The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for ITIL Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 94 93
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1  
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 6 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.45% 0.98% 0.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.47% 6.23% 6.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 13
Median daily rate £450 £419 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.46% -3.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £258 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £345 £350
% change year-on-year +15.94% -1.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £9.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.46 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +8.08% +20.00%  

ITIL Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 173 305 259
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 12.97% 15.75% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 201 166
Median daily rate £388 £403 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.72% +8.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 8
Median hourly rate £19.00 £15.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.59% -1.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £35.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

ITIL Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing ITIL Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL Certification in West Yorkshire

ITIL Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL Certification in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL Certification in West Yorkshire

ITIL Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL Certification in West Yorkshire

ITIL Certification
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +8 2 £450 +5.88% 3
Bradford +2 2 £450 -
Halifax +1 1 £425 +13.33%
Wakefield - 1 - -
ITIL Certification
Yorkshire

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for ITIL Certification.

1 15 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (40.00%) LAN
3 6 (40.00%) WAN
3 6 (40.00%) Incident Management
4 5 (33.33%) Change Control
4 5 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 5 (33.33%) CCIE
4 5 (33.33%) CCNP
4 5 (33.33%) CCNA
4 5 (33.33%) CCDA
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (26.67%) Change Management
5 4 (26.67%) Service Management
5 4 (26.67%) Project Management
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
7 2 (13.33%) Conflict Management
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
7 2 (13.33%) DevOps
7 2 (13.33%) Degree
7 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
7 2 (13.33%) Wireless
7 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (13.33%) BGP
7 2 (13.33%) Windows

ITIL Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) LAN
1 6 (40.00%) WAN
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (13.33%) BGP
3 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) Wireless
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (6.67%) DHCP
4 1 (6.67%) DNS
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) Intranet
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
2 1 (6.67%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Service Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Service Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Head of IT
4 1 (6.67%) Head of Operations
4 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Technical Manager
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Change Manager
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Service Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 5 (33.33%) Change Control
3 5 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 4 (26.67%) Change Management
4 4 (26.67%) Project Management
4 4 (26.67%) Service Management
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Conflict Management
5 2 (13.33%) DevOps
5 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
6 1 (6.67%) Business Development
6 1 (6.67%) Data Loss Prevention
6 1 (6.67%) Disk Encryption
6 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
6 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) CCDA
1 5 (33.33%) CCIE
1 5 (33.33%) CCNA
1 5 (33.33%) CCNP
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) MCP
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Apple
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Remedy