The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills 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 over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 11 3 12
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing ITIL 13 33 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 9.22% 19.64% 8.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.82% 25.98% 12.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 1
Average daily rate
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- £325 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +150.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 2
Average hourly rate £33.28 £38.23 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +9.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.10 £31.56 £28.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +14.75%
ITIL
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
110 127 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 78.01% 75.60% 68.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 40 37
Average daily rate £325 £358 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £44.90 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.04% +19.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £31.30 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £43.50
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 Chester

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

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Chester

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

ITIL
Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Chester region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 23 (46.94%) Windows
2 22 (44.90%) Local Government
3 15 (30.61%) Change Management
4 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (26.53%) SCCM
5 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (24.49%) Citrix
6 11 (22.45%) Active Directory
6 11 (22.45%) DHCP
6 11 (22.45%) Migration
6 11 (22.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (20.41%) VMware
7 10 (20.41%) Clustering
8 9 (18.37%) PRINCE2
9 8 (16.33%) DNS
9 8 (16.33%) Windows 7
9 8 (16.33%) SCOM
9 8 (16.33%) Project Planning
9 8 (16.33%) Information Security
10 7 (14.29%) HP
10 7 (14.29%) Linux
10 7 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (14.29%) Shell Script
10 7 (14.29%) Hyper-V
11 6 (12.24%) Remedy
11 6 (12.24%) SAN
11 6 (12.24%) SharePoint
11 6 (12.24%) UNIX
11 6 (12.24%) SQL
11 6 (12.24%) LAN

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 6 (12.24%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (4.08%) Lync
2 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.08%) IIS
2 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.04%) SAS
3 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.45%) DHCP
2 8 (16.33%) DNS
3 6 (12.24%) SAN
3 6 (12.24%) LAN
3 6 (12.24%) WAN
4 5 (10.20%) VLAN
5 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.08%) VPN
6 2 (4.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
General
1 22 (44.90%) Local Government
2 4 (8.16%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 9 (18.37%) ICT Project Manager
2 9 (18.37%) Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Senior Manager
4 6 (12.24%) Senior Project Manager
5 4 (8.16%) Wintel Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Project Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Service Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Service Transition Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Storage Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) Regular Expression
2 2 (4.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Clustering
2 2 (4.08%) EqualLogic
2 2 (4.08%) Replication
3 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) CESG
3 1 (2.04%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (46.94%) Windows
2 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (16.33%) Windows 7
5 7 (14.29%) Linux
6 6 (12.24%) UNIX
7 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.04%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) Change Management
2 11 (22.45%) Migration
2 11 (22.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (18.37%) PRINCE2
4 8 (16.33%) Project Planning
4 8 (16.33%) Information Security
5 5 (10.20%) Service Management
6 3 (6.12%) Performance Management
6 3 (6.12%) Matrix Management
6 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (6.12%) Analytics
6 3 (6.12%) High Availability
7 2 (4.08%) Test Strategy
7 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.08%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.08%) ITSM
8 1 (2.04%) Project Management
8 1 (2.04%) Information Security Management
8 1 (2.04%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 6 (12.24%) SQL
3 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.12%) Perl
5 2 (4.08%) Java
6 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (6.12%) ISEB
4 1 (2.04%) CISSP
4 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) BS7799
1 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (22.45%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 5 (10.20%) XenApp
4 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 13 (26.53%) SCCM
2 8 (16.33%) SCOM
3 4 (8.16%) NetBackup
4 3 (6.12%) SCVMM
5 2 (4.08%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Citrix
2 10 (20.41%) VMware
3 7 (14.29%) HP
4 6 (12.24%) Remedy
5 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.12%) BMC
6 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.12%) Oracle
7 2 (4.08%) Dell
7 2 (4.08%) EMC
7 2 (4.08%) Cisco
7 2 (4.08%) IBM
7 2 (4.08%) NetApp
8 1 (2.04%) Symantec
8 1 (2.04%) McAfee
8 1 (2.04%) AppSense