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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 15 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing ITIL 94 78 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.48% 9.49% 11.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.27% 12.68% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 39 36
Average daily rate
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£433 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £100 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £641 £607 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 17
Average hourly rate £17.33 £31.56 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.08% +5.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.42 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £49.75 £36.89
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.77 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.62% -9.88%
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
915 615 615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.51% 74.82% 74.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 332 292
Average daily rate £425 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 35
Average hourly rate £17.42 £28.25 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.35% -10.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -1 56 £463 -15.90% 2
Chester -5 9 £425 - 2
Crewe -1 8 £325 -27.77% 2
Knutsford -5 5 £330 -20.09% 1
Runcorn +4 1 - -
Wilmslow - 1 £175 -
Northwich - 1 - -
ITIL
North West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 37 (26.43%) SLA
2 35 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 33 (23.57%) Service Management
4 30 (21.43%) Windows
5 27 (19.29%) Finance
6 24 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (17.14%) MS Office
7 23 (16.43%) Microsoft
7 23 (16.43%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (15.00%) MS Excel
9 19 (13.57%) Service Delivery
9 19 (13.57%) Project Management
10 18 (12.86%) Problem Management
11 17 (12.14%) Incident Management
12 15 (10.71%) Supplier Management
12 15 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 15 (10.71%) ITIL V3
13 14 (10.00%) Security Cleared
13 14 (10.00%) Change Management
13 14 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (9.29%) C++
14 13 (9.29%) JavaScript
14 13 (9.29%) Python
15 12 (8.57%) TCP/IP
15 12 (8.57%) Active Directory
15 12 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (7.86%) SCCM
16 11 (7.86%) Local Government
16 11 (7.86%) SharePoint
16 11 (7.86%) XML

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 11 (7.86%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.14%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.14%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.43%) nginx
4 2 (1.43%) Apache
4 2 (1.43%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.71%) IIS
5 1 (0.71%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 24 (17.14%) MS Office
2 21 (15.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (5.00%) MS Project
4 5 (3.57%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.14%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.71%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.14%) Office 365
2 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.57%) TCP/IP
2 11 (7.86%) Internet
3 10 (7.14%) DNS
3 10 (7.14%) DHCP
4 7 (5.00%) HTTP
5 5 (3.57%) FTP
5 5 (3.57%) SMTP
6 4 (2.86%) Wireless
7 2 (1.43%) SAN
7 2 (1.43%) NAS
7 2 (1.43%) WAN
7 2 (1.43%) LAN
8 1 (0.71%) VoIP
8 1 (0.71%) VPN
8 1 (0.71%) DMZ
8 1 (0.71%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.43%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.43%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.71%) Rational DOORS
General
1 27 (19.29%) Finance
2 11 (7.86%) Local Government
3 5 (3.57%) Banking
3 5 (3.57%) Retail
4 3 (2.14%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.14%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.43%) Billing
5 2 (1.43%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.71%) Marketing
6 1 (0.71%) German Language
6 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 47 (33.57%) Analyst
2 25 (17.86%) Service Analyst
3 24 (17.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 20 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 17 (12.14%) Service Manager
6 11 (7.86%) 1st Line Support
7 9 (6.43%) Business Analyst
7 9 (6.43%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
8 7 (5.00%) Senior Manager
9 6 (4.29%) Architect
9 6 (4.29%) Applications Support
9 6 (4.29%) Senior Business Analyst
9 6 (4.29%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (3.57%) Transition Manager
10 5 (3.57%) Applications Manager
10 5 (3.57%) Support Manager
10 5 (3.57%) Applications Support Manager
10 5 (3.57%) Services Delivery Manager
10 5 (3.57%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.86%) XML
2 10 (7.14%) HTML
3 6 (4.29%) Web Services
3 6 (4.29%) EDI
4 5 (3.57%) JDBC
4 5 (3.57%) SAP XI
5 2 (1.43%) ODBC
6 1 (0.71%) Middleware
6 1 (0.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.14%) Device Driver
3 8 (5.71%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.29%) PMI
6 4 (2.86%) CMDB
7 2 (1.43%) iPad
7 2 (1.43%) SecurID
7 2 (1.43%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.71%) Handset
8 1 (0.71%) Replication
8 1 (0.71%) Tandem
8 1 (0.71%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 30 (21.43%) Windows
2 9 (6.43%) Linux
2 9 (6.43%) UNIX
3 7 (5.00%) Windows XP
3 7 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (3.57%) Solaris
5 2 (1.43%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.43%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.43%) Android
6 1 (0.71%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 33 (23.57%) Service Management
3 24 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (16.43%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (13.57%) Project Management
5 19 (13.57%) Service Delivery
6 18 (12.86%) Problem Management
7 17 (12.14%) Incident Management
8 15 (10.71%) ITIL V3
8 15 (10.71%) Supplier Management
9 14 (10.00%) Change Management
10 10 (7.14%) Risk Management
11 8 (5.71%) Project Planning
11 8 (5.71%) Release Management
11 8 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (5.00%) Unit Testing
12 7 (5.00%) Waterfall
12 7 (5.00%) Business Analysis
12 7 (5.00%) Line Management
13 6 (4.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.29%) C++
1 13 (9.29%) JavaScript
1 13 (9.29%) Python
2 10 (7.14%) SQL
3 7 (5.00%) Java
4 2 (1.43%) C
4 2 (1.43%) C#
4 2 (1.43%) VBScript
4 2 (1.43%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.71%) Jython
5 1 (0.71%) Perl
5 1 (0.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 14 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (6.43%) SC Cleared
4 8 (5.71%) Degree
5 7 (5.00%) APMP
5 7 (5.00%) PMI Certification
6 6 (4.29%) MCP
7 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.14%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.43%) MCITP
9 2 (1.43%) ACSP
9 2 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.43%) MCSE
10 1 (0.71%) ISEB
10 1 (0.71%) MCDST
10 1 (0.71%) PMP
10 1 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (26.43%) SLA
2 7 (5.00%) P3O
3 5 (3.57%) QA
4 3 (2.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.43%) COBIT
6 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.86%) XenApp
3 3 (2.14%) vSphere
3 3 (2.14%) BitLocker
4 2 (1.43%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.43%) vCloud
5 1 (0.71%) XenServer
5 1 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.71%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (7.86%) SCCM
2 6 (4.29%) OpenView
3 2 (1.43%) Nagios
3 2 (1.43%) ZABBIX
3 2 (1.43%) Puppet
3 2 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.43%) logstash
4 1 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (16.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.14%) Oracle
3 9 (6.43%) HP
4 7 (5.00%) Citrix
5 5 (3.57%) SAP
5 5 (3.57%) webMethods
6 4 (2.86%) IBM
7 3 (2.14%) Apple
7 3 (2.14%) Remedy
7 3 (2.14%) McAfee
7 3 (2.14%) VMware
8 2 (1.43%) AppSense
8 2 (1.43%) BMC
8 2 (1.43%) Sun
8 2 (1.43%) Cisco
9 1 (0.71%) Sybase
9 1 (0.71%) Adobe
9 1 (0.71%) NetApp
9 1 (0.71%) Veritas
9 1 (0.71%) Lotus
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