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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 12 38 39
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 218 117 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.22% 4.66% 4.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.67% 6.82% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 40 35
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£400 £350 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £210 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 20
Average hourly rate £22.42 £18.45 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.50% +27.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.45 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.83 £21.15 £27.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
1868 1716 1816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.41% 68.37% 68.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 987 874 712
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £242 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 49 62
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.29% +6.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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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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 +20 72 £385 +33.91% 17
Newbury +10 21 £440 +10.00% 7
Slough +3 21 £325 -13.33% 6
Bracknell +4 17 £389 +19.61% 5
Maidenhead +5 15 £413 -18.31% 1
Thatcham - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 1
ITIL
South East

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 125 (30.71%) Telecoms
2 115 (28.26%) Service Management
3 100 (24.57%) Microsoft
4 88 (21.62%) Windows
5 71 (17.44%) Project Management
6 70 (17.20%) ITIL Certification
7 66 (16.22%) Active Directory
7 66 (16.22%) Service Delivery
8 65 (15.97%) Security Cleared
9 64 (15.72%) Degree
10 60 (14.74%) PRINCE2
11 58 (14.25%) MS Office
12 56 (13.76%) MS Excel
13 53 (13.02%) eTOM
14 52 (12.78%) SLA
14 52 (12.78%) Finance
15 50 (12.29%) HP
16 48 (11.79%) Microsoft Certification
16 48 (11.79%) SC Cleared
17 42 (10.32%) Problem Management
17 42 (10.32%) Linux
18 39 (9.58%) Internet
18 39 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
19 37 (9.09%) MS Visio
19 37 (9.09%) Cisco
20 36 (8.85%) Agile Software Development
21 33 (8.11%) ITSM
22 32 (7.86%) Remedy
22 32 (7.86%) Windows Server 2008
23 31 (7.62%) MCSE

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 24 (5.90%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.44%) Apache
2 14 (3.44%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.46%) Drupal
3 10 (2.46%) IIS
4 9 (2.21%) Lync
5 7 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.47%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.47%) IBM Notes
7 5 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.98%) CMS
8 4 (0.98%) MQSeries
8 4 (0.98%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.49%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.25%) GroupWise
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 58 (14.25%) MS Office
2 56 (13.76%) MS Excel
3 37 (9.09%) MS Visio
4 18 (4.42%) MS Project
5 16 (3.93%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.25%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (3.93%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.98%) Misys Midas
4 2 (0.49%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (0.49%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.49%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.25%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.25%) Endur
5 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.25%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.72%) Office 365
2 5 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.74%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.25%) SaaS
4 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (9.58%) Internet
2 28 (6.88%) TCP/IP
3 24 (5.90%) Firewall
3 24 (5.90%) 3G
3 24 (5.90%) DNS
4 23 (5.65%) 4G
5 22 (5.41%) VPN
5 22 (5.41%) DHCP
6 18 (4.42%) WAN
6 18 (4.42%) LAN
7 16 (3.93%) Radio Access Network
8 15 (3.69%) LTE
8 15 (3.69%) Network Security
9 14 (3.44%) OSPF
10 13 (3.19%) Broadband
11 12 (2.95%) RIP
12 11 (2.70%) SSL
12 11 (2.70%) IPsec
13 9 (2.21%) SAN
14 8 (1.97%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.19%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.97%) DB2
3 7 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.47%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.74%) DataStage
6 2 (0.49%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.49%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (2.46%) Bitbucket
1 10 (2.46%) Jenkins
1 10 (2.46%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.98%) ERwin
3 2 (0.49%) Fiddler
3 2 (0.49%) Toad
3 2 (0.49%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.25%) StarTeam
General
1 125 (30.71%) Telecoms
2 52 (12.78%) Finance
3 24 (5.90%) Retail
4 21 (5.16%) Billing
5 7 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.72%) Marketing
6 5 (1.23%) Electronics
6 5 (1.23%) Banking
7 4 (0.98%) Advertising
7 4 (0.98%) Back Office
8 2 (0.49%) German Language
8 2 (0.49%) Games
8 2 (0.49%) Legal
9 1 (0.25%) Automotive
9 1 (0.25%) Publishing
9 1 (0.25%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.25%) French Language
Job Titles
1 78 (19.16%) Analyst
2 43 (10.57%) Service Manager
3 36 (8.85%) Project Manager
4 30 (7.37%) Support Engineer
5 29 (7.13%) Architect
6 27 (6.63%) Service Analyst
7 25 (6.14%) Delivery Manager
8 23 (5.65%) Business Analyst
9 18 (4.42%) Consultant
10 17 (4.18%) Services Delivery Manager
11 15 (3.69%) Transition Manager
12 14 (3.44%) Design Engineer
13 13 (3.19%) Solutions Architect
14 12 (2.95%) Service Desk Analyst
14 12 (2.95%) Support Analyst
14 12 (2.95%) 2nd Line Support
14 12 (2.95%) Administrator
14 12 (2.95%) Service Transition Manager
15 11 (2.70%) Incident Manager
15 11 (2.70%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.19%) REST
1 13 (3.19%) Web Services
2 12 (2.95%) XML
3 11 (2.70%) .NET
4 10 (2.46%) LAMP
5 6 (1.47%) Software Packaging
6 5 (1.23%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.74%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.49%) Ajax
8 2 (0.49%) LINQ
8 2 (0.49%) WCF
8 2 (0.49%) Silverlight
8 2 (0.49%) ADO.NET
8 2 (0.49%) FastCGI
8 2 (0.49%) Windows Identity Foundation
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.25%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.25%) Apache Camel
9 1 (0.25%) CSS
9 1 (0.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.69%) Management Information System
3 12 (2.95%) CMDB
4 11 (2.70%) PMI
5 10 (2.46%) Open Source
6 9 (2.21%) SecurID
7 6 (1.47%) Mainframe
7 6 (1.47%) iSeries
8 5 (1.23%) Machine to Machine
8 5 (1.23%) DTV
8 5 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.23%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.98%) Clustering
9 4 (0.98%) Replication
9 4 (0.98%) AS400
9 4 (0.98%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.49%) Statistics
10 2 (0.49%) Blog
10 2 (0.49%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.49%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 88 (21.62%) Windows
2 42 (10.32%) Linux
3 32 (7.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (6.63%) UNIX
5 26 (6.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (5.90%) Windows 7
7 17 (4.18%) Windows XP
8 15 (3.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (1.72%) HPUX
11 6 (1.47%) Solaris
12 2 (0.49%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.25%) Android
13 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (28.26%) Service Management
2 71 (17.44%) Project Management
3 66 (16.22%) Service Delivery
4 60 (14.74%) PRINCE2
5 53 (13.02%) eTOM
6 42 (10.32%) Problem Management
7 36 (8.85%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (8.11%) ITSM
9 25 (6.14%) Change Management
10 23 (5.65%) Incident Management
10 23 (5.65%) Time Management
11 21 (5.16%) Configuration Management
12 20 (4.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (4.91%) Continuous Improvement
13 19 (4.67%) Validation
13 19 (4.67%) Business Analysis
14 18 (4.42%) Scrum
15 17 (4.18%) Business Intelligence
16 16 (3.93%) CRM
16 16 (3.93%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 27 (6.63%) SQL
2 12 (2.95%) PHP
3 10 (2.46%) PowerShell
3 10 (2.46%) Bash Shell
4 6 (1.47%) RPG
4 6 (1.47%) RPG IV
5 5 (1.23%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.98%) VBScript
6 4 (0.98%) RPG/400
7 3 (0.74%) Java
7 3 (0.74%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.74%) Perl
7 3 (0.74%) C
7 3 (0.74%) C#
7 3 (0.74%) Python
7 3 (0.74%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.49%) Ruby
8 2 (0.49%) C++
9 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 70 (17.20%) ITIL Certification
2 65 (15.97%) Security Cleared
3 64 (15.72%) Degree
4 48 (11.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 48 (11.79%) SC Cleared
5 31 (7.62%) MCSE
6 27 (6.63%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (6.39%) DV Cleared
7 26 (6.39%) MCITP
8 24 (5.90%) PMI Certification
9 20 (4.91%) MCTS
10 18 (4.42%) CISSP
11 15 (3.69%) MCP
11 15 (3.69%) CCNA
12 13 (3.19%) ISEB
12 13 (3.19%) PMP
13 12 (2.95%) CCNP
14 9 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 8 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 8 (1.97%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (12.78%) SLA
2 12 (2.95%) PCI DSS
3 11 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (1.47%) COBIT
5 6 (1.47%) QA
6 5 (1.23%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.49%) BS15000
8 1 (0.25%) P3O
8 1 (0.25%) COSO
8 1 (0.25%) BS25999
System Software
1 66 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 21 (5.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.19%) KVM
4 11 (2.70%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.72%) vSphere
6 4 (0.98%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.49%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.49%) vCloud
8 2 (0.49%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (0.49%) XenApp
8 2 (0.49%) XenServer
9 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (2.46%) SCOM
1 10 (2.46%) Vagrant
1 10 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (2.21%) Puppet
2 9 (2.21%) SCCM
3 6 (1.47%) OpenView
3 6 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (1.23%) Nagios
5 4 (0.98%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.98%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (0.74%) NSN NetAct
6 3 (0.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (0.74%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.74%) WMI
7 2 (0.49%) WSUS
7 2 (0.49%) Netcool
7 2 (0.49%) SCSM
8 1 (0.25%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.25%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.25%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 100 (24.57%) Microsoft
2 50 (12.29%) HP
3 37 (9.09%) Cisco
4 32 (7.86%) Remedy
5 26 (6.39%) BMC
5 26 (6.39%) VMware
6 22 (5.41%) Citrix
7 17 (4.18%) IBM
8 14 (3.44%) CheckPoint
9 12 (2.95%) Oracle
9 12 (2.95%) F5
10 11 (2.70%) SAP
10 11 (2.70%) EMC
10 11 (2.70%) Fortinet
11 10 (2.46%) Red Hat
11 10 (2.46%) ServiceNow
12 9 (2.21%) Tufin
12 9 (2.21%) AlgoSec
12 9 (2.21%) Symantec
13 8 (1.97%) Huawei
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Volt
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £130 - £160 per day
Posted: 16 days ago