Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 126 182
Rank change year-on-year -41 +56 -41
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 37 81 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.69% 1.34% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 1.59% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 63 43
North West median daily rate £425 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% - -4.53%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £302
90th Percentile £586 £670 £579
England median daily rate £413 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -5.71% +9.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
North West median hourly rate £11.70 £13.00 £27.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.04% -51.94% -0.73%
10th Percentile £11.35 £13.00 £17.00
90th Percentile £12.04 £14.40 £30.15
England median hourly rate £12.72 £15.00 £25.03
% change year-on-year -15.20% -40.06% +57.64%

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 4,431 5,102 6,860
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 82.28% 84.53% 81.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,878 3,304 4,214
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £434 £425
% change year-on-year +3.72% +2.09% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 144 274
North West median hourly rate £21.50 £23.30 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.72% -29.40% +73.68%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.33 £12.53
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.93 £52.47
England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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 22 January 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
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 22 January 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 -8 27 £425 -5.56% 3
Cheshire 0 5 £435 -5.69% 6
Merseyside +2 3 £400 +3.23% 2
ITIL V3
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 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 V3.

1 37 (100.00%) ITIL
2 16 (43.24%) ITSM
3 14 (37.84%) Service Management
4 11 (29.73%) Service Design
5 10 (27.03%) Project Management
5 10 (27.03%) PRINCE2
5 10 (27.03%) PowerShell
6 9 (24.32%) CMDB
6 9 (24.32%) Change Management
6 9 (24.32%) ServiceNow
7 8 (21.62%) Workflow Development
7 8 (21.62%) Snow
7 8 (21.62%) Shell Script
7 8 (21.62%) Unix
7 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
7 8 (21.62%) SOAP
7 8 (21.62%) Web Services
7 8 (21.62%) Data Modelling
7 8 (21.62%) SNMP
7 8 (21.62%) Operations Management
7 8 (21.62%) Data Integration
7 8 (21.62%) REST
7 8 (21.62%) Workflow
7 8 (21.62%) Finance
8 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
8 7 (18.92%) Zachman Framework
8 7 (18.92%) TOGAF
8 7 (18.92%) ITIL V2
8 7 (18.92%) COBIT
8 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management

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 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
1 1 (2.70%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) SNMP
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) LAN
2 1 (2.70%) SMS
2 1 (2.70%) WAN
2 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) DB2
1 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
1 4 (10.81%) OLAP
1 4 (10.81%) OLTP
1 4 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (10.81%) Star Schema
2 1 (2.70%) GIS
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
2 2 (5.41%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Architect
2 8 (21.62%) Service Architect
3 7 (18.92%) Consultant
3 7 (18.92%) Implementation Consultant
3 7 (18.92%) ServiceNow Consultant
4 6 (16.22%) Developer
4 6 (16.22%) ServiceNow Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Service Manager
6 4 (10.81%) Service Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Administrator
7 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Service Transition Manager
7 3 (8.11%) Transition Manager
8 2 (5.41%) Data Administrator
8 2 (5.41%) Database Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) IT Services Manager
8 2 (5.41%) ITIL Manager
8 2 (5.41%) ITIL Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) REST
1 8 (21.62%) SOAP
1 8 (21.62%) Web Services
2 4 (10.81%) Hibernate
2 4 (10.81%) XML
2 4 (10.81%) XSD
2 4 (10.81%) XSLT
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) CMDB
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Unix
2 5 (13.51%) Windows
3 4 (10.81%) Linux
3 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (100.00%) ITIL
2 16 (43.24%) ITSM
3 14 (37.84%) Service Management
4 11 (29.73%) Service Design
5 10 (27.03%) PRINCE2
5 10 (27.03%) Project Management
6 9 (24.32%) Change Management
7 8 (21.62%) Data Integration
7 8 (21.62%) Data Modelling
7 8 (21.62%) Operations Management
7 8 (21.62%) Workflow
7 8 (21.62%) Workflow Development
8 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management
8 7 (18.92%) ITIL V2
8 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
8 7 (18.92%) TOGAF
8 7 (18.92%) Zachman Framework
9 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (13.51%) Asset Management
10 5 (13.51%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) PowerShell
2 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
2 8 (21.62%) Shell Script
3 4 (10.81%) Java
3 4 (10.81%) XPath
4 2 (5.41%) SQL
5 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) CCNA
3 1 (2.70%) CCNP
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) COBIT
2 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.70%) GMP
2 1 (2.70%) PMO
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) XenApp
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) SCCM
2 2 (5.41%) SCOM
2 2 (5.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.70%) EdgeSight
3 1 (2.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) ServiceNow
2 8 (21.62%) Snow
3 4 (10.81%) EnterpriseDB
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.81%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.41%) Citrix
5 1 (2.70%) Apple
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) Juniper
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle
5 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.70%) VMware