The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 19 18 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing ITIL 5 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 3.65% 4.67% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.21% 6.36% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£360 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £9.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -57.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.61 £15.50 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+0.70% -13.31%
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Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
96 110 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 70.07% 73.33% 71.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 42 26
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £120 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 32
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) MCSE
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (35.71%) Migration
3 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
3 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (28.57%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (28.57%) PKI
4 4 (28.57%) Internet
4 4 (28.57%) Middleware
4 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (28.57%) IPsec
4 4 (28.57%) LDAP
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 4 (28.57%) Kerberos
4 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 4 (28.57%) DNS
4 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) SLA
5 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 2 (14.29%) Back Office
5 2 (14.29%) AS400

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 4 (28.57%) Internet
2 4 (28.57%) IPsec
2 4 (28.57%) LDAP
2 4 (28.57%) Kerberos
2 4 (28.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 2 (14.29%) Back Office
2 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Team Leader
2 4 (28.57%) Middleware Team Leader
2 4 (28.57%) Technical Team Leader
2 4 (28.57%) Active Directory Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Support Technician
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 2 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Service Level Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) PKI
2 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
2 2 (14.29%) AS400
2 2 (14.29%) iSeries
2 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
1 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Migration
1 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
2 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) ITSM
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) Process Management
3 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (35.71%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) IBM