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 3 months to 29 March 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)
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 41 22
Rank change year-on-year -6 -19  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 43 58 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.23% 4.05% 7.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.93% 4.75% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 67
Median daily rate £406 £381 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.55% +32.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £149 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £620 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year +6.76% +0.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +32.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.57
% change year-on-year -8.57% +20.10%  

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 Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 872 1222 1021
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 85.83% 85.39% 87.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 869 683
Median daily rate £400 £411 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.73% +9.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 17
Median hourly rate £26.50 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.84% -27.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £10.20 £12.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £18.78 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing ITIL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 29 March 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 Leeds region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 33 (37.08%) Finance
2 26 (29.21%) Windows
2 26 (29.21%) Microsoft
3 24 (26.97%) Active Directory
4 22 (24.72%) SLA
5 21 (23.60%) Problem Management
6 20 (22.47%) Service Delivery
7 15 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (15.73%) Incident Management
8 14 (15.73%) VMware
8 14 (15.73%) Cisco
8 14 (15.73%) SQL
8 14 (15.73%) Linux
9 13 (14.61%) Data Centre
10 12 (13.48%) Windows 7
11 11 (12.36%) SQL Server
11 11 (12.36%) WAN
11 11 (12.36%) ITSM
12 10 (11.24%) Service Management
12 10 (11.24%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (11.24%) Project Management
12 10 (11.24%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (11.24%) MS Office
13 9 (10.11%) LAN
13 9 (10.11%) Legal
13 9 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (8.99%) Banking
14 8 (8.99%) Retail
14 8 (8.99%) Law
14 8 (8.99%) Tivoli

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 (6.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 6 (6.74%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.62%) IBM Domino
3 3 (3.37%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.25%) CloudStack
4 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.12%) JBoss
5 1 (1.12%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.12%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (11.24%) MS Office
2 7 (7.87%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) Office 365
2 2 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.36%) WAN
2 9 (10.11%) LAN
3 6 (6.74%) Firewall
4 5 (5.62%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (4.49%) SAN
6 3 (3.37%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (3.37%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.25%) BGP
7 2 (2.25%) VLAN
7 2 (2.25%) VPN
7 2 (2.25%) Wireless
8 1 (1.12%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (1.12%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (1.12%) DHCP
8 1 (1.12%) DMZ
8 1 (1.12%) DNS
8 1 (1.12%) LDAP
8 1 (1.12%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.25%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.25%) MySQL
3 1 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (2.25%) Gatling
2 2 (2.25%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.25%) JIRA
2 2 (2.25%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (2.25%) Subversion
2 2 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.25%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.12%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (37.08%) Finance
2 9 (10.11%) Legal
3 8 (8.99%) Banking
3 8 (8.99%) Law
3 8 (8.99%) Retail
4 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.12%) Back Office
5 1 (1.12%) Games
5 1 (1.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (31.46%) Analyst
2 15 (16.85%) Service Analyst
3 14 (15.73%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (12.36%) Infrastructure Manager
5 9 (10.11%) Consultant
6 8 (8.99%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (7.87%) Business Analyst
8 6 (6.74%) Administrator
8 6 (6.74%) IT Analyst
8 6 (6.74%) Project Manager
9 5 (5.62%) ITIL Service Analyst
9 5 (5.62%) Network Engineer
10 4 (4.49%) DBA
10 4 (4.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.49%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 4 (4.49%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
10 4 (4.49%) SQL DBA
11 3 (3.37%) Agile Scrum Master
11 3 (3.37%) Exchange Support
11 3 (3.37%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.25%) .NET
1 2 (2.25%) CSS
1 2 (2.25%) HTML
1 2 (2.25%) JSON
1 2 (2.25%) XML
2 1 (1.12%) Middleware
2 1 (1.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.61%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.87%) iSeries
3 6 (6.74%) Blackberry
3 6 (6.74%) iPad
3 6 (6.74%) iPhone
4 4 (4.49%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.25%) Minimum Viable Product
5 2 (2.25%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.12%) NHS
6 1 (1.12%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (29.21%) Windows
2 14 (15.73%) Linux
3 12 (13.48%) Windows 7
4 8 (8.99%) Unix
5 7 (7.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (7.87%) Windows Server
6 6 (6.74%) Windows XP
7 4 (4.49%) Windows 10
7 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.25%) Solaris
9 2 (2.25%) SUSE
10 1 (1.12%) AIX
10 1 (1.12%) Android
10 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.12%) CentOS
10 1 (1.12%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.60%) Problem Management
2 20 (22.47%) Service Delivery
3 15 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (15.73%) Incident Management
5 11 (12.36%) ITSM
6 10 (11.24%) Project Management
6 10 (11.24%) Service Management
6 10 (11.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (7.87%) Change Management
7 7 (7.87%) People Management
7 7 (7.87%) Scrum
7 7 (7.87%) Service Design
7 7 (7.87%) Wealth Management
8 6 (6.74%) Business Analysis
8 6 (6.74%) Change Control
8 6 (6.74%) DevOps
8 6 (6.74%) ITIL V3
9 5 (5.62%) Supplier Management
10 4 (4.49%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (4.49%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.73%) SQL
2 3 (3.37%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.25%) C
3 2 (2.25%) Java
3 2 (2.25%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.25%) Python
3 2 (2.25%) Ruby
3 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (11.24%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (7.87%) Degree
3 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.62%) CCDA
4 5 (5.62%) CCIE
4 5 (5.62%) CCNA
4 5 (5.62%) CCNP
4 5 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.37%) CISM
5 3 (3.37%) CISSP
5 3 (3.37%) MCDBA
5 3 (3.37%) MCITP
5 3 (3.37%) MCSE
5 3 (3.37%) MCTS
5 3 (3.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.25%) CCA
6 2 (2.25%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (24.72%) SLA
2 2 (2.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 24 (26.97%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.37%) Terminal Server
3 3 (3.37%) VMware Server
3 3 (3.37%) vSphere
4 2 (2.25%) Docker
4 2 (2.25%) vCloud
4 2 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.25%) VMware GSX
4 2 (2.25%) XenServer
5 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.12%) KVM
5 1 (1.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (8.99%) Tivoli
2 5 (5.62%) SCCM
3 4 (4.49%) Puppet
4 2 (2.25%) Ansible
4 2 (2.25%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.12%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 26 (29.21%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.73%) Cisco
2 14 (15.73%) VMware
3 8 (8.99%) NetIQ
4 7 (7.87%) Avaya
5 6 (6.74%) Citrix
5 6 (6.74%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.62%) Palo Alto
7 4 (4.49%) Oracle
8 2 (2.25%) BMC
8 2 (2.25%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.12%) Apple
9 1 (1.12%) Dell
9 1 (1.12%) Hitachi
9 1 (1.12%) HP
9 1 (1.12%) IBM
9 1 (1.12%) NetApp
9 1 (1.12%) Progress
9 1 (1.12%) Sun
9 1 (1.12%) Veritas