The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for ITIL V3 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL V3 over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

ITIL Version 3
England / North East
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 58 51
Rank change year-on-year -3 -7  
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 15 36 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.27% 3.11% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 3.60% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 8
Median daily rate £575 £416 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.22% +108.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £262 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £388 £325
% change year-on-year +5.67% +19.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £27.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -35.18% -10.00%  

ITIL V3 is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 577 1000 571
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 87.42% 86.28% 75.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 637 340
Median daily rate £388 £330 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.42% -10.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 34 34
Median hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +80.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £18.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.70 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year - +18.03%  

ITIL V3
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing ITIL V3 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL V3 in the North East

ITIL V3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL V3 in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL V3 in the North East

ITIL V3
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL V3 in the North East over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL V3 in the North East

ITIL V3
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL V3 in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL V3 in the North East

ITIL V3
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL V3 within the North East region over the 3 months to 30 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +1 15 £575 +38.22% 12
ITIL V3
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for ITIL V3.

1 28 (100.00%) ITIL
2 13 (46.43%) Service Management
3 11 (39.29%) LAN
4 10 (35.71%) TOGAF
5 9 (32.14%) Network Design
5 9 (32.14%) Network Architecture
6 8 (28.57%) Degree
6 8 (28.57%) BCP
6 8 (28.57%) WAN
7 7 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (21.43%) Project Management
8 6 (21.43%) Matrix Management
9 5 (17.86%) Validation
9 5 (17.86%) Migration
9 5 (17.86%) Change Management
9 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
9 5 (17.86%) ServiceNow
10 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (14.29%) Process Improvement
10 4 (14.29%) PMO
10 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
10 4 (14.29%) ITSM
10 4 (14.29%) BPR
10 4 (14.29%) Cisco
10 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
10 4 (14.29%) Programme Management
11 3 (10.71%) Performance Management
11 3 (10.71%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel

ITIL V3
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) LAN
2 8 (28.57%) WAN
3 7 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.57%) Firewall
5 1 (3.57%) IP Telephony
5 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.57%) MySQL
1 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (7.14%) Billing
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Architect
2 9 (32.14%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) PMO Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Service Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Design Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Designer
6 1 (3.57%) Digital Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Digital Technical Architect
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL Service Designer
6 1 (3.57%) Process Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Support Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.57%) CSS
1 1 (3.57%) CSS3
1 1 (3.57%) Django
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
1 1 (3.57%) HTML5
1 1 (3.57%) JSON
1 1 (3.57%) Play Framework
1 1 (3.57%) REST
1 1 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) NHS
2 2 (7.14%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) ITIL
2 13 (46.43%) Service Management
3 10 (35.71%) TOGAF
4 9 (32.14%) Network Architecture
4 9 (32.14%) Network Design
5 8 (28.57%) BCP
6 6 (21.43%) Matrix Management
6 6 (21.43%) Project Management
7 5 (17.86%) Change Management
7 5 (17.86%) Migration
7 5 (17.86%) Validation
8 4 (14.29%) BPR
8 4 (14.29%) ITSM
8 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 4 (14.29%) Process Improvement
8 4 (14.29%) Programme Management
8 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
9 3 (10.71%) Performance Management
10 2 (7.14%) Service Design
10 2 (7.14%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) Ruby
1 1 (3.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Degree
2 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.57%) CCNA
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) PMO
2 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) ServiceNow
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.71%) HP
3 3 (10.71%) ProCurve
4 1 (3.57%) Aerohive Networks
4 1 (3.57%) Avaya
4 1 (3.57%) Nortel
4 1 (3.57%) Palo Alto
4 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds