Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 16 December 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)
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 47 45
Rank change year-on-year -19 -2 -25
Contract jobs citing ITIL 74 103 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.13% 4.61% 4.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.53% 5.30% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 72 71
Leeds median daily rate £425 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.93% +12.50% -11.76%
10th Percentile £225 £113 £113
90th Percentile £613 £488 £475
West Yorkshire median daily rate £418 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +19.29% +7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 6
Leeds median hourly rate £16.75 £40.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.13% +226.53% +2.08%
10th Percentile £11.40 £14.88 £10.20
90th Percentile £21.50 £40.00 £12.38
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £40.00 £12.13
% change year-on-year -56.48% +229.90% +1.04%

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 Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,094 1,944 2,251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 88.54% 87.06% 88.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,451 1,379 1,493
Leeds median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +2.56%
10th Percentile £313 £265 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £414 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +2.16% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 33 40
Leeds median hourly rate £17.91 £25.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.37% +88.68% -11.67%
10th Percentile £11.24 £11.98 £10.47
90th Percentile £26.85 £40.00 £30.83
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.21 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +7.53% +10.34% -3.33%

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing ITIL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in Leeds

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in Leeds

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Leeds over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in Leeds

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Leeds region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 22 (29.73%) Service Management
2 20 (27.03%) Windows
3 19 (25.68%) Microsoft
3 19 (25.68%) Finance
4 15 (20.27%) PowerShell
5 14 (18.92%) Degree
6 13 (17.57%) Cisco
6 13 (17.57%) Active Directory
7 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (16.22%) Mentoring
8 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
9 10 (13.51%) SQL
9 10 (13.51%) T-SQL
9 10 (13.51%) Oracle
9 10 (13.51%) LAN
9 10 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (13.51%) VMware
9 10 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (13.51%) Security Cleared
9 10 (13.51%) F5
10 9 (12.16%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (12.16%) BGP
10 9 (12.16%) OSPF
10 9 (12.16%) CCNP
10 9 (12.16%) CheckPoint
10 9 (12.16%) DevOps
11 8 (10.81%) Service Design
11 8 (10.81%) DNS
11 8 (10.81%) WAN

ITIL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 6 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.41%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.35%) CMS
4 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.16%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.11%) IaaS
2 6 (8.11%) PaaS
3 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.05%) Office 365
3 3 (4.05%) SaaS
3 3 (4.05%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.51%) LAN
2 9 (12.16%) BGP
2 9 (12.16%) OSPF
3 8 (10.81%) DNS
3 8 (10.81%) WAN
4 5 (6.76%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (6.76%) Firewall
4 5 (6.76%) MPLS
5 4 (5.41%) Cisco ISE
5 4 (5.41%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (5.41%) DHCP
5 4 (5.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (5.41%) TACACS
5 4 (5.41%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.41%) tcpdump
5 4 (5.41%) Wireshark
6 2 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (2.70%) VoIP
6 2 (2.70%) VPN
7 1 (1.35%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.35%) MySQL
5 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) InstallShield
1 3 (4.05%) JIRA
1 3 (4.05%) MSI
1 3 (4.05%) WinDbg
2 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.35%) Bitbucket
General
1 19 (25.68%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Legal
3 2 (2.70%) Back Office
3 2 (2.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.35%) Retail
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (20.27%) Analyst
2 10 (13.51%) DBA
3 8 (10.81%) Network Engineer
3 8 (10.81%) Service Analyst
4 7 (9.46%) SQL DBA
5 5 (6.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (6.76%) Architect
5 5 (6.76%) Consultant
5 5 (6.76%) Project Manager
5 5 (6.76%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (5.41%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Designer
7 3 (4.05%) DevOps Manager
7 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared Application Packager
7 3 (4.05%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) Web Services
2 1 (1.35%) Ajax
2 1 (1.35%) CSS
2 1 (1.35%) DOM
2 1 (1.35%) HTML
2 1 (1.35%) REST
2 1 (1.35%) SAML
2 1 (1.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) Clustering
2 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (4.05%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.70%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.70%) CMDB
4 2 (2.70%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.70%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.70%) User Experience
5 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.35%) NHS
5 1 (1.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.03%) Windows
2 7 (9.46%) Windows Server
3 6 (8.11%) Linux
4 3 (4.05%) VMS
4 3 (4.05%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.73%) Service Management
2 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (16.22%) Mentoring
3 9 (12.16%) DevOps
4 8 (10.81%) Change Management
4 8 (10.81%) ITSM
4 8 (10.81%) Load Balancing
4 8 (10.81%) PRINCE2
4 8 (10.81%) Service Delivery
4 8 (10.81%) Service Design
5 7 (9.46%) Computer Science
5 7 (9.46%) Incident Management
5 7 (9.46%) SDLC
6 6 (8.11%) High Availability
7 5 (6.76%) Change Control
7 5 (6.76%) Network Design
7 5 (6.76%) Project Management
7 5 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (6.76%) Test Automation
8 4 (5.41%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.27%) PowerShell
2 10 (13.51%) SQL
2 10 (13.51%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.05%) Bash Shell
3 3 (4.05%) Python
3 3 (4.05%) VBScript
4 2 (2.70%) Tcl
5 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (18.92%) Degree
2 10 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (13.51%) Security Cleared
3 9 (12.16%) CCNP
4 7 (9.46%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (9.46%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.76%) CCIE
5 5 (6.76%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (5.41%) CCNA
7 3 (4.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (4.05%) MCSE
7 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.70%) CCSA
8 2 (2.70%) CCSE
8 2 (2.70%) ISEB
8 2 (2.70%) ISTQB
8 2 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (2.70%) MCITP
8 2 (2.70%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) PMO
2 2 (2.70%) SLA
3 1 (1.35%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (17.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.41%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.05%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.70%) VMware NSX
4 2 (2.70%) XenApp
4 2 (2.70%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.70%) XenServer
5 1 (1.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.35%) KVM
5 1 (1.35%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) SCCM
1 7 (9.46%) WSUS
2 4 (5.41%) ArcSight ESM
2 4 (5.41%) HP SIM
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (5.41%) SCOM
3 3 (4.05%) Perfmon
4 2 (2.70%) Puppet
5 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.35%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (25.68%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.57%) Cisco
3 10 (13.51%) F5
3 10 (13.51%) Oracle
3 10 (13.51%) VMware
4 9 (12.16%) CheckPoint
5 7 (9.46%) Citrix
5 7 (9.46%) SolarWinds
6 5 (6.76%) McAfee
7 4 (5.41%) ArcSight
7 4 (5.41%) Blue Coat
7 4 (5.41%) Dell
7 4 (5.41%) HP
7 4 (5.41%) ServiceNow
8 3 (4.05%) Altiris
8 3 (4.05%) Ivanti
8 3 (4.05%) Splunk
8 3 (4.05%) Symantec
9 2 (2.70%) NetApp
9 2 (2.70%) Red Hat