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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 18 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing ITIL 4 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.36% 5.08% 9.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.06% 7.41% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£219 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.69 £10.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.10% +64.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.81 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-12.15% +12.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
79 81 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 66.39% 68.64% 65.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 53 63
Average daily rate £325 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £249 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £425 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
Average hourly rate £22.00 £16.69 £16.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -0.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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 1 August 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
Burton-upon-Trent - - - - 1
Cannock - - - - 1
Lichfield - - - -
Rugeley - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
ITIL
West Midlands

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) SLA
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Six Sigma
2 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) 3PAR
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 2 (16.67%) SCCM
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) NHS
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (16.67%) SAN
3 2 (16.67%) MCSE
4 1 (8.33%) Siebel
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
4 1 (8.33%) Lotus Domino

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
1 1 (8.33%) Lotus Domino
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Project Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Six Sigma
1 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 2 (16.67%) Service Management
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Volume Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) V-Model
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) VB
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
2 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) 3PAR
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Siebel
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) Lotus
3 1 (8.33%) JD Edwards
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Symantec
Staffordshire
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