The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Tyne and Wear region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 16 10 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing ITIL 56 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.43% 11.54% 6.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.46% 16.78% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 0 4
Average daily rate £235 - £225
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 - £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 - £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £334 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.29% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.90 £10.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.05% +82.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.40 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-10.32% +13.86%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
416 143 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 77.47% 68.75% 68.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 50 93
Average daily rate £300 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 11
Average hourly rate £19.75 £18.90 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.49% +35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.03 £13.11 £10.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.90 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
ITIL
North East

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 18 April 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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -8 54 £235 - 5
Sunderland +1 3 - -
Prudhoe - - - -
ITIL
North East

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 46 (52.27%) Security Cleared
2 39 (44.32%) Windows
3 30 (34.09%) Service Management
4 29 (32.95%) SC Cleared
5 25 (28.41%) DV Cleared
5 25 (28.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (28.41%) Microsoft
6 24 (27.27%) UNIX
7 20 (22.73%) Change Management
8 19 (21.59%) VMware
8 19 (21.59%) SharePoint
9 18 (20.45%) SAN
9 18 (20.45%) Configuration Management
10 17 (19.32%) Problem Management
11 15 (17.05%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (17.05%) Active Directory
12 14 (15.91%) Solaris
12 14 (15.91%) Root Cause Analysis
13 13 (14.77%) Incident Management
13 13 (14.77%) COBOL
13 13 (14.77%) .NET
13 13 (14.77%) Project Management
14 12 (13.64%) Finance
14 12 (13.64%) MS Excel
15 11 (12.50%) Oracle
15 11 (12.50%) C#
15 11 (12.50%) Java
15 11 (12.50%) SQL
15 11 (12.50%) Veritas
15 11 (12.50%) Windows XP

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (21.59%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.09%) SAS
3 6 (6.82%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.14%) Documentum
5 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.14%) Lync
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle UPK
5 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) assyst
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (1.14%) Maximo
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Office 365
1 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.45%) SAN
2 11 (12.50%) DHCP
3 5 (5.68%) NAS
3 5 (5.68%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (3.41%) WAN
4 3 (3.41%) Ethernet
4 3 (3.41%) 3G
4 3 (3.41%) DSL
4 3 (3.41%) Intranet
4 3 (3.41%) Internet
4 3 (3.41%) 4G
5 2 (2.27%) Firewall
6 1 (1.14%) LAN
6 1 (1.14%) SMTP
6 1 (1.14%) VPN
6 1 (1.14%) X.400
6 1 (1.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.23%) DTS
2 5 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.14%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (4.55%) StarTeam
2 3 (3.41%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (13.64%) Finance
2 6 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.55%) Military
4 3 (3.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.41%) Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Legal
5 1 (1.14%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Retail
5 1 (1.14%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 18 (20.45%) Analyst
2 13 (14.77%) Support Engineer
3 9 (10.23%) Applications Support
3 9 (10.23%) Project Manager
4 7 (7.95%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (5.68%) Support Analyst
5 5 (5.68%) Applications Specialist
5 5 (5.68%) SAN Engineer
5 5 (5.68%) Service Manager
5 5 (5.68%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (4.55%) Desktop Support
6 4 (4.55%) Service Analyst
7 3 (3.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (3.41%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (3.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (3.41%) Incident Analyst
8 2 (2.27%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (2.27%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (2.27%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.77%) .NET
2 3 (3.41%) XML
2 3 (3.41%) HTML
3 2 (2.27%) Middleware
4 1 (1.14%) Java EE
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.95%) Mainframe
2 6 (6.82%) NHS
3 4 (4.55%) Symmetrix DMX
3 4 (4.55%) CLARiiON
3 4 (4.55%) Clustering
3 4 (4.55%) PMI
4 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.41%) Celerra
5 1 (1.14%) HACMP
5 1 (1.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 39 (44.32%) Windows
2 25 (28.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (27.27%) UNIX
4 14 (15.91%) Solaris
5 11 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 11 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 7 (7.95%) AIX
7 5 (5.68%) VME
8 4 (4.55%) Linux
9 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.09%) Service Management
2 20 (22.73%) Change Management
3 18 (20.45%) Configuration Management
4 17 (19.32%) Problem Management
5 14 (15.91%) Root Cause Analysis
6 13 (14.77%) Incident Management
6 13 (14.77%) Project Management
7 9 (10.23%) PRINCE2
7 9 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (10.23%) Test Scripting
8 6 (6.82%) Six Sigma
9 5 (5.68%) RDF
9 5 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (5.68%) Data Analysis
10 4 (4.55%) Capacity Management
10 4 (4.55%) Performance Management
10 4 (4.55%) Workflow
11 3 (3.41%) Service Delivery
11 3 (3.41%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (3.41%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.77%) COBOL
2 11 (12.50%) C#
2 11 (12.50%) Java
2 11 (12.50%) SQL
3 8 (9.09%) PL/1
3 8 (9.09%) C
3 8 (9.09%) VB.NET
3 8 (9.09%) C++
4 3 (3.41%) MUMPS
5 2 (2.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (52.27%) Security Cleared
2 29 (32.95%) SC Cleared
3 25 (28.41%) DV Cleared
4 7 (7.95%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (7.95%) PMI Certification
5 3 (3.41%) PMP
6 2 (2.27%) Degree
6 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.14%) IBM AIX Certification
7 1 (1.14%) ISEB
7 1 (1.14%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) SLA
2 3 (3.41%) ISO 9000
2 3 (3.41%) HL7
2 3 (3.41%) QA
3 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (17.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (17.05%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (4.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (11.36%) Unicenter
2 7 (7.95%) NetBackup
3 6 (6.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (4.55%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 3 (3.41%) Netcool
6 1 (1.14%) MOM
6 1 (1.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (28.41%) Microsoft
2 19 (21.59%) VMware
3 11 (12.50%) Oracle
3 11 (12.50%) Veritas
3 11 (12.50%) Cisco
4 10 (11.36%) CA
5 9 (10.23%) HP
6 8 (9.09%) Curam
7 6 (6.82%) EMC
8 4 (4.55%) Borland
9 3 (3.41%) NetApp
9 3 (3.41%) InterSystems
10 2 (2.27%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.14%) IBM
11 1 (1.14%) Citrix
11 1 (1.14%) Cognos
11 1 (1.14%) Symantec
11 1 (1.14%) AppSense