The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 30 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
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 29
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester - - 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £343
% change year-on-year - +16.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.97
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £21.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -22.09% -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 Chester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 86 126 164
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 81.13% 81.29% 83.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 91 114
Median daily rate £375 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £247 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 15
Median hourly rate £23.75 £26.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.52% -25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £16.59 £18.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

ITIL V3
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

ITIL V3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL V3 in Chester

ITIL V3
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL V3 in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 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 Chester region with a requirement for ITIL V3.

1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Local Government
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF

ITIL V3
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft