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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL V3 over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ITIL Version 3
Rank 53 66 59
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 4 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.63% 0.90% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 1.12% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 5
Median daily rate £394 £530 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.70% -5.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £371
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -39.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.21 £23.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-51.26% +6.97%
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
533 805 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.81% 80.34% 81.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 560 324
Median daily rate £425 £440 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +11.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 38
Median hourly rate £19.66 £18.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.22% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

ITIL V3
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing ITIL V3 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL V3 across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

ITIL V3 Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL V3 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
Chester +1 2 £238 -52.38%
Warrington -2 1 £550 +3.77%
ITIL V3
North West

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 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 V3.

1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Local Government
5 2 (20.00%) Use Case
5 2 (20.00%) ArcSight
5 2 (20.00%) SIEM
5 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (20.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) CISSP
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Information Security
5 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (20.00%) Nessus
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) Unix
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) CCNA
5 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (20.00%) Threat Management
6 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (10.00%) Internet
6 1 (10.00%) Intel Security
6 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2

ITIL V3
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 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) SSL
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (30.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) ArcSight Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Linux Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Unix Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) SIEM Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Unix Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (10.00%) Android
4 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (20.00%) SIEM
4 2 (20.00%) Threat Management
4 2 (20.00%) Use Case
5 1 (10.00%) Critical Success Factor
5 1 (10.00%) ERP
5 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (10.00%) Service Design
5 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (10.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) BitLocker
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Nessus
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) ArcSight
1 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) AppSense
2 1 (10.00%) Intel Security