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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 21 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 75 44 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.23% 7.32% 5.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.87% 9.59% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 26 4
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.81% +46.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £130 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £243
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 11
Average hourly rate £18.25 £20.35 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.31% +7.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £15.27 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.65 £29.29 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.14 £15.77 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.34% -9.88%
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
846 459 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 81.58% 76.37% 70.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 286 133
Average daily rate £425 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 29 31
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -38.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.34 £13.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £32.09 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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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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 56 £263 -22.22% 6
Durham +3 14 £425 +33.33% 1
Northumberland - 1 - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 64 (41.56%) Windows
2 61 (39.61%) Microsoft
3 56 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 53 (34.42%) Service Management
5 39 (25.32%) SC Cleared
6 37 (24.03%) MS Excel
7 36 (23.38%) Problem Management
8 32 (20.78%) HP
8 32 (20.78%) Change Management
9 30 (19.48%) Java
9 30 (19.48%) Oracle
10 29 (18.83%) Linux
10 29 (18.83%) Service Delivery
11 27 (17.53%) SQL
12 24 (15.58%) WebLogic
13 23 (14.94%) SLA
13 23 (14.94%) Active Directory
13 23 (14.94%) Finance
14 22 (14.29%) J2EE
15 21 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
15 21 (13.64%) Migration
16 20 (12.99%) Middleware
16 20 (12.99%) PRINCE2
17 19 (12.34%) MS Office
17 19 (12.34%) SharePoint
18 18 (11.69%) Shell Script
19 17 (11.04%) Incident Management
19 17 (11.04%) Informatica
19 17 (11.04%) SOAP
19 17 (11.04%) Web Services

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 24 (15.58%) WebLogic
2 19 (12.34%) SharePoint
3 15 (9.74%) AquaLogic
4 5 (3.25%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.25%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (3.25%) Oracle Application Server
4 5 (3.25%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 5 (3.25%) Tuxedo
4 5 (3.25%) MQSeries
5 3 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.65%) TPMS
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.65%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 37 (24.03%) MS Excel
2 19 (12.34%) MS Office
3 5 (3.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.95%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.39%) DHCP
2 14 (9.09%) LDAP
2 14 (9.09%) DNS
3 6 (3.90%) SSL
3 6 (3.90%) Firewall
4 5 (3.25%) SAN
4 5 (3.25%) WAN
4 5 (3.25%) LAN
5 4 (2.60%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (2.60%) Junos
6 3 (1.95%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.95%) IPv6
7 2 (1.30%) Kerberos
7 2 (1.30%) Network Security
7 2 (1.30%) Internet
8 1 (0.65%) MPLS
8 1 (0.65%) OSPF
8 1 (0.65%) BGP
8 1 (0.65%) DSL
8 1 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.74%) Oracle Reports
2 13 (8.44%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.90%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.60%) DTS
4 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.95%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 3 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.65%) IDMS
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 17 (11.04%) Ant
2 4 (2.60%) StarTeam
3 3 (1.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.95%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.95%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.95%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
General
1 23 (14.94%) Finance
2 5 (3.25%) Legal
3 4 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.95%) Military
5 2 (1.30%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.65%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 35 (22.73%) Analyst
2 18 (11.69%) Service Analyst
2 18 (11.69%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (8.44%) Support Engineer
4 10 (6.49%) Integration Manager
5 8 (5.19%) Developer
6 7 (4.55%) Project Manager
6 7 (4.55%) Consultant
6 7 (4.55%) Support Analyst
6 7 (4.55%) Administrator
7 6 (3.90%) Change Analyst
7 6 (3.90%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (3.90%) Network Engineer
8 5 (3.25%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (3.25%) Informatica Developer
8 5 (3.25%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (3.25%) Operations Manager
8 5 (3.25%) Service Manager
9 4 (2.60%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 4 (2.60%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.29%) J2EE
2 20 (12.99%) Middleware
3 17 (11.04%) SOAP
3 17 (11.04%) Web Services
4 10 (6.49%) JNDI
4 10 (6.49%) JDBC
4 10 (6.49%) JMS
5 5 (3.25%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 4 (2.60%) .NET
7 2 (1.30%) Java EE
7 2 (1.30%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.65%) XML
8 1 (0.65%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.74%) Clustering
2 10 (6.49%) Management Information System
2 10 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.60%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.95%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (1.95%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (1.95%) Replication
4 3 (1.95%) iPad
5 2 (1.30%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.30%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.30%) PMI
5 2 (1.30%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.30%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.65%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.65%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.65%) NHS
6 1 (0.65%) CMDB
6 1 (0.65%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.65%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.65%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 64 (41.56%) Windows
2 29 (18.83%) Linux
3 21 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (11.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (9.09%) UNIX
6 12 (7.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (7.79%) Windows 7
7 11 (7.14%) Windows XP
8 6 (3.90%) AIX
8 6 (3.90%) Solaris
8 6 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (3.25%) OS/390
10 3 (1.95%) Android
11 2 (1.30%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (34.42%) Service Management
2 36 (23.38%) Problem Management
3 32 (20.78%) Change Management
4 29 (18.83%) Service Delivery
5 21 (13.64%) Migration
6 20 (12.99%) PRINCE2
7 17 (11.04%) Incident Management
7 17 (11.04%) Root Cause Analysis
8 16 (10.39%) Configuration Management
8 16 (10.39%) ITSM
9 14 (9.09%) Project Management
10 13 (8.44%) Validation
11 12 (7.79%) SOA
12 11 (7.14%) Data Migration
12 11 (7.14%) Release Management
12 11 (7.14%) Integration Testing
13 10 (6.49%) Supplier Management
13 10 (6.49%) High Availability
14 7 (4.55%) ITIL V3
14 7 (4.55%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 30 (19.48%) Java
2 27 (17.53%) SQL
3 18 (11.69%) Shell Script
4 17 (11.04%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 11 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 10 (6.49%) Bash Shell
7 6 (3.90%) Perl
8 5 (3.25%) C
8 5 (3.25%) C++
9 4 (2.60%) C#
9 4 (2.60%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.30%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.30%) VBScript
11 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 56 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 39 (25.32%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.14%) ISEB
4 7 (4.55%) Degree
5 6 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.90%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (3.25%) APMP
7 4 (2.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.60%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.60%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.30%) CISA
8 2 (1.30%) CISM
8 2 (1.30%) PMP
8 2 (1.30%) CISSP
8 2 (1.30%) MCDBA
8 2 (1.30%) MCT
9 1 (0.65%) CCNA
9 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.65%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (14.94%) SLA
2 4 (2.60%) JSP 440
3 3 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.95%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.95%) QA
4 1 (0.65%) COBIT
System Software
1 23 (14.94%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.19%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (4.55%) vSphere
4 4 (2.60%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.30%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (5.19%) OpenView
2 5 (3.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (2.60%) Unicenter
3 4 (2.60%) SCCM
4 3 (1.95%) SCOM
4 3 (1.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (1.95%) Netcool
4 3 (1.95%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.95%) WSUS
5 2 (1.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.30%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.30%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.65%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (0.65%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.65%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.65%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.65%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.65%) MOM
Vendors
1 61 (39.61%) Microsoft
2 32 (20.78%) HP
3 30 (19.48%) Oracle
4 17 (11.04%) Informatica
5 15 (9.74%) Cisco
6 13 (8.44%) Red Hat
7 8 (5.19%) VMware
8 6 (3.90%) ServiceNow
8 6 (3.90%) IBM
9 5 (3.25%) Dell
9 5 (3.25%) Sun
9 5 (3.25%) CA
9 5 (3.25%) Metastorm
9 5 (3.25%) Axway
9 5 (3.25%) Fujitsu
9 5 (3.25%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.60%) 3PAR
10 4 (2.60%) F5
10 4 (2.60%) McAfee
10 4 (2.60%) TippingPoint
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