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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 12 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 18 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 12.33% 3.63% 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.65% 4.61% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£331 £100 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+231.00% -69.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +16.66%
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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
115 152 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 78.77% 78.76% 70.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 55 33
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 35
Average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) MS Excel
3 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
4 9 (33.33%) Migration
4 9 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
6 7 (25.93%) Manufacturing
7 6 (22.22%) Incident Management
7 6 (22.22%) SLA
7 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
8 5 (18.52%) MCSE
8 5 (18.52%) Remedy
8 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (18.52%) ITSM
8 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
8 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (14.81%) IPsec
9 4 (14.81%) PKI
9 4 (14.81%) VMware
9 4 (14.81%) Service Management
9 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
9 4 (14.81%) Internet
9 4 (14.81%) LDAP
9 4 (14.81%) DNS
9 4 (14.81%) ERP

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (3.70%) IIS
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (48.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.70%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
2 4 (14.81%) IPsec
2 4 (14.81%) Internet
2 4 (14.81%) LDAP
2 4 (14.81%) DNS
2 4 (14.81%) Kerberos
3 2 (7.41%) WAN
4 1 (3.70%) SAN
4 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (25.93%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Analyst
2 9 (33.33%) Support Technician
3 8 (29.63%) Support Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) IT Support Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) IT Support
5 4 (14.81%) Service Manager
5 4 (14.81%) Active Directory Specialist
6 3 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (11.11%) Systems Support
6 3 (11.11%) Administrator
6 3 (11.11%) Service Level Manager
6 3 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
6 3 (11.11%) Systems Support Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) IT Administrator
7 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support Technician
7 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (7.41%) Applications Support
7 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (14.81%) PKI
2 3 (11.11%) Thin Client
2 3 (11.11%) AS400
2 3 (11.11%) Fat Client
3 2 (7.41%) iSeries
4 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
3 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.41%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Migration
2 6 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (18.52%) ITSM
4 4 (14.81%) Service Management
4 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
4 4 (14.81%) ERP
5 3 (11.11%) Change Management
5 3 (11.11%) Process Management
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (11.11%) Process Improvement
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) VBScript
2 2 (7.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (18.52%) MCSE
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) SLA
2 2 (7.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) XenApp
3 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Remedy
3 4 (14.81%) VMware
4 3 (11.11%) Citrix
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle
5 2 (7.41%) IBM
6 1 (3.70%) JD Edwards
6 1 (3.70%) HP
6 1 (3.70%) EMC
6 1 (3.70%) SAP