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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 14 28 14
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Contract jobs citing ITIL 12 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 6.63% 1.38% 5.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.16% 2.24% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £333 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £393 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +9.37%
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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
131 134 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 72.38% 61.75% 63.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 51 59
Average daily rate £360 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £305 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £595 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Average hourly rate £37.00 £175.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.85% +288.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 7 (38.89%) Project Management
2 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 5 (27.78%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
3 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
4 4 (22.22%) Finance
4 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (16.67%) Windows
5 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
6 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 2 (11.11%) Operations Management
6 2 (11.11%) Time Management
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (11.11%) Migration
6 2 (11.11%) McAfee
6 2 (11.11%) Service Management
6 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 2 (11.11%) MS Office
6 2 (11.11%) IBM
6 2 (11.11%) NHS

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) TRIRIGA
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
1 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Contracts Manager
2 2 (11.11%) IT Operations Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Operations Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Network Support
3 1 (5.56%) Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Programme Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) JSP
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) PMI
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Project Management
2 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
4 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
6 2 (11.11%) Operations Management
6 2 (11.11%) Time Management
6 2 (11.11%) Migration
6 2 (11.11%) Service Management
6 2 (11.11%) Change Management
7 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma
7 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
7 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.56%) Workflow
7 1 (5.56%) Business Process Improvement
7 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
7 1 (5.56%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) C
2 1 (5.56%) VBScript
2 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Postgraduate
3 1 (5.56%) MCSE
3 1 (5.56%) MBA
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) McAfee
3 2 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Remedy
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Dell
4 1 (5.56%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) BT