Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 18 25
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7 -1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 209 204 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.54% 7.05% 6.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.98% 8.51% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 122 106
Manchester median daily rate £378 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.31% +9.29% -
10th Percentile £140 £119 £221
90th Percentile £538 £600 £544
North West median daily rate £363 £380 £375
% change year-on-year -4.61% +1.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 23 7
Manchester median hourly rate £17.41 £13.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.96% -8.47% -10.61%
10th Percentile £12.05 £11.43 £11.95
90th Percentile £123.80 £17.43 £86.58
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £14.86
% change year-on-year +2.94% +14.40% -40.70%

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 2,618 2,398 2,918
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.89% 82.83% 85.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,675 1,556 1,838
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £256
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 85 62
Manchester median hourly rate £18.59 £19.50 £15.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.68% +26.83% -21.15%
10th Percentile £12.73 £11.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £34.13 £45.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £22.22 £28.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -20.66% +27.27% -25.98%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 10 December 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 0 34 £550 +10.00% 3
Rochdale +3 5 £325 - 4
Bolton -1 5 £180 -48.39% 3
Stockport - 3 £160 - 1
Cheadle - 1 £140 - 2
ITIL
North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 74 (35.41%) Microsoft
2 67 (32.06%) Windows
3 57 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 54 (25.84%) Service Management
5 49 (23.44%) Problem-Solving
6 45 (21.53%) Office 365
7 37 (17.70%) VMware
8 32 (15.31%) Service Delivery
9 30 (14.35%) Internet
10 27 (12.92%) Cisco
10 27 (12.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 27 (12.92%) Incident Management
11 26 (12.44%) PowerShell
11 26 (12.44%) DNS
11 26 (12.44%) Intranet
11 26 (12.44%) Finance
12 25 (11.96%) Kalman Filter
12 25 (11.96%) Windows Server
12 25 (11.96%) Web Filtering
13 24 (11.48%) Microsoft Certification
14 23 (11.00%) Change Management
14 23 (11.00%) Windows 10
14 23 (11.00%) Degree
15 22 (10.53%) Migration
15 22 (10.53%) NHS
15 22 (10.53%) MCSE
15 22 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
16 21 (10.05%) Firewall
16 21 (10.05%) Agile Software Development
17 20 (9.57%) ITSM

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 17 (8.13%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.87%) Skype for Business
3 5 (2.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (2.39%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.44%) SAS
5 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.96%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.48%) Apache
6 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.48%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.48%) IIS
6 1 (0.48%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 22 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 45 (21.53%) Office 365
2 14 (6.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.78%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.96%) IaaS
5 2 (0.96%) PaaS
5 2 (0.96%) SaaS
6 1 (0.48%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 30 (14.35%) Internet
2 26 (12.44%) DNS
2 26 (12.44%) Intranet
3 21 (10.05%) Firewall
4 19 (9.09%) LAN
5 13 (6.22%) DHCP
5 13 (6.22%) VPN
6 12 (5.74%) TCP/IP
7 11 (5.26%) Skype
7 11 (5.26%) Wireless
8 10 (4.78%) WAN
9 7 (3.35%) WLAN
10 5 (2.39%) 802.11
10 5 (2.39%) Cisco ISE
10 5 (2.39%) Cisco Wireless
10 5 (2.39%) VoIP
11 4 (1.91%) SSL
12 3 (1.44%) IP Telephony
12 3 (1.44%) MPLS
12 3 (1.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.96%) DB2
2 2 (0.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.48%) Base SAS
3 1 (0.48%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (1.44%) MSI
2 2 (0.96%) InstallShield
2 2 (0.96%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.48%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.48%) JIRA
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
General
1 26 (12.44%) Finance
2 12 (5.74%) Retail
3 8 (3.83%) Banking
3 8 (3.83%) Legal
3 8 (3.83%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.35%) Law
5 4 (1.91%) Automotive
5 4 (1.91%) Billing
6 3 (1.44%) Marketing
7 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.48%) French Language
7 1 (0.48%) German Language
7 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.48%) Military
Job Titles
1 62 (29.67%) Analyst
2 40 (19.14%) Service Analyst
3 34 (16.27%) Service Desk Analyst
4 15 (7.18%) Service Manager
5 12 (5.74%) Architect
5 12 (5.74%) Technical Engineer
6 11 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
6 11 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (4.78%) Project Manager
7 10 (4.78%) Support Engineer
8 9 (4.31%) Services Delivery Manager
8 9 (4.31%) Support Analyst
9 7 (3.35%) 1st Line Support
9 7 (3.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 7 (3.35%) Desktop Support
9 7 (3.35%) IT Support
9 7 (3.35%) Network Engineer
10 6 (2.87%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (2.87%) Business Analyst
10 6 (2.87%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.87%) .NET
2 5 (2.39%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.39%) Web Services
3 4 (1.91%) Node.js
4 3 (1.44%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.44%) XML
5 2 (0.96%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.96%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.96%) REST
5 2 (0.96%) SOAP
6 1 (0.48%) Ajax
6 1 (0.48%) CSS
6 1 (0.48%) HTML
6 1 (0.48%) JSP
6 1 (0.48%) Middleware
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Streams
6 1 (0.48%) Spring
6 1 (0.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.48%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.53%) NHS
2 19 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 13 (6.22%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.31%) Blackberry
4 9 (4.31%) Driving Licence
4 9 (4.31%) Private Cloud
5 7 (3.35%) User Experience
6 3 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.44%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.96%) CMDB
7 2 (0.96%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.48%) CCTV
8 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.48%) EPoS
8 1 (0.48%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.48%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.48%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.48%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 67 (32.06%) Windows
2 25 (11.96%) Windows Server
3 23 (11.00%) Windows 10
4 18 (8.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (6.70%) Linux
6 13 (6.22%) Windows 7
7 10 (4.78%) Unix
8 9 (4.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (2.39%) Mac OS
10 4 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.91%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.96%) AIX
12 2 (0.96%) Solaris
13 1 (0.48%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (25.84%) Service Management
2 49 (23.44%) Problem-Solving
3 32 (15.31%) Service Delivery
4 27 (12.92%) Incident Management
5 25 (11.96%) Kalman Filter
5 25 (11.96%) Web Filtering
6 23 (11.00%) Change Management
7 22 (10.53%) Migration
8 21 (10.05%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (9.57%) ITSM
9 20 (9.57%) PRINCE2
10 15 (7.18%) Change Control
10 15 (7.18%) ITIL V3
11 13 (6.22%) Problem Management
12 12 (5.74%) DevOps
12 12 (5.74%) Informatics
12 12 (5.74%) Information Security
13 11 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 11 (5.26%) TOGAF
14 9 (4.31%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (12.44%) PowerShell
2 17 (8.13%) SQL
3 8 (3.83%) VB
4 6 (2.87%) Java
5 5 (2.39%) C#
6 4 (1.91%) VBScript
7 2 (0.96%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.48%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (12.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 24 (11.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (11.00%) Degree
4 22 (10.53%) MCSE
5 20 (9.57%) ITIL Certification
5 20 (9.57%) MCSA
6 17 (8.13%) Security Cleared
7 12 (5.74%) SC Cleared
8 11 (5.26%) MCP
9 9 (4.31%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (2.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (1.91%) CCNA
11 4 (1.91%) CCNP
11 4 (1.91%) CISSP
11 4 (1.91%) ISEB
11 4 (1.91%) MCTS
12 3 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.96%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.31%) SLA
2 5 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.39%) QA
3 4 (1.91%) COBIT
4 3 (1.44%) COSO
5 2 (0.96%) GDPR
6 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 57 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.83%) vSphere
4 7 (3.35%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.87%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.39%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (1.91%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.91%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.44%) XenApp
8 3 (1.44%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.96%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.48%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 19 (9.09%) SCCM
2 5 (2.39%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (2.39%) SafeCom
3 4 (1.91%) Grafana
3 4 (1.91%) Prometheus
3 4 (1.91%) ZABBIX
4 3 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.44%) Puppet
4 3 (1.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.96%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.96%) QRadar
5 2 (0.96%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.48%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.48%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.48%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.48%) OpenView
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 74 (35.41%) Microsoft
2 37 (17.70%) VMware
3 27 (12.92%) Cisco
4 20 (9.57%) Citrix
5 19 (9.09%) ServiceNow
6 11 (5.26%) Google
6 11 (5.26%) Oracle
7 8 (3.83%) Veeam
8 7 (3.35%) Avaya
9 6 (2.87%) HP
10 5 (2.39%) BMC
10 5 (2.39%) McAfee
10 5 (2.39%) MobileIron
11 4 (1.91%) Altiris
11 4 (1.91%) Dynatrace
11 4 (1.91%) Meraki
11 4 (1.91%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.44%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.44%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.44%) Sophos