Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 60 43
Rank change year-on-year -7 -17 -26
Contract jobs citing ITIL 94 78 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.68% 3.60% 4.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.10% 4.05% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 54 84
Leeds median daily rate £410 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% +3.45% +20.83%
10th Percentile £195 £113 £121
90th Percentile £539 £496 £650
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% +17.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 3
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.33% - -31.43%
10th Percentile £37.90 £12.00 £11.15
90th Percentile £41.00 £12.00 £16.25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £9.50 £11.75
% change year-on-year +321.05% -19.15% -20.34%

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 2,292 1,925 2,655
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 89.78% 88.75% 89.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,594 1,337 1,862
Leeds median daily rate £413 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +17.86%
10th Percentile £307 £300 £300
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +12.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 13 35
Leeds median hourly rate £21.50 £15.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.98% +22.00% -18.03%
10th Percentile £11.84 £11.78 £10.20
90th Percentile £42.00 £37.43 £19.59
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.43 £13.50
% change year-on-year +30.31% -0.52% -19.26%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 29 (30.85%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (23.40%) Service Management
3 20 (21.28%) Degree
4 18 (19.15%) Configuration Management
5 17 (18.09%) Finance
5 17 (18.09%) Splunk
6 16 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (17.02%) Project Management
6 16 (17.02%) Active Directory
7 15 (15.96%) CA
7 15 (15.96%) Change Management
8 14 (14.89%) Python
8 14 (14.89%) Capacity Planning
8 14 (14.89%) DevOps
9 11 (11.70%) Shell Script
9 11 (11.70%) SharePoint
9 11 (11.70%) Windows
9 11 (11.70%) Microsoft
10 10 (10.64%) Business Analysis
10 10 (10.64%) Service Design
10 10 (10.64%) ITIL V3
11 9 (9.57%) PRINCE2
11 9 (9.57%) Perl
11 9 (9.57%) VMware
12 8 (8.51%) Scrum
12 8 (8.51%) ITSM
12 8 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (8.51%) Windows Server
12 8 (8.51%) SFIA
12 8 (8.51%) Coaching

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 (11.70%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.26%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.13%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.06%) CMS
4 1 (1.06%) Confluence
4 1 (1.06%) Mule
4 1 (1.06%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.45%) Office 365
1 7 (7.45%) SaaS
2 6 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.32%) IaaS
3 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.32%) PaaS
4 3 (3.19%) Serverless
5 2 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.32%) DNS
1 5 (5.32%) LAN
2 3 (3.19%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.19%) WAN
3 2 (2.13%) DHCP
3 2 (2.13%) NAS
3 2 (2.13%) Network Security
3 2 (2.13%) SAN
4 1 (1.06%) BGP
4 1 (1.06%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.06%) DMVPN
4 1 (1.06%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.06%) Firewall
4 1 (1.06%) HSRP
4 1 (1.06%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.06%) MPLS
4 1 (1.06%) OSPF
4 1 (1.06%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (1.06%) SSL
4 1 (1.06%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.19%) MySQL
1 3 (3.19%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.13%) Big Data
2 2 (2.13%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.06%) OLAP
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) JIRA
General
1 17 (18.09%) Finance
2 2 (2.13%) Back Office
2 2 (2.13%) Retail
3 1 (1.06%) Banking
3 1 (1.06%) Publishing
3 1 (1.06%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (14.89%) IT Manager
1 14 (14.89%) Service Manager
2 13 (13.83%) Analyst
3 10 (10.64%) IT Services Manager
4 8 (8.51%) Consultant
4 8 (8.51%) Project Manager
5 7 (7.45%) Implementation Specialist
6 5 (5.32%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (4.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (4.26%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (4.26%) Monitoring Specialist
7 4 (4.26%) Scrum Master
7 4 (4.26%) Splunk Specialist
7 4 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.19%) Active Directory Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Active Directory Support
8 3 (3.19%) Head of Development
8 3 (3.19%) Monitoring Engineer
8 3 (3.19%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) .NET
2 3 (3.19%) Web Services
3 2 (2.13%) HTML
3 2 (2.13%) Middleware
3 2 (2.13%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.06%) Ajax
4 1 (1.06%) CSS
4 1 (1.06%) DOM
4 1 (1.06%) REST
4 1 (1.06%) SAML
4 1 (1.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.32%) Clustering
1 5 (5.32%) Public Cloud
1 5 (5.32%) User Experience
2 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.26%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (3.19%) CMDB
3 3 (3.19%) NHS
4 2 (2.13%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.13%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.13%) PKI
4 2 (2.13%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.06%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.06%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.06%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.70%) Windows
2 8 (8.51%) Windows Server
3 7 (7.45%) Linux
4 3 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.19%) VMS
4 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.13%) AIX
5 2 (2.13%) Debian
5 2 (2.13%) HPUX
5 2 (2.13%) Solaris
5 2 (2.13%) Unix
5 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.06%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.06%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.85%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (23.40%) Service Management
3 18 (19.15%) Configuration Management
4 16 (17.02%) Project Management
4 16 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (15.96%) Change Management
6 14 (14.89%) Capacity Planning
6 14 (14.89%) DevOps
7 10 (10.64%) Business Analysis
7 10 (10.64%) ITIL V3
7 10 (10.64%) Service Design
8 9 (9.57%) PRINCE2
9 8 (8.51%) Coaching
9 8 (8.51%) IT Strategy
9 8 (8.51%) ITSM
9 8 (8.51%) Scrum
9 8 (8.51%) SFIA
10 7 (7.45%) Problem Management
11 6 (6.38%) Release Management
11 6 (6.38%) Strategic Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.89%) Python
2 11 (11.70%) Shell Script
3 9 (9.57%) Perl
4 4 (4.26%) Java
4 4 (4.26%) SQL
5 3 (3.19%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.19%) C#
5 3 (3.19%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.13%) Ruby
6 2 (2.13%) VBScript
7 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (21.28%) Degree
2 3 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.19%) MCSE
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.19%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.13%) CCA
3 2 (2.13%) CCNA
3 2 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (2.13%) ISEB
3 2 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.13%) MCITP
3 2 (2.13%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.13%) PMP
4 1 (1.06%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.06%) CCSA
4 1 (1.06%) CCSE
4 1 (1.06%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (1.06%) CISM
4 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) SLA
2 2 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.13%) QA
3 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (17.02%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.13%) XenApp
3 2 (2.13%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.13%) XenServer
4 1 (1.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.06%) KVM
4 1 (1.06%) QEMU
4 1 (1.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.32%) SCCM
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.19%) Puppet
2 3 (3.19%) WSUS
3 2 (2.13%) Ansible
3 2 (2.13%) ArcSight ESM
3 2 (2.13%) Cobbler
3 2 (2.13%) HP SIM
3 2 (2.13%) SCOM
4 1 (1.06%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.06%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (18.09%) Splunk
2 15 (15.96%) CA
3 11 (11.70%) Microsoft
4 9 (9.57%) VMware
5 6 (6.38%) HP
5 6 (6.38%) ServiceNow
6 5 (5.32%) Citrix
7 4 (4.26%) Oracle
7 4 (4.26%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.19%) Cisco
8 3 (3.19%) Dell
8 3 (3.19%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.13%) ArcSight
9 2 (2.13%) Google
9 2 (2.13%) Intel
9 2 (2.13%) Remedy
9 2 (2.13%) Zoho
10 1 (1.06%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.06%) CommVault
10 1 (1.06%) NetApp