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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 7 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 19 9 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 16.52% 6.57% 14.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.39% 7.89% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 13
Average daily rate £388 £330 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.42% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £455 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 9
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £36.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -2.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £24.50 £31.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.61 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.90% +4.06%
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
98 114 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 85.22% 83.21% 89.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 71 73
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £288 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £600 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £42.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -35.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £13.50 £31.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 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
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 8 February 2016.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (76.67%) Local Government
2 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
3 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (40.00%) Citrix
4 9 (30.00%) VMware
4 9 (30.00%) Migration
5 8 (26.67%) SCCM
5 8 (26.67%) PRINCE2
5 8 (26.67%) Windows
5 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
5 8 (26.67%) Office 365
6 7 (23.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (23.33%) MCSA
6 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (23.33%) DHCP
6 7 (23.33%) DNS
6 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
6 7 (23.33%) Hyper-V
6 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (23.33%) MCITP
7 6 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (20.00%) Change Management
7 6 (20.00%) Finance
8 5 (16.67%) Juniper
8 5 (16.67%) VPN
8 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
8 5 (16.67%) Android
8 5 (16.67%) Banking
8 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (16.67%) Skype for Business
3 4 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (6.67%) Maximo
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (26.67%) Office 365
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) DHCP
1 7 (23.33%) DNS
2 5 (16.67%) VPN
3 4 (13.33%) SSL
4 3 (10.00%) Firewall
4 3 (10.00%) WAN
5 2 (6.67%) LAN
5 2 (6.67%) SAN
6 1 (3.33%) Internet
6 1 (3.33%) MPLS
6 1 (3.33%) NAS
6 1 (3.33%) Network Security
6 1 (3.33%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (3.33%) Skype
6 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 23 (76.67%) Local Government
2 6 (20.00%) Finance
3 5 (16.67%) Banking
4 3 (10.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) ICT Manager
1 6 (20.00%) ICT Project Manager
1 6 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (16.67%) Senior ICT Project Manager
2 5 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 5 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Coordinator
3 4 (13.33%) Migration Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) PMO Coordinator
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Support Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) ICT Support
5 2 (6.67%) Support Manager
5 2 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 4 (13.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.33%) Contactless
4 1 (3.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.33%) PKI
4 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Android
3 4 (13.33%) Apple iOS
3 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (13.33%) Windows 8
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Migration
2 8 (26.67%) PRINCE2
3 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
4 6 (20.00%) Change Management
5 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (13.33%) Project Planning
6 4 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (10.00%) Data Management
7 3 (10.00%) ITIL V3
7 3 (10.00%) ITSM
7 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Capacity Management
8 2 (6.67%) ERP
8 2 (6.67%) Release Management
8 2 (6.67%) Service Management
9 1 (3.33%) Change Control
9 1 (3.33%) Demand Management
9 1 (3.33%) DevOps
9 1 (3.33%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (3.33%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) C
2 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 7 (23.33%) MCITP
1 7 (23.33%) MCSA
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (6.67%) CCNP
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (23.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) vSphere
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.33%) VMware Server
4 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) SCOM
2 1 (3.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (40.00%) Citrix
3 9 (30.00%) VMware
4 5 (16.67%) Juniper
5 3 (10.00%) BMC
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle
5 3 (10.00%) Remedy
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco
7 1 (3.33%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.33%) Avaya
7 1 (3.33%) IBM
7 1 (3.33%) Sun
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