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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
England / North West
Rank 17 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 205 235 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.74% 6.11% 6.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.44% 7.58% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 141 94
Median daily rate £400 £383 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.43% +28.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £225 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £843 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 26 33
Median hourly rate £15.00 £31.03 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.65% +67.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.51 £41.80 £35.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.30 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.33%

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
2172 3100 2403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.02% 80.56% 76.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1421 1888 1439
Median daily rate £413 £400 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 107 103
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +39.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +22 104 £400 +23.07% 37
Lancashire +12 41 £400 -55.55% 5
Cheshire -8 32 £350 -20.00% 16
Merseyside +2 11 £513 +177.02% 9
Cumbria +15 4 £340 -15.00% 2
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 141 (32.05%) Service Management
2 119 (27.05%) Change Management
3 116 (26.36%) Windows
4 95 (21.59%) Microsoft
5 86 (19.55%) Agile Software Development
6 85 (19.32%) PRINCE2
7 80 (18.18%) ITIL V3
8 72 (16.36%) Problem Management
9 64 (14.55%) ITSM
10 58 (13.18%) Finance
10 58 (13.18%) Security Cleared
11 57 (12.95%) Linux
12 54 (12.27%) Cisco
13 52 (11.82%) LAN
14 51 (11.59%) Oracle
14 51 (11.59%) WAN
15 50 (11.36%) Active Directory
16 48 (10.91%) Release Management
17 47 (10.68%) ServiceNow
18 46 (10.45%) IaaS
18 46 (10.45%) DevOps
18 46 (10.45%) Open Source
18 46 (10.45%) SaaS
19 45 (10.23%) PaaS
20 44 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
20 44 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
20 44 (10.00%) Windows Server
20 44 (10.00%) MS Excel
21 43 (9.77%) Incident Management
21 43 (9.77%) Data 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 25 (5.68%) Oracle Application Server
2 19 (4.32%) SharePoint
3 16 (3.64%) MS Exchange
4 15 (3.41%) WebSphere
5 14 (3.18%) IIS
6 11 (2.50%) Apache
7 10 (2.27%) IBM Notes
8 7 (1.59%) Skype for Business
9 6 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (1.36%) JBoss
9 6 (1.36%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.14%) nginx
11 4 (0.91%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.68%) Oracle 10gAS
13 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 44 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 38 (8.64%) MS Office
3 18 (4.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (2.95%) MS Visio
5 10 (2.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 31 (7.05%) Oracle EBS
2 26 (5.91%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (1.36%) Oracle Cash Management
3 6 (1.36%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.91%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.68%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.23%) MIS ActiveH
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 46 (10.45%) IaaS
1 46 (10.45%) SaaS
2 45 (10.23%) PaaS
3 12 (2.73%) Office 365
4 11 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.23%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 52 (11.82%) LAN
2 51 (11.59%) WAN
3 33 (7.50%) Firewall
4 24 (5.45%) Wi-Fi
5 17 (3.86%) SAN
6 16 (3.64%) DNS
7 15 (3.41%) VoIP
8 14 (3.18%) Network Security
8 14 (3.18%) SSL
8 14 (3.18%) TCP/IP
9 12 (2.73%) LDAP
10 11 (2.50%) DHCP
11 9 (2.05%) Internet
12 8 (1.82%) VPN
13 7 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (1.14%) Kerberos
15 4 (0.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 4 (0.91%) NAS
15 4 (0.91%) Unified Communications
15 4 (0.91%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (7.50%) Oracle Database
2 26 (5.91%) Oracle Database 12c
3 20 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 16 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (1.36%) MySQL
8 5 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.45%) Big Data
11 2 (0.45%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.45%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.45%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.45%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle BI EE
12 1 (0.23%) QlikView
12 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.14%) Selenium
2 3 (0.68%) JIRA
2 3 (0.68%) StarTeam
3 2 (0.45%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.45%) Subversion
3 2 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.23%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.23%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.23%) Log4j
General
1 58 (13.18%) Finance
2 32 (7.27%) Banking
3 9 (2.05%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.36%) General Ledger
4 6 (1.36%) Local Government
5 5 (1.14%) Law
5 5 (1.14%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.91%) Automotive
6 4 (0.91%) Legal
7 3 (0.68%) Retail
8 2 (0.45%) Electronics
8 2 (0.45%) Marketing
8 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.23%) Back Office
9 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (17.73%) Analyst
2 34 (7.73%) Service Manager
3 30 (6.82%) Operations Engineer
4 29 (6.59%) Architect
5 25 (5.68%) Service Analyst
6 21 (4.77%) Developer
6 21 (4.77%) Service Desk Analyst
7 20 (4.55%) Support Analyst
8 19 (4.32%) DBA
8 19 (4.32%) Oracle DBA
9 17 (3.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (3.64%) Administrator
10 16 (3.64%) Applications Support
10 16 (3.64%) Infrastructure Architect
10 16 (3.64%) ITIL Manager
11 15 (3.41%) Consultant
12 14 (3.18%) Desktop Support
12 14 (3.18%) Project Manager
12 14 (3.18%) Senior Operations Engineer
13 13 (2.95%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 14 (3.18%) Web Services
2 11 (2.50%) AngularJS
3 9 (2.05%) Middleware
4 7 (1.59%) .NET
4 7 (1.59%) Velocity
5 6 (1.36%) Regular Expression
6 5 (1.14%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (0.91%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.91%) XML
8 3 (0.68%) HTML
8 3 (0.68%) ODBC
9 2 (0.45%) LAMP
9 2 (0.45%) SOAP
9 2 (0.45%) WCF
9 2 (0.45%) WinForms
10 1 (0.23%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.23%) Spring
10 1 (0.23%) Spring MVC
10 1 (0.23%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (7.05%) Data Centre
3 22 (5.00%) User Experience
4 18 (4.09%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.95%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.73%) Tandem
7 9 (2.05%) Web 2.0
8 7 (1.59%) Blackberry
8 7 (1.59%) Ergonomics
8 7 (1.59%) NHS
9 6 (1.36%) PKI
9 6 (1.36%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.14%) CMDB
11 4 (0.91%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.91%) iPhone
11 4 (0.91%) Life Science
11 4 (0.91%) Online Banking
11 4 (0.91%) Replication
12 3 (0.68%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 116 (26.36%) Windows
2 57 (12.95%) Linux
3 44 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 36 (8.18%) Unix
5 29 (6.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (5.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (5.68%) Windows 7
7 25 (5.68%) Windows XP
8 23 (5.23%) AIX
9 22 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (3.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (2.95%) Windows 2000
12 12 (2.73%) Windows 10
13 8 (1.82%) Solaris
14 7 (1.59%) VME
15 6 (1.36%) HPUX
15 6 (1.36%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.68%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.45%) Android
17 2 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (32.05%) Service Management
2 119 (27.05%) Change Management
3 86 (19.55%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (19.32%) PRINCE2
5 80 (18.18%) ITIL V3
6 72 (16.36%) Problem Management
7 64 (14.55%) ITSM
8 48 (10.91%) Release Management
9 46 (10.45%) DevOps
9 46 (10.45%) Open Source
10 44 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
11 43 (9.77%) Data Management
11 43 (9.77%) Incident Management
12 40 (9.09%) Project Management
13 34 (7.73%) Service Delivery
14 30 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
15 27 (6.14%) Capacity Planning
15 27 (6.14%) Configuration Management
15 27 (6.14%) High Availability
16 24 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (5.91%) SQL
2 21 (4.77%) JavaScript
3 19 (4.32%) Perl
4 17 (3.86%) Java
5 14 (3.18%) PowerShell
5 14 (3.18%) Python
6 8 (1.82%) C#
7 6 (1.36%) Bourne shell
7 6 (1.36%) Korn
7 6 (1.36%) VBScript
8 5 (1.14%) C
8 5 (1.14%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.91%) Ruby
10 3 (0.68%) C++
10 3 (0.68%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.45%) PHP
11 2 (0.45%) VB
12 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.23%) RPG
12 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 58 (13.18%) Security Cleared
2 43 (9.77%) SC Cleared
3 36 (8.18%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (8.18%) ITIL Certification
4 28 (6.36%) CCNA
5 25 (5.68%) Degree
6 19 (4.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (3.86%) MCSE
8 15 (3.41%) BPSS Clearance
8 15 (3.41%) CCNP
9 11 (2.50%) CCIE
9 11 (2.50%) ISEB
9 11 (2.50%) MCP
10 10 (2.27%) CISSP
11 6 (1.36%) MCSA
11 6 (1.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.91%) CCDA
12 4 (0.91%) CCDP
12 4 (0.91%) CISA
12 4 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.95%) SLA
2 23 (5.23%) QA
3 16 (3.64%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.91%) COBIT
6 3 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.23%) BS25999
7 1 (0.23%) COSO
7 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 50 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.36%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 6 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (1.14%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.14%) VMware ESX
4 5 (1.14%) XenApp
5 4 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (0.91%) vSphere
6 2 (0.45%) KVM
6 2 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.23%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.23%) Firmware
7 1 (0.23%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 20 (4.55%) SCCM
2 16 (3.64%) Tivoli
3 12 (2.73%) SCOM
4 10 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (2.05%) Backup Exec
6 8 (1.82%) Netcool
6 8 (1.82%) Puppet
7 6 (1.36%) HP SiteScope
7 6 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (1.36%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (0.91%) Nessus
8 4 (0.91%) SmoothWall
9 3 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.45%) MAILsweeper
10 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (0.45%) Nagios
10 2 (0.45%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 2 (0.45%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 95 (21.59%) Microsoft
2 54 (12.27%) Cisco
3 51 (11.59%) Oracle
4 47 (10.68%) ServiceNow
5 35 (7.95%) VMware
6 20 (4.55%) Citrix
6 20 (4.55%) Red Hat
7 16 (3.64%) IBM
8 15 (3.41%) HP
9 13 (2.95%) Juniper
10 12 (2.73%) Intel Security
11 11 (2.50%) CA
12 10 (2.27%) Lotus
12 10 (2.27%) SAP
13 9 (2.05%) CheckPoint
13 9 (2.05%) Dell
13 9 (2.05%) Symantec
14 7 (1.59%) Fujitsu
14 7 (1.59%) ICL
14 7 (1.59%) Sun
Liverpool, Merseyside
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Rate: From £100 to £150 per day Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salford, Lancashire
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