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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 75 104 124
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +20
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 40 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.66% 1.07% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.12% 4.01% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 10
Average daily rate
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£385 £340 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.23% +4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-7.81% -9.85%
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
654 699 704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.13% 26.67% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 294 249
Average daily rate £375 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 15
Average hourly rate £17.07 £15.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% -55.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.60 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

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 1 October 2014.

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
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 1 October 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Reading +14 9 £423 +53.63% 4
Maidenhead - 7 - -
Slough - 6 £285 -
Bracknell - 1 - - 2
ITIL Certification
South East

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 64 (100.00%) ITIL
2 20 (31.25%) Service Management
2 20 (31.25%) Telecoms
3 16 (25.00%) Project Management
4 14 (21.88%) PRINCE2
4 14 (21.88%) Windows
5 13 (20.31%) ITSM
6 10 (15.63%) Finance
6 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (15.63%) Degree
6 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
6 10 (15.63%) MS Office
6 10 (15.63%) Remedy
7 8 (12.50%) BMC
7 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 8 (12.50%) Scrum
7 8 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
8 7 (10.94%) SQL
8 7 (10.94%) Linux
9 6 (9.38%) XML
9 6 (9.38%) Apache
9 6 (9.38%) PHP
9 6 (9.38%) SLA
9 6 (9.38%) Citrix
9 6 (9.38%) VMware
9 6 (9.38%) LAMP
9 6 (9.38%) Programme Management
9 6 (9.38%) Identity Management
9 6 (9.38%) Drupal
9 6 (9.38%) Continuous Integration

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 6 (9.38%) Apache
1 6 (9.38%) Drupal
2 5 (7.81%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.13%) Lync
4 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
1 10 (15.63%) MS Office
2 5 (7.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (4.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) 3G
2 4 (6.25%) VPN
3 3 (4.69%) 4G
3 3 (4.69%) Firewall
4 2 (3.13%) LAN
4 2 (3.13%) WAN
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.56%) Internet
5 1 (1.56%) Extranet
5 1 (1.56%) SAN
5 1 (1.56%) DHCP
5 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Git (software)
1 6 (9.38%) Bitbucket
1 6 (9.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.13%) StarTeam
General
1 20 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 10 (15.63%) Finance
3 3 (4.69%) Electronics
3 3 (4.69%) Back Office
3 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.69%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) Billing
4 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (17.19%) Analyst
2 10 (15.63%) Project Manager
3 6 (9.38%) Service Manager
3 6 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Designer
4 5 (7.81%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) Programme Manager
5 4 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
5 4 (6.25%) Technical Manager
5 4 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (6.25%) Incident Manager
5 4 (6.25%) Team Leader
5 4 (6.25%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 3 (4.69%) ITSM Consultant
6 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (4.69%) Consultant
6 3 (4.69%) Remedy Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) XML
1 6 (9.38%) LAMP
1 6 (9.38%) REST
2 4 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Open Source
1 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) CMDB
3 3 (4.69%) DTV
4 2 (3.13%) PMI
4 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Wiki
5 1 (1.56%) Clustering
5 1 (1.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.88%) Windows
2 7 (10.94%) Linux
3 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (100.00%) ITIL
2 20 (31.25%) Service Management
3 16 (25.00%) Project Management
4 14 (21.88%) PRINCE2
5 13 (20.31%) ITSM
6 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (12.50%) Scrum
8 6 (9.38%) Programme Management
8 6 (9.38%) Identity Management
8 6 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.38%) Product Management
8 6 (9.38%) Performance Analysis
8 6 (9.38%) DevOps
9 5 (7.81%) Service Delivery
9 5 (7.81%) Incident Management
9 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (6.25%) SOA
10 4 (6.25%) Problem Management
10 4 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (4.69%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.94%) SQL
2 6 (9.38%) PHP
2 6 (9.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) Degree
2 4 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.69%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.69%) ISEB
4 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) CBAP
5 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.56%) PMP
5 1 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) KVM
2 3 (4.69%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) Vagrant
1 6 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (7.81%) Puppet
3 2 (3.13%) WMI
3 2 (3.13%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (1.56%) Check_MK
4 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.56%) Netcool
4 1 (1.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (15.63%) Remedy
2 8 (12.50%) BMC
2 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.38%) Citrix
3 6 (9.38%) VMware
4 4 (6.25%) Oracle
4 4 (6.25%) HP
5 3 (4.69%) SAP
5 3 (4.69%) Cisco
6 2 (3.13%) Borland
6 2 (3.13%) Serena
7 1 (1.56%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.56%) NetApp
7 1 (1.56%) Lotus
7 1 (1.56%) Juniper
7 1 (1.56%) Infovista
7 1 (1.56%) Business Objects
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