Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 17 October 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 43 25
Rank change year-on-year +9 -18 -8
Contract jobs citing ITIL 17 16 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.75% 3.04% 5.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.51% 3.65% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 25
Merseyside median daily rate £263 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.08% +10.77% -18.75%
10th Percentile £148 £274 £258
90th Percentile £598 £418 £418
North West median daily rate £355 £399 £394
% change year-on-year -10.97% +1.27% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £14.86
% change year-on-year +26.92% -12.52% -28.39%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 377 438 532
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 83.22% 83.27% 81.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 276 320
Merseyside median daily rate £398 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.63% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £212 £250 £249
90th Percentile £594 £538 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 5 6
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.11 £13.00 £22.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.85% -42.02% +28.13%
10th Percentile £11.41 £11.45 £11.25
90th Percentile £22.00 £20.05 £30.76
North West median hourly rate £22.37 £30.00 £21.02
% change year-on-year -25.45% +42.70% -29.25%

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing ITIL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in Merseyside

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in Merseyside

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Merseyside over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in Merseyside

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Merseyside

ITIL
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 within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 17 October 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
Liverpool +1 8 £155 -56.94% 7
Southport - 5 £575 - 4
Wirral - 2 £175 -
Birkenhead - 1 £425 - 1
ITIL
North West

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Office 365
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (29.41%) Private Cloud
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (29.41%) MCSA
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco
3 5 (29.41%) Firewall
3 5 (29.41%) MCITP
4 4 (23.53%) ITSM
4 4 (23.53%) Service Management
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
4 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
4 4 (23.53%) ServiceNow
4 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
5 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
5 3 (17.65%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 3 (17.65%) MCDST
5 3 (17.65%) VMware
6 2 (11.76%) MCTS
6 2 (11.76%) Network Design
6 2 (11.76%) Identity Management
6 2 (11.76%) Management Information System

ITIL
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Office 365
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (11.76%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.76%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) Intranet
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) SMS
4 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Informix
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) IT Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Field Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) COBOL Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Private Cloud
2 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITSM
1 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
1 4 (23.53%) Service Management
2 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.76%) B2B
3 2 (11.76%) B2C
3 2 (11.76%) Coaching
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (11.76%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (11.76%) Data Loss Prevention
3 2 (11.76%) Deployment Automation
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps
3 2 (11.76%) Identity Management
3 2 (11.76%) Network Design
3 2 (11.76%) Privileged Identity Management
3 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) COBOL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (29.41%) MCITP
2 5 (29.41%) MCSA
3 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) MCDST
5 2 (11.76%) Degree
5 2 (11.76%) MCSE
5 2 (11.76%) MCTS
6 1 (5.88%) CISM
6 1 (5.88%) CISSP
6 1 (5.88%) CRISC
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCOM
1 2 (11.76%) Terraform
2 1 (5.88%) Nagios
2 1 (5.88%) OpenView
2 1 (5.88%) OVSD
2 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.88%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) ServiceNow
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) BMC
4 2 (11.76%) Micro Focus
4 2 (11.76%) Remedy
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.88%) Trend Micro