The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for ITIL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 26 19
Rank change year-on-year -9 -7  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 10 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.04% 5.72% 5.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.75% 6.91% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 5
Median daily rate £360 £325 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.76% -31.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -21.95% +36.66%  

ITIL is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 267 275 271
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 81.16% 82.83% 70.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 160 132
Median daily rate £425 £380 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -18.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £18.80 £51.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.19% -63.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing ITIL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in Merseyside

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL in Merseyside.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in Merseyside

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Merseyside over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in Merseyside

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Merseyside

ITIL
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +1 8 £360 +10.76% 3
Prescot - 1 £300 -
Southport - 1 £125 -
ITIL
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 11 (30.56%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Service Management
2 10 (27.78%) ITIL V3
3 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (16.67%) Finance
5 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
5 5 (13.89%) Office 365
5 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
5 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
6 4 (11.11%) SCCM
6 4 (11.11%) Adobe Captivate
6 4 (11.11%) Release Management
6 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (11.11%) e-Learning
6 4 (11.11%) Adobe
6 4 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (11.11%) ITSM
6 4 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
7 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (8.33%) Windows 10
7 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.33%) Front Office
7 3 (8.33%) Project Management
7 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
7 3 (8.33%) JSP
7 3 (8.33%) SOAP
7 3 (8.33%) Apache
7 3 (8.33%) Tomcat

ITIL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.33%) Apache
1 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Adobe Captivate
2 3 (8.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) DHCP
1 2 (5.56%) DNS
1 2 (5.56%) LAN
1 2 (5.56%) WAN
2 1 (2.78%) Broadband
2 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) SAN
2 1 (2.78%) SNMP
2 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.78%) VoIP
2 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Front Office
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 6 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.33%) Active Directory Support
4 3 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 3 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Exchange Support
4 3 (8.33%) ITIL Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.56%) Change Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Process Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) JSP
1 3 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) e-Learning
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) iPhone
3 1 (2.78%) BYOD
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (8.33%) Windows 10
3 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.56%) HPUX
5 1 (2.78%) Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) ITIL V3
1 10 (27.78%) Service Management
2 4 (11.11%) ITSM
2 4 (11.11%) Release Management
3 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 3 (8.33%) Project Management
3 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.56%) Change Management
4 2 (5.56%) CRM
4 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.56%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (5.56%) Migration
4 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.56%) Product Management
4 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.78%) BCP
5 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.78%) MOF
5 1 (2.78%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
1 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.56%) MBA
3 2 (5.56%) Postgraduate
4 1 (2.78%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) COBIT
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.78%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.78%) SCOM
2 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Adobe
3 2 (5.56%) HP
3 2 (5.56%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) Google
4 1 (2.78%) IBM
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