The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 23 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 9 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.50% 4.87% 4.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.14% 6.81% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 2
Average daily rate
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£206 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.50% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £350 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £455 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £9.50 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £17.72
% change year-on-year
+1.63% -13.93%
ITIL
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
175 191 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 68.09% 71.54% 66.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 84 52
Average daily rate £338 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 37
Average hourly rate £10.47 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.92% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £9.90 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £36.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL across the Leicestershire region.

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Leicestershire region.

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

ITIL
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +2 5 £360 -10.00% 9
Loughborough - - - -
Lutterworth - - - - 1
ITIL
East Midlands

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (45.83%) Windows
3 6 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 5 (20.83%) ERP
4 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
4 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (20.83%) Oracle
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
4 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
4 5 (20.83%) UNIX
4 5 (20.83%) JD Edwards
4 5 (20.83%) Thin Client
4 5 (20.83%) Middleware
4 5 (20.83%) Fat Client
4 5 (20.83%) Rational Rhapsody
4 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
5 4 (16.67%) Migration
5 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (16.67%) DNS
6 3 (12.50%) Smalltalk
6 3 (12.50%) HTTP
6 3 (12.50%) Kerberos
6 3 (12.50%) ClearCase
6 3 (12.50%) MCSE
6 3 (12.50%) LDAP
6 3 (12.50%) Ant
6 3 (12.50%) PVCS
6 3 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (4.17%) IBM Notes
1 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
2 4 (16.67%) DNS
3 3 (12.50%) HTTP
3 3 (12.50%) Kerberos
3 3 (12.50%) LDAP
3 3 (12.50%) Internet
3 3 (12.50%) IPsec
4 2 (8.33%) SAN
5 1 (4.17%) LAN
5 1 (4.17%) WAN
5 1 (4.17%) DHCP
5 1 (4.17%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (12.50%) ClearCase
2 3 (12.50%) Ant
2 3 (12.50%) PVCS
2 3 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (8.33%) Back Office
2 1 (4.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Team Leader
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Technical Team Leader
2 5 (20.83%) Middleware Team Leader
2 5 (20.83%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Active Directory Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Support Technician
5 2 (8.33%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.17%) DBA
6 1 (4.17%) Service Level Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Service Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Middleware
2 3 (12.50%) Servlets
2 3 (12.50%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Thin Client
1 5 (20.83%) Fat Client
2 3 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 3 (12.50%) PKI
3 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.33%) iSeries
3 2 (8.33%) AS400
4 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) UNIX
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) AIX
4 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 5 (20.83%) ERP
2 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (16.67%) Migration
4 3 (12.50%) OOP
4 3 (12.50%) OO
4 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.17%) Change Management
6 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Service Management
6 1 (4.17%) Process Management
6 1 (4.17%) ITSM
6 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.17%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) Smalltalk
1 3 (12.50%) Java
1 3 (12.50%) Perl
1 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.50%) MCSE
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.17%) IBM Certification
3 1 (4.17%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) JD Edwards
3 2 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) Lotus
4 1 (4.17%) EMC
4 1 (4.17%) Symantec
4 1 (4.17%) VMware