Period
to 20 January 2020

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 20 January 2020 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
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 165 165 167
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -4
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 46 64 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.79% 1.02% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.18% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 34 24
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £113 £313 £268
90th Percentile £638 £546 £525
England median daily rate £415 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +3.75% -2.44% -6.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
South West median hourly rate - - £25.56
England median hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £12.72
% change year-on-year +15.63% +25.79% -15.20%

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 4,885 5,424 4,345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 83.79% 86.14% 83.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,085 3,486 2,714
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £283 £256
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 210 175
South West median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +29.03% -11.43%
10th Percentile £13.37 £13.00 £11.45
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £48.45
England median hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £23.14
% change year-on-year -4.26% +1.56% -3.58%

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 20 January 2020.

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 20 January 2020. 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
Wiltshire -1 27 £450 +5.88% 4
Gloucestershire -13 12 £125 -70.59% 6
Bristol - 5 £425 - 3
Dorset - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
ITIL V3
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, 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 46 (100.00%) ITIL
2 26 (56.52%) Security Cleared
3 19 (41.30%) SC Cleared
4 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
5 16 (34.78%) Service Management
6 13 (28.26%) DV Cleared
7 10 (21.74%) SCCM
7 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (21.74%) Citrix
8 9 (19.57%) Active Directory
8 9 (19.57%) PowerShell
9 8 (17.39%) Software Distribution
9 8 (17.39%) Application Virtualisation
9 8 (17.39%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (17.39%) Compatibility Testing
10 7 (15.22%) Software Packaging
10 7 (15.22%) Finance
10 7 (15.22%) Linux
10 7 (15.22%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (13.04%) Fault Analysis
11 6 (13.04%) Public Sector
11 6 (13.04%) MS Exchange
11 6 (13.04%) SAP
11 6 (13.04%) Project Management
11 6 (13.04%) Military
11 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (13.04%) Change Management
11 6 (13.04%) ITSM
12 5 (10.87%) Windows
12 5 (10.87%) Use Case

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 6 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Azure
2 1 (2.17%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Network Security
2 3 (6.52%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (6.52%) Sourcefire
2 3 (6.52%) Wireshark
3 2 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (4.35%) LAN
3 2 (4.35%) WAN
4 1 (2.17%) DHCP
4 1 (2.17%) DNS
4 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Bitbucket
1 4 (8.70%) JIRA
2 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Military
2 6 (13.04%) Public Sector
3 4 (8.70%) Electronics
3 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.70%) Marketing
3 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.35%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.17%) Billing
5 1 (2.17%) Law
5 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
1 6 (13.04%) Architect
2 5 (10.87%) IT Manager
3 4 (8.70%) Analyst
3 4 (8.70%) Change Manager
3 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Integration Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (6.52%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Test Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) IT Change Manager
5 2 (4.35%) ITIL Service Architect
5 2 (4.35%) Problem Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Service Architect
5 2 (4.35%) SOC Analyst
6 1 (2.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Salesforce Solution Architect
6 1 (2.17%) TOGAF Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.17%) JFC
2 1 (2.17%) RESTful
2 1 (2.17%) Visualforce
2 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) CMDB
1 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.35%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.17%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) Windows
3 3 (6.52%) Windows 10
3 3 (6.52%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (100.00%) ITIL
2 16 (34.78%) Service Management
3 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (17.39%) Application Virtualisation
4 8 (17.39%) Compatibility Testing
4 8 (17.39%) Software Distribution
5 7 (15.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (13.04%) Change Management
6 6 (13.04%) Fault Analysis
6 6 (13.04%) ITSM
6 6 (13.04%) Project Management
6 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (10.87%) Use Case
8 4 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (8.70%) Security Operations
8 4 (8.70%) SIEM
8 4 (8.70%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.17%) Apex Code
2 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.17%) Perl
2 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (56.52%) Security Cleared
2 19 (41.30%) SC Cleared
3 13 (28.26%) DV Cleared
4 4 (8.70%) GCIH
4 4 (8.70%) GIAC
5 3 (6.52%) GCIA
5 3 (6.52%) ISEB
5 3 (6.52%) ISTQB
6 2 (4.35%) CISSP
7 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.17%) CEH
7 1 (2.17%) CISA
7 1 (2.17%) CISM
7 1 (2.17%) Degree
7 1 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.17%) MCP
7 1 (2.17%) MCSA
7 1 (2.17%) MCSE
7 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.17%) GDPR
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (19.57%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.39%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (6.52%) Snort
4 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) SCOM
2 1 (2.17%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.74%) Citrix
3 6 (13.04%) SAP
4 4 (8.70%) Cisco
4 4 (8.70%) Splunk
5 3 (6.52%) ArcSight
5 3 (6.52%) Blue Coat
5 3 (6.52%) FireEye
5 3 (6.52%) LogRhythm
6 2 (4.35%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.17%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.17%) BT
7 1 (2.17%) Forcepoint
7 1 (2.17%) McAfee
7 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.17%) Sony