Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 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.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
England > South West
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 20 18
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2 +2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 316 374 508
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.63% 6.65% 7.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.93% 8.28% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 255 353
South West median daily rate £400 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -13.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £161 £142 £221
90th Percentile £563 £525 £500
England median daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -0.65% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 24
South West median hourly rate £13.36 £20.00 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.23% -3.61% +6.41%
10th Percentile £10.41 £10.50 £11.28
90th Percentile £31.75 £47.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -6.25% -1.23% +8.00%

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 4558 4515 5251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.19% 80.34% 80.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2845 3057 3585
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £260 £241 £256
90th Percentile £563 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +5.14% +0.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 279 260
South West median hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.45% -12.10% +42.73%
10th Percentile £11.85 £12.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £49.50 £47.50 £48.12
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.36 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.65% +10.70% +15.79%

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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017. 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
Bristol +5 99 £375 +17.19% 21
Wiltshire -11 85 £450 +50.00% 6
Gloucestershire +1 33 £400 -11.11% 5
Devon -8 25 £325 +8.33%
Somerset -6 22 £167 -59.52% 5
Dorset -7 22 £400 +6.67% 10
Cornwall -6 11 £350 - 2
ITIL
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL 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.

1 92 (29.11%) Security Cleared
2 88 (27.85%) Windows
3 75 (23.73%) Finance
4 72 (22.78%) Microsoft
5 63 (19.94%) Service Management
6 61 (19.30%) SC Cleared
7 59 (18.67%) Active Directory
8 55 (17.41%) Agile Software Development
9 54 (17.09%) Project Management
10 51 (16.14%) Management Information System
11 50 (15.82%) PRINCE2
12 48 (15.19%) Cisco
13 44 (13.92%) Microsoft Office
14 39 (12.34%) Linux
15 38 (12.03%) Change Management
15 38 (12.03%) Firewall
16 37 (11.71%) Telecoms
16 37 (11.71%) Service Delivery
16 37 (11.71%) DV Cleared
16 37 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
17 35 (11.08%) ITIL Certification
18 34 (10.76%) Windows 7
19 33 (10.44%) Degree
19 33 (10.44%) ITIL V3
20 32 (10.13%) Office 365
21 30 (9.49%) Windows Server
22 28 (8.86%) WAN
23 26 (8.23%) SLA
23 26 (8.23%) Cisco Certification
24 25 (7.91%) Business Intelligence

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 20 (6.33%) Skype for Business
2 17 (5.38%) SharePoint
3 15 (4.75%) JBoss
4 8 (2.53%) Apache
4 8 (2.53%) CMS
4 8 (2.53%) MS Exchange
5 7 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (2.22%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.22%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.90%) IIS
7 4 (1.27%) EPiServer
7 4 (1.27%) iPlanet
7 4 (1.27%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.95%) Live Communications Server
9 2 (0.63%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 44 (13.92%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.58%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.53%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.95%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.32%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.32%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 32 (10.13%) Office 365
2 10 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.63%) IaaS
5 2 (0.63%) PaaS
6 1 (0.32%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.32%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 38 (12.03%) Firewall
2 28 (8.86%) WAN
3 24 (7.59%) LAN
4 23 (7.28%) DNS
5 21 (6.65%) TCP/IP
6 16 (5.06%) VPN
7 15 (4.75%) DHCP
8 13 (4.11%) Wireless
9 12 (3.80%) Network Security
10 11 (3.48%) Unified Communications
11 10 (3.16%) Internet
12 9 (2.85%) NAS
12 9 (2.85%) SAN
12 9 (2.85%) Skype
13 8 (2.53%) VLAN
14 7 (2.22%) Broadband
15 6 (1.90%) IP Telephony
15 6 (1.90%) OSPF
16 5 (1.58%) IPsec
16 5 (1.58%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.85%) Oracle BI EE
2 8 (2.53%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.63%) Apache Hive
4 2 (0.63%) Big Data
4 2 (0.63%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.63%) HBase
4 2 (0.63%) Ingres
4 2 (0.63%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.63%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.32%) DataStage
5 1 (0.32%) DB2
5 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.32%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (1.27%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (0.95%) Bitbucket
2 3 (0.95%) JIRA
3 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 75 (23.73%) Finance
2 37 (11.71%) Telecoms
3 19 (6.01%) Manufacturing
4 17 (5.38%) Electronics
4 17 (5.38%) Marketing
5 13 (4.11%) Legal
5 13 (4.11%) Military
6 9 (2.85%) Law
7 5 (1.58%) Banking
8 4 (1.27%) Retail
9 3 (0.95%) Local Government
9 3 (0.95%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.63%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.63%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.32%) Automotive
11 1 (0.32%) Billing
11 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 85 (26.90%) Analyst
2 33 (10.44%) Service Analyst
3 27 (8.54%) Service Desk Analyst
4 25 (7.91%) Architect
5 22 (6.96%) Project Manager
6 19 (6.01%) Support Analyst
6 19 (6.01%) Support Engineer
7 16 (5.06%) Network Engineer
8 14 (4.43%) Administrator
9 12 (3.80%) 2nd Line Support
9 12 (3.80%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (3.48%) IT Manager
10 11 (3.48%) Systems Administrator
11 10 (3.16%) Help Desk Support
11 10 (3.16%) Service Desk Support
11 10 (3.16%) Service Manager
12 9 (2.85%) 1st Line Support
12 9 (2.85%) Configuration Manager
12 9 (2.85%) IT Analyst
12 9 (2.85%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.11%) Middleware
2 10 (3.16%) CSS
3 9 (2.85%) Web Services
4 8 (2.53%) J2EE
5 6 (1.90%) .NET
5 6 (1.90%) HTML
6 2 (0.63%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.63%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.32%) Ajax
7 1 (0.32%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.32%) COM
7 1 (0.32%) DOM
7 1 (0.32%) REST
7 1 (0.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 51 (16.14%) Management Information System
2 37 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (6.96%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.80%) Blackberry
5 9 (2.85%) Clustering
6 8 (2.53%) Replication
7 7 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.90%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (1.90%) Freedom of Information
8 6 (1.90%) Freedom of Information Act
8 6 (1.90%) iPhone
8 6 (1.90%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.58%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.27%) iPad
10 4 (1.27%) Smartphone
10 4 (1.27%) Social Media
11 3 (0.95%) CMDB
11 3 (0.95%) PMI
11 3 (0.95%) Reference Data
11 3 (0.95%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 88 (27.85%) Windows
2 39 (12.34%) Linux
3 34 (10.76%) Windows 7
4 30 (9.49%) Windows Server
5 23 (7.28%) Unix
6 18 (5.70%) Solaris
7 13 (4.11%) Windows 10
7 13 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (2.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.58%) SUSE
10 5 (1.58%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.27%) AIX
11 4 (1.27%) Android
11 4 (1.27%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.27%) HPUX
12 3 (0.95%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.95%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.63%) VMS
13 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (19.94%) Service Management
2 55 (17.41%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (17.09%) Project Management
4 50 (15.82%) PRINCE2
5 38 (12.03%) Change Management
6 37 (11.71%) Service Delivery
7 33 (10.44%) ITIL V3
8 25 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (7.91%) Programme Management
9 22 (6.96%) Configuration Management
9 22 (6.96%) DevOps
10 21 (6.65%) Release Management
11 19 (6.01%) ITSM
11 19 (6.01%) Problem Management
12 18 (5.70%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (5.38%) Digital Marketing
13 17 (5.38%) Risk Management
14 16 (5.06%) Capacity Management
15 15 (4.75%) IT Strategy
15 15 (4.75%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.06%) SQL
2 15 (4.75%) PowerShell
3 14 (4.43%) C
4 8 (2.53%) Shell Script
5 5 (1.58%) Java
5 5 (1.58%) Python
6 3 (0.95%) C#
7 2 (0.63%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.63%) Perl
8 1 (0.32%) C-shell
8 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.32%) Korn
8 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.32%) R
8 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 92 (29.11%) Security Cleared
2 61 (19.30%) SC Cleared
3 37 (11.71%) DV Cleared
4 35 (11.08%) ITIL Certification
5 33 (10.44%) Degree
6 26 (8.23%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (5.06%) CCNP
8 15 (4.75%) CCNA
9 13 (4.11%) BPSS Clearance
10 12 (3.80%) CISSP
11 11 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
13 6 (1.90%) MCSA
14 5 (1.58%) ISTQB
15 4 (1.27%) CISM
15 4 (1.27%) NVQ Level 4
16 3 (0.95%) A+ Certification
16 3 (0.95%) HNC
16 3 (0.95%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.23%) SLA
2 13 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.85%) COBIT
3 9 (2.85%) ISO 9001
4 8 (2.53%) QA
5 6 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 5 (1.58%) PCI DSS
6 5 (1.58%) PMO
7 4 (1.27%) Data Quality
7 4 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (0.95%) GDPR
9 1 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.32%) HL7
9 1 (0.32%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.32%) P3O
System Software
1 59 (18.67%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.80%) Firmware
4 5 (1.58%) ISA Server
5 4 (1.27%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.95%) KVM
6 3 (0.95%) Samba
6 3 (0.95%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (0.95%) XenApp
7 2 (0.63%) Docker
7 2 (0.63%) OpenAM
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.32%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.32%) vSphere
8 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (3.80%) SCCM
2 7 (2.22%) SCOM
3 4 (1.27%) AirWatch
3 4 (1.27%) NetBackup
3 4 (1.27%) Puppet
4 3 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.63%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (0.63%) QRadar
5 2 (0.63%) RSA enVision
5 2 (0.63%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.32%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.32%) Icinga
6 1 (0.32%) Nagios
6 1 (0.32%) OpenView
6 1 (0.32%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.32%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 72 (22.78%) Microsoft
2 48 (15.19%) Cisco
3 22 (6.96%) VMware
4 19 (6.01%) Oracle
4 19 (6.01%) SAP
5 14 (4.43%) HP
6 13 (4.11%) Citrix
7 11 (3.48%) Red Hat
7 11 (3.48%) Remedy
8 10 (3.16%) ServiceNow
9 9 (2.85%) Veritas
10 7 (2.22%) IBM
10 7 (2.22%) Nortel
11 6 (1.90%) CheckPoint
11 6 (1.90%) EMC
11 6 (1.90%) F5
11 6 (1.90%) McAfee
12 5 (1.58%) NetApp
13 4 (1.27%) Avaya
13 4 (1.27%) Hitachi