The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 17 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing ITIL 11 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 5.61% 6.02% 9.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.24% 7.83% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £270 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £518 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.25 - £18.59
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 - £18.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 - £19.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -12.85%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
152 166 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 77.55% 76.85% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 107 83
Average daily rate £420 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.57% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £570 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Average hourly rate £30.25 £42.50 £20.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.82% +105.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £19.50 £18.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.50 £43.00
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 Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL across the Middlesex region.

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Middlesex region.

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 10 (37.04%) Windows
1 10 (37.04%) Service Management
2 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
2 7 (25.93%) ITSM
3 6 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 6 (22.22%) Information Security
3 6 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 6 (22.22%) PCI DSS
4 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
4 5 (18.52%) VMware
4 5 (18.52%) Citrix
4 5 (18.52%) SAP
4 5 (18.52%) Cisco
4 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.81%) IBM
5 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
5 4 (14.81%) LAN
5 4 (14.81%) WAN
5 4 (14.81%) Web Services
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle
5 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
5 4 (14.81%) AIX
5 4 (14.81%) Solaris
5 4 (14.81%) Linux
5 4 (14.81%) NetApp
5 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
5 4 (14.81%) HP
5 4 (14.81%) Information Security Management
5 4 (14.81%) Security Management
5 4 (14.81%) Management Information System

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) LAN
1 4 (14.81%) WAN
2 1 (3.70%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (7.41%) Billing
3 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Consultant
2 6 (22.22%) Security Consultant
3 5 (18.52%) Desktop Support
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Design Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Support Team Leader
5 2 (7.41%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) SAP Basis Manager
5 2 (7.41%) SAP Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Team Leader
5 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Coordinator
6 1 (3.70%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Web Services
2 2 (7.41%) Middleware
2 2 (7.41%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
1 4 (14.81%) Cryptography
1 4 (14.81%) PKI
1 4 (14.81%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (14.81%) Smart Meter
1 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (11.11%) FMCG
3 2 (7.41%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
3 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (14.81%) AIX
3 4 (14.81%) Solaris
3 4 (14.81%) Linux
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Service Management
2 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
2 7 (25.93%) ITSM
3 6 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 6 (22.22%) Information Security
3 6 (22.22%) Data Protection
4 4 (14.81%) ITIL V3
4 4 (14.81%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (14.81%) Information Management
4 4 (14.81%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Security Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Security Management
4 4 (14.81%) Information Security Management
4 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
5 3 (11.11%) Six Sigma
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (11.11%) ISMS
6 2 (7.41%) Coaching
6 2 (7.41%) Security Architecture
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) CISA
1 3 (11.11%) CISM
1 3 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
1 3 (11.11%) CRISC
1 3 (11.11%) CISSP
1 3 (11.11%) A+ Certification
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) PCI DSS
2 3 (11.11%) COBIT
3 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (14.81%) XenApp
1 4 (14.81%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) SAP
1 5 (18.52%) Cisco
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
1 5 (18.52%) Citrix
1 5 (18.52%) VMware
2 4 (14.81%) 3PAR
2 4 (14.81%) NetApp
2 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
2 4 (14.81%) HP
2 4 (14.81%) IBM
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle