The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the North West region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 110 117 126
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 22 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.73% 0.48% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.00% 2.58% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 5
Average daily rate
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£363 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £280 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.30% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £23.03 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £20.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-44.57% +3.75%
Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
550 503 613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.19% 18.57% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 232 309
Average daily rate £325 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £481 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 53 47
Average hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.10 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £40.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
ITIL Certification
England

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 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 8 £258 -14.16% 6
Lancashire - 6 £268 -
Cheshire +4 5 - - 1
Merseyside +3 2 £500 -2.81% 1
Cumbria - - - - 1
ITIL Certification
England

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 51 (100.00%) ITIL
2 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
3 14 (27.45%) Windows
4 12 (23.53%) Change Management
5 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
6 9 (17.65%) SC Cleared
6 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
6 9 (17.65%) Shell Script
7 8 (15.69%) Middleware
7 8 (15.69%) HP
7 8 (15.69%) SharePoint
7 8 (15.69%) Oracle
7 8 (15.69%) BladeLogic
7 8 (15.69%) Splunk
7 8 (15.69%) Cyber-Ark
8 7 (13.73%) TIBCO EMS
8 7 (13.73%) Banking
8 7 (13.73%) Finance
8 7 (13.73%) Migration
8 7 (13.73%) UNIX
8 7 (13.73%) TIBCO
8 7 (13.73%) Rendezvous
9 6 (11.76%) SAN
9 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
9 6 (11.76%) Data Modelling
9 6 (11.76%) ETL
9 6 (11.76%) ISEB
9 6 (11.76%) RDBMS
9 6 (11.76%) VMware
9 6 (11.76%) Data Management

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (15.69%) SharePoint
2 7 (13.73%) TIBCO EMS
3 6 (11.76%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (5.88%) IIS
4 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.88%) MS Exchange
4 3 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (5.88%) Lync
5 1 (1.96%) SAS
5 1 (1.96%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Office
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) SAN
2 4 (7.84%) Firewall
2 4 (7.84%) DHCP
2 4 (7.84%) DNS
3 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.88%) LAN
4 2 (3.92%) VoIP
4 2 (3.92%) VPN
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.92%) NAS
4 2 (3.92%) FWSM
5 1 (1.96%) Wireless
5 1 (1.96%) OSPF
5 1 (1.96%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 6 (11.76%) RDBMS
1 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
1 7 (13.73%) Banking
2 6 (11.76%) Investment Banking
2 6 (11.76%) Local Government
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (60.78%) Analyst
2 8 (15.69%) Middleware Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) Support Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Data Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Communications Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Service Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) IT Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) UNIX Specialist
8 2 (3.92%) Change Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Server Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) QA Tester
9 1 (1.96%) Help Desk Support
9 1 (1.96%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) Middleware
2 7 (13.73%) Rendezvous
3 5 (9.80%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (3.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Clustering
2 3 (5.88%) Replication
3 1 (1.96%) Statistics
3 1 (1.96%) Life Science
3 1 (1.96%) CMDB
3 1 (1.96%) iPad
3 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.96%) GIS
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (27.45%) Windows
2 7 (13.73%) UNIX
3 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (9.80%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.84%) Linux
5 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.96%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (100.00%) ITIL
2 12 (23.53%) Change Management
3 7 (13.73%) Migration
4 6 (11.76%) Data Modelling
4 6 (11.76%) ETL
4 6 (11.76%) Data Management
4 6 (11.76%) Data Migration
4 6 (11.76%) Metadata Management
5 5 (9.80%) Validation
6 4 (7.84%) Service Management
7 3 (5.88%) Data Mapping
7 3 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (5.88%) ITIL V3
7 3 (5.88%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.92%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.92%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.92%) Time Management
8 2 (3.92%) Test Strategy
8 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.92%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.65%) Shell Script
2 5 (9.80%) SQL
3 2 (3.92%) Java
4 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.96%) C++
4 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
2 9 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.76%) Degree
3 6 (11.76%) ISEB
4 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.92%) CISSP
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.92%) CCNP
5 2 (3.92%) MCITP
5 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.96%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.96%) CCNA
6 1 (1.96%) CISA
6 1 (1.96%) GIAC
6 1 (1.96%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) QA
3 1 (1.96%) BS7799
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.88%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) BladeLogic
2 5 (9.80%) SCCM
3 3 (5.88%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.92%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.92%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (1.96%) SCOM
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (1.96%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.69%) HP
2 8 (15.69%) Oracle
2 8 (15.69%) Splunk
2 8 (15.69%) Cyber-Ark
3 7 (13.73%) TIBCO
4 6 (11.76%) Talend
4 6 (11.76%) VMware
5 5 (9.80%) IBM
6 4 (7.84%) Cisco
7 3 (5.88%) SAP
8 2 (3.92%) Citrix
8 2 (3.92%) Veeam
8 2 (3.92%) Symantec
9 1 (1.96%) McAfee
9 1 (1.96%) Toshiba
9 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.96%) Meru Networks
9 1 (1.96%) CA
9 1 (1.96%) NetApp
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