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 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 15 33 18
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -15
Contract jobs citing ITIL 30 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 10.75% 2.88% 7.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.63% 3.70% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 8
Average daily rate
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£346 £103 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+237.80% -60.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £101 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £103 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £25.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 - £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 - £31.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +16.66%
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
205 243 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 73.48% 77.64% 67.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 104 65
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 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £448 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 25 41
Average hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £7.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £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 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 19 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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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 +18 18 £331 +231.00% 1
Coalville - 4 - - 1
Hinckley - - - -
Loughborough - - - -
Lutterworth - - - - 1
ITIL
East Midlands

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 19 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 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
2 20 (48.78%) Windows
3 14 (34.15%) MS Excel
4 13 (31.71%) Active Directory
5 12 (29.27%) Migration
6 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (21.95%) PowerShell
7 9 (21.95%) Incident Management
7 9 (21.95%) ERP
8 8 (19.51%) Remedy
8 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (19.51%) ITSM
9 7 (17.07%) Manufacturing
9 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
9 7 (17.07%) Oracle
9 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database
10 6 (14.63%) SLA
10 6 (14.63%) Windows XP
10 6 (14.63%) JD Edwards
10 6 (14.63%) Thin Client
10 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
10 6 (14.63%) Change Management
10 6 (14.63%) Fat Client
11 5 (12.20%) Remedy ITSM
11 5 (12.20%) Windows 7
11 5 (12.20%) VMware
11 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (12.20%) Citrix

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 (4.88%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
2 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (34.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.76%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (9.76%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
2 5 (12.20%) WAN
2 5 (12.20%) DNS
3 4 (9.76%) Kerberos
3 4 (9.76%) LDAP
3 4 (9.76%) Internet
3 4 (9.76%) IPsec
4 3 (7.32%) SAN
4 3 (7.32%) LAN
5 2 (4.88%) Firewall
6 1 (2.44%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (2.44%) DHCP
6 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.44%) Subversion
1 1 (2.44%) Maven
1 1 (2.44%) Ant
General
1 7 (17.07%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.88%) Back Office
2 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Analyst
2 9 (21.95%) Support Technician
3 8 (19.51%) Support Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) IT Support
5 5 (12.20%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Administrator
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Service Manager
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Active Directory Specialist
7 3 (7.32%) Service Level Manager
7 3 (7.32%) IT Support Technician
7 3 (7.32%) Systems Support Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) IT Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (7.32%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) Systems Support
8 2 (4.88%) Applications Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Thin Client
1 6 (14.63%) Fat Client
2 4 (9.76%) PKI
2 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.32%) AS400
4 2 (4.88%) iSeries
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) GIS
5 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 20 (48.78%) Windows
2 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (14.63%) Windows XP
6 5 (12.20%) Windows 7
6 5 (12.20%) UNIX
7 2 (4.88%) AIX
7 2 (4.88%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Migration
2 9 (21.95%) Incident Management
2 9 (21.95%) ERP
3 8 (19.51%) ITSM
4 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
4 6 (14.63%) Change Management
5 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (9.76%) Service Management
7 3 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (7.32%) Process Improvement
7 3 (7.32%) Time Management
7 3 (7.32%) Process Management
7 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.88%) Project Management
8 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.88%) Data Migration
8 2 (4.88%) Project Planning
9 1 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.88%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) VBScript
2 2 (4.88%) VB
3 1 (2.44%) Java
3 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.20%) MCSE
3 3 (7.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.44%) NVQ Level 4
4 1 (2.44%) IBM Certification
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (31.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.76%) XenApp
3 2 (4.88%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.44%) Ansible
2 1 (2.44%) Puppet
2 1 (2.44%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.51%) Remedy
3 7 (17.07%) Oracle
4 6 (14.63%) JD Edwards
5 5 (12.20%) VMware
5 5 (12.20%) Citrix
6 4 (9.76%) IBM
7 2 (4.88%) SAP
7 2 (4.88%) EMC
8 1 (2.44%) Symantec
8 1 (2.44%) Lotus
8 1 (2.44%) HP