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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 16 10 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +17
Contract jobs citing ITIL 66 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 9.59% 8.14% 4.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.48% 11.91% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 10 8
Average daily rate
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£301 £241 £216
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.08% +11.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £177 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 4
Average hourly rate £21.80 £20.45 £15.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.60% +33.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.71 £17.00 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £17.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
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
529 235 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 76.89% 68.31% 65.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 122 137
Average daily rate £360 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 26 20
Average hourly rate £20.25 £30.00 £16.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +80.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £7.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.09 £32.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 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 18 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 18 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 -7 55 £331 +40.85% 13
Durham -1 10 £225 -18.18%
Northumberland - - - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 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 46 (50.55%) Windows
2 43 (47.25%) Security Cleared
3 35 (38.46%) Service Management
4 28 (30.77%) SQL
4 28 (30.77%) SC Cleared
5 27 (29.67%) Microsoft
6 25 (27.47%) Problem Management
7 23 (25.27%) HP
7 23 (25.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (24.18%) Active Directory
8 22 (24.18%) Oracle
9 21 (23.08%) Change Management
10 20 (21.98%) Incident Management
11 18 (19.78%) UNIX
11 18 (19.78%) MS Excel
12 16 (17.58%) Service Delivery
13 15 (16.48%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (16.48%) SAN
14 14 (15.38%) .NET
15 13 (14.29%) SLA
15 13 (14.29%) Configuration Management
15 13 (14.29%) Finance
15 13 (14.29%) Clustering
16 12 (13.19%) QA
16 12 (13.19%) SQL Server
16 12 (13.19%) Linux
16 12 (13.19%) XML
17 11 (12.09%) Cisco
17 11 (12.09%) ITIL Certification
17 11 (12.09%) DV Cleared

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 (8.79%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.59%) WebLogic
4 5 (5.49%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.40%) Apache
6 3 (3.30%) IIS
6 3 (3.30%) IBM Notes
6 3 (3.30%) AquaLogic
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle UPK
7 1 (1.10%) CMS
7 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (19.78%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (7.69%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (5.49%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (5.49%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (3.30%) PRMS
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle Payroll
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle iProcurement
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.48%) SAN
2 11 (12.09%) Firewall
3 10 (10.99%) DNS
4 9 (9.89%) DHCP
5 8 (8.79%) LAN
5 8 (8.79%) WAN
6 7 (7.69%) LDAP
6 7 (7.69%) Junos
7 6 (6.59%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (6.59%) Network Security
8 5 (5.49%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (5.49%) SSL
8 5 (5.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (5.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (2.20%) SMS
10 1 (1.10%) VPN
10 1 (1.10%) NAS
10 1 (1.10%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.10%) VLAN
10 1 (1.10%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.19%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.89%) Oracle Reports
2 9 (9.89%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.40%) DTS
3 4 (4.40%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.10%) IDOL
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.20%) Ant
2 2 (2.20%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.10%) MSI
General
1 13 (14.29%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) General Ledger
3 3 (3.30%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.20%) Front Office
4 2 (2.20%) Military
5 1 (1.10%) Back Office
5 1 (1.10%) Legal
5 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (18.68%) Analyst
2 15 (16.48%) Applications Support
3 11 (12.09%) Support Engineer
4 9 (9.89%) Support Analyst
5 8 (8.79%) Network Engineer
6 7 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (6.59%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.49%) Consultant
8 5 (5.49%) Applications Specialist
8 5 (5.49%) Support Specialist
8 5 (5.49%) Service Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) Administrator
9 4 (4.40%) Desktop Support
9 4 (4.40%) Applications Support Specialist
9 4 (4.40%) Oracle Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) Oracle Support Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) Oracle Applications Support
10 3 (3.30%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 3 (3.30%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.38%) .NET
2 12 (13.19%) XML
3 9 (9.89%) Middleware
4 8 (8.79%) Web Services
5 7 (7.69%) WCF
6 6 (6.59%) WF
6 6 (6.59%) AppFabric
7 4 (4.40%) Java EE
8 3 (3.30%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.20%) JMS
9 2 (2.20%) JNDI
9 2 (2.20%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (2.20%) HTML
9 2 (2.20%) J2EE
9 2 (2.20%) JDBC
9 2 (2.20%) SOAP
10 1 (1.10%) XSL
10 1 (1.10%) JGroups
10 1 (1.10%) JSON
10 1 (1.10%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Clustering
2 10 (10.99%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.59%) Cryptography
4 4 (4.40%) iPad
4 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.30%) iSeries
5 3 (3.30%) AS400
5 3 (3.30%) NHS
6 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.20%) CMDB
6 2 (2.20%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.10%) Symmetrix DMX
7 1 (1.10%) Open Source
7 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.10%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.10%) Celerra
7 1 (1.10%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.10%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.10%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 46 (50.55%) Windows
2 23 (25.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (19.78%) UNIX
4 15 (16.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (13.19%) Linux
6 6 (6.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (5.49%) Solaris
8 4 (4.40%) AIX
8 4 (4.40%) HPUX
8 4 (4.40%) Windows XP
8 4 (4.40%) Windows 7
8 4 (4.40%) Android
9 3 (3.30%) VME
10 1 (1.10%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.46%) Service Management
2 25 (27.47%) Problem Management
3 21 (23.08%) Change Management
4 20 (21.98%) Incident Management
5 16 (17.58%) Service Delivery
6 13 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 8 (8.79%) Workflow
7 8 (8.79%) Network Management
8 7 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (7.69%) Regression Testing
8 7 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (6.59%) PRINCE2
9 6 (6.59%) SOA
9 6 (6.59%) Migration
9 6 (6.59%) Data Management
9 6 (6.59%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (6.59%) Time Management
10 5 (5.49%) ITIL V3
10 5 (5.49%) Release Management
10 5 (5.49%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 28 (30.77%) SQL
2 9 (9.89%) C#
3 8 (8.79%) PL/SQL
4 7 (7.69%) Java
5 4 (4.40%) COBOL
6 3 (3.30%) RPG
6 3 (3.30%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.30%) RPG IV
7 2 (2.20%) MUMPS
7 2 (2.20%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 1 (1.10%) RPG/400
8 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.10%) VB
8 1 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 43 (47.25%) Security Cleared
2 28 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 11 (12.09%) DV Cleared
3 11 (12.09%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.20%) Degree
4 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.20%) ISEB
4 2 (2.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.10%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.10%) CCNP
5 1 (1.10%) CCNA
5 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.29%) SLA
2 12 (13.19%) QA
3 7 (7.69%) JSP 440
4 2 (2.20%) ISO 9000
4 2 (2.20%) HL7
4 2 (2.20%) BS7799
4 2 (2.20%) BS15000
4 2 (2.20%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 22 (24.18%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (9.89%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (8.79%) vSphere
4 7 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.30%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.10%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (7.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 7 (7.69%) WhatsUp Gold
2 6 (6.59%) MIIS
2 6 (6.59%) OpenView
3 4 (4.40%) Unicenter
4 3 (3.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (3.30%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.20%) Netcool
5 2 (2.20%) HP SIM
5 2 (2.20%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (1.10%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 27 (29.67%) Microsoft
2 23 (25.27%) HP
3 22 (24.18%) Oracle
4 11 (12.09%) Cisco
5 9 (9.89%) VMware
6 8 (8.79%) EMC
6 8 (8.79%) Juniper
6 8 (8.79%) CA
7 7 (7.69%) CheckPoint
7 7 (7.69%) TippingPoint
7 7 (7.69%) 3PAR
7 7 (7.69%) F5
8 6 (6.59%) Red Hat
8 6 (6.59%) McAfee
9 4 (4.40%) Veritas
9 4 (4.40%) Citrix
10 3 (3.30%) IBM
10 3 (3.30%) Lotus
10 3 (3.30%) Informatica
10 3 (3.30%) Crossbeam
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Rate: Unspecified - Negotiable
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Connectus
Rate: £21.8 per hour
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Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £15 - £25 per hour
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