The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 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 Liverpool 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 18 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 3 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.31% 2.47% 4.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 3.33% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate £388 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87 120 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 66.92% 74.07% 70.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 71 86
Average daily rate £413 £358 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.22% +10.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £243 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £95.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
ITIL
Merseyside

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 24 April 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) Document Management
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (16.67%) EnCE
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
1 1 (16.67%) Extranet
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
1 1 (16.67%) DRM
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
1 1 (16.67%) Validation
1 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
1 1 (16.67%) Information Security
1 1 (16.67%) Document Management
1 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) EnCE
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco