The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 4 23 10
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -13
Contract jobs citing ITIL 25 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 15.82% 6.85% 6.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.84% 7.46% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 1
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£325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.77 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.62% -9.88%
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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 Luton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
126 201 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 79.75% 91.78% 74.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 158 30
Average daily rate £425 £431 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £12.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £24.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Luton

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Luton region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 (53.85%) Service Delivery
2 16 (41.03%) ITIL Certification
3 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
4 12 (30.77%) Citrix
5 11 (28.21%) E-Commerce
6 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 9 (23.08%) VMware
6 9 (23.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (20.51%) Service Management
7 8 (20.51%) Windows
8 7 (17.95%) Management Information System
9 6 (15.38%) Cisco
9 6 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (12.82%) SLA
10 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
10 5 (12.82%) Change Management
10 5 (12.82%) Project Management
11 4 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (10.26%) Finance
11 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (10.26%) Capacity Management
11 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (10.26%) Statistical Analysis
12 3 (7.69%) Local Government
12 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
12 3 (7.69%) IP Telephony
12 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (7.69%) Degree
12 3 (7.69%) Problem Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Business One
1 1 (2.56%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.69%) Office 365
3 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) VoIP
1 3 (7.69%) WAN
1 3 (7.69%) SAN
1 3 (7.69%) IP Telephony
2 2 (5.13%) Firewall
2 2 (5.13%) DNS
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (5.13%) LAN
2 2 (5.13%) DHCP
3 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.56%) VPN
3 1 (2.56%) ADSL
3 1 (2.56%) Internet
3 1 (2.56%) Wireless
3 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Local Government
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Analyst
2 15 (38.46%) Service Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) Service Transition Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Service Design Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Services Delivery Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Service Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Network Specialist
5 3 (7.69%) Capacity Planning Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Principal Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Planning Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Network Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) Applications Packager
6 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco Specialist
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.56%) XML
2 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.69%) Thin Client
3 3 (7.69%) Fat Client
4 2 (5.13%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.56%) NHS
5 1 (2.56%) iPhone
5 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.56%) Replication
5 1 (2.56%) Clustering
5 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.56%) Android
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Service Delivery
2 11 (28.21%) E-Commerce
3 9 (23.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 8 (20.51%) Service Management
5 6 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (12.82%) Project Management
6 5 (12.82%) Change Management
7 4 (10.26%) Statistical Analysis
7 4 (10.26%) Capacity Management
8 3 (7.69%) Problem Management
8 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
9 2 (5.13%) CMMI
9 2 (5.13%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (5.13%) Information Security
9 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.13%) Document Management
9 2 (5.13%) Data Protection
9 2 (5.13%) Security Management
9 2 (5.13%) Migration
9 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (41.03%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.69%) CCNP
3 3 (7.69%) CCNA
3 3 (7.69%) Degree
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.56%) HNC
5 1 (2.56%) HND
5 1 (2.56%) ISEB
5 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.56%) CISSP
5 1 (2.56%) NVQ Level 4
5 1 (2.56%) ISSMP
5 1 (2.56%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) SLA
2 2 (5.13%) TickIT
2 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.77%) Citrix
3 9 (23.08%) VMware
4 6 (15.38%) Cisco
5 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.56%) Metastorm
6 1 (2.56%) OpenText
6 1 (2.56%) Sun
6 1 (2.56%) Dell
6 1 (2.56%) EMC
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle
6 1 (2.56%) SAP
6 1 (2.56%) Mitel
6 1 (2.56%) Northgate
6 1 (2.56%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.56%) RightFax
6 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
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