The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Preston 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 19 9 10
Rank change year-on-year -10 +1  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 2 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 2.11% 11.46% 7.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 14.47% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £200 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -55.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £26.83 £36.52 £28.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.53% +26.67%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.71
% change year-on-year -8.57% +18.96%  

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 Preston with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Preston
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 81 76 68
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 85.26% 79.17% 72.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 30 34
Median daily rate £420 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £195 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 9
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +15.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Preston 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 Preston

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in Preston

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Preston

ITIL
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 24 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 Preston region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Change Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat