The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Lancashire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 23 15 33
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +18
Contract jobs citing ITIL 25 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.71% 8.03% 3.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.72% 15.07% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 5
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£290 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £270 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £350 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-11.80% +12.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
324 146 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 73.97% 53.28% 64.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 69 161
Average daily rate £400 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £350 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 21 12
Average hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £33.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +12.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £15.00 £19.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.55 £75.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
ITIL
North West

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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
Preston 0 12 £469 +50.00% 1
Blackpool -14 9 £272 -
Lytham St Annes - 3 £300 - 1
Burnley - - - -
Chorley - - - -
Skelmersdale - - - -
ITIL
North West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 34 (46.58%) Windows
2 28 (38.36%) Microsoft
3 27 (36.99%) Citrix
4 25 (34.25%) Security Cleared
5 24 (32.88%) XenApp
5 24 (32.88%) Active Directory
5 24 (32.88%) VMware
6 20 (27.40%) HP
6 20 (27.40%) DHCP
6 20 (27.40%) DNS
6 20 (27.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (27.40%) XenDesktop
7 19 (26.03%) XenServer
7 19 (26.03%) SC Cleared
7 19 (26.03%) MCSE
7 19 (26.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (24.66%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (23.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (20.55%) Compaq
10 15 (20.55%) Dell
10 15 (20.55%) Service Management
10 15 (20.55%) Degree
10 15 (20.55%) vSphere
11 13 (17.81%) Project Management
11 13 (17.81%) SharePoint
12 11 (15.07%) PRINCE2
13 10 (13.70%) MS Exchange
13 10 (13.70%) Finance
13 10 (13.70%) AppSense
14 9 (12.33%) Microsoft App-V

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (17.81%) SharePoint
2 10 (13.70%) MS Exchange
3 7 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (8.22%) Lync
5 5 (6.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (6.85%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (4.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Office
1 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.37%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.40%) DNS
1 20 (27.40%) DHCP
2 7 (9.59%) SMS
3 4 (5.48%) SAN
3 4 (5.48%) LAN
3 4 (5.48%) Wireless
4 3 (4.11%) IP Telephony
4 3 (4.11%) VPN
4 3 (4.11%) Internet
4 3 (4.11%) WLAN
5 1 (1.37%) WAN
5 1 (1.37%) VoIP
5 1 (1.37%) Firewall
5 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.37%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.22%) RDBMS
2 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (8.22%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.37%) MSI
General
1 10 (13.70%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Local Government
3 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (13.70%) Support Engineer
2 9 (12.33%) Analyst
3 7 (9.59%) Architect
4 6 (8.22%) Test Manager
4 6 (8.22%) Data Analyst
4 6 (8.22%) Server Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Service Manager
5 5 (6.85%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Release Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Windows Server Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Services Delivery Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Server Support
7 3 (4.11%) Network Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (2.74%) Server Support Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (2.74%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (2.74%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (2.74%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.22%) Web Services
2 3 (4.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Thin Client
1 6 (8.22%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.11%) iPhone
2 3 (4.11%) iPad
2 3 (4.11%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.37%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 34 (46.58%) Windows
2 20 (27.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (23.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (6.85%) Windows XP
4 5 (6.85%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.55%) Service Management
2 13 (17.81%) Project Management
3 11 (15.07%) PRINCE2
4 7 (9.59%) Service Delivery
5 6 (8.22%) Data Modelling
5 6 (8.22%) ETL
5 6 (8.22%) Data Management
5 6 (8.22%) Migration
5 6 (8.22%) Supplier Management
5 6 (8.22%) Data Migration
5 6 (8.22%) Metadata Management
6 5 (6.85%) Release Management
6 5 (6.85%) Validation
7 4 (5.48%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (5.48%) TOGAF
7 4 (5.48%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (5.48%) MODAF
8 3 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.11%) Test Scripting
8 3 (4.11%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.85%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.11%) SQL
3 2 (2.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (34.25%) Security Cleared
2 19 (26.03%) MCSE
2 19 (26.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (26.03%) SC Cleared
3 15 (20.55%) Degree
4 9 (12.33%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (5.48%) ISEB
5 4 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (4.11%) APMP
6 3 (4.11%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (4.11%) CCNA
6 3 (4.11%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.37%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.37%) MCP
7 1 (1.37%) CCNP
7 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (32.88%) Active Directory
1 24 (32.88%) XenApp
2 20 (27.40%) XenDesktop
3 19 (26.03%) XenServer
4 18 (24.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (20.55%) vSphere
6 9 (12.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.37%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.37%) Brightmail
7 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.37%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.37%) SCCM
3 1 (1.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 28 (38.36%) Microsoft
2 27 (36.99%) Citrix
3 24 (32.88%) VMware
4 20 (27.40%) HP
5 15 (20.55%) Compaq
5 15 (20.55%) Dell
6 10 (13.70%) AppSense
7 6 (8.22%) Oracle
7 6 (8.22%) Talend
8 4 (5.48%) Cisco
9 3 (4.11%) Apple
10 2 (2.74%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.37%) Symantec
11 1 (1.37%) McAfee
11 1 (1.37%) IronPort
11 1 (1.37%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.37%) F5
11 1 (1.37%) NetApp
11 1 (1.37%) Meru Networks
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newton-Le-Willows, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Neg.
Posted: 6 days ago