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 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 21 21
Rank change year-on-year -8 0  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 131 212 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.99% 7.14% 7.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.06% 8.99% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 150 141
Median daily rate £378 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.42% -2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 15
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.71 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.32% +74.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £10.77 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £34.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  

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 2162 2359 2509
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 82.36% 79.40% 79.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1417 1547 1620
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £535 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 139 99
Median hourly rate £40.50 £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £23.00 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.24 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +3.43% +18.03%  

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 3 months to 27 April 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 3 months to 27 April 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 3 months to 27 April 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
Wiltshire -15 34 £525 +52.17% 11
Bristol -21 28 £355 -5.33% 19
Devon +9 24 £400 -5.88% 1
Gloucestershire -10 17 £269 -23.14% 6
Somerset +7 10 £350 +2.94% 2
Cornwall 0 3 £438 +103.48% 1
Dorset -6 3 £444 +13.05% 7
ITIL
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 115 (41.07%) Security Cleared
2 83 (29.64%) SC Cleared
3 75 (26.79%) Windows
4 71 (25.36%) PRINCE2
5 56 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 50 (17.86%) Linux
6 50 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (17.50%) Active Directory
8 46 (16.43%) Service Management
9 42 (15.00%) ITIL V3
10 41 (14.64%) VMware
11 40 (14.29%) Finance
12 37 (13.21%) DV Cleared
13 36 (12.86%) Project Management
14 35 (12.50%) Oracle
15 33 (11.79%) Cisco
16 32 (11.43%) Incident Management
17 31 (11.07%) Migration
18 30 (10.71%) Firewall
18 30 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
18 30 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
19 29 (10.36%) Windows 7
20 28 (10.00%) Service Delivery
20 28 (10.00%) Data Centre
21 27 (9.64%) Degree
22 26 (9.29%) Windows Server
23 25 (8.93%) Oracle Database
23 25 (8.93%) Red Hat
24 23 (8.21%) SQL
24 23 (8.21%) WAN

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 12 (4.29%) GlassFish
2 11 (3.93%) IIS
2 11 (3.93%) WebSphere
3 7 (2.50%) Confluence
4 6 (2.14%) CMS
4 6 (2.14%) ColdFusion
4 6 (2.14%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.14%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.79%) JBoss
5 5 (1.79%) Railo
6 4 (1.43%) ArcGIS
6 4 (1.43%) SAS
7 3 (1.07%) Apache
7 3 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.07%) GeoServer
8 2 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.71%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.71%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.71%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.86%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.93%) Office 365
3 10 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.86%) SaaS
5 6 (2.14%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.36%) IaaS
6 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (10.71%) Firewall
2 23 (8.21%) TCP/IP
2 23 (8.21%) WAN
3 22 (7.86%) LAN
4 15 (5.36%) VPN
5 13 (4.64%) DNS
5 13 (4.64%) Internet
6 12 (4.29%) Kerberos
7 10 (3.57%) DHCP
7 10 (3.57%) Wireless
8 8 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (2.50%) VoIP
10 6 (2.14%) Network Security
10 6 (2.14%) VLAN
11 5 (1.79%) Broadband
12 4 (1.43%) ISDN
12 4 (1.43%) LDAP
12 4 (1.43%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.93%) Oracle Database
2 21 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 11 (3.93%) Hadoop
4 10 (3.57%) Big Data
5 7 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.50%) MySQL
6 6 (2.14%) NonStop SQL
6 6 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.43%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 4 (1.43%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (1.07%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.07%) HBase
9 3 (1.07%) Neo4j
9 3 (1.07%) Oracle Discoverer
9 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (3.57%) Ant
1 10 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 10 (3.57%) Subversion
2 9 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.86%) JIRA
4 7 (2.50%) Bitbucket
4 7 (2.50%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.14%) Oracle APEX
6 5 (1.79%) Hudson
7 4 (1.43%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.36%) MSI
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.36%) Selenium
8 1 (0.36%) Toad
General
1 40 (14.29%) Finance
2 15 (5.36%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.21%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.86%) Military
5 6 (2.14%) Banking
5 6 (2.14%) Electronics
6 5 (1.79%) Marketing
7 4 (1.43%) Local Government
8 3 (1.07%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.07%) Legal
9 2 (0.71%) Avionics
9 2 (0.71%) Billing
Job Titles
1 50 (17.86%) Analyst
2 31 (11.07%) Project Manager
3 26 (9.29%) Support Engineer
4 17 (6.07%) Architect
4 17 (6.07%) Support Analyst
5 14 (5.00%) Applications Support
5 14 (5.00%) Service Analyst
6 13 (4.64%) Service Desk Analyst
7 12 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support
7 12 (4.29%) Developer
7 12 (4.29%) IT Support
8 11 (3.93%) Administrator
8 11 (3.93%) Help Desk Support
9 10 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (3.57%) Senior Manager
9 10 (3.57%) Senior Project Manager
10 9 (3.21%) DBA
10 9 (3.21%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (2.86%) Network Engineer
11 8 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.29%) HTML
2 11 (3.93%) CSS
2 11 (3.93%) jQuery
3 10 (3.57%) Middleware
4 7 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (2.14%) Web Services
6 5 (1.79%) HTML5
6 5 (1.79%) OAuth2
6 5 (1.79%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (1.79%) RESTful
7 4 (1.43%) Ajax
8 3 (1.07%) JFC
9 2 (0.71%) .NET
9 2 (0.71%) REST
9 2 (0.71%) XML
10 1 (0.36%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.36%) Apache Camel
10 1 (0.36%) LAMP
10 1 (0.36%) SAML
10 1 (0.36%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 15 (5.36%) Management Information System
4 12 (4.29%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.57%) CMDB
6 9 (3.21%) Replication
7 7 (2.50%) CESG
7 7 (2.50%) PMI
8 6 (2.14%) CESG CLAS
9 5 (1.79%) Smartphone
10 4 (1.43%) Reference Data
11 3 (1.07%) Blackberry
11 3 (1.07%) BYOD
11 3 (1.07%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (1.07%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.07%) RSA SecurID
12 2 (0.71%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.71%) PKI
12 2 (0.71%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.71%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 75 (26.79%) Windows
2 50 (17.86%) Linux
3 29 (10.36%) Windows 7
4 26 (9.29%) Windows Server
5 18 (6.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (6.07%) Unix
7 10 (3.57%) AIX
7 10 (3.57%) Android
7 10 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.50%) Windows 10
8 7 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.79%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.79%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (1.79%) Solaris
10 2 (0.71%) VMS
10 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.71%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.36%) CentOS
11 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (25.36%) PRINCE2
2 50 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (16.43%) Service Management
4 42 (15.00%) ITIL V3
5 36 (12.86%) Project Management
6 32 (11.43%) Incident Management
7 31 (11.07%) Migration
8 28 (10.00%) Service Delivery
9 23 (8.21%) Change Management
9 23 (8.21%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (8.21%) TOGAF
10 22 (7.86%) DevOps
10 22 (7.86%) ITSM
11 16 (5.71%) Scrum
12 13 (4.64%) Problem Management
13 12 (4.29%) Configuration Management
13 12 (4.29%) Software Engineering
14 11 (3.93%) SIEM
15 10 (3.57%) Change Control
15 10 (3.57%) Domain Models
Programming Languages
1 23 (8.21%) SQL
2 19 (6.79%) Java
3 16 (5.71%) PowerShell
4 15 (5.36%) C
5 12 (4.29%) JavaScript
5 12 (4.29%) Perl
6 11 (3.93%) VBScript
7 9 (3.21%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.14%) C++
9 5 (1.79%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.43%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.71%) PHP
11 2 (0.71%) Python
12 1 (0.36%) Ruby
12 1 (0.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 115 (41.07%) Security Cleared
2 83 (29.64%) SC Cleared
3 37 (13.21%) DV Cleared
4 27 (9.64%) Degree
5 21 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
6 20 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (4.29%) CCNA
7 12 (4.29%) PMP
8 11 (3.93%) ISEB
9 10 (3.57%) CISSP
9 10 (3.57%) PMI Certification
10 9 (3.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 8 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (2.50%) APMP
12 7 (2.50%) Chartered Engineer
12 7 (2.50%) CITP
12 7 (2.50%) MBCS
12 7 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (2.14%) CCNP
13 6 (2.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.86%) SLA
2 18 (6.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.50%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.79%) QA
5 4 (1.43%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.43%) PMO
6 3 (1.07%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (1.07%) ISO19770
7 2 (0.71%) GPG13
7 2 (0.71%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.36%) COBIT
8 1 (0.36%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.36%) P3O
System Software
1 49 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 30 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.79%) Snort
3 5 (1.79%) vCloud
4 4 (1.43%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.07%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.71%) vSphere
7 1 (0.36%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.36%) Firmware
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.36%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.36%) UAG
Systems Management
1 10 (3.57%) Puppet
2 6 (2.14%) Ansible
2 6 (2.14%) vRealize
3 4 (1.43%) ZABBIX
4 3 (1.07%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 3 (1.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (1.07%) QRadar
4 3 (1.07%) RSA enVision
4 3 (1.07%) SCCM
5 2 (0.71%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.71%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.71%) Nessus
5 2 (0.71%) SCOM
6 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.36%) Kibana
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.36%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 56 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 41 (14.64%) VMware
3 35 (12.50%) Oracle
4 33 (11.79%) Cisco
5 25 (8.93%) Red Hat
6 12 (4.29%) HP
7 10 (3.57%) IBM
7 10 (3.57%) Juniper
8 9 (3.21%) Citrix
9 8 (2.86%) ServiceNow
10 7 (2.50%) ArcSight
10 7 (2.50%) CheckPoint
10 7 (2.50%) Remedy
10 7 (2.50%) SAP
11 6 (2.14%) Apple
11 6 (2.14%) Atlassian
11 6 (2.14%) Splunk
12 5 (1.79%) CommVault
12 5 (1.79%) F5
12 5 (1.79%) NetApp
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