Period
to 17 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 29 32
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3 -21
Contract jobs citing ITIL 19 31 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 4.23% 4.90% 4.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.95% 5.83% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 17
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £336 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.96% +3.46% -18.75%
10th Percentile £201 £113 £238
90th Percentile £598 £400 £421
North West median daily rate £375 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - £16.18 -
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year +4.76% -23.17% +17.14%

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 384 532 550
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 85.52% 84.04% 82.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 331 336
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £259 £250 £260
90th Percentile £550 £550 £509
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 5
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.11 £16.18 £18.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.97% -13.94% -63.61%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.75 £10.70
90th Percentile £18.20 £25.21 £26.85
North West median hourly rate £23.75 £35.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -33.10% +29.09% +1.23%

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 July 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 July 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 12 £400 +14.70% 8
Southport +4 5 £575 +360.00% 4
ITIL
North West

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 8 (42.11%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) Windows
3 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (26.32%) Firewall
4 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
4 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
4 5 (26.32%) Private Cloud
5 4 (21.05%) SCCM
5 4 (21.05%) SCOM
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
5 4 (21.05%) Office 365
5 4 (21.05%) Banking
5 4 (21.05%) Service Management
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
6 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (15.79%) Finance
6 3 (15.79%) Migration
6 3 (15.79%) VMware
6 3 (15.79%) Project Management
6 3 (15.79%) NetBackup
6 3 (15.79%) MCITP
6 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
7 2 (10.53%) SCOrch
7 2 (10.53%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery

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 2 (10.53%) Confluence
1 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (21.05%) Office 365
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
3 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (5.26%) SMS
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (10.53%) Power BI
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
General
1 4 (21.05%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) COBOL Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) DBA
3 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Field Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Mainframe Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Mainframe Support
3 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) SQL DBA
3 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (5.26%) IT Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Private Cloud
2 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.53%) Clustering
3 2 (10.53%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
3 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.53%) Replication
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
1 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
1 4 (21.05%) Service Management
2 3 (15.79%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) B2B
3 2 (10.53%) B2C
3 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.53%) Change Management
3 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (10.53%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (10.53%) DevOps
3 2 (10.53%) Identity Management
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
3 2 (10.53%) ITSM
3 2 (10.53%) Network Design
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE
3 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) COBOL
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) MCITP
3 2 (10.53%) CCNA
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (10.53%) MCSE
3 2 (10.53%) MCTS
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.26%) CISM
4 1 (5.26%) CISSP
4 1 (5.26%) CRISC
4 1 (5.26%) MCDST
4 1 (5.26%) MCSA
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
1 4 (21.05%) SCOM
2 3 (15.79%) NetBackup
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (10.53%) SCOrch
3 2 (10.53%) SCVMM
3 2 (10.53%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) 3PAR
4 2 (10.53%) IBM
4 2 (10.53%) Remedy
4 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Veritas