Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for ITIL V3 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL V3 over the 6 months to 16 October 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 Version 3
England > North West
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 170 183
Rank change year-on-year +2 +13 -5
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 43 38 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.73% 0.68% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.82% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 32 39
North West median daily rate £343 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.41% -5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £187 £267 £305
90th Percentile £438 £585 £655
England median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £11.70 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.01% - -
England median hourly rate £14.50 £15.72 £16.15
% change year-on-year -7.73% -2.69% -25.54%

ITIL V3 is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,909 4,627 6,087
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.06% 82.23% 84.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,077 2,884 3,860
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £258
90th Percentile £575 £575 £574
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 290 194 190
North West median hourly rate £22.47 £30.00 £21.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.12% +42.70% -29.24%
10th Percentile £11.41 £11.73 £11.48
90th Percentile £51.25 £51.71 £51.43
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.99 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.97% +11.07% +3.52%

ITIL V3
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing ITIL V3 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL V3 in the North West

ITIL V3
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 V3 in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL V3 in the North West

ITIL V3
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL V3 in the North West over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL V3 in the North West

ITIL V3
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 V3 in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL V3 in the North West

ITIL V3
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL V3 in the North West over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ITIL V3 in the North West

ITIL V3
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 V3 within the North West region over the 6 months to 16 October 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 -23 18 £320 -27.27% 6
Cumbria - 11 £350 - 1
Cheshire -2 6 £425 - 5
Lancashire - 5 £160 - 1
Merseyside +3 1 - - 4
ITIL V3
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 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 V3.

1 43 (100.00%) ITIL
2 27 (62.79%) Service Management
3 15 (34.88%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (32.56%) ITSM
4 14 (32.56%) Windows
5 12 (27.91%) Change Management
5 12 (27.91%) Incident Management
5 12 (27.91%) Windows 7
5 12 (27.91%) ServiceNow
5 12 (27.91%) Windows 10
6 11 (25.58%) Citrix
7 9 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (20.93%) Degree
7 9 (20.93%) SCCM
8 8 (18.60%) PowerShell
8 8 (18.60%) Application Packaging
8 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
8 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
8 8 (18.60%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (18.60%) Service Delivery
8 8 (18.60%) MSI
9 7 (16.28%) Finance
9 7 (16.28%) Problem Management
9 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Office
10 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
11 5 (11.63%) Patch Management
11 5 (11.63%) Translating Business Requirements
11 5 (11.63%) LAN
11 5 (11.63%) WAN

ITIL V3
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 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Office 365
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) LAN
1 5 (11.63%) WAN
2 3 (6.98%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (6.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (6.98%) Firewall
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.65%) Network Security
3 2 (4.65%) VPN
3 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.33%) Broadband
4 1 (2.33%) DHCP
4 1 (2.33%) DNS
4 1 (2.33%) Internet
4 1 (2.33%) PBX
4 1 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.33%) Skype
4 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) MSI
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Analyst
2 11 (25.58%) Service Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Applications Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Automation Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Network Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Security Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Service Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Applications Packager
6 2 (4.65%) Incident Manager
6 2 (4.65%) IT Manager
6 2 (4.65%) IT Services Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Portfolio Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Security Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Service Continuity Manager
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.63%) User Experience
3 4 (9.30%) CMDB
4 3 (6.98%) Smartphone
5 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.65%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Windows
2 12 (27.91%) Windows 10
2 12 (27.91%) Windows 7
3 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.98%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (100.00%) ITIL
2 27 (62.79%) Service Management
3 14 (32.56%) ITSM
4 12 (27.91%) Change Management
4 12 (27.91%) Incident Management
5 9 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (18.60%) Application Packaging
6 8 (18.60%) Service Delivery
7 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (16.28%) Problem Management
8 5 (11.63%) Data Integration
8 5 (11.63%) Patch Management
8 5 (11.63%) Translating Business Requirements
9 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2
9 4 (9.30%) Requirements Management
9 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 3 (6.98%) Decision-Making
10 3 (6.98%) DevOps
11 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
11 2 (4.65%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.65%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) Degree
2 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
2 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) CCNA
3 2 (4.65%) CCNP
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.65%) MCSA
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.33%) MCP
4 1 (2.33%) MCSE
4 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) P3O
2 1 (2.33%) COBIT
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.98%) ProxySG
4 2 (4.65%) Terminal Services
4 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.33%) XenApp
5 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) ServiceNow
2 11 (25.58%) Citrix
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.98%) Blue Coat
4 3 (6.98%) F5
5 2 (4.65%) Avaya
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco
5 2 (4.65%) Juniper
5 2 (4.65%) VMware
6 1 (2.33%) BMC
6 1 (2.33%) EMC
6 1 (2.33%) McAfee
6 1 (2.33%) NetApp
6 1 (2.33%) Nortel
6 1 (2.33%) Remedy
6 1 (2.33%) Webroot