The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 13 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 1 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 1.85% 7.98% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 10.32% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 1
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£425 £355 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% -8.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +16.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Knutsford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
43 126 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 79.63% 77.30% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 53 32
Average daily rate £425 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £226 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £471 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Banking
2 5 (55.56%) Service Management
3 4 (44.44%) Change Management
3 4 (44.44%) MS Project
3 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
3 4 (44.44%) CMDB
3 4 (44.44%) Supplier Management
3 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (33.33%) Validation
4 3 (33.33%) Line Management
4 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 3 (33.33%) MS Access
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) ITSM
6 1 (11.11%) Transition Management
6 1 (11.11%) Dependency Management
6 1 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (11.11%) Billing
6 1 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
6 1 (11.11%) Release Management
6 1 (11.11%) SCCM
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) Product Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Project
2 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Wireless
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MS Access
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Service Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) MI Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Operations Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Service Operations Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Information Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
1 1 (11.11%) JDBC
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) CMDB
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Service Management
2 4 (44.44%) Change Management
2 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 4 (44.44%) Supplier Management
3 3 (33.33%) Validation
3 3 (33.33%) Line Management
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) ITSM
5 1 (11.11%) Transition Management
5 1 (11.11%) Dependency Management
5 1 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 1 (11.11%) Release Management
5 1 (11.11%) Product Management
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 1 (11.11%) Change Control
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (11.11%) CISSP
2 1 (11.11%) CISA
2 1 (11.11%) PMP
2 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) QA
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) CA
2 1 (11.11%) Symantec
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