Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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 Version 3
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 154 186
Rank change year-on-year -8 +32 -47
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 37 69 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.65% 1.01% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.21% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 53 37
North West median daily rate £413 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £308 £301 £260
90th Percentile £586 £620 £568
England median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
North West median hourly rate £11.70 - £30.15
England median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -9.68% -32.61% +21.05%

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 4593 5726 6975
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.31% 83.84% 81.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2929 3694 4234
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £588 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 166 284
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +67.60%
10th Percentile £11.67 £12.13 £12.40
90th Percentile £51.71 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 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
Manchester +15 23 £445 +4.71% 3
Cheshire +7 6 £425 -5.56% 2
Merseyside +1 6 £380 +1.33%
ITIL V3
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 13 (35.14%) Service Management
2 13 (35.14%) ITSM
3 11 (29.73%) Project Management
4 10 (27.03%) PRINCE2
4 10 (27.03%) Service Design
5 9 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (21.62%) Finance
7 7 (18.92%) ITIL V2
7 7 (18.92%) ServiceNow
7 7 (18.92%) Zachman Framework
7 7 (18.92%) TOGAF
7 7 (18.92%) COBIT
7 7 (18.92%) CMDB
7 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
8 6 (16.22%) Workflow
8 6 (16.22%) Web Services
8 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
8 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
9 5 (13.51%) Change Management
9 5 (13.51%) Shell Script
9 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
9 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (13.51%) SOAP
9 5 (13.51%) Unix
9 5 (13.51%) Windows
9 5 (13.51%) SNMP
9 5 (13.51%) Data Modelling
9 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
9 5 (13.51%) Data Integration

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%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) SNMP
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.70%) DHCP
2 1 (2.70%) DNS
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) LAN
2 1 (2.70%) POP3
2 1 (2.70%) SMS
2 1 (2.70%) SMTP
2 1 (2.70%) WAN
2 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) DB2
1 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
1 3 (8.11%) OLAP
1 3 (8.11%) OLTP
1 3 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (8.11%) Star Schema
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.70%) GIS
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Architect
2 8 (21.62%) Service Architect
3 6 (16.22%) Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Implementation Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Service Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) ServiceNow Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) ServiceNow Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Service Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Advisor
6 2 (5.41%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Data Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Database Architect
6 2 (5.41%) DBA
6 2 (5.41%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) Web Services
2 5 (13.51%) REST
2 5 (13.51%) SOAP
3 4 (10.81%) XML
4 3 (8.11%) Hibernate
4 3 (8.11%) XSD
4 3 (8.11%) XSLT
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (2.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) CMDB
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Unix
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (100.00%) ITIL
2 13 (35.14%) ITSM
2 13 (35.14%) Service Management
3 11 (29.73%) Project Management
4 10 (27.03%) PRINCE2
4 10 (27.03%) Service Design
5 9 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (18.92%) ITIL V2
6 7 (18.92%) TOGAF
6 7 (18.92%) Zachman Framework
7 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
7 6 (16.22%) Workflow
8 5 (13.51%) Change Management
8 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
8 5 (13.51%) Data Integration
8 5 (13.51%) Data Modelling
8 5 (13.51%) Operations Management
8 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 5 (13.51%) Workflow Development
9 4 (10.81%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
2 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.51%) Shell Script
4 3 (8.11%) Java
4 3 (8.11%) XPath
5 2 (5.41%) SQL
6 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) MBA
2 3 (8.11%) Postgraduate
2 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.70%) CCNA
4 1 (2.70%) CCNP
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.70%) MCDST
4 1 (2.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) COBIT
2 2 (5.41%) PMO
3 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) XenApp
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) SCCM
1 2 (5.41%) SCOM
1 2 (5.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.70%) EdgeSight
2 1 (2.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) ServiceNow
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Snow
3 3 (8.11%) EnterpriseDB
3 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.41%) Citrix
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle
5 1 (2.70%) Apple
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) Juniper
5 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds