The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 126 123 138
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 8 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.26% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Average daily rate
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£313 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £343
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £92.50 - £23.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 - £32.89
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2096 1910 2114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 69.50% 70.92% 65.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1128 950 1120
Average daily rate £375 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £456 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 90 112
Average hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £22.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
ITIL V3
England

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 28 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
Cheshire +4 6 £313 -10.71%
Manchester -6 1 - - 1
Cumbria - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
ITIL V3
England

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) LAN
3 3 (21.43%) SLA
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (21.43%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) ITSM
4 2 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (14.29%) Resource Management
4 2 (14.29%) CMDB
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 2 (14.29%) Symantec
4 2 (14.29%) Remedy
4 2 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (14.29%) VPN
4 2 (14.29%) ISEB
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) J2EE
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle
5 1 (7.14%) JDBC
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) VoIP
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (7.14%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Software Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Software Asset Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.14%) Transition Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Change Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Problem Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Process Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) J2EE
1 1 (7.14%) JDBC
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) CMDB
2 1 (7.14%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITSM
3 2 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) IT Governance
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL V2
4 1 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) PDM
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (14.29%) ISEB
2 2 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Symantec
2 2 (14.29%) Remedy
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) FrontRange
3 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) BMC
3 1 (7.14%) NetApp
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle