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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 14 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 6.25% - 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.64% - 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£305 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £28.77 - £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £17.72
% change year-on-year
+1.63% -13.93%
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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
81 29 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 72.32% 51.79% 61.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 18 40
Average daily rate £410 £420 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% +29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £229 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 2
Average hourly rate £28.77 £40.00 £53.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.07% -24.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.71 £27.00 £35.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £41.20 £70.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Preston region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 January 2015.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in Preston

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (41.67%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (25.00%) Metadata Management
3 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Data Management
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (25.00%) ETL
3 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (16.67%) SCCM
4 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (8.33%) Transition Management
5 1 (8.33%) SCOrch
5 1 (8.33%) Data Structures

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) PowerPivot
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Local Government
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Solutions Designer
3 2 (16.67%) Service Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Service Assurance Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Transition Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Officer
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
1 1 (8.33%) XML Messaging
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (8.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Metadata Management
1 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (25.00%) Data Management
1 3 (25.00%) Migration
1 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (25.00%) ETL
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Transition Management
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) SCOrch
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (8.33%) Talend
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) webMethods
3 1 (8.33%) Symantec
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco