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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Infrastructure Library Version 3
Rank 63 72 68
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.73% 0.22% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.28% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£420 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
-35.55% -
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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
624 708 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 75.82% 77.29% 66.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 313 318
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 54 13
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.56 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -8.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.78 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £59.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) SLA
2 7 (50.00%) Service Management
2 7 (50.00%) Resource Management
3 6 (42.86%) Performance Metrics
4 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
4 5 (35.71%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
5 3 (21.43%) LAN
5 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) BC Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) CMDB
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 2 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 2 (14.29%) C
6 2 (14.29%) ISEB
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (14.29%) Symantec
6 2 (14.29%) VPN
6 2 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 1 (7.14%) Remedy
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.14%) PMI

ITIL V3
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Operations Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Transition Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Process Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Change Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) J2EE
1 1 (7.14%) JDBC
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (14.29%) CMDB
3 1 (7.14%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 7 (50.00%) Service Management
3 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
3 5 (35.71%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITSM
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) PDM
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) BC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) ISEB
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (7.14%) Remedy
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle