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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 77 68
Rank change year-on-year +24 -9  
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 2 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.37% 0.31% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.36% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £449 - £260
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £341
% change year-on-year - +17.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £22.53 £20.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.41%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -25.58% -28.33%  

ITIL V3 is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 448 823 713
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 83.90% 83.89% 83.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 521 455
Median daily rate £400 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +4.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 35
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.54 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.44% -35.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

ITIL V3
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing ITIL V3 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +27 1 £373 -
Macclesfield - 1 £525 -
ITIL V3
North West

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Local Government
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Intel Security
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (20.00%) BitLocker
4 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (20.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 1 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) AppSense
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) CISSP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (60.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Support
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Service Improvement Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) BitLocker
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Intel Security
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) AppSense