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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 20 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 19 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.39% 5.59% 4.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.64% 7.35% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 8
Median daily rate £413 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £261 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £488 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Median hourly rate £48.00 £33.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.36% +33.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £17.45 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £49.05 £50.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.75 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.37%

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
220 340 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 85.60% 76.06% 79.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 223 208
Median daily rate £375 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 46 20
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.50 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +18 8 £381 +12.96%
Fleetwood - 5 £650 -
Blackburn -6 1 - - 1
ITIL
North West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 52 (46.85%) Service Management
2 51 (45.95%) Change Management
3 35 (31.53%) Data Management
4 33 (29.73%) SaaS
4 33 (29.73%) Oracle
4 33 (29.73%) IaaS
5 32 (28.83%) Performance Tuning
5 32 (28.83%) PaaS
5 32 (28.83%) Open Source
6 31 (27.93%) Linux
7 29 (26.13%) Microsoft
8 28 (25.23%) Windows
9 27 (24.32%) Problem Management
9 27 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (23.42%) PRINCE2
10 26 (23.42%) Oracle Database
11 24 (21.62%) DevOps
11 24 (21.62%) Oracle EBS
11 24 (21.62%) Security Cleared
12 23 (20.72%) ITSM
12 23 (20.72%) ITIL V3
13 21 (18.92%) Oracle Database 12c
13 21 (18.92%) LAN
13 21 (18.92%) Oracle EBS R12
13 21 (18.92%) Release Management
14 20 (18.02%) Oracle Application Server
14 20 (18.02%) High Availability
15 19 (17.12%) Operational Acceptance Testing
15 19 (17.12%) TOGAF
16 18 (16.22%) Cisco

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 (18.02%) Oracle Application Server
2 11 (9.91%) WebSphere
3 7 (6.31%) IIS
4 5 (4.50%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.90%) Apache
6 1 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 13 (11.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (21.62%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (18.92%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (4.50%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (4.50%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (2.70%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 33 (29.73%) IaaS
1 33 (29.73%) SaaS
2 32 (28.83%) PaaS
3 3 (2.70%) Office 365
4 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.92%) LAN
2 17 (15.32%) WAN
3 15 (13.51%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (7.21%) VoIP
5 6 (5.41%) Internet
6 5 (4.50%) SAN
7 4 (3.60%) Firewall
8 3 (2.70%) DHCP
8 3 (2.70%) Network Security
8 3 (2.70%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.70%) VPN
9 2 (1.80%) Broadband
9 2 (1.80%) DNS
9 2 (1.80%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.80%) NAS
9 2 (1.80%) Softphone
9 2 (1.80%) Symposium
10 1 (0.90%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (23.42%) Oracle Database
2 21 (18.92%) Oracle Database 12c
3 15 (13.51%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (6.31%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.70%) MySQL
7 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.80%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.90%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.70%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.90%) JIRA
General
1 5 (4.50%) Finance
1 5 (4.50%) General Ledger
2 3 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.90%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (18.02%) Operations Engineer
2 18 (16.22%) Architect
3 16 (14.41%) DBA
3 16 (14.41%) Oracle DBA
4 15 (13.51%) Infrastructure Architect
5 11 (9.91%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 10 (9.01%) Administrator
6 10 (9.01%) Analyst
7 7 (6.31%) Support Analyst
8 6 (5.41%) Monitoring Engineer
8 6 (5.41%) Senior Test Engineer
8 6 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (5.41%) Test Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) Data Centre Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) Operational Support Analyst
9 5 (4.50%) Operations Analyst
9 5 (4.50%) Operations Support Analyst
9 5 (4.50%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
10 4 (3.60%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.41%) .NET
1 6 (5.41%) Regular Expression
2 3 (2.70%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.80%) CSS
3 2 (1.80%) Web Services
4 1 (0.90%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.90%) ADO.NET
4 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (0.90%) Classic ASP
4 1 (0.90%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.90%) HTML
4 1 (0.90%) LAMP
4 1 (0.90%) LINQ
4 1 (0.90%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (0.90%) Middleware
4 1 (0.90%) SOAP
4 1 (0.90%) WCF
4 1 (0.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.71%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.91%) Tandem
3 8 (7.21%) User Experience
4 5 (4.50%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.50%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.70%) CMDB
5 3 (2.70%) NHS
6 2 (1.80%) Clustering
6 2 (1.80%) Life Science
7 1 (0.90%) AS400
7 1 (0.90%) CESG
7 1 (0.90%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle Licensing
7 1 (0.90%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (27.93%) Linux
2 28 (25.23%) Windows
3 17 (15.32%) AIX
4 16 (14.41%) Windows XP
5 13 (11.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (9.01%) Windows 2000
6 10 (9.01%) Windows Server
6 10 (9.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (9.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (8.11%) Unix
8 7 (6.31%) Solaris
8 7 (6.31%) VME
8 7 (6.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (5.41%) HPUX
10 3 (2.70%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.90%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (46.85%) Service Management
2 51 (45.95%) Change Management
3 35 (31.53%) Data Management
4 32 (28.83%) Open Source
4 32 (28.83%) Performance Tuning
5 27 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (24.32%) Problem Management
6 26 (23.42%) PRINCE2
7 24 (21.62%) DevOps
8 23 (20.72%) ITIL V3
8 23 (20.72%) ITSM
9 21 (18.92%) Release Management
10 20 (18.02%) High Availability
11 19 (17.12%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 19 (17.12%) TOGAF
12 17 (15.32%) Capacity Planning
13 16 (14.41%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (9.01%) Network Architecture
15 8 (7.21%) Data Analysis
16 7 (6.31%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.61%) SQL
2 11 (9.91%) Perl
3 9 (8.11%) Java
4 8 (7.21%) PowerShell
5 6 (5.41%) Bourne shell
5 6 (5.41%) C#
5 6 (5.41%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.41%) Korn
5 6 (5.41%) VBScript
6 5 (4.50%) Python
6 5 (4.50%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.70%) C
7 3 (2.70%) Ruby
8 2 (1.80%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.80%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.90%) PHP
9 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (21.62%) Security Cleared
2 18 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (15.32%) Degree
4 14 (12.61%) CCNA
4 14 (12.61%) SC Cleared
5 11 (9.91%) CCIE
6 10 (9.01%) BPSS Clearance
6 10 (9.01%) MCSE
6 10 (9.01%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (7.21%) CCNP
8 7 (6.31%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (3.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (2.70%) ISEB
10 3 (2.70%) RHCE
10 3 (2.70%) RHCSA
11 2 (1.80%) CBAP
11 2 (1.80%) IIBA
11 2 (1.80%) MCITP
12 1 (0.90%) EMCSA
12 1 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (6.31%) SLA
3 3 (2.70%) QA
4 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (6.31%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.80%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.90%) MetaFrame
5 1 (0.90%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (9.01%) SCOM
1 10 (9.01%) Tivoli
2 8 (7.21%) Backup Exec
3 7 (6.31%) Netcool
4 6 (5.41%) HP SiteScope
4 6 (5.41%) SCCM
5 4 (3.60%) Puppet
6 3 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (2.70%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.80%) WSUS
8 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 33 (29.73%) Oracle
2 29 (26.13%) Microsoft
3 18 (16.22%) Cisco
4 14 (12.61%) Red Hat
5 11 (9.91%) VMware
6 10 (9.01%) IBM
7 9 (8.11%) CA
8 7 (6.31%) ICL
9 6 (5.41%) HP
9 6 (5.41%) Symantec
10 4 (3.60%) Fujitsu
10 4 (3.60%) Intel Security
10 4 (3.60%) ServiceNow
11 3 (2.70%) Canon
11 3 (2.70%) Dell
11 3 (2.70%) EqualLogic
11 3 (2.70%) Remedy
11 3 (2.70%) Veeam
12 2 (1.80%) SAP
12 2 (1.80%) SolarWinds