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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
England / North East
Rank 7 19 9
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Contract jobs citing ITIL 123 70 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 13.84% 7.92% 10.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.87% 9.41% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 53 38
Median daily rate £350 £280 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £160 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 8
Median hourly rate £37.50 £9.82 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+281.87% -54.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £9.28 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £10.36 £28.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.10%

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
775 744 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 87.18% 84.16% 69.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 487 251
Median daily rate £388 £413 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +3.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 19
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.25 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.90% -30.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.96 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £21.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing ITIL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the North East region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +17 106 £350 +34.61% 13
Durham -4 9 £288 +2.85% 3
Teesside - 1 - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 161 (37.88%) Windows
2 152 (35.76%) Change Management
3 150 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 147 (34.59%) Security Cleared
5 128 (30.12%) Linux
6 118 (27.76%) Open Source
7 117 (27.53%) PRINCE2
8 116 (27.29%) Problem Management
9 115 (27.06%) SaaS
10 114 (26.82%) SC Cleared
11 113 (26.59%) PaaS
11 113 (26.59%) IaaS
12 106 (24.94%) Unix
13 103 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
14 102 (24.00%) ITSM
15 100 (23.53%) MS Excel
16 99 (23.29%) Service Management
17 98 (23.06%) Data Management
18 95 (22.35%) DevOps
19 87 (20.47%) Oracle
20 84 (19.76%) SQL
21 81 (19.06%) Windows Server
22 77 (18.12%) Analytical Skills
23 76 (17.88%) Active Directory
24 69 (16.24%) AIX
25 68 (16.00%) HP
26 57 (13.41%) Firewall
27 55 (12.94%) TCP/IP
28 54 (12.71%) Service Delivery
29 53 (12.47%) SLA

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 44 (10.35%) WebSphere
2 36 (8.47%) WebLogic
3 34 (8.00%) Oracle Application Server
4 27 (6.35%) Apache
5 24 (5.65%) JBoss
5 24 (5.65%) Tomcat
6 22 (5.18%) IIS
6 22 (5.18%) Tuxedo
7 19 (4.47%) iPlanet
8 15 (3.53%) SAS
9 14 (3.29%) MS Exchange
9 14 (3.29%) SharePoint
10 13 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (2.59%) Skype for Business
12 9 (2.12%) MQSeries
12 9 (2.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 9 (2.12%) WebSphere Application Server
13 8 (1.88%) Office Communications Server
13 8 (1.88%) PowerExchange
13 8 (1.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 100 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 51 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 28 (6.59%) MS Office
4 5 (1.18%) MS Project
5 4 (0.94%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (3.76%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (2.12%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.18%) BusinessWorks
4 5 (1.18%) Unit4 Business World
5 4 (0.94%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 115 (27.06%) SaaS
2 113 (26.59%) IaaS
2 113 (26.59%) PaaS
3 16 (3.76%) HP Helion
4 9 (2.12%) Office 365
5 5 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.18%) Google App Engine
5 5 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 57 (13.41%) Firewall
2 55 (12.94%) TCP/IP
3 41 (9.65%) DNS
4 38 (8.94%) DHCP
5 24 (5.65%) WAN
6 22 (5.18%) LAN
7 21 (4.94%) Wireless
8 20 (4.71%) HTTP
8 20 (4.71%) LDAP
9 19 (4.47%) SAN
10 15 (3.53%) HTTPS
11 13 (3.06%) iSCSI
12 12 (2.82%) BIG-IP
13 11 (2.59%) SSL
14 10 (2.35%) NAS
15 8 (1.88%) Skype
16 6 (1.41%) IPsec
17 5 (1.18%) FTP
18 4 (0.94%) Network Security
19 3 (0.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (11.06%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.35%) Oracle Database
3 21 (4.94%) DB2
3 21 (4.94%) Oracle Reports
4 14 (3.29%) MongoDB
5 12 (2.82%) Oracle Database 12c
6 11 (2.59%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 10 (2.35%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 8 (1.88%) Ingres
8 8 (1.88%) OLTP
8 8 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (1.65%) PowerCenter
9 7 (1.65%) SAP HANA
10 4 (0.94%) MySQL
11 3 (0.71%) OLAP
11 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.71%) Oracle OLAP
12 2 (0.47%) NonStop SQL
13 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.59%) JIRA
2 5 (1.18%) CA Gen
2 5 (1.18%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.18%) Travis CI
3 4 (0.94%) Log4j
4 3 (0.71%) LoadRunner
4 3 (0.71%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.24%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.24%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.24%) Sahi
5 1 (0.24%) Selenium
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.24%) WATIR
General
1 36 (8.47%) Finance
2 14 (3.29%) Telecoms
3 4 (0.94%) Banking
4 2 (0.47%) Billing
4 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.47%) Local Government
4 2 (0.47%) Publishing
5 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.24%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (10.82%) Operations Engineer
2 41 (9.65%) Analyst
3 37 (8.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 37 (8.71%) Support Engineer
4 35 (8.24%) DBA
5 33 (7.76%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 31 (7.29%) Administrator
7 21 (4.94%) Network Engineer
7 21 (4.94%) Oracle DBA
8 19 (4.47%) Architect
8 19 (4.47%) Automation Engineer
9 18 (4.24%) Support Analyst
10 16 (3.76%) Developer
10 16 (3.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (3.06%) Migration Engineer
12 12 (2.82%) Operations Analyst
12 12 (2.82%) ServiceNow Developer
13 11 (2.59%) Linux Engineer
13 11 (2.59%) Operational Support Analyst
13 11 (2.59%) Operations Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (8.24%) Middleware
2 27 (6.35%) J2EE
3 11 (2.59%) .NET
4 9 (2.12%) IBM Integration Bus
5 5 (1.18%) REST
5 5 (1.18%) Servlets
5 5 (1.18%) Web Services
5 5 (1.18%) XML
6 4 (0.94%) JAX-RPC
6 4 (0.94%) SOAP
6 4 (0.94%) WSDL
6 4 (0.94%) XSL
6 4 (0.94%) XSLT
7 3 (0.71%) LAMP
7 3 (0.71%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (0.24%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.24%) CSS3
8 1 (0.24%) Play Framework
8 1 (0.24%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 77 (18.12%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (9.41%) Management Information System
3 36 (8.47%) Clustering
4 20 (4.71%) CMDB
5 16 (3.76%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.82%) Data Centre
6 12 (2.82%) Tandem
7 7 (1.65%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.41%) Virtual Team
9 4 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.94%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.71%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.47%) CESG
11 2 (0.47%) CESG CLAS
11 2 (0.47%) Fintech
11 2 (0.47%) iPad
11 2 (0.47%) NHS
11 2 (0.47%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.47%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.47%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 161 (37.88%) Windows
2 128 (30.12%) Linux
3 106 (24.94%) Unix
4 81 (19.06%) Windows Server
5 69 (16.24%) AIX
6 33 (7.76%) Windows XP
7 31 (7.29%) Windows 2000
8 29 (6.82%) Solaris
9 26 (6.12%) Windows 7
10 19 (4.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (3.06%) HPUX
13 12 (2.82%) MVS
13 12 (2.82%) VME
13 12 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (2.12%) OS/390
15 8 (1.88%) zOS
16 5 (1.18%) SUSE
16 5 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
17 3 (0.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (35.76%) Change Management
2 118 (27.76%) Open Source
3 117 (27.53%) PRINCE2
4 116 (27.29%) Problem Management
5 103 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
6 102 (24.00%) ITSM
7 99 (23.29%) Service Management
8 98 (23.06%) Data Management
9 95 (22.35%) DevOps
10 54 (12.71%) Service Delivery
11 49 (11.53%) High Availability
12 41 (9.65%) Configuration Management
12 41 (9.65%) ITIL V3
13 40 (9.41%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 35 (8.24%) Release Management
15 34 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
16 33 (7.76%) Incident Management
17 32 (7.53%) Migration
18 29 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
19 26 (6.12%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 84 (19.76%) SQL
2 30 (7.06%) Java
2 30 (7.06%) PowerShell
3 26 (6.12%) Perl
4 19 (4.47%) JavaScript
5 17 (4.00%) Python
6 16 (3.76%) Shell Script
7 14 (3.29%) VB
8 11 (2.59%) Jython
9 10 (2.35%) COBOL
10 8 (1.88%) C
10 8 (1.88%) Ruby
11 3 (0.71%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.71%) C++
11 3 (0.71%) C-shell
11 3 (0.71%) Korn
11 3 (0.71%) VBScript
12 1 (0.24%) C#
12 1 (0.24%) Scala
12 1 (0.24%) VB6
Qualifications
1 147 (34.59%) Security Cleared
2 114 (26.82%) SC Cleared
3 40 (9.41%) Degree
4 36 (8.47%) BPSS Clearance
5 35 (8.24%) ITIL Certification
6 26 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (4.71%) CCNP
9 19 (4.47%) JNCIA
9 19 (4.47%) MCSA
10 18 (4.24%) CCDP
10 18 (4.24%) CCIE
10 18 (4.24%) CCIP
10 18 (4.24%) CCSA
10 18 (4.24%) CCSE
10 18 (4.24%) DV Cleared
10 18 (4.24%) JNCIE
11 15 (3.53%) MCSE
12 12 (2.82%) HP ASE
12 12 (2.82%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (12.47%) SLA
2 28 (6.59%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (1.41%) QA
4 5 (1.18%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.71%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.24%) COBIT
7 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.24%) PMBOK
System Software
1 76 (17.88%) Active Directory
2 29 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (4.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 15 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (3.53%) vSphere
5 14 (3.29%) Hyper-V
6 13 (3.06%) XenApp
7 12 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (2.35%) KVM
9 7 (1.65%) Firmware
10 5 (1.18%) Xen
11 4 (0.94%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.94%) XenServer
12 3 (0.71%) Oracle Clusterware
12 3 (0.71%) Samba
13 2 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.24%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 37 (8.71%) SCCM
2 26 (6.12%) HP SiteScope
3 19 (4.47%) FortiGate
4 18 (4.24%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 18 (4.24%) Puppet
5 11 (2.59%) BladeLogic
5 11 (2.59%) SCOrch
6 10 (2.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 9 (2.12%) EMC NetWorker
7 9 (2.12%) WSUS
8 8 (1.88%) SCOM
8 8 (1.88%) Tivoli
9 6 (1.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 6 (1.41%) MOM
9 6 (1.41%) SCVMM
10 5 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (0.71%) Data Guard
11 3 (0.71%) HP UCMDB
11 3 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 150 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 87 (20.47%) Oracle
3 68 (16.00%) HP
4 48 (11.29%) Cisco
5 43 (10.12%) ServiceNow
6 39 (9.18%) F5
7 34 (8.00%) VMware
8 28 (6.59%) CA
8 28 (6.59%) Red Hat
9 24 (5.65%) CheckPoint
9 24 (5.65%) Sun
10 23 (5.41%) Juniper
11 20 (4.71%) Fortinet
12 19 (4.47%) Riverbed
12 19 (4.47%) Veritas
13 15 (3.53%) BMC
13 15 (3.53%) IBM
14 14 (3.29%) Informatica
15 12 (2.82%) Dell
15 12 (2.82%) EMC