Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 17 34
Rank change year-on-year 0 +17 +3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 21 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 9.63% 8.86% 4.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.11% 10.71% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 15
Chester median daily rate £425 £313 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.00% -16.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £285 £240 £222
90th Percentile £483 £409 £530
Cheshire median daily rate £360 £325 £413
% change year-on-year +10.87% -21.21% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Chester median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
Cheshire median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £14.86
% change year-on-year -28.57% +135.53% -9.31%

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 189 196 301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 86.70% 82.70% 82.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 167 271
Chester median daily rate £388 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.06% +3.13%
10th Percentile £280 £280 £269
90th Percentile £475 £502 £500
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year - -3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 3
Chester median hourly rate £20.02 £13.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.96% -38.10% +0.14%
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -1.90%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (42.86%) WAN
2 9 (42.86%) Change Management
3 8 (38.10%) Cisco
4 7 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (33.33%) Juniper
4 7 (33.33%) LAN
4 7 (33.33%) Firewall
5 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 6 (28.57%) Banking
5 6 (28.57%) Fortinet
6 5 (23.81%) Blue Coat
6 5 (23.81%) ProxySG
6 5 (23.81%) F5
6 5 (23.81%) ITIL V3
6 5 (23.81%) Windows
6 5 (23.81%) CheckPoint
6 5 (23.81%) Service Management
6 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
6 5 (23.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (23.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (19.05%) Finance
7 4 (19.05%) VMware
7 4 (19.05%) DMZ
7 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
7 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
7 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (19.05%) Office 365
7 4 (19.05%) Network Security
7 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure

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 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (9.52%) IIS
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) WAN
2 7 (33.33%) Firewall
2 7 (33.33%) LAN
3 5 (23.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (23.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (19.05%) DMZ
4 4 (19.05%) Network Security
5 3 (14.29%) BGP
5 3 (14.29%) EIGRP
5 3 (14.29%) OSPF
5 3 (14.29%) SAN
5 3 (14.29%) VPN
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (9.52%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.76%) Internet
7 1 (4.76%) MPLS
7 1 (4.76%) Multicast
7 1 (4.76%) NAS
7 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.76%) HP UFT
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.76%) JMeter
1 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 6 (28.57%) Banking
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
3 3 (14.29%) Local Government
4 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Security Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Data Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Data Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) ICT Manager
4 2 (9.52%) ICT Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Security Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Information Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Information Assurance Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.52%) PKI
3 2 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Unix
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Change Management
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL V3
2 5 (23.81%) Service Management
3 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
4 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 3 (14.29%) ITSM
5 2 (9.52%) Information Security
5 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Server Management
5 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps
6 1 (4.76%) Low Latency
6 1 (4.76%) Presales
6 1 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (4.76%) Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (4.76%) Remediation Plan
6 1 (4.76%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
1 2 (9.52%) VBScript
2 1 (4.76%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) VB
2 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.52%) CCNA
3 2 (9.52%) CCNP
3 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.76%) CISSP
4 1 (4.76%) ISEB
4 1 (4.76%) MCSA
4 1 (4.76%) MCSE
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) COBIT
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) ProxySG
2 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.52%) vSphere
3 2 (9.52%) XenApp
4 1 (4.76%) Docker
4 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
1 2 (9.52%) SCOM
1 2 (9.52%) SmoothWall
1 2 (9.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (9.52%) WSUS
2 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.76%) HP SIM
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) Terraform
2 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Cisco
2 7 (33.33%) Juniper
3 6 (28.57%) Fortinet
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 5 (23.81%) Blue Coat
4 5 (23.81%) CheckPoint
4 5 (23.81%) F5
5 4 (19.05%) VMware
6 3 (14.29%) Citrix
7 2 (9.52%) Avaya
7 2 (9.52%) HP
7 2 (9.52%) McAfee
7 2 (9.52%) Symantec
8 1 (4.76%) Altiris
8 1 (4.76%) Oracle