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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 6 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL 9 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 12.68% 9.30% 5.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.37% 11.01% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
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£413 £343 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £277 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £457 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.89 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +12.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
49 109 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 69.01% 84.50% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 43 24
Average daily rate £425 £393 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.21% +12.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £239 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
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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 30 July 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 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 8 (53.33%) Change Management
3 7 (46.67%) Banking
4 6 (40.00%) Service Management
5 4 (26.67%) Supplier Management
5 4 (26.67%) MS Project
5 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
5 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (26.67%) Middleware
5 4 (26.67%) CMDB
5 4 (26.67%) BladeLogic
5 4 (26.67%) Splunk
5 4 (26.67%) Cyber-Ark
6 3 (20.00%) TIBCO EMS
6 3 (20.00%) TIBCO
6 3 (20.00%) Rendezvous
6 3 (20.00%) MS Access
6 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (20.00%) Validation
6 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
7 2 (13.33%) ITSM
7 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (13.33%) Windows
7 2 (13.33%) MS Office
7 2 (13.33%) VPN
8 1 (6.67%) Transition Management
8 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (20.00%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Project
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) VPN
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) VoIP
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) Wireless
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MS Access
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Support Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Middleware Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) MI Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Service Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Operations Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Communications Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Service Operations Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 1 (6.67%) Security Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Information Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Middleware
2 3 (20.00%) Rendezvous
3 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
3 1 (6.67%) JDBC
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) CMDB
2 1 (6.67%) PMI
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
2 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Change Management
2 6 (40.00%) Service Management
3 4 (26.67%) Supplier Management
3 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) Validation
5 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) ITSM
6 1 (6.67%) Transition Management
6 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (6.67%) Dependency Management
6 1 (6.67%) Change Control
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
6 1 (6.67%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 1 (6.67%) Release Management
6 1 (6.67%) Product Management
6 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Web Development
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (6.67%) BC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) PMP
3 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (6.67%) CISSP
3 1 (6.67%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) COBIT
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
1 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) BladeLogic
2 1 (6.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (6.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Splunk
1 4 (26.67%) Cyber-Ark
2 3 (20.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) CA
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec
4 1 (6.67%) McAfee
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Toshiba