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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 15 27 11
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Contract jobs citing ITIL 66 50 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.55% 5.45% 10.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.23% 6.52% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 28 32
Median daily rate £450 £375 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +22.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £218 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £616 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 11
Median hourly rate £14.86 £15.77 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.77% -54.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.17 £15.50 £15.83
% change year-on-year
+36.54% -2.10%
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
645 767 586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.55% 83.64% 76.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 458 312
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 29 25
Median hourly rate £62.50 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +15 43 £470 +25.33% 4
Chester -5 9 £388 -8.82% 2
Knutsford +3 6 £345 -18.82%
Macclesfield +4 2 £450 +28.57% 1
Winsford - 1 - -
ITIL
North West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 40 (32.52%) Service Management
2 36 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (24.39%) Change Management
3 30 (24.39%) Windows
4 29 (23.58%) PRINCE2
4 29 (23.58%) Finance
5 26 (21.14%) Microsoft
6 25 (20.33%) Problem Management
7 24 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (17.07%) DevOps
9 19 (15.45%) ITIL Certification
9 19 (15.45%) Degree
10 17 (13.82%) ITSM
10 17 (13.82%) Security Cleared
11 16 (13.01%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (13.01%) Active Directory
12 15 (12.20%) Project Management
13 14 (11.38%) Unix
13 14 (11.38%) Oracle
13 14 (11.38%) VMware
13 14 (11.38%) Supplier Management
14 13 (10.57%) Banking
14 13 (10.57%) SQL Server
14 13 (10.57%) Linux
14 13 (10.57%) Service Delivery
14 13 (10.57%) Citrix
14 13 (10.57%) Windows Server
15 12 (9.76%) LAN
16 11 (8.94%) SSL
16 11 (8.94%) Windows Server 2012

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 10 (8.13%) IIS
2 7 (5.69%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.88%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.88%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.44%) Apache
4 3 (2.44%) IBM Notes
4 3 (2.44%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.44%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.63%) JBoss
5 2 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.63%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.81%) Confluence
6 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.81%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (8.13%) MS Office
2 9 (7.32%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.07%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.25%) MS Project
5 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.69%) SaaS
2 6 (4.88%) IaaS
2 6 (4.88%) PaaS
3 4 (3.25%) Office 365
4 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.76%) LAN
2 11 (8.94%) SSL
3 9 (7.32%) DNS
3 9 (7.32%) WAN
4 6 (4.88%) DHCP
4 6 (4.88%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.07%) Firewall
5 5 (4.07%) HTTP
5 5 (4.07%) Internet
6 4 (3.25%) SAN
6 4 (3.25%) VPN
6 4 (3.25%) Wireless
7 2 (1.63%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (1.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (1.63%) VoIP
7 2 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.81%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.81%) NAS
8 1 (0.81%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.63%) MySQL
2 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Jenkins
1 4 (3.25%) JIRA
2 3 (2.44%) ClearCase
2 3 (2.44%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.81%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.81%) Travis CI
General
1 29 (23.58%) Finance
2 13 (10.57%) Banking
3 8 (6.50%) Local Government
4 5 (4.07%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.63%) Retail
6 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Legal
6 1 (0.81%) Marketing
6 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (17.07%) Analyst
2 18 (14.63%) Service Manager
3 13 (10.57%) Operations Engineer
4 11 (8.94%) Integration Manager
5 10 (8.13%) Service Integration Manager
6 9 (7.32%) Service Analyst
7 7 (5.69%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (4.07%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (4.07%) Applications Support
8 5 (4.07%) Architect
8 5 (4.07%) Developer
8 5 (4.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.07%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 5 (4.07%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.25%) Operations Manager
9 4 (3.25%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.25%) Security Analyst
9 4 (3.25%) Server Engineer
9 4 (3.25%) Windows Engineer
10 3 (2.44%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.25%) SOAP
1 4 (3.25%) Web Services
2 3 (2.44%) .NET
2 3 (2.44%) CSS
2 3 (2.44%) HTML
2 3 (2.44%) JSON
2 3 (2.44%) XML
3 2 (1.63%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.63%) JSP
3 2 (1.63%) LAMP
3 2 (1.63%) WAMP
4 1 (0.81%) Middleware
4 1 (0.81%) Node.js
4 1 (0.81%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.88%) PMI
4 5 (4.07%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.25%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.25%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.25%) User Experience
6 3 (2.44%) iPhone
6 3 (2.44%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.63%) Clustering
7 2 (1.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.63%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.81%) Health Informatics
8 1 (0.81%) Informatics
8 1 (0.81%) PKI
8 1 (0.81%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.81%) RIA
8 1 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (24.39%) Windows
2 14 (11.38%) Unix
3 13 (10.57%) Linux
3 13 (10.57%) Windows Server
4 11 (8.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (6.50%) Windows 7
6 7 (5.69%) AIX
7 6 (4.88%) Windows 8
7 6 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (4.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.44%) Android
9 3 (2.44%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.44%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (32.52%) Service Management
2 36 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (24.39%) Change Management
4 29 (23.58%) PRINCE2
5 25 (20.33%) Problem Management
6 24 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (17.07%) DevOps
8 17 (13.82%) ITSM
9 15 (12.20%) Project Management
10 14 (11.38%) Supplier Management
11 13 (10.57%) Service Delivery
12 10 (8.13%) Risk Management
13 9 (7.32%) Incident Management
14 7 (5.69%) ITIL V3
14 7 (5.69%) Performance Management
15 6 (4.88%) Business Continuity
15 6 (4.88%) Configuration Management
15 6 (4.88%) Migration
15 6 (4.88%) Open Source
16 5 (4.07%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.88%) JavaScript
1 6 (4.88%) Shell Script
1 6 (4.88%) SQL
2 5 (4.07%) Java
3 4 (3.25%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.44%) C++
4 3 (2.44%) PHP
4 3 (2.44%) Python
5 2 (1.63%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.63%) C
5 2 (1.63%) Jython
5 2 (1.63%) VB
5 2 (1.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (15.45%) Degree
1 19 (15.45%) ITIL Certification
2 17 (13.82%) Security Cleared
3 16 (13.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (7.32%) MCSE
5 7 (5.69%) MCSA
5 7 (5.69%) PMI Certification
6 6 (4.88%) MCITP
6 6 (4.88%) SC Cleared
7 5 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (4.07%) MCP
8 4 (3.25%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (3.25%) CCNA
8 4 (3.25%) CCNP
8 4 (3.25%) CISM
8 4 (3.25%) CISSP
8 4 (3.25%) HND
8 4 (3.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (2.44%) HNC
9 3 (2.44%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.13%) SLA
2 5 (4.07%) COBIT
2 5 (4.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (3.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (3.25%) QA
System Software
1 16 (13.01%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.88%) XenApp
3 4 (3.25%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (1.63%) UAG
5 2 (1.63%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.63%) vSphere
6 1 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.81%) vCloud
6 1 (0.81%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (6.50%) SCCM
2 6 (4.88%) Tivoli
3 4 (3.25%) Puppet
4 3 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.63%) BladeLogic
5 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.63%) OpenView
5 2 (1.63%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (1.63%) SmoothWall
6 1 (0.81%) Ansible
6 1 (0.81%) logstash
6 1 (0.81%) Nagios
6 1 (0.81%) SCOM
6 1 (0.81%) vRealize
6 1 (0.81%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (21.14%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.38%) Oracle
2 14 (11.38%) VMware
3 13 (10.57%) Citrix
4 7 (5.69%) Cisco
4 7 (5.69%) HP
4 7 (5.69%) Juniper
5 5 (4.07%) ServiceNow
6 3 (2.44%) Ab Initio
6 3 (2.44%) Apple
6 3 (2.44%) AppSense
6 3 (2.44%) ATG
6 3 (2.44%) BMC
6 3 (2.44%) IBM
6 3 (2.44%) Lotus
6 3 (2.44%) Remedy
6 3 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.63%) Brocade
7 2 (1.63%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.63%) SAP
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