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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 15 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Contract jobs citing ITIL 194 149 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.38% 5.76% 4.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.70% 8.10% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 61 33
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£400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £172 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £471 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 25
Average hourly rate £27.83 £18.20 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.95% +10.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -12.85%
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
1813 1840 1664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 68.94% 71.18% 69.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 936 683
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £509 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 56 78
Average hourly rate £20.63 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 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
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 December 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 +12 69 £375 +25.00% 9
Bracknell +7 18 £413 +26.92% 3
Slough +3 18 £350 -3.44% 3
Newbury +4 17 £433 +8.12% 4
Maidenhead +1 14 £413 -8.83% 1
Windsor - 3 £375 -
Wokingham - - - -
Thatcham - - - -
ITIL
South East

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 134 (33.84%) Telecoms
2 119 (30.05%) Service Management
3 106 (26.77%) Microsoft
4 80 (20.20%) Windows
5 71 (17.93%) Degree
6 70 (17.68%) ITIL Certification
7 66 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 65 (16.41%) Project Management
9 63 (15.91%) Service Delivery
10 62 (15.66%) Active Directory
10 62 (15.66%) PRINCE2
11 55 (13.89%) eTOM
12 52 (13.13%) MS Excel
12 52 (13.13%) SLA
13 51 (12.88%) Microsoft Certification
13 51 (12.88%) SC Cleared
14 49 (12.37%) HP
14 49 (12.37%) MS Office
14 49 (12.37%) Finance
15 40 (10.10%) Linux
16 38 (9.60%) Cisco
16 38 (9.60%) Problem Management
17 37 (9.34%) Internet
18 36 (9.09%) MS Visio
19 35 (8.84%) Agile Software Development
20 33 (8.33%) Remedy
20 33 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
21 32 (8.08%) MCSE
22 30 (7.58%) Cisco Certification
23 29 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 21 (5.30%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.79%) MS Exchange
3 13 (3.28%) IIS
4 11 (2.78%) Lync
5 10 (2.53%) Apache
5 10 (2.53%) Drupal
6 6 (1.52%) IBM Notes
7 5 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.01%) CMS
9 3 (0.76%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.76%) GroupWise
10 2 (0.51%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.51%) Live Communications Server
11 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.25%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.25%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 52 (13.13%) MS Excel
2 49 (12.37%) MS Office
3 36 (9.09%) MS Visio
4 20 (5.05%) MS Project
5 16 (4.04%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.25%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (3.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.76%) Endur
4 2 (0.51%) Misys Midas
4 2 (0.51%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.25%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.25%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.25%) Findur
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.01%) Office 365
2 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.51%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (9.34%) Internet
2 29 (7.32%) 3G
2 29 (7.32%) VPN
3 27 (6.82%) Firewall
4 26 (6.57%) LAN
5 25 (6.31%) WAN
5 25 (6.31%) DNS
5 25 (6.31%) 4G
6 24 (6.06%) TCP/IP
7 23 (5.81%) DHCP
8 19 (4.80%) Radio Access Network
9 18 (4.55%) OSPF
10 17 (4.29%) SSL
11 16 (4.04%) Broadband
11 16 (4.04%) Network Security
11 16 (4.04%) IPsec
12 15 (3.79%) Wireless
13 14 (3.54%) RIP
14 13 (3.28%) LTE
15 11 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.26%) DB2
2 5 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.01%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.51%) DataStage
4 2 (0.51%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (2.53%) Git (software)
1 10 (2.53%) Bitbucket
1 10 (2.53%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.76%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.51%) ERwin
3 2 (0.51%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.25%) MSI
4 1 (0.25%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.25%) Toad
4 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 134 (33.84%) Telecoms
2 49 (12.37%) Finance
3 25 (6.31%) Retail
4 20 (5.05%) Billing
5 7 (1.77%) Marketing
5 7 (1.77%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.52%) Banking
7 5 (1.26%) Electronics
8 4 (1.01%) Advertising
8 4 (1.01%) Back Office
9 3 (0.76%) Legal
10 2 (0.51%) Games
10 2 (0.51%) German Language
11 1 (0.25%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.25%) French Language
11 1 (0.25%) Publishing
11 1 (0.25%) Front Office
11 1 (0.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 69 (17.42%) Analyst
2 47 (11.87%) Service Manager
3 33 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 33 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 30 (7.58%) Delivery Manager
5 28 (7.07%) Architect
6 24 (6.06%) Business Analyst
7 22 (5.56%) Service Analyst
7 22 (5.56%) Services Delivery Manager
8 15 (3.79%) Field Engineer
8 15 (3.79%) Consultant
9 14 (3.54%) Design Engineer
9 14 (3.54%) Transition Manager
10 13 (3.28%) 2nd Line Support
11 12 (3.03%) Administrator
11 12 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (3.03%) Support Analyst
11 12 (3.03%) Incident Manager
11 12 (3.03%) Service Transition Manager
12 11 (2.78%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.54%) XML
2 13 (3.28%) Web Services
2 13 (3.28%) REST
3 11 (2.78%) .NET
4 10 (2.53%) LAMP
5 6 (1.52%) Software Packaging
6 5 (1.26%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.76%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.51%) SOAP
8 2 (0.51%) ADO.NET
8 2 (0.51%) WCF
8 2 (0.51%) Silverlight
8 2 (0.51%) LINQ
8 2 (0.51%) Ajax
8 2 (0.51%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 2 (0.51%) FastCGI
9 1 (0.25%) Apache Camel
9 1 (0.25%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.25%) jQuery
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.79%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.03%) SecurID
4 11 (2.78%) PMI
5 10 (2.53%) Open Source
6 9 (2.27%) CMDB
7 6 (1.52%) Machine to Machine
8 5 (1.26%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.26%) DTV
9 4 (1.01%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.01%) Clustering
10 3 (0.76%) PKI
10 3 (0.76%) iSeries
11 2 (0.51%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (0.51%) Blog
11 2 (0.51%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.51%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.51%) AS400
12 1 (0.25%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 80 (20.20%) Windows
2 40 (10.10%) Linux
3 29 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (6.31%) Windows 7
5 23 (5.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (5.05%) UNIX
7 14 (3.54%) Windows XP
8 13 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.76%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.76%) HPUX
11 2 (0.51%) Solaris
11 2 (0.51%) CentOS
12 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (30.05%) Service Management
2 65 (16.41%) Project Management
3 63 (15.91%) Service Delivery
4 62 (15.66%) PRINCE2
5 55 (13.89%) eTOM
6 38 (9.60%) Problem Management
7 35 (8.84%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (7.32%) ITSM
9 25 (6.31%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (6.06%) Configuration Management
10 24 (6.06%) Incident Management
11 23 (5.81%) Change Management
12 22 (5.56%) Validation
13 21 (5.30%) Business Analysis
13 21 (5.30%) Time Management
13 21 (5.30%) Customer Engagement
14 19 (4.80%) Continuous Improvement
14 19 (4.80%) Scrum
15 15 (3.79%) Performance Management
16 14 (3.54%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 22 (5.56%) SQL
2 13 (3.28%) PowerShell
3 12 (3.03%) PHP
4 10 (2.53%) Bash Shell
5 6 (1.52%) VBScript
5 6 (1.52%) C#
6 5 (1.26%) Java
6 5 (1.26%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.01%) Perl
7 4 (1.01%) Python
7 4 (1.01%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.76%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.76%) C++
8 3 (0.76%) C
8 3 (0.76%) RPG
8 3 (0.76%) RPG IV
9 2 (0.51%) Ruby
9 2 (0.51%) RPG/400
10 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (17.93%) Degree
2 70 (17.68%) ITIL Certification
3 66 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 51 (12.88%) SC Cleared
4 51 (12.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (8.08%) MCSE
6 30 (7.58%) Cisco Certification
7 28 (7.07%) MCITP
8 26 (6.57%) DV Cleared
9 24 (6.06%) PMI Certification
10 22 (5.56%) MCTS
11 20 (5.05%) CISSP
12 17 (4.29%) MCP
12 17 (4.29%) CCNP
13 16 (4.04%) CCNA
14 13 (3.28%) PMP
15 12 (3.03%) ISEB
16 9 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 9 (2.27%) CBAP
17 6 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (13.13%) SLA
2 14 (3.54%) PCI DSS
3 10 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (1.52%) COBIT
5 6 (1.52%) QA
6 4 (1.01%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.51%) BS15000
8 1 (0.25%) COSO
8 1 (0.25%) P3O
8 1 (0.25%) BS25999
System Software
1 62 (15.66%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.28%) KVM
4 8 (2.02%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (1.26%) vSphere
6 3 (0.76%) Firmware
7 2 (0.51%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.51%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.25%) vCloud
8 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.25%) XenApp
8 1 (0.25%) XenServer
8 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (3.03%) SCOM
2 10 (2.53%) Vagrant
2 10 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (2.27%) Puppet
4 8 (2.02%) SCCM
5 6 (1.52%) OpenView
5 6 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (1.26%) Nagios
6 5 (1.26%) WMI
7 4 (1.01%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (1.01%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.01%) SCSM
8 3 (0.76%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (0.76%) NSN NetAct
8 3 (0.76%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.76%) MOM
9 2 (0.51%) Netcool
9 2 (0.51%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.25%) HP UCMDB
10 1 (0.25%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 106 (26.77%) Microsoft
2 49 (12.37%) HP
3 38 (9.60%) Cisco
4 33 (8.33%) Remedy
5 26 (6.57%) BMC
6 22 (5.56%) VMware
7 17 (4.29%) F5
7 17 (4.29%) Citrix
8 14 (3.54%) IBM
8 14 (3.54%) CheckPoint
8 14 (3.54%) Fortinet
9 12 (3.03%) Tufin
9 12 (3.03%) AlgoSec
10 11 (2.78%) Symantec
10 11 (2.78%) SAP
10 11 (2.78%) EMC
11 10 (2.53%) Red Hat
12 9 (2.27%) Oracle
13 8 (2.02%) CA
13 8 (2.02%) Huawei
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