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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 21 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 45 29 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 9.09% 7.09% 4.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.82% 9.27% 8.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £331 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £236 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £449 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 0
Average hourly rate £28.48 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.90% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £15.94 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+5.09% -8.92%
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
416 313 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 84.04% 76.53% 55.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 172 73
Average daily rate £442 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.37% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £270 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 24 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.42 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.38% -13.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.38 £17.89 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £78.00 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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
Blackpool -18 27 £375 -
Preston +9 10 £210 -37.77% 1
Blackburn 0 2 - -
Lytham St Annes +14 1 £451 +71.66%
Morecambe - 1 £210 -
Chorley - 1 - - 1
ITIL
North West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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%) Microsoft
2 33 (45.21%) Windows
3 27 (36.99%) Security Cleared
4 25 (34.25%) Active Directory
5 19 (26.03%) VMware
6 18 (24.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (21.92%) Citrix
7 16 (21.92%) SC Cleared
8 15 (20.55%) Degree
9 14 (19.18%) SharePoint
9 14 (19.18%) VBScript
10 13 (17.81%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (17.81%) Project Management
10 13 (17.81%) PowerShell
11 12 (16.44%) XenServer
11 12 (16.44%) MCITP
11 12 (16.44%) Change Management
11 12 (16.44%) Finance
11 12 (16.44%) MCSA
12 11 (15.07%) PRINCE2
12 11 (15.07%) SQL
12 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (13.70%) Windows 7
13 10 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (13.70%) VBA
13 10 (13.70%) DHCP
13 10 (13.70%) DNS
14 9 (12.33%) HP
14 9 (12.33%) HTML
14 9 (12.33%) VMware Infrastructure

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (19.18%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.48%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.48%) IIS
2 4 (5.48%) Apache
2 4 (5.48%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (5.48%) Lync
2 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.37%) TPMS
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.48%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.48%) MS Project
2 4 (5.48%) MS Office
3 3 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.74%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Maximo
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.37%) ResourceLink
1 1 (1.37%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) SaaS
2 1 (1.37%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.70%) DHCP
1 10 (13.70%) DNS
2 4 (5.48%) SAN
2 4 (5.48%) Internet
2 4 (5.48%) SMTP
2 4 (5.48%) HTTP
2 4 (5.48%) SMS
3 2 (2.74%) VoIP
3 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.48%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.48%) SQLite
2 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.48%) MongoDB
2 4 (5.48%) MySQL
3 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Subversion
2 4 (5.48%) JUnit
2 4 (5.48%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.48%) Eclipse
2 4 (5.48%) NUnit
2 4 (5.48%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.48%) PHPUnit
2 4 (5.48%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.74%) Maven
3 2 (2.74%) StarTeam
4 1 (1.37%) Selenium
4 1 (1.37%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (16.44%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (16.44%) Analyst
2 9 (12.33%) Developer
3 8 (10.96%) Service Manager
4 6 (8.22%) Service Level Manager
5 5 (6.85%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (5.48%) Applications Support
6 4 (5.48%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.48%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) IT Services Manager
7 3 (4.11%) VBA Developer
7 3 (4.11%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Test Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) Systems Manager
8 2 (2.74%) Technical Support
8 2 (2.74%) Help Desk Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (2.74%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.33%) HTML
2 6 (8.22%) Web Services
3 5 (6.85%) XML
4 4 (5.48%) .NET
4 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.48%) CSS
4 4 (5.48%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (5.48%) Django
4 4 (5.48%) jQuery
4 4 (5.48%) CAML
5 2 (2.74%) JSP
6 1 (1.37%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.96%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.48%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.11%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.11%) iPhone
4 3 (4.11%) iPad
5 1 (1.37%) User Experience
5 1 (1.37%) Economics
5 1 (1.37%) Statistics
5 1 (1.37%) PMI
5 1 (1.37%) NHS
5 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 33 (45.21%) Windows
2 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (13.70%) Windows 7
4 7 (9.59%) UNIX
5 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.48%) Linux
7 4 (5.48%) Mac OS X
8 3 (4.11%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.11%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.74%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.81%) Project Management
2 12 (16.44%) Change Management
3 11 (15.07%) PRINCE2
4 10 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (9.59%) Server Building
6 6 (8.22%) SDLC
7 5 (6.85%) Software Deployment
7 5 (6.85%) High Availability
7 5 (6.85%) Data Management
7 5 (6.85%) Automated Testing
7 5 (6.85%) Service Management
7 5 (6.85%) Six Sigma
7 5 (6.85%) Validation
7 5 (6.85%) Migration
8 4 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.48%) Supplier Management
8 4 (5.48%) TDD
8 4 (5.48%) Web Design
8 4 (5.48%) Data Migration
8 4 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.18%) VBScript
2 13 (17.81%) PowerShell
3 11 (15.07%) SQL
4 10 (13.70%) VBA
5 5 (6.85%) VB
6 4 (5.48%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.48%) C
6 4 (5.48%) C#
6 4 (5.48%) C++
6 4 (5.48%) Java
6 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.48%) PHP
6 4 (5.48%) Python
6 4 (5.48%) Ruby
6 4 (5.48%) FQL
7 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (36.99%) Security Cleared
2 18 (24.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (21.92%) SC Cleared
4 15 (20.55%) Degree
5 13 (17.81%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (16.44%) MCITP
6 12 (16.44%) MCSA
7 5 (6.85%) MCSE
7 5 (6.85%) CCNA
7 5 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (6.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (5.48%) CCNP
8 4 (5.48%) VCP4
8 4 (5.48%) VCP5
9 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (4.11%) MCP
10 2 (2.74%) APMP
10 2 (2.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (1.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) SLA
1 2 (2.74%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.37%) P3O
2 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 25 (34.25%) Active Directory
2 12 (16.44%) XenServer
3 9 (12.33%) XenApp
3 9 (12.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.85%) XenDesktop
5 4 (5.48%) BitLocker
5 4 (5.48%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (4.11%) vSphere
7 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (2.74%) SCCM
1 2 (2.74%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (2.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (2.74%) EdgeSight
2 1 (1.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.37%) SCOM
2 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (46.58%) Microsoft
2 19 (26.03%) VMware
3 16 (21.92%) Citrix
4 9 (12.33%) HP
5 8 (10.96%) AppSense
6 7 (9.59%) Symantec
7 6 (8.22%) Oracle
8 5 (6.85%) Altiris
9 3 (4.11%) 3PAR
9 3 (4.11%) McAfee
10 2 (2.74%) SAP
10 2 (2.74%) NetApp
10 2 (2.74%) Lumension
10 2 (2.74%) Compaq
10 2 (2.74%) Dell
11 1 (1.37%) PeopleSoft
11 1 (1.37%) Hyperion
11 1 (1.37%) Talend
11 1 (1.37%) Sophos
Preston, Lancashire
Connectus
Rate: £34.95 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago