The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 28 16 23
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing ITIL 65 82 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.19% 7.28% 5.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.47% 9.87% 8.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 41 33
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£225 £295 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.72% +7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £140 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 11
Average hourly rate £15.40 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £30.80 £92.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.89 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +16.12%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
870 831 923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 69.49% 73.74% 66.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 445 466
Average daily rate £350 £333 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 35 44
Average hourly rate £15.79 £17.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.77% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
ITIL
North West

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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
Bolton +1 1 - -
Stockport - 1 £400 -
Wigan - 1 - -
Altrincham - 1 £255 - 4
Bury - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 2
ITIL
North West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 62 (42.18%) Windows
2 42 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 40 (27.21%) Active Directory
4 31 (21.09%) Finance
5 25 (17.01%) Citrix
5 25 (17.01%) Project Management
6 24 (16.33%) PRINCE2
6 24 (16.33%) MS Excel
7 22 (14.97%) Service Management
8 20 (13.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 19 (12.93%) UNIX
10 18 (12.24%) VMware
10 18 (12.24%) Windows 7
11 17 (11.56%) Incident Management
11 17 (11.56%) MS Office
12 16 (10.88%) Service Delivery
13 14 (9.52%) Information Security
13 14 (9.52%) SQL
13 14 (9.52%) MCSE
14 13 (8.84%) Linux
14 13 (8.84%) Cisco
14 13 (8.84%) Windows XP
14 13 (8.84%) SAN
14 13 (8.84%) MCTS
15 12 (8.16%) MCITP
15 12 (8.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 11 (7.48%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (7.48%) Migration
16 11 (7.48%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (7.48%) CheckPoint

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 11 (7.48%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.44%) CICS
3 5 (3.40%) IBM Notes
4 4 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.04%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.68%) Apache
6 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.68%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.68%) Lync
Applications
1 24 (16.33%) MS Excel
2 17 (11.56%) MS Office
3 10 (6.80%) MS Project
3 10 (6.80%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.84%) SAN
2 9 (6.12%) Firewall
3 7 (4.76%) LAN
4 6 (4.08%) WAN
5 5 (3.40%) VPN
5 5 (3.40%) Wireless
5 5 (3.40%) SSL
5 5 (3.40%) Network Security
6 4 (2.72%) VoIP
7 3 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.36%) DNS
8 2 (1.36%) DHCP
8 2 (1.36%) NAS
8 2 (1.36%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (0.68%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (0.68%) HTTP
9 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.68%) VLAN
9 1 (0.68%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.68%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.72%) Ingres
2 3 (2.04%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.36%) DataStage
4 1 (0.68%) MSDE
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.68%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 31 (21.09%) Finance
2 8 (5.44%) Banking
3 5 (3.40%) Retail
4 4 (2.72%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.68%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 54 (36.73%) Analyst
2 25 (17.01%) Service Desk Analyst
3 24 (16.33%) Service Analyst
4 11 (7.48%) Support Analyst
4 11 (7.48%) Programme Manager
4 11 (7.48%) Service Manager
5 10 (6.80%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (6.12%) Support Engineer
7 8 (5.44%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (4.76%) Project Manager
8 7 (4.76%) Technical Manager
9 6 (4.08%) Author
9 6 (4.08%) Technical Author
9 6 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 5 (3.40%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (3.40%) Infrastructure Manager
11 4 (2.72%) Technical Analyst
11 4 (2.72%) Service Desk Manager
11 4 (2.72%) Network Analyst
11 4 (2.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.44%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.36%) HTML
2 2 (1.36%) .NET
2 2 (1.36%) CSS
2 2 (1.36%) Web Services
3 1 (0.68%) XML
3 1 (0.68%) ODBC
3 1 (0.68%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.40%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.72%) Smartphone
2 4 (2.72%) iPad
3 3 (2.04%) NHS
3 3 (2.04%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.04%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.36%) CMDB
4 2 (1.36%) VLE
4 2 (1.36%) VSAM
4 2 (1.36%) PKI
4 2 (1.36%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.36%) Open Source
5 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.68%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.68%) Handset
5 1 (0.68%) Replication
5 1 (0.68%) Clustering
5 1 (0.68%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 62 (42.18%) Windows
2 19 (12.93%) UNIX
3 18 (12.24%) Windows 7
4 13 (8.84%) Windows XP
4 13 (8.84%) Linux
5 11 (7.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (4.76%) Windows 8
7 5 (3.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.40%) Windows NT
8 4 (2.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.04%) AIX
9 3 (2.04%) Solaris
10 2 (1.36%) Android
11 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.68%) zOS
11 1 (0.68%) SUSE
11 1 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (17.01%) Project Management
2 24 (16.33%) PRINCE2
3 22 (14.97%) Service Management
4 17 (11.56%) Incident Management
5 16 (10.88%) Service Delivery
6 14 (9.52%) Information Security
7 11 (7.48%) Migration
8 10 (6.80%) Capacity Management
9 7 (4.76%) Performance Management
9 7 (4.76%) Supplier Management
10 6 (4.08%) Service Continuity Management
11 5 (3.40%) Configuration Management
11 5 (3.40%) Time Management
11 5 (3.40%) Knowledge Management
11 5 (3.40%) Problem Management
11 5 (3.40%) Data Management
11 5 (3.40%) Change Management
12 4 (2.72%) Security Management
12 4 (2.72%) Test Management
12 4 (2.72%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.52%) SQL
2 8 (5.44%) Perl
3 4 (2.72%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.04%) Java
5 2 (1.36%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.36%) C#
5 2 (1.36%) COBOL
6 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (13.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (9.52%) MCSE
3 13 (8.84%) MCTS
4 12 (8.16%) MCITP
4 12 (8.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 11 (7.48%) MCSA
5 11 (7.48%) MCP
5 11 (7.48%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (5.44%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (4.76%) CCNA
7 7 (4.76%) Degree
8 5 (3.40%) CISMP
8 5 (3.40%) Security Cleared
8 5 (3.40%) CISSP
9 4 (2.72%) Security+ Certification
10 3 (2.04%) ACSP
10 3 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (2.04%) RHCE
10 3 (2.04%) IBM Certification
10 3 (2.04%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.80%) SLA
2 9 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (4.76%) QA
4 6 (4.08%) COBIT
System Software
1 40 (27.21%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.44%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.04%) XenApp
4 2 (1.36%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.68%) NDS
5 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (5.44%) SCCM
2 5 (3.40%) SCOM
3 4 (2.72%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.04%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.36%) WSUS
5 2 (1.36%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.68%) Legato
6 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 42 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 25 (17.01%) Citrix
3 18 (12.24%) VMware
4 13 (8.84%) Cisco
5 11 (7.48%) CheckPoint
6 10 (6.80%) Symantec
7 9 (6.12%) Oracle
7 9 (6.12%) HP
8 7 (4.76%) McAfee
9 6 (4.08%) Sophos
9 6 (4.08%) SAP
9 6 (4.08%) IBM
10 5 (3.40%) Lotus
10 5 (3.40%) Red Hat
10 5 (3.40%) Avaya
10 5 (3.40%) Nortel
11 4 (2.72%) EMC
11 4 (2.72%) Kaspersky
12 3 (2.04%) NetApp
12 3 (2.04%) Clearswift
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