The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 18 13 21
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing ITIL 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.78% 2.13% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.09% 2.50% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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£263 - £312
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £323
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.93
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +0.47%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
88 40 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 74.58% 85.11% 77.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 23 16
Average daily rate £405 £438 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.42% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+166.66% -59.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL across the Cheltenham region.

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Cheltenham region.

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing ITIL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL.

1 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) LAN
2 9 (45.00%) WAN
2 9 (45.00%) Cisco
3 8 (40.00%) CCNP
3 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (40.00%) Juniper
3 8 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
4 7 (35.00%) MPLS
4 7 (35.00%) Firewall
5 6 (30.00%) VPN
5 6 (30.00%) Problem Management
6 5 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (25.00%) Windows
7 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 4 (20.00%) BGP
7 4 (20.00%) PRINCE
7 4 (20.00%) EIGRP
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (20.00%) F5
7 4 (20.00%) VLAN
7 4 (20.00%) Blue Coat
7 4 (20.00%) ProxySG
7 4 (20.00%) SSL
7 4 (20.00%) BIG-IP
8 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (15.00%) Active Directory

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing ITIL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
1 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.00%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) LAN
1 9 (45.00%) WAN
2 7 (35.00%) MPLS
2 7 (35.00%) Firewall
3 6 (30.00%) VPN
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (20.00%) SSL
5 4 (20.00%) BIG-IP
5 4 (20.00%) VLAN
5 4 (20.00%) BGP
5 4 (20.00%) EIGRP
6 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (10.00%) DNS
7 2 (10.00%) DHCP
8 1 (5.00%) ATM
8 1 (5.00%) ISDN
8 1 (5.00%) SONET
8 1 (5.00%) DSL
8 1 (5.00%) Ethereal
8 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Team Leader
1 5 (25.00%) Network Team Leader
2 3 (15.00%) Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Operations Team Leader
2 3 (15.00%) Network Operations Team Leader
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Network Supervisor
3 2 (10.00%) Security Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Incident Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.00%) IT Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) SOAP
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
1 1 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (30.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (20.00%) PRINCE
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) Change Management
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.00%) Document Management
6 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (5.00%) Service Management
7 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
7 1 (5.00%) High Availability
7 1 (5.00%) Analytics
7 1 (5.00%) Campaign Management
7 1 (5.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (40.00%) CCNP
3 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (10.00%) CCNA
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) ProxySG
2 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco
2 8 (40.00%) Juniper
3 4 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) F5
4 2 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) Nimsoft
5 1 (5.00%) Splunk
5 1 (5.00%) Rackspace
5 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.00%) NetQoS
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) SAP
5 1 (5.00%) Google
5 1 (5.00%) CA
5 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com