The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 1 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 8 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 28.57% 14.29% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 38.10% 18.75% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £208 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £9.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.61 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+8.90% +2.36%
ITIL
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
21 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 75.00% 76.19% 51.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 7
Average daily rate £360 £183 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+96.98% -55.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £398 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £9.25 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.75% -2.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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 9 (56.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco
3 5 (31.25%) MCP
3 5 (31.25%) LAN
3 5 (31.25%) WAN
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
3 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
4 4 (25.00%) MCDST
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (25.00%) MCSE
4 4 (25.00%) MS Office
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (18.75%) CCNA
5 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
5 3 (18.75%) Citrix
5 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
5 3 (18.75%) MCTS
5 3 (18.75%) MCITP
5 3 (18.75%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (12.50%) Information Management
6 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
6 2 (12.50%) NHS
7 1 (6.25%) Intranet
7 1 (6.25%) Internet
7 1 (6.25%) Shell Script

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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 4 (25.00%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) LAN
1 5 (31.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) Intranet
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Manager
1 5 (31.25%) Systems Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Database Specialist
2 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Service Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Development Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Development Manager
4 1 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Database Developer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Security Officer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Officer
4 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
2 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
2 2 (12.50%) NHS
3 1 (6.25%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
1 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (12.50%) Information Management
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security Management
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.25%) Security Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) Time Management
3 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (31.25%) MCP
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (25.00%) MCDST
3 4 (25.00%) MCSE
4 3 (18.75%) CCNA
4 3 (18.75%) MCITP
4 3 (18.75%) MCTS
5 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) CESG Infosec
1 1 (6.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (6.25%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (18.75%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Remedy