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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 9 9 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 +20
Contract jobs citing ITIL 94 92 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.55% 10.02% 5.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.33% 13.03% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 34 25
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£400 £326 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.60% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £229 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £578 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £323
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 3
Average hourly rate £28.00 £30.78 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.02% +23.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.28 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £32.89 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.62 £16.00 £15.96
% change year-on-year
-2.40% +0.23%
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
613 706 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 75.31% 76.91% 66.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 317 322
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 50 15
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.56 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -7.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.53 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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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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 +12 54 £485 -19.50%
Chester -4 12 - - 1
Crewe -3 5 £450 - 1
Runcorn - 3 £105 -
Macclesfield -3 1 £350 -
Knutsford - - - - 2
Wilmslow - - - -
Daresbury - - - -
ITIL
North West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 63 (37.06%) Service Management
2 46 (27.06%) Microsoft
2 46 (27.06%) Security Cleared
3 42 (24.71%) Windows
4 39 (22.94%) SLA
5 37 (21.76%) SC Cleared
6 34 (20.00%) HP
7 33 (19.41%) Finance
8 31 (18.24%) MS Office
9 30 (17.65%) MS Excel
9 30 (17.65%) Service Delivery
9 30 (17.65%) ITSM
10 24 (14.12%) Active Directory
11 21 (12.35%) MCP
12 20 (11.76%) IBM Notes
12 20 (11.76%) OpenView
12 20 (11.76%) Lotus
12 20 (11.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 20 (11.76%) Local Government
13 18 (10.59%) Change Management
14 17 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (9.41%) PRINCE2
15 16 (9.41%) Problem Management
16 15 (8.82%) Risk Management
16 15 (8.82%) Telecoms
16 15 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
16 15 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
17 14 (8.24%) ITIL V3
17 14 (8.24%) SCCM
17 14 (8.24%) ISEB

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 20 (11.76%) IBM Notes
2 9 (5.29%) Lync
3 7 (4.12%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.94%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.18%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.18%) IIS
6 2 (1.18%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.59%) Apache
7 1 (0.59%) nginx
Applications
1 31 (18.24%) MS Office
2 30 (17.65%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.53%) MS Project
4 3 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.59%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.47%) TCP/IP
2 10 (5.88%) VPN
3 8 (4.71%) DHCP
3 8 (4.71%) Firewall
4 7 (4.12%) LAN
4 7 (4.12%) DNS
5 5 (2.94%) SAN
6 4 (2.35%) WAN
6 4 (2.35%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.76%) Wireless
7 3 (1.76%) VLAN
7 3 (1.76%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.18%) SMTP
8 2 (1.18%) HTTP
8 2 (1.18%) SSL
9 1 (0.59%) SNMP
9 1 (0.59%) 3G
9 1 (0.59%) FTP
9 1 (0.59%) VoIP
9 1 (0.59%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.76%) MS Access
2 1 (0.59%) MySQL
2 1 (0.59%) SQL Server
General
1 33 (19.41%) Finance
2 20 (11.76%) Local Government
3 15 (8.82%) Telecoms
4 11 (6.47%) Banking
5 2 (1.18%) Retail
5 2 (1.18%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.59%) Billing
6 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 56 (32.94%) Analyst
2 29 (17.06%) Service Analyst
3 26 (15.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 22 (12.94%) Service Manager
5 20 (11.76%) Architect
6 16 (9.41%) Project Manager
7 14 (8.24%) Delivery Manager
8 13 (7.65%) Services Delivery Manager
9 10 (5.88%) Operations Manager
9 10 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
9 10 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
10 9 (5.29%) Consultant
11 8 (4.71%) Senior Manager
11 8 (4.71%) Senior Project Manager
12 5 (2.94%) Desktop Support
12 5 (2.94%) Help Desk Analyst
12 5 (2.94%) ICT Project Manager
12 5 (2.94%) Service Operations Manager
13 4 (2.35%) Coordinator
14 3 (1.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.76%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.18%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.18%) .NET
2 2 (1.18%) JDBC
2 2 (1.18%) Web Services
3 1 (0.59%) XML
3 1 (0.59%) Middleware
3 1 (0.59%) SAP XI
3 1 (0.59%) SOAP
3 1 (0.59%) J2EE
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.65%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.88%) CMDB
4 8 (4.71%) Clustering
4 8 (4.71%) Performance Metrics
5 4 (2.35%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.35%) Replication
6 3 (1.76%) PMI
6 3 (1.76%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.59%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 42 (24.71%) Windows
2 15 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (8.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (7.06%) Windows 7
5 10 (5.88%) UNIX
6 9 (5.29%) Windows XP
7 8 (4.71%) Linux
8 3 (1.76%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.18%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.18%) Android
10 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (37.06%) Service Management
2 30 (17.65%) Service Delivery
2 30 (17.65%) ITSM
3 18 (10.59%) Change Management
4 16 (9.41%) PRINCE2
4 16 (9.41%) Problem Management
5 15 (8.82%) Risk Management
5 15 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (8.24%) ITIL V3
7 12 (7.06%) Supplier Management
8 10 (5.88%) Information Security
8 10 (5.88%) Project Management
8 10 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (5.29%) Incident Management
9 9 (5.29%) Information Architecture
9 9 (5.29%) Performance Management
10 7 (4.12%) CRAMM
10 7 (4.12%) Resource Management
11 6 (3.53%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (3.53%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.12%) PowerShell
2 6 (3.53%) SQL
3 4 (2.35%) Shell Script
3 4 (2.35%) VB
4 3 (1.76%) C
4 3 (1.76%) Java
5 2 (1.18%) Perl
6 1 (0.59%) VBScript
6 1 (0.59%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 46 (27.06%) Security Cleared
2 37 (21.76%) SC Cleared
3 21 (12.35%) MCP
4 14 (8.24%) ISEB
5 13 (7.65%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (4.71%) CISSP
7 6 (3.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (3.53%) PMI Certification
8 5 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
8 5 (2.94%) PMP
9 4 (2.35%) CISA
9 4 (2.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.76%) Degree
10 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.18%) MCSE
11 2 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (1.18%) BC Cleared
11 2 (1.18%) ISACA
12 1 (0.59%) MCTS
12 1 (0.59%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (22.94%) SLA
2 4 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.35%) QA
3 2 (1.18%) COBIT
4 1 (0.59%) BS7799
4 1 (0.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (14.12%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.76%) XenApp
3 3 (1.76%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.18%) vSphere
5 1 (0.59%) NFS
Systems Management
1 20 (11.76%) OpenView
1 20 (11.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 14 (8.24%) SCCM
3 6 (3.53%) SCOM
4 4 (2.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (1.76%) Nessus
5 3 (1.76%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 3 (1.76%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.18%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.18%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.59%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.59%) Legato
Vendors
1 46 (27.06%) Microsoft
2 34 (20.00%) HP
3 20 (11.76%) Lotus
4 12 (7.06%) Remedy
5 11 (6.47%) VMware
6 10 (5.88%) Citrix
7 7 (4.12%) Oracle
8 6 (3.53%) Symantec
9 5 (2.94%) Cisco
10 4 (2.35%) CA
11 3 (1.76%) BMC
11 3 (1.76%) ArcSight
12 2 (1.18%) Juniper
12 2 (1.18%) IBM
12 2 (1.18%) SAP
13 1 (0.59%) Dell
13 1 (0.59%) EMC
13 1 (0.59%) Hyperion
13 1 (0.59%) NetApp
13 1 (0.59%) Red Hat
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