The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 26 10 20
Rank change year-on-year -16 +10  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 6 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 3.75% 11.56% 4.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.72% 15.18% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 4
Median daily rate £250 £313 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +45.34%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £10.00 £11.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -20.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £14.54
% change year-on-year -11.11% +23.83%  

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 Leicester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leicester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 127 112 98
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 79.38% 76.19% 62.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 49 52
Median daily rate £340 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.61% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 5
Median hourly rate £18.50 £38.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.25% +167.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £35.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £40.20 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester 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 Leicester

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in Leicester

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Leicester over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in Leicester

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Leicester

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 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 Leicester region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 7 (63.64%) PRINCE2
2 6 (54.55%) ITSM
2 6 (54.55%) Service Management
2 6 (54.55%) Degree
3 5 (45.45%) CMS
4 4 (36.36%) Project Management
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) CSS
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (27.27%) Migration
5 3 (27.27%) Information Security
5 3 (27.27%) VLE
5 3 (27.27%) Content Management
5 3 (27.27%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (27.27%) Statistics
5 3 (27.27%) Usability Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Blackboard
5 3 (27.27%) Social Media
5 3 (27.27%) User Experience
6 2 (18.18%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (18.18%) Sitecore
6 2 (18.18%) System Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
6 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Marketing
6 2 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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 5 (45.45%) CMS
2 2 (18.18%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) VoIP
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Communications Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
1 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Developer
1 2 (18.18%) IT Communications Manager
1 2 (18.18%) IT Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Sitecore Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Communications Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Service Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) CSS
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Ajax
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) LINQ
2 1 (9.09%) WPF
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Freedom of Information
1 3 (27.27%) Social Media
1 3 (27.27%) User Experience
1 3 (27.27%) VLE
2 1 (9.09%) Handset
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) PRINCE2
2 6 (54.55%) ITSM
2 6 (54.55%) Service Management
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) Content Management
4 3 (27.27%) Information Security
4 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 3 (27.27%) Statistics
4 3 (27.27%) Usability Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) System Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
6 1 (9.09%) MVC
6 1 (9.09%) Network Management
6 1 (9.09%) Security Management
6 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
1 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (18.18%) MCSD
4 1 (9.09%) MCDST
4 1 (9.09%) MCITP
4 1 (9.09%) MCSA
4 1 (9.09%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Blackboard
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Sitecore
4 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) LANDesk