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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 16 28 8
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -20
Contract jobs citing ITIL 8 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 8.16% 2.70% 11.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.76% 3.28% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
Average daily rate £400 £450 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +46.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £450 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £450 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.61 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.90% +4.06%
ITIL
Gloucestershire

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
68 122 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 69.39% 82.43% 72.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 82 19
Average daily rate £418 £450 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.22% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 (57.14%) Linux
1 8 (57.14%) Change Management
1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 7 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 7 (50.00%) HP
3 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) Puppet
4 5 (35.71%) OpenStack
4 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
5 4 (28.57%) DevOps
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL V3
5 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (28.57%) Python
6 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
6 3 (21.43%) Service Management
6 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
6 3 (21.43%) Middleware
6 3 (21.43%) CCNP
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (21.43%) JBoss
6 3 (21.43%) HTTP
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco
6 3 (21.43%) Web Services
6 3 (21.43%) Unix
6 3 (21.43%) Java

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (35.71%) OpenStack
2 3 (21.43%) JBoss
2 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (21.43%) Google Apps
3 2 (14.29%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (21.43%) HTTP
1 3 (21.43%) Wireless
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) VLAN
2 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) BGP
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
3 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
3 1 (7.14%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (7.14%) IPv6
3 1 (7.14%) MPLS
3 1 (7.14%) OSPF
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) SSL
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) Neo4j
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (7.14%) OrientDB
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
2 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (14.29%) HP UFT
3 2 (14.29%) LoadRunner
3 2 (14.29%) RSpec
3 2 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (7.14%) Bitbucket
4 1 (7.14%) EasyMock
4 1 (7.14%) JIRA
4 1 (7.14%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) AWS Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Cloud Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Support
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Network Support
3 2 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Middleware
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (7.14%) EJB
3 1 (7.14%) Java EE
3 1 (7.14%) JSF
3 1 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Private Cloud
3 1 (7.14%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
3 1 (7.14%) PKI
3 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
3 1 (7.14%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) Unix
4 2 (14.29%) CentOS
5 1 (7.14%) HPUX
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Solaris
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Change Management
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (28.57%) DevOps
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL V3
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (21.43%) Kanban
4 3 (21.43%) Open Source
4 3 (21.43%) Service Management
4 3 (21.43%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (21.43%) Use Case
5 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 2 (14.29%) High Availability
5 2 (14.29%) Identity Management
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) TDD
5 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
1 4 (28.57%) Python
2 3 (21.43%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) VB
4 1 (7.14%) Bourne shell
4 1 (7.14%) Korn
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) Scala
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 7 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) CCNP
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (14.29%) CCNA
4 2 (14.29%) ISEB
4 2 (14.29%) MCSE
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (7.14%) CCIE
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (7.14%) MCP
5 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) vCloud
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Puppet
2 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) Google
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) SonicWALL
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle