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 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 4 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 355 72 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.40% 7.64% 7.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 29.22% 9.56% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 42 29
Median daily rate £285 £263 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £135 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £577 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 8 2
Median hourly rate £28.25 £19.75 £25.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.03% -23.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £9.35 £20.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.09 £34.10 £31.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.92 £15.75 £15.89
% change year-on-year
+32.79% -0.88%
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
1215 753 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 83.51% 79.85% 73.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 795 478 252
Median daily rate £325 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.75% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £553 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 32 18
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.64% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £10.82 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £42.50 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 29 July 2016.

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 29 July 2016.

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 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +18 331 £283 +7.61% 13
Durham +11 19 £300 -25.00%
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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.

1 279 (51.38%) Security Cleared
2 275 (50.64%) Windows
3 260 (47.88%) HP
4 233 (42.91%) SC Cleared
5 208 (38.31%) Service Delivery
6 205 (37.75%) Microsoft
7 176 (32.41%) Windows Server
8 165 (30.39%) Oracle
9 161 (29.65%) Unix
10 146 (26.89%) Linux
11 139 (25.60%) Active Directory
12 134 (24.68%) Degree
13 131 (24.13%) VMware
14 129 (23.76%) SLA
15 125 (23.02%) AIX
16 123 (22.65%) Change Management
17 122 (22.47%) DHCP
18 121 (22.28%) Problem Management
19 116 (21.36%) Incident Management
20 108 (19.89%) Solaris
20 108 (19.89%) DNS
20 108 (19.89%) Root Cause Analysis
21 105 (19.34%) Citrix
22 103 (18.97%) SQL Server
22 103 (18.97%) Computer Science
23 99 (18.23%) BPSS Clearance
24 98 (18.05%) SQL
25 96 (17.68%) SAN
26 94 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
26 94 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008

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 51 (9.39%) IIS
2 48 (8.84%) MS Exchange
3 46 (8.47%) Skype for Business
4 45 (8.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 43 (7.92%) Apache
6 38 (7.00%) WebLogic
7 33 (6.08%) SharePoint
8 21 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2013
8 21 (3.87%) IBM Notes
9 19 (3.50%) OpenStack
10 18 (3.31%) Office Communications Server
10 18 (3.31%) Tuxedo
11 17 (3.13%) MQSeries
12 16 (2.95%) SharePoint 2013
13 15 (2.76%) SharePoint 2010
13 15 (2.76%) WebSphere
14 13 (2.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 13 (2.39%) WebSphere Application Server
15 12 (2.21%) Oracle Application Server
16 10 (1.84%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 63 (11.60%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.68%) MS Office
3 3 (0.55%) MS Project
3 3 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.84%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.95%) Office 365
2 13 (2.39%) IaaS
2 13 (2.39%) PaaS
2 13 (2.39%) SaaS
3 6 (1.10%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.18%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 122 (22.47%) DHCP
2 108 (19.89%) DNS
3 96 (17.68%) SAN
4 65 (11.97%) TCP/IP
5 44 (8.10%) Firewall
6 27 (4.97%) WAN
7 20 (3.68%) Skype
8 19 (3.50%) iSCSI
9 12 (2.21%) LDAP
9 12 (2.21%) VPN
10 11 (2.03%) SSL
11 8 (1.47%) BIG-IP
12 7 (1.29%) LAN
12 7 (1.29%) SMS
13 6 (1.10%) FTP
14 5 (0.92%) Fibre Channel
14 5 (0.92%) HTTP
15 3 (0.55%) HTTPS
15 3 (0.55%) Internet
15 3 (0.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (18.97%) SQL Server
2 39 (7.18%) DB2
3 20 (3.68%) Oracle Database
4 13 (2.39%) MySQL
4 13 (2.39%) Relational Database
5 11 (2.03%) RDBMS
6 9 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.10%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 6 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.37%) Big Data
11 1 (0.18%) NonStop SQL
11 1 (0.18%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 22 (4.05%) StarTeam
2 20 (3.68%) MSI
3 11 (2.03%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.84%) Subversion
5 7 (1.29%) ClearCase
6 6 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.37%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.18%) Burp Suite
8 1 (0.18%) JIRA
8 1 (0.18%) JMeter
8 1 (0.18%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.18%) Travis CI
General
1 36 (6.63%) Finance
2 7 (1.29%) Manufacturing
3 3 (0.55%) Back Office
3 3 (0.55%) Front Office
3 3 (0.55%) Legal
4 2 (0.37%) Banking
5 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 94 (17.31%) Support Engineer
2 33 (6.08%) Administrator
3 32 (5.89%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 28 (5.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 28 (5.16%) Analyst
4 28 (5.16%) Linux Engineer
4 28 (5.16%) Unix Engineer
5 26 (4.79%) DBA
6 24 (4.42%) Architect
7 23 (4.24%) Consultant
8 22 (4.05%) Desktop Engineer
8 22 (4.05%) Storage Engineer
8 22 (4.05%) Wintel Support
9 21 (3.87%) Support Specialist
10 20 (3.68%) 3rd Line Support
11 18 (3.31%) Linux Administrator
11 18 (3.31%) Server Support
12 15 (2.76%) Backup Engineer
12 15 (2.76%) Messaging Support
12 15 (2.76%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (11.60%) Middleware
2 20 (3.68%) J2EE
3 13 (2.39%) IBM Integration Bus
4 8 (1.47%) JSP
4 8 (1.47%) Web Services
5 7 (1.29%) LAMP
6 5 (0.92%) ISPF
7 4 (0.74%) jQuery
7 4 (0.74%) Regular Expression
7 4 (0.74%) XML
8 3 (0.55%) ADO
8 3 (0.55%) SAP Basis
9 2 (0.37%) .NET
9 2 (0.37%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.18%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 103 (18.97%) Computer Science
2 72 (13.26%) Management Information System
3 63 (11.60%) Clustering
4 31 (5.71%) Mainframe
5 19 (3.50%) Replication
6 16 (2.95%) CMDB
7 13 (2.39%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (2.39%) User Experience
8 11 (2.03%) AS400
9 10 (1.84%) Visualisation
10 9 (1.66%) Blackberry
10 9 (1.66%) HACMP
10 9 (1.66%) IBM Mainframe
10 9 (1.66%) Tandem
11 8 (1.47%) Data Centre
11 8 (1.47%) Data Structures
12 7 (1.29%) HP Storage
12 7 (1.29%) HP StoreVirtual
12 7 (1.29%) Private Cloud
13 6 (1.10%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 275 (50.64%) Windows
2 176 (32.41%) Windows Server
3 161 (29.65%) Unix
4 146 (26.89%) Linux
5 125 (23.02%) AIX
6 108 (19.89%) Solaris
7 94 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 70 (12.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 50 (9.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 23 (4.24%) HPUX
11 18 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (3.13%) Android
12 17 (3.13%) Apple iOS
13 13 (2.39%) OS/390
14 9 (1.66%) zOS
15 8 (1.47%) Windows 7
15 8 (1.47%) Windows Phone
16 7 (1.29%) CentOS
17 4 (0.74%) Windows 10
17 4 (0.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (38.31%) Service Delivery
2 123 (22.65%) Change Management
3 121 (22.28%) Problem Management
4 116 (21.36%) Incident Management
5 108 (19.89%) Root Cause Analysis
6 83 (15.29%) Release Management
7 82 (15.10%) Project Management
8 79 (14.55%) Configuration Management
9 72 (13.26%) High Availability
10 70 (12.89%) ITIL V3
11 64 (11.79%) Business Continuity
12 58 (10.68%) QMS
13 45 (8.29%) Quality Management
14 43 (7.92%) Service Management
15 41 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
16 34 (6.26%) Mentoring
17 33 (6.08%) ITSM
18 32 (5.89%) Software Delivery
19 26 (4.79%) Knowledge Management
20 24 (4.42%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 98 (18.05%) SQL
2 77 (14.18%) Perl
3 50 (9.21%) Shell Script
4 37 (6.81%) Java
4 37 (6.81%) VB
5 26 (4.79%) Bash Shell
5 26 (4.79%) Korn
6 25 (4.60%) PowerShell
7 22 (4.05%) C++
7 22 (4.05%) C-shell
8 18 (3.31%) C
9 12 (2.21%) JavaScript
9 12 (2.21%) VBScript
10 10 (1.84%) Python
11 8 (1.47%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.10%) PHP
13 5 (0.92%) JCL
14 4 (0.74%) Bourne shell
14 4 (0.74%) COBOL
14 4 (0.74%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 279 (51.38%) Security Cleared
2 233 (42.91%) SC Cleared
3 134 (24.68%) Degree
4 99 (18.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 76 (14.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 31 (5.71%) RHCE
7 26 (4.79%) MCSE
8 22 (4.05%) AAT
9 16 (2.95%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (2.95%) MCDBA
10 13 (2.39%) DV Cleared
11 12 (2.21%) CCNP
11 12 (2.21%) MCP
12 11 (2.03%) CCNA
12 11 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (1.84%) OCP
13 10 (1.84%) Oracle Certification
14 9 (1.66%) IBM AIX Certification
15 7 (1.29%) MCSA
15 7 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (23.76%) SLA
2 65 (11.97%) Disclosure Scotland
3 40 (7.37%) ISO 9001
4 9 (1.66%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.55%) COREP
5 3 (0.55%) FINREP
5 3 (0.55%) QA
6 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 139 (25.60%) Active Directory
2 94 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (14.36%) Microsoft App-V
4 71 (13.08%) XenApp
5 63 (11.60%) XenDesktop
5 63 (11.60%) XenServer
6 52 (9.58%) Hyper-V
7 44 (8.10%) Oracle RAC
8 34 (6.26%) KVM
9 25 (4.60%) Terminal Services
10 22 (4.05%) Samba
11 10 (1.84%) Firmware
12 9 (1.66%) GPFS
13 4 (0.74%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 4 (0.74%) vSphere
14 3 (0.55%) Time Sharing Option
15 2 (0.37%) Brightmail
15 2 (0.37%) Job Entry Subsystem
16 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 55 (10.13%) Tivoli
2 44 (8.10%) EMC NetWorker
3 42 (7.73%) SCCM
4 41 (7.55%) XenMobile
5 36 (6.63%) SafeCom
6 33 (6.08%) OpenView
7 32 (5.89%) MOM
8 31 (5.71%) HP SiteScope
9 30 (5.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 30 (5.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 29 (5.34%) EdgeSight
11 27 (4.97%) Perfmon
12 25 (4.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 23 (4.24%) NetBackup
14 21 (3.87%) Microsoft Clustering
15 18 (3.31%) HP Data Protector
16 14 (2.58%) HP SIM
17 11 (2.03%) Oracle RMAN
18 8 (1.47%) SCOM
19 7 (1.29%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 260 (47.88%) HP
2 205 (37.75%) Microsoft
3 165 (30.39%) Oracle
4 131 (24.13%) VMware
5 105 (19.34%) Citrix
6 76 (14.00%) ServiceNow
7 73 (13.44%) Red Hat
8 72 (13.26%) SAP
9 63 (11.60%) CA
10 58 (10.68%) AppSense
11 53 (9.76%) IBM
12 47 (8.66%) EMC
13 40 (7.37%) ThinPrint
14 35 (6.45%) BMC
15 29 (5.34%) Cisco
16 28 (5.16%) Symantec
17 21 (3.87%) Lotus
18 19 (3.50%) Sun
19 12 (2.21%) 3PAR
20 10 (1.84%) Perforce
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