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 27 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 17 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 17 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 6.61% 2.92% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.24% 4.55% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate
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£438 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -13.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
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Merseyside

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
184 88 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 71.60% 64.23% 66.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 49 56
Average daily rate £475 £400 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +9.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £301 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £51.67 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+269.03% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 27 May 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 16 (39.02%) PRINCE2
2 14 (34.15%) Project Management
3 13 (31.71%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
5 11 (26.83%) ITSM
6 10 (24.39%) Windows
6 10 (24.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (21.95%) MCP
7 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
7 9 (21.95%) DNS
7 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (21.95%) VMware
7 9 (21.95%) Service Management
8 7 (17.07%) MS Office
8 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
8 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
9 6 (14.63%) WAN
9 6 (14.63%) Citrix
9 6 (14.63%) Change Management
9 6 (14.63%) Migration
10 5 (12.20%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (12.20%) LAN
10 5 (12.20%) Thin Client
10 5 (12.20%) Terminal Services
10 5 (12.20%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (12.20%) DHCP
10 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
10 5 (12.20%) HNC
10 5 (12.20%) HND

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.76%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Office
1 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) DNS
2 6 (14.63%) WAN
3 5 (12.20%) DHCP
3 5 (12.20%) LAN
4 4 (9.76%) Firewall
4 4 (9.76%) FTP
4 4 (9.76%) HTTP
4 4 (9.76%) SMTP
4 4 (9.76%) SSL
5 3 (7.32%) SAN
6 2 (4.88%) Internet
6 2 (4.88%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) DB2
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Local Government
3 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Project Manager
2 6 (14.63%) Administrator
3 5 (12.20%) Desktop Administrator
3 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Programme Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Storage Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) DBA
6 2 (4.88%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Change Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Business Change Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Service Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) SAP Basis Administrator
7 1 (2.44%) Service Desk Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Thin Client
1 5 (12.20%) Fat Client
2 4 (9.76%) Clustering
3 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) Symmetrix DMX
4 2 (4.88%) CLARiiON
4 2 (4.88%) EMC Centera
5 1 (2.44%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Windows 7
3 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) PRINCE2
2 14 (34.15%) Project Management
3 11 (26.83%) ITSM
4 9 (21.95%) Service Management
5 6 (14.63%) Change Management
5 6 (14.63%) Migration
6 5 (12.20%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (9.76%) Patch Management
8 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.32%) Programme Management
9 2 (4.88%) Asset Management
9 2 (4.88%) Supplier Management
9 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (4.88%) Change Control
9 2 (4.88%) PRINCE
10 1 (2.44%) Service Desk Management
10 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
10 1 (2.44%) CRM
10 1 (2.44%) ERP
10 1 (2.44%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (24.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (21.95%) MCP
4 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
5 5 (12.20%) Degree
5 5 (12.20%) CITP
5 5 (12.20%) HNC
5 5 (12.20%) HND
5 5 (12.20%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (9.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
1 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.20%) VMware Workstation
2 5 (12.20%) Terminal Services
3 4 (9.76%) VMware ESX
3 4 (9.76%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.88%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.95%) VMware
3 6 (14.63%) Citrix
4 2 (4.88%) NetApp
4 2 (4.88%) EMC
4 2 (4.88%) SAP
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco
5 1 (2.44%) IBM
5 1 (2.44%) Apple