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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 14 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 66 114 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.94% 12.74% 10.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.68% 16.47% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 52 23
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£350 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £325 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £649 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £33.81 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.45% +69.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £19.85 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.65 £45.00 £34.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £17.72
% change year-on-year
+1.63% -13.93%
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
565 692 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 76.56% 77.32% 67.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 345 272
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £254 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £565 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 41 24
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +32.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.15 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -9 24 £110 -80.53% 1
Knutsford -4 8 £436 +29.18% 5
Chester -9 7 £405 -1.75%
Crewe - 4 - - 1
Macclesfield +6 2 - - 2
Runcorn -1 2 - - 1
Northwich - 2 - - 1
Wilmslow - - - -
Nantwich - - - -
ITIL
North West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 51 (33.12%) Service Management
2 38 (24.68%) Microsoft
2 38 (24.68%) Security Cleared
3 36 (23.38%) MS Office
3 36 (23.38%) Windows
4 32 (20.78%) MS Excel
4 32 (20.78%) SLA
5 30 (19.48%) SC Cleared
6 29 (18.83%) HP
7 28 (18.18%) ITSM
7 28 (18.18%) Finance
8 26 (16.88%) Service Delivery
9 25 (16.23%) PRINCE2
10 24 (15.58%) MCP
11 23 (14.94%) IBM Notes
11 23 (14.94%) OpenView
11 23 (14.94%) Lotus
11 23 (14.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 19 (12.34%) Project Management
12 19 (12.34%) Linux
13 18 (11.69%) Local Government
13 18 (11.69%) UNIX
14 16 (10.39%) Change Management
15 15 (9.74%) ITIL Certification
15 15 (9.74%) Risk Management
16 14 (9.09%) Management Information System
17 13 (8.44%) Stakeholder Management
17 13 (8.44%) Oracle
18 12 (7.79%) Active Directory
19 11 (7.14%) Telecoms

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 23 (14.94%) IBM Notes
2 8 (5.19%) IIS
3 7 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 7 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.90%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.95%) iPlanet
5 3 (1.95%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.30%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.30%) Lync
6 2 (1.30%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
7 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.65%) SAS
Applications
1 36 (23.38%) MS Office
2 32 (20.78%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.25%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.25%) MS Project
4 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.30%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.65%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.65%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.65%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) IaaS
1 1 (0.65%) SaaS
1 1 (0.65%) PaaS
1 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.84%) LDAP
2 7 (4.55%) Firewall
3 6 (3.90%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.90%) VPN
4 5 (3.25%) DNS
4 5 (3.25%) LAN
4 5 (3.25%) WAN
5 4 (2.60%) VLAN
5 4 (2.60%) DHCP
5 4 (2.60%) SAN
6 3 (1.95%) SMTP
6 3 (1.95%) SSL
7 2 (1.30%) SNMP
7 2 (1.30%) HTTP
7 2 (1.30%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.65%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.65%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.65%) Internet
8 1 (0.65%) DMZ
8 1 (0.65%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.65%) MySQL
General
1 28 (18.18%) Finance
2 18 (11.69%) Local Government
3 11 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.25%) Banking
5 3 (1.95%) Legal
5 3 (1.95%) Retail
6 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.65%) Back Office
6 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (25.97%) Analyst
2 32 (20.78%) Service Analyst
3 29 (18.83%) Service Desk Analyst
4 19 (12.34%) Architect
4 19 (12.34%) Service Manager
5 18 (11.69%) Project Manager
6 14 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
7 12 (7.79%) Services Delivery Manager
8 10 (6.49%) Consultant
9 7 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
9 7 (4.55%) Enterprise Architect
10 6 (3.90%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (3.90%) Operations Manager
11 5 (3.25%) Senior Manager
11 5 (3.25%) Transition Manager
11 5 (3.25%) Senior Project Manager
12 4 (2.60%) Coordinator
12 4 (2.60%) Service Transition Manager
13 3 (1.95%) Applications Manager
13 3 (1.95%) ICT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.30%) Rendezvous
2 1 (0.65%) Middleware
2 1 (0.65%) JDBC
2 1 (0.65%) SOAP
2 1 (0.65%) Web Services
2 1 (0.65%) XML
2 1 (0.65%) HTML
2 1 (0.65%) SAP XI
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 10 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.90%) Performance Metrics
5 5 (3.25%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.60%) Replication
7 3 (1.95%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.30%) PMI
8 2 (1.30%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.65%) User Experience
9 1 (0.65%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.65%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.65%) Clustering
9 1 (0.65%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (23.38%) Windows
2 19 (12.34%) Linux
3 18 (11.69%) UNIX
4 5 (3.25%) Windows XP
4 5 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.95%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.30%) AIX
7 2 (1.30%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.30%) Android
7 2 (1.30%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (33.12%) Service Management
2 28 (18.18%) ITSM
3 26 (16.88%) Service Delivery
4 25 (16.23%) PRINCE2
5 19 (12.34%) Project Management
6 16 (10.39%) Change Management
7 15 (9.74%) Risk Management
8 13 (8.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (6.49%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (6.49%) Resource Management
9 10 (6.49%) Problem Management
10 9 (5.84%) Information Architecture
10 9 (5.84%) Incident Management
11 8 (5.19%) Information Security
11 8 (5.19%) Technical Analysis
12 7 (4.55%) SIEM
12 7 (4.55%) Supplier Management
12 7 (4.55%) CRAMM
13 6 (3.90%) Performance Management
13 6 (3.90%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.55%) Shell Script
2 4 (2.60%) SQL
3 3 (1.95%) C
3 3 (1.95%) Java
4 1 (0.65%) Python
4 1 (0.65%) Perl
4 1 (0.65%) VBScript
4 1 (0.65%) VB
4 1 (0.65%) Ruby
4 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 38 (24.68%) Security Cleared
2 30 (19.48%) SC Cleared
3 24 (15.58%) MCP
4 15 (9.74%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (6.49%) CISSP
6 9 (5.84%) ISEB
7 8 (5.19%) PMI Certification
8 7 (4.55%) PMP
8 7 (4.55%) Degree
9 6 (3.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (3.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.95%) CISA
11 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (1.30%) BC Cleared
12 2 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (1.30%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (1.30%) MCSE
12 2 (1.30%) ISACA
13 1 (0.65%) NCIE
13 1 (0.65%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (20.78%) SLA
2 6 (3.90%) QA
3 5 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.95%) COBIT
5 2 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.65%) GxP
6 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (7.79%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.95%) XenApp
3 3 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.95%) NFS
4 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.65%) Samba
4 1 (0.65%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (14.94%) OpenView
1 23 (14.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (4.55%) CA SiteMinder
3 6 (3.90%) Nessus
4 4 (2.60%) SCOM
5 3 (1.95%) SCCM
6 2 (1.30%) MOM
6 2 (1.30%) TIBCO Hawk
7 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.65%) Opsview
7 1 (0.65%) Puppet
7 1 (0.65%) Legato
7 1 (0.65%) Nagios
7 1 (0.65%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.65%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 38 (24.68%) Microsoft
2 29 (18.83%) HP
3 23 (14.94%) Lotus
4 13 (8.44%) Oracle
5 8 (5.19%) VMware
6 7 (4.55%) ArcSight
7 6 (3.90%) Citrix
8 5 (3.25%) Sun
9 2 (1.30%) SAP
9 2 (1.30%) EMC
9 2 (1.30%) Cisco
9 2 (1.30%) IBM
9 2 (1.30%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.30%) Juniper
9 2 (1.30%) CA
9 2 (1.30%) Trapeze
10 1 (0.65%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.65%) NetApp
10 1 (0.65%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.65%) webMethods
Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago