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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 5 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 56 62 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 14.36% 16.80% 11.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.51% 21.53% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 36 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £233 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +86.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £172 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £363 £138
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Average hourly rate £21.82 £26.75 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +41.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.89 £15.50 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -13.31%
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
273 288 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 70.00% 78.05% 63.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 188 45
Average daily rate £381 £270 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.11% -16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £198 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 10
Average hourly rate £21.82 £25.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.43% +34.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 26 February 2015.

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
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 26 February 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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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 +4 53 £300 +29.03% 9
Sunderland -3 2 £451 -
Gateshead - - - - 1
South Shields - - - -
ITIL
North East

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 78 (63.41%) Security Cleared
2 56 (45.53%) Windows
3 49 (39.84%) SC Cleared
4 39 (31.71%) Active Directory
5 38 (30.89%) Service Management
6 37 (30.08%) HP
6 37 (30.08%) Microsoft
7 33 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 31 (25.20%) Finance
8 31 (25.20%) Problem Management
9 30 (24.39%) SQL
10 29 (23.58%) Change Management
11 28 (22.76%) Oracle
12 26 (21.14%) UNIX
12 26 (21.14%) MS Excel
13 24 (19.51%) Clustering
14 23 (18.70%) SAN
15 22 (17.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 22 (17.89%) VMware
15 22 (17.89%) Windows Server 2008
16 21 (17.07%) SQL Server
17 20 (16.26%) DV Cleared
17 20 (16.26%) VMware Infrastructure
18 19 (15.45%) Configuration Management
18 19 (15.45%) Middleware
19 18 (14.63%) Service Delivery
20 16 (13.01%) Project Management
20 16 (13.01%) OpenView
20 16 (13.01%) DNS
21 15 (12.20%) Continuous Improvement

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 12 (9.76%) WebLogic
2 11 (8.94%) SharePoint
3 10 (8.13%) AquaLogic
4 9 (7.32%) MS Exchange
5 8 (6.50%) Apache
5 8 (6.50%) Oracle Workflow
6 7 (5.69%) IIS
6 7 (5.69%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 26 (21.14%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.32%) MS Office
3 6 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (6.50%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (6.50%) Oracle Applications
1 8 (6.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (5.69%) Oracle Payables
2 7 (5.69%) Oracle Receivables
2 7 (5.69%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.63%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 23 (18.70%) SAN
2 16 (13.01%) DNS
3 12 (9.76%) Firewall
4 11 (8.94%) DHCP
5 9 (7.32%) LAN
5 9 (7.32%) WAN
6 7 (5.69%) LDAP
6 7 (5.69%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (4.88%) Network Security
7 6 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (4.88%) Junos
7 6 (4.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (4.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 6 (4.88%) SSL
8 2 (1.63%) VPN
8 2 (1.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.57%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (8.13%) Oracle Database
4 7 (5.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 5 (4.07%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (4.07%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.81%) DTS
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 8 (6.50%) StarTeam
2 7 (5.69%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (4.07%) Ant
4 1 (0.81%) MSI
General
1 31 (25.20%) Finance
2 7 (5.69%) General Ledger
3 3 (2.44%) Billing
4 2 (1.63%) Electronics
4 2 (1.63%) Military
5 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (10.57%) Administrator
2 9 (7.32%) Consultant
2 9 (7.32%) Support Engineer
3 8 (6.50%) Analyst
3 8 (6.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (6.50%) Service Manager
4 7 (5.69%) Configuration Manager
4 7 (5.69%) Network Engineer
5 5 (4.07%) Coordinator
5 5 (4.07%) Project Manager
5 5 (4.07%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (3.25%) Wintel Support
6 4 (3.25%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (2.44%) Developer
7 3 (2.44%) Applications Packager
7 3 (2.44%) Services Delivery Manager
7 3 (2.44%) Change Manager
7 3 (2.44%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (2.44%) Server Engineer
7 3 (2.44%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.45%) Middleware
2 7 (5.69%) XML
2 7 (5.69%) Java EE
3 5 (4.07%) JMS
3 5 (4.07%) JNDI
3 5 (4.07%) J2EE
3 5 (4.07%) JDBC
4 4 (3.25%) Application Packaging
5 3 (2.44%) SOAP
5 3 (2.44%) Web Services
6 2 (1.63%) CSS
7 1 (0.81%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.51%) Clustering
2 9 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.88%) Cryptography
5 5 (4.07%) CMDB
6 3 (2.44%) Replication
7 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.63%) HACMP
7 2 (1.63%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.63%) Open Source
7 2 (1.63%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.81%) AS400
8 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 56 (45.53%) Windows
2 33 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 26 (21.14%) UNIX
4 22 (17.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (10.57%) Linux
6 11 (8.94%) Solaris
6 11 (8.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.63%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.63%) AIX
7 2 (1.63%) VME
8 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.81%) OS/2
8 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (30.89%) Service Management
2 31 (25.20%) Problem Management
3 29 (23.58%) Change Management
4 19 (15.45%) Configuration Management
5 18 (14.63%) Service Delivery
6 16 (13.01%) Project Management
7 15 (12.20%) Incident Management
7 15 (12.20%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (10.57%) Network Management
9 12 (9.76%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (8.94%) Knowledge Management
10 11 (8.94%) CMMI
11 10 (8.13%) SOA
11 10 (8.13%) Workflow
12 9 (7.32%) Release Management
13 8 (6.50%) Business Continuity
13 8 (6.50%) Six Sigma
14 7 (5.69%) Regression Testing
14 7 (5.69%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (5.69%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (24.39%) SQL
2 12 (9.76%) Java
3 11 (8.94%) PL/SQL
4 5 (4.07%) PowerShell
4 5 (4.07%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 4 (3.25%) Perl
6 3 (2.44%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.63%) C
Qualifications
1 78 (63.41%) Security Cleared
2 49 (39.84%) SC Cleared
3 20 (16.26%) DV Cleared
4 10 (8.13%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (6.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (4.88%) Degree
7 5 (4.07%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 3 (2.44%) MCSE
9 2 (1.63%) MCSA
9 2 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.63%) IBM AIX Certification
9 2 (1.63%) VCP4
10 1 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.38%) SLA
2 10 (8.13%) QA
3 7 (5.69%) JSP 440
4 6 (4.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 39 (31.71%) Active Directory
2 20 (16.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.69%) Hyper-V
3 7 (5.69%) vSphere
3 7 (5.69%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (5.69%) Terminal Services
4 4 (3.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.63%) GPFS
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 22 (17.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 16 (13.01%) OpenView
3 9 (7.32%) MIIS
4 7 (5.69%) WhatsUp Gold
5 5 (4.07%) HP SIM
6 4 (3.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.63%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.81%) WMI
8 1 (0.81%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 37 (30.08%) Microsoft
1 37 (30.08%) HP
2 28 (22.76%) Oracle
3 22 (17.89%) VMware
4 13 (10.57%) CheckPoint
4 13 (10.57%) Red Hat
5 10 (8.13%) Cisco
6 7 (5.69%) EMC
6 7 (5.69%) Citrix
6 7 (5.69%) Juniper
6 7 (5.69%) Lotus
6 7 (5.69%) McAfee
6 7 (5.69%) TippingPoint
6 7 (5.69%) 3PAR
7 6 (4.88%) F5
7 6 (4.88%) Splunk
7 6 (4.88%) CA
8 5 (4.07%) Informatica
8 5 (4.07%) Borland
9 3 (2.44%) Serena
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