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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 9 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 68 72 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 11.15% 14.69% 9.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.83% 19.46% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 42 7
Average daily rate
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£300 £245 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.69% +95.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £490 £190
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
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 £16.00 £15.50 £17.69
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -12.37%
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
404 370 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 66.23% 75.51% 65.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 228 83
Average daily rate £375 £281 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.45% -13.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 21
Average hourly rate £21.82 £34.00 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.82% +79.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 February 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 February 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 February 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 +4 57 £300 +29.03% 10
Durham -1 9 £350 -11.94% 1
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 85 (58.62%) Security Cleared
2 68 (46.90%) Windows
3 55 (37.93%) SC Cleared
4 46 (31.72%) Microsoft
5 45 (31.03%) Active Directory
5 45 (31.03%) Service Management
6 43 (29.66%) HP
7 37 (25.52%) MS Excel
8 34 (23.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 33 (22.76%) Finance
10 32 (22.07%) Problem Management
11 31 (21.38%) Change Management
11 31 (21.38%) SQL
12 30 (20.69%) Oracle
13 27 (18.62%) UNIX
14 25 (17.24%) Service Delivery
14 25 (17.24%) Clustering
15 24 (16.55%) SAN
16 23 (15.86%) Windows Server 2008
17 22 (15.17%) VMware
17 22 (15.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 22 (15.17%) Project Management
17 22 (15.17%) SQL Server
18 21 (14.48%) Incident Management
19 20 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
19 20 (13.79%) DV Cleared
19 20 (13.79%) Middleware
20 19 (13.10%) Configuration Management
20 19 (13.10%) Linux
20 19 (13.10%) MS Exchange

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 19 (13.10%) MS Exchange
2 13 (8.97%) WebLogic
3 11 (7.59%) SharePoint
3 11 (7.59%) AquaLogic
4 8 (5.52%) Apache
4 8 (5.52%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (4.83%) IIS
5 7 (4.83%) IBM Notes
6 5 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.07%) CMS
8 2 (1.38%) Lync
Applications
1 37 (25.52%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.90%) MS Office
3 6 (4.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.07%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (5.52%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (5.52%) Oracle Applications
1 8 (5.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (4.83%) Oracle Payables
2 7 (4.83%) Oracle Receivables
2 7 (4.83%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.38%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 24 (16.55%) SAN
2 17 (11.72%) DNS
3 15 (10.34%) Firewall
4 13 (8.97%) LDAP
5 11 (7.59%) DHCP
6 10 (6.90%) LAN
6 10 (6.90%) WAN
7 8 (5.52%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (4.83%) Network Security
8 7 (4.83%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (4.83%) Junos
8 7 (4.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 7 (4.83%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 7 (4.83%) SSL
9 2 (1.38%) SMS
9 2 (1.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.17%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.66%) Oracle Reports
3 11 (7.59%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.83%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 5 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.69%) DTS
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 8 (5.52%) StarTeam
2 7 (4.83%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (4.14%) Ant
4 1 (0.69%) MSI
General
1 33 (22.76%) Finance
2 7 (4.83%) General Ledger
3 3 (2.07%) Billing
3 3 (2.07%) Legal
4 2 (1.38%) Electronics
4 2 (1.38%) Military
5 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (10.34%) Support Engineer
1 15 (10.34%) Administrator
2 13 (8.97%) Analyst
3 9 (6.21%) Consultant
3 9 (6.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (6.21%) Service Manager
4 8 (5.52%) Network Engineer
5 7 (4.83%) Coordinator
5 7 (4.83%) Project Manager
5 7 (4.83%) Configuration Manager
6 5 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (2.76%) Messaging Engineer
7 4 (2.76%) Wintel Support
7 4 (2.76%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (2.76%) Developer
7 4 (2.76%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (2.76%) Service Analyst
8 3 (2.07%) Applications Packager
8 3 (2.07%) Change Manager
8 3 (2.07%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.79%) Middleware
2 7 (4.83%) XML
2 7 (4.83%) Java EE
3 6 (4.14%) JMS
3 6 (4.14%) JNDI
3 6 (4.14%) J2EE
3 6 (4.14%) JDBC
4 4 (2.76%) SOAP
4 4 (2.76%) Web Services
4 4 (2.76%) Application Packaging
5 2 (1.38%) CSS
6 1 (0.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.24%) Clustering
2 17 (11.72%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.83%) Cryptography
5 5 (3.45%) iPad
5 5 (3.45%) CMDB
6 3 (2.07%) Replication
6 3 (2.07%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (1.38%) HACMP
7 2 (1.38%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.38%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.38%) Open Source
7 2 (1.38%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.69%) AS400
8 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 68 (46.90%) Windows
2 34 (23.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (18.62%) UNIX
4 23 (15.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (13.10%) Linux
6 12 (8.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (7.59%) Solaris
8 5 (3.45%) Android
9 3 (2.07%) AIX
10 2 (1.38%) VME
10 2 (1.38%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.69%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (31.03%) Service Management
2 32 (22.07%) Problem Management
3 31 (21.38%) Change Management
4 25 (17.24%) Service Delivery
5 22 (15.17%) Project Management
6 21 (14.48%) Incident Management
7 19 (13.10%) Configuration Management
8 15 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (9.66%) Network Management
10 13 (8.97%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (7.59%) Knowledge Management
11 11 (7.59%) CMMI
11 11 (7.59%) SOA
12 10 (6.90%) Risk Management
12 10 (6.90%) Workflow
13 9 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (6.21%) Network Monitoring
13 9 (6.21%) Release Management
14 8 (5.52%) ITIL V3
14 8 (5.52%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 31 (21.38%) SQL
2 13 (8.97%) Java
3 12 (8.28%) PL/SQL
4 6 (4.14%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 5 (3.45%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.45%) C
6 4 (2.76%) Perl
6 4 (2.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 85 (58.62%) Security Cleared
2 55 (37.93%) SC Cleared
3 20 (13.79%) DV Cleared
4 11 (7.59%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (6.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (4.14%) Degree
7 5 (3.45%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 4 (2.76%) MCSE
9 3 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (2.07%) VCP4
10 2 (1.38%) IBM AIX Certification
10 2 (1.38%) MCSA
10 2 (1.38%) CCNA
10 2 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.34%) SLA
2 11 (7.59%) QA
3 8 (5.52%) JSP 440
4 6 (4.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 45 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 20 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.52%) Hyper-V
3 8 (5.52%) vSphere
3 8 (5.52%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (4.83%) Terminal Services
5 4 (2.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.38%) GPFS
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 22 (15.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 16 (11.03%) OpenView
3 9 (6.21%) MIIS
4 8 (5.52%) WhatsUp Gold
5 5 (3.45%) HP SIM
5 5 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.38%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.69%) WMI
7 1 (0.69%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 46 (31.72%) Microsoft
2 43 (29.66%) HP
3 30 (20.69%) Oracle
4 22 (15.17%) VMware
5 14 (9.66%) Red Hat
5 14 (9.66%) CheckPoint
6 13 (8.97%) Cisco
7 8 (5.52%) EMC
7 8 (5.52%) McAfee
7 8 (5.52%) Juniper
7 8 (5.52%) TippingPoint
7 8 (5.52%) 3PAR
8 7 (4.83%) F5
8 7 (4.83%) Lotus
8 7 (4.83%) Citrix
9 6 (4.14%) CA
9 6 (4.14%) Informatica
9 6 (4.14%) Splunk
10 5 (3.45%) Borland
11 3 (2.07%) Serena
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