The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 8 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing ITIL 14 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 15.05% 10.53% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.00% 15.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£98 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.25 £17.56
% change year-on-year
+3.11% -13.15%
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County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
70 39 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 75.27% 68.42% 51.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 11 40
Average daily rate £150 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.42% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £88 £253 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £341 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL across the Belfast region.

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing ITIL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL.

1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) UNIX
2 12 (70.59%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (64.71%) DMZ
3 11 (64.71%) Solaris
3 11 (64.71%) Linux
3 11 (64.71%) Validation
3 11 (64.71%) Firewall
3 11 (64.71%) Load Balancing
3 11 (64.71%) Reverse Proxy
3 11 (64.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (47.06%) Sun
4 8 (47.06%) Middleware
5 7 (41.18%) Java
6 5 (29.41%) SailPoint
6 5 (29.41%) TIBCO
6 5 (29.41%) Identity Management
6 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
7 4 (23.53%) IBM
7 4 (23.53%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (23.53%) Tivoli
7 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
7 4 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
7 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
8 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
8 3 (17.65%) PMP
8 3 (17.65%) PMI Certification
8 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
8 3 (17.65%) LDAP

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing ITIL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) DMZ
1 11 (64.71%) Firewall
1 11 (64.71%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (17.65%) LDAP
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
General
1 1 (5.88%) Front Office
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Operations Engineer
1 6 (35.29%) Middleware Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support
3 1 (5.88%) Operations Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Field Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Applications Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Sun Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Applications Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) Middleware
2 5 (29.41%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) UNIX
3 11 (64.71%) Solaris
3 11 (64.71%) Linux
3 11 (64.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Validation
1 11 (64.71%) Load Balancing
2 5 (29.41%) Identity Management
3 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
3 3 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
2 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (17.65%) PMP
2 3 (17.65%) PMI Certification
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.88%) MCSA
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Sun
2 5 (29.41%) TIBCO
3 4 (23.53%) IBM
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) Reuters
5 1 (5.88%) Bloomberg
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix