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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 27 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 3 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 2.24% 2.08% 5.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 3.23% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£320 £135 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+137.03% -57.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £323
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.58% -4.54%
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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
96 62 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 71.64% 64.58% 65.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 29 42
Average daily rate £300 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (75.00%) PMP
1 3 (75.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SPSS
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Data Security
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) FileNet
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (25.00%) Jython
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (25.00%) FileNet
1 1 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Data Security
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) Jython
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (75.00%) PMP
1 3 (75.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos
1 1 (25.00%) IBM