The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for ITIL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 28 June 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.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
England / North East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 4 15
Rank change year-on-year -2 +11  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 87 425 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 15.32% 26.22% 9.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.01% 30.47% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 274 46
Median daily rate £342 £285 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £220 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £607 £450 £589
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 51 5
Median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +55.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £22.00 £8.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £36.00 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.14 £21.33 £15.25
% change year-on-year -24.33% +39.86%  

ITIL 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 483 1395 655
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 85.04% 86.06% 79.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1366 3892 1788
Median daily rate £380 £325 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.92% -16.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £518 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 293 73
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +55.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £22.70 £11.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £36.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing ITIL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in the North East

ITIL
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 in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in the North East

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in the North East over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in the North East

ITIL
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 in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in the North East

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in the North East over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ITIL in the North East

ITIL
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 within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 June 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 0 65 £350 +22.80% 5
Durham -5 11 £195 -35.00% 1
Northumberland - 2 - -
Teesside - 1 £288 -
ITIL
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL 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.

1 91 (53.22%) Security Cleared
2 66 (38.60%) SC Cleared
3 58 (33.92%) Service Management
4 53 (30.99%) Microsoft
5 43 (25.15%) Cisco
6 40 (23.39%) ITSM
7 37 (21.64%) HP
8 35 (20.47%) Active Directory
8 35 (20.47%) Windows
9 33 (19.30%) WAN
9 33 (19.30%) LAN
10 32 (18.71%) Firewall
10 32 (18.71%) F5
11 28 (16.37%) Microsoft Office
12 25 (14.62%) Network Design
13 24 (14.04%) Degree
13 24 (14.04%) Service Delivery
14 23 (13.45%) Oracle
14 23 (13.45%) Linux
15 22 (12.87%) TCP/IP
15 22 (12.87%) Change Management
15 22 (12.87%) Juniper
15 22 (12.87%) CheckPoint
15 22 (12.87%) Capacity Planning
16 21 (12.28%) FortiGate
16 21 (12.28%) Riverbed
16 21 (12.28%) SharePoint
16 21 (12.28%) Cisco Certification
16 21 (12.28%) CCNP
16 21 (12.28%) Unix

ITIL
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:

Application Platforms
1 21 (12.28%) SharePoint
2 20 (11.70%) MS Exchange
3 17 (9.94%) WebLogic
4 15 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (8.77%) Office Communications Server
4 15 (8.77%) SharePoint 2010
4 15 (8.77%) SharePoint 2013
4 15 (8.77%) Skype for Business
5 11 (6.43%) Apache
5 11 (6.43%) iPlanet
5 11 (6.43%) JBoss
5 11 (6.43%) Tomcat
6 10 (5.85%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (2.92%) Tuxedo
8 2 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.17%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.17%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.17%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.58%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (16.37%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.09%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (3.51%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.34%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (1.17%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.36%) Office 365
2 2 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (19.30%) LAN
1 33 (19.30%) WAN
2 32 (18.71%) Firewall
3 22 (12.87%) TCP/IP
4 21 (12.28%) Wireless
5 16 (9.36%) DNS
6 15 (8.77%) Skype
7 14 (8.19%) BIG-IP
8 13 (7.60%) DHCP
9 7 (4.09%) SAN
9 7 (4.09%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (3.51%) LDAP
11 4 (2.34%) Network Security
11 4 (2.34%) VLAN
12 3 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (1.75%) FCoE
12 3 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (1.75%) iSCSI
12 3 (1.75%) NAS
12 3 (1.75%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.92%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (2.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.17%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.58%) DB2
4 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.58%) MySQL
4 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.58%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.58%) JIRA
2 1 (0.58%) Selenium
General
1 12 (7.02%) Finance
2 8 (4.68%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.34%) Military
4 1 (0.58%) Banking
4 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (14.04%) Support Engineer
2 23 (13.45%) Network Engineer
3 17 (9.94%) Architect
4 15 (8.77%) Messaging Engineer
5 11 (6.43%) Analyst
5 11 (6.43%) Messaging Support
5 11 (6.43%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 10 (5.85%) Developer
6 10 (5.85%) ServiceNow Developer
7 9 (5.26%) Administrator
7 9 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
7 9 (5.26%) Wintel Support
8 8 (4.68%) Migration Engineer
8 8 (4.68%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (4.09%) Operations Engineer
9 7 (4.09%) Senior Operations Engineer
10 6 (3.51%) Service Analyst
11 5 (2.92%) Project Manager
11 5 (2.92%) Senior Manager
11 5 (2.92%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.85%) J2EE
2 2 (1.17%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.58%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.58%) CSS
3 1 (0.58%) CSS3
3 1 (0.58%) Django
3 1 (0.58%) HTML
3 1 (0.58%) HTML5
3 1 (0.58%) ISPF
3 1 (0.58%) JSON
3 1 (0.58%) Play Framework
3 1 (0.58%) REST
3 1 (0.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.02%) Clustering
3 11 (6.43%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.51%) Replication
5 5 (2.92%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.17%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.17%) CMDB
6 2 (1.17%) Grid Computing
6 2 (1.17%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.17%) NHS
6 2 (1.17%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (0.58%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.58%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.58%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.58%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.58%) User Experience
7 1 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (20.47%) Windows
2 23 (13.45%) Linux
3 21 (12.28%) Unix
4 18 (10.53%) AIX
5 17 (9.94%) Windows Server
6 15 (8.77%) Solaris
7 12 (7.02%) HPUX
7 12 (7.02%) SUSE
8 10 (5.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (4.68%) Windows 7
10 6 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (2.92%) VME
12 3 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.17%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.58%) MVS
14 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.58%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (33.92%) Service Management
2 40 (23.39%) ITSM
3 25 (14.62%) Network Design
4 24 (14.04%) Service Delivery
5 22 (12.87%) Capacity Planning
5 22 (12.87%) Change Management
6 18 (10.53%) ITIL V3
7 16 (9.36%) Incident Management
7 16 (9.36%) Migration
8 15 (8.77%) Content Management
9 13 (7.60%) PRINCE2
9 13 (7.60%) Problem Management
10 12 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (7.02%) Project Management
11 11 (6.43%) High Availability
11 11 (6.43%) Network Architecture
11 11 (6.43%) Quality Management
12 10 (5.85%) Load Balancing
12 10 (5.85%) TOGAF
13 9 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.94%) SQL
2 8 (4.68%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.09%) Perl
4 6 (3.51%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.92%) COBOL
6 4 (2.34%) VB
7 3 (1.75%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.75%) C-shell
7 3 (1.75%) Korn
7 3 (1.75%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.17%) Ruby
9 1 (0.58%) C
9 1 (0.58%) Java
9 1 (0.58%) REXX
9 1 (0.58%) Scala
9 1 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 91 (53.22%) Security Cleared
2 66 (38.60%) SC Cleared
3 24 (14.04%) Degree
4 21 (12.28%) CCNP
4 21 (12.28%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (12.28%) JNCIA
5 20 (11.70%) CCDP
5 20 (11.70%) CCIE
5 20 (11.70%) CCIP
5 20 (11.70%) CCSA
5 20 (11.70%) CCSE
5 20 (11.70%) JNCIE
6 14 (8.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (7.60%) HP ASE
7 13 (7.60%) HP MASE
8 12 (7.02%) DV Cleared
9 11 (6.43%) Computer Science Degree
10 10 (5.85%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (2.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.85%) SLA
2 7 (4.09%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.75%) PMO
4 2 (1.17%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.17%) QA
System Software
1 35 (20.47%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 6 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.92%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.75%) KVM
6 3 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.75%) Samba
7 2 (1.17%) XenApp
8 1 (0.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.58%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.58%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.58%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.58%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (12.28%) FortiGate
2 11 (6.43%) HP SiteScope
3 9 (5.26%) SCCM
4 6 (3.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (2.34%) Netcool
6 3 (1.75%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.75%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (1.75%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (1.75%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (1.17%) OpenView
7 2 (1.17%) Perfmon
7 2 (1.17%) SCOM
7 2 (1.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.58%) MOM
8 1 (0.58%) OMEGAMON
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.58%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 53 (30.99%) Microsoft
2 43 (25.15%) Cisco
3 37 (21.64%) HP
4 32 (18.71%) F5
5 23 (13.45%) Oracle
6 22 (12.87%) CheckPoint
6 22 (12.87%) Juniper
7 21 (12.28%) Fortinet
7 21 (12.28%) Riverbed
8 15 (8.77%) ServiceNow
9 13 (7.60%) Red Hat
9 13 (7.60%) Veritas
10 11 (6.43%) Sun
11 10 (5.85%) Aruba
12 7 (4.09%) VMware
13 5 (2.92%) IBM
13 5 (2.92%) Informatica
14 4 (2.34%) Citrix
14 4 (2.34%) NetApp
14 4 (2.34%) SAP
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