The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 26 20 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing ITIL 11 18 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.74% 5.17% 10.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.91% 6.19% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 15
Median daily rate £375 £275 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £125 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £455 £294
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £87.60 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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
224 291 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 76.19% 83.62% 76.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 150 122
Median daily rate £375 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 8
Median hourly rate £22.00 £30.19 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.12% +101.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.31 £50.50 £19.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing ITIL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +6 10 £375 +36.36% 4
ITIL
North West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Finance
3 8 (42.11%) ITIL V3
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
3 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 7 (36.84%) Sun
4 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
4 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (36.84%) Release Management
5 5 (26.32%) Investment Management
5 5 (26.32%) Practice Management
5 5 (26.32%) CRM
6 4 (21.05%) Service Management
7 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
7 3 (15.79%) Change Management
7 3 (15.79%) ITSM
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (15.79%) IIS
7 3 (15.79%) SQL
7 3 (15.79%) MS Office
7 3 (15.79%) SAP
7 3 (15.79%) ODBC
7 3 (15.79%) Apache
7 3 (15.79%) Project Management
7 3 (15.79%) SAP BPC
8 2 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) Apache
1 3 (15.79%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Project
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2012
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) DB2
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Applications Support
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Sun Support
3 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.26%) AS400 Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Incident Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior IT Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Services Delivery Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) AS400
1 1 (5.26%) iPhone
1 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) OS/400
3 1 (5.26%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL V3
2 7 (36.84%) Release Management
3 5 (26.32%) CRM
3 5 (26.32%) Investment Management
3 5 (26.32%) Practice Management
4 4 (21.05%) Service Management
5 3 (15.79%) Change Management
5 3 (15.79%) ITSM
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
7 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) RPG
2 1 (5.26%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) Firmware
1 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) SCSM
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) Sun
3 3 (15.79%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow