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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 15 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 65 86 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.33% 8.74% 9.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.69% 11.33% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 30 24
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £314 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £593 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £326 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.56 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.69% -5.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £17.15 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.65 £44.95 £63.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £17.53
% change year-on-year
- -14.43%
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
608 759 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 77.95% 77.13% 69.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 348 310
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 45 29
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.81 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.41% -2.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.15 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +1 37 £110 -82.11% 3
Chester -5 6 £501 +17.76% 1
Macclesfield +6 3 £350 -22.22%
Crewe -1 3 - -
Runcorn -3 2 - - 1
Northwich - 2 - -
Knutsford -6 1 £422 +22.76% 2
Wilmslow - - - -
ITIL
North West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 57 (37.50%) Service Management
2 42 (27.63%) Security Cleared
3 40 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 35 (23.03%) MS Office
5 34 (22.37%) SLA
5 34 (22.37%) SC Cleared
6 32 (21.05%) HP
7 30 (19.74%) MS Excel
8 29 (19.08%) Service Delivery
8 29 (19.08%) ITSM
9 28 (18.42%) Windows
10 26 (17.11%) Finance
11 23 (15.13%) MCP
12 22 (14.47%) IBM Notes
12 22 (14.47%) OpenView
12 22 (14.47%) Lotus
12 22 (14.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 20 (13.16%) Project Management
14 19 (12.50%) PRINCE2
14 19 (12.50%) Local Government
15 16 (10.53%) Risk Management
16 15 (9.87%) Telecoms
16 15 (9.87%) Change Management
17 14 (9.21%) Management Information System
18 13 (8.55%) ITIL Certification
19 12 (7.89%) ISEB
19 12 (7.89%) Active Directory
20 11 (7.24%) Problem Management
20 11 (7.24%) CISSP
20 11 (7.24%) UNIX

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 22 (14.47%) IBM Notes
2 6 (3.95%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.29%) Lync
4 3 (1.97%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.66%) nginx
6 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.66%) SAS
6 1 (0.66%) Apache
Applications
1 35 (23.03%) MS Office
2 30 (19.74%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.63%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.63%) MS Project
4 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) IaaS
1 1 (0.66%) SaaS
1 1 (0.66%) PaaS
1 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.61%) LAN
2 6 (3.95%) Firewall
2 6 (3.95%) WAN
3 5 (3.29%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.29%) VPN
4 4 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.97%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.97%) SAN
5 3 (1.97%) DNS
6 2 (1.32%) SMTP
6 2 (1.32%) SSL
6 2 (1.32%) DHCP
6 2 (1.32%) VLAN
7 1 (0.66%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.66%) Broadband
7 1 (0.66%) VoIP
7 1 (0.66%) LDAP
7 1 (0.66%) FTP
7 1 (0.66%) HTTP
7 1 (0.66%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.66%) MySQL
1 1 (0.66%) SQL Server
General
1 26 (17.11%) Finance
2 19 (12.50%) Local Government
3 15 (9.87%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.97%) Legal
5 2 (1.32%) Banking
5 2 (1.32%) Retail
6 1 (0.66%) Back Office
6 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 48 (31.58%) Analyst
2 30 (19.74%) Service Analyst
3 27 (17.76%) Service Desk Analyst
4 22 (14.47%) Architect
5 19 (12.50%) Service Manager
6 17 (11.18%) Project Manager
7 14 (9.21%) Delivery Manager
8 12 (7.89%) Services Delivery Manager
9 10 (6.58%) Consultant
9 10 (6.58%) Enterprise Architect
10 7 (4.61%) Operations Manager
11 6 (3.95%) Senior Manager
11 6 (3.95%) Transition Manager
11 6 (3.95%) Senior Project Manager
12 5 (3.29%) Coordinator
12 5 (3.29%) 1st Line Support
13 4 (2.63%) Service Transition Manager
14 3 (1.97%) Applications Manager
14 3 (1.97%) ICT Project Manager
15 2 (1.32%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.32%) .NET
2 1 (0.66%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.66%) SAP XI
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.66%) JDBC
2 1 (0.66%) SOAP
2 1 (0.66%) Web Services
2 1 (0.66%) XML
2 1 (0.66%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.21%) Management Information System
2 10 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.61%) Performance Metrics
3 7 (4.61%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.63%) CMDB
5 3 (1.97%) PMI
5 3 (1.97%) Replication
5 3 (1.97%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.32%) Clustering
6 2 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.66%) User Experience
7 1 (0.66%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 28 (18.42%) Windows
2 11 (7.24%) UNIX
3 9 (5.92%) Linux
4 6 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.29%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.29%) Windows XP
5 5 (3.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.32%) Android
6 2 (1.32%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.66%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (37.50%) Service Management
2 29 (19.08%) Service Delivery
2 29 (19.08%) ITSM
3 20 (13.16%) Project Management
4 19 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 16 (10.53%) Risk Management
6 15 (9.87%) Change Management
7 11 (7.24%) Problem Management
7 11 (7.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (6.58%) Resource Management
8 10 (6.58%) Information Security
8 10 (6.58%) Incident Management
8 10 (6.58%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (5.92%) Information Architecture
9 9 (5.92%) ITIL V3
10 8 (5.26%) Supplier Management
10 8 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
11 7 (4.61%) CRAMM
12 6 (3.95%) Performance Management
12 6 (3.95%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.97%) C
1 3 (1.97%) SQL
2 2 (1.32%) Java
2 2 (1.32%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.66%) Perl
3 1 (0.66%) VBScript
3 1 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (27.63%) Security Cleared
2 34 (22.37%) SC Cleared
3 23 (15.13%) MCP
4 13 (8.55%) ITIL Certification
5 12 (7.89%) ISEB
6 11 (7.24%) CISSP
7 6 (3.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (3.29%) Degree
8 5 (3.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (3.29%) PMI Certification
9 4 (2.63%) PMP
9 4 (2.63%) CISA
10 3 (1.97%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (1.32%) BC Cleared
11 2 (1.32%) ISACA
12 1 (0.66%) MCTS
12 1 (0.66%) MCITP
12 1 (0.66%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (22.37%) SLA
2 7 (4.61%) QA
3 4 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.32%) COBIT
5 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.66%) BS7799
System Software
1 12 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.97%) XenApp
4 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.66%) NFS
4 1 (0.66%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (14.47%) OpenView
1 22 (14.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (3.95%) SCCM
2 6 (3.95%) Nessus
3 3 (1.97%) SCOM
4 1 (0.66%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.66%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.66%) MOM
4 1 (0.66%) Legato
Vendors
1 40 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 32 (21.05%) HP
3 22 (14.47%) Lotus
4 10 (6.58%) Oracle
5 7 (4.61%) VMware
6 6 (3.95%) Remedy
6 6 (3.95%) Citrix
6 6 (3.95%) ArcSight
7 3 (1.97%) Cisco
8 2 (1.32%) IBM
8 2 (1.32%) Juniper
8 2 (1.32%) Trapeze
9 1 (0.66%) Splunk
9 1 (0.66%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.66%) SAP
9 1 (0.66%) Dell
9 1 (0.66%) EMC
9 1 (0.66%) CA
9 1 (0.66%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.66%) NetApp
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