The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 June 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)
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 38 32
Rank change year-on-year +11 -6  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 36 40 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 7.26% 5.37% 5.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.35% 6.05% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 26 15
Median daily rate £388 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.64% +7.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £228 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £42.00 £32.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +29.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year -21.95% +34.42%  

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 West Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 431 661 465
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 86.90% 88.72% 85.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 411 305
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 9
Median hourly rate £47.50 £43.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.46% -4.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £28.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £51.90 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in West Sussex

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in West Sussex over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in West Sussex

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in West Sussex

ITIL
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Crawley +2 15 £394 +0.96% 3
Gatwick +3 13 £383 +4.79% 2
East Grinstead -4 5 £475 +52.00%
Horsham - 1 £288 -
ITIL
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 23 (31.08%) Degree
2 21 (28.38%) Management Information System
3 20 (27.03%) PRINCE2
4 19 (25.68%) Windows
4 19 (25.68%) Change Management
5 18 (24.32%) Migration
6 17 (22.97%) Finance
6 17 (22.97%) Service Management
6 17 (22.97%) Project Management
7 16 (21.62%) Microsoft Project
7 16 (21.62%) PMO
8 15 (20.27%) QA
9 14 (18.92%) PMI Certification
10 13 (17.57%) PMP
10 13 (17.57%) ITIL V3
10 13 (17.57%) Change Control
11 12 (16.22%) Asset Management
11 12 (16.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 12 (16.22%) SLA
12 11 (14.86%) VMware
12 11 (14.86%) Matrix Organization
13 10 (13.51%) ITSM
13 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
13 10 (13.51%) Linux
13 10 (13.51%) SAP
14 9 (12.16%) Oracle
14 9 (12.16%) Documentum
14 9 (12.16%) Cisco
14 9 (12.16%) IBM
14 9 (12.16%) SAN

ITIL
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 9 (12.16%) Documentum
2 1 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (21.62%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (8.11%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Maximo
2 2 (2.70%) assyst
3 1 (1.35%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.16%) MPLS
1 9 (12.16%) SAN
2 7 (9.46%) Firewall
3 6 (8.11%) NAS
4 3 (4.05%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (4.05%) VPN
4 3 (4.05%) WAN
5 2 (2.70%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.70%) Internet
5 2 (2.70%) IPv4
5 2 (2.70%) IPv6
5 2 (2.70%) LAN
5 2 (2.70%) PSTN
5 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.70%) VoIP
5 2 (2.70%) Wireless
6 1 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.35%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.35%) DHCP
6 1 (1.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.46%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.11%) DB2
3 6 (8.11%) RDBMS
3 6 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Rational DOORS
General
1 17 (22.97%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Back Office
2 2 (2.70%) Marketing
3 1 (1.35%) Legal
3 1 (1.35%) Retail
3 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (22.97%) Project Manager
2 16 (21.62%) IT Manager
3 12 (16.22%) Administrator
4 10 (13.51%) Service Manager
5 8 (10.81%) Analyst
6 6 (8.11%) DBA
6 6 (8.11%) Senior DBA
6 6 (8.11%) Senior SQL DBA
6 6 (8.11%) Senior SQL Server DBA
6 6 (8.11%) SQL DBA
6 6 (8.11%) SQL Server DBA
7 5 (6.76%) Applications Manager
7 5 (6.76%) IT Services Manager
7 5 (6.76%) Senior Manager
7 5 (6.76%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (5.41%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (5.41%) Operations Manager
8 4 (5.41%) Service Operations Manager
9 3 (4.05%) HR Manager
9 3 (4.05%) IT Relationships Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) SAP Basis
2 2 (2.70%) Middleware
3 1 (1.35%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.38%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.46%) Data Centre
4 6 (8.11%) Clustering
4 6 (8.11%) Replication
5 5 (6.76%) CMDB
6 4 (5.41%) Algorithms
7 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.70%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (1.35%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.35%) BYOD
9 1 (1.35%) CCTV
9 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.35%) iPad
9 1 (1.35%) iSeries
9 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.35%) PMI
9 1 (1.35%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.68%) Windows
2 10 (13.51%) Linux
3 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (8.11%) Unix
5 3 (4.05%) CentOS
5 3 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.05%) Solaris
6 1 (1.35%) VMS
6 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.03%) PRINCE2
2 19 (25.68%) Change Management
3 18 (24.32%) Migration
4 17 (22.97%) Project Management
4 17 (22.97%) Service Management
5 13 (17.57%) Change Control
5 13 (17.57%) ITIL V3
6 12 (16.22%) Asset Management
7 11 (14.86%) Matrix Organization
8 10 (13.51%) ITSM
9 9 (12.16%) Content Management
9 9 (12.16%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (10.81%) Data Migration
10 8 (10.81%) Project Planning
10 8 (10.81%) Service Delivery
11 7 (9.46%) Business Analysis
12 6 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (8.11%) Critical Path Analysis
12 6 (8.11%) Incident Management
12 6 (8.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.11%) VB
2 5 (6.76%) SQL
3 3 (4.05%) AWK
3 3 (4.05%) Bourne shell
3 3 (4.05%) Korn
3 3 (4.05%) Perl
3 3 (4.05%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.70%) C
5 1 (1.35%) C#
5 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (31.08%) Degree
2 14 (18.92%) PMI Certification
3 13 (17.57%) PMP
4 12 (16.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (10.81%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (8.11%) MCDBA
6 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
8 4 (5.41%) SC Cleared
9 3 (4.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (4.05%) OCA
9 3 (4.05%) OCP
9 3 (4.05%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (4.05%) RHCE
9 3 (4.05%) RHCSA
10 1 (1.35%) CCNP
10 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.62%) PMO
2 15 (20.27%) QA
3 12 (16.22%) SLA
4 2 (2.70%) PMBOK
5 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.76%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.05%) GlusterFS
3 3 (4.05%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (2.70%) vSphere
5 1 (1.35%) XenApp
5 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (4.05%) NetBackup
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle ZFS
3 3 (4.05%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (4.05%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 3 (4.05%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (14.86%) VMware
2 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.51%) SAP
3 9 (12.16%) Cisco
3 9 (12.16%) IBM
3 9 (12.16%) OpenText
3 9 (12.16%) Oracle
4 7 (9.46%) HP
5 5 (6.76%) ServiceNow
6 3 (4.05%) Brocade
6 3 (4.05%) Citrix
6 3 (4.05%) EMC
6 3 (4.05%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.05%) Remedy
6 3 (4.05%) StorageTek
6 3 (4.05%) Sun
6 3 (4.05%) Veritas
7 2 (2.70%) Aastra
7 2 (2.70%) WorldPay
8 1 (1.35%) Avaya