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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 8 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL 9 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 14.75% 0.85% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.43% 1.12% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£175 - £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.77 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.62% -9.88%
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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
42 89 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 68.85% 75.42% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 52 36
Average daily rate £285 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £92 £258 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +12 8 £175 - 1
County Armagh - 1 - -
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UK

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 11 (44.00%) SQL
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) Information Security
3 8 (32.00%) IIS
4 7 (28.00%) IBM Notes
4 7 (28.00%) Web Services
4 7 (28.00%) Cognos
4 7 (28.00%) Lotus
5 6 (24.00%) Intranet
5 6 (24.00%) Internet
5 6 (24.00%) Extranet
5 6 (24.00%) Linux
5 6 (24.00%) Project Management
5 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
5 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
6 5 (20.00%) Oracle
6 5 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (20.00%) CISSP
6 5 (20.00%) CGEIT
6 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (20.00%) Degree
6 5 (20.00%) COBIT
6 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (20.00%) TOGAF
6 5 (20.00%) CISA
6 5 (20.00%) CISM
6 5 (20.00%) Scrum

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 8 (32.00%) IIS
2 7 (28.00%) IBM Notes
3 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
4 5 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Intranet
1 6 (24.00%) Internet
1 6 (24.00%) Extranet
2 3 (12.00%) DNS
3 2 (8.00%) Firewall
3 2 (8.00%) DMZ
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (4.00%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (4.00%) SAN
4 1 (4.00%) WAN
4 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.00%) MGCP
4 1 (4.00%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Law
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Analyst
2 10 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Web Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Web Support Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Information Security Architect
4 5 (20.00%) Information Architect
4 5 (20.00%) Security Architect
4 5 (20.00%) Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (4.00%) Services Delivery Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Service Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (4.00%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
7 1 (4.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) COM
2 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Replication
2 4 (16.00%) Derivative
2 4 (16.00%) Equities
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) BYOD
4 1 (4.00%) IVR
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.00%) iPad
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.00%) Solaris
4 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (12.00%) UNIX
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Information Security
2 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (24.00%) Project Management
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 5 (20.00%) Scrum
3 5 (20.00%) SABSA
4 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (12.00%) Use Case
5 3 (12.00%) Change Management
6 2 (8.00%) Service Management
6 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco ICM Scripting
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) Perl
3 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) CISSP
1 5 (20.00%) CISA
1 5 (20.00%) CISM
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
1 5 (20.00%) CGEIT
1 5 (20.00%) CRISC
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (12.00%) MCSE
4 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) MCP
5 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) MCSA
5 1 (4.00%) CCIE
5 1 (4.00%) CCNA
5 1 (4.00%) CCDP
5 1 (4.00%) CCA
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (20.00%) COBIT
2 4 (16.00%) QA
3 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) ISA Server
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) Cognos
2 7 (28.00%) Lotus
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle
4 4 (16.00%) Juniper
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco
5 2 (8.00%) Citrix
5 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.00%) F5
6 1 (4.00%) McAfee
6 1 (4.00%) Avaya
6 1 (4.00%) IBM
6 1 (4.00%) Nortel