The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 14 20 10
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing ITIL 7 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 6.54% 7.48% 7.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.97% 11.27% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £200 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -58.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £19.56 £22.83 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.30% -17.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
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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 Preston region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
78 71 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 72.90% 66.36% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 33 29
Average daily rate £435 £394 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.47% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £443 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 4
Average hourly rate £31.92 £23.15 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.86% +21.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £22.35 £18.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £23.15 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Preston

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

ITIL
Hourly Rate Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Preston region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in Preston

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 4 (25.00%) VBA
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (25.00%) MS Project
3 4 (25.00%) Degree
3 4 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) Six Sigma
5 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) SCCM
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) ITSM
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
6 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Supply Chain Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
1 4 (25.00%) MS Project
2 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Local Government
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Developer
1 3 (18.75%) Designer
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
2 2 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Support Officer
2 2 (12.50%) Service Manager
2 2 (12.50%) VBA Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Transition Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Access Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Excel Developer
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
1 1 (6.25%) XML
1 1 (6.25%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) CMDB
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 3 (18.75%) Six Sigma
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) ITSM
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Transition Management
4 1 (6.25%) System Testing
4 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) VBA
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) ISEB
4 1 (6.25%) HND
4 1 (6.25%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.25%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
3 1 (6.25%) webMethods
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Symantec