The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Lancashire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 25 17 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Contract jobs citing ITIL 26 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.68% 7.72% 3.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.83% 14.09% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 6
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£274 £300 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +18.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £142 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £348 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.83 £18.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-14.41% +19.35%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
332 149 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 72.49% 54.78% 65.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 72 177
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 £282 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £350 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 21 13
Average hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £27.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +36.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.81 £15.00 £21.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £75.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
ITIL
North West

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 23 July 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
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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 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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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 +3 12 £469 +50.00% 2
Blackpool -13 10 £265 -
Lytham St Annes - 2 £263 -
Burnley - - - -
Chorley - - - -
Skelmersdale - - - -
ITIL
North West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 34 (45.95%) Windows
2 28 (37.84%) Microsoft
3 27 (36.49%) Citrix
4 25 (33.78%) Active Directory
4 25 (33.78%) Security Cleared
5 24 (32.43%) XenApp
5 24 (32.43%) VMware
6 21 (28.38%) DNS
7 20 (27.03%) DHCP
7 20 (27.03%) HP
7 20 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (27.03%) XenDesktop
8 19 (25.68%) XenServer
8 19 (25.68%) SC Cleared
8 19 (25.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (25.68%) MCSE
9 18 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (20.27%) vSphere
10 15 (20.27%) Compaq
10 15 (20.27%) Dell
10 15 (20.27%) Service Management
11 14 (18.92%) Degree
12 13 (17.57%) Project Management
13 12 (16.22%) SharePoint
14 11 (14.86%) PRINCE2
15 10 (13.51%) Service Delivery
15 10 (13.51%) Finance
15 10 (13.51%) AppSense
15 10 (13.51%) MS Exchange

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 12 (16.22%) SharePoint
2 10 (13.51%) MS Exchange
3 7 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (8.11%) Lync
5 5 (6.76%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (6.76%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (4.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) MS Office
2 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.70%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.35%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 21 (28.38%) DNS
2 20 (27.03%) DHCP
3 7 (9.46%) SMS
4 4 (5.41%) SAN
4 4 (5.41%) LAN
4 4 (5.41%) Wireless
5 3 (4.05%) IP Telephony
5 3 (4.05%) VPN
5 3 (4.05%) Internet
5 3 (4.05%) WLAN
6 1 (1.35%) WAN
6 1 (1.35%) VoIP
6 1 (1.35%) Firewall
6 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.35%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.76%) RDBMS
2 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (6.76%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.35%) MSI
General
1 10 (13.51%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Local Government
2 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (14.86%) Support Engineer
2 8 (10.81%) Analyst
3 7 (9.46%) Architect
3 7 (9.46%) Service Manager
4 6 (8.11%) Server Engineer
4 6 (8.11%) Test Manager
5 5 (6.76%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Services Delivery Manager
5 5 (6.76%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (6.76%) Data Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Release Manager
7 3 (4.05%) Server Support
7 3 (4.05%) Network Manager
7 3 (4.05%) Windows Server Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Designer
8 2 (2.70%) Windows Support Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.70%) Server Support Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.11%) Web Services
2 3 (4.05%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Thin Client
1 6 (8.11%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.05%) iPhone
2 3 (4.05%) iPad
2 3 (4.05%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (45.95%) Windows
2 20 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (8.11%) Windows XP
5 5 (6.76%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.27%) Service Management
2 13 (17.57%) Project Management
3 11 (14.86%) PRINCE2
4 10 (13.51%) Service Delivery
5 6 (8.11%) Supplier Management
6 5 (6.76%) Release Management
6 5 (6.76%) Data Modelling
6 5 (6.76%) ETL
6 5 (6.76%) Migration
6 5 (6.76%) Data Management
6 5 (6.76%) Data Migration
6 5 (6.76%) Metadata Management
7 4 (5.41%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (5.41%) TOGAF
7 4 (5.41%) MODAF
7 4 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (5.41%) Validation
8 3 (4.05%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.05%) Test Scripting
8 3 (4.05%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.76%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.05%) SQL
3 2 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (33.78%) Security Cleared
2 19 (25.68%) MCSE
2 19 (25.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (25.68%) SC Cleared
3 14 (18.92%) Degree
4 8 (10.81%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (5.41%) ISEB
5 4 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (4.05%) APMP
6 3 (4.05%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (4.05%) CCNA
7 2 (2.70%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.35%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.35%) MCP
8 1 (1.35%) CCNP
8 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (33.78%) Active Directory
2 24 (32.43%) XenApp
3 20 (27.03%) XenDesktop
4 19 (25.68%) XenServer
5 18 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (20.27%) vSphere
7 9 (12.16%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.35%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.35%) Brightmail
8 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.35%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.35%) SCCM
3 1 (1.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 28 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 27 (36.49%) Citrix
3 24 (32.43%) VMware
4 20 (27.03%) HP
5 15 (20.27%) Compaq
5 15 (20.27%) Dell
6 10 (13.51%) AppSense
7 5 (6.76%) Oracle
7 5 (6.76%) Talend
8 4 (5.41%) Cisco
9 3 (4.05%) Apple
10 2 (2.70%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.35%) Symantec
11 1 (1.35%) McAfee
11 1 (1.35%) IronPort
11 1 (1.35%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.35%) F5
11 1 (1.35%) NetApp
11 1 (1.35%) Meru Networks
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