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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 120 118 113
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 20 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.61% 0.39% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.19% 2.39% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £325 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £288 £330
% change year-on-year
+28.26% -12.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -
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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
626 460 550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.23% 16.36% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 200 288
Average daily rate £390 £305 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.86% -17.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £493 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 43 29
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £15.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +89.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.34 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.39%

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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 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
Manchester -4 7 £300 - 7
Lancashire -20 5 £413 -
Cheshire +9 4 £425 +30.76% 2
Merseyside - 3 £500 - 1
Cumbria - - - -
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ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 42 (100.00%) ITIL
2 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 13 (30.95%) Windows
4 10 (23.81%) SC Cleared
4 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
4 10 (23.81%) Windows 7
5 9 (21.43%) Degree
6 8 (19.05%) Data Migration
6 8 (19.05%) Migration
6 8 (19.05%) Data Management
6 8 (19.05%) Data Modelling
6 8 (19.05%) ETL
6 8 (19.05%) RDBMS
6 8 (19.05%) Metadata Management
6 8 (19.05%) Relational Database
6 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 7 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 7 (16.67%) Oracle
7 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (14.29%) Change Management
8 6 (14.29%) Service Management
8 6 (14.29%) Talend
8 6 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
9 5 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (11.90%) Data Structures
9 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (11.90%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 7 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.76%) Lync
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.38%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Office
2 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.38%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) VPN
2 2 (4.76%) SSL
2 2 (4.76%) SAN
2 2 (4.76%) WAN
2 2 (4.76%) NAS
3 1 (2.38%) FWSM
3 1 (2.38%) LAN
3 1 (2.38%) Firewall
3 1 (2.38%) Wireless
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) RDBMS
1 8 (19.05%) Relational Database
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (11.90%) Local Government
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Analyst
2 8 (19.05%) Data Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Architect
4 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Service Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) IT Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Test Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Team Leader
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Security Consultant
6 1 (2.38%) Coordinator
6 1 (2.38%) IT Security Consultant
6 1 (2.38%) Change Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Programme Planner
6 1 (2.38%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.90%) Data Structures
3 4 (9.52%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.76%) Statistics
4 2 (4.76%) iPad
4 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.38%) Life Science
5 1 (2.38%) CMDB
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Windows
2 10 (23.81%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.76%) Android
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.76%) UNIX
4 1 (2.38%) Windows NT
4 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (100.00%) ITIL
2 8 (19.05%) Data Modelling
2 8 (19.05%) ETL
2 8 (19.05%) Migration
2 8 (19.05%) Data Management
2 8 (19.05%) Data Migration
2 8 (19.05%) Metadata Management
3 6 (14.29%) Change Management
3 6 (14.29%) Service Management
4 5 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (11.90%) Validation
5 3 (7.14%) Coaching
5 3 (7.14%) Project Management
5 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.76%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.76%) Test Planning
6 2 (4.76%) Line Management
6 2 (4.76%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) Java
1 2 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) SC Cleared
1 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 9 (21.43%) Degree
3 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.14%) ISEB
4 3 (7.14%) MCITP
4 3 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.14%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.76%) CCNP
5 2 (4.76%) CCNA
6 1 (2.38%) CISSP
6 1 (2.38%) Sun Certification
6 1 (2.38%) PMP
6 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.38%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) SLA
2 4 (9.52%) QA
3 1 (2.38%) BS7799
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle
3 6 (14.29%) Talend
4 5 (11.90%) VMware
5 4 (9.52%) Cisco
5 4 (9.52%) Citrix
6 3 (7.14%) HP
7 2 (4.76%) Nortel
7 2 (4.76%) SAP
7 2 (4.76%) Avaya
7 2 (4.76%) Juniper
7 2 (4.76%) Symantec
7 2 (4.76%) Veeam
8 1 (2.38%) Meru Networks
8 1 (2.38%) CA
8 1 (2.38%) NetApp
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