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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 1 12 37
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +25
Contract jobs citing ITIL 87 38 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 29.10% 9.60% 2.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.94% 12.62% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 23 4
Median daily rate £416 £875 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.42% +191.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £311 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £1,000 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 4
Median hourly rate £53.00 £34.95 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.64% +48.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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
249 301 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 83.28% 76.01% 80.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 198 240
Median daily rate £410 £480 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.58% +19.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £900 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 18
Median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £25.76 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £47.33 £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 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
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 9 December 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 +2 61 £416 -53.75%
Fleetwood - 7 £625 -
Burnley - 3 £275 -
Preston +1 1 - -
Lytham St Annes -2 1 £420 +11.70%
ITIL
North West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 61 (49.59%) Service Management
2 42 (34.15%) Change Management
3 41 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (29.27%) Microsoft
5 33 (26.83%) SaaS
5 33 (26.83%) IaaS
6 32 (26.02%) Performance Tuning
6 32 (26.02%) PaaS
6 32 (26.02%) Open Source
7 31 (25.20%) Oracle
8 30 (24.39%) Windows
9 29 (23.58%) PRINCE2
9 29 (23.58%) Data Management
10 26 (21.14%) Linux
10 26 (21.14%) Oracle Database
11 24 (19.51%) DevOps
11 24 (19.51%) ITSM
11 24 (19.51%) Oracle EBS
12 22 (17.89%) Security Cleared
12 22 (17.89%) Problem Management
13 21 (17.07%) Oracle EBS R12
13 21 (17.07%) LAN
13 21 (17.07%) Oracle Database 12c
14 20 (16.26%) High Availability
14 20 (16.26%) Cisco
14 20 (16.26%) Oracle Application Server
15 19 (15.45%) Cisco Certification
15 19 (15.45%) AIX
16 17 (13.82%) WAN
16 17 (13.82%) MS Excel

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 20 (16.26%) Oracle Application Server
2 11 (8.94%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.88%) IIS
4 5 (4.07%) Drupal
4 5 (4.07%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.44%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.81%) Apache
6 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (13.82%) MS Excel
2 14 (11.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (19.51%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (17.07%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (4.07%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (4.07%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (2.44%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 33 (26.83%) IaaS
1 33 (26.83%) SaaS
2 32 (26.02%) PaaS
3 3 (2.44%) Office 365
4 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.07%) LAN
2 17 (13.82%) WAN
3 13 (10.57%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (6.50%) Internet
4 8 (6.50%) VoIP
5 4 (3.25%) Firewall
5 4 (3.25%) SAN
5 4 (3.25%) VPN
6 3 (2.44%) Network Security
6 3 (2.44%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.63%) Broadband
7 2 (1.63%) Softphone
7 2 (1.63%) Symposium
8 1 (0.81%) DHCP
8 1 (0.81%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (21.14%) Oracle Database
2 21 (17.07%) Oracle Database 12c
3 15 (12.20%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.44%) MySQL
4 3 (2.44%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.63%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.63%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.81%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.44%) JIRA
2 2 (1.63%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (4.07%) Finance
1 5 (4.07%) General Ledger
2 1 (0.81%) Back Office
2 1 (0.81%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (13.01%) DBA
1 16 (13.01%) Oracle DBA
2 15 (12.20%) Operations Engineer
3 14 (11.38%) Architect
4 11 (8.94%) Delivery Manager
5 10 (8.13%) Administrator
5 10 (8.13%) Infrastructure Architect
6 9 (7.32%) Analyst
7 7 (5.69%) Digital Delivery Manager
7 7 (5.69%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 7 (5.69%) Service Manager
7 7 (5.69%) Support Analyst
8 6 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.88%) Monitoring Engineer
8 6 (4.88%) Senior Test Engineer
8 6 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (4.88%) Test Engineer
9 5 (4.07%) Data Centre Engineer
9 5 (4.07%) Senior Manager
9 5 (4.07%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.88%) Regular Expression
2 5 (4.07%) .NET
3 2 (1.63%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.81%) CSS
4 1 (0.81%) LAMP
4 1 (0.81%) Middleware
4 1 (0.81%) SOAP
4 1 (0.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.57%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.50%) Tandem
3 8 (6.50%) User Experience
4 5 (4.07%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.07%) Smartphone
4 5 (4.07%) Virtual Team
5 4 (3.25%) NHS
6 3 (2.44%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.63%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.81%) AS400
8 1 (0.81%) CESG
8 1 (0.81%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Licensing
8 1 (0.81%) Replication
8 1 (0.81%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 30 (24.39%) Windows
2 26 (21.14%) Linux
3 19 (15.45%) AIX
4 16 (13.01%) Windows XP
5 13 (10.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (8.94%) Unix
8 10 (8.13%) Windows 2000
8 10 (8.13%) Windows Server
9 9 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (5.69%) Solaris
11 6 (4.88%) HPUX
12 5 (4.07%) Apple iOS
13 3 (2.44%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.81%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (49.59%) Service Management
2 42 (34.15%) Change Management
3 41 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (26.02%) Open Source
4 32 (26.02%) Performance Tuning
5 29 (23.58%) Data Management
5 29 (23.58%) PRINCE2
6 24 (19.51%) DevOps
6 24 (19.51%) ITSM
7 22 (17.89%) Problem Management
8 20 (16.26%) High Availability
9 17 (13.82%) Continuous Improvement
10 16 (13.01%) Capacity Planning
10 16 (13.01%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 15 (12.20%) ITIL V3
12 14 (11.38%) Release Management
12 14 (11.38%) TOGAF
13 9 (7.32%) Project Management
13 9 (7.32%) Service Delivery
14 8 (6.50%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.38%) SQL
2 11 (8.94%) Perl
3 9 (7.32%) Java
4 6 (4.88%) Bourne shell
4 6 (4.88%) Korn
4 6 (4.88%) PowerShell
4 6 (4.88%) VBScript
5 5 (4.07%) C#
5 5 (4.07%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.07%) Python
5 5 (4.07%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.44%) C
6 3 (2.44%) Ruby
7 1 (0.81%) PHP
7 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (17.89%) Security Cleared
2 19 (15.45%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (12.20%) CCNA
3 15 (12.20%) Degree
4 13 (10.57%) SC Cleared
5 11 (8.94%) CCIE
6 9 (7.32%) MCSE
6 9 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (6.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (6.50%) CCNP
8 6 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (4.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (2.44%) RHCE
10 3 (2.44%) RHCSA
11 2 (1.63%) ISEB
12 1 (0.81%) CISSP
12 1 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.81%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.81%) EMCSA
12 1 (0.81%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (6.50%) QA
3 6 (4.88%) SLA
4 4 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (5.69%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.63%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.63%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.63%) vSphere
5 1 (0.81%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 11 (8.94%) SCOM
2 10 (8.13%) Tivoli
3 8 (6.50%) Backup Exec
4 7 (5.69%) Netcool
4 7 (5.69%) SCCM
5 6 (4.88%) HP SiteScope
6 5 (4.07%) AirWatch
6 5 (4.07%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (3.25%) Puppet
8 3 (2.44%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 36 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 31 (25.20%) Oracle
3 20 (16.26%) Cisco
4 14 (11.38%) Red Hat
5 12 (9.76%) HP
6 11 (8.94%) VMware
7 10 (8.13%) IBM
8 9 (7.32%) CA
9 6 (4.88%) Citrix
9 6 (4.88%) Intel Security
9 6 (4.88%) Symantec
10 5 (4.07%) Apple
10 5 (4.07%) Samsung
10 5 (4.07%) Verint
11 4 (3.25%) Canon
11 4 (3.25%) Dell
11 4 (3.25%) Veeam
12 3 (2.44%) EqualLogic
12 3 (2.44%) Remedy
13 1 (0.81%) ServiceNow