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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 12 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing ITIL 60 46 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 9.27% 12.04% 7.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.61% 16.91% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 25 9
Average daily rate
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£333 £245 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +96.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £176 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £170
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 3
Average hourly rate £21.82 £25.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.43% +34.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.61 £15.50 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+0.70% -13.31%
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
441 272 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 68.16% 71.20% 61.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 145 86
Average daily rate £400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £211 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 31 24
Average hourly rate £28.50 £28.19 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.09% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.70 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 January 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 January 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 January 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 -2 47 £319 +30.10% 4
Durham -7 9 £350 +18.64%
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 70 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 67 (51.54%) Windows
3 46 (35.38%) Service Management
4 45 (34.62%) Microsoft
5 43 (33.08%) Active Directory
5 43 (33.08%) SC Cleared
6 39 (30.00%) HP
7 35 (26.92%) MS Excel
8 33 (25.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 30 (23.08%) SQL
10 28 (21.54%) Oracle
10 28 (21.54%) Problem Management
11 27 (20.77%) Finance
11 27 (20.77%) Change Management
12 25 (19.23%) Service Delivery
13 23 (17.69%) Clustering
13 23 (17.69%) Windows Server 2008
14 22 (16.92%) Incident Management
14 22 (16.92%) SAN
14 22 (16.92%) SQL Server
15 21 (16.15%) UNIX
15 21 (16.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 20 (15.38%) Project Management
16 20 (15.38%) VMware
17 19 (14.62%) DV Cleared
17 19 (14.62%) Middleware
17 19 (14.62%) Linux
18 18 (13.85%) MS Exchange
18 18 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
19 17 (13.08%) DNS

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 18 (13.85%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.23%) WebLogic
3 10 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 9 (6.92%) Apache
4 9 (6.92%) AquaLogic
5 7 (5.38%) IBM Notes
5 7 (5.38%) IIS
6 5 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.54%) CMS
7 2 (1.54%) Lync
8 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
Applications
1 35 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.69%) MS Office
3 5 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.08%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (3.08%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (3.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.31%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (2.31%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (2.31%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.92%) SAN
2 17 (13.08%) DNS
3 15 (11.54%) Firewall
4 11 (8.46%) DHCP
4 11 (8.46%) LDAP
5 10 (7.69%) LAN
5 10 (7.69%) WAN
6 8 (6.15%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (5.38%) SSL
7 7 (5.38%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (5.38%) Junos
7 7 (5.38%) Network Security
7 7 (5.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 7 (5.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (1.54%) SMS
8 2 (1.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.92%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.46%) Oracle Database
3 8 (6.15%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.31%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.77%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (3.08%) Ant
2 3 (2.31%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (2.31%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.77%) MSI
General
1 27 (20.77%) Finance
2 3 (2.31%) General Ledger
2 3 (2.31%) Billing
2 3 (2.31%) Legal
2 3 (2.31%) Military
3 2 (1.54%) Electronics
4 1 (0.77%) Marketing
4 1 (0.77%) Front Office
4 1 (0.77%) Back Office
4 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (11.54%) Administrator
2 14 (10.77%) Support Engineer
3 10 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 9 (6.92%) Analyst
4 9 (6.92%) Consultant
5 8 (6.15%) Service Manager
5 8 (6.15%) Network Engineer
6 7 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (4.62%) Coordinator
8 5 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (3.08%) Wintel Support
9 4 (3.08%) Messaging Engineer
9 4 (3.08%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (2.31%) Applications Specialist
10 3 (2.31%) Applications Packager
10 3 (2.31%) Support Specialist
10 3 (2.31%) Applications Support
10 3 (2.31%) Service Analyst
10 3 (2.31%) Delivery Manager
10 3 (2.31%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.62%) Middleware
2 8 (6.15%) Java EE
3 7 (5.38%) XML
4 5 (3.85%) Web Services
4 5 (3.85%) .NET
5 4 (3.08%) JNDI
5 4 (3.08%) Application Packaging
5 4 (3.08%) WCF
5 4 (3.08%) JMS
5 4 (3.08%) J2EE
5 4 (3.08%) JDBC
6 3 (2.31%) SOAP
6 3 (2.31%) AppFabric
6 3 (2.31%) WF
7 2 (1.54%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.54%) CSS
8 1 (0.77%) XSL
8 1 (0.77%) HTML
8 1 (0.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (0.77%) JGroups
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.69%) Clustering
2 16 (12.31%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.38%) Cryptography
4 5 (3.85%) iPad
4 5 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.08%) CMDB
6 3 (2.31%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (2.31%) Replication
7 2 (1.54%) Open Source
7 2 (1.54%) HACMP
7 2 (1.54%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.77%) NHS
8 1 (0.77%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.77%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.77%) AS400
8 1 (0.77%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 67 (51.54%) Windows
2 33 (25.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (17.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (16.15%) UNIX
5 19 (14.62%) Linux
6 11 (8.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (6.92%) Solaris
8 5 (3.85%) Android
9 3 (2.31%) AIX
10 2 (1.54%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.54%) VME
10 2 (1.54%) HPUX
11 1 (0.77%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.77%) OS/2
11 1 (0.77%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (35.38%) Service Management
2 28 (21.54%) Problem Management
3 27 (20.77%) Change Management
4 25 (19.23%) Service Delivery
5 22 (16.92%) Incident Management
6 20 (15.38%) Project Management
7 14 (10.77%) Network Management
8 11 (8.46%) PRINCE2
8 11 (8.46%) Knowledge Management
8 11 (8.46%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (7.69%) Configuration Management
9 10 (7.69%) SOA
10 9 (6.92%) Risk Management
10 9 (6.92%) Network Monitoring
11 8 (6.15%) ITIL V3
11 8 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (5.38%) Six Sigma
12 7 (5.38%) Business Continuity
12 7 (5.38%) Workflow
12 7 (5.38%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 30 (23.08%) SQL
2 12 (9.23%) Java
3 6 (4.62%) PL/SQL
4 5 (3.85%) C
4 5 (3.85%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.08%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 3 (2.31%) C#
6 3 (2.31%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.54%) Perl
8 1 (0.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 70 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 43 (33.08%) SC Cleared
3 19 (14.62%) DV Cleared
4 9 (6.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (5.38%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (3.08%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 4 (3.08%) MCSE
7 3 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (2.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.54%) IBM AIX Certification
8 2 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.54%) CCNA
8 2 (1.54%) MCSA
9 1 (0.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.69%) SLA
2 8 (6.15%) QA
2 8 (6.15%) JSP 440
3 6 (4.62%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 43 (33.08%) Active Directory
2 18 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.92%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (6.15%) vSphere
4 8 (6.15%) Hyper-V
5 7 (5.38%) Terminal Services
6 4 (3.08%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.54%) GPFS
8 1 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 21 (16.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 16 (12.31%) OpenView
3 9 (6.92%) MIIS
4 8 (6.15%) WhatsUp Gold
5 5 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (3.85%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.77%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.77%) Netcool
6 1 (0.77%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.77%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.77%) WMI
6 1 (0.77%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 45 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 39 (30.00%) HP
3 28 (21.54%) Oracle
4 20 (15.38%) VMware
5 13 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 12 (9.23%) Cisco
7 11 (8.46%) CheckPoint
8 8 (6.15%) TippingPoint
8 8 (6.15%) 3PAR
8 8 (6.15%) Juniper
8 8 (6.15%) McAfee
8 8 (6.15%) EMC
9 7 (5.38%) Citrix
9 7 (5.38%) Lotus
9 7 (5.38%) F5
10 6 (4.62%) Splunk
10 6 (4.62%) CA
11 5 (3.85%) Informatica
12 3 (2.31%) Borland
13 2 (1.54%) Serena
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £492.19 per day
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