The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 13 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL 20 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 7.69% 3.97% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.15% 6.19% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
Average daily rate
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£463 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £219 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.95 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.79% -16.07%
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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 Liverpool region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
197 97 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 75.77% 64.24% 68.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 47 52
Average daily rate £493 £413 £357
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.39% +15.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £51.67 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+244.43% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 18 (35.29%) Windows
3 17 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (29.41%) PRINCE2
5 14 (27.45%) Project Management
5 14 (27.45%) VMware
6 13 (25.49%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (25.49%) MCP
6 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
6 13 (25.49%) DNS
7 11 (21.57%) Citrix
7 11 (21.57%) ITSM
8 10 (19.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (17.65%) Service Management
9 9 (17.65%) MS Office
9 9 (17.65%) SQL
9 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
10 8 (15.69%) WAN
10 8 (15.69%) Finance
10 8 (15.69%) Windows 7
11 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
11 7 (13.73%) Fat Client
11 7 (13.73%) Migration
11 7 (13.73%) VMware Workstation
11 7 (13.73%) Thin Client
11 7 (13.73%) Terminal Services
11 7 (13.73%) Citrix Certification
11 7 (13.73%) DHCP

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 6 (11.76%) IIS
2 5 (9.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) MS Office
1 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.49%) DNS
2 8 (15.69%) WAN
3 7 (13.73%) DHCP
3 7 (13.73%) LAN
4 6 (11.76%) Firewall
4 6 (11.76%) FTP
4 6 (11.76%) HTTP
4 6 (11.76%) SMTP
4 6 (11.76%) SSL
5 3 (5.88%) SAN
5 3 (5.88%) NAS
6 2 (3.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Publishing
2 3 (5.88%) Banking
2 3 (5.88%) Local Government
3 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Military
4 1 (1.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 7 (13.73%) Analyst
2 7 (13.73%) Administrator
2 7 (13.73%) Desktop Administrator
3 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Programme Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Storage Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Citrix Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) Citrix Support
6 2 (3.92%) Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) Service Manager
7 1 (1.96%) Change Manager
7 1 (1.96%) Business Change Manager
7 1 (1.96%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (1.96%) Technical Support Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Thin Client
1 7 (13.73%) Fat Client
2 6 (11.76%) Clustering
3 3 (5.88%) Symmetrix DMX
3 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.88%) CLARiiON
3 3 (5.88%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 18 (35.29%) Windows
2 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (15.69%) Windows 7
4 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) PRINCE2
2 14 (27.45%) Project Management
3 11 (21.57%) ITSM
4 9 (17.65%) Service Management
5 7 (13.73%) Migration
6 6 (11.76%) Change Management
6 6 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (11.76%) Patch Management
7 3 (5.88%) Server Building
7 3 (5.88%) Change Control
7 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.88%) Programme Management
7 3 (5.88%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.92%) Supplier Management
8 2 (3.92%) ETL
9 1 (1.96%) PRINCE
9 1 (1.96%) CRM
9 1 (1.96%) ERP
9 1 (1.96%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 13 (25.49%) MCP
2 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (19.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (13.73%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
5 6 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (9.80%) Degree
6 5 (9.80%) CITP
6 5 (9.80%) HNC
6 5 (9.80%) HND
7 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
1 13 (25.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (13.73%) VMware Workstation
2 7 (13.73%) Terminal Services
3 6 (11.76%) VMware ESX
3 6 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.88%) XenApp
5 3 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (5.88%) Xen
5 3 (5.88%) Firmware
Vendors
1 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 14 (27.45%) VMware
3 11 (21.57%) Citrix
4 3 (5.88%) NetApp
4 3 (5.88%) Symantec
4 3 (5.88%) EMC
4 3 (5.88%) Cisco
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle
5 1 (1.96%) Apple