The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 15 15 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Contract jobs citing ITIL 37 29 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 9.74% 8.53% 5.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.89% 10.58% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 13
Median daily rate £375 £375 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £164 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £684 £460 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 3
Median hourly rate £20.50 £30.52 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.83% +22.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £15.76 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+32.17% -0.72%
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
287 274 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 75.53% 80.59% 79.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 193 203
Median daily rate £400 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £239 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 26 33
Median hourly rate £43.00 £31.40 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.94% +25.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £12.35 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £69.07 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing ITIL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Blackpool +1 17 £500 +33.33%
Preston +3 7 - - 1
Chorley - 5 £300 - 2
Skelmersdale - 3 £263 -
Burnley - 1 £225 -
ITIL
North West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 40 (44.94%) Service Management
2 23 (25.84%) Service Delivery
3 20 (22.47%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (20.22%) Incident Management
4 18 (20.22%) Finance
5 15 (16.85%) Computer Science
6 14 (15.73%) Windows
6 14 (15.73%) Microsoft
7 13 (14.61%) VMware
8 12 (13.48%) Project Management
8 12 (13.48%) Citrix
8 12 (13.48%) Active Directory
8 12 (13.48%) HP
9 11 (12.36%) Degree
10 10 (11.24%) Problem Management
10 10 (11.24%) WAN
10 10 (11.24%) LAN
10 10 (11.24%) Change Management
11 9 (10.11%) Cisco
11 9 (10.11%) Oracle
11 9 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (10.11%) Capacity Management
12 8 (8.99%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (8.99%) People Management
12 8 (8.99%) MS Excel
12 8 (8.99%) MS Exchange
13 7 (7.87%) Firewall
14 6 (6.74%) Security Cleared
14 6 (6.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 6 (6.74%) Disaster Recovery

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 8 (8.99%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.74%) Skype for Business
3 5 (5.62%) Drupal
4 4 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.49%) IIS
5 3 (3.37%) Apache
6 2 (2.25%) FileNet
6 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.12%) AquaLogic
7 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.12%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.12%) Tuxedo
7 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (8.99%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.62%) MS Office
3 2 (2.25%) Open Workbench
4 1 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.12%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Office 365
1 1 (1.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.24%) LAN
1 10 (11.24%) WAN
2 7 (7.87%) Firewall
3 3 (3.37%) DNS
3 3 (3.37%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.25%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.25%) LDAP
4 2 (2.25%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.12%) DHCP
5 1 (1.12%) HTTP
5 1 (1.12%) Internet
5 1 (1.12%) SAN
5 1 (1.12%) SMTP
5 1 (1.12%) VoIP
5 1 (1.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.12%) MySQL
2 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.12%) QlikView
2 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.12%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.25%) JIRA
3 1 (1.12%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.12%) JUnit
3 1 (1.12%) MagicDraw
3 1 (1.12%) NUnit
3 1 (1.12%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.12%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.12%) Subversion
3 1 (1.12%) Travis CI
3 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (20.22%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.25%) Local Government
4 1 (1.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (16.85%) Delivery Manager
2 12 (13.48%) Analyst
3 9 (10.11%) Digital Delivery Manager
3 9 (10.11%) Service Manager
4 7 (7.87%) Incident Manager
4 7 (7.87%) Technical Writer
5 6 (6.74%) IT Support
6 5 (5.62%) IT Analyst
6 5 (5.62%) ITIL Manager
6 5 (5.62%) Senior Manager
6 5 (5.62%) Service Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) IT Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) ITIL Service Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) Operations Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) Operations Manager
7 4 (4.49%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.25%) Web Services
2 1 (1.12%) CSS
2 1 (1.12%) HTML
2 1 (1.12%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (1.12%) jQuery
2 1 (1.12%) Middleware
2 1 (1.12%) SOAP
2 1 (1.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.85%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.74%) Mainframe
3 5 (5.62%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.62%) Smartphone
4 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.49%) User Experience
5 3 (3.37%) Life Science
6 2 (2.25%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.25%) Clustering
6 2 (2.25%) Tandem
6 2 (2.25%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.12%) Economics
7 1 (1.12%) iPad
7 1 (1.12%) RIA
7 1 (1.12%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.73%) Windows
2 6 (6.74%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.62%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.49%) Linux
4 4 (4.49%) Unix
4 4 (4.49%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.37%) AIX
5 3 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.37%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.12%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.12%) OS/390
7 1 (1.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (44.94%) Service Management
2 23 (25.84%) Service Delivery
3 20 (22.47%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (20.22%) Incident Management
5 12 (13.48%) Project Management
6 10 (11.24%) Change Management
6 10 (11.24%) Problem Management
7 9 (10.11%) Capacity Management
8 8 (8.99%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (8.99%) People Management
9 6 (6.74%) Agile Project Management
9 6 (6.74%) Analytics
9 6 (6.74%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (6.74%) ITIL V3
10 5 (5.62%) Configuration Management
10 5 (5.62%) Data Analytics
10 5 (5.62%) ITSM
10 5 (5.62%) Time Management
10 5 (5.62%) User Stories
10 5 (5.62%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.62%) SQL
2 4 (4.49%) Java
2 4 (4.49%) JCL
3 2 (2.25%) C
3 2 (2.25%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.25%) REXX
4 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (12.36%) Degree
2 6 (6.74%) CCNA
2 6 (6.74%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (6.74%) MCSE
2 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.74%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.49%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (4.49%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (4.49%) MCP
3 4 (4.49%) MCSA
4 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.25%) CCNP
5 2 (2.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.37%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.37%) QA
3 2 (2.25%) SLA
4 1 (1.12%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (13.48%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.62%) Firmware
4 3 (3.37%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.25%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (2.25%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.12%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.12%) Brightmail
6 1 (1.12%) vSphere
6 1 (1.12%) XenApp
6 1 (1.12%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) AirWatch
2 3 (3.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.25%) CA Endevor
3 2 (2.25%) SCCM
4 1 (1.12%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.12%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 14 (15.73%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.61%) VMware
3 12 (13.48%) Citrix
3 12 (13.48%) HP
4 9 (10.11%) Cisco
4 9 (10.11%) Oracle
5 5 (5.62%) Apple
5 5 (5.62%) Samsung
5 5 (5.62%) Verint
6 4 (4.49%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.25%) Ektron
7 2 (2.25%) Genesys
7 2 (2.25%) Informatica
7 2 (2.25%) Juniper
7 2 (2.25%) Polycom
7 2 (2.25%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.25%) Symantec
8 1 (1.12%) Axway
8 1 (1.12%) IronPort
8 1 (1.12%) Veeam