Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for ITIL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL over the 6 months to 16 January 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.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
England > South West
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 30 21
Rank change year-on-year -10 -9 -2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 327 277 348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.13% 5.26% 6.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.98% 6.37% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 159 228
South West median daily rate £425 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +20.00% -13.33%
10th Percentile £200 £159 £135
90th Percentile £538 £540 £525
England median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 23
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £13.16 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +204.01% -34.21% -15.79%
10th Percentile £21.00 £10.23 £10.50
90th Percentile £45.00 £30.10 £47.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.46
% change year-on-year +16.67% -2.96% -6.32%

ITIL 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 5,464 4,348 4,408
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.68% 82.57% 82.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,505 2,712 2,928
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £283 £253 £232
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 177 290
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -11.43% -8.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.22 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.26 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.04% -2.07% +5.56%

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing ITIL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in the South West

ITIL
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 in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in the South West

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in the South West over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in the South West

ITIL
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 in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in the South West

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in the South West over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ITIL in the South West

ITIL
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 within the South West region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
Wiltshire -9 107 £425 - 17
Bristol -9 88 £388 +10.71% 33
Gloucestershire +5 59 £475 +18.75% 8
Somerset +5 27 £388 +132.04% 3
Devon -5 20 £363 -31.60% 10
Cornwall -2 10 £250 -28.57% 7
Dorset -7 9 £165 -39.45% 8
ITIL
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL 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.

1 138 (42.20%) Security Cleared
2 122 (37.31%) Service Management
3 118 (36.09%) Windows
4 112 (34.25%) Microsoft
5 92 (28.13%) Active Directory
6 81 (24.77%) SCCM
7 80 (24.46%) DV Cleared
8 69 (21.10%) ITIL V3
9 67 (20.49%) PowerShell
10 59 (18.04%) SC Cleared
11 57 (17.43%) Finance
12 54 (16.51%) Analytical Skills
12 54 (16.51%) Windows Server
13 53 (16.21%) Service Delivery
14 50 (15.29%) VMware
14 50 (15.29%) Microsoft App-V
15 47 (14.37%) Agile Software Development
16 46 (14.07%) Windows 7
17 41 (12.54%) Windows 10
18 40 (12.23%) ITSM
19 38 (11.62%) Windows Server 2008
20 35 (10.70%) Compatibility Testing
20 35 (10.70%) Software Distribution
21 34 (10.40%) Citrix
21 34 (10.40%) MSI
21 34 (10.40%) Linux
22 33 (10.09%) Project Management
22 33 (10.09%) Stakeholder Management
23 30 (9.17%) Application Packaging
23 30 (9.17%) VMware Infrastructure

ITIL
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 (4.59%) MS Exchange
2 14 (4.28%) Apache
3 11 (3.36%) IIS
4 8 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (2.45%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.45%) Skype for Business
5 7 (2.14%) nginx
6 6 (1.83%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.61%) CMS
8 2 (0.61%) Confluence
8 2 (0.61%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.61%) SAS
9 1 (0.31%) JBoss
9 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (4.89%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.06%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (3.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 22 (6.73%) Office 365
2 13 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.75%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (1.22%) IaaS
5 2 (0.61%) PaaS
6 1 (0.31%) Datadog
6 1 (0.31%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.31%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.26%) Firewall
2 19 (5.81%) Network Security
3 16 (4.89%) DNS
4 13 (3.98%) Skype
5 10 (3.06%) VPN
5 10 (3.06%) WAN
6 8 (2.45%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (2.45%) LAN
7 7 (2.14%) DHCP
7 7 (2.14%) IPsec
7 7 (2.14%) NetScaler
7 7 (2.14%) Software-Defined Networking
7 7 (2.14%) SSL
8 6 (1.83%) SAN
9 5 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (1.53%) NAS
10 4 (1.22%) Internet
10 4 (1.22%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (1.22%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.34%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.45%) RDBMS
3 8 (2.45%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.14%) IBM InfoSphere
4 7 (2.14%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.53%) Power BI
6 4 (1.22%) DataStage
6 4 (1.22%) DB2
6 4 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.92%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Power View
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (0.61%) QualityStage
8 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.31%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 34 (10.40%) MSI
2 7 (2.14%) JIRA
3 5 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.22%) Bitbucket
5 3 (0.92%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.92%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.61%) ERwin
6 2 (0.61%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.61%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.31%) EasyMock
7 1 (0.31%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.31%) JUnit
7 1 (0.31%) Selenium
7 1 (0.31%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 57 (17.43%) Finance
2 24 (7.34%) Telecoms
3 22 (6.73%) Manufacturing
4 19 (5.81%) Marketing
5 16 (4.89%) Electronics
6 13 (3.98%) Military
7 4 (1.22%) Retail
8 3 (0.92%) Banking
9 2 (0.61%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.61%) Back Office
9 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.61%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Law
10 1 (0.31%) Legal
Job Titles
1 62 (18.96%) Analyst
2 30 (9.17%) Applications Packager
3 27 (8.26%) Service Manager
3 27 (8.26%) Support Engineer
4 25 (7.65%) Architect
5 21 (6.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 20 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 17 (5.20%) Service Analyst
8 16 (4.89%) Consultant
9 15 (4.59%) DV Cleared Application Packager
10 13 (3.98%) 3rd Line Support
10 13 (3.98%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 13 (3.98%) Service Desk Analyst
10 13 (3.98%) Support Analyst
11 12 (3.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (3.67%) Applications Support
12 11 (3.36%) Network Engineer
13 10 (3.06%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (3.06%) Transition Manager
14 9 (2.75%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.98%) Software Packaging
2 3 (0.92%) CSS
2 3 (0.92%) HTML
2 3 (0.92%) HTML5
2 3 (0.92%) jQuery
2 3 (0.92%) XML
3 2 (0.61%) .NET
3 2 (0.61%) AppFabric
3 2 (0.61%) SAP PI
3 2 (0.61%) Web Services
4 1 (0.31%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.31%) EJB
4 1 (0.31%) JFC
4 1 (0.31%) JSF
4 1 (0.31%) JSON
4 1 (0.31%) JSP
4 1 (0.31%) Middleware
4 1 (0.31%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (0.31%) Spring
4 1 (0.31%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 54 (16.51%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (7.34%) Management Information System
3 19 (5.81%) Data Centre
4 12 (3.67%) Fat Client
4 12 (3.67%) Thin Client
5 8 (2.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (2.14%) Driving Licence
7 6 (1.83%) Clustering
8 5 (1.53%) PMI
8 5 (1.53%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.53%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.22%) CMDB
10 3 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.61%) NHS
11 2 (0.61%) PKI
11 2 (0.61%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.61%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.61%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 118 (36.09%) Windows
2 54 (16.51%) Windows Server
3 46 (14.07%) Windows 7
4 41 (12.54%) Windows 10
5 38 (11.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (10.40%) Linux
7 22 (6.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (2.45%) Unix
9 7 (2.14%) SUSE
10 3 (0.92%) CentOS
10 3 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.61%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.31%) AIX
12 1 (0.31%) Debian
12 1 (0.31%) Fedora
12 1 (0.31%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.31%) Solaris
12 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (37.31%) Service Management
2 69 (21.10%) ITIL V3
3 53 (16.21%) Service Delivery
4 47 (14.37%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (12.23%) ITSM
6 35 (10.70%) Compatibility Testing
6 35 (10.70%) Software Distribution
7 33 (10.09%) Project Management
7 33 (10.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 30 (9.17%) Application Packaging
8 30 (9.17%) Customer Engagement
9 28 (8.56%) Problem-Solving
10 27 (8.26%) Mentoring
11 25 (7.65%) Service Design
12 24 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (7.34%) PRINCE2
12 24 (7.34%) User Acceptance Testing
13 23 (7.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 21 (6.42%) Change Management
14 21 (6.42%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (20.49%) PowerShell
2 28 (8.56%) SQL
3 9 (2.75%) Python
4 6 (1.83%) T-SQL
5 5 (1.53%) C#
6 4 (1.22%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.92%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.92%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.61%) C
8 2 (0.61%) Java
8 2 (0.61%) Perl
8 2 (0.61%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.61%) VB
9 1 (0.31%) ABAP
9 1 (0.31%) C++
9 1 (0.31%) Ruby
9 1 (0.31%) SAPscript
9 1 (0.31%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 138 (42.20%) Security Cleared
2 80 (24.46%) DV Cleared
3 59 (18.04%) SC Cleared
4 19 (5.81%) Degree
4 19 (5.81%) ITIL Certification
5 17 (5.20%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (3.98%) CCNA
7 9 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (2.45%) MCSE
9 7 (2.14%) CISSP
10 6 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (1.53%) PMI Certification
12 4 (1.22%) A+ Certification
12 4 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
12 4 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (1.22%) MCP
12 4 (1.22%) MCSA
13 3 (0.92%) CCNP
13 3 (0.92%) CompTIA Security+
13 3 (0.92%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.34%) SLA
2 8 (2.45%) QA
3 6 (1.83%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.92%) COBIT
4 3 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.92%) PMO
5 2 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.61%) GDPR
5 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.31%) EMIR
6 1 (0.31%) MiFID
6 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 92 (28.13%) Active Directory
2 50 (15.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 30 (9.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (7.95%) Hyper-V
5 14 (4.28%) Virtual Desktop
5 14 (4.28%) vSphere
6 13 (3.98%) XenApp
7 9 (2.75%) Virtual Servers
7 9 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (2.45%) XenDesktop
9 7 (2.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 7 (2.14%) VMware Server
10 6 (1.83%) Firmware
11 5 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (1.53%) XenServer
12 2 (0.61%) Docker
12 2 (0.61%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.61%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.61%) UAG
12 2 (0.61%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 81 (24.77%) SCCM
2 10 (3.06%) Nagios
3 9 (2.75%) SCOM
4 6 (1.83%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (1.53%) SCVMM
6 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 4 (1.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (1.22%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.92%) Cacti
7 3 (0.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (0.92%) Grafana
7 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (0.92%) Puppet
8 2 (0.61%) Ansible
8 2 (0.61%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.61%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.61%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.31%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.31%) Suricata
Vendors
1 112 (34.25%) Microsoft
2 50 (15.29%) VMware
3 34 (10.40%) Citrix
4 29 (8.87%) Cisco
5 20 (6.12%) SAP
6 17 (5.20%) Oracle
7 13 (3.98%) Red Hat
8 11 (3.36%) HP
9 10 (3.06%) McAfee
10 8 (2.45%) NetApp
11 7 (2.14%) Fortinet
11 7 (2.14%) IBM
11 7 (2.14%) Ivanti
11 7 (2.14%) jetNEXUS
11 7 (2.14%) SolarWinds
11 7 (2.14%) Teradata
12 6 (1.83%) CommVault
13 4 (1.22%) CA
13 4 (1.22%) Netezza
13 4 (1.22%) Wyse