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 30 September 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 68 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 4 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.50% 1.20% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.28% 8.43% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 1
Median daily rate £400 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £29.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
ITIL Certification
North West

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
122 166 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.25% 14.27% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 100 93
Median daily rate £450 £433 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% +8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £300 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 28
Median hourly rate £14.86 £17.33 £18.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.25% -3.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.56%

ITIL Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing ITIL Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +8 2 - -
Chester - 1 £400 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
ITIL Certification
North West

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for ITIL Certification.

1 12 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) Change Management
3 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
3 5 (41.67%) Problem Management
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) BMC
4 4 (33.33%) Apple
4 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (33.33%) ITSM
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) Remedy
4 4 (33.33%) Blackberry
4 4 (33.33%) iPhone
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 4 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (25.00%) SSL
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco
6 2 (16.67%) IBM
6 2 (16.67%) ClearQuest
6 2 (16.67%) AIX
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (16.67%) MS Project
6 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (16.67%) ClearCase

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Project
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) MPLS
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) ClearCase
1 2 (16.67%) ClearQuest
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Service Manager
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Capability Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Project Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Server Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Transition Manager
4 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 4 (33.33%) iPhone
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
1 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (16.67%) AIX
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) Change Management
3 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
3 5 (41.67%) Problem Management
4 4 (33.33%) ITSM
4 4 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) Service Management
7 1 (8.33%) Change Control
7 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
7 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
7 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
7 1 (8.33%) Security Operations
7 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) HNC
1 1 (8.33%) HND
1 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (8.33%) PMP
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Apple
2 4 (33.33%) BMC
2 4 (33.33%) Remedy
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) BT
4 1 (8.33%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper