The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 25 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing ITIL 5 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.16% 6.12% 6.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.94% 6.57% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Median daily rate £520 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.35% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.89% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Median hourly rate - £25.00 £33.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.32 £15.77
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +3.48%
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
127 137 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 80.38% 93.20% 79.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 84 43
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 13
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £31.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing ITIL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 Chester region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 10 (50.00%) Change Management
2 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (40.00%) Banking
4 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (30.00%) Degree
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (25.00%) IIS
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle
6 5 (25.00%) Unix
6 5 (25.00%) Project Management
6 5 (25.00%) MCSE
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 5 (25.00%) VMware
7 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity
7 4 (20.00%) Information Security
7 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (20.00%) Tivoli
7 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (20.00%) COBIT
7 4 (20.00%) Supplier Management
7 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (15.00%) XenApp

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 5 (25.00%) IIS
2 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Process Server
3 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS Project
2 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
1 3 (15.00%) SSL
2 2 (10.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (10.00%) DHCP
2 2 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (15.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (15.00%) Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) Applications Support
2 3 (15.00%) Design Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Security Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Server Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Server Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Project Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Project Implementation Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Requirements Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
1 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (25.00%) Unix
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.00%) AIX
4 3 (15.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Change Management
2 5 (25.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 4 (20.00%) Information Security
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 3 (15.00%) ITSM
4 3 (15.00%) Network Design
4 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (15.00%) SDLC
4 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.00%) Service Management
4 3 (15.00%) Validation
5 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) High Availability
6 1 (5.00%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (5.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (10.00%) Jython
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) VB
3 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (30.00%) Degree
3 5 (25.00%) MCSE
4 3 (15.00%) CISM
4 3 (15.00%) CISSP
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (15.00%) MCSA
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (10.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) COBIT
1 4 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.00%) XenApp
2 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Server
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (15.00%) SCCM
3 1 (5.00%) BladeLogic
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
1 5 (25.00%) VMware
2 3 (15.00%) Citrix
2 3 (15.00%) IBM
3 2 (10.00%) F5
4 1 (5.00%) AppSense
4 1 (5.00%) EMC