The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL Certification over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 99 84 90
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 26 37 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.00% 1.52% 1.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.98% 5.31% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 11
Average daily rate
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£360 £411 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.46% +37.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £208 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £450 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £355 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.22% +10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -52.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £14.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+46.55% -25.64%
ITIL Certification
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
654 697 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.09% 28.72% 27.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 312 281
Average daily rate £388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £497 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 19 21
Average hourly rate £30.90 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.63% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £15.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £59.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

ITIL Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ITIL Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Berkshire region.

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

ITIL Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Berkshire region.

ITIL Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

ITIL Certification
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

ITIL Certification Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

ITIL Certification
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury -8 5 £363 -21.62% 1
Slough -3 4 £330 +5.60%
Bracknell -5 4 £288 -
Reading -13 2 - - 2
Maidenhead -1 1 - - 1
ITIL Certification
South East

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing ITIL Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL Certification.

1 54 (100.00%) ITIL
2 20 (37.04%) Telecoms
3 19 (35.19%) Service Management
4 13 (24.07%) Finance
4 13 (24.07%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (22.22%) Windows
6 11 (20.37%) Remedy
7 9 (16.67%) HP
7 9 (16.67%) Change Management
7 9 (16.67%) SLA
7 9 (16.67%) ITSM
8 8 (14.81%) ISEB
8 8 (14.81%) Release Management
9 7 (12.96%) Project Management
9 7 (12.96%) Management Information System
9 7 (12.96%) Marketing
9 7 (12.96%) Degree
10 6 (11.11%) Incident Management
10 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
10 6 (11.11%) MS Office
11 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
11 5 (9.26%) VPN
11 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (9.26%) Manufacturing
11 5 (9.26%) VMware
11 5 (9.26%) Integration Testing
11 5 (9.26%) Smart Meter
11 5 (9.26%) Waterfall
11 5 (9.26%) System Integration Testing
11 5 (9.26%) Data Centre

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing ITIL Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.70%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.85%) CMS
2 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.85%) Apache
2 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Office
2 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (5.56%) assyst
1 3 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.85%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) VPN
2 4 (7.41%) 3G
3 3 (5.56%) DNS
3 3 (5.56%) 4G
4 2 (3.70%) DHCP
4 2 (3.70%) Firewall
5 1 (1.85%) ZigBee
5 1 (1.85%) Network Security
5 1 (1.85%) Junos
5 1 (1.85%) Internet
General
1 20 (37.04%) Telecoms
2 13 (24.07%) Finance
3 7 (12.96%) Marketing
4 5 (9.26%) Manufacturing
5 3 (5.56%) Electronics
6 2 (3.70%) Advertising
7 1 (1.85%) Banking
7 1 (1.85%) Retail
7 1 (1.85%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 5 (9.26%) Test Leader
4 4 (7.41%) Service Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Change Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Team Leader
5 3 (5.56%) Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Transition Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 3 (5.56%) Designer
6 2 (3.70%) Service Management Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Service Transition Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Test Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Consultant
6 2 (3.70%) Report Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Change Analyst
7 1 (1.85%) Technical Team Leader
7 1 (1.85%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.96%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.26%) Smart Meter
3 5 (9.26%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.56%) DTV
4 3 (5.56%) CMDB
5 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.70%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.85%) PMI
6 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.70%) Linux
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) UNIX
4 1 (1.85%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (100.00%) ITIL
2 19 (35.19%) Service Management
3 9 (16.67%) ITSM
3 9 (16.67%) Change Management
4 8 (14.81%) Release Management
5 7 (12.96%) Project Management
6 6 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (9.26%) Integration Testing
7 5 (9.26%) Waterfall
7 5 (9.26%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Problem Management
8 4 (7.41%) Programme Management
8 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
9 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.56%) IT Governance
9 3 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) ISEB
2 7 (12.96%) Degree
3 3 (5.56%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.70%) PMP
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.85%) MCP
5 1 (1.85%) MCSD
5 1 (1.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) SLA
2 3 (5.56%) QA
3 2 (3.70%) COBIT
4 1 (1.85%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.70%) Netcool
3 1 (1.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Remedy
2 9 (16.67%) HP
3 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.26%) VMware
5 3 (5.56%) ServiceNow
5 3 (5.56%) SAP
6 2 (3.70%) EMC
6 2 (3.70%) Google
6 2 (3.70%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.85%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.85%) Citrix
7 1 (1.85%) Juniper
7 1 (1.85%) BMC
7 1 (1.85%) Peregrine
7 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.85%) Cisco
7 1 (1.85%) Sophos