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 3 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 27 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL 54 40 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.47% 9.43% 6.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.84% 11.76% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 4
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£282 £334 £234
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.73% +42.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £115 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £450 £243
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 6
Average hourly rate £21.50 £24.65 £17.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.77% +37.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.87 £16.31 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.30 £30.00 £18.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.08% -9.28%
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
689 340 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 82.61% 80.19% 71.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 231 74
Average daily rate £440 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 8
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +19.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £17.50 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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
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 3 September 2015.

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 3 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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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 -13 48 £301 -4.77% 7
Sunderland - 3 £130 -
Prudhoe - 1 - -
ITIL
North East

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 49 (41.53%) Microsoft
2 47 (39.83%) Windows
3 46 (38.98%) Security Cleared
4 43 (36.44%) Service Management
5 35 (29.66%) Problem Management
5 35 (29.66%) SC Cleared
6 31 (26.27%) MS Excel
7 30 (25.42%) HP
7 30 (25.42%) Change Management
8 29 (24.58%) Oracle
9 27 (22.88%) Java
10 24 (20.34%) SQL
11 23 (19.49%) WebLogic
12 22 (18.64%) Linux
13 21 (17.80%) J2EE
13 21 (17.80%) SLA
13 21 (17.80%) Finance
14 19 (16.10%) Service Delivery
14 19 (16.10%) MS Office
15 17 (14.41%) Shell Script
16 16 (13.56%) Middleware
16 16 (13.56%) Informatica
16 16 (13.56%) Configuration Management
16 16 (13.56%) Ant
16 16 (13.56%) SOAP
16 16 (13.56%) Web Services
16 16 (13.56%) Incident Management
16 16 (13.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 16 (13.56%) Root Cause Analysis
17 15 (12.71%) Windows Server 2003

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 23 (19.49%) WebLogic
2 14 (11.86%) AquaLogic
3 13 (11.02%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.24%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 5 (4.24%) Tuxedo
4 5 (4.24%) MQSeries
4 5 (4.24%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.24%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (4.24%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.85%) TPMS
Applications
1 31 (26.27%) MS Excel
2 19 (16.10%) MS Office
3 5 (4.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.54%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.02%) LDAP
2 10 (8.47%) DHCP
3 8 (6.78%) DNS
4 6 (5.08%) SSL
5 5 (4.24%) SAN
5 5 (4.24%) LAN
5 5 (4.24%) WAN
6 4 (3.39%) Junos
6 4 (3.39%) Firewall
6 4 (3.39%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.69%) Network Security
7 2 (1.69%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.85%) VoIP
8 1 (0.85%) Internet
8 1 (0.85%) DSL
8 1 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.85%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.86%) Oracle Reports
2 12 (10.17%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.08%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.39%) DTS
4 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.54%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.85%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 16 (13.56%) Ant
2 4 (3.39%) StarTeam
3 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (2.54%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.54%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.54%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
General
1 21 (17.80%) Finance
2 4 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.54%) Military
4 2 (1.69%) Legal
4 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.85%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 27 (22.88%) Analyst
2 12 (10.17%) Support Engineer
2 12 (10.17%) Service Analyst
2 12 (10.17%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (5.93%) Developer
3 7 (5.93%) Support Analyst
3 7 (5.93%) Administrator
3 7 (5.93%) Integration Manager
3 7 (5.93%) Project Manager
4 6 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (5.08%) Change Analyst
5 4 (3.39%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (3.39%) Informatica Developer
5 4 (3.39%) Linux Support
5 4 (3.39%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (3.39%) Configuration Manager
5 4 (3.39%) Consultant
5 4 (3.39%) Network Engineer
5 4 (3.39%) Middleware Engineer
6 3 (2.54%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.80%) J2EE
2 16 (13.56%) SOAP
2 16 (13.56%) Web Services
2 16 (13.56%) Middleware
3 9 (7.63%) JNDI
3 9 (7.63%) JMS
3 9 (7.63%) JDBC
4 5 (4.24%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.69%) .NET
5 2 (1.69%) Java EE
6 1 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.86%) Clustering
2 8 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.78%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.39%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.54%) Replication
4 3 (2.54%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.69%) PMI
5 2 (1.69%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.69%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.69%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.85%) Economics
6 1 (0.85%) CMDB
6 1 (0.85%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 47 (39.83%) Windows
2 22 (18.64%) Linux
3 15 (12.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (11.86%) UNIX
5 11 (9.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (9.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (9.32%) Windows 7
6 9 (7.63%) Windows XP
7 6 (5.08%) AIX
7 6 (5.08%) Solaris
8 5 (4.24%) OS/390
9 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.69%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (36.44%) Service Management
2 35 (29.66%) Problem Management
3 30 (25.42%) Change Management
4 19 (16.10%) Service Delivery
5 16 (13.56%) Configuration Management
5 16 (13.56%) Incident Management
5 16 (13.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 12 (10.17%) Project Management
6 12 (10.17%) PRINCE2
6 12 (10.17%) Migration
7 11 (9.32%) ITSM
7 11 (9.32%) SOA
7 11 (9.32%) Release Management
8 9 (7.63%) High Availability
8 9 (7.63%) Validation
8 9 (7.63%) Supplier Management
9 8 (6.78%) Integration Testing
10 7 (5.93%) Data Migration
10 7 (5.93%) Information Security
11 6 (5.08%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (22.88%) Java
2 24 (20.34%) SQL
3 17 (14.41%) Shell Script
4 16 (13.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 10 (8.47%) Bash Shell
5 10 (8.47%) PL/SQL
6 6 (5.08%) Perl
7 5 (4.24%) C
7 5 (4.24%) C++
8 2 (1.69%) C#
8 2 (1.69%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (38.98%) Security Cleared
2 35 (29.66%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.93%) ISEB
4 6 (5.08%) Degree
5 4 (3.39%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.39%) APMP
5 4 (3.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.69%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.69%) CISA
7 2 (1.69%) CISM
7 2 (1.69%) CISSP
7 2 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.69%) MCDBA
7 2 (1.69%) MCT
8 1 (0.85%) CCNA
8 1 (0.85%) CAPM
8 1 (0.85%) MCSE
8 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (17.80%) SLA
2 4 (3.39%) JSP 440
3 3 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.54%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.54%) QA
4 1 (0.85%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (11.02%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.78%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (4.24%) vSphere
4 4 (3.39%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (6.78%) OpenView
2 5 (4.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (3.39%) Unicenter
4 3 (2.54%) Netcool
4 3 (2.54%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.54%) SCOM
5 2 (1.69%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.69%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.85%) MOM
6 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.85%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (0.85%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.85%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.85%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 49 (41.53%) Microsoft
2 30 (25.42%) HP
3 29 (24.58%) Oracle
4 16 (13.56%) Informatica
5 12 (10.17%) Red Hat
6 11 (9.32%) Cisco
7 8 (6.78%) VMware
8 6 (5.08%) ServiceNow
8 6 (5.08%) IBM
9 5 (4.24%) Dell
9 5 (4.24%) Sun
9 5 (4.24%) CA
9 5 (4.24%) Metastorm
9 5 (4.24%) Axway
9 5 (4.24%) Fujitsu
10 4 (3.39%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.39%) McAfee
10 4 (3.39%) TippingPoint
10 4 (3.39%) 3PAR
10 4 (3.39%) F5