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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 10 8 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +21
Contract jobs citing ITIL 78 98 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.49% 11.72% 5.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.94% 15.81% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 37 15
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£400 £325 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £267 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £607 £382 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 8
Average hourly rate £31.56 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £13.60 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £36.89 £47.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £17.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-9.88% +14.75%
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
603 620 587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 73.36% 74.16% 64.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 294 339
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 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 33 26
Average hourly rate £19.00 £31.56 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.78% -24.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £20.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +11 35 £550 +57.14% 6
Chester -9 9 - - 1
Crewe +1 5 £450 +20.00% 1
Knutsford 0 5 £413 +10.87% 7
Runcorn - 2 £105 - 1
Macclesfield -3 1 - -
Wilmslow - - - -
ITIL
North West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 45 (27.61%) Windows
2 44 (26.99%) Service Management
3 43 (26.38%) Security Cleared
4 37 (22.70%) SC Cleared
5 35 (21.47%) Finance
6 32 (19.63%) Microsoft
7 30 (18.40%) SLA
8 26 (15.95%) HP
9 25 (15.34%) Service Delivery
10 23 (14.11%) Change Management
11 21 (12.88%) Active Directory
11 21 (12.88%) MS Office
11 21 (12.88%) Local Government
12 20 (12.27%) PRINCE2
13 19 (11.66%) MS Excel
14 17 (10.43%) SCCM
14 17 (10.43%) Windows Server 2008
15 16 (9.82%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (9.82%) Windows Server 2003
16 15 (9.20%) ITSM
17 14 (8.59%) ITIL Certification
17 14 (8.59%) Information Security
17 14 (8.59%) Windows 7
18 13 (7.98%) ITIL V3
18 13 (7.98%) Problem Management
18 13 (7.98%) Citrix
18 13 (7.98%) Remedy
19 12 (7.36%) OpenView
19 12 (7.36%) MCP
19 12 (7.36%) VMware

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 11 (6.75%) IBM Notes
2 7 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.29%) Lync
3 2 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.23%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.23%) IIS
3 2 (1.23%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.61%) nginx
4 1 (0.61%) Apache
4 1 (0.61%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (12.88%) MS Office
2 19 (11.66%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.07%) MS Project
4 3 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.61%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.61%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.13%) LAN
1 10 (6.13%) DHCP
2 9 (5.52%) TCP/IP
3 8 (4.91%) VPN
3 8 (4.91%) DNS
4 6 (3.68%) SAN
4 6 (3.68%) WAN
5 5 (3.07%) Firewall
6 4 (2.45%) VLAN
7 3 (1.84%) Unified Communications
7 3 (1.84%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.84%) Wireless
7 3 (1.84%) VoIP
8 1 (0.61%) SMTP
8 1 (0.61%) Intranet
8 1 (0.61%) HTTP
8 1 (0.61%) SNMP
8 1 (0.61%) LDAP
8 1 (0.61%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.84%) MS Access
3 1 (0.61%) MySQL
General
1 35 (21.47%) Finance
2 21 (12.88%) Local Government
3 11 (6.75%) Banking
4 7 (4.29%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.84%) Retail
6 2 (1.23%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.61%) Back Office
7 1 (0.61%) Billing
7 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (26.99%) Analyst
2 20 (12.27%) Project Manager
3 16 (9.82%) Architect
3 16 (9.82%) Service Analyst
3 16 (9.82%) Service Manager
4 14 (8.59%) Service Desk Analyst
5 11 (6.75%) Senior Manager
6 10 (6.13%) Operations Manager
6 10 (6.13%) Senior Project Manager
7 9 (5.52%) Delivery Manager
8 8 (4.91%) Enterprise Architect
9 7 (4.29%) Services Delivery Manager
9 7 (4.29%) 1st Line Support
9 7 (4.29%) Consultant
9 7 (4.29%) ICT Project Manager
10 6 (3.68%) Desktop Support
11 5 (3.07%) Service Operations Manager
12 4 (2.45%) Wintel Analyst
12 4 (2.45%) Lead Project Manager
12 4 (2.45%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.07%) Regular Expression
2 3 (1.84%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.23%) .NET
4 1 (0.61%) J2EE
4 1 (0.61%) JDBC
4 1 (0.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.75%) CMDB
2 10 (6.13%) Clustering
2 10 (6.13%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.84%) PMI
4 2 (1.23%) Replication
4 2 (1.23%) EqualLogic
4 2 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.61%) CESG
5 1 (0.61%) PKI
5 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.61%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 45 (27.61%) Windows
2 17 (10.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (9.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (8.59%) Windows 7
5 11 (6.75%) UNIX
6 10 (6.13%) Linux
7 9 (5.52%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.23%) AIX
10 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.61%) Tru64
10 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (26.99%) Service Management
2 25 (15.34%) Service Delivery
3 23 (14.11%) Change Management
4 20 (12.27%) PRINCE2
5 16 (9.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (9.20%) ITSM
7 14 (8.59%) Information Security
8 13 (7.98%) Problem Management
8 13 (7.98%) ITIL V3
9 12 (7.36%) Supplier Management
10 10 (6.13%) Migration
10 10 (6.13%) Performance Management
11 8 (4.91%) Resource Management
11 8 (4.91%) Project Management
12 7 (4.29%) Risk Management
12 7 (4.29%) Enterprise Architecture
13 6 (3.68%) Project Planning
13 6 (3.68%) Incident Management
13 6 (3.68%) Information Architecture
14 5 (3.07%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.52%) Shell Script
2 7 (4.29%) PowerShell
2 7 (4.29%) SQL
3 5 (3.07%) Perl
4 3 (1.84%) Java
4 3 (1.84%) VB
5 2 (1.23%) C
6 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.61%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 43 (26.38%) Security Cleared
2 37 (22.70%) SC Cleared
3 14 (8.59%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (7.36%) MCP
5 9 (5.52%) ISEB
6 7 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (3.07%) ISEB Practitioner
7 5 (3.07%) CISSP
7 5 (3.07%) PMI Certification
8 4 (2.45%) CISA
8 4 (2.45%) PMP
9 3 (1.84%) BC Cleared
10 2 (1.23%) Degree
10 2 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.23%) ISACA
11 1 (0.61%) APMP
11 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.61%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (18.40%) SLA
2 5 (3.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.23%) COBIT
4 1 (0.61%) QA
4 1 (0.61%) BS7799
4 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (12.88%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.29%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.07%) XenApp
4 3 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.23%) vSphere
5 2 (1.23%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.61%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (10.43%) SCCM
2 12 (7.36%) OpenView
3 11 (6.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (4.91%) SCOM
5 4 (2.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (1.84%) SCVMM
6 3 (1.84%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.84%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.84%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.84%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.61%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 32 (19.63%) Microsoft
2 26 (15.95%) HP
3 13 (7.98%) Citrix
3 13 (7.98%) Remedy
4 12 (7.36%) VMware
5 11 (6.75%) Lotus
6 7 (4.29%) Symantec
7 6 (3.68%) Cisco
8 4 (2.45%) Oracle
8 4 (2.45%) CA
9 3 (1.84%) BMC
9 3 (1.84%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.23%) McAfee
10 2 (1.23%) NetApp
10 2 (1.23%) SAP
10 2 (1.23%) Dell
10 2 (1.23%) Splunk
11 1 (0.61%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.61%) AppSense
11 1 (0.61%) Mitel
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