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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 11 18 31
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +13
Contract jobs citing ITIL 34 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.33% 7.33% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.53% 8.89% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 5
Median daily rate £350 £900 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% +323.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £1,000 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Median hourly rate - £41.80 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +67.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.30 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.79%

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
219 315 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 85.88% 82.46% 82.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 226 256
Median daily rate £373 £451 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.40% +12.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £750 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 37 21
Median hourly rate £49.50 £40.00 £34.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.75% +17.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £35.00 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £64.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +7 20 £356 -60.41%
Fleetwood - 5 £650 -
Burnley - 2 £294 -
Preston - 1 - - 3
ITIL
North West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 54 (46.15%) Service Management
2 49 (41.88%) Change Management
3 35 (29.91%) Data Management
4 33 (28.21%) SaaS
4 33 (28.21%) IaaS
5 32 (27.35%) Performance Tuning
5 32 (27.35%) PaaS
5 32 (27.35%) Open Source
6 31 (26.50%) Oracle
6 31 (26.50%) Linux
6 31 (26.50%) Microsoft
7 29 (24.79%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (23.93%) Windows
9 27 (23.08%) PRINCE2
9 27 (23.08%) ITSM
9 27 (23.08%) Problem Management
10 26 (22.22%) Oracle Database
11 25 (21.37%) LAN
12 24 (20.51%) Oracle EBS
12 24 (20.51%) DevOps
13 23 (19.66%) Security Cleared
13 23 (19.66%) ITIL V3
14 21 (17.95%) Oracle EBS R12
14 21 (17.95%) WAN
14 21 (17.95%) Oracle Database 12c
15 20 (17.09%) Cisco
15 20 (17.09%) High Availability
15 20 (17.09%) Oracle Application Server
16 19 (16.24%) TOGAF
16 19 (16.24%) Release Management

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 (17.09%) Oracle Application Server
2 11 (9.40%) WebSphere
3 6 (5.13%) IIS
4 3 (2.56%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.85%) Apache
5 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 14 (11.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (20.51%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (17.95%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (4.27%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (4.27%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (2.56%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 33 (28.21%) IaaS
1 33 (28.21%) SaaS
2 32 (27.35%) PaaS
3 3 (2.56%) Office 365
4 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (21.37%) LAN
2 21 (17.95%) WAN
3 17 (14.53%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (6.84%) Internet
4 8 (6.84%) VoIP
5 4 (3.42%) Firewall
5 4 (3.42%) SAN
5 4 (3.42%) VPN
6 3 (2.56%) Network Security
6 3 (2.56%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.71%) Broadband
7 2 (1.71%) Softphone
7 2 (1.71%) Symposium
8 1 (0.85%) DHCP
8 1 (0.85%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 21 (17.95%) Oracle Database 12c
3 15 (12.82%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.56%) MySQL
4 3 (2.56%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.71%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.71%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.85%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.56%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.85%) JIRA
General
1 5 (4.27%) Finance
1 5 (4.27%) General Ledger
2 1 (0.85%) Back Office
2 1 (0.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (17.09%) Operations Engineer
2 19 (16.24%) Architect
3 16 (13.68%) DBA
3 16 (13.68%) Oracle DBA
4 15 (12.82%) Infrastructure Architect
5 11 (9.40%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 10 (8.55%) Administrator
7 9 (7.69%) Analyst
8 7 (5.98%) Support Analyst
9 6 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.13%) Monitoring Engineer
9 6 (5.13%) Senior Test Engineer
9 6 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (5.13%) Test Engineer
10 5 (4.27%) Data Centre Engineer
10 5 (4.27%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
10 5 (4.27%) Operational Support Analyst
10 5 (4.27%) Operations Analyst
10 5 (4.27%) Operations Support Analyst
10 5 (4.27%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.13%) Regular Expression
2 5 (4.27%) .NET
3 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.85%) CSS
4 1 (0.85%) LAMP
4 1 (0.85%) Middleware
4 1 (0.85%) SOAP
4 1 (0.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.40%) Tandem
3 10 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.84%) User Experience
5 6 (5.13%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.27%) Virtual Team
7 4 (3.42%) NHS
8 3 (2.56%) CMDB
9 1 (0.85%) AS400
9 1 (0.85%) CESG
9 1 (0.85%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle Licensing
9 1 (0.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.50%) Linux
2 28 (23.93%) Windows
3 17 (14.53%) AIX
4 16 (13.68%) Windows XP
5 13 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (8.55%) Windows 2000
7 10 (8.55%) Windows Server
8 9 (7.69%) Unix
8 9 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (5.98%) Solaris
9 7 (5.98%) VME
10 6 (5.13%) HPUX
11 3 (2.56%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (46.15%) Service Management
2 49 (41.88%) Change Management
3 35 (29.91%) Data Management
4 32 (27.35%) Open Source
4 32 (27.35%) Performance Tuning
5 29 (24.79%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (23.08%) ITSM
6 27 (23.08%) PRINCE2
6 27 (23.08%) Problem Management
7 24 (20.51%) DevOps
8 23 (19.66%) ITIL V3
9 20 (17.09%) High Availability
10 19 (16.24%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 19 (16.24%) Release Management
10 19 (16.24%) TOGAF
11 17 (14.53%) Capacity Planning
11 17 (14.53%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (8.55%) Network Architecture
13 8 (6.84%) Data Analysis
13 8 (6.84%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.97%) SQL
2 11 (9.40%) Perl
3 9 (7.69%) Java
4 6 (5.13%) Bourne shell
4 6 (5.13%) Korn
4 6 (5.13%) PowerShell
4 6 (5.13%) VBScript
5 5 (4.27%) C#
5 5 (4.27%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.27%) Python
5 5 (4.27%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.56%) C
6 3 (2.56%) Ruby
7 1 (0.85%) PHP
7 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (19.66%) Security Cleared
2 19 (16.24%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (13.68%) Degree
4 15 (12.82%) CCNA
5 13 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 11 (9.40%) CCIE
7 10 (8.55%) BPSS Clearance
8 9 (7.69%) MCSE
8 9 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (6.84%) CCNP
10 7 (5.98%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (4.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (2.56%) RHCE
12 3 (2.56%) RHCSA
13 2 (1.71%) ISEB
14 1 (0.85%) CBAP
14 1 (0.85%) CISSP
14 1 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (0.85%) IIBA
14 1 (0.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (5.98%) SLA
3 6 (5.13%) QA
4 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (5.98%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.71%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.71%) vSphere
5 1 (0.85%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 11 (9.40%) SCOM
2 10 (8.55%) Tivoli
3 8 (6.84%) Backup Exec
4 7 (5.98%) Netcool
4 7 (5.98%) SCCM
5 6 (5.13%) HP SiteScope
6 5 (4.27%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (3.42%) Puppet
8 3 (2.56%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 31 (26.50%) Microsoft
1 31 (26.50%) Oracle
2 20 (17.09%) Cisco
3 14 (11.97%) Red Hat
4 11 (9.40%) VMware
5 10 (8.55%) IBM
6 9 (7.69%) CA
7 7 (5.98%) HP
7 7 (5.98%) ICL
8 6 (5.13%) Intel Security
8 6 (5.13%) Symantec
9 4 (3.42%) Canon
9 4 (3.42%) Dell
9 4 (3.42%) Fujitsu
9 4 (3.42%) ServiceNow
9 4 (3.42%) Veeam
10 3 (2.56%) EqualLogic
10 3 (2.56%) Remedy
11 1 (0.85%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.85%) EMC