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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 9 16 24
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Contract jobs citing ITIL 12 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 12.12% 5.94% 4.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.22% 9.23% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 5
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£200 £226 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.60% -24.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
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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
74 65 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 74.75% 64.36% 60.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 18 91
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £190 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

ITIL
Hourly Rate Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in Belfast

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 19 (73.08%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Load Balancing
3 13 (50.00%) Firewall
3 13 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (50.00%) DMZ
4 12 (46.15%) UNIX
5 11 (42.31%) Solaris
5 11 (42.31%) Linux
5 11 (42.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (42.31%) Validation
5 11 (42.31%) Reverse Proxy
6 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
7 8 (30.77%) Sun
7 8 (30.77%) IIS
7 8 (30.77%) Middleware
8 7 (26.92%) Shell Script
8 7 (26.92%) Java
8 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
9 6 (23.08%) SQL
9 6 (23.08%) IBM Notes
9 6 (23.08%) Cognos
9 6 (23.08%) Lotus
10 5 (19.23%) Intranet
10 5 (19.23%) Internet
10 5 (19.23%) Extranet
10 5 (19.23%) TIBCO
10 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
10 5 (19.23%) Web Services
10 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
10 5 (19.23%) SailPoint

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (30.77%) IIS
2 6 (23.08%) IBM Notes
3 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
4 4 (15.38%) WebSphere
4 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 13 (50.00%) Firewall
1 13 (50.00%) DMZ
2 11 (42.31%) Reverse Proxy
3 5 (19.23%) Intranet
3 5 (19.23%) Internet
3 5 (19.23%) Extranet
4 3 (11.54%) DNS
4 3 (11.54%) LDAP
5 1 (3.85%) MGCP
5 1 (3.85%) H.323
5 1 (3.85%) DHCP
5 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco ICM
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Law
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Front Office
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
1 8 (30.77%) Support Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Web Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Web Support Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Operations Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Middleware Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Desktop Support
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Operations Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) Field Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Escalation Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) Middleware
2 5 (19.23%) Web Services
2 5 (19.23%) SailPoint
3 3 (11.54%) .NET
3 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) Replication
3 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
4 2 (7.69%) iPad
5 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
5 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.85%) IVR
5 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) UNIX
3 11 (42.31%) Solaris
3 11 (42.31%) Linux
3 11 (42.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Load Balancing
2 11 (42.31%) Validation
3 5 (19.23%) Identity Management
4 3 (11.54%) Change Management
4 3 (11.54%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (11.54%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Service Management
6 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.85%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco ICM Scripting
6 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.85%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) Shell Script
1 7 (26.92%) Java
1 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
2 6 (23.08%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.69%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.85%) CCA
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) CCIE
3 1 (3.85%) CCNA
3 1 (3.85%) CCDP
3 1 (3.85%) MCSA
3 1 (3.85%) MCP
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (3.85%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) Sun
3 6 (23.08%) Cognos
3 6 (23.08%) Lotus
4 5 (19.23%) TIBCO
5 4 (15.38%) IBM
6 3 (11.54%) F5
7 2 (7.69%) Citrix
8 1 (3.85%) Reuters
8 1 (3.85%) Bloomberg
8 1 (3.85%) McAfee
8 1 (3.85%) Avaya
8 1 (3.85%) Nortel
8 1 (3.85%) Cisco