Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 22 July 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)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 8 4
Rank change year-on-year -4 -4 +12
Contract jobs citing ITIL 126 131 499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 11.94% 13.76% 22.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.80% 15.50% 25.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 91 328
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £334 £350 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.64% +23.80% +7.70%
10th Percentile £254 £280 £216
90th Percentile £638 £588 £424
North East median daily rate £334 £340 £285
% change year-on-year -1.84% +19.30% +3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 22 57
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £8.77 £32.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.61% +14.29% +138.65%
10th Percentile £8.38 £10.52 £20.74
90th Percentile £11.33 £41.80 £36.20
North East median hourly rate £10.01 £31.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -67.72% +10.71% +133.33%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 913 845 1,972
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 86.54% 88.76% 88.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 579 1,321
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £388 £378 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.65% +16.15% -12.46%
10th Percentile £257 £263 £221
90th Percentile £588 £538 £500
North East median daily rate £385 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +2.67% +15.38% -12.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 31 98
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.50 £30.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.67% +7.14% +115.38%
10th Percentile £8.69 £10.13 £14.60
90th Percentile £43.75 £43.00 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -44.00% -10.71% +107.41%

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing ITIL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in Tyne and Wear

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in Tyne and Wear

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in Tyne and Wear

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Tyne and Wear

ITIL
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -1 124 £334 -4.64% 12
Sunderland -5 1 - - 2
Wallsend - 1 - -
ITIL
North East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 63 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 48 (38.10%) SC Cleared
3 40 (31.75%) Windows
4 37 (29.37%) DNS
4 37 (29.37%) DHCP
5 36 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 35 (27.78%) Active Directory
6 35 (27.78%) SAP
6 35 (27.78%) Service Management
7 34 (26.98%) Microsoft
7 34 (26.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 33 (26.19%) Service Delivery
9 32 (25.40%) Citrix
9 32 (25.40%) Incident Management
10 31 (24.60%) HP
11 30 (23.81%) Management Information System
12 28 (22.22%) Project Management
12 28 (22.22%) Cisco
13 27 (21.43%) SAN
14 25 (19.84%) McAfee
14 25 (19.84%) Degree
15 22 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (16.67%) Problem Management
16 21 (16.67%) SQL
17 19 (15.08%) Business Continuity
17 19 (15.08%) DevOps
18 18 (14.29%) VMware
18 18 (14.29%) Content Management
18 18 (14.29%) SQL Server
19 17 (13.49%) Windows Server 2003

ITIL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 16 (12.70%) MS Exchange
2 15 (11.90%) IIS
3 5 (3.97%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.17%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.38%) Apache
5 3 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.38%) Tuxedo
6 2 (1.59%) Confluence
6 2 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.59%) FileNet
6 2 (1.59%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.59%) TPMS
6 2 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.59%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.79%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.79%) JBoss
7 1 (0.79%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (10.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (6.35%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.94%) SaaS
2 9 (7.14%) PaaS
3 5 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.97%) IaaS
4 4 (3.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (3.17%) Amazon S3
4 4 (3.17%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.38%) Office 365
6 2 (1.59%) Slack
7 1 (0.79%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (0.79%) GitHub
7 1 (0.79%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.79%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 37 (29.37%) DHCP
1 37 (29.37%) DNS
2 27 (21.43%) SAN
3 16 (12.70%) Firewall
4 15 (11.90%) NetScaler
4 15 (11.90%) WAN
5 12 (9.52%) Network Security
6 10 (7.94%) LAN
7 8 (6.35%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 7 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (4.76%) Unified Communications
10 5 (3.97%) BGP
10 5 (3.97%) IP Telephony
10 5 (3.97%) OSPF
10 5 (3.97%) TCP/IP
10 5 (3.97%) VPN
11 4 (3.17%) SMS
12 2 (1.59%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.97%) MySQL
3 4 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (2.38%) SAP HANA
5 2 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.59%) OLTP
6 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.79%) DataStage
6 1 (0.79%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.79%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.97%) GitLab
3 5 (3.97%) JIRA
4 4 (3.17%) Maven
4 4 (3.17%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.59%) Burp Suite
5 2 (1.59%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.59%) JMeter
5 2 (1.59%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.79%) Selenium
6 1 (0.79%) Subversion
6 1 (0.79%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (11.90%) Finance
2 10 (7.94%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.79%) Banking
3 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.79%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (13.49%) Analyst
2 15 (11.90%) Mobility Engineer
3 13 (10.32%) Support Engineer
3 13 (10.32%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 11 (8.73%) Storage Engineer
5 10 (7.94%) Network Engineer
6 9 (7.14%) Citrix Engineer
6 9 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
6 9 (7.14%) Service Manager
7 7 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
7 7 (5.56%) Service Desk Manager
7 7 (5.56%) Support Analyst
8 6 (4.76%) Consultant
8 6 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.76%) Network Support
8 6 (4.76%) Operational Support Analyst
8 6 (4.76%) Operations Support Analyst
9 5 (3.97%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (3.97%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.17%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (3.17%) REST
3 3 (2.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (1.59%) JDBC
4 2 (1.59%) LAMP
4 2 (1.59%) LDAP
4 2 (1.59%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (1.59%) SOAP
4 2 (1.59%) Spring Boot
4 2 (1.59%) Web Services
4 2 (1.59%) XML
4 2 (1.59%) Zuul
5 1 (0.79%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.79%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.79%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.79%) Middleware
5 1 (0.79%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.79%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 30 (23.81%) Management Information System
2 17 (13.49%) Computer Science
3 16 (12.70%) PKI
4 10 (7.94%) EMC VNX
5 9 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (6.35%) Celerra
6 8 (6.35%) EMC VMAX
7 7 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
7 7 (5.56%) HP Storage
7 7 (5.56%) HP StoreVirtual
7 7 (5.56%) Replication
8 6 (4.76%) Data Centre
9 5 (3.97%) CMDB
9 5 (3.97%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (3.17%) Private Cloud
11 3 (2.38%) Virtual Team
12 2 (1.59%) CLARiiON
12 2 (1.59%) Client/Server
12 2 (1.59%) EMC VNXe
13 1 (0.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 40 (31.75%) Windows
2 36 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 34 (26.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (13.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (12.70%) Android
5 16 (12.70%) Apple iOS
5 16 (12.70%) Windows Phone
5 16 (12.70%) Windows Phone 8
6 15 (11.90%) Linux
7 13 (10.32%) Unix
8 8 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (4.76%) VMS
10 4 (3.17%) VME
11 3 (2.38%) AIX
11 3 (2.38%) CentOS
11 3 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (1.59%) MVS
12 2 (1.59%) Solaris
13 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.78%) Service Management
2 33 (26.19%) Service Delivery
3 32 (25.40%) Incident Management
4 28 (22.22%) Project Management
5 22 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (16.67%) Problem Management
7 19 (15.08%) Business Continuity
7 19 (15.08%) DevOps
8 18 (14.29%) Content Management
9 17 (13.49%) Change Management
10 16 (12.70%) Data Management
10 16 (12.70%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (11.11%) ITIL V3
11 14 (11.11%) Open Source
11 14 (11.11%) Proactive Management
12 13 (10.32%) Decision-Making
13 12 (9.52%) PRINCE2
13 12 (9.52%) SFIA
14 10 (7.94%) Configuration Management
15 9 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.67%) SQL
2 5 (3.97%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.38%) Java
3 3 (2.38%) Python
4 2 (1.59%) COBOL
4 2 (1.59%) Perl
4 2 (1.59%) PHP
4 2 (1.59%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.79%) Jython
5 1 (0.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 63 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 48 (38.10%) SC Cleared
3 25 (19.84%) Degree
4 16 (12.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (12.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (10.32%) Citrix Certification
6 12 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (8.73%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (4.76%) CCDP
8 6 (4.76%) CCIE
8 6 (4.76%) CCNA
8 6 (4.76%) CCNP
8 6 (4.76%) Chartered Engineer
8 6 (4.76%) CISM
8 6 (4.76%) CISSP
8 6 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (3.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (2.38%) HPE ATP
10 3 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.73%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (6.35%) QA
3 7 (5.56%) SLA
4 3 (2.38%) JSP 440
5 2 (1.59%) WCAG
6 1 (0.79%) P3O
System Software
1 35 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 17 (13.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (12.70%) XenApp
3 16 (12.70%) XenDesktop
4 15 (11.90%) vSphere
5 6 (4.76%) Firmware
6 3 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.59%) Docker
8 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.79%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.79%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.79%) Xen
8 1 (0.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (12.70%) AirWatch
1 16 (12.70%) SAP Afaria
1 16 (12.70%) XenMobile
2 8 (6.35%) Ansible
3 7 (5.56%) Puppet
4 4 (3.17%) Terraform
5 3 (2.38%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.38%) Data Guard
5 3 (2.38%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (2.38%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (2.38%) PureDisk
5 3 (2.38%) Simpana
5 3 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.59%) Consul
6 2 (1.59%) Kibana
6 2 (1.59%) logstash
6 2 (1.59%) Nessus
6 2 (1.59%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (27.78%) SAP
2 34 (26.98%) Microsoft
3 32 (25.40%) Citrix
4 31 (24.60%) HP
5 28 (22.22%) Cisco
6 25 (19.84%) McAfee
7 18 (14.29%) VMware
8 16 (12.70%) Apple
9 15 (11.90%) Ivanti
10 13 (10.32%) EMC
10 13 (10.32%) Oracle
10 13 (10.32%) ServiceNow
11 12 (9.52%) Brocade
12 10 (7.94%) 3PAR
12 10 (7.94%) Isilon
13 9 (7.14%) CheckPoint
13 9 (7.14%) F5
13 9 (7.14%) Juniper
14 6 (4.76%) IBM
15 4 (3.17%) NetApp