The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 31 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 9 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.83% 10.17% 12.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.66% 12.12% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 3
Median daily rate £344 £300 £100
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% +200.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £278 £96
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £340 £180
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
193 99 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 82.13% 83.90% 84.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 47 50
Median daily rate £375 £300 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £109 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £10.00 £40.00 £125.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% -68.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing ITIL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL across the Northern Ireland region.

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Northern Ireland region.

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

ITIL
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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
County Antrim -21 9 £344 +14.66% 1
ITIL
UK

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 7 (41.18%) Service Management
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (35.29%) Project Management
2 6 (35.29%) MCP
2 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (35.29%) SCCM
3 5 (29.41%) Windows
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (29.41%) Change Management
3 5 (29.41%) Finance
4 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
4 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
4 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) Software Distribution
5 3 (17.65%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (17.65%) MCTS
5 3 (17.65%) SCOM
5 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
5 3 (17.65%) Degree
5 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
5 3 (17.65%) Web Services
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
5 3 (17.65%) MCSE
5 3 (17.65%) MCDBA
5 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
5 3 (17.65%) Windows 7

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP PM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) French Language
2 2 (11.76%) German Language
2 2 (11.76%) Italian Language
2 2 (11.76%) Spanish Language
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Support Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (23.53%) Change Manager
2 4 (23.53%) IT Support
3 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) DBA
3 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) SQL DBA
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Support Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Change and Release Manager
4 2 (11.76%) IT Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
4 2 (11.76%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Release Manager
5 1 (5.88%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) IT Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
2 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Service Management
2 6 (35.29%) Project Management
2 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (29.41%) Change Management
4 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
4 4 (23.53%) Software Distribution
5 3 (17.65%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.76%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.88%) Line Management
7 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
7 1 (5.88%) Process Management
7 1 (5.88%) Release Management
7 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) VB
3 1 (5.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) MCP
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (17.65%) Degree
3 3 (17.65%) MCDBA
3 3 (17.65%) MCSE
3 3 (17.65%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) SCCM
2 3 (17.65%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) SAP