Period
to 10 December 2017

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 10 December 2017 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
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 215 237
Rank change year-on-year +17 +22 -37
Contract jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 9 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.16% 0.046% 0.082%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.92% 0.26% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
North West median daily rate £280 £300 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -22.58% +134.85%
England median daily rate £330 £315 £373
% change year-on-year +4.76% -15.44% +24.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
North West median hourly rate £10.00 - £33.75
England median hourly rate £14.04 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +12.28% -16.67% -

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 983 1165 1681
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.44% 17.92% 19.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 693 954
North West median daily rate £400 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +5.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £253
90th Percentile £552 £601 £568
England median daily rate £431 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.47% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 54 104
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £30.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -17.14% +56.73%
10th Percentile £13.64 £12.49 £14.71
90th Percentile £55.00 £53.35 £54.70
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year -1.96% +5.74% +26.92%

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 10 December 2017.

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 10 December 2017. 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 - 5 £280 -
Manchester +16 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 - -
ITIL Foundation Certificate
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for ITIL Foundation Certificate.

1 9 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (33.33%) DHCP
4 3 (33.33%) MCSA
4 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) NetBackup
4 3 (33.33%) Local Government
4 3 (33.33%) MCITP
4 3 (33.33%) SCCM
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (33.33%) Office 365
5 2 (22.22%) Mac OS
5 2 (22.22%) Network Management
5 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
5 2 (22.22%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) ITSM
5 2 (22.22%) Back Office
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) A+ Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Remedy
5 2 (22.22%) SMS
5 2 (22.22%) Windows XP

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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) SMS
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (33.33%) Local Government
2 2 (22.22%) Back Office
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Service Level Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Transition Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Mac OS
3 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) ITSM
2 2 (22.22%) Network Management
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
3 1 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) MCITP
1 3 (33.33%) MCSA
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) A+ Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCNA
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Remedy