The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 25 10 18
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Contract jobs citing ITIL 20 12 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.74% 7.84% 6.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.15% 11.11% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 13
Average daily rate
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£400 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £165 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £335 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
ITIL
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
325 108 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 77.01% 70.59% 57.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 56 131
Average daily rate £425 £280 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.65% -23.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 2 8
Average hourly rate £32.50 £16.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.96% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £13.00 £21.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.00 £20.00 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL across the Lancashire region.

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

ITIL
Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

ITIL
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool - 10 £400 - 1
Preston -6 7 £255 -
Blackburn - - - -
ITIL
North West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing ITIL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL.

1 17 (39.53%) Windows
2 15 (34.88%) Security Cleared
3 13 (30.23%) SC Cleared
3 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
4 12 (27.91%) Citrix
5 11 (25.58%) Active Directory
5 11 (25.58%) DHCP
5 11 (25.58%) DNS
5 11 (25.58%) XenApp
5 11 (25.58%) XenDesktop
5 11 (25.58%) VMware
6 10 (23.26%) XenServer
6 10 (23.26%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (20.93%) PRINCE2
8 8 (18.60%) HP
8 8 (18.60%) Service Management
8 8 (18.60%) Service Delivery
8 8 (18.60%) Supplier Management
9 7 (16.28%) AppSense
9 7 (16.28%) SMS
9 7 (16.28%) Project Management
9 7 (16.28%) Oracle
9 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (13.95%) MCSE
10 6 (13.95%) Compaq
10 6 (13.95%) Dell
10 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (13.95%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (13.95%) Degree

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing ITIL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
1 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
1 5 (11.63%) Lync
1 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) PowerPivot
2 1 (2.33%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) DHCP
1 11 (25.58%) DNS
2 7 (16.28%) SMS
3 1 (2.33%) FWSM
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.33%) Wireless
3 1 (2.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) RDBMS
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
1 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.65%) MS Access
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.33%) MSI
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Local Government
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (16.28%) Service Manager
2 6 (13.95%) Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Programme Planner
3 5 (11.63%) Data Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Programme Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Project Planner
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Support
6 2 (4.65%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Planning Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Programme Planning Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Technical Implementation Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (2.33%) Java EE
1 1 (2.33%) Web Services
1 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.65%) Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) PRINCE2
2 8 (18.60%) Service Management
2 8 (18.60%) Service Delivery
2 8 (18.60%) Supplier Management
3 7 (16.28%) Project Management
4 5 (11.63%) Data Migration
4 5 (11.63%) Metadata Management
4 5 (11.63%) Migration
4 5 (11.63%) Data Management
4 5 (11.63%) ETL
4 5 (11.63%) Data Modelling
5 4 (9.30%) Risk Management
5 4 (9.30%) Data Analysis
6 3 (6.98%) Validation
6 3 (6.98%) PRINCE
7 2 (4.65%) Demand Forecasting
7 2 (4.65%) ITSM
7 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.65%) Data Mapping
7 2 (4.65%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) VB
2 2 (4.65%) Perl
2 2 (4.65%) Python
3 1 (2.33%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) Security Cleared
2 13 (30.23%) SC Cleared
3 10 (23.26%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (13.95%) MCSE
4 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (13.95%) Degree
5 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (6.98%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (25.58%) Active Directory
1 11 (25.58%) XenApp
1 11 (25.58%) XenDesktop
2 10 (23.26%) XenServer
3 6 (13.95%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (11.63%) vSphere
5 1 (2.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (4.65%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) SCOM
2 1 (2.33%) OpenView
2 1 (2.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.91%) Citrix
3 11 (25.58%) VMware
4 8 (18.60%) HP
5 7 (16.28%) AppSense
5 7 (16.28%) Oracle
6 6 (13.95%) Compaq
6 6 (13.95%) Dell
7 3 (6.98%) Talend
8 1 (2.33%) Cisco
8 1 (2.33%) SAP
8 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.33%) Meru Networks
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