The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 10 26 19
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Contract jobs citing ITIL 152 71 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.09% 5.59% 7.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.43% 7.75% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 18 38
Average daily rate
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£320 £318 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% +5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £113 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £483 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 11
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £14.60 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £25.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.95 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.79% -13.81%
ITIL
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1132 916 741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 75.17% 72.07% 72.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 491 398
Average daily rate £370 £340 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 31 37
Average hourly rate £19.50 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL across the Manchester region.

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

ITIL
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

ITIL
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +1 4 £276 -30.93% 5
Bolton -3 1 £1,000 - 2
Oldham - 1 £475 -
ITIL
North West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing ITIL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL.

1 93 (36.47%) Windows
2 80 (31.37%) Microsoft
3 52 (20.39%) PRINCE2
3 52 (20.39%) Finance
4 51 (20.00%) Service Management
4 51 (20.00%) MS Office
5 50 (19.61%) Active Directory
6 47 (18.43%) Citrix
6 47 (18.43%) Windows 7
7 46 (18.04%) ITIL Certification
8 43 (16.86%) Project Management
9 42 (16.47%) VMware
10 41 (16.08%) Cisco
11 40 (15.69%) Microsoft Certification
12 39 (15.29%) MS Excel
13 36 (14.12%) WAN
13 36 (14.12%) Service Delivery
14 35 (13.73%) Migration
14 35 (13.73%) Incident Management
15 31 (12.16%) Data Centre
16 30 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 30 (11.76%) Firewall
17 27 (10.59%) Windows XP
18 26 (10.20%) SLA
19 25 (9.80%) SQL
20 23 (9.02%) QA
21 22 (8.63%) Cisco ASA
21 22 (8.63%) CISSP
22 21 (8.24%) CheckPoint
22 21 (8.24%) SSL

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing ITIL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (4.71%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.53%) CICS
3 6 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.57%) IBM Notes
4 4 (1.57%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.18%) IIS
5 3 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.18%) Lync
6 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.78%) TPMS
6 2 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.39%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 51 (20.00%) MS Office
2 39 (15.29%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.57%) MS Project
4 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (0.78%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.39%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.78%) Office 365
2 1 (0.39%) SoftLayer
2 1 (0.39%) Symantec.cloud
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (14.12%) WAN
2 30 (11.76%) Firewall
3 22 (8.63%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (8.24%) SSL
5 20 (7.84%) LAN
6 19 (7.45%) Network Security
7 13 (5.10%) SAN
8 8 (3.14%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.96%) VPN
9 5 (1.96%) Wireless
9 5 (1.96%) Intranet
10 3 (1.18%) IP Telephony
10 3 (1.18%) VLAN
11 2 (0.78%) NAS
11 2 (0.78%) LDAP
11 2 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.78%) DNS
11 2 (0.78%) DHCP
12 1 (0.39%) VoIP
12 1 (0.39%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.10%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.14%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.78%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (0.78%) DataStage
5 1 (0.39%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.39%) MS Access
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Toad
1 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.39%) Selenium
2 1 (0.39%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (0.39%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 52 (20.39%) Finance
2 13 (5.10%) Legal
3 12 (4.71%) Manufacturing
3 12 (4.71%) Banking
4 11 (4.31%) Retail
5 9 (3.53%) Law
6 3 (1.18%) Local Government
7 2 (0.78%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
8 1 (0.39%) Marketing
8 1 (0.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 95 (37.25%) Analyst
2 42 (16.47%) Service Analyst
3 23 (9.02%) Service Desk Analyst
4 20 (7.84%) 2nd Line Support
4 20 (7.84%) Support Analyst
5 18 (7.06%) Security Analyst
6 17 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
6 17 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 17 (6.67%) Project Manager
7 16 (6.27%) Service Manager
8 13 (5.10%) 1st Line Support
8 13 (5.10%) Architect
9 12 (4.71%) Team Leader
10 10 (3.92%) Service Desk Team Leader
11 9 (3.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (3.14%) Technical Team Leader
12 8 (3.14%) Service Transition Analyst
13 7 (2.75%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 7 (2.75%) Infrastructure Manager
13 7 (2.75%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.57%) Middleware
2 2 (0.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.16%) Data Centre
2 21 (8.24%) PKI
3 20 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.75%) Mainframe
5 6 (2.35%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.35%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.35%) VSAM
5 6 (2.35%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (2.35%) Life Science
6 5 (1.96%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.57%) PMI
8 3 (1.18%) BYOD
9 2 (0.78%) NHS
9 2 (0.78%) Clustering
9 2 (0.78%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (0.78%) SecurID
10 1 (0.39%) PDA
10 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.39%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.39%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 93 (36.47%) Windows
2 47 (18.43%) Windows 7
3 27 (10.59%) Windows XP
4 17 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (6.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (4.71%) UNIX
8 11 (4.31%) Linux
9 6 (2.35%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.96%) Windows NT
10 5 (1.96%) Solaris
11 4 (1.57%) AIX
12 3 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (20.39%) PRINCE2
2 51 (20.00%) Service Management
3 43 (16.86%) Project Management
4 36 (14.12%) Service Delivery
5 35 (13.73%) Migration
5 35 (13.73%) Incident Management
6 21 (8.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 21 (8.24%) Kalman Filter
7 20 (7.84%) SIEM
7 20 (7.84%) Change Management
8 17 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
9 16 (6.27%) Problem Management
10 15 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (5.49%) Risk Management
11 14 (5.49%) Security Patching
12 13 (5.10%) Capacity Planning
13 12 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (4.71%) ITIL V3
14 10 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (3.53%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (9.80%) SQL
2 5 (1.96%) COBOL
3 4 (1.57%) VBA
4 3 (1.18%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.39%) Java
5 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.39%) Perl
5 1 (0.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 46 (18.04%) ITIL Certification
2 40 (15.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (8.63%) CISSP
4 21 (8.24%) CISM
5 20 (7.84%) MCITP
6 19 (7.45%) CISMP
6 19 (7.45%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (6.27%) MCSA
8 15 (5.88%) Security Cleared
9 14 (5.49%) CCENT
10 12 (4.71%) MCSE
11 11 (4.31%) Citrix Certification
11 11 (4.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 10 (3.92%) Degree
12 10 (3.92%) CCA
12 10 (3.92%) CCNA
12 10 (3.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 9 (3.53%) MCDST
13 9 (3.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (3.14%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (10.20%) SLA
3 23 (9.02%) QA
4 5 (1.96%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.18%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.78%) GMP
6 2 (0.78%) COBIT
System Software
1 50 (19.61%) Active Directory
2 19 (7.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.75%) XenApp
5 4 (1.57%) MetaFrame
5 4 (1.57%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.39%) XenServer
7 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (6.27%) SCCM
2 10 (3.92%) SCOM
3 8 (3.14%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.57%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.78%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.78%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.39%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 80 (31.37%) Microsoft
2 47 (18.43%) Citrix
3 42 (16.47%) VMware
4 41 (16.08%) Cisco
5 21 (8.24%) CheckPoint
5 21 (8.24%) Kaspersky
6 20 (7.84%) Clearswift
7 15 (5.88%) Symantec
7 15 (5.88%) HP
8 14 (5.49%) Oracle
9 11 (4.31%) McAfee
10 8 (3.14%) Sophos
10 8 (3.14%) IBM
11 5 (1.96%) CA
11 5 (1.96%) Apple
11 5 (1.96%) SolarWinds
12 4 (1.57%) AppSense
12 4 (1.57%) SAP
12 4 (1.57%) Lotus
12 4 (1.57%) NetApp
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