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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 133 135 117
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 22 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.68% 0.64% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.57% 3.33% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 5
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £313 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £669 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £42.01 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +52.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
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
616 811 632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.13% 19.23% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 460 319
Median daily rate £450 £390 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £390 £373
% change year-on-year
+0.26% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 40 51
Median hourly rate £35.63 £32.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% +85.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £48.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +6 11 £325 -13.33% 2
Lancashire +3 6 £420 -53.33%
Cheshire +2 1 - - 1
Merseyside +2 1 £425 -
ITIL Certification
England

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 45 (100.00%) ITIL
2 17 (37.78%) Windows
3 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
4 13 (28.89%) Linux
5 12 (26.67%) SCOM
6 11 (24.44%) Service Management
6 11 (24.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (22.22%) Cisco
7 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (22.22%) Solaris
7 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (20.00%) ITIL V3
8 9 (20.00%) Windows XP
8 9 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 9 (20.00%) Red Hat
8 9 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (17.78%) WAN
9 8 (17.78%) SSL
10 7 (15.56%) AIX
10 7 (15.56%) CCNP
10 7 (15.56%) SQL
10 7 (15.56%) IBM
10 7 (15.56%) VoIP
10 7 (15.56%) CheckPoint
10 7 (15.56%) Clearswift
10 7 (15.56%) Firewall
10 7 (15.56%) Service Delivery
10 7 (15.56%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (15.56%) Kalman Filter

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 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) SSL
1 8 (17.78%) WAN
2 7 (15.56%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (15.56%) Firewall
2 7 (15.56%) VoIP
3 6 (13.33%) Network Security
4 4 (8.89%) LAN
5 2 (4.44%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.22%) Extranet
6 1 (2.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (2.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.22%) ClearQuest
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
1 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
2 2 (4.44%) Law
2 2 (4.44%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Analyst
2 6 (13.33%) Service Manager
3 5 (11.11%) Monitoring Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Network Security Manager
3 5 (11.11%) Security Manager
3 5 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 5 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) IT Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Network Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Service Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.67%) ICT Assistant
5 3 (6.67%) ICT Manager
5 3 (6.67%) IT Services Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) PKI
2 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.67%) iPhone
3 3 (6.67%) Life Science
4 2 (4.44%) Data Extraction
4 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.44%) NHS
5 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 17 (37.78%) Windows
2 13 (28.89%) Linux
3 10 (22.22%) Solaris
3 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 7 (15.56%) AIX
6 6 (13.33%) Unix
6 6 (13.33%) Windows Server
7 5 (11.11%) HPUX
8 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
8 3 (6.67%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) ITIL
2 11 (24.44%) Service Management
3 9 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 9 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 7 (15.56%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (15.56%) Service Delivery
5 6 (13.33%) Email Filtering
5 6 (13.33%) Patch Management
5 6 (13.33%) Release Management
5 6 (13.33%) Web Filtering
6 5 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (8.89%) Change Control
7 4 (8.89%) Incident Management
7 4 (8.89%) ITSM
7 4 (8.89%) Migration
7 4 (8.89%) Problem Management
7 4 (8.89%) Project Management
7 4 (8.89%) Security Patching
8 3 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) SQL
2 5 (11.11%) Bourne shell
2 5 (11.11%) Java
2 5 (11.11%) Korn
2 5 (11.11%) Perl
2 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (15.56%) CCNP
3 6 (13.33%) MCP
3 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (8.89%) DBS Check
4 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.67%) CCNA
5 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.44%) CCDA
6 2 (4.44%) CCDP
7 1 (2.22%) CCENT
7 1 (2.22%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (2.22%) CISM
7 1 (2.22%) CISMP
7 1 (2.22%) CISSP
7 1 (2.22%) CLAS
7 1 (2.22%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (24.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (26.67%) SCOM
2 6 (13.33%) Netcool
2 6 (13.33%) SCCM
2 6 (13.33%) SmoothWall
2 6 (13.33%) Tivoli
2 6 (13.33%) WSUS
3 5 (11.11%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.22%) Cisco
3 9 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 7 (15.56%) CheckPoint
4 7 (15.56%) Clearswift
4 7 (15.56%) IBM
5 6 (13.33%) VMware
6 5 (11.11%) Avaya
6 5 (11.11%) CA
6 5 (11.11%) HP
7 3 (6.67%) Apple
7 3 (6.67%) BMC
7 3 (6.67%) Juniper
7 3 (6.67%) Remedy
8 2 (4.44%) Citrix
8 2 (4.44%) LANDesk
9 1 (2.22%) F5
9 1 (2.22%) Kaspersky
9 1 (2.22%) SAP
9 1 (2.22%) Wyse