Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 22 27
Rank change year-on-year +7 +5 -9
Contract jobs citing ITIL 22 13 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 9.36% 5.49% 7.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.78% 6.53% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 18
Chester median daily rate £425 £295 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.07% +1.72% -27.50%
10th Percentile £273 £221 £210
90th Percentile £483 £398 £441
Cheshire median daily rate £373 £345 £440
% change year-on-year +7.97% -21.59% +15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Chester median hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.37% +13.10% -23.64%
10th Percentile £32.50 £23.75 £15.25
90th Percentile £37.50 £23.75 £37.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £15.00 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year -36.84% +31.94% -20.00%

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 204 199 294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 86.81% 83.97% 80.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 173 244
Chester median daily rate £388 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.52% -0.63% -
10th Percentile £258 £246 £250
90th Percentile £496 £481 £509
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 14
Chester median hourly rate £32.50 £17.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +91.18% -19.05% -23.64%
10th Percentile £19.25 £13.00 £15.63
90th Percentile £42.50 £36.60 £37.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.27 £30.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -35.78% +57.89% +2.70%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 11 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (45.45%) WAN
3 9 (40.91%) Cisco
4 8 (36.36%) Juniper
4 8 (36.36%) LAN
4 8 (36.36%) Change Management
4 8 (36.36%) Firewall
5 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
6 6 (27.27%) Windows
6 6 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (27.27%) Service Management
6 6 (27.27%) Banking
6 6 (27.27%) ITIL V3
6 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
7 5 (22.73%) F5
7 5 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 5 (22.73%) Blue Coat
7 5 (22.73%) ProxySG
7 5 (22.73%) Fortinet
7 5 (22.73%) Finance
7 5 (22.73%) Citrix
7 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (22.73%) CheckPoint
8 4 (18.18%) DMZ
8 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
8 4 (18.18%) VMware
8 4 (18.18%) Network Security
8 4 (18.18%) Local Government
8 4 (18.18%) Office 365

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 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (9.09%) IIS
1 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Office 365
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) WAN
2 8 (36.36%) Firewall
2 8 (36.36%) LAN
3 5 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (18.18%) DMZ
4 4 (18.18%) Network Security
5 3 (13.64%) BGP
5 3 (13.64%) EIGRP
5 3 (13.64%) OSPF
5 3 (13.64%) SAN
5 3 (13.64%) VPN
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.55%) Internet
7 1 (4.55%) MPLS
7 1 (4.55%) Multicast
7 1 (4.55%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (27.27%) Banking
2 5 (22.73%) Finance
3 4 (18.18%) Local Government
4 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Network Engineer
1 8 (36.36%) Security Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Data Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Data Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Due Diligence Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) ICT Manager
5 1 (4.55%) ICT Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Information Assurance Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Security Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) PKI
4 1 (4.55%) Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Unix
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Change Management
2 6 (27.27%) ITIL V3
2 6 (27.27%) Service Management
3 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
3 3 (13.64%) Information Security
3 3 (13.64%) ITSM
3 3 (13.64%) Migration
3 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.09%) Information Security Management
4 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.09%) Remediation Plan
4 2 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 2 (9.09%) Security Management
4 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Commercial Awareness
5 1 (4.55%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps
5 1 (4.55%) Presales
5 1 (4.55%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (13.64%) CCNA
3 3 (13.64%) CCNP
4 2 (9.09%) CISSP
5 1 (4.55%) CISA
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) COBIT
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) ProxySG
2 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.09%) vSphere
4 2 (9.09%) XenApp
4 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (9.09%) Puppet
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) SCOM
2 2 (9.09%) SmoothWall
2 2 (9.09%) WSUS
3 1 (4.55%) HP SIM
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.55%) Terraform
3 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Cisco
2 8 (36.36%) Juniper
3 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
4 5 (22.73%) Blue Coat
4 5 (22.73%) CheckPoint
4 5 (22.73%) Citrix
4 5 (22.73%) F5
4 5 (22.73%) Fortinet
5 4 (18.18%) VMware
6 2 (9.09%) Avaya
6 2 (9.09%) McAfee
6 2 (9.09%) Symantec
7 1 (4.55%) Altiris
7 1 (4.55%) HP