The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Qualifications for the Leeds 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) Certification
Rank 80 51 55
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +4
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 2 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.17% 1.70% 1.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.52% 11.30% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Average daily rate £400 £400 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.32% +1.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £17.75 £15.93
% change year-on-year
-11.26% +11.45%
Qualifications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
132 115 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.25% 15.03% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 55 91
Average daily rate £350 £300 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -13.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £130 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £400 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -34.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
ITIL Certification
West Yorkshire

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
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 22 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Change Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Service Design Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Change and Configuration Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Release Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP