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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ITIL Version 3
Rank 69 53 38
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -15
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 2 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.25% 1.93% 3.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 2.26% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 18
Median daily rate £550 £525 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £37.09 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-58.20% +135.79%
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
682 972 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.36% 85.34% 76.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 668 324
Median daily rate £413 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £605 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 42
Median hourly rate £21.02 £17.33 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.30% -38.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 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
Warrington -5 2 £550 +4.76%
ITIL V3
North West

ITIL V3
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 7 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Threat Management
5 2 (28.57%) Information Security
5 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
5 2 (28.57%) CISSP
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Nessus
5 2 (28.57%) Unix
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) Use Case
5 2 (28.57%) ArcSight
5 2 (28.57%) SIEM
5 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (28.57%) DevOps
6 1 (14.29%) Service Design
6 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (14.29%) Critical Success Factor
6 1 (14.29%) Problem Management

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) ArcSight Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Linux Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Unix Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) SIEM Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Unix Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Service Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security
4 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
4 2 (28.57%) SIEM
4 2 (28.57%) Threat Management
4 2 (28.57%) Use Case
5 1 (14.29%) Critical Success Factor
5 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 1 (14.29%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) CISSP
3 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) ArcSight
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle