The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 29 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.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
West Midlands / Worcestershire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 9 10
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 4.17% 2.33% 5.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.45% 2.86% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £245 - £413
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 - £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 - £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year +6.76% +0.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.57
% change year-on-year -8.57% +20.10%  

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Worcestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 31 35 64
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 64.58% 81.40% 64.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 38
Median daily rate £350 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £203 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £450 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 10
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -5.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.49 £11.00 £18.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £38.25 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in Worcestershire

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Worcestershire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in Worcestershire

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Worcestershire

ITIL
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Worcester - 2 £245 -
ITIL
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 2 (50.00%) ITSM
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (25.00%) SEPA
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) LANDesk

ITIL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Credit Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Deployment Officer
1 1 (25.00%) ICT Officer
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Service Management Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (50.00%) ITSM
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) NVQ Level 4
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SEPA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy