Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 73 85
Rank change year-on-year -3 +12 +7
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 13 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.05% 1.43% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.65% 9.60% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 1
Cheshire median daily rate £325 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.53% +6.25% +0.50%
10th Percentile £293 £218 £375
90th Percentile £603 £546 £425
North West median daily rate £418 £425 £385
% change year-on-year -1.76% +10.39% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate £80.00 - -
North West median hourly rate £39.99 £17.43 -
% change year-on-year +129.40% - -

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 230 198 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 18.58% 14.93% 16.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 138 143
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% -
10th Percentile £195 £213 £155
90th Percentile £594 £550 £675
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £423
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 5 11
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.25 £21.00 £20.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +1.82% +16.07%
10th Percentile £17.50 £13.24 £14.43
90th Percentile £47.50 £30.20 £23.75
North West median hourly rate £31.07 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -22.33% +45.45% -8.79%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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
Chester +2 3 £350 +12.00%
Warrington -4 3 £325 -39.53%
Knutsford -4 2 £225 -52.63%
Crewe - 1 £450 -
ITIL Certification
North West

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for ITIL Certification.

1 13 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) SLA
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (46.15%) Service Management
3 6 (46.15%) Problem Management
4 5 (38.46%) ITSM
5 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
5 4 (30.77%) Skype for Business
5 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
5 4 (30.77%) Skype
5 4 (30.77%) Decision-Making
6 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (15.38%) VMware
7 2 (15.38%) Banking
7 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (15.38%) Smart Meter
7 2 (15.38%) Release Management
7 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
7 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (15.38%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (15.38%) vCloud
7 2 (15.38%) OpenStack
7 2 (15.38%) Analytics
7 2 (15.38%) Target Operating Model
7 2 (15.38%) Service Design
8 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) Skype for Business
2 2 (15.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Skype
2 2 (15.38%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) JMeter
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Law
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) Consultant
1 2 (15.38%) Coordinator
1 2 (15.38%) Management Consultant
1 2 (15.38%) Operations Manager
1 2 (15.38%) Release Manager
1 2 (15.38%) Service Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Support
1 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Support Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) Service Management Consultant
1 2 (15.38%) Service Manager
1 2 (15.38%) Service Transition Manager
1 2 (15.38%) Transition Manager
2 1 (7.69%) IT Programme Manager
2 1 (7.69%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Service Improvement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 2 (15.38%) Smart Meter
2 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Problem Management
2 6 (46.15%) Service Management
3 5 (38.46%) ITSM
4 4 (30.77%) Decision-Making
4 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
4 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
5 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (15.38%) Analytics
6 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (15.38%) Release Management
6 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 2 (15.38%) Service Design
6 2 (15.38%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (7.69%) Coaching
7 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
7 1 (7.69%) Programme Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 1 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) VB
1 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
1 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) MCSA
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) vCloud
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle