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 3 months to 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 16 14 12
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 6 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 5.77% 11.26% 10.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.23% 13.93% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 7
Median daily rate £295 £263 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.38% -34.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £238 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £425 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 13
Median hourly rate £23.75 £21.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.09% -23.63%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £14.54
% change year-on-year -11.11% +23.83%  

ITIL 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 83 122 163
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 79.81% 80.79% 84.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 87 112
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 £245 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 15
Median hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.63% -21.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £16.76 £18.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Chester

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL 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.

1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
1 6 (54.55%) Local Government
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) LAN
2 5 (45.45%) WAN
3 3 (27.27%) Unix
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) CCNA
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (27.27%) Juniper
3 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
4 2 (18.18%) SmoothWall
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) Validation
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
4 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 2 (18.18%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (18.18%) SCOM
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
4 2 (18.18%) Clustering
4 2 (18.18%) CESG
4 2 (18.18%) Banking

ITIL
Top Related 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 (18.18%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Project
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
1 5 (45.45%) LAN
1 5 (45.45%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) LDAP
2 2 (18.18%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (9.09%) Anycast
3 1 (9.09%) BGP
3 1 (9.09%) BIG-IP
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
3 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) OSPF
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (54.55%) Local Government
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Design Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Implementation Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Security Officer
3 1 (9.09%) ICT Manager
3 1 (9.09%) ICT Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Firewall Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) CESG
2 2 (18.18%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) PKI
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) AIX
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
2 2 (18.18%) ITSM
2 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) Network Design
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Security Management
2 2 (18.18%) Service Management
2 2 (18.18%) Validation
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCNA
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCOM
1 2 (18.18%) SmoothWall
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 3 (27.27%) Juniper
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) Intel Security
5 1 (9.09%) F5
5 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
5 1 (9.09%) HP
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