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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 10 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 12 34 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 7.50% 13.93% 19.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.71% 17.89% 25.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 26 28
Average daily rate
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£425 £385 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% -14.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £221 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £525 £571
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +212.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
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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
112 190 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 70.00% 77.87% 74.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 121 88
Average daily rate £387 £438 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.54% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £528 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 5
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015, 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 7 (43.75%) Service Management
2 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) Asset Management
3 5 (31.25%) IT Asset Management
4 4 (25.00%) Degree
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 4 (25.00%) Change Management
4 4 (25.00%) BMC
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) ITSM
5 3 (18.75%) SLA
5 3 (18.75%) SAP
5 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (18.75%) COBIT
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
6 2 (12.50%) Software Asset Management
6 2 (12.50%) Banking
6 2 (12.50%) MS Office
6 2 (12.50%) Windows
7 1 (6.25%) Solaris
7 1 (6.25%) Linux
7 1 (6.25%) CRM
7 1 (6.25%) ERP
7 1 (6.25%) Perl
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle
7 1 (6.25%) Veritas
7 1 (6.25%) Red Hat

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP CRM
1 1 (6.25%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Consultant
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Service Manager
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL Manager
1 3 (18.75%) Applications Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
2 2 (12.50%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) SAP CRM Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) IT Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Operations Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Management Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) CMDB
1 1 (6.25%) FMCG
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Solaris
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Service Management
2 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 5 (31.25%) Asset Management
3 5 (31.25%) IT Asset Management
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 4 (25.00%) Change Management
5 3 (18.75%) ITSM
5 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
6 2 (12.50%) Software Asset Management
7 1 (6.25%) CRM
7 1 (6.25%) ERP
7 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Line Management
7 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.25%) People Management
7 1 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (6.25%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
1 3 (18.75%) COBIT
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) BMC
2 3 (18.75%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Sun
3 1 (6.25%) Veritas
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle