The first table below looks at the demand for ITIL Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL Certification over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Cheshire 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 59 63 62
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 7 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.87% 0.52% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.12% 2.53% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£270 £100 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+170.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £31.56 - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £20.38 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-46.01% +13.19%
Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
170 158 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.17% 20.60% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 53 66
Average daily rate £310 £320 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £233 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £432 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 10
Average hourly rate £16.84 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.88% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.84 £16.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £43.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
ITIL Certification
North West

ITIL Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ITIL Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

ITIL Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

ITIL Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

ITIL Certification
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 5 £270 -
Macclesfield - 1 - - 1
Warrington - - - -
ITIL Certification
North West

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing ITIL Certification 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 Certification.

1 23 (100.00%) ITIL
2 10 (43.48%) Change Management
3 9 (39.13%) Shell Script
4 8 (34.78%) Middleware
4 8 (34.78%) Windows
4 8 (34.78%) BladeLogic
4 8 (34.78%) Splunk
4 8 (34.78%) Cyber-Ark
5 7 (30.43%) TIBCO EMS
5 7 (30.43%) Finance
5 7 (30.43%) UNIX
5 7 (30.43%) TIBCO
5 7 (30.43%) Rendezvous
6 6 (26.09%) Banking
6 6 (26.09%) Investment Banking
6 6 (26.09%) WebSphere
7 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
7 5 (21.74%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (21.74%) IBM
8 4 (17.39%) SAN
8 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
8 4 (17.39%) HP
8 4 (17.39%) DHCP
8 4 (17.39%) DNS
8 4 (17.39%) Linux
8 4 (17.39%) SQL
8 4 (17.39%) Clustering
8 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
8 4 (17.39%) VMware
8 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing ITIL Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (30.43%) TIBCO EMS
2 6 (26.09%) WebSphere
3 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (13.04%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (13.04%) Lync
3 3 (13.04%) IIS
3 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
3 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) DHCP
1 4 (17.39%) DNS
1 4 (17.39%) SAN
2 3 (13.04%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.04%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) VoIP
3 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Banking
2 6 (26.09%) Investment Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Middleware Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Support Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Communications Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) UNIX Specialist
6 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) IT Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Risk Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Service Design Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Wintel Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) IT Risk Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) IT Security Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Change Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) Middleware
2 7 (30.43%) Rendezvous
3 5 (21.74%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (8.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Clustering
2 3 (13.04%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.35%) GIS
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) UNIX
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (17.39%) Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
5 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) ITIL
2 10 (43.48%) Change Management
3 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
3 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
4 1 (4.35%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Data Security
4 1 (4.35%) Workflow
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (4.35%) Information Security
4 1 (4.35%) PDM
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Shell Script
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) ISEB
4 1 (4.35%) CISSP
4 1 (4.35%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (4.35%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
1 1 (4.35%) BS7799
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) BladeLogic
2 3 (13.04%) SCCM
2 3 (13.04%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Splunk
1 8 (34.78%) Cyber-Ark
2 7 (30.43%) TIBCO
3 5 (21.74%) IBM
4 4 (17.39%) HP
4 4 (17.39%) VMware
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix
6 1 (4.35%) CA
6 1 (4.35%) McAfee
6 1 (4.35%) Toshiba