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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 20 15 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing ITIL 4 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.12% 6.82% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 9.38% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate
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£410 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.00% -3.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £15.94 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+5.09% -8.92%
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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
148 128 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 78.31% 72.73% 71.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 41 65
Average daily rate £500 £355 £437
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.84% -18.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £225 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £106.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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
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 4 September 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 7 (77.78%) SAP
2 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) SAP HR
3 3 (33.33%) Six Sigma
3 3 (33.33%) MS Office
3 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) PgMP
5 1 (11.11%) APMP
5 1 (11.11%) Change Control
5 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
5 1 (11.11%) P3O
5 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (11.11%) Document Management
5 1 (11.11%) Northgate
5 1 (11.11%) CA PPM
5 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (11.11%) MS Project
5 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) ABAP
5 1 (11.11%) MAINVIEW
5 1 (11.11%) Control-M
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) Documentum
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) SAP HR
2 2 (22.22%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (11.11%) CA PPM
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (11.11%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (11.11%) Primavera
3 1 (11.11%) SAP CRM
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) SAP Manager
2 3 (33.33%) SAP Service Delivery Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Services Delivery Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Service Manager
3 2 (22.22%) SAP HR Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Support Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Operations Manager
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Payroll Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Support
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Support Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Payroll Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Mainframe Operator
4 1 (11.11%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) PMI
1 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
1 1 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) zOS
1 1 (11.11%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 3 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Document Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
3 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) PMP
1 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) PgMP
1 1 (11.11%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) P3O
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) MAINVIEW
1 1 (11.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) BMC
3 1 (11.11%) CA
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy
3 1 (11.11%) Northgate