Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 22 18
Rank change year-on-year -8 -4 +5
Contract jobs citing ITIL 265 343 466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.04% 6.42% 7.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.27% 7.94% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 223 337
South West median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% -
10th Percentile £159 £135 £213
90th Percentile £554 £525 £488
England median daily rate £388 £400 £382
% change year-on-year -3.13% +4.71% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 23
South West median hourly rate £13.16 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.21% -11.11% +51.26%
10th Percentile £10.23 £10.50 £10.35
90th Percentile £30.10 £47.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -3.23% -6.06% +10.00%

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 4,224 4,321 4,991
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 80.27% 80.93% 81.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,629 2,870 3,429
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
10th Percentile £263 £239 £255
90th Percentile £575 £550 £519
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 284 254
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £37.25 £39.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.78% -5.12% +37.75%
10th Percentile £11.79 £12.55 £14.03
90th Percentile £47.65 £47.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £23.63 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.50% +8.70% +15.00%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +5 86 £350 +5.66% 35
Wiltshire -16 54 £450 +49.83% 25
Gloucestershire +9 34 £400 -11.11% 16
Somerset -1 26 £167 -59.52% 2
Devon -7 22 £530 +198.59% 13
Dorset -7 19 £273 -24.83% 18
Cornwall -9 6 £350 - 1
ITIL
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 81 (30.57%) Windows
2 71 (26.79%) Microsoft
3 69 (26.04%) Security Cleared
4 59 (22.26%) Finance
5 56 (21.13%) Active Directory
6 51 (19.25%) SC Cleared
7 50 (18.87%) Service Management
8 48 (18.11%) Agile Software Development
9 45 (16.98%) Cisco
9 45 (16.98%) Microsoft Office
10 38 (14.34%) Service Delivery
10 38 (14.34%) Project Management
11 37 (13.96%) Firewall
12 36 (13.58%) Management Information System
13 35 (13.21%) Windows 7
14 32 (12.08%) Linux
15 31 (11.70%) ITIL V3
16 30 (11.32%) PRINCE2
17 29 (10.94%) SLA
17 29 (10.94%) Telecoms
17 29 (10.94%) Office 365
17 29 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
18 28 (10.57%) Cisco Certification
19 24 (9.06%) WAN
19 24 (9.06%) DV Cleared
20 23 (8.68%) Change Management
20 23 (8.68%) Windows Server
21 22 (8.30%) ITIL Certification
22 21 (7.92%) LAN
22 21 (7.92%) SQL

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 19 (7.17%) Skype for Business
2 11 (4.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 11 (4.15%) JBoss
2 11 (4.15%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.64%) IIS
3 7 (2.64%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.51%) Apache
4 4 (1.51%) EPiServer
5 3 (1.13%) CMS
5 3 (1.13%) Live Communications Server
5 3 (1.13%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.13%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.38%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.38%) SAS
7 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 45 (16.98%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.26%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 29 (10.94%) Office 365
2 13 (4.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.02%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (2.64%) IaaS
6 6 (2.26%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (2.26%) PaaS
7 1 (0.38%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 37 (13.96%) Firewall
2 24 (9.06%) WAN
3 21 (7.92%) LAN
4 20 (7.55%) DNS
5 15 (5.66%) TCP/IP
6 14 (5.28%) DHCP
6 14 (5.28%) Internet
7 11 (4.15%) Network Security
7 11 (4.15%) VPN
8 10 (3.77%) Wireless
9 9 (3.40%) SAN
9 9 (3.40%) Skype
10 8 (3.02%) NAS
11 7 (2.64%) Broadband
11 7 (2.64%) Unified Communications
12 6 (2.26%) IP Telephony
12 6 (2.26%) VLAN
13 5 (1.89%) SMS
14 4 (1.51%) IPsec
14 4 (1.51%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.75%) Ingres
3 2 (0.75%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.38%) DataStage
4 1 (0.38%) DB2
4 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.38%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.38%) QualityStage
4 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (2.26%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.13%) Bitbucket
2 3 (1.13%) JIRA
2 3 (1.13%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
General
1 59 (22.26%) Finance
2 29 (10.94%) Telecoms
3 18 (6.79%) Legal
4 14 (5.28%) Law
5 11 (4.15%) Manufacturing
6 9 (3.40%) Military
7 8 (3.02%) Electronics
7 8 (3.02%) Marketing
8 4 (1.51%) Retail
9 3 (1.13%) Banking
9 3 (1.13%) Local Government
10 2 (0.75%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.75%) Automotive
10 2 (0.75%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.75%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 76 (28.68%) Analyst
2 34 (12.83%) Service Analyst
3 28 (10.57%) Service Desk Analyst
4 19 (7.17%) Support Analyst
5 16 (6.04%) Network Engineer
6 15 (5.66%) Architect
6 15 (5.66%) Project Manager
6 15 (5.66%) Senior Analyst
6 15 (5.66%) Support Engineer
7 14 (5.28%) Service Manager
8 13 (4.91%) IT Manager
9 12 (4.53%) Administrator
10 10 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support
10 10 (3.77%) Help Desk Support
10 10 (3.77%) Service Desk Support
11 9 (3.40%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
11 9 (3.40%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
11 9 (3.40%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
11 9 (3.40%) Services Delivery Manager
11 9 (3.40%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.66%) Middleware
2 11 (4.15%) Web Services
3 7 (2.64%) CSS
4 6 (2.26%) .NET
5 4 (1.51%) J2EE
6 3 (1.13%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.13%) HTML
7 2 (0.75%) LDAP
7 2 (0.75%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 1 (0.38%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.38%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.38%) COM
8 1 (0.38%) SOAP
8 1 (0.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.58%) Management Information System
2 29 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.91%) Blackberry
4 10 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.40%) iPhone
6 8 (3.02%) Replication
7 7 (2.64%) Freedom of Information
8 6 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.26%) Freedom of Information Act
8 6 (2.26%) Social Media
9 5 (1.89%) Clustering
9 5 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.51%) Data Centre
11 3 (1.13%) iPad
11 3 (1.13%) PMI
11 3 (1.13%) Wiki
12 2 (0.75%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.75%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.75%) Taxonomies
12 2 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 81 (30.57%) Windows
2 35 (13.21%) Windows 7
3 32 (12.08%) Linux
4 23 (8.68%) Windows Server
5 19 (7.17%) Unix
6 13 (4.91%) Solaris
7 11 (4.15%) Windows 10
8 8 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (3.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (2.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (2.26%) VMS
11 3 (1.13%) Android
11 3 (1.13%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.13%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.75%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.75%) CentOS
12 2 (0.75%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (18.87%) Service Management
2 48 (18.11%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (14.34%) Project Management
3 38 (14.34%) Service Delivery
4 31 (11.70%) ITIL V3
5 30 (11.32%) PRINCE2
6 23 (8.68%) Change Management
7 21 (7.92%) DevOps
8 19 (7.17%) ITSM
9 18 (6.79%) Risk Management
10 15 (5.66%) Programme Management
11 14 (5.28%) Migration
12 13 (4.91%) Information Security
13 12 (4.53%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (4.15%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (4.15%) Incident Management
14 11 (4.15%) Problem Management
14 11 (4.15%) Scrum
15 10 (3.77%) Data Protection
15 10 (3.77%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (7.92%) SQL
2 19 (7.17%) PowerShell
3 14 (5.28%) C
4 6 (2.26%) Shell Script
5 5 (1.89%) Java
6 4 (1.51%) Python
7 3 (1.13%) C#
8 2 (0.75%) Perl
9 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 69 (26.04%) Security Cleared
2 51 (19.25%) SC Cleared
3 28 (10.57%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (9.06%) DV Cleared
5 22 (8.30%) ITIL Certification
6 20 (7.55%) Degree
7 19 (7.17%) CCNP
8 14 (5.28%) CCNA
8 14 (5.28%) CISSP
9 10 (3.77%) BPSS Clearance
10 9 (3.40%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (2.64%) Computer Science Degree
12 6 (2.26%) CISM
12 6 (2.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (1.89%) MCSA
14 3 (1.13%) A+ Certification
14 3 (1.13%) HNC
14 3 (1.13%) ISTQB
14 3 (1.13%) MCITP
14 3 (1.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.94%) SLA
2 14 (5.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.02%) COBIT
3 8 (3.02%) PCI DSS
4 7 (2.64%) GDPR
5 6 (2.26%) PMO
6 5 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (1.13%) QA
9 2 (0.75%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.75%) P3O
10 1 (0.38%) BS25999
10 1 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 56 (21.13%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.40%) Firmware
3 7 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.89%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.75%) OpenAM
5 2 (0.75%) XenApp
6 1 (0.38%) Docker
6 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.38%) Samba
6 1 (0.38%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (4.15%) SCCM
2 8 (3.02%) Puppet
3 7 (2.64%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.89%) SCOM
5 4 (1.51%) AirWatch
5 4 (1.51%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.51%) QRadar
5 4 (1.51%) RSA enVision
6 3 (1.13%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.75%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.75%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.38%) Icinga
8 1 (0.38%) Nagios
8 1 (0.38%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.38%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 71 (26.79%) Microsoft
2 45 (16.98%) Cisco
3 12 (4.53%) HP
3 12 (4.53%) VMware
4 11 (4.15%) Remedy
5 10 (3.77%) SAP
6 9 (3.40%) Citrix
7 8 (3.02%) Red Hat
8 7 (2.64%) Fortinet
8 7 (2.64%) IBM
8 7 (2.64%) Nortel
9 6 (2.26%) CheckPoint
9 6 (2.26%) McAfee
9 6 (2.26%) ServiceNow
9 6 (2.26%) Veritas
10 5 (1.89%) EMC
10 5 (1.89%) NetApp
11 4 (1.51%) Brocade
11 4 (1.51%) Hitachi
11 4 (1.51%) Oracle