Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 19 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)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 16 8
Rank change year-on-year -50 -8 +23
Contract jobs citing ITIL 19 29 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.06% 9.73% 14.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.41% 12.45% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 9
Northern Ireland median daily rate £380 £175 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +117.14% -12.50% -37.50%
10th Percentile £91 £88 £163
90th Percentile £496 £334 £568
UK median daily rate £377 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +0.60% - +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £11.50 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.54% - -
UK 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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 557 233 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 89.69% 78.19% 70.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 136 57
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% +10.77% +1.56%
10th Percentile £302 £139 £102
90th Percentile £500 £438 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 2
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.75% -6.56% +17.31%
10th Percentile £10.45 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £23.75 £35.00 £16.38
UK median hourly rate £23.32 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.83% +6.67% +18.42%

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing ITIL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in Northern Ireland

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL in Northern Ireland.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in Northern Ireland

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in Northern Ireland

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Northern Ireland

ITIL
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 19 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
County Antrim -53 18 £370 +111.43%
County Londonderry - 1 £425 -
ITIL
UK

For the 6 months to 19 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (36.84%) Finance
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
4 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
5 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
5 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
6 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
6 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (21.05%) SQL
6 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (15.79%) BMC
7 3 (15.79%) Remedy
7 3 (15.79%) .NET
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.79%) IIS
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (15.79%) Banking
7 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
7 3 (15.79%) Analytical Thinking
7 3 (15.79%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (10.53%) Analytics
8 2 (10.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (10.53%) Office Communications Server

ITIL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) IIS
3 2 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (10.53%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (10.53%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Billing
4 1 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Service Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Exchange Support
4 2 (10.53%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) SAP ISU Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Technician
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Development Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Excel Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Finance Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Support
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Support Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
1 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.26%) Node.js
2 1 (5.26%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.53%) Equities
2 2 (10.53%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Thinking
1 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
2 2 (10.53%) Analytics
2 2 (10.53%) Email Management
2 2 (10.53%) PRINCE
2 2 (10.53%) Project Management
2 2 (10.53%) Prototyping
2 2 (10.53%) Service Management
2 2 (10.53%) Software Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.26%) ITSM
3 1 (5.26%) Line Management
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Network Design
3 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) Security Patching
3 1 (5.26%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.26%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) MIMEsweeper
1 2 (10.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) BMC
2 3 (15.79%) Remedy
3 2 (10.53%) Clearswift
3 2 (10.53%) SAP
3 2 (10.53%) Symantec
4 1 (5.26%) BT
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Tableau