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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 12 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 6.32% 4.17% 4.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.82% 8.33% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £290 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.17% -39.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.54 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.69
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -12.37%
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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
68 36 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 71.58% 50.00% 64.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 18 39
Average daily rate £385 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.07% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £525 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 2
Average hourly rate £32.54 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.46% +9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 2015.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in Preston

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (38.46%) Windows
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow
4 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Metadata Management
4 2 (15.38%) SCCM
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Data Management
4 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) ETL
4 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 1 (7.69%) XML
5 1 (7.69%) HND
5 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
5 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.69%) SLA

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Support
2 2 (15.38%) Solutions Designer
2 2 (15.38%) Service Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Data Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Support Officer
2 2 (15.38%) Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Service Assurance Manager
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Transition Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) XML
1 1 (7.69%) XML Messaging
1 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.69%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
2 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
2 2 (15.38%) ETL
2 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Data Management
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Metadata Management
3 1 (7.69%) Transition Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
3 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) System Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) HND
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) SCOrch
2 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) webMethods
2 1 (7.69%) Symantec
2 1 (7.69%) VMware