Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 2 13
Rank change year-on-year -30 +11 +25
Contract jobs citing ITIL 21 127 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 4.55% 21.31% 8.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.51% 25.10% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 107 57
Lancashire median daily rate £350 £420 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -12.50% +47.69%
10th Percentile £100 £270 £240
90th Percentile £942 £588 £1,000
North West median daily rate £386 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +3.00% -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 24
Lancashire median hourly rate £10.57 £52.58 £30.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -79.90% +73.32% +21.34%
10th Percentile £10.00 £49.02 £18.21
90th Percentile £43.00 £55.46 £41.94
North West median hourly rate £15.75 £14.93 £25.12
% change year-on-year +5.49% -40.57% +52.24%

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 381 506 769
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 82.47% 84.90% 82.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 347 522
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -13.89% +16.13%
10th Percentile £273 £213 £280
90th Percentile £615 £575 £663
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 49 79
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% +36.20%
10th Percentile £15.14 £11.45 £18.06
90th Percentile £53.00 £67.21 £47.76
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £30.15
% change year-on-year +4.17% -20.40% +72.29%

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017. 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 -27 7 £622 +44.65% 1
Chorley +4 2 £360 +20.00%
Preston -8 2 - -
Blackburn - 2 - -
Burnley -2 1 £238 -5.00%
Morecambe - 1 £100 -
ITIL
North West

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Windows
3 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
4 5 (23.81%) Programme Management
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (19.05%) Service Management
5 4 (19.05%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (19.05%) Symantec
5 4 (19.05%) Oracle
5 4 (19.05%) DHCP
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
5 4 (19.05%) DNS
5 4 (19.05%) Asset Management
5 4 (19.05%) Scrum
5 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
5 4 (19.05%) SFIA
5 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
6 3 (14.29%) User Experience
6 3 (14.29%) Service Design
6 3 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (14.29%) IFS
6 3 (14.29%) Customer-Centricity
6 3 (14.29%) Kanban

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 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (9.52%) IIS
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.76%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) DHCP
1 4 (19.05%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) SMS
3 1 (4.76%) BIG-IP
3 1 (4.76%) Broadband
3 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) NAS
3 1 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.76%) SNMP
3 1 (4.76%) VoIP
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Back Office
3 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (9.52%) DBA
3 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
3 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Server Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) SQL DBA
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) IT Support
4 1 (4.76%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Technician
4 1 (4.76%) Virtualisation Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) XML
1 3 (14.29%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) User Experience
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Life Science
3 1 (4.76%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) Programme Management
3 4 (19.05%) Asset Management
3 4 (19.05%) Scrum
3 4 (19.05%) Service Management
3 4 (19.05%) SFIA
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Change Management
4 3 (14.29%) Customer-Centricity
4 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) ERP
4 3 (14.29%) Kanban
4 3 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) Service Design
4 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.52%) Content Management
5 2 (9.52%) IT Governance
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
5 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (4.76%) ISEB
4 1 (4.76%) MCITP
4 1 (4.76%) MCSE
4 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.76%) QA
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
1 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) iptables
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.76%) XenApp
3 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) VMware
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Symantec
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco
3 3 (14.29%) IFS
4 2 (9.52%) webMethods
5 1 (4.76%) AppSense
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) CommVault
5 1 (4.76%) Kaseya
5 1 (4.76%) Kaspersky
5 1 (4.76%) Lotus
5 1 (4.76%) Maconomy
5 1 (4.76%) NetApp
5 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds