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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 113 123 128
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 26 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.82% 0.44% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.26% 2.56% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £313 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -21.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £240 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £328 £328
% change year-on-year
+10.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Average hourly rate £21.25 £19.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +31.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £19.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-23.68% +7.04%
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
611 507 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.24% 17.04% 19.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 239 342
Average daily rate £375 £305 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% -16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 52 49
Average hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £10.50 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.75 £28.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

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 16 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL Certification across the North West region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

ITIL Certification Hourly Rate Histogram 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 16 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
Manchester -3 10 £238 -20.83% 2
Cheshire +12 6 - - 5
Lancashire -17 5 £340 - 1
Merseyside +2 3 £500 -2.81%
Cumbria - - - -
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England

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 45 (100.00%) ITIL
2 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (31.11%) Windows
4 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 8 (17.78%) SharePoint
5 8 (17.78%) Migration
5 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
5 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
6 7 (15.56%) Degree
6 7 (15.56%) Data Migration
6 7 (15.56%) Talend Open Studio
6 7 (15.56%) Windows 7
6 7 (15.56%) Talend
6 7 (15.56%) Relational Database
6 7 (15.56%) Metadata Management
6 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (15.56%) Data Management
6 7 (15.56%) Local Government
6 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (15.56%) Oracle
6 7 (15.56%) RDBMS
6 7 (15.56%) Data Modelling
6 7 (15.56%) ETL
7 6 (13.33%) Cisco
7 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 6 (13.33%) ISEB
7 6 (13.33%) VMware
7 6 (13.33%) Change Management
7 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (11.11%) SCCM

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 8 (17.78%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.67%) Lync
3 2 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.44%) IIS
3 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.22%) CICS
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Office
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) SAN
2 3 (6.67%) VPN
2 3 (6.67%) DNS
2 3 (6.67%) DHCP
2 3 (6.67%) Firewall
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.44%) NAS
3 2 (4.44%) FWSM
3 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.44%) LAN
4 1 (2.22%) VoIP
4 1 (2.22%) SSL
4 1 (2.22%) OSPF
4 1 (2.22%) EIGRP
4 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) RDBMS
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (15.56%) Relational Database
2 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (15.56%) Local Government
2 1 (2.22%) Marketing
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Analyst
2 7 (15.56%) Data Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Architect
4 3 (6.67%) Service Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) IT Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Test Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Team Leader
5 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Change Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Server Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Programme Planner
6 1 (2.22%) QA Tester
6 1 (2.22%) Support Manager
6 1 (2.22%) Support Team Leader
6 1 (2.22%) Problem Manager
6 1 (2.22%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.67%) Clustering
3 2 (4.44%) Statistics
3 2 (4.44%) Replication
3 2 (4.44%) iPad
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) EPoS
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) Life Science
4 1 (2.22%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) Windows
2 7 (15.56%) Windows 7
3 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.44%) Linux
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.22%) Windows NT
6 1 (2.22%) Android
6 1 (2.22%) UNIX
6 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) ITIL
2 8 (17.78%) Migration
3 7 (15.56%) Data Modelling
3 7 (15.56%) ETL
3 7 (15.56%) Data Management
3 7 (15.56%) Data Migration
3 7 (15.56%) Metadata Management
4 6 (13.33%) Change Management
5 5 (11.11%) Service Management
5 5 (11.11%) Validation
6 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.67%) Project Management
6 3 (6.67%) Coaching
6 3 (6.67%) Data Mapping
6 3 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (6.67%) ITIL V3
6 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.67%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.44%) Change Control
7 2 (4.44%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.22%) C++
3 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
1 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.56%) Degree
3 6 (13.33%) ISEB
4 4 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.67%) CCNP
5 3 (6.67%) CCNA
5 3 (6.67%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.44%) MCITP
7 1 (2.22%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (2.22%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) SLA
2 3 (6.67%) QA
3 1 (2.22%) BS7799
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) VMware ESX
2 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) SCCM
2 2 (4.44%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.44%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.22%) SCOM
3 1 (2.22%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle
2 7 (15.56%) Talend
3 6 (13.33%) Cisco
3 6 (13.33%) VMware
4 5 (11.11%) HP
5 4 (8.89%) Citrix
6 2 (4.44%) Avaya
6 2 (4.44%) Nortel
6 2 (4.44%) SAP
6 2 (4.44%) Veeam
6 2 (4.44%) Symantec
7 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.22%) Meru Networks
7 1 (2.22%) Juniper
7 1 (2.22%) CA
7 1 (2.22%) NetApp
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