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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 15 23 20
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 280 281 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.69% 6.78% 6.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.38% 8.54% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 163 106
Median daily rate £388 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £780 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 30 34
Median hourly rate £15.00 £30.15 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.24% +104.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.57 £16.95 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £41.82 £31.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-8.95% +11.66%
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
2698 3289 2538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.76% 79.41% 77.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1800 2013 1500
Median daily rate £413 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 129 107
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.15 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +9.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.56 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.35 £47.71 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +8 107 £350 -6.66% 30
Lancashire +10 88 £420 -52.00%
Cheshire -9 50 £350 -16.76% 14
Merseyside -6 12 £375 +36.36% 5
Cumbria +15 5 £340 -15.00%
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 171 (35.33%) Service Management
2 129 (26.65%) Windows
3 111 (22.93%) Microsoft
3 111 (22.93%) Change Management
4 102 (21.07%) Agile Software Development
5 87 (17.98%) PRINCE2
6 77 (15.91%) Problem Management
7 70 (14.46%) ITSM
8 69 (14.26%) ITIL V3
9 60 (12.40%) Active Directory
10 59 (12.19%) Linux
11 58 (11.98%) Cisco
12 57 (11.78%) Oracle
13 56 (11.57%) Finance
14 55 (11.36%) LAN
15 53 (10.95%) WAN
15 53 (10.95%) IaaS
15 53 (10.95%) SaaS
16 52 (10.74%) PaaS
16 52 (10.74%) Open Source
16 52 (10.74%) Security Cleared
17 51 (10.54%) Windows Server
18 48 (9.92%) MS Excel
18 48 (9.92%) DevOps
19 47 (9.71%) VMware
20 46 (9.50%) Project Management
21 45 (9.30%) ITIL Certification
21 45 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
22 44 (9.09%) Unix
22 44 (9.09%) Service Delivery

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 25 (5.17%) Oracle Application Server
2 19 (3.93%) MS Exchange
3 15 (3.10%) SharePoint
3 15 (3.10%) Skype for Business
3 15 (3.10%) WebSphere
4 14 (2.89%) IIS
5 10 (2.07%) Apache
6 7 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (1.45%) IBM Notes
7 6 (1.24%) Drupal
7 6 (1.24%) JBoss
7 6 (1.24%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.03%) nginx
9 4 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.83%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.62%) Oracle 10gAS
11 2 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.21%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 48 (9.92%) MS Excel
2 38 (7.85%) MS Office
3 18 (3.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (2.48%) MS Visio
5 10 (2.07%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 31 (6.40%) Oracle EBS
2 26 (5.37%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (1.24%) Oracle Cash Management
3 6 (1.24%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.83%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.62%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 53 (10.95%) IaaS
1 53 (10.95%) SaaS
2 52 (10.74%) PaaS
3 13 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (2.07%) Office 365
5 1 (0.21%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 55 (11.36%) LAN
2 53 (10.95%) WAN
3 39 (8.06%) Firewall
4 24 (4.96%) SAN
5 22 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
6 19 (3.93%) SSL
7 18 (3.72%) VoIP
8 17 (3.51%) DNS
9 16 (3.31%) Network Security
9 16 (3.31%) TCP/IP
10 12 (2.48%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (2.48%) DHCP
11 10 (2.07%) Internet
11 10 (2.07%) VPN
12 7 (1.45%) Wireless
13 6 (1.24%) WLAN
14 5 (1.03%) Kerberos
14 5 (1.03%) VLAN
15 4 (0.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 4 (0.83%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (6.82%) Oracle Database
2 26 (5.37%) Oracle Database 12c
2 26 (5.37%) SQL Server
3 17 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (1.03%) MySQL
7 4 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.62%) QlikView
8 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
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
9 2 (0.41%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.41%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.21%) DB2
10 1 (0.21%) NonStop SQL
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (1.45%) JIRA
2 5 (1.03%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.41%) Subversion
3 2 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.21%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.21%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.21%) Log4j
General
1 56 (11.57%) Finance
2 30 (6.20%) Banking
3 15 (3.10%) Manufacturing
4 10 (2.07%) Law
5 6 (1.24%) General Ledger
5 6 (1.24%) Legal
5 6 (1.24%) Local Government
5 6 (1.24%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.83%) Automotive
7 3 (0.62%) Retail
8 2 (0.41%) Electronics
8 2 (0.41%) Marketing
8 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.21%) Back Office
9 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (18.39%) Analyst
2 50 (10.33%) Service Manager
3 38 (7.85%) Operations Engineer
4 25 (5.17%) Delivery Manager
4 25 (5.17%) Support Analyst
5 24 (4.96%) Service Analyst
6 23 (4.75%) ITIL Manager
7 21 (4.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 20 (4.13%) Architect
8 20 (4.13%) DBA
9 19 (3.93%) Oracle DBA
9 19 (3.93%) Service Desk Analyst
10 18 (3.72%) Desktop Support
11 17 (3.51%) Consultant
12 16 (3.31%) Administrator
12 16 (3.31%) Applications Support
12 16 (3.31%) Senior Operations Engineer
13 15 (3.10%) 2nd Line Support
13 15 (3.10%) Business Analyst
14 14 (2.89%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.65%) .NET
2 7 (1.45%) AngularJS
2 7 (1.45%) Middleware
2 7 (1.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 7 (1.45%) Web Services
3 6 (1.24%) Regular Expression
4 5 (1.03%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (1.03%) Velocity
5 4 (0.83%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.62%) 802.1X
6 3 (0.62%) ODBC
7 2 (0.41%) SOAP
7 2 (0.41%) WCF
7 2 (0.41%) WinForms
8 1 (0.21%) JAX-RPC
8 1 (0.21%) REST
8 1 (0.21%) WSDL
8 1 (0.21%) XML
8 1 (0.21%) XSL
8 1 (0.21%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (7.64%) Data Centre
3 22 (4.55%) User Experience
4 19 (3.93%) Computer Science
5 17 (3.51%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.07%) Life Science
6 10 (2.07%) NHS
7 9 (1.86%) PKI
7 9 (1.86%) Tandem
8 8 (1.65%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.45%) Ergonomics
9 7 (1.45%) Mainframe
9 7 (1.45%) Smartphone
10 6 (1.24%) Driving Licence
10 6 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.24%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (1.03%) Web 2.0
12 4 (0.83%) Online Banking
12 4 (0.83%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 129 (26.65%) Windows
2 59 (12.19%) Linux
3 51 (10.54%) Windows Server
4 44 (9.09%) Unix
5 33 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (6.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (5.99%) AIX
8 28 (5.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (5.79%) Windows XP
9 25 (5.17%) Windows 7
10 21 (4.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (2.89%) Solaris
12 12 (2.48%) Windows 2000
13 11 (2.27%) Windows 10
14 10 (2.07%) Apple iOS
15 7 (1.45%) Windows 8
16 6 (1.24%) HPUX
17 2 (0.41%) Android
17 2 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
18 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (35.33%) Service Management
2 111 (22.93%) Change Management
3 102 (21.07%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (17.98%) PRINCE2
5 77 (15.91%) Problem Management
6 70 (14.46%) ITSM
7 69 (14.26%) ITIL V3
8 52 (10.74%) Open Source
9 48 (9.92%) DevOps
10 46 (9.50%) Project Management
11 45 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
12 44 (9.09%) Incident Management
12 44 (9.09%) Service Delivery
13 39 (8.06%) Release Management
14 34 (7.02%) Data Management
15 32 (6.61%) Configuration Management
15 32 (6.61%) Continuous Improvement
16 31 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
17 29 (5.99%) Capacity Planning
18 26 (5.37%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 28 (5.79%) SQL
2 18 (3.72%) Perl
3 16 (3.31%) Java
3 16 (3.31%) PowerShell
4 14 (2.89%) JavaScript
5 13 (2.69%) Python
6 8 (1.65%) C#
7 6 (1.24%) Bourne shell
7 6 (1.24%) C
7 6 (1.24%) Korn
7 6 (1.24%) VBScript
8 5 (1.03%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.83%) Ruby
10 3 (0.62%) C++
10 3 (0.62%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.41%) PHP
11 2 (0.41%) VB
12 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.21%) RPG
12 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 52 (10.74%) Security Cleared
2 45 (9.30%) ITIL Certification
3 37 (7.64%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (7.02%) SC Cleared
5 26 (5.37%) CCNA
5 26 (5.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (4.96%) Degree
7 18 (3.72%) CCNP
7 18 (3.72%) MCSE
8 16 (3.31%) MCP
9 12 (2.48%) BPSS Clearance
10 11 (2.27%) CCIE
10 11 (2.27%) ISEB
11 10 (2.07%) CISSP
12 7 (1.45%) MCSA
13 6 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (1.03%) DBS Check
15 4 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (0.83%) RHCSA
16 3 (0.62%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.44%) SLA
2 28 (5.79%) QA
3 23 (4.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (3.51%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.83%) COBIT
5 4 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.41%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.21%) BS25999
7 1 (0.21%) COSO
7 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.21%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.21%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.21%) SSAE 16
7 1 (0.21%) Val IT
System Software
1 60 (12.40%) Active Directory
2 29 (5.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.45%) XenApp
4 6 (1.24%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 6 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.03%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.83%) vSphere
7 3 (0.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.41%) KVM
8 2 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.21%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.21%) Firmware
9 1 (0.21%) GPFS
9 1 (0.21%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 28 (5.79%) SCCM
2 19 (3.93%) SCOM
2 19 (3.93%) Tivoli
3 9 (1.86%) Backup Exec
3 9 (1.86%) NetBackup
3 9 (1.86%) Puppet
4 8 (1.65%) Netcool
4 8 (1.65%) WSUS
5 7 (1.45%) AirWatch
5 7 (1.45%) SmoothWall
5 7 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (1.24%) HP SiteScope
6 6 (1.24%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.83%) Nessus
8 3 (0.62%) Ansible
8 3 (0.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.62%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.41%) Salt
Vendors
1 111 (22.93%) Microsoft
2 58 (11.98%) Cisco
3 57 (11.78%) Oracle
4 47 (9.71%) VMware
5 31 (6.40%) ServiceNow
6 28 (5.79%) Citrix
7 26 (5.37%) Red Hat
8 19 (3.93%) HP
9 17 (3.51%) IBM
10 12 (2.48%) Apple
10 12 (2.48%) CheckPoint
10 12 (2.48%) Intel Security
11 11 (2.27%) CA
11 11 (2.27%) Juniper
11 11 (2.27%) SAP
12 9 (1.86%) Dell
12 9 (1.86%) Symantec
13 8 (1.65%) Clearswift
13 8 (1.65%) Remedy
13 8 (1.65%) Sun
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