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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 8 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL 33 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.42% 5.61% 7.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.26% 8.82% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 6
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£213 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.61% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £385 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £326 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £17.53
% change year-on-year
- -14.43%
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
203 136 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 70.24% 63.55% 68.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 88 80
Average daily rate £305 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.62% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
Wirral +1 19 £180 -
Liverpool +6 14 £244 -25.00% 4
Southport - - - -
St Helens - - - - 1
ITIL
North West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 18 (42.86%) Windows
2 11 (26.19%) SCCM
3 10 (23.81%) Hyper-V
3 10 (23.81%) Active Directory
3 10 (23.81%) HP
3 10 (23.81%) Finance
4 9 (21.43%) Clustering
4 9 (21.43%) DHCP
4 9 (21.43%) SLA
4 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 9 (21.43%) High Availability
4 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (19.05%) Service Management
5 8 (19.05%) Remedy
6 7 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 7 (16.67%) UNIX
6 7 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
7 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 6 (14.29%) VMware
7 6 (14.29%) Windows 2000
7 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 6 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (14.29%) SAN
7 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 6 (14.29%) Service Delivery
8 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (11.90%) DMZ
8 5 (11.90%) Citrix

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 7 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) DHCP
2 6 (14.29%) SAN
3 5 (11.90%) DMZ
3 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
3 5 (11.90%) DNS
4 3 (7.14%) WAN
5 1 (2.38%) MGCP
5 1 (2.38%) H.323
5 1 (2.38%) LAN
5 1 (2.38%) PBX
5 1 (2.38%) VoIP
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) DB2
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Law
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (54.76%) Analyst
2 8 (19.05%) Wintel Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Services Delivery Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Operations Manager
6 3 (7.14%) DBA
6 3 (7.14%) IT Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Project Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Service Performance Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) IT Operations Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Senior DBA
7 2 (4.76%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Clustering
2 5 (11.90%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.38%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.38%) IVR
3 1 (2.38%) PMI
3 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.38%) NHS
3 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (42.86%) Windows
2 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (16.67%) UNIX
4 6 (14.29%) Windows 2000
5 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.38%) Linux
6 1 (2.38%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) High Availability
2 8 (19.05%) Service Management
3 7 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 6 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (9.52%) Procure-to-pay
6 4 (9.52%) Release Management
6 4 (9.52%) Project Management
6 4 (9.52%) CMMI
6 4 (9.52%) Migration
7 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 3 (7.14%) Change Control
8 2 (4.76%) Benchmarking
8 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.38%) Business Continuity
9 1 (2.38%) PRINCE
9 1 (2.38%) Data Modelling
9 1 (2.38%) Supplier Management
9 1 (2.38%) Cisco ICM Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.38%) C
2 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 6 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.76%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) Hyper-V
1 10 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.90%) Firmware
2 5 (11.90%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 11 (26.19%) SCCM
2 5 (11.90%) SCVMM
3 4 (9.52%) SCOM
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) HP
2 8 (19.05%) Remedy
3 6 (14.29%) VMware
3 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.90%) Citrix
4 5 (11.90%) IBM
4 5 (11.90%) Dell
5 4 (9.52%) EMC
6 2 (4.76%) SAP
6 2 (4.76%) Cisco
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