Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 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)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 6 19
Rank change year-on-year -4 +13 -4
Contract jobs citing ITIL 115 474 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 12.50% 21.35% 9.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.39% 24.82% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 359 90
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £338 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.87% -0.40%
10th Percentile £244 £225 £200
90th Percentile £588 £533 £1,000
North East median daily rate £345 £338 £320
% change year-on-year +2.30% +5.47% +4.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 37 21
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £12.81 £28.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.25% +16.67% +9.99%
10th Percentile £9.55 £10.72 £9.50
90th Percentile £18.75 £39.00 £28.00
North East median hourly rate £14.12 £28.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year -49.57% +22.54% -16.91%

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 799 1910 1349
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 86.85% 86.04% 85.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 1375 912
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £390 £359 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.60% -12.41% +9.33%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £263
90th Percentile £563 £525 £600
North East median daily rate £375 £363 £410
% change year-on-year +3.45% -11.59% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 69 48
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £18.00 £28.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.71% +43.59% +5.23%
10th Percentile £9.50 £12.84 £11.55
90th Percentile £50.00 £36.00 £39.15
North East median hourly rate £22.00 £27.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -18.52% +58.82% -16.05%

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 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 113 £350 +3.70% 11
Sunderland -9 2 £400 +25.00%
ITIL
North East

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 47 (40.87%) Linux
2 43 (37.39%) Windows
3 39 (33.91%) Cisco
3 39 (33.91%) Security Cleared
4 37 (32.17%) Solaris
5 36 (31.30%) AIX
6 32 (27.83%) HP
6 32 (27.83%) SC Cleared
7 31 (26.96%) Unix
8 28 (24.35%) High Availability
9 27 (23.48%) Oracle
9 27 (23.48%) Service Management
10 25 (21.74%) SAN
11 23 (20.00%) Finance
11 23 (20.00%) Apache
11 23 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 23 (20.00%) DNS
12 22 (19.13%) TCP/IP
12 22 (19.13%) HPUX
12 22 (19.13%) Firewall
12 22 (19.13%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (18.26%) SUSE
13 21 (18.26%) Red Hat
13 21 (18.26%) iPlanet
13 21 (18.26%) JBoss
13 21 (18.26%) Tomcat
13 21 (18.26%) WebLogic
13 21 (18.26%) Sun
14 20 (17.39%) J2EE
14 20 (17.39%) VMware

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 23 (20.00%) Apache
2 21 (18.26%) iPlanet
2 21 (18.26%) JBoss
2 21 (18.26%) Tomcat
2 21 (18.26%) WebLogic
3 19 (16.52%) Oracle Application Server
4 9 (7.83%) Confluence
5 6 (5.22%) MS Exchange
5 6 (5.22%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (4.35%) OpenStack
6 5 (4.35%) Skype for Business
7 4 (3.48%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (3.48%) MQSeries
7 4 (3.48%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.74%) Drupal
9 1 (0.87%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 8 (6.96%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (6.96%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (2.61%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.96%) Slack
2 5 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.61%) Office 365
5 2 (1.74%) PaaS
5 2 (1.74%) SaaS
6 1 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.87%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (0.87%) IaaS
6 1 (0.87%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 25 (21.74%) SAN
2 23 (20.00%) DNS
3 22 (19.13%) Firewall
3 22 (19.13%) TCP/IP
4 13 (11.30%) Fibre Channel
5 10 (8.70%) DHCP
6 8 (6.96%) FCoE
6 8 (6.96%) iSCSI
7 7 (6.09%) WAN
8 5 (4.35%) NAS
9 4 (3.48%) LDAP
10 2 (1.74%) Internet
10 2 (1.74%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (1.74%) SMS
10 2 (1.74%) VLAN
11 1 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.87%) Modbus
11 1 (0.87%) Network Security
11 1 (0.87%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.87%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.48%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (3.48%) RDBMS
3 4 (3.48%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.61%) MySQL
4 3 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.61%) SQLPlus
5 2 (1.74%) GIS
5 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.87%) DataStage
6 1 (0.87%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.87%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 12 (10.43%) JIRA
2 8 (6.96%) Burp Suite
2 8 (6.96%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.96%) HP UFT
2 8 (6.96%) Jenkins
2 8 (6.96%) JMeter
2 8 (6.96%) LoadRunner
3 5 (4.35%) JIRA Agile
4 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (2.61%) Toad
5 1 (0.87%) Vagrant
General
1 23 (20.00%) Finance
2 9 (7.83%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (14.78%) Unix Engineer
2 12 (10.43%) Backup Engineer
3 11 (9.57%) Test Engineer
4 10 (8.70%) Senior Test Engineer
5 9 (7.83%) AIX Engineer
5 9 (7.83%) Solaris Engineer
5 9 (7.83%) Technical Leader
5 9 (7.83%) Technical Support
6 8 (6.96%) Service Manager
7 7 (6.09%) Analyst
7 7 (6.09%) JIRA Engineer
7 7 (6.09%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.22%) Digital Project Manager
9 5 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (4.35%) Desktop Support
9 5 (4.35%) Senior Manager
9 5 (4.35%) Storage and Backup Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) Storage Engineer
10 4 (3.48%) DBA
10 4 (3.48%) Senior Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.39%) J2EE
2 9 (7.83%) JSON
2 9 (7.83%) Middleware
2 9 (7.83%) RESTful
2 9 (7.83%) Web Services
3 8 (6.96%) REST
4 1 (0.87%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.87%) LAMP
4 1 (0.87%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (0.87%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.65%) Clustering
1 18 (15.65%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.70%) CMDB
2 10 (8.70%) Replication
3 4 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.48%) HP Storage
4 3 (2.61%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.61%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.61%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.61%) User Experience
5 2 (1.74%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 47 (40.87%) Linux
2 43 (37.39%) Windows
3 37 (32.17%) Solaris
4 36 (31.30%) AIX
5 31 (26.96%) Unix
6 22 (19.13%) HPUX
7 21 (18.26%) SUSE
8 12 (10.43%) Windows Server
9 5 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.74%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.35%) High Availability
2 27 (23.48%) Service Management
3 22 (19.13%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (16.52%) SFIA
5 17 (14.78%) DevOps
5 17 (14.78%) Load Balancing
6 16 (13.91%) Quality Management
7 13 (11.30%) Unit Testing
8 12 (10.43%) BDD
8 12 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (10.43%) Project Management
8 12 (10.43%) QMS
8 12 (10.43%) Test Management
8 12 (10.43%) Web Operations
9 11 (9.57%) Change Management
9 11 (9.57%) Service Delivery
10 10 (8.70%) PRINCE2
10 10 (8.70%) SDLC
11 9 (7.83%) Identity Access Management
11 9 (7.83%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.65%) Perl
1 18 (15.65%) Shell Script
2 16 (13.91%) Bash Shell
2 16 (13.91%) C-shell
2 16 (13.91%) Korn
3 10 (8.70%) SQL
4 3 (2.61%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.74%) Java
6 1 (0.87%) Jython
6 1 (0.87%) PHP
6 1 (0.87%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.87%) Python
6 1 (0.87%) Ruby
6 1 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (33.91%) Security Cleared
2 32 (27.83%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.57%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (6.09%) Degree
4 7 (6.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (3.48%) ISEB
6 3 (2.61%) CCNP
6 3 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.74%) CCDP
7 2 (1.74%) CCIE
7 2 (1.74%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (1.74%) CISM
7 2 (1.74%) CISSP
7 2 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.87%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.87%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.87%) NVQ Level 3
8 1 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.96%) QA
1 8 (6.96%) WCAG
2 5 (4.35%) SLA
3 4 (3.48%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.87%) GDPR
4 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.87%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (12.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (11.30%) Hyper-V
3 12 (10.43%) Samba
4 11 (9.57%) Active Directory
5 8 (6.96%) KVM
5 8 (6.96%) XenApp
5 8 (6.96%) XenDesktop
6 7 (6.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 7 (6.09%) XenServer
7 5 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.74%) Firmware
8 2 (1.74%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.74%) vSphere
9 1 (0.87%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.87%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.87%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.87%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.87%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (13.91%) EMC NetWorker
2 15 (13.04%) NetBackup
3 14 (12.17%) HP Data Protector
4 11 (9.57%) Backup Exec
5 10 (8.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 9 (7.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 8 (6.96%) Nessus
8 6 (5.22%) SCCM
8 6 (5.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (3.48%) OpenView
10 3 (2.61%) Nagios
10 3 (2.61%) ZABBIX
11 2 (1.74%) XenMobile
12 1 (0.87%) Ansible
12 1 (0.87%) HP SiteScope
12 1 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
12 1 (0.87%) Puppet
12 1 (0.87%) PureDisk
12 1 (0.87%) SafeCom
12 1 (0.87%) vRealize
Vendors
1 39 (33.91%) Cisco
2 32 (27.83%) HP
3 27 (23.48%) Oracle
4 23 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 21 (18.26%) Red Hat
5 21 (18.26%) Sun
6 20 (17.39%) VMware
7 17 (14.78%) F5
7 17 (14.78%) Veritas
8 16 (13.91%) EMC
9 15 (13.04%) Symantec
10 14 (12.17%) Brocade
11 13 (11.30%) IBM
12 11 (9.57%) Veeam
13 9 (7.83%) Citrix
14 8 (6.96%) PlateSpin
15 5 (4.35%) AppSense
16 4 (3.48%) Cognos
16 4 (3.48%) Dell
16 4 (3.48%) Opsware