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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 23 19 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing ITIL 91 82 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.61% 6.78% 5.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.85% 9.16% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 33 37
Average daily rate
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£318 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £142 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £420 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 13
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.55 £36.10 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.88% +16.66%
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
1028 895 1009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.71% 73.97% 67.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 636 470 500
Average daily rate £350 £333 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 46 55
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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
Altrincham - 3 £255 - 2
Oldham - 1 £365 -
Wigan - 1 - - 1
Rochdale - - - -
Salford - - - - 1
Bolton - - - -
Bury - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
ITIL
North West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 64 (38.32%) Windows
2 44 (26.35%) Microsoft
3 39 (23.35%) Active Directory
4 30 (17.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (17.96%) Finance
5 27 (16.17%) Cisco
5 27 (16.17%) MS Excel
6 25 (14.97%) Citrix
7 23 (13.77%) VMware
7 23 (13.77%) Project Management
8 22 (13.17%) MS Office
8 22 (13.17%) MCSE
9 21 (12.57%) Service Management
10 20 (11.98%) Linux
10 20 (11.98%) PRINCE2
10 20 (11.98%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (11.98%) SAN
11 19 (11.38%) CCNA
12 18 (10.78%) Incident Management
12 18 (10.78%) Windows 7
13 15 (8.98%) MCSA
13 15 (8.98%) ITIL Certification
13 15 (8.98%) Avaya
14 14 (8.38%) SLA
14 14 (8.38%) MCTS
15 13 (7.78%) MCITP
15 13 (7.78%) Problem Management
15 13 (7.78%) Information Security
15 13 (7.78%) Service Delivery
16 12 (7.19%) CCNP

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 10 (5.99%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.79%) CICS
3 5 (2.99%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.40%) NetWeaver
5 2 (1.20%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.60%) Lync
6 1 (0.60%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.60%) Apache
6 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.60%) Site Server
Applications
1 27 (16.17%) MS Excel
2 22 (13.17%) MS Office
3 6 (3.59%) MS Project
3 6 (3.59%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.59%) assyst
2 4 (2.40%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.98%) SAN
2 12 (7.19%) WAN
3 9 (5.39%) LAN
3 9 (5.39%) VPN
4 6 (3.59%) Firewall
4 6 (3.59%) Wireless
5 4 (2.40%) VoIP
5 4 (2.40%) Network Security
6 3 (1.80%) NAS
6 3 (1.80%) VLAN
6 3 (1.80%) Intranet
7 2 (1.20%) DMZ
7 2 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.20%) SSL
7 2 (1.20%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.20%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (0.60%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.60%) LDAP
8 1 (0.60%) HTTP
8 1 (0.60%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.99%) DB2
2 4 (2.40%) RDBMS
2 4 (2.40%) SAP BW
2 4 (2.40%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.40%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.80%) DataStage
4 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.60%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.60%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 2 (1.20%) PVCS
1 2 (1.20%) ClearCase
1 2 (1.20%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 30 (17.96%) Finance
2 8 (4.79%) Banking
3 5 (2.99%) Retail
4 3 (1.80%) Marketing
5 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.60%) Advertising
5 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (35.33%) Analyst
2 25 (14.97%) Service Analyst
3 24 (14.37%) Service Desk Analyst
4 15 (8.98%) Service Manager
5 11 (6.59%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (6.59%) Support Analyst
6 9 (5.39%) Support Engineer
6 9 (5.39%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (4.19%) Administrator
7 7 (4.19%) Team Leader
7 7 (4.19%) Transition Manager
8 6 (3.59%) Security Manager
8 6 (3.59%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (3.59%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (3.59%) Project Manager
8 6 (3.59%) Business Analyst
8 6 (3.59%) Programme Manager
9 5 (2.99%) Desktop Support
9 5 (2.99%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (2.99%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.19%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.20%) Middleware
2 2 (1.20%) SAP Basis
2 2 (1.20%) HTML
2 2 (1.20%) .NET
2 2 (1.20%) CSS
2 2 (1.20%) Web Services
3 1 (0.60%) XML
3 1 (0.60%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.79%) iPad
2 7 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.19%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.59%) Client/Server
3 6 (3.59%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.99%) Life Science
5 4 (2.40%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.40%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.80%) VSAM
7 2 (1.20%) PKI
7 2 (1.20%) Statistics
7 2 (1.20%) CMDB
7 2 (1.20%) VLE
7 2 (1.20%) Open Source
8 1 (0.60%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.60%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.60%) PMI
8 1 (0.60%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 64 (38.32%) Windows
2 20 (11.98%) Linux
3 18 (10.78%) Windows 7
4 11 (6.59%) UNIX
4 11 (6.59%) Windows XP
5 9 (5.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (4.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (4.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.40%) Windows NT
8 4 (2.40%) AIX
9 3 (1.80%) Solaris
9 3 (1.80%) Android
10 2 (1.20%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.20%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.60%) zOS
11 1 (0.60%) SUSE
11 1 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.60%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (13.77%) Project Management
2 21 (12.57%) Service Management
3 20 (11.98%) PRINCE2
4 18 (10.78%) Incident Management
5 13 (7.78%) Problem Management
5 13 (7.78%) Service Delivery
5 13 (7.78%) Information Security
6 12 (7.19%) Configuration Management
7 10 (5.99%) Migration
7 10 (5.99%) Performance Management
7 10 (5.99%) Coaching
8 9 (5.39%) Line Management
8 9 (5.39%) Mentoring
8 9 (5.39%) Change Management
9 8 (4.79%) Risk Management
10 6 (3.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (3.59%) CRM
10 6 (3.59%) ITIL V3
10 6 (3.59%) ITIL V2
10 6 (3.59%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.99%) SQL
2 7 (4.19%) Perl
3 4 (2.40%) Java
4 3 (1.80%) C#
4 3 (1.80%) COBOL
4 3 (1.80%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.20%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.20%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.60%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (17.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (13.17%) MCSE
3 20 (11.98%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (11.38%) CCNA
5 15 (8.98%) MCSA
5 15 (8.98%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (8.38%) MCTS
7 13 (7.78%) MCITP
8 12 (7.19%) MCP
8 12 (7.19%) CCNP
9 9 (5.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (3.59%) Degree
10 6 (3.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (2.99%) CISSP
11 5 (2.99%) IBM Certification
11 5 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (2.40%) ACSA
12 4 (2.40%) MCDST
12 4 (2.40%) ACSP
12 4 (2.40%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.38%) SLA
2 9 (5.39%) QA
3 8 (4.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (3.59%) COBIT
5 3 (1.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (23.35%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.39%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.80%) XenApp
5 2 (1.20%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.60%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (4.19%) SCCM
2 6 (3.59%) SCOM
3 3 (1.80%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.20%) CORE IMPACT
5 1 (0.60%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.60%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 44 (26.35%) Microsoft
2 27 (16.17%) Cisco
3 25 (14.97%) Citrix
4 23 (13.77%) VMware
5 15 (8.98%) Avaya
6 11 (6.59%) Red Hat
6 11 (6.59%) Nortel
7 10 (5.99%) HP
8 9 (5.39%) IBM
9 8 (4.79%) SAP
10 7 (4.19%) EMC
11 6 (3.59%) Sophos
11 6 (3.59%) Symantec
12 5 (2.99%) CheckPoint
13 4 (2.40%) Apple
14 3 (1.80%) CA
14 3 (1.80%) NetApp
14 3 (1.80%) Dell
14 3 (1.80%) Oracle
14 3 (1.80%) SolarWinds
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