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 29 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 15 9 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing ITIL 4 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 4.08% 14.15% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.13% 20.27% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 1
Median daily rate £324 £220 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.04% +25.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 £32.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.87% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
ITIL
UK

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
78 74 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 79.59% 69.81% 79.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 35 29
Median daily rate £363 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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
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 29 May 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
County Antrim -5 3 £272 +23.63% 1
ITIL
UK

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 10 (62.50%) Service Delivery
2 9 (56.25%) Peregrine
2 9 (56.25%) LAN
2 9 (56.25%) WAN
2 9 (56.25%) Network Management
2 9 (56.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (50.00%) Change Control
3 8 (50.00%) Validation
4 6 (37.50%) Unix
5 5 (31.25%) CCNA
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
6 4 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (25.00%) BS7799
6 4 (25.00%) CA
6 4 (25.00%) Change Management
6 4 (25.00%) OpenView
6 4 (25.00%) HP
6 4 (25.00%) .NET
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 3 (18.75%) Windows
7 3 (18.75%) SLA
7 3 (18.75%) OPNET
7 3 (18.75%) e-Health
7 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
8 2 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (12.50%) Fault Management
8 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008

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 2 (12.50%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) LAN
1 9 (56.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) MSI
General
1 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Support Engineer
2 9 (56.25%) Network Engineer
2 9 (56.25%) Network Support
2 9 (56.25%) Network Support Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) IT Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) IT Support
4 2 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) ICT Support
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (6.25%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Support
5 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
5 1 (6.25%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) e-Health
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Unix
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Service Delivery
2 9 (56.25%) Network Management
3 8 (50.00%) Change Control
3 8 (50.00%) Validation
4 4 (25.00%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Fault Management
6 1 (6.25%) Application Discovery
6 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
6 1 (6.25%) CRM
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) CCNA
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) BS7799
1 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 3 (18.75%) SLA
3 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
3 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) OpenView
2 3 (18.75%) OPNET
3 1 (6.25%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (6.25%) SCCM
3 1 (6.25%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Peregrine
2 4 (25.00%) CA
2 4 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) BMC
3 2 (12.50%) Remedy
4 1 (6.25%) Aruba
4 1 (6.25%) BT
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) VMware