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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 100 109 93
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 54 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.40% 0.95% 1.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.99% 4.67% 6.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 12
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£344 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £219 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £560 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% -59.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.75 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -11.26%
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
773 642 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.05% 20.28% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 307 193
Average daily rate £398 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 91 37
Average hourly rate £41.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.50 £12.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £36.91 £29.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

ITIL Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester +17 30 £325 +51.16% 2
Merseyside -2 13 £450 -
Lancashire +7 6 £300 +37.93%
Cheshire -19 3 £425 -0.52%
ITIL Certification
England

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing ITIL Certification 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 Certification.

1 81 (100.00%) ITIL
2 22 (27.16%) Windows
3 21 (25.93%) WAN
4 19 (23.46%) SSL
4 19 (23.46%) Firewall
4 19 (23.46%) VMware
4 19 (23.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (23.46%) QA
5 18 (22.22%) Cisco
5 18 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 17 (20.99%) Citrix
7 16 (19.75%) CheckPoint
7 16 (19.75%) Clearswift
7 16 (19.75%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (19.75%) Kaspersky
7 16 (19.75%) PKI
7 16 (19.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 16 (19.75%) Kalman Filter
8 15 (18.52%) Penetration Testing
8 15 (18.52%) CISMP
8 15 (18.52%) SIEM
8 15 (18.52%) CISM
8 15 (18.52%) Service Delivery
8 15 (18.52%) Migration
8 15 (18.52%) Finance
8 15 (18.52%) CISSP
9 13 (16.05%) Active Directory
9 13 (16.05%) Network Security
10 12 (14.81%) CCENT
10 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing ITIL Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (13.58%) IIS
2 8 (9.88%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.94%) iPlanet
3 4 (4.94%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.94%) MS Office
3 3 (3.70%) MS Project
3 3 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Office 365
2 1 (1.23%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.93%) WAN
2 19 (23.46%) SSL
2 19 (23.46%) Firewall
3 16 (19.75%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (16.05%) Network Security
5 10 (12.35%) LAN
6 8 (9.88%) LDAP
7 7 (8.64%) DNS
8 4 (4.94%) VPN
8 4 (4.94%) DHCP
8 4 (4.94%) SAN
9 3 (3.70%) FTP
9 3 (3.70%) HTTP
9 3 (3.70%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.47%) MS Access
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Selenium
2 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (18.52%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Banking
2 3 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (1.23%) Local Government
3 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (34.57%) Analyst
2 14 (17.28%) Technical Analyst
3 13 (16.05%) Security Analyst
4 10 (12.35%) Project Manager
5 7 (8.64%) Administrator
5 7 (8.64%) Service Manager
6 6 (7.41%) Technical Specialist
7 5 (6.17%) Technical Security Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Desktop Administrator
8 4 (4.94%) Service Improvement Manager
8 4 (4.94%) Citrix Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Service Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
9 3 (3.70%) Developer
10 2 (2.47%) Systems Administrator
10 2 (2.47%) Network Analyst
10 2 (2.47%) Release Manager
10 2 (2.47%) Test Analyst
10 2 (2.47%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.47%) XML
1 2 (2.47%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.75%) PKI
2 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.94%) Fat Client
3 4 (4.94%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.70%) NHS
4 3 (3.70%) Clustering
5 1 (1.23%) Economics
5 1 (1.23%) SecurID
5 1 (1.23%) Life Science
5 1 (1.23%) CMDB
5 1 (1.23%) PMI
5 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.23%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 22 (27.16%) Windows
2 11 (13.58%) UNIX
3 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (9.88%) Linux
5 4 (4.94%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.47%) Solaris
7 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (100.00%) ITIL
2 16 (19.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 16 (19.75%) Kalman Filter
3 15 (18.52%) SIEM
3 15 (18.52%) Penetration Testing
3 15 (18.52%) Service Delivery
3 15 (18.52%) Migration
4 11 (13.58%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 6 (7.41%) Project Management
6 6 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (6.17%) Service Management
7 5 (6.17%) Problem Management
7 5 (6.17%) Process Improvement
8 4 (4.94%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (4.94%) Resource Management
8 4 (4.94%) Supplier Management
8 4 (4.94%) Data Analysis
8 4 (4.94%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (4.94%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.11%) SQL
2 8 (9.88%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.70%) VBA
4 2 (2.47%) Python
4 2 (2.47%) VB
4 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (18.52%) CISSP
1 15 (18.52%) CISM
1 15 (18.52%) CISMP
2 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (14.81%) CCENT
3 10 (12.35%) Security Cleared
4 9 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 8 (9.88%) Degree
5 8 (9.88%) Citrix Certification
5 8 (9.88%) MCP
6 4 (4.94%) MCSE
6 4 (4.94%) CCIE
6 4 (4.94%) CCA
6 4 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.94%) CCEE
6 4 (4.94%) CCAA
7 3 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.47%) ISEB
8 2 (2.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (1.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (23.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 19 (23.46%) QA
2 3 (3.70%) SLA
3 1 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (16.05%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.94%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (4.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (4.94%) MetaFrame
3 4 (4.94%) Terminal Services
3 4 (4.94%) XenApp
4 3 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.70%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (9.88%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (2.47%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (23.46%) VMware
2 18 (22.22%) Cisco
2 18 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 17 (20.99%) Citrix
4 16 (19.75%) CheckPoint
4 16 (19.75%) Clearswift
4 16 (19.75%) Kaspersky
5 12 (14.81%) Oracle
6 6 (7.41%) Sun
7 4 (4.94%) HP
7 4 (4.94%) AppSense
8 3 (3.70%) SAP
8 3 (3.70%) CA
9 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.47%) webMethods
9 2 (2.47%) Symantec
9 2 (2.47%) EMC
9 2 (2.47%) Trapeze
10 1 (1.23%) BMC
10 1 (1.23%) PeopleSoft
Manchester, Lancashire
Hudson IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago