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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 14 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing ITIL 6 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 7.06% 11.82% 6.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.68% 13.54% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
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£350 £338 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £30.52 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.08% -23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -14.66%
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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
62 96 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 72.94% 87.27% 62.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 26 21
Average daily rate £430 £413 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.24% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £440 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 6
Average hourly rate £21.91 £23.15 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% +21.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £18.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £42.50 £135.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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 1 July 2015.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in Preston

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 8 (57.14%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) SDLC
3 5 (35.71%) Degree
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) MS Visio
4 4 (28.57%) MS Project
4 4 (28.57%) VBA
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 3 (21.43%) Supplier Management
5 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
5 3 (21.43%) Six Sigma
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 1 (7.14%) Data Management
7 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
7 1 (7.14%) CMDB
7 1 (7.14%) SAP HCM
7 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (7.14%) SCCM

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Project
1 4 (28.57%) MS Visio
2 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) ResourceLink
1 1 (7.14%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Service Manager
1 4 (28.57%) Service Level Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Designer
3 2 (14.29%) VBA Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Officer
4 1 (7.14%) Excel Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Access Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) CMDB
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) SDLC
2 3 (21.43%) Six Sigma
2 3 (21.43%) Supplier Management
3 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) ETL Development
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) ITSM
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) VBA
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) HND
4 1 (7.14%) ISEB
4 1 (7.14%) APMP
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Talend
3 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow