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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 63 68 48
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -20
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 6 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.77% 0.61% 2.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.83% 3.37% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 7
Average daily rate
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£363 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 - £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 - £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -19.54%
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
212 178 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.18% 18.09% 19.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 76 72
Average daily rate £340 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.84% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £266 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £544 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 7
Average hourly rate £18.00 £26.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.07% +41.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £11.00 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £44.90 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 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 - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Warrington - - - - 1
ITIL Certification
North West

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 13 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Local Government
3 4 (30.77%) Resource Management
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) Change Management
4 3 (23.08%) LAN
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) .NET
5 2 (15.38%) Android
5 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
5 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
5 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
5 2 (15.38%) WAN
5 2 (15.38%) VPN
5 2 (15.38%) SSL
5 2 (15.38%) UNIX
5 2 (15.38%) ISEB
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 2 (15.38%) Juniper
5 2 (15.38%) Service Management
5 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
5 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (15.38%) Logistics

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (15.38%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) WAN
2 2 (15.38%) VPN
2 2 (15.38%) SSL
General
1 4 (30.77%) Local Government
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Coordinator
2 2 (15.38%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (7.69%) PMO Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) IT Risk Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (7.69%) Project Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Change Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
3 1 (7.69%) IT Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
1 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
2 2 (15.38%) Android
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
2 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Resource Management
4 3 (23.08%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
5 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
5 2 (15.38%) Service Management
5 2 (15.38%) Logistics
5 2 (15.38%) Programme Office Management
5 2 (15.38%) Time Management
6 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
6 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (7.69%) Information Security
6 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) ISEB
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) CISSP
3 1 (7.69%) Sun Certification
3 1 (7.69%) PMP
3 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) BS7799
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Citrix
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Juniper
1 2 (15.38%) Trapeze
2 1 (7.69%) CA
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco