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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 21 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 7 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.47% 3.36% 2.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.43% 4.17% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Average daily rate £450 £550 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £428 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.63
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.77%
ITIL
England

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
158 120 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 78.22% 80.54% 74.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 51 48
Average daily rate £475 £470 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +25.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016, 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 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
1 3 (37.50%) Service Design
2 2 (25.00%) ISO22301
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL Manager
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL Process Manager
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL Service Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Process Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Service Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Service Transition Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Transition Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Service Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
1 3 (37.50%) Service Design
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Server Building
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO22301
2 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Dell
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft