Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for ITIL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL over the 6 months to 14 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.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 12 26
Rank change year-on-year -1 +14 -11
Contract jobs citing ITIL 17 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 9.09% 10.14% 3.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.41% 12.28% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 9
Chester median daily rate £290 £316 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.30% -39.18% +22.35%
10th Percentile £207 £280 £291
90th Percentile £353 £411 £530
Cheshire median daily rate £315 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -21.25% +6.67% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Chester median hourly rate - £35.00 -
Cheshire median hourly rate £36.11 £28.00 £14.86
% change year-on-year +28.96% +88.43% -14.25%

ITIL 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 Chester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 149 171 219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 79.68% 82.61% 84.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 147 195
Chester median daily rate £375 £355 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% -11.25% -
10th Percentile £231 £210 £235
90th Percentile £468 £505 £489
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 1
Chester median hourly rate £13.45 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.21% +8.57% -22.22%
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.84 £20.14
% change year-on-year +10.48% -21.36% +13.35%

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in Chester

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in Chester

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Chester over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in Chester

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Chester

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL 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 Chester region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 7 (41.18%) SLA
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
3 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
3 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
3 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Windows
4 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
5 2 (11.76%) HP
5 2 (11.76%) Linux
5 2 (11.76%) SQL
5 2 (11.76%) VBScript
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) McAfee
5 2 (11.76%) Finance
5 2 (11.76%) Time Management
5 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 2 (11.76%) Office 365
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
5 2 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (5.88%) Server Management

ITIL
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) OSPF
1 1 (5.88%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (5.88%) RIP
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
1 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) JMeter
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Applications Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Applications Support
2 4 (23.53%) Applications Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Service Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) ICT Manager
3 3 (17.65%) ICT Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Implementation Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
1 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
1 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
2 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
2 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (11.76%) Time Management
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (5.88%) Coaching
3 1 (5.88%) Email Filtering
3 1 (5.88%) IT Strategy
3 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.88%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Server Management
3 1 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
1 2 (11.76%) VBScript
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) VB
2 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) MCSA
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
2 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.88%) HP SIM
1 1 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
1 1 (5.88%) SmoothWall
1 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) HP
2 2 (11.76%) McAfee
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Altiris
3 1 (5.88%) Avaya
3 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
3 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto
3 1 (5.88%) Symantec