Period
to 20 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 6 17
Rank change year-on-year +2 +11 -2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 137 401 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 14.83% 19.76% 9.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.19% 22.62% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 313 95
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £350 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +14.75% -2.40%
10th Percentile £258 £275 £200
90th Percentile £638 £538 £980
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year +7.14% +9.38% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 25 18
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £11.00 £36.00 £23.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -69.44% +53.68% +7.36%
10th Percentile £8.97 £10.58 £9.92
90th Percentile £12.10 £55.25 £27.48
North East median hourly rate £11.25 £32.66 £21.93
% change year-on-year -65.55% +48.94% -11.09%

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 797 1,773 1,297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 86.26% 87.38% 86.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 1,284 869
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -9.96% +6.79%
10th Percentile £260 £264 £263
90th Percentile £588 £529 £600
North East median daily rate £400 £375 £417
% change year-on-year +6.67% -9.96% +11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 52 43
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £18.50 £27.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +42.31% -10.55%
10th Percentile £9.40 £12.38 £12.07
90th Percentile £50.00 £40.00 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +13.21% +55.88% -22.09%

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 January 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 January 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 +3 136 £400 +14.29% 33
Sunderland -8 1 £400 +25.00% 2
ITIL
North East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 60 (43.80%) Service Management
2 49 (35.77%) Windows
3 42 (30.66%) Linux
3 42 (30.66%) Security Cleared
4 39 (28.47%) ITIL V3
5 37 (27.01%) HP
6 36 (26.28%) Microsoft
7 35 (25.55%) SC Cleared
8 33 (24.09%) Solaris
9 32 (23.36%) AIX
9 32 (23.36%) Change Management
10 31 (22.63%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (21.17%) Unix
12 27 (19.71%) Windows Server
13 25 (18.25%) SFIA
13 25 (18.25%) Open Source
13 25 (18.25%) ServiceNow
14 24 (17.52%) Finance
15 23 (16.79%) HPUX
15 23 (16.79%) Cisco
16 22 (16.06%) Red Hat
16 22 (16.06%) Shell Script
17 21 (15.33%) Data Management
17 21 (15.33%) Analytical Skills
18 20 (14.60%) SaaS
18 20 (14.60%) PaaS
18 20 (14.60%) Project Management
19 19 (13.87%) IaaS
20 18 (13.14%) PowerShell
20 18 (13.14%) DevOps

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 10 (7.30%) Confluence
2 9 (6.57%) Apache
3 7 (5.11%) iPlanet
3 7 (5.11%) JBoss
3 7 (5.11%) Oracle Application Server
3 7 (5.11%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.11%) WebLogic
4 6 (4.38%) MS Exchange
4 6 (4.38%) Skype for Business
5 5 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.46%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.73%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle 10gAS
7 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.73%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 17 (12.41%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (7.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (7.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 10 (7.30%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.60%) PaaS
1 20 (14.60%) SaaS
2 19 (13.87%) IaaS
3 9 (6.57%) Slack
4 5 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (2.19%) Office 365
7 1 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.73%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (0.73%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.68%) DNS
2 14 (10.22%) SAN
3 13 (9.49%) Firewall
4 11 (8.03%) TCP/IP
5 10 (7.30%) DHCP
6 8 (5.84%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (3.65%) SMS
8 3 (2.19%) iSCSI
8 3 (2.19%) NAS
8 3 (2.19%) WAN
9 2 (1.46%) FCoE
9 2 (1.46%) Internet
9 2 (1.46%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (1.46%) VPN
10 1 (0.73%) HTTP
10 1 (0.73%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.73%) LAN
10 1 (0.73%) Network Security
10 1 (0.73%) PBX
10 1 (0.73%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.19%) MySQL
2 3 (2.19%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.46%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.46%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.73%) DataStage
4 1 (0.73%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.73%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 13 (9.49%) JIRA
2 9 (6.57%) Burp Suite
2 9 (6.57%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.57%) HP UFT
2 9 (6.57%) Jenkins
2 9 (6.57%) JMeter
2 9 (6.57%) LoadRunner
3 5 (3.65%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.73%) Toad
4 1 (0.73%) Vagrant
General
1 24 (17.52%) Finance
2 9 (6.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (17.52%) Analyst
2 19 (13.87%) Service Manager
3 12 (8.76%) Service Transition Manager
3 12 (8.76%) Test Engineer
3 12 (8.76%) Transition Manager
4 11 (8.03%) Senior Test Engineer
5 9 (6.57%) Project Manager
5 9 (6.57%) Senior Manager
5 9 (6.57%) Support Analyst
5 9 (6.57%) Technical Leader
5 9 (6.57%) Technical Support
6 8 (5.84%) 1st Line Support
6 8 (5.84%) Architect
6 8 (5.84%) Digital Project Manager
6 8 (5.84%) Operations Analyst
7 7 (5.11%) JIRA Engineer
8 6 (4.38%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 6 (4.38%) Backup Engineer
8 6 (4.38%) Senior Digital Project Manager
8 6 (4.38%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.95%) ISPF
2 10 (7.30%) Middleware
3 9 (6.57%) JSON
3 9 (6.57%) REST
3 9 (6.57%) RESTful
3 9 (6.57%) Web Services
4 7 (5.11%) J2EE
5 2 (1.46%) HTML
6 1 (0.73%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.73%) LAMP
6 1 (0.73%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.73%) LDAP
6 1 (0.73%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.33%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (11.68%) Management Information System
3 15 (10.95%) VSAM
4 10 (7.30%) CMDB
5 7 (5.11%) Clustering
5 7 (5.11%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.65%) Replication
7 4 (2.92%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.92%) Public Cloud
8 3 (2.19%) User Experience
9 2 (1.46%) HP Storage
9 2 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.73%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.73%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.73%) NHS
10 1 (0.73%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 49 (35.77%) Windows
2 42 (30.66%) Linux
3 33 (24.09%) Solaris
4 32 (23.36%) AIX
5 29 (21.17%) Unix
6 27 (19.71%) Windows Server
7 23 (16.79%) HPUX
8 16 (11.68%) VMS
9 15 (10.95%) MVS
9 15 (10.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (10.95%) Windows 2000 Server
10 13 (9.49%) VME
11 7 (5.11%) SUSE
12 5 (3.65%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (1.46%) Windows 7
14 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (1.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (43.80%) Service Management
2 39 (28.47%) ITIL V3
3 32 (23.36%) Change Management
4 31 (22.63%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (18.25%) Open Source
5 25 (18.25%) SFIA
6 21 (15.33%) Data Management
7 20 (14.60%) Project Management
8 18 (13.14%) DevOps
9 17 (12.41%) High Availability
9 17 (12.41%) PRINCE2
10 14 (10.22%) Service Design
11 13 (9.49%) BDD
11 13 (9.49%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (9.49%) Risk Management
11 13 (9.49%) Service Delivery
11 13 (9.49%) Test Management
11 13 (9.49%) Web Operations
12 11 (8.03%) Release Management
12 11 (8.03%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.06%) Shell Script
2 18 (13.14%) PowerShell
3 16 (11.68%) C
4 15 (10.95%) JCL
5 8 (5.84%) SQL
6 6 (4.38%) Bash Shell
6 6 (4.38%) C-shell
6 6 (4.38%) Korn
6 6 (4.38%) Perl
7 2 (1.46%) Java
8 1 (0.73%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.73%) Jython
8 1 (0.73%) PHP
8 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.73%) Python
8 1 (0.73%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 42 (30.66%) Security Cleared
2 35 (25.55%) SC Cleared
3 13 (9.49%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (8.76%) Degree
5 9 (6.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (2.92%) ISEB
7 3 (2.19%) CCNP
7 3 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.46%) CCDP
8 2 (1.46%) CCIE
8 2 (1.46%) Chartered Engineer
8 2 (1.46%) CISM
8 2 (1.46%) CISSP
8 2 (1.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.73%) APMP
9 1 (0.73%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.73%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.73%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.57%) WCAG
2 8 (5.84%) QA
3 5 (3.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (3.65%) SLA
4 1 (0.73%) GDPR
4 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.73%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (10.95%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 15 (10.95%) RACF
1 15 (10.95%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 14 (10.22%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.84%) XenApp
3 8 (5.84%) XenDesktop
4 7 (5.11%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.11%) XenServer
5 5 (3.65%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (3.65%) Samba
6 2 (1.46%) KVM
6 2 (1.46%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.46%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.46%) vSphere
7 1 (0.73%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.73%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.73%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.73%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (13.14%) Tivoli
2 15 (10.95%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 10 (7.30%) EMC NetWorker
4 9 (6.57%) HP Data Protector
4 9 (6.57%) Nessus
4 9 (6.57%) NetBackup
4 9 (6.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (4.38%) SCCM
6 5 (3.65%) Backup Exec
6 5 (3.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (3.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (2.19%) Nagios
7 3 (2.19%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.46%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.73%) Ansible
9 1 (0.73%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (0.73%) OpenNMS
9 1 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.73%) PowerCLI
9 1 (0.73%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (27.01%) HP
2 36 (26.28%) Microsoft
3 25 (18.25%) ServiceNow
4 23 (16.79%) Cisco
5 22 (16.06%) Red Hat
6 15 (10.95%) BMC
7 14 (10.22%) VMware
8 10 (7.30%) EMC
8 10 (7.30%) Oracle
9 9 (6.57%) Citrix
9 9 (6.57%) Symantec
10 8 (5.84%) Brocade
11 7 (5.11%) F5
11 7 (5.11%) IBM
11 7 (5.11%) Sun
12 6 (4.38%) Veeam
12 6 (4.38%) Veritas
13 5 (3.65%) Ivanti
14 4 (2.92%) Dell
15 3 (2.19%) SAP