Period
to 15 October 2018

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 6 months to 15 October 2018 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
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 9 4
Rank change year-on-year -8 -5 +16
Contract jobs citing ITIL 116 139 681
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 9.57% 11.56% 23.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.04% 13.72% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 91 474
North East median daily rate £380 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.92% +1.56% -
10th Percentile £173 £263 £223
90th Percentile £538 £490 £521
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 70
North East median hourly rate £12.38 £28.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.58% +1.79% +55.56%
10th Percentile £10.13 £11.42 £11.19
90th Percentile £14.43 £35.60 £36.05
England median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.23% -8.82% +3.03%

ITIL is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,051 1,013 2,538
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 86.72% 84.28% 87.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 673 666 1,720
North East median daily rate £400 £370 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +7.56% -14.00%
10th Percentile £263 £244 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £518
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 41 121
North East median hourly rate £12.00 £28.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.89% +1.79% +86.67%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.50 £11.05
90th Percentile £30.78 £47.50 £36.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -16.01% +11.11% +3.45%

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 6 months to 15 October 2018.

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
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 6 months to 15 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -6 103 £375 +15.38% 33
Durham -21 10 £406 -36.27% 5
ITIL
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North East region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 54 (46.55%) Security Cleared
2 39 (33.62%) SC Cleared
2 39 (33.62%) HP
2 39 (33.62%) Service Management
3 32 (27.59%) Windows
4 27 (23.28%) Active Directory
5 24 (20.69%) Cisco
5 24 (20.69%) Windows Server
6 23 (19.83%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (19.83%) Firewall
7 22 (18.97%) Service Delivery
7 22 (18.97%) SAN
7 22 (18.97%) Linux
7 22 (18.97%) Incident Management
8 20 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (16.38%) Microsoft
10 18 (15.52%) SQL
10 18 (15.52%) Management Information System
11 17 (14.66%) Project Management
11 17 (14.66%) Unix
11 17 (14.66%) DevOps
12 16 (13.79%) DNS
12 16 (13.79%) WAN
12 16 (13.79%) DHCP
12 16 (13.79%) ITSM
12 16 (13.79%) VMware
13 15 (12.93%) Degree
13 15 (12.93%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (12.93%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (12.93%) LAN

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 9 (7.76%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.90%) IIS
3 3 (2.59%) Apache
4 2 (1.72%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.72%) TPMS
4 2 (1.72%) Tuxedo
5 1 (0.86%) Documentum
5 1 (0.86%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.86%) iPlanet
5 1 (0.86%) JBoss
5 1 (0.86%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.86%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (11.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (8.62%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (6.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 9 (7.76%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (7.76%) Amazon S3
2 9 (7.76%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (2.59%) PaaS
3 3 (2.59%) SaaS
4 2 (1.72%) IaaS
4 2 (1.72%) Office 365
5 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.86%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (0.86%) GitHub
5 1 (0.86%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.86%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 23 (19.83%) Firewall
2 22 (18.97%) SAN
3 16 (13.79%) DHCP
3 16 (13.79%) DNS
3 16 (13.79%) WAN
4 15 (12.93%) LAN
5 12 (10.34%) Network Security
6 8 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (6.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 8 (6.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 8 (6.90%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (6.90%) NetScaler
7 6 (5.17%) NAS
8 5 (4.31%) HTTP
8 5 (4.31%) HTTPS
8 5 (4.31%) iSCSI
9 3 (2.59%) BGP
9 3 (2.59%) OSPF
10 2 (1.72%) MPLS
10 2 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.17%) MySQL
3 5 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.72%) OLTP
6 1 (0.86%) DataStage
6 1 (0.86%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 13 (11.21%) GitLab
2 9 (7.76%) Jenkins
2 9 (7.76%) Maven
2 9 (7.76%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (5.17%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.31%) JIRA
5 2 (1.72%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.86%) Subversion
6 1 (0.86%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (6.90%) Finance
1 8 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.72%) Banking
3 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.86%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (15.52%) Service Manager
2 12 (10.34%) Analyst
3 11 (9.48%) Network Engineer
4 10 (8.62%) Support Engineer
5 9 (7.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (6.90%) Automation Engineer
6 8 (6.90%) Storage Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) Network Support
7 7 (6.03%) Service Desk Manager
8 6 (5.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (5.17%) Administrator
8 6 (5.17%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.17%) Service Transition Manager
8 6 (5.17%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.17%) Transition Manager
9 5 (4.31%) Citrix Engineer
9 5 (4.31%) Network Support Engineer
9 5 (4.31%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 4 (3.45%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.48%) Middleware
2 9 (7.76%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (6.03%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (6.03%) Spring Boot
3 7 (6.03%) Zuul
4 4 (3.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (1.72%) LAMP
5 2 (1.72%) Web Services
5 2 (1.72%) XML
6 1 (0.86%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.86%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.86%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.52%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.62%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.76%) EMC VMAX
3 9 (7.76%) Private Cloud
4 8 (6.90%) Celerra
4 8 (6.90%) EMC VNX
4 8 (6.90%) Replication
4 8 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (6.03%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (6.03%) HP Storage
5 7 (6.03%) HP StoreVirtual
6 4 (3.45%) PKI
7 3 (2.59%) Clustering
7 3 (2.59%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.59%) User Experience
7 3 (2.59%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.86%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.86%) iPad
8 1 (0.86%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 32 (27.59%) Windows
2 24 (20.69%) Windows Server
3 22 (18.97%) Linux
4 17 (14.66%) Unix
5 15 (12.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (9.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (6.90%) CentOS
8 7 (6.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (3.45%) Android
10 4 (3.45%) Apple iOS
10 4 (3.45%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (3.45%) Windows Phone
10 4 (3.45%) Windows Phone 8
11 2 (1.72%) VME
11 2 (1.72%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.86%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.86%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.62%) Service Management
2 23 (19.83%) Problem-Solving
3 22 (18.97%) Incident Management
3 22 (18.97%) Service Delivery
4 20 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (14.66%) DevOps
5 17 (14.66%) Project Management
6 16 (13.79%) ITSM
7 14 (12.07%) Decision-Making
8 13 (11.21%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (9.48%) Business Continuity
9 11 (9.48%) Configuration Management
9 11 (9.48%) Runbook
10 10 (8.62%) PRINCE2
11 9 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (7.76%) Network Management
11 9 (7.76%) OO
11 9 (7.76%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (7.76%) Proactive Management
12 8 (6.90%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.52%) SQL
2 9 (7.76%) JavaScript
2 9 (7.76%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.59%) Python
4 2 (1.72%) COBOL
4 2 (1.72%) Java
4 2 (1.72%) PHP
5 1 (0.86%) C
5 1 (0.86%) Jython
5 1 (0.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 54 (46.55%) Security Cleared
2 39 (33.62%) SC Cleared
3 15 (12.93%) Degree
4 10 (8.62%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (6.03%) CCNA
7 6 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (4.31%) DV Cleared
9 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (3.45%) OCP
9 4 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (2.59%) CCNP
10 3 (2.59%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (2.59%) HP ASE
10 3 (2.59%) HPE ATP
10 3 (2.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.86%) Chartered Engineer
12 1 (0.86%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.07%) QA
2 7 (6.03%) SLA
3 4 (3.45%) JSP 440
4 3 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (1.72%) PMO
6 1 (0.86%) COBIT
System Software
1 27 (23.28%) Active Directory
2 15 (12.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.48%) vSphere
3 11 (9.48%) XenApp
3 11 (9.48%) XenDesktop
4 7 (6.03%) Docker
4 7 (6.03%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (4.31%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.86%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.86%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (12.07%) Ansible
2 13 (11.21%) Puppet
3 9 (7.76%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 9 (7.76%) Terraform
4 7 (6.03%) Consul
5 6 (5.17%) SCCM
6 4 (3.45%) AirWatch
6 4 (3.45%) Data Guard
6 4 (3.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (3.45%) SAP Afaria
6 4 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (3.45%) XenMobile
7 3 (2.59%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (2.59%) SCOM
7 3 (2.59%) vCenter Server
7 3 (2.59%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.72%) vMotion
9 1 (0.86%) SnapMirror
9 1 (0.86%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 39 (33.62%) HP
2 24 (20.69%) Cisco
3 19 (16.38%) Microsoft
4 16 (13.79%) VMware
5 15 (12.93%) EMC
6 14 (12.07%) Citrix
6 14 (12.07%) McAfee
7 13 (11.21%) SAP
8 12 (10.34%) 3PAR
8 12 (10.34%) CheckPoint
8 12 (10.34%) F5
8 12 (10.34%) Juniper
8 12 (10.34%) Oracle
9 9 (7.76%) Dynatrace
10 8 (6.90%) Brocade
10 8 (6.90%) Isilon
10 8 (6.90%) Ivanti
11 7 (6.03%) ServiceNow
12 5 (4.31%) Remedy
13 4 (3.45%) Apple