Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 177 186
Rank change year-on-year +41 +9 -20
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 69 32 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.28% 0.54% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.39% 2.86% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 18 28
North West median daily rate £425 £405 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +5.06% +2.80%
10th Percentile £117 £269 £213
90th Percentile £523 £450 £688
England median daily rate £386 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -3.44% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 0 7
North West median hourly rate £17.43 - £25.00
10th Percentile £16.00 - £19.12
90th Percentile £43.00 - £46.41
England median hourly rate £17.43 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -3.17% +5.88% +17.24%

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 934 1,117 1,542
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.34% 18.87% 18.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 671 836
North West median daily rate £415 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% +6.10%
10th Percentile £200 £231 £250
90th Percentile £588 £625 £548
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 80 94
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £39.38 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +39.33%
10th Percentile £13.07 £13.00 £15.92
90th Percentile £67.05 £53.00 £50.56
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £26.83
% change year-on-year -9.09% +2.50% +41.21%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +26 39 £425 +15.65% 6
Cheshire +10 16 £425 - 2
Lancashire +7 5 £1,050 +150.00%
Cumbria - 3 - - 1
Merseyside +10 1 £475 +11.76%
ITIL Certification
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 69 (100.00%) ITIL
2 37 (53.62%) Service Management
3 31 (44.93%) Windows
4 22 (31.88%) Active Directory
5 21 (30.43%) Microsoft
6 18 (26.09%) Management Information System
6 18 (26.09%) Windows 7
7 16 (23.19%) Publishing
7 16 (23.19%) MCP
8 12 (17.39%) Linux
8 12 (17.39%) Windows Server
9 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
9 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (15.94%) Finance
10 10 (14.49%) Change Management
11 9 (13.04%) C
11 9 (13.04%) Unix
11 9 (13.04%) SC Cleared
12 8 (11.59%) SLA
12 8 (11.59%) IBM
12 8 (11.59%) Middleware
13 7 (10.14%) Mainframe
13 7 (10.14%) ITSM
13 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (10.14%) Banking
14 6 (8.70%) ISPF
14 6 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
14 6 (8.70%) Shell Script
14 6 (8.70%) JCL
14 6 (8.70%) Blackberry

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 4 (5.80%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (5.80%) Office 365
2 3 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) FTP
2 4 (5.80%) DHCP
2 4 (5.80%) DNS
2 4 (5.80%) Skype
3 1 (1.45%) ADSL
3 1 (1.45%) Broadband
3 1 (1.45%) Extranet
3 1 (1.45%) SMS
3 1 (1.45%) SSL
3 1 (1.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.45%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) HP UFT
1 2 (2.90%) JMeter
General
1 16 (23.19%) Publishing
2 11 (15.94%) Finance
3 7 (10.14%) Banking
4 3 (4.35%) Law
5 2 (2.90%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.90%) Legal
6 1 (1.45%) Marketing
6 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (47.83%) Analyst
2 26 (37.68%) Service Analyst
3 25 (36.23%) Service Desk Analyst
4 12 (17.39%) IT Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Technician
5 5 (7.25%) Service Manager
5 5 (7.25%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (5.80%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (5.80%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
6 4 (5.80%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 4 (5.80%) IT Manager
6 4 (5.80%) Service Desk Support
6 4 (5.80%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Support Specialist
6 4 (5.80%) Technical Support
6 4 (5.80%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.59%) Middleware
2 6 (8.70%) ISPF
3 2 (2.90%) .NET
3 2 (2.90%) XML
3 2 (2.90%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.09%) Management Information System
2 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.14%) Mainframe
4 6 (8.70%) Blackberry
5 5 (7.25%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (5.80%) NHS
7 2 (2.90%) User Experience
8 1 (1.45%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 31 (44.93%) Windows
2 18 (26.09%) Windows 7
3 12 (17.39%) Linux
3 12 (17.39%) Windows Server
4 9 (13.04%) Unix
5 6 (8.70%) AIX
6 4 (5.80%) SUSE
7 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.45%) Android
8 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (100.00%) ITIL
2 37 (53.62%) Service Management
3 10 (14.49%) Change Management
4 7 (10.14%) ITSM
4 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (8.70%) Performance Metrics
5 6 (8.70%) Service Design
6 5 (7.25%) Business Continuity
6 5 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (7.25%) CRM
6 5 (7.25%) Project Management
6 5 (7.25%) Task Automation
7 4 (5.80%) Email Filtering
7 4 (5.80%) Identity Management
7 4 (5.80%) Incident Management
7 4 (5.80%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (5.80%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.80%) Time Management
8 3 (4.35%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.04%) C
2 6 (8.70%) JCL
2 6 (8.70%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.90%) C#
3 2 (2.90%) Java
3 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.90%) R
3 2 (2.90%) VB
3 2 (2.90%) VB.NET
3 2 (2.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (23.19%) MCP
2 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
3 9 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.90%) ISEB
5 2 (2.90%) MCSA
5 2 (2.90%) MCSE
5 2 (2.90%) MOS
6 1 (1.45%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.45%) Degree
6 1 (1.45%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.59%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (31.88%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.70%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (2.90%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.45%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 4 (5.80%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (5.80%) SCCM
1 4 (5.80%) WSUS
2 2 (2.90%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.45%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.59%) IBM
3 6 (8.70%) Cisco
3 6 (8.70%) Citrix
4 4 (5.80%) Clearswift
4 4 (5.80%) IronPort
4 4 (5.80%) Lumension
4 4 (5.80%) McAfee
4 4 (5.80%) Micro Focus
4 4 (5.80%) MobileIron
4 4 (5.80%) NetApp
4 4 (5.80%) Oracle
5 2 (2.90%) Fortinet
5 2 (2.90%) HP
5 2 (2.90%) IFS
5 2 (2.90%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.90%) Symantec
5 2 (2.90%) VMware
6 1 (1.45%) CommVault
6 1 (1.45%) Ivanti