Period
to 24 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 28 22
Rank change year-on-year +10 -6 +1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 214 208 253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 7.29% 5.88% 6.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.98% 7.01% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 104 133
Manchester median daily rate £380 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £117 £218 £163
90th Percentile £600 £488 £465
North West median daily rate £385 £375 £399
% change year-on-year +2.67% -6.02% +22.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 11 8
Manchester median hourly rate £13.25 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.85% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £11.47 £11.00 £10.23
90th Percentile £17.43 £15.13 £27.80
North West median hourly rate £15.25 £14.86 £25.12
% change year-on-year +2.62% -40.84% +55.45%

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 2383 2969 3071
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.16% 83.89% 80.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1529 1888 1815
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +8.70%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £236
90th Percentile £575 £538 £530
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 54 78
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.13 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.70% -22.44% +30.00%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.32 £11.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £40.00 £42.15
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £30.52
% change year-on-year +13.64% -27.92% +74.40%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +21 32 £500 +53.85% 8
Oldham 0 9 £606 +95.56% 1
Bolton - 5 £349 - 2
Altrincham -6 4 £275 - 1
Wigan -3 2 £140 -53.33% 1
Ashton-under-Lyne 0 1 £100 - 1
Rochdale - 1 - - 2
ITIL
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 71 (33.18%) Windows
1 71 (33.18%) Service Management
2 58 (27.10%) Microsoft
3 55 (25.70%) Active Directory
4 38 (17.76%) ITSM
4 38 (17.76%) Finance
5 33 (15.42%) ITIL Certification
5 33 (15.42%) PRINCE2
6 31 (14.49%) Project Management
7 30 (14.02%) DNS
8 28 (13.08%) Management Information System
9 26 (12.15%) Change Management
10 25 (11.68%) Incident Management
10 25 (11.68%) Windows Server
11 24 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (11.21%) ITIL V3
12 23 (10.75%) Windows 7
13 22 (10.28%) SCCM
13 22 (10.28%) SQL
14 21 (9.81%) DHCP
14 21 (9.81%) Citrix
15 20 (9.35%) Cisco
15 20 (9.35%) Microsoft Office
15 20 (9.35%) Office 365
16 19 (8.88%) Degree
16 19 (8.88%) Unix
16 19 (8.88%) Service Design
17 18 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
17 18 (8.41%) ServiceNow
18 17 (7.94%) COBIT

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 13 (6.07%) MS Exchange
2 10 (4.67%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.34%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (1.87%) CMS
5 3 (1.40%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.93%) Apache
6 2 (0.93%) Confluence
6 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.93%) JBoss
6 2 (0.93%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 2 (0.93%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.47%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.47%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.47%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (9.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (4.67%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.93%) Oracle HRMS
2 2 (0.93%) Oracle Payroll
2 2 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.47%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.35%) Office 365
2 10 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.67%) PaaS
3 8 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.40%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.93%) IaaS
5 2 (0.93%) OneDrive
5 2 (0.93%) SaaS
5 2 (0.93%) Slack
5 2 (0.93%) Trello
6 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 30 (14.02%) DNS
2 21 (9.81%) DHCP
3 14 (6.54%) TCP/IP
4 11 (5.14%) LAN
4 11 (5.14%) VPN
4 11 (5.14%) WAN
5 9 (4.21%) Internet
6 8 (3.74%) Firewall
6 8 (3.74%) MPLS
6 8 (3.74%) Network Security
6 8 (3.74%) Skype
7 7 (3.27%) VLAN
8 5 (2.34%) Extranet
8 5 (2.34%) ISDN
8 5 (2.34%) SNMP
8 5 (2.34%) SSL
8 5 (2.34%) VoIP
9 4 (1.87%) IP Telephony
9 4 (1.87%) Junos
9 4 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.74%) Hadoop
1 8 (3.74%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.80%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.87%) DB2
3 4 (1.87%) MongoDB
3 4 (1.87%) OLAP
3 4 (1.87%) OLTP
3 4 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (1.87%) Star Schema
4 2 (0.93%) Big Data
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.47%) GIS
5 1 (0.47%) MySQL
5 1 (0.47%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (2.34%) JIRA
General
1 38 (17.76%) Finance
2 16 (7.48%) Retail
3 12 (5.61%) Back Office
4 10 (4.67%) Banking
4 10 (4.67%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.74%) Automotive
5 8 (3.74%) Local Government
6 7 (3.27%) Law
6 7 (3.27%) Legal
6 7 (3.27%) Publishing
7 3 (1.40%) Marketing
8 2 (0.93%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.93%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.47%) Electronics
9 1 (0.47%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (28.50%) Analyst
2 27 (12.62%) Architect
2 27 (12.62%) Service Analyst
3 24 (11.21%) Support Analyst
4 23 (10.75%) Service Desk Analyst
5 16 (7.48%) IT Analyst
6 14 (6.54%) Consultant
7 13 (6.07%) Developer
8 12 (5.61%) Programme Manager
9 11 (5.14%) Desktop Support
10 10 (4.67%) Applications Support
10 10 (4.67%) Service Architect
10 10 (4.67%) Service Manager
10 10 (4.67%) Technical Support
11 9 (4.21%) Administrator
11 9 (4.21%) Help Desk Analyst
11 9 (4.21%) Help Desk Support
11 9 (4.21%) Help Desk Support Analyst
11 9 (4.21%) IT Manager
11 9 (4.21%) ITIL Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.14%) Web Services
2 7 (3.27%) .NET
2 7 (3.27%) XML
3 6 (2.80%) REST
3 6 (2.80%) SOAP
4 5 (2.34%) MSMQ
4 5 (2.34%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (1.87%) CSS
5 4 (1.87%) Hibernate
5 4 (1.87%) XSD
5 4 (1.87%) XSLT
6 3 (1.40%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.40%) HTML
6 3 (1.40%) Middleware
7 2 (0.93%) XSL
8 1 (0.47%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.47%) J2EE
8 1 (0.47%) JMS
8 1 (0.47%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.08%) Management Information System
2 18 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (7.48%) Blackberry
4 15 (7.01%) CMDB
5 8 (3.74%) Data Centre
5 8 (3.74%) Public Cloud
6 6 (2.80%) Smartphone
7 5 (2.34%) iPhone
7 5 (2.34%) User Experience
8 3 (1.40%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.40%) NHS
8 3 (1.40%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.93%) Clustering
9 2 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.93%) iPad
9 2 (0.93%) Life Science
9 2 (0.93%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.93%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 71 (33.18%) Windows
2 25 (11.68%) Windows Server
3 23 (10.75%) Windows 7
4 19 (8.88%) Unix
5 12 (5.61%) Linux
6 9 (4.21%) Windows 10
7 8 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (2.80%) Apple iOS
9 5 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.34%) SUSE
10 4 (1.87%) AIX
10 4 (1.87%) Android
11 3 (1.40%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.93%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.93%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.93%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (33.18%) Service Management
2 38 (17.76%) ITSM
3 33 (15.42%) PRINCE2
4 31 (14.49%) Project Management
5 26 (12.15%) Change Management
6 25 (11.68%) Incident Management
7 24 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (11.21%) ITIL V3
8 19 (8.88%) Service Design
9 17 (7.94%) Configuration Management
9 17 (7.94%) Service Delivery
10 15 (7.01%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (6.54%) DevOps
11 14 (6.54%) Problem Management
12 13 (6.07%) TOGAF
13 12 (5.61%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (5.61%) Programme Management
14 11 (5.14%) ERP
14 11 (5.14%) Workflow
14 11 (5.14%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 22 (10.28%) SQL
2 14 (6.54%) Shell Script
3 11 (5.14%) Java
4 9 (4.21%) PowerShell
5 7 (3.27%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.34%) C++
6 5 (2.34%) Go
6 5 (2.34%) Python
6 5 (2.34%) Scala
7 4 (1.87%) XPath
8 3 (1.40%) C
9 2 (0.93%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.47%) COBOL
10 1 (0.47%) Perl
10 1 (0.47%) PHP
10 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.47%) VB
10 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (15.42%) ITIL Certification
2 19 (8.88%) Degree
3 15 (7.01%) Security Cleared
4 12 (5.61%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (5.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (5.14%) MCP
5 11 (5.14%) SC Cleared
6 10 (4.67%) CCNA
7 9 (4.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 8 (3.74%) CISSP
9 7 (3.27%) MCSE
10 6 (2.80%) CISM
11 4 (1.87%) CCIE
11 4 (1.87%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 4 (1.87%) CCSP
11 4 (1.87%) CISA
12 3 (1.40%) CCNP
12 3 (1.40%) CRISC
12 3 (1.40%) MCSA
12 3 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.94%) COBIT
2 14 (6.54%) SLA
3 5 (2.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.87%) COSO
4 4 (1.87%) PMO
5 3 (1.40%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.47%) GDPR
7 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 55 (25.70%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.87%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (1.87%) ProxySG
4 3 (1.40%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.40%) XenApp
5 2 (0.93%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.47%) Docker
6 1 (0.47%) Firmware
6 1 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.47%) GPFS
6 1 (0.47%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.47%) NFS
6 1 (0.47%) Squid
6 1 (0.47%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (10.28%) SCCM
2 9 (4.21%) Ansible
3 5 (2.34%) Mesos
3 5 (2.34%) SCOM
3 5 (2.34%) WSUS
4 4 (1.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (1.87%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.93%) Puppet
5 2 (0.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.47%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.47%) Nagios
6 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.47%) SafeCom
6 1 (0.47%) WMI
6 1 (0.47%) yum
Vendors
1 58 (27.10%) Microsoft
2 21 (9.81%) Citrix
3 20 (9.35%) Cisco
4 18 (8.41%) ServiceNow
5 12 (5.61%) VMware
6 7 (3.27%) HP
7 6 (2.80%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.80%) SolarWinds
8 5 (2.34%) Juniper
8 5 (2.34%) SAP
8 5 (2.34%) Snow
9 4 (1.87%) Apple
9 4 (1.87%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.87%) Clearswift
9 4 (1.87%) IBM
9 4 (1.87%) McAfee
9 4 (1.87%) NetApp
9 4 (1.87%) Oracle
9 4 (1.87%) Palo Alto
9 4 (1.87%) Remedy