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 20 April 2015 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 15 10 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs citing ITIL 23 37 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 9.50% 14.23% 22.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.22% 16.67% 31.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 3
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £212 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £428 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 7
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.28 £25.00 £27.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-7.57% -10.81%
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
205 222 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 84.71% 85.38% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 72 24
Average daily rate £401 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £222 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 32 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £21.04 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.25 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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
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 20 April 2015.

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
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 20 April 2015.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 (79.31%) Local Government
2 19 (65.52%) PRINCE2
3 13 (44.83%) SharePoint
4 10 (34.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (31.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (31.03%) MS Project
6 8 (27.59%) Matrix Management
7 7 (24.14%) MS Visio
8 6 (20.69%) Migration
8 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (17.24%) Project Planning
9 5 (17.24%) Project Management
9 5 (17.24%) Change Management
10 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
11 3 (10.34%) WAN
11 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
11 3 (10.34%) Citrix
11 3 (10.34%) MS Office
11 3 (10.34%) SQL
11 3 (10.34%) Windows
11 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
11 3 (10.34%) Service Management
11 3 (10.34%) Finance
12 2 (6.90%) Jython
12 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
12 2 (6.90%) CRM
12 2 (6.90%) Oracle
12 2 (6.90%) Perl
12 2 (6.90%) PHP

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 13 (44.83%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Project
2 7 (24.14%) MS Visio
3 3 (10.34%) MS Office
3 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) WAN
1 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.90%) SAN
2 2 (6.90%) NAS
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.45%) DMZ
3 1 (3.45%) Internet
3 1 (3.45%) VPN
3 1 (3.45%) VoIP
3 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
General
1 23 (79.31%) Local Government
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Project Manager
2 10 (34.48%) ICT Project Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Project Manager
3 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Junior
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Junior Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Coordinator
5 1 (3.45%) Senior IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Problem Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) CMDB
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.45%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) UNIX
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.45%) Android
3 1 (3.45%) AIX
3 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) PRINCE2
2 10 (34.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (27.59%) Matrix Management
4 6 (20.69%) Migration
5 5 (17.24%) Project Planning
5 5 (17.24%) Project Management
5 5 (17.24%) Change Management
6 3 (10.34%) Service Management
7 2 (6.90%) CRM
7 2 (6.90%) Web Development
7 2 (6.90%) Web Application Development
8 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.45%) Release Management
8 1 (3.45%) Master Data Management
8 1 (3.45%) Supplier Management
8 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.45%) ERP
8 1 (3.45%) ITSM
8 1 (3.45%) Data Management
8 1 (3.45%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) Jython
2 2 (6.90%) Perl
2 2 (6.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) MCDST
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
1 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Citrix
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) HP
3 2 (6.90%) BMC
4 1 (3.45%) Remedy
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) Sun
4 1 (3.45%) Avaya
4 1 (3.45%) AppSense