The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 9 23
Rank change year-on-year -5 +14  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 10 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 8.55% 9.60% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.76% 11.97% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 4
Median daily rate £325 £325 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +52.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £170 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £450 £256
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £11.23 -
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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 85 142 147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 72.65% 80.23% 82.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 96 93
Median daily rate £335 £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.07% -9.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £11.23 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +211.73% -29.82%  
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 Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in Staffordshire

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in Staffordshire

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Staffordshire

ITIL
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Staffordshire 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
Stafford +3 1 - - 1
Lichfield 0 1 - -
Stoke-on-Trent -6 1 £325 -27.77% 4
ITIL
West Midlands

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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) PRINCE2
3 7 (33.33%) Service Management
3 7 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 6 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (23.81%) Cisco
5 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (23.81%) Supplier Management
6 4 (19.05%) Change Management
6 4 (19.05%) Windows
6 4 (19.05%) SQL
7 3 (14.29%) Oracle
7 3 (14.29%) SLA
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (14.29%) Line Management
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (14.29%) IT Strategy
8 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
8 2 (9.52%) Skype
8 2 (9.52%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 2 (9.52%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
8 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
8 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
8 2 (9.52%) Office 365

ITIL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) LAN
1 2 (9.52%) Skype
1 2 (9.52%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) DMVPN
2 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) HSRP
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) IPsec
2 1 (4.76%) Network Security
2 1 (4.76%) OSPF
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) SSL
2 1 (4.76%) VoIP
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
2 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Local Government
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (9.52%) Head of Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) Head of Support
2 2 (9.52%) Incident Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Service Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Service Transition Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Technical Leader
2 2 (9.52%) Transition Manager
3 1 (4.76%) CRM Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Head of IT
3 1 (4.76%) Incident and Problem Manager
3 1 (4.76%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Incident Manager
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Problem Manager
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Service Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Service Management Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Senior ICT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
2 1 (4.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) PRINCE2
2 7 (33.33%) Service Management
3 5 (23.81%) Supplier Management
4 4 (19.05%) Change Management
5 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (14.29%) IT Strategy
5 3 (14.29%) Line Management
5 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.52%) Coaching
6 2 (9.52%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.52%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
6 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
6 2 (9.52%) Project Management
7 1 (4.76%) CRM
7 1 (4.76%) ERP
7 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 1 (4.76%) CCNA
4 1 (4.76%) CCNP
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) MCSA
4 1 (4.76%) MCSE
4 1 (4.76%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Avaya
4 1 (4.76%) F5
4 1 (4.76%) NetApp