The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for ITIL Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 March 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
England / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 133 112
Rank change year-on-year +18 -21  
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 17 27 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.66% 0.70% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.58% 3.38% 5.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 16
Median daily rate £400 £238 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +68.42% -39.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £104 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £445 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +17.64% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.46 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +8.08% +20.00%  

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 the North West.

Academic & Professional Certification
North West
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 475 800 747
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 18.38% 20.80% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 403 340
Median daily rate £423 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.04% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 49 70
Median hourly rate £42.48 £41.50 £46.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.34% -11.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £62.50 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

ITIL Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

ITIL Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL Certification in the North West

ITIL Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL Certification in the North West over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL Certification in the North West

ITIL Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL Certification in the North West

ITIL Certification
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Cheshire +21 6 £388 +21.56% 1
Manchester +10 6 £400 +288.34% 4
Merseyside +1 3 £338 -
ITIL Certification
England

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 North West region with a requirement for ITIL Certification.

1 34 (100.00%) ITIL
2 10 (29.41%) Linux
2 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 9 (26.47%) Service Management
4 8 (23.53%) WAN
5 7 (20.59%) LAN
5 7 (20.59%) Windows
6 6 (17.65%) AIX
6 6 (17.65%) Unix
6 6 (17.65%) Solaris
6 6 (17.65%) Cisco
6 6 (17.65%) IBM
6 6 (17.65%) Tivoli
6 6 (17.65%) Netcool
6 6 (17.65%) HP
6 6 (17.65%) Project Management
6 6 (17.65%) Release Management
6 6 (17.65%) SCOM
7 5 (14.71%) Network Security
7 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
7 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
7 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
7 5 (14.71%) Bourne shell
7 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (14.71%) Regular Expression
7 5 (14.71%) HP SiteScope
7 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (14.71%) Korn
7 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003

ITIL Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) WAN
2 7 (20.59%) LAN
3 5 (14.71%) Network Security
4 4 (11.76%) Unified Communications
5 3 (8.82%) Firewall
6 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.94%) BGP
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.94%) DNS
7 1 (2.94%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.94%) OSPF
7 1 (2.94%) VoIP
7 1 (2.94%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) StarTeam
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Law
2 1 (2.94%) Legal
2 1 (2.94%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Analyst
1 6 (17.65%) Network Engineer
1 6 (17.65%) Project Manager
1 6 (17.65%) Service Manager
2 5 (14.71%) Monitoring Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Network Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Network Specialist
3 4 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) CRM Manager
4 3 (8.82%) CRM Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Incident Manager
5 2 (5.88%) ITIL Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Middleware Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Regular Expression
2 2 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Linux
2 7 (20.59%) Windows
3 6 (17.65%) AIX
3 6 (17.65%) Solaris
3 6 (17.65%) Unix
4 5 (14.71%) HPUX
4 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (14.71%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.94%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) ITIL
2 9 (26.47%) Service Management
3 6 (17.65%) Project Management
3 6 (17.65%) Release Management
4 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.76%) Change Management
5 4 (11.76%) Network Architecture
5 4 (11.76%) Network Design
6 3 (8.82%) CRM
6 3 (8.82%) Security Monitoring
6 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.88%) Coaching
7 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
7 2 (5.88%) Migration
7 2 (5.88%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.88%) Validation
8 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.94%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) Bourne shell
1 5 (14.71%) Java
1 5 (14.71%) Korn
1 5 (14.71%) Perl
1 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
1 5 (14.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) CCNA
1 5 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) CCDA
2 4 (11.76%) CCDP
3 1 (2.94%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Netcool
1 6 (17.65%) SCOM
1 6 (17.65%) Tivoli
2 5 (14.71%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (2.94%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) Cisco
2 6 (17.65%) HP
2 6 (17.65%) IBM
3 5 (14.71%) CA
3 5 (14.71%) Juniper
3 5 (14.71%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.94%) Citrix
4 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.94%) ICL
4 1 (2.94%) PlateSpin
4 1 (2.94%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.94%) VMware
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