Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 33 16
Rank change year-on-year +14 -17 -1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 32 24 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 6.52% 4.05% 7.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.73% 5.15% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 23
Merseyside median daily rate £335 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.29% -12.50% +43.50%
10th Percentile £289 £293 £193
90th Percentile £400 £410 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Merseyside median hourly rate £17.74 - £30.19
North West median hourly rate £14.00 £14.86 £25.12
% change year-on-year -5.79% -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 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 414 466 613
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 84.32% 78.58% 79.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 288 315
Merseyside median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £250 £247 £166
90th Percentile £538 £504 £539
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 5
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £22.42 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.02% +28.13% +12.90%
10th Percentile £10.21 £11.25 £11.20
90th Percentile £19.75 £30.76 £97.58
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
% change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +69.56%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 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
Liverpool +6 26 £335 -7.59% 3
Wirral +4 1 £220 -32.31%
ITIL
North West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 13 (40.63%) Service Management
2 11 (34.38%) ITSM
2 11 (34.38%) Incident Management
2 11 (34.38%) ServiceNow
3 9 (28.13%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (25.00%) ITIL V2
4 8 (25.00%) Finance
4 8 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 8 (25.00%) Siebel
5 7 (21.88%) Windows
5 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
6 6 (18.75%) ITIL V3
6 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
6 6 (18.75%) SQL
6 6 (18.75%) Service Design
7 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
7 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
8 3 (9.38%) Matrix Organization
8 3 (9.38%) Citrix
8 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (9.38%) Postgraduate
8 3 (9.38%) MBA
8 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (9.38%) Trend Analysis
8 3 (9.38%) PowerShell

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:

Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) LAN
1 2 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (3.13%) Broadband
2 1 (3.13%) DHCP
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
2 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) SMS
2 1 (3.13%) SNMP
2 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.13%) VoIP
2 1 (3.13%) Wireless
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) German Language
4 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Analyst
1 7 (21.88%) Service Manager
2 5 (15.63%) IT Manager
2 5 (15.63%) IT Services Manager
3 4 (12.50%) IT Support
4 3 (9.38%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Excel Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Head of IT
4 3 (9.38%) Head of Support
4 3 (9.38%) ITIL Manager
4 3 (9.38%) ITIL Service Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Report Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Service Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Advisor
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL Service Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Public Sector Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Middleware
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.13%) iPhone
2 1 (3.13%) Life Science
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Service Management
2 11 (34.38%) Incident Management
2 11 (34.38%) ITSM
3 9 (28.13%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (25.00%) ITIL V2
4 8 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (18.75%) ITIL V3
5 6 (18.75%) Service Design
6 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (9.38%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (9.38%) Product Management
7 3 (9.38%) Trend Analysis
8 2 (6.25%) Acceptance Criteria
8 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.25%) Proactive Monitoring
8 2 (6.25%) Runbook
8 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) MBA
3 3 (9.38%) Postgraduate
4 2 (6.25%) Degree
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (6.25%) MCSA
4 2 (6.25%) MCSE
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.13%) MCITP
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) Data Quality
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) XenApp
3 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) EdgeSight
1 2 (6.25%) Nagios
1 2 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) ServiceNow
2 8 (25.00%) Siebel
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.38%) Citrix
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle
5 1 (3.13%) VMware