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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 23 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing ITIL 8 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.08% 5.56% 5.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.11% 7.52% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 3
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£500 £479 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.38% +199.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +90.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +16.66%
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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
131 133 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 66.84% 73.89% 65.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 83 53
Average daily rate £375 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £503 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014, 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 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) SAN
3 3 (20.00%) NetApp
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) EMC
3 3 (20.00%) Change Control
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (13.33%) NAS
4 2 (13.33%) Symmetrix DMX
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (13.33%) UNIX
4 2 (13.33%) SLA
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Firmware
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
4 2 (13.33%) Publishing
4 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) CLARiiON
4 2 (13.33%) EMC Centera
5 1 (6.67%) Military
5 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.67%) IVR

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (6.67%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) NAS
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (6.67%) H.323
3 1 (6.67%) DMZ
3 1 (6.67%) MGCP
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Publishing
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Military
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Operations Manager
2 3 (20.00%) IT Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
3 2 (13.33%) IT Operations Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Storage Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Symmetrix DMX
1 2 (13.33%) Firmware
1 2 (13.33%) CLARiiON
1 2 (13.33%) EMC Centera
2 1 (6.67%) IVR
2 1 (6.67%) e-Health
2 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
3 1 (6.67%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Change Control
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (6.67%) Release Management
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco ICM Scripting
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) Degree
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Server
1 1 (6.67%) VMFS
1 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (6.67%) vCloud
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) NetApp
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco
1 3 (20.00%) EMC
2 2 (13.33%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) CA
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft