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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 14 21 13
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing ITIL 7 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 6.60% 8.80% 3.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.09% 11.22% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £25.12 £23.15 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.50% -28.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
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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
77 98 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 72.64% 78.40% 68.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 39 21
Average daily rate £430 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.96% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £217 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 5
Average hourly rate £37.00 £23.15 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.82% -10.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £18.00 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £42.50 £135.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (46.15%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) SDLC
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Degree
3 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
3 4 (30.77%) VBA
3 4 (30.77%) MS Project
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
4 3 (23.08%) Six Sigma
4 3 (23.08%) Supplier Management
4 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) ITSM
5 2 (15.38%) Service Management
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
5 2 (15.38%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow
6 1 (7.69%) APMP
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
1 4 (30.77%) MS Project
2 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) ResourceLink
1 1 (7.69%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
1 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) VBA Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Designer
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Access Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Data Migration Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Officer
3 1 (7.69%) Excel Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Service Level Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) XML
1 1 (7.69%) XML Messaging
1 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) SDLC
2 3 (23.08%) Six Sigma
2 3 (23.08%) Supplier Management
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) ITSM
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Metadata Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) ETL
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) VBA
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) APMP
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB
3 1 (7.69%) HND
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow
3 1 (7.69%) Talend
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Symantec
3 1 (7.69%) webMethods
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
Preston, Lancashire
Connectus
Rate: £30.52 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago