Period
to 19 November 2018

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 6 months to 19 November 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.

Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 137 179
Rank change year-on-year -49 +42 -8
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 30 63 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.51% 1.11% 0.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.69% 6.36% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 42 20
North West median daily rate £465 £381 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.97% -0.97% +2.67%
10th Percentile £310 £113 £250
90th Percentile £720 £538 £439
England median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 2
North West median hourly rate £39.99 £17.43 £12.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +129.40% +36.28% -58.09%
10th Percentile £25.25 £17.34 £12.51
90th Percentile £72.25 £45.40 £13.41
England median hourly rate £22.50 £17.43 £18.50
% change year-on-year +29.09% -5.78% +5.71%

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 contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North West
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,114 991 1,284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 18.85% 17.53% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 570 763
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £234 £210 £232
90th Percentile £589 £550 £600
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 77 58
North West median hourly rate £29.00 £38.75 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.16% +47.62% -13.99%
10th Percentile £14.80 £14.49 £12.14
90th Percentile £56.05 £51.20 £53.15
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.12 £25.50
% change year-on-year -0.48% -1.49% +7.37%

ITIL Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing ITIL Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 19 November 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL Certification in the North West

ITIL Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL Certification in the North West over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 19 November 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
Manchester -30 17 £418 +28.46% 8
Lancashire -13 6 £550 -47.62%
Cheshire -17 6 £500 +17.65% 4
Merseyside -2 1 £500 +5.26% 3
ITIL Certification
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification 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 North West region with a requirement for ITIL Certification.

1 30 (100.00%) ITIL
2 12 (40.00%) Service Management
3 9 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 7 (23.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (16.67%) Office 365
5 5 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 5 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (16.67%) Windows
6 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
6 4 (13.33%) Change Management
6 4 (13.33%) Firewall
6 4 (13.33%) ITSM
6 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
6 4 (13.33%) Business Continuity
6 4 (13.33%) Information Security
6 4 (13.33%) VMware
6 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
6 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
7 3 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (10.00%) Finance
7 3 (10.00%) Law
7 3 (10.00%) Migration
7 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.00%) TOGAF
7 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (10.00%) Citrix

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) OpenStack
1 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Office 365
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) LAN
2 2 (6.67%) Skype
2 2 (6.67%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.33%) SAN
3 1 (3.33%) VPN
3 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
1 1 (3.33%) JMeter
1 1 (3.33%) MSI
1 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
1 3 (10.00%) Law
1 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Service Manager
2 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) Head of IT
3 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) IT Manager
3 2 (6.67%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Operations Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Release Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Service Level Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Service Transition Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Transition Manager
4 1 (3.33%) SAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.67%) Smart Meter
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
1 5 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Unix
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) ITIL
2 12 (40.00%) Service Management
3 9 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 7 (23.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (13.33%) Business Continuity
6 4 (13.33%) Change Management
6 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
6 4 (13.33%) Information Security
6 4 (13.33%) ITSM
6 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
7 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (10.00%) Migration
7 3 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
7 3 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C#
1 1 (3.33%) Java
1 1 (3.33%) VB
1 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
1 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.33%) CCIE
2 1 (3.33%) CCNA
2 1 (3.33%) CCNP
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.33%) MCSA
2 1 (3.33%) MCSE
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
2 2 (6.67%) QA
3 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) vCloud
3 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) VMware
3 3 (10.00%) Citrix
3 3 (10.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (6.67%) Avaya
4 2 (6.67%) BT
4 2 (6.67%) Fortinet
4 2 (6.67%) Lumension
4 2 (6.67%) McAfee
4 2 (6.67%) Sony
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco
5 1 (3.33%) Dell
5 1 (3.33%) EqualLogic
5 1 (3.33%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) Meraki
5 1 (3.33%) NetApp
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.33%) Veeam