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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 15 17 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing ITIL 92 68 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.78% 8.94% 13.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.03% 11.22% 16.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 32 59
Average daily rate £450 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £110 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £456 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 16
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.17 £19.30 £15.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £44.30 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.56 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +3.70%
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
765 606 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.30% 79.63% 79.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 376 352
Average daily rate £425 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £530 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 46
Average hourly rate £22.50 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 51 £490 +226.66% 3
Chester +10 20 £388 +17.42% 1
Knutsford -6 6 £300 -31.19% 2
Daresbury +1 2 £300 -26.38%
Nantwich - 2 £225 -
ITIL
North West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 59 (27.70%) Microsoft
2 52 (24.41%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (23.47%) Finance
3 50 (23.47%) Windows
4 47 (22.07%) Service Management
5 46 (21.60%) JavaScript
6 44 (20.66%) MS Excel
7 38 (17.84%) MS Office
8 36 (16.90%) PRINCE2
9 35 (16.43%) ServiceNow
10 34 (15.96%) SLA
11 27 (12.68%) HTTP
11 27 (12.68%) ITIL V3
11 27 (12.68%) SCCM
12 26 (12.21%) Windows 7
12 26 (12.21%) C++
13 25 (11.74%) HTML
13 25 (11.74%) XML
13 25 (11.74%) Python
13 25 (11.74%) Active Directory
13 25 (11.74%) Citrix
13 25 (11.74%) Local Government
13 25 (11.74%) Security Cleared
14 24 (11.27%) Problem Management
14 24 (11.27%) ITIL Certification
15 23 (10.80%) Web Services
16 22 (10.33%) Service Delivery
16 22 (10.33%) Migration
17 21 (9.86%) Banking
17 21 (9.86%) CSS

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 10 (4.69%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.23%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.29%) Skype for Business
4 5 (2.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (1.88%) IIS
5 4 (1.88%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.41%) Apache
6 3 (1.41%) nginx
7 2 (0.94%) CMS
7 2 (0.94%) Node.js
8 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.47%) Confluence
8 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 44 (20.66%) MS Excel
2 38 (17.84%) MS Office
3 8 (3.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.47%) MS Project
4 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.88%) Oracle BPM
1 4 (1.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.41%) Maximo
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.76%) Office 365
3 3 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (12.68%) HTTP
2 11 (5.16%) DHCP
2 11 (5.16%) DNS
3 9 (4.23%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.29%) Internet
4 7 (3.29%) SSL
5 6 (2.82%) VPN
6 5 (2.35%) FTP
6 5 (2.35%) SMTP
7 4 (1.88%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (1.88%) WAN
8 3 (1.41%) Firewall
8 3 (1.41%) LAN
8 3 (1.41%) SAN
9 2 (0.94%) Avaya Modular Messaging
9 2 (0.94%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.47%) NAS
10 1 (0.47%) Network Security
10 1 (0.47%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.47%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.41%) MongoDB
2 3 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.47%) JIRA
3 1 (0.47%) MSI
3 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 50 (23.47%) Finance
2 25 (11.74%) Local Government
3 21 (9.86%) Banking
4 10 (4.69%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.88%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.41%) Advertising
7 2 (0.94%) Retail
7 2 (0.94%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Back Office
8 1 (0.47%) Front Office
8 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (23.00%) Analyst
2 36 (16.90%) Service Manager
3 29 (13.62%) Service Analyst
4 24 (11.27%) Service Desk Analyst
5 21 (9.86%) Developer
6 17 (7.98%) Applications Support
7 15 (7.04%) Applications Manager
7 15 (7.04%) Project Manager
8 14 (6.57%) Senior Manager
9 13 (6.10%) Applications Support Manager
9 13 (6.10%) Service Desk Support
9 13 (6.10%) Support Manager
10 11 (5.16%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
10 11 (5.16%) IT Manager
11 10 (4.69%) IT Services Manager
11 10 (4.69%) Service Desk Manager
11 10 (4.69%) Service Desk Support Analyst
11 10 (4.69%) ServiceNow Developer
11 10 (4.69%) Support Analyst
12 9 (4.23%) ITIL Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.74%) HTML
1 25 (11.74%) XML
2 23 (10.80%) Web Services
3 21 (9.86%) CSS
4 19 (8.92%) JSON
4 19 (8.92%) SOAP
5 5 (2.35%) JDBC
5 5 (2.35%) SAP XI
6 4 (1.88%) Middleware
7 2 (0.94%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.94%) CSS3
7 2 (0.94%) HTML5
7 2 (0.94%) jQuery
8 1 (0.47%) .NET
8 1 (0.47%) EDI
8 1 (0.47%) J2EE
8 1 (0.47%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.04%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.63%) Data Centre
4 10 (4.69%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.69%) PMI
5 6 (2.82%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.35%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.88%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.41%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.94%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.94%) Contactless
9 2 (0.94%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.94%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.94%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.47%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.47%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.47%) PKI
10 1 (0.47%) Tandem
10 1 (0.47%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 50 (23.47%) Windows
2 26 (12.21%) Windows 7
3 11 (5.16%) Linux
4 10 (4.69%) Android
5 9 (4.23%) Windows Server
6 8 (3.76%) Unix
6 8 (3.76%) Windows XP
7 7 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.82%) Apple iOS
8 6 (2.82%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.35%) Solaris
10 4 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.94%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (24.41%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (22.07%) Service Management
3 36 (16.90%) PRINCE2
4 27 (12.68%) ITIL V3
5 24 (11.27%) Problem Management
6 22 (10.33%) Migration
6 22 (10.33%) Service Delivery
7 18 (8.45%) Change Management
8 17 (7.98%) Project Management
9 14 (6.57%) Configuration Management
9 14 (6.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (6.10%) Responsive Web Design
10 13 (6.10%) Web Design
11 12 (5.63%) Performance Management
11 12 (5.63%) Risk Management
12 11 (5.16%) Incident Management
13 10 (4.69%) Coaching
13 10 (4.69%) Mentoring
13 10 (4.69%) Service Desk Management
13 10 (4.69%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (21.60%) JavaScript
2 26 (12.21%) C++
3 25 (11.74%) Python
4 15 (7.04%) SQL
5 8 (3.76%) Java
6 4 (1.88%) C
7 1 (0.47%) PHP
7 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (11.74%) Security Cleared
2 24 (11.27%) ITIL Certification
3 19 (8.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 12 (5.63%) MCP
5 10 (4.69%) Degree
5 10 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (4.69%) PMI Certification
6 9 (4.23%) MCSA
7 8 (3.76%) SC Cleared
8 7 (3.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (3.29%) MCITP
9 6 (2.82%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (1.88%) APMP
12 2 (0.94%) CCNP
12 2 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.47%) CCNA
13 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (15.96%) SLA
2 15 (7.04%) Disclosure Scotland
2 15 (7.04%) P3O
3 3 (1.41%) COBIT
4 2 (0.94%) Val IT
5 1 (0.47%) QA
5 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (11.74%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.76%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.82%) XenApp
4 4 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (1.41%) vCloud
6 2 (0.94%) vSphere
7 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 27 (12.68%) SCCM
2 10 (4.69%) OpenView
3 4 (1.88%) Puppet
4 3 (1.41%) logstash
4 3 (1.41%) Nagios
4 3 (1.41%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.94%) Ansible
6 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.47%) SCOM
6 1 (0.47%) vRealize
Vendors
1 59 (27.70%) Microsoft
2 35 (16.43%) ServiceNow
3 25 (11.74%) Citrix
4 15 (7.04%) VMware
5 11 (5.16%) HP
6 9 (4.23%) Oracle
7 7 (3.29%) Juniper
8 5 (2.35%) SAP
8 5 (2.35%) webMethods
9 4 (1.88%) Avaya
9 4 (1.88%) BMC
9 4 (1.88%) Cisco
9 4 (1.88%) IBM
9 4 (1.88%) Remedy
10 2 (0.94%) Apple
11 1 (0.47%) AppSense
11 1 (0.47%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.47%) Lotus
11 1 (0.47%) Sun
11 1 (0.47%) Teradata
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