The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL Certification in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL Certification over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 116 114 108
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 38 39 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.04% 1.01% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.53% 4.81% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 8
Median daily rate £381 £375 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +18.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £310 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £453 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £361
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £30.52 £23.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.40% +31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.66 £17.70 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £57.68 £31.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +100.00%
ITIL Certification
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
687 810 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.82% 20.94% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 433 296
Median daily rate £400 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £580 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 60 57
Median hourly rate £42.73 £30.52 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +38.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.60 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £56.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £24.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.91% +26.31%

ITIL Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing ITIL Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

ITIL Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL Certification across the North West region.

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Trend in the North West

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL Certification across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

ITIL Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification across the North West region.

ITIL Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

ITIL Certification
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Manchester +11 29 £375 +20.96% 1
Cheshire -1 7 £425 +13.33% 2
Lancashire -7 2 £250 -
ITIL Certification
England

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification 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 North West region with a requirement for ITIL Certification.

1 63 (100.00%) ITIL
2 19 (30.16%) Windows
3 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
3 16 (25.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (23.81%) Service Delivery
5 14 (22.22%) Service Management
5 14 (22.22%) Finance
6 12 (19.05%) Active Directory
6 12 (19.05%) SSL
7 11 (17.46%) PRINCE2
7 11 (17.46%) MCP
7 11 (17.46%) Project Management
7 11 (17.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (17.46%) Change Management
7 11 (17.46%) VMware
8 10 (15.87%) Linux
8 10 (15.87%) Cisco
8 10 (15.87%) WSUS
8 10 (15.87%) SCCM
8 10 (15.87%) SCOM
8 10 (15.87%) Security Cleared
8 10 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (15.87%) Patch Management
8 10 (15.87%) Windows Server
9 9 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
9 9 (14.29%) ITIL V3
9 9 (14.29%) SC Cleared
10 8 (12.70%) Firewall
10 8 (12.70%) CheckPoint
10 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2003

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (6.35%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (4.76%) WebSphere Process Server
3 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.59%) CMS
4 1 (1.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Office
2 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.17%) MS Project
4 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.05%) SSL
2 8 (12.70%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (12.70%) Firewall
3 7 (11.11%) WAN
4 6 (9.52%) Network Security
5 4 (6.35%) VoIP
6 2 (3.17%) Extranet
6 2 (3.17%) LAN
7 1 (1.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (1.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (1.59%) MPLS
7 1 (1.59%) VPN
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) ClearCase
1 3 (4.76%) ClearQuest
General
1 14 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.94%) Law
4 4 (6.35%) Legal
5 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.59%) Banking
6 1 (1.59%) French Language
6 1 (1.59%) German Language
6 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.59%) Retail
6 1 (1.59%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 22 (34.92%) Analyst
2 10 (15.87%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (14.29%) Service Manager
4 8 (12.70%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 8 (12.70%) Technical Analyst
5 7 (11.11%) ITIL Manager
5 7 (11.11%) Network Security Manager
5 7 (11.11%) Security Manager
6 5 (7.94%) Service Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Desktop Support
7 4 (6.35%) ICT Assistant
7 4 (6.35%) ICT Manager
7 4 (6.35%) Incident Manager
7 4 (6.35%) Network Manager
7 4 (6.35%) Service Transition Manager
7 4 (6.35%) Transition Manager
8 3 (4.76%) ICT Network Manager
8 3 (4.76%) ITIL Service Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) PMO Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Service Management Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) Middleware
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) PKI
2 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 6 (9.52%) Blackberry
3 6 (9.52%) Life Science
4 3 (4.76%) iPhone
5 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.17%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.59%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.59%) iPad
6 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.59%) NHS
6 1 (1.59%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.16%) Windows
2 10 (15.87%) Linux
2 10 (15.87%) Windows Server
3 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (11.11%) Solaris
4 7 (11.11%) Unix
5 5 (7.94%) Windows 7
5 5 (7.94%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.76%) AIX
6 3 (4.76%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (100.00%) ITIL
2 15 (23.81%) Service Delivery
3 14 (22.22%) Service Management
4 11 (17.46%) Change Management
4 11 (17.46%) PRINCE2
4 11 (17.46%) Project Management
5 10 (15.87%) Patch Management
6 9 (14.29%) ITIL V3
6 9 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
7 8 (12.70%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (12.70%) Security Patching
8 7 (11.11%) ITSM
8 7 (11.11%) Problem Management
9 6 (9.52%) Incident Management
9 6 (9.52%) Migration
9 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (7.94%) Application Rationalisation
10 5 (7.94%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (7.94%) Threat Management
10 5 (7.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.17%) Jython
2 1 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (17.46%) MCP
1 11 (17.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (15.87%) Security Cleared
3 9 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 7 (11.11%) CCENT
5 6 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (9.52%) DBS Check
6 5 (7.94%) CESG Certified Professional
6 5 (7.94%) CISM
6 5 (7.94%) CISMP
6 5 (7.94%) CISSP
6 5 (7.94%) CLAS
7 4 (6.35%) CCNP
8 3 (4.76%) CCNA
8 3 (4.76%) Degree
9 2 (3.17%) MCDST
9 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (1.59%) MOS
10 1 (1.59%) PMP
10 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (9.52%) QA
2 6 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 10 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.59%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 10 (15.87%) SCCM
1 10 (15.87%) SCOM
1 10 (15.87%) WSUS
2 8 (12.70%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.46%) VMware
3 10 (15.87%) Cisco
4 8 (12.70%) CheckPoint
4 8 (12.70%) Clearswift
5 7 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 5 (7.94%) Kaspersky
6 5 (7.94%) Remedy
7 4 (6.35%) Citrix
8 3 (4.76%) Apple
8 3 (4.76%) Avaya
8 3 (4.76%) BMC
8 3 (4.76%) IBM
8 3 (4.76%) LANDesk
9 2 (3.17%) Wyse
10 1 (1.59%) AppSense
10 1 (1.59%) BT
10 1 (1.59%) F5
10 1 (1.59%) iManage
10 1 (1.59%) ServiceNow