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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 25 15 22
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing ITIL 19 28 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.72% 7.09% 3.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.17% 9.49% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 6
Median daily rate £325 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £275 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £15.75 £15.83
% change year-on-year
+36.50% -0.52%
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
265 295 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 79.82% 74.68% 66.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 147 81
Median daily rate £375 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £700 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £26.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 - £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 - £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -17 7 £325 -27.77% 5
Wirral +4 5 £325 -
ITIL
North West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 12 (42.86%) Windows
1 12 (42.86%) Project Management
2 10 (35.71%) PRINCE2
2 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 8 (28.57%) Linux
3 8 (28.57%) Capacity Management
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (25.00%) Puppet
4 7 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
4 7 (25.00%) Apache
4 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (25.00%) IIS
4 7 (25.00%) PHP
4 7 (25.00%) MySQL
4 7 (25.00%) PMI
4 7 (25.00%) PMI Certification
4 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 7 (25.00%) Security Management
4 7 (25.00%) LAMP
4 7 (25.00%) Brocade
5 6 (21.43%) Service Management
5 6 (21.43%) Internet
5 6 (21.43%) DNS
5 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 5 (17.86%) Tomcat
6 5 (17.86%) Change Management
7 4 (14.29%) MCTS
7 4 (14.29%) MCITP
7 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

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 7 (25.00%) Apache
1 7 (25.00%) IIS
2 5 (17.86%) Tomcat
3 4 (14.29%) JBoss
3 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.57%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) IaaS
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) DNS
1 6 (21.43%) Internet
2 4 (14.29%) SSL
3 2 (7.14%) DHCP
3 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.57%) DMZ
4 1 (3.57%) IPsec
4 1 (3.57%) LAN
4 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) MySQL
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.57%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Project Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Web Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Web Hosting Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Business Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Service Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Developer
4 2 (7.14%) IT Business Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL Business Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL Manager
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL Service Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Service Management Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Service Management Manager
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Data Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) LAMP
2 4 (14.29%) .NET
2 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 4 (14.29%) JSP
3 1 (3.57%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) PMI
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.14%) Clustering
3 2 (7.14%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.57%) CESG
4 1 (3.57%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.14%) Solaris
5 2 (7.14%) Unix
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Project Management
2 10 (35.71%) PRINCE2
3 8 (28.57%) Capacity Management
4 7 (25.00%) Security Management
5 6 (21.43%) Service Management
6 5 (17.86%) Change Management
7 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
8 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
8 3 (10.71%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (10.71%) Programme Management
8 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (7.14%) Data Mapping
9 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 2 (7.14%) ETL
9 2 (7.14%) ITSM
9 2 (7.14%) Migration
9 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
9 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) PHP
2 4 (14.29%) Java
2 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 3 (10.71%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (14.29%) MCITP
3 4 (14.29%) MCTS
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (14.29%) RHCE
4 3 (10.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (7.14%) ISEB
6 1 (3.57%) CISSP
6 1 (3.57%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) UAG
3 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.57%) DFS Replication
4 1 (3.57%) Firmware
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) Puppet
1 7 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (10.71%) SCCM
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (7.14%) SCVMM
4 1 (3.57%) SCSM
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) Brocade
2 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (10.71%) F5
4 2 (7.14%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) Dell
5 1 (3.57%) NetApp
5 1 (3.57%) OpenText
5 1 (3.57%) SimCorp
5 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds