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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 90 108 87
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -21
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 62 23 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.69% 0.75% 1.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.47% 3.85% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 13 14
Average daily rate
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£331 £310 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% -12.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £226 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £567 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -8.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £14.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+55.17% -30.12%
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
732 597 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.93% 19.48% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 306 195
Average daily rate £385 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £575 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 70 35
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.50 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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
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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 +23 41 £325 - 8
Lancashire +8 7 £300 +37.93% 1
Merseyside -6 7 - -
Cheshire -18 3 £450 +28.57% 2
Cumbria -9 1 £505 +102.00%
ITIL Certification
England

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 88 (100.00%) ITIL
2 24 (27.27%) Windows
3 23 (26.14%) WAN
3 23 (26.14%) SSL
3 23 (26.14%) Firewall
3 23 (26.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (25.00%) VMware
4 22 (25.00%) Cisco
5 20 (22.73%) Citrix
5 20 (22.73%) CheckPoint
5 20 (22.73%) Clearswift
5 20 (22.73%) PKI
5 20 (22.73%) QA
5 20 (22.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 20 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (22.73%) Kaspersky
5 20 (22.73%) Kalman Filter
6 19 (21.59%) CISMP
6 19 (21.59%) CISM
6 19 (21.59%) Service Delivery
6 19 (21.59%) CISSP
6 19 (21.59%) Microsoft
7 17 (19.32%) Migration
7 17 (19.32%) Penetration Testing
7 17 (19.32%) SIEM
8 16 (18.18%) Data Centre
9 15 (17.05%) Network Security
9 15 (17.05%) Active Directory
10 14 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (14.77%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (12.50%) IIS
2 8 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.68%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.55%) iPlanet
5 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.14%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.68%) MS Office
2 5 (5.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.41%) MS Project
3 3 (3.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.14%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.14%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Office 365
2 1 (1.14%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.14%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 23 (26.14%) WAN
1 23 (26.14%) SSL
1 23 (26.14%) Firewall
2 20 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (17.05%) Network Security
4 10 (11.36%) LAN
5 8 (9.09%) LDAP
6 7 (7.95%) DNS
7 4 (4.55%) SAN
7 4 (4.55%) VPN
7 4 (4.55%) DHCP
8 3 (3.41%) FTP
8 3 (3.41%) HTTP
8 3 (3.41%) SMTP
9 1 (1.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Selenium
2 1 (1.14%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.14%) JUnit
2 1 (1.14%) JMeter
General
1 13 (14.77%) Finance
2 4 (4.55%) Banking
3 2 (2.27%) Local Government
4 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.14%) Retail
4 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (37.50%) Analyst
2 17 (19.32%) Technical Analyst
3 15 (17.05%) Security Analyst
4 11 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 8 (9.09%) Service Manager
6 6 (6.82%) Technical Specialist
6 6 (6.82%) Administrator
6 6 (6.82%) Technical Security Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Service Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Service Improvement Manager
8 4 (4.55%) Desktop Administrator
8 4 (4.55%) Citrix Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) Developer
9 3 (3.41%) IT Project Manager
10 2 (2.27%) Network Security Analyst
10 2 (2.27%) Contracts Manager
10 2 (2.27%) Help Desk Support
10 2 (2.27%) Service Desk Analyst
10 2 (2.27%) VBA Developer
10 2 (2.27%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.27%) XML
1 2 (2.27%) XML Messaging
2 1 (1.14%) .NET
2 1 (1.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.73%) PKI
2 16 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 9 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.55%) Fat Client
4 4 (4.55%) Thin Client
5 3 (3.41%) NHS
5 3 (3.41%) Clustering
6 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.27%) CMDB
7 1 (1.14%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.14%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.14%) PMI
7 1 (1.14%) Economics
7 1 (1.14%) SecurID
7 1 (1.14%) PDA
7 1 (1.14%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (27.27%) Windows
2 12 (13.64%) UNIX
3 11 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (10.23%) Linux
6 5 (5.68%) Windows 7
6 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.27%) Solaris
8 1 (1.14%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (100.00%) ITIL
2 20 (22.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 20 (22.73%) Kalman Filter
3 19 (21.59%) Service Delivery
4 17 (19.32%) Penetration Testing
4 17 (19.32%) Migration
4 17 (19.32%) SIEM
5 13 (14.77%) Security Patching
6 12 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (11.36%) PRINCE2
8 9 (10.23%) Service Management
9 7 (7.95%) Project Management
10 6 (6.82%) ITSM
10 6 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (5.68%) Supplier Management
11 5 (5.68%) Problem Management
11 5 (5.68%) Process Improvement
12 4 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (4.55%) Release Management
12 4 (4.55%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.09%) Shell Script
2 6 (6.82%) SQL
3 3 (3.41%) VBA
4 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (21.59%) CISSP
1 19 (21.59%) CISM
1 19 (21.59%) CISMP
2 14 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (14.77%) CCENT
4 9 (10.23%) MCP
5 8 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
5 8 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 7 (7.95%) SC Cleared
7 6 (6.82%) Degree
8 5 (5.68%) MCSE
9 4 (4.55%) CCIE
9 4 (4.55%) CCA
9 4 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (4.55%) CCEE
9 4 (4.55%) CCAA
10 3 (3.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (2.27%) ISEB
11 2 (2.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (26.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (22.73%) QA
3 4 (4.55%) SLA
4 1 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (17.05%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (4.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (4.55%) MetaFrame
3 4 (4.55%) Terminal Services
3 4 (4.55%) XenApp
4 3 (3.41%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.41%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (9.09%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (2.27%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (25.00%) Cisco
1 22 (25.00%) VMware
2 20 (22.73%) Kaspersky
2 20 (22.73%) Citrix
2 20 (22.73%) CheckPoint
2 20 (22.73%) Clearswift
3 19 (21.59%) Microsoft
4 12 (13.64%) Oracle
5 6 (6.82%) Sun
5 6 (6.82%) HP
6 4 (4.55%) AppSense
7 3 (3.41%) CA
7 3 (3.41%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.27%) SAP
8 2 (2.27%) webMethods
8 2 (2.27%) Symantec
8 2 (2.27%) Remedy
8 2 (2.27%) EMC
8 2 (2.27%) BMC
8 2 (2.27%) Trapeze
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