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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 12 35 18
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -17
Contract jobs citing ITIL 147 58 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.09% 4.71% 7.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.14% 6.50% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 18 41
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£310 £185 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.56% -37.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £115 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 14
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.40 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £33.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.76 £15.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -11.72%
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
1211 892 850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.89% 72.46% 74.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 501 456
Average daily rate £380 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 35
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.75 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 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 31 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 31 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 - 4 £276 - 4
Bolton -1 1 £1,000 - 1
Oldham - 1 £200 -
Sale - 1 - -
ITIL
North West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 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 91 (34.87%) Windows
2 83 (31.80%) Microsoft
3 59 (22.61%) Finance
4 52 (19.92%) Active Directory
5 51 (19.54%) PRINCE2
5 51 (19.54%) VMware
6 50 (19.16%) MS Office
6 50 (19.16%) ITIL Certification
7 49 (18.77%) Service Management
8 48 (18.39%) Citrix
9 47 (18.01%) Windows 7
10 45 (17.24%) Project Management
11 40 (15.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 40 (15.33%) Cisco
12 38 (14.56%) MS Excel
13 37 (14.18%) Migration
14 33 (12.64%) Incident Management
15 32 (12.26%) Service Delivery
15 32 (12.26%) WAN
16 31 (11.88%) Data Centre
17 30 (11.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 30 (11.49%) Firewall
18 25 (9.58%) Windows XP
18 25 (9.58%) QA
19 24 (9.20%) SLA
20 23 (8.81%) SSL
20 23 (8.81%) SQL
20 23 (8.81%) PKI
21 22 (8.43%) VMware Infrastructure
21 22 (8.43%) Cisco ASA

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 16 (6.13%) MS Exchange
2 10 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (3.45%) CICS
4 8 (3.07%) Lync
5 4 (1.53%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.15%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.77%) IIS
7 2 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.77%) TPMS
7 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.38%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.38%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 50 (19.16%) MS Office
2 38 (14.56%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.53%) MS Project
4 3 (1.15%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.77%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.38%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.38%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.77%) Office 365
2 1 (0.38%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 32 (12.26%) WAN
2 30 (11.49%) Firewall
3 23 (8.81%) SSL
4 22 (8.43%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (7.28%) Network Security
6 16 (6.13%) SAN
6 16 (6.13%) LAN
7 9 (3.45%) TCP/IP
8 6 (2.30%) VPN
9 5 (1.92%) Intranet
9 5 (1.92%) Wireless
10 4 (1.53%) NAS
11 3 (1.15%) IP Telephony
11 3 (1.15%) DNS
11 3 (1.15%) VoIP
12 2 (0.77%) DHCP
12 2 (0.77%) Internet
12 2 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.38%) SNA
13 1 (0.38%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.60%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.53%) DataStage
4 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.77%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.38%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.38%) MS Access
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Toad
1 2 (0.77%) Rational Performance Tester
1 2 (0.77%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.38%) Selenium
General
1 59 (22.61%) Finance
2 14 (5.36%) Banking
3 12 (4.60%) Legal
4 11 (4.21%) Retail
5 9 (3.45%) Law
6 8 (3.07%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.15%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.77%) Local Government
9 1 (0.38%) Marketing
9 1 (0.38%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.38%) French Language
9 1 (0.38%) German Language
9 1 (0.38%) Electronics
9 1 (0.38%) Advertising
9 1 (0.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 92 (35.25%) Analyst
2 39 (14.94%) Service Analyst
3 19 (7.28%) 2nd Line Support
3 19 (7.28%) Service Desk Analyst
3 19 (7.28%) Support Analyst
4 18 (6.90%) Security Analyst
5 17 (6.51%) Support Engineer
5 17 (6.51%) Architect
5 17 (6.51%) Technical Analyst
6 16 (6.13%) Project Manager
7 14 (5.36%) Team Leader
8 13 (4.98%) Service Manager
8 13 (4.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (4.98%) 1st Line Support
9 12 (4.60%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 8 (3.07%) Service Transition Analyst
10 8 (3.07%) Technical Team Leader
10 8 (3.07%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (2.68%) Network Analyst
11 7 (2.68%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.30%) Middleware
2 2 (0.77%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.88%) Data Centre
2 23 (8.81%) PKI
3 18 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.07%) Mainframe
4 8 (3.07%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.68%) Blackberry
5 7 (2.68%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (2.30%) Life Science
7 5 (1.92%) Private Cloud
7 5 (1.92%) VSAM
8 4 (1.53%) PMI
9 2 (0.77%) NHS
9 2 (0.77%) SecurID
9 2 (0.77%) Clustering
9 2 (0.77%) BYOD
9 2 (0.77%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.38%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.38%) VLE
10 1 (0.38%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 91 (34.87%) Windows
2 47 (18.01%) Windows 7
3 25 (9.58%) Windows XP
4 17 (6.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (6.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (5.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (5.36%) UNIX
8 7 (2.68%) Linux
9 6 (2.30%) Solaris
9 6 (2.30%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.92%) AIX
11 3 (1.15%) Windows NT
11 3 (1.15%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.77%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.38%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (19.54%) PRINCE2
2 49 (18.77%) Service Management
3 45 (17.24%) Project Management
4 37 (14.18%) Migration
5 33 (12.64%) Incident Management
6 32 (12.26%) Service Delivery
7 22 (8.43%) Change Management
8 21 (8.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 21 (8.05%) SIEM
8 21 (8.05%) Kalman Filter
9 18 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (6.51%) Penetration Testing
10 17 (6.51%) Problem Management
11 16 (6.13%) Risk Management
12 14 (5.36%) Security Patching
13 13 (4.98%) Capacity Planning
14 12 (4.60%) Information Security
15 11 (4.21%) ITIL V3
16 10 (3.83%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (8.81%) SQL
2 8 (3.07%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.92%) COBOL
4 4 (1.53%) VBA
5 2 (0.77%) Java
6 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.38%) Perl
6 1 (0.38%) PHP
6 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (19.16%) ITIL Certification
2 40 (15.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (8.43%) CISSP
4 21 (8.05%) CISM
5 20 (7.66%) MCITP
6 19 (7.28%) CISMP
6 19 (7.28%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (6.13%) MCSA
7 16 (6.13%) Security Cleared
8 14 (5.36%) CCENT
9 12 (4.60%) MCSE
10 11 (4.21%) Citrix Certification
11 10 (3.83%) CCA
11 10 (3.83%) CCNA
11 10 (3.83%) Degree
11 10 (3.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 9 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (3.45%) MCDST
12 9 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 8 (3.07%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (11.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (9.58%) QA
3 24 (9.20%) SLA
4 6 (2.30%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.15%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.77%) GMP
7 1 (0.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 52 (19.92%) Active Directory
2 22 (8.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.75%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.68%) XenApp
5 4 (1.53%) MetaFrame
5 4 (1.53%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.38%) vSphere
7 1 (0.38%) GPFS
7 1 (0.38%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.38%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 1 (0.38%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.38%) RACF
7 1 (0.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (6.51%) SCCM
2 10 (3.83%) SCOM
3 9 (3.45%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.53%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.38%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.38%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.38%) zSecure
6 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.38%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 83 (31.80%) Microsoft
2 51 (19.54%) VMware
3 48 (18.39%) Citrix
4 40 (15.33%) Cisco
5 21 (8.05%) Kaspersky
5 21 (8.05%) CheckPoint
6 20 (7.66%) Clearswift
7 15 (5.75%) Symantec
7 15 (5.75%) Oracle
7 15 (5.75%) HP
8 12 (4.60%) IBM
9 11 (4.21%) McAfee
10 8 (3.07%) Sophos
11 6 (2.30%) NetApp
11 6 (2.30%) CA
12 5 (1.92%) AppSense
12 5 (1.92%) Apple
13 4 (1.53%) Green Hat
13 4 (1.53%) Veeam
13 4 (1.53%) SAP
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