Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 5 18
Rank change year-on-year -7 +13 +1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 129 596 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 10.56% 22.24% 8.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.55% 26.35% 10.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 431 101
North East median daily rate £340 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -5.71% +12.00%
10th Percentile £278 £225 £200
90th Percentile £588 £533 £950
England median daily rate £388 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +1.97% +1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 49 22
North East median hourly rate £15.81 £28.00 £23.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.54% +19.53% -14.82%
10th Percentile £9.93 £11.04 £9.68
90th Percentile £22.73 £36.20 £27.93
England median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% - +10.00%

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 1028 2262 1706
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 84.12% 84.40% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 1568 1087
North East median daily rate £380 £350 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -13.58% +8.00%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £256
90th Percentile £550 £525 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 92 74
North East median hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.07% +62.32% -8.37%
10th Percentile £9.93 £11.01 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £36.00 £35.25
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 -7 106 £341 +3.18% 16
Durham -14 14 £475 +58.33% 2
Northumberland - 5 - - 1
Teesside - 4 £306 -
ITIL
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 49 (37.98%) Linux
2 47 (36.43%) Windows
3 43 (33.33%) Cisco
3 43 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 38 (29.46%) Solaris
5 37 (28.68%) AIX
6 35 (27.13%) SC Cleared
7 34 (26.36%) HP
8 33 (25.58%) Unix
9 29 (22.48%) Service Management
10 28 (21.71%) Oracle
11 27 (20.93%) High Availability
12 26 (20.16%) SAN
13 25 (19.38%) Microsoft
14 24 (18.60%) Firewall
15 23 (17.83%) Service Delivery
15 23 (17.83%) VMware
15 23 (17.83%) TCP/IP
15 23 (17.83%) DNS
15 23 (17.83%) Apache
16 22 (17.05%) HPUX
17 21 (16.28%) Tomcat
17 21 (16.28%) JBoss
17 21 (16.28%) WebLogic
17 21 (16.28%) Sun
17 21 (16.28%) Red Hat
17 21 (16.28%) iPlanet
17 21 (16.28%) Finance
17 21 (16.28%) SUSE
17 21 (16.28%) Data Centre

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 23 (17.83%) Apache
2 21 (16.28%) iPlanet
2 21 (16.28%) JBoss
2 21 (16.28%) Tomcat
2 21 (16.28%) WebLogic
3 19 (14.73%) Oracle Application Server
4 7 (5.43%) Confluence
5 6 (4.65%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.88%) MS Exchange
6 5 (3.88%) OpenStack
6 5 (3.88%) Skype for Business
7 4 (3.10%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (3.10%) MQSeries
7 4 (3.10%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.55%) Drupal
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 7 (5.43%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (6.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.65%) Slack
2 4 (3.10%) Office 365
3 3 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.33%) PaaS
3 3 (2.33%) SaaS
4 2 (1.55%) IaaS
4 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.78%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (0.78%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 26 (20.16%) SAN
2 24 (18.60%) Firewall
3 23 (17.83%) DNS
3 23 (17.83%) TCP/IP
4 14 (10.85%) Fibre Channel
5 10 (7.75%) DHCP
6 8 (6.20%) FCoE
6 8 (6.20%) iSCSI
6 8 (6.20%) WAN
7 5 (3.88%) NAS
8 4 (3.10%) LDAP
9 3 (2.33%) SMS
10 2 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.55%) LAN
10 2 (1.55%) Network Security
10 2 (1.55%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (1.55%) VLAN
10 2 (1.55%) VPN
10 2 (1.55%) Wireless
11 1 (0.78%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.20%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.65%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.88%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (3.88%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.10%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.33%) SQLPlus
6 2 (1.55%) GIS
6 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.78%) DataStage
7 1 (0.78%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.78%) MySQL
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.78%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 10 (7.75%) JIRA
2 6 (4.65%) Burp Suite
2 6 (4.65%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.65%) HP UFT
2 6 (4.65%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.65%) JMeter
2 6 (4.65%) LoadRunner
3 5 (3.88%) JIRA Agile
4 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (2.33%) Toad
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.78%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (16.28%) Finance
2 9 (6.98%) Banking
3 3 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (13.18%) Unix Engineer
2 13 (10.08%) Analyst
2 13 (10.08%) Backup Engineer
3 9 (6.98%) AIX Engineer
3 9 (6.98%) Solaris Engineer
4 8 (6.20%) Technical Leader
4 8 (6.20%) Technical Support
4 8 (6.20%) Test Engineer
5 7 (5.43%) Senior Test Engineer
6 6 (4.65%) JIRA Engineer
6 6 (4.65%) Project Manager
6 6 (4.65%) Service Analyst
6 6 (4.65%) Service Manager
7 5 (3.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (3.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (3.88%) Consultant
7 5 (3.88%) Desktop Support
7 5 (3.88%) Digital Project Manager
7 5 (3.88%) Storage and Backup Engineer
7 5 (3.88%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.50%) J2EE
2 8 (6.20%) JSON
2 8 (6.20%) Middleware
2 8 (6.20%) RESTful
2 8 (6.20%) Web Services
3 6 (4.65%) REST
4 1 (0.78%) .NET
4 1 (0.78%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.78%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.78%) JDBC
4 1 (0.78%) LAMP
4 1 (0.78%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (0.78%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.28%) Data Centre
2 18 (13.95%) Clustering
3 11 (8.53%) Replication
4 9 (6.98%) CMDB
5 5 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.10%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.10%) HP Storage
7 3 (2.33%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.55%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.55%) User Experience
9 1 (0.78%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.78%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 49 (37.98%) Linux
2 47 (36.43%) Windows
3 38 (29.46%) Solaris
4 37 (28.68%) AIX
5 33 (25.58%) Unix
6 22 (17.05%) HPUX
7 21 (16.28%) SUSE
8 12 (9.30%) Windows Server
9 5 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (2.33%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.55%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (22.48%) Service Management
2 27 (20.93%) High Availability
3 23 (17.83%) Service Delivery
4 17 (13.18%) Load Balancing
4 17 (13.18%) Quality Management
5 15 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (11.63%) SFIA
6 14 (10.85%) Project Management
7 13 (10.08%) QMS
7 13 (10.08%) Unit Testing
8 12 (9.30%) Change Management
8 12 (9.30%) DevOps
8 12 (9.30%) Incident Management
9 11 (8.53%) ITSM
9 11 (8.53%) Problem Management
10 9 (6.98%) BDD
10 9 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (6.98%) Process Improvement
10 9 (6.98%) Test Management
10 9 (6.98%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.50%) Shell Script
2 19 (14.73%) Perl
3 16 (12.40%) Bash Shell
3 16 (12.40%) C-shell
3 16 (12.40%) Korn
4 10 (7.75%) SQL
5 3 (2.33%) Java
6 2 (1.55%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.55%) VB
7 1 (0.78%) C#
7 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.78%) Jython
7 1 (0.78%) PHP
7 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.78%) Python
7 1 (0.78%) Ruby
7 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 35 (27.13%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.53%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (5.43%) Degree
5 6 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (3.10%) CCNP
7 4 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (2.33%) CCDP
8 3 (2.33%) CCIE
8 3 (2.33%) ISEB
9 2 (1.55%) CCNA
9 2 (1.55%) CCSA
9 2 (1.55%) CCSE
9 2 (1.55%) CISM
9 2 (1.55%) CISSP
9 2 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.55%) JNCIS
9 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.43%) SLA
2 6 (4.65%) QA
2 6 (4.65%) WCAG
3 4 (3.10%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.78%) GDPR
4 1 (0.78%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (12.40%) Active Directory
3 15 (11.63%) Hyper-V
4 12 (9.30%) Samba
5 8 (6.20%) KVM
5 8 (6.20%) XenApp
5 8 (6.20%) XenDesktop
6 7 (5.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 7 (5.43%) XenServer
7 5 (3.88%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (3.88%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (2.33%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.55%) Firmware
9 2 (1.55%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.55%) VMware NSX
9 2 (1.55%) vSphere
10 1 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.78%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (13.18%) EMC NetWorker
2 16 (12.40%) NetBackup
3 15 (11.63%) HP Data Protector
4 12 (9.30%) Backup Exec
5 11 (8.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 9 (6.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 8 (6.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (4.65%) Nessus
8 6 (4.65%) SCCM
9 4 (3.10%) OpenView
10 2 (1.55%) HP SiteScope
10 2 (1.55%) Tivoli
10 2 (1.55%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.78%) Ansible
11 1 (0.78%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.78%) PowerCLI
11 1 (0.78%) SafeCom
11 1 (0.78%) Simpana
11 1 (0.78%) vRealize
Vendors
1 43 (33.33%) Cisco
2 34 (26.36%) HP
3 28 (21.71%) Oracle
4 25 (19.38%) Microsoft
5 23 (17.83%) VMware
6 21 (16.28%) Red Hat
6 21 (16.28%) Sun
7 18 (13.95%) F5
7 18 (13.95%) Veritas
8 17 (13.18%) EMC
9 16 (12.40%) Symantec
10 15 (11.63%) Brocade
10 15 (11.63%) Citrix
11 14 (10.85%) IBM
12 12 (9.30%) Veeam
13 8 (6.20%) PlateSpin
14 5 (3.88%) AppSense
15 4 (3.10%) Cognos
15 4 (3.10%) Opsware
15 4 (3.10%) SAP