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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 22 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL 4 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 2.60% 6.75% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.35% 10.48% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £450 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +75.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.89 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.45% -16.36%
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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
92 105 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 59.74% 64.42% 73.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 49 32
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 £9.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +119.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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
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 6 July 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 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (27.27%) Change Control
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Line Management
4 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Multimedia
4 2 (18.18%) MS Office
4 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (9.09%) SAN
5 1 (9.09%) REXX
5 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) IBM

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) Lync
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Service Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Service Improvement Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Service Improvement Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Manager
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX Support
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
3 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
3 1 (9.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
1 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (27.27%) Change Control
1 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
2 2 (18.18%) Line Management
2 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) REXX
1 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) NVQ Level 3
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (9.09%) MCP
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) IBM