Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 14 21
Rank change year-on-year -19 +7 -3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 21 93 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.92% 10.74% 6.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.50% 14.40% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 74 18
Lancashire median daily rate £375 £396 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.36% +18.13% +29.01%
10th Percentile £219 £241 £191
90th Percentile £470 £700 £475
North West median daily rate £360 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 11
Lancashire median hourly rate £26.83 £36.00 £25.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.47% +43.31% -11.86%
10th Percentile £20.33 £20.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.00 £53.00 £75.78
North West median hourly rate £15.75 £19.00 £19.24
% change year-on-year -17.11% -1.22% -23.06%

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 467 646 629
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 87.13% 74.60% 80.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 395 406
Lancashire median daily rate £423 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.03% -0.13% +3.47%
10th Percentile £310 £250 £260
90th Percentile £538 £513 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 73 61
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +27.79% +22.08%
10th Percentile £23.65 £15.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.70 £58.59 £59.00
North West median hourly rate £36.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +26.32% +3.64% +25.00%

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 July 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 21 July 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 21 July 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
Preston -28 6 £488 +69.57% 1
Blackpool +8 4 £425 -15.00%
Blackburn -4 1 - - 2
Burnley - 1 £238 - 1
ITIL
North West

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
1 8 (38.10%) Change Management
2 7 (33.33%) Service Management
2 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Finance
3 6 (28.57%) Release Management
3 6 (28.57%) Oracle
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
4 5 (23.81%) DHCP
4 5 (23.81%) DNS
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
5 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (19.05%) SAN
5 4 (19.05%) ERP
5 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
5 4 (19.05%) SQL
5 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
5 4 (19.05%) VMware
6 3 (14.29%) Backup Exec
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (14.29%) IP Telephony
6 3 (14.29%) Life Science
6 3 (14.29%) MCITP
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005

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 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) IIS
3 2 (9.52%) SAS
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) DHCP
1 5 (23.81%) DNS
2 4 (19.05%) SAN
3 3 (14.29%) IP Telephony
3 3 (14.29%) NAS
4 1 (4.76%) Broadband
4 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall
4 1 (4.76%) LAN
4 1 (4.76%) SNMP
4 1 (4.76%) VoIP
4 1 (4.76%) WAN
4 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (9.52%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (9.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (9.52%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (14.29%) Applications Support
1 3 (14.29%) Change Manager
1 3 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
2 2 (9.52%) Administrator
2 2 (9.52%) Analyst
2 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Server Administrator
2 2 (9.52%) Service Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (4.76%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Applications Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Applications Project Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Database Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Documentation Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) IT Support
3 1 (4.76%) IT Technician
3 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
1 2 (9.52%) ADO.NET
1 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
1 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 2 (9.52%) Classic ASP
1 2 (9.52%) CSS
1 2 (9.52%) Entity Framework
1 2 (9.52%) HTML
1 2 (9.52%) LINQ
1 2 (9.52%) LINQ to SQL
1 2 (9.52%) WCF
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
1 2 (9.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Life Science
3 2 (9.52%) Clustering
3 2 (9.52%) User Experience
4 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.76%) PMI
4 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
3 3 (14.29%) Unix
4 2 (9.52%) Linux
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Change Management
2 7 (33.33%) Service Management
3 6 (28.57%) Release Management
4 4 (19.05%) ERP
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
6 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Data Integration
6 2 (9.52%) ITSM
6 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
6 2 (9.52%) MVC
6 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
6 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
6 2 (9.52%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.52%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.52%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
3 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
3 2 (9.52%) VB
3 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (14.29%) MCITP
2 3 (14.29%) MCSE
2 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) HNC
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.76%) CBAP
4 1 (4.76%) IIBA
4 1 (4.76%) ISEB
4 1 (4.76%) Master's Degree
4 1 (4.76%) MCP
4 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 3 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (14.29%) WSUS
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) Kaseya
3 3 (14.29%) Kaspersky
3 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 3 (14.29%) Symantec
4 2 (9.52%) IBM
4 2 (9.52%) SAP
5 1 (4.76%) BeyondTrust
5 1 (4.76%) Canon
5 1 (4.76%) Capita
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) Maconomy
5 1 (4.76%) MobileIron
5 1 (4.76%) NetApp
5 1 (4.76%) ScanSafe