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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 16 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 4 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 3.05% 3.18% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.21% 4.50% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate
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£360 £394 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -12.85%
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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
95 111 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 72.52% 70.70% 68.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 42 39
Average daily rate £360 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £153 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £380 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 21
Average hourly rate £20.00 £34.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% -5.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014, 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 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 8 (38.10%) Windows
4 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 6 (28.57%) Migration
5 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
6 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (23.81%) MCSE
6 5 (23.81%) SLA
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (19.05%) DNS
7 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (19.05%) Internet
7 4 (19.05%) Middleware
7 4 (19.05%) LDAP
7 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
7 4 (19.05%) Kerberos
7 4 (19.05%) Service Management
7 4 (19.05%) IPsec
7 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
7 4 (19.05%) PKI
7 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
7 4 (19.05%) Rational Rhapsody

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 4 (19.05%) DNS
2 4 (19.05%) Internet
2 4 (19.05%) IPsec
2 4 (19.05%) LDAP
2 4 (19.05%) Kerberos
3 2 (9.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Support Technician
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Team Leader
2 4 (19.05%) Technical Team Leader
2 4 (19.05%) Active Directory Specialist
2 4 (19.05%) Middleware Team Leader
3 3 (14.29%) Service Level Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Support
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) IT Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 2 (9.52%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) PKI
1 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.52%) Fat Client
2 2 (9.52%) iSeries
2 2 (9.52%) Thin Client
2 2 (9.52%) AS400
3 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
4 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
5 2 (9.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Migration
2 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
2 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (19.05%) Service Management
4 3 (14.29%) Process Management
4 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) Change Management
4 3 (14.29%) ITSM
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (14.29%) Process Improvement
5 2 (9.52%) ERP
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) VBScript
3 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) MCSE
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) HP
2 1 (4.76%) Remedy
2 1 (4.76%) VMware
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) IBM