Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 10 4
Rank change year-on-year -9 -6 +18
Contract jobs citing ITIL 97 110 632
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 11.06% 12.29% 24.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.48% 14.12% 27.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 82 458
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £380 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.92% +1.56% +3.23%
10th Percentile £173 £281 £224
90th Percentile £538 £490 £525
North East median daily rate £383 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +17.69% +1.56% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 67
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £11.25 £28.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.53% +1.79% +16.67%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.55 £17.15
90th Percentile £13.88 £35.60 £36.66
North East median hourly rate £13.50 £23.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -41.30% -17.86% +30.23%

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 777 779 2,263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 88.60% 87.04% 88.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 543 1,594
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £413 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +10.29% -17.07%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £600 £542 £513
North East median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +9.59% +4.29% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 33 103
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £11.50 £30.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.67% +7.14% +75.00%
10th Percentile £8.89 £10.10 £14.03
90th Percentile £35.00 £47.33 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £12.00 £28.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year -57.89% +1.79% +86.67%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -8 94 £380 +16.92% 19
Sunderland +3 2 - -
Wallsend - 1 - -
ITIL
North East

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 50 (51.55%) Security Cleared
2 36 (37.11%) Service Management
3 35 (36.08%) SC Cleared
4 31 (31.96%) HP
5 24 (24.74%) Windows
6 23 (23.71%) Problem-Solving
7 22 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (21.65%) Linux
8 21 (21.65%) Active Directory
8 21 (21.65%) DevOps
9 20 (20.62%) Cisco
9 20 (20.62%) Incident Management
10 19 (19.59%) Microsoft
10 19 (19.59%) Firewall
11 18 (18.56%) Windows Server
12 17 (17.53%) Unix
13 16 (16.49%) SQL
13 16 (16.49%) SAN
13 16 (16.49%) QA
13 16 (16.49%) Ansible
14 15 (15.46%) Puppet
14 15 (15.46%) GitLab
14 15 (15.46%) Continuous Delivery
14 15 (15.46%) EMC
15 14 (14.43%) SQL Server
15 14 (14.43%) Microsoft Excel
15 14 (14.43%) ITSM
15 14 (14.43%) McAfee
15 14 (14.43%) Decision-Making
16 13 (13.40%) Configuration Management

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 9 (9.28%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.06%) Apache
2 2 (2.06%) IIS
2 2 (2.06%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.03%) Documentum
3 1 (1.03%) iPlanet
3 1 (1.03%) JBoss
3 1 (1.03%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.03%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (14.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (10.31%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (8.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.37%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 11 (11.34%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (11.34%) Amazon S3
2 11 (11.34%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (3.09%) PaaS
3 3 (3.09%) SaaS
4 2 (2.06%) IaaS
5 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.03%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (1.03%) GitHub
5 1 (1.03%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.03%) Linode
5 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.59%) Firewall
2 16 (16.49%) SAN
3 13 (13.40%) WAN
4 12 (12.37%) LAN
5 10 (10.31%) DHCP
5 10 (10.31%) DNS
6 9 (9.28%) Network Security
7 8 (8.25%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (8.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 8 (8.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 8 (8.25%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (6.19%) NAS
9 5 (5.15%) HTTP
9 5 (5.15%) HTTPS
9 5 (5.15%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.06%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.03%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
11 1 (1.03%) Unified Communications
11 1 (1.03%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.15%) MySQL
2 5 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.03%) DataStage
5 1 (1.03%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 15 (15.46%) GitLab
2 11 (11.34%) Jenkins
2 11 (11.34%) Maven
2 11 (11.34%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (6.19%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.15%) JIRA
5 2 (2.06%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.03%) Subversion
6 1 (1.03%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (7.22%) Finance
1 7 (7.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.03%) Banking
2 1 (1.03%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (13.40%) Service Manager
2 11 (11.34%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (10.31%) Network Engineer
4 9 (9.28%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.25%) Analyst
5 8 (8.25%) Automation Engineer
5 8 (8.25%) Storage Engineer
6 7 (7.22%) Network Support
6 7 (7.22%) Service Desk Manager
7 6 (6.19%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (6.19%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.15%) Administrator
8 5 (5.15%) Network Support Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) DBA
9 4 (4.12%) Digital Project Manager
9 4 (4.12%) Senior Service Manager
9 4 (4.12%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.34%) Middleware
2 10 (10.31%) Elastic Stack
3 8 (8.25%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (8.25%) Spring Boot
3 8 (8.25%) Zuul
4 4 (4.12%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (2.06%) Web Services
6 1 (1.03%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.03%) LAMP
6 1 (1.03%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (1.03%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.40%) Management Information System
2 11 (11.34%) Private Cloud
3 9 (9.28%) EMC VMAX
4 8 (8.25%) Celerra
4 8 (8.25%) EMC VNX
4 8 (8.25%) Replication
4 8 (8.25%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (7.22%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (7.22%) HP Storage
5 7 (7.22%) HP StoreVirtual
6 5 (5.15%) Computer Science
7 4 (4.12%) PKI
8 3 (3.09%) Clustering
8 3 (3.09%) Public Cloud
8 3 (3.09%) User Experience
9 2 (2.06%) Data Centre
9 2 (2.06%) Virtual Team
10 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (1.03%) Blackberry
10 1 (1.03%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 24 (24.74%) Windows
2 21 (21.65%) Linux
3 18 (18.56%) Windows Server
4 17 (17.53%) Unix
5 12 (12.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (9.28%) CentOS
6 9 (9.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (7.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (6.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (5.15%) Android
9 5 (5.15%) Apple iOS
10 4 (4.12%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (4.12%) Windows Phone
10 4 (4.12%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (1.03%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (1.03%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (37.11%) Service Management
2 23 (23.71%) Problem-Solving
3 22 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (21.65%) DevOps
5 20 (20.62%) Incident Management
6 15 (15.46%) Continuous Delivery
7 14 (14.43%) Decision-Making
7 14 (14.43%) ITSM
8 13 (13.40%) Configuration Management
9 12 (12.37%) Service Delivery
10 11 (11.34%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (11.34%) Project Management
10 11 (11.34%) Runbook
11 10 (10.31%) Software Delivery
11 10 (10.31%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (9.28%) OO
12 9 (9.28%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (8.25%) Network Load Balancing
13 8 (8.25%) Proactive Management
13 8 (8.25%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.49%) SQL
2 9 (9.28%) JavaScript
3 7 (7.22%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.06%) Java
5 1 (1.03%) C
5 1 (1.03%) Jython
5 1 (1.03%) PHP
5 1 (1.03%) Python
5 1 (1.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 50 (51.55%) Security Cleared
2 35 (36.08%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.25%) Degree
4 6 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.15%) CCNA
5 5 (5.15%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (5.15%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.12%) OCP
6 4 (4.12%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (3.09%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (3.09%) HP ASE
7 3 (3.09%) HPE ATP
8 2 (2.06%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.03%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.03%) CCDP
9 1 (1.03%) CISSP
9 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.49%) QA
2 6 (6.19%) SLA
3 4 (4.12%) JSP 440
4 3 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (2.06%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (2.06%) PMO
6 1 (1.03%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (21.65%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.25%) Docker
4 7 (7.22%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (5.15%) vSphere
5 5 (5.15%) XenApp
5 5 (5.15%) XenDesktop
6 4 (4.12%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (4.12%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.03%) VirtualBox
8 1 (1.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (16.49%) Ansible
2 15 (15.46%) Puppet
3 11 (11.34%) Terraform
4 9 (9.28%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 8 (8.25%) Consul
6 6 (6.19%) SCCM
7 4 (4.12%) AirWatch
7 4 (4.12%) Data Guard
7 4 (4.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (4.12%) SAP Afaria
7 4 (4.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (4.12%) XenMobile
8 3 (3.09%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (3.09%) SCOM
8 3 (3.09%) vCenter Server
8 3 (3.09%) ZABBIX
9 2 (2.06%) vMotion
10 1 (1.03%) SnapMirror
10 1 (1.03%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 31 (31.96%) HP
2 20 (20.62%) Cisco
3 19 (19.59%) Microsoft
4 15 (15.46%) EMC
5 14 (14.43%) McAfee
6 12 (12.37%) 3PAR
7 11 (11.34%) Dynatrace
8 10 (10.31%) CheckPoint
8 10 (10.31%) F5
8 10 (10.31%) Juniper
9 9 (9.28%) Oracle
9 9 (9.28%) VMware
10 8 (8.25%) Brocade
10 8 (8.25%) Citrix
10 8 (8.25%) Isilon
11 6 (6.19%) SAP
12 5 (5.15%) Remedy
12 5 (5.15%) ServiceNow
13 4 (4.12%) Apple
14 3 (3.09%) Red Hat