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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 13 12 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing ITIL 79 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 10.51% 8.46% 5.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.64% 12.79% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 10 9
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£314 £241 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.45% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £177 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 4
Average hourly rate £24.65 £20.45 £15.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.53% +33.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.23 £17.00 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £17.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £17.15 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +11.54%
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
579 219 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 76.99% 66.16% 63.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 118 139
Average daily rate £360 £345 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +25.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 22 20
Average hourly rate £22.15 £30.00 £16.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.16% +80.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £7.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £32.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 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
Tyne and Wear -6 69 £315 +34.04% 8
Durham -6 9 £206 -25.00%
Northumberland - - - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 55 (53.40%) Windows
2 50 (48.54%) Security Cleared
3 39 (37.86%) Service Management
4 37 (35.92%) Microsoft
5 30 (29.13%) SQL
5 30 (29.13%) SC Cleared
6 29 (28.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (25.24%) Active Directory
7 26 (25.24%) HP
7 26 (25.24%) Problem Management
7 26 (25.24%) Change Management
8 25 (24.27%) MS Excel
9 24 (23.30%) Oracle
10 23 (22.33%) Incident Management
11 20 (19.42%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (17.48%) Service Delivery
13 17 (16.50%) SAN
13 17 (16.50%) Clustering
14 16 (15.53%) UNIX
15 15 (14.56%) DV Cleared
16 14 (13.59%) Finance
16 14 (13.59%) Linux
16 14 (13.59%) SQL Server
16 14 (13.59%) .NET
17 13 (12.62%) Firewall
18 12 (11.65%) Middleware
18 12 (11.65%) XML
18 12 (11.65%) SLA
18 12 (11.65%) DNS
19 11 (10.68%) DHCP

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 8 (7.77%) WebLogic
1 8 (7.77%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.83%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (5.83%) Apache
2 6 (5.83%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.85%) AquaLogic
4 4 (3.88%) IIS
4 4 (3.88%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.97%) CMS
Applications
1 25 (24.27%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (4.85%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (4.85%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (4.85%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (3.88%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (3.88%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (2.91%) PRMS
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.50%) SAN
2 13 (12.62%) Firewall
3 12 (11.65%) DNS
4 11 (10.68%) DHCP
5 9 (8.74%) LAN
5 9 (8.74%) WAN
6 8 (7.77%) Junos
7 7 (6.80%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (6.80%) Network Security
7 7 (6.80%) LDAP
8 6 (5.83%) SSL
8 6 (5.83%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (5.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (5.83%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (1.94%) SMS
10 1 (0.97%) VPN
10 1 (0.97%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.97%) VLAN
10 1 (0.97%) MPLS
10 1 (0.97%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.59%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.71%) Oracle Database
3 7 (6.80%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (4.85%) DTS
5 3 (2.91%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.97%) IDOL
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.94%) Ant
2 2 (1.94%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.97%) MSI
General
1 14 (13.59%) Finance
2 4 (3.88%) General Ledger
3 3 (2.91%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.94%) Front Office
4 2 (1.94%) Military
5 1 (0.97%) Back Office
5 1 (0.97%) Legal
5 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (16.50%) Analyst
2 13 (12.62%) Applications Support
2 13 (12.62%) Support Engineer
3 9 (8.74%) Network Engineer
4 7 (6.80%) Support Analyst
4 7 (6.80%) Consultant
4 7 (6.80%) Administrator
5 6 (5.83%) Service Analyst
5 6 (5.83%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.85%) Applications Specialist
6 5 (4.85%) Support Specialist
6 5 (4.85%) Service Manager
6 5 (4.85%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (3.88%) Desktop Support
7 4 (3.88%) Applications Support Specialist
8 3 (2.91%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (2.91%) Wintel Support
8 3 (2.91%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (2.91%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (2.91%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.59%) .NET
2 12 (11.65%) XML
2 12 (11.65%) Middleware
3 8 (7.77%) Web Services
4 7 (6.80%) WCF
5 6 (5.83%) WF
5 6 (5.83%) Java EE
5 6 (5.83%) AppFabric
6 3 (2.91%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.94%) JMS
7 2 (1.94%) JNDI
7 2 (1.94%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.94%) HTML
7 2 (1.94%) J2EE
7 2 (1.94%) JDBC
7 2 (1.94%) SOAP
8 1 (0.97%) XSL
8 1 (0.97%) JGroups
8 1 (0.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (0.97%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.50%) Clustering
2 11 (10.68%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.80%) Cryptography
4 4 (3.88%) iPad
5 3 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.91%) CMDB
5 3 (2.91%) iSeries
5 3 (2.91%) AS400
5 3 (2.91%) NHS
6 2 (1.94%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.97%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.97%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.97%) Open Source
7 1 (0.97%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.97%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 55 (53.40%) Windows
2 29 (28.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (19.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (15.53%) UNIX
5 14 (13.59%) Linux
6 8 (7.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (4.85%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.85%) Solaris
7 5 (4.85%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.88%) HPUX
8 4 (3.88%) Android
9 3 (2.91%) AIX
9 3 (2.91%) VME
10 2 (1.94%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (37.86%) Service Management
2 26 (25.24%) Change Management
2 26 (25.24%) Problem Management
3 23 (22.33%) Incident Management
4 18 (17.48%) Service Delivery
5 11 (10.68%) Configuration Management
5 11 (10.68%) Network Management
6 8 (7.77%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (7.77%) PRINCE2
7 7 (6.80%) SOA
7 7 (6.80%) Time Management
8 6 (5.83%) Workflow
8 6 (5.83%) Network Design
9 5 (4.85%) Load Balancing
9 5 (4.85%) Six Sigma
9 5 (4.85%) Project Management
9 5 (4.85%) E-Commerce
9 5 (4.85%) Regression Testing
9 5 (4.85%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (4.85%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (29.13%) SQL
2 9 (8.74%) C#
2 9 (8.74%) Java
3 6 (5.83%) PL/SQL
4 4 (3.88%) COBOL
5 3 (2.91%) RPG
5 3 (2.91%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.91%) RPG IV
6 2 (1.94%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 2 (1.94%) MUMPS
7 1 (0.97%) C
7 1 (0.97%) VB
7 1 (0.97%) RPG/400
7 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 50 (48.54%) Security Cleared
2 30 (29.13%) SC Cleared
3 15 (14.56%) DV Cleared
4 9 (8.74%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.94%) ISEB
6 2 (1.94%) MCSE
6 2 (1.94%) MCSA
6 2 (1.94%) Degree
6 2 (1.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.97%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.97%) CCNP
7 1 (0.97%) CCNA
7 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.65%) SLA
2 11 (10.68%) QA
3 8 (7.77%) JSP 440
4 2 (1.94%) ISO 9000
4 2 (1.94%) HL7
4 2 (1.94%) BS7799
4 2 (1.94%) BS15000
4 2 (1.94%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 26 (25.24%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.71%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (8.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.74%) vSphere
4 8 (7.77%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.88%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.97%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (8.74%) OpenView
1 9 (8.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 9 (8.74%) MIIS
2 8 (7.77%) WhatsUp Gold
3 5 (4.85%) Unicenter
4 4 (3.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (2.91%) HP SIM
6 2 (1.94%) HP UCMDB
6 2 (1.94%) Netcool
6 2 (1.94%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.97%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 37 (35.92%) Microsoft
2 26 (25.24%) HP
3 24 (23.30%) Oracle
4 11 (10.68%) Cisco
5 9 (8.74%) Juniper
5 9 (8.74%) CA
5 9 (8.74%) VMware
6 8 (7.77%) TippingPoint
6 8 (7.77%) CheckPoint
6 8 (7.77%) 3PAR
6 8 (7.77%) F5
6 8 (7.77%) Red Hat
6 8 (7.77%) EMC
7 7 (6.80%) McAfee
8 5 (4.85%) Citrix
9 4 (3.88%) Lotus
10 3 (2.91%) Veritas
10 3 (2.91%) Informatica
10 3 (2.91%) IBM
10 3 (2.91%) Crossbeam
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