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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 11 10 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing ITIL 21 31 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 12.35% 15.12% 19.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.44% 17.32% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 3
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£400 £375 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +32.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £222 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £428 £297
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.07 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.95% +7.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £26.97 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.55 £38.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.88%
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
136 179 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 80.00% 87.32% 67.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 62 29
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £222 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 30 20
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.60 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 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 6 March 2015.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 26 (89.66%) Local Government
2 18 (62.07%) PRINCE2
3 11 (37.93%) SharePoint
4 10 (34.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (31.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (27.59%) MS Project
6 8 (27.59%) Matrix Management
7 7 (24.14%) MS Visio
8 6 (20.69%) Migration
9 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (17.24%) Project Management
9 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
9 5 (17.24%) Change Management
9 5 (17.24%) Project Planning
10 4 (13.79%) Windows
10 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
11 3 (10.34%) WAN
11 3 (10.34%) MS Office
11 3 (10.34%) Citrix
12 2 (6.90%) SSL
12 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
12 2 (6.90%) VPN
12 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
12 2 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (6.90%) Juniper
12 2 (6.90%) SQL
12 2 (6.90%) Oracle
12 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 11 (37.93%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (6.90%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) 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%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) WAN
2 2 (6.90%) VPN
2 2 (6.90%) SSL
3 1 (3.45%) SAN
3 1 (3.45%) DMZ
3 1 (3.45%) NAS
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
General
1 26 (89.66%) Local Government
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Project Manager
2 10 (34.48%) ICT Project Manager
3 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Junior
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Project Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Junior Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Coordinator
5 1 (3.45%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Senior IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Problem Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Incident Manager
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Portfolio Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.45%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Android
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.45%) AIX
3 1 (3.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) 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%) Change Management
5 5 (17.24%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) ITSM
6 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Web Application Development
6 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.45%) Master Data Management
7 1 (3.45%) Critical Path Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) Supplier Management
7 1 (3.45%) Web Development
7 1 (3.45%) Release Management
7 1 (3.45%) Data Management
7 1 (3.45%) Service Management
7 1 (3.45%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Jython
2 1 (3.45%) Perl
2 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.45%) VCP4
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Citrix
3 2 (6.90%) Juniper
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) BMC
4 1 (3.45%) Sun
4 1 (3.45%) HP