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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 18 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL 8 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.97% 8.04% 8.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.62% 14.29% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 3
Average daily rate
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£250 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.95 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.79% -16.07%
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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
105 63 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 78.36% 56.25% 61.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 23 30
Average daily rate £448 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £34.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.18% -13.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 July 2015, 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 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (83.33%) LAN
2 10 (83.33%) WAN
3 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
3 7 (58.33%) DNS
3 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) DHCP
4 6 (50.00%) CA
4 6 (50.00%) CA Single Sign-On
5 5 (41.67%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) VPN
6 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
6 4 (33.33%) Firewall
6 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) Security Architecture
7 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (25.00%) Information Security
7 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
8 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
8 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
8 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 2 (16.67%) Security Management
8 2 (16.67%) CISM
8 2 (16.67%) CISSP
9 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (8.33%) Juniper
9 1 (8.33%) Cisco
9 1 (8.33%) CCNP

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) LAN
1 10 (83.33%) WAN
2 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
2 7 (58.33%) DNS
3 6 (50.00%) DHCP
4 4 (33.33%) VPN
4 4 (33.33%) Firewall
5 1 (8.33%) BIG-IP
5 1 (8.33%) VLAN
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (8.33%) ATM
5 1 (8.33%) MPLS
5 1 (8.33%) BGP
5 1 (8.33%) DSL
5 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Transition Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Security Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (25.00%) Information Security
2 3 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) Security Management
4 1 (8.33%) Critical Success Factor
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) Database Security
4 1 (8.33%) Cyber Security
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) CISM
4 2 (16.67%) CISSP
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (8.33%) CCNP
5 1 (8.33%) CCNA
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (8.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (8.33%) F5
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Juniper