The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL Certification over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 19 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 6 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 5.08% - 1.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.00% - 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £500 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -20.00%
ITIL Certification
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Qualifications Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
25 28 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 21.19% 20.14% 20.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 13
Average daily rate £250 £338 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £180 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £36.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% -50.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

ITIL Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ITIL Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Chester region.

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Trend in Chester

ITIL Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Chester region.

ITIL Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing ITIL Certification 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 Certification.

1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Local Government
3 4 (66.67%) Android
3 4 (66.67%) Juniper
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
3 4 (66.67%) Skype for Business
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 4 (66.67%) SSL
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Blackberry
3 4 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
3 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Sun
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
5 1 (16.67%) vSphere
5 1 (16.67%) 3PAR

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing ITIL Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (66.67%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) SSL
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Skype
General
1 5 (83.33%) Local Government
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) ICT Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) ICT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ICT Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior ICT Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Android
1 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) Juniper
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) 3PAR
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Sun
2 1 (16.67%) VMware