The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North East region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 15 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing ITIL 43 21 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.57% 6.03% 5.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.41% 8.50% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 7 10
Average daily rate
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£363 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £242 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £305 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Average hourly rate £18.90 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.52% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £17.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.78 £24.40 £28.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-11.80% +12.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
413 247 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 72.71% 70.98% 69.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 127 176
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £700 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 21
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
ITIL
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 +1 36 £356 +29.54% 20
Durham -3 6 £319 -
Northumberland - - - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 47 (46.08%) Security Cleared
2 38 (37.25%) Windows
3 37 (36.27%) SC Cleared
4 30 (29.41%) Service Management
5 25 (24.51%) UNIX
5 25 (24.51%) Problem Management
6 21 (20.59%) Change Management
6 21 (20.59%) Configuration Management
6 21 (20.59%) SQL
6 21 (20.59%) Microsoft
7 20 (19.61%) Oracle
8 19 (18.63%) .NET
9 18 (17.65%) HP
9 18 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (16.67%) COBOL
10 17 (16.67%) Incident Management
11 16 (15.69%) C#
12 15 (14.71%) SAN
12 15 (14.71%) Finance
13 14 (13.73%) Cisco
14 13 (12.75%) MS Excel
15 12 (11.76%) SLA
15 12 (11.76%) SharePoint
15 12 (11.76%) VMware
15 12 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (10.78%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (10.78%) PRINCE2
16 11 (10.78%) Root Cause Analysis
17 10 (9.80%) Project Management
17 10 (9.80%) Solaris

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.84%) SAS
3 7 (6.86%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (2.94%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.96%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.98%) Apache
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle UPK
6 1 (0.98%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (12.75%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (6.86%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (6.86%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (4.90%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (4.90%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (2.94%) PRMS
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle Payroll
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.71%) SAN
2 9 (8.82%) DHCP
3 8 (7.84%) WAN
3 8 (7.84%) Firewall
4 6 (5.88%) LAN
5 5 (4.90%) DNS
6 4 (3.92%) Network Security
6 4 (3.92%) Internet
6 4 (3.92%) Junos
7 3 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (2.94%) NAS
7 3 (2.94%) 4G
7 3 (2.94%) 3G
7 3 (2.94%) Ethernet
7 3 (2.94%) DSL
8 2 (1.96%) SSL
8 2 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.96%) VPN
8 2 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.86%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (5.88%) DTS
3 6 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.92%) Oracle Discoverer
5 3 (2.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.98%) IDOL
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.98%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (3.92%) StarTeam
3 3 (2.94%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 15 (14.71%) Finance
2 6 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.90%) General Ledger
4 4 (3.92%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.96%) Legal
5 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.96%) Military
6 1 (0.98%) Banking
6 1 (0.98%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 24 (23.53%) Analyst
2 18 (17.65%) Applications Support
3 11 (10.78%) Support Engineer
4 9 (8.82%) Project Manager
4 9 (8.82%) Support Analyst
5 8 (7.84%) Applications Specialist
6 6 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (4.90%) Administrator
7 5 (4.90%) Network Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) Service Analyst
8 4 (3.92%) Support Specialist
8 4 (3.92%) Service Manager
8 4 (3.92%) Desktop Support
8 4 (3.92%) Consultant
8 4 (3.92%) Applications Support Specialist
8 4 (3.92%) Oracle Analyst
8 4 (3.92%) Oracle Support Analyst
8 4 (3.92%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (3.92%) Oracle Applications Support
9 3 (2.94%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.63%) .NET
2 10 (9.80%) XML
3 5 (4.90%) Web Services
4 4 (3.92%) Middleware
4 4 (3.92%) WCF
4 4 (3.92%) WF
4 4 (3.92%) AppFabric
5 3 (2.94%) HTML
6 2 (1.96%) Java EE
6 2 (1.96%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.98%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.90%) Mainframe
1 5 (4.90%) Clustering
2 4 (3.92%) PMI
3 3 (2.94%) NHS
3 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.94%) AS400
3 3 (2.94%) Cryptography
3 3 (2.94%) iSeries
4 2 (1.96%) Open Source
4 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.98%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.98%) Celerra
5 1 (0.98%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.98%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (0.98%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.98%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.98%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 38 (37.25%) Windows
2 25 (24.51%) UNIX
3 18 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (9.80%) Solaris
5 7 (6.86%) AIX
5 7 (6.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (6.86%) Windows 7
6 6 (5.88%) VME
6 6 (5.88%) Windows XP
7 5 (4.90%) Linux
8 4 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.96%) HPUX
10 1 (0.98%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (29.41%) Service Management
2 25 (24.51%) Problem Management
3 21 (20.59%) Configuration Management
3 21 (20.59%) Change Management
4 17 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 11 (10.78%) PRINCE2
5 11 (10.78%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (9.80%) Project Management
7 9 (8.82%) Six Sigma
7 9 (8.82%) Service Delivery
7 9 (8.82%) Workflow
8 8 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (7.84%) Test Scripting
9 7 (6.86%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (6.86%) Regression Testing
10 6 (5.88%) Migration
10 6 (5.88%) Data Management
11 5 (4.90%) Data Analysis
11 5 (4.90%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (4.90%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.59%) SQL
2 17 (16.67%) COBOL
3 16 (15.69%) C#
4 10 (9.80%) Java
5 8 (7.84%) C++
5 8 (7.84%) VB.NET
5 8 (7.84%) PL/1
5 8 (7.84%) C
6 7 (6.86%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.94%) RPG
7 3 (2.94%) MUMPS
7 3 (2.94%) RPG IV
8 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.98%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 47 (46.08%) Security Cleared
2 37 (36.27%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.78%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (8.82%) DV Cleared
5 6 (5.88%) PMI Certification
6 4 (3.92%) Degree
7 3 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.96%) PMP
8 2 (1.96%) CCNA
8 2 (1.96%) ISEB
8 2 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.98%) MCSA
9 1 (0.98%) CCNP
9 1 (0.98%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.98%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.76%) SLA
2 10 (9.80%) QA
3 4 (3.92%) JSP 440
4 3 (2.94%) ISO 9000
4 3 (2.94%) HL7
5 2 (1.96%) BS7799
5 2 (1.96%) BS15000
5 2 (1.96%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 12 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (9.80%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (4.90%) vSphere
4 5 (4.90%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.94%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.98%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.98%) XenApp
6 1 (0.98%) XenServer
6 1 (0.98%) UAG
6 1 (0.98%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 6 (5.88%) Unicenter
2 5 (4.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (4.90%) NetBackup
3 4 (3.92%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (1.96%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (1.96%) Netcool
5 1 (0.98%) OpenView
5 1 (0.98%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.98%) WSUS
5 1 (0.98%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (0.98%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.98%) SCCM
5 1 (0.98%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 20 (19.61%) Oracle
3 18 (17.65%) HP
4 14 (13.73%) Cisco
5 12 (11.76%) VMware
6 10 (9.80%) CA
7 8 (7.84%) EMC
7 8 (7.84%) Curam
8 7 (6.86%) Veritas
9 5 (4.90%) Red Hat
9 5 (4.90%) IBM
9 5 (4.90%) Juniper
9 5 (4.90%) 3PAR
10 4 (3.92%) TippingPoint
10 4 (3.92%) F5
10 4 (3.92%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.92%) Borland
11 3 (2.94%) McAfee
11 3 (2.94%) InterSystems
11 3 (2.94%) NetApp
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