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 24 August 2016 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 10 14 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Contract jobs citing ITIL 38 43 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.66% 9.49% 6.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.32% 11.35% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 15
Median daily rate £375 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £197 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £461 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 3
Median hourly rate £34.00 £30.52 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.40% +22.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.85 £16.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+20.30% +3.93%
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
248 379 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 76.07% 83.66% 76.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 265 161
Median daily rate £375 £440 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% +17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £320 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 36 24
Median hourly rate £47.50 £42.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% +68.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.30 £15.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £59.50 £49.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 24 August 2016.

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 24 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +12 18 £500 +33.33%
Preston +2 6 - - 3
Chorley -1 5 £300 -
Burnley - 2 £225 -
Skelmersdale - 2 £275 -
Fleetwood - 1 £600 -
ITIL
North West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 40 (47.62%) Service Management
2 21 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 21 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (17.86%) Finance
3 15 (17.86%) Incident Management
4 11 (13.10%) Microsoft
4 11 (13.10%) Computer Science
5 10 (11.90%) Project Management
6 9 (10.71%) HP
6 9 (10.71%) Citrix
6 9 (10.71%) LAN
6 9 (10.71%) WAN
6 9 (10.71%) Degree
6 9 (10.71%) Problem Management
6 9 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (9.52%) People Management
7 8 (9.52%) Windows
7 8 (9.52%) ITSM
7 8 (9.52%) Change Management
8 7 (8.33%) Oracle
8 7 (8.33%) Capacity Management
8 7 (8.33%) Service Design
9 6 (7.14%) Analytics
9 6 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
9 6 (7.14%) ITIL V3
9 6 (7.14%) QA
9 6 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (7.14%) MS Excel
9 6 (7.14%) Cisco
9 6 (7.14%) Mainframe

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 5 (5.95%) Drupal
1 5 (5.95%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.57%) IIS
2 3 (3.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.38%) Apache
3 2 (2.38%) FileNet
4 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) MS Office
2 1 (1.19%) Open Workbench
2 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.71%) LAN
1 9 (10.71%) WAN
2 5 (5.95%) Firewall
2 5 (5.95%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.38%) DNS
3 2 (2.38%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.38%) Internet
3 2 (2.38%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (2.38%) Wireless
4 1 (1.19%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.38%) JIRA
2 1 (1.19%) MagicDraw
2 1 (1.19%) Rational DOORS
General
1 15 (17.86%) Finance
2 3 (3.57%) Local Government
3 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (19.05%) Delivery Manager
2 13 (15.48%) Service Manager
3 9 (10.71%) Analyst
3 9 (10.71%) Digital Delivery Manager
4 7 (8.33%) Incident Manager
4 7 (8.33%) Technical Writer
5 5 (5.95%) ITIL Manager
5 5 (5.95%) Senior Manager
5 5 (5.95%) Service Analyst
6 4 (4.76%) ITIL Service Analyst
6 4 (4.76%) Network Engineer
6 4 (4.76%) Operations Manager
6 4 (4.76%) Services Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.57%) IT Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) IT Manager
7 3 (3.57%) IT Services Manager
7 3 (3.57%) Knowledge Manager
7 3 (3.57%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) Solutions Designer
7 3 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.19%) CSS
1 1 (1.19%) HTML
1 1 (1.19%) SOAP
1 1 (1.19%) Web Services
1 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 5 (5.95%) Smartphone
4 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.76%) User Experience
5 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.38%) Clustering
6 2 (2.38%) Tandem
7 1 (1.19%) iPad
7 1 (1.19%) Life Science
7 1 (1.19%) NHS
7 1 (1.19%) RIA
7 1 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.52%) Windows
2 5 (5.95%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.38%) AIX
3 2 (2.38%) Unix
3 2 (2.38%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.38%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.19%) Linux
4 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.19%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (47.62%) Service Management
2 21 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 15 (17.86%) Incident Management
4 10 (11.90%) Project Management
5 9 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (10.71%) Problem Management
6 8 (9.52%) Change Management
6 8 (9.52%) ITSM
6 8 (9.52%) People Management
7 7 (8.33%) Capacity Management
7 7 (8.33%) Service Design
8 6 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
8 6 (7.14%) Analytics
8 6 (7.14%) ITIL V3
9 5 (5.95%) Data Analytics
9 5 (5.95%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (5.95%) Time Management
9 5 (5.95%) User Stories
10 4 (4.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.76%) JCL
2 3 (3.57%) SQL
3 2 (2.38%) C
3 2 (2.38%) Java
3 2 (2.38%) REXX
4 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (10.71%) Degree
2 5 (5.95%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.57%) CCNA
4 3 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.38%) CCNP
5 2 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.19%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.19%) MCP
6 1 (1.19%) MCSA
6 1 (1.19%) MCSE
6 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (7.14%) QA
2 3 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.38%) SLA
4 1 (1.19%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (5.95%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.57%) Firmware
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.38%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (5.95%) AirWatch
2 2 (2.38%) CA Endevor
2 2 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.19%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (13.10%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.71%) Citrix
2 9 (10.71%) HP
3 7 (8.33%) Oracle
4 6 (7.14%) Cisco
4 6 (7.14%) VMware
5 5 (5.95%) Apple
5 5 (5.95%) Samsung
5 5 (5.95%) Verint
6 3 (3.57%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.38%) Ektron
7 2 (2.38%) Genesys
7 2 (2.38%) Informatica
7 2 (2.38%) Juniper
8 1 (1.19%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.19%) Polycom
8 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.19%) SAP
8 1 (1.19%) Symantec
8 1 (1.19%) Veeam