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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 14 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 115 74 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.59% 5.97% 7.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.33% 8.48% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 20 34
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£325 £261 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.52% +8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £110 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £13.16 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.80 £21.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
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
1113 873 687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.42% 70.46% 72.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 446 351
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 38 42
Average hourly rate £16.61 £17.30 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.98% -1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.69 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +2 4 £438 +94.44%
Stockport -4 2 - - 4
Bolton - 2 £606 - 2
ITIL
North West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 71 (35.50%) Windows
2 52 (26.00%) Microsoft
3 47 (23.50%) Finance
4 42 (21.00%) ITIL Certification
5 41 (20.50%) Service Management
6 38 (19.00%) Active Directory
7 34 (17.00%) WAN
7 34 (17.00%) MS Office
7 34 (17.00%) Citrix
7 34 (17.00%) Service Delivery
8 33 (16.50%) Cisco
9 32 (16.00%) PRINCE2
10 31 (15.50%) Project Management
11 30 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 28 (14.00%) MS Excel
12 28 (14.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 27 (13.50%) Windows 7
13 27 (13.50%) Firewall
14 23 (11.50%) Migration
14 23 (11.50%) VMware
14 23 (11.50%) Incident Management
15 22 (11.00%) Cisco ASA
15 22 (11.00%) SLA
15 22 (11.00%) CISSP
16 21 (10.50%) CheckPoint
16 21 (10.50%) SSL
16 21 (10.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 21 (10.50%) CISM
16 21 (10.50%) Kaspersky
16 21 (10.50%) PKI

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (6.50%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.00%) CICS
3 7 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.50%) IIS
5 3 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.50%) Site Server
6 2 (1.00%) CMS
6 2 (1.00%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.00%) Apache
6 2 (1.00%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.00%) Orchard CMS
6 2 (1.00%) TPMS
7 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.50%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 34 (17.00%) MS Office
2 28 (14.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.00%) SAP FI
1 4 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.50%) TRIRIGA
3 2 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.50%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.00%) Office 365
2 1 (0.50%) SoftLayer
2 1 (0.50%) Symantec.cloud
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (17.00%) WAN
2 27 (13.50%) Firewall
3 22 (11.00%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (10.50%) SSL
5 20 (10.00%) Network Security
6 19 (9.50%) LAN
7 7 (3.50%) TCP/IP
8 6 (3.00%) SAN
9 5 (2.50%) VPN
10 4 (2.00%) Wireless
10 4 (2.00%) LDAP
11 3 (1.50%) VLAN
11 3 (1.50%) IP Telephony
12 2 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (1.00%) Intranet
13 1 (0.50%) NX-OS
13 1 (0.50%) VPLS
13 1 (0.50%) Wireless Security
13 1 (0.50%) Cisco IOS
13 1 (0.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.50%) DataStage
4 3 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.00%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.00%) RavenDB
5 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.50%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.00%) Toad
1 2 (1.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.50%) Selenium
General
1 47 (23.50%) Finance
2 11 (5.50%) Legal
3 10 (5.00%) Banking
4 9 (4.50%) Law
5 8 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 8 (4.00%) Retail
6 4 (2.00%) General Ledger
7 3 (1.50%) Local Government
8 1 (0.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 75 (37.50%) Analyst
2 26 (13.00%) Service Analyst
3 23 (11.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 18 (9.00%) Support Analyst
4 18 (9.00%) Project Manager
5 17 (8.50%) Technical Analyst
6 16 (8.00%) Security Analyst
6 16 (8.00%) Service Manager
7 13 (6.50%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
8 10 (5.00%) Architect
9 9 (4.50%) Team Leader
10 8 (4.00%) Technical Team Leader
10 8 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
10 8 (4.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
11 7 (3.50%) Desktop Support
11 7 (3.50%) Network Analyst
12 6 (3.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 6 (3.00%) Technical Security Analyst
13 5 (2.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.00%) .NET
2 3 (1.50%) Middleware
3 2 (1.00%) Lucene
3 2 (1.00%) HTML
3 2 (1.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.00%) CSS
3 2 (1.00%) Web Services
3 2 (1.00%) XML
3 2 (1.00%) XHTML
3 2 (1.00%) SAML
3 2 (1.00%) RESTful
3 2 (1.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.00%) Sinatra
3 2 (1.00%) Regular Expression
3 2 (1.00%) LINQ
3 2 (1.00%) jQuery
3 2 (1.00%) Ajax
3 2 (1.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.50%) PKI
2 17 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.00%) Mainframe
4 6 (3.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.00%) VSAM
4 6 (3.00%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.50%) Private Cloud
6 4 (2.00%) NHS
6 4 (2.00%) PMI
6 4 (2.00%) BYOD
7 3 (1.50%) Life Science
7 3 (1.50%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.50%) CMDB
7 3 (1.50%) Open Source
7 3 (1.50%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.00%) GIS
8 2 (1.00%) SecurID
8 2 (1.00%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.00%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.50%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 71 (35.50%) Windows
2 27 (13.50%) Windows 7
3 17 (8.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (8.00%) Windows XP
5 14 (7.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (6.50%) Linux
7 12 (6.00%) UNIX
8 7 (3.50%) Solaris
9 6 (3.00%) Apple iOS
10 5 (2.50%) Windows NT
10 5 (2.50%) AIX
11 3 (1.50%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (20.50%) Service Management
2 34 (17.00%) Service Delivery
3 32 (16.00%) PRINCE2
4 31 (15.50%) Project Management
5 23 (11.50%) Migration
5 23 (11.50%) Incident Management
6 21 (10.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 21 (10.50%) Kalman Filter
7 17 (8.50%) Penetration Testing
7 17 (8.50%) SIEM
8 15 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (6.50%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (5.00%) Change Management
10 10 (5.00%) ITIL V3
10 10 (5.00%) Problem Management
11 9 (4.50%) Capacity Management
11 9 (4.50%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (4.50%) Document Management
12 8 (4.00%) Risk Management
13 7 (3.50%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.50%) SQL
2 5 (2.50%) COBOL
3 4 (2.00%) VBA
4 3 (1.50%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.00%) Ruby
5 2 (1.00%) C#
5 2 (1.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.50%) Java
6 1 (0.50%) Perl
6 1 (0.50%) PHP
6 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (21.00%) ITIL Certification
2 30 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (11.00%) CISSP
4 21 (10.50%) CISM
5 19 (9.50%) CISMP
6 16 (8.00%) Security Cleared
7 15 (7.50%) MCITP
8 14 (7.00%) CCENT
9 10 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 9 (4.50%) MCDST
10 9 (4.50%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (4.50%) MCSE
11 8 (4.00%) MOS
11 8 (4.00%) MCSA
11 8 (4.00%) A+ Certification
11 8 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (3.50%) Degree
12 7 (3.50%) SC Cleared
12 7 (3.50%) MCP
13 6 (3.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (14.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (11.00%) SLA
3 21 (10.50%) QA
4 2 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 38 (19.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.00%) XenApp
4 4 (2.00%) MetaFrame
4 4 (2.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (2.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.50%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.50%) XenServer
6 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.00%) CA Single Sign-On
1 4 (2.00%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (1.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.00%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.00%) SCCM
3 1 (0.50%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.50%) SCOM
3 1 (0.50%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 52 (26.00%) Microsoft
2 34 (17.00%) Citrix
3 33 (16.50%) Cisco
4 23 (11.50%) VMware
5 21 (10.50%) CheckPoint
5 21 (10.50%) Kaspersky
6 20 (10.00%) Clearswift
7 15 (7.50%) HP
8 10 (5.00%) Oracle
9 6 (3.00%) SAP
9 6 (3.00%) IBM
9 6 (3.00%) Dell
10 5 (2.50%) CA
10 5 (2.50%) Apple
10 5 (2.50%) Symantec
11 4 (2.00%) AppSense
11 4 (2.00%) McAfee
11 4 (2.00%) NetApp
12 3 (1.50%) ServiceNow
12 3 (1.50%) SolarWinds
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