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 3 months to 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 31 13 16
Rank change year-on-year -18 +3  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 9 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 4.02% 7.50% 5.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.69% 9.18% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 5
Median daily rate £275 £300 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +50.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £278 £97
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £340 £221
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £21.61 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £14.54
% change year-on-year -11.11% +23.83%  

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 192 98 93
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 85.71% 81.67% 79.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 45 50
Median daily rate £408 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.83% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £109 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Median hourly rate £16.81 £14.50 £71.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.89% -79.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.61 £40.00 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 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 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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 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
County Antrim -18 9 £275 -8.33% 3
ITIL
UK

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 7 (35.00%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (30.00%) Project Management
2 6 (30.00%) MCP
2 6 (30.00%) Service Management
2 6 (30.00%) SCCM
3 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (25.00%) Windows
4 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (20.00%) Change Management
4 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (20.00%) Software Distribution
4 4 (20.00%) Finance
5 3 (15.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.00%) MCTS
5 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (15.00%) SCOM
5 3 (15.00%) Degree
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (15.00%) MCSE
5 3 (15.00%) MCDBA

ITIL
Top Related 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 3 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) BGP
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (10.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
1 2 (10.00%) OSPF
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) French Language
2 2 (10.00%) German Language
2 2 (10.00%) Italian Language
2 2 (10.00%) Spanish Language
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
1 6 (30.00%) Support Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (20.00%) IT Support
2 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Change Manager
3 3 (15.00%) DBA
3 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) SQL DBA
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Change and Release Manager
4 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Release Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.00%) ICT Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) ICT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Project Management
1 6 (30.00%) Service Management
2 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (20.00%) Change Management
3 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (20.00%) Software Distribution
4 3 (15.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (5.00%) Line Management
6 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.00%) Process Management
6 1 (5.00%) Release Management
6 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.00%) VB
3 1 (5.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (30.00%) MCP
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (15.00%) Degree
3 3 (15.00%) MCDBA
3 3 (15.00%) MCSE
3 3 (15.00%) MCTS
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) SCCM
2 3 (15.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco
2 2 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Remedy
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £8.76 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago