The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 15 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing ITIL 37 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 8.71% 6.91% 6.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.35% 9.87% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 5
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£338 £241 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.33% -12.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £207 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £285 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
Average hourly rate £20.35 £17.95 £15.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.37% +17.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.27 £17.00 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.29 £18.95 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +9.37%
ITIL
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
326 152 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 76.71% 70.05% 69.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 76 117
Average daily rate £369 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £750 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 12
Average hourly rate £18.72 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.08% -20.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL across the Tyne and Wear region.

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Tyne and Wear region.

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

ITIL
Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

ITIL
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 20 August 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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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
Newcastle upon Tyne -7 33 £331 +34.55% 7
Gateshead - 2 £369 - 1
Prudhoe - - - -
Sunderland - - - - 1
ITIL
North East

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 35 (51.47%) Security Cleared
2 32 (47.06%) Windows
3 25 (36.76%) SC Cleared
4 24 (35.29%) Service Management
5 19 (27.94%) SQL
6 18 (26.47%) UNIX
6 18 (26.47%) Problem Management
7 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 17 (25.00%) Change Management
8 15 (22.06%) .NET
8 15 (22.06%) Oracle
9 14 (20.59%) Incident Management
10 13 (19.12%) XML
10 13 (19.12%) HP
10 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (19.12%) Configuration Management
11 10 (14.71%) Service Delivery
11 10 (14.71%) Workflow
11 10 (14.71%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (14.71%) SAN
11 10 (14.71%) C#
11 10 (14.71%) QA
12 9 (13.24%) SLA
12 9 (13.24%) Finance
13 8 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (11.76%) Cisco
13 8 (11.76%) WAN
13 8 (11.76%) CA
13 8 (11.76%) Active Directory
13 8 (11.76%) SQL Server

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (11.76%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (7.35%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.41%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.94%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.47%) CMS
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle UPK
5 1 (1.47%) Apache
5 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (10.29%) Oracle Payables
1 7 (10.29%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (2.94%) PRMS
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Payroll
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.71%) SAN
2 8 (11.76%) WAN
3 7 (10.29%) DHCP
4 6 (8.82%) Firewall
4 6 (8.82%) LAN
5 5 (7.35%) DNS
6 4 (5.88%) Junos
7 3 (4.41%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (4.41%) Network Security
8 2 (2.94%) VPN
8 2 (2.94%) SSL
8 2 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.47%) NAS
9 1 (1.47%) 4G
9 1 (1.47%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.47%) SMS
9 1 (1.47%) Internet
9 1 (1.47%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.29%) Oracle Database
2 7 (10.29%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle Discoverer
3 4 (5.88%) DTS
4 3 (4.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.47%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (4.41%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 9 (13.24%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) General Ledger
3 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.94%) Front Office
4 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.94%) Military
5 1 (1.47%) Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Back Office
5 1 (1.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (23.53%) Analyst
2 15 (22.06%) Applications Support
3 9 (13.24%) Support Engineer
3 9 (13.24%) Support Analyst
4 7 (10.29%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) Service Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Desktop Support
6 4 (5.88%) Network Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Applications Specialist
6 4 (5.88%) Support Specialist
6 4 (5.88%) Administrator
6 4 (5.88%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Oracle Applications Support
6 4 (5.88%) Oracle Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Oracle Support Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Service Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Applications Support Specialist
7 3 (4.41%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.06%) .NET
2 13 (19.12%) XML
3 7 (10.29%) WCF
3 7 (10.29%) Web Services
4 6 (8.82%) AppFabric
4 6 (8.82%) WF
5 5 (7.35%) Middleware
6 3 (4.41%) .NET Framework
6 3 (4.41%) Java EE
6 3 (4.41%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (4.41%) HTML
7 1 (1.47%) JSON
7 1 (1.47%) JGroups
7 1 (1.47%) REST
7 1 (1.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (1.47%) SOAP
7 1 (1.47%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) NHS
2 3 (4.41%) Clustering
2 3 (4.41%) Cryptography
3 2 (2.94%) AS400
3 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.94%) PMI
3 2 (2.94%) Open Source
3 2 (2.94%) iSeries
3 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.47%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.47%) Symmetrix DMX
4 1 (1.47%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.47%) Celerra
4 1 (1.47%) HACMP
4 1 (1.47%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (47.06%) Windows
2 18 (26.47%) UNIX
3 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (8.82%) Solaris
4 6 (8.82%) AIX
4 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.35%) Linux
6 4 (5.88%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.88%) HPUX
6 4 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.88%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.47%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.29%) Service Management
2 18 (26.47%) Problem Management
3 17 (25.00%) Change Management
4 14 (20.59%) Incident Management
5 13 (19.12%) Configuration Management
6 10 (14.71%) Service Delivery
6 10 (14.71%) Workflow
7 8 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (10.29%) Regression Testing
9 6 (8.82%) PRINCE2
9 6 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (8.82%) Data Management
9 6 (8.82%) Migration
10 5 (7.35%) Release Management
10 5 (7.35%) Six Sigma
11 4 (5.88%) Project Management
11 4 (5.88%) SOA
11 4 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (5.88%) Capacity Management
11 4 (5.88%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.94%) SQL
2 10 (14.71%) C#
3 7 (10.29%) PL/SQL
4 4 (5.88%) Java
5 3 (4.41%) COBOL
5 3 (4.41%) MUMPS
6 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.94%) RPG
6 2 (2.94%) RPG IV
7 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.47%) RPG/400
7 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (51.47%) Security Cleared
2 25 (36.76%) SC Cleared
3 10 (14.71%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (10.29%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.41%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.94%) ISEB
6 2 (2.94%) Degree
6 2 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.47%) PMP
7 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.47%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.71%) QA
2 9 (13.24%) SLA
3 4 (5.88%) JSP 440
4 3 (4.41%) HL7
4 3 (4.41%) ISO 9000
5 2 (2.94%) BS7799
5 2 (2.94%) BS15000
5 2 (2.94%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 8 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (7.35%) vSphere
5 4 (5.88%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.47%) GPFS
6 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 4 (5.88%) Unicenter
1 4 (5.88%) WhatsUp Gold
1 4 (5.88%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.94%) Netcool
2 2 (2.94%) OpenView
2 2 (2.94%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (1.47%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (22.06%) Oracle
3 13 (19.12%) HP
4 8 (11.76%) Cisco
4 8 (11.76%) CA
5 7 (10.29%) VMware
6 5 (7.35%) EMC
6 5 (7.35%) Veritas
6 5 (7.35%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.88%) CheckPoint
7 4 (5.88%) Juniper
7 4 (5.88%) 3PAR
7 4 (5.88%) F5
7 4 (5.88%) TippingPoint
8 3 (4.41%) Crossbeam
8 3 (4.41%) Riverbed
8 3 (4.41%) IBM
8 3 (4.41%) InterSystems
8 3 (4.41%) McAfee
9 2 (2.94%) NetApp