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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 12 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL 10 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 9.26% 13.46% 10.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.24% 17.07% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate £350 £98 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+258.97% -64.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £340
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.61 £15.33
% change year-on-year
+8.90% +1.85%
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
89 82 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 82.41% 78.85% 67.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 44 18
Average daily rate £325 £168 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+94.02% -44.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £88 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £125.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 10 £350 +258.97% 1
ITIL
UK

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 16 (94.12%) LAN
1 16 (94.12%) WAN
1 16 (94.12%) Network Management
2 11 (64.71%) Change Control
2 11 (64.71%) Validation
2 11 (64.71%) OpenView
2 11 (64.71%) HP
2 11 (64.71%) CA
3 10 (58.82%) Peregrine
3 10 (58.82%) e-Health
3 10 (58.82%) Service Delivery
3 10 (58.82%) OPNET
3 10 (58.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (41.18%) Cisco
4 7 (41.18%) CCNA
5 6 (35.29%) CiscoWorks
5 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
5 6 (35.29%) VPN
5 6 (35.29%) Unix
5 6 (35.29%) Broadband
5 6 (35.29%) ISDN
5 6 (35.29%) Firewall
5 6 (35.29%) Wireless
5 6 (35.29%) Fault Management
5 6 (35.29%) Network Security
5 6 (35.29%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (29.41%) Change Management
6 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 5 (29.41%) BS7799

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 16 (94.12%) LAN
1 16 (94.12%) WAN
2 6 (35.29%) Broadband
2 6 (35.29%) Firewall
2 6 (35.29%) ISDN
2 6 (35.29%) Network Security
2 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
2 6 (35.29%) VPN
2 6 (35.29%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) MSI
General
1 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Network Engineer
1 16 (94.12%) Network Support
1 16 (94.12%) Network Support Engineer
1 16 (94.12%) Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Support
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) IT Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Network Management
2 11 (64.71%) Change Control
2 11 (64.71%) Validation
3 10 (58.82%) Service Delivery
4 6 (35.29%) Fault Management
4 6 (35.29%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (29.41%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) Application Discovery
6 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) CCNA
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) BS7799
1 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 17799
Systems Management
1 11 (64.71%) OpenView
2 10 (58.82%) OPNET
3 6 (35.29%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (5.88%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (5.88%) SCCM
4 1 (5.88%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) CA
1 11 (64.71%) HP
2 10 (58.82%) Peregrine
3 7 (41.18%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Aruba
4 1 (5.88%) VMware