Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 22 26
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4 -7
Contract jobs citing ITIL 201 166 203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.59% 6.21% 5.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.65% 7.45% 6.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 99 104
Manchester median daily rate £395 £405 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.47% +24.62% -1.89%
10th Percentile £128 £170 £175
90th Percentile £600 £578 £700
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £355
% change year-on-year - +12.68% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 12 15
Manchester median hourly rate £15.13 £12.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.00% -61.54% +132.14%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £15.00
90th Percentile £31.58 £16.93 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £15.64 £16.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -2.27% -38.46% +30.10%

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 2,629 2,227 3,050
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 86.20% 83.25% 84.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,716 1,364 1,799
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +7.64%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £244
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 48 60
Manchester median hourly rate £19.76 £20.25 £18.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.42% +6.62% +30.98%
10th Percentile £12.81 £11.75 £12.75
90th Percentile £42.00 £46.13 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £23.20 £36.74 £32.50
% change year-on-year -36.85% +13.04% +44.44%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +3 45 £460 -3.16% 2
Bolton +3 1 £420 +3.70% 1
Oldham -3 1 £375 +25.00% 2
Rochdale - 1 £140 - 2
Wigan - 1 £225 -
Altrincham - 1 - - 1
ITIL
North West

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 67 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 63 (31.34%) Service Management
3 60 (29.85%) Active Directory
4 59 (29.35%) Windows
5 42 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (20.40%) Management Information System
7 37 (18.41%) Project Management
8 35 (17.41%) ITIL Certification
8 35 (17.41%) ITSM
9 33 (16.42%) Cisco
9 33 (16.42%) ServiceNow
10 30 (14.93%) Problem Management
10 30 (14.93%) Incident Management
10 30 (14.93%) Problem-Solving
11 29 (14.43%) Finance
11 29 (14.43%) PRINCE2
11 29 (14.43%) DevOps
12 28 (13.93%) Windows Server
12 28 (13.93%) Degree
12 28 (13.93%) Change Management
13 26 (12.94%) Service Delivery
14 23 (11.44%) Citrix
15 22 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
15 22 (10.95%) Resource Management
15 22 (10.95%) ITIL V3
15 22 (10.95%) SFIA
16 21 (10.45%) Windows 7
16 21 (10.45%) SaaS
16 21 (10.45%) Data Management
17 20 (9.95%) Cisco Certification

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 (6.97%) MS Exchange
2 11 (5.47%) Skype for Business
3 7 (3.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (3.48%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.49%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.99%) SAS
6 1 (0.50%) CICS
6 1 (0.50%) Confluence
6 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (5.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (4.98%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (3.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.50%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.50%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.45%) SaaS
2 18 (8.96%) PaaS
3 12 (5.97%) Office 365
4 10 (4.98%) IaaS
4 10 (4.98%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.00%) Boomi
6 2 (1.00%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.46%) DHCP
1 15 (7.46%) DNS
2 10 (4.98%) Firewall
2 10 (4.98%) TCP/IP
3 9 (4.48%) Skype
3 9 (4.48%) SMS
3 9 (4.48%) WAN
4 8 (3.98%) LAN
4 8 (3.98%) VPN
5 7 (3.48%) Internet
6 3 (1.49%) Network Security
6 3 (1.49%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (1.49%) SAN
6 3 (1.49%) SNMP
6 3 (1.49%) Unified Communications
6 3 (1.49%) Wireshark
7 2 (1.00%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.00%) Intranet
7 2 (1.00%) NAS
7 2 (1.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.99%) DB2
2 4 (1.99%) MongoDB
2 4 (1.99%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (1.00%) Big Data
4 2 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (5.97%) JIRA
2 6 (2.99%) Selenium
2 6 (2.99%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.49%) MSI
3 3 (1.49%) WinDbg
4 1 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.50%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.50%) eggPlant
4 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.50%) SonarQube
General
1 29 (14.43%) Finance
2 12 (5.97%) Publishing
3 11 (5.47%) Legal
4 10 (4.98%) Law
5 8 (3.98%) Banking
5 8 (3.98%) Retail
5 8 (3.98%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.49%) Automotive
7 4 (1.99%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.49%) Back Office
9 2 (1.00%) Local Government
9 2 (1.00%) Marketing
10 1 (0.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 60 (29.85%) Analyst
2 42 (20.90%) Service Analyst
3 34 (16.92%) Service Desk Analyst
4 23 (11.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (7.46%) Architect
6 14 (6.97%) 1st Line Support
6 14 (6.97%) Developer
7 13 (6.47%) IT Analyst
7 13 (6.47%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (6.47%) Support Analyst
8 12 (5.97%) Project Manager
8 12 (5.97%) Service Desk Support
8 12 (5.97%) Service Desk Support Analyst
9 11 (5.47%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
10 9 (4.48%) Service Manager
11 8 (3.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 8 (3.98%) ITIL Manager
11 8 (3.98%) ServiceNow Developer
12 7 (3.48%) 1st Line Support Analyst
12 7 (3.48%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.97%) Web Services
2 9 (4.48%) REST
3 8 (3.98%) .NET
4 7 (3.48%) XML
5 6 (2.99%) .NET Framework
6 5 (2.49%) LDAP
7 4 (1.99%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.99%) CSS
7 4 (1.99%) HTML
8 3 (1.49%) ADO.NET
8 3 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (1.49%) ISPF
8 3 (1.49%) JSON
8 3 (1.49%) LINQ
8 3 (1.49%) Middleware
8 3 (1.49%) SOAP
8 3 (1.49%) WCF
9 1 (0.50%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 41 (20.40%) Management Information System
2 15 (7.46%) Blackberry
3 14 (6.97%) CMDB
3 14 (6.97%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.47%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.99%) Web 2.0
6 3 (1.49%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.49%) NHS
6 3 (1.49%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.00%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.00%) User Experience
7 2 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.00%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.50%) iPhone
8 1 (0.50%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 59 (29.35%) Windows
2 28 (13.93%) Windows Server
3 21 (10.45%) Windows 7
4 16 (7.96%) Linux
5 8 (3.98%) Unix
5 8 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (3.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.49%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.99%) AIX
7 4 (1.99%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.49%) Mac OS
8 3 (1.49%) SUSE
8 3 (1.49%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.50%) Android
10 1 (0.50%) Solaris
10 1 (0.50%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (31.34%) Service Management
2 42 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (18.41%) Project Management
4 35 (17.41%) ITSM
5 30 (14.93%) Incident Management
5 30 (14.93%) Problem Management
5 30 (14.93%) Problem-Solving
6 29 (14.43%) DevOps
6 29 (14.43%) PRINCE2
7 28 (13.93%) Change Management
8 26 (12.94%) Service Delivery
9 22 (10.95%) ITIL V3
9 22 (10.95%) Resource Management
9 22 (10.95%) SFIA
9 22 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (10.45%) Data Management
11 19 (9.45%) Configuration Management
12 17 (8.46%) Open Source
13 16 (7.96%) Network Design
13 16 (7.96%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.47%) SQL
2 12 (5.97%) PowerShell
3 11 (5.47%) JavaScript
4 7 (3.48%) C
4 7 (3.48%) C#
4 7 (3.48%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.99%) Python
5 4 (1.99%) VB
5 4 (1.99%) VBScript
6 3 (1.49%) Java
6 3 (1.49%) JCL
7 1 (0.50%) C++
7 1 (0.50%) Go
7 1 (0.50%) Scala
7 1 (0.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 35 (17.41%) ITIL Certification
2 28 (13.93%) Degree
3 20 (9.95%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (8.46%) CCNP
4 17 (8.46%) CISM
4 17 (8.46%) CISSP
5 16 (7.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 16 (7.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 15 (7.46%) CCDP
6 15 (7.46%) Chartered Engineer
6 15 (7.46%) Security Cleared
7 13 (6.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 13 (6.47%) SC Cleared
8 12 (5.97%) MCP
9 10 (4.98%) CCIE
10 7 (3.48%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (1.99%) CCNA
11 4 (1.99%) ISEB
11 4 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.99%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.47%) QA
1 11 (5.47%) SLA
2 5 (2.49%) COBIT
2 5 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.49%) GDPR
4 2 (1.00%) PMO
4 2 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.50%) COSO
5 1 (0.50%) GMP
5 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 60 (29.85%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.47%) XenDesktop
3 12 (5.97%) XenApp
4 11 (5.47%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (3.48%) vSphere
6 6 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (2.49%) Hyper-V
7 5 (2.49%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.99%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (1.49%) Time Sharing Option
9 3 (1.49%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (1.00%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.50%) Firmware
11 1 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (4.98%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (1.49%) Cisco IPCC
2 3 (1.49%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (1.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (1.49%) HP ALM
2 3 (1.49%) SCCM
2 3 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (1.49%) WSUS
3 2 (1.00%) MaaS360
3 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.00%) Puppet
4 1 (0.50%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.50%) Ansible
4 1 (0.50%) Mesos
4 1 (0.50%) MIIS
4 1 (0.50%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 67 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 33 (16.42%) Cisco
2 33 (16.42%) ServiceNow
3 23 (11.44%) Citrix
4 16 (7.96%) Ivanti
5 11 (5.47%) VMware
6 7 (3.48%) Oracle
7 6 (2.99%) Informatica
8 5 (2.49%) IBM
8 5 (2.49%) IronPort
9 4 (1.99%) Snow
10 3 (1.49%) Brocade
10 3 (1.49%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.49%) Clearswift
10 3 (1.49%) Dell
10 3 (1.49%) HP
10 3 (1.49%) Micro Focus
10 3 (1.49%) NetApp
10 3 (1.49%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.00%) Symantec