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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 65 61 61
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 6 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.65% 0.89% 1.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.00% 4.43% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £31.56 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -30.12%
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
150 158 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.20% 20.18% 23.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 76 48
Average daily rate £410 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.25% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £133 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 17
Average hourly rate £16.16 £31.56 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.78% -9.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.50 £20.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

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 2 July 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
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 2 July 2015. 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
Warrington - 3 £375 -
Crewe -5 1 £325 -
ITIL Certification
North West

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 11 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) XML
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) EDI
3 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
3 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Sun
4 2 (18.18%) UNIX
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
4 2 (18.18%) LDAP
4 2 (18.18%) IIS
4 2 (18.18%) Workflow
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 2 (18.18%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (9.09%) Remedy
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (9.09%) ITSM
5 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
5 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Finance

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 4 (36.36%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (18.18%) IIS
2 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (9.09%) ITSM Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Defect Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
1 3 (27.27%) XML
1 3 (27.27%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) SecurID
1 1 (9.09%) CMDB
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
3 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Workflow
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) ITSM
4 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow Management
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Sun
2 1 (9.09%) BMC
2 1 (9.09%) Remedy