Period
to 22 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 186 205
Rank change year-on-year +16 +19 -5
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 52 19 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.85% 0.33% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.40% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 19
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £302 £236 £300
90th Percentile £478 £448 £475
England median daily rate £413 £413 £420
% change year-on-year -0.18% -1.61% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
North West median hourly rate £35.00 - £22.50
10th Percentile £20.43 - £18.00
90th Percentile £51.50 - £26.20
England median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -11.76% -19.05% +20.00%

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 5,204 4,713 6,368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 84.60% 82.50% 82.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,271 2,883 3,934
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £257 £261
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 257 220 215
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £36.74 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.95% +36.06% +0.63%
10th Percentile £11.46 £11.75 £12.58
90th Percentile £53.74 £53.00 £52.30
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.49 £23.75
% change year-on-year -8.11% +3.09% +12.71%

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 July 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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -5 22 £368 -16.48% 4
Cumbria - 13 £340 - 2
Cheshire +1 10 £425 +14.86% 3
Lancashire -11 3 £531 - 1
Merseyside +15 2 £400 +8.84% 5
ITIL V3
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 52 (100.00%) ITIL
2 35 (67.31%) Service Management
3 19 (36.54%) ServiceNow
4 18 (34.62%) ITSM
5 15 (28.85%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (25.00%) Incident Management
7 12 (23.08%) Change Management
8 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (19.23%) Degree
10 8 (15.38%) Finance
11 7 (13.46%) Firewall
11 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (13.46%) Windows
11 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
11 7 (13.46%) CCNA
11 7 (13.46%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (13.46%) Problem Management
11 7 (13.46%) SC Cleared
11 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
11 7 (13.46%) Capita
11 7 (13.46%) Workflow
11 7 (13.46%) DevOps
12 6 (11.54%) Data Integration
12 6 (11.54%) Data Centre
12 6 (11.54%) Patch Management
12 6 (11.54%) Single Sign-On
12 6 (11.54%) Decision-Making
12 6 (11.54%) Selenium
12 6 (11.54%) Test Automation
12 6 (11.54%) CCNP

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 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Office 365
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) Firewall
2 6 (11.54%) LAN
2 6 (11.54%) WAN
3 4 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (7.69%) Network Security
4 3 (5.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (5.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (5.77%) VPN
4 3 (5.77%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.85%) SMS
6 1 (1.92%) DHCP
6 1 (1.92%) DNS
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Selenium
2 4 (7.69%) MSI
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.69%) Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Analyst
2 8 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) Service Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Automation Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Security Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) IT Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Service Manager
6 4 (7.69%) ServiceNow Developer
7 3 (5.77%) IT Services Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Portfolio Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Portfolio Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Service Continuity Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Software Asset Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) LDAP
2 5 (9.62%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 5 (9.62%) Web 2.0
4 4 (7.69%) CMDB
4 4 (7.69%) Virtual Team
5 3 (5.77%) User Experience
6 1 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Windows
2 5 (9.62%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.69%) Windows 10
4 3 (5.77%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (100.00%) ITIL
2 35 (67.31%) Service Management
3 18 (34.62%) ITSM
4 13 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 12 (23.08%) Change Management
6 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (13.46%) DevOps
7 7 (13.46%) Problem Management
7 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (13.46%) Workflow
8 6 (11.54%) Data Integration
8 6 (11.54%) Decision-Making
8 6 (11.54%) Identity Management
8 6 (11.54%) Patch Management
8 6 (11.54%) Scrum
8 6 (11.54%) Service Delivery
8 6 (11.54%) Test Automation
9 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2
9 5 (9.62%) Release Management
9 5 (9.62%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
1 5 (9.62%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.77%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) Degree
2 7 (13.46%) CCNA
2 7 (13.46%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (13.46%) SC Cleared
2 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
3 6 (11.54%) CCNP
4 4 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.92%) CCENT
5 1 (1.92%) MCSA
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) QA
2 3 (5.77%) P3O
3 2 (3.85%) SLA
4 1 (1.92%) COBIT
4 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.77%) ProxySG
3 2 (3.85%) XenApp
3 2 (3.85%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) Single Sign-On
2 5 (9.62%) SCCM
3 1 (1.92%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) ServiceNow
2 7 (13.46%) Capita
2 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.54%) Cisco
3 6 (11.54%) Citrix
3 6 (11.54%) Juniper
4 3 (5.77%) Blue Coat
4 3 (5.77%) F5
5 1 (1.92%) Adobe
5 1 (1.92%) Avaya
5 1 (1.92%) EMC
5 1 (1.92%) Ivanti
5 1 (1.92%) MobileIron
5 1 (1.92%) NetApp
5 1 (1.92%) Sophos
5 1 (1.92%) Symantec
5 1 (1.92%) Veritas
5 1 (1.92%) VMware
5 1 (1.92%) Webroot