The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 28 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)
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 12 22
Rank change year-on-year 0 +10  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 10 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 7.63% 9.54% 5.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.52% 12.71% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 7
Median daily rate £325 £225 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -43.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £127 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £470 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.63 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.75% +10.83%  

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 Suffolk with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 105 181 163
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 80.15% 75.10% 76.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 116 109
Median daily rate £475 £425 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -7.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £43.25 £22.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.22% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year +2.77% +19.20%  

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in Suffolk

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Suffolk over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in Suffolk

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Suffolk

ITIL
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 28 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
Ipswich -5 9 £290 +31.81% 2
ITIL
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 6 (35.29%) Business Analysis
2 4 (23.53%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) Service Management
3 3 (17.65%) Workflow Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Office 365
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Workflow
3 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Use Case
3 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (11.76%) Finance
4 2 (11.76%) Intel Security
4 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (11.76%) SAN
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.76%) Windows
4 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
4 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
4 2 (11.76%) PMBOK
4 2 (11.76%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (11.76%) Mimecast
4 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.88%) Virtual Servers

ITIL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 1 (5.88%) CloudStack
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
2 2 (11.76%) Mimecast
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.88%) IaaS
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) MPLS
2 1 (5.88%) NAS
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
1 7 (41.18%) Business Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL Business Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL Service Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Service Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL Manager
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Rollout Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Rollout Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Service Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Head of IT
5 1 (5.88%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Business Analysis
2 4 (23.53%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) Service Management
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (17.65%) Use Case
3 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
3 3 (17.65%) Workflow
3 3 (17.65%) Workflow Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
4 2 (11.76%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
5 1 (5.88%) ITSM
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Service Design
5 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) PMBOK
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.88%) KVM
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
1 3 (17.65%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) Intel Security
2 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
3 1 (5.88%) BT
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) SAP