The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for ITIL Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 40 -
Rank change year-on-year +17 -  
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.10% 0.46% -
As % of the Qualifications category 33.33% 4.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £388 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +8.10% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £21.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year -41.17% -10.52%  

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

Academic & Professional Certification
Chester
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 9 21 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 6.29% 9.72% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 12
Median daily rate £270 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.00% -11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £224 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Median hourly rate £18.68 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.10 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.62% +24.80%  

ITIL Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing ITIL Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL Certification in Chester

ITIL Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL Certification in Chester

ITIL Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL Certification in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Chester region with a requirement for ITIL Certification.

1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (50.00%) Change Management
3 3 (50.00%) Fortinet
3 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) OSPF
3 3 (50.00%) BGP
3 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) CCNP
4 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Juniper
4 2 (33.33%) Local Government
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery

ITIL Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) BGP
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (50.00%) OSPF
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (33.33%) Local Government
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Network Support
2 3 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Firewall Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Applications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (50.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft