Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 19 28
Rank change year-on-year -1 +9 -9
Contract jobs citing ITIL 199 197 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.35% 6.89% 5.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.75% 8.33% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 116 111
Manchester median daily rate £350 £393 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.83% +9.03% +10.77%
10th Percentile £124 £117 £206
90th Percentile £538 £600 £690
North West median daily rate £360 £388 £394
% change year-on-year -7.10% -1.59% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 23 12
Manchester median hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.00% -10.71% +3.70%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.43 £11.15
90th Percentile £108.50 £19.49 £31.89
North West median hourly rate £16.71 £13.25 £14.86
% change year-on-year +26.09% -10.83% -29.24%

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 2,567 2,365 3,085
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.91% 82.66% 84.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,626 1,485 1,929
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 81 66
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +23.81% -15.27%
10th Percentile £11.99 £11.75 £10.94
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.00 £40.75
North West median hourly rate £22.47 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -25.12% +42.86% -29.34%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +2 28 £550 +4.76% 3
Bolton +3 4 £180 -48.39% 2
Rochdale 0 3 - - 3
Stockport - 3 £160 - 8
ITIL
North West

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 71 (35.68%) Microsoft
2 66 (33.17%) Windows
2 66 (33.17%) Service Management
3 59 (29.65%) Active Directory
4 49 (24.62%) Problem-Solving
5 34 (17.09%) Incident Management
5 34 (17.09%) Office 365
6 33 (16.58%) VMware
6 33 (16.58%) Cisco
7 31 (15.58%) Service Delivery
8 30 (15.08%) Change Management
9 28 (14.07%) DNS
10 26 (13.07%) Internet
11 25 (12.56%) ITSM
11 25 (12.56%) Degree
11 25 (12.56%) Windows Server
12 23 (11.56%) ServiceNow
12 23 (11.56%) PowerShell
12 23 (11.56%) Citrix
13 22 (11.06%) Microsoft Office
13 22 (11.06%) Management Information System
14 21 (10.55%) Problem Management
15 20 (10.05%) Kalman Filter
15 20 (10.05%) Microsoft Certification
16 19 (9.55%) MCSE
16 19 (9.55%) DHCP
16 19 (9.55%) Firewall
16 19 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
17 18 (9.05%) Skype
17 18 (9.05%) Web Filtering

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 14 (7.04%) MS Exchange
2 12 (6.03%) Skype for Business
3 6 (3.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (2.01%) SAS
5 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.01%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.01%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.01%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.50%) CICS
6 1 (0.50%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.50%) IIS
6 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 22 (11.06%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.50%) Elite 3E
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 34 (17.09%) Office 365
2 16 (8.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.02%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (2.51%) IaaS
4 5 (2.51%) PaaS
4 5 (2.51%) SaaS
5 2 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 28 (14.07%) DNS
2 26 (13.07%) Internet
3 19 (9.55%) DHCP
3 19 (9.55%) Firewall
4 18 (9.05%) Intranet
4 18 (9.05%) Skype
5 15 (7.54%) TCP/IP
5 15 (7.54%) VPN
6 12 (6.03%) LAN
6 12 (6.03%) WAN
7 8 (4.02%) Wireless
8 5 (2.51%) ISDN
8 5 (2.51%) MPLS
8 5 (2.51%) Network Security
8 5 (2.51%) SSL
8 5 (2.51%) VLAN
8 5 (2.51%) VoIP
9 4 (2.01%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (2.01%) IP Telephony
9 4 (2.01%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.01%) DB2
2 2 (1.01%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.50%) Base SAS
3 1 (0.50%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.01%) JIRA
1 2 (1.01%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.50%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.50%) MSI
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
General
1 17 (8.54%) Finance
2 14 (7.04%) Retail
3 11 (5.53%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.52%) Legal
5 7 (3.52%) Automotive
6 6 (3.02%) Banking
7 4 (2.01%) Law
8 3 (1.51%) Billing
9 2 (1.01%) Marketing
10 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.50%) French Language
10 1 (0.50%) German Language
10 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 62 (31.16%) Analyst
2 42 (21.11%) Service Analyst
3 31 (15.58%) Service Desk Analyst
4 15 (7.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (5.03%) 1st Line Support
5 10 (5.03%) Service Manager
5 10 (5.03%) Technical Engineer
6 9 (4.52%) Architect
6 9 (4.52%) Support Analyst
7 8 (4.02%) Delivery Manager
7 8 (4.02%) IT Support
8 7 (3.52%) Desktop Support
8 7 (3.52%) Developer
8 7 (3.52%) Services Delivery Manager
8 7 (3.52%) Technical Support
9 6 (3.02%) Consultant
9 6 (3.02%) Network Engineer
9 6 (3.02%) Service Desk Support
9 6 (3.02%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (3.02%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.51%) .NET
2 4 (2.01%) ASP.NET
2 4 (2.01%) XML
3 3 (1.51%) Middleware
3 3 (1.51%) Web Services
4 2 (1.01%) Node.js
5 1 (0.50%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.50%) CSS
5 1 (0.50%) HTML
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Streams
5 1 (0.50%) REST
5 1 (0.50%) SAML
5 1 (0.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.06%) Management Information System
2 19 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (8.54%) NHS
4 15 (7.54%) Blackberry
5 11 (5.53%) Data Centre
6 8 (4.02%) User Experience
7 7 (3.52%) Computer Science
8 6 (3.02%) CMDB
8 6 (3.02%) Driving Licence
9 4 (2.01%) Private Cloud
9 4 (2.01%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (2.01%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.50%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.50%) Mobile Computing
11 1 (0.50%) PKI
11 1 (0.50%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.50%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.50%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 66 (33.17%) Windows
2 25 (12.56%) Windows Server
3 15 (7.54%) Linux
4 13 (6.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (5.53%) Windows 7
6 10 (5.03%) Windows 10
7 7 (3.52%) Unix
8 6 (3.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (2.51%) Mac OS
10 4 (2.01%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.01%) AIX
12 2 (1.01%) Solaris
12 2 (1.01%) SUSE
13 1 (0.50%) CentOS
13 1 (0.50%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (33.17%) Service Management
2 49 (24.62%) Problem-Solving
3 34 (17.09%) Incident Management
4 31 (15.58%) Service Delivery
5 30 (15.08%) Change Management
6 25 (12.56%) ITSM
7 21 (10.55%) Problem Management
8 20 (10.05%) Kalman Filter
9 18 (9.05%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (9.05%) Web Filtering
10 16 (8.04%) ITIL V3
11 15 (7.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 13 (6.53%) Migration
13 12 (6.03%) DevOps
14 11 (5.53%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (5.53%) Informatics
14 11 (5.53%) PRINCE2
15 10 (5.03%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (5.03%) Data Management
16 9 (4.52%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 23 (11.56%) PowerShell
2 14 (7.04%) SQL
3 9 (4.52%) VB
4 5 (2.51%) Java
4 5 (2.51%) VBScript
5 4 (2.01%) C#
6 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (12.56%) Degree
2 20 (10.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (9.55%) MCSE
4 17 (8.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 17 (8.54%) MCSA
5 16 (8.04%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (6.53%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (5.03%) MCP
7 10 (5.03%) Security Cleared
8 9 (4.52%) CISSP
8 9 (4.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (4.02%) CCNP
10 6 (3.02%) CISM
10 6 (3.02%) ISEB
11 5 (2.51%) CCNA
11 5 (2.51%) SC Cleared
12 4 (2.01%) CISA
12 4 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
12 4 (2.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (2.01%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.03%) SLA
2 8 (4.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.52%) QA
4 6 (3.02%) COBIT
5 5 (2.51%) COSO
6 2 (1.01%) GDPR
7 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 59 (29.65%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.02%) vSphere
4 7 (3.52%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.02%) XenDesktop
6 5 (2.51%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (2.51%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (2.51%) XenApp
7 4 (2.01%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.51%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.50%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (8.04%) SCCM
2 5 (2.51%) SafeCom
3 4 (2.01%) Grafana
3 4 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.01%) Prometheus
3 4 (2.01%) Puppet
3 4 (2.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (2.01%) ZABBIX
4 3 (1.51%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.01%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (1.01%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.01%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.01%) QRadar
6 1 (0.50%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.50%) OpenView
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 71 (35.68%) Microsoft
2 33 (16.58%) Cisco
2 33 (16.58%) VMware
3 23 (11.56%) Citrix
3 23 (11.56%) ServiceNow
4 10 (5.03%) Google
5 8 (4.02%) Oracle
6 6 (3.02%) HP
6 6 (3.02%) McAfee
7 5 (2.51%) BMC
7 5 (2.51%) CheckPoint
7 5 (2.51%) MobileIron
8 4 (2.01%) Altiris
8 4 (2.01%) Dynatrace
8 4 (2.01%) IronPort
8 4 (2.01%) Splunk
9 3 (1.51%) Avaya
9 3 (1.51%) Ivanti
9 3 (1.51%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.51%) Veeam