The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 18 11 19
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing ITIL 8 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.90% 7.46% 3.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.48% 11.36% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 3
Average daily rate £375 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £378 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £553 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £334 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.29% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.40 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-10.32% +13.86%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
146 132 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 71.22% 65.67% 53.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 65 69
Average daily rate £375 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 £32.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.87% +52.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
ITIL
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 12 (63.16%) PRINCE
2 11 (57.89%) Project Management
3 10 (52.63%) Waterfall
4 8 (42.11%) Service Delivery
5 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
6 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
6 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
6 6 (31.58%) CRM
6 6 (31.58%) Siebel
6 6 (31.58%) SAP
6 6 (31.58%) Finance
6 6 (31.58%) SAP CRM
6 6 (31.58%) Programme Management
6 6 (31.58%) Billing
6 6 (31.58%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (31.58%) Social Media
6 6 (31.58%) Matrix Management
7 5 (26.32%) Software Deployment
7 5 (26.32%) Change Management
8 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
8 4 (21.05%) Degree
9 3 (15.79%) Resource Management
9 3 (15.79%) Performance Management
9 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (15.79%) Budget Control
9 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
9 3 (15.79%) PMP
9 3 (15.79%) PMI Certification
9 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
10 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (31.58%) SAP CRM
1 6 (31.58%) Dynamics CRM
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
1 6 (31.58%) Billing
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Project Manager
2 6 (31.58%) CRM Project Manager
2 6 (31.58%) CRM Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Vendor Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Director
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Social Media
2 1 (5.26%) Economics
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) PRINCE
2 11 (57.89%) Project Management
3 10 (52.63%) Waterfall
4 8 (42.11%) Service Delivery
5 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
6 6 (31.58%) CRM
6 6 (31.58%) Programme Management
6 6 (31.58%) Matrix Management
7 5 (26.32%) Software Deployment
7 5 (26.32%) Change Management
8 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
9 3 (15.79%) Resource Management
9 3 (15.79%) Performance Management
9 3 (15.79%) Budget Control
9 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
9 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
10 2 (10.53%) ERP
10 2 (10.53%) Service Management
11 1 (5.26%) Analytics
11 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (15.79%) PMP
2 3 (15.79%) PMI Certification
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.26%) MBA
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.26%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
1 6 (31.58%) Siebel
1 6 (31.58%) SAP