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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 4 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 42 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 12.00% 3.65% 3.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.14% 6.09% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 2
Average daily rate
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£445 £400 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% +42.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £400 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £400 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.88%
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
245 115 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 70.00% 59.90% 70.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 66 67
Average daily rate £400 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% +54.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +14 27 £450 +12.50% 4
Wirral -7 5 £170 -
Birkenhead - - - -
St Helens - - - -
ITIL
North West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 23 (32.39%) Windows
2 19 (26.76%) PRINCE2
3 16 (22.54%) Project Management
4 15 (21.13%) SharePoint
5 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
5 14 (19.72%) Active Directory
5 14 (19.72%) HP
5 14 (19.72%) Service Management
6 13 (18.31%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (16.90%) DHCP
7 12 (16.90%) SCCM
8 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (15.49%) Hyper-V
8 11 (15.49%) Clustering
8 11 (15.49%) Finance
9 10 (14.08%) Remedy
9 10 (14.08%) SLA
9 10 (14.08%) High Availability
9 10 (14.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (12.68%) Migration
10 9 (12.68%) VMware
10 9 (12.68%) DNS
11 8 (11.27%) UNIX
11 8 (11.27%) SAN
11 8 (11.27%) ITSM
11 8 (11.27%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (9.86%) IBM
12 7 (9.86%) Citrix
12 7 (9.86%) Configuration Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 15 (21.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.41%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.04%) MS Office
3 3 (4.23%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.41%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.90%) DHCP
2 9 (12.68%) DNS
3 8 (11.27%) SAN
4 6 (8.45%) DMZ
4 6 (8.45%) TCP/IP
5 5 (7.04%) WAN
6 2 (2.82%) LAN
6 2 (2.82%) Internet
7 1 (1.41%) Firewall
7 1 (1.41%) SSL
7 1 (1.41%) SMTP
7 1 (1.41%) FTP
7 1 (1.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.82%) DB2
General
1 11 (15.49%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Local Government
3 2 (2.82%) Law
4 1 (1.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.41%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (42.25%) Analyst
2 20 (28.17%) Project Manager
3 9 (12.68%) Wintel Analyst
4 8 (11.27%) Service Analyst
5 6 (8.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (8.45%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 5 (7.04%) Project Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Services Delivery Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Performance Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Service Performance Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Administrator
8 3 (4.23%) DBA
9 2 (2.82%) Senior Manager
9 2 (2.82%) Data Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (2.82%) Operations Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) Clustering
2 6 (8.45%) Performance Metrics
3 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.23%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.23%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.41%) FMCG
5 1 (1.41%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.41%) PMI
5 1 (1.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 23 (32.39%) Windows
2 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (11.27%) UNIX
5 6 (8.45%) Windows 7
5 6 (8.45%) Windows 2000
6 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.76%) PRINCE2
2 16 (22.54%) Project Management
3 14 (19.72%) Service Management
4 10 (14.08%) High Availability
5 9 (12.68%) Migration
6 8 (11.27%) ITSM
6 8 (11.27%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (9.86%) Configuration Management
8 6 (8.45%) Change Management
8 6 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (5.63%) Release Management
9 4 (5.63%) Procure-to-pay
9 4 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.63%) CMMI
9 4 (5.63%) Service Delivery
10 3 (4.23%) Benchmarking
11 2 (2.82%) PRINCE
11 2 (2.82%) Change Control
12 1 (1.41%) Software Distribution
12 1 (1.41%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (18.31%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (14.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (8.45%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.04%) Degree
4 5 (7.04%) CITP
4 5 (7.04%) HNC
4 5 (7.04%) HND
5 4 (5.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (4.23%) VCP4
6 3 (4.23%) MCP
6 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.82%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.41%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.08%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (19.72%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.49%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.45%) DFS Replication
3 6 (8.45%) Firmware
4 3 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.82%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (2.82%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (16.90%) SCCM
2 6 (8.45%) SCVMM
3 4 (5.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
1 14 (19.72%) HP
2 10 (14.08%) Remedy
3 9 (12.68%) VMware
4 7 (9.86%) IBM
4 7 (9.86%) Citrix
5 6 (8.45%) Dell
5 6 (8.45%) EMC
6 3 (4.23%) SAP
7 1 (1.41%) Apple
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