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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 14 17 29
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Contract jobs citing ITIL 195 207 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.37% 7.96% 5.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.62% 10.82% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 82 28
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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 £196 £220 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 25
Average hourly rate £55.65 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+247.81% -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £17.72
% change year-on-year
+1.63% -13.93%
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
1836 1914 1473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.39% 73.59% 69.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 958 970 623
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 62 68
Average hourly rate £20.25 £16.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.56% -21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.90 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £127.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 January 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
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 January 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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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 -4 67 £375 +3.44% 23
Bracknell +13 25 £425 +36.00% 8
Slough +6 25 £400 +6.66% 1
Newbury -4 12 £401 +0.31% 4
Maidenhead -5 5 £400 - 1
Windsor -4 4 £375 -
Wokingham - - - - 1
ITIL
South East

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 151 (36.74%) Telecoms
2 121 (29.44%) Service Management
3 112 (27.25%) Microsoft
4 87 (21.17%) Windows
5 83 (20.19%) Degree
6 72 (17.52%) Security Cleared
6 72 (17.52%) PRINCE2
7 70 (17.03%) Project Management
8 64 (15.57%) Service Delivery
8 64 (15.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 61 (14.84%) Active Directory
9 61 (14.84%) eTOM
10 59 (14.36%) ITIL Certification
11 56 (13.63%) SC Cleared
12 55 (13.38%) SLA
12 55 (13.38%) Finance
13 52 (12.65%) MS Excel
14 46 (11.19%) HP
15 43 (10.46%) Cisco
16 42 (10.22%) Stakeholder Management
17 40 (9.73%) Agile Software Development
18 39 (9.49%) Problem Management
18 39 (9.49%) MS Office
19 38 (9.25%) Linux
19 38 (9.25%) MCSE
19 38 (9.25%) Internet
20 37 (9.00%) MCITP
21 35 (8.52%) VPN
22 34 (8.27%) MS Visio
23 33 (8.03%) MCTS

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 23 (5.60%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.65%) IIS
3 14 (3.41%) MS Exchange
4 10 (2.43%) Lync
4 10 (2.43%) Apache
4 10 (2.43%) Drupal
5 9 (2.19%) CMS
6 7 (1.70%) IBM Notes
7 6 (1.46%) GroupWise
8 5 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.73%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (0.73%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.73%) Documentum
9 3 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.49%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.49%) Live Communications Server
11 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 52 (12.65%) MS Excel
2 39 (9.49%) MS Office
3 34 (8.27%) MS Visio
4 20 (4.87%) MS Project
5 16 (3.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (3.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.73%) Endur
4 2 (0.49%) Misys Midas
4 2 (0.49%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.24%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.24%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.24%) Findur
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.24%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.97%) SaaS
2 3 (0.73%) Office 365
3 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (9.25%) Internet
2 35 (8.52%) VPN
3 32 (7.79%) LAN
4 30 (7.30%) DNS
5 28 (6.81%) WAN
6 27 (6.57%) 3G
7 26 (6.33%) Firewall
7 26 (6.33%) DHCP
8 22 (5.35%) 4G
9 21 (5.11%) Radio Access Network
10 20 (4.87%) SSL
10 20 (4.87%) Wireless
11 19 (4.62%) IPsec
11 19 (4.62%) OSPF
11 19 (4.62%) Broadband
12 18 (4.38%) TCP/IP
12 18 (4.38%) Network Security
13 16 (3.89%) WLAN
13 16 (3.89%) RIP
14 15 (3.65%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.16%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.95%) DB2
3 5 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (0.73%) SAP BW
4 3 (0.73%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (0.73%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.49%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (2.43%) Bitbucket
1 10 (2.43%) Jenkins
1 10 (2.43%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.97%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.49%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.49%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.49%) ERwin
3 2 (0.49%) Selenium
3 2 (0.49%) Fiddler
3 2 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.24%) MSI
General
1 151 (36.74%) Telecoms
2 55 (13.38%) Finance
3 28 (6.81%) Retail
4 23 (5.60%) Billing
5 9 (2.19%) Marketing
6 7 (1.70%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.46%) Banking
8 4 (0.97%) Legal
8 4 (0.97%) Electronics
9 3 (0.73%) Back Office
10 2 (0.49%) Advertising
10 2 (0.49%) Games
10 2 (0.49%) French Language
10 2 (0.49%) German Language
11 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.24%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.24%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.24%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 50 (12.17%) Analyst
2 47 (11.44%) Service Manager
3 43 (10.46%) Project Manager
4 41 (9.98%) Support Engineer
5 34 (8.27%) Architect
6 31 (7.54%) Delivery Manager
7 25 (6.08%) Field Engineer
8 22 (5.35%) Business Analyst
9 21 (5.11%) Services Delivery Manager
10 16 (3.89%) Design Engineer
11 15 (3.65%) Transition Manager
11 15 (3.65%) 2nd Line Support
11 15 (3.65%) Solutions Architect
11 15 (3.65%) Technical Architect
11 15 (3.65%) Consultant
12 14 (3.41%) Incident Manager
12 14 (3.41%) Security Engineer
13 13 (3.16%) Service Analyst
13 13 (3.16%) Service Transition Manager
14 12 (2.92%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.38%) XML
2 13 (3.16%) REST
3 11 (2.68%) Web Services
3 11 (2.68%) .NET
4 10 (2.43%) LAMP
5 5 (1.22%) .NET Framework
6 4 (0.97%) Software Packaging
7 3 (0.73%) Middleware
7 3 (0.73%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.49%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 2 (0.49%) FastCGI
8 2 (0.49%) SOAP
8 2 (0.49%) ADO.NET
8 2 (0.49%) WCF
8 2 (0.49%) Silverlight
8 2 (0.49%) LINQ
8 2 (0.49%) Ajax
9 1 (0.24%) SAP Basis
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.24%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.89%) Management Information System
2 16 (3.89%) SecurID
3 11 (2.68%) PMI
4 10 (2.43%) Open Source
4 10 (2.43%) Clustering
5 9 (2.19%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.95%) CMDB
6 8 (1.95%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (1.70%) Machine to Machine
8 6 (1.46%) Performance Metrics
9 4 (0.97%) DTV
10 3 (0.73%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.49%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.49%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.49%) AS400
11 2 (0.49%) PKI
11 2 (0.49%) iSeries
11 2 (0.49%) Replication
12 1 (0.24%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 87 (21.17%) Windows
2 38 (9.25%) Linux
3 28 (6.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (6.33%) Windows 7
5 21 (5.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (4.62%) UNIX
7 13 (3.16%) Windows XP
7 13 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.22%) AIX
9 5 (1.22%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.97%) CentOS
11 1 (0.24%) Android
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.24%) HPUX
11 1 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (29.44%) Service Management
2 72 (17.52%) PRINCE2
3 70 (17.03%) Project Management
4 64 (15.57%) Service Delivery
5 61 (14.84%) eTOM
6 42 (10.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 40 (9.73%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (9.49%) Problem Management
9 33 (8.03%) Customer Engagement
10 31 (7.54%) Configuration Management
11 30 (7.30%) Incident Management
12 26 (6.33%) ITSM
13 22 (5.35%) Change Management
13 22 (5.35%) Validation
14 20 (4.87%) Scrum
14 20 (4.87%) TOGAF
14 20 (4.87%) Business Analysis
15 18 (4.38%) CRM
15 18 (4.38%) Continuous Improvement
16 17 (4.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (6.81%) SQL
2 13 (3.16%) PowerShell
3 12 (2.92%) PHP
4 11 (2.68%) Java
5 10 (2.43%) Bash Shell
5 10 (2.43%) VBScript
5 10 (2.43%) C#
6 4 (0.97%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.73%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.73%) C++
7 3 (0.73%) C
7 3 (0.73%) ABAP
7 3 (0.73%) Python
8 2 (0.49%) RPG/400
8 2 (0.49%) RPG IV
8 2 (0.49%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.49%) Perl
8 2 (0.49%) RPG
8 2 (0.49%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 83 (20.19%) Degree
2 72 (17.52%) Security Cleared
3 64 (15.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 59 (14.36%) ITIL Certification
5 56 (13.63%) SC Cleared
6 38 (9.25%) MCSE
7 37 (9.00%) MCITP
8 33 (8.03%) MCTS
9 32 (7.79%) Cisco Certification
10 31 (7.54%) DV Cleared
11 27 (6.57%) PMI Certification
12 21 (5.11%) CISSP
12 21 (5.11%) MCP
13 19 (4.62%) CCNP
14 16 (3.89%) PMP
14 16 (3.89%) CCNA
15 14 (3.41%) ISEB
16 9 (2.19%) CBAP
17 8 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 5 (1.22%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (13.38%) SLA
2 15 (3.65%) PCI DSS
3 12 (2.92%) QA
4 10 (2.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (1.22%) COBIT
7 2 (0.49%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.49%) BS15000
8 1 (0.24%) COSO
8 1 (0.24%) P3O
System Software
1 61 (14.84%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.16%) KVM
4 8 (1.95%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (1.22%) Firmware
5 5 (1.22%) vSphere
6 2 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.49%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (0.49%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.24%) XenApp
7 1 (0.24%) XenServer
7 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.24%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 21 (5.11%) SCOM
2 14 (3.41%) SCCM
3 10 (2.43%) Vagrant
3 10 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (2.19%) Puppet
5 8 (1.95%) SCSM
5 8 (1.95%) WMI
6 7 (1.70%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (1.22%) Nagios
7 5 (1.22%) OpenView
8 4 (0.97%) FortiGate
8 4 (0.97%) MOM
8 4 (0.97%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.73%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (0.73%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.73%) Cisco Prime
9 3 (0.73%) NSN NetAct
10 1 (0.24%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.24%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 112 (27.25%) Microsoft
2 46 (11.19%) HP
3 43 (10.46%) Cisco
4 31 (7.54%) Remedy
5 26 (6.33%) VMware
6 22 (5.35%) BMC
7 18 (4.38%) Fortinet
7 18 (4.38%) F5
8 17 (4.14%) Citrix
8 17 (4.14%) CheckPoint
9 16 (3.89%) IBM
10 15 (3.65%) AlgoSec
10 15 (3.65%) Tufin
11 14 (3.41%) EMC
12 12 (2.92%) Symantec
12 12 (2.92%) SAP
12 12 (2.92%) CA
13 10 (2.43%) Huawei
14 9 (2.19%) Red Hat
15 8 (1.95%) Lotus
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