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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 10 37 42
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +5
Contract jobs citing ITIL 213 129 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.63% 4.93% 3.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.94% 7.23% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 43 44
Average daily rate
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£378 £335 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.68% -12.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £210 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £419 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £323
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 13
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.20 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.56% +25.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.10 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.53 £24.50 £19.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.93
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +0.47%
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
1784 1785 2041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.26% 68.21% 68.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 898 895 742
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 46 49
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.75 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 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
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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 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 +14 64 £400 +42.22% 25
Slough +17 24 £343 -23.88% 6
Maidenhead +5 18 £425 +41.66% 1
Newbury +11 17 £463 +15.62% 9
Bracknell +12 13 £378 +79.76% 5
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
ITIL
South East

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 109 (26.72%) Service Management
2 101 (24.75%) Telecoms
3 98 (24.02%) Windows
4 88 (21.57%) Microsoft
5 69 (16.91%) ITIL Certification
6 63 (15.44%) Active Directory
6 63 (15.44%) Project Management
7 58 (14.22%) Finance
7 58 (14.22%) MS Office
8 57 (13.97%) Security Cleared
9 56 (13.73%) MS Excel
9 56 (13.73%) Service Delivery
10 55 (13.48%) SLA
11 53 (12.99%) PRINCE2
12 52 (12.75%) Degree
13 46 (11.27%) HP
14 42 (10.29%) eTOM
15 41 (10.05%) SC Cleared
16 40 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
16 40 (9.80%) Linux
17 39 (9.56%) Problem Management
18 38 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
19 37 (9.07%) ITSM
20 36 (8.82%) Remedy
20 36 (8.82%) UNIX
20 36 (8.82%) Cisco
21 35 (8.58%) Citrix
22 34 (8.33%) SQL
23 33 (8.09%) MS Visio
23 33 (8.09%) Internet

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (4.66%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.92%) MS Exchange
3 15 (3.68%) IBM Notes
3 15 (3.68%) Apache
4 10 (2.45%) IIS
4 10 (2.45%) Drupal
4 10 (2.45%) Lync
5 9 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (2.21%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.23%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.23%) CMS
7 4 (0.98%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.49%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.25%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.25%) GroupWise
9 1 (0.25%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 58 (14.22%) MS Office
2 56 (13.73%) MS Excel
3 33 (8.09%) MS Visio
4 17 (4.17%) MS Project
5 14 (3.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.25%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 21 (5.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (1.96%) Remedy AR System
3 6 (1.47%) SAP FI
3 6 (1.47%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (1.47%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.98%) Misys Midas
5 3 (0.74%) SAP FSCM
5 3 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.49%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.49%) CSG Singleview
6 2 (0.49%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.25%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.72%) Office 365
2 5 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.74%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (8.09%) Internet
2 26 (6.37%) TCP/IP
2 26 (6.37%) WAN
3 23 (5.64%) LAN
3 23 (5.64%) Firewall
4 22 (5.39%) DNS
5 19 (4.66%) 3G
6 18 (4.41%) DHCP
6 18 (4.41%) 4G
7 15 (3.68%) VPN
8 13 (3.19%) Radio Access Network
8 13 (3.19%) LTE
9 9 (2.21%) Network Security
9 9 (2.21%) SAN
10 8 (1.96%) OSPF
10 8 (1.96%) Broadband
11 7 (1.72%) DSL
12 6 (1.47%) Cisco PIX
12 6 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (1.47%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.96%) DB2
3 8 (1.96%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.74%) SAP BW
4 3 (0.74%) DataStage
5 2 (0.49%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.49%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (0.49%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.49%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (2.45%) Git (software)
1 10 (2.45%) Bitbucket
1 10 (2.45%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.98%) ERwin
3 3 (0.74%) Toad
4 2 (0.49%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.49%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.49%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.25%) Hudson
5 1 (0.25%) Ant
5 1 (0.25%) MSI
5 1 (0.25%) Gradle
General
1 101 (24.75%) Telecoms
2 58 (14.22%) Finance
3 24 (5.88%) Retail
4 16 (3.92%) Billing
5 8 (1.96%) Banking
6 7 (1.72%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.23%) Marketing
8 4 (0.98%) Back Office
9 3 (0.74%) Electronics
9 3 (0.74%) Advertising
10 2 (0.49%) Legal
10 2 (0.49%) Games
10 2 (0.49%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.49%) Local Government
10 2 (0.49%) Front Office
11 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.25%) Automotive
11 1 (0.25%) Law
11 1 (0.25%) Publishing
11 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 96 (23.53%) Analyst
2 36 (8.82%) Project Manager
3 28 (6.86%) Architect
4 27 (6.62%) Support Engineer
4 27 (6.62%) Service Analyst
5 26 (6.37%) Service Manager
6 23 (5.64%) Support Analyst
7 20 (4.90%) Business Analyst
8 19 (4.66%) Consultant
9 15 (3.68%) Delivery Manager
10 14 (3.43%) Technical Manager
10 14 (3.43%) Administrator
11 13 (3.19%) 2nd Line Support
11 13 (3.19%) Solutions Architect
11 13 (3.19%) Service Desk Analyst
12 12 (2.94%) Technical Project Manager
13 11 (2.70%) 1st Line Support
13 11 (2.70%) Transition Manager
13 11 (2.70%) Incident Manager
14 10 (2.45%) Remedy Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.19%) Web Services
1 13 (3.19%) REST
2 11 (2.70%) XML
3 10 (2.45%) .NET
3 10 (2.45%) LAMP
4 4 (0.98%) .NET Framework
4 4 (0.98%) Software Packaging
5 3 (0.74%) Middleware
5 3 (0.74%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.49%) WCF
6 2 (0.49%) Silverlight
6 2 (0.49%) LINQ
6 2 (0.49%) ADO.NET
6 2 (0.49%) Ajax
6 2 (0.49%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 2 (0.49%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.49%) FastCGI
6 2 (0.49%) MDX
7 1 (0.25%) Apache Camel
7 1 (0.25%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.68%) Management Information System
3 10 (2.45%) CMDB
3 10 (2.45%) Open Source
4 8 (1.96%) Client/Server
5 7 (1.72%) iSeries
6 6 (1.47%) Fat Client
6 6 (1.47%) Thin Client
6 6 (1.47%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.23%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.23%) AS400
7 5 (1.23%) Clustering
8 4 (0.98%) Replication
8 4 (0.98%) SWIFT
9 3 (0.74%) DTV
9 3 (0.74%) SecurID
10 2 (0.49%) Statistics
10 2 (0.49%) Blog
10 2 (0.49%) PMI
10 2 (0.49%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 98 (24.02%) Windows
2 40 (9.80%) Linux
3 36 (8.82%) UNIX
4 30 (7.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (5.64%) Windows 7
7 16 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (3.92%) Windows XP
8 8 (1.96%) Solaris
9 7 (1.72%) HPUX
10 6 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.74%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.25%) CentOS
12 1 (0.25%) AIX
12 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (26.72%) Service Management
2 63 (15.44%) Project Management
3 56 (13.73%) Service Delivery
4 53 (12.99%) PRINCE2
5 42 (10.29%) eTOM
6 39 (9.56%) Problem Management
7 37 (9.07%) ITSM
8 32 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (7.60%) Change Management
10 23 (5.64%) Incident Management
11 20 (4.90%) Migration
11 20 (4.90%) Time Management
11 20 (4.90%) ITIL V3
12 19 (4.66%) Configuration Management
13 18 (4.41%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (3.92%) Business Analysis
15 15 (3.68%) Scrum
15 15 (3.68%) CRM
16 14 (3.43%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (3.43%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 34 (8.33%) SQL
2 12 (2.94%) PHP
3 10 (2.45%) Shell Script
3 10 (2.45%) Bash Shell
4 9 (2.21%) PowerShell
5 6 (1.47%) RPG
5 6 (1.47%) RPG IV
5 6 (1.47%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.98%) RPG/400
7 3 (0.74%) Perl
7 3 (0.74%) C#
7 3 (0.74%) Java
7 3 (0.74%) Python
7 3 (0.74%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.74%) ABAP
8 2 (0.49%) VBScript
8 2 (0.49%) Ruby
8 2 (0.49%) C
8 2 (0.49%) C++
9 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (16.91%) ITIL Certification
2 57 (13.97%) Security Cleared
3 52 (12.75%) Degree
4 41 (10.05%) SC Cleared
5 40 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (5.39%) MCITP
7 20 (4.90%) MCSE
8 19 (4.66%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (4.41%) MCTS
9 18 (4.41%) DV Cleared
10 13 (3.19%) PMI Certification
10 13 (3.19%) ISEB
11 12 (2.94%) CISSP
11 12 (2.94%) CCNA
12 11 (2.70%) PMP
13 9 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 8 (1.96%) MCP
14 8 (1.96%) CBAP
15 7 (1.72%) CCNP
16 6 (1.47%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (13.48%) SLA
2 11 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.47%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.23%) QA
5 5 (1.23%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.74%) COBIT
7 1 (0.25%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.25%) BS25999
7 1 (0.25%) COSO
System Software
1 63 (15.44%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.68%) Hyper-V
4 13 (3.19%) KVM
5 8 (1.96%) vSphere
6 4 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.98%) XenApp
6 4 (0.98%) Terminal Services
6 4 (0.98%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.49%) XenServer
9 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (2.45%) Vagrant
1 10 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (2.21%) Puppet
3 7 (1.72%) SCCM
4 6 (1.47%) OpenView
5 5 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.98%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (0.98%) WSUS
6 4 (0.98%) HP UCMDB
7 3 (0.74%) WMI
7 3 (0.74%) NSN NetAct
7 3 (0.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (0.74%) SCOM
7 3 (0.74%) Nagios
7 3 (0.74%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.49%) Netcool
8 2 (0.49%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.25%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.25%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 88 (21.57%) Microsoft
2 46 (11.27%) HP
3 36 (8.82%) Cisco
3 36 (8.82%) Remedy
4 35 (8.58%) Citrix
5 30 (7.35%) BMC
6 28 (6.86%) VMware
7 25 (6.13%) Oracle
8 20 (4.90%) IBM
9 15 (3.68%) Lotus
10 14 (3.43%) SAP
11 10 (2.45%) ServiceNow
12 9 (2.21%) EMC
13 8 (1.96%) CheckPoint
13 8 (1.96%) F5
13 8 (1.96%) LANDesk
14 7 (1.72%) Huawei
14 7 (1.72%) Red Hat
15 6 (1.47%) Symantec
15 6 (1.47%) Juniper
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