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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 8 5 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing ITIL 14 35 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 10.53% 16.43% 6.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.29% 20.47% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 2
Average daily rate
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- £325 £143
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +128.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 2
Average hourly rate £31.53 £31.56 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.08% -9.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £28.80 £28.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £44.91 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +16.66%
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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
98 171 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 73.68% 80.28% 77.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 50 54
Average daily rate £320 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 6
Average hourly rate £31.56 £31.56 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £29.60 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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
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 19 September 2014.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (53.49%) Local Government
2 21 (48.84%) Windows
3 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (30.23%) Active Directory
4 13 (30.23%) SCCM
5 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (25.58%) Citrix
6 11 (25.58%) Change Management
7 10 (23.26%) Clustering
7 10 (23.26%) DHCP
8 9 (20.93%) SCOM
8 9 (20.93%) VMware
9 8 (18.60%) Information Security
9 8 (18.60%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (18.60%) PRINCE2
9 8 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (16.28%) Migration
10 7 (16.28%) DNS
10 7 (16.28%) Hyper-V
10 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
11 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
11 6 (13.95%) Remedy
12 5 (11.63%) LAN
12 5 (11.63%) WAN
12 5 (11.63%) Linux
12 5 (11.63%) UNIX
12 5 (11.63%) HP
12 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
12 5 (11.63%) Shell Script
13 4 (9.30%) SAN

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.30%) Lync
3 2 (4.65%) IIS
3 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) DHCP
2 7 (16.28%) DNS
3 5 (11.63%) LAN
3 5 (11.63%) WAN
4 4 (9.30%) SAN
4 4 (9.30%) VLAN
5 2 (4.65%) SSL
5 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.65%) VPN
5 2 (4.65%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
General
1 23 (53.49%) Local Government
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Project Manager
2 7 (16.28%) Analyst
2 7 (16.28%) Senior Manager
2 7 (16.28%) Senior Project Manager
3 6 (13.95%) ICT Project Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Wintel Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Server Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Project Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Process Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) Regular Expression
2 2 (4.65%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Clustering
2 2 (4.65%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.65%) Replication
2 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) PKI
3 1 (2.33%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 21 (48.84%) Windows
2 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
5 5 (11.63%) Linux
5 5 (11.63%) UNIX
6 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
7 2 (4.65%) Android
8 1 (2.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Change Management
2 8 (18.60%) Information Security
2 8 (18.60%) PRINCE2
2 8 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (16.28%) Migration
4 4 (9.30%) Service Management
4 4 (9.30%) ITSM
4 4 (9.30%) Matrix Management
4 4 (9.30%) Project Planning
5 3 (6.98%) Performance Management
5 3 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (6.98%) High Availability
5 3 (6.98%) Analytics
5 3 (6.98%) Functional Testing
6 2 (4.65%) Test Planning
6 2 (4.65%) Test Strategy
6 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.65%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) Shell Script
2 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.98%) Perl
4 2 (4.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (6.98%) ISEB
4 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.33%) BS7799
1 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (30.23%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.28%) Hyper-V
3 4 (9.30%) XenApp
4 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (4.65%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (30.23%) SCCM
2 9 (20.93%) SCOM
3 3 (6.98%) SCVMM
4 2 (4.65%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Citrix
2 9 (20.93%) VMware
3 6 (13.95%) Remedy
4 5 (11.63%) HP
4 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.98%) BMC
5 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.98%) Cisco
6 2 (4.65%) Juniper
7 1 (2.33%) McAfee