Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 173 191 219
Rank change year-on-year +18 +28 +16
Contract jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 39 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.69% 0.27% 0.032%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.78% 1.53% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 1
North West median daily rate £330 £480 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.25% +60.00% -
England median daily rate £428 £340 £294
% change year-on-year +25.74% +15.74% -16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 0
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £10.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% - -
England median hourly rate £20.00 £14.04 £12.75
% change year-on-year +42.50% +10.08% -9.48%

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 1,033 980 1,145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 18.25% 17.96% 18.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 587 685
North West median daily rate £425 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £225 £210 £213
90th Percentile £600 £586 £625
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +3.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 72 68
North West median hourly rate £34.95 £35.63 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.89% +28.38% -9.08%
10th Percentile £16.52 £14.95 £11.83
90th Percentile £53.00 £57.25 £53.15
England median hourly rate £28.72 £23.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year +22.19% -7.84% -1.92%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 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 18 January 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
Manchester +7 27 £363 -38.03% 1
Cheshire +9 9 £330 +17.86%
Lancashire -16 3 £321 -
ITIL Foundation Certificate
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 39 (100.00%) ITIL
2 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 14 (35.90%) Windows
3 14 (35.90%) Intranet
4 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (30.77%) Kalman Filter
5 12 (30.77%) PowerShell
5 12 (30.77%) Change Control
5 12 (30.77%) Web Filtering
5 12 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (30.77%) Internet
5 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (30.77%) MCSE
5 12 (30.77%) MCSA
5 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 12 (30.77%) DNS
5 12 (30.77%) Management Information System
6 10 (25.64%) VMware
6 10 (25.64%) Migration
6 10 (25.64%) Google
6 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (25.64%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (23.08%) Informatics
7 9 (23.08%) Degree
7 9 (23.08%) NHS
8 7 (17.95%) Finance
8 7 (17.95%) Service Design
9 6 (15.38%) Risk Management
9 6 (15.38%) Billing
10 5 (12.82%) Supplier Management

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 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.56%) IIS
1 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.64%) Google Cloud Platform
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.90%) Intranet
2 12 (30.77%) DNS
2 12 (30.77%) Internet
3 1 (2.56%) SMS
3 1 (2.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) CA Release Automation
2 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Billing
3 4 (10.26%) Banking
4 3 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.69%) Law
5 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Analyst
1 12 (30.77%) Service Analyst
1 12 (30.77%) Service Desk Analyst
2 10 (25.64%) Technical Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) Service Manager
4 5 (12.82%) Active Directory Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Service Design Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Service Transition Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Transition Manager
6 2 (5.13%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.13%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Implementation Manager
6 2 (5.13%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.13%) IT Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.13%) IT Services Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Service Implementation Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Services Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Active Directory Support
7 1 (2.56%) ITSM Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Ajax
1 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.56%) REST
1 1 (2.56%) SOAP
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 9 (23.08%) NHS
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Windows
2 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) ITIL
2 12 (30.77%) Change Control
2 12 (30.77%) Kalman Filter
2 12 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (30.77%) Web Filtering
3 10 (25.64%) Migration
4 9 (23.08%) Informatics
5 7 (17.95%) Service Design
6 6 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 5 (12.82%) Service Management
7 5 (12.82%) Supplier Management
8 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
9 3 (7.69%) Acceptance Criteria
9 3 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (7.69%) Wealth Management
10 2 (5.13%) Application Packaging
10 2 (5.13%) Capacity Management
10 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.13%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) MCSA
1 12 (30.77%) MCSE
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (23.08%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) BladeLogic
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.56%) ServiceCenter
1 1 (2.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.64%) Google
2 10 (25.64%) VMware
3 1 (2.56%) HP
3 1 (2.56%) IBM
3 1 (2.56%) McAfee
3 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.56%) Sybase
3 1 (2.56%) Symantec
3 1 (2.56%) Trustwave