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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 25 21 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs citing ITIL 81 81 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.79% 7.21% 5.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.85% 9.76% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 38 22
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£350 £306 £168
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +82.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £117 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £450 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 14
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.33 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.19% +19.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.63 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £102.10 £25.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.61 £15.50 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+0.70% -13.31%
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
1032 830 720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.71% 73.91% 70.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 440 391
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 33 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.15 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -27.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £110.00 £43.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 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
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 27 January 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
Oldham -6 1 - -
Altrincham - 1 - - 1
Stockport - 1 - - 4
Wigan - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Bury - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Sale - - - -
ITIL
North West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 70 (39.33%) Windows
2 50 (28.09%) Microsoft
3 41 (23.03%) Service Management
4 38 (21.35%) Active Directory
5 34 (19.10%) MS Excel
5 34 (19.10%) MS Office
6 31 (17.42%) Finance
7 27 (15.17%) Cisco
8 26 (14.61%) PRINCE2
9 24 (13.48%) Citrix
9 24 (13.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 24 (13.48%) Service Delivery
10 23 (12.92%) Project Management
11 22 (12.36%) SLA
11 22 (12.36%) Linux
12 19 (10.67%) Cisco Certification
12 19 (10.67%) Windows 7
13 17 (9.55%) CCNA
13 17 (9.55%) WAN
14 16 (8.99%) Windows XP
14 16 (8.99%) Avaya
14 16 (8.99%) VMware
15 15 (8.43%) ITIL Certification
15 15 (8.43%) CCNP
16 14 (7.87%) HP
16 14 (7.87%) Configuration Management
17 13 (7.30%) CICS
17 13 (7.30%) UNIX
17 13 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
17 13 (7.30%) Incident Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 13 (7.30%) CICS
2 10 (5.62%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.49%) MS Exchange
4 7 (3.93%) IIS
4 7 (3.93%) IBM Notes
5 5 (2.81%) Apache
5 5 (2.81%) NetWeaver
5 5 (2.81%) CMS
5 5 (2.81%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.81%) Orchard CMS
5 5 (2.81%) Apache Solr
6 4 (2.25%) Site Server
6 4 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 34 (19.10%) MS Excel
1 34 (19.10%) MS Office
2 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.12%) MS Project
3 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.37%) assyst
2 5 (2.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (2.81%) SAP ERP
3 4 (2.25%) SAP FI
4 3 (1.69%) TRIRIGA
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.12%) Office 365
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.55%) WAN
2 10 (5.62%) SAN
2 10 (5.62%) LAN
3 6 (3.37%) Firewall
4 5 (2.81%) VPN
5 4 (2.25%) VLAN
5 4 (2.25%) Network Security
5 4 (2.25%) LDAP
6 3 (1.69%) DMZ
6 3 (1.69%) Wireless
7 2 (1.12%) Intranet
7 2 (1.12%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.56%) DNS
8 1 (0.56%) ADSL
8 1 (0.56%) VoIP
8 1 (0.56%) MPLS
8 1 (0.56%) BGP
8 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.56%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.49%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.93%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.81%) DB2
4 5 (2.81%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.81%) SAP BW
4 5 (2.81%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.81%) RavenDB
5 3 (1.69%) DataStage
6 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.56%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (2.81%) Visual Studio
1 5 (2.81%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.12%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.12%) PVCS
3 1 (0.56%) Toad
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 31 (17.42%) Finance
2 7 (3.93%) Retail
3 5 (2.81%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.25%) General Ledger
5 3 (1.69%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.69%) Banking
6 2 (1.12%) Advertising
7 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.56%) Legal
7 1 (0.56%) Back Office
7 1 (0.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 60 (33.71%) Analyst
2 30 (16.85%) Service Analyst
3 29 (16.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 16 (8.99%) Service Manager
5 10 (5.62%) Support Analyst
5 10 (5.62%) Project Manager
6 8 (4.49%) Team Leader
6 8 (4.49%) Architect
7 7 (3.93%) Services Delivery Manager
7 7 (3.93%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (3.37%) Transition Manager
8 6 (3.37%) Security Manager
8 6 (3.37%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (3.37%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (3.37%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (3.37%) Administrator
8 6 (3.37%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (3.37%) Network Engineer
8 6 (3.37%) Developer
9 5 (2.81%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.81%) HTML
1 5 (2.81%) .NET
1 5 (2.81%) ASP.NET
1 5 (2.81%) CSS
1 5 (2.81%) Web Services
1 5 (2.81%) XML
1 5 (2.81%) XHTML
1 5 (2.81%) SAML
1 5 (2.81%) Ajax
1 5 (2.81%) Lucene
1 5 (2.81%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (2.81%) Sinatra
1 5 (2.81%) Regular Expression
1 5 (2.81%) RESTful
1 5 (2.81%) jQuery
1 5 (2.81%) LINQ
1 5 (2.81%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (2.25%) Middleware
3 3 (1.69%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.18%) Mainframe
3 8 (4.49%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.37%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.37%) Open Source
4 6 (3.37%) VSAM
4 6 (3.37%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.81%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.81%) NHS
5 5 (2.81%) Life Science
5 5 (2.81%) CMDB
6 4 (2.25%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.25%) iPad
6 4 (2.25%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.12%) Statistics
7 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.12%) GIS
8 1 (0.56%) EPoS
8 1 (0.56%) PMI
8 1 (0.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 70 (39.33%) Windows
2 22 (12.36%) Linux
3 19 (10.67%) Windows 7
4 16 (8.99%) Windows XP
5 13 (7.30%) UNIX
6 10 (5.62%) Windows NT
7 9 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.81%) AIX
9 5 (2.81%) Solaris
10 3 (1.69%) Android
11 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (23.03%) Service Management
2 26 (14.61%) PRINCE2
3 24 (13.48%) Service Delivery
4 23 (12.92%) Project Management
5 14 (7.87%) Configuration Management
6 13 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (7.30%) Incident Management
7 11 (6.18%) CRM
7 11 (6.18%) Change Management
7 11 (6.18%) Problem Management
8 10 (5.62%) Mentoring
9 9 (5.06%) ERP
9 9 (5.06%) Risk Management
9 9 (5.06%) Asset Management
10 8 (4.49%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (4.49%) Capacity Management
10 8 (4.49%) Migration
11 7 (3.93%) SOA
11 7 (3.93%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (3.37%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.93%) SQL
2 6 (3.37%) T-SQL
2 6 (3.37%) C#
3 5 (2.81%) COBOL
3 5 (2.81%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.81%) Ruby
4 1 (0.56%) Java
4 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.56%) C
4 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (13.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (10.67%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (9.55%) CCNA
4 15 (8.43%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (8.43%) CCNP
5 12 (6.74%) MCSE
6 9 (5.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 8 (4.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (3.93%) Security Cleared
8 7 (3.93%) MCITP
8 7 (3.93%) Degree
9 6 (3.37%) SC Cleared
9 6 (3.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (3.37%) MCSA
10 5 (2.81%) MCTS
11 4 (2.25%) MCDST
11 4 (2.25%) ACSP
11 4 (2.25%) RHCSA
11 4 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (2.25%) ACSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.36%) SLA
2 5 (2.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.81%) QA
3 3 (1.69%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.69%) COBIT
4 2 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (21.35%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.81%) XenApp
3 4 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.69%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.25%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.56%) XenMobile
2 1 (0.56%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.56%) SCCM
2 1 (0.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 50 (28.09%) Microsoft
2 27 (15.17%) Cisco
3 24 (13.48%) Citrix
4 16 (8.99%) Avaya
4 16 (8.99%) VMware
5 14 (7.87%) HP
6 12 (6.74%) SAP
7 11 (6.18%) IBM
7 11 (6.18%) Nortel
8 9 (5.06%) Red Hat
9 7 (3.93%) Lotus
10 6 (3.37%) Dell
10 6 (3.37%) EMC
11 5 (2.81%) CA
11 5 (2.81%) SolarWinds
12 4 (2.25%) Apple
13 2 (1.12%) Capita
13 2 (1.12%) Mitel
13 2 (1.12%) NetApp
13 2 (1.12%) Oracle
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