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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ITIL Version 3
Rank 149 128 124
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -4
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 13 31 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% 0.83% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 1.07% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 3
Median daily rate £381 £331 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.09% -33.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £278 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £373 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.97 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £20.97 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.75% +19.82%
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
3233 2893 2294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.81% 77.60% 74.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2012 1660 1207
Median daily rate £425 £395 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 140 112
Median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.10 £13.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
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 28 May 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 -31 8 £350 +5.66% 2
Lancashire +7 5 £400 - 3
ITIL V3
England

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 37 (100.00%) ITIL
2 12 (32.43%) Service Management
3 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
3 10 (27.03%) Problem Management
4 9 (24.32%) ITSM
5 8 (21.62%) Windows
6 7 (18.92%) Cisco
6 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
6 7 (18.92%) Project Management
7 6 (16.22%) Blackberry
7 6 (16.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (16.22%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (16.22%) MS Visio
7 6 (16.22%) SSL
7 6 (16.22%) Firewall
7 6 (16.22%) Incident Management
7 6 (16.22%) Apple iOS
7 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (13.51%) CCENT
8 5 (13.51%) Finance
8 5 (13.51%) WAN
8 5 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (13.51%) IBM
8 5 (13.51%) Citrix
8 5 (13.51%) Change Management
9 4 (10.81%) Clearswift
9 4 (10.81%) CCNA
9 4 (10.81%) Juniper
9 4 (10.81%) Extranet
9 4 (10.81%) Windows XP

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 6 (16.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.70%) CMS
3 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Visio
2 4 (10.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Firewall
1 6 (16.22%) SSL
2 5 (13.51%) WAN
3 4 (10.81%) Extranet
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (8.11%) Network Security
5 2 (5.41%) LAN
5 2 (5.41%) VPN
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Banking
2 4 (10.81%) Law
3 3 (8.11%) Local Government
4 2 (5.41%) Legal
5 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) ITIL Manager
2 7 (18.92%) Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Project Manager
4 5 (13.51%) ITIL Project Manager
4 5 (13.51%) Service Manager
4 5 (13.51%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Desktop Support
5 4 (10.81%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Network Security Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Security Manager
6 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Software Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Incident Manager
7 2 (5.41%) ITIL Implementation Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Project Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (16.22%) Blackberry
2 4 (10.81%) PKI
3 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.11%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (8.11%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.41%) CMDB
4 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.70%) Life Science
5 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Apple iOS
3 4 (10.81%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.41%) Android
4 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (100.00%) ITIL
2 12 (32.43%) Service Management
3 10 (27.03%) Problem Management
4 9 (24.32%) ITSM
5 7 (18.92%) Project Management
5 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
6 6 (16.22%) Incident Management
7 5 (13.51%) Change Management
8 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
8 4 (10.81%) Document Management
8 4 (10.81%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (10.81%) SIEM
8 4 (10.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (8.11%) Application Rationalisation
9 3 (8.11%) Capacity Management
9 3 (8.11%) Migration
9 3 (8.11%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (8.11%) Threat Management
10 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
10 2 (5.41%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (13.51%) CCENT
2 5 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (10.81%) CCNA
3 4 (10.81%) CISMP
4 3 (8.11%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (8.11%) CISM
4 3 (8.11%) CISSP
4 3 (8.11%) CLAS
4 3 (8.11%) Degree
5 2 (5.41%) CCNP
5 2 (5.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.70%) MCDST
6 1 (2.70%) MCP
6 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.41%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) SLA
3 1 (2.70%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) Cisco
3 5 (13.51%) Citrix
3 5 (13.51%) IBM
4 4 (10.81%) Clearswift
4 4 (10.81%) Juniper
4 4 (10.81%) Kaspersky
5 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.41%) Adobe
6 2 (5.41%) Autodesk
6 2 (5.41%) CA
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle
6 2 (5.41%) Remedy
6 2 (5.41%) SAP
6 2 (5.41%) Sophos
7 1 (2.70%) HP
7 1 (2.70%) OpenText
7 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.70%) SimCorp
7 1 (2.70%) VMware