Period
to 21 March 2019

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 21 March 2019 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
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 25 23
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 +5
Contract jobs citing ITIL 168 179 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.79% 6.28% 6.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.77% 7.37% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 110 111
Manchester median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £131 £128 £169
90th Percentile £588 £638 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 7
Manchester median hourly rate £17.10 £17.43 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.88% +18.17% -45.37%
10th Percentile £12.88 £13.50 £11.15
90th Percentile £25.67 £30.51 £16.55
North West median hourly rate £17.41 £17.43 £16.00
% change year-on-year -0.11% +8.94% -44.06%

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 2,483 2,430 2,432
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 85.53% 85.26% 85.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,622 1,569 1,556
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £261
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
North West median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 88 44
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £19.76 £21.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.21% -6.35% +14.05%
10th Percentile £12.93 £13.21 £11.40
90th Percentile £33.00 £43.05 £42.63
North West median hourly rate £25.34 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +1.34% -9.09% -8.79%

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 21 March 2019.

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 21 March 2019.

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 21 March 2019. 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 31 £675 +35.00% 8
Rochdale +6 3 £325 +132.14% 2
Bolton - 2 - - 3
Stockport - 2 £160 - 10
Oldham -1 1 - - 1
Cheadle - 1 £140 - 5
ITIL
North West

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, 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 53 (31.55%) Windows
2 48 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 40 (23.81%) Active Directory
4 31 (18.45%) Finance
4 31 (18.45%) Office 365
5 28 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 28 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (15.48%) Service Management
6 26 (15.48%) Problem-Solving
7 22 (13.10%) VMware
7 22 (13.10%) Migration
8 20 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (11.90%) Service Delivery
8 20 (11.90%) DNS
8 20 (11.90%) Degree
9 19 (11.31%) PowerShell
10 18 (10.71%) PRINCE2
10 18 (10.71%) Management Information System
11 17 (10.12%) SQL
11 17 (10.12%) Cisco
11 17 (10.12%) ITIL Certification
11 17 (10.12%) Intranet
11 17 (10.12%) Change Control
11 17 (10.12%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (10.12%) Windows 10
11 17 (10.12%) Windows Server
12 16 (9.52%) Web Filtering
12 16 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
12 16 (9.52%) Internet
12 16 (9.52%) Microsoft 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 12 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.98%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.79%) SAS
4 1 (0.60%) Apache
4 1 (0.60%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.60%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.19%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.60%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 31 (18.45%) Office 365
2 12 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.95%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.19%) PaaS
5 2 (1.19%) Serverless
6 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.60%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.60%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.60%) AWS Data Pipeline
6 1 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.60%) IaaS
6 1 (0.60%) SaaS
6 1 (0.60%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.90%) DNS
2 17 (10.12%) Intranet
3 16 (9.52%) Internet
3 16 (9.52%) LAN
4 13 (7.74%) Firewall
5 10 (5.95%) VPN
6 7 (4.17%) TCP/IP
6 7 (4.17%) WAN
7 6 (3.57%) DHCP
7 6 (3.57%) Wireless
8 5 (2.98%) 802.11
8 5 (2.98%) Cisco ISE
8 5 (2.98%) Cisco Wireless
8 5 (2.98%) WLAN
9 4 (2.38%) MPLS
9 4 (2.38%) VoIP
10 3 (1.79%) IP Telephony
10 3 (1.79%) ISDN
10 3 (1.79%) PBX
10 3 (1.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.19%) DB2
2 2 (1.19%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (0.60%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.60%) Base SAS
3 1 (0.60%) Big Data
3 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.60%) MySQL
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.60%) Power BI
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.19%) InstallShield
1 2 (1.19%) JIRA
1 2 (1.19%) Metasploit
1 2 (1.19%) MSI
2 1 (0.60%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.60%) CruiseControl
2 1 (0.60%) ReSharper
2 1 (0.60%) SonarQube
2 1 (0.60%) Subversion
2 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (18.45%) Finance
2 11 (6.55%) Legal
2 11 (6.55%) Retail
3 10 (5.95%) Banking
3 10 (5.95%) Law
4 4 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.79%) Billing
5 3 (1.79%) Marketing
6 2 (1.19%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Automotive
7 1 (0.60%) French Language
7 1 (0.60%) German Language
7 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.60%) Military
Job Titles
1 45 (26.79%) Analyst
2 27 (16.07%) Service Analyst
3 24 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 15 (8.93%) Service Manager
5 13 (7.74%) Project Manager
6 10 (5.95%) Delivery Manager
6 10 (5.95%) Support Engineer
6 10 (5.95%) Technical Engineer
7 9 (5.36%) Architect
7 9 (5.36%) Support Analyst
8 8 (4.76%) Desktop Support
8 8 (4.76%) Network Engineer
8 8 (4.76%) Senior Manager
8 8 (4.76%) Services Delivery Manager
9 7 (4.17%) Business Analyst
10 6 (3.57%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (3.57%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (3.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 6 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.57%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.17%) Web Services
2 5 (2.98%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.98%) Node.js
3 4 (2.38%) .NET
4 3 (1.79%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.79%) AngularJS
4 3 (1.79%) REST
4 3 (1.79%) SOAP
5 2 (1.19%) Ajax
6 1 (0.60%) ADO.NET
6 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.60%) COM+
6 1 (0.60%) JSON
6 1 (0.60%) JSP
6 1 (0.60%) LINQ
6 1 (0.60%) Spring
6 1 (0.60%) WCF
6 1 (0.60%) XML
6 1 (0.60%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.60%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 11 (6.55%) NHS
3 8 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.17%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.57%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.98%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.38%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.38%) Smartphone
7 4 (2.38%) User Experience
8 3 (1.79%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.79%) Life Science
8 3 (1.79%) PMI
8 3 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.19%) CMDB
9 2 (1.19%) Replication
10 1 (0.60%) CCTV
10 1 (0.60%) Clustering
10 1 (0.60%) EPoS
10 1 (0.60%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 53 (31.55%) Windows
2 17 (10.12%) Windows 10
2 17 (10.12%) Windows Server
2 17 (10.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 9 (5.36%) Linux
5 7 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.79%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.79%) Unix
7 2 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.60%) Android
8 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (15.48%) Problem-Solving
2 26 (15.48%) Service Management
3 22 (13.10%) Migration
4 20 (11.90%) Service Delivery
4 20 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (10.71%) PRINCE2
6 17 (10.12%) Change Control
7 16 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
7 16 (9.52%) Web Filtering
8 13 (7.74%) Incident Management
8 13 (7.74%) Information Security
9 12 (7.14%) DevOps
9 12 (7.14%) ITSM
10 11 (6.55%) Informatics
10 11 (6.55%) ITIL V3
11 9 (5.36%) Change Management
11 9 (5.36%) Process Improvement
11 9 (5.36%) Project Management
11 9 (5.36%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 19 (11.31%) PowerShell
2 17 (10.12%) SQL
3 3 (1.79%) C#
3 3 (1.79%) Java
3 3 (1.79%) T-SQL
3 3 (1.79%) VB
4 2 (1.19%) VBScript
5 1 (0.60%) C
5 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.60%) Python
5 1 (0.60%) Scala
5 1 (0.60%) XPath
Qualifications
1 28 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 20 (11.90%) Degree
3 17 (10.12%) ITIL Certification
4 16 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (8.93%) MCSA
5 15 (8.93%) MCSE
6 13 (7.74%) Security Cleared
7 9 (5.36%) SC Cleared
8 6 (3.57%) CISSP
9 4 (2.38%) CISA
9 4 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (2.38%) MCP
10 3 (1.79%) CCNA
10 3 (1.79%) CCNP
10 3 (1.79%) CISM
10 3 (1.79%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.17%) COBIT
2 6 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.38%) COSO
4 3 (1.79%) SLA
5 2 (1.19%) GDPR
5 2 (1.19%) PMO
6 1 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.60%) PSD2
6 1 (0.60%) QA
6 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (3.57%) vSphere
4 5 (2.98%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (1.79%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.19%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.60%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.60%) vCloud
8 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.60%) XenApp
8 1 (0.60%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (4.76%) SCCM
2 5 (2.98%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.19%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (1.19%) QRadar
3 2 (1.19%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.60%) OpenView
Vendors
1 48 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 22 (13.10%) VMware
3 17 (10.12%) Cisco
4 13 (7.74%) ServiceNow
5 11 (6.55%) Oracle
6 10 (5.95%) Citrix
6 10 (5.95%) Google
7 6 (3.57%) Veeam
8 5 (2.98%) Avaya
8 5 (2.98%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.38%) iManage
9 4 (2.38%) Meraki
10 3 (1.79%) HP
10 3 (1.79%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.79%) Sophos
11 2 (1.19%) Apple
11 2 (1.19%) Forcepoint
11 2 (1.19%) McAfee
11 2 (1.19%) Remedy
11 2 (1.19%) Reuters