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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 24 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL 6 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.95% - 6.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.96% - 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Average daily rate
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£428 - £312
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -12.85%
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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
121 40 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 79.61% 67.80% 63.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 22 26
Average daily rate £450 £438 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £297 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 19
Average hourly rate £36.00 £30.01 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.98% -19.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £30.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £34.40 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (61.11%) LAN
2 11 (61.11%) WAN
3 8 (44.44%) VPN
3 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 7 (38.89%) Mentoring
4 7 (38.89%) Firewall
5 6 (33.33%) Cisco
5 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (27.78%) CCNP
6 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (27.78%) Juniper
6 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
6 5 (27.78%) Problem Management
6 5 (27.78%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
7 4 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
7 4 (22.22%) PRINCE
7 4 (22.22%) MPLS
8 3 (16.67%) BGP
8 3 (16.67%) EIGRP
8 3 (16.67%) SSL
8 3 (16.67%) CISSP
8 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 3 (16.67%) Windows
8 3 (16.67%) MS Project
8 3 (16.67%) Blue Coat
8 3 (16.67%) ProxySG
8 3 (16.67%) BIG-IP

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (5.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Project
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) LAN
1 11 (61.11%) WAN
2 8 (44.44%) VPN
3 7 (38.89%) Firewall
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (22.22%) MPLS
5 3 (16.67%) BGP
5 3 (16.67%) EIGRP
5 3 (16.67%) SSL
5 3 (16.67%) BIG-IP
5 3 (16.67%) VLAN
6 2 (11.11%) DNS
6 2 (11.11%) DHCP
6 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Team Leader
2 5 (27.78%) Network Team Leader
3 3 (16.67%) Operations Team Leader
3 3 (16.67%) Network Operations Team Leader
3 3 (16.67%) Security Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Security Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Network Supervisor
5 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) SOAP
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
1 1 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Mentoring
2 5 (27.78%) Problem Management
2 5 (27.78%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
3 4 (22.22%) PRINCE
3 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
4 3 (16.67%) Security Management
4 3 (16.67%) Information Security
4 3 (16.67%) Cyber Security
4 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 3 (16.67%) Security Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Project Governance
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Document Management
6 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Content Management
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 5 (27.78%) CCNP
3 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) CISM
5 3 (16.67%) CISSP
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 3 (16.67%) ProxySG
2 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Juniper
3 3 (16.67%) Blue Coat
3 3 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (5.56%) Rackspace
4 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) SAP