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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 11 18 28
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Contract jobs citing ITIL 215 190 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.39% 7.54% 5.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.65% 10.58% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 78 56
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£400 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £151 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 5
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.28 £16.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £24.50 £24.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
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
1845 1796 1652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.01% 71.24% 68.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 878 677
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 35 41
Average hourly rate £21.55 £18.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.08% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £11.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £34.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -6 68 £425 +41.66% 31
Slough +13 35 £313 -10.71% 11
Newbury +13 18 £425 - 7
Maidenhead +6 17 £410 +95.00% 4
Bracknell -6 10 £363 - 4
Wokingham +1 3 £450 -
Windsor - 1 £475 - 1
ITIL
South East

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 144 (34.70%) Telecoms
2 128 (30.84%) Service Management
3 100 (24.10%) Windows
3 100 (24.10%) Microsoft
4 74 (17.83%) Project Management
5 73 (17.59%) Degree
6 63 (15.18%) Service Delivery
7 61 (14.70%) SLA
8 60 (14.46%) Active Directory
9 56 (13.49%) PRINCE2
10 55 (13.25%) ITIL Certification
11 54 (13.01%) Microsoft Certification
11 54 (13.01%) Security Cleared
12 49 (11.81%) Stakeholder Management
13 48 (11.57%) Finance
13 48 (11.57%) MS Excel
14 45 (10.84%) Incident Management
15 43 (10.36%) SQL
16 41 (9.88%) SC Cleared
17 39 (9.40%) ITSM
18 38 (9.16%) Cisco
19 36 (8.67%) Configuration Management
20 35 (8.43%) LAN
21 34 (8.19%) HP
21 34 (8.19%) Change Management
22 33 (7.95%) Remedy
22 33 (7.95%) eTOM
23 32 (7.71%) Java
24 31 (7.47%) MCSE
24 31 (7.47%) Cisco Certification

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 18 (4.34%) MS Exchange
2 16 (3.86%) CMS
3 15 (3.61%) SharePoint
4 14 (3.37%) IIS
5 11 (2.65%) WebSphere
6 8 (1.93%) Lync
6 8 (1.93%) IBM Notes
7 7 (1.69%) GroupWise
8 5 (1.20%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.20%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (0.96%) Apache
9 4 (0.96%) Commerce Server
10 3 (0.72%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (0.72%) Live Communications Server
10 3 (0.72%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.72%) Documentum
10 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
Applications
1 48 (11.57%) MS Excel
2 26 (6.27%) MS Office
3 22 (5.30%) MS Visio
4 14 (3.37%) MS Project
5 12 (2.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (4.58%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.45%) Maximo
3 5 (1.20%) Remedy AR System
4 3 (0.72%) Fredhopper
5 2 (0.48%) Endur
5 2 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.48%) assyst
6 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.24%) Findur
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.20%) SaaS
3 2 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.48%) Office 365
4 1 (0.24%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 35 (8.43%) LAN
2 31 (7.47%) WAN
3 30 (7.23%) VPN
4 22 (5.30%) DNS
4 22 (5.30%) Internet
4 22 (5.30%) Firewall
5 15 (3.61%) Network Security
6 14 (3.37%) Wireless
6 14 (3.37%) Radio Access Network
6 14 (3.37%) WLAN
7 13 (3.13%) DHCP
7 13 (3.13%) 3G
7 13 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (2.89%) IPsec
8 12 (2.89%) SSL
8 12 (2.89%) SAN
8 12 (2.89%) OSPF
9 11 (2.65%) VoIP
10 10 (2.41%) MPLS
10 10 (2.41%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.86%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.65%) DB2
3 3 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (0.72%) SAP BW
3 3 (0.72%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (0.72%) SAP HANA
3 3 (0.72%) Big Data
3 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.48%) MySQL
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.24%) OLAP
5 1 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.96%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.72%) Selenium
2 3 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.48%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.48%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.24%) MSI
4 1 (0.24%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.24%) Fiddler
General
1 144 (34.70%) Telecoms
2 48 (11.57%) Finance
3 22 (5.30%) Billing
4 12 (2.89%) Retail
5 7 (1.69%) Multimedia
5 7 (1.69%) Back Office
6 6 (1.45%) Banking
7 5 (1.20%) Marketing
7 5 (1.20%) Front Office
7 5 (1.20%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.72%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.48%) German Language
9 2 (0.48%) Electronics
9 2 (0.48%) Legal
10 1 (0.24%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.24%) French Language
Job Titles
1 45 (10.84%) Analyst
2 43 (10.36%) Project Manager
3 40 (9.64%) Support Engineer
4 36 (8.67%) Architect
4 36 (8.67%) Service Manager
5 30 (7.23%) Consultant
6 26 (6.27%) Field Engineer
7 23 (5.54%) Solutions Architect
8 19 (4.58%) Incident Manager
9 18 (4.34%) Business Analyst
9 18 (4.34%) 2nd Line Support
10 17 (4.10%) Delivery Manager
11 16 (3.86%) Technical Manager
12 15 (3.61%) Network Engineer
12 15 (3.61%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 14 (3.37%) Service Analyst
13 14 (3.37%) Services Delivery Manager
13 14 (3.37%) Transition Manager
14 13 (3.13%) Service Transition Manager
15 12 (2.89%) Service Improvement Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.37%) XML
2 10 (2.41%) HTML
3 8 (1.93%) CSS
3 8 (1.93%) Web Services
4 7 (1.69%) Middleware
5 6 (1.45%) Ajax
6 5 (1.20%) .NET
7 3 (0.72%) J2EE
7 3 (0.72%) JSON
7 3 (0.72%) Worklight
8 2 (0.48%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.48%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.24%) WCF
9 1 (0.24%) Silverlight
9 1 (0.24%) LINQ
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.24%) REST
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Identity Foundation
9 1 (0.24%) ADO.NET
9 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.30%) Data Centre
2 21 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.10%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.13%) CMDB
5 11 (2.65%) Clustering
5 11 (2.65%) Performance Metrics
5 11 (2.65%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.41%) SecurID
7 8 (1.93%) Replication
8 7 (1.69%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.45%) AS400
10 5 (1.20%) iSeries
10 5 (1.20%) Smart Meter
11 4 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.96%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.72%) FMCG
12 3 (0.72%) Machine to Machine
13 2 (0.48%) PMI
13 2 (0.48%) DTV
13 2 (0.48%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 100 (24.10%) Windows
2 31 (7.47%) Windows 7
3 27 (6.51%) Linux
4 20 (4.82%) UNIX
5 16 (3.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (3.61%) AIX
7 12 (2.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (2.65%) Windows XP
9 6 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.45%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.20%) CentOS
11 4 (0.96%) zOS
11 4 (0.96%) Solaris
11 4 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (30.84%) Service Management
2 74 (17.83%) Project Management
3 63 (15.18%) Service Delivery
4 56 (13.49%) PRINCE2
5 49 (11.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 45 (10.84%) Incident Management
7 39 (9.40%) ITSM
8 36 (8.67%) Configuration Management
9 34 (8.19%) Change Management
10 33 (7.95%) eTOM
11 28 (6.75%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (6.75%) TOGAF
11 28 (6.75%) Customer Engagement
12 25 (6.02%) Enterprise Architecture
13 20 (4.82%) Problem Management
14 18 (4.34%) Migration
14 18 (4.34%) Root Cause Analysis
15 17 (4.10%) Disaster Recovery
15 17 (4.10%) GAP Analysis
15 17 (4.10%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 43 (10.36%) SQL
2 32 (7.71%) Java
3 18 (4.34%) C#
4 10 (2.41%) VBScript
5 8 (1.93%) PowerShell
6 6 (1.45%) VB
6 6 (1.45%) C++
6 6 (1.45%) C
7 5 (1.20%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.96%) Perl
8 4 (0.96%) Python
8 4 (0.96%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.72%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.72%) ABAP
9 3 (0.72%) PHP
10 2 (0.48%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.48%) Ruby
11 1 (0.24%) C-shell
11 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 73 (17.59%) Degree
2 55 (13.25%) ITIL Certification
3 54 (13.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 54 (13.01%) Security Cleared
4 41 (9.88%) SC Cleared
5 31 (7.47%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (7.47%) MCSE
6 27 (6.51%) MCTS
6 27 (6.51%) MCITP
6 27 (6.51%) DV Cleared
7 26 (6.27%) MCP
8 24 (5.78%) PMI Certification
9 22 (5.30%) PMP
10 20 (4.82%) CCNP
11 17 (4.10%) CCNA
12 13 (3.13%) ISEB
13 11 (2.65%) CISSP
14 5 (1.20%) CBAP
15 4 (0.96%) ISTQB
15 4 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (14.70%) SLA
2 15 (3.61%) QA
3 9 (2.17%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.93%) COBIT
5 6 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.48%) BS15000
7 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.24%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 60 (14.46%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.45%) Firmware
3 3 (0.72%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.24%) vSphere
5 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (3.13%) SCOM
2 10 (2.41%) TrustSec
3 8 (1.93%) SCCM
4 6 (1.45%) WMI
4 6 (1.45%) SCSM
5 5 (1.20%) FortiGate
6 4 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.96%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.72%) MOM
7 3 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.72%) Netcool
7 3 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.48%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.24%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Statspack
9 1 (0.24%) WSUS
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 100 (24.10%) Microsoft
2 38 (9.16%) Cisco
3 34 (8.19%) HP
4 33 (7.95%) Remedy
5 23 (5.54%) VMware
6 21 (5.06%) Oracle
7 20 (4.82%) Symantec
8 17 (4.10%) CheckPoint
9 16 (3.86%) Citrix
10 14 (3.37%) SAP
10 14 (3.37%) CA
10 14 (3.37%) EMC
10 14 (3.37%) F5
11 12 (2.89%) Fortinet
11 12 (2.89%) IBM
12 9 (2.17%) BMC
12 9 (2.17%) Lotus
12 9 (2.17%) Amdocs
12 9 (2.17%) Tufin
12 9 (2.17%) ServiceNow
Reading
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
RB
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £21.55 per hour
Posted: 16 hours ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £140.00 - £150.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 15 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 27 days ago