The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 16 21 16
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 27 18 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 7.20% 4.92% 8.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.06% 5.70% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 23
Median daily rate £288 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £170 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £400 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Median hourly rate £17.00 - £16.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 - £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year -11.11% +21.21%  

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 298 316 396
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 79.47% 86.34% 81.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 242 255
Median daily rate £415 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 11
Median hourly rate £18.50 £13.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.30% -31.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £11.00 £9.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in Northamptonshire

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in Northamptonshire

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Northamptonshire

ITIL
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Northampton +7 21 £288 +6.97% 2
Daventry - 1 £195 -
Kettering - 1 £363 - 1
ITIL
East Midlands

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 44 (60.27%) Windows
2 34 (46.58%) Microsoft
3 22 (30.14%) MS Office
4 21 (28.77%) ITIL Certification
4 21 (28.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 20 (27.40%) Finance
5 20 (27.40%) PRINCE2
5 20 (27.40%) Data Loss Prevention
6 19 (26.03%) MS Excel
6 19 (26.03%) Project Management
7 17 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (21.92%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 15 (20.55%) Unified Communications
9 15 (20.55%) Service Management
10 14 (19.18%) Active Directory
11 13 (17.81%) SQL Server
11 13 (17.81%) ITSM
11 13 (17.81%) Windows Server
11 13 (17.81%) ITIL V3
12 12 (16.44%) Windows 7
12 12 (16.44%) Degree
12 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (16.44%) Data Centre
12 12 (16.44%) SDLC
12 12 (16.44%) VMware
12 12 (16.44%) SQL
13 11 (15.07%) Windows XP
13 11 (15.07%) Cisco
14 10 (13.70%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2003

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 7 (9.59%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (30.14%) MS Office
2 19 (26.03%) MS Excel
3 5 (6.85%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Boomi
2 1 (1.37%) IaaS
2 1 (1.37%) PaaS
2 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.55%) Unified Communications
2 6 (8.22%) NAS
2 6 (8.22%) SAN
3 3 (4.11%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.74%) Firewall
4 2 (2.74%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.74%) Wireless
5 1 (1.37%) BGP
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.37%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.37%) ICMP
5 1 (1.37%) LAN
5 1 (1.37%) Network Security
5 1 (1.37%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.11%) Power BI
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (27.40%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (24.66%) Windows Engineer
2 16 (21.92%) Analyst
3 13 (17.81%) Service Desk Engineer
4 12 (16.44%) Support Engineer
5 9 (12.33%) Applications Support
5 9 (12.33%) Windows Support Engineer
6 8 (10.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (10.96%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (10.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (10.96%) Active Directory Engineer
6 8 (10.96%) Service Analyst
7 7 (9.59%) SCCM Engineer
8 6 (8.22%) Project Manager
8 6 (8.22%) Technical Leader
9 5 (6.85%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (6.85%) Architect
9 5 (6.85%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (6.85%) Support Analyst
10 4 (5.48%) Business Analyst
10 4 (5.48%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.59%) Clustering
3 5 (6.85%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.74%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.37%) PMI
6 1 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 44 (60.27%) Windows
2 13 (17.81%) Windows Server
3 12 (16.44%) Windows 7
3 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (15.07%) Windows XP
5 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (8.22%) Linux
6 6 (8.22%) Unix
7 2 (2.74%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.74%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 20 (27.40%) Data Loss Prevention
2 20 (27.40%) PRINCE2
3 19 (26.03%) Project Management
4 17 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (21.92%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 15 (20.55%) Service Management
7 13 (17.81%) ITIL V3
7 13 (17.81%) ITSM
8 12 (16.44%) SDLC
9 9 (12.33%) Data Protection
10 8 (10.96%) Asset Management
10 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (9.59%) High Availability
11 7 (9.59%) Release Management
11 7 (9.59%) Service Delivery
12 5 (6.85%) CAD
12 5 (6.85%) Customer-Centric Approach
12 5 (6.85%) Logistics
13 4 (5.48%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.44%) SQL
2 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (28.77%) ITIL Certification
2 12 (16.44%) Degree
3 10 (13.70%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (12.33%) SC Cleared
4 9 (12.33%) Security Cleared
5 7 (9.59%) MCSE
6 6 (8.22%) DV Cleared
7 5 (6.85%) APMP
7 5 (6.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (5.48%) CCNP
8 4 (5.48%) ISEB
9 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (2.74%) CCNA
11 1 (1.37%) A+ Certification
11 1 (1.37%) CCSE
11 1 (1.37%) MCDBA
11 1 (1.37%) MCP
11 1 (1.37%) MCSA
11 1 (1.37%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) SLA
2 4 (5.48%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.37%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (19.18%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.37%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.37%) XenApp
3 1 (1.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) SCCM
2 1 (1.37%) Control-M
2 1 (1.37%) OVSD
Vendors
1 34 (46.58%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.44%) VMware
3 11 (15.07%) Cisco
4 6 (8.22%) Webroot
5 5 (6.85%) NetApp
6 3 (4.11%) Dell
7 2 (2.74%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.74%) Citrix
7 2 (2.74%) EMC
8 1 (1.37%) Aruba
8 1 (1.37%) Extreme Networks
8 1 (1.37%) HP
8 1 (1.37%) Juniper
8 1 (1.37%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.37%) Samsung