Period
to 19 November 2018

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 19 November 2018 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 32 21
Rank change year-on-year -3 -11 -2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 341 307 406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.44% 5.51% 7.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.34% 6.61% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 200 276
South West median daily rate £410 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +23.08% -14.47%
10th Percentile £201 £159 £149
90th Percentile £550 £564 £525
England median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 13 34
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.30% -32.50% +21.21%
10th Percentile £15.48 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £44.58 £31.16 £47.50
England median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% -9.09% -

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 5,381 4,646 4,719
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.86% 83.46% 82.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,386 2,935 3,156
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £250 £235
90th Percentile £575 £554 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 189 281
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £29.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.66% +18.24% -22.61%
10th Percentile £15.23 £11.95 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.08 £50.70 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.32 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.66% +1.39% +4.55%

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 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 2018. 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 -8 98 £390 +4.70% 29
Wiltshire -14 91 £425 -5.56% 22
Gloucestershire +7 61 £425 +27.82% 8
Somerset +10 30 £400 +139.52% 5
Devon -3 19 £400 +23.08% 6
Cornwall +2 16 £240 -31.43% 7
Dorset -4 13 £193 -51.88% 7
ITIL
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, 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.

1 125 (36.66%) Windows
2 121 (35.48%) Security Cleared
3 107 (31.38%) Service Management
4 99 (29.03%) Microsoft
5 94 (27.57%) Active Directory
6 63 (18.48%) SCCM
6 63 (18.48%) Analytical Skills
7 62 (18.18%) ITIL V3
8 61 (17.89%) DV Cleared
9 56 (16.42%) Service Delivery
10 55 (16.13%) Windows Server
11 54 (15.84%) SC Cleared
12 51 (14.96%) Finance
13 45 (13.20%) VMware
13 45 (13.20%) PowerShell
14 42 (12.32%) Agile Software Development
15 41 (12.02%) ITSM
16 39 (11.44%) Windows 7
17 38 (11.14%) Windows 10
18 34 (9.97%) Problem-Solving
18 34 (9.97%) Firewall
18 34 (9.97%) Linux
19 32 (9.38%) Cisco
19 32 (9.38%) Project Management
20 30 (8.80%) Stakeholder Management
20 30 (8.80%) Windows Server 2008
21 29 (8.50%) Service Design
22 28 (8.21%) Microsoft App-V
22 28 (8.21%) SLA
23 26 (7.62%) PRINCE2

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 18 (5.28%) MS Exchange
2 11 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (3.23%) Skype for Business
3 9 (2.64%) Apache
4 8 (2.35%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.76%) IIS
5 6 (1.76%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.17%) MS Project Server
7 4 (1.17%) nginx
8 3 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.88%) SAS
9 2 (0.59%) CMS
10 1 (0.29%) JBoss
10 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (5.57%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (3.81%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (2.05%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (3.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.04%) Office 365
2 17 (4.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.64%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.59%) IaaS
5 2 (0.59%) SaaS
6 1 (0.29%) Datadog
6 1 (0.29%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 34 (9.97%) Firewall
2 22 (6.45%) Network Security
3 13 (3.81%) DNS
4 10 (2.93%) Internet
5 9 (2.64%) Skype
5 9 (2.64%) WAN
6 8 (2.35%) DHCP
6 8 (2.35%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (2.05%) LAN
7 7 (2.05%) Software-Defined Networking
8 6 (1.76%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (1.76%) VPN
9 5 (1.47%) VLAN
10 4 (1.17%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (1.17%) IPsec
10 4 (1.17%) SSL
11 3 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.88%) NAS
11 3 (0.88%) SAN
11 3 (0.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (3.52%) Relational Database
3 11 (3.23%) RDBMS
4 10 (2.93%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 10 (2.93%) IBM InfoSphere
5 7 (2.05%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.76%) DataStage
6 6 (1.76%) DB2
7 5 (1.47%) Data Mining
7 5 (1.47%) Power BI
7 5 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.88%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (0.88%) QualityStage
9 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Power View
9 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.29%) Big Data
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.29%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 25 (7.33%) MSI
2 5 (1.47%) JIRA
2 5 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.88%) ERwin
3 3 (0.88%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.88%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.59%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.59%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.29%) EasyMock
5 1 (0.29%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.29%) JUnit
5 1 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 51 (14.96%) Finance
2 26 (7.62%) Telecoms
3 21 (6.16%) Manufacturing
4 16 (4.69%) Marketing
5 13 (3.81%) Electronics
6 8 (2.35%) Military
7 7 (2.05%) Retail
8 3 (0.88%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.88%) Banking
9 2 (0.59%) Back Office
9 2 (0.59%) Legal
10 1 (0.29%) Automotive
10 1 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 70 (20.53%) Analyst
2 25 (7.33%) Architect
2 25 (7.33%) Service Manager
3 24 (7.04%) Applications Packager
4 21 (6.16%) Support Engineer
5 18 (5.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (5.28%) Service Analyst
6 15 (4.40%) Consultant
7 14 (4.11%) Desktop Support
7 14 (4.11%) Service Desk Analyst
8 13 (3.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 13 (3.81%) DV Cleared Application Packager
9 12 (3.52%) Network Engineer
9 12 (3.52%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (3.23%) Administrator
10 11 (3.23%) Data Analyst
10 11 (3.23%) IT Manager
10 11 (3.23%) Support Analyst
11 10 (2.93%) Project Manager
11 10 (2.93%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.47%) Software Packaging
2 4 (1.17%) AppFabric
2 4 (1.17%) SAP PI
3 3 (0.88%) CSS
3 3 (0.88%) HTML
3 3 (0.88%) HTML5
3 3 (0.88%) jQuery
4 2 (0.59%) Spring
4 2 (0.59%) Web Services
5 1 (0.29%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.29%) BAPI
5 1 (0.29%) JFC
5 1 (0.29%) JSF
5 1 (0.29%) JSON
5 1 (0.29%) JSP
5 1 (0.29%) Middleware
5 1 (0.29%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (0.29%) SAPUI5
5 1 (0.29%) Spring Boot
5 1 (0.29%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 63 (18.48%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (7.33%) Management Information System
3 19 (5.57%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.64%) Clustering
5 8 (2.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (2.35%) Fat Client
5 8 (2.35%) Thin Client
6 7 (2.05%) PMI
7 6 (1.76%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.47%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.47%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.47%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.47%) Smartphone
8 5 (1.47%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.17%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.88%) CMDB
11 2 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.59%) NHS
11 2 (0.59%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.59%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 125 (36.66%) Windows
2 55 (16.13%) Windows Server
3 39 (11.44%) Windows 7
4 38 (11.14%) Windows 10
5 34 (9.97%) Linux
6 30 (8.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (6.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (2.64%) Unix
9 4 (1.17%) CentOS
9 4 (1.17%) SUSE
10 3 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.59%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.29%) AIX
12 1 (0.29%) Debian
12 1 (0.29%) Fedora
12 1 (0.29%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.29%) VMS
12 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (31.38%) Service Management
2 62 (18.18%) ITIL V3
3 56 (16.42%) Service Delivery
4 42 (12.32%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (12.02%) ITSM
6 34 (9.97%) Problem-Solving
7 32 (9.38%) Project Management
8 30 (8.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 29 (8.50%) Service Design
10 26 (7.62%) PRINCE2
11 25 (7.33%) Application Packaging
11 25 (7.33%) Validation
12 24 (7.04%) Customer Engagement
12 24 (7.04%) Migration
13 23 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
14 22 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 21 (6.16%) Change Management
15 21 (6.16%) Compatibility Testing
15 21 (6.16%) Software Distribution
16 20 (5.87%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 45 (13.20%) PowerShell
2 24 (7.04%) SQL
3 8 (2.35%) Python
4 7 (2.05%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.17%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.17%) PL/SQL
6 3 (0.88%) C
6 3 (0.88%) Java
6 3 (0.88%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.88%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.59%) C#
7 2 (0.59%) Perl
7 2 (0.59%) Tcl
8 1 (0.29%) ABAP
8 1 (0.29%) C++
8 1 (0.29%) Ruby
8 1 (0.29%) SAPscript
8 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 121 (35.48%) Security Cleared
2 61 (17.89%) DV Cleared
3 54 (15.84%) SC Cleared
4 21 (6.16%) Degree
5 20 (5.87%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (4.40%) ITIL Certification
7 14 (4.11%) CCNA
8 11 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (2.93%) CISSP
10 9 (2.64%) BPSS Clearance
10 9 (2.64%) MCSA
11 8 (2.35%) MCSE
12 7 (2.05%) ISEB
12 7 (2.05%) PMI Certification
13 6 (1.76%) CCNP
14 5 (1.47%) MCP
15 4 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
15 4 (1.17%) HNC
15 4 (1.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 3 (0.88%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.21%) SLA
2 9 (2.64%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.64%) QA
3 7 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.17%) COBIT
5 4 (1.17%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.88%) PMO
7 2 (0.59%) GDPR
7 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.29%) EMIR
8 1 (0.29%) MiFID
System Software
1 94 (27.57%) Active Directory
2 28 (8.21%) Microsoft App-V
3 24 (7.04%) Hyper-V
4 22 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (4.99%) vSphere
6 12 (3.52%) XenApp
7 11 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
7 11 (3.23%) VMware Server
8 7 (2.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 7 (2.05%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (1.76%) Firmware
9 6 (1.76%) XenServer
10 5 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (1.17%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.59%) Docker
12 2 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.59%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 63 (18.48%) SCCM
2 11 (3.23%) SCOM
3 9 (2.64%) Microsoft Clustering
4 7 (2.05%) Nagios
5 4 (1.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (1.17%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.88%) Cacti
6 3 (0.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (0.88%) Grafana
6 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.88%) SCVMM
6 3 (0.88%) WSUS
7 2 (0.59%) Ansible
7 2 (0.59%) ArcSight ESM
7 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.59%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.59%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.29%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 99 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 45 (13.20%) VMware
3 32 (9.38%) Cisco
4 23 (6.74%) Citrix
5 20 (5.87%) Oracle
5 20 (5.87%) SAP
6 10 (2.93%) IBM
6 10 (2.93%) McAfee
6 10 (2.93%) NetApp
6 10 (2.93%) Red Hat
6 10 (2.93%) Teradata
7 9 (2.64%) CommVault
8 7 (2.05%) HP
9 6 (1.76%) Netezza
10 4 (1.17%) Fortinet
10 4 (1.17%) jetNEXUS
10 4 (1.17%) SolarWinds
11 3 (0.88%) Juniper
11 3 (0.88%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (0.88%) Symantec