The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 21 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Contract jobs citing ITIL 20 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 5.54% 6.71% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.43% 8.37% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 3
Average daily rate
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£250 £225 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £135 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £366 £221
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 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%
ITIL
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
269 251 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 74.52% 80.19% 71.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 123 146
Average daily rate £425 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 8
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 £17.90 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

ITIL
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -2 11 £250 -16.80% 2
Kettering - 1 £300 -
Brackley - - - - 1
Daventry - - - -
ITIL
East Midlands

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Banking
2 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (16.00%) Windows
4 4 (16.00%) MS Office
4 4 (16.00%) Change Management
4 4 (16.00%) Project Management
4 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (16.00%) Line Management
5 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (12.00%) Process Improvement
5 3 (12.00%) Release Management
5 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (12.00%) Degree
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Vista
5 3 (12.00%) Dell Certification
5 3 (12.00%) C
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle
5 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.00%) Dell
6 2 (8.00%) SLA
6 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
6 2 (8.00%) MCP
6 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.00%) Service Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.00%) MS Office
3 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) NFC
1 1 (4.00%) Network Security
1 1 (4.00%) Wireless
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) VoIP
1 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MS Access
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Local Government
3 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Service Manager
3 4 (16.00%) ITIL Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Change and Release Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Business Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support
4 3 (12.00%) Release Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Deskside Support
4 3 (12.00%) Deskside Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Deskside Support Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Change Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) NHS
3 1 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.00%) Informatics
3 1 (4.00%) CMDB
3 1 (4.00%) PMI
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
1 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Vista
2 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (16.00%) Change Management
2 4 (16.00%) Project Management
2 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (16.00%) Line Management
3 3 (12.00%) Process Improvement
3 3 (12.00%) Release Management
3 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.00%) Service Management
4 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE
4 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (8.00%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity Management
4 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) Dell Certification
3 2 (8.00%) MCP
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.00%) CISM
4 1 (4.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (12.00%) Dell
2 1 (4.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (4.00%) Citrix