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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 12 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL 64 75 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 9.89% 13.25% 8.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.94% 17.52% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 42 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £245 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 8
Average hourly rate £11.86 £17.25 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.27% -8.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -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
459 428 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 70.94% 75.62% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 265 89
Average daily rate £375 £283 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.74% -13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 18
Average hourly rate £12.00 £34.00 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.70% +79.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £34.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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
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 27 March 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 0 57 £300 +22.69% 12
Durham -8 4 £356 -28.75% 2
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 72 (55.38%) Security Cleared
2 53 (40.77%) SC Cleared
3 46 (35.38%) Windows
4 37 (28.46%) Microsoft
5 35 (26.92%) Finance
6 34 (26.15%) HP
7 31 (23.85%) Service Management
8 28 (21.54%) Change Management
9 26 (20.00%) Active Directory
10 25 (19.23%) MS Excel
11 24 (18.46%) Oracle
11 24 (18.46%) Project Management
12 23 (17.69%) UNIX
12 23 (17.69%) Problem Management
13 22 (16.92%) SQL
14 20 (15.38%) Configuration Management
15 19 (14.62%) Windows Server 2003
15 19 (14.62%) Service Delivery
16 18 (13.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 18 (13.85%) SQL Server
16 18 (13.85%) VMware
17 17 (13.08%) Oracle Reports
17 17 (13.08%) Continuous Improvement
18 16 (12.31%) Middleware
18 16 (12.31%) Clustering
18 16 (12.31%) VMware Infrastructure
19 15 (11.54%) PL/SQL
20 14 (10.77%) SLA
20 14 (10.77%) Cisco
20 14 (10.77%) SAN

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 13 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.46%) WebLogic
3 10 (7.69%) AquaLogic
4 9 (6.92%) SharePoint
5 8 (6.15%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (3.08%) IIS
7 4 (3.08%) IBM Notes
7 4 (3.08%) Apache
8 3 (2.31%) CMS
9 2 (1.54%) Lync
Applications
1 25 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.38%) MS Office
3 6 (4.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (6.15%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (6.15%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (5.38%) Oracle Payables
2 7 (5.38%) Oracle Receivables
2 7 (5.38%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (5.38%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.77%) SAN
1 14 (10.77%) DNS
2 13 (10.00%) DHCP
3 11 (8.46%) Firewall
4 10 (7.69%) LDAP
5 6 (4.62%) LAN
5 6 (4.62%) WAN
6 4 (3.08%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (2.31%) Network Security
7 3 (2.31%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (2.31%) Junos
7 3 (2.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (2.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (2.31%) SSL
7 3 (2.31%) IPv6
8 2 (1.54%) VPN
9 1 (0.77%) SMS
9 1 (0.77%) MPLS
9 1 (0.77%) OSPF
9 1 (0.77%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 17 (13.08%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 7 (5.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 5 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.54%) DTS
8 1 (0.77%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (6.92%) StarTeam
2 8 (6.15%) Ant
3 7 (5.38%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.77%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.77%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (26.92%) Finance
2 7 (5.38%) General Ledger
3 4 (3.08%) Legal
4 3 (2.31%) Billing
5 2 (1.54%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.54%) Military
5 2 (1.54%) Electronics
6 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.77%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (11.54%) Analyst
2 13 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 12 (9.23%) Administrator
4 11 (8.46%) Project Manager
5 8 (6.15%) Developer
5 8 (6.15%) Configuration Manager
5 8 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (5.38%) Service Manager
7 6 (4.62%) Service Analyst
7 6 (4.62%) Coordinator
7 6 (4.62%) Network Engineer
7 6 (4.62%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (3.85%) Informatica Developer
9 4 (3.08%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (3.08%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (3.08%) Messaging Engineer
9 4 (3.08%) Consultant
10 3 (2.31%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (2.31%) Desktop Support
10 3 (2.31%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.31%) Middleware
2 8 (6.15%) JNDI
2 8 (6.15%) JDBC
2 8 (6.15%) J2EE
2 8 (6.15%) JMS
3 7 (5.38%) SOAP
3 7 (5.38%) Web Services
3 7 (5.38%) XML
4 3 (2.31%) Java EE
4 3 (2.31%) Application Packaging
5 2 (1.54%) CSS
6 1 (0.77%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.31%) Clustering
2 10 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 10 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.08%) CMDB
4 3 (2.31%) Replication
4 3 (2.31%) Cryptography
4 3 (2.31%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.54%) HACMP
5 2 (1.54%) Open Source
5 2 (1.54%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.77%) iPad
6 1 (0.77%) NHS
6 1 (0.77%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.77%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 46 (35.38%) Windows
2 23 (17.69%) UNIX
3 19 (14.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (10.00%) Linux
5 11 (8.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (6.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (6.92%) Solaris
7 3 (2.31%) AIX
7 3 (2.31%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.54%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.77%) OS/2
9 1 (0.77%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (23.85%) Service Management
2 28 (21.54%) Change Management
3 24 (18.46%) Project Management
4 23 (17.69%) Problem Management
5 20 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 19 (14.62%) Service Delivery
7 17 (13.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (10.77%) Root Cause Analysis
8 14 (10.77%) Incident Management
9 12 (9.23%) CMMI
10 11 (8.46%) Risk Management
10 11 (8.46%) Release Management
11 10 (7.69%) Workflow
11 10 (7.69%) Migration
11 10 (7.69%) SOA
12 9 (6.92%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (6.92%) Six Sigma
12 9 (6.92%) PRINCE2
13 8 (6.15%) High Availability
13 8 (6.15%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.92%) SQL
2 15 (11.54%) PL/SQL
3 12 (9.23%) Java
4 8 (6.15%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 7 (5.38%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.85%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.08%) Perl
7 4 (3.08%) C
Qualifications
1 72 (55.38%) Security Cleared
2 53 (40.77%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.46%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (6.92%) DV Cleared
5 8 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (5.38%) Degree
7 6 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (3.85%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 3 (2.31%) MCSE
10 2 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.54%) IBM AIX Certification
10 2 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.54%) CCNA
11 1 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.77%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.77%) SLA
2 8 (6.15%) QA
3 6 (4.62%) ISO 9001
4 4 (3.08%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.77%) COBIT
System Software
1 26 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (12.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.08%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.08%) vSphere
3 4 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (3.08%) Terminal Services
4 3 (2.31%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.54%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 18 (13.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (7.69%) OpenView
3 4 (3.08%) WhatsUp Gold
4 3 (2.31%) HP SIM
5 2 (1.54%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.54%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.77%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.77%) WMI
6 1 (0.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (28.46%) Microsoft
2 34 (26.15%) HP
3 24 (18.46%) Oracle
4 18 (13.85%) VMware
5 14 (10.77%) Cisco
6 13 (10.00%) Red Hat
7 11 (8.46%) CheckPoint
8 8 (6.15%) Informatica
9 7 (5.38%) CA
10 6 (4.62%) Borland
11 4 (3.08%) 3PAR
11 4 (3.08%) TippingPoint
11 4 (3.08%) Juniper
11 4 (3.08%) Lotus
11 4 (3.08%) McAfee
11 4 (3.08%) EMC
11 4 (3.08%) Citrix
12 3 (2.31%) Serena
12 3 (2.31%) F5
12 3 (2.31%) Splunk
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: £200 per day - Initial 3 Month Contract
Posted: 5 hours ago