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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 9 14 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Contract jobs citing ITIL 224 191 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.73% 7.62% 6.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.82% 10.24% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 97 63
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£360 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £165 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £455 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 4 9
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.04 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.50% -33.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.80 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.45 £17.07 £32.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.76 £15.88 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-0.72% -11.80%
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
1895 1866 1715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.85% 74.49% 70.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1022 888 755
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 20 32
Average hourly rate £30.00 £18.04 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.34% -39.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.60 £14.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £44.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 2015.

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015. 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 +7 68 £395 -1.25% 26
Slough +2 32 £305 -12.85% 5
Bracknell -8 20 £322 +43.11% 3
Newbury +6 15 £335 -21.17% 3
Maidenhead +1 11 £400 +90.47% 6
Wokingham +2 2 - -
Windsor - 1 £475 - 1
ITIL
South East

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

1 129 (29.59%) Service Management
2 120 (27.52%) Telecoms
3 101 (23.17%) Windows
4 89 (20.41%) Microsoft
5 79 (18.12%) Project Management
6 60 (13.76%) SLA
6 60 (13.76%) Incident Management
7 58 (13.30%) ITIL Certification
8 55 (12.61%) Active Directory
9 54 (12.39%) ITSM
9 54 (12.39%) Degree
10 52 (11.93%) Service Delivery
11 50 (11.47%) Finance
12 48 (11.01%) MS Excel
13 47 (10.78%) PRINCE2
13 47 (10.78%) Security Cleared
14 46 (10.55%) Remedy
15 40 (9.17%) SQL
16 39 (8.94%) HP
16 39 (8.94%) Change Management
16 39 (8.94%) Agile Software Development
17 38 (8.72%) Data Centre
18 35 (8.03%) Stakeholder Management
18 35 (8.03%) MS Office
18 35 (8.03%) Windows 7
19 32 (7.34%) Linux
19 32 (7.34%) Microsoft Certification
19 32 (7.34%) Configuration Management
20 30 (6.88%) Cisco
21 29 (6.65%) DV Cleared

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 (5.05%) MS Exchange
2 17 (3.90%) CMS
3 14 (3.21%) WebSphere
3 14 (3.21%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.29%) WebLogic
5 8 (1.83%) IIS
6 7 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (1.38%) Oracle Application Server
8 5 (1.15%) Live Communications Server
8 5 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.15%) Lync
8 5 (1.15%) Apache
9 4 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (0.92%) Commerce Server
10 3 (0.69%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.69%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.69%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.46%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.46%) GroupWise
Applications
1 48 (11.01%) MS Excel
2 35 (8.03%) MS Office
3 22 (5.05%) MS Visio
4 14 (3.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (2.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 25 (5.73%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (2.29%) Maximo
3 7 (1.61%) Remedy AR System
4 6 (1.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.92%) assyst
6 3 (0.69%) Fredhopper
7 2 (0.46%) SAP CCM
7 2 (0.46%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.15%) SaaS
3 4 (0.92%) Office 365
3 4 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.23%) PaaS
5 1 (0.23%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.19%) LAN
2 25 (5.73%) WAN
3 15 (3.44%) Firewall
4 14 (3.21%) SAN
4 14 (3.21%) VPN
5 13 (2.98%) Internet
6 12 (2.75%) DNS
7 11 (2.52%) Network Security
8 9 (2.06%) TCP/IP
8 9 (2.06%) VoIP
9 7 (1.61%) Radio Access Network
10 6 (1.38%) 3G
11 5 (1.15%) DHCP
11 5 (1.15%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (0.92%) LTE
12 4 (0.92%) NAS
12 4 (0.92%) Unified Communications
12 4 (0.92%) 4G
12 4 (0.92%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.05%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.52%) OLAP
3 10 (2.29%) DB2
4 8 (1.83%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (1.38%) Oracle OLAP
6 6 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.15%) DataStage
8 4 (0.92%) MySQL
8 4 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.69%) Big Data
10 2 (0.46%) MS Access
10 2 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle Discoverer
11 1 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (1.15%) Toad
2 3 (0.69%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.23%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.23%) RequisitePro
4 1 (0.23%) Selenium
4 1 (0.23%) Fiddler
General
1 120 (27.52%) Telecoms
2 50 (11.47%) Finance
3 16 (3.67%) Retail
4 15 (3.44%) Billing
5 10 (2.29%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.06%) Marketing
7 8 (1.83%) Back Office
8 7 (1.61%) Front Office
9 6 (1.38%) Electronics
9 6 (1.38%) Multimedia
10 5 (1.15%) Banking
11 3 (0.69%) Advertising
11 3 (0.69%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.46%) German Language
12 2 (0.46%) Law
Job Titles
1 75 (17.20%) Analyst
2 41 (9.40%) Service Manager
3 37 (8.49%) Project Manager
4 36 (8.26%) Consultant
5 31 (7.11%) Support Engineer
6 30 (6.88%) Architect
6 30 (6.88%) Transition Manager
7 25 (5.73%) Business Analyst
7 25 (5.73%) Service Transition Manager
8 23 (5.28%) Incident Manager
9 21 (4.82%) Service Analyst
10 20 (4.59%) Solutions Architect
11 17 (3.90%) 2nd Line Support
12 15 (3.44%) Technical Manager
12 15 (3.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 13 (2.98%) Network Engineer
14 12 (2.75%) Service Improvement Consultant
15 10 (2.29%) Service Desk Engineer
15 10 (2.29%) Service Desk Analyst
16 9 (2.06%) Problem Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.98%) Web Services
2 12 (2.75%) HTML
3 10 (2.29%) XML
4 9 (2.06%) Middleware
4 9 (2.06%) .NET
5 8 (1.83%) Ajax
5 8 (1.83%) CSS
6 6 (1.38%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (1.15%) JSON
8 4 (0.92%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.69%) J2EE
9 3 (0.69%) Worklight
10 2 (0.46%) Regular Expression
10 2 (0.46%) JSP
10 2 (0.46%) SOAP
11 1 (0.23%) REST
11 1 (0.23%) Windows Identity Foundation
11 1 (0.23%) Application Packaging
11 1 (0.23%) WCF
11 1 (0.23%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.72%) Data Centre
2 27 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (3.90%) CMDB
4 13 (2.98%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.52%) Replication
6 10 (2.29%) AS400
7 9 (2.06%) iSeries
7 9 (2.06%) Clustering
8 8 (1.83%) Mainframe
9 7 (1.61%) Performance Metrics
10 6 (1.38%) Blackberry
10 6 (1.38%) DTV
10 6 (1.38%) Statistics
10 6 (1.38%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.15%) Smart Meter
12 3 (0.69%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.69%) Wiki
12 3 (0.69%) FMCG
13 2 (0.46%) Economics
14 1 (0.23%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 101 (23.17%) Windows
2 35 (8.03%) Windows 7
3 32 (7.34%) Linux
4 29 (6.65%) UNIX
5 14 (3.21%) AIX
6 13 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (2.29%) Windows XP
8 9 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.61%) zOS
10 5 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.92%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.69%) Solaris
13 2 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.23%) CentOS
14 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (29.59%) Service Management
2 79 (18.12%) Project Management
3 60 (13.76%) Incident Management
4 54 (12.39%) ITSM
5 52 (11.93%) Service Delivery
6 47 (10.78%) PRINCE2
7 39 (8.94%) Change Management
7 39 (8.94%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (8.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 32 (7.34%) Configuration Management
10 28 (6.42%) Problem Management
11 23 (5.28%) Change Control
12 22 (5.05%) Release Management
13 21 (4.82%) eTOM
14 20 (4.59%) TOGAF
14 20 (4.59%) Enterprise Architecture
15 19 (4.36%) CRM
15 19 (4.36%) Root Cause Analysis
16 17 (3.90%) Six Sigma
16 17 (3.90%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (9.17%) SQL
2 24 (5.50%) Java
3 12 (2.75%) C#
4 10 (2.29%) Perl
5 9 (2.06%) VB
6 7 (1.61%) C
6 7 (1.61%) PL/SQL
6 7 (1.61%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.38%) VBScript
7 6 (1.38%) C-shell
8 5 (1.15%) C++
9 4 (0.92%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.69%) Python
10 3 (0.69%) PHP
11 2 (0.46%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.46%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.46%) Ruby
12 1 (0.23%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.23%) VB6
12 1 (0.23%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 58 (13.30%) ITIL Certification
2 54 (12.39%) Degree
3 47 (10.78%) Security Cleared
4 32 (7.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (6.65%) DV Cleared
6 26 (5.96%) SC Cleared
7 22 (5.05%) MCP
7 22 (5.05%) MCSE
8 21 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (2.98%) PMI Certification
10 12 (2.75%) CCNA
10 12 (2.75%) PMP
11 10 (2.29%) CCNP
11 10 (2.29%) MCTS
11 10 (2.29%) MCITP
12 9 (2.06%) ISEB
13 8 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (1.83%) HNC
14 7 (1.61%) HND
14 7 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (13.76%) SLA
2 18 (4.13%) QA
3 9 (2.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.92%) COBIT
5 2 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.23%) TickIT
6 1 (0.23%) PMBOK
System Software
1 55 (12.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.46%) Firmware
2 2 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.46%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.23%) vSphere
3 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (1.38%) Tivoli
1 6 (1.38%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (1.15%) NetBackup
2 5 (1.15%) SCOM
2 5 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (0.92%) Cisco IPCC
3 4 (0.92%) SCCM
4 3 (0.69%) Nagios
4 3 (0.69%) Netcool
4 3 (0.69%) WSUS
5 2 (0.46%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.46%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.46%) OVSD
5 2 (0.46%) HP NNM
5 2 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.46%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (0.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.23%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 89 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 46 (10.55%) Remedy
3 39 (8.94%) HP
4 30 (6.88%) Cisco
5 29 (6.65%) Oracle
6 26 (5.96%) Symantec
7 25 (5.73%) VMware
8 24 (5.50%) Citrix
9 22 (5.05%) SAP
10 16 (3.67%) ServiceNow
11 15 (3.44%) CheckPoint
11 15 (3.44%) BMC
12 12 (2.75%) EMC
13 8 (1.83%) CA
13 8 (1.83%) Huawei
14 7 (1.61%) IBM
15 6 (1.38%) NetApp
15 6 (1.38%) Amdocs
16 5 (1.15%) Sophos
16 5 (1.15%) Informatica
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