The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL Certification over the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 76 79 53
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -26
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 13 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.10% 0.28% 1.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.13% 2.21% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 1
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£433 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £21.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-29.41% +32.81%
ITIL Certification
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
160 136 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.48% 12.84% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 80 53
Average daily rate £370 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

ITIL Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ITIL Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Leeds region.

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

ITIL Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Leeds region.

ITIL Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing ITIL Certification 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 Certification.

1 19 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) Service Management
2 6 (31.58%) Change Management
2 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
4 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
4 4 (21.05%) Windows
4 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
4 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle
4 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
4 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
4 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
4 4 (21.05%) Line Management
4 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (15.79%) Splunk
5 3 (15.79%) Time Management
5 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
5 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
5 3 (15.79%) Subversion
5 3 (15.79%) GIAC
5 3 (15.79%) Firewall
5 3 (15.79%) Information Security
5 3 (15.79%) CEH
5 3 (15.79%) MS Office
5 3 (15.79%) PVCS
5 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
5 3 (15.79%) CISSP
5 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 17799

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing ITIL Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) Extranet
2 2 (10.53%) LDAP
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) PVCS
1 3 (15.79%) Subversion
2 2 (10.53%) Maven
2 2 (10.53%) Ant
General
1 2 (10.53%) Law
1 2 (10.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Security Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Security Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.53%) IT Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Database Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Security Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Head of Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Support Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) J2EE
1 2 (10.53%) Spring
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.53%) Cryptography
2 2 (10.53%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
3 2 (10.53%) UNIX
3 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) Service Management
2 6 (31.58%) Change Management
2 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
4 4 (21.05%) Line Management
4 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
5 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
5 3 (15.79%) Information Security
5 3 (15.79%) Time Management
6 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
6 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.53%) ETL
7 1 (5.26%) B2B
7 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
7 1 (5.26%) Release Management
7 1 (5.26%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
1 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
2 2 (10.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) CISSP
2 3 (15.79%) GIAC
2 3 (15.79%) CEH
3 2 (10.53%) MCDST
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.53%) MCP
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) OpenView
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Splunk
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Sun
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco