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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 18 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL 77 60 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 8.35% 9.65% 13.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.87% 13.86% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 35 37
Average daily rate £270 £310 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +26.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £241 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £446 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 6
Average hourly rate £14.60 £21.82 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.08% +1.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.68 £17.69 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.94 £29.10 £28.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.61 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+8.90% +2.36%
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
780 433 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 84.60% 69.61% 74.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 263 193
Average daily rate £410 £399 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.80% +32.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 32
Average hourly rate £19.50 £28.50 £28.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £30.75 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -14 61 £260 -16.12% 17
Durham +7 10 £280 -20.00% 3
Northumberland - 4 £375 - 1
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 82 (47.13%) Security Cleared
2 61 (35.06%) SC Cleared
3 54 (31.03%) Windows
3 54 (31.03%) Service Management
4 48 (27.59%) Microsoft
5 46 (26.44%) Service Delivery
6 35 (20.11%) Configuration Management
7 30 (17.24%) Change Management
7 30 (17.24%) ITIL V3
7 30 (17.24%) Windows Server
8 29 (16.67%) Unix
9 27 (15.52%) MS Excel
10 26 (14.94%) Incident Management
11 25 (14.37%) Problem Management
11 25 (14.37%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (13.79%) Release Management
12 24 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (12.64%) VMware
13 22 (12.64%) AIX
13 22 (12.64%) Solaris
13 22 (12.64%) SAN
14 21 (12.07%) ITSM
15 20 (11.49%) SharePoint
16 19 (10.92%) HP
16 19 (10.92%) Cisco
17 18 (10.34%) Active Directory
17 18 (10.34%) Management Information System
17 18 (10.34%) Middleware
17 18 (10.34%) Time Management
18 17 (9.77%) Migration

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 20 (11.49%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.90%) CMS
3 9 (5.17%) AquaLogic
3 9 (5.17%) MQSeries
3 9 (5.17%) Oracle Application Server
3 9 (5.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 9 (5.17%) Tuxedo
3 9 (5.17%) WebLogic
3 9 (5.17%) WebSphere
3 9 (5.17%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (1.72%) CICS
5 2 (1.15%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.15%) OpenStack
Applications
1 27 (15.52%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.32%) MS Office
3 10 (5.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.72%) Office 365
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.57%) HP Helion
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.57%) OneDrive
2 1 (0.57%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.64%) SAN
2 11 (6.32%) NAS
3 10 (5.75%) Firewall
4 9 (5.17%) SSL
5 6 (3.45%) Internet
5 6 (3.45%) LAN
5 6 (3.45%) VPN
5 6 (3.45%) WAN
6 5 (2.87%) DHCP
6 5 (2.87%) DNS
7 2 (1.15%) HTTP
7 2 (1.15%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.15%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.57%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (0.57%) VoIP
8 1 (0.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.47%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.87%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.72%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 3 (1.72%) DB2
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (2.87%) StarTeam
2 3 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (8.05%) Finance
2 4 (2.30%) Legal
2 4 (2.30%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.15%) Banking
3 2 (1.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 28 (16.09%) Analyst
2 20 (11.49%) Support Engineer
3 18 (10.34%) Service Manager
4 11 (6.32%) Administrator
4 11 (6.32%) Storage Engineer
5 10 (5.75%) Consultant
6 9 (5.17%) Release Analyst
6 9 (5.17%) SAN Engineer
6 9 (5.17%) SAN Storage Engineer
6 9 (5.17%) Storage Support Engineer
7 8 (4.60%) Configuration Administrator
8 7 (4.02%) Delivery Manager
8 7 (4.02%) NetBackup Support
8 7 (4.02%) SAN Support
8 7 (4.02%) Services Delivery Manager
9 6 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (3.45%) Architect
9 6 (3.45%) NetBackup Engineer
9 6 (3.45%) Service Architect
9 6 (3.45%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.34%) Middleware
2 9 (5.17%) IBM Integration Bus
2 9 (5.17%) J2EE
3 3 (1.72%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.37%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 15 (8.62%) Replication
4 13 (7.47%) Data Centre
5 11 (6.32%) Celerra
5 11 (6.32%) CLARiiON
5 11 (6.32%) EMC VNX
5 11 (6.32%) Symmetrix
6 7 (4.02%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.87%) Clustering
7 5 (2.87%) HACMP
8 4 (2.30%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.30%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (1.72%) AS400
9 3 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.72%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (1.72%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.15%) NHS
10 2 (1.15%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.15%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 54 (31.03%) Windows
2 30 (17.24%) Windows Server
3 29 (16.67%) Unix
4 22 (12.64%) AIX
4 22 (12.64%) Solaris
5 13 (7.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (5.17%) OS/390
8 8 (4.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (3.45%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.30%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.72%) zOS
12 2 (1.15%) Linux
12 2 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (1.15%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.57%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (31.03%) Service Management
2 46 (26.44%) Service Delivery
3 35 (20.11%) Configuration Management
4 30 (17.24%) Change Management
4 30 (17.24%) ITIL V3
5 26 (14.94%) Incident Management
6 25 (14.37%) Problem Management
7 24 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (13.79%) Release Management
8 21 (12.07%) ITSM
9 18 (10.34%) Time Management
10 17 (9.77%) Migration
11 16 (9.20%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (9.20%) PRINCE2
12 13 (7.47%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (7.47%) ITIL V2
13 12 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
13 12 (6.90%) Project Management
14 11 (6.32%) Change Control
14 11 (6.32%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.62%) C
2 14 (8.05%) SQL
3 9 (5.17%) C++
3 9 (5.17%) Java
3 9 (5.17%) Perl
4 4 (2.30%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.30%) VBScript
5 3 (1.72%) JCL
6 2 (1.15%) COBOL
6 2 (1.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 82 (47.13%) Security Cleared
2 61 (35.06%) SC Cleared
3 15 (8.62%) DV Cleared
4 9 (5.17%) Degree
5 6 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.87%) IBM AIX Certification
7 4 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.15%) MCDBA
8 2 (1.15%) MCSA
8 2 (1.15%) MCT
9 1 (0.57%) CISA
9 1 (0.57%) CISM
9 1 (0.57%) CISSP
9 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.87%) QA
2 4 (2.30%) ISO 9001
2 4 (2.30%) SLA
3 1 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.57%) JSP 440
System Software
1 18 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.32%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.87%) GPFS
5 3 (1.72%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 2 (1.15%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (4.60%) SCCM
2 7 (4.02%) HP UCMDB
2 7 (4.02%) NetBackup
3 5 (2.87%) WMI
3 5 (2.87%) WSUS
4 4 (2.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (1.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (1.72%) Perfmon
5 3 (1.72%) Tivoli NetView
6 2 (1.15%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 2 (1.15%) Netcool
7 1 (0.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 48 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 22 (12.64%) VMware
3 19 (10.92%) Cisco
3 19 (10.92%) HP
4 17 (9.77%) IBM
5 12 (6.90%) Oracle
5 12 (6.90%) Serena
6 11 (6.32%) EMC
7 9 (5.17%) Axway
7 9 (5.17%) Fujitsu
7 9 (5.17%) Metastorm
7 9 (5.17%) Sun
7 9 (5.17%) Veritas
8 7 (4.02%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.87%) Borland
10 2 (1.15%) Dell
10 2 (1.15%) NetApp
10 2 (1.15%) SAP
10 2 (1.15%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.57%) CA
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Posted: Yesterday
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