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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 18 25 7
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Contract jobs citing ITIL 17 10 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 8.59% 4.15% 16.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.97% 4.76% 18.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 9
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 £224 £405 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £525 £326
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 12
Median hourly rate £17.00 £31.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.60% -10.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
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
155 210 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 78.28% 87.14% 87.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 141 60
Median daily rate £413 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £319 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 20
Median hourly rate £20.78 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.66 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 19 (59.38%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (43.75%) Change Management
3 14 (43.75%) Local Government
4 13 (40.63%) VMware
4 13 (40.63%) Citrix
4 13 (40.63%) Active Directory
4 13 (40.63%) Windows Server
5 11 (34.38%) Finance
6 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
7 9 (28.13%) IIS
7 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
7 9 (28.13%) Banking
7 9 (28.13%) SCCM
7 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (25.00%) Office 365
8 8 (25.00%) Oracle
8 8 (25.00%) MCSA
9 7 (21.88%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (21.88%) MCSE
9 7 (21.88%) DHCP
9 7 (21.88%) DNS
9 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
9 7 (21.88%) Migration
9 7 (21.88%) MCITP
9 7 (21.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (18.75%) Supplier Management
10 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure

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 (28.13%) IIS
1 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.63%) Skype for Business
3 4 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
5 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
5 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
5 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Office 365
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) DHCP
1 7 (21.88%) DNS
2 6 (18.75%) SSL
3 4 (12.50%) SAN
3 4 (12.50%) VPN
4 2 (6.25%) LAN
4 2 (6.25%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (6.25%) WAN
5 1 (3.13%) Firewall
5 1 (3.13%) Internet
5 1 (3.13%) NAS
5 1 (3.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) ClearCase
1 2 (6.25%) ClearQuest
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (43.75%) Local Government
2 11 (34.38%) Finance
3 9 (28.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Applications Support
3 5 (15.63%) Migration Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Security Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Support Manager
6 2 (6.25%) ICT Support
6 2 (6.25%) Server Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Support Manager
6 2 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) PKI
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Contactless
4 1 (3.13%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.13%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (59.38%) Windows
2 13 (40.63%) Windows Server
3 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (18.75%) Unix
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (15.63%) Android
5 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 4 (12.50%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.25%) AIX
7 2 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Change Management
2 7 (21.88%) Migration
3 6 (18.75%) Problem Management
3 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (18.75%) Supplier Management
4 4 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 4 (12.50%) Information Security
4 4 (12.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 4 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 4 (12.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 3 (9.38%) SDLC
5 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.25%) Capacity Management
6 2 (6.25%) ITIL V3
6 2 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (6.25%) System Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Demand Management
7 1 (3.13%) High Availability
7 1 (3.13%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) Shell Script
2 4 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (6.25%) Jython
4 1 (3.13%) Java
4 1 (3.13%) PHP
4 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.13%) VB
4 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (25.00%) MCSA
3 7 (21.88%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (21.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 7 (21.88%) MCITP
3 7 (21.88%) MCSE
4 3 (9.38%) CISM
4 3 (9.38%) CISSP
4 3 (9.38%) Degree
5 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) COBIT
1 4 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (40.63%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
3 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.50%) XenApp
4 3 (9.38%) VMware ESX
4 3 (9.38%) vSphere
5 2 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (6.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) SCCM
2 6 (18.75%) Tivoli
3 2 (6.25%) SCOM
4 1 (3.13%) BladeLogic
4 1 (3.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (40.63%) Citrix
2 13 (40.63%) VMware
3 8 (25.00%) Oracle
4 4 (12.50%) Juniper
5 3 (9.38%) IBM
6 2 (6.25%) AppSense
7 1 (3.13%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.13%) Avaya
7 1 (3.13%) EMC
7 1 (3.13%) Sun