The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 24 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 110 114 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.99% 6.76% 6.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.32% 8.83% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 56 29
Median daily rate £323 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £155 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 15
Median hourly rate £19.00 £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £11.80 £13.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.40 £16.96 £17.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.47% -7.57%
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
1502 1291 1055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.76% 76.53% 75.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 912 696 548
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 42
Median hourly rate £26.50 £16.16 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.95% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £12.00 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing ITIL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 1 £120 - 1
ITIL
North West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 70 (34.65%) Windows
2 54 (26.73%) Service Management
3 43 (21.29%) Active Directory
4 39 (19.31%) Microsoft
5 38 (18.81%) Finance
6 35 (17.33%) Project Management
7 30 (14.85%) Cisco
7 30 (14.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 29 (14.36%) Service Delivery
9 28 (13.86%) Problem Management
10 27 (13.37%) Configuration Management
11 25 (12.38%) ITIL V3
12 23 (11.39%) PRINCE2
13 22 (10.89%) Firewall
14 21 (10.40%) ITIL Certification
15 20 (9.90%) ITSM
15 20 (9.90%) Banking
15 20 (9.90%) Windows Server
16 19 (9.41%) Linux
17 18 (8.91%) Unix
17 18 (8.91%) Citrix
17 18 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
18 17 (8.42%) SQL
18 17 (8.42%) MS Office
18 17 (8.42%) DNS
18 17 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
19 16 (7.92%) MS Excel
19 16 (7.92%) Cisco Certification
19 16 (7.92%) Network Security
19 16 (7.92%) Windows 7

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (6.44%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (2.97%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (2.48%) CMS
4 5 (2.48%) IIS
4 5 (2.48%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.98%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.49%) Apache
7 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.99%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.50%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.50%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (8.42%) MS Office
2 16 (7.92%) MS Excel
3 15 (7.43%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.97%) MS Project
5 4 (1.98%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.50%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (3.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.99%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.50%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.99%) Google Apps
1 2 (0.99%) SaaS
2 1 (0.50%) IaaS
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.50%) Office 365
2 1 (0.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.89%) Firewall
2 17 (8.42%) DNS
3 16 (7.92%) Network Security
4 15 (7.43%) WAN
5 14 (6.93%) SSL
5 14 (6.93%) TCP/IP
6 13 (6.44%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (6.44%) VPN
7 10 (4.95%) LAN
7 10 (4.95%) SAN
7 10 (4.95%) VoIP
8 9 (4.46%) DHCP
9 8 (3.96%) Wireless
10 5 (2.48%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (2.48%) Cisco Wireless
10 5 (2.48%) FWSM
10 5 (2.48%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (2.48%) IP Telephony
10 5 (2.48%) IPsec
10 5 (2.48%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.47%) Oracle Database
1 7 (3.47%) SQL Server
1 7 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.48%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.98%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.48%) Hudson
1 5 (2.48%) Jenkins
1 5 (2.48%) JIRA
2 4 (1.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.99%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (0.99%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.99%) PeopleTools
3 2 (0.99%) Selenium
3 2 (0.99%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.99%) WebDriver
3 2 (0.99%) Xcode
3 2 (0.99%) Zephyr
4 1 (0.50%) Subversion
4 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (18.81%) Finance
2 20 (9.90%) Banking
3 14 (6.93%) Law
4 13 (6.44%) Legal
5 11 (5.45%) Retail
6 7 (3.47%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.48%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.98%) Back Office
8 4 (1.98%) Local Government
9 3 (1.49%) French Language
9 3 (1.49%) German Language
10 1 (0.50%) Marketing
10 1 (0.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 40 (19.80%) Analyst
2 30 (14.85%) Service Manager
3 18 (8.91%) ITIL Manager
4 16 (7.92%) Project Manager
5 15 (7.43%) Support Analyst
6 13 (6.44%) Support Engineer
7 12 (5.94%) Service Analyst
8 11 (5.45%) Services Delivery Manager
9 10 (4.95%) Delivery Manager
9 10 (4.95%) Desktop Support
9 10 (4.95%) Network Engineer
10 9 (4.46%) Desktop Analyst
10 9 (4.46%) Desktop Engineer
10 9 (4.46%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 9 (4.46%) Field Engineer
11 8 (3.96%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (3.96%) Help Desk Support
11 8 (3.96%) Incident Manager
11 8 (3.96%) Service Desk Analyst
11 8 (3.96%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.48%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.98%) HTML
2 4 (1.98%) XML
3 2 (0.99%) .NET
3 2 (0.99%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.99%) Ajax
3 2 (0.99%) Android SDK
3 2 (0.99%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.99%) Entity Framework
3 2 (0.99%) HTML5
3 2 (0.99%) iOS SDK
3 2 (0.99%) J2EE
3 2 (0.99%) jQuery
3 2 (0.99%) PhoneGap
3 2 (0.99%) WAP
3 2 (0.99%) WCF
3 2 (0.99%) Web Services
4 1 (0.50%) Middleware
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.94%) Blackberry
3 9 (4.46%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (3.47%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.97%) Clustering
5 6 (2.97%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.97%) PKI
6 5 (2.48%) CMDB
6 5 (2.48%) EMC VNX
6 5 (2.48%) Life Science
6 5 (2.48%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.48%) NHS
6 5 (2.48%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.48%) Social Media
7 3 (1.49%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.49%) Cryptography
7 3 (1.49%) HACMP
8 2 (0.99%) EPoS
8 2 (0.99%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (0.99%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 70 (34.65%) Windows
2 20 (9.90%) Windows Server
3 19 (9.41%) Linux
4 18 (8.91%) Unix
5 16 (7.92%) Windows 7
6 11 (5.45%) Solaris
7 9 (4.46%) Windows XP
8 8 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (3.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.97%) AIX
11 5 (2.48%) Apple iOS
11 5 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.98%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.98%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.49%) Android
14 2 (0.99%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (26.73%) Service Management
2 35 (17.33%) Project Management
3 29 (14.36%) Service Delivery
4 28 (13.86%) Problem Management
5 27 (13.37%) Configuration Management
6 25 (12.38%) ITIL V3
7 23 (11.39%) PRINCE2
8 20 (9.90%) ITSM
9 18 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (7.43%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (6.44%) Migration
12 12 (5.94%) Business Continuity
12 12 (5.94%) Kalman Filter
12 12 (5.94%) Risk Management
13 11 (5.45%) Change Management
13 11 (5.45%) Document Management
13 11 (5.45%) SIEM
13 11 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (5.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 10 (4.95%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.42%) SQL
2 7 (3.47%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.98%) Java
3 4 (1.98%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.49%) PeopleCode
4 3 (1.49%) SQR
5 2 (0.99%) C#
5 2 (0.99%) Objective-C
5 2 (0.99%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.50%) C
6 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (10.40%) ITIL Certification
2 16 (7.92%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (7.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (5.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 10 (4.95%) CCNA
5 10 (4.95%) CISM
5 10 (4.95%) CISSP
6 9 (4.46%) CCNP
6 9 (4.46%) MCDST
7 8 (3.96%) Degree
7 8 (3.96%) MCP
8 7 (3.47%) CCENT
8 7 (3.47%) MOS
8 7 (3.47%) Security Cleared
9 6 (2.97%) CISMP
10 5 (2.48%) CESG Certified Professional
10 5 (2.48%) CISA
10 5 (2.48%) CLAS
10 5 (2.48%) EMCSA
11 4 (1.98%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (14.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (5.94%) COBIT
2 12 (5.94%) SLA
3 5 (2.48%) COSO
3 5 (2.48%) QA
4 2 (0.99%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.50%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.50%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.50%) SSAE 16
5 1 (0.50%) Val IT
System Software
1 43 (21.29%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.48%) Docker
4 4 (1.98%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.49%) GPFS
5 3 (1.49%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.49%) UAG
5 3 (1.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.50%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (3.47%) SmoothWall
2 6 (2.97%) SCCM
3 5 (2.48%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (2.48%) NetBackup
3 5 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.48%) Puppet
3 5 (2.48%) Salt
3 5 (2.48%) SCOM
3 5 (2.48%) WSUS
4 4 (1.98%) Data Guard
4 4 (1.98%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (1.49%) Oracle ZFS
5 3 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.99%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.50%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.50%) Ansible
7 1 (0.50%) QRadar
Vendors
1 39 (19.31%) Microsoft
2 30 (14.85%) Cisco
3 18 (8.91%) Citrix
4 14 (6.93%) Remedy
5 13 (6.44%) Oracle
5 13 (6.44%) VMware
6 11 (5.45%) CheckPoint
6 11 (5.45%) ServiceNow
7 9 (4.46%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.47%) IBM
9 6 (2.97%) Clearswift
9 6 (2.97%) EMC
9 6 (2.97%) Kaspersky
10 4 (1.98%) NetApp
10 4 (1.98%) Symantec
11 3 (1.49%) Facebook
11 3 (1.49%) HP
11 3 (1.49%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (1.49%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.49%) Splunk
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