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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank - 14 16
Contract jobs citing ITIL 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston - 5.32% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 7.04% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £32.54 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.61 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+8.90% +2.36%
ITIL
Lancashire

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
47 71 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 63.51% 75.53% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 38 18
Average daily rate £413 £385 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 7
Average hourly rate £38.00 £29.69 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.01% -1.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £20.35 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £39.60 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 2016, 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 4 (28.57%) Service Management
1 4 (28.57%) ITSM
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (21.43%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (21.43%) Software Audit
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) Software License Management
3 2 (14.29%) Software Licensing
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) InfoPath
3 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) VBA
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) Validation
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Finance
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Military

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (14.29%) InfoPath
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Release Manager
1 3 (21.43%) Service Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Compliance Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Software Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Asset and Configuration Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Governance Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Manager
3 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
3 1 (7.14%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Service Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Report Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Service Level Manager
3 1 (7.14%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITSM
1 4 (28.57%) Service Management
2 3 (21.43%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (21.43%) Software Audit
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) Software License Management
3 2 (14.29%) Software Licensing
3 2 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
1 2 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) NetApp
3 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
3 1 (7.14%) VMware