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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
England / North West
Rank 122 139 112
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -27
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 12 18 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.46% 0.46% 0.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.49% 2.42% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 9
Median daily rate £400 £463 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £340 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £900 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £23.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £17.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+1.76% +1.49%

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
482 743 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.38% 18.93% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 404 333
Median daily rate £430 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +4.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 32 53
Median hourly rate £21.25 £35.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.28% +84.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £17.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +19 9 £400 -15.78% 5
Lancashire +3 1 £450 -50.00%
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
ITIL Certification
England

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 36 (100.00%) ITIL
2 12 (33.33%) Service Management
3 10 (27.78%) Linux
4 9 (25.00%) Windows
4 9 (25.00%) Cisco
5 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 8 (22.22%) WAN
5 8 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (19.44%) Windows XP
6 7 (19.44%) SQL
6 7 (19.44%) ITIL V3
7 6 (16.67%) AIX
7 6 (16.67%) Unix
7 6 (16.67%) Solaris
7 6 (16.67%) IBM
7 6 (16.67%) HP
7 6 (16.67%) Tivoli
7 6 (16.67%) Netcool
7 6 (16.67%) Release Management
7 6 (16.67%) Network Security
7 6 (16.67%) SCOM
8 5 (13.89%) Korn
8 5 (13.89%) Juniper
8 5 (13.89%) CA
8 5 (13.89%) Red Hat
8 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (13.89%) CCNA
8 5 (13.89%) LAN
8 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
8 5 (13.89%) HPUX

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 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) WAN
2 6 (16.67%) Network Security
3 5 (13.89%) LAN
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (11.11%) Firewall
4 4 (11.11%) SSL
4 4 (11.11%) Unified Communications
4 4 (11.11%) VoIP
5 1 (2.78%) Extranet
5 1 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (5.56%) Banking
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
1 2 (5.56%) Law
1 2 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Service Manager
3 5 (13.89%) Monitoring Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Network Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) IT Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Network Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Network Specialist
4 4 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Team Leader
5 3 (8.33%) IT Services Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Network Security Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Security Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Middleware Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Service Design Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 1 (2.78%) Help Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) Regular Expression
2 2 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 3 (8.33%) PKI
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.56%) Data Extraction
2 2 (5.56%) NHS
3 1 (2.78%) CMDB
3 1 (2.78%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Linux
2 9 (25.00%) Windows
3 7 (19.44%) Windows XP
4 6 (16.67%) AIX
4 6 (16.67%) Solaris
4 6 (16.67%) Unix
5 5 (13.89%) HPUX
5 5 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.78%) VME
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) ITIL
2 12 (33.33%) Service Management
3 7 (19.44%) ITIL V3
4 6 (16.67%) Release Management
5 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
6 4 (11.11%) Change Management
6 4 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (11.11%) Migration
6 4 (11.11%) Network Architecture
6 4 (11.11%) Network Design
7 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.33%) Email Filtering
7 3 (8.33%) Security Monitoring
7 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 3 (8.33%) Service Design
7 3 (8.33%) Web Filtering
8 2 (5.56%) ITSM
8 2 (5.56%) Project Management
8 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) Bourne shell
2 5 (13.89%) Java
2 5 (13.89%) Korn
2 5 (13.89%) Perl
2 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.89%) CCNA
3 4 (11.11%) CCDA
3 4 (11.11%) CCDP
3 4 (11.11%) CCNP
4 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.78%) CCENT
6 1 (2.78%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (2.78%) CISM
6 1 (2.78%) CISMP
6 1 (2.78%) CISSP
6 1 (2.78%) CLAS
6 1 (2.78%) MCDST
6 1 (2.78%) MCP
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Netcool
1 6 (16.67%) SCOM
1 6 (16.67%) Tivoli
2 5 (13.89%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (8.33%) SmoothWall
4 1 (2.78%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Cisco
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.67%) HP
3 6 (16.67%) IBM
4 5 (13.89%) CA
4 5 (13.89%) Juniper
4 5 (13.89%) Red Hat
5 4 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 4 (11.11%) Clearswift
6 2 (5.56%) Avaya
7 1 (2.78%) Apple
7 1 (2.78%) BMC
7 1 (2.78%) Citrix
7 1 (2.78%) F5
7 1 (2.78%) ICL
7 1 (2.78%) Kaspersky
7 1 (2.78%) Remedy
7 1 (2.78%) SAP
7 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow