Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 6 18
Rank change year-on-year -13 +12 +15
Contract jobs citing ITIL 37 112 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 8.71% 19.34% 7.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.92% 22.36% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 91 51
Lancashire median daily rate £563 £425 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.35% -19.05% +31.25%
10th Percentile £202 £313 £250
90th Percentile £671 £600 £1,000
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 20
Lancashire median hourly rate £26.83 £53.00 £34.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.38% +51.65% +39.80%
10th Percentile £9.99 £45.00 £24.93
90th Percentile £62.33 £53.00 £42.02
North West median hourly rate £17.43 £15.09 £27.50
% change year-on-year +15.51% -45.13% +35.80%

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 373 501 764
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 87.76% 86.53% 81.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 353 502
Lancashire median daily rate £410 £400 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -7.51% +8.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £256
90th Percentile £589 £575 £628
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 59 90
Lancashire median hourly rate £40.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.71% +6.25% +23.00%
10th Percentile £14.13 £18.04 £21.50
90th Percentile £62.63 £53.10 £53.20
North West median hourly rate £23.17 £27.12 £30.15
% change year-on-year -14.56% -10.04% +50.75%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -23 15 £575 +39.82% 1
Preston +11 9 £313 - 5
Blackburn +9 3 - - 2
Chorley - 3 £360 - 1
Morecambe - 1 £100 -
ITIL
North West

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (35.14%) Service Management
4 11 (29.73%) Change Management
5 10 (27.03%) Programme Management
5 10 (27.03%) Problem Management
6 9 (24.32%) Asset Management
6 9 (24.32%) PRINCE2
6 9 (24.32%) SFIA
7 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
7 8 (21.62%) Service Delivery
8 7 (18.92%) ITSM
9 6 (16.22%) Scrum
9 6 (16.22%) SaaS
9 6 (16.22%) Waterfall
9 6 (16.22%) Resource Management
9 6 (16.22%) Degree
9 6 (16.22%) User Experience
10 5 (13.51%) DevOps
10 5 (13.51%) IaaS
10 5 (13.51%) Service Design
10 5 (13.51%) Customer-Centricity
10 5 (13.51%) Data Management
10 5 (13.51%) Business Analysis
10 5 (13.51%) Kanban
10 5 (13.51%) PaaS
10 5 (13.51%) Open Source
10 5 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (13.51%) Cisco
11 4 (10.81%) Microsoft

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 (8.11%) CMS
2 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) SaaS
2 5 (13.51%) IaaS
2 5 (13.51%) PaaS
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) SMS
2 2 (5.41%) Skype
2 2 (5.41%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (2.70%) BIG-IP
3 1 (2.70%) DHCP
3 1 (2.70%) DNS
3 1 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
General
1 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Back Office
3 1 (2.70%) Local Government
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (13.51%) Change Manager
2 5 (13.51%) Service Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Change and Release Manager
4 3 (8.11%) ITIL Manager
4 3 (8.11%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
4 3 (8.11%) ITIL Service Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Release Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Lync Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) SQL DBA
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) XML
1 3 (8.11%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) User Experience
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
1 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) Service Management
3 11 (29.73%) Change Management
4 10 (27.03%) Problem Management
4 10 (27.03%) Programme Management
5 9 (24.32%) Asset Management
5 9 (24.32%) PRINCE2
5 9 (24.32%) SFIA
6 8 (21.62%) Service Delivery
6 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
7 7 (18.92%) ITSM
8 6 (16.22%) Resource Management
8 6 (16.22%) Scrum
8 6 (16.22%) Waterfall
9 5 (13.51%) Business Analysis
9 5 (13.51%) Customer-Centricity
9 5 (13.51%) Data Management
9 5 (13.51%) Kanban
9 5 (13.51%) Open Source
9 5 (13.51%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.41%) R
2 2 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) CCDP
4 2 (5.41%) CCNP
4 2 (5.41%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.41%) CISM
4 2 (5.41%) CISSP
4 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.70%) P3O
2 1 (2.70%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
1 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) iptables
2 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Cisco
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) VMware
3 3 (8.11%) IFS
3 3 (8.11%) ServiceNow
3 3 (8.11%) Symantec
4 2 (5.41%) Cadence
4 2 (5.41%) webMethods
5 1 (2.70%) CommVault
5 1 (2.70%) Lotus
5 1 (2.70%) NetApp