The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL Certification over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 31 27 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 13 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.31% 0.54% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.12% 2.63% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£450 - £238
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -17.50%
ITIL Certification
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Qualifications Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
86 38 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.88% 20.54% 30.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 22 38
Average daily rate £400 £250 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £110 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £438 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -45.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

ITIL Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ITIL Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

ITIL Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

ITIL Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

ITIL Certification
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
Liverpool -2 10 £450 -
ITIL Certification
North West

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing ITIL Certification 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 Certification.

1 15 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) MCP
2 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (46.67%) DNS
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (46.67%) VMware
2 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (26.67%) Thin Client
3 4 (26.67%) Terminal Services
3 4 (26.67%) Citrix
3 4 (26.67%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (26.67%) DHCP
3 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (26.67%) LAN
3 4 (26.67%) WAN
3 4 (26.67%) MS Office
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (26.67%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (26.67%) Fat Client
4 3 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (20.00%) Clustering
4 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (20.00%) SMTP
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) FTP
4 3 (20.00%) HTTP

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing ITIL Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) DNS
2 4 (26.67%) DHCP
2 4 (26.67%) LAN
2 4 (26.67%) WAN
3 3 (20.00%) SMTP
3 3 (20.00%) FTP
3 3 (20.00%) HTTP
3 3 (20.00%) Firewall
3 3 (20.00%) SSL
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Desktop Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Service Performance Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Migration Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Thin Client
1 4 (26.67%) Fat Client
2 3 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) ITSM
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) MCP
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (26.67%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
1 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (26.67%) Terminal Services
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
1 7 (46.67%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Apple