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 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 21 11
Rank change year-on-year +4 -10  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 84 65 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 11.60% 7.45% 9.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.23% 8.74% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 41 34
Median daily rate £368 £315 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £160 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 5
Median hourly rate £24.50 £14.60 £11.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.80% +23.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.48 £14.60 £10.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £14.60 £13.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.54
% change year-on-year -8.57% +20.39%  

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 635 744 486
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 87.71% 85.22% 73.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 505 264
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 21
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.11% +38.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £12.97 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £30.00 £28.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 March 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 +5 66 £380 +33.33% 8
Durham +4 10 £201 - 1
Teesside - 1 - -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 123 (40.46%) Windows
2 108 (35.53%) Change Management
3 104 (34.21%) Security Cleared
4 103 (33.88%) Microsoft
5 97 (31.91%) Service Management
6 87 (28.62%) ITSM
7 85 (27.96%) MS Excel
8 84 (27.63%) Linux
8 84 (27.63%) PRINCE2
9 83 (27.30%) SC Cleared
9 83 (27.30%) Open Source
10 80 (26.32%) SaaS
11 79 (25.99%) PaaS
11 79 (25.99%) IaaS
12 78 (25.66%) Data Management
13 76 (25.00%) Unix
14 74 (24.34%) Problem Management
15 71 (23.36%) Analytical Skills
16 68 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
17 65 (21.38%) DevOps
18 57 (18.75%) AIX
19 54 (17.76%) SQL
20 51 (16.78%) Oracle
20 51 (16.78%) MS PowerPoint
21 48 (15.79%) HP
22 46 (15.13%) Windows Server
23 42 (13.82%) SLA
24 40 (13.16%) Cisco
24 40 (13.16%) Active Directory
25 39 (12.83%) Operational Acceptance Testing

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 35 (11.51%) WebSphere
2 16 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 16 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 15 (4.93%) Oracle Application Server
3 15 (4.93%) SharePoint
4 14 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (4.28%) Tuxedo
6 12 (3.95%) Skype for Business
7 9 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (2.96%) Office Communications Server
7 9 (2.96%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (2.96%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (2.63%) JBoss
8 8 (2.63%) PowerExchange
9 7 (2.30%) Apache
10 6 (1.97%) SAS
11 5 (1.64%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.64%) WildFly
12 4 (1.32%) CMS
13 3 (0.99%) MQSeries
Applications
1 85 (27.96%) MS Excel
2 51 (16.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (6.25%) MS Office
4 5 (1.64%) MS Project
5 4 (1.32%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (4.93%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.64%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (1.64%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.33%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 80 (26.32%) SaaS
2 79 (25.99%) IaaS
2 79 (25.99%) PaaS
3 10 (3.29%) Office 365
4 3 (0.99%) HP Helion
5 2 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.66%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 37 (12.17%) Firewall
2 36 (11.84%) TCP/IP
3 30 (9.87%) DNS
4 28 (9.21%) DHCP
5 26 (8.55%) LAN
6 25 (8.22%) WAN
7 24 (7.89%) Wireless
8 21 (6.91%) LDAP
9 15 (4.93%) BIG-IP
10 9 (2.96%) Skype
11 8 (2.63%) SAN
12 7 (2.30%) Network Security
13 5 (1.64%) HTTP
13 5 (1.64%) IP Telephony
13 5 (1.64%) iSCSI
13 5 (1.64%) SSL
14 3 (0.99%) Cisco IOS
14 3 (0.99%) HTTPS
14 3 (0.99%) NAS
15 2 (0.66%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.58%) Oracle Database
1 20 (6.58%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
3 18 (5.92%) DB2
4 14 (4.61%) MongoDB
5 11 (3.62%) Oracle Database 12c
6 8 (2.63%) Ingres
6 8 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (2.30%) PowerCenter
8 6 (1.97%) SAP HANA
9 3 (0.99%) MySQL
9 3 (0.99%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 3 (0.99%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 1 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.33%) DTS
10 1 (0.33%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.33%) OLAP
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.64%) CA Gen
2 4 (1.32%) Log4j
3 2 (0.66%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.66%) JIRA
3 2 (0.66%) StarTeam
3 2 (0.66%) Travis CI
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (8.88%) Finance
2 15 (4.93%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.32%) Banking
4 2 (0.66%) Billing
4 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.66%) Local Government
4 2 (0.66%) Publishing
5 1 (0.33%) Military
5 1 (0.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (14.14%) Operations Engineer
2 34 (11.18%) Support Engineer
3 33 (10.86%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 30 (9.87%) Analyst
5 28 (9.21%) Network Engineer
6 27 (8.88%) DBA
7 23 (7.57%) Administrator
8 20 (6.58%) Oracle DBA
9 18 (5.92%) Migration Engineer
10 17 (5.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 17 (5.59%) Support Analyst
11 16 (5.26%) Developer
12 14 (4.61%) Architect
12 14 (4.61%) ServiceNow Developer
13 12 (3.95%) Operations Analyst
14 11 (3.62%) Operational Support Analyst
14 11 (3.62%) Operations Support Analyst
15 10 (3.29%) Applications Support
16 9 (2.96%) Project Manager
16 9 (2.96%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.93%) Middleware
2 6 (1.97%) J2EE
3 5 (1.64%) REST
4 4 (1.32%) JAX-RPC
4 4 (1.32%) SOAP
4 4 (1.32%) Web Services
4 4 (1.32%) WSDL
4 4 (1.32%) XML
4 4 (1.32%) XSL
4 4 (1.32%) XSLT
5 3 (0.99%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (0.99%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (0.66%) .NET
6 2 (0.66%) LAMP
6 2 (0.66%) Servlets
7 1 (0.33%) CSS
7 1 (0.33%) Django
7 1 (0.33%) HTML
7 1 (0.33%) JSON
7 1 (0.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 71 (23.36%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (8.88%) Management Information System
3 16 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.95%) Tandem
5 9 (2.96%) CMDB
6 7 (2.30%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.97%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.32%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.99%) Clustering
9 3 (0.99%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.66%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.66%) RSA SecurID
11 1 (0.33%) AS400
11 1 (0.33%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.33%) Chip and PIN
11 1 (0.33%) EFT
11 1 (0.33%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.33%) IVR
11 1 (0.33%) Replication
11 1 (0.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 123 (40.46%) Windows
2 84 (27.63%) Linux
3 76 (25.00%) Unix
4 57 (18.75%) AIX
5 46 (15.13%) Windows Server
6 32 (10.53%) Windows XP
7 31 (10.20%) Windows 2000
8 27 (8.88%) Windows 7
9 12 (3.95%) MVS
9 12 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (3.95%) VME
10 9 (2.96%) Solaris
11 8 (2.63%) zOS
12 6 (1.97%) HPUX
12 6 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.99%) OS/390
15 2 (0.66%) VMS
16 1 (0.33%) Android
16 1 (0.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (35.53%) Change Management
2 97 (31.91%) Service Management
3 87 (28.62%) ITSM
4 84 (27.63%) PRINCE2
5 83 (27.30%) Open Source
6 78 (25.66%) Data Management
7 74 (24.34%) Problem Management
8 68 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
9 65 (21.38%) DevOps
10 39 (12.83%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 36 (11.84%) Service Delivery
12 31 (10.20%) ITIL V3
13 29 (9.54%) Continuous Improvement
14 27 (8.88%) Incident Management
14 27 (8.88%) Performance Tuning
14 27 (8.88%) Project Management
15 26 (8.55%) Disaster Recovery
16 24 (7.89%) Migration
17 23 (7.57%) High Availability
17 23 (7.57%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (17.76%) SQL
2 20 (6.58%) Perl
3 19 (6.25%) Java
3 19 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 10 (3.29%) COBOL
4 10 (3.29%) Shell Script
4 10 (3.29%) VB
5 7 (2.30%) Ruby
6 6 (1.97%) Python
7 5 (1.64%) C
7 5 (1.64%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.99%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.99%) VBScript
9 2 (0.66%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.66%) C-shell
9 2 (0.66%) Korn
10 1 (0.33%) C++
10 1 (0.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 104 (34.21%) Security Cleared
2 83 (27.30%) SC Cleared
3 32 (10.53%) Degree
4 25 (8.22%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (7.57%) CCNP
6 22 (7.24%) JNCIA
7 21 (6.91%) CCDP
7 21 (6.91%) CCIE
7 21 (6.91%) CCIP
7 21 (6.91%) CCSA
7 21 (6.91%) CCSE
7 21 (6.91%) JNCIE
8 15 (4.93%) HP ASE
8 15 (4.93%) HP MASE
9 14 (4.61%) BPSS Clearance
9 14 (4.61%) DV Cleared
10 10 (3.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (13.82%) SLA
2 11 (3.62%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (2.30%) PMO
4 3 (0.99%) QA
5 2 (0.66%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.33%) COBIT
6 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.33%) PMBOK
System Software
1 40 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.95%) XenApp
4 9 (2.96%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.63%) KVM
5 8 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (1.97%) Firmware
7 4 (1.32%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.32%) XenServer
8 3 (0.99%) Oracle Clusterware
8 3 (0.99%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.66%) Samba
9 2 (0.66%) Xen
10 1 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.33%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (10.20%) SCCM
2 28 (9.21%) HP SiteScope
3 22 (7.24%) FortiGate
4 7 (2.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 6 (1.97%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.64%) Tivoli
7 4 (1.32%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 4 (1.32%) Puppet
8 3 (0.99%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.99%) HP UCMDB
8 3 (0.99%) MOM
8 3 (0.99%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.99%) SCOM
8 3 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.99%) WSUS
9 2 (0.66%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.66%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.66%) WMI
10 1 (0.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 103 (33.88%) Microsoft
2 51 (16.78%) Oracle
3 48 (15.79%) HP
4 40 (13.16%) Cisco
5 31 (10.20%) ServiceNow
6 26 (8.55%) CheckPoint
7 25 (8.22%) F5
7 25 (8.22%) Juniper
8 23 (7.57%) Fortinet
9 22 (7.24%) Riverbed
10 18 (5.92%) VMware
11 14 (4.61%) Informatica
12 13 (4.28%) Red Hat
13 12 (3.95%) Aruba
13 12 (3.95%) CA
14 9 (2.96%) Citrix
14 9 (2.96%) EMC
15 8 (2.63%) SAP
16 7 (2.30%) TIBCO
17 6 (1.97%) IBM
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