The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 13 24 49
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +25
Contract jobs citing ITIL 188 152 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.50% 6.31% 3.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.22% 9.17% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 58 43
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £182 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 4
Average hourly rate £17.04 £25.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.19% +88.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £18.20 £10.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.07 £32.30 £15.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.89 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +12.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1839 1658 2074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.41% 68.88% 65.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 878 740 799
Average daily rate £375 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 43
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.10% -16.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
ITIL
South East

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
(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 -10 52 £400 +23.07% 12
Slough +7 33 £350 +27.27% 9
Bracknell +20 29 £195 -27.97% 2
Maidenhead +4 13 £210 -52.67% 9
Newbury -1 7 £425 -
Wokingham +1 3 - -
Windsor - - - -
ITIL
South East

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 101 (27.90%) Windows
2 90 (24.86%) Service Management
3 80 (22.10%) Telecoms
4 69 (19.06%) Project Management
5 61 (16.85%) Security Cleared
6 59 (16.30%) Microsoft
6 59 (16.30%) ITIL Certification
7 58 (16.02%) Active Directory
8 55 (15.19%) SLA
8 55 (15.19%) PRINCE2
9 53 (14.64%) Degree
10 50 (13.81%) ITSM
10 50 (13.81%) Service Delivery
11 49 (13.54%) MS Office
12 46 (12.71%) MS Excel
12 46 (12.71%) SC Cleared
13 44 (12.15%) Finance
14 42 (11.60%) SQL
14 42 (11.60%) Citrix
15 40 (11.05%) Cisco
16 37 (10.22%) Oracle
16 37 (10.22%) Change Management
17 33 (9.12%) HP
18 31 (8.56%) UNIX
19 30 (8.29%) Microsoft Certification
19 30 (8.29%) WAN
19 30 (8.29%) Incident Management
20 29 (8.01%) Problem Management
21 28 (7.73%) Configuration Management
22 27 (7.46%) LAN

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 19 (5.25%) MS Exchange
2 18 (4.97%) SharePoint
3 15 (4.14%) IBM Notes
4 9 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (2.21%) Lync
5 8 (2.21%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.38%) Apache
6 5 (1.38%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.10%) IIS
8 2 (0.55%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.55%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (0.55%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.28%) CMS
Applications
1 49 (13.54%) MS Office
2 46 (12.71%) MS Excel
3 15 (4.14%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.21%) MS Project
5 7 (1.93%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.28%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 18 (4.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (2.49%) SAP FI
2 9 (2.49%) SAP FI/CO
2 9 (2.49%) SAP CO
3 8 (2.21%) Remedy AR System
4 3 (0.83%) SAP FSCM
4 3 (0.83%) SAP GRC
5 2 (0.55%) Misys Midas
5 2 (0.55%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.55%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.28%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.28%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.28%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.28%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.66%) Office 365
2 3 (0.83%) Google Apps
2 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (8.29%) WAN
2 27 (7.46%) LAN
3 26 (7.18%) Firewall
4 22 (6.08%) DNS
5 20 (5.52%) Internet
5 20 (5.52%) VPN
6 18 (4.97%) TCP/IP
7 14 (3.87%) DHCP
8 10 (2.76%) OSPF
8 10 (2.76%) VoIP
9 9 (2.49%) IPsec
10 8 (2.21%) Network Security
10 8 (2.21%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (2.21%) MPLS
11 7 (1.93%) 3G
12 6 (1.66%) Cisco PIX
12 6 (1.66%) RIP
12 6 (1.66%) 4G
13 5 (1.38%) LTE
13 5 (1.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.31%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.04%) Oracle Database
3 8 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (1.93%) DB2
5 6 (1.66%) SAP BW
6 5 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.83%) DataStage
7 3 (0.83%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.55%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.55%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.93%) StarTeam
2 3 (0.83%) Hudson
2 3 (0.83%) Toad
2 3 (0.83%) Ant
3 2 (0.55%) Maven
3 2 (0.55%) ERwin
3 2 (0.55%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.55%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.28%) Gradle
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.28%) MSI
General
1 80 (22.10%) Telecoms
2 44 (12.15%) Finance
3 14 (3.87%) Retail
4 7 (1.93%) Billing
5 6 (1.66%) Banking
6 5 (1.38%) Front Office
6 5 (1.38%) Legal
6 5 (1.38%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.83%) General Ledger
7 3 (0.83%) Local Government
8 2 (0.55%) Advertising
8 2 (0.55%) Publishing
9 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.28%) Electronics
9 1 (0.28%) Law
9 1 (0.28%) Back Office
9 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.28%) French Language
9 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 88 (24.31%) Analyst
2 35 (9.67%) Project Manager
3 25 (6.91%) Support Engineer
3 25 (6.91%) Service Analyst
4 22 (6.08%) Consultant
5 21 (5.80%) Support Analyst
6 20 (5.52%) Service Desk Analyst
7 17 (4.70%) Service Manager
8 15 (4.14%) 2nd Line Support
8 15 (4.14%) Technical Manager
9 14 (3.87%) Configuration Analyst
10 12 (3.31%) Technical Project Manager
10 12 (3.31%) Help Desk Analyst
11 11 (3.04%) 1st Line Support
11 11 (3.04%) Architect
11 11 (3.04%) Incident Manager
12 10 (2.76%) Business Analyst
13 9 (2.49%) Desktop Support
13 9 (2.49%) Administrator
13 9 (2.49%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.49%) Web Services
2 6 (1.66%) Middleware
3 5 (1.38%) .NET
3 5 (1.38%) XML
4 3 (0.83%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (0.83%) MDX
5 2 (0.55%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.55%) Software Packaging
5 2 (0.55%) SAP Basis
5 2 (0.55%) SAP XI
5 2 (0.55%) Web Dynpro
5 2 (0.55%) SAP Smart Forms
5 2 (0.55%) BAPI
5 2 (0.55%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (0.55%) EDI
5 2 (0.55%) SOAP
5 2 (0.55%) REST
5 2 (0.55%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.28%) XSLT
6 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (2.76%) Blackberry
2 8 (2.21%) Fat Client
2 8 (2.21%) Management Information System
2 8 (2.21%) Thin Client
3 7 (1.93%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.66%) CMDB
4 6 (1.66%) Replication
4 6 (1.66%) Clustering
4 6 (1.66%) Client/Server
4 6 (1.66%) iSeries
5 5 (1.38%) Physics
6 4 (1.10%) FMCG
6 4 (1.10%) AS400
6 4 (1.10%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.83%) PMI
7 3 (0.83%) SecurID
8 2 (0.55%) Statistics
8 2 (0.55%) iPhone
8 2 (0.55%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 101 (27.90%) Windows
2 31 (8.56%) UNIX
3 26 (7.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (7.18%) Windows 7
4 22 (6.08%) Linux
5 21 (5.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (4.70%) Windows XP
7 9 (2.49%) Solaris
7 9 (2.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.66%) HPUX
9 3 (0.83%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.55%) AIX
11 1 (0.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (24.86%) Service Management
2 69 (19.06%) Project Management
3 55 (15.19%) PRINCE2
4 50 (13.81%) ITSM
4 50 (13.81%) Service Delivery
5 37 (10.22%) Change Management
6 30 (8.29%) Incident Management
7 29 (8.01%) Problem Management
8 28 (7.73%) Configuration Management
9 25 (6.91%) ITIL V3
9 25 (6.91%) Migration
10 20 (5.52%) Asset Management
10 20 (5.52%) ITIL V2
11 19 (5.25%) Waterfall
12 16 (4.42%) CRM
12 16 (4.42%) Root Cause Analysis
13 15 (4.14%) eTOM
14 13 (3.59%) Risk Management
14 13 (3.59%) Disaster Recovery
14 13 (3.59%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 42 (11.60%) SQL
2 8 (2.21%) PowerShell
2 8 (2.21%) Shell Script
3 7 (1.93%) ABAP
4 4 (1.10%) RPG
4 4 (1.10%) RPG IV
5 3 (0.83%) C
5 3 (0.83%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.83%) Perl
6 2 (0.55%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.55%) Java
6 2 (0.55%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.55%) SAPscript
6 2 (0.55%) RPG/400
7 1 (0.28%) Python
7 1 (0.28%) VBScript
7 1 (0.28%) C#
7 1 (0.28%) VBA
7 1 (0.28%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 61 (16.85%) Security Cleared
2 59 (16.30%) ITIL Certification
3 53 (14.64%) Degree
4 46 (12.71%) SC Cleared
5 30 (8.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (4.70%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (4.14%) MCITP
8 13 (3.59%) MCTS
9 12 (3.31%) PMI Certification
9 12 (3.31%) MCSE
10 10 (2.76%) CCNA
11 9 (2.49%) PMP
12 8 (2.21%) DV Cleared
12 8 (2.21%) ISEB
13 7 (1.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (1.93%) CCNP
14 6 (1.66%) CISSP
14 6 (1.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 5 (1.38%) CCA
15 5 (1.38%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (15.19%) SLA
2 7 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.66%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.10%) COBIT
4 4 (1.10%) QA
4 4 (1.10%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.83%) BS25999
6 1 (0.28%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.28%) JSP 440
System Software
1 58 (16.02%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.04%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.66%) XenApp
5 5 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.10%) vSphere
7 3 (0.83%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.83%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.28%) vCloud
9 1 (0.28%) XenServer
9 1 (0.28%) NFS
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (3.87%) SCCM
2 11 (3.04%) SCOM
2 11 (3.04%) HP UCMDB
3 9 (2.49%) WMI
4 4 (1.10%) WSUS
5 3 (0.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.55%) Puppet
6 2 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.55%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.28%) OpenView
7 1 (0.28%) Netcool
7 1 (0.28%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 59 (16.30%) Microsoft
2 42 (11.60%) Citrix
3 40 (11.05%) Cisco
4 37 (10.22%) Oracle
5 33 (9.12%) HP
6 25 (6.91%) VMware
7 21 (5.80%) SAP
7 21 (5.80%) Remedy
8 17 (4.70%) BMC
9 15 (4.14%) Lotus
9 15 (4.14%) CheckPoint
10 10 (2.76%) F5
10 10 (2.76%) Serena
10 10 (2.76%) IBM
11 9 (2.49%) Juniper
12 8 (2.21%) ServiceNow
12 8 (2.21%) Symantec
13 7 (1.93%) Borland
14 6 (1.66%) McAfee
15 5 (1.38%) Fortinet
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