The first table below looks at the demand for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East Midlands region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 24 36 30
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs citing ITIL 85 61 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.91% 4.21% 4.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.50% 5.85% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 25 33
Average daily rate
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£331 £330 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.30% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £135 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £417 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 0
Average hourly rate £13.19 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.21% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.95 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +16.12%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1000 1043 967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 69.49% 71.98% 66.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 537 463
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 41 49
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.70% -4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £56.16 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
ITIL
England

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

ITIL
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +11 25 £425 +1.49% 5
Nottinghamshire +9 23 £230 -34.28% 10
Derbyshire +6 12 £435 +117.50% 3
Northamptonshire -4 11 £300 -9.09% 13
Lincolnshire +5 4 £150 -20.00% 2
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 51 (29.14%) Windows
2 45 (25.71%) Microsoft
3 40 (22.86%) Active Directory
4 28 (16.00%) Windows 7
5 25 (14.29%) VMware
6 24 (13.71%) Windows XP
7 22 (12.57%) SLA
7 22 (12.57%) Service Management
7 22 (12.57%) Service Delivery
7 22 (12.57%) Project Management
7 22 (12.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (12.00%) MS Excel
9 20 (11.43%) Finance
10 19 (10.86%) PRINCE2
10 19 (10.86%) MS Office
11 18 (10.29%) Cisco
12 17 (9.71%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (9.71%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (9.71%) Migration
13 16 (9.14%) Remedy
14 14 (8.00%) HP
14 14 (8.00%) Citrix
14 14 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (7.43%) ERP
15 13 (7.43%) MS Exchange
16 12 (6.86%) Linux
16 12 (6.86%) WAN
16 12 (6.86%) SAN
16 12 (6.86%) Manufacturing
16 12 (6.86%) ITSM

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 13 (7.43%) MS Exchange
2 11 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (2.86%) Lync
5 4 (2.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.71%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.57%) IIS
8 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 21 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 19 (10.86%) MS Office
3 4 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.71%) MS Project
5 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (5.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.71%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.57%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.57%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.86%) Office 365
2 1 (0.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.86%) WAN
1 12 (6.86%) SAN
2 11 (6.29%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.71%) Firewall
4 7 (4.00%) Wireless
4 7 (4.00%) LAN
5 6 (3.43%) VoIP
6 5 (2.86%) Ethernet
7 4 (2.29%) Network Security
8 2 (1.14%) Wireless Security
8 2 (1.14%) VLAN
8 2 (1.14%) ISDN
8 2 (1.14%) VPN
8 2 (1.14%) DNS
8 2 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.57%) Cisco ICM
9 1 (0.57%) IPsec
9 1 (0.57%) Internet
9 1 (0.57%) MPLS
9 1 (0.57%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.71%) SAP BW
2 3 (1.71%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.14%) MySQL
3 2 (1.14%) EDRMS
3 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.14%) MS Access
4 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.57%) OLTP
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (2.29%) Subversion
2 1 (0.57%) Maven
2 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.57%) Ant
General
1 20 (11.43%) Finance
2 12 (6.86%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.43%) Banking
4 5 (2.86%) Retail
5 4 (2.29%) Billing
6 3 (1.71%) Local Government
6 3 (1.71%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.57%) Publishing
7 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (20.57%) Analyst
2 20 (11.43%) Support Analyst
3 17 (9.71%) Service Manager
4 15 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
4 15 (8.57%) Project Manager
5 14 (8.00%) Support Technician
5 14 (8.00%) Team Leader
6 13 (7.43%) Support Engineer
7 12 (6.86%) Administrator
8 10 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
8 10 (5.71%) IT Support
9 9 (5.14%) IT Support Analyst
10 8 (4.57%) Systems Support
11 7 (4.00%) IT Support Technician
11 7 (4.00%) IT Administrator
11 7 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
11 7 (4.00%) Systems Support Analyst
11 7 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
12 6 (3.43%) Desktop Support
12 6 (3.43%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.14%) Middleware
1 2 (1.14%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (0.57%) SAP PI
2 1 (0.57%) VXML
2 1 (0.57%) EDIFACT
2 1 (0.57%) XML
2 1 (0.57%) EDI
2 1 (0.57%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.14%) Blackberry
2 7 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.00%) NHS
3 5 (2.86%) AS400
4 4 (2.29%) CMDB
4 4 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.14%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.14%) PMI
6 1 (0.57%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.57%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.57%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.57%) TRADACOMS
6 1 (0.57%) Clustering
6 1 (0.57%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.57%) PKI
6 1 (0.57%) Statistics
6 1 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.57%) Informatics
6 1 (0.57%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 51 (29.14%) Windows
2 28 (16.00%) Windows 7
3 24 (13.71%) Windows XP
4 22 (12.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (9.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (6.86%) Linux
7 7 (4.00%) UNIX
8 6 (3.43%) Windows 2000
9 5 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.29%) HPUX
11 3 (1.71%) AIX
11 3 (1.71%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.57%) Solaris
12 1 (0.57%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (12.57%) Project Management
1 22 (12.57%) Service Management
1 22 (12.57%) Service Delivery
2 19 (10.86%) PRINCE2
3 17 (9.71%) Migration
4 14 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (7.43%) ERP
6 12 (6.86%) ITSM
7 11 (6.29%) Change Management
8 9 (5.14%) Project Planning
8 9 (5.14%) Problem Management
9 7 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (4.00%) Configuration Management
9 7 (4.00%) PRINCE
10 6 (3.43%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (3.43%) Business Continuity
10 6 (3.43%) Process Improvement
10 6 (3.43%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (3.43%) Incident Management
10 6 (3.43%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.14%) C
2 2 (1.14%) VBScript
2 2 (1.14%) VB
3 1 (0.57%) Python
3 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.57%) Jython
3 1 (0.57%) Java
3 1 (0.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (9.71%) ITIL Certification
2 11 (6.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.86%) CISSP
3 5 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.86%) CISM
4 4 (2.29%) MCSE
4 4 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.14%) MCITP
5 2 (1.14%) Degree
5 2 (1.14%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.57%) PMP
6 1 (0.57%) CCNA
6 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.57%) SLA
2 3 (1.71%) COBIT
2 3 (1.71%) P3O
3 2 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.57%) QA
4 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (22.86%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.71%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.71%) XenApp
3 3 (1.71%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.57%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.57%) vSphere
4 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (1.71%) Backup Exec
1 3 (1.71%) SCCM
2 2 (1.14%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.57%) Ansible
3 1 (0.57%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.57%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.57%) SCOM
3 1 (0.57%) Puppet
3 1 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.57%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 45 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 25 (14.29%) VMware
3 18 (10.29%) Cisco
4 16 (9.14%) Remedy
5 14 (8.00%) HP
5 14 (8.00%) Citrix
6 11 (6.29%) SAP
7 8 (4.57%) Oracle
8 6 (3.43%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.86%) IBM
10 4 (2.29%) Dell
10 4 (2.29%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.71%) Symantec
11 3 (1.71%) NetScout
12 2 (1.14%) LANDesk
12 2 (1.14%) Sophos
12 2 (1.14%) Altiris
12 2 (1.14%) F5
12 2 (1.14%) AlgoSec
12 2 (1.14%) Avaya
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