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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL V3 over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 134 124 117
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 3 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.095% 0.073% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.100% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£430 - £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £326 £328
% change year-on-year
+18.00% -0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £82.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-80.00% +415.62%
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
2317 2001 1770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.65% 73.22% 66.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1375 1031 941
Average daily rate £375 £363 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 98 86
Average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

ITIL V3
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL V3 within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 January 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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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 -2 2 £430 - 1
Cumbria - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
ITIL V3
England

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing ITIL V3 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 V3.

1 12 (100.00%) ITIL
2 8 (66.67%) Service Management
3 6 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) Resource Management
4 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
4 5 (41.67%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (41.67%) Performance Metrics
5 4 (33.33%) SLA
6 3 (25.00%) Network Management
6 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL V2
7 2 (16.67%) Degree
7 2 (16.67%) BC Cleared
7 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
7 2 (16.67%) C
7 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
8 1 (8.33%) Validation
8 1 (8.33%) Migration
8 1 (8.33%) ITSM
8 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
8 1 (8.33%) MS Project
8 1 (8.33%) MS Office
8 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
8 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
8 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
8 1 (8.33%) Project Management
8 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
8 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing ITIL V3 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 V3. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Operations Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Service Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Transition Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Service Transition Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Problem Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) ITIL
2 8 (66.67%) Service Management
3 6 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (41.67%) Resource Management
4 5 (41.67%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (25.00%) Network Management
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL V2
6 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
7 1 (8.33%) Validation
7 1 (8.33%) Migration
7 1 (8.33%) ITSM
7 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
7 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 1 (8.33%) Project Management
7 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow