The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 12 9 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Contract jobs citing ITIL 14 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 13.08% 9.46% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.18% 13.46% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£320 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -12.85%
ITIL
Northern Ireland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
77 52 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 71.96% 70.27% 54.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 17 44
Average daily rate £250 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £88 £257 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -58.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

ITIL
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -2 14 £320 +23.07%
ITIL
Northern Ireland

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 11 (78.57%) UNIX
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
1 11 (78.57%) Solaris
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
1 11 (78.57%) DMZ
1 11 (78.57%) Firewall
1 11 (78.57%) Validation
1 11 (78.57%) Load Balancing
1 11 (78.57%) Reverse Proxy
1 11 (78.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 11 (78.57%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (57.14%) Middleware
2 8 (57.14%) Sun
3 7 (50.00%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) SailPoint
4 5 (35.71%) TIBCO
4 5 (35.71%) Identity Management
5 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
5 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 4 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (28.57%) IBM
5 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 4 (28.57%) Tivoli
5 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
6 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (21.43%) PMP
6 3 (21.43%) PMI Certification
6 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
6 3 (21.43%) LDAP
6 3 (21.43%) Kalman Filter

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) DMZ
1 11 (78.57%) Firewall
1 11 (78.57%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (21.43%) LDAP
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Operations Engineer
1 6 (42.86%) Middleware Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Operations Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Sun Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) Middleware
2 5 (35.71%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) UNIX
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
1 11 (78.57%) Solaris
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
1 11 (78.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Validation
1 11 (78.57%) Load Balancing
2 5 (35.71%) Identity Management
3 3 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (21.43%) PMP
1 3 (21.43%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Sun
2 5 (35.71%) TIBCO
3 4 (28.57%) IBM