The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Staffordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 17 19 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing ITIL 6 3 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.69% 3.16% 10.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.82% 5.17% 16.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £250 £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £334 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.29% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.03 - £9.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.40 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-10.32% +13.86%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
88 58 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 68.75% 61.05% 66.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 32 60
Average daily rate £320 £320 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 10
Average hourly rate £16.75 £20.65 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.86% -41.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £15.31 £28.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.46 £21.29 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
ITIL
West Midlands

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cannock -1 2 £250 - 2
Lichfield - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
ITIL
West Midlands

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (36.36%) SLA
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Six Sigma
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
2 3 (27.27%) SCCM
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) 3PAR
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
3 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) MCSE
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) Symantec
3 2 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (18.18%) NHS
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
General
1 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Project Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Service Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Manager
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) ERP Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Network Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Six Sigma
1 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
2 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
2 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
2 2 (18.18%) Service Management
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITSM
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Volume Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Test Management
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) V-Model
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) VB
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
2 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) 3PAR
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Symantec
3 1 (9.09%) JD Edwards
3 1 (9.09%) Siebel
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) SAP