The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 12 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing ITIL 13 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.39% 5.63% 4.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.16% 7.02% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 2
Median daily rate £438 £275 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -13.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £135 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £364 £352
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +70.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.79%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
128 114 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 72.73% 80.28% 76.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 85 69
Median daily rate £345 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £17.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+223.52% +23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £15.04 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £17.00 £16.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing ITIL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

ITIL
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 £298 -
Stafford -5 2 £490 +139.02%
Tamworth -2 1 £425 +8.97%
ITIL
West Midlands

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 11 (47.83%) Service Management
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) SLA
4 5 (21.74%) Change Management
4 5 (21.74%) CRM
4 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
4 5 (21.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (21.74%) Wiki
4 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (17.39%) Office 365
5 4 (17.39%) Coaching
5 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
5 4 (17.39%) Supplier Management
5 4 (17.39%) Local Government
5 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle
5 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco
6 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
6 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
7 2 (8.70%) Performance Improvement
7 2 (8.70%) Skype
7 2 (8.70%) Service Design
7 2 (8.70%) Finance
7 2 (8.70%) Release Management
7 2 (8.70%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (8.70%) Incident Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (8.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (17.39%) Office 365
3 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Skype
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (17.39%) Local Government
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
1 7 (30.43%) Service Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) CRM Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Service Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Head of Service Management
5 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Service Transition Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Transition Manager
6 2 (8.70%) ICT Manager
6 2 (8.70%) ICT Project Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Incident Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Senior ICT Project Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Head of IT
7 1 (4.35%) Implementation Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) IT Support
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL Manager
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Wiki
2 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) NHS
4 1 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Service Management
2 5 (21.74%) Change Management
2 5 (21.74%) CRM
2 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
3 4 (17.39%) Coaching
3 4 (17.39%) Supplier Management
4 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) ERP
5 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (8.70%) Release Management
5 2 (8.70%) Service Design
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps
6 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) Line Management
6 1 (4.35%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.35%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.35%) MCITP
2 1 (4.35%) MCSA
2 1 (4.35%) MCSE
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
1 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) EMC
4 1 (4.35%) NetApp
4 1 (4.35%) VMware