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 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 9 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 0  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 72 132 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 13.64% 14.38% 10.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.42% 16.28% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 85 35
Median daily rate £388 £283 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.16% +2.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £233 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £627 £346 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 3
Median hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £11.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +123.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.88 £14.60 £9.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £28.30 £11.81
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.92 £15.00
% change year-on-year -5.43% +12.80%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 467 811 421
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 88.45% 88.34% 76.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 535 261
Median daily rate £390 £335 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.41% -6.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 24
Median hourly rate £34.25 £28.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.32% +115.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £15.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £28.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year +2.77% +17.07%  

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 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 3 months to 26 April 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 26 April 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -6 62 £400 +41.48% 19
Sunderland +7 7 £340 +64.84% 1
Gateshead -2 1 - -
ITIL
North East

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 92 (42.79%) Service Management
2 90 (41.86%) Windows
3 79 (36.74%) Microsoft
3 79 (36.74%) Security Cleared
4 75 (34.88%) ITSM
5 73 (33.95%) Change Management
6 67 (31.16%) Linux
7 64 (29.77%) Unix
8 63 (29.30%) Data Management
9 59 (27.44%) SaaS
10 58 (26.98%) PaaS
10 58 (26.98%) Open Source
10 58 (26.98%) IaaS
11 56 (26.05%) SC Cleared
12 52 (24.19%) Problem Management
13 51 (23.72%) PRINCE2
13 51 (23.72%) Microsoft Excel
14 47 (21.86%) Analytical Skills
15 46 (21.40%) DevOps
15 46 (21.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 46 (21.40%) Agile Software Development
16 43 (20.00%) AIX
16 43 (20.00%) SQL
16 43 (20.00%) HP
17 39 (18.14%) SLA
18 35 (16.28%) Cisco
19 32 (14.88%) LAN
19 32 (14.88%) Active Directory
20 31 (14.42%) Degree
21 30 (13.95%) Operational Acceptance Testing

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 29 (13.49%) WebSphere
2 8 (3.72%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.72%) WebLogic
3 7 (3.26%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.79%) Oracle Application Server
5 5 (2.33%) Apache
5 5 (2.33%) SAS
5 5 (2.33%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.33%) Tuxedo
6 4 (1.86%) CMS
7 3 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.40%) iPlanet
7 3 (1.40%) JBoss
7 3 (1.40%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.40%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.93%) Jetty
8 2 (0.93%) nginx
Applications
1 51 (23.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 46 (21.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (3.72%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.33%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (1.40%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 59 (27.44%) SaaS
2 58 (26.98%) IaaS
2 58 (26.98%) PaaS
3 4 (1.86%) Office 365
4 2 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.93%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.93%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 32 (14.88%) LAN
2 30 (13.95%) WAN
3 29 (13.49%) TCP/IP
4 26 (12.09%) Firewall
5 23 (10.70%) Wireless
6 21 (9.77%) DNS
7 20 (9.30%) DHCP
8 16 (7.44%) BIG-IP
8 16 (7.44%) LDAP
9 7 (3.26%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (1.40%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (1.40%) HTTP
10 3 (1.40%) IP Telephony
10 3 (1.40%) Skype
11 2 (0.93%) FTP
11 2 (0.93%) IPsec
11 2 (0.93%) Network Security
11 2 (0.93%) SAN
11 2 (0.93%) SSL
11 2 (0.93%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.51%) MongoDB
1 14 (6.51%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.58%) DB2
2 12 (5.58%) Oracle Reports
3 11 (5.12%) Oracle Database
4 9 (4.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (3.72%) Ingres
6 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (1.40%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 3 (1.40%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 1 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.47%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (0.47%) MySQL
7 1 (0.47%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.93%) StarTeam
1 2 (0.93%) Travis CI
2 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 15 (6.98%) Finance
1 15 (6.98%) Telecoms
2 3 (1.40%) Banking
2 3 (1.40%) Military
3 2 (0.93%) Billing
3 2 (0.93%) Local Government
4 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (14.42%) Operations Engineer
2 27 (12.56%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 23 (10.70%) Administrator
3 23 (10.70%) Network Engineer
4 22 (10.23%) Support Engineer
5 20 (9.30%) Analyst
5 20 (9.30%) DBA
6 16 (7.44%) Architect
7 14 (6.51%) Migration Engineer
7 14 (6.51%) Support Analyst
8 13 (6.05%) Developer
8 13 (6.05%) ServiceNow Developer
9 12 (5.58%) Operations Analyst
9 12 (5.58%) Oracle DBA
10 11 (5.12%) Operational Support Analyst
10 11 (5.12%) Operations Support Analyst
11 10 (4.65%) Applications Support
12 9 (4.19%) Infrastructure Architect
12 9 (4.19%) Service Manager
13 7 (3.26%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.33%) J2EE
2 3 (1.40%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (0.93%) .NET
3 2 (0.93%) Servlets
4 1 (0.47%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.47%) CSS
4 1 (0.47%) CSS3
4 1 (0.47%) Django
4 1 (0.47%) HTML
4 1 (0.47%) HTML5
4 1 (0.47%) JSON
4 1 (0.47%) Middleware
4 1 (0.47%) Play Framework
4 1 (0.47%) REST
4 1 (0.47%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 47 (21.86%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (9.77%) Management Information System
3 13 (6.05%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.12%) Tandem
5 7 (3.26%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.79%) Virtual Team
7 5 (2.33%) CMDB
8 4 (1.86%) Clustering
9 3 (1.40%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.93%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.93%) NHS
10 2 (0.93%) Replication
11 1 (0.47%) Celerra
11 1 (0.47%) CESG
11 1 (0.47%) CESG CLAS
11 1 (0.47%) EMC VMAX
11 1 (0.47%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.47%) HP Storage
11 1 (0.47%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 90 (41.86%) Windows
2 67 (31.16%) Linux
3 64 (29.77%) Unix
4 43 (20.00%) AIX
5 28 (13.02%) Windows 2000
5 28 (13.02%) Windows Server
5 28 (13.02%) Windows XP
6 14 (6.51%) Windows 7
7 12 (5.58%) VME
8 7 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.33%) MVS
9 5 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.40%) zOS
12 2 (0.93%) VMS
13 1 (0.47%) Android
13 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.47%) HPUX
13 1 (0.47%) Solaris
13 1 (0.47%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (42.79%) Service Management
2 75 (34.88%) ITSM
3 73 (33.95%) Change Management
4 63 (29.30%) Data Management
5 58 (26.98%) Open Source
6 52 (24.19%) Problem Management
7 51 (23.72%) PRINCE2
8 46 (21.40%) Agile Software Development
8 46 (21.40%) DevOps
9 30 (13.95%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 25 (11.63%) Network Design
11 24 (11.16%) ITIL V3
12 23 (10.70%) Disaster Recovery
12 23 (10.70%) Incident Management
13 22 (10.23%) Service Delivery
14 21 (9.77%) Migration
14 21 (9.77%) Performance Tuning
15 20 (9.30%) Project Management
16 19 (8.84%) Release Management
17 18 (8.37%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 43 (20.00%) SQL
2 15 (6.98%) Perl
3 14 (6.51%) PowerShell
4 10 (4.65%) COBOL
5 9 (4.19%) Shell Script
5 9 (4.19%) VB
6 8 (3.72%) Java
7 7 (3.26%) Ruby
8 6 (2.79%) Python
9 4 (1.86%) C
10 3 (1.40%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.93%) VBScript
12 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 79 (36.74%) Security Cleared
2 56 (26.05%) SC Cleared
3 31 (14.42%) Degree
4 23 (10.70%) CCNP
4 23 (10.70%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (10.70%) JNCIA
5 22 (10.23%) CCDP
5 22 (10.23%) CCIE
5 22 (10.23%) CCIP
5 22 (10.23%) CCSA
5 22 (10.23%) CCSE
5 22 (10.23%) JNCIE
6 16 (7.44%) HP ASE
6 16 (7.44%) HP MASE
7 14 (6.51%) DV Cleared
8 11 (5.12%) BPSS Clearance
9 8 (3.72%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (2.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (2.33%) APMP
11 5 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (18.14%) SLA
2 9 (4.19%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.40%) QA
4 1 (0.47%) COBIT
4 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.47%) PMBOK
System Software
1 32 (14.88%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.33%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.33%) XenApp
4 3 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (1.40%) Oracle Clusterware
4 3 (1.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.93%) Xen
6 1 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.47%) KVM
6 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (10.70%) FortiGate
1 23 (10.70%) HP SiteScope
2 18 (8.37%) SCCM
3 7 (3.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.86%) Puppet
5 4 (1.86%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.40%) Data Guard
6 3 (1.40%) HP UCMDB
6 3 (1.40%) Netcool
6 3 (1.40%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.93%) MOM
7 2 (0.93%) SCOM
7 2 (0.93%) WMI
8 1 (0.47%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (0.47%) Perfmon
8 1 (0.47%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 79 (36.74%) Microsoft
2 43 (20.00%) HP
3 35 (16.28%) Cisco
4 27 (12.56%) Oracle
5 26 (12.09%) F5
5 26 (12.09%) ServiceNow
6 24 (11.16%) CheckPoint
6 24 (11.16%) Juniper
7 23 (10.70%) Fortinet
7 23 (10.70%) Riverbed
8 12 (5.58%) Aruba
9 9 (4.19%) VMware
10 5 (2.33%) Informatica
11 4 (1.86%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.86%) Serena
12 3 (1.40%) CA
12 3 (1.40%) Genesys
12 3 (1.40%) NetApp
12 3 (1.40%) Sun
12 3 (1.40%) Veritas
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