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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 11 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 47 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.19% 8.13% 7.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.15% 12.88% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 7 8
Average daily rate £255 £133 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.45% -55.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £110 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £480 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £334 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.29% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 2
Average hourly rate £29.75 £18.40 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.68% +22.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.83 £17.20 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.24 £22.04 £15.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.40 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-10.32% +13.86%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
291 132 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 69.29% 63.16% 59.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 73 108
Average daily rate £413 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £465 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 8 9
Average hourly rate £25.25 £18.40 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.22% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.25 £17.60 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £27.50 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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 18 April 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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool -1 22 £260 -
Lytham St Annes - 8 £235 -
Preston -9 7 £205 -57.29% 4
Lancaster - 1 £190 -
Blackburn - - - -
Chorley - - - -
ITIL
North West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 26 (49.06%) Windows
2 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
3 19 (35.85%) Security Cleared
4 18 (33.96%) Citrix
5 17 (32.08%) Active Directory
6 16 (30.19%) VMware
7 15 (28.30%) XenApp
8 14 (26.42%) SC Cleared
8 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (26.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (26.42%) MCSE
9 13 (24.53%) HP
9 13 (24.53%) DNS
9 13 (24.53%) Service Management
9 13 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (22.64%) XenServer
10 12 (22.64%) XenDesktop
10 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (22.64%) DHCP
11 11 (20.75%) Finance
12 10 (18.87%) Compaq
12 10 (18.87%) Dell
12 10 (18.87%) vSphere
12 10 (18.87%) Degree
13 9 (16.98%) Project Management
14 8 (15.09%) PRINCE2
15 7 (13.21%) SharePoint
15 7 (13.21%) MS Exchange
15 7 (13.21%) Service Delivery
16 6 (11.32%) Microsoft App-V

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (13.21%) SharePoint
1 7 (13.21%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.55%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (7.55%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (5.66%) Lync
3 3 (5.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.89%) CICS
4 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.89%) SAS
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Office
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Project
2 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.89%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.53%) DNS
2 12 (22.64%) DHCP
3 4 (7.55%) LAN
4 3 (5.66%) SAN
4 3 (5.66%) Internet
4 3 (5.66%) SMS
4 3 (5.66%) WLAN
4 3 (5.66%) VPN
4 3 (5.66%) IP Telephony
4 3 (5.66%) Wireless
5 1 (1.89%) WAN
5 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (20.75%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Local Government
3 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (16.98%) Support Engineer
2 6 (11.32%) Analyst
2 6 (11.32%) Test Manager
3 5 (9.43%) Server Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Architect
4 4 (7.55%) Designer
5 3 (5.66%) Release Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Network Manager
6 2 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (3.77%) Web Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Server Support
6 2 (3.77%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Service Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Systems Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Senior Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) .NET
2 4 (7.55%) Web Services
3 2 (3.77%) XML
3 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.77%) CSS
3 2 (3.77%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Thin Client
1 6 (11.32%) Fat Client
2 3 (5.66%) iPhone
2 3 (5.66%) iPad
2 3 (5.66%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (49.06%) Windows
2 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (11.32%) Windows XP
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.55%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.77%) UNIX
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.89%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) Service Management
2 9 (16.98%) Project Management
3 8 (15.09%) PRINCE2
4 7 (13.21%) Service Delivery
5 5 (9.43%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (5.66%) Test Scripting
6 3 (5.66%) Performance Management
6 3 (5.66%) Release Management
6 3 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.66%) Test Strategy
6 3 (5.66%) Change Management
6 3 (5.66%) Risk Management
7 2 (3.77%) Workflow
7 2 (3.77%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (3.77%) Test Management
7 2 (3.77%) Metadata Management
7 2 (3.77%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.77%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.77%) C#
2 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.77%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) VB
3 1 (1.89%) JCL
3 1 (1.89%) REXX
3 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (35.85%) Security Cleared
2 14 (26.42%) SC Cleared
2 14 (26.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (26.42%) MCSE
3 10 (18.87%) Degree
4 4 (7.55%) ISEB
5 3 (5.66%) APMP
5 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (5.66%) CCNA
5 3 (5.66%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.89%) MCP
6 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (32.08%) Active Directory
2 15 (28.30%) XenApp
3 13 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (22.64%) XenServer
4 12 (22.64%) XenDesktop
5 10 (18.87%) vSphere
6 6 (11.32%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.89%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
2 18 (33.96%) Citrix
3 16 (30.19%) VMware
4 13 (24.53%) HP
5 10 (18.87%) Compaq
5 10 (18.87%) Dell
6 6 (11.32%) AppSense
7 3 (5.66%) Cisco
7 3 (5.66%) Apple
8 1 (1.89%) Talend
8 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.89%) NetApp
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle
8 1 (1.89%) JBoss
Preston, Lancashire
Advantage Resourcing
Rate: £23.15 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston
Jam Recruitment
Rate: £25 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago