Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 50 37
Rank change year-on-year -11 -13 -18
Contract jobs citing ITIL 77 89 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.22% 4.03% 5.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.62% 4.58% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 67 91
Leeds median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £210 £113 £123
90th Percentile £578 £488 £600
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £358 £350
% change year-on-year +18.88% +2.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Leeds median hourly rate £12.50 £16.25 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.08% +32.65% -30.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £10.20
90th Percentile £13.75 £45.03 £12.38
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £12.00 £12.25
% change year-on-year +45.08% -2.04% -25.76%

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 2,129 1,943 2,438
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 88.93% 87.92% 89.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,496 1,373 1,644
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £294
90th Percentile £575 £545 £565
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 22 38
Leeds median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +22.22% -0.70%
10th Percentile £12.10 £11.75 £10.20
90th Percentile £36.98 £28.97 £31.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.21 £14.20 £14.50
% change year-on-year +21.16% -2.07% -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 23 October 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 23 October 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 26 (33.77%) Service Management
2 21 (27.27%) Finance
3 16 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (19.48%) Active Directory
5 14 (18.18%) Windows
6 13 (16.88%) DevOps
7 12 (15.58%) Mentoring
7 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
7 12 (15.58%) Change Management
7 12 (15.58%) Degree
7 12 (15.58%) PowerShell
8 11 (14.29%) VMware
8 11 (14.29%) SQL
9 10 (12.99%) Oracle
9 10 (12.99%) SharePoint
9 10 (12.99%) ITSM
10 9 (11.69%) Project Management
10 9 (11.69%) LAN
10 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
10 9 (11.69%) T-SQL
10 9 (11.69%) PRINCE2
10 9 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (11.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (11.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (10.39%) High Availability
11 8 (10.39%) DNS
11 8 (10.39%) Cisco
11 8 (10.39%) Windows Server
11 8 (10.39%) Service Design
12 7 (9.09%) Clustering

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 10 (12.99%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.79%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.60%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.30%) CMS
4 1 (1.30%) Confluence
4 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.79%) IaaS
2 6 (7.79%) PaaS
3 5 (6.49%) SaaS
4 4 (5.19%) Office 365
4 4 (5.19%) Serverless
5 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.69%) LAN
2 8 (10.39%) DNS
3 7 (9.09%) WAN
4 5 (6.49%) BGP
4 5 (6.49%) OSPF
5 4 (5.19%) MPLS
5 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.60%) DHCP
7 1 (1.30%) ATM
7 1 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.30%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (1.30%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (1.30%) Firewall
7 1 (1.30%) Network Security
7 1 (1.30%) TACACS
7 1 (1.30%) tcpdump
7 1 (1.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
1 9 (11.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 9 (11.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.30%) MySQL
3 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) JIRA
2 1 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.30%) Bitbucket
General
1 21 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Back Office
2 2 (2.60%) Retail
3 1 (1.30%) Banking
3 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.30%) Publishing
3 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (15.58%) Analyst
2 9 (11.69%) DBA
3 8 (10.39%) IT Manager
4 7 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 7 (9.09%) Service Manager
5 6 (7.79%) Architect
5 6 (7.79%) Service Analyst
5 6 (7.79%) SQL DBA
5 6 (7.79%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Administrator
6 5 (6.49%) Consultant
6 5 (6.49%) Network Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (5.19%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (5.19%) IT Services Manager
7 4 (5.19%) ITIL Manager
7 4 (5.19%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.90%) Web Services
2 2 (2.60%) .NET
3 1 (1.30%) Ajax
3 1 (1.30%) CSS
3 1 (1.30%) DOM
3 1 (1.30%) HTML
3 1 (1.30%) REST
3 1 (1.30%) SAML
3 1 (1.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Clustering
2 6 (7.79%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.19%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.90%) CMDB
4 3 (3.90%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.90%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.60%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.60%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.60%) PKI
6 1 (1.30%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.30%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.30%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.30%) Replication
6 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.18%) Windows
2 8 (10.39%) Windows Server
3 5 (6.49%) Linux
4 4 (5.19%) VMS
5 2 (2.60%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.77%) Service Management
2 16 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (16.88%) DevOps
4 12 (15.58%) Change Management
4 12 (15.58%) Mentoring
5 10 (12.99%) ITSM
6 9 (11.69%) PRINCE2
6 9 (11.69%) Project Management
7 8 (10.39%) High Availability
7 8 (10.39%) Service Design
8 7 (9.09%) Release Management
8 7 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Management
9 6 (7.79%) ITIL V3
9 6 (7.79%) Problem Management
10 5 (6.49%) Change Control
10 5 (6.49%) Incident Management
10 5 (6.49%) IT Strategy
10 5 (6.49%) Load Balancing
10 5 (6.49%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.58%) PowerShell
2 11 (14.29%) SQL
3 9 (11.69%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.60%) C#
4 2 (2.60%) Java
4 2 (2.60%) Python
4 2 (2.60%) VBScript
5 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.30%) Perl
5 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.30%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 12 (15.58%) Degree
2 7 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (7.79%) CCNP
3 6 (7.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (5.19%) CCIE
4 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (3.90%) MCSE
5 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.60%) CCA
6 2 (2.60%) CCNA
6 2 (2.60%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.60%) MCITP
6 2 (2.60%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.60%) PMP
7 1 (1.30%) CCSE
7 1 (1.30%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.60%) PMO
1 2 (2.60%) QA
1 2 (2.60%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (19.48%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.19%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.19%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.60%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.60%) XenApp
4 2 (2.60%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.60%) XenServer
5 1 (1.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.30%) KVM
5 1 (1.30%) QEMU
5 1 (1.30%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) SCCM
2 4 (5.19%) HP SIM
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (5.19%) SCOM
2 4 (5.19%) WSUS
3 1 (1.30%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.30%) Puppet
3 1 (1.30%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.29%) VMware
3 10 (12.99%) Oracle
4 8 (10.39%) Cisco
5 7 (9.09%) F5
6 6 (7.79%) Citrix
6 6 (7.79%) HP
7 5 (6.49%) CheckPoint
7 5 (6.49%) ServiceNow
7 5 (6.49%) SolarWinds
7 5 (6.49%) Splunk
8 4 (5.19%) Dell
9 3 (3.90%) CA
10 2 (2.60%) EMC
10 2 (2.60%) McAfee
10 2 (2.60%) NetApp
10 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.60%) Remedy
10 2 (2.60%) Zoho
11 1 (1.30%) ArcSight