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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 128 134 116
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 26 36 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.73% 0.81% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.17% 4.21% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 10
Median daily rate £365 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £310 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Median hourly rate - £30.52 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +18.64%
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
623 856 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.58% 19.36% 19.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 499 335
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £543 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 60 58
Median hourly rate £25.00 £34.95 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.46% +55.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.80 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 -2 19 £340 +4.61% 5
Cheshire -3 4 £400 +0.50%
Merseyside - 1 £425 -
ITIL Certification
England

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 59 (100.00%) ITIL
2 19 (32.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (30.51%) Windows
4 15 (25.42%) SSL
4 15 (25.42%) Cisco
4 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
5 13 (22.03%) ITIL V3
6 12 (20.34%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (20.34%) Kalman Filter
6 12 (20.34%) Clearswift
6 12 (20.34%) CheckPoint
6 12 (20.34%) Service Delivery
6 12 (20.34%) Firewall
7 11 (18.64%) VMware
7 11 (18.64%) MCP
7 11 (18.64%) PRINCE2
7 11 (18.64%) SmoothWall
7 11 (18.64%) PKI
8 10 (16.95%) WSUS
8 10 (16.95%) SCCM
8 10 (16.95%) SCOM
8 10 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (16.95%) Patch Management
8 10 (16.95%) Windows Server
8 10 (16.95%) WAN
8 10 (16.95%) Active Directory
8 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (15.25%) Migration
9 9 (15.25%) Finance
9 9 (15.25%) Change Management

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 (6.78%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Office
2 2 (3.39%) MS Project
3 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.42%) SSL
2 12 (20.34%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (20.34%) Firewall
3 10 (16.95%) WAN
4 8 (13.56%) Network Security
5 7 (11.86%) VoIP
6 3 (5.08%) LAN
7 2 (3.39%) Extranet
7 2 (3.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (3.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (1.69%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) ClearCase
1 2 (3.39%) ClearQuest
General
1 9 (15.25%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.08%) Legal
3 3 (5.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.39%) Banking
4 2 (3.39%) Law
5 1 (1.69%) Retail
5 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (33.90%) Analyst
2 10 (16.95%) Network Security Manager
2 10 (16.95%) Security Manager
3 9 (15.25%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Service Manager
6 5 (8.47%) ICT Assistant
6 5 (8.47%) ICT Manager
6 5 (8.47%) Network Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Desktop Support
7 4 (6.78%) ITIL Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Team Leader
8 3 (5.08%) Desktop Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Incident Manager
8 3 (5.08%) IT Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Service Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) Middleware
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) PKI
2 8 (13.56%) Data Centre
3 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (10.17%) Blackberry
4 6 (10.17%) Life Science
5 4 (6.78%) iPhone
6 2 (3.39%) Data Extraction
6 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.39%) NHS
7 1 (1.69%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.69%) iPad
7 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (30.51%) Windows
2 10 (16.95%) Windows Server
3 9 (15.25%) Linux
4 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (11.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (11.86%) Solaris
5 7 (11.86%) Unix
6 6 (10.17%) Windows XP
7 4 (6.78%) Windows 7
7 4 (6.78%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.39%) AIX
8 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (100.00%) ITIL
2 13 (22.03%) ITIL V3
3 12 (20.34%) Kalman Filter
3 12 (20.34%) Service Delivery
4 11 (18.64%) PRINCE2
5 10 (16.95%) Patch Management
6 9 (15.25%) Change Management
6 9 (15.25%) Migration
6 9 (15.25%) Project Management
6 9 (15.25%) Service Management
6 9 (15.25%) Virtual Environments
7 8 (13.56%) Incident Management
7 8 (13.56%) Problem Management
7 8 (13.56%) Security Patching
8 7 (11.86%) Application Rationalisation
8 7 (11.86%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (10.17%) ITSM
9 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (10.17%) Threat Management
9 6 (10.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.39%) SQL
2 1 (1.69%) Jython
Qualifications
1 11 (18.64%) MCP
2 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (13.56%) CCNP
3 8 (13.56%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (10.17%) CCENT
4 6 (10.17%) CESG Certified Professional
4 6 (10.17%) CISM
4 6 (10.17%) CISMP
4 6 (10.17%) CISSP
4 6 (10.17%) CLAS
4 6 (10.17%) DBS Check
5 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.39%) CCNA
6 2 (3.39%) MCDST
6 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.69%) Degree
7 1 (1.69%) HNC
7 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (32.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (11.86%) QA
3 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (16.95%) Active Directory
1 10 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (18.64%) SmoothWall
2 10 (16.95%) SCCM
2 10 (16.95%) SCOM
2 10 (16.95%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (25.42%) Cisco
1 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.34%) CheckPoint
2 12 (20.34%) Clearswift
3 11 (18.64%) VMware
4 7 (11.86%) Red Hat
5 6 (10.17%) Kaspersky
6 5 (8.47%) Avaya
6 5 (8.47%) Remedy
7 4 (6.78%) Apple
7 4 (6.78%) BMC
8 3 (5.08%) Citrix
8 3 (5.08%) LANDesk
9 2 (3.39%) F5
9 2 (3.39%) IBM
9 2 (3.39%) Juniper
9 2 (3.39%) Wyse
10 1 (1.69%) BT
10 1 (1.69%) Oracle
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