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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 20 23 33
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Contract jobs citing ITIL 28 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.83% 5.69% 3.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.76% 10.32% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.13% +93.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £263 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £350 £326
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £22.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.88% +16.66%
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
287 155 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 70.00% 55.16% 61.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 76 149
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 £270 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £350 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 11
Average hourly rate £25.92 £37.50 £51.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.89% -26.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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
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 29 August 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
Preston 0 8 £338 +12.50% 4
Skelmersdale - - - -
Burnley - - - -
Chorley - - - -
ITIL
North West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 35 (44.87%) Windows
2 28 (35.90%) Microsoft
3 27 (34.62%) Active Directory
3 27 (34.62%) Citrix
3 27 (34.62%) VMware
3 27 (34.62%) Security Cleared
4 23 (29.49%) XenDesktop
4 23 (29.49%) XenApp
4 23 (29.49%) DHCP
4 23 (29.49%) DNS
5 22 (28.21%) XenServer
5 22 (28.21%) SC Cleared
6 21 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (26.92%) MCSE
6 21 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (25.64%) HP
8 19 (24.36%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (21.79%) Compaq
10 17 (21.79%) Dell
11 16 (20.51%) Project Management
11 16 (20.51%) PRINCE2
11 16 (20.51%) vSphere
12 15 (19.23%) Service Management
13 14 (17.95%) SharePoint
14 13 (16.67%) Degree
15 11 (14.10%) ITIL Certification
15 11 (14.10%) Finance
16 10 (12.82%) Service Delivery
17 9 (11.54%) MS Exchange

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 14 (17.95%) SharePoint
2 9 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (10.26%) Lync
4 5 (6.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (6.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.28%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 23 (29.49%) DHCP
1 23 (29.49%) DNS
2 9 (11.54%) SMS
3 4 (5.13%) Wireless
3 4 (5.13%) SAN
3 4 (5.13%) LAN
4 3 (3.85%) WLAN
4 3 (3.85%) Internet
4 3 (3.85%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.28%) VoIP
5 1 (1.28%) WAN
5 1 (1.28%) Firewall
5 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.28%) FWSM
5 1 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.97%) RDBMS
2 7 (8.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (8.97%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.28%) MSI
General
1 11 (14.10%) Finance
2 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (12.82%) Analyst
2 8 (10.26%) Support Engineer
3 7 (8.97%) Data Analyst
4 6 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 6 (7.69%) Service Manager
4 6 (7.69%) Test Manager
4 6 (7.69%) Architect
5 5 (6.41%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.13%) Release Manager
7 3 (3.85%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.85%) Services Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.85%) Server Support
7 3 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.85%) Programme Planner
7 3 (3.85%) Network Manager
7 3 (3.85%) Windows Server Engineer
8 2 (2.56%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.56%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (2.56%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.69%) Web Services
2 3 (3.85%) .NET
3 1 (1.28%) Middleware
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.28%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.85%) Thin Client
1 3 (3.85%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.28%) Firmware
2 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (44.87%) Windows
2 21 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.56%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.56%) Linux
5 2 (2.56%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.51%) Project Management
1 16 (20.51%) PRINCE2
2 15 (19.23%) Service Management
3 10 (12.82%) Service Delivery
4 8 (10.26%) Supplier Management
5 7 (8.97%) ETL
5 7 (8.97%) Data Modelling
5 7 (8.97%) Data Management
5 7 (8.97%) Migration
5 7 (8.97%) Metadata Management
5 7 (8.97%) Data Migration
6 5 (6.41%) Validation
6 5 (6.41%) Risk Management
6 5 (6.41%) Release Management
7 3 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.85%) ITSM
7 3 (3.85%) Change Management
7 3 (3.85%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (3.85%) TOGAF
7 3 (3.85%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.41%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.85%) SQL
3 2 (2.56%) VBA
4 1 (1.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 22 (28.21%) SC Cleared
3 21 (26.92%) MCSE
3 21 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (16.67%) Degree
5 11 (14.10%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (5.13%) DV Cleared
6 4 (5.13%) ISEB
6 4 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (3.85%) CCNA
7 3 (3.85%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (3.85%) APMP
7 3 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.28%) CCNP
8 1 (1.28%) MCP
8 1 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.28%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 27 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 23 (29.49%) XenDesktop
2 23 (29.49%) XenApp
3 22 (28.21%) XenServer
4 19 (24.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (20.51%) vSphere
6 8 (10.26%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.28%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.28%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.28%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.28%) OpenView
2 1 (1.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 27 (34.62%) Citrix
2 27 (34.62%) VMware
3 20 (25.64%) HP
4 17 (21.79%) Compaq
4 17 (21.79%) Dell
5 9 (11.54%) AppSense
6 8 (10.26%) Oracle
7 7 (8.97%) Talend
8 4 (5.13%) Cisco
9 2 (2.56%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.28%) SAP
10 1 (1.28%) NetApp
10 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.28%) Symantec
10 1 (1.28%) McAfee
10 1 (1.28%) Meru Networks
10 1 (1.28%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.28%) F5
10 1 (1.28%) IronPort
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