The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL 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 over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 22 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing ITIL 68 83 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.88% 10.40% 12.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.33% 13.24% 15.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 33 25
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£400 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £240 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £630 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £326 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.83% -3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 11
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £17.71 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -7.60%
ITIL
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
816 627 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.51% 78.57% 75.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 297 242
Average daily rate £401 £388 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +10.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £537 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 48 27
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.49 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £56.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL across the Cheshire region.

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Cheshire region.

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

ITIL
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

ITIL
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 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Chester -3 23 £400 +25.00% 3
Warrington -19 17 £260 -51.40% 3
Macclesfield -1 8 £475 +458.82%
Crewe +1 6 £175 -47.36% 5
Knutsford +1 4 £413 +10.00% 2
Runcorn +5 2 - - 2
Daresbury - 1 £408 -
Nantwich - 1 - -
ITIL
North West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing ITIL 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.

1 38 (29.92%) Service Management
2 35 (27.56%) PRINCE2
3 33 (25.98%) Windows
3 33 (25.98%) Microsoft
4 29 (22.83%) MS Excel
4 29 (22.83%) MS Office
5 26 (20.47%) SLA
6 25 (19.69%) HP
7 21 (16.54%) Local Government
8 20 (15.75%) Finance
9 19 (14.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (14.96%) OpenView
9 19 (14.96%) Project Management
10 18 (14.17%) MCP
10 18 (14.17%) Linux
10 18 (14.17%) Change Management
11 17 (13.39%) IBM Notes
11 17 (13.39%) Lotus
11 17 (13.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 16 (12.60%) UNIX
12 16 (12.60%) SharePoint
13 15 (11.81%) ITIL Certification
14 14 (11.02%) Security Cleared
15 13 (10.24%) SC Cleared
15 13 (10.24%) Service Delivery
16 12 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (8.66%) MS Project
18 10 (7.87%) Oracle
18 10 (7.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 10 (7.87%) VMware

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing ITIL 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (13.39%) IBM Notes
2 16 (12.60%) SharePoint
3 9 (7.09%) IIS
4 8 (6.30%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.94%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.36%) iPlanet
7 2 (1.57%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.79%) SAS
Applications
1 29 (22.83%) MS Office
1 29 (22.83%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.66%) MS Project
3 9 (7.09%) MS Visio
4 7 (5.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (1.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.79%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.79%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.79%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.79%) SaaS
1 1 (0.79%) PaaS
1 1 (0.79%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.30%) LDAP
2 7 (5.51%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.72%) WAN
3 6 (4.72%) SAN
4 5 (3.94%) DNS
4 5 (3.94%) DHCP
4 5 (3.94%) Internet
5 4 (3.15%) 3G
5 4 (3.15%) Firewall
5 4 (3.15%) 2G
5 4 (3.15%) HSPA
5 4 (3.15%) LTE
5 4 (3.15%) NAS
5 4 (3.15%) 4G
5 4 (3.15%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (3.15%) GPRS
5 4 (3.15%) GSM
5 4 (3.15%) WCDMA
6 3 (2.36%) LAN
6 3 (2.36%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.79%) MySQL
General
1 21 (16.54%) Local Government
2 20 (15.75%) Finance
3 7 (5.51%) Banking
4 6 (4.72%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.94%) Retail
6 3 (2.36%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.57%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.57%) Legal
8 1 (0.79%) Back Office
8 1 (0.79%) Billing
8 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.79%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (24.41%) Analyst
2 29 (22.83%) Project Manager
3 22 (17.32%) Service Analyst
3 22 (17.32%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (7.87%) Service Manager
4 10 (7.87%) ICT Project Manager
5 9 (7.09%) Consultant
6 7 (5.51%) Junior
6 7 (5.51%) Junior Project Manager
6 7 (5.51%) Technical Specialist
7 6 (4.72%) Architect
7 6 (4.72%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (3.94%) Support Analyst
8 5 (3.94%) Transition Manager
8 5 (3.94%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 5 (3.94%) Service Transition Manager
9 4 (3.15%) Performance Engineer
9 4 (3.15%) Senior Manager
9 4 (3.15%) Senior Project Manager
10 3 (2.36%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.15%) HTML
2 2 (1.57%) ODBC
2 2 (1.57%) Rendezvous
2 2 (1.57%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (0.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.30%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.15%) Device Driver
3 4 (3.15%) CMDB
4 3 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.57%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.57%) Replication
5 2 (1.57%) SecurID
5 2 (1.57%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.79%) Life Science
6 1 (0.79%) Handset
6 1 (0.79%) PMI
6 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.79%) User Experience
6 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 33 (25.98%) Windows
2 18 (14.17%) Linux
3 16 (12.60%) UNIX
4 3 (2.36%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.36%) AIX
5 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.79%) Android
5 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (29.92%) Service Management
2 35 (27.56%) PRINCE2
3 19 (14.96%) Project Management
3 19 (14.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (14.17%) Change Management
5 13 (10.24%) Service Delivery
6 10 (7.87%) Incident Management
7 9 (7.09%) Resource Management
8 8 (6.30%) Matrix Management
8 8 (6.30%) Change Control
9 7 (5.51%) Problem Management
9 7 (5.51%) Network Management
9 7 (5.51%) Migration
10 6 (4.72%) Configuration Management
10 6 (4.72%) Process Improvement
11 5 (3.94%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (3.94%) Mentoring
11 5 (3.94%) Coaching
11 5 (3.94%) Risk Management
11 5 (3.94%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.51%) SQL
1 7 (5.51%) Shell Script
2 3 (2.36%) Perl
3 2 (1.57%) PHP
3 2 (1.57%) Jython
3 2 (1.57%) VBScript
3 2 (1.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.79%) Python
4 1 (0.79%) Ruby
4 1 (0.79%) C#
4 1 (0.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (14.17%) MCP
2 15 (11.81%) ITIL Certification
3 14 (11.02%) Security Cleared
4 13 (10.24%) SC Cleared
5 10 (7.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (4.72%) Degree
6 6 (4.72%) PMI Certification
7 5 (3.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (3.94%) PMP
8 4 (3.15%) CISSP
9 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.57%) MCSE
10 2 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.57%) NCIE
10 2 (1.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.79%) APMP
11 1 (0.79%) MCDST
11 1 (0.79%) CISM
11 1 (0.79%) MBA
11 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (20.47%) SLA
2 5 (3.94%) QA
3 4 (3.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.36%) COBIT
5 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.79%) GxP
System Software
1 4 (3.15%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (3.15%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (2.36%) NFS
2 3 (2.36%) vSphere
3 2 (1.57%) XenApp
3 2 (1.57%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.79%) Samba
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.79%) Xen
4 1 (0.79%) XenServer
4 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.79%) iptables
Systems Management
1 19 (14.96%) OpenView
2 17 (13.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (5.51%) CA Single Sign-On
4 4 (3.15%) SCCM
5 3 (2.36%) Nessus
6 2 (1.57%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.57%) TIBCO Hawk
6 2 (1.57%) MOM
6 2 (1.57%) SCOM
7 1 (0.79%) Puppet
7 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.79%) Opsview
7 1 (0.79%) Nagios
7 1 (0.79%) OVSD
Vendors
1 33 (25.98%) Microsoft
2 25 (19.69%) HP
3 17 (13.39%) Lotus
4 10 (7.87%) VMware
4 10 (7.87%) Oracle
5 8 (6.30%) Sun
6 5 (3.94%) Citrix
7 4 (3.15%) Nortel
7 4 (3.15%) Ericsson
7 4 (3.15%) Business Objects
7 4 (3.15%) Mapinfo
7 4 (3.15%) Huawei
7 4 (3.15%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 4 (3.15%) ArcSight
8 3 (2.36%) Remedy
8 3 (2.36%) BMC
8 3 (2.36%) Cisco
9 2 (1.57%) CA
9 2 (1.57%) NetApp
9 2 (1.57%) EMC
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