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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 21 27 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Contract jobs citing ITIL 20 12 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.45% 3.75% 9.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.81% 4.74% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 14
Median daily rate £270 £280 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -35.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £155 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £375 £696
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £145.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-91.03% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.25 £15.67
% change year-on-year
-7.24% +10.10%

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
256 253 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 82.58% 79.06% 72.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 154 109
Median daily rate £468 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £40.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.50% +142.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +5 20 £270 +45.94% 11
ITIL
North West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 13 (40.63%) ITIL V3
2 12 (37.50%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 11 (34.38%) Finance
4 10 (31.25%) Service Management
5 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (21.88%) Release Management
7 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
7 6 (18.75%) CRM
7 6 (18.75%) Sun
7 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (18.75%) Windows Server
8 5 (15.63%) Office 365
9 4 (12.50%) Investment Management
9 4 (12.50%) SCCM
9 4 (12.50%) Practice Management
9 4 (12.50%) MS Visio
9 4 (12.50%) Project Management
10 3 (9.38%) Apache
10 3 (9.38%) IIS
10 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
10 3 (9.38%) SQL
10 3 (9.38%) SAP
10 3 (9.38%) ODBC
10 3 (9.38%) Migration
10 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
10 3 (9.38%) Change Management
10 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 (9.38%) Apache
1 3 (9.38%) IIS
1 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) MS Project
3 1 (3.13%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) SAP BPC
2 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) LAN
1 2 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (3.13%) DHCP
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.13%) DB2
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Applications Support
2 6 (18.75%) Desktop Support
3 4 (12.50%) Sun Support
3 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 3 (9.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (9.38%) Active Directory Support
4 3 (9.38%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Exchange Support
4 3 (9.38%) IT Manager
4 3 (9.38%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) ITIL Manager
4 3 (9.38%) ITIL Service Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Service Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Service Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) AS400
2 1 (3.13%) BYOD
2 1 (3.13%) e-Learning
2 1 (3.13%) iPhone
2 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Windows Server
2 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (9.38%) Windows 10
3 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.13%) Linux
4 1 (3.13%) OS/400
4 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) ITIL V3
2 10 (31.25%) Service Management
3 7 (21.88%) Release Management
4 6 (18.75%) CRM
5 4 (12.50%) Investment Management
5 4 (12.50%) Practice Management
5 4 (12.50%) Project Management
6 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) Change Management
6 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
6 3 (9.38%) Migration
6 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.25%) Data Integration
7 2 (6.25%) Data Management
7 2 (6.25%) ITSM
7 2 (6.25%) Load Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Project Governance
7 2 (6.25%) Supplier Management
7 2 (6.25%) System Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) RPG
2 1 (3.13%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) COBIT
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) Sun
3 3 (9.38%) SAP
4 2 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (3.13%) Adobe
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) Citrix
5 1 (3.13%) Google
5 1 (3.13%) IBM
5 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow