The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 76 57 50
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -7
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 4 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.40% 1.87% 2.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.27% 8.72% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 2
Average daily rate
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£438 £475 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.84% +48.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £370 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £622 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -51.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -21.42%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
176 172 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.64% 21.45% 21.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 88 51
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £138 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £521
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 9
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £32.85 £53.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) IIS
2 7 (46.67%) UNIX
2 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) Tomcat
2 7 (46.67%) LDAP
2 7 (46.67%) Shell Script
2 7 (46.67%) CA Single Sign-On
3 5 (33.33%) Sun
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) Resource Management
4 4 (26.67%) Process Improvement
4 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
4 4 (26.67%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) iPlanet
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle
5 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (13.33%) Time Management
6 2 (13.33%) Banking
6 2 (13.33%) Logistics
6 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
6 2 (13.33%) Trapeze
6 2 (13.33%) LAN
6 2 (13.33%) WAN
6 2 (13.33%) CA
6 2 (13.33%) Service Management
6 2 (13.33%) Programme Office Management

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 (46.67%) IIS
1 7 (46.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (20.00%) iPlanet
2 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) LDAP
2 2 (13.33%) LAN
2 2 (13.33%) WAN
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (6.67%) PMO Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) ITSM Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Defect Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (6.67%) Project Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) IT Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) SecurID
2 1 (6.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) UNIX
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) Resource Management
2 4 (26.67%) Process Improvement
3 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Time Management
3 2 (13.33%) Service Management
3 2 (13.33%) Programme Office Management
3 2 (13.33%) Logistics
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) ITSM
4 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
1 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Sun
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Trapeze
3 2 (13.33%) CA
4 1 (6.67%) Remedy
4 1 (6.67%) BMC