Period
to 20 November 2017

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 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.

Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 176 172
Rank change year-on-year +37 -4 -10
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 63 47 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.11% 0.69% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.38% 3.74% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 20 44
North West median daily rate £381 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.97% +2.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £113 £250 £305
90th Percentile £538 £439 £549
England median daily rate £400 £390 £389
% change year-on-year +2.56% +0.32% +0.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 7
North West median hourly rate £17.43 £12.79 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.28% -58.09% +10.98%
England median hourly rate £17.43 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -7.04% +7.14% +19.66%

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 988 1256 1714
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.36% 18.51% 19.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 741 964
North West median daily rate £400 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +5.63% +7.38%
10th Percentile £200 £231 £251
90th Percentile £550 £595 £572
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 57 108
North West median hourly rate £38.88 £27.50 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.36% -9.90% +48.88%
10th Percentile £14.62 £12.13 £15.31
90th Percentile £53.60 £53.20 £55.00
England median hourly rate £25.12 £26.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -3.38% +8.33% +26.32%

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 20 November 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 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 20 November 2017.

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 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
Manchester +23 31 £325 -8.45% 5
Cheshire +23 22 £425 +6.25% 2
Lancashire +11 4 £1,050 +150.00%
Merseyside +7 2 £475 +11.76%
Cumbria - 1 £425 -
ITIL Certification
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 63 (100.00%) ITIL
2 25 (39.68%) Service Management
3 19 (30.16%) Windows
4 13 (20.63%) Management Information System
4 13 (20.63%) Finance
4 13 (20.63%) Microsoft
5 11 (17.46%) Active Directory
6 10 (15.87%) Citrix
7 9 (14.29%) Blackberry
7 9 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (14.29%) Windows 7
8 8 (12.70%) Security Cleared
8 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (12.70%) Change Management
8 8 (12.70%) Banking
8 8 (12.70%) Cisco
9 7 (11.11%) Unix
9 7 (11.11%) DNS
9 7 (11.11%) Linux
9 7 (11.11%) Windows Server
10 6 (9.52%) Service Design
10 6 (9.52%) Fortinet
10 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (9.52%) Law
11 5 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (7.94%) ITSM
11 5 (7.94%) Publishing
11 5 (7.94%) Business Continuity
11 5 (7.94%) IBM
11 5 (7.94%) Extranet

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 3 (4.76%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.59%) IBM Domino
2 1 (1.59%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Office 365
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) DNS
2 5 (7.94%) DHCP
2 5 (7.94%) Extranet
3 3 (4.76%) BGP
3 3 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (4.76%) Firewall
3 3 (4.76%) LAN
3 3 (4.76%) OSPF
3 3 (4.76%) Skype
3 3 (4.76%) SSL
3 3 (4.76%) VPN
3 3 (4.76%) WAN
4 2 (3.17%) EIGRP
4 2 (3.17%) FTP
5 1 (1.59%) Multicast
5 1 (1.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.59%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) HP UFT
2 2 (3.17%) JMeter
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (20.63%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Banking
3 6 (9.52%) Law
4 5 (7.94%) Publishing
5 3 (4.76%) Retail
6 2 (3.17%) Legal
7 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (28.57%) Analyst
2 13 (20.63%) Service Analyst
3 12 (19.05%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (14.29%) Service Manager
5 5 (7.94%) IT Manager
5 5 (7.94%) IT Services Manager
5 5 (7.94%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (6.35%) IT Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
7 3 (4.76%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 3 (4.76%) Architect
7 3 (4.76%) Consultant
7 3 (4.76%) ITIL Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Service Architect
7 3 (4.76%) Support Specialist
7 3 (4.76%) Technical Support
7 3 (4.76%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.94%) Middleware
2 2 (3.17%) .NET
2 2 (3.17%) ISPF
2 2 (3.17%) XML
2 2 (3.17%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Management Information System
2 9 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.35%) Mainframe
5 3 (4.76%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.17%) NHS
6 2 (3.17%) User Experience
7 1 (1.59%) CMDB
7 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.16%) Windows
2 9 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 7 (11.11%) Linux
3 7 (11.11%) Unix
3 7 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.76%) SUSE
5 2 (3.17%) AIX
5 2 (3.17%) Android
5 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (100.00%) ITIL
2 25 (39.68%) Service Management
3 9 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (12.70%) Change Management
5 6 (9.52%) Service Design
6 5 (7.94%) Business Continuity
6 5 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (7.94%) ITSM
7 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (6.35%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.35%) Task Automation
7 4 (6.35%) Time Management
8 3 (4.76%) Email Filtering
8 3 (4.76%) Identity Management
8 3 (4.76%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.76%) Process Improvement
9 2 (3.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.76%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.17%) C
2 2 (3.17%) C#
2 2 (3.17%) Java
2 2 (3.17%) JCL
2 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.17%) R
2 2 (3.17%) VB
2 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
2 2 (3.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.94%) MCP
4 4 (6.35%) MCSA
4 4 (6.35%) MCSE
4 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.76%) Degree
6 2 (3.17%) ECDL
6 2 (3.17%) ISEB
6 2 (3.17%) MOS
7 1 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.59%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.59%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) PMO
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (17.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.17%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.59%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) SCCM
2 4 (6.35%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (6.35%) WSUS
3 3 (4.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.17%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.59%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 13 (20.63%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.87%) Citrix
3 8 (12.70%) Cisco
4 6 (9.52%) Fortinet
5 5 (7.94%) IBM
5 5 (7.94%) Oracle
6 4 (6.35%) HP
7 3 (4.76%) Clearswift
7 3 (4.76%) IronPort
7 3 (4.76%) Lumension
7 3 (4.76%) McAfee
7 3 (4.76%) Micro Focus
7 3 (4.76%) MobileIron
7 3 (4.76%) NetApp
8 2 (3.17%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.17%) IFS
8 2 (3.17%) ServiceNow
8 2 (3.17%) Sophos
8 2 (3.17%) Symantec
8 2 (3.17%) VMware