The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 16 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 6 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 5.71% 7.35% 4.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.45% 8.77% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
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£133 £155 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.19% -39.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £155 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £155 £271
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 £7.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+353.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.32 £15.77 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -9.88%
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 Worcestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
71 57 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 67.62% 83.82% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 32 25
Average daily rate £375 £328 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -4.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £145 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £35.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% +62.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £9.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £57.50 £29.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

ITIL
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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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
Worcester +6 4 £124 - 1
Kidderminster +1 1 £235 +51.61% 1
Redditch -5 1 - -
ITIL
West Midlands

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (40.00%) Service Management
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (30.00%) Server Monitoring
3 3 (30.00%) ITSM
3 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (30.00%) MS Office
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) MCSE
4 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (20.00%) NVQ Level 4
4 2 (20.00%) Northgate
4 2 (20.00%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (10.00%) High Availability
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) MCITP
5 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (10.00%) Operations Management
5 1 (10.00%) Problem Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Northgate Housing
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Operations Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) NHS Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Operations Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Service Management
2 3 (30.00%) ITSM
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (30.00%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Management
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) MCSE
2 2 (20.00%) NVQ Level 4
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) MCSA
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (10.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Northgate
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
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