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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 14 14 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing ITIL 8 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 10.53% 3.85% 10.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.38% 5.56% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£155 £256 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.51% -32.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.94 £17.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-8.92% +13.82%
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
52 36 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 68.42% 69.23% 74.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 26 20
Average daily rate £340 £342 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.43% -24.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £290 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £31.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.38% +18.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.30 £31.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.70 £31.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 21 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -7 4 - -
ITIL
West Midlands

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 19 (73.08%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
2 11 (42.31%) VMware
3 8 (30.77%) SharePoint
3 8 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (26.92%) Windows XP
5 6 (23.08%) SAN
5 6 (23.08%) Service Management
6 5 (19.23%) Cisco
6 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
7 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
7 4 (15.38%) UNIX
7 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
7 4 (15.38%) HP
7 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (15.38%) Mainframe
7 4 (15.38%) Back Office
7 4 (15.38%) Migration
7 4 (15.38%) CMDB
7 4 (15.38%) Problem Management
8 3 (11.54%) MySQL
8 3 (11.54%) Oracle
8 3 (11.54%) Linux
8 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
8 3 (11.54%) LAN
8 3 (11.54%) WLAN
8 3 (11.54%) SLA
8 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
8 3 (11.54%) Project Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 8 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) SAN
2 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.54%) NAS
3 3 (11.54%) LAN
3 3 (11.54%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Toad
General
1 4 (15.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (19.23%) Service Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Support Technician
3 5 (19.23%) Support Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (19.23%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Help Desk Technician
3 5 (19.23%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 5 (19.23%) IT Technician
3 5 (19.23%) Service Desk Technician
4 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 4 (15.38%) Server Support
4 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Server Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Server Support Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Configuration Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Messaging Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Messaging Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Mainframe
1 4 (15.38%) CMDB
2 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Windows XP
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (15.38%) UNIX
4 3 (11.54%) Linux
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Service Management
2 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
3 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 4 (15.38%) Migration
3 4 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 3 (11.54%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL V3
4 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (11.54%) Project Management
4 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.85%) Change Management
5 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.85%) Change Control
5 1 (3.85%) Software Distribution
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.85%) Release Management
5 1 (3.85%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) VMware
2 5 (19.23%) Cisco
3 4 (15.38%) HP
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) SAP