The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 19 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs citing ITIL 5 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.25% 8.25% 5.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.67% 11.49% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 10
Average daily rate
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£300 £475 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +13.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £421 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £475 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.50 £17.94
% change year-on-year
+1.45% -13.60%
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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 Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
107 148 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 69.48% 71.84% 67.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 47 69
Average daily rate £400 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -53.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (30.77%) Service Management
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) SLA
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) XML
2 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
3 2 (15.38%) Network Design
3 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
3 2 (15.38%) SysML
3 2 (15.38%) ITSM
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) REST
3 2 (15.38%) SSL
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) MS Office
3 2 (15.38%) SAP
3 2 (15.38%) SOAP
3 2 (15.38%) UML
3 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
3 2 (15.38%) JMS
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (15.38%) HTTP

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Retail
1 1 (7.69%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
1 2 (15.38%) SSL
2 1 (7.69%) Intranet
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SAP BW
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Senior Manager
1 2 (15.38%) Senior Project Manager
1 2 (15.38%) Senior Programme Manager
1 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
1 2 (15.38%) Programme Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
2 1 (7.69%) Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) IT Programme Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Senior IT Programme Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (7.69%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Service Manager
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Change Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) JMS
2 2 (15.38%) WSDL
2 2 (15.38%) SOAP
2 2 (15.38%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) CESG
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
2 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Service Management
2 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
3 2 (15.38%) Network Design
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
3 2 (15.38%) ITSM
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) UML
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) SysML
3 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Release Management
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) VCP4
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (7.69%) MCTS
3 1 (7.69%) MCITP
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Symantec
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
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