Period
to 20 July 2017

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 July 2017 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 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 98 106
Rank change year-on-year +25 +8 -32
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 16 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.30% 1.02% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.21% 4.26% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 10
Cheshire median daily rate £393 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.88% +6.67% -3.85%
10th Percentile £245 £220 £310
90th Percentile £538 £455 £459
North West median daily rate £388 £381 £350
% change year-on-year +1.64% +8.93% +10.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - £20.92 -
North West median hourly rate - £18.67 £26.51
% change year-on-year - -29.57% +76.73%

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 195 446 325
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 15.83% 23.93% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 241 170
Cheshire median daily rate £363 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.71% +6.25% +5.82%
10th Percentile £218 £263 £252
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 30
Cheshire median hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.00% +54.70% -4.04%
10th Percentile £11.91 £13.12 £14.23
90th Percentile £65.00 £70.00 £44.45
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £42.87 £35.00
% change year-on-year -6.68% +22.47% +94.44%

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 July 2017.

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 July 2017. 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
Chester +16 7 £388 -3.13%
Warrington +32 4 £413 +3.13% 1
Macclesfield +6 2 £525 +16.67%
Knutsford - 2 £460 - 1
ITIL Certification
North West

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, 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 16 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) LAN
2 6 (37.50%) WAN
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) Firewall
3 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
4 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (25.00%) Change Management
4 4 (25.00%) OSPF
4 4 (25.00%) BGP
4 4 (25.00%) DNS
5 3 (18.75%) VPN
5 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
5 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
5 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
5 3 (18.75%) Network Security
5 3 (18.75%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (12.50%) Coaching
6 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (12.50%) Local Government
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 2 (12.50%) SLA
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) CCNP

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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
1 6 (37.50%) LAN
1 6 (37.50%) WAN
2 4 (25.00%) BGP
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (25.00%) DNS
2 4 (25.00%) OSPF
3 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
3 3 (18.75%) Network Security
3 3 (18.75%) VPN
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (6.25%) DHCP
5 1 (6.25%) Multicast
5 1 (6.25%) SSL
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Local Government
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Support
3 3 (18.75%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Firewall Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Requirements Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Coaching
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
5 1 (6.25%) Line Management
5 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) CCNA
2 2 (12.50%) CCNP
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
2 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
3 2 (12.50%) Juniper
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) IBM