Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for ITIL V3 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL V3 over the 6 months to 21 November 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.

ITIL Version 3
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 88 90
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -28
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 6 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.45% 0.62% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.72% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 18
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £285 £272 £464
90th Percentile £471 £550 £701
North West median daily rate £413 £450 £500
% change year-on-year -8.33% -10.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £17.00
North West median hourly rate £11.70 - £30.15

ITIL V3 is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1125 1257 1752
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 83.77% 86.04% 84.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 901 1155
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £263 £249 £275
90th Percentile £619 £613 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 31 57
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.76% +12.14% -2.94%
10th Percentile £11.03 £13.00 £12.74
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.75 £35.00
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
% change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +69.56%

ITIL V3
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing ITIL V3 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL V3 in Cheshire

ITIL V3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL V3 in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL V3 in Cheshire

ITIL V3
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL V3 in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL V3 in Cheshire

ITIL V3
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL V3 in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL V3 in Cheshire

ITIL V3
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 V3 within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Alderley Edge - 1 £435 -
Wilmslow - 1 £275 -
ITIL V3
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 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 V3.

1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) Logistics
3 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Project Governance
3 2 (33.33%) Retail Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (33.33%) PMO
4 1 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (16.67%) Service Design
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) CMDB
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
4 1 (16.67%) Service Continuity Management
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management

ITIL V3
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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) POP3
1 1 (16.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) PMO Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Service Designer
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Design Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Transition Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITSM
2 2 (33.33%) Logistics
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Project Governance
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Service Continuity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Service Design
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow