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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 20 17 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing ITIL 263 271 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.19% 7.18% 6.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.87% 9.19% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 139 79
Median daily rate £400 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £154 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £475 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 30 25
Median hourly rate £17.75 £15.77 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.55% -34.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.29 £11.45 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.83 £35.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £15.50 £15.83
% change year-on-year
+38.70% -2.10%
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
2964 2948 2248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.01% 78.05% 74.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1854 1736 1227
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 126 94
Median hourly rate £27.50 £37.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.67% +34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £57.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -8 131 £355 +14.51% 40
Cheshire +15 66 £450 +20.00% 15
Lancashire +3 38 £375 +26.05% 3
Merseyside -10 19 £325 -27.77% 7
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 152 (31.54%) Service Management
2 126 (26.14%) Windows
3 96 (19.92%) Microsoft
4 89 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (18.26%) Active Directory
6 85 (17.63%) Finance
7 82 (17.01%) Project Management
8 76 (15.77%) PRINCE2
9 67 (13.90%) Service Delivery
10 66 (13.69%) ITIL Certification
11 62 (12.86%) Change Management
12 59 (12.24%) Problem Management
13 57 (11.83%) VMware
14 55 (11.41%) Citrix
15 54 (11.20%) Configuration Management
16 52 (10.79%) Windows Server
17 51 (10.58%) Stakeholder Management
18 49 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
18 49 (10.17%) Cisco
19 46 (9.54%) ITSM
20 43 (8.92%) Unix
21 42 (8.71%) WAN
22 40 (8.30%) DNS
22 40 (8.30%) MS Office
22 40 (8.30%) LAN
22 40 (8.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 40 (8.30%) Security Cleared
23 39 (8.09%) Linux
24 38 (7.88%) Degree
24 38 (7.88%) ITIL V3

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 28 (5.81%) SharePoint
2 21 (4.36%) IIS
2 21 (4.36%) MS Exchange
3 18 (3.73%) Skype for Business
4 17 (3.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 13 (2.70%) Apache
6 11 (2.28%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (1.66%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.24%) Drupal
8 6 (1.24%) JBoss
9 5 (1.04%) CMS
10 4 (0.83%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.62%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.62%) WebSphere Process Server
12 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 40 (8.30%) MS Office
2 37 (7.68%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.28%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.45%) MS Project
5 4 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.41%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.41%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.21%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 8 (1.66%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.21%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.07%) SaaS
3 9 (1.87%) IaaS
3 9 (1.87%) PaaS
4 7 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.45%) Office 365
5 2 (0.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 42 (8.71%) WAN
2 40 (8.30%) DNS
2 40 (8.30%) LAN
3 36 (7.47%) Firewall
4 26 (5.39%) SSL
4 26 (5.39%) TCP/IP
5 22 (4.56%) DHCP
5 22 (4.56%) SAN
6 18 (3.73%) VPN
7 13 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (2.70%) Internet
7 13 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (2.49%) Network Security
9 9 (1.87%) Wireless
10 7 (1.45%) VoIP
11 6 (1.24%) Extranet
12 5 (1.04%) HTTP
12 5 (1.04%) IP Telephony
12 5 (1.04%) VLAN
13 4 (0.83%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.07%) MySQL
3 5 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.83%) QlikView
4 4 (0.83%) RDBMS
4 4 (0.83%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.41%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.21%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.21%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (2.90%) Jenkins
1 14 (2.90%) JIRA
2 5 (1.04%) Hudson
3 3 (0.62%) ClearCase
3 3 (0.62%) ClearQuest
4 2 (0.41%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.41%) Selenium
4 2 (0.41%) Travis CI
4 2 (0.41%) WebDriver
4 2 (0.41%) Zephyr
5 1 (0.21%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.21%) MagicDraw
5 1 (0.21%) NUnit
5 1 (0.21%) PeopleTools
5 1 (0.21%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.21%) Subversion
5 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 85 (17.63%) Finance
2 34 (7.05%) Banking
3 22 (4.56%) Law
4 16 (3.32%) Legal
5 15 (3.11%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.70%) Local Government
7 12 (2.49%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.66%) Retail
9 4 (0.83%) Back Office
10 3 (0.62%) French Language
10 3 (0.62%) German Language
11 2 (0.41%) Marketing
12 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.21%) Military
12 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 108 (22.41%) Analyst
2 61 (12.66%) Service Manager
3 32 (6.64%) Support Analyst
4 30 (6.22%) Delivery Manager
5 28 (5.81%) ITIL Manager
6 27 (5.60%) Service Analyst
7 24 (4.98%) Desktop Support
8 22 (4.56%) Project Manager
9 20 (4.15%) Desktop Analyst
9 20 (4.15%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 18 (3.73%) Incident Manager
11 16 (3.32%) Architect
11 16 (3.32%) Service Desk Analyst
12 15 (3.11%) Operations Engineer
12 15 (3.11%) Technical Analyst
13 14 (2.90%) Integration Manager
13 14 (2.90%) Support Engineer
14 13 (2.70%) Business Analyst
14 13 (2.70%) Service Integration Manager
14 13 (2.70%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.87%) LAMP
2 8 (1.66%) .NET
3 6 (1.24%) .NET Framework
3 6 (1.24%) JSP
4 5 (1.04%) HTML
4 5 (1.04%) Web Services
4 5 (1.04%) XML
5 4 (0.83%) SOAP
6 3 (0.62%) CSS
6 3 (0.62%) Middleware
6 3 (0.62%) WAMP
7 2 (0.41%) 802.1X
7 2 (0.41%) JSON
7 2 (0.41%) WAP
8 1 (0.21%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (0.21%) jQuery
8 1 (0.21%) Node.js
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.21%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.19%) Computer Science
3 24 (4.98%) Data Centre
4 20 (4.15%) Blackberry
5 16 (3.32%) Clustering
5 16 (3.32%) Life Science
5 16 (3.32%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.70%) PMI
7 12 (2.49%) Mainframe
8 10 (2.07%) PKI
9 8 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (1.45%) User Experience
11 6 (1.24%) Driving Licence
11 6 (1.24%) NHS
11 6 (1.24%) Smartphone
11 6 (1.24%) Virtual Team
12 5 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (1.04%) EMC VNX
12 5 (1.04%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.83%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 126 (26.14%) Windows
2 52 (10.79%) Windows Server
3 43 (8.92%) Unix
4 39 (8.09%) Linux
5 30 (6.22%) Windows 7
6 29 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (4.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (4.56%) Solaris
10 20 (4.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (3.32%) AIX
11 16 (3.32%) Windows XP
12 15 (3.11%) Apple iOS
13 9 (1.87%) Windows 8
14 6 (1.24%) Windows 10
15 5 (1.04%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.83%) Android
17 1 (0.21%) OS/390
17 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (31.54%) Service Management
2 89 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (17.01%) Project Management
4 76 (15.77%) PRINCE2
5 67 (13.90%) Service Delivery
6 62 (12.86%) Change Management
7 59 (12.24%) Problem Management
8 54 (11.20%) Configuration Management
9 51 (10.58%) Stakeholder Management
10 46 (9.54%) ITSM
11 38 (7.88%) ITIL V3
12 37 (7.68%) Incident Management
13 29 (6.02%) DevOps
14 26 (5.39%) Migration
15 21 (4.36%) Capacity Management
15 21 (4.36%) Risk Management
16 20 (4.15%) Disaster Recovery
17 19 (3.94%) Continuous Improvement
18 18 (3.73%) Release Management
19 16 (3.32%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (4.15%) SQL
2 17 (3.53%) PowerShell
3 13 (2.70%) Java
4 10 (2.07%) PHP
5 9 (1.87%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.24%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.04%) C
8 4 (0.83%) Bash Shell
8 4 (0.83%) JCL
9 3 (0.62%) C++
9 3 (0.62%) Python
9 3 (0.62%) VB
10 2 (0.41%) Jython
10 2 (0.41%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.41%) REXX
10 2 (0.41%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.41%) VBScript
11 1 (0.21%) PeopleCode
11 1 (0.21%) SQR
Qualifications
1 66 (13.69%) ITIL Certification
2 49 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (8.30%) Security Cleared
4 38 (7.88%) Degree
5 27 (5.60%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (4.77%) MCP
7 22 (4.56%) CCNA
8 21 (4.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 21 (4.36%) SC Cleared
9 20 (4.15%) MCSE
10 16 (3.32%) PMI Certification
11 15 (3.11%) MCSA
12 13 (2.70%) CCNP
12 13 (2.70%) CISSP
13 12 (2.49%) CISM
13 12 (2.49%) MCITP
14 10 (2.07%) BPSS Clearance
15 9 (1.87%) MCDST
16 8 (1.66%) CCENT
16 8 (1.66%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (8.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (5.81%) SLA
3 17 (3.53%) QA
4 14 (2.90%) COBIT
5 7 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.62%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.41%) COSO
8 1 (0.21%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.21%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.21%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.21%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.21%) SSAE 16
8 1 (0.21%) Val IT
System Software
1 88 (18.26%) Active Directory
2 37 (7.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.11%) XenApp
4 9 (1.87%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 7 (1.45%) Firmware
6 7 (1.45%) UAG
6 7 (1.45%) vSphere
7 6 (1.24%) VMware ESX
8 5 (1.04%) Docker
8 5 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.62%) GPFS
11 2 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.21%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.21%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (6.43%) SCCM
2 16 (3.32%) Puppet
2 16 (3.32%) SCOM
3 12 (2.49%) SmoothWall
3 12 (2.49%) WSUS
4 10 (2.07%) NetBackup
4 10 (2.07%) Tivoli
5 9 (1.87%) Red Hat Satellite
6 8 (1.66%) Oracle ZFS
7 7 (1.45%) AirWatch
8 6 (1.24%) Ansible
8 6 (1.24%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (1.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (1.04%) EMC NetWorker
9 5 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (1.04%) Salt
10 4 (0.83%) SCVMM
11 3 (0.62%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 3 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 96 (19.92%) Microsoft
2 57 (11.83%) VMware
3 55 (11.41%) Citrix
4 49 (10.17%) Cisco
5 33 (6.85%) Oracle
6 28 (5.81%) Red Hat
7 27 (5.60%) HP
8 25 (5.19%) ServiceNow
9 17 (3.53%) Remedy
10 14 (2.90%) CheckPoint
11 11 (2.28%) Juniper
12 10 (2.07%) Apple
13 9 (1.87%) Brocade
13 9 (1.87%) Clearswift
14 8 (1.66%) IBM
14 8 (1.66%) LANDesk
15 7 (1.45%) EMC
15 7 (1.45%) Wyse
16 6 (1.24%) Kaspersky
16 6 (1.24%) Verint
Wigan, Lancashire
Intech 7
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 12 month + contract
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
onezeero.
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £12 to £15 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: 4 days ago