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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 11 16 27
Rank change year-on-year +5 +11  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 11 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 8.03% 5.73% 3.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.78% 7.20% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 3
Median daily rate £450 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.63% -15.38%  
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 - £13.28 -
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 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 102 125 136
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 74.45% 79.62% 79.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 83 91
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 9
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.47%  
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 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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 6 £308 - 3
Stafford -5 1 £480 +134.14%
ITIL
West Midlands

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 13 (50.00%) Service Management
2 9 (34.62%) PRINCE2
3 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 7 (26.92%) Change Management
3 7 (26.92%) Supplier Management
4 6 (23.08%) Local Government
4 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
5 5 (19.23%) Coaching
5 5 (19.23%) SLA
5 5 (19.23%) SQL
5 5 (19.23%) Oracle
6 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (15.38%) Wiki
6 4 (15.38%) CRM
6 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (15.38%) Cisco
6 4 (15.38%) Office 365
6 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 3 (11.54%) Skype
7 3 (11.54%) Skype for Business
7 3 (11.54%) Performance Improvement
7 3 (11.54%) Line Management
7 3 (11.54%) NHS
8 2 (7.69%) Finance
8 2 (7.69%) Project Management
8 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification

ITIL
Top Related 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 3 (11.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Skype
2 2 (7.69%) LAN
2 2 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (23.08%) Local Government
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Service Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Project Manager
3 5 (19.23%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) CRM Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Head of Service Management
4 4 (15.38%) Service Manager
5 3 (11.54%) ICT Manager
5 3 (11.54%) ICT Project Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Senior ICT Project Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Service Transition Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Transition Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Head of IT
6 2 (7.69%) Incident Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Implementation Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) ITIL Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Major Incident Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Service Management Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 4 (15.38%) Wiki
3 3 (11.54%) NHS
4 1 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Service Management
2 9 (34.62%) PRINCE2
3 7 (26.92%) Change Management
3 7 (26.92%) Supplier Management
4 5 (19.23%) Coaching
5 4 (15.38%) CRM
5 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.54%) Line Management
6 3 (11.54%) Performance Improvement
7 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (7.69%) ERP
7 2 (7.69%) Project Management
7 2 (7.69%) Service Design
8 1 (3.85%) Business Process Modelling
8 1 (3.85%) Matrix Management
8 1 (3.85%) Process Improvement
8 1 (3.85%) Release Management
8 1 (3.85%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.85%) MCITP
3 1 (3.85%) MCSA
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
1 1 (3.85%) SCOM
1 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) EMC
4 1 (3.85%) NetApp
4 1 (3.85%) VMware
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