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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 15 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 49 21 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 8.18% 5.61% 5.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.84% 8.08% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 5 8
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.85% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £201 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £263 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 6
Average hourly rate £24.65 £19.00 £15.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.73% +24.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.31 £17.00 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £21.50
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
452 260 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 75.46% 69.52% 66.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 131 143
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 30 24
Average hourly rate £18.90 £30.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.00% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.00 £13.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.21 £32.50 £22.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 2 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 2 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 2 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 -1 40 £334 +42.84% 11
Durham -2 8 £213 -22.72% 3
Northumberland - - - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 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 37 (46.84%) Windows
2 36 (45.57%) Security Cleared
3 28 (35.44%) Service Management
4 25 (31.65%) SC Cleared
5 21 (26.58%) SQL
5 21 (26.58%) Microsoft
6 18 (22.78%) UNIX
6 18 (22.78%) Change Management
6 18 (22.78%) Problem Management
7 17 (21.52%) HP
8 16 (20.25%) Oracle
8 16 (20.25%) Incident Management
9 15 (18.99%) .NET
9 15 (18.99%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (16.46%) Configuration Management
10 13 (16.46%) XML
10 13 (16.46%) Active Directory
11 11 (13.92%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (13.92%) SAN
11 11 (13.92%) Service Delivery
11 11 (13.92%) Finance
12 10 (12.66%) Workflow
12 10 (12.66%) QA
12 10 (12.66%) SLA
12 10 (12.66%) Cisco
12 10 (12.66%) C#
12 10 (12.66%) MS Excel
13 9 (11.39%) SQL Server
13 9 (11.39%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (11.39%) VMware

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (10.13%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (6.33%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.06%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.80%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.53%) Apache
6 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.27%) IIS
6 1 (1.27%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.27%) CMS
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 10 (12.66%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (8.86%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (8.86%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (6.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (6.33%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (3.80%) PRMS
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle Payroll
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.92%) SAN
2 8 (10.13%) WAN
2 8 (10.13%) DHCP
2 8 (10.13%) Firewall
3 6 (7.59%) LAN
3 6 (7.59%) DNS
4 4 (5.06%) Junos
5 3 (3.80%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (3.80%) Network Security
6 2 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.53%) NAS
6 2 (2.53%) SSL
6 2 (2.53%) LDAP
6 2 (2.53%) VPN
6 2 (2.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (2.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (1.27%) 4G
7 1 (1.27%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.27%) VLAN
7 1 (1.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.86%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (8.86%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.06%) DTS
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.27%) IDOL
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (3.80%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 11 (13.92%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) General Ledger
3 4 (5.06%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.53%) Military
5 2 (2.53%) Front Office
6 1 (1.27%) Back Office
6 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (21.52%) Analyst
2 15 (18.99%) Applications Support
3 11 (13.92%) Support Engineer
4 10 (12.66%) Support Analyst
5 8 (10.13%) Project Manager
6 7 (8.86%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) Network Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Service Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Support Specialist
8 4 (5.06%) Applications Specialist
8 4 (5.06%) Desktop Support
8 4 (5.06%) Applications Support Specialist
8 4 (5.06%) Administrator
8 4 (5.06%) Consultant
8 4 (5.06%) Service Manager
8 4 (5.06%) Oracle Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Oracle Support Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Oracle Applications Support
9 3 (3.80%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.99%) .NET
2 13 (16.46%) XML
3 7 (8.86%) WCF
3 7 (8.86%) Web Services
4 6 (7.59%) Middleware
4 6 (7.59%) WF
4 6 (7.59%) AppFabric
5 3 (3.80%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (3.80%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.80%) Java EE
5 3 (3.80%) HTML
6 1 (1.27%) SOAP
6 1 (1.27%) JSON
6 1 (1.27%) JGroups
6 1 (1.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (1.27%) REST
6 1 (1.27%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Clustering
1 6 (7.59%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.06%) NHS
3 3 (3.80%) Cryptography
3 3 (3.80%) AS400
3 3 (3.80%) iSeries
4 2 (2.53%) Open Source
4 2 (2.53%) iPad
4 2 (2.53%) PMI
4 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.27%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.27%) Celerra
5 1 (1.27%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.27%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.27%) HACMP
5 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.27%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (1.27%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 37 (46.84%) Windows
2 18 (22.78%) UNIX
3 15 (18.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (10.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (8.86%) Linux
6 6 (7.59%) Solaris
6 6 (7.59%) AIX
7 4 (5.06%) HPUX
7 4 (5.06%) Windows XP
7 4 (5.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.06%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.53%) VME
8 2 (2.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.44%) Service Management
2 18 (22.78%) Change Management
2 18 (22.78%) Problem Management
3 16 (20.25%) Incident Management
4 13 (16.46%) Configuration Management
5 11 (13.92%) Service Delivery
6 10 (12.66%) Workflow
7 8 (10.13%) PRINCE2
7 8 (10.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (8.86%) Regression Testing
9 6 (7.59%) Migration
9 6 (7.59%) Data Management
9 6 (7.59%) Six Sigma
9 6 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (6.33%) Release Management
10 5 (6.33%) Project Management
11 4 (5.06%) SOA
11 4 (5.06%) Time Management
11 4 (5.06%) Network Management
11 4 (5.06%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.58%) SQL
2 10 (12.66%) C#
3 7 (8.86%) PL/SQL
4 4 (5.06%) COBOL
4 4 (5.06%) Java
5 3 (3.80%) RPG
5 3 (3.80%) MUMPS
5 3 (3.80%) RPG IV
6 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.27%) RPG/400
7 1 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (45.57%) Security Cleared
2 25 (31.65%) SC Cleared
3 11 (13.92%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (10.13%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.53%) Degree
5 2 (2.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.53%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.53%) ISEB
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.27%) IBM AIX Certification
6 1 (1.27%) CCNP
6 1 (1.27%) CCNA
6 1 (1.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.66%) SLA
1 10 (12.66%) QA
2 4 (5.06%) JSP 440
3 3 (3.80%) ISO 9000
3 3 (3.80%) HL7
4 2 (2.53%) BS7799
4 2 (2.53%) BS15000
4 2 (2.53%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 13 (16.46%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.59%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (6.33%) vSphere
5 4 (5.06%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.53%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.27%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.27%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 5 (6.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (5.06%) NetBackup
2 4 (5.06%) Unicenter
2 4 (5.06%) WhatsUp Gold
3 3 (3.80%) OpenView
4 2 (2.53%) Netcool
4 2 (2.53%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (1.27%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.27%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.27%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (1.27%) MIIS
Vendors
1 21 (26.58%) Microsoft
2 17 (21.52%) HP
3 16 (20.25%) Oracle
4 10 (12.66%) Cisco
5 9 (11.39%) VMware
6 8 (10.13%) CA
7 6 (7.59%) EMC
8 5 (6.33%) Juniper
8 5 (6.33%) Veritas
8 5 (6.33%) Red Hat
8 5 (6.33%) 3PAR
9 4 (5.06%) TippingPoint
9 4 (5.06%) F5
9 4 (5.06%) CheckPoint
9 4 (5.06%) IBM
10 3 (3.80%) Riverbed
10 3 (3.80%) Crossbeam
10 3 (3.80%) McAfee
10 3 (3.80%) InterSystems
11 2 (2.53%) Citrix
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