Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 166 160
Rank change year-on-year -9 -6 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 20 45 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.39% 0.82% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 1.00% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 28 51
South West median daily rate £321 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.33% +1.35% -7.50%
10th Percentile £274 £202 £170
90th Percentile £525 £625 £475
England median daily rate £400 £450 £401
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.22% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
South West median hourly rate £25.56 £11.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +132.39% -30.16% -26.74%
10th Percentile £18.82 £10.50 £14.93
90th Percentile £32.36 £11.50 £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 4,157 4,501 5,037
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 80.36% 81.94% 81.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,562 3,014 3,459
South West median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £263 £235 £256
90th Percentile £575 £550 £514
England median daily rate £455 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 280 251
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -6.25% +33.33%
10th Percentile £11.80 £12.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £47.85 £48.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.30 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -2.82% +6.38% +16.05%

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 24 February 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL V3 in the South West over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 24 February 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
Bristol -6 9 £311 -17.00% 2
Gloucestershire +10 3 £500 +69.49% 2
Wiltshire +6 2 £321 -45.09% 1
Dorset -9 1 - - 4
Somerset - 1 £275 -
ITIL V3
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 20 (100.00%) ITIL
2 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (40.00%) Windows
3 8 (40.00%) Office 365
4 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (30.00%) DNS
4 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (20.00%) SCCM
6 4 (20.00%) SCOM
6 4 (20.00%) Cisco
6 4 (20.00%) SAN
6 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 4 (20.00%) DHCP
6 4 (20.00%) Service Management
6 4 (20.00%) Firewall
6 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (15.00%) Skype
7 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
7 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (15.00%) Change Management
7 3 (15.00%) McAfee
7 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
7 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (15.00%) Citrix
7 3 (15.00%) IBM

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 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Office 365
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) DNS
2 4 (20.00%) DHCP
2 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) SAN
3 3 (15.00%) LAN
3 3 (15.00%) NAS
3 3 (15.00%) Skype
3 3 (15.00%) WAN
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (10.00%) Network Security
4 2 (10.00%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (10.00%) VLAN
5 1 (5.00%) BGP
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
5 1 (5.00%) Extranet
5 1 (5.00%) Intranet
5 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (5.00%) MPLS
5 1 (5.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Change Manager
2 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL Expert
2 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) IT Programme Manager
3 1 (5.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Server Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Server Support Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (5.00%) Solutions Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Clustering
2 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (15.00%) Replication
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.00%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.00%) Linux
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Service Management
3 3 (15.00%) Change Management
3 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (10.00%) IT Strategy
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Coaching
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) Feasibility Study
5 1 (5.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) Patch Management
5 1 (5.00%) Programme Governance
5 1 (5.00%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) CISSP
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (5.00%) Docker
3 1 (5.00%) Firmware
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) ISA Server
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
1 4 (20.00%) SCOM
2 2 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (10.00%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (5.00%) AirWatch
3 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.00%) Puppet
3 1 (5.00%) SCOrch
3 1 (5.00%) SCVMM
3 1 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (15.00%) Citrix
3 3 (15.00%) IBM
3 3 (15.00%) McAfee
4 2 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) Adobe
5 1 (5.00%) Dell
5 1 (5.00%) LogLogic
5 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.00%) Veritas