The first table below looks at the demand for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Knutsford region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 8 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs citing ITIL 6 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 10.53% 6.33% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.64% 7.81% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate £375 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
- +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-10.81% +14.48%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44 64 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 77.19% 81.01% 49.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 44 20
Average daily rate £410 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% +3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.64 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
ITIL
Cheshire

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL across the Knutsford region.

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Knutsford region.

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 10 (47.62%) Banking
3 9 (42.86%) Middleware
4 8 (38.10%) Windows
5 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 6 (28.57%) Change Management
7 5 (23.81%) Service Management
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (23.81%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
8 4 (19.05%) MS Office
8 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
8 4 (19.05%) Validation
8 4 (19.05%) BladeLogic
8 4 (19.05%) Splunk
8 4 (19.05%) Cyber-Ark
9 3 (14.29%) TIBCO EMS
9 3 (14.29%) SCCM
9 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (14.29%) ITSM
9 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
9 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
9 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity
9 3 (14.29%) Project Management
9 3 (14.29%) TIBCO
9 3 (14.29%) Rendezvous
9 3 (14.29%) VB
9 3 (14.29%) Oracle
9 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 3 (14.29%) SharePoint

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 3 (14.29%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (9.52%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) Gentran
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
2 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (9.52%) Acrobat
3 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (9.52%) Adobe Captivate
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) VPN
2 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
2 1 (4.76%) SSL
2 1 (4.76%) DMZ
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) Wireless
2 1 (4.76%) LDAP
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) SMS
2 1 (4.76%) VoIP
2 1 (4.76%) FTP
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 10 (47.62%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Middleware Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Technician
2 4 (19.05%) Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Communications Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Security Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Build Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Author
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) Middleware
2 3 (14.29%) Rendezvous
3 1 (4.76%) ISPF
3 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Mainframe
1 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) GIS
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 2 (9.52%) UNIX
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000
5 1 (4.76%) AIX
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Change Management
2 5 (23.81%) Service Management
3 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
3 4 (19.05%) Validation
4 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 3 (14.29%) ITSM
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 2 (9.52%) Information Security
5 2 (9.52%) Content Management
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Release Management
5 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Identity Management
6 1 (4.76%) Data Security
6 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.76%) Practice Management
6 1 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) VB
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) VBScript
3 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.76%) JCL
3 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (9.52%) CISSP
2 2 (9.52%) CISA
2 2 (9.52%) GIAC
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) BC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.76%) PMP
3 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.76%) COBIT
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) BladeLogic
2 3 (14.29%) SCCM
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Tivoli
3 2 (9.52%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (4.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (4.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (4.76%) WSUS
4 1 (4.76%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Splunk
1 4 (19.05%) Cyber-Ark
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) TIBCO
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Adobe
3 2 (9.52%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) Dell
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) CA
4 1 (4.76%) Symantec
4 1 (4.76%) McAfee
4 1 (4.76%) Toshiba
4 1 (4.76%) AppSense
4 1 (4.76%) Altiris