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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 12 14 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing ITIL 236 191 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.99% 7.81% 6.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.33% 10.40% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 97 70
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £165 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £468 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 5 14
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.07 £23.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% -28.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.40 £14.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.09 £17.07 £30.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%
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
1914 1837 1819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.94% 75.07% 70.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1123 909 845
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 22 37
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.07 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.25% -35.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £14.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £59.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +9 76 £400 -2.73% 27
Bracknell +2 31 £322 +104.44% 4
Slough -1 24 £315 -5.97% 4
Newbury +1 22 £363 -17.14% 4
Maidenhead -4 7 £375 +70.45% 6
ITIL
South East

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 126 (29.10%) Service Management
2 119 (27.48%) Telecoms
3 99 (22.86%) Windows
4 87 (20.09%) Microsoft
5 84 (19.40%) Project Management
6 71 (16.40%) Incident Management
7 59 (13.63%) SLA
8 56 (12.93%) Finance
9 54 (12.47%) ITIL Certification
10 53 (12.24%) PRINCE2
10 53 (12.24%) ITSM
10 53 (12.24%) Security Cleared
11 48 (11.09%) Active Directory
12 46 (10.62%) Degree
13 44 (10.16%) MS Excel
14 43 (9.93%) SQL
14 43 (9.93%) HP
14 43 (9.93%) Change Management
15 41 (9.47%) Remedy
16 39 (9.01%) Agile Software Development
17 37 (8.55%) Windows 7
17 37 (8.55%) UNIX
17 37 (8.55%) Data Centre
18 36 (8.31%) MS Office
18 36 (8.31%) Service Delivery
18 36 (8.31%) Problem Management
19 35 (8.08%) Linux
20 34 (7.85%) Oracle
21 33 (7.62%) Stakeholder Management
22 32 (7.39%) DV Cleared

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (5.08%) CMS
2 20 (4.62%) MS Exchange
3 15 (3.46%) SharePoint
3 15 (3.46%) WebSphere
4 11 (2.54%) WebLogic
5 9 (2.08%) Apache
6 7 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.39%) Lync
7 6 (1.39%) IIS
7 6 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (1.39%) Oracle Application Server
8 5 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (1.15%) Commerce Server
9 4 (0.92%) Live Communications Server
9 4 (0.92%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (0.69%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.46%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 44 (10.16%) MS Excel
2 36 (8.31%) MS Office
3 20 (4.62%) MS Visio
4 15 (3.46%) MS Project
5 9 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (3.93%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (2.31%) Maximo
3 9 (2.08%) Remedy AR System
4 7 (1.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.92%) assyst
5 4 (0.92%) Fredhopper
6 3 (0.69%) SAP CCM
6 3 (0.69%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.39%) SaaS
3 5 (1.15%) Office 365
4 3 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.23%) IaaS
6 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.70%) LAN
2 25 (5.77%) WAN
3 18 (4.16%) SAN
3 18 (4.16%) Firewall
4 14 (3.23%) VPN
5 13 (3.00%) Network Security
6 11 (2.54%) TCP/IP
7 9 (2.08%) DNS
8 8 (1.85%) Internet
8 8 (1.85%) LTE
9 7 (1.62%) 3G
10 5 (1.15%) SSL
10 5 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (1.15%) HTTP
10 5 (1.15%) VoIP
10 5 (1.15%) 4G
10 5 (1.15%) Radio Access Network
10 5 (1.15%) VoLTE
11 4 (0.92%) Intranet
11 4 (0.92%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.54%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.85%) DB2
3 11 (2.54%) OLAP
4 8 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (1.85%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (1.62%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (1.39%) Oracle OLAP
7 5 (1.15%) DataStage
7 5 (1.15%) Big Data
8 4 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.92%) MySQL
9 3 (0.69%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.46%) MS Access
11 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle Discoverer
11 1 (0.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (1.15%) Toad
2 1 (0.23%) RequisitePro
2 1 (0.23%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 119 (27.48%) Telecoms
2 56 (12.93%) Finance
3 17 (3.93%) Retail
4 14 (3.23%) Marketing
5 10 (2.31%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.08%) Billing
7 8 (1.85%) Front Office
8 7 (1.62%) Electronics
9 6 (1.39%) Back Office
10 4 (0.92%) Advertising
11 3 (0.69%) Banking
11 3 (0.69%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.46%) Law
13 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 81 (18.71%) Analyst
2 43 (9.93%) Project Manager
3 37 (8.55%) Service Manager
4 30 (6.93%) Consultant
4 30 (6.93%) Support Engineer
5 27 (6.24%) Transition Manager
6 25 (5.77%) Incident Manager
7 22 (5.08%) Business Analyst
8 21 (4.85%) Service Transition Manager
9 20 (4.62%) Service Analyst
10 19 (4.39%) Architect
11 16 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
12 15 (3.46%) Technical Manager
12 15 (3.46%) Service Desk Engineer
12 15 (3.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 12 (2.77%) Service Improvement Consultant
14 11 (2.54%) Problem Manager
14 11 (2.54%) Solutions Architect
15 10 (2.31%) Network Engineer
16 9 (2.08%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.93%) Web Services
2 13 (3.00%) HTML
3 11 (2.54%) XML
4 9 (2.08%) CSS
4 9 (2.08%) Middleware
4 9 (2.08%) Ajax
5 7 (1.62%) .NET
6 6 (1.39%) JSON
6 6 (1.39%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (0.92%) .NET Framework
7 4 (0.92%) Worklight
8 3 (0.69%) J2EE
9 2 (0.46%) JSP
9 2 (0.46%) SOAP
10 1 (0.23%) WAP
10 1 (0.23%) ADO.NET
10 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.23%) EJB
10 1 (0.23%) REST
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.55%) Data Centre
2 28 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (4.16%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.70%) CMDB
5 12 (2.77%) Mainframe
6 10 (2.31%) AS400
7 9 (2.08%) iSeries
8 7 (1.62%) DTV
9 6 (1.39%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.39%) Clustering
9 6 (1.39%) Statistics
10 5 (1.15%) Replication
10 5 (1.15%) Smart Meter
10 5 (1.15%) Performance Metrics
11 4 (0.92%) Wiki
11 4 (0.92%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.69%) PMI
12 3 (0.69%) Mobile Payment
13 2 (0.46%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.46%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 99 (22.86%) Windows
2 37 (8.55%) Windows 7
2 37 (8.55%) UNIX
3 35 (8.08%) Linux
4 15 (3.46%) AIX
5 12 (2.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.31%) Windows XP
7 9 (2.08%) zOS
8 7 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.15%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.92%) Solaris
11 3 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.23%) SUSE
12 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (29.10%) Service Management
2 84 (19.40%) Project Management
3 71 (16.40%) Incident Management
4 53 (12.24%) PRINCE2
4 53 (12.24%) ITSM
5 43 (9.93%) Change Management
6 39 (9.01%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (8.31%) Problem Management
7 36 (8.31%) Service Delivery
8 33 (7.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 31 (7.16%) Configuration Management
10 27 (6.24%) Root Cause Analysis
11 25 (5.77%) Release Management
11 25 (5.77%) eTOM
12 23 (5.31%) CRM
12 23 (5.31%) Change Control
13 20 (4.62%) Waterfall
14 16 (3.70%) ITIL V3
15 15 (3.46%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (3.46%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 43 (9.93%) SQL
2 18 (4.16%) Java
3 11 (2.54%) Perl
4 10 (2.31%) VB
5 8 (1.85%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.85%) C
6 7 (1.62%) PL/SQL
7 6 (1.39%) VBScript
7 6 (1.39%) Shell Script
7 6 (1.39%) C#
7 6 (1.39%) C-shell
8 5 (1.15%) C++
9 3 (0.69%) COBOL
9 3 (0.69%) PHP
9 3 (0.69%) Python
10 2 (0.46%) VB6
11 1 (0.23%) Ruby
11 1 (0.23%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (12.47%) ITIL Certification
2 53 (12.24%) Security Cleared
3 46 (10.62%) Degree
4 32 (7.39%) DV Cleared
5 25 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (5.31%) SC Cleared
7 21 (4.85%) MCSE
8 19 (4.39%) MCP
9 15 (3.46%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (2.77%) PMI Certification
11 11 (2.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 11 (2.54%) ISEB
12 10 (2.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 9 (2.08%) HNC
13 9 (2.08%) HND
13 9 (2.08%) CCNA
13 9 (2.08%) PMP
14 8 (1.85%) CCNP
15 6 (1.39%) MCTS
15 6 (1.39%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (13.63%) SLA
2 18 (4.16%) QA
3 7 (1.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.46%) COBIT
5 2 (0.46%) TickIT
5 2 (0.46%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.23%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 48 (11.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.69%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.23%) Firmware
5 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (2.31%) SCOM
2 9 (2.08%) NetBackup
3 6 (1.39%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (1.39%) Tivoli
4 5 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (1.15%) SCCM
5 4 (0.92%) Cisco IPCC
5 4 (0.92%) Nagios
5 4 (0.92%) WSUS
6 3 (0.69%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.69%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.46%) Netcool
7 2 (0.46%) OVSD
7 2 (0.46%) HP NNM
7 2 (0.46%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Statspack
8 1 (0.23%) Control-M
Vendors
1 87 (20.09%) Microsoft
2 43 (9.93%) HP
3 41 (9.47%) Remedy
4 34 (7.85%) Oracle
5 28 (6.47%) Cisco
6 25 (5.77%) VMware
7 24 (5.54%) Symantec
7 24 (5.54%) SAP
8 20 (4.62%) Citrix
9 18 (4.16%) ServiceNow
10 17 (3.93%) BMC
11 15 (3.46%) EMC
11 15 (3.46%) CheckPoint
12 10 (2.31%) Amdocs
12 10 (2.31%) Huawei
13 9 (2.08%) Juniper
13 9 (2.08%) CA
13 9 (2.08%) NetApp
14 8 (1.85%) Ericsson
14 8 (1.85%) webMethods
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