The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheltenham region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 12 9 51
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +42
Contract jobs citing ITIL 11 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 9.48% 11.11% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.19% 13.56% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
Average daily rate £375 £356 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -13.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £419 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £334 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.29% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.40 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-10.32% +13.86%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
64 59 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 55.17% 81.94% 88.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 39 152
Average daily rate £425 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 27
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
ITIL
Gloucestershire

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 18 April 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 8 (53.33%) Service Management
2 7 (46.67%) ITSM
3 6 (40.00%) Asset Management
3 6 (40.00%) CMDB
4 5 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 5 (33.33%) Release Management
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle
4 5 (33.33%) UNIX
5 4 (26.67%) Change Management
5 4 (26.67%) HP
5 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) Data Guard
6 3 (20.00%) SaaS
6 3 (20.00%) ServiceNow
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (20.00%) Ajax
6 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (20.00%) Workflow
6 3 (20.00%) Linux
6 3 (20.00%) SOAP
6 3 (20.00%) Web Services
6 3 (20.00%) XML
6 3 (20.00%) CSS
6 3 (20.00%) C
6 3 (20.00%) HTML

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (6.67%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) LDAP
1 3 (20.00%) SSL
1 3 (20.00%) VPN
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) FTP
2 2 (13.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) ServiceNow Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) DBA
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (13.33%) Release Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Deskside Support
4 1 (6.67%) IT Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Database Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Ajax
1 3 (20.00%) SOAP
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
1 3 (20.00%) XML
1 3 (20.00%) CSS
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) CMDB
2 1 (6.67%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) UNIX
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Solaris
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
4 1 (6.67%) Windows
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Service Management
2 7 (46.67%) ITSM
3 6 (40.00%) Asset Management
4 5 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 5 (33.33%) Release Management
5 4 (26.67%) Change Management
6 3 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (20.00%) Workflow
7 2 (13.33%) Migration
7 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
7 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (13.33%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (13.33%) Database Security
8 1 (6.67%) Transition Management
8 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
8 1 (6.67%) High Availability
8 1 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C
1 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) OCP
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) CISSP
3 1 (6.67%) CISA
3 1 (6.67%) CISM
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (6.67%) COBIT
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (13.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) HP
3 3 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (13.33%) Sun
4 2 (13.33%) NetApp
4 2 (13.33%) StorageTek
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) Compaq
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) CA