Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 166 170
Rank change year-on-year +11 +4 -29
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 51 37 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.94% 0.67% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.81% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 22 35
South West median daily rate £335 £270 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.07% -26.03% -3.31%
10th Percentile £250 £176 £129
90th Percentile £538 £510 £509
England median daily rate £415 £403 £424
% change year-on-year +2.98% -4.90% +21.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.35% - -
England median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -12.12% -21.43% +16.80%

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 4,598 4,587 4,812
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 84.38% 83.67% 81.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,833 2,911 3,178
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £269 £250 £250
90th Percentile £563 £538 £554
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 204 257
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +7.69%
10th Percentile £12.40 £12.85 £12.70
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.50 £47.35
England median hourly rate £21.50 £23.50 £23.56
% change year-on-year -8.51% -0.24% +8.86%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 14 August 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
Wiltshire -1 14 £525 +16.67% 4
Gloucestershire +7 9 £325 +58.54%
Dorset - 7 £420 - 2
Cornwall -9 5 £250 +35.14%
Bristol -19 5 £393 +12.14% 2
Devon +7 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
ITIL V3
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 51 (100.00%) ITIL
2 36 (70.59%) Microsoft
3 27 (52.94%) Service Management
4 25 (49.02%) Windows
5 24 (47.06%) Windows Server
6 18 (35.29%) VMware
7 15 (29.41%) MS Exchange
7 15 (29.41%) Active Directory
7 15 (29.41%) SCCM
8 14 (27.45%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (27.45%) Data Centre
8 14 (27.45%) Project Management
9 13 (25.49%) Citrix
9 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (25.49%) MCSA
10 12 (23.53%) PRINCE2
10 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (21.57%) vSphere
11 11 (21.57%) XenApp
11 11 (21.57%) Clustering
12 10 (19.61%) ITSM
13 9 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (17.65%) Cisco
13 9 (17.65%) CommVault
13 9 (17.65%) NetApp
13 9 (17.65%) Windows 7
13 9 (17.65%) Capacity Planning

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 15 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 9 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
4 5 (9.80%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (15.69%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) Firewall
2 6 (11.76%) Software-Defined Networking
3 5 (9.80%) Skype
4 4 (7.84%) VoIP
5 3 (5.88%) DHCP
5 3 (5.88%) DNS
6 2 (3.92%) NAS
6 2 (3.92%) NetScaler
6 2 (3.92%) Network Security
6 2 (3.92%) SAN
6 2 (3.92%) Wireless
7 1 (1.96%) BGP
7 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.96%) MPLS
7 1 (1.96%) OSPF
7 1 (1.96%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (1.96%) VLAN
7 1 (1.96%) WAN
7 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (13.73%) Banking
2 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (17.65%) Analyst
2 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Architect
3 7 (13.73%) Senior Technician
3 7 (13.73%) Server Technician
4 6 (11.76%) Data Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Data Centre Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Service Architect
7 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Applications Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Applications Project Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Exchange Technician
7 3 (5.88%) ICT Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.88%) ICT Manager
7 3 (5.88%) ICT Network Manager
7 3 (5.88%) ICT Project Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Network Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) AngularJS
2 3 (5.88%) Spring
2 3 (5.88%) Spring Boot
3 2 (3.92%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (27.45%) Data Centre
2 11 (21.57%) Clustering
3 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.88%) PMI
5 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.92%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.92%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (49.02%) Windows
2 24 (47.06%) Windows Server
3 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (17.65%) Windows 7
5 7 (13.73%) Windows 10
6 5 (9.80%) Linux
7 3 (5.88%) AIX
7 3 (5.88%) Solaris
7 3 (5.88%) Unix
7 3 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (100.00%) ITIL
2 27 (52.94%) Service Management
3 14 (27.45%) Project Management
4 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (23.53%) PRINCE2
5 10 (19.61%) ITSM
6 9 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (17.65%) Security Patching
7 8 (15.69%) Coaching
7 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 8 (15.69%) Service Delivery
8 7 (13.73%) Configuration Management
8 7 (13.73%) RUP
8 7 (13.73%) SDLC
9 6 (11.76%) ArchiMate
9 6 (11.76%) Change Management
9 6 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (11.76%) Customer Engagement
9 6 (11.76%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.88%) Java
2 3 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) MCSA
1 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 7 (13.73%) PMP
4 6 (11.76%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.88%) A+ Certification
5 3 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (5.88%) Degree
5 3 (5.88%) MCP
5 3 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (5.88%) PMI Certification
5 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.88%) Server+ Certification
6 2 (3.92%) CCNP
6 2 (3.92%) MCSE
6 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.96%) CCNA
7 1 (1.96%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) SLA
2 4 (7.84%) COBIT
3 1 (1.96%) PMO
3 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 15 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 11 (21.57%) vSphere
2 11 (21.57%) XenApp
3 8 (15.69%) VMware Server
4 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (5.88%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.92%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (3.92%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.96%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (29.41%) SCCM
2 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (9.80%) SCOM
4 3 (5.88%) SCSM
5 2 (3.92%) WSUS
6 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 36 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 18 (35.29%) VMware
3 13 (25.49%) Citrix
4 9 (17.65%) Cisco
4 9 (17.65%) CommVault
4 9 (17.65%) NetApp
5 4 (7.84%) Juniper
6 3 (5.88%) EMC
6 3 (5.88%) Sophos
7 2 (3.92%) Aruba
7 2 (3.92%) HP
7 2 (3.92%) IBM
7 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow