Period
to 20 May 2019

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 20 May 2019 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
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 68 44
Rank change year-on-year +36 -24 -7
Contract jobs citing ITIL 114 95 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 5.42% 3.77% 4.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.20% 4.24% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 57 70
Leeds median daily rate £400 £388 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +5.08% -0.34%
10th Percentile £131 £150 £113
90th Percentile £550 £530 £496
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 0
Leeds median hourly rate £20.86 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.86% - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.51 £40.00 £8.82
% change year-on-year -56.23% +353.51% -46.55%

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 1,840 2,240 1,877
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 87.49% 88.82% 88.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,288 1,548 1,245
Leeds median daily rate £438 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.02% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £310 £300 £288
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 46 17
Leeds median hourly rate £19.81 £34.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.18% +144.64% +7.69%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.75 £10.96
90th Percentile £25.25 £43.75 £33.80
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% +38.89% -11.50%

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 20 May 2019.

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 20 May 2019, 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 35 (30.70%) Windows
2 33 (28.95%) Microsoft
3 28 (24.56%) Service Management
4 27 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 19 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 19 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (15.79%) Cisco
6 18 (15.79%) ServiceNow
7 17 (14.91%) Security Cleared
7 17 (14.91%) PowerShell
7 17 (14.91%) Service Delivery
7 17 (14.91%) Finance
7 17 (14.91%) Incident Management
8 16 (14.04%) VMware
9 14 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (12.28%) SC Cleared
10 13 (11.40%) Office 365
10 13 (11.40%) DNS
11 12 (10.53%) SLA
11 12 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
11 12 (10.53%) Firewall
11 12 (10.53%) SCCM
11 12 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (9.65%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (9.65%) ITIL V3
12 11 (9.65%) ITSM
12 11 (9.65%) SQL
12 11 (9.65%) MS Exchange
12 11 (9.65%) LAN

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 11 (9.65%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.63%) IIS
3 3 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.88%) Carpe Diem
2 1 (0.88%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.88%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.40%) Office 365
2 12 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.63%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (2.63%) PaaS
4 3 (2.63%) SaaS
5 2 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.75%) IaaS
5 2 (1.75%) Mimecast
5 2 (1.75%) Trello
6 1 (0.88%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.40%) DNS
2 12 (10.53%) Firewall
3 11 (9.65%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (9.65%) LAN
4 9 (7.89%) WAN
5 8 (7.02%) Cisco ISE
5 8 (7.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 7 (6.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 6 (5.26%) BGP
7 6 (5.26%) DHCP
7 6 (5.26%) Network Security
7 6 (5.26%) OSPF
8 5 (4.39%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (4.39%) TACACS
8 5 (4.39%) tcpdump
8 5 (4.39%) VPN
8 5 (4.39%) Wireshark
9 4 (3.51%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (3.51%) PBX
9 4 (3.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.88%) Big Data
5 1 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.88%) MySQL
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (4.39%) InstallShield
1 5 (4.39%) MSI
1 5 (4.39%) WinDbg
2 3 (2.63%) JIRA
3 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (14.91%) Finance
2 4 (3.51%) Retail
2 4 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.63%) Advertising
3 3 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.88%) Law
4 1 (0.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (17.54%) Analyst
2 12 (10.53%) Service Analyst
3 9 (7.89%) Project Manager
3 9 (7.89%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (6.14%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (6.14%) Network Engineer
4 7 (6.14%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (5.26%) DBA
6 5 (4.39%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 5 (4.39%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (4.39%) Applications Packager
6 5 (4.39%) Linux Support
6 5 (4.39%) SC Cleared Application Packager
6 5 (4.39%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 5 (4.39%) SQL DBA
6 5 (4.39%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (3.51%) Windows Rollout Engineer
7 4 (3.51%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 4 (3.51%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (3.51%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.63%) LAMP
1 3 (2.63%) LDAP
1 3 (2.63%) ODBC
1 3 (2.63%) Web Services
2 2 (1.75%) JDBC
2 2 (1.75%) REST
2 2 (1.75%) SAML
2 2 (1.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.89%) Clustering
2 6 (5.26%) NHS
3 5 (4.39%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.39%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.51%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.63%) iPhone
5 3 (2.63%) Smart Meter
5 3 (2.63%) User Experience
6 2 (1.75%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.75%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.75%) CMDB
6 2 (1.75%) Handset
6 2 (1.75%) IVR
6 2 (1.75%) PKI
6 2 (1.75%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.75%) Replication
6 2 (1.75%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.88%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 35 (30.70%) Windows
2 10 (8.77%) Windows Server
3 7 (6.14%) Linux
3 7 (6.14%) Windows 10
3 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.39%) CentOS
5 5 (4.39%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.88%) Android
6 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.88%) Solaris
6 1 (0.88%) Unix
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.56%) Service Management
2 27 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (14.91%) Incident Management
4 17 (14.91%) Service Delivery
5 11 (9.65%) ITIL V3
5 11 (9.65%) ITSM
6 10 (8.77%) PRINCE2
6 10 (8.77%) Project Management
7 9 (7.89%) Change Management
7 9 (7.89%) Load Balancing
7 9 (7.89%) Mentoring
7 9 (7.89%) Service Design
8 8 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (7.02%) Migration
9 7 (6.14%) Task Automation
10 6 (5.26%) Coaching
10 6 (5.26%) Critical Success Factor
10 6 (5.26%) DevOps
10 6 (5.26%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.91%) PowerShell
2 11 (9.65%) SQL
3 8 (7.02%) Python
4 7 (6.14%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.26%) VBScript
6 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.75%) C
6 2 (1.75%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.88%) Perl
7 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.88%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 19 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 17 (14.91%) Security Cleared
3 14 (12.28%) SC Cleared
4 8 (7.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 7 (6.14%) CCNP
5 7 (6.14%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (6.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (5.26%) CCNA
6 6 (5.26%) Degree
7 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.75%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.75%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.88%) CCSA
9 1 (0.88%) CCSE
9 1 (0.88%) ISEB
9 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.88%) MCDST
9 1 (0.88%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.53%) SLA
2 4 (3.51%) PMO
2 4 (3.51%) QA
3 2 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.75%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.88%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.88%) P3O
System Software
1 19 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 14 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.39%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.75%) KVM
5 2 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.88%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.88%) Postfix
6 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.88%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (10.53%) SCCM
2 5 (4.39%) ArcSight ESM
2 5 (4.39%) Perfmon
2 5 (4.39%) WSUS
3 4 (3.51%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (2.63%) SCOM
5 2 (1.75%) Puppet
5 2 (1.75%) Terraform
5 2 (1.75%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.88%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.88%) Ansible
6 1 (0.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.88%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.88%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.79%) Cisco
2 18 (15.79%) ServiceNow
3 16 (14.04%) VMware
4 9 (7.89%) CheckPoint
5 8 (7.02%) F5
6 7 (6.14%) HP
7 6 (5.26%) Altiris
7 6 (5.26%) Symantec
8 5 (4.39%) ArcSight
8 5 (4.39%) Blue Coat
8 5 (4.39%) Ivanti
8 5 (4.39%) McAfee
8 5 (4.39%) Oracle
8 5 (4.39%) SolarWinds
8 5 (4.39%) Splunk
9 4 (3.51%) Tufin
10 3 (2.63%) Citrix
10 3 (2.63%) Remedy
11 2 (1.75%) Sophos