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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 20 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 4 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.37% 12.55% 10.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 16.96% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 25 11
Average daily rate
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£313 £410 £505
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.78% -18.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £17.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.89 £15.50 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -13.31%
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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
137 171 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 81.07% 74.03% 75.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 109 64
Average daily rate £405 £450 £429
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £560 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 6
Average hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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
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 2 March 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 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
2 5 (31.25%) Information Security
2 5 (31.25%) Data Protection
2 5 (31.25%) PCI DSS
2 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
3 4 (25.00%) COBIT
4 3 (18.75%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (18.75%) Security Testing
4 3 (18.75%) FMCG
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) Cryptography
4 3 (18.75%) Information Management
4 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (18.75%) PKI
4 3 (18.75%) Degree
4 3 (18.75%) Security Management
4 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
4 3 (18.75%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
4 3 (18.75%) Information Security Management
4 3 (18.75%) Service Management
4 3 (18.75%) A+ Certification
4 3 (18.75%) SAP
4 3 (18.75%) Smart Meter
4 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
5 2 (12.50%) ISMS
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) CRISC

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) MPLS
General
1 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Desktop Support
1 5 (31.25%) Consultant
1 5 (31.25%) Security Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Support Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (6.25%) PMO Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
1 3 (18.75%) Cryptography
1 3 (18.75%) PKI
1 3 (18.75%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (18.75%) FMCG
1 3 (18.75%) Smart Meter
2 2 (12.50%) Smartphone
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
1 5 (31.25%) Information Security
1 5 (31.25%) Data Protection
2 3 (18.75%) Security Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Security Management
2 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (18.75%) Information Management
2 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
2 3 (18.75%) Information Security Management
2 3 (18.75%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) Data Security
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) ISMS
3 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) A+ Certification
1 3 (18.75%) Network+ Certification
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) CRISC
2 2 (12.50%) MCP
2 2 (12.50%) CISSP
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CISA
2 2 (12.50%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) PCI DSS
2 4 (25.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix
2 1 (6.25%) VMware