The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL V3 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL V3 over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ITIL Version 3
England / North West
Rank 86 140 129
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -11
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 45 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.76% 0.44% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 0.54% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 10 7
Median daily rate £450 £325 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £314 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £443 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £24.78 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.52% -6.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £23.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-43.47% -13.20%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2102 3133 2416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.08% 81.08% 77.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1358 1910 1442
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 111 99
Median hourly rate £37.25 £38.00 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.97% +35.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

ITIL V3
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing ITIL V3 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL V3 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ITIL V3
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 V3 across the North West region.

ITIL V3 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

ITIL V3
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL V3 across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

ITIL V3 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

ITIL V3
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 V3 across the North West region.

ITIL V3 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

ITIL V3
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 V3 within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 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 +35 27 £450 +38.46% 3
Lancashire - 8 £625 -
Merseyside +5 6 £650 -
Cheshire +25 3 £373 -25.31%
Cumbria - 1 £340 -
ITIL V3
England

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 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 V3.

1 81 (100.00%) ITIL
2 20 (24.69%) TOGAF
2 20 (24.69%) ServiceNow
3 19 (23.46%) WAN
4 18 (22.22%) LAN
4 18 (22.22%) Service Management
4 18 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (22.22%) Release Management
5 17 (20.99%) Wi-Fi
6 16 (19.75%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (19.75%) Security Cleared
7 15 (18.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 15 (18.52%) Cisco
7 15 (18.52%) Windows
7 15 (18.52%) JavaScript
8 14 (17.28%) Web Services
8 14 (17.28%) PRINCE2
9 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
9 13 (16.05%) Scrum
9 13 (16.05%) SC Cleared
9 13 (16.05%) Degree
9 13 (16.05%) QA
10 12 (14.81%) Finance
11 11 (13.58%) CCIE
11 11 (13.58%) CCNP
11 11 (13.58%) AngularJS
11 11 (13.58%) DevOps
11 11 (13.58%) Network Architecture
12 10 (12.35%) Data Centre
12 10 (12.35%) SDLC

ITIL V3
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 (4.94%) Apache
1 4 (4.94%) IIS
2 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) MS Office
2 2 (2.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) SAP BPC
2 2 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Office 365
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (23.46%) WAN
2 18 (22.22%) LAN
3 17 (20.99%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (12.35%) Firewall
4 10 (12.35%) VoIP
5 8 (9.88%) LDAP
6 7 (8.64%) Internet
7 6 (7.41%) Network Security
8 4 (4.94%) SSL
9 3 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.47%) Broadband
10 2 (2.47%) VPN
11 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.88%) SQL Server
1 8 (9.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.23%) MySQL
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Selenium
2 3 (3.70%) StarTeam
General
1 12 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Local Government
3 2 (2.47%) Banking
3 2 (2.47%) Electronics
3 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.47%) Marketing
3 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (30.86%) Architect
2 16 (19.75%) Infrastructure Architect
3 11 (13.58%) Developer
4 10 (12.35%) Applications Support
5 7 (8.64%) Analyst
6 6 (7.41%) ServiceNow Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Sun Support
8 4 (4.94%) Consultant
8 4 (4.94%) IT Manager
8 4 (4.94%) ITIL Manager
8 4 (4.94%) Lead Architect
8 4 (4.94%) Network Architect
8 4 (4.94%) TOGAF Architect
9 3 (3.70%) Configuration Manager
9 3 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Desktop Support
9 3 (3.70%) Network Manager
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (3.70%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 14 (17.28%) Web Services
3 11 (13.58%) AngularJS
4 4 (4.94%) HTML
4 4 (4.94%) XML
5 3 (3.70%) ODBC
6 1 (1.23%) .NET
6 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.23%) ELK Stack
6 1 (1.23%) LAMP
6 1 (1.23%) SOAP
6 1 (1.23%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.11%) Web 2.0
3 5 (6.17%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.70%) CMDB
5 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.70%) PKI
6 2 (2.47%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.47%) NHS
7 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Licensing
7 1 (1.23%) RIA
7 1 (1.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.52%) Windows
2 7 (8.64%) Windows Server
2 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (7.41%) Linux
4 4 (4.94%) Unix
5 2 (2.47%) VME
6 1 (1.23%) Android
6 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (100.00%) ITIL
2 20 (24.69%) TOGAF
3 18 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (22.22%) Release Management
3 18 (22.22%) Service Management
4 14 (17.28%) PRINCE2
5 13 (16.05%) Scrum
6 11 (13.58%) DevOps
6 11 (13.58%) Network Architecture
7 10 (12.35%) SDLC
8 9 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
8 9 (11.11%) Workflow
9 8 (9.88%) BCP
9 8 (9.88%) CRM
10 7 (8.64%) Change Management
10 7 (8.64%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (8.64%) Network Design
11 6 (7.41%) Process Improvement
11 6 (7.41%) Protective Monitoring
11 6 (7.41%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.52%) JavaScript
2 4 (4.94%) SQL
3 1 (1.23%) PHP
3 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (19.75%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (19.75%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.05%) Degree
2 13 (16.05%) SC Cleared
3 11 (13.58%) CCIE
3 11 (13.58%) CCNP
4 9 (11.11%) CCNA
5 6 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (6.17%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (6.17%) CISSP
7 3 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.23%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.23%) MCSE
8 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.23%) SANS
8 1 (1.23%) SSCP
8 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.05%) QA
2 4 (4.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.70%) SLA
4 2 (2.47%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (4.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.23%) BitLocker
2 1 (1.23%) Firmware
2 1 (1.23%) MetaFrame
2 1 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) Nessus
2 3 (3.70%) SmoothWall
3 1 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.23%) Nexpose
3 1 (1.23%) Nmap
3 1 (1.23%) QRadar
3 1 (1.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (24.69%) ServiceNow
2 15 (18.52%) Cisco
3 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.64%) Sun
5 5 (6.17%) CheckPoint
5 5 (6.17%) SAP
6 4 (4.94%) ArcSight
6 4 (4.94%) Oracle
6 4 (4.94%) Twitter
7 3 (3.70%) Avaya
7 3 (3.70%) Clearswift
7 3 (3.70%) Intel Security
8 2 (2.47%) ICL
9 1 (1.23%) Apple
9 1 (1.23%) AppSense
9 1 (1.23%) Citrix
9 1 (1.23%) Intel
9 1 (1.23%) Qualys
9 1 (1.23%) Splunk
9 1 (1.23%) VMware