Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 193 212
Rank change year-on-year -9 +19 +1
Contract jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 14 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.24% 0.091% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.28% 0.49% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 14
North West median daily rate £458 £310 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.82% +47.38% -20.00%
10th Percentile £306 £200 £130
90th Percentile £855 £373 £338
England median daily rate £393 £325 £324
% change year-on-year +20.77% +0.31% +0.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
North West median hourly rate £9.85 - £35.00
10th Percentile £9.63 - £32.50
90th Percentile £14.62 - £37.50
England median hourly rate £14.75 £18.50 £14.04
% change year-on-year -20.30% +31.81% -24.14%

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 1,093 1,020 1,613
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 18.61% 18.57% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 642 543 851
North West median daily rate £420 £420 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.20% +10.67%
10th Percentile £208 £250 £263
90th Percentile £575 £556 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 105 77
North West median hourly rate £34.25 £40.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.38% -6.98% +24.64%
10th Percentile £13.45 £12.00 £12.68
90th Percentile £67.51 £55.00 £57.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +7.14% +24.44%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -16 5 £540 +170.00% 2
Cheshire -6 4 £375 - 2
Lancashire -9 3 - -
Cumbria - 2 - -
ITIL Foundation Certificate
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 14 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (28.57%) SMS
4 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 4 (28.57%) Service Management
5 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
5 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
5 3 (21.43%) Public Cloud
5 3 (21.43%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (21.43%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
6 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) CCNA
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (14.29%) Validation
6 2 (14.29%) Replication
7 1 (7.14%) Change Management
7 1 (7.14%) ITSM
7 1 (7.14%) Finance
7 1 (7.14%) Billing
7 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 1 (7.14%) C
7 1 (7.14%) HP
7 1 (7.14%) SLA
7 1 (7.14%) Compliance Audit
7 1 (7.14%) Service Design

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:

Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) SMS
General
1 1 (7.14%) Billing
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Problem Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Service Transition Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Service Transition Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Transition Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Transition Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Asset and Configuration Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Asset Management Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) ICT Support
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Public Sector Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Officer
3 1 (7.14%) Software Asset Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Public Cloud
3 2 (14.29%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 4 (28.57%) Service Management
3 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
3 3 (21.43%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 2 (14.29%) Validation
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Compliance Audit
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITSM
5 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
5 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (7.14%) Service Design
5 1 (7.14%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) CCNA
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow