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 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
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 26 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 245 229 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.20% 6.14% 7.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.58% 7.92% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 88 96
Median daily rate £375 £350 £272
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +28.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £202 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £661 £475 £582
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 33 35
Median hourly rate £26.50 £14.50 £23.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.75% -37.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £11.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.62 £33.02 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -6.25%
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
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
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 May 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 May 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 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 -13 108 £325 - 44
Cheshire +3 64 £425 +6.25% 5
Lancashire +16 50 £400 +33.33% 6
Merseyside -6 19 £275 -31.25% 9
Cumbria 0 1 - - 4
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 133 (28.24%) Windows
2 119 (25.27%) Service Management
3 101 (21.44%) Microsoft
4 100 (21.23%) Finance
5 86 (18.26%) Active Directory
6 77 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
7 75 (15.92%) Project Management
8 67 (14.23%) Service Delivery
9 63 (13.38%) PRINCE2
10 60 (12.74%) Change Management
11 59 (12.53%) ITIL Certification
12 54 (11.46%) Problem Management
13 53 (11.25%) Citrix
14 48 (10.19%) MS Office
14 48 (10.19%) VMware
15 46 (9.77%) Stakeholder Management
16 45 (9.55%) Microsoft Certification
16 45 (9.55%) Cisco
16 45 (9.55%) ServiceNow
16 45 (9.55%) Windows Server
17 43 (9.13%) Windows 7
18 42 (8.92%) Security Cleared
19 40 (8.49%) Banking
20 39 (8.28%) DNS
20 39 (8.28%) ITSM
21 37 (7.86%) MS Excel
21 37 (7.86%) Incident Management
21 37 (7.86%) ITIL V3
22 36 (7.64%) Linux
22 36 (7.64%) Configuration Management

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 29 (6.16%) SharePoint
2 28 (5.94%) MS Exchange
3 26 (5.52%) IIS
4 19 (4.03%) Skype for Business
5 18 (3.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 16 (3.40%) Apache
7 12 (2.55%) Tomcat
8 11 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (1.49%) WebSphere
10 6 (1.27%) CMS
10 6 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (1.27%) JBoss
11 5 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (1.06%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.64%) Confluence
12 3 (0.64%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 48 (10.19%) MS Office
2 37 (7.86%) MS Excel
3 17 (3.61%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.49%) MS Project
5 6 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.42%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.21%) Mingle
8 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.21%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.21%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.21%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.21%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.40%) Office 365
2 9 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.85%) IaaS
3 4 (0.85%) PaaS
3 4 (0.85%) SaaS
4 3 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.42%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 39 (8.28%) DNS
2 32 (6.79%) WAN
3 30 (6.37%) Firewall
4 29 (6.16%) LAN
4 29 (6.16%) SSL
5 27 (5.73%) HTTP
6 23 (4.88%) TCP/IP
7 22 (4.67%) DHCP
8 19 (4.03%) VPN
9 17 (3.61%) Internet
10 14 (2.97%) SAN
10 14 (2.97%) VoIP
11 13 (2.76%) Network Security
12 10 (2.12%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (2.12%) Wireless
13 8 (1.70%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (1.49%) Reverse Proxy
15 6 (1.27%) IP Telephony
16 5 (1.06%) Skype
17 4 (0.85%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.61%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.91%) MySQL
3 5 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.85%) RDBMS
4 4 (0.85%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.64%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.64%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.21%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.21%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (0.21%) QlikView
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.21%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (2.76%) JIRA
2 9 (1.91%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.06%) Hudson
4 3 (0.64%) Travis CI
5 2 (0.42%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.42%) ClearQuest
5 2 (0.42%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.42%) PeopleTools
5 2 (0.42%) Selenium
5 2 (0.42%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.42%) Zephyr
6 1 (0.21%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.21%) MagicDraw
6 1 (0.21%) NUnit
6 1 (0.21%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.21%) Subversion
6 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 100 (21.23%) Finance
2 40 (8.49%) Banking
3 20 (4.25%) Local Government
4 16 (3.40%) Telecoms
5 15 (3.18%) Law
5 15 (3.18%) Legal
6 14 (2.97%) Retail
7 12 (2.55%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.27%) Back Office
9 3 (0.64%) French Language
9 3 (0.64%) German Language
10 2 (0.42%) Marketing
10 2 (0.42%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Advertising
11 1 (0.21%) Front Office
11 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Military
11 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 98 (20.81%) Analyst
2 66 (14.01%) Service Manager
3 34 (7.22%) Service Analyst
4 30 (6.37%) Developer
5 28 (5.94%) Support Analyst
6 26 (5.52%) ITIL Manager
7 25 (5.31%) Project Manager
8 20 (4.25%) Support Engineer
9 19 (4.03%) IT Manager
9 19 (4.03%) Service Desk Analyst
10 16 (3.40%) Architect
10 16 (3.40%) Delivery Manager
11 15 (3.18%) Desktop Support
11 15 (3.18%) Incident Manager
12 14 (2.97%) Desktop Analyst
12 14 (2.97%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 14 (2.97%) Integration Manager
12 14 (2.97%) Network Engineer
12 14 (2.97%) ServiceNow Developer
13 13 (2.76%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.73%) HTML
1 27 (5.73%) XML
2 26 (5.52%) Web Services
3 25 (5.31%) SOAP
4 24 (5.10%) CSS
5 23 (4.88%) JSON
6 8 (1.70%) LAMP
7 7 (1.49%) .NET
8 6 (1.27%) .NET Framework
8 6 (1.27%) JSP
9 4 (0.85%) J2EE
9 4 (0.85%) Middleware
10 3 (0.64%) WAMP
11 2 (0.42%) 802.1X
11 2 (0.42%) WAP
12 1 (0.21%) IBM Integration Bus
12 1 (0.21%) jQuery
12 1 (0.21%) ODBC
12 1 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
12 1 (0.21%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
1 32 (6.79%) Computer Science
2 23 (4.88%) Data Centre
3 20 (4.25%) Blackberry
4 19 (4.03%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.76%) PMI
6 11 (2.34%) Mainframe
7 10 (2.12%) Life Science
7 10 (2.12%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (1.70%) Clustering
8 8 (1.70%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.70%) PKI
9 7 (1.49%) User Experience
10 5 (1.06%) Cryptography
10 5 (1.06%) EMC VNX
10 5 (1.06%) NHS
10 5 (1.06%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.06%) Social Media
11 4 (0.85%) CMDB
11 4 (0.85%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 133 (28.24%) Windows
2 45 (9.55%) Windows Server
3 43 (9.13%) Windows 7
4 36 (7.64%) Linux
5 31 (6.58%) Unix
6 29 (6.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (4.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (3.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (3.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (2.76%) Windows XP
11 12 (2.55%) Android
11 12 (2.55%) Solaris
12 10 (2.12%) Apple iOS
12 10 (2.12%) Windows 8
13 9 (1.91%) AIX
14 5 (1.06%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.85%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.85%) Windows 10
16 1 (0.21%) OS/390
16 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (25.27%) Service Management
2 77 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (15.92%) Project Management
4 67 (14.23%) Service Delivery
5 63 (13.38%) PRINCE2
6 60 (12.74%) Change Management
7 54 (11.46%) Problem Management
8 46 (9.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 39 (8.28%) ITSM
10 37 (7.86%) Incident Management
10 37 (7.86%) ITIL V3
11 36 (7.64%) Configuration Management
12 30 (6.37%) Migration
13 29 (6.16%) Capacity Management
14 26 (5.52%) Disaster Recovery
14 26 (5.52%) Risk Management
15 19 (4.03%) Business Continuity
15 19 (4.03%) DevOps
16 18 (3.82%) Supplier Management
17 17 (3.61%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 31 (6.58%) SQL
2 30 (6.37%) JavaScript
3 16 (3.40%) Java
4 15 (3.18%) PowerShell
5 9 (1.91%) PHP
6 6 (1.27%) Shell Script
7 4 (0.85%) Bash Shell
7 4 (0.85%) C
7 4 (0.85%) JCL
8 3 (0.64%) C++
8 3 (0.64%) PeopleCode
8 3 (0.64%) Python
8 3 (0.64%) SQR
8 3 (0.64%) VB
9 2 (0.42%) Jython
9 2 (0.42%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.42%) REXX
9 2 (0.42%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 59 (12.53%) ITIL Certification
2 45 (9.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 42 (8.92%) Security Cleared
4 32 (6.79%) Degree
5 26 (5.52%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (4.67%) CCNA
6 22 (4.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 22 (4.67%) SC Cleared
7 20 (4.25%) MCSE
8 17 (3.61%) CISSP
8 17 (3.61%) MCP
9 16 (3.40%) CISM
9 16 (3.40%) MCSA
10 15 (3.18%) PMI Certification
11 14 (2.97%) MCITP
12 13 (2.76%) CCNP
13 9 (1.91%) BPSS Clearance
14 8 (1.70%) CCENT
14 8 (1.70%) MCDST
15 7 (1.49%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (6.37%) SLA
3 22 (4.67%) COBIT
4 13 (2.76%) Disclosure Scotland
5 8 (1.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (1.49%) COSO
6 7 (1.49%) QA
7 3 (0.64%) Val IT
8 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.21%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.21%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.21%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.21%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 86 (18.26%) Active Directory
2 31 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.76%) XenApp
4 9 (1.91%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.91%) UAG
4 9 (1.91%) vSphere
5 7 (1.49%) VMware ESX
6 6 (1.27%) Firmware
7 5 (1.06%) Docker
7 5 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.85%) Brightmail
9 3 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.64%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.64%) XenServer
10 2 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.42%) vCloud
10 2 (0.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (0.42%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.21%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 24 (5.10%) SCCM
2 15 (3.18%) Puppet
3 11 (2.34%) SCOM
4 9 (1.91%) SmoothWall
5 8 (1.70%) Red Hat Satellite
6 6 (1.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 6 (1.27%) Tivoli
7 5 (1.06%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.06%) Salt
7 5 (1.06%) WSUS
8 4 (0.85%) Nagios
8 4 (0.85%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.85%) SCOrch
8 4 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.64%) Ansible
9 3 (0.64%) OpenView
10 2 (0.42%) logstash
10 2 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.42%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 101 (21.44%) Microsoft
2 53 (11.25%) Citrix
3 48 (10.19%) VMware
4 45 (9.55%) Cisco
4 45 (9.55%) ServiceNow
5 29 (6.16%) Oracle
6 24 (5.10%) HP
7 19 (4.03%) Red Hat
8 17 (3.61%) Remedy
9 15 (3.18%) Juniper
10 12 (2.55%) IBM
11 11 (2.34%) CheckPoint
12 8 (1.70%) Brocade
13 7 (1.49%) EMC
13 7 (1.49%) NetApp
14 6 (1.27%) Clearswift
14 6 (1.27%) Dell
14 6 (1.27%) Kaspersky
14 6 (1.27%) Symantec
15 4 (0.85%) SolarWinds
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