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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 20 18 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing ITIL 11 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 5.14% 7.49% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.05% 8.92% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
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£250 £301 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.80% +27.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +16.66%
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Northamptonshire

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
156 157 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 72.90% 83.96% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 61 98
Average daily rate £442 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £523 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £16.00 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
2 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
2 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
2 3 (23.08%) Release Management
2 3 (23.08%) Process Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Line Management
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 2 (15.38%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (15.38%) MCP
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) C
3 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) SLA
4 1 (7.69%) MS Project
4 1 (7.69%) MS Office
4 1 (7.69%) Windows
4 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
4 1 (7.69%) MS Access
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) CISSP

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) MS Project
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MS Access
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Service Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Change Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Release Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Change and Release Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL Service Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Knowledge Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Knowledge Base Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Information Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (7.69%) MI Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) PMI
2 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (7.69%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
2 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
2 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
2 3 (23.08%) Release Management
2 3 (23.08%) Process Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Line Management
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) MCP
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CISSP
3 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) LANDesk