Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for ITSM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITSM 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 Service Management (ITSM)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 37 37
Rank change year-on-year +11 0 -3
Contract jobs citing ITSM 5 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.35% 1.65% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 2.01% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 5
Chester median daily rate £203 £520 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -60.91% +68.01% -3.28%
10th Percentile £115 £510 £286
90th Percentile £296 £530 £440
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Chester median hourly rate £13.00 - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 - -

ITSM 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%

ITSM
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for ITSM in Chester

ITSM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITSM in Chester

ITSM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITSM in Chester

ITSM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITSM in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITSM 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 ITSM.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (80.00%) SLA
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) Dell
1 4 (80.00%) Firmware
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 10
1 4 (80.00%) Remote Desktop
1 4 (80.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 4 (80.00%) Break/Fix
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) SQL

ITSM
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:

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Remote Desktop
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Break Fix Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Report Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Break/Fix
1 4 (80.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Dell
1 4 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow