Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 162 171
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9 -16
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 61 35 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.01% 0.64% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.77% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 23 30
South West median daily rate £390 £313 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.80% -13.79% -4.61%
10th Percentile £256 £176 £148
90th Percentile £538 £528 £501
England median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +7.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
South West median hourly rate - £17.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.00% +26.98%
England median hourly rate £14.50 £15.72 £16.15
% change year-on-year -7.73% -2.69% -27.72%

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 5,167 4,568 4,767
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.53% 83.08% 81.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,187 2,884 3,159
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £255 £238
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 190 267
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.66% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.79 £12.15
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.88 £47.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.82 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.39% +10.31% +3.97%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +23 27 £325 -38.10% 4
Wiltshire -6 20 £525 +13.51% 3
Bristol -24 3 £368 +22.50% 4
Cornwall -9 2 £250 +36.99%
Dorset - 2 £420 - 1
Devon +7 1 - -
Somerset -4 1 - -
ITIL V3
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 61 (100.00%) ITIL
2 45 (73.77%) Microsoft
3 38 (62.30%) Service Management
4 36 (59.02%) Windows
5 33 (54.10%) Security Cleared
6 32 (52.46%) Windows Server
7 31 (50.82%) Active Directory
8 26 (42.62%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (37.70%) SCCM
9 23 (37.70%) DV Cleared
10 21 (34.43%) ITSM
11 20 (32.79%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (31.15%) VMware
13 16 (26.23%) Citrix
14 14 (22.95%) Service Delivery
14 14 (22.95%) Data Centre
14 14 (22.95%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (22.95%) XenApp
15 13 (21.31%) vSphere
15 13 (21.31%) Windows 10
15 13 (21.31%) MS Exchange
16 12 (19.67%) Disaster Recovery
16 12 (19.67%) Clustering
16 12 (19.67%) Service Design
16 12 (19.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 12 (19.67%) Hyper-V
17 11 (18.03%) PowerShell
17 11 (18.03%) VMware Server
18 10 (16.39%) Network Security
18 10 (16.39%) CommVault

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 13 (21.31%) MS Exchange
2 10 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (13.11%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.39%) Network Security
2 7 (11.48%) DHCP
2 7 (11.48%) DNS
2 7 (11.48%) Firewall
3 6 (9.84%) Software-Defined Networking
4 5 (8.20%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (6.56%) NAS
5 4 (6.56%) NetScaler
5 4 (6.56%) SAN
6 2 (3.28%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (3.28%) Skype
6 2 (3.28%) VLAN
6 2 (3.28%) Wireless
7 1 (1.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MSI
2 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (11.48%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Military
3 2 (3.28%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Electronics
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (16.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (13.11%) Analyst
2 8 (13.11%) Architect
2 8 (13.11%) Data Analyst
2 8 (13.11%) Data Centre Analyst
3 6 (9.84%) Designer
3 6 (9.84%) Senior Technician
3 6 (9.84%) Server Technician
4 4 (6.56%) Service Architect
5 3 (4.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Applications Packager
5 3 (4.92%) DV Cleared Application Packager
5 3 (4.92%) Security Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Support Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (3.28%) Desktop Support
6 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.64%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.64%) Spring
2 1 (1.64%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 26 (42.62%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (22.95%) Data Centre
3 12 (19.67%) Clustering
4 5 (8.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.92%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (3.28%) Public Cloud
7 2 (3.28%) Replication
8 1 (1.64%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 36 (59.02%) Windows
2 32 (52.46%) Windows Server
3 20 (32.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (22.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (21.31%) Windows 10
6 7 (11.48%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (100.00%) ITIL
2 38 (62.30%) Service Management
3 21 (34.43%) ITSM
4 14 (22.95%) Service Delivery
5 12 (19.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (19.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 12 (19.67%) Service Design
6 10 (16.39%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (16.39%) Security Patching
7 8 (13.11%) PRINCE2
7 8 (13.11%) Project Management
7 8 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (9.84%) ArchiMate
8 6 (9.84%) Commercial Awareness
8 6 (9.84%) Configuration Management
8 6 (9.84%) Customer Engagement
8 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Management
8 6 (9.84%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (9.84%) Target Operating Model
8 6 (9.84%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.03%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.64%) Java
2 1 (1.64%) Python
2 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (54.10%) Security Cleared
2 23 (37.70%) DV Cleared
3 10 (16.39%) MCSA
3 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (9.84%) Degree
5 5 (8.20%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (8.20%) MCSE
6 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
7 3 (4.92%) CCNA
8 2 (3.28%) CCNP
8 2 (3.28%) MCP
8 2 (3.28%) PMP
9 1 (1.64%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.64%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.64%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) COBIT
System Software
1 31 (50.82%) Active Directory
2 14 (22.95%) XenApp
3 13 (21.31%) vSphere
4 12 (19.67%) Hyper-V
5 11 (18.03%) VMware Server
6 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (9.84%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (9.84%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (4.92%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (4.92%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (3.28%) Firmware
9 2 (3.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (37.70%) SCCM
2 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (8.20%) SCOM
4 3 (4.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (4.92%) WSUS
5 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (3.28%) SCDPM
5 2 (3.28%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 45 (73.77%) Microsoft
2 19 (31.15%) VMware
3 16 (26.23%) Citrix
4 10 (16.39%) Cisco
4 10 (16.39%) CommVault
4 10 (16.39%) NetApp
5 5 (8.20%) McAfee
6 2 (3.28%) EMC
6 2 (3.28%) IBM
7 1 (1.64%) Juniper
7 1 (1.64%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.64%) SAP
7 1 (1.64%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.64%) Sophos