Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 31 15
Rank change year-on-year +24 -16 +17
Contract jobs citing ITIL 75 28 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 13.71% 5.08% 8.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.50% 5.74% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 17 57
Lancashire median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +28.68%
10th Percentile £234 £316 £213
90th Percentile £638 £675 £711
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £353
% change year-on-year - +13.48% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 7
Lancashire median hourly rate £26.83 £34.92 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.16% -3.01% +44.00%
10th Percentile £9.63 £26.83 £17.40
90th Percentile £63.00 £48.00 £43.11
North West median hourly rate £15.78 £16.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -1.41% -36.00% +19.22%

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 484 488 663
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 88.48% 88.57% 77.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 273 420
Lancashire median daily rate £424 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.89% +5.00% +5.61%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £256
90th Percentile £576 £550 £553
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 65 80
Lancashire median hourly rate £36.25 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.71% +13.33% +17.30%
10th Percentile £13.17 £22.90 £19.69
90th Percentile £52.99 £53.00 £47.90
North West median hourly rate £21.78 £35.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.65% +18.33% +33.33%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -1 33 £544 +31.82% 1
Preston +36 19 £313 - 2
Chorley - 13 £516 - 6
Blackburn +13 3 - - 1
ITIL
North West

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 39 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.00%) Finance
3 23 (30.67%) Project Management
3 23 (30.67%) DevOps
4 18 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (24.00%) PRINCE2
4 18 (24.00%) Scrum
5 17 (22.67%) Service Management
5 17 (22.67%) Security Cleared
6 16 (21.33%) ServiceNow
7 15 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 14 (18.67%) SFIA
8 14 (18.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (18.67%) Resource Management
8 14 (18.67%) Problem Management
9 13 (17.33%) Service Delivery
9 13 (17.33%) Change Management
10 12 (16.00%) Asset Management
10 12 (16.00%) Degree
11 11 (14.67%) Programme Management
11 11 (14.67%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (14.67%) Portfolio Management
12 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
12 10 (13.33%) Software Engineering
13 9 (12.00%) Data Management
13 9 (12.00%) EMC
13 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
13 9 (12.00%) NetApp
13 9 (12.00%) SaaS
13 9 (12.00%) Waterfall

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 (5.33%) IIS
2 3 (4.00%) CMS
3 2 (2.67%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.00%) SaaS
2 8 (10.67%) PaaS
3 6 (8.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.33%) SAN
1 7 (9.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.00%) DNS
3 4 (5.33%) Internet
4 3 (4.00%) BGP
4 3 (4.00%) DHCP
4 3 (4.00%) Firewall
4 3 (4.00%) IP Telephony
4 3 (4.00%) Network Security
4 3 (4.00%) OSPF
4 3 (4.00%) SMS
4 3 (4.00%) Unified Communications
4 3 (4.00%) VPN
4 3 (4.00%) WAN
5 2 (2.67%) Skype
5 2 (2.67%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MSI
General
1 24 (32.00%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (17.33%) Service Manager
2 9 (12.00%) Delivery Manager
2 9 (12.00%) ITIL Manager
2 9 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (10.67%) Analyst
4 7 (9.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (9.33%) Project Manager
5 6 (8.00%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 6 (8.00%) ITIL Service Manager
6 5 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Change Manager
6 5 (6.67%) Senior Manager
6 5 (6.67%) Service Transition Manager
6 5 (6.67%) Transition Manager
7 4 (5.33%) Senior Delivery Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Change and Release Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Digital Project Manager
8 3 (4.00%) IT Manager
8 3 (4.00%) ITIL Project Manager
8 3 (4.00%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Data Centre
1 7 (9.33%) User Experience
2 6 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.67%) Clustering
4 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.33%) PKI
5 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.33%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.67%) AIX
1 5 (6.67%) HPUX
1 5 (6.67%) Linux
1 5 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (6.67%) Solaris
2 2 (2.67%) Windows
3 1 (1.33%) Unix
3 1 (1.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (30.67%) DevOps
2 23 (30.67%) Project Management
3 18 (24.00%) PRINCE2
3 18 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (24.00%) Scrum
4 17 (22.67%) Service Management
5 14 (18.67%) Problem Management
5 14 (18.67%) Resource Management
5 14 (18.67%) SFIA
5 14 (18.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (17.33%) Change Management
6 13 (17.33%) Service Delivery
7 12 (16.00%) Asset Management
8 11 (14.67%) Portfolio Management
8 11 (14.67%) Programme Management
9 10 (13.33%) Software Engineering
10 9 (12.00%) Data Management
10 9 (12.00%) Waterfall
11 8 (10.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.33%) VB
1 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (22.67%) Security Cleared
2 15 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (16.00%) Degree
4 11 (14.67%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (9.33%) MCSE
5 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (8.00%) CCDP
6 6 (8.00%) CCNP
6 6 (8.00%) Chartered Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (8.00%) CISM
6 6 (8.00%) CISSP
7 5 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (4.00%) CCIE
8 3 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) SLA
2 3 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.33%) GDPR
3 1 (1.33%) P3O
3 1 (1.33%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (9.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 5 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.67%) VMware NSX
2 5 (6.67%) vSphere
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (8.00%) SCCM
2 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (6.67%) vCenter Server
3 3 (4.00%) IBM BigFix
4 1 (1.33%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 16 (21.33%) ServiceNow
2 9 (12.00%) EMC
2 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.00%) NetApp
3 7 (9.33%) VMware
4 6 (8.00%) Bomgar
4 6 (8.00%) Cisco
5 5 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 5 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.67%) Sun
5 5 (6.67%) Veritas
6 4 (5.33%) Brocade
7 2 (2.67%) Cadence
8 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.33%) Symantec