The first table below looks at the demand for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Northern Ireland region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 18 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing ITIL 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.96% 1.69% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 2.41% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.89 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +16.12%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
84 83 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 80.77% 70.34% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 41 46
Average daily rate £388 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £186 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
ITIL
UK

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 25 July 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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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
County Antrim +4 1 - -
County Londonderry - - - - 1
ITIL
UK

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 6 (60.00%) SLA
2 5 (50.00%) Service Management
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) MS Office
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (10.00%) Apache
5 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (10.00%) Cognos
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (10.00%) LAN
5 1 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (10.00%) HTTP
5 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (10.00%) DNS
5 1 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) CCNP
5 1 (10.00%) CCNA
5 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) FileNet
1 1 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Tesseract
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Incident Manager
3 3 (30.00%) Incident Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Engagement Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Service Management
1 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Data Security
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (10.00%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCDST
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Cognos