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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 31 9 21
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +12
Contract jobs citing ITIL 9 41 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.92% 10.70% 3.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.52% 15.41% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 2
Average daily rate £275 £450 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £340 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £693 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.63 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.83% -11.76%
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
256 266 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 83.12% 69.45% 66.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 124 70
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £233 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £675 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £18.80 £51.67 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.61% +137.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -18 8 £275 -38.88% 8
Wirral +3 1 - - 1
ITIL
North West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 6 (28.57%) Project Management
4 5 (23.81%) Service Management
4 5 (23.81%) Finance
4 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
4 5 (23.81%) IIS
4 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
4 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
5 4 (19.05%) Banking
5 4 (19.05%) JIRA
5 4 (19.05%) SQL
5 4 (19.05%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (14.29%) Citrix
6 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 3 (14.29%) XenApp
6 3 (14.29%) Skype for Business
6 3 (14.29%) Office 365
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (9.52%) SCOrch
7 2 (9.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (9.52%) EdgeSight
7 2 (9.52%) Converged Infrastructure

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 5 (23.81%) IIS
2 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (14.29%) Skype for Business
3 2 (9.52%) Confluence
3 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.76%) Apache
4 1 (4.76%) CMS
4 1 (4.76%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (4.76%) Sage 1000
1 1 (4.76%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
2 2 (9.52%) IaaS
2 2 (9.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) DNS
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
1 2 (9.52%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) SSL
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (4.76%) MS Access
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) JIRA
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Advertising
4 1 (4.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Service Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) EPoS Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) EPoS Field Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Field Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL Manager
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL Service Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Service Management Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Service Management Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) JSP
1 1 (4.76%) LAMP
1 1 (4.76%) ODBC
1 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
1 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (9.52%) EPoS
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
1 2 (9.52%) Wiki
2 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.76%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.76%) Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Project Management
2 5 (23.81%) Service Management
3 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (9.52%) Capacity Management
4 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 2 (9.52%) Converged Infrastructure
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
4 2 (9.52%) Release Management
4 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.76%) CRM
5 1 (4.76%) ERP
5 1 (4.76%) PLM
5 1 (4.76%) Security Management
5 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.76%) MCDBA
4 1 (4.76%) MCITP
4 1 (4.76%) MCP
4 1 (4.76%) MCSE
4 1 (4.76%) MCTS
4 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.76%) RHCE
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) XenApp
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.76%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) EdgeSight
1 2 (9.52%) Nagios
1 2 (9.52%) SCOM
1 2 (9.52%) SCOrch
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Citrix
3 2 (9.52%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 1 (4.76%) Brocade
4 1 (4.76%) OpenText
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) Sage
4 1 (4.76%) Siemens
4 1 (4.76%) SimCorp
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