The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for ITIL Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 April 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.

Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 35 31
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4  
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 3 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.93% 1.32% 3.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.67% 6.25% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £336 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 - £446
10% offered a daily rate of more than £337 - £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.31 £15.92 £16.25
% change year-on-year +14.98% -2.03%  

ITIL Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside.

Academic & Professional Certification
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 45 64 89
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 14.02% 21.19% 21.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 50 37
Median daily rate £385 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.65 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.61% +44.44%  

ITIL Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing ITIL Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL Certification in Merseyside

ITIL Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL Certification in Merseyside.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL Certification in Merseyside

ITIL Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification in Merseyside.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL Certification in Merseyside

ITIL Certification
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +1 3 £336 -
ITIL Certification
North West

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for ITIL Certification.

1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Front Office
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared

ITIL Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

General
1 1 (25.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Manager
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Incident Manager
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Support Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA