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 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ITIL Version 3
Rank 107 128 119
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -9
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 41 29 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.29% 0.70% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 0.88% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 12 15
Median daily rate £450 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £283 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £576 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 £26.33 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.01% -3.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.21 £23.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-51.26% +6.97%
ITIL V3
England

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
2669 3305 2519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.90% 79.56% 77.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1781 2013 1494
Median daily rate £413 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 128 106
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.15 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +9.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.54 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £47.71 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 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 +8 20 £450 +28.57% 4
Lancashire +4 10 £600 +14.28%
Merseyside +7 6 £381 +38.63%
Cheshire +9 4 £394 -25.70%
Cumbria - 1 £340 -
ITIL V3
England

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 68 (100.00%) ITIL
2 19 (27.94%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (26.47%) Cisco
4 15 (22.06%) Windows
4 15 (22.06%) WAN
4 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (20.59%) TOGAF
5 14 (20.59%) CCNP
6 13 (19.12%) LAN
6 13 (19.12%) VoIP
6 13 (19.12%) Service Management
6 13 (19.12%) Firewall
7 12 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
7 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 12 (17.65%) QA
7 12 (17.65%) Release Management
8 11 (16.18%) Data Centre
8 11 (16.18%) CCIE
9 10 (14.71%) Finance
10 9 (13.24%) CCNA
10 9 (13.24%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (13.24%) PRINCE2
10 9 (13.24%) DevOps
10 9 (13.24%) Security Cleared
11 8 (11.76%) Network Security
11 8 (11.76%) Degree
11 8 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
11 8 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
11 8 (11.76%) Linux

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 (5.88%) Apache
1 4 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Office
2 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) SAP BPC
2 2 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.06%) WAN
2 13 (19.12%) Firewall
2 13 (19.12%) LAN
2 13 (19.12%) VoIP
3 12 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (11.76%) Network Security
5 7 (10.29%) Internet
5 7 (10.29%) SSL
6 6 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.94%) Broadband
7 2 (2.94%) VPN
8 1 (1.47%) Extranet
8 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 8 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.47%) MySQL
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (14.71%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Local Government
3 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.94%) Electronics
4 2 (2.94%) Law
4 2 (2.94%) Marketing
4 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.47%) Back Office
5 1 (1.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (22.06%) Architect
2 10 (14.71%) Applications Support
2 10 (14.71%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (10.29%) Analyst
3 7 (10.29%) Developer
4 6 (8.82%) Operations Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Network Manager
5 5 (7.35%) Network Security Manager
5 5 (7.35%) Security Manager
5 5 (7.35%) Sun Support
6 4 (5.88%) Consultant
6 4 (5.88%) ITIL Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Network Architect
6 4 (5.88%) ServiceNow Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Senior Applications Support
7 3 (4.41%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (4.41%) SIEM Consultant
7 3 (4.41%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) AngularJS
1 7 (10.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 6 (8.82%) Web Services
3 3 (4.41%) ODBC
4 1 (1.47%) .NET
4 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.47%) ELK Stack
4 1 (1.47%) LAMP
4 1 (1.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.82%) PKI
3 5 (7.35%) Web 2.0
4 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.94%) NHS
7 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.47%) Life Science
7 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Licensing
7 1 (1.47%) RIA
7 1 (1.47%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.06%) Windows
2 8 (11.76%) Linux
3 7 (10.29%) Windows Server
3 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.88%) Unix
5 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.47%) Android
6 1 (1.47%) CentOS
6 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (100.00%) ITIL
2 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (20.59%) TOGAF
4 13 (19.12%) Service Management
5 12 (17.65%) Release Management
6 9 (13.24%) DevOps
6 9 (13.24%) PRINCE2
7 8 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (11.76%) Scrum
8 7 (10.29%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (10.29%) Network Architecture
8 7 (10.29%) Service Delivery
8 7 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (8.82%) CRM
9 6 (8.82%) Email Filtering
9 6 (8.82%) PRINCE
9 6 (8.82%) Problem Management
9 6 (8.82%) Process Improvement
9 6 (8.82%) Protective Monitoring
9 6 (8.82%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
2 4 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (1.47%) PHP
3 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (27.94%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (20.59%) CCNP
3 11 (16.18%) CCIE
4 9 (13.24%) CCNA
4 9 (13.24%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (13.24%) Security Cleared
5 8 (11.76%) Degree
6 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
7 4 (5.88%) CISSP
8 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (2.94%) DBS Check
9 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.47%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.47%) MCDST
10 1 (1.47%) MCP
10 1 (1.47%) SANS
10 1 (1.47%) SSCP
10 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.65%) QA
2 7 (10.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.41%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.47%) BitLocker
1 1 (1.47%) Firmware
1 1 (1.47%) MetaFrame
1 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) SmoothWall
2 4 (5.88%) Nessus
3 1 (1.47%) Nexpose
3 1 (1.47%) Nmap
3 1 (1.47%) QRadar
3 1 (1.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (26.47%) Cisco
2 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.76%) CheckPoint
4 7 (10.29%) ServiceNow
4 7 (10.29%) Sun
5 6 (8.82%) Avaya
5 6 (8.82%) Clearswift
6 5 (7.35%) SAP
7 4 (5.88%) ArcSight
7 4 (5.88%) Oracle
8 2 (2.94%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.47%) Apple
9 1 (1.47%) AppSense
9 1 (1.47%) Citrix
9 1 (1.47%) Intel
9 1 (1.47%) NetWitness
9 1 (1.47%) Qualys
9 1 (1.47%) Splunk
9 1 (1.47%) VMware