Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for ITIL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL over the 6 months to 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 35 11
Rank change year-on-year +23 -24 +9
Contract jobs citing ITIL 71 19 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 10.79% 3.40% 11.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.70% 3.94% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 10 72
Lancashire median daily rate £474 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.48% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £293 £225 £213
90th Percentile £638 £494 £700
North West median daily rate £375 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 9
Lancashire median hourly rate £39.97 £26.83 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.98% -25.47% +43.31%
10th Percentile £9.63 £17.07 £20.50
90th Percentile £54.34 £36.53 £52.15
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year +6.45% -17.33% +12.16%

ITIL is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 559 482 581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 84.95% 86.23% 77.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 267 353
Lancashire median daily rate £463 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +13.33% -7.41%
10th Percentile £281 £314 £234
90th Percentile £575 £550 £536
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 54 62
Lancashire median hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.58% +8.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £10.60 £12.53 £12.02
90th Percentile £67.72 £47.85 £59.31
North West median hourly rate £23.75 £35.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -32.14% +29.63% -1.82%

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing ITIL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in Lancashire

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL in Lancashire.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in Lancashire

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Lancashire over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in Lancashire

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL in Lancashire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Lancashire

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Lancashire over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ITIL in Lancashire

ITIL
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool -6 28 £475 +11.76% 5
Preston +31 21 £338 -30.61% 6
Chorley - 11 £516 - 3
Blackburn - 3 - - 2
Burnley -3 1 £375 +57.89% 1
ITIL
North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 35 (49.30%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (36.62%) Project Management
3 24 (33.80%) Finance
4 18 (25.35%) DevOps
5 17 (23.94%) PRINCE2
6 16 (22.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (22.54%) ServiceNow
7 15 (21.13%) Security Cleared
7 15 (21.13%) Scrum
8 14 (19.72%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (19.72%) SC Cleared
8 14 (19.72%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (15.49%) Service Management
9 11 (15.49%) Resource Management
10 10 (14.08%) Portfolio Management
11 9 (12.68%) SFIA
11 9 (12.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 9 (12.68%) Degree
11 9 (12.68%) EMC
11 9 (12.68%) NetApp
11 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Office
12 8 (11.27%) Active Directory
12 8 (11.27%) Asset Management
12 8 (11.27%) Service Delivery
12 8 (11.27%) SCCM
13 7 (9.86%) BPSS Clearance
13 7 (9.86%) User Experience
13 7 (9.86%) Decision-Making
13 7 (9.86%) VMware
13 7 (9.86%) Programme Management

ITIL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.63%) IIS
2 2 (2.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) PaaS
2 3 (4.23%) SaaS
3 2 (2.82%) Boomi
3 2 (2.82%) iPaaS
4 1 (1.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.86%) SAN
1 7 (9.86%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.45%) DNS
3 4 (5.63%) Internet
3 4 (5.63%) WAN
4 3 (4.23%) BGP
4 3 (4.23%) DHCP
4 3 (4.23%) Firewall
4 3 (4.23%) IP Telephony
4 3 (4.23%) Network Security
4 3 (4.23%) OSPF
4 3 (4.23%) SMS
4 3 (4.23%) Unified Communications
4 3 (4.23%) VPN
5 1 (1.41%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MSI
General
1 24 (33.80%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.41%) Local Government
3 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (18.31%) Service Manager
2 9 (12.68%) Analyst
2 9 (12.68%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (11.27%) Project Manager
4 7 (9.86%) ITIL Manager
4 7 (9.86%) Senior Manager
4 7 (9.86%) Service Transition Manager
4 7 (9.86%) Transition Manager
5 5 (7.04%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Agile Delivery Manager
6 4 (5.63%) ITIL Service Manager
6 4 (5.63%) Senior Delivery Manager
7 3 (4.23%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.23%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.23%) Digital Project Manager
7 3 (4.23%) IT Manager
7 3 (4.23%) ITIL Project Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Service Level Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) Middleware
1 2 (2.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) User Experience
2 5 (7.04%) Clustering
3 4 (5.63%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.63%) PKI
4 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.82%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.41%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.04%) AIX
1 5 (7.04%) HPUX
1 5 (7.04%) Linux
1 5 (7.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (7.04%) Solaris
2 3 (4.23%) Windows
3 2 (2.82%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.82%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.41%) Unix
4 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (49.30%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (36.62%) Project Management
3 18 (25.35%) DevOps
4 17 (23.94%) PRINCE2
5 16 (22.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (21.13%) Scrum
7 14 (19.72%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (15.49%) Resource Management
8 11 (15.49%) Service Management
9 10 (14.08%) Portfolio Management
10 9 (12.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 9 (12.68%) SFIA
11 8 (11.27%) Asset Management
11 8 (11.27%) Service Delivery
12 7 (9.86%) Decision-Making
12 7 (9.86%) Programme Management
13 6 (8.45%) Infrastructure Management
13 6 (8.45%) ITSM
13 6 (8.45%) Stakeholder Identification
14 5 (7.04%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.41%) VB
1 1 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (21.13%) Security Cleared
2 14 (19.72%) ITIL Certification
2 14 (19.72%) SC Cleared
3 9 (12.68%) Degree
4 7 (9.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (9.86%) MCSE
4 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.63%) CCDP
5 4 (5.63%) CCNP
5 4 (5.63%) Chartered Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.63%) CISM
5 4 (5.63%) CISSP
5 4 (5.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (4.23%) CCIE
6 3 (4.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (4.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.41%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) SLA
2 2 (2.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (2.82%) P3O
3 1 (1.41%) GDPR
3 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (11.27%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.04%) Hyper-V
2 5 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.04%) VMware NSX
2 5 (7.04%) vSphere
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) SCCM
2 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (7.04%) vCenter Server
3 3 (4.23%) IBM BigFix
4 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 16 (22.54%) ServiceNow
2 9 (12.68%) EMC
2 9 (12.68%) NetApp
3 7 (9.86%) VMware
4 6 (8.45%) Bomgar
5 5 (7.04%) CheckPoint
5 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
5 5 (7.04%) Red Hat
5 5 (7.04%) Sun
5 5 (7.04%) Veritas
6 4 (5.63%) Brocade
6 4 (5.63%) Cisco
7 2 (2.82%) Dell
7 2 (2.82%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.41%) Symantec