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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 11 4 14
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing ITIL 9 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 12.33% 26.32% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.93% 36.59% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 1
Average daily rate
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£422 £338 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.03% +35.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.50 £17.94
% change year-on-year
+1.45% -13.60%
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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 41 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 58.90% 71.93% 77.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 28
Average daily rate £406 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £475 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £15.77 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 March 2015, 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 5 (55.56%) UNIX
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (33.33%) LDAP
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) IIS
3 3 (33.33%) iPlanet
3 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 3 (33.33%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) TIBCO
4 2 (22.22%) Rendezvous
4 2 (22.22%) TIBCO Hawk
4 2 (22.22%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (22.22%) AIX
4 2 (22.22%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Investment Management
4 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) CA
5 1 (11.11%) Private Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
5 1 (11.11%) SLA

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 (33.33%) IIS
1 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 3 (33.33%) iPlanet
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (22.22%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (22.22%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LDAP
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) TIBCO Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Defect Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support
3 1 (11.11%) Network Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Support Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Release Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) UNIX
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Service Management
1 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Investment Management
1 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (22.22%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) CA
2 2 (22.22%) TIBCO
3 1 (11.11%) Sun