) ITIL
2 47 (72.31%) Security Cleared
3 46 (70.77%) Microsoft
4 41 (63.08%) Service Management
5 34 (52.31%) Windows
6 33 (50.77%) Active Directory
7 30 (46.15%) DV Cleared
8 29 (44.62%) Windows Server
9 27 (41.54%) Analytical Skills
9 27 (41.54%) SCCM
10 25 (38.46%) ITSM
11 20 (30.77%) Service Delivery
12 19 (29.23%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (24.62%) Hyper-V
13 16 (24.62%) Citrix
13 16 (24.62%) Windows 10
14 14 (21.54%) VMware
14 14 (21.54%) PowerShell
15 13 (20.00%) Network Security
16 12 (18.46%) Service Design
17 11 (16.92%) Data Centre
17 11 (16.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 11 (16.92%) VMware Server
17 11 (16.92%) vSphere
18 10 (15.38%) XenApp
18 10 (15.38%) SC Cleared
18 10 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
18 10 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
18 10 (15.38%) Virtual Desktop
19 9 (13.85%) Military

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 8 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (12.31%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.00%) Network Security
2 8 (12.31%) Firewall
2 8 (12.31%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (9.23%) DHCP
3 6 (9.23%) DNS
3 6 (9.23%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (3.08%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (3.08%) NAS
4 2 (3.08%) NetScaler
4 2 (3.08%) SAN
4 2 (3.08%) VLAN
5 1 (1.54%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MSI
2 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (13.85%) Military
2 7 (10.77%) Finance
3 1 (1.54%) Electronics
3 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.54%) Marketing
3 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (13.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (12.31%) Analyst
2 8 (12.31%) Architect
2 8 (12.31%) Data Analyst
2 8 (12.31%) Data Centre Analyst
3 6 (9.23%) Designer
3 6 (9.23%) Security Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 4 (6.15%) Applications Packager
5 4 (6.15%) DV Cleared Application Packager
5 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Service Architect
5 4 (6.15%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 27 (41.54%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (16.92%) Data Centre
3 8 (12.31%) Clustering
3 8 (12.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.62%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (52.31%) Windows
2 29 (44.62%) Windows Server
3 19 (29.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (24.62%) Windows 10
5 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (100.00%) ITIL
2 41 (63.08%) Service Management
3 25 (38.46%) ITSM
4 20 (30.77%) Service Delivery
5 12 (18.46%) Service Design
6 11 (16.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 10 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (12.31%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (12.31%) Security Patching
8 8 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (10.77%) Infrastructure Management
9 7 (10.77%) PRINCE2
9 7 (10.77%) Project Management
10 6 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (9.23%) ArchiMate
10 6 (9.23%) Commercial Awareness
10 6 (9.23%) Customer Engagement
10 6 (9.23%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (9.23%) Target Operating Model
10 6 (9.23%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.54%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (72.31%) Security Cleared
2 30 (46.15%) DV Cleared
3 10 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 7 (10.77%) MCSA
4 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (9.23%) MCSE
6 5 (7.69%) Degree
7 4 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (4.62%) CCNA
8 3 (4.62%) MCP
9 1 (1.54%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 33 (50.77%) Active Directory
2 16 (24.62%) Hyper-V
3 11 (16.92%) VMware Server
3 11 (16.92%) vSphere
4 10 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (15.38%) Virtual Desktop
4 10 (15.38%) XenApp
5 5 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (6.15%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (4.62%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (4.62%) XenDesktop
8 2 (3.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 27 (41.54%) SCCM
2 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (9.23%) SCOM
4 3 (4.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (4.62%) SCVMM
4 3 (4.62%) WSUS
5 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (3.08%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 46 (70.77%) Microsoft
2 16 (24.62%) Citrix
3 14 (21.54%) VMware
4 9 (13.85%) Cisco
5 8 (12.31%) CommVault
5 8 (12.31%) McAfee
5 8 (12.31%) NetApp
6 1 (1.54%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.54%) SAP
6 1 (1.54%) ServiceNow