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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 20 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 44 21 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.25% 5.44% 5.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.76% 7.78% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 6 10
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£344 £241 £229
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.93% +5.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £207 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £285 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 6
Average hourly rate £20.35 £19.00 £15.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.10% +24.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.27 £17.00 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.29 £30.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +14.75%
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
451 270 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 74.30% 69.95% 66.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 138 148
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £665 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 22
Average hourly rate £18.50 £30.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.33% +39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.00 £13.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.09 £32.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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 -4 37 £338 +40.33% 8
Durham +1 6 £319 - 2
Northumberland - - - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 35 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 33 (42.86%) Windows
3 25 (32.47%) Service Management
3 25 (32.47%) SC Cleared
4 19 (24.68%) UNIX
4 19 (24.68%) SQL
5 18 (23.38%) Microsoft
5 18 (23.38%) Change Management
6 17 (22.08%) Problem Management
7 16 (20.78%) Oracle
8 15 (19.48%) .NET
8 15 (19.48%) HP
8 15 (19.48%) Incident Management
9 14 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (16.88%) Configuration Management
10 13 (16.88%) XML
11 12 (15.58%) Finance
12 11 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (14.29%) SAN
13 10 (12.99%) SLA
13 10 (12.99%) Cisco
13 10 (12.99%) C#
13 10 (12.99%) Service Delivery
13 10 (12.99%) Workflow
13 10 (12.99%) QA
14 9 (11.69%) PRINCE2
15 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
15 8 (10.39%) Active Directory
15 8 (10.39%) CA
15 8 (10.39%) WAN

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 8 (10.39%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (6.49%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.90%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.60%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.60%) Apache
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle UPK
5 1 (1.30%) CMS
5 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
1 7 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (6.49%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (6.49%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (3.90%) PRMS
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Payroll
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.29%) SAN
2 8 (10.39%) WAN
3 7 (9.09%) Firewall
3 7 (9.09%) DHCP
4 6 (7.79%) LAN
5 5 (6.49%) DNS
6 4 (5.19%) Junos
7 3 (3.90%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (3.90%) Network Security
8 2 (2.60%) VPN
8 2 (2.60%) SSL
8 2 (2.60%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.60%) NAS
8 2 (2.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (2.60%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (1.30%) 4G
9 1 (1.30%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.30%) VLAN
9 1 (1.30%) Internet
9 1 (1.30%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
1 8 (10.39%) Oracle Database
2 7 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (5.19%) DTS
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.30%) IDOL
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (3.90%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 12 (15.58%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) General Ledger
3 4 (5.19%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.60%) Front Office
4 2 (2.60%) Military
5 1 (1.30%) Back Office
5 1 (1.30%) Legal
5 1 (1.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (20.78%) Analyst
2 15 (19.48%) Applications Support
3 10 (12.99%) Support Engineer
3 10 (12.99%) Support Analyst
4 8 (10.39%) Project Manager
5 7 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Network Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Applications Specialist
7 4 (5.19%) Desktop Support
7 4 (5.19%) Support Specialist
7 4 (5.19%) Service Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Administrator
7 4 (5.19%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Oracle Applications Support
7 4 (5.19%) Oracle Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Oracle Support Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Service Manager
7 4 (5.19%) Applications Support Specialist
8 3 (3.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.48%) .NET
2 13 (16.88%) XML
3 7 (9.09%) WCF
3 7 (9.09%) Web Services
4 6 (7.79%) WF
4 6 (7.79%) AppFabric
5 5 (6.49%) Middleware
6 3 (3.90%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.90%) Java EE
6 3 (3.90%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (3.90%) HTML
7 1 (1.30%) REST
7 1 (1.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (1.30%) JSON
7 1 (1.30%) JGroups
7 1 (1.30%) SOAP
7 1 (1.30%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) NHS
1 4 (5.19%) Clustering
2 3 (3.90%) AS400
2 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.90%) Cryptography
2 3 (3.90%) iSeries
3 2 (2.60%) PMI
3 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.60%) Open Source
4 1 (1.30%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.30%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.30%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.30%) Celerra
4 1 (1.30%) Symmetrix DMX
4 1 (1.30%) HACMP
4 1 (1.30%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 33 (42.86%) Windows
2 19 (24.68%) UNIX
3 14 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (9.09%) Solaris
5 6 (7.79%) Linux
5 6 (7.79%) AIX
6 5 (6.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.19%) Windows XP
7 4 (5.19%) HPUX
7 4 (5.19%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.30%) SUSE
8 1 (1.30%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.47%) Service Management
2 18 (23.38%) Change Management
3 17 (22.08%) Problem Management
4 15 (19.48%) Incident Management
5 13 (16.88%) Configuration Management
6 10 (12.99%) Service Delivery
6 10 (12.99%) Workflow
7 9 (11.69%) PRINCE2
8 8 (10.39%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (9.09%) Six Sigma
9 7 (9.09%) Regression Testing
10 6 (7.79%) Project Management
10 6 (7.79%) Migration
10 6 (7.79%) Data Management
10 6 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (6.49%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (6.49%) Release Management
12 4 (5.19%) SOA
12 4 (5.19%) Time Management
12 4 (5.19%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.68%) SQL
2 10 (12.99%) C#
3 7 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 4 (5.19%) COBOL
4 4 (5.19%) Java
5 3 (3.90%) RPG IV
5 3 (3.90%) MUMPS
5 3 (3.90%) RPG
6 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.30%) RPG/400
7 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 25 (32.47%) SC Cleared
3 11 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (9.09%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.90%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.60%) ISEB
6 2 (2.60%) Degree
6 2 (2.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.30%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (1.30%) CCNP
7 1 (1.30%) CCNA
7 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.30%) PMP
7 1 (1.30%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.99%) SLA
1 10 (12.99%) QA
2 4 (5.19%) JSP 440
3 3 (3.90%) HL7
3 3 (3.90%) ISO 9000
4 2 (2.60%) ISO 14001
4 2 (2.60%) BS15000
4 2 (2.60%) BS7799
System Software
1 8 (10.39%) Active Directory
1 8 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.79%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (6.49%) vSphere
4 4 (5.19%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.60%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.30%) GPFS
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) Unicenter
1 4 (5.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 4 (5.19%) WhatsUp Gold
1 4 (5.19%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.60%) OpenView
2 2 (2.60%) Netcool
2 2 (2.60%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (1.30%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.30%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.30%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 18 (23.38%) Microsoft
2 16 (20.78%) Oracle
3 15 (19.48%) HP
4 10 (12.99%) Cisco
5 8 (10.39%) CA
5 8 (10.39%) VMware
6 6 (7.79%) EMC
6 6 (7.79%) Red Hat
7 5 (6.49%) 3PAR
7 5 (6.49%) Veritas
7 5 (6.49%) IBM
7 5 (6.49%) Juniper
8 4 (5.19%) CheckPoint
8 4 (5.19%) TippingPoint
8 4 (5.19%) F5
9 3 (3.90%) InterSystems
9 3 (3.90%) Crossbeam
9 3 (3.90%) Riverbed
9 3 (3.90%) McAfee
10 2 (2.60%) Remedy
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