Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 21 27
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6 -12
Contract jobs citing ITIL 213 184 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.57% 6.40% 5.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.77% 7.78% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 104 117
Manchester median daily rate £375 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.29% +4.62%
10th Percentile £155 £135 £175
90th Percentile £540 £596 £690
North West median daily rate £375 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 23 10
Manchester median hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.00% -5.66% -5.36%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £10.95
90th Percentile £185.00 £19.25 £49.75
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year +6.45% -17.33% +12.16%

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 2,740 2,366 3,101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 84.46% 82.35% 83.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,776 1,451 1,892
Manchester median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +9.59%
10th Percentile £263 £235 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 72 55
Manchester median hourly rate £25.36 £19.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.46% +24.59% -1.61%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £10.70
90th Percentile £41.40 £45.00 £40.90
North West median hourly rate £23.75 £35.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -32.14% +29.63% -1.82%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +17 38 £508 +109.28% 2
Bolton +4 4 £190 -45.52% 3
Stockport - 3 £160 - 5
Wigan -3 1 £225 +60.71% 1
ITIL
North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (34.74%) Service Management
2 69 (32.39%) Microsoft
3 62 (29.11%) Active Directory
4 56 (26.29%) Windows
5 49 (23.00%) Problem-Solving
6 44 (20.66%) Cisco
7 38 (17.84%) ServiceNow
8 37 (17.37%) ITSM
9 35 (16.43%) Change Management
9 35 (16.43%) Incident Management
10 33 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (15.02%) Problem Management
12 28 (13.15%) Service Delivery
13 27 (12.68%) DevOps
13 27 (12.68%) Windows Server
14 26 (12.21%) Management Information System
14 26 (12.21%) DNS
14 26 (12.21%) DHCP
14 26 (12.21%) PRINCE2
15 25 (11.74%) Citrix
16 24 (11.27%) Cisco Certification
16 24 (11.27%) Project Management
16 24 (11.27%) Degree
16 24 (11.27%) ITIL V3
16 24 (11.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 22 (10.33%) Office 365
17 22 (10.33%) Finance
18 21 (9.86%) ITIL Certification
19 20 (9.39%) Internet
19 20 (9.39%) Firewall

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 15 (7.04%) MS Exchange
2 11 (5.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 11 (5.16%) Skype for Business
3 6 (2.82%) OpenStack
3 6 (2.82%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.35%) SAS
5 3 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.94%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.47%) CICS
7 1 (0.47%) Confluence
7 1 (0.47%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (6.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (5.16%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (4.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.94%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.33%) Office 365
2 15 (7.04%) SaaS
3 13 (6.10%) PaaS
4 9 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (3.76%) IaaS
6 3 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (12.21%) DHCP
1 26 (12.21%) DNS
2 20 (9.39%) Firewall
2 20 (9.39%) Internet
3 16 (7.51%) Skype
4 15 (7.04%) TCP/IP
4 15 (7.04%) WAN
5 14 (6.57%) LAN
6 12 (5.63%) VPN
7 11 (5.16%) Intranet
8 8 (3.76%) Wireless
9 6 (2.82%) Network Security
10 5 (2.35%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (2.35%) IP Telephony
10 5 (2.35%) ISDN
10 5 (2.35%) MPLS
10 5 (2.35%) SMS
10 5 (2.35%) VLAN
10 5 (2.35%) VoIP
11 4 (1.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.35%) DB2
2 5 (2.35%) MongoDB
3 4 (1.88%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (1.88%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (0.94%) Big Data
4 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.47%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 10 (4.69%) JIRA
2 5 (2.35%) Selenium
3 1 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.47%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.47%) eggPlant
3 1 (0.47%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.47%) MSI
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.47%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (10.33%) Finance
2 13 (6.10%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.23%) Retail
4 8 (3.76%) Law
4 8 (3.76%) Legal
5 7 (3.29%) Automotive
6 4 (1.88%) Banking
7 2 (0.94%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.94%) Local Government
7 2 (0.94%) Publishing
8 1 (0.47%) Billing
8 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 63 (29.58%) Analyst
2 41 (19.25%) Service Analyst
3 29 (13.62%) Service Desk Analyst
4 20 (9.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (6.10%) Architect
6 12 (5.63%) Service Manager
6 12 (5.63%) Support Analyst
7 11 (5.16%) Developer
8 10 (4.69%) 1st Line Support
8 10 (4.69%) Project Manager
9 9 (4.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (4.23%) Service Desk Support
10 8 (3.76%) Service Desk Support Analyst
11 7 (3.29%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
11 7 (3.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 7 (3.29%) Technical Analyst
12 6 (2.82%) 2nd Line Support
12 6 (2.82%) Applications Support
12 6 (2.82%) Applications Support Analyst
12 6 (2.82%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.29%) Web Services
2 5 (2.35%) LDAP
3 4 (1.88%) .NET
4 3 (1.41%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.41%) XML
5 2 (0.94%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.94%) CSS
5 2 (0.94%) HTML
5 2 (0.94%) Middleware
5 2 (0.94%) REST
5 2 (0.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.47%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.47%) HTML5
6 1 (0.47%) jQuery
6 1 (0.47%) JSON
6 1 (0.47%) LINQ
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Streams
6 1 (0.47%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.21%) Management Information System
2 19 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.04%) Blackberry
3 15 (7.04%) Data Centre
4 12 (5.63%) CMDB
5 11 (5.16%) NHS
6 7 (3.29%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.82%) Web 2.0
8 5 (2.35%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.88%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.88%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.88%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.88%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.41%) User Experience
11 2 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.94%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.47%) Mobile Banking
12 1 (0.47%) Mobile Computing
12 1 (0.47%) PKI
12 1 (0.47%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 56 (26.29%) Windows
2 27 (12.68%) Windows Server
3 16 (7.51%) Linux
4 14 (6.57%) Windows 7
5 7 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.35%) Windows 10
6 5 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.88%) Mac OS
7 4 (1.88%) Unix
7 4 (1.88%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.41%) SUSE
8 3 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.47%) AIX
9 1 (0.47%) Android
9 1 (0.47%) CentOS
9 1 (0.47%) Solaris
9 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.47%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (34.74%) Service Management
2 49 (23.00%) Problem-Solving
3 37 (17.37%) ITSM
4 35 (16.43%) Change Management
4 35 (16.43%) Incident Management
5 33 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (15.02%) Problem Management
7 28 (13.15%) Service Delivery
8 27 (12.68%) DevOps
9 26 (12.21%) PRINCE2
10 24 (11.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 24 (11.27%) ITIL V3
10 24 (11.27%) Project Management
11 17 (7.98%) Configuration Management
11 17 (7.98%) SFIA
12 16 (7.51%) Data Management
13 15 (7.04%) Resource Management
13 15 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (6.57%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (6.57%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.04%) SQL
2 13 (6.10%) PowerShell
3 9 (4.23%) VB
4 7 (3.29%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.35%) VBScript
6 4 (1.88%) Java
7 3 (1.41%) C#
8 1 (0.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 24 (11.27%) Cisco Certification
1 24 (11.27%) Degree
2 21 (9.86%) ITIL Certification
3 17 (7.98%) CCNP
3 17 (7.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 15 (7.04%) CISM
4 15 (7.04%) CISSP
4 15 (7.04%) Security Cleared
5 13 (6.10%) SC Cleared
6 12 (5.63%) CCDP
6 12 (5.63%) Chartered Engineer
7 9 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (4.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 8 (3.76%) MCP
9 7 (3.29%) CCNA
9 7 (3.29%) ISEB
9 7 (3.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (3.29%) MCSE
10 6 (2.82%) CCIE
11 5 (2.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.04%) QA
2 13 (6.10%) SLA
3 5 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.94%) COBIT
4 2 (0.94%) COSO
5 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.47%) GDPR
5 1 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.47%) PMO
5 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 62 (29.11%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.69%) XenDesktop
4 9 (4.23%) XenApp
5 8 (3.76%) Hyper-V
5 8 (3.76%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (3.76%) vSphere
6 5 (2.35%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (2.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.41%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.47%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.47%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (6.57%) SCCM
2 9 (4.23%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (2.35%) SafeCom
3 5 (2.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (1.88%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (1.41%) Cisco IPCC
5 3 (1.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (1.41%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.41%) Puppet
5 3 (1.41%) WSUS
6 2 (0.94%) Grafana
6 2 (0.94%) MaaS360
6 2 (0.94%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.94%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.94%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.47%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 69 (32.39%) Microsoft
2 44 (20.66%) Cisco
3 38 (17.84%) ServiceNow
4 25 (11.74%) Citrix
5 19 (8.92%) VMware
6 10 (4.69%) Ivanti
6 10 (4.69%) Oracle
7 6 (2.82%) MobileIron
8 5 (2.35%) Informatica
8 5 (2.35%) IronPort
9 4 (1.88%) Altiris
9 4 (1.88%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.88%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.41%) BMC
10 3 (1.41%) Brocade
10 3 (1.41%) Clearswift
10 3 (1.41%) ForeScout
10 3 (1.41%) McAfee
10 3 (1.41%) Micro Focus
10 3 (1.41%) NetApp