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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 11 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing ITIL 85 59 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 10.86% 9.34% 9.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.68% 12.42% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 38 1
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£300 £235 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.65% +4.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.25 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% -8.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.71 £17.05 £13.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £17.45 £18.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-7.46% -9.45%
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
579 475 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 73.95% 75.16% 68.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 314 77
Average daily rate £373 £320 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.40% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 7 12
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -20.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +7 70 £300 +27.65% 6
Durham -2 7 £175 - 2
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 73 (50.69%) Security Cleared
2 59 (40.97%) Windows
3 52 (36.11%) SC Cleared
4 45 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 38 (26.39%) Service Management
6 35 (24.31%) HP
7 34 (23.61%) MS Excel
8 32 (22.22%) Change Management
8 32 (22.22%) Finance
9 27 (18.75%) Problem Management
9 27 (18.75%) Active Directory
10 25 (17.36%) Service Delivery
11 24 (16.67%) Project Management
12 23 (15.97%) Oracle
13 21 (14.58%) Linux
14 20 (13.89%) SharePoint
14 20 (13.89%) Configuration Management
15 19 (13.19%) Windows Server 2003
15 19 (13.19%) UNIX
15 19 (13.19%) SQL
15 19 (13.19%) Migration
16 18 (12.50%) PRINCE2
16 18 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
16 18 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 17 (11.81%) Java
18 16 (11.11%) Cisco
18 16 (11.11%) Incident Management
18 16 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
19 15 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
19 15 (10.42%) Validation

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (13.89%) SharePoint
2 15 (10.42%) WebLogic
3 13 (9.03%) MS Exchange
4 11 (7.64%) AquaLogic
5 5 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (3.47%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.08%) CMS
7 2 (1.39%) Lync
8 1 (0.69%) IIS
8 1 (0.69%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.69%) Apache
Applications
1 34 (23.61%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.03%) MS Office
3 3 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.47%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (3.47%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (2.78%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (2.78%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (2.78%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.42%) SAN
2 13 (9.03%) LDAP
3 11 (7.64%) DHCP
3 11 (7.64%) DNS
4 10 (6.94%) Firewall
5 7 (4.86%) LAN
5 7 (4.86%) WAN
6 5 (3.47%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (3.47%) Junos
7 3 (2.08%) Network Security
7 3 (2.08%) IPv6
8 2 (1.39%) VPN
8 2 (1.39%) SSL
8 2 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (1.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (0.69%) Multicast
9 1 (0.69%) Spanning Tree
9 1 (0.69%) Internet
9 1 (0.69%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 15 (10.42%) SQL Server
3 12 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.47%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (2.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.39%) DTS
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (7.64%) Ant
2 10 (6.94%) StarTeam
3 4 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.39%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.39%) CruiseControl
4 2 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (2.78%) Legal
2 4 (2.78%) General Ledger
3 2 (1.39%) Electronics
3 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.39%) Military
4 1 (0.69%) Billing
4 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (18.75%) Analyst
2 13 (9.03%) Service Analyst
2 13 (9.03%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 11 (7.64%) Administrator
4 11 (7.64%) Project Manager
5 10 (6.94%) Integration Manager
6 9 (6.25%) Configuration Manager
6 9 (6.25%) Developer
7 7 (4.86%) Network Engineer
7 7 (4.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (3.47%) Informatica Developer
8 5 (3.47%) Change Analyst
9 4 (2.78%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (2.78%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (2.78%) Messaging Engineer
9 4 (2.78%) Release Manager
10 3 (2.08%) Service Manager
10 3 (2.08%) Change Manager
10 3 (2.08%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.42%) Middleware
2 11 (7.64%) J2EE
3 10 (6.94%) SOAP
3 10 (6.94%) Web Services
4 9 (6.25%) JMS
4 9 (6.25%) JDBC
4 9 (6.25%) JNDI
5 4 (2.78%) Java EE
5 4 (2.78%) XML
6 3 (2.08%) Application Packaging
7 2 (1.39%) HTML
7 2 (1.39%) CSS
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.72%) Clustering
2 13 (9.03%) Management Information System
3 11 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.78%) iPad
4 4 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.08%) CMDB
5 3 (2.08%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.08%) Replication
5 3 (2.08%) Cryptography
5 3 (2.08%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (1.39%) HACMP
6 2 (1.39%) Open Source
6 2 (1.39%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.69%) NHS
7 1 (0.69%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 59 (40.97%) Windows
2 21 (14.58%) Linux
3 19 (13.19%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (13.19%) UNIX
4 13 (9.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (6.25%) Solaris
7 6 (4.17%) Windows XP
8 5 (3.47%) Windows 7
9 4 (2.78%) Android
10 2 (1.39%) AIX
11 1 (0.69%) OS/2
11 1 (0.69%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (26.39%) Service Management
2 32 (22.22%) Change Management
3 27 (18.75%) Problem Management
4 25 (17.36%) Service Delivery
5 24 (16.67%) Project Management
6 20 (13.89%) Configuration Management
7 19 (13.19%) Migration
8 18 (12.50%) PRINCE2
9 16 (11.11%) Incident Management
9 16 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
10 15 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (10.42%) Validation
11 12 (8.33%) SOA
11 12 (8.33%) Release Management
12 11 (7.64%) Data Migration
13 10 (6.94%) Integration Testing
13 10 (6.94%) CMMI
14 9 (6.25%) ITSM
14 9 (6.25%) High Availability
15 8 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.19%) SQL
2 17 (11.81%) Java
3 13 (9.03%) PL/SQL
4 11 (7.64%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 10 (6.94%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.47%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.78%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.78%) C
7 4 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 73 (50.69%) Security Cleared
2 52 (36.11%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.64%) ISEB
4 9 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (6.25%) Degree
5 8 (5.56%) DV Cleared
6 7 (4.86%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (3.47%) APMP
8 2 (1.39%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 2 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.39%) IBM AIX Certification
8 2 (1.39%) MCSE
9 1 (0.69%) CCNA
9 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.42%) SLA
2 6 (4.17%) QA
2 6 (4.17%) ISO 9001
3 5 (3.47%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.69%) COBIT
System Software
1 27 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.47%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.47%) vSphere
3 5 (3.47%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.39%) GPFS
6 1 (0.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (6.25%) OpenView
3 3 (2.08%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (1.39%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.39%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.69%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.69%) WMI
5 1 (0.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 35 (24.31%) HP
3 23 (15.97%) Oracle
4 16 (11.11%) Cisco
5 15 (10.42%) Red Hat
6 14 (9.72%) VMware
7 11 (7.64%) Informatica
8 10 (6.94%) CheckPoint
9 7 (4.86%) CA
9 7 (4.86%) Borland
10 5 (3.47%) TippingPoint
10 5 (3.47%) 3PAR
10 5 (3.47%) F5
10 5 (3.47%) Juniper
10 5 (3.47%) McAfee
10 5 (3.47%) EMC
11 3 (2.08%) Dell
11 3 (2.08%) SAP
11 3 (2.08%) Serena
11 3 (2.08%) Crossbeam
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