The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 5 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing ITIL 7 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 21.88% 7.27% 19.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.14% 8.89% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £120 £95
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.69
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -12.37%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Basildon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
29 45 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 90.63% 81.82% 83.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 13
Average daily rate £425 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £288 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 16
Average hourly rate £34.00 £44.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.88 £28.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £44.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL across the Basildon region.

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

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

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing ITIL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL.

1 12 (92.31%) Security Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) Service Desk Management
2 7 (53.85%) Line Management
2 7 (53.85%) SLA
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
4 3 (23.08%) McAfee
4 3 (23.08%) Sophos
4 3 (23.08%) Dell
4 3 (23.08%) MCSE
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) MCDST
4 3 (23.08%) Time Management
4 3 (23.08%) Panasonic
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (15.38%) MCSA
5 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
5 2 (15.38%) MS Office
5 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 2 (15.38%) NHS
6 1 (7.69%) Subversion
6 1 (7.69%) Fireworks
6 1 (7.69%) XML
6 1 (7.69%) UNIX
6 1 (7.69%) JBoss

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing ITIL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) LiveCycle
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
3 1 (7.69%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) PuTTY
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) jEdit
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Service Desk Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Service Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Field Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Project Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Field Service Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) NHS
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Service Desk Management
1 7 (53.85%) Line Management
2 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
2 3 (23.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (23.08%) MCDST
3 3 (23.08%) MCSE
4 2 (15.38%) MCSA
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Dell
2 3 (23.08%) McAfee
2 3 (23.08%) Sophos
2 3 (23.08%) Panasonic
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Adobe