Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 192 229
Rank change year-on-year -1 +37 +1
Contract jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 27 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.45% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.43% 0.66% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 8
North West median daily rate £330 £280 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -7.44% +0.83%
10th Percentile £188 £280 £158
90th Percentile £505 £421 £338
England median daily rate £330 £340 £325
% change year-on-year -2.94% +4.62% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
North West median hourly rate £18.65 - -
England median hourly rate £17.92 £14.04 £14.04
% change year-on-year +27.66% - -24.22%

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 1,110 1,054 1,422
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 18.65% 18.19% 19.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 563 828
North West median daily rate £408 £408 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.21% +3.13%
10th Percentile £206 £219 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £418
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.80% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 88 54
North West median hourly rate £31.07 £40.00 £35.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.33% +12.79% +48.95%
10th Percentile £13.50 £15.32 £12.11
90th Percentile £64.00 £55.00 £53.35
England median hourly rate £24.04 £27.66 £25.50
% change year-on-year -13.09% +8.47% +13.33%

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 25 September 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
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 25 September 2018.

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 25 September 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
Cheshire 0 18 £330 +17.86% 1
Manchester -13 7 £445 - 4
Lancashire - 2 - -
ITIL Foundation Certificate
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 27 (100.00%) ITIL
2 14 (51.85%) Service Management
3 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (29.63%) ITSM
4 8 (29.63%) Billing
4 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (29.63%) Mobile Device Management
4 8 (29.63%) Service Design
5 7 (25.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (22.22%) HP
6 6 (22.22%) Change Management
6 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
7 5 (18.52%) Intranet
8 4 (14.81%) Windows
8 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (14.81%) ServiceCenter
9 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
9 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (11.11%) Web Filtering
9 3 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (11.11%) Finance
9 3 (11.11%) Migration
9 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
9 3 (11.11%) Internet
9 3 (11.11%) SQL
10 2 (7.41%) Java
10 2 (7.41%) SOAP
10 2 (7.41%) Web Services

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 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.70%) IIS
1 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Intranet
2 3 (11.11%) Internet
3 2 (7.41%) DNS
3 2 (7.41%) SMS
4 1 (3.70%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) CA Release Automation
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 8 (29.63%) Billing
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Service Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Transition Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Service Transition Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Administrator
4 4 (14.81%) Service Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Implementation Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Mobile Product Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Service Design Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Service Implementation Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Transition Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Ajax
1 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
1 2 (7.41%) REST
1 2 (7.41%) SOAP
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) DHTML
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) NHS
2 2 (7.41%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) ITIL
2 14 (51.85%) Service Management
3 8 (29.63%) ITSM
3 8 (29.63%) Mobile Device Management
3 8 (29.63%) Service Design
4 6 (22.22%) Change Management
5 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (11.11%) Migration
6 3 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 3 (11.11%) Web Filtering
7 2 (7.41%) Application Packaging
7 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
7 2 (7.41%) Capacity Management
7 2 (7.41%) Change Control
7 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
7 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
7 2 (7.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) Perl
3 1 (3.70%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) MCSA
2 2 (7.41%) MCSE
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (3.70%) BladeLogic
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (7.41%) Google
3 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) McAfee
4 1 (3.70%) Sybase
4 1 (3.70%) Symantec
4 1 (3.70%) Trustwave