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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 12 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing ITIL 65 21 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 11.34% 8.86% 10.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.71% 12.00% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 13 13
Average daily rate
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£315 £310 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% +148.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £171 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £471 £190
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 0
Average hourly rate £21.82 £21.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.68% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £17.53
% change year-on-year
- -14.43%
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
442 175 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 77.14% 73.84% 63.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 91 86
Average daily rate £405 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £185 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £492 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 11
Average hourly rate £21.82 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.35% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.88 £12.50 £11.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £28.11 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -3 61 £313 +0.80% 5
Sunderland - 2 £400 -
Wallsend - - - -
Gateshead - - - -
ITIL
North East

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 67 (55.83%) Security Cleared
2 61 (50.83%) Windows
3 47 (39.17%) Service Management
4 42 (35.00%) SC Cleared
5 37 (30.83%) Microsoft
6 35 (29.17%) Active Directory
7 34 (28.33%) HP
8 33 (27.50%) Problem Management
9 32 (26.67%) SQL
9 32 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 30 (25.00%) Oracle
11 28 (23.33%) Change Management
12 26 (21.67%) MS Excel
13 23 (19.17%) Service Delivery
13 23 (19.17%) Windows Server 2008
14 22 (18.33%) Finance
14 22 (18.33%) Clustering
14 22 (18.33%) SAN
15 21 (17.50%) SQL Server
15 21 (17.50%) UNIX
15 21 (17.50%) Incident Management
16 20 (16.67%) Middleware
17 18 (15.00%) DV Cleared
18 17 (14.17%) VMware
18 17 (14.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
18 17 (14.17%) OpenView
18 17 (14.17%) DNS
19 15 (12.50%) Linux
19 15 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
19 15 (12.50%) Network Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 13 (10.83%) WebLogic
2 9 (7.50%) AquaLogic
2 9 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.50%) Apache
3 7 (5.83%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.83%) IBM Notes
3 7 (5.83%) IIS
4 6 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (2.50%) CMS
6 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (21.67%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.33%) MS Office
3 4 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.33%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (3.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (3.33%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.83%) PRMS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.33%) SAN
2 17 (14.17%) DNS
3 14 (11.67%) Firewall
4 11 (9.17%) WAN
4 11 (9.17%) LAN
5 10 (8.33%) DHCP
6 8 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 8 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 8 (6.67%) SSL
6 8 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (6.67%) Junos
6 8 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (5.83%) Network Security
8 6 (5.00%) LDAP
9 3 (2.50%) SMS
10 2 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 9 (7.50%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (3.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.83%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (3.33%) Ant
2 2 (1.67%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.83%) MSI
General
1 22 (18.33%) Finance
2 4 (3.33%) General Ledger
2 4 (3.33%) Military
3 2 (1.67%) Billing
3 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.67%) Electronics
3 2 (1.67%) Front Office
4 1 (0.83%) Back Office
4 1 (0.83%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (12.50%) Administrator
2 10 (8.33%) Support Engineer
2 10 (8.33%) Applications Support
2 10 (8.33%) Consultant
3 9 (7.50%) Service Manager
3 9 (7.50%) Analyst
3 9 (7.50%) Network Engineer
4 5 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (4.17%) Applications Specialist
4 5 (4.17%) Support Specialist
5 4 (3.33%) Service Analyst
5 4 (3.33%) Wintel Support
5 4 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (3.33%) Applications Support Specialist
5 4 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (3.33%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (2.50%) Operations Manager
6 3 (2.50%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (2.50%) Support Analyst
6 3 (2.50%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.67%) Middleware
2 11 (9.17%) .NET
2 11 (9.17%) XML
3 9 (7.50%) Java EE
3 9 (7.50%) Web Services
4 7 (5.83%) WCF
5 6 (5.00%) AppFabric
5 6 (5.00%) WF
6 4 (3.33%) JMS
6 4 (3.33%) J2EE
6 4 (3.33%) JDBC
6 4 (3.33%) JNDI
6 4 (3.33%) Application Packaging
7 3 (2.50%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.50%) SOAP
8 2 (1.67%) CSS
8 2 (1.67%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.83%) JSON
9 1 (0.83%) JGroups
9 1 (0.83%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.33%) Clustering
2 9 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.83%) Cryptography
4 5 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.50%) CMDB
5 3 (2.50%) Replication
5 3 (2.50%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.67%) HACMP
6 2 (1.67%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.67%) AS400
6 2 (1.67%) Open Source
6 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.83%) iSeries
7 1 (0.83%) NHS
7 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 61 (50.83%) Windows
2 32 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (19.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (17.50%) UNIX
5 15 (12.50%) Linux
6 12 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (6.67%) Solaris
8 4 (3.33%) HPUX
9 3 (2.50%) AIX
10 2 (1.67%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.67%) VME
11 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.83%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (39.17%) Service Management
2 33 (27.50%) Problem Management
3 28 (23.33%) Change Management
4 23 (19.17%) Service Delivery
5 21 (17.50%) Incident Management
6 15 (12.50%) Network Management
7 12 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 11 (9.17%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (9.17%) SOA
9 10 (8.33%) Project Management
10 9 (7.50%) Knowledge Management
10 9 (7.50%) Network Monitoring
11 8 (6.67%) Workflow
11 8 (6.67%) Network Design
11 8 (6.67%) Time Management
12 7 (5.83%) Load Balancing
12 7 (5.83%) Six Sigma
12 7 (5.83%) PRINCE2
12 7 (5.83%) ITIL V3
13 6 (5.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 32 (26.67%) SQL
2 13 (10.83%) Java
3 7 (5.83%) C#
3 7 (5.83%) PL/SQL
4 4 (3.33%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 3 (2.50%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.67%) C
7 1 (0.83%) RPG IV
7 1 (0.83%) RPG
7 1 (0.83%) VB
7 1 (0.83%) COBOL
7 1 (0.83%) Perl
Qualifications
1 67 (55.83%) Security Cleared
2 42 (35.00%) SC Cleared
3 18 (15.00%) DV Cleared
4 9 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 3 (2.50%) MCSE
6 3 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.67%) IBM AIX Certification
7 2 (1.67%) MCSA
7 2 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.67%) ISEB
7 2 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.83%) SLA
2 10 (8.33%) QA
3 9 (7.50%) JSP 440
4 4 (3.33%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.67%) BS7799
5 2 (1.67%) ISO 14001
5 2 (1.67%) BS15000
System Software
1 35 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 15 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.17%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (7.50%) vSphere
4 9 (7.50%) Hyper-V
5 7 (5.83%) Terminal Services
6 4 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.67%) GPFS
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (14.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 17 (14.17%) OpenView
2 9 (7.50%) WhatsUp Gold
2 9 (7.50%) MIIS
3 5 (4.17%) HP SIM
3 5 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (2.50%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (1.67%) Netcool
6 1 (0.83%) WMI
6 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.83%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.83%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 37 (30.83%) Microsoft
2 34 (28.33%) HP
3 30 (25.00%) Oracle
4 17 (14.17%) VMware
5 14 (11.67%) Red Hat
6 12 (10.00%) Cisco
7 11 (9.17%) CheckPoint
8 9 (7.50%) TippingPoint
8 9 (7.50%) Juniper
8 9 (7.50%) EMC
8 9 (7.50%) 3PAR
9 8 (6.67%) McAfee
9 8 (6.67%) F5
10 7 (5.83%) Citrix
10 7 (5.83%) CA
10 7 (5.83%) Lotus
11 6 (5.00%) Splunk
12 5 (4.17%) Informatica
13 3 (2.50%) IBM
14 2 (1.67%) NetApp