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 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 13 39 22
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -17
Contract jobs citing ITIL 27 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 10.15% 2.58% 6.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.78% 3.36% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 7
Average daily rate
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£346 £103 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+237.80% -59.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £103 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £103 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 7
Average hourly rate £10.50 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £17.15 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +11.54%
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
196 238 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 73.68% 76.77% 64.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 99 64
Average daily rate £343 £350 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% +16.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 26 46
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £7.50 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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
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 September 2014. 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 +19 17 £331 - 1
Coalville - 4 - - 1
Hinckley - - - - 2
Loughborough - - - -
Lutterworth - - - - 1
ITIL
East Midlands

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 20 (50.00%) Windows
1 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (32.50%) MS Excel
3 12 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (30.00%) Migration
4 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (22.50%) Incident Management
5 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
6 8 (20.00%) ITSM
6 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (20.00%) Remedy
6 8 (20.00%) ERP
7 7 (17.50%) Oracle
7 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database
8 6 (15.00%) JD Edwards
8 6 (15.00%) Thin Client
8 6 (15.00%) Windows XP
8 6 (15.00%) SLA
8 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
8 6 (15.00%) Change Management
8 6 (15.00%) Manufacturing
8 6 (15.00%) Fat Client
9 5 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (12.50%) VMware
9 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (12.50%) DNS
9 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (32.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (10.00%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (12.50%) DNS
2 5 (12.50%) WAN
3 4 (10.00%) LDAP
3 4 (10.00%) Internet
3 4 (10.00%) IPsec
3 4 (10.00%) Kerberos
4 3 (7.50%) SAN
4 3 (7.50%) LAN
5 2 (5.00%) Firewall
6 1 (2.50%) DHCP
6 1 (2.50%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Ant
1 1 (2.50%) Subversion
1 1 (2.50%) Maven
1 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (15.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.00%) Local Government
2 2 (5.00%) Back Office
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Support Technician
3 7 (17.50%) Support Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Active Directory Specialist
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) IT Support
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Service Manager
6 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.50%) Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Service Level Manager
7 2 (5.00%) IT Support Technician
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Support Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) IT Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Data Centre Technician
7 2 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
7 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Thin Client
1 6 (15.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (10.00%) PKI
2 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.00%) iSeries
3 2 (5.00%) AS400
4 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.50%) GIS
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (15.00%) Windows XP
6 5 (12.50%) UNIX
6 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.00%) Mac OS X
7 2 (5.00%) AIX
8 1 (2.50%) Linux
8 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Migration
2 9 (22.50%) Incident Management
3 8 (20.00%) ITSM
3 8 (20.00%) ERP
4 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (15.00%) Change Management
5 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (10.00%) Service Management
7 3 (7.50%) Process Management
7 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
7 3 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (7.50%) Process Improvement
7 3 (7.50%) Time Management
8 2 (5.00%) Data Migration
8 2 (5.00%) Project Management
8 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.00%) Project Planning
9 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
9 1 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) VBScript
2 2 (5.00%) VB
3 1 (2.50%) Python
3 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.50%) MCSE
3 3 (7.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.50%) IBM Certification
4 1 (2.50%) NVQ Level 4
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) XenApp
3 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.50%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.00%) Remedy
3 7 (17.50%) Oracle
4 6 (15.00%) JD Edwards
5 5 (12.50%) VMware
5 5 (12.50%) Citrix
6 4 (10.00%) IBM
7 2 (5.00%) EMC
7 2 (5.00%) SAP
8 1 (2.50%) HP
8 1 (2.50%) Lotus
8 1 (2.50%) Symantec