Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 30 22
Rank change year-on-year +12 -8 -12
Contract jobs citing ITIL 30 28 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 6.82% 4.84% 5.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.96% 6.09% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 21
Merseyside median daily rate £333 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.33% - +45.63%
10th Percentile £309 £249 £163
90th Percentile £444 £605 £438
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Merseyside median hourly rate £17.74 £13.00 £87.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.46% -85.16% -
10th Percentile £16.61 £13.00 £41.42
90th Percentile £18.87 £13.00 £135.77
North West median hourly rate £17.43 £14.81 £27.50
% change year-on-year +17.73% -46.16% +48.65%

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 377 460 577
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 85.68% 79.45% 81.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 297 330
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £228 £250 £192
90th Percentile £550 £588 £525
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 10
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £35.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -62.96% +133.97%
10th Percentile £10.70 £11.00 £12.70
90th Percentile £18.87 £27.85 £143.00
North West median hourly rate £21.60 £23.30 £33.00
% change year-on-year -7.29% -29.40% +73.68%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 0 24 £335 -10.67% 10
Wirral - 1 £220 -
ITIL
North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 13 (43.33%) Service Management
2 11 (36.67%) ITSM
2 11 (36.67%) Incident Management
2 11 (36.67%) ServiceNow
3 9 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 9 (30.00%) Finance
4 8 (26.67%) PRINCE2
4 8 (26.67%) Siebel
4 8 (26.67%) ITIL V2
4 8 (26.67%) Service Design
5 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
5 7 (23.33%) SQL
6 6 (20.00%) Windows
6 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 5 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
8 4 (13.33%) Citrix
8 4 (13.33%) Banking
8 4 (13.33%) XenApp
8 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
8 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (10.00%) EdgeSight
9 3 (10.00%) Trend Analysis
9 3 (10.00%) ITIL V3
9 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
9 3 (10.00%) Release Management
9 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
9 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Office

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 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) DMZ
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) NAS
2 1 (3.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (3.33%) Network Security
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) SMS
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) German Language
4 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Analyst
1 8 (26.67%) Service Manager
2 6 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 5 (16.67%) IT Services Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Excel Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Head of IT
4 3 (10.00%) Head of Support
4 3 (10.00%) IT Support
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL Manager
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL Service Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Release Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Report Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL Service Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Public Sector Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Middleware
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Life Science
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.33%) Unix
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Service Management
2 11 (36.67%) Incident Management
2 11 (36.67%) ITSM
3 9 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (26.67%) ITIL V2
4 8 (26.67%) PRINCE2
4 8 (26.67%) Service Design
5 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (10.00%) ITIL V3
7 3 (10.00%) Release Management
7 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.00%) Trend Analysis
8 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
8 2 (6.67%) Migration
8 2 (6.67%) Project Planning
8 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.67%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) VB
3 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
3 2 (6.67%) MCSA
3 2 (6.67%) MCSE
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.33%) CISM
4 1 (3.33%) CISSP
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.33%) MCITP
4 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) Data Quality
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) COBIT
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (13.33%) XenApp
2 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) EdgeSight
2 2 (6.67%) Nagios
2 2 (6.67%) SCOM
3 1 (3.33%) HP SIM
3 1 (3.33%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (3.33%) SCCM
3 1 (3.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) ServiceNow
2 8 (26.67%) Siebel
3 4 (13.33%) Citrix
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) VMware
5 1 (3.33%) CA
5 1 (3.33%) EMC
5 1 (3.33%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) Ivanti
5 1 (3.33%) PeopleSoft