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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 61 62 62
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 7 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.91% 0.87% 0.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.70% 5.80% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
Median daily rate £425 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +20.96%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £31.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +100.00%
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
149 138 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.30% 15.05% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 70 77
Median daily rate £425 £420 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +34.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £256 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £533 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 15
Median hourly rate £14.86 £16.16 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

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 25 July 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 -2 4 - - 1
Macclesfield - 2 £450 -
Chester - 1 £400 -
ITIL Certification
North West

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 19 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) Change Management
3 6 (31.58%) SSL
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 5 (26.32%) Windows
4 5 (26.32%) Finance
4 5 (26.32%) Blackberry
4 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
4 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
4 5 (26.32%) Windows 8
5 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
5 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
5 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
5 4 (21.05%) Project Management
6 3 (15.79%) Service Management
6 3 (15.79%) ITSM
6 3 (15.79%) WebSphere Process Server
6 3 (15.79%) AIX
6 3 (15.79%) Linux
6 3 (15.79%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (15.79%) ClearCase
6 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
6 3 (15.79%) SLA
6 3 (15.79%) BMC
6 3 (15.79%) Apple
6 3 (15.79%) ClearQuest
6 3 (15.79%) Juniper
6 3 (15.79%) IBM
6 3 (15.79%) Remedy
6 3 (15.79%) Remedy ITSM

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 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
2 3 (15.79%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (15.79%) WebSphere Process Server
3 2 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
3 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
3 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Project
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) SSL
2 2 (10.53%) VPN
3 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) MPLS
3 1 (5.26%) NAS
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) VoIP
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) ClearCase
1 3 (15.79%) ClearQuest
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Local Government
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Administrator
2 3 (15.79%) Service Manager
2 3 (15.79%) WebSphere Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Server Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Service Transition Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Transition Manager
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Capability Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Change Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) ICT Support
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Manager
4 1 (5.26%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Project Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Blackberry
2 3 (15.79%) iPhone
3 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
4 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
1 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
1 5 (26.32%) Windows 8
2 3 (15.79%) AIX
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
3 2 (10.53%) Android
3 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) Change Management
3 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
4 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
4 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
4 4 (21.05%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) ITSM
5 3 (15.79%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (15.79%) Service Management
6 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
6 2 (10.53%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
6 2 (10.53%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
7 1 (5.26%) Change Control
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
7 1 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Jython
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CCNA
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) CCENT
2 1 (5.26%) CCNP
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) HNC
2 1 (5.26%) HND
2 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.26%) PMP
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) vRealize
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Apple
2 3 (15.79%) BMC
2 3 (15.79%) IBM
2 3 (15.79%) Juniper
2 3 (15.79%) Remedy
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
4 1 (5.26%) BT
4 1 (5.26%) F5
4 1 (5.26%) Sun
4 1 (5.26%) VMware