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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 7 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +7
Contract jobs citing ITIL 15 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 17.44% 3.39% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.42% 4.08% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 1
Average daily rate
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£175 - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.95 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.79% -16.07%
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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
59 98 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 68.60% 83.05% 75.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 43 64
Average daily rate £400 £375 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £259 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £32.00 £14.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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
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 3 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
County Antrim +6 14 £175 - 3
ITIL
UK

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 13 (50.00%) Windows
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (42.31%) Finance
3 10 (38.46%) SQL
4 9 (34.62%) IIS
5 8 (30.77%) Information Security
6 7 (26.92%) Web Services
6 7 (26.92%) IBM Notes
6 7 (26.92%) Cognos
6 7 (26.92%) Lotus
7 6 (23.08%) Intranet
7 6 (23.08%) Internet
7 6 (23.08%) Extranet
7 6 (23.08%) Project Management
7 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
8 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
8 5 (19.23%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (19.23%) CISSP
8 5 (19.23%) CGEIT
8 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
8 5 (19.23%) Security Architecture
8 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (19.23%) COBIT
8 5 (19.23%) TOGAF
8 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (19.23%) CISA
8 5 (19.23%) CISM
8 5 (19.23%) Scrum
8 5 (19.23%) Replication

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 9 (34.62%) IIS
2 7 (26.92%) IBM Notes
3 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
4 5 (19.23%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Intranet
1 6 (23.08%) Internet
1 6 (23.08%) Extranet
2 4 (15.38%) DNS
3 2 (7.69%) DMZ
3 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.85%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (3.85%) DHCP
4 1 (3.85%) MGCP
4 1 (3.85%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.85%) Big Data
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Law
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Front Office
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Analyst
2 10 (38.46%) Support Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Web Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Web Support Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Information Security Architect
4 5 (19.23%) Security Architect
4 5 (19.23%) Architect
4 5 (19.23%) Information Architect
5 4 (15.38%) Desktop Support
6 3 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Service Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) IT Architect
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Desktop Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) IT Security Architect
8 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) Web Services
2 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
3 2 (7.69%) COM
4 1 (3.85%) Middleware
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Replication
2 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
2 3 (11.54%) Equities
2 3 (11.54%) Derivative
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) iPad
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) BYOD
4 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.85%) IVR
4 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
3 4 (15.38%) Linux
4 3 (11.54%) Solaris
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (11.54%) UNIX
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Information Security
2 6 (23.08%) Project Management
3 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
3 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) TOGAF
3 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (19.23%) Security Architecture
3 5 (19.23%) Scrum
3 5 (19.23%) SABSA
4 4 (15.38%) Change Management
4 4 (15.38%) Problem Management
5 3 (11.54%) Use Case
5 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
5 3 (11.54%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Migration
6 2 (7.69%) Service Management
7 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.85%) SOA
7 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
3 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
3 3 (11.54%) VBScript
3 3 (11.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) CISSP
1 5 (19.23%) CISA
1 5 (19.23%) CISM
1 5 (19.23%) CGEIT
1 5 (19.23%) CRISC
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (11.54%) Degree
4 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) MCSE
5 1 (3.85%) MCSA
5 1 (3.85%) CCIE
5 1 (3.85%) CCNA
5 1 (3.85%) CCDP
5 1 (3.85%) CCA
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.85%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (19.23%) COBIT
2 3 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) ISA Server
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
1 1 (3.85%) Data Guard
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (3.85%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) Cognos
2 7 (26.92%) Lotus
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle
4 3 (11.54%) Citrix
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco
4 3 (11.54%) F5
5 2 (7.69%) Juniper
6 1 (3.85%) Avaya
6 1 (3.85%) Nortel
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.85%) Reuters
6 1 (3.85%) Bloomberg
6 1 (3.85%) McAfee