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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 12 16 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +15
Contract jobs citing ITIL 15 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 9.26% 11.18% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.89% 14.91% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £391 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.77% +290.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £10.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.08% -9.28%
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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
108 114 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 66.67% 75.00% 78.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 49 52
Average daily rate £325 £356 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.77% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £505 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 12
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 6 (33.33%) MS Office
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 6 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
1 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
2 5 (27.78%) V-Model
2 5 (27.78%) JIRA
2 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
2 5 (27.78%) TickIT
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (27.78%) ISO 9001
2 5 (27.78%) UML
3 4 (22.22%) UNIX
3 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (22.22%) Life Science
3 4 (22.22%) CMDB
3 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (22.22%) Change Control
4 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 3 (16.67%) Line Management
4 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (16.67%) Banking
4 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 3 (16.67%) Finance

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Office
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 6 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
1 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (27.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (27.78%) JIRA
General
1 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Release Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) Configuration Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Service Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Service Improvement Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Service Improvement Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Support
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) UNIX Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) UNIX Support
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Support
5 1 (5.56%) ICT Technician
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
3 4 (22.22%) Life Science
3 4 (22.22%) CMDB
4 3 (16.67%) Mainframe
4 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) UNIX
3 3 (16.67%) MVS
3 3 (16.67%) Windows NT
4 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.56%) AIX
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) UML
1 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (27.78%) V-Model
1 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
2 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (22.22%) Change Control
2 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (16.67%) Line Management
4 2 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Logistics
5 1 (5.56%) Patch Management
5 1 (5.56%) SDLC
5 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.56%) MCP
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.56%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) ISO 9001
1 5 (27.78%) TickIT
2 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) MAINVIEW
1 3 (16.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Remedy
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) IBM