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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 15 28 40
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +12
Contract jobs citing ITIL 188 149 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.72% 5.86% 3.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.47% 8.53% 5.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 60 47
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£375 £328 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -14.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £218 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £476 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 8
Average hourly rate £17.04 £21.25 £10.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.83% +104.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £13.55 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.07 £28.65 £16.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.94 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-8.92% +16.66%
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
1795 1747 2125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.75% 68.67% 67.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 892 824 755
Average daily rate £390 £375 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 35 43
Average hourly rate £17.07 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -1 54 £411 +39.40% 18
Slough +11 30 £343 +14.16% 8
Bracknell +14 18 £150 +16.27% 2
Newbury +10 13 £425 +6.25% 1
Maidenhead +1 12 £165 -52.85% 5
Windsor - - - - 1
Wokingham - - - -
ITIL
South East

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 98 (25.65%) Windows
2 94 (24.61%) Service Management
3 81 (21.20%) Telecoms
4 76 (19.90%) Microsoft
5 65 (17.02%) ITIL Certification
6 62 (16.23%) Project Management
7 61 (15.97%) Active Directory
8 60 (15.71%) PRINCE2
9 55 (14.40%) SLA
10 54 (14.14%) Security Cleared
11 52 (13.61%) MS Excel
11 52 (13.61%) MS Office
11 52 (13.61%) Service Delivery
11 52 (13.61%) Degree
12 50 (13.09%) Finance
13 42 (10.99%) SQL
14 40 (10.47%) ITSM
15 39 (10.21%) Cisco
15 39 (10.21%) HP
16 38 (9.95%) SC Cleared
17 37 (9.69%) Microsoft Certification
18 34 (8.90%) Citrix
18 34 (8.90%) Problem Management
19 33 (8.64%) Change Management
19 33 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
20 31 (8.12%) UNIX
21 30 (7.85%) Agile Software Development
22 29 (7.59%) Linux
22 29 (7.59%) Oracle
23 28 (7.33%) WAN

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (4.97%) SharePoint
2 18 (4.71%) MS Exchange
3 16 (4.19%) IBM Notes
4 10 (2.62%) Apache
4 10 (2.62%) Lync
5 9 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (2.36%) WebSphere
6 8 (2.09%) IIS
7 5 (1.31%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.31%) Drupal
8 4 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.79%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.52%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.52%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.26%) TIBCO EMS
11 1 (0.26%) CMS
Applications
1 52 (13.61%) MS Office
1 52 (13.61%) MS Excel
2 27 (7.07%) MS Visio
3 15 (3.93%) MS Project
4 13 (3.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.26%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 20 (5.24%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (2.36%) SAP FI
2 9 (2.36%) SAP FI/CO
2 9 (2.36%) SAP CO
3 8 (2.09%) Remedy AR System
4 3 (0.79%) SAP GRC
4 3 (0.79%) SAP FSCM
4 3 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.79%) Misys Midas
5 2 (0.52%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.52%) CSG Singleview
5 2 (0.52%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.26%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.31%) Office 365
2 4 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.79%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.33%) WAN
2 27 (7.07%) Firewall
3 25 (6.54%) LAN
3 25 (6.54%) Internet
4 22 (5.76%) DNS
5 20 (5.24%) TCP/IP
6 17 (4.45%) VPN
6 17 (4.45%) DHCP
7 14 (3.66%) 3G
8 13 (3.40%) 4G
9 9 (2.36%) Network Security
9 9 (2.36%) LTE
9 9 (2.36%) OSPF
9 9 (2.36%) SAN
10 8 (2.09%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (1.83%) VoIP
12 6 (1.57%) RIP
12 6 (1.57%) Cisco PIX
12 6 (1.57%) IPsec
13 5 (1.31%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.88%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (2.36%) Oracle Database
3 8 (2.09%) DB2
4 6 (1.57%) SAP BW
5 3 (0.79%) DataStage
5 3 (0.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.52%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.52%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.26%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 5 (1.31%) StarTeam
1 5 (1.31%) Git (software)
1 5 (1.31%) Bitbucket
1 5 (1.31%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.79%) Toad
2 3 (0.79%) ERwin
3 1 (0.26%) MSI
3 1 (0.26%) Ant
3 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.26%) Hudson
3 1 (0.26%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.26%) Gradle
General
1 81 (21.20%) Telecoms
2 50 (13.09%) Finance
3 21 (5.50%) Retail
4 10 (2.62%) Billing
5 7 (1.83%) Banking
5 7 (1.83%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.05%) Back Office
6 4 (1.05%) Legal
7 3 (0.79%) General Ledger
7 3 (0.79%) Electronics
7 3 (0.79%) Front Office
7 3 (0.79%) Advertising
7 3 (0.79%) Marketing
8 2 (0.52%) Publishing
8 2 (0.52%) Games
8 2 (0.52%) Local Government
9 1 (0.26%) Law
9 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 96 (25.13%) Analyst
2 37 (9.69%) Project Manager
3 29 (7.59%) Service Analyst
4 24 (6.28%) Support Engineer
4 24 (6.28%) Service Manager
5 22 (5.76%) Support Analyst
6 17 (4.45%) Consultant
6 17 (4.45%) Architect
6 17 (4.45%) Service Desk Analyst
7 16 (4.19%) Technical Manager
8 15 (3.93%) Transition Manager
9 14 (3.66%) Business Analyst
9 14 (3.66%) Technical Project Manager
9 14 (3.66%) 2nd Line Support
10 13 (3.40%) Incident Manager
11 12 (3.14%) Configuration Analyst
12 11 (2.88%) Administrator
13 10 (2.62%) Remedy Analyst
13 10 (2.62%) Service Transition Manager
14 9 (2.36%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.62%) Web Services
2 8 (2.09%) XML
2 8 (2.09%) .NET
3 6 (1.57%) REST
4 5 (1.31%) LAMP
5 4 (1.05%) Middleware
5 4 (1.05%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.79%) MDX
6 3 (0.79%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.52%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.52%) Web Dynpro
7 2 (0.52%) SAP Smart Forms
7 2 (0.52%) BAPI
7 2 (0.52%) SAP XI
7 2 (0.52%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.52%) EDI
7 2 (0.52%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.26%) Rendezvous
8 1 (0.26%) XSLT
8 1 (0.26%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.14%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.36%) CMDB
4 7 (1.83%) iSeries
4 7 (1.83%) Client/Server
4 7 (1.83%) Clustering
5 6 (1.57%) Thin Client
5 6 (1.57%) Blackberry
5 6 (1.57%) Fat Client
6 5 (1.31%) Open Source
6 5 (1.31%) AS400
7 4 (1.05%) Replication
7 4 (1.05%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.79%) DTV
8 3 (0.79%) SecurID
8 3 (0.79%) SWIFT
8 3 (0.79%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.52%) Blog
9 2 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.52%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 98 (25.65%) Windows
2 31 (8.12%) UNIX
3 29 (7.59%) Linux
4 23 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (5.76%) Windows 7
6 20 (5.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (4.19%) Windows XP
8 12 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (2.09%) Solaris
10 7 (1.83%) HPUX
11 3 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.52%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.52%) AIX
13 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (24.61%) Service Management
2 62 (16.23%) Project Management
3 60 (15.71%) PRINCE2
4 52 (13.61%) Service Delivery
5 40 (10.47%) ITSM
6 34 (8.90%) Problem Management
7 33 (8.64%) Change Management
8 30 (7.85%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (6.28%) eTOM
10 23 (6.02%) Incident Management
11 22 (5.76%) ITIL V3
12 21 (5.50%) Configuration Management
13 20 (5.24%) Migration
14 19 (4.97%) Time Management
15 18 (4.71%) Root Cause Analysis
16 17 (4.45%) ITIL V2
16 17 (4.45%) Asset Management
17 16 (4.19%) Waterfall
18 14 (3.66%) CRM
19 13 (3.40%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 42 (10.99%) SQL
2 11 (2.88%) PowerShell
3 8 (2.09%) Shell Script
4 6 (1.57%) ABAP
4 6 (1.57%) PHP
5 5 (1.31%) RPG
5 5 (1.31%) Bash Shell
5 5 (1.31%) RPG IV
6 4 (1.05%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.79%) VBScript
7 3 (0.79%) RPG/400
8 2 (0.52%) Perl
8 2 (0.52%) Java
8 2 (0.52%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.52%) Python
8 2 (0.52%) SAPscript
9 1 (0.26%) Ruby
9 1 (0.26%) Groovy
9 1 (0.26%) VBA
9 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 65 (17.02%) ITIL Certification
2 54 (14.14%) Security Cleared
3 52 (13.61%) Degree
4 38 (9.95%) SC Cleared
5 37 (9.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (5.24%) MCITP
7 19 (4.97%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (4.45%) MCSE
8 17 (4.45%) MCTS
9 12 (3.14%) PMI Certification
9 12 (3.14%) CCNA
10 11 (2.88%) CISSP
10 11 (2.88%) DV Cleared
11 10 (2.62%) PMP
11 10 (2.62%) ISEB
12 9 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (1.83%) CCNP
14 6 (1.57%) MCP
14 6 (1.57%) CCA
14 6 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (14.40%) SLA
2 11 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (1.57%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.31%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.31%) COBIT
5 3 (0.79%) QA
6 2 (0.52%) BS25999
7 1 (0.26%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.26%) COSO
System Software
1 61 (15.97%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.14%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.83%) vSphere
5 6 (1.57%) KVM
6 5 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.31%) XenApp
6 5 (1.31%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.05%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.52%) XenServer
9 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (2.09%) SCCM
1 8 (2.09%) HP UCMDB
2 7 (1.83%) WMI
3 6 (1.57%) SCOM
4 5 (1.31%) Vagrant
4 5 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.05%) Puppet
5 4 (1.05%) WSUS
6 3 (0.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.52%) OpenView
8 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.26%) Netcool
8 1 (0.26%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.26%) Nagios
8 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.26%) NSN NetAct
8 1 (0.26%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 76 (19.90%) Microsoft
2 39 (10.21%) HP
2 39 (10.21%) Cisco
3 34 (8.90%) Citrix
4 29 (7.59%) Oracle
5 27 (7.07%) Remedy
5 27 (7.07%) VMware
6 21 (5.50%) SAP
7 20 (5.24%) BMC
8 16 (4.19%) Lotus
9 15 (3.93%) IBM
10 12 (3.14%) CheckPoint
11 10 (2.62%) ServiceNow
12 9 (2.36%) F5
13 8 (2.09%) Serena
13 8 (2.09%) Juniper
14 7 (1.83%) LANDesk
15 6 (1.57%) Symantec
16 5 (1.31%) Fortinet
16 5 (1.31%) Borland
Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £17.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £320.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Berkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per day + dep on experience
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £12.00 - £17.00 per annum + Great Company
Posted: 25 days ago