Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 149 195
Rank change year-on-year -32 +46 -12
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 36 51 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.62% 0.95% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 1.13% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 36 20
North West median daily rate £425 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +38.46% +4.00%
10th Percentile £340 £313 £300
90th Percentile £581 £650 £575
England median daily rate £413 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -8.33% +12.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +169.23% -47.47% +4.28%
10th Percentile £18.70 £13.00 £18.28
90th Percentile £37.50 £14.40 £28.07
England median hourly rate £15.37 £15.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -0.82% -32.61% +33.41%

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 4,919 4,500 6,425
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 85.24% 83.49% 82.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,115 2,816 3,916
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £235 £250
90th Percentile £588 £550 £563
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 185 241
North West median hourly rate £21.70 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.00% - +59.09%
10th Percentile £11.66 £12.45 £13.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £51.50 £50.80
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.34
% change year-on-year -10.00% +7.11% +11.51%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -30 19 £419 -6.94% 6
Cumbria - 6 - -
Cheshire -15 5 £450 +0.28% 5
Merseyside +8 3 £400 -17.95% 4
Lancashire -16 1 £563 -10.00%
ITIL V3
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 36 (100.00%) ITIL
2 17 (47.22%) Service Management
3 13 (36.11%) ITSM
4 12 (33.33%) ServiceNow
5 10 (27.78%) Workflow
6 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 8 (22.22%) Web Services
6 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (19.44%) Incident Management
7 7 (19.44%) Change Management
7 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
7 7 (19.44%) DevOps
8 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (16.67%) Release Management
8 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
8 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 6 (16.67%) Single Sign-On
8 6 (16.67%) LDAP
8 6 (16.67%) Identity Management
8 6 (16.67%) Finance
8 6 (16.67%) Scrum
8 6 (16.67%) Selenium
9 5 (13.89%) Problem Management
9 5 (13.89%) Web 2.0
9 5 (13.89%) QA
9 5 (13.89%) Asset Management
9 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
9 5 (13.89%) Windows
9 5 (13.89%) CCNA
9 5 (13.89%) Active Directory

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 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Firewall
1 4 (11.11%) LAN
1 4 (11.11%) WAN
2 3 (8.33%) SNMP
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (5.56%) Network Security
3 2 (5.56%) SMS
4 1 (2.78%) DHCP
4 1 (2.78%) DNS
4 1 (2.78%) Internet
4 1 (2.78%) VPN
4 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) DB2
1 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.78%) OLAP
1 1 (2.78%) OLTP
1 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.78%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.56%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Developer
2 7 (19.44%) ServiceNow Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) IT Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Service Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Implementation Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) ServiceNow Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.56%) IT Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Support
6 2 (5.56%) Software Asset Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) Web Services
2 6 (16.67%) LDAP
3 3 (8.33%) REST
3 3 (8.33%) SOAP
4 1 (2.78%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.78%) XML
4 1 (2.78%) XSD
4 1 (2.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.89%) Web 2.0
3 4 (11.11%) CMDB
3 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 3 (8.33%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.78%) User Experience
5 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Unix
2 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) ITIL
2 17 (47.22%) Service Management
3 13 (36.11%) ITSM
4 10 (27.78%) Workflow
5 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (19.44%) Change Management
6 7 (19.44%) DevOps
6 7 (19.44%) Incident Management
7 6 (16.67%) Identity Management
7 6 (16.67%) Release Management
7 6 (16.67%) Scrum
7 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 5 (13.89%) Asset Management
8 5 (13.89%) Data Integration
8 5 (13.89%) Issue Tracking
8 5 (13.89%) Problem Management
8 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
9 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
9 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 4 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.78%) C
4 1 (2.78%) Java
4 1 (2.78%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) CCNA
1 5 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (11.11%) CCNP
2 4 (11.11%) Degree
3 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.78%) CCENT
5 1 (2.78%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
2 2 (5.56%) SLA
3 1 (2.78%) GMP
3 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (2.78%) P3O
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.33%) XenApp
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (8.33%) SCCM
3 1 (2.78%) EdgeSight
3 1 (2.78%) Nagios
3 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.78%) SCOM
3 1 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.11%) Cisco
3 4 (11.11%) Juniper
4 3 (8.33%) Citrix
4 3 (8.33%) Snow
5 1 (2.78%) Adobe
5 1 (2.78%) Capita
5 1 (2.78%) EnterpriseDB
5 1 (2.78%) Ivanti
5 1 (2.78%) MobileIron
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.78%) Sophos
5 1 (2.78%) Symantec
5 1 (2.78%) Veritas
5 1 (2.78%) VMware