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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 9 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 28 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.65% 4.91% 5.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.14% 7.53% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 3
Average daily rate
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£213 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £478 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.45% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
198 146 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 75.29% 65.18% 64.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 88 62
Average daily rate £325 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.45 £22.88 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +1.37%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 - 16 £213 - 1
Liverpool +6 12 £244 -30.35% 1
Southport - - - -
ITIL
North West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 17 (42.50%) Windows
2 11 (27.50%) SCCM
3 10 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 10 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (25.00%) Finance
4 9 (22.50%) Clustering
4 9 (22.50%) DHCP
4 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
4 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (22.50%) High Availability
4 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (20.00%) HP
5 8 (20.00%) Service Management
6 7 (17.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (17.50%) Firmware
6 7 (17.50%) SLA
7 6 (15.00%) Windows 2000
7 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (15.00%) Remedy
7 6 (15.00%) VMware
7 6 (15.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
7 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
8 5 (12.50%) SCVMM
8 5 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
8 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
8 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (12.50%) DFS Replication

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) DHCP
2 5 (12.50%) DMZ
2 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (12.50%) DNS
3 4 (10.00%) SAN
4 3 (7.50%) WAN
5 2 (5.00%) NAS
6 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco ICM
6 1 (2.50%) H.323
6 1 (2.50%) MGCP
6 1 (2.50%) LAN
6 1 (2.50%) PBX
6 1 (2.50%) VoIP
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Law
2 2 (5.00%) Publishing
3 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Military
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (57.50%) Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Wintel Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Service Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Operations Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Services Delivery Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) IT Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Rollout Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Clustering
2 5 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (5.00%) CLARiiON
3 2 (5.00%) EMC Centera
3 2 (5.00%) Symmetrix DMX
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.50%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.50%) IVR
4 1 (2.50%) NHS
4 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (42.50%) Windows
2 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (15.00%) Windows 2000
4 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.00%) UNIX
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.50%) Windows NT
6 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) High Availability
2 8 (20.00%) Service Management
3 7 (17.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (15.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
5 5 (12.50%) Change Control
6 4 (10.00%) Project Management
6 4 (10.00%) CMMI
6 4 (10.00%) Procure-to-pay
6 4 (10.00%) Release Management
6 4 (10.00%) Migration
7 2 (5.00%) Benchmarking
7 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.00%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (2.50%) Performance Improvement
8 1 (2.50%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.50%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.50%) C
2 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.00%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 10 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.50%) Firmware
3 5 (12.50%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 11 (27.50%) SCCM
2 5 (12.50%) SCVMM
3 4 (10.00%) SCOM
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) HP
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) Remedy
2 6 (15.00%) VMware
3 5 (12.50%) Dell
3 5 (12.50%) Citrix
4 4 (10.00%) Cisco
4 4 (10.00%) EMC
5 2 (5.00%) NetApp
5 2 (5.00%) IBM
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