Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 30 21
Rank change year-on-year +18 -9 -8
Contract jobs citing ITIL 19 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 8.92% 3.96% 7.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.92% 4.82% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 12
Chester median daily rate £313 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.24% -2.94% +37.10%
10th Percentile £280 £206 £363
90th Percentile £424 £530 £467
Cheshire median daily rate £413 £399 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% -6.18% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
Chester median hourly rate £35.00 - £25.00
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.25 £14.86 £17.33
% change year-on-year +29.54% -14.25% -38.11%

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 174 249 290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 81.69% 82.18% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 224 184
Chester median daily rate £375 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £236 £304
90th Percentile £502 £525 £525
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 22
Chester median hourly rate £13.00 - £23.75
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.42 £19.64 £17.50
% change year-on-year -26.59% +12.24% -5.41%

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 17 November 2017.

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

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Chester over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ITIL in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Change Management
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (31.58%) MCSA
3 6 (31.58%) DNS
3 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (31.58%) Banking
4 5 (26.32%) Fortinet
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
4 5 (26.32%) Unix
4 5 (26.32%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco
5 4 (21.05%) Firewall
5 4 (21.05%) Project Management
5 4 (21.05%) LAN
5 4 (21.05%) WAN
5 4 (21.05%) DHCP
5 4 (21.05%) HP
5 4 (21.05%) Linux
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) SCCM
5 4 (21.05%) Citrix
5 4 (21.05%) Local Government
5 4 (21.05%) Finance
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
6 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
6 3 (15.79%) NetBackup
6 3 (15.79%) MCITP

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 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.79%) SAS
1 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) DHCP
2 4 (21.05%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) LAN
2 4 (21.05%) WAN
3 3 (15.79%) BGP
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (15.79%) OSPF
4 2 (10.53%) EIGRP
4 2 (10.53%) VPN
5 1 (5.26%) LDAP
5 1 (5.26%) Multicast
5 1 (5.26%) Network Security
5 1 (5.26%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) HP UFT
General
1 6 (31.58%) Banking
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Local Government
3 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (15.79%) Analyst
1 3 (15.79%) Applications Support
1 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
1 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 2 (10.53%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (10.53%) Network Support
2 2 (10.53%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Project Leader
2 2 (10.53%) SAP Project Leader
2 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Technical Delivery Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Technical Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Applications Support
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) jQuery
1 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (5.26%) WCF
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Virtual Team
3 1 (5.26%) CESG
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Online Banking
3 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Unix
3 4 (21.05%) Linux
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.26%) AIX
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Change Management
2 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) Demand Management
5 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Kanban
5 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
5 2 (10.53%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) SDLC
5 2 (10.53%) Virtual Team Management
5 2 (10.53%) Work Breakdown Structure
6 1 (5.26%) Break/Fix
6 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
2 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) PHP
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) MCSA
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (26.32%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (15.79%) MCITP
3 3 (15.79%) MCSE
4 2 (10.53%) ISEB
5 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
2 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (15.79%) NetBackup
2 3 (15.79%) Tivoli
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
3 1 (5.26%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Fortinet
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco
2 4 (21.05%) Citrix
2 4 (21.05%) HP
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
4 2 (10.53%) SAP
5 1 (5.26%) Dell
5 1 (5.26%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) Juniper
5 1 (5.26%) McAfee