Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 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.

ITIL Foundation Certificate
England > North West
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 206 231
Rank change year-on-year +24 +25 -40
Contract jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 15 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.28% 0.068% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.61% 0.36% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 3
North West median daily rate £480 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% +20.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £280 £200 £133
90th Percentile £653 £314 £275
England median daily rate £390 £290 £350
% change year-on-year +34.48% -17.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
North West median hourly rate £10.00 - £35.00
10th Percentile £9.95 - £31.75
90th Percentile £14.62 - £37.50
England median hourly rate £14.91 £19.25 £13.17
% change year-on-year -22.57% +46.17% -12.20%

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 929 1,111 1,564
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.42% 18.81% 19.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 669 850
North West median daily rate £415 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £235 £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 83 94
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.26% +11.43% +39.33%
10th Percentile £13.07 £13.00 £15.95
90th Percentile £67.05 £53.00 £50.56
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% +1.85% +42.11%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate in the North West over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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
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 24 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 +18 9 £585 +192.50% 1
Lancashire +8 3 - -
Cheshire - 3 £280 - 4
ITIL Foundation Certificate
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, 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 15 (100.00%) ITIL
2 8 (53.33%) BPMN
2 8 (53.33%) ArchiMate
3 6 (40.00%) SMS
4 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) ServiceNow
5 4 (26.67%) Requirements Management
5 4 (26.67%) COBIT
5 4 (26.67%) Service Design
6 3 (20.00%) SCCM
6 3 (20.00%) Synthetic Monitoring
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (20.00%) Citrix
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (20.00%) DHCP
6 3 (20.00%) DNS
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) MCSA
6 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (20.00%) Office 365
6 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 3 (20.00%) Service Management
6 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (20.00%) VMware
6 3 (20.00%) NetBackup
6 3 (20.00%) Local Government

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 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) SMS
2 3 (20.00%) DHCP
2 3 (20.00%) DNS
General
1 3 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Architect
1 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Service Architect
2 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) ICT Officer
4 1 (6.67%) ICT Support
4 1 (6.67%) ICT Support Officer
4 1 (6.67%) Public Sector Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Officer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) ITIL
2 8 (53.33%) ArchiMate
2 8 (53.33%) BPMN
3 4 (26.67%) Requirements Management
3 4 (26.67%) Service Design
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (20.00%) Service Management
4 3 (20.00%) Synthetic Monitoring
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (20.00%) MCITP
2 3 (20.00%) MCSA
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) COBIT
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) ServiceNow
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) VMware