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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 14 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 78 122 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.89% 15.25% 11.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.98% 19.68% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 56 19
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.24% +49.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £313 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £650 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 13
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% -5.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.32 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.80 £53.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.50 £17.94
% change year-on-year
+1.45% -13.60%
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
601 620 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 76.17% 77.50% 71.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 296 244
Average daily rate £400 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £580 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 54 32
Average hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £13.70 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 3 March 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 -7 26 £260 -53.98% 3
Chester +3 20 £400 +6.66% 1
Knutsford -7 9 £422 +25.03% 2
Runcorn +3 3 - - 2
Macclesfield +1 3 - - 1
Crewe +1 2 - - 4
Northwich - 2 - -
Nantwich - 1 - -
Wilmslow - - - - 1
ITIL
North West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 53 (36.05%) Service Management
2 43 (29.25%) Microsoft
3 39 (26.53%) MS Office
3 39 (26.53%) MS Excel
4 36 (24.49%) Windows
5 35 (23.81%) HP
6 32 (21.77%) SLA
6 32 (21.77%) PRINCE2
7 28 (19.05%) Security Cleared
8 27 (18.37%) MCP
8 27 (18.37%) OpenView
9 26 (17.69%) IBM Notes
9 26 (17.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 26 (17.69%) Lotus
9 26 (17.69%) Local Government
10 23 (15.65%) SC Cleared
11 19 (12.93%) Change Management
11 19 (12.93%) Finance
11 19 (12.93%) Project Management
11 19 (12.93%) UNIX
11 19 (12.93%) Linux
12 18 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (11.56%) ITSM
13 17 (11.56%) Service Delivery
14 16 (10.88%) ITIL Certification
15 15 (10.20%) Oracle
16 14 (9.52%) Telecoms
17 12 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
18 10 (6.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 10 (6.80%) SharePoint

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 26 (17.69%) IBM Notes
2 10 (6.80%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.44%) IIS
4 7 (4.76%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.08%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.72%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.04%) iPlanet
8 2 (1.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.36%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 2 (1.36%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (1.36%) Lync
9 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.68%) SAS
Applications
1 39 (26.53%) MS Office
1 39 (26.53%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.80%) MS Visio
3 9 (6.12%) MS Project
4 5 (3.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.36%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.68%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.68%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.68%) SaaS
1 1 (0.68%) PaaS
1 1 (0.68%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.44%) LDAP
2 7 (4.76%) WAN
2 7 (4.76%) Firewall
3 6 (4.08%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.08%) SAN
4 5 (3.40%) VPN
4 5 (3.40%) 3G
5 4 (2.72%) VLAN
5 4 (2.72%) 4G
5 4 (2.72%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (2.72%) 2G
5 4 (2.72%) HSPA
5 4 (2.72%) LTE
5 4 (2.72%) WCDMA
5 4 (2.72%) GPRS
5 4 (2.72%) GSM
5 4 (2.72%) LAN
6 3 (2.04%) DHCP
6 3 (2.04%) DNS
6 3 (2.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.68%) MySQL
1 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
1 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
General
1 26 (17.69%) Local Government
2 19 (12.93%) Finance
3 14 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.76%) Banking
5 3 (2.04%) Retail
5 3 (2.04%) Legal
6 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.68%) Back Office
6 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (28.57%) Analyst
2 33 (22.45%) Service Analyst
3 30 (20.41%) Service Desk Analyst
4 28 (19.05%) Project Manager
5 13 (8.84%) Service Manager
6 11 (7.48%) Consultant
7 10 (6.80%) ICT Project Manager
8 9 (6.12%) Architect
9 7 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
9 7 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
10 6 (4.08%) Senior Manager
10 6 (4.08%) Senior Project Manager
10 6 (4.08%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (4.08%) Services Delivery Manager
11 5 (3.40%) Junior
11 5 (3.40%) Junior Project Manager
12 4 (2.72%) Performance Engineer
12 4 (2.72%) Enterprise Architect
12 4 (2.72%) Transition Manager
12 4 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.36%) Rendezvous
2 1 (0.68%) Middleware
2 1 (0.68%) SAP XI
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.68%) HTML
2 1 (0.68%) JDBC
2 1 (0.68%) SOAP
2 1 (0.68%) Web Services
2 1 (0.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.40%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.72%) Replication
6 3 (2.04%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.36%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.36%) CMDB
7 2 (1.36%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.68%) User Experience
8 1 (0.68%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.68%) Clustering
8 1 (0.68%) Life Science
8 1 (0.68%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.68%) PMI
8 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 36 (24.49%) Windows
2 19 (12.93%) UNIX
2 19 (12.93%) Linux
3 4 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.04%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.04%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.04%) AIX
5 2 (1.36%) Android
5 2 (1.36%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.36%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (36.05%) Service Management
2 32 (21.77%) PRINCE2
3 19 (12.93%) Project Management
3 19 (12.93%) Change Management
4 18 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (11.56%) ITSM
5 17 (11.56%) Service Delivery
6 10 (6.80%) Problem Management
7 9 (6.12%) Matrix Management
7 9 (6.12%) Performance Management
7 9 (6.12%) Risk Management
7 9 (6.12%) Resource Management
8 8 (5.44%) Technical Analysis
9 7 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (4.76%) SIEM
9 7 (4.76%) CRAMM
9 7 (4.76%) Network Management
9 7 (4.76%) Incident Management
9 7 (4.76%) Migration
10 6 (4.08%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.76%) Shell Script
2 5 (3.40%) SQL
3 3 (2.04%) Java
4 2 (1.36%) Perl
5 1 (0.68%) PHP
5 1 (0.68%) C
5 1 (0.68%) VBScript
5 1 (0.68%) VB
5 1 (0.68%) Python
5 1 (0.68%) Jython
5 1 (0.68%) Ruby
5 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 28 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 27 (18.37%) MCP
3 23 (15.65%) SC Cleared
4 16 (10.88%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (6.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (4.76%) ISEB
6 7 (4.76%) CISSP
6 7 (4.76%) PMI Certification
7 6 (4.08%) PMP
7 6 (4.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (3.40%) VCP4
8 5 (3.40%) Degree
9 4 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (2.04%) MCSE
11 2 (1.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.36%) NCIE
12 1 (0.68%) MCTS
12 1 (0.68%) MCITP
12 1 (0.68%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (21.77%) SLA
2 6 (4.08%) QA
3 2 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.68%) COBIT
4 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.68%) GxP
System Software
1 8 (5.44%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.72%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.04%) NFS
5 2 (1.36%) XenApp
5 2 (1.36%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.68%) Samba
6 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 27 (18.37%) OpenView
2 26 (17.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (4.76%) CA Single Sign-On
4 6 (4.08%) Nessus
5 3 (2.04%) SCOM
6 2 (1.36%) MOM
6 2 (1.36%) SCCM
6 2 (1.36%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.36%) TIBCO Hawk
7 1 (0.68%) OVSD
7 1 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.68%) Nagios
7 1 (0.68%) Legato
7 1 (0.68%) Puppet
7 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.68%) Opsview
Vendors
1 43 (29.25%) Microsoft
2 35 (23.81%) HP
3 26 (17.69%) Lotus
4 15 (10.20%) Oracle
5 9 (6.12%) VMware
6 7 (4.76%) ArcSight
7 6 (4.08%) Sun
8 5 (3.40%) Citrix
9 4 (2.72%) Nortel
9 4 (2.72%) Ericsson
9 4 (2.72%) Business Objects
9 4 (2.72%) Huawei
9 4 (2.72%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 4 (2.72%) Mapinfo
10 3 (2.04%) Cisco
10 3 (2.04%) EMC
11 2 (1.36%) IBM
11 2 (1.36%) SAP
11 2 (1.36%) CA
11 2 (1.36%) Juniper
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