Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 29 3
Rank change year-on-year -5 -26 +11
Contract jobs citing ITIL 39 22 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 5.74% 4.88% 19.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.71% 5.88% 24.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 17 106
Lancashire median daily rate £475 £360 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.94% -14.29% -8.94%
10th Percentile £280 £100 £263
90th Percentile £541 £850 £588
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 5
Lancashire median hourly rate £18.75 £10.57 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.39% -77.75% +55.64%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.00 £20.50
90th Percentile £41.92 £43.00 £54.64
North West median hourly rate £17.46 £14.00 £14.86
% change year-on-year +24.68% -5.79% -40.84%

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 581 374 544
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 85.57% 82.93% 82.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 240 360
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% -11.93%
10th Percentile £269 £298 £213
90th Percentile £575 £607 £556
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 44 57
Lancashire median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £11.05 £15.14 £11.90
90th Percentile £51.86 £65.89 £62.29
North West median hourly rate £21.76 £28.00 £21.05
% change year-on-year -22.29% +33.05% -30.20%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 21 November 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
Preston +15 17 £350 -28.21% 2
Blackpool -7 14 £475 -23.63% 2
Blackburn -4 2 - -
Burnley -1 1 £375 +57.89%
Chorley -14 1 £513 +42.36% 2
ITIL
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 14 (35.90%) Finance
1 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.51%) PRINCE2
2 8 (20.51%) Service Management
3 7 (17.95%) Project Management
3 7 (17.95%) Windows
4 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (15.38%) Degree
4 6 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (15.38%) ITIL V3
4 6 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 5 (12.82%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (12.82%) User Experience
5 5 (12.82%) ServiceNow
5 5 (12.82%) Asset Management
5 5 (12.82%) ITSM
6 4 (10.26%) VMware
6 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
6 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
6 4 (10.26%) Linux
6 4 (10.26%) SLA
6 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
6 4 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (10.26%) PaaS
6 4 (10.26%) SFIA
6 4 (10.26%) Decision-Making
7 3 (7.69%) Service Design
7 3 (7.69%) Virtual Team Management
7 3 (7.69%) Virtual Team
7 3 (7.69%) Problem-Solving

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 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) Confluence
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) PaaS
2 3 (7.69%) Boomi
2 3 (7.69%) iPaaS
3 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.56%) IaaS
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.56%) Office 365
3 1 (2.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) LAN
1 3 (7.69%) WAN
2 2 (5.13%) DNS
2 2 (5.13%) SAN
3 1 (2.56%) DHCP
3 1 (2.56%) PBX
3 1 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.56%) SMS
3 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.56%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) Burp Suite
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.56%) JMeter
2 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.56%) MSI
General
1 14 (35.90%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Service Manager
3 5 (12.82%) Senior Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Integration Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Portfolio Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Portfolio Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Service Level Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Service Transition Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Transition Manager
6 2 (5.13%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.13%) Asset Management Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Asset Management Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) Middleware
1 3 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (2.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) User Experience
2 3 (7.69%) Smartphone
2 3 (7.69%) Virtual Team
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) iPad
4 1 (2.56%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.26%) Linux
3 4 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.69%) Windows 10
4 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.13%) AIX
5 2 (5.13%) HPUX
5 2 (5.13%) Solaris
6 1 (2.56%) Android
6 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.56%) Unix
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Phone
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.51%) PRINCE2
2 8 (20.51%) Service Management
3 7 (17.95%) Project Management
4 6 (15.38%) ITIL V3
4 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (12.82%) Asset Management
5 5 (12.82%) ITSM
6 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
6 4 (10.26%) Decision-Making
6 4 (10.26%) SFIA
7 3 (7.69%) Coaching
7 3 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.69%) Service Design
7 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Identification
7 3 (7.69%) TOGAF
7 3 (7.69%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
1 6 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (12.82%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (5.13%) MCSE
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.56%) PMP
5 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) SLA
2 3 (7.69%) P3O
3 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.56%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.56%) Nessus
2 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) ServiceNow
2 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
2 4 (10.26%) VMware
3 3 (7.69%) Dell
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) MuleSoft
4 2 (5.13%) Adobe
4 2 (5.13%) Citrix
4 2 (5.13%) EMC
4 2 (5.13%) IBM
4 2 (5.13%) NetApp
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle
4 2 (5.13%) Snow
4 2 (5.13%) Sun
5 1 (2.56%) Avaya
5 1 (2.56%) Bomgar
5 1 (2.56%) Google
5 1 (2.56%) Nortel