Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 24 19
Rank change year-on-year -10 -5 -1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 291 425 474
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.26% 7.05% 7.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.36% 8.88% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 291 307
South West median daily rate £388 £355 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.15% -8.39% +10.71%
10th Percentile £193 £180 £213
90th Percentile £575 £500 £625
England median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% -2.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 31
South West median hourly rate £20.00 £13.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.94% +1.92% -25.71%
10th Percentile £12.75 £10.23 £9.74
90th Percentile £47.50 £33.00 £29.50
England median hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -13.89% +12.50% +1.33%

ITIL 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 4573 4788 5062
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 82.68% 79.40% 79.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2932 3167 3325
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +0.67%
10th Percentile £250 £256 £259
90th Percentile £538 £550 £528
England median daily rate £450 £425 £407
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.55% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 241 216
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% +42.86%
10th Percentile £13.10 £12.63 £12.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.50 £50.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.91
% change year-on-year - +14.10% +6.88%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 21 July 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
Wiltshire -11 92 £450 +33.33% 8
Bristol -19 75 £375 +7.14% 12
Devon +2 39 £313 -21.88% 1
Gloucestershire -18 30 £330 -12.00% 4
Cornwall +4 19 £325 +51.16% 2
Somerset -13 13 £325 +5.69% 6
Dorset -14 9 £450 +14.65% 7
ITIL
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 107 (36.77%) Security Cleared
2 66 (22.68%) SC Cleared
3 65 (22.34%) PRINCE2
4 64 (21.99%) Finance
5 59 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (17.53%) Service Management
6 51 (17.53%) Microsoft
7 50 (17.18%) Project Management
8 49 (16.84%) Windows
8 49 (16.84%) DV Cleared
9 48 (16.49%) Degree
10 43 (14.78%) VMware
11 41 (14.09%) Linux
11 41 (14.09%) Oracle
12 38 (13.06%) ITIL V3
13 36 (12.37%) Cisco
14 32 (11.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 31 (10.65%) Active Directory
15 31 (10.65%) DevOps
16 30 (10.31%) Service Delivery
16 30 (10.31%) Change Management
16 30 (10.31%) Firewall
17 27 (9.28%) Telecoms
17 27 (9.28%) Management Information System
17 27 (9.28%) Data Centre
18 26 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
18 26 (8.93%) Configuration Management
19 25 (8.59%) Business Intelligence
19 25 (8.59%) Computer Science
20 24 (8.25%) ITIL Certification

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 11 (3.78%) CMS
1 11 (3.78%) Confluence
2 10 (3.44%) WebLogic
3 9 (3.09%) JBoss
4 8 (2.75%) GlassFish
4 8 (2.75%) IIS
4 8 (2.75%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.41%) Apache
6 6 (2.06%) ColdFusion
6 6 (2.06%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.06%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.72%) Railo
8 4 (1.37%) ArcGIS
8 4 (1.37%) iPlanet
8 4 (1.37%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (1.37%) SAS
9 3 (1.03%) GeoServer
9 3 (1.03%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (5.50%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.72%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.09%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.03%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.03%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.34%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (3.09%) Office 365
2 8 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.03%) PaaS
4 2 (0.69%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.69%) SaaS
5 1 (0.34%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 30 (10.31%) Firewall
2 24 (8.25%) WAN
3 22 (7.56%) LAN
4 14 (4.81%) TCP/IP
5 13 (4.47%) Internet
6 12 (4.12%) VPN
7 11 (3.78%) Wireless
8 9 (3.09%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (3.09%) DNS
9 8 (2.75%) Kerberos
9 8 (2.75%) Unified Communications
10 7 (2.41%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (2.41%) VLAN
11 6 (2.06%) LDAP
11 6 (2.06%) VoIP
11 6 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (1.72%) Broadband
12 5 (1.72%) Network Security
13 4 (1.37%) MPLS
14 3 (1.03%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.53%) Oracle Database
2 15 (5.15%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.09%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.06%) Hadoop
5 6 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (1.72%) Big Data
6 5 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (1.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 4 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (1.03%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.03%) Oracle Discoverer
8 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.69%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.69%) HBase
9 2 (0.69%) Neo4j
9 2 (0.69%) Oracle OWB
9 2 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (4.12%) JIRA
2 11 (3.78%) Bitbucket
3 10 (3.44%) Git (software)
4 9 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (2.41%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.06%) Ant
6 6 (2.06%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (2.06%) Subversion
7 5 (1.72%) Hudson
8 4 (1.37%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.03%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.34%) Selenium
10 1 (0.34%) Toad
10 1 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 64 (21.99%) Finance
2 27 (9.28%) Telecoms
3 19 (6.53%) Manufacturing
4 16 (5.50%) Electronics
4 16 (5.50%) Marketing
5 7 (2.41%) Military
6 6 (2.06%) Banking
7 4 (1.37%) Local Government
7 4 (1.37%) Retail
7 4 (1.37%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.69%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.69%) Avionics
8 2 (0.69%) Billing
8 2 (0.69%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.69%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.69%) Legal
9 1 (0.34%) German Language
9 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 73 (25.09%) Analyst
2 32 (11.00%) Project Manager
3 23 (7.90%) Architect
4 18 (6.19%) Support Engineer
5 14 (4.81%) Applications Support
6 13 (4.47%) Developer
6 13 (4.47%) Support Analyst
7 11 (3.78%) Security Analyst
7 11 (3.78%) Service Analyst
8 10 (3.44%) Administrator
8 10 (3.44%) Network Engineer
8 10 (3.44%) Service Desk Analyst
9 9 (3.09%) Consultant
9 9 (3.09%) Functional Analyst
9 9 (3.09%) Oracle Analyst
9 9 (3.09%) Senior Manager
10 8 (2.75%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (2.75%) Configuration Manager
10 8 (2.75%) Head of Delivery
10 8 (2.75%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.15%) HTML
2 14 (4.81%) CSS
3 12 (4.12%) Web Services
4 11 (3.78%) jQuery
5 10 (3.44%) Middleware
6 7 (2.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (2.06%) REST
8 5 (1.72%) Ajax
8 5 (1.72%) HTML5
8 5 (1.72%) OAuth2
8 5 (1.72%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (1.72%) RESTful
9 4 (1.37%) J2EE
10 3 (1.03%) JFC
10 3 (1.03%) XML
11 2 (0.69%) .NET
12 1 (0.34%) DOM
12 1 (0.34%) SAML
12 1 (0.34%) SOAP
12 1 (0.34%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.28%) Data Centre
1 27 (9.28%) Management Information System
2 26 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (8.59%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.09%) PMI
5 5 (1.72%) CMDB
5 5 (1.72%) Public Cloud
5 5 (1.72%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (1.37%) Clustering
6 4 (1.37%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.03%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.03%) BYOD
7 3 (1.03%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.03%) NHS
7 3 (1.03%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.69%) CESG
8 2 (0.69%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.69%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.69%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 49 (16.84%) Windows
2 41 (14.09%) Linux
3 18 (6.19%) Windows Server
4 16 (5.50%) Unix
5 13 (4.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (4.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (3.44%) AIX
6 10 (3.44%) Solaris
7 9 (3.09%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.06%) SUSE
8 6 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.72%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (1.37%) HPUX
11 3 (1.03%) Windows 10
11 3 (1.03%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.69%) Android
12 2 (0.69%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.34%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (22.34%) PRINCE2
2 59 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (17.53%) Service Management
4 50 (17.18%) Project Management
5 38 (13.06%) ITIL V3
6 31 (10.65%) DevOps
7 30 (10.31%) Change Management
7 30 (10.31%) Service Delivery
8 26 (8.93%) Configuration Management
9 25 (8.59%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (7.90%) Migration
11 21 (7.22%) Problem Management
12 20 (6.87%) Programme Management
12 20 (6.87%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (6.87%) TOGAF
13 19 (6.53%) Release Management
14 18 (6.19%) ITSM
14 18 (6.19%) Performance Management
15 17 (5.84%) Incident Management
16 15 (5.15%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 17 (5.84%) SQL
2 14 (4.81%) C
2 14 (4.81%) JavaScript
3 12 (4.12%) PowerShell
4 11 (3.78%) Java
5 9 (3.09%) Perl
5 9 (3.09%) PL/SQL
6 7 (2.41%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.06%) VBScript
8 5 (1.72%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.69%) C++
9 2 (0.69%) PHP
10 1 (0.34%) C-shell
10 1 (0.34%) Korn
10 1 (0.34%) Python
10 1 (0.34%) R
10 1 (0.34%) Ruby
10 1 (0.34%) Scala
10 1 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 107 (36.77%) Security Cleared
2 66 (22.68%) SC Cleared
3 49 (16.84%) DV Cleared
4 48 (16.49%) Degree
5 24 (8.25%) ITIL Certification
6 18 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (5.15%) PMP
8 13 (4.47%) ISEB
9 12 (4.12%) CCNA
9 12 (4.12%) PMI Certification
10 11 (3.78%) Chartered Engineer
10 11 (3.78%) CITP
10 11 (3.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 11 (3.78%) MBCS
11 9 (3.09%) BPSS Clearance
11 9 (3.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (2.41%) APMP
13 7 (2.41%) CCNP
14 6 (2.06%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.87%) SLA
2 14 (4.81%) ISO 9001
2 14 (4.81%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 13 (4.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (4.12%) ISO/IEC 19770
5 8 (2.75%) COBIT
5 8 (2.75%) QA
6 3 (1.03%) Data Quality
6 3 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.69%) GPG13
7 2 (0.69%) HL7
7 2 (0.69%) PMO
8 1 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.34%) GDPR
8 1 (0.34%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.34%) JSP 440
System Software
1 32 (11.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (10.65%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.72%) Firmware
3 5 (1.72%) vCloud
4 4 (1.37%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.03%) Docker
5 3 (1.03%) KVM
5 3 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (0.69%) Samba
6 2 (0.69%) Snort
7 1 (0.34%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.34%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.34%) UAG
7 1 (0.34%) XenApp
7 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.34%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (2.75%) Puppet
2 7 (2.41%) Ansible
3 6 (2.06%) vRealize
4 5 (1.72%) SCOM
5 4 (1.37%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (1.37%) SCCM
5 4 (1.37%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.69%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 2 (0.69%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.69%) QRadar
6 2 (0.69%) RSA enVision
7 1 (0.34%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.34%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.34%) Kibana
7 1 (0.34%) Nagios
7 1 (0.34%) Netcool
7 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.34%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 51 (17.53%) Microsoft
2 43 (14.78%) VMware
3 41 (14.09%) Oracle
4 36 (12.37%) Cisco
5 22 (7.56%) Red Hat
6 18 (6.19%) SAP
7 12 (4.12%) Atlassian
8 11 (3.78%) BMC
9 10 (3.44%) HP
9 10 (3.44%) IBM
10 9 (3.09%) F5
10 9 (3.09%) Juniper
10 9 (3.09%) ServiceNow
11 8 (2.75%) Snow
12 7 (2.41%) Citrix
13 6 (2.06%) ArcSight
14 5 (1.72%) CommVault
14 5 (1.72%) NetApp
14 5 (1.72%) Splunk
15 4 (1.37%) Software AG
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