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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 12 40 44
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +4
Contract jobs citing ITIL 213 112 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.22% 4.45% 3.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.65% 6.52% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 41 40
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£381 £350 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £447 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.45% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 16
Average hourly rate £17.04 £18.20 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.37% +25.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £13.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.83 £19.46 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.13 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-0.82% -8.33%
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
1829 1719 1870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.56% 68.27% 67.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 955 877 723
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £243 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £544 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 46 59
Average hourly rate £20.25 £18.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% -

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 24 November 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 November 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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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 +20 70 £375 +28.75% 16
Slough +5 23 £300 -27.27% 3
Newbury +8 19 £438 +9.37% 7
Bracknell +5 17 £389 +19.61% 8
Maidenhead +6 14 £413 +6.45%
Thatcham - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 1
ITIL
South East

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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.

1 119 (30.05%) Telecoms
2 110 (27.78%) Service Management
3 99 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 90 (22.73%) Windows
5 67 (16.92%) ITIL Certification
6 66 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 66 (16.67%) Project Management
7 63 (15.91%) Degree
8 60 (15.15%) Service Delivery
9 59 (14.90%) Security Cleared
10 56 (14.14%) PRINCE2
10 56 (14.14%) MS Office
11 55 (13.89%) MS Excel
12 51 (12.88%) eTOM
13 49 (12.37%) HP
13 49 (12.37%) Finance
14 48 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
14 48 (12.12%) SLA
15 44 (11.11%) Linux
16 43 (10.86%) SC Cleared
17 39 (9.85%) Problem Management
17 39 (9.85%) Internet
17 39 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
18 38 (9.60%) MS Visio
19 36 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
19 36 (9.09%) Cisco
20 33 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
21 32 (8.08%) Remedy
21 32 (8.08%) ITSM
22 31 (7.83%) UNIX

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 22 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.04%) MS Exchange
3 14 (3.54%) Apache
4 11 (2.78%) IIS
5 10 (2.53%) Drupal
6 9 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (2.02%) Lync
8 7 (1.77%) IBM Notes
9 6 (1.52%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.26%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (1.01%) MQSeries
11 4 (1.01%) CMS
12 2 (0.51%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.25%) NetWeaver
13 1 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 56 (14.14%) MS Office
2 55 (13.89%) MS Excel
3 38 (9.60%) MS Visio
4 18 (4.55%) MS Project
5 15 (3.79%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.25%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (4.04%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.01%) Misys Midas
4 2 (0.51%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.51%) CSG Singleview
4 2 (0.51%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.25%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.25%) Endur
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.25%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.77%) Office 365
2 5 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.76%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (9.85%) Internet
2 29 (7.32%) TCP/IP
3 26 (6.57%) Firewall
4 25 (6.31%) DNS
5 22 (5.56%) VPN
6 21 (5.30%) 3G
6 21 (5.30%) DHCP
7 20 (5.05%) 4G
8 18 (4.55%) WAN
8 18 (4.55%) LAN
9 15 (3.79%) Network Security
10 14 (3.54%) LTE
10 14 (3.54%) OSPF
11 13 (3.28%) Radio Access Network
12 12 (3.03%) RIP
12 12 (3.03%) Broadband
13 11 (2.78%) SSL
13 11 (2.78%) IPsec
14 9 (2.27%) SAN
15 8 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.54%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.27%) DB2
3 7 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.52%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.76%) DataStage
6 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.51%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (0.51%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (2.53%) Git (software)
1 10 (2.53%) Bitbucket
1 10 (2.53%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.01%) ERwin
3 2 (0.51%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.51%) Toad
3 2 (0.51%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.25%) Ant
4 1 (0.25%) Hudson
4 1 (0.25%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.25%) Gradle
General
1 119 (30.05%) Telecoms
2 49 (12.37%) Finance
3 23 (5.81%) Retail
4 20 (5.05%) Billing
5 7 (1.77%) Marketing
5 7 (1.77%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.26%) Electronics
6 5 (1.26%) Banking
7 4 (1.01%) Back Office
7 4 (1.01%) Advertising
8 2 (0.51%) Legal
8 2 (0.51%) Games
8 2 (0.51%) German Language
9 1 (0.25%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.25%) French Language
9 1 (0.25%) Publishing
9 1 (0.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 79 (19.95%) Analyst
2 37 (9.34%) Service Manager
3 34 (8.59%) Project Manager
4 31 (7.83%) Support Engineer
5 28 (7.07%) Architect
6 26 (6.57%) Service Analyst
7 23 (5.81%) Business Analyst
8 19 (4.80%) Delivery Manager
9 18 (4.55%) Consultant
10 14 (3.54%) Design Engineer
10 14 (3.54%) Transition Manager
11 13 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
12 12 (3.03%) Support Analyst
12 12 (3.03%) Administrator
12 12 (3.03%) Service Desk Analyst
13 11 (2.78%) Security Engineer
13 11 (2.78%) Technical Manager
13 11 (2.78%) Incident Manager
13 11 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support
13 11 (2.78%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.54%) Web Services
2 13 (3.28%) REST
3 12 (3.03%) XML
4 11 (2.78%) .NET
5 10 (2.53%) LAMP
6 6 (1.52%) Software Packaging
7 5 (1.26%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.76%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.51%) SAP Basis
9 2 (0.51%) Ajax
9 2 (0.51%) WCF
9 2 (0.51%) Silverlight
9 2 (0.51%) LINQ
9 2 (0.51%) ADO.NET
9 2 (0.51%) Windows Identity Foundation
9 2 (0.51%) Regular Expression
9 2 (0.51%) FastCGI
10 1 (0.25%) Apache Camel
10 1 (0.25%) HTML
10 1 (0.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.79%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.03%) CMDB
4 11 (2.78%) PMI
5 10 (2.53%) Open Source
6 9 (2.27%) SecurID
7 6 (1.52%) Mainframe
7 6 (1.52%) iSeries
8 5 (1.26%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.26%) Machine to Machine
8 5 (1.26%) DTV
9 4 (1.01%) AS400
9 4 (1.01%) Replication
9 4 (1.01%) Clustering
9 4 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.01%) SWIFT
10 3 (0.76%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.51%) Statistics
11 2 (0.51%) Blog
11 2 (0.51%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 90 (22.73%) Windows
2 44 (11.11%) Linux
3 33 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (7.83%) UNIX
5 27 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (6.06%) Windows 7
7 17 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (3.79%) Windows XP
9 9 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (1.77%) HPUX
10 7 (1.77%) Solaris
11 2 (0.51%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (27.78%) Service Management
2 66 (16.67%) Project Management
3 60 (15.15%) Service Delivery
4 56 (14.14%) PRINCE2
5 51 (12.88%) eTOM
6 39 (9.85%) Problem Management
7 36 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (8.08%) ITSM
9 26 (6.57%) Change Management
10 23 (5.81%) Time Management
11 20 (5.05%) Configuration Management
11 20 (5.05%) Incident Management
12 19 (4.80%) Business Analysis
12 19 (4.80%) Validation
13 18 (4.55%) Scrum
13 18 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (4.04%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (4.04%) CRM
15 16 (4.04%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 30 (7.58%) SQL
2 12 (3.03%) PHP
3 10 (2.53%) PowerShell
3 10 (2.53%) Bash Shell
4 6 (1.52%) RPG IV
4 6 (1.52%) RPG
5 5 (1.26%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.01%) VBScript
6 4 (1.01%) RPG/400
7 3 (0.76%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.76%) Python
7 3 (0.76%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.76%) Perl
7 3 (0.76%) C
7 3 (0.76%) C#
7 3 (0.76%) Java
8 2 (0.51%) C++
8 2 (0.51%) Ruby
9 1 (0.25%) Groovy
9 1 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 67 (16.92%) ITIL Certification
2 63 (15.91%) Degree
3 59 (14.90%) Security Cleared
4 48 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 43 (10.86%) SC Cleared
6 30 (7.58%) MCSE
7 27 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
8 26 (6.57%) MCITP
9 24 (6.06%) DV Cleared
10 21 (5.30%) PMI Certification
11 20 (5.05%) MCTS
12 18 (4.55%) CISSP
13 15 (3.79%) CCNA
14 13 (3.28%) MCP
14 13 (3.28%) ISEB
15 12 (3.03%) CCNP
16 10 (2.53%) PMP
17 9 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 8 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 8 (2.02%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (12.12%) SLA
2 12 (3.03%) PCI DSS
3 11 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (2.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (1.52%) QA
6 5 (1.26%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.76%) COBIT
8 1 (0.25%) BS25999
8 1 (0.25%) COSO
System Software
1 66 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 22 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.28%) Hyper-V
3 13 (3.28%) KVM
4 7 (1.77%) vSphere
5 4 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.01%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.51%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.51%) vCloud
7 2 (0.51%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.51%) XenApp
7 2 (0.51%) XenServer
8 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (2.53%) Vagrant
1 10 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (2.27%) Puppet
3 8 (2.02%) SCOM
4 7 (1.77%) SCCM
5 6 (1.52%) OpenView
6 5 (1.26%) Nagios
6 5 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (1.01%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.01%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (0.76%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.76%) WMI
8 3 (0.76%) NSN NetAct
8 3 (0.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.51%) SCSM
9 2 (0.51%) WSUS
9 2 (0.51%) Netcool
10 1 (0.25%) MOM
10 1 (0.25%) Cisco Prime
10 1 (0.25%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 99 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 49 (12.37%) HP
3 36 (9.09%) Cisco
4 32 (8.08%) Remedy
5 29 (7.32%) VMware
6 27 (6.82%) BMC
7 25 (6.31%) Citrix
8 17 (4.29%) IBM
9 14 (3.54%) Oracle
9 14 (3.54%) CheckPoint
10 12 (3.03%) SAP
10 12 (3.03%) F5
11 11 (2.78%) Fortinet
11 11 (2.78%) EMC
12 10 (2.53%) Red Hat
12 10 (2.53%) ServiceNow
13 9 (2.27%) AlgoSec
13 9 (2.27%) Tufin
13 9 (2.27%) Symantec
14 8 (2.02%) LANDesk
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
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Berkshire
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Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
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Slough, Berkshire
Connectus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £0000 - £1111 per annum + attractive rates of pay
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £0000 - £9999 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Palm (UK) Ltd
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Reading, Berkshire
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Rate: £139 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £130 - £160 per day
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Newbury
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 24 days ago