Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for ITIL Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 96 89
Rank change year-on-year +30 -7 -14
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 18 1 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.45% 0.077% 1.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.11% 0.50% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 11
Cheshire median daily rate £369 - £400
10th Percentile £157 - £294
90th Percentile £488 - £548
North West median daily rate £370 £400 £386
% change year-on-year -7.50% +3.76% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £23.75
North West median hourly rate £17.43 - £30.52

ITIL Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cheshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 178 202 343
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 14.34% 15.50% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 130 180
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £200 £156 £256
90th Percentile £550 £675 £650
North West median daily rate £410 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 30
Cheshire median hourly rate £24.00 £20.31 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.15% +14.31% -1.99%
10th Percentile £15.30 £14.60 £16.90
90th Percentile £33.75 £31.16 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £33.75 £28.00 £31.51
% change year-on-year +20.54% -11.14% +61.80%

ITIL Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing ITIL Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL Certification in Cheshire

ITIL Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL Certification in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL Certification in Cheshire

ITIL Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL Certification in Cheshire over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL Certification in Cheshire

ITIL Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL Certification in Cheshire

ITIL Certification
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +13 6 £150 - 1
Chester - 2 £313 -
Knutsford - 2 £475 -
ITIL Certification
North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for ITIL Certification.

1 18 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Unix
2 6 (33.33%) Change Management
3 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (27.78%) IBM
3 5 (27.78%) Middleware
3 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
3 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 4 (22.22%) Banking
4 4 (22.22%) Fortinet
4 4 (22.22%) MCSE
4 4 (22.22%) MCSA
4 4 (22.22%) CRM
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (22.22%) HP UFT
4 4 (22.22%) Mainframe
4 4 (22.22%) HP
4 4 (22.22%) SLA
5 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 3 (16.67%) JCL
5 3 (16.67%) FTP
5 3 (16.67%) Windows
5 3 (16.67%) AIX
5 3 (16.67%) ISPF
5 3 (16.67%) Time Sharing Option
5 3 (16.67%) Performance Metrics

ITIL Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) FTP
2 2 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) HP UFT
2 2 (11.11%) JMeter
General
1 4 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Service Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Technician
4 2 (11.11%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Change Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Database Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL Change Manager
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL Service Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Project Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Requirements Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Service Transition Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Middleware
2 3 (16.67%) ISPF
3 2 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (22.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Unix
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) AIX
3 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Change Management
3 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (22.22%) CRM
5 3 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 2 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.11%) Time Management
7 1 (5.56%) Creative Thinking
7 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.56%) Line Management
7 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.56%) Service Management
7 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) JCL
1 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (11.11%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) VB
2 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
2 2 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) MCSA
2 4 (22.22%) MCSE
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) ISEB
4 1 (5.56%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) IBM
2 4 (22.22%) Fortinet
2 4 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle