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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 16 19 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Contract jobs citing ITIL 13 11 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 5.33% 4.40% 10.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.88% 6.47% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 15
Average daily rate
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£500 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £352 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £535 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £20.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +9.37%
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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
189 170 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 77.46% 68.00% 73.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 86 93
Average daily rate £400 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £29.00 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £37.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 18 (46.15%) Service Management
2 12 (30.77%) Service Delivery
3 11 (28.21%) ITSM
3 11 (28.21%) SAP
4 9 (23.08%) ITIL V3
5 8 (20.51%) Oracle
6 6 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (15.38%) Finance
6 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 6 (15.38%) Citrix
7 5 (12.82%) Web Services
7 5 (12.82%) Windows
7 5 (12.82%) Six Sigma
8 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (10.26%) XenApp
8 4 (10.26%) XenDesktop
8 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (10.26%) 3PAR
8 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (10.26%) VMware
8 4 (10.26%) Project Management
8 4 (10.26%) NetApp
8 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
8 4 (10.26%) AIX
8 4 (10.26%) Solaris
8 4 (10.26%) Linux
8 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
8 4 (10.26%) HP
8 4 (10.26%) SLA

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) SAS
2 1 (2.56%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.56%) CMS
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) SAP SM
2 2 (5.13%) SAP CRM
3 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.13%) Office 365
3 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) LAN
1 4 (10.26%) WAN
2 1 (2.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.13%) Billing
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) Analyst
2 6 (15.38%) Consultant
3 5 (12.82%) SAP Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Coordinator
4 4 (10.26%) Applications Support
4 4 (10.26%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Applications Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Support Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Design Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Leader
6 2 (5.13%) Solutions Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Author
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Author
6 2 (5.13%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) Web Services
2 3 (7.69%) .NET
2 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 3 (7.69%) SAP Basis
3 2 (5.13%) Middleware
4 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.56%) PKI
3 1 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.56%) CMDB
3 1 (2.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) AIX
2 4 (10.26%) Solaris
2 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Service Management
2 12 (30.77%) Service Delivery
3 11 (28.21%) ITSM
4 9 (23.08%) ITIL V3
5 5 (12.82%) Six Sigma
6 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
6 4 (10.26%) Project Management
7 3 (7.69%) Change Management
7 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (7.69%) Performance Management
7 3 (7.69%) Information Security
8 2 (5.13%) Programme Management
8 2 (5.13%) ISMS
8 2 (5.13%) Data Protection
8 2 (5.13%) CRM
8 2 (5.13%) Information Security Management
8 2 (5.13%) Security Management
8 2 (5.13%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.13%) Operations Management
9 1 (2.56%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.56%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (7.69%) CISA
1 3 (7.69%) CRISC
2 2 (5.13%) CISSP
2 2 (5.13%) CISM
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) SLA
2 3 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.13%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.56%) GxP
4 1 (2.56%) QA
4 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (10.26%) XenApp
1 4 (10.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) SAP
2 8 (20.51%) Oracle
3 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.38%) Citrix
4 4 (10.26%) NetApp
4 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
4 4 (10.26%) Cisco
4 4 (10.26%) IBM
4 4 (10.26%) HP
4 4 (10.26%) VMware
4 4 (10.26%) 3PAR
5 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.56%) Sun
5 1 (2.56%) Remedy