The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills 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 over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 8 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing ITIL 231 206 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.27% 7.62% 8.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.69% 10.39% 10.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 96 88
Average daily rate £380 £400 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £201 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £340
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 12
Average hourly rate £18.00 £55.65 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.65% +247.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.61 £15.35
% change year-on-year
+8.90% +1.69%
ITIL
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1976 1983 2033
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.29% 73.39% 75.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1034 1008 1049
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 43 59
Average hourly rate £16.09 £27.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.49% +71.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £123.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

ITIL
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 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +5 74 £360 -4.00% 22
Slough +5 26 £410 +2.50% 6
Bracknell -7 18 £324 -23.88% 3
Newbury +9 16 £438 -1.68% 2
Maidenhead +8 13 £371 -7.37% 6
Wokingham -5 4 £325 +30.00% 2
Windsor -2 1 £365 -2.66% 1
ITIL
South East

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing ITIL 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.

1 139 (29.51%) Telecoms
2 120 (25.48%) Service Management
3 94 (19.96%) Incident Management
4 91 (19.32%) Project Management
5 81 (17.20%) Windows
6 78 (16.56%) SLA
7 74 (15.71%) PRINCE2
7 74 (15.71%) ITIL V3
8 71 (15.07%) Microsoft
9 57 (12.10%) Active Directory
10 56 (11.89%) Change Management
11 54 (11.46%) Service Delivery
12 53 (11.25%) Security Cleared
13 50 (10.62%) eTOM
14 49 (10.40%) Ticket Management
15 47 (9.98%) CRM
16 44 (9.34%) Agile Software Development
17 43 (9.13%) Problem Management
18 41 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
18 41 (8.70%) Remedy
19 40 (8.49%) Firewall
20 39 (8.28%) ITSM
20 39 (8.28%) Microsoft Certification
20 39 (8.28%) Linux
20 39 (8.28%) SQL
21 37 (7.86%) Cisco
21 37 (7.86%) Finance
22 36 (7.64%) Unix
23 35 (7.43%) Degree
24 34 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing ITIL 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (5.73%) CMS
2 14 (2.97%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.12%) MS Exchange
4 9 (1.91%) IIS
5 8 (1.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (1.49%) Apache
6 7 (1.49%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.06%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (0.85%) Commerce Server
9 4 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.64%) Live Communications Server
10 3 (0.64%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.64%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.42%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.21%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 33 (7.01%) MS Excel
2 27 (5.73%) MS Office
3 26 (5.52%) MS Visio
4 14 (2.97%) MS Project
5 3 (0.64%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (3.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 13 (2.76%) Remedy AR System
3 6 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.85%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.21%) Maximo
5 1 (0.21%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.21%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.21%) SAP CCM
5 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.12%) Office 365
3 9 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.49%) SaaS
5 4 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.85%) PaaS
6 2 (0.42%) IaaS
7 1 (0.21%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 40 (8.49%) Firewall
2 28 (5.94%) LAN
3 26 (5.52%) WAN
4 19 (4.03%) DNS
5 18 (3.82%) 3G
6 16 (3.40%) 4G
7 14 (2.97%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (2.97%) Radio Access Network
7 14 (2.97%) TCP/IP
7 14 (2.97%) Wireless
8 13 (2.76%) Internet
9 11 (2.34%) DHCP
10 10 (2.12%) SAN
10 10 (2.12%) VPN
11 9 (1.91%) LTE
11 9 (1.91%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (1.70%) Network Security
12 8 (1.70%) Unified Communications
13 7 (1.49%) MPLS
13 7 (1.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.82%) DB2
1 18 (3.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (0.85%) OLAP
4 3 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (0.64%) DataStage
4 3 (0.64%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.42%) Big Data
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.42%) QlikView
5 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.21%) MySQL
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.85%) Toad
2 3 (0.64%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.64%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.21%) VersionOne
General
1 139 (29.51%) Telecoms
2 37 (7.86%) Finance
3 21 (4.46%) Billing
4 19 (4.03%) Front Office
5 15 (3.18%) Retail
6 8 (1.70%) Marketing
7 6 (1.27%) Electronics
7 6 (1.27%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.06%) Back Office
9 3 (0.64%) Local Government
10 1 (0.21%) Advertising
10 1 (0.21%) Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.21%) German Language
10 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 82 (17.41%) Analyst
2 60 (12.74%) Project Manager
3 44 (9.34%) Service Manager
4 39 (8.28%) Incident Manager
5 37 (7.86%) Support Engineer
6 36 (7.64%) Consultant
7 35 (7.43%) Service Desk Engineer
8 33 (7.01%) ITIL Manager
9 24 (5.10%) Architect
10 22 (4.67%) Network Engineer
11 20 (4.25%) IT Manager
11 20 (4.25%) Service Transition Manager
11 20 (4.25%) Transition Manager
12 19 (4.03%) Service Analyst
12 19 (4.03%) Support Analyst
13 17 (3.61%) Technical Manager
13 17 (3.61%) Telecoms Manager
14 15 (3.18%) Delivery Manager
14 15 (3.18%) Telecoms Engineer
15 14 (2.97%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.25%) Web Services
2 12 (2.55%) Middleware
3 7 (1.49%) CSS
3 7 (1.49%) XML
4 6 (1.27%) HTML
5 5 (1.06%) Mason
6 4 (0.85%) .NET
6 4 (0.85%) Ajax
6 4 (0.85%) JSON
6 4 (0.85%) Worklight
7 2 (0.42%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.42%) HTML5
7 2 (0.42%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.21%) Leaflet
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.52%) Data Centre
2 25 (5.31%) CMDB
3 23 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (3.82%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.12%) Blackberry
6 7 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (1.49%) PMI
7 6 (1.27%) Clustering
7 6 (1.27%) Performance Metrics
7 6 (1.27%) Replication
8 5 (1.06%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.06%) Driving Licence
9 4 (0.85%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.64%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.64%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.64%) Social Media
10 3 (0.64%) Wiki
11 2 (0.42%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.42%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.42%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 81 (17.20%) Windows
2 39 (8.28%) Linux
3 36 (7.64%) Unix
4 32 (6.79%) Windows Server
5 26 (5.52%) Windows 7
5 26 (5.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (2.97%) Windows XP
9 13 (2.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (1.49%) AIX
11 5 (1.06%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.85%) Solaris
12 4 (0.85%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.85%) zOS
13 3 (0.64%) NetWare
14 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.21%) CentOS
15 1 (0.21%) SUSE
15 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (25.48%) Service Management
2 94 (19.96%) Incident Management
3 91 (19.32%) Project Management
4 74 (15.71%) ITIL V3
4 74 (15.71%) PRINCE2
5 56 (11.89%) Change Management
6 54 (11.46%) Service Delivery
7 50 (10.62%) eTOM
8 49 (10.40%) Ticket Management
9 47 (9.98%) CRM
10 44 (9.34%) Agile Software Development
11 43 (9.13%) Problem Management
12 39 (8.28%) ITSM
13 34 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
14 33 (7.01%) Configuration Management
15 26 (5.52%) Migration
15 26 (5.52%) Root Cause Analysis
16 22 (4.67%) Waterfall
17 18 (3.82%) Disaster Recovery
17 18 (3.82%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (8.28%) SQL
2 15 (3.18%) Shell Script
3 14 (2.97%) PowerShell
4 10 (2.12%) Bash Shell
5 8 (1.70%) Python
5 8 (1.70%) Ruby
6 7 (1.49%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.27%) AWK
7 6 (1.27%) Perl
7 6 (1.27%) sed
8 4 (0.85%) C#
8 4 (0.85%) COBOL
8 4 (0.85%) VB
8 4 (0.85%) VB6
9 3 (0.64%) C
9 3 (0.64%) Korn
10 2 (0.42%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.21%) C++
11 1 (0.21%) Java
11 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (11.25%) Security Cleared
2 41 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
3 39 (8.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 35 (7.43%) Degree
5 26 (5.52%) SC Cleared
6 23 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (4.67%) DV Cleared
7 22 (4.67%) MCSE
8 17 (3.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 15 (3.18%) PMI Certification
10 13 (2.76%) CCNA
11 12 (2.55%) CCNP
12 11 (2.34%) MCP
13 10 (2.12%) MCITP
13 10 (2.12%) MCTS
14 8 (1.70%) ISEB
14 8 (1.70%) PMP
15 6 (1.27%) CBAP
15 6 (1.27%) HNC
15 6 (1.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (16.56%) SLA
2 18 (3.82%) QA
3 4 (0.85%) COBIT
3 4 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.64%) TickIT
5 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.21%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.21%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 57 (12.10%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.12%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.91%) vSphere
5 6 (1.27%) XenApp
6 4 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.85%) Terminal Server
6 4 (0.85%) UAG
6 4 (0.85%) XenServer
7 3 (0.64%) BitLocker
7 3 (0.64%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.42%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.42%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.21%) Firmware
9 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 20 (4.25%) SCOM
2 14 (2.97%) SCCM
3 13 (2.76%) Puppet
4 9 (1.91%) NetBackup
5 8 (1.70%) SCVMM
5 8 (1.70%) Windows Intune
5 8 (1.70%) WSUS
6 5 (1.06%) Nagios
7 4 (0.85%) CiscoWorks
8 3 (0.64%) Ansible
8 3 (0.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.42%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.42%) EdgeSight
9 2 (0.42%) MOM
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.42%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.21%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 71 (15.07%) Microsoft
2 41 (8.70%) Remedy
3 37 (7.86%) Cisco
4 31 (6.58%) Huawei
5 28 (5.94%) Oracle
6 24 (5.10%) VMware
7 23 (4.88%) HP
8 22 (4.67%) BMC
9 20 (4.25%) Juniper
9 20 (4.25%) ServiceNow
10 19 (4.03%) Citrix
11 15 (3.18%) Red Hat
12 13 (2.76%) SAP
13 9 (1.91%) F5
13 9 (1.91%) IBM
13 9 (1.91%) webMethods
14 8 (1.70%) Ericsson
14 8 (1.70%) RightScale
15 7 (1.49%) CheckPoint
15 7 (1.49%) NetApp
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