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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 64 58 69
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 15 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.38% 1.02% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.37% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 1
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£525 £381 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.70% +8.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +12.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £92.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £28.25 -
% change year-on-year
-41.59% -
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
898 582 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.76% 73.95% 75.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 305 300
Average daily rate £425 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 40
Average hourly rate £17.42 £31.56 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.81% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.40 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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
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 4 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL V3 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 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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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 -5 13 £525 -
ITIL V3
North West

ITIL V3
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) ITIL
2 9 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 9 (60.00%) Supplier Management
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Service Management
3 6 (40.00%) C++
3 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (40.00%) Python
4 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 5 (33.33%) Asset Management
4 5 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 5 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
5 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
5 4 (26.67%) Project Management
5 4 (26.67%) SLA
6 3 (20.00%) Line Management
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (13.33%) Finance
8 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
8 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (6.67%) CRM
8 1 (6.67%) Client/Server

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 5 (33.33%) Support Manager
1 5 (33.33%) Applications Support Manager
1 5 (33.33%) Applications Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Service Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) IT Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (13.33%) IT Services Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Software Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Software Asset Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Problem Manager
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL Service Manager
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) ITIL
2 9 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 9 (60.00%) Supplier Management
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Service Management
4 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 5 (33.33%) Asset Management
4 5 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 5 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
5 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
5 4 (26.67%) Project Management
6 3 (20.00%) Line Management
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (6.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C++
1 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (40.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA