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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 23 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 5 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 2.69% 7.58% 2.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.20% 10.56% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£278 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £13.75 £9.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -38.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.75 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-7.46% -8.96%
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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
119 142 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 63.98% 71.72% 69.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 61 26
Average daily rate £350 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 26 13
Average hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 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 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Middleware
1 4 (36.36%) Rational Rhapsody
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (18.18%) MS Office
3 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) Multimedia
4 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) SCOM
4 1 (9.09%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) Lync
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) MCSE

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 2013
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (9.09%) Lync
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
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%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (18.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Team Leader
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Team Leader
2 4 (36.36%) Middleware Team Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX Support
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Support
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) ICT Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Storage Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
3 1 (9.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) Change Control
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
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
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) NVQ Level 3
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) MCSA
2 1 (9.09%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
1 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix