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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 31 24 3
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -21
Contract jobs citing ITIL 10 10 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.59% 4.85% 16.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.88% 5.46% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 5
Median daily rate £375 £425 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +37.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £375 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £506 £316
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 10
Median hourly rate - £23.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+37.61% -2.40%
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
170 183 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 77.98% 88.83% 84.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 105 48
Median daily rate £413 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £311 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 12
Median hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Chester region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 June 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 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (46.15%) Change Management
4 11 (42.31%) VMware
5 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 10 (38.46%) Local Government
6 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (34.62%) IIS
6 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
6 9 (34.62%) Citrix
6 9 (34.62%) Finance
7 8 (30.77%) Oracle
8 7 (26.92%) MCSE
8 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
8 7 (26.92%) Banking
8 7 (26.92%) SCCM
9 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (23.08%) Supplier Management
9 6 (23.08%) Office 365
9 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (23.08%) Tivoli
9 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
9 6 (23.08%) Unix
9 6 (23.08%) MCSA
10 5 (19.23%) DHCP
10 5 (19.23%) DNS
10 5 (19.23%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (19.23%) Migration

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 9 (34.62%) IIS
2 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
3 3 (11.54%) Skype for Business
3 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
4 2 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
4 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
4 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Office 365
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) DHCP
1 5 (19.23%) DNS
2 4 (15.38%) SAN
2 4 (15.38%) SSL
3 2 (7.69%) LAN
3 2 (7.69%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (7.69%) VPN
3 2 (7.69%) WAN
4 1 (3.85%) Firewall
4 1 (3.85%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) ClearCase
1 2 (7.69%) ClearQuest
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (38.46%) Local Government
2 9 (34.62%) Finance
3 7 (26.92%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Applications Support
3 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (15.38%) Server Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Migration Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Security Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Server Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) ICT Coordinator
6 1 (3.85%) PMO Coordinator
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.69%) PKI
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (23.08%) Unix
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.69%) AIX
6 2 (7.69%) Android
6 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
6 2 (7.69%) Linux
6 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Change Management
2 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (23.08%) Supplier Management
3 5 (19.23%) Migration
3 5 (19.23%) Problem Management
4 4 (15.38%) Business Continuity
4 4 (15.38%) Information Security
4 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
5 3 (11.54%) SDLC
5 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 2 (7.69%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (7.69%) System Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 1 (3.85%) DevOps
7 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.85%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
2 4 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) Jython
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.85%) VB
4 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (26.92%) MCSE
3 6 (23.08%) MCSA
4 5 (19.23%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (19.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (19.23%) MCITP
5 3 (11.54%) CISM
5 3 (11.54%) CISSP
5 3 (11.54%) Degree
6 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) COBIT
1 4 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
3 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (15.38%) XenApp
4 3 (11.54%) VMware ESX
4 3 (11.54%) vSphere
5 2 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (7.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) SCCM
2 6 (23.08%) Tivoli
3 2 (7.69%) SCOM
4 1 (3.85%) BladeLogic
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) vRealize
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 11 (42.31%) VMware
3 9 (34.62%) Citrix
4 8 (30.77%) Oracle
5 2 (7.69%) AppSense
5 2 (7.69%) IBM
5 2 (7.69%) Juniper
6 1 (3.85%) 3PAR
6 1 (3.85%) Avaya
6 1 (3.85%) EMC
6 1 (3.85%) Sun