The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 11 26 11
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Contract jobs citing ITIL 78 33 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 10.06% 5.59% 10.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.18% 7.66% 15.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 25 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £283 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.19% +7.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £211 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £408 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.53% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 3
Average hourly rate £11.73 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
ITIL
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
592 431 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 76.39% 73.05% 69.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 272 94
Average daily rate £395 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £465 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 7 10
Average hourly rate £15.68 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.50% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.87 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in the North East

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the North East region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

ITIL
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the North East region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

ITIL
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
Tyne and Wear +13 64 £263 -6.66% 10
Durham -4 6 £175 - 2
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 64 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 54 (37.50%) Windows
3 48 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 45 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 41 (28.47%) Service Management
6 35 (24.31%) HP
7 34 (23.61%) Problem Management
8 32 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 32 (22.22%) Finance
9 29 (20.14%) Change Management
10 27 (18.75%) Linux
10 27 (18.75%) Oracle
11 26 (18.06%) Active Directory
12 24 (16.67%) Service Delivery
13 23 (15.97%) Java
14 22 (15.28%) SQL
15 21 (14.58%) WebLogic
15 21 (14.58%) SLA
16 20 (13.89%) Project Management
17 19 (13.19%) Configuration Management
17 19 (13.19%) Migration
17 19 (13.19%) SharePoint
18 18 (12.50%) PRINCE2
19 17 (11.81%) Oracle Reports
20 16 (11.11%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
20 16 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
20 16 (11.11%) Ant
20 16 (11.11%) J2EE
20 16 (11.11%) Informatica
21 15 (10.42%) Cisco

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 21 (14.58%) WebLogic
2 19 (13.19%) SharePoint
3 11 (7.64%) MS Exchange
3 11 (7.64%) AquaLogic
4 4 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.08%) CMS
6 2 (1.39%) Lync
6 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.69%) TPMS
Applications
1 32 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.94%) MS Office
3 3 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.78%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (2.78%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (2.78%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.72%) LDAP
2 13 (9.03%) SAN
3 10 (6.94%) DHCP
4 9 (6.25%) DNS
5 6 (4.17%) Firewall
6 4 (2.78%) Junos
6 4 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (2.78%) LAN
6 4 (2.78%) WAN
7 3 (2.08%) IPv6
8 2 (1.39%) Network Security
9 1 (0.69%) Spanning Tree
9 1 (0.69%) Multicast
9 1 (0.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.69%) SSL
9 1 (0.69%) Internet
9 1 (0.69%) MPLS
9 1 (0.69%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.81%) Oracle Reports
2 13 (9.03%) Oracle Database
3 10 (6.94%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.39%) DTS
7 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.69%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 16 (11.11%) Ant
2 11 (7.64%) StarTeam
3 4 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (2.08%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.08%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.08%) CruiseControl
General
1 32 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (2.78%) General Ledger
2 4 (2.78%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.78%) Legal
3 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.69%) Marketing
4 1 (0.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 31 (21.53%) Analyst
2 17 (11.81%) Service Analyst
2 17 (11.81%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (9.03%) Administrator
4 11 (7.64%) Project Manager
5 10 (6.94%) Integration Manager
5 10 (6.94%) Support Engineer
5 10 (6.94%) Configuration Manager
6 9 (6.25%) Developer
7 6 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (4.17%) Network Engineer
7 6 (4.17%) Support Analyst
8 5 (3.47%) Informatica Developer
8 5 (3.47%) Change Analyst
9 4 (2.78%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (2.78%) Release Manager
9 4 (2.78%) Linux Support
9 4 (2.78%) Coordinator
10 3 (2.08%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.11%) J2EE
2 15 (10.42%) SOAP
2 15 (10.42%) Web Services
3 13 (9.03%) Middleware
4 9 (6.25%) JDBC
4 9 (6.25%) JMS
4 9 (6.25%) JNDI
5 5 (3.47%) Java EE
6 4 (2.78%) XML
7 3 (2.08%) Application Packaging
8 2 (1.39%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.72%) Management Information System
2 13 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.64%) Clustering
4 4 (2.78%) iPad
4 4 (2.78%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.78%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.08%) Replication
5 3 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.08%) CMDB
5 3 (2.08%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (1.39%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.39%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.39%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.69%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.69%) NHS
7 1 (0.69%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.69%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.69%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 54 (37.50%) Windows
2 27 (18.75%) Linux
3 16 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (9.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (9.03%) UNIX
6 8 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (5.56%) Windows XP
7 7 (4.86%) Windows 7
8 6 (4.17%) Solaris
9 4 (2.78%) Android
10 2 (1.39%) VME
10 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.69%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (28.47%) Service Management
2 34 (23.61%) Problem Management
3 29 (20.14%) Change Management
4 24 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 20 (13.89%) Project Management
6 19 (13.19%) Configuration Management
6 19 (13.19%) Migration
7 18 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 15 (10.42%) Validation
8 15 (10.42%) Root Cause Analysis
8 15 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (9.72%) Incident Management
10 13 (9.03%) SOA
10 13 (9.03%) Release Management
11 12 (8.33%) CMMI
12 11 (7.64%) ITSM
12 11 (7.64%) Integration Testing
12 11 (7.64%) Data Migration
13 9 (6.25%) Risk Management
13 9 (6.25%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 23 (15.97%) Java
2 22 (15.28%) SQL
3 16 (11.11%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 15 (10.42%) Shell Script
5 12 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 7 (4.86%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.08%) Perl
8 2 (1.39%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 64 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 48 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.64%) ISEB
4 10 (6.94%) Degree
5 8 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (4.17%) DV Cleared
6 6 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (3.47%) APMP
8 2 (1.39%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 2 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.69%) MCSE
9 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.58%) SLA
2 6 (4.17%) ISO 9001
3 5 (3.47%) QA
4 4 (2.78%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.69%) COBIT
System Software
1 26 (18.06%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (2.78%) vSphere
3 4 (2.78%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (9.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (6.25%) OpenView
3 2 (1.39%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.39%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (1.39%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (1.39%) SCOM
3 2 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.39%) Unicenter
3 2 (1.39%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.69%) SCCM
4 1 (0.69%) WMI
Vendors
1 45 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 35 (24.31%) HP
3 27 (18.75%) Oracle
4 16 (11.11%) Informatica
5 15 (10.42%) Cisco
6 14 (9.72%) VMware
6 14 (9.72%) Red Hat
7 9 (6.25%) CheckPoint
8 7 (4.86%) Borland
9 5 (3.47%) Dell
10 4 (2.78%) TippingPoint
10 4 (2.78%) McAfee
10 4 (2.78%) EMC
10 4 (2.78%) Juniper
10 4 (2.78%) CA
10 4 (2.78%) 3PAR
10 4 (2.78%) F5
11 3 (2.08%) ServiceNow
11 3 (2.08%) Splunk
11 3 (2.08%) SAP
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