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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 9 26 14
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Contract jobs citing ITIL 55 23 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 12.42% 5.09% 10.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.92% 6.35% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 7 32
Median daily rate £375 £301 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.66% +20.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £276 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £370 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
Median hourly rate £36.00 £14.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.14% -52.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £12.40 £22.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.52 £22.90 £33.24
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.47% -7.57%
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
325 362 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 73.36% 80.09% 74.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 223 214
Median daily rate £404 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £296 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £590 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 36 29
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £13.00 £20.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.33 £47.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 2 May 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
Preston +7 14 £288 -17.85% 4
Lytham St Annes 0 12 £375 -
Blackpool +1 11 £413 +37.31%
Skelmersdale - 6 £238 - 1
Blackburn -1 1 £275 -
ITIL
North West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 23 (28.75%) Service Management
2 21 (26.25%) Service Delivery
3 19 (23.75%) VMware
3 19 (23.75%) Windows
4 18 (22.50%) Active Directory
5 15 (18.75%) MS Exchange
5 15 (18.75%) Finance
6 14 (17.50%) Citrix
6 14 (17.50%) Incident Management
7 12 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 11 (13.75%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (12.50%) Computer Science
9 10 (12.50%) Problem Management
9 10 (12.50%) Project Management
9 10 (12.50%) Cisco
10 9 (11.25%) WAN
10 9 (11.25%) DNS
10 9 (11.25%) LAN
10 9 (11.25%) Capacity Management
10 9 (11.25%) Windows Server
11 8 (10.00%) Data Analytics
11 8 (10.00%) Analytics
11 8 (10.00%) Skype for Business
11 8 (10.00%) MCSE
11 8 (10.00%) Oracle
11 8 (10.00%) MS Office
11 8 (10.00%) HP
11 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification

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 15 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (10.00%) Skype for Business
4 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.75%) Apache
5 3 (3.75%) IIS
6 2 (2.50%) FileNet
7 1 (1.25%) AquaLogic
7 1 (1.25%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.25%) Tuxedo
7 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) MS Office
2 5 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.50%) Open Workbench
4 1 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.25%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.25%) DNS
1 9 (11.25%) LAN
1 9 (11.25%) WAN
2 8 (10.00%) Firewall
3 7 (8.75%) DHCP
4 4 (5.00%) SAN
4 4 (5.00%) SMS
4 4 (5.00%) VoIP
5 3 (3.75%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.50%) HTTP
6 2 (2.50%) HTTPS
6 2 (2.50%) Internet
6 2 (2.50%) LDAP
6 2 (2.50%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.25%) Broadband
7 1 (1.25%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.25%) DSL
7 1 (1.25%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.25%) SMTP
7 1 (1.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.25%) MySQL
2 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.25%) QlikView
2 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.25%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.25%) JUnit
1 1 (1.25%) NUnit
1 1 (1.25%) PHPUnit
1 1 (1.25%) Subversion
1 1 (1.25%) Travis CI
1 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (18.75%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.50%) Local Government
4 1 (1.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (13.75%) Analyst
2 7 (8.75%) Support Engineer
3 6 (7.50%) Incident Manager
3 6 (7.50%) Service Manager
4 5 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (6.25%) Head of Operations
4 5 (6.25%) IT Support
5 4 (5.00%) Administrator
5 4 (5.00%) Head of Testing
5 4 (5.00%) Network Engineer
5 4 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
5 4 (5.00%) Service Analyst
5 4 (5.00%) Support Analyst
6 3 (3.75%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (3.75%) DBA
6 3 (3.75%) Desktop Support
6 3 (3.75%) Developer
6 3 (3.75%) IT Analyst
6 3 (3.75%) IT Engineer
6 3 (3.75%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.75%) Web Services
2 2 (2.50%) CSS
2 2 (2.50%) HTML
2 2 (2.50%) SOAP
2 2 (2.50%) XML
3 1 (1.25%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.25%) jQuery
3 1 (1.25%) JSON
3 1 (1.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.00%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.75%) Clustering
4 3 (3.75%) Life Science
5 2 (2.50%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.50%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.50%) iPad
5 2 (2.50%) Tandem
5 2 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.25%) Economics
6 1 (1.25%) HACMP
6 1 (1.25%) iPhone
6 1 (1.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.75%) Windows
2 9 (11.25%) Windows Server
3 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.75%) Linux
6 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.75%) Unix
6 3 (3.75%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.50%) AIX
7 2 (2.50%) Solaris
8 1 (1.25%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.25%) OS/390
8 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.75%) Service Management
2 21 (26.25%) Service Delivery
3 14 (17.50%) Incident Management
4 12 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 10 (12.50%) Project Management
6 9 (11.25%) Capacity Management
7 8 (10.00%) Analytics
7 8 (10.00%) Change Management
7 8 (10.00%) Data Analytics
8 7 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (6.25%) Process Improvement
10 5 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
11 4 (5.00%) ITIL V3
11 4 (5.00%) ITSM
11 4 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (5.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 3 (3.75%) Data Analysis
12 3 (3.75%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.75%) SQL
2 5 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.00%) JCL
4 3 (3.75%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.50%) Java
5 2 (2.50%) REXX
6 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (10.00%) MCSE
1 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.75%) CCNA
2 7 (8.75%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (8.75%) Degree
3 6 (7.50%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (5.00%) MCP
5 4 (5.00%) MCSA
5 4 (5.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.75%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (3.75%) CCNP
7 2 (2.50%) CISA
7 2 (2.50%) CISM
7 2 (2.50%) CISSP
7 2 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.50%) COBIT
2 2 (2.50%) COSO
2 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.50%) SLA
3 1 (1.25%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 18 (22.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.75%) XenApp
3 7 (8.75%) XenDesktop
3 7 (8.75%) XenServer
4 5 (6.25%) Firmware
5 4 (5.00%) Brightmail
5 4 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.75%) vSphere
7 2 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (2.50%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.25%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.25%) GPFS
8 1 (1.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 4 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (2.50%) CA Endevor
2 2 (2.50%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.50%) SCCM
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 19 (23.75%) VMware
2 14 (17.50%) Citrix
3 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (12.50%) Cisco
5 8 (10.00%) HP
5 8 (10.00%) Oracle
6 4 (5.00%) AppSense
6 4 (5.00%) IronPort
6 4 (5.00%) Symantec
7 3 (3.75%) Compaq
7 3 (3.75%) Dell
7 3 (3.75%) Juniper
7 3 (3.75%) ServiceNow
7 3 (3.75%) ThinPrint
8 2 (2.50%) Ektron
8 2 (2.50%) Genesys
8 2 (2.50%) IBM
8 2 (2.50%) Informatica
8 2 (2.50%) Polycom
8 2 (2.50%) Sun
Preston, Lancashire
Connectus
Rate: £20.5 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Skelmersdale
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Preston
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago