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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 23 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 101 66 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.11% 5.14% 6.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.22% 7.07% 9.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 26 27
Average daily rate
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£379 £338 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.22% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £118 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 10
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £21.74
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -30.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.02 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.63 £17.65 £25.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -12.50%
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
1229 934 694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.35% 72.80% 71.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 483 336
Average daily rate £380 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 34 38
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.75 £22.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% -26.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.65 £10.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 March 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 31 March 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 £400 +77.77% 1
Bolton - 1 £213 - 3
Altrincham - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 2
Salford - - - - 2
Stockport - - - - 7
ITIL
North West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 75 (40.54%) Windows
2 47 (25.41%) Microsoft
2 47 (25.41%) Service Management
3 40 (21.62%) Finance
4 39 (21.08%) Active Directory
5 36 (19.46%) MS Office
5 36 (19.46%) Service Delivery
6 30 (16.22%) PRINCE2
7 28 (15.14%) ITIL Certification
8 27 (14.59%) MS Excel
9 26 (14.05%) WAN
10 25 (13.51%) Citrix
11 22 (11.89%) Windows 7
12 21 (11.35%) SLA
13 20 (10.81%) Windows XP
13 20 (10.81%) Project Management
14 18 (9.73%) Cisco
15 17 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (8.65%) Incident Management
16 16 (8.65%) Microsoft Certification
16 16 (8.65%) Migration
17 15 (8.11%) Firewall
17 15 (8.11%) HP
17 15 (8.11%) LAN
17 15 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 14 (7.57%) QA
19 13 (7.03%) CICS
19 13 (7.03%) UNIX
19 13 (7.03%) VMware
19 13 (7.03%) Stakeholder Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (7.03%) CICS
2 10 (5.41%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.86%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.78%) IIS
5 5 (2.70%) Apache
5 5 (2.70%) CMS
5 5 (2.70%) Apache Solr
5 5 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.70%) Orchard CMS
5 5 (2.70%) Apache Spark
6 4 (2.16%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.62%) Site Server
7 3 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.54%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 36 (19.46%) MS Office
2 27 (14.59%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.16%) SAP FI
1 4 (2.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.62%) TRIRIGA
3 2 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.54%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.16%) Office 365
2 2 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.54%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.05%) WAN
2 15 (8.11%) LAN
2 15 (8.11%) Firewall
3 11 (5.95%) Network Security
4 10 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (5.41%) SSL
5 7 (3.78%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.16%) VPN
6 4 (2.16%) LDAP
6 4 (2.16%) SAN
6 4 (2.16%) Wireless
7 3 (1.62%) IP Telephony
7 3 (1.62%) VLAN
8 2 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.54%) DMZ
9 1 (0.54%) Internet
9 1 (0.54%) Extranet
9 1 (0.54%) MPLS
9 1 (0.54%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.32%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (3.24%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.70%) RavenDB
5 3 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.08%) DataStage
6 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.08%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.54%) DB2
7 1 (0.54%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (2.70%) Visual Studio
1 5 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.08%) Toad
3 1 (0.54%) Selenium
General
1 40 (21.62%) Finance
2 12 (6.49%) Retail
3 8 (4.32%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.24%) Banking
5 4 (2.16%) General Ledger
5 4 (2.16%) Legal
6 3 (1.62%) Law
7 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.08%) Advertising
7 2 (1.08%) Local Government
8 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 72 (38.92%) Analyst
2 34 (18.38%) Service Analyst
3 31 (16.76%) Service Desk Analyst
4 16 (8.65%) Service Manager
5 15 (8.11%) Support Analyst
6 14 (7.57%) Project Manager
7 12 (6.49%) Architect
7 12 (6.49%) Technical Analyst
8 9 (4.86%) Security Analyst
9 8 (4.32%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (3.78%) 1st Line Support
10 7 (3.78%) Infrastructure Manager
11 6 (3.24%) Delivery Manager
11 6 (3.24%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 6 (3.24%) Desktop Support
11 6 (3.24%) Developer
11 6 (3.24%) Services Delivery Manager
12 5 (2.70%) .NET Developer
12 5 (2.70%) Infrastructure Architect
12 5 (2.70%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.78%) .NET
2 5 (2.70%) ASP.NET
2 5 (2.70%) CSS
2 5 (2.70%) Web Services
2 5 (2.70%) XML
2 5 (2.70%) XHTML
2 5 (2.70%) SAML
2 5 (2.70%) Lucene
2 5 (2.70%) Ajax
2 5 (2.70%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (2.70%) LINQ
2 5 (2.70%) jQuery
2 5 (2.70%) RESTful
2 5 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (2.70%) Sinatra
2 5 (2.70%) Regular Expression
2 5 (2.70%) HTML
3 3 (1.62%) Middleware
4 1 (0.54%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.41%) PKI
3 9 (4.86%) Mainframe
4 7 (3.78%) Blackberry
5 6 (3.24%) NHS
5 6 (3.24%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.24%) Open Source
6 5 (2.70%) Private Cloud
6 5 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.70%) VSAM
7 3 (1.62%) CMDB
7 3 (1.62%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.62%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.08%) GIS
8 2 (1.08%) SecurID
8 2 (1.08%) Life Science
8 2 (1.08%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.54%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 75 (40.54%) Windows
2 22 (11.89%) Windows 7
3 20 (10.81%) Windows XP
4 13 (7.03%) UNIX
4 13 (7.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (7.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (6.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (5.95%) Linux
6 11 (5.95%) Windows NT
7 7 (3.78%) Apple iOS
8 6 (3.24%) Solaris
9 4 (2.16%) AIX
10 3 (1.62%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.54%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (25.41%) Service Management
2 36 (19.46%) Service Delivery
3 30 (16.22%) PRINCE2
4 20 (10.81%) Project Management
5 16 (8.65%) Migration
5 16 (8.65%) Incident Management
6 13 (7.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (6.49%) Capacity Management
8 11 (5.95%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (5.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 10 (5.41%) Penetration Testing
9 10 (5.41%) Kalman Filter
9 10 (5.41%) SIEM
10 9 (4.86%) Change Management
11 8 (4.32%) Supplier Management
11 8 (4.32%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (3.78%) Risk Management
12 7 (3.78%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (3.24%) Mentoring
13 6 (3.24%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.41%) SQL
2 6 (3.24%) T-SQL
2 6 (3.24%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.70%) C#
3 5 (2.70%) Ruby
4 4 (2.16%) COBOL
4 4 (2.16%) VBA
5 2 (1.08%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.54%) Java
6 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.54%) Perl
6 1 (0.54%) PHP
6 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (15.14%) ITIL Certification
2 16 (8.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (6.49%) CISSP
4 11 (5.95%) CISM
5 10 (5.41%) CISMP
5 10 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 10 (5.41%) CCENT
6 9 (4.86%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (4.32%) Security Cleared
7 8 (4.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (3.78%) Degree
9 5 (2.70%) SC Cleared
9 5 (2.70%) MCSE
9 5 (2.70%) CCIE
10 4 (2.16%) CCA
10 4 (2.16%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (2.16%) CCEE
10 4 (2.16%) CCAA
10 4 (2.16%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.35%) SLA
2 15 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (7.57%) QA
4 3 (1.62%) COBIT
5 2 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (21.08%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.32%) XenApp
3 4 (2.16%) MetaFrame
3 4 (2.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.08%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.16%) HP Data Protector
1 4 (2.16%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.08%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.54%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.54%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.54%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 47 (25.41%) Microsoft
2 25 (13.51%) Citrix
3 18 (9.73%) Cisco
4 15 (8.11%) HP
5 13 (7.03%) VMware
6 10 (5.41%) Kaspersky
6 10 (5.41%) CheckPoint
6 10 (5.41%) Clearswift
6 10 (5.41%) Oracle
7 8 (4.32%) SAP
8 6 (3.24%) IBM
9 5 (2.70%) Dell
9 5 (2.70%) Apple
10 4 (2.16%) Lotus
10 4 (2.16%) Symantec
10 4 (2.16%) AppSense
10 4 (2.16%) CA
11 3 (1.62%) Avaya
11 3 (1.62%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.62%) Red Hat
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