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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank - 6 8
Contract jobs citing ITIL 0 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire - 15.66% 9.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 28.89% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 3
Average daily rate - £431 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.61 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.90% +4.06%
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
29 45 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 72.50% 54.22% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 27
Average daily rate £425 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £52.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +176.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) NAS
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WLAN
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (25.00%) NHS
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) NAS
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) WLAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) NHS Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) High Availability
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat