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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 9 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 18 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 9.84% 1.79% 5.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.95% 2.68% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 6
Average daily rate
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£360 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £285 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £385 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £17.15 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +11.54%
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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
129 112 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 70.49% 66.67% 65.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 61 65
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £37.00 £10.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+270.00% -77.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 8 (32.00%) ITIL Certification
1 8 (32.00%) Project Management
2 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (16.00%) Finance
4 4 (16.00%) VMware
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
4 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (16.00%) Service Management
4 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (16.00%) Windows
5 3 (12.00%) UNIX
5 3 (12.00%) MS Office
5 3 (12.00%) XML
5 3 (12.00%) SLA
5 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (8.00%) Line Management
6 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.00%) REST

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (4.00%) IIS
1 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP ERP
1 1 (4.00%) TRIRIGA
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) HTTP
1 2 (8.00%) SSL
2 1 (4.00%) Intranet
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Programme Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Senior Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Senior Programme Manager
3 2 (8.00%) IT Operations Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Operations Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Service Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Network Support
3 2 (8.00%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Senior IT Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) JMS
2 2 (8.00%) WSDL
2 2 (8.00%) SOAP
2 2 (8.00%) REST
3 1 (4.00%) JSP
3 1 (4.00%) SAP Basis
3 1 (4.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) NHS
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Economics
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) UNIX
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Project Management
2 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
4 4 (16.00%) Service Management
4 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (8.00%) SysML
6 2 (8.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Operations Management
6 2 (8.00%) Time Management
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (8.00%) Line Management
6 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.00%) UML
6 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (8.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) C
2 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) VBScript
2 1 (4.00%) VB
2 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (8.00%) MCSE
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.00%) Postgraduate
5 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (4.00%) MBA
5 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) McAfee
3 2 (8.00%) SAP
3 2 (8.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) Dell
4 1 (4.00%) Symantec
4 1 (4.00%) Remedy
4 1 (4.00%) BT
Midlands
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Rate: £300 - £375 per day
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