The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 31 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 26 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL 6 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.26% 4.76% 4.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.38% 6.59% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £250 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £17.03 £11.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +46.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -12.50%
ITIL
West 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 Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
137 91 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 74.46% 72.22% 65.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 49 43
Average daily rate £375 £320 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.30 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.51% -13.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £15.77 £11.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £25.00 £21.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Tamworth - 3 £325 -
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
Cannock - - - - 2
Lichfield - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
ITIL
West Midlands

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (20.00%) Remedy
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) Lotus
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX
3 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) CCIE
4 1 (10.00%) CCNP
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) Windows NT
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) MS Project
4 1 (10.00%) MS Office
4 1 (10.00%) MCSE
4 1 (10.00%) HPUX
4 1 (10.00%) NHS
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) CISSP
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (20.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
1 1 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Change Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Windows NT
3 1 (10.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Service Management
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) CCIE
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Lotus
1 2 (20.00%) Remedy
2 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Avaya
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco