Period
to 19 June 2019

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 19 June 2019 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
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 143 161 159
Rank change year-on-year +18 -2 -1
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 76 32 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.27% 0.64% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 0.77% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 15 19
South West median daily rate £425 £335 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.87% +55.81% -39.86%
10th Percentile £258 £250 £173
90th Percentile £625 £483 £493
England median daily rate £450 £420 £440
% change year-on-year +7.14% -4.55% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
South West median hourly rate £17.26 £31.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.34% +82.35% -
England median hourly rate £18.63 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +24.17% -6.25% -40.74%

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 5,078 4,172 4,405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 84.93% 83.47% 84.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,220 2,510 2,839
South West median daily rate £450 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +6.45% +3.33%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £246
90th Percentile £625 £563 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 200 204
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £36.88 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.25% -7.81% -
10th Percentile £13.03 £11.77 £14.16
90th Percentile £52.47 £48.75 £53.75
England median hourly rate £25.23 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +14.67% -12.00% -

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 19 June 2019.

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 19 June 2019. 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 +12 27 £500 +81.82% 1
Wiltshire -21 26 £425 -10.53%
Bristol -3 13 £538 +36.94%
Cornwall +6 7 £260 +4.00%
Devon - 1 £275 - 1
Somerset - 1 £700 -
ITIL V3
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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 76 (100.00%) ITIL
2 52 (68.42%) Security Cleared
3 48 (63.16%) Microsoft
4 40 (52.63%) SCCM
5 38 (50.00%) Windows
6 37 (48.68%) Active Directory
7 36 (47.37%) Service Management
8 33 (43.42%) PowerShell
9 32 (42.11%) Windows Server
10 31 (40.79%) DV Cleared
11 28 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
12 24 (31.58%) Hyper-V
12 24 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 24 (31.58%) ITSM
13 21 (27.63%) Microsoft Certification
13 21 (27.63%) SCOM
13 21 (27.63%) Preventative Maintenance
13 21 (27.63%) Analytical Skills
14 20 (26.32%) Virtual Desktop
14 20 (26.32%) Citrix
15 19 (25.00%) MCSA
15 19 (25.00%) SCVMM
15 19 (25.00%) Windows 10
16 17 (22.37%) SC Cleared
16 17 (22.37%) MCSE
16 17 (22.37%) Service Delivery
17 15 (19.74%) SLA
18 14 (18.42%) Network Security
18 14 (18.42%) Virtual Machines
19 13 (17.11%) Microsoft App-V

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 5 (6.58%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.95%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.95%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (9.21%) Office 365
2 6 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.95%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.42%) Network Security
2 12 (15.79%) DHCP
2 12 (15.79%) DNS
3 11 (14.47%) Firewall
4 10 (13.16%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (7.89%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (3.95%) Skype
7 2 (2.63%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.63%) LAN
7 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MSI
General
1 12 (15.79%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Military
3 3 (3.95%) Electronics
3 3 (3.95%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.95%) Marketing
3 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.63%) Legal
5 1 (1.32%) Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (14.47%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 9 (11.84%) Wintel Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Analyst
5 6 (7.89%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (6.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Senior Technician
7 4 (5.26%) Server Technician
8 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Support
8 3 (3.95%) Security Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Security Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Service Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Service Transition Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.16%) Software Packaging
2 6 (7.89%) Web Services
3 1 (1.32%) JFC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (27.63%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.16%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (10.53%) Data Centre
4 6 (7.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (3.95%) CESG
6 2 (2.63%) Clustering
7 1 (1.32%) iPad
7 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (50.00%) Windows
2 32 (42.11%) Windows Server
3 28 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (25.00%) Windows 10
5 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.95%) Linux
6 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.63%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (100.00%) ITIL
2 36 (47.37%) Service Management
3 24 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 24 (31.58%) ITSM
4 21 (27.63%) Preventative Maintenance
5 17 (22.37%) Service Delivery
6 10 (13.16%) Application Virtualisation
6 10 (13.16%) Compatibility Testing
6 10 (13.16%) Software Distribution
6 10 (13.16%) Workload Management
7 9 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (11.84%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (11.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
8 8 (10.53%) Problem Management
9 7 (9.21%) Migration
9 7 (9.21%) Service Design
10 6 (7.89%) Boundary Protection
10 6 (7.89%) Network Virtualisation
10 6 (7.89%) Proactive Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (43.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 52 (68.42%) Security Cleared
2 31 (40.79%) DV Cleared
3 21 (27.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (25.00%) MCSA
5 17 (22.37%) MCSE
5 17 (22.37%) SC Cleared
6 13 (17.11%) MCP
7 8 (10.53%) Degree
8 4 (5.26%) MBCS
9 3 (3.95%) CISM
9 3 (3.95%) CISSP
9 3 (3.95%) ECDL
10 2 (2.63%) APMP
10 2 (2.63%) CNE
10 2 (2.63%) DBS Check
10 2 (2.63%) Novell Certification
11 1 (1.32%) MCTS
11 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (19.74%) SLA
2 3 (3.95%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.63%) QA
4 1 (1.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 37 (48.68%) Active Directory
2 24 (31.58%) Hyper-V
3 20 (26.32%) Virtual Desktop
4 14 (18.42%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (17.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (13.16%) XenDesktop
7 5 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (5.26%) BitLocker
8 4 (5.26%) vSphere
9 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (3.95%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 40 (52.63%) SCCM
2 21 (27.63%) SCOM
3 19 (25.00%) SCVMM
4 4 (5.26%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (5.26%) WSUS
5 2 (2.63%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 48 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 20 (26.32%) Citrix
3 6 (7.89%) McAfee
4 5 (6.58%) VMware
5 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.95%) SAP