The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Merseyside region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 19 27 26
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 8 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.74% 2.95% 3.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.30% 4.38% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 4
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£475 £465 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.26% +116.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £400 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £506 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.95 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +16.12%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
127 160 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 59.35% 67.51% 66.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 96 71
Average daily rate £375 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 19
Average hourly rate £26.50 £13.00 £17.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.84% -25.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £13.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
ITIL
North West

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 29 July 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 29 July 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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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 -1 7 £475 -0.83% 3
St Helens - 1 - -
ITIL
North West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) SAN
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) EMC
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (21.43%) NetApp
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (21.43%) MCSE
4 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 2 (14.29%) HNC
4 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 2 (14.29%) Firmware
4 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) Publishing
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) ITSM
4 2 (14.29%) CLARiiON
4 2 (14.29%) EMC Centera
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (14.29%) Lync
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) NAS
3 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
3 1 (7.14%) DMZ
3 1 (7.14%) Intranet
3 1 (7.14%) Extranet
3 1 (7.14%) Wireless
3 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) PBX
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
3 1 (7.14%) WLAN
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) SSL
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Publishing
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) IT Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Storage Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Solutions Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Voice Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Designer
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Firmware
1 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
1 2 (14.29%) CLARiiON
1 2 (14.29%) EMC Centera
1 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
1 2 (14.29%) Symmetrix DMX
2 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.14%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Project Management
1 3 (21.43%) Change Management
2 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (14.29%) ITSM
2 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 2 (14.29%) Service Management
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
2 2 (14.29%) Change Control
2 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) MCSE
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (14.29%) HNC
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Server
2 1 (7.14%) VMFS
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.14%) vCloud
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) EMC
2 3 (21.43%) NetApp
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Altiris
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) CA
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Remedy
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