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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ITIL Version 3
North West / Cheshire
Rank 47 67 67
Rank change year-on-year
+20 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 2 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.39% 0.55% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.65% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £373 £600 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.91% +6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £23.00 £12.10
% change year-on-year
-39.13% +90.08%

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
408 764 620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 80.47% 83.68% 80.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 479 379
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 32 34
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.77% -45.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £17.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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
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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +29 1 £373 -
ITIL V3
North West

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) CISSP
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Local Government
4 2 (33.33%) Intel Security
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Use Case
4 2 (33.33%) ArcSight
4 2 (33.33%) SIEM
4 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Threat Management
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security
4 2 (33.33%) Nessus
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (16.67%) ERP
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) SSL
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory

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 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) ArcSight Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Linux Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Unix Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) SIEM Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Unix Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Support
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Network Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) SIEM
2 2 (33.33%) Threat Management
2 2 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) BitLocker
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Nessus
2 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) ArcSight
1 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) Intel Security
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) AppSense