The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills 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 over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 10 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 33 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.55% 5.00% 4.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.66% 7.74% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £475 £479
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -0.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £450 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.32 £15.77 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -9.88%
ITIL
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
283 155 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 73.32% 64.58% 71.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 92 105
Average daily rate £350 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Average hourly rate £135.00 £21.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+520.68% +20.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

ITIL
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 within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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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 +10 30 £400 -15.78% 6
Southport - 1 £375 - 1
ITIL
North West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 29 (51.79%) Windows
2 25 (44.64%) Microsoft
3 24 (42.86%) Finance
4 22 (39.29%) SQL
5 16 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 15 (26.79%) SQL Server
6 15 (26.79%) VMware
6 15 (26.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (25.00%) DNS
8 13 (23.21%) Citrix
8 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (23.21%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (21.43%) MCP
9 12 (21.43%) MS Excel
9 12 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (16.07%) Banking
11 9 (16.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 8 (14.29%) Service Management
12 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (14.29%) DHCP
13 7 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
13 7 (12.50%) MS Office
13 7 (12.50%) ETL
13 7 (12.50%) Clustering
13 7 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (12.50%) Windows 7
14 6 (10.71%) VMware ESXi

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 (10.71%) IIS
2 4 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.36%) Lync
4 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.50%) MS Office
3 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.79%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.00%) DNS
2 8 (14.29%) DHCP
3 6 (10.71%) FTP
3 6 (10.71%) HTTP
3 6 (10.71%) SSL
3 6 (10.71%) LAN
3 6 (10.71%) WAN
3 6 (10.71%) SMTP
3 6 (10.71%) Firewall
4 3 (5.36%) NAS
4 3 (5.36%) SAN
5 1 (1.79%) DMZ
5 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.79%) VPN
5 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.79%) SQL Server
1 15 (26.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (16.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 24 (42.86%) Finance
2 9 (16.07%) Banking
3 3 (5.36%) Publishing
4 1 (1.79%) Military
4 1 (1.79%) Law
4 1 (1.79%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.79%) Local Government
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) Analyst
2 15 (26.79%) Support Analyst
3 11 (19.64%) Applications Support
4 10 (17.86%) Applications Support Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Administrator
5 6 (10.71%) Service Manager
5 6 (10.71%) Project Manager
5 6 (10.71%) Desktop Administrator
6 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Transition Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Storage Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Programme Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Coordinator
7 3 (5.36%) Service Transition Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Service Desk Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Clustering
2 6 (10.71%) Fat Client
2 6 (10.71%) Thin Client
3 3 (5.36%) CLARiiON
3 3 (5.36%) EMC Centera
3 3 (5.36%) Data Extraction
3 3 (5.36%) Symmetrix DMX
4 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (51.79%) Windows
2 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.29%) Service Management
2 7 (12.50%) ETL
2 7 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (10.71%) Patch Management
3 6 (10.71%) Migration
4 4 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 4 (7.14%) Supplier Management
5 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (5.36%) Change Control
5 3 (5.36%) Server Building
5 3 (5.36%) Process Management
5 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.36%) ITSM
5 3 (5.36%) Programme Management
5 3 (5.36%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.57%) Project Management
6 2 (3.57%) Service Desk Management
7 1 (1.79%) Security Patching
7 1 (1.79%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (39.29%) SQL
2 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (23.21%) ITIL Certification
2 12 (21.43%) MCP
3 7 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.79%) CCEE
7 1 (1.79%) CCEA
7 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.79%) MCSE
7 1 (1.79%) CCNP
7 1 (1.79%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 14 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.71%) Hyper-V
3 6 (10.71%) Terminal Services
3 6 (10.71%) VMware ESX
3 6 (10.71%) VMware Workstation
3 6 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (7.14%) Firmware
4 4 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (7.14%) XenApp
5 3 (5.36%) Xen
6 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) SCCM
1 1 (1.79%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 25 (44.64%) Microsoft
2 15 (26.79%) VMware
3 13 (23.21%) Citrix
4 5 (8.93%) Cisco
5 3 (5.36%) NetApp
5 3 (5.36%) Symantec
5 3 (5.36%) EMC
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle
6 1 (1.79%) HP
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