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 3 months to 27 June 2017 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 122 117
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5  
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 15 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.55% 0.64% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.81% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 17
Median daily rate £200 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.94% -1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £133 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £543 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £388 £325
% change year-on-year +4.51% +19.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £20.57
% change year-on-year -38.18% +33.67%  

ITIL V3 is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2236 2349 2424
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.87% 78.80% 78.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1418 1554 1645
Median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £285 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 107 109
Median hourly rate £45.00 £35.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.76% -4.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £21.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

ITIL V3
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing ITIL V3 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cornwall -2 6 £185 -
Wiltshire +1 5 £325 -5.10%
Devon -2 2 £175 -53.33%
Bristol -5 2 £200 -50.00% 5
ITIL V3
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for ITIL V3.

1 40 (100.00%) ITIL
2 13 (32.50%) Data Centre
3 12 (30.00%) VMware
4 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
5 10 (25.00%) Windows
6 9 (22.50%) WAN
7 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 8 (20.00%) HP
7 8 (20.00%) Change Management
7 8 (20.00%) Problem Management
8 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
8 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (17.50%) Project Management
8 7 (17.50%) Oracle
9 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (15.00%) Linux
9 6 (15.00%) ColdFusion
9 6 (15.00%) Red Hat
9 6 (15.00%) LAN
9 6 (15.00%) CMS
9 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
9 6 (15.00%) jQuery
9 6 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 6 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (15.00%) DevOps
9 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
10 5 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (12.50%) vCloud

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 (15.00%) CMS
1 6 (15.00%) ColdFusion
2 5 (12.50%) Railo
3 4 (10.00%) ArcGIS
4 3 (7.50%) SAS
5 2 (5.00%) Apache
5 2 (5.00%) GlassFish
5 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.50%) GeoServer
6 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) WAN
2 6 (15.00%) LAN
3 4 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (7.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (7.50%) VPN
4 3 (7.50%) Wireless
5 2 (5.00%) DNS
5 2 (5.00%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (2.50%) Firewall
6 1 (2.50%) Internet
6 1 (2.50%) LDAP
6 1 (2.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle OWB
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) MS Access
3 1 (2.50%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (12.50%) Hudson
2 5 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.50%) Toad
General
1 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (12.50%) Developer
4 4 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 4 (10.00%) Architect
4 4 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
5 3 (7.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Help Desk Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (7.50%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) IT Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) IT Support
5 3 (7.50%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Service Desk Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Service Desk Support
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) jQuery
2 5 (12.50%) CSS
2 5 (12.50%) HTML
2 5 (12.50%) HTML5
2 5 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.50%) .NET
3 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.50%) LAMP
3 1 (2.50%) Middleware
3 1 (2.50%) OAuth2
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.50%) REST
3 1 (2.50%) RESTful
3 1 (2.50%) SAML
3 1 (2.50%) Web Services
3 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) RSA SecurID
3 3 (7.50%) Smartphone
4 2 (5.00%) PKI
5 1 (2.50%) CESG
5 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Linux
3 3 (7.50%) Android
3 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.50%) CentOS
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Unix
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (100.00%) ITIL
2 8 (20.00%) Change Management
2 8 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.50%) Project Management
4 6 (15.00%) DevOps
5 5 (12.50%) Content Management
5 5 (12.50%) ITSM
5 5 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 5 (12.50%) Web Design
6 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 4 (10.00%) Information Security
6 4 (10.00%) Performance Management
6 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.50%) Adaptive Security
7 3 (7.50%) Break/Fix
7 3 (7.50%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (7.50%) SIEM
7 3 (7.50%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.00%) Java
2 2 (5.00%) Perl
2 2 (5.00%) PHP
2 2 (5.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) ISEB
3 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.50%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.00%) MCSE
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.50%) CISA
6 1 (2.50%) CISSP
6 1 (2.50%) Degree
6 1 (2.50%) MCSA
6 1 (2.50%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 6 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (12.50%) ISO 9001
2 5 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 19770
2 5 (12.50%) SLA
3 2 (5.00%) GPG13
4 1 (2.50%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.50%) vCloud
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.50%) BitLocker
5 1 (2.50%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) vRealize
2 2 (5.00%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) VMware
2 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (20.00%) HP
4 7 (17.50%) Oracle
5 6 (15.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (12.50%) BMC
6 5 (12.50%) CommVault
6 5 (12.50%) NetApp
6 5 (12.50%) Snow
7 4 (10.00%) ArcSight
7 4 (10.00%) Cisco
7 4 (10.00%) Dell
7 4 (10.00%) ESRI
7 4 (10.00%) Software AG
8 3 (7.50%) 3PAR
8 3 (7.50%) Apple
8 3 (7.50%) Toshiba
8 3 (7.50%) webMethods
9 2 (5.00%) ServiceNow
10 1 (2.50%) Gemalto