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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 21 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 4 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.29% 4.97% 4.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 6.72% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Average daily rate
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£550 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.72% -9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £103.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.95 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.79% -16.07%
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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
130 119 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 74.29% 73.91% 64.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 47 52
Average daily rate £550 £420 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £260 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £175.00 £103.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +69.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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
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 July 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 July 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 5 (62.50%) SAP
2 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Six Sigma
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
5 1 (12.50%) CA PPM
5 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 1 (12.50%) PgMP
5 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) APMP
5 1 (12.50%) Change Control
5 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (12.50%) P3O
5 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (12.50%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
5 1 (12.50%) Retail
5 1 (12.50%) Document Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) Documentum
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Primavera
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Retail
1 1 (12.50%) CA PPM
1 1 (12.50%) Northgate Housing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SAP BW
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Services Delivery Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Service Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Delivery Manager
1 3 (37.50%) SAP Manager
1 3 (37.50%) SAP Service Delivery Manager
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Six Sigma
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Document Management
4 1 (12.50%) Logistics
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
4 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) PMP
1 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCTS
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) PgMP
1 1 (12.50%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
1 1 (12.50%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) SAP
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) CA
4 1 (12.50%) Northgate