The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL 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 over the 3 months to 28 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 24 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing ITIL 232 310 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.53% 6.90% 7.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.86% 8.41% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 179 138
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 32 26
Median hourly rate £14.86 £25.12 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.84% +5.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.22 £12.25 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £93.35 £34.95 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.24 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-12.99% +9.32%
ITIL
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
2953 3685 2402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.09% 81.96% 75.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1879 2303 1381
Median daily rate £405 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 142 112
Median hourly rate £24.00 £37.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.13% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.92 £56.97 £78.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing ITIL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ITIL
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 across the North West region.

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in the North West

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

ITIL
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 across the North West region.

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

ITIL
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

ITIL
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 within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 September 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 -10 99 £350 - 37
Lancashire +19 57 £450 +13.56% 5
Cheshire -13 51 £345 -20.23% 8
Merseyside -15 14 £375 -6.25% 10
Cumbria +11 1 - - 3
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL 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.

1 165 (33.88%) Service Management
2 115 (23.61%) Windows
3 96 (19.71%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (18.89%) Microsoft
5 90 (18.48%) Change Management
6 83 (17.04%) PRINCE2
7 73 (14.99%) Finance
8 70 (14.37%) Active Directory
9 65 (13.35%) Project Management
10 64 (13.14%) Cisco
11 60 (12.32%) LAN
12 59 (12.11%) WAN
12 59 (12.11%) ITIL Certification
13 58 (11.91%) ITSM
13 58 (11.91%) Windows Server
14 57 (11.70%) Problem Management
15 54 (11.09%) Linux
16 53 (10.88%) VMware
17 49 (10.06%) Service Delivery
18 48 (9.86%) Firewall
18 48 (9.86%) Oracle
19 46 (9.45%) Stakeholder Management
19 46 (9.45%) Configuration Management
19 46 (9.45%) ITIL V3
20 43 (8.83%) Unix
21 40 (8.21%) Incident Management
22 39 (8.01%) Degree
23 38 (7.80%) Windows Server 2012
24 37 (7.60%) VMware Infrastructure
24 37 (7.60%) ISO/IEC 27001

ITIL
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 24 (4.93%) SharePoint
2 19 (3.90%) IIS
3 17 (3.49%) Oracle Application Server
4 13 (2.67%) Skype for Business
5 12 (2.46%) Apache
6 10 (2.05%) MS Exchange
7 7 (1.44%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.44%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.23%) Drupal
8 6 (1.23%) JBoss
9 5 (1.03%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.41%) CMS
11 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.41%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 36 (7.39%) MS Excel
2 31 (6.37%) MS Office
3 14 (2.87%) MS Visio
4 12 (2.46%) MS Project
5 6 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (3.49%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.62%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 33 (6.78%) SaaS
2 31 (6.37%) IaaS
3 30 (6.16%) PaaS
4 12 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 60 (12.32%) LAN
2 59 (12.11%) WAN
3 48 (9.86%) Firewall
4 33 (6.78%) DNS
5 28 (5.75%) SSL
6 25 (5.13%) SAN
6 25 (5.13%) TCP/IP
7 17 (3.49%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (3.49%) DHCP
7 17 (3.49%) Wi-Fi
8 16 (3.29%) Network Security
9 15 (3.08%) Internet
10 14 (2.87%) VPN
11 13 (2.67%) VoIP
12 9 (1.85%) Wireless
13 7 (1.44%) WLAN
14 6 (1.23%) VLAN
15 5 (1.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 5 (1.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 4 (0.82%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.16%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.93%) Oracle Database
3 17 (3.49%) Oracle Database 12c
4 11 (2.26%) MySQL
5 9 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (1.44%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (1.03%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.03%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.62%) QlikView
9 2 (0.41%) Big Data
9 2 (0.41%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.41%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.21%) NonStop SQL
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (2.26%) JIRA
2 7 (1.44%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.41%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.41%) ClearQuest
4 2 (0.41%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.41%) Subversion
5 1 (0.21%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.21%) MagicDraw
5 1 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
General
1 73 (14.99%) Finance
2 24 (4.93%) Banking
3 13 (2.67%) Manufacturing
4 10 (2.05%) Law
5 8 (1.64%) Legal
6 6 (1.23%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.03%) Local Government
7 5 (1.03%) Retail
8 3 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.41%) Marketing
10 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.21%) Military
10 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (17.86%) Analyst
2 55 (11.29%) Service Manager
3 27 (5.54%) ITIL Manager
4 26 (5.34%) Delivery Manager
5 25 (5.13%) Operations Engineer
6 21 (4.31%) Architect
6 21 (4.31%) Desktop Support
6 21 (4.31%) Support Analyst
7 20 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 19 (3.90%) Administrator
8 19 (3.90%) Integration Manager
9 18 (3.70%) Project Manager
10 17 (3.49%) Service Integration Manager
11 15 (3.08%) Business Analyst
11 15 (3.08%) Technical Analyst
12 14 (2.87%) Security Manager
13 13 (2.67%) Desktop Analyst
13 13 (2.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 13 (2.67%) Network Security Manager
13 13 (2.67%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.05%) .NET
2 9 (1.85%) LAMP
3 6 (1.23%) .NET Framework
3 6 (1.23%) JSP
4 3 (0.62%) 802.1X
4 3 (0.62%) ODBC
4 3 (0.62%) WAMP
5 2 (0.41%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.41%) SOAP
5 2 (0.41%) WCF
5 2 (0.41%) WinForms
6 1 (0.21%) CSS
6 1 (0.21%) HTML
6 1 (0.21%) Middleware
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.21%) Web Services
6 1 (0.21%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.98%) Data Centre
2 29 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.52%) Computer Science
4 17 (3.49%) User Experience
5 15 (3.08%) PKI
6 12 (2.46%) Clustering
6 12 (2.46%) Life Science
7 11 (2.26%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.26%) PMI
8 10 (2.05%) Mainframe
9 9 (1.85%) NHS
10 7 (1.44%) Blackberry
11 6 (1.23%) Data Extraction
11 6 (1.23%) Driving Licence
11 6 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.23%) Smartphone
12 5 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (1.03%) EMC VNX
13 4 (0.82%) iPhone
13 4 (0.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 115 (23.61%) Windows
2 58 (11.91%) Windows Server
3 54 (11.09%) Linux
4 43 (8.83%) Unix
5 38 (7.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (6.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (5.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (4.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (4.31%) Solaris
10 18 (3.70%) Windows 7
11 15 (3.08%) AIX
12 12 (2.46%) Windows XP
13 9 (1.85%) Apple iOS
14 8 (1.64%) Windows 8
15 6 (1.23%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (33.88%) Service Management
2 96 (19.71%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (18.48%) Change Management
4 83 (17.04%) PRINCE2
5 65 (13.35%) Project Management
6 58 (11.91%) ITSM
7 57 (11.70%) Problem Management
8 49 (10.06%) Service Delivery
9 46 (9.45%) Configuration Management
9 46 (9.45%) ITIL V3
9 46 (9.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 40 (8.21%) Incident Management
11 35 (7.19%) DevOps
12 32 (6.57%) Performance Tuning
13 30 (6.16%) Migration
14 29 (5.95%) Open Source
15 26 (5.34%) Capacity Planning
16 24 (4.93%) Continuous Improvement
17 21 (4.31%) Risk Management
17 21 (4.31%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (5.34%) SQL
2 12 (2.46%) PowerShell
3 11 (2.26%) Java
4 10 (2.05%) PHP
5 7 (1.44%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.44%) Python
6 6 (1.23%) C
7 5 (1.03%) C++
8 4 (0.82%) Perl
8 4 (0.82%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.82%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.62%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.62%) C#
10 2 (0.41%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.41%) VB
11 1 (0.21%) Jython
11 1 (0.21%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 59 (12.11%) ITIL Certification
2 39 (8.01%) Degree
3 35 (7.19%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (6.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (5.95%) Security Cleared
6 24 (4.93%) CCNA
7 20 (4.11%) CCNP
8 17 (3.49%) CISSP
8 17 (3.49%) MCP
9 15 (3.08%) BPSS Clearance
10 14 (2.87%) PMI Certification
11 12 (2.46%) CISM
11 12 (2.46%) MCSE
12 10 (2.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 10 (2.05%) SC Cleared
13 9 (1.85%) MCITP
14 8 (1.64%) DBS Check
14 8 (1.64%) MCSA
14 8 (1.64%) MCTS
15 7 (1.44%) EMCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (5.34%) SLA
3 24 (4.93%) QA
4 15 (3.08%) Disclosure Scotland
5 8 (1.64%) COBIT
6 7 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.62%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.21%) COSO
8 1 (0.21%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.21%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.21%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.21%) SSAE 16
8 1 (0.21%) Val IT
System Software
1 70 (14.37%) Active Directory
2 37 (7.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.26%) XenApp
4 10 (2.05%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 8 (1.64%) vSphere
6 7 (1.44%) UAG
7 6 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (1.23%) VMware ESX
8 5 (1.03%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 3 (0.62%) Firmware
9 3 (0.62%) GPFS
9 3 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.41%) KVM
10 2 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 34 (6.98%) SCCM
2 19 (3.90%) SCOM
3 17 (3.49%) Puppet
4 14 (2.87%) SmoothWall
5 13 (2.67%) WSUS
6 12 (2.46%) Tivoli
7 11 (2.26%) NetBackup
8 9 (1.85%) Red Hat Satellite
9 8 (1.64%) Oracle ZFS
10 6 (1.23%) AirWatch
11 5 (1.03%) Ansible
11 5 (1.03%) Backup Exec
11 5 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Clustering
12 4 (0.82%) SCVMM
13 3 (0.62%) Nessus
13 3 (0.62%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 3 (0.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 92 (18.89%) Microsoft
2 64 (13.14%) Cisco
3 53 (10.88%) VMware
4 48 (9.86%) Oracle
5 37 (7.60%) Red Hat
6 29 (5.95%) Citrix
7 22 (4.52%) HP
7 22 (4.52%) ServiceNow
8 16 (3.29%) Juniper
9 15 (3.08%) CheckPoint
10 14 (2.87%) Clearswift
11 12 (2.46%) IBM
12 11 (2.26%) Apple
12 11 (2.26%) Brocade
13 10 (2.05%) Dell
13 10 (2.05%) Remedy
13 10 (2.05%) Sun
14 9 (1.85%) Veritas
15 8 (1.64%) Intel Security
15 8 (1.64%) Symantec
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