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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 16 21 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Contract jobs citing ITIL 15 12 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 6.33% 4.53% 11.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.24% 6.00% 16.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 13
Average daily rate
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£500 £416 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.33% -2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £334 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £17.15 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +14.33%
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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
182 200 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 76.79% 75.47% 73.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 116 90
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £563 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.25 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% -24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 (41.67%) Service Management
2 8 (33.33%) ITSM
3 7 (29.17%) Windows
3 7 (29.17%) Citrix
4 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 5 (20.83%) Cisco
5 5 (20.83%) Oracle
5 5 (20.83%) VMware
5 5 (20.83%) ITIL V3
6 4 (16.67%) 3PAR
6 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (16.67%) CRISC
6 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (16.67%) XenApp
6 4 (16.67%) XenDesktop
6 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (16.67%) Information Security
6 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (16.67%) AIX
6 4 (16.67%) Solaris
6 4 (16.67%) Linux
6 4 (16.67%) Web Services
6 4 (16.67%) IBM
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.67%) HP
6 4 (16.67%) LAN
6 4 (16.67%) WAN
6 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 4 (16.67%) NetApp

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) SAS
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) LAN
1 4 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (8.33%) Billing
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Consultant
2 3 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (12.50%) Coordinator
2 3 (12.50%) Technical Design Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Security Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (8.33%) SAP Basis Manager
3 2 (8.33%) SAP Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Author
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Author
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Quality Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.17%) Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Process Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) SAP Basis
2 2 (8.33%) Middleware
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) Smart Meter
3 2 (8.33%) Cryptography
3 2 (8.33%) PKI
3 2 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
4 1 (4.17%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (16.67%) AIX
2 4 (16.67%) Solaris
2 4 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.17%) UNIX
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Service Management
2 8 (33.33%) ITSM
3 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (20.83%) ITIL V3
5 4 (16.67%) Information Security
5 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 3 (12.50%) Information Security Management
6 3 (12.50%) Security Management
6 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 3 (12.50%) Six Sigma
6 3 (12.50%) ISMS
6 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
7 2 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.33%) Coaching
7 2 (8.33%) Security Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
7 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.33%) Information Management
7 2 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C#
1 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) CRISC
1 4 (16.67%) CISA
2 3 (12.50%) CISM
2 3 (12.50%) CISSP
3 1 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (4.17%) A+ Certification
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.17%) MCP
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.33%) ISO 9001
2 2 (8.33%) SLA
3 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (16.67%) XenApp
1 4 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Citrix
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) VMware
3 4 (16.67%) 3PAR
3 4 (16.67%) IBM
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.67%) HP
3 4 (16.67%) NetApp
3 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 3 (12.50%) SAP