The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Belfast region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 15 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing ITIL 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 1.14% 1.96% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 2.86% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £438 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.81 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-12.15% +12.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
71 70 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 80.68% 68.63% 59.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 34 36
Average daily rate £325 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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County Antrim

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 1 August 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) SLA
1 4 (57.14%) Service Management
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) CCNP
4 1 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) SPSS
4 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) DB2
4 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (14.29%) IIS
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Apache
4 1 (14.29%) Cognos
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) HTTP
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Data Security
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) FileNet
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) FileNet
1 1 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Incident Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Incident Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Engagement Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Service Management
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Data Security
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
1 1 (14.29%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos