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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 15 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 4.88% 4.08% 8.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.90% 6.67% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate
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£155 £256 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.51% -37.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £323
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
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
58 30 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 70.73% 61.22% 58.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 20 18
Average daily rate £325 £357 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.83% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £311 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -31.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 October 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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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
Worcester -6 1 £325 +18.18%
ITIL
West Midlands

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) VMware
3 8 (44.44%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (38.89%) Cisco
5 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
6 5 (27.78%) LAN
6 5 (27.78%) WLAN
6 5 (27.78%) Linux
6 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
6 5 (27.78%) MySQL
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle
6 5 (27.78%) SAN
6 5 (27.78%) NAS
7 2 (11.11%) Change Management
7 2 (11.11%) Back Office
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 2 (11.11%) SQL
7 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 2 (11.11%) Release Management
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 2 (11.11%) Retail
8 1 (5.56%) Change Control
8 1 (5.56%) SAP Implementation
8 1 (5.56%) Banking
8 1 (5.56%) SLA
8 1 (5.56%) C

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (27.78%) SAN
2 5 (27.78%) NAS
2 5 (27.78%) LAN
2 5 (27.78%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Back Office
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Support Technician
1 5 (27.78%) 1st Line Support
1 5 (27.78%) 3rd Line Support
1 5 (27.78%) Help Desk Technician
1 5 (27.78%) 1st Line Support Technician
1 5 (27.78%) IT Technician
1 5 (27.78%) Service Desk Technician
2 3 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Server Support
3 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Server Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Server Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 2 (11.11%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.56%) Change and Release Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Services Delivery Manager
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Change Management
1 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
1 2 (11.11%) Release Management
1 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
1 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (5.56%) Change Control
2 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.56%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) VMware
2 7 (38.89%) Cisco
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) SAP