The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 15 6 15
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs citing ITIL 48 117 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.55% 11.68% 9.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.01% 14.53% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 86 41
Median daily rate £350 £425 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +32.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £211 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £550 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 12
Median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -18.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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
533 805 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.81% 80.34% 81.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 560 324
Median daily rate £425 £440 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +11.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 38
Median hourly rate £19.66 £18.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.22% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing ITIL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 December 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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -7 25 £300 -37.50% 5
Knutsford +6 6 £388 -8.82% 1
Chester -10 5 £423 -0.58% 1
Wilmslow +3 3 £180 -65.71% 4
Runcorn - 3 £400 -
Ellesmere Port - 1 - -
ITIL
North West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 39 (39.39%) Change Management
2 37 (37.37%) Service Management
3 28 (28.28%) Windows
4 27 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 25 (25.25%) Problem Management
6 24 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (24.24%) ITSM
7 19 (19.19%) Banking
7 19 (19.19%) Finance
7 19 (19.19%) Incident Management
8 16 (16.16%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (16.16%) MS Office
9 15 (15.15%) PRINCE2
9 15 (15.15%) MS Excel
9 15 (15.15%) Open Source
10 14 (14.14%) SaaS
10 14 (14.14%) PaaS
10 14 (14.14%) IaaS
11 13 (13.13%) DevOps
11 13 (13.13%) Linux
11 13 (13.13%) Computer Science
12 12 (12.12%) Firewall
13 11 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (11.11%) LAN
14 10 (10.10%) WAN
14 10 (10.10%) Active Directory
14 10 (10.10%) Cisco
14 10 (10.10%) Oracle
14 10 (10.10%) ITIL V3
14 10 (10.10%) Windows 7

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (8.08%) IBM Notes
2 5 (5.05%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.04%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.03%) Apache
4 3 (3.03%) IIS
4 3 (3.03%) JBoss
4 3 (3.03%) nginx
4 3 (3.03%) Oracle 10gAS
4 3 (3.03%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.03%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.01%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.01%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.01%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 16 (16.16%) MS Office
2 15 (15.15%) MS Excel
3 6 (6.06%) MS Project
4 5 (5.05%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.14%) IaaS
1 14 (14.14%) PaaS
1 14 (14.14%) SaaS
2 5 (5.05%) Office 365
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.12%) Firewall
2 11 (11.11%) LAN
3 10 (10.10%) WAN
4 5 (5.05%) DNS
4 5 (5.05%) SSL
5 4 (4.04%) LDAP
5 4 (4.04%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.03%) BIG-IP
6 3 (3.03%) DHCP
6 3 (3.03%) Ethernet
6 3 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (3.03%) Kerberos
6 3 (3.03%) SAN
6 3 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (3.03%) WLAN
7 2 (2.02%) SMTP
7 2 (2.02%) Wireless
8 1 (1.01%) Softphone
8 1 (1.01%) Symposium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.07%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.02%) JIRA
1 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.01%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.01%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.01%) Log4j
General
1 19 (19.19%) Banking
1 19 (19.19%) Finance
2 3 (3.03%) Local Government
2 3 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (22.22%) Analyst
2 18 (18.18%) Operations Engineer
3 10 (10.10%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 7 (7.07%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (6.06%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.05%) Design Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) Desktop Support
7 5 (5.05%) Implementation Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) Service Desk Support
8 4 (4.04%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
8 4 (4.04%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 4 (4.04%) Service Manager
9 3 (3.03%) Consultant
9 3 (3.03%) Developer
9 3 (3.03%) Middleware Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.03%) Middleware
1 3 (3.03%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (2.02%) .NET
2 2 (2.02%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.02%) WCF
2 2 (2.02%) WinForms
3 1 (1.01%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.01%) JAX-RPC
3 1 (1.01%) REST
3 1 (1.01%) SOAP
3 1 (1.01%) Web Services
3 1 (1.01%) WSDL
3 1 (1.01%) XML
3 1 (1.01%) XSL
3 1 (1.01%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.16%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (13.13%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.06%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.04%) User Experience
5 3 (3.03%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (3.03%) iPhone
6 2 (2.02%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.02%) IBM XIV
6 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.01%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.01%) Replication
7 1 (1.01%) RIA
7 1 (1.01%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 28 (28.28%) Windows
2 13 (13.13%) Linux
3 10 (10.10%) Windows 7
4 9 (9.09%) Unix
5 7 (7.07%) Windows Server
6 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.04%) AIX
7 4 (4.04%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.03%) Windows 10
8 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.03%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.02%) Android
9 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.02%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (39.39%) Change Management
2 37 (37.37%) Service Management
3 25 (25.25%) Problem Management
4 24 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (24.24%) ITSM
5 19 (19.19%) Incident Management
6 15 (15.15%) Open Source
6 15 (15.15%) PRINCE2
7 13 (13.13%) DevOps
8 11 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (10.10%) ITIL V3
10 9 (9.09%) Project Management
11 8 (8.08%) Trend Analysis
12 6 (6.06%) Migration
12 6 (6.06%) Network Design
13 5 (5.05%) Data Protection
13 5 (5.05%) Information Security
13 5 (5.05%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (5.05%) Risk Management
13 5 (5.05%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.04%) Java
2 3 (3.03%) Perl
2 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.03%) Python
2 3 (3.03%) SQL
3 2 (2.02%) C#
3 2 (2.02%) C++
3 2 (2.02%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (8.08%) MCP
2 6 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.05%) CISSP
3 5 (5.05%) Degree
3 5 (5.05%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.03%) CCNA
4 3 (3.03%) CISA
4 3 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.03%) CRISC
5 2 (2.02%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.02%) MCSA
5 2 (2.02%) MCSE
5 2 (2.02%) MCTS
5 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.01%) EMCSA
6 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.08%) SLA
2 5 (5.05%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (3.03%) COBIT
3 3 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.02%) QA
5 1 (1.01%) BS25999
5 1 (1.01%) COSO
5 1 (1.01%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (10.10%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.03%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (2.02%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.01%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.01%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.01%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (8.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (4.04%) SCCM
3 2 (2.02%) MAILsweeper
3 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (2.02%) Nessus
3 2 (2.02%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.01%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.01%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.01%) Netcool
4 1 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.01%) Puppet
4 1 (1.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.01%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.01%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.10%) Cisco
2 10 (10.10%) Oracle
3 8 (8.08%) Lotus
4 5 (5.05%) Juniper
4 5 (5.05%) ServiceNow
5 4 (4.04%) IBM
5 4 (4.04%) VMware
6 3 (3.03%) Apple
6 3 (3.03%) BMC
6 3 (3.03%) F5
6 3 (3.03%) Fujitsu
6 3 (3.03%) HP
6 3 (3.03%) Remedy
6 3 (3.03%) SAP
7 2 (2.02%) ArcSight
7 2 (2.02%) Citrix
7 2 (2.02%) Dell
7 2 (2.02%) Trend Micro
7 2 (2.02%) Veritas
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