The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stafford 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 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)
Staffordshire / Stafford
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 5 7
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stafford 14.29% 13.64% 6.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.29% 20.00% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.96 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.67 £15.00
% change year-on-year -22.57% +37.76%  

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 Stafford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Stafford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 7 15 14
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stafford 100.00% 68.18% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 10
Median daily rate £300 £175 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +71.42% -56.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £10.96 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.85%  
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 Stafford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stafford 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 Stafford

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stafford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in Stafford

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stafford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Stafford

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

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certified Master
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) SLA

ITIL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stafford 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 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Head of Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certified Master
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle