The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 12 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Contract jobs citing ITIL 26 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 8.97% 2.87% 6.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.98% 3.70% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £245 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% +6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £227 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £390 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.52 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.77 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.62% -9.88%
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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 Northampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
217 162 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 74.83% 77.51% 87.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 107 60
Average daily rate £450 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £247 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £18.52 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.46% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 August 2015, 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 37 (67.27%) Service Management
2 26 (47.27%) Security Cleared
3 25 (45.45%) SC Cleared
4 21 (38.18%) Microsoft
5 20 (36.36%) MS Office
6 19 (34.55%) DV Cleared
7 18 (32.73%) ITSM
8 14 (25.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 12 (21.82%) Windows
10 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 11 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (18.18%) HP
12 9 (16.36%) Linux
12 9 (16.36%) OVSD
13 8 (14.55%) Finance
13 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
13 8 (14.55%) NetApp
13 8 (14.55%) Cisco
13 8 (14.55%) Hyper-V
14 7 (12.73%) ITIL V3
14 7 (12.73%) Change Control
14 7 (12.73%) Coaching
14 7 (12.73%) Performance Tuning
14 7 (12.73%) Active Directory
14 7 (12.73%) Service Delivery
14 7 (12.73%) Management Information System
14 7 (12.73%) SQL
14 7 (12.73%) PRINCE2
14 7 (12.73%) VMware
14 7 (12.73%) CentOS

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
1 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.64%) IIS
2 1 (1.82%) JBoss
2 1 (1.82%) Apache
2 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.82%) Lync
Applications
1 20 (36.36%) MS Office
2 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) BIG-IP
1 6 (10.91%) iSCSI
2 2 (3.64%) Network Security
2 2 (3.64%) DHCP
2 2 (3.64%) SNMP
2 2 (3.64%) DNS
3 1 (1.82%) SAN
3 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.82%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.91%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) ProC
1 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Law
2 1 (1.82%) Military
2 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Analyst
2 12 (21.82%) Service Manager
3 8 (14.55%) Architect
3 8 (14.55%) Service Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (10.91%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Services Delivery Manager
5 6 (10.91%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (9.09%) Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Team Leader
6 5 (9.09%) Virtualisation Specialist
7 4 (7.27%) Virtualisation Architect
7 4 (7.27%) Service Transition Manager
7 4 (7.27%) Transition Manager
8 3 (5.45%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Applications Support
8 3 (5.45%) Business Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.73%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.82%) Clustering
5 1 (1.82%) Tandem
5 1 (1.82%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.82%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Windows
2 9 (16.36%) Linux
3 7 (12.73%) CentOS
4 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (10.91%) Ubuntu
4 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.45%) UNIX
6 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (67.27%) Service Management
2 18 (32.73%) ITSM
3 7 (12.73%) PRINCE2
3 7 (12.73%) Service Delivery
3 7 (12.73%) ITIL V3
3 7 (12.73%) Change Control
3 7 (12.73%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (12.73%) Coaching
4 6 (10.91%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (10.91%) Capacity Management
5 5 (9.09%) Change Management
6 4 (7.27%) Workflow
6 4 (7.27%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (7.27%) SDLC
7 3 (5.45%) Business Analysis
7 3 (5.45%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.45%) Data Modelling
8 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.64%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.73%) SQL
2 3 (5.45%) C
3 2 (3.64%) Java
4 1 (1.82%) Perl
4 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (47.27%) Security Cleared
2 25 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 19 (34.55%) DV Cleared
4 14 (25.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.82%) PMP
6 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 8 (14.55%) Hyper-V
2 7 (12.73%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.91%) NFS
4 1 (1.82%) Docker
4 1 (1.82%) iptables
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) OVSD
2 2 (3.64%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (3.64%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (3.64%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.82%) Pacemaker
3 1 (1.82%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (38.18%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.18%) HP
3 8 (14.55%) Cisco
3 8 (14.55%) NetApp
4 7 (12.73%) VMware
5 6 (10.91%) F5
6 5 (9.09%) LANDesk
6 5 (9.09%) Oracle
7 4 (7.27%) BMC
7 4 (7.27%) Remedy
8 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.82%) Informatica
9 1 (1.82%) Citrix
9 1 (1.82%) Google
9 1 (1.82%) Lumension