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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 23 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 8 28 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.04% 17.39% 29.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.60% 20.90% 36.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 10
Average daily rate
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£425 £310 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% -0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £258 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £316 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 4
Average hourly rate £23.75 £35.00 £38.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.14% -8.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £30.70 £26.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £45.00 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.95 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.79% -16.07%
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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
174 134 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 87.88% 83.23% 79.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 42 37
Average daily rate £388 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £236 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.07 £31.51 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 2015.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 22 (70.97%) Local Government
2 18 (58.06%) PRINCE2
3 12 (38.71%) SharePoint
4 11 (35.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (29.03%) MS Project
6 8 (25.81%) Matrix Management
7 7 (22.58%) MS Visio
7 7 (22.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (19.35%) Change Management
8 6 (19.35%) Migration
8 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
8 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (19.35%) Project Planning
9 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (16.13%) Oracle
9 5 (16.13%) Project Management
10 4 (12.90%) Citrix
10 4 (12.90%) Release Management
10 4 (12.90%) SCCM
11 3 (9.68%) BitLocker
11 3 (9.68%) Office 365
11 3 (9.68%) SLA
11 3 (9.68%) WAN
11 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
11 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
11 3 (9.68%) CRM
11 3 (9.68%) MS Office
11 3 (9.68%) McAfee
11 3 (9.68%) Finance
11 3 (9.68%) Service Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 12 (38.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Project
2 7 (22.58%) MS Visio
3 3 (9.68%) MS Office
3 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) WAN
1 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.45%) NAS
2 2 (6.45%) SAN
3 1 (3.23%) DMZ
3 1 (3.23%) Internet
3 1 (3.23%) Wireless
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.23%) VoIP
3 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
General
1 22 (70.97%) Local Government
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Project Manager
2 12 (38.71%) ICT Project Manager
3 6 (19.35%) Senior ICT Project Manager
3 6 (19.35%) Senior Manager
3 6 (19.35%) Senior Project Manager
4 5 (16.13%) Junior Project Manager
4 5 (16.13%) Junior
4 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Coordinator
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Problem Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Portfolio Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Services Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) CMDB
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.23%) Handset
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
1 2 (6.45%) UNIX
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) AIX
2 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.23%) Android
2 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) PRINCE2
2 11 (35.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (25.81%) Matrix Management
4 6 (19.35%) Change Management
4 6 (19.35%) Project Planning
4 6 (19.35%) Migration
5 5 (16.13%) Project Management
6 4 (12.90%) Release Management
7 3 (9.68%) Service Management
7 3 (9.68%) CRM
8 2 (6.45%) ERP
8 2 (6.45%) Data Management
8 2 (6.45%) Web Development
8 2 (6.45%) Web Application Development
8 2 (6.45%) Master Data Management
9 1 (3.23%) ITSM
9 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
9 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (3.23%) Test Strategy
9 1 (3.23%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) Perl
1 2 (6.45%) PHP
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
1 2 (6.45%) Jython
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.23%) MCDST
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) BitLocker
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle
3 4 (12.90%) Citrix
4 3 (9.68%) McAfee
5 2 (6.45%) AppSense
5 2 (6.45%) HP
5 2 (6.45%) BMC
6 1 (3.23%) Remedy
6 1 (3.23%) Avaya
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco
6 1 (3.23%) Sun