The first table below looks at the demand for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Northampton region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 28 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 3 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.49% 6.25% 8.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 9.09% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 7
Average daily rate - £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £334 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.29% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.40 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-10.32% +13.86%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
164 88 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 81.59% 68.75% 67.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 48 99
Average daily rate £438 £383 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.37% -6.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Average hourly rate £14.25 £13.50 £150.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -91.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
ITIL
Northamptonshire

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL across the Northampton region.

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Northampton region.

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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%) Service Management
2 6 (33.33%) SLA
3 5 (27.78%) Citrix
3 5 (27.78%) Finance
3 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
4 4 (22.22%) Change Management
4 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
5 3 (16.67%) LANDesk
5 3 (16.67%) Local Government
5 3 (16.67%) Banking
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) LAN
5 3 (16.67%) MS Office
5 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 3 (16.67%) Windows
5 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 2 (11.11%) MS Access
6 2 (11.11%) UNIX
6 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
6 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
6 2 (11.11%) MS Project
6 2 (11.11%) Validation
6 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
6 2 (11.11%) Systems Analysis

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 (16.67%) MS Office
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Project
2 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MS Access
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Local Government
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) IT Support
2 3 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Incident Manager
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL Manager
3 2 (11.11%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Configuration Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Major Incident Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Trainer
4 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) MI Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
1 2 (11.11%) CMDB
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Service Management
2 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
3 4 (22.22%) Change Management
3 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.11%) Validation
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
5 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
6 1 (5.56%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (5.56%) Change Control
6 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Quality Management
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (11.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Citrix
2 3 (16.67%) LANDesk
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft