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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 16 5 15
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Contract jobs citing ITIL 3 22 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.03% 20.18% 5.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.29% 23.66% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 1
Median daily rate - £400 £501
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 5
Median hourly rate £28.15 £25.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.61% -30.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.63 £22.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.67 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.30 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.79%

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
70 93 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 70.71% 85.32% 84.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 71 53
Median daily rate £403 £400 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £245 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 13
Median hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -29.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £22.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.56 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 22 January 2017, 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 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (50.00%) MS Project
2 5 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 5 (50.00%) Service Management
2 5 (50.00%) Validation
2 5 (50.00%) ITSM
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 5 (50.00%) Network Design
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (30.00%) F5
3 3 (30.00%) Local Government
3 3 (30.00%) BIG-IP
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (20.00%) CCNA
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Unix
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (20.00%) Data 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:

Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (50.00%) MS Project
2 5 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) BIG-IP
1 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) ICT Manager
2 1 (10.00%) ICT Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Requirements Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Server Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITSM
1 5 (50.00%) Network Design
1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
1 5 (50.00%) Service Management
1 5 (50.00%) Validation
2 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) F5
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp
3 1 (10.00%) VMware