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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ITIL Version 3
Rank 139 130 124
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 21 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.56% 0.54% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.70% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 2
Median daily rate £411 £338 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.85% -4.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £295 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.32% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £20.57 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+33.67% +17.55%
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
3042 2861 2359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.08% 76.93% 75.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1920 1678 1260
Median daily rate £415 £380 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 124 100
Median hourly rate £32.50 £33.00 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +17.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.57 £14.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.08 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -18 9 £388 +16.98% 1
Cheshire - 5 £450 - 1
Lancashire - 5 £375 - 1
ITIL V3
England

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 39 (100.00%) ITIL
2 10 (25.64%) Cisco
3 9 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 9 (23.08%) Firewall
4 8 (20.51%) Service Management
4 8 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (20.51%) SSL
4 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
4 8 (20.51%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (20.51%) Problem Management
5 7 (17.95%) PKI
5 7 (17.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (17.95%) Windows
5 7 (17.95%) Clearswift
5 7 (17.95%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (15.38%) SmoothWall
6 6 (15.38%) ITSM
6 6 (15.38%) WAN
6 6 (15.38%) CheckPoint
6 6 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (12.82%) Network Security
7 5 (12.82%) CCENT
7 5 (12.82%) QA
7 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (12.82%) CCNP
7 5 (12.82%) Law
7 5 (12.82%) Project Management
7 5 (12.82%) Blackberry
7 5 (12.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

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 5 (12.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.56%) CMS
2 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Office
1 4 (10.26%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) Firewall
2 8 (20.51%) SSL
3 6 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (15.38%) WAN
4 5 (12.82%) Network Security
5 4 (10.26%) Extranet
6 3 (7.69%) VoIP
7 2 (5.13%) LAN
8 1 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (12.82%) Law
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Legal
2 2 (5.13%) Local Government
2 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) Analyst
2 6 (15.38%) Network Security Manager
2 6 (15.38%) Operations Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Security Manager
3 5 (12.82%) ITIL Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Desktop Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Desktop Support
4 4 (10.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Network Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Service Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) ICT Assistant
5 3 (7.69%) ICT Network Manager
5 3 (7.69%) ITIL Project Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) PKI
2 5 (12.82%) Blackberry
3 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
4 3 (7.69%) Virtual Team
5 2 (5.13%) Life Science
5 2 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Apple iOS
3 4 (10.26%) Windows XP
4 3 (7.69%) Linux
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.56%) Android
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) ITIL
2 9 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 8 (20.51%) Problem Management
3 8 (20.51%) Service Management
4 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.95%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (15.38%) ITSM
6 5 (12.82%) Project Management
6 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.26%) Application Rationalisation
7 4 (10.26%) Document Management
7 4 (10.26%) Migration
7 4 (10.26%) Service Design
7 4 (10.26%) SIEM
7 4 (10.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (7.69%) DevOps
8 3 (7.69%) Email Filtering
8 3 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Threat Management
8 3 (7.69%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (20.51%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (12.82%) CCENT
2 5 (12.82%) CCNP
3 4 (10.26%) CCNA
3 4 (10.26%) CISMP
4 3 (7.69%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (7.69%) CISM
4 3 (7.69%) CISSP
4 3 (7.69%) CLAS
4 3 (7.69%) DBS Check
4 3 (7.69%) Degree
5 2 (5.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.56%) MCDST
6 1 (2.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (12.82%) QA
3 3 (7.69%) SLA
4 1 (2.56%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Cisco
2 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.95%) Clearswift
4 6 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 4 (10.26%) Kaspersky
6 3 (7.69%) Avaya
6 3 (7.69%) Citrix
6 3 (7.69%) Juniper
7 2 (5.13%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.56%) Adobe
8 1 (2.56%) Autodesk
8 1 (2.56%) CA
8 1 (2.56%) HP
8 1 (2.56%) IBM
8 1 (2.56%) OpenText
8 1 (2.56%) Oracle
8 1 (2.56%) SAP
8 1 (2.56%) SimCorp
8 1 (2.56%) Sophos
8 1 (2.56%) VMware