The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 23 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)
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 11 33
Rank change year-on-year -7 +22  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 18 32 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 6.90% 11.39% 4.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.00% 15.46% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 11
Median daily rate £450 £344 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.90% -27.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £100 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £400 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 4
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.90 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.47% +9.67%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 200 207 353
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 76.63% 73.67% 82.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 129 259
Median daily rate £444 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -2.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL in Southampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in Southampton

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Southampton over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in Southampton

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL in Southampton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 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 Southampton region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 23 (51.11%) Service Management
2 14 (31.11%) IaaS
3 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (24.44%) Scrum
4 11 (24.44%) PaaS
4 11 (24.44%) Service Design
5 10 (22.22%) Cisco
6 8 (17.78%) Windows
6 8 (17.78%) VMware
6 8 (17.78%) ITIL V3
7 7 (15.56%) Linux
7 7 (15.56%) SLA
8 6 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (13.33%) CA
8 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 6 (13.33%) Change Management
8 6 (13.33%) Degree
8 6 (13.33%) High Availability
8 6 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (11.11%) Converged Infrastructure
9 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
9 5 (11.11%) V-Model
9 5 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
9 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
9 5 (11.11%) BMC
10 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
10 4 (8.89%) CRM
10 4 (8.89%) Knowledge Management
10 4 (8.89%) Data Integration

ITIL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (31.11%) IaaS
2 11 (24.44%) PaaS
3 2 (4.44%) SaaS
4 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (6.67%) DNS
2 3 (6.67%) Firewall
2 3 (6.67%) VoIP
3 2 (4.44%) DHCP
3 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.22%) BGP
4 1 (2.22%) EIGRP
4 1 (2.22%) LAN
4 1 (2.22%) LDAP
4 1 (2.22%) OSPF
4 1 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.22%) SAN
4 1 (2.22%) Skype
4 1 (2.22%) SNA
4 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.22%) VPN
4 1 (2.22%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.22%) JIRA
2 1 (2.22%) Maven
2 1 (2.22%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (4.44%) Retail
1 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.22%) Advertising
2 1 (2.22%) Back Office
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Analyst
2 7 (15.56%) Architect
3 6 (13.33%) Service Manager
4 3 (6.67%) IT Support
4 3 (6.67%) Service Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Service Architect
4 3 (6.67%) Service Transition Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Transition Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Automation Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Data Centre Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Incident and Problem Manager
5 2 (4.44%) IT Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) IT Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) ITIL Incident Manager
5 2 (4.44%) ITIL Service Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) SOAP
2 2 (4.44%) RESTful
3 1 (2.22%) REST
3 1 (2.22%) SAML
3 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) CMDB
2 2 (4.44%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.44%) NHS
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.22%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.22%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Windows
2 7 (15.56%) Linux
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Unix
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) Service Management
2 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (24.44%) Scrum
3 11 (24.44%) Service Design
4 8 (17.78%) ITIL V3
5 6 (13.33%) Change Management
5 6 (13.33%) High Availability
6 5 (11.11%) Converged Infrastructure
6 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 5 (11.11%) V-Model
7 4 (8.89%) CRM
7 4 (8.89%) Data Integration
7 4 (8.89%) Knowledge Management
7 4 (8.89%) User Stories
8 3 (6.67%) Analytics
8 3 (6.67%) Data Modelling
8 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
8 3 (6.67%) Project Management
9 2 (4.44%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) C
2 1 (2.22%) Java
2 1 (2.22%) PHP
2 1 (2.22%) Python
2 1 (2.22%) Ruby
2 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Degree
1 6 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.67%) CCNA
2 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) MCSE
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.22%) RHCE
4 1 (2.22%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) SLA
2 5 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.22%) COBIT
3 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.22%) vSphere
3 1 (2.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) CA Spectrum
1 2 (4.44%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.44%) Puppet
2 1 (2.22%) Ansible
2 1 (2.22%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (2.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Cisco
2 8 (17.78%) VMware
3 6 (13.33%) CA
3 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.11%) BMC
5 3 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 3 (6.67%) HP
5 3 (6.67%) Remedy
5 3 (6.67%) ServiceNow
5 3 (6.67%) Symantec
6 2 (4.44%) ArcSight
6 2 (4.44%) Intel Security
6 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
6 2 (4.44%) Splunk
7 1 (2.22%) Apple
7 1 (2.22%) AppSense
7 1 (2.22%) Citrix
7 1 (2.22%) IBM
7 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.22%) SAP