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 28 June 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.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Lancashire / Preston
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 11 14
Rank change year-on-year -22 +3  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 3 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 1.27% 7.27% 7.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 9.64% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £488 £501 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.59% +43.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Median hourly rate - £20.50 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -32.83%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.14 £21.33 £15.25
% change year-on-year -24.33% +39.86%  

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 207 83 66
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 87.34% 75.45% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 96 112
Median daily rate £444 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.93% -7.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £286 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £438 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 77 28
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +78.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.71 £20.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.45 £59.31 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

Job postings citing ITIL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Preston.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Preston over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in Preston

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Preston

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 3 (60.00%) Service Management
1 3 (60.00%) Release Management
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) SLA
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre

ITIL
Co-occurring 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:

General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Change Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Migration Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (60.00%) Release Management
1 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA