Period
to 23 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for ITIL Foundation Certificate qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 October 2019 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.

ITIL Foundation Certificate
England > North West
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 188 186 203
Rank change year-on-year -2 +17 +27
Contract jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 14 37 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.26% 0.62% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.27% 3.27% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 19 4
North West median daily rate £250 £330 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.24% +17.86% +7.69%
England median daily rate £300 £325 £324
% change year-on-year -7.69% +0.39% +7.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 1
North West median hourly rate £11.55 £23.10 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.03% +131.03% -
England median hourly rate £18.32 £18.60 £14.04
% change year-on-year -1.53% +32.53% -

ITIL Foundation Certificate 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 1,106 1,130 979
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.84% 19.03% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 665 554
North West median daily rate £450 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% -5.60%
10th Percentile £175 £225 £208
90th Percentile £600 £588 £550
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 113 81
North West median hourly rate £29.86 £29.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.95% -27.50% +52.38%
10th Percentile £12.93 £14.26 £15.50
90th Percentile £57.50 £62.50 £55.00
England median hourly rate £35.90 £25.00 £25.92
% change year-on-year +43.60% -3.53% +1.63%

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for ITIL Foundation Certificate in the North West

ITIL Foundation Certificate
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 Foundation Certificate in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL Foundation Certificate in the North West

ITIL Foundation Certificate
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 Foundation Certificate in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL Foundation Certificate in the North West

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate in the North West over the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ITIL Foundation Certificate in the North West

ITIL Foundation Certificate
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 Foundation Certificate within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 October 2019. 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
Lancashire +25 9 - -
Cheshire +4 3 - -
Manchester -12 2 £250 -43.82%
ITIL Foundation Certificate
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 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 Foundation Certificate.

1 14 (100.00%) ITIL
2 8 (57.14%) Driving Licence
2 8 (57.14%) Public Sector
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (21.43%) ITSM
3 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
4 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Identity Management
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) C
4 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 2 (14.29%) Information Security
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow Development
5 1 (7.14%) Task Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Availability Management
5 1 (7.14%) Ticket Management
5 1 (7.14%) DHCP
5 1 (7.14%) VPN
5 1 (7.14%) WSDL
5 1 (7.14%) DNS
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) Active Directory

ITIL Foundation Certificate
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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
1 1 (7.14%) Skype
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (57.14%) Public Sector
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
1 2 (14.29%) Operations Manager
1 2 (14.29%) Service Manager
1 2 (14.29%) Service Operations Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) IT Support
2 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Support Officer
2 1 (7.14%) Telephony Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Ajax
1 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) DHTML
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) J2EE
1 1 (7.14%) REST
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
1 1 (7.14%) Software Packaging
1 1 (7.14%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Driving Licence
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) iPad
3 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
3 1 (7.14%) Replication
3 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (21.43%) ITSM
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security
3 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Task Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Ticket Management
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) HNC
1 1 (7.14%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Brocade
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco
1 1 (7.14%) Citrix
1 1 (7.14%) Dell
1 1 (7.14%) Dell Compellent
1 1 (7.14%) EMC
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
1 1 (7.14%) VMware