The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL V3 skills 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 V3 over the 3 months to 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ITIL Version 3
Rank 71 64 69
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 4 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.42% 0.65% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.81% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Average daily rate £600 £563 £486
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £391 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.59% +11.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £12.10 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+90.08% -19.33%
ITIL V3
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
769 614 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.46% 79.64% 78.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 377 351
Average daily rate £425 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £530 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 46
Average hourly rate £22.50 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.67 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

ITIL V3
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL V3 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

ITIL V3
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL V3 across the Cheshire region.

ITIL V3 Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

ITIL V3
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 across the Cheshire region.

ITIL V3 Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

ITIL V3
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 V3 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 2 £600 -
ITIL V3
North West

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing ITIL V3 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 V3.

1 27 (100.00%) ITIL
2 13 (48.15%) Service Management
3 11 (40.74%) Service Delivery
4 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (33.33%) Supplier Management
6 8 (29.63%) Project Management
7 7 (25.93%) PRINCE2
7 7 (25.93%) C++
7 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
7 7 (25.93%) Python
7 7 (25.93%) Finance
8 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 5 (18.52%) Asset Management
9 5 (18.52%) Performance Management
9 5 (18.52%) Software Asset Management
9 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
10 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
10 4 (14.81%) Citrix
10 4 (14.81%) SLA
10 4 (14.81%) Windows
10 4 (14.81%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 4 (14.81%) ServiceNow
10 4 (14.81%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (14.81%) DevOps
10 4 (14.81%) Case Management
10 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
10 4 (14.81%) Problem Management
11 3 (11.11%) Line Management
11 3 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing ITIL V3 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 V3. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (7.41%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) SSL
1 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.41%) VPN
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) LAN
2 1 (3.70%) Network Security
2 1 (3.70%) Skype
2 1 (3.70%) WAN
2 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Local Government
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Service Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Applications Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Applications Support
2 6 (22.22%) Applications Support Manager
2 6 (22.22%) ITIL Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Support Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Senior Manager
4 4 (14.81%) ITIL Service Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Services Delivery Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Software Asset Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (11.11%) IT Manager
5 3 (11.11%) IT Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (11.11%) IT Services Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Service Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Software Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Software Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) J2EE
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.41%) Fat Client
2 2 (7.41%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
1 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
2 2 (7.41%) Android
2 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
2 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) ITIL
2 13 (48.15%) Service Management
3 11 (40.74%) Service Delivery
4 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (33.33%) Supplier Management
6 8 (29.63%) Project Management
7 7 (25.93%) PRINCE2
8 5 (18.52%) Asset Management
8 5 (18.52%) Performance Management
8 5 (18.52%) Software Asset Management
9 4 (14.81%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 4 (14.81%) Case Management
9 4 (14.81%) DevOps
9 4 (14.81%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (14.81%) Problem Management
10 3 (11.11%) Line Management
11 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (7.41%) E-Procurement
11 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
12 1 (3.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) C++
1 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
1 7 (25.93%) Python
2 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.41%) MCP
2 2 (7.41%) MCSA
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) CCNP
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) SLA
2 3 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Citrix
2 4 (14.81%) ServiceNow
3 3 (11.11%) Juniper
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) IBM