Period
to 19 February 2018

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 6 months to 19 February 2018 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
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 22 32
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10 -10
Contract jobs citing ITIL 183 185 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.75% 6.21% 4.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.12% 7.34% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 106 80
Manchester median daily rate £425 £398 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.92% +22.31% -7.14%
10th Percentile £120 £193 £234
90th Percentile £600 £566 £518
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 4 15
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £14.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.25% -45.37% +92.86%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.49 £15.00
90th Percentile £17.43 £16.44 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £17.43 £15.09 £27.50
% change year-on-year +15.51% -45.13% +35.80%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,255 2,520 3,190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 83.12% 84.65% 83.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,461 1,599 1,857
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £255 £263 £237
90th Percentile £586 £563 £538
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 37 89
Manchester median hourly rate £18.77 £18.00 £18.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% -3.61% +24.50%
10th Percentile £12.86 £12.55 £12.23
90th Percentile £45.50 £41.50 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £23.17 £27.12 £30.15
% change year-on-year -14.56% -10.04% +50.75%

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing ITIL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

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 6 months to 19 February 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 19 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford +10 47 £500 +11.11% 8
Oldham 0 7 £606 +102.08%
Altrincham - 4 £269 - 3
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £100 -
Rochdale - 1 £140 - 2
Wigan - 1 £140 -
ITIL
North West

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 64 (34.97%) Service Management
2 57 (31.15%) Windows
3 51 (27.87%) Microsoft
4 50 (27.32%) Active Directory
5 41 (22.40%) ITIL Certification
6 35 (19.13%) Management Information System
7 34 (18.58%) ITSM
8 33 (18.03%) PRINCE2
9 31 (16.94%) Project Management
10 30 (16.39%) Finance
11 25 (13.66%) Windows 7
11 25 (13.66%) ITIL V3
12 24 (13.11%) Change Management
13 23 (12.57%) Windows Server
14 22 (12.02%) Agile Software Development
15 21 (11.48%) Service Delivery
16 19 (10.38%) Stakeholder Management
16 19 (10.38%) Service Design
17 18 (9.84%) SLA
18 17 (9.29%) MCP
18 17 (9.29%) Publishing
18 17 (9.29%) Degree
18 17 (9.29%) COBIT
19 16 (8.74%) SCCM
19 16 (8.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 16 (8.74%) Incident Management
19 16 (8.74%) PowerShell
19 16 (8.74%) Unix
19 16 (8.74%) Linux
19 16 (8.74%) Citrix

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 10 (5.46%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.28%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.28%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.09%) Confluence
4 1 (0.55%) Apache
4 1 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.55%) CICS
4 1 (0.55%) CMS
4 1 (0.55%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.55%) IIS
4 1 (0.55%) JBoss
4 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (5.46%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.55%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (6.01%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.55%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (0.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.56%) Office 365
2 11 (6.01%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.92%) SaaS
4 8 (4.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (4.37%) PaaS
5 5 (2.73%) IaaS
6 3 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.09%) Boomi
7 2 (1.09%) iPaaS
7 2 (1.09%) Slack
7 2 (1.09%) Trello
8 1 (0.55%) GitHub
8 1 (0.55%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.46%) DNS
2 8 (4.37%) SNMP
3 7 (3.83%) DHCP
3 7 (3.83%) LAN
3 7 (3.83%) SMS
4 6 (3.28%) Skype
4 6 (3.28%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.28%) VPN
5 5 (2.73%) WAN
6 4 (2.19%) Network Security
6 4 (2.19%) SAN
7 3 (1.64%) ADSL
7 3 (1.64%) Internet
7 3 (1.64%) Wireshark
8 2 (1.09%) 3G
8 2 (1.09%) Broadband
8 2 (1.09%) Extranet
8 2 (1.09%) FTP
8 2 (1.09%) ISDN
8 2 (1.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.19%) DB2
2 4 (2.19%) MongoDB
2 4 (2.19%) OLAP
2 4 (2.19%) OLTP
2 4 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (2.19%) Star Schema
3 2 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.55%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (2.73%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.19%) JIRA
3 3 (1.64%) MSI
3 3 (1.64%) WinDbg
4 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.55%) Selenium
General
1 30 (16.39%) Finance
2 17 (9.29%) Publishing
3 13 (7.10%) Back Office
4 11 (6.01%) Banking
5 8 (4.37%) Local Government
5 8 (4.37%) Retail
5 8 (4.37%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.73%) Legal
7 4 (2.19%) Law
8 3 (1.64%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.64%) Marketing
9 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.55%) Electronics
10 1 (0.55%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (28.42%) Analyst
2 35 (19.13%) Service Analyst
3 30 (16.39%) Service Desk Analyst
4 26 (14.21%) Architect
5 19 (10.38%) IT Analyst
6 14 (7.65%) Service Architect
7 13 (7.10%) Developer
7 13 (7.10%) Support Analyst
8 12 (6.56%) Consultant
9 11 (6.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (6.01%) Programme Manager
10 10 (5.46%) ITIL Manager
11 8 (4.37%) 1st Line Support
12 7 (3.83%) Business Analyst
12 7 (3.83%) Implementation Consultant
12 7 (3.83%) Project Manager
12 7 (3.83%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (3.83%) ServiceNow Consultant
12 7 (3.83%) ServiceNow Developer
12 7 (3.83%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.65%) Web Services
2 13 (7.10%) REST
3 11 (6.01%) XML
4 8 (4.37%) SOAP
5 7 (3.83%) .NET
6 6 (3.28%) CSS
7 5 (2.73%) .NET Framework
7 5 (2.73%) HTML
8 4 (2.19%) Hibernate
8 4 (2.19%) Middleware
8 4 (2.19%) XSD
8 4 (2.19%) XSLT
9 3 (1.64%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.64%) ISPF
10 2 (1.09%) ADO.NET
10 2 (1.09%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (1.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (1.09%) JSON
10 2 (1.09%) LINQ
10 2 (1.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (19.13%) Management Information System
2 15 (8.20%) CMDB
3 12 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.92%) Blackberry
5 6 (3.28%) NHS
5 6 (3.28%) User Experience
6 5 (2.73%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.19%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.64%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.64%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.09%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.09%) iPhone
9 2 (1.09%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.55%) Clustering
10 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.55%) HACMP
10 1 (0.55%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.55%) iPad
10 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 57 (31.15%) Windows
2 25 (13.66%) Windows 7
3 23 (12.57%) Windows Server
4 16 (8.74%) Linux
4 16 (8.74%) Unix
5 12 (6.56%) Windows 10
6 8 (4.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (4.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.73%) AIX
8 5 (2.73%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.19%) SUSE
10 3 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.64%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.09%) Android
11 2 (1.09%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.09%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.09%) Solaris
12 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (34.97%) Service Management
2 34 (18.58%) ITSM
3 33 (18.03%) PRINCE2
4 31 (16.94%) Project Management
5 25 (13.66%) ITIL V3
6 24 (13.11%) Change Management
7 22 (12.02%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (11.48%) Service Delivery
9 19 (10.38%) Service Design
9 19 (10.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (8.74%) Incident Management
11 15 (8.20%) Configuration Management
11 15 (8.20%) Problem Management
11 15 (8.20%) Programme Management
12 13 (7.10%) SFIA
13 12 (6.56%) Data Modelling
13 12 (6.56%) TOGAF
14 11 (6.01%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (6.01%) Workflow
14 11 (6.01%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.74%) PowerShell
2 13 (7.10%) Shell Script
3 10 (5.46%) C
3 10 (5.46%) JavaScript
4 7 (3.83%) Java
5 6 (3.28%) SQL
6 5 (2.73%) C#
7 4 (2.19%) Python
7 4 (2.19%) XPath
8 3 (1.64%) JCL
9 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.55%) C++
9 1 (0.55%) COBOL
9 1 (0.55%) Go
9 1 (0.55%) PHP
9 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.55%) Scala
9 1 (0.55%) VB
9 1 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (22.40%) ITIL Certification
2 17 (9.29%) Degree
2 17 (9.29%) MCP
3 16 (8.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 12 (6.56%) Security Cleared
5 10 (5.46%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (4.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 9 (4.92%) SC Cleared
7 8 (4.37%) CCIE
8 7 (3.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (2.73%) CCDP
10 5 (2.73%) CCNA
10 5 (2.73%) CCNP
10 5 (2.73%) Chartered Engineer
10 5 (2.73%) CISM
10 5 (2.73%) CISSP
11 4 (2.19%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 4 (2.19%) CCSP
11 4 (2.19%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.84%) SLA
2 17 (9.29%) COBIT
3 4 (2.19%) PMO
3 4 (2.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.09%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.09%) GDPR
6 1 (0.55%) GMP
6 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 50 (27.32%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.37%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.28%) XenApp
4 5 (2.73%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.64%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.64%) Time Sharing Option
5 3 (1.64%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.55%) Firmware
6 1 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.55%) GPFS
6 1 (0.55%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.55%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (8.74%) SCCM
2 6 (3.28%) SCOM
3 4 (2.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (2.19%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (2.19%) WSUS
4 2 (1.09%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.55%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.55%) Ansible
5 1 (0.55%) Mesos
5 1 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 51 (27.87%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.74%) Citrix
3 15 (8.20%) Cisco
4 14 (7.65%) ServiceNow
5 9 (4.92%) VMware
6 8 (4.37%) HP
6 8 (4.37%) Snow
7 7 (3.83%) Ivanti
8 6 (3.28%) Red Hat
8 6 (3.28%) SolarWinds
9 5 (2.73%) IBM
9 5 (2.73%) SAP
10 4 (2.19%) Clearswift
10 4 (2.19%) EnterpriseDB
10 4 (2.19%) IronPort
10 4 (2.19%) Lumension
10 4 (2.19%) McAfee
10 4 (2.19%) Micro Focus
10 4 (2.19%) MobileIron
10 4 (2.19%) NetApp