Period
to 16 January 2021

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 6 months to 16 January 2021 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.

ITIL
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 15 12 29
Rank change year-on-year -3 +17 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL 3 13 15
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.30% 9.42% 5.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% 13.13% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 17
Median daily rate £400 £275 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.45% -29.49% +11.43%
10th Percentile £339 £200 £142
90th Percentile £471 £435 £395
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £475 £375
% change year-on-year -10.53% +26.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £15.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +44.23% -
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £17.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year -21.68% +11.72% +18.52%

ITIL is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 75 99 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 82.42% 71.74% 88.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 60 161
Median daily rate £365 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.15% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £250 £163 £275
90th Percentile £488 £491 £463
West Midlands median daily rate £410 £450 £430
% change year-on-year -8.89% +4.65% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 21 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £16.20 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +162.35% -64.00% +172.73%
10th Percentile £28.45 £11.17 £15.13
90th Percentile £48.75 £43.75 £58.00
Median hourly rate £17.75 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year +11.99% -0.94% -29.95%

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing ITIL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in Staffordshire

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing ITIL in Staffordshire.

Daily rate trend for ITIL in Staffordshire

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing ITIL in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for ITIL in Staffordshire

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing ITIL in Staffordshire.

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 6 months to 16 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +2 1 - -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £475 - 1
ITIL
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) CEH
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) CHFI
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Veeam
2 1 (33.33%) Azure
2 1 (33.33%) AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Information Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) IBM XIV
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (33.33%) CREST Certified
2 1 (33.33%) ECSA
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (33.33%) Strategic Thinking
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2019
2 1 (33.33%) CISM

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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Strategy Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) IBM XIV
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (33.33%) Information Governance
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Security Management
1 1 (33.33%) Strategic Thinking
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CEH
2 1 (33.33%) CHFI
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) CREST Certified
2 1 (33.33%) ECSA
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Veeam