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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 24 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs citing ITIL 60 42 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.54% 8.03% 6.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.24% 11.08% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 29 7
Average daily rate
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£251 £363 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.89% +45.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £160 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 8
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.90 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.75% -0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £14.75 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.30 £29.78 £24.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.76 £15.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -11.72%
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
728 379 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 79.39% 72.47% 73.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 235 131
Average daily rate £403 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.03% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £473 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 20 24
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.31 £13.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 -15 44 £243 -31.92% 7
Durham -3 11 £413 +29.41% 1
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 55 (39.01%) Windows
2 54 (38.30%) Security Cleared
3 43 (30.50%) Microsoft
3 43 (30.50%) Service Management
4 39 (27.66%) SC Cleared
5 30 (21.28%) HP
6 29 (20.57%) Linux
6 29 (20.57%) MS Excel
6 29 (20.57%) Problem Management
7 28 (19.86%) Finance
7 28 (19.86%) Oracle
8 27 (19.15%) SQL
9 26 (18.44%) Java
10 25 (17.73%) SLA
10 25 (17.73%) Change Management
11 21 (14.89%) Migration
12 20 (14.18%) Active Directory
12 20 (14.18%) WebLogic
13 19 (13.48%) Oracle Reports
13 19 (13.48%) Windows Server 2003
13 19 (13.48%) Shell Script
14 18 (12.77%) Configuration Management
14 18 (12.77%) Informatica
14 18 (12.77%) SOAP
14 18 (12.77%) Web Services
14 18 (12.77%) Ant
14 18 (12.77%) J2EE
14 18 (12.77%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 17 (12.06%) PRINCE2
15 17 (12.06%) SharePoint

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (14.18%) WebLogic
2 17 (12.06%) SharePoint
3 11 (7.80%) AquaLogic
4 6 (4.26%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.84%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.71%) TPMS
8 1 (0.71%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.71%) CMS
Applications
1 29 (20.57%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.09%) MS Office
3 3 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.84%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.84%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (2.84%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (2.84%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (2.84%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (2.84%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.64%) LDAP
2 13 (9.22%) DHCP
3 11 (7.80%) DNS
4 7 (4.96%) SAN
5 6 (4.26%) Firewall
6 5 (3.55%) LAN
6 5 (3.55%) WAN
7 4 (2.84%) Junos
7 4 (2.84%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (2.13%) IPv6
8 3 (2.13%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.42%) Network Security
10 1 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.71%) Internet
10 1 (0.71%) MPLS
10 1 (0.71%) OSPF
10 1 (0.71%) BGP
10 1 (0.71%) DSL
10 1 (0.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (0.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.48%) Oracle Reports
2 14 (9.93%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 4 (2.84%) DTS
3 4 (2.84%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.71%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 18 (12.77%) Ant
2 9 (6.38%) StarTeam
3 4 (2.84%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (2.13%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.13%) CruiseControl
4 3 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (19.86%) Finance
2 4 (2.84%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.84%) General Ledger
3 2 (1.42%) Legal
3 2 (1.42%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.42%) Military
Job Titles
1 35 (24.82%) Analyst
2 18 (12.77%) Service Analyst
2 18 (12.77%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (9.22%) Support Engineer
4 10 (7.09%) Integration Manager
5 9 (6.38%) Configuration Manager
5 9 (6.38%) Developer
6 8 (5.67%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.26%) Network Engineer
7 6 (4.26%) Support Analyst
7 6 (4.26%) Administrator
8 5 (3.55%) Consultant
8 5 (3.55%) Informatica Developer
8 5 (3.55%) Change Analyst
9 4 (2.84%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (2.84%) Architect
9 4 (2.84%) Process Analyst
9 4 (2.84%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (2.84%) Release Manager
9 4 (2.84%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.77%) J2EE
1 18 (12.77%) SOAP
1 18 (12.77%) Web Services
2 16 (11.35%) Middleware
3 11 (7.80%) JNDI
3 11 (7.80%) JDBC
3 11 (7.80%) JMS
4 4 (2.84%) XML
5 3 (2.13%) .NET
6 2 (1.42%) Java EE
6 2 (1.42%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.71%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.80%) Clustering
3 8 (5.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.84%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.13%) iPad
5 3 (2.13%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.42%) CMDB
6 2 (1.42%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.42%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.71%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.71%) PMI
7 1 (0.71%) NHS
7 1 (0.71%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.71%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.71%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.71%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.71%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 55 (39.01%) Windows
2 29 (20.57%) Linux
3 19 (13.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (9.22%) UNIX
4 13 (9.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (9.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (7.09%) Windows 7
5 10 (7.09%) Windows XP
6 6 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.13%) Android
7 3 (2.13%) Solaris
8 2 (1.42%) VME
9 1 (0.71%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (30.50%) Service Management
2 29 (20.57%) Problem Management
3 25 (17.73%) Change Management
4 21 (14.89%) Migration
5 18 (12.77%) Configuration Management
6 17 (12.06%) PRINCE2
7 15 (10.64%) Service Delivery
7 15 (10.64%) ITSM
8 14 (9.93%) Validation
8 14 (9.93%) Incident Management
8 14 (9.93%) Root Cause Analysis
9 13 (9.22%) Release Management
9 13 (9.22%) Project Management
9 13 (9.22%) SOA
10 11 (7.80%) Integration Testing
10 11 (7.80%) Data Migration
10 11 (7.80%) High Availability
11 9 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (6.38%) CMMI
12 7 (4.96%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (19.15%) SQL
2 26 (18.44%) Java
3 19 (13.48%) Shell Script
4 18 (12.77%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 15 (10.64%) PL/SQL
6 10 (7.09%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.13%) C#
7 3 (2.13%) Perl
7 3 (2.13%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.42%) VBScript
8 2 (1.42%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (38.30%) Security Cleared
2 39 (27.66%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.80%) Degree
3 11 (7.80%) ISEB
4 8 (5.67%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.55%) DV Cleared
6 5 (3.55%) APMP
7 3 (2.13%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.42%) PMP
9 1 (0.71%) MCSE
9 1 (0.71%) CCNA
9 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (17.73%) SLA
2 5 (3.55%) QA
3 4 (2.84%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.71%) COBIT
System Software
1 20 (14.18%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.96%) vSphere
2 7 (4.96%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.84%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.42%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (5.67%) OpenView
2 5 (3.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (2.84%) Unicenter
3 4 (2.84%) SCCM
4 3 (2.13%) SCOM
4 3 (2.13%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.13%) WSUS
4 3 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.42%) Netcool
5 2 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.42%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (1.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.42%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.42%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.71%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (0.71%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.71%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.71%) MOM
Vendors
1 43 (30.50%) Microsoft
2 30 (21.28%) HP
3 28 (19.86%) Oracle
4 18 (12.77%) Informatica
5 15 (10.64%) Cisco
6 13 (9.22%) Red Hat
7 7 (4.96%) CheckPoint
7 7 (4.96%) VMware
8 5 (3.55%) Borland
8 5 (3.55%) ServiceNow
8 5 (3.55%) Dell
9 4 (2.84%) EMC
9 4 (2.84%) SAP
9 4 (2.84%) TippingPoint
9 4 (2.84%) 3PAR
9 4 (2.84%) F5
9 4 (2.84%) Juniper
9 4 (2.84%) CA
9 4 (2.84%) McAfee
10 3 (2.13%) Crossbeam
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