The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for ITIL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 31 22
Rank change year-on-year +8 -9  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 77 93 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.82% 5.18% 6.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.22% 6.20% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 46 47
Median daily rate £350 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £125 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.06% +0.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £23.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.13% +64.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £40.00 £19.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.85
% change year-on-year -8.57% +17.84%  

ITIL is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1066 1500 1265
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.51% 83.47% 77.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 906 675
Median daily rate £381 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.68% +3.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 27
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.77% +28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.00 £11.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing ITIL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in Manchester

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in Manchester

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Manchester over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in Manchester

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Manchester

ITIL
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Salford +6 12 £463 +285.41% 2
Bolton - 2 £405 - 1
Oldham - 2 £300 -
ITIL
North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Manchester region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 49 (27.22%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (22.78%) Service Management
3 40 (22.22%) ServiceNow
4 39 (21.67%) PRINCE2
5 36 (20.00%) Windows
6 33 (18.33%) Microsoft
7 30 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 30 (16.67%) ITIL V3
8 29 (16.11%) Project Management
9 26 (14.44%) SC Cleared
10 25 (13.89%) DevOps
11 21 (11.67%) Finance
12 20 (11.11%) Scrum
12 20 (11.11%) JavaScript
12 20 (11.11%) Problem Management
12 20 (11.11%) Release Management
13 19 (10.56%) Active Directory
14 18 (10.00%) Service Delivery
15 17 (9.44%) Change Management
15 17 (9.44%) ITSM
15 17 (9.44%) Unix
16 16 (8.89%) SharePoint
16 16 (8.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 16 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (8.89%) SDLC
17 15 (8.33%) Banking
17 15 (8.33%) MS Office
17 15 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
18 14 (7.78%) Web Services
18 14 (7.78%) Workflow

ITIL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 16 (8.89%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.11%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.56%) Apache
5 1 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.56%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (8.33%) MS Office
2 8 (4.44%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (3.33%) Office 365
2 2 (1.11%) PaaS
3 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.56%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.11%) WAN
2 10 (5.56%) LAN
2 10 (5.56%) LDAP
3 7 (3.89%) DNS
3 7 (3.89%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.33%) DHCP
5 5 (2.78%) Network Security
5 5 (2.78%) SAN
5 5 (2.78%) SSL
6 4 (2.22%) Firewall
6 4 (2.22%) Internet
6 4 (2.22%) NAS
6 4 (2.22%) Unified Communications
6 4 (2.22%) VPN
7 3 (1.67%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (1.67%) VLAN
7 3 (1.67%) VoIP
8 2 (1.11%) MPLS
9 1 (0.56%) HTTP
9 1 (0.56%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.56%) Big Data
3 1 (0.56%) Data Mart
3 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.56%) MySQL
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 21 (11.67%) Finance
2 15 (8.33%) Banking
3 9 (5.00%) Automotive
4 8 (4.44%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.78%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.67%) Retail
7 2 (1.11%) Electronics
7 2 (1.11%) French Language
7 2 (1.11%) German Language
7 2 (1.11%) Legal
7 2 (1.11%) Marketing
7 2 (1.11%) Swedish Language
8 1 (0.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 45 (25.00%) Analyst
2 18 (10.00%) Developer
3 16 (8.89%) Service Manager
4 12 (6.67%) ServiceNow Developer
5 11 (6.11%) Architect
5 11 (6.11%) Business Analyst
5 11 (6.11%) Project Manager
6 9 (5.00%) Product Manager
6 9 (5.00%) Service Analyst
6 9 (5.00%) Support Analyst
7 8 (4.44%) IT Support
7 8 (4.44%) Support Engineer
8 7 (3.89%) Service Desk Engineer
8 7 (3.89%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (3.33%) Applications Support
9 6 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
9 6 (3.33%) IT Support Engineer
9 6 (3.33%) ITIL Manager
9 6 (3.33%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 14 (7.78%) Web Services
3 12 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 8 (4.44%) Velocity
5 7 (3.89%) HTML
6 4 (2.22%) XML
7 3 (1.67%) Middleware
8 2 (1.11%) .NET
8 2 (1.11%) CSS
8 2 (1.11%) jQuery
9 1 (0.56%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (0.56%) LAMP
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.22%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.56%) Web 2.0
4 9 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 9 (5.00%) User Experience
5 4 (2.22%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.22%) NHS
6 3 (1.67%) Life Science
6 3 (1.67%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.11%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.11%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.11%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.56%) CMDB
8 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.56%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.56%) PKI
8 1 (0.56%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.56%) RIA
8 1 (0.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 36 (20.00%) Windows
2 17 (9.44%) Unix
3 12 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 12 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 9 (5.00%) Linux
5 6 (3.33%) Windows 10
5 6 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.22%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.11%) Solaris
9 1 (0.56%) AIX
9 1 (0.56%) HPUX
9 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (27.22%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (22.78%) Service Management
3 39 (21.67%) PRINCE2
4 30 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 29 (16.11%) Project Management
6 25 (13.89%) DevOps
7 20 (11.11%) Problem Management
7 20 (11.11%) Release Management
7 20 (11.11%) Scrum
8 18 (10.00%) Service Delivery
9 17 (9.44%) Change Management
9 17 (9.44%) ITSM
10 16 (8.89%) SDLC
11 14 (7.78%) Workflow
12 12 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
12 12 (6.67%) Process Improvement
12 12 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (6.11%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (6.11%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (6.11%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 12 (6.67%) SQL
3 6 (3.33%) Python
3 6 (3.33%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.22%) C++
4 4 (2.22%) Java
4 4 (2.22%) Scala
5 2 (1.11%) C#
5 2 (1.11%) PHP
6 1 (0.56%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.56%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (0.56%) C
6 1 (0.56%) JCL
6 1 (0.56%) Perl
6 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 26 (14.44%) SC Cleared
3 15 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (6.11%) ISEB
5 9 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (4.44%) CCNA
7 4 (2.22%) CCDA
7 4 (2.22%) CCDP
7 4 (2.22%) CCNP
7 4 (2.22%) Degree
7 4 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.56%) CCIE
9 1 (0.56%) CISSP
9 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.56%) SANS
9 1 (0.56%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.67%) QA
2 9 (5.00%) SLA
3 3 (1.67%) PMO
4 2 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.56%) COBIT
5 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (10.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.22%) vSphere
4 3 (1.67%) XenApp
5 1 (0.56%) Docker
5 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (3.89%) Ansible
1 7 (3.89%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (3.89%) Puppet
2 4 (2.22%) SCCM
3 3 (1.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (1.11%) NetIQ Identity Manager
4 2 (1.11%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.56%) Nessus
5 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.56%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.56%) Nmap
5 1 (0.56%) OpenView
5 1 (0.56%) QRadar
5 1 (0.56%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 40 (22.22%) ServiceNow
2 33 (18.33%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.67%) VMware
4 11 (6.11%) Citrix
5 10 (5.56%) Cisco
5 10 (5.56%) Snow
6 7 (3.89%) HP
7 6 (3.33%) IBM
8 5 (2.78%) Juniper
9 4 (2.22%) SAP
9 4 (2.22%) Twitter
9 4 (2.22%) Webroot
10 3 (1.67%) CommVault
10 3 (1.67%) Intel
10 3 (1.67%) Intel Security
10 3 (1.67%) NetApp
10 3 (1.67%) NetIQ
10 3 (1.67%) Oracle
11 2 (1.11%) Apple
11 2 (1.11%) Lotus
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