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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 12 15 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing ITIL 193 194 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.96% 7.86% 6.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.73% 10.67% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 96 66
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£400 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £173 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 2 9
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.00 £22.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.92% -38.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.95 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.79% -13.81%
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
1799 1819 1694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 74.19% 73.70% 70.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 911 858 728
Average daily rate £379 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 22 37
Average hourly rate £21.55 £19.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.42% -36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.80 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 +6 65 £450 +32.35% 16
Slough +5 29 £313 -0.79% 11
Newbury +10 18 £375 -14.28% 6
Maidenhead +2 12 £450 +114.28% 2
Bracknell -14 9 - - 2
Wokingham +2 2 - -
Windsor - 1 £475 -
ITIL
South East

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 132 (30.63%) Telecoms
2 125 (29.00%) Service Management
3 108 (25.06%) Windows
4 100 (23.20%) Microsoft
5 72 (16.71%) Project Management
6 64 (14.85%) SLA
7 63 (14.62%) Active Directory
8 58 (13.46%) ITIL Certification
9 55 (12.76%) Degree
10 53 (12.30%) Incident Management
10 53 (12.30%) Service Delivery
11 52 (12.06%) Finance
11 52 (12.06%) MS Excel
12 51 (11.83%) PRINCE2
13 48 (11.14%) Microsoft Certification
13 48 (11.14%) Stakeholder Management
14 47 (10.90%) Security Cleared
15 45 (10.44%) ITSM
16 42 (9.74%) Remedy
17 41 (9.51%) HP
17 41 (9.51%) SQL
18 37 (8.58%) Windows 7
19 36 (8.35%) Configuration Management
20 33 (7.66%) Change Management
21 32 (7.42%) MCSE
22 31 (7.19%) VMware
22 31 (7.19%) Agile Software Development
22 31 (7.19%) DV Cleared
23 30 (6.96%) MCP
24 29 (6.73%) Linux

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 20 (4.64%) MS Exchange
2 18 (4.18%) SharePoint
2 18 (4.18%) CMS
3 15 (3.48%) WebSphere
4 11 (2.55%) IIS
5 6 (1.39%) IBM Notes
5 6 (1.39%) Lync
6 5 (1.16%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.16%) GroupWise
7 4 (0.93%) Commerce Server
7 4 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (0.93%) Apache
7 4 (0.93%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.70%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.70%) Documentum
8 3 (0.70%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 52 (12.06%) MS Excel
2 28 (6.50%) MS Office
3 24 (5.57%) MS Visio
4 13 (3.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (2.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (5.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (2.32%) Maximo
3 5 (1.16%) Remedy AR System
4 4 (0.93%) assyst
5 3 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.70%) Fredhopper
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.23%) SAP CCM
6 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (1.62%) SaaS
2 4 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.70%) Office 365
4 2 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.50%) LAN
2 25 (5.80%) WAN
3 18 (4.18%) VPN
3 18 (4.18%) DNS
4 15 (3.48%) SAN
4 15 (3.48%) Internet
5 12 (2.78%) Firewall
6 9 (2.09%) VoIP
6 9 (2.09%) Radio Access Network
7 8 (1.86%) DHCP
7 8 (1.86%) TCP/IP
8 7 (1.62%) 3G
8 7 (1.62%) Network Security
9 5 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (1.16%) IMAP
9 5 (1.16%) NAS
9 5 (1.16%) Unified Communications
9 5 (1.16%) POP3
9 5 (1.16%) SMTP
10 4 (0.93%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.02%) DB2
3 4 (0.93%) MySQL
3 4 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.70%) OLAP
4 3 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (0.70%) SAP BW
4 3 (0.70%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (0.70%) SAP HANA
4 3 (0.70%) Big Data
4 3 (0.70%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.46%) DataStage
5 2 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.46%) MS Access
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (0.70%) Visual Studio
1 3 (0.70%) Selenium
2 2 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.46%) Toad
2 2 (0.46%) HP UFT
2 2 (0.46%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.23%) RequisitePro
3 1 (0.23%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.23%) Fiddler
General
1 132 (30.63%) Telecoms
2 52 (12.06%) Finance
3 19 (4.41%) Billing
4 17 (3.94%) Retail
5 9 (2.09%) Marketing
6 8 (1.86%) Back Office
6 8 (1.86%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.62%) Multimedia
8 5 (1.16%) Front Office
8 5 (1.16%) Banking
9 3 (0.70%) Advertising
9 3 (0.70%) Electronics
9 3 (0.70%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.46%) Law
10 2 (0.46%) German Language
11 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.23%) French Language
11 1 (0.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 57 (13.23%) Analyst
2 43 (9.98%) Project Manager
3 42 (9.74%) Support Engineer
4 36 (8.35%) Architect
5 34 (7.89%) Consultant
5 34 (7.89%) Service Manager
6 22 (5.10%) Business Analyst
6 22 (5.10%) Transition Manager
7 21 (4.87%) Solutions Architect
7 21 (4.87%) 2nd Line Support
8 20 (4.64%) Incident Manager
8 20 (4.64%) Service Transition Manager
9 18 (4.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 18 (4.18%) Service Analyst
10 17 (3.94%) Technical Manager
11 16 (3.71%) Field Engineer
12 13 (3.02%) Service Desk Engineer
13 12 (2.78%) Service Improvement Consultant
14 10 (2.32%) Designer
14 10 (2.32%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.02%) XML
2 12 (2.78%) HTML
3 10 (2.32%) Web Services
4 8 (1.86%) CSS
4 8 (1.86%) Ajax
5 7 (1.62%) Middleware
6 5 (1.16%) JSON
7 4 (0.93%) .NET
8 3 (0.70%) J2EE
8 3 (0.70%) Worklight
9 2 (0.46%) Regular Expression
9 2 (0.46%) JSP
9 2 (0.46%) SOAP
10 1 (0.23%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.23%) ADO.NET
10 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.23%) EJB
10 1 (0.23%) Application Packaging
10 1 (0.23%) WCF
10 1 (0.23%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.80%) Data Centre
2 24 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.25%) Management Information System
3 14 (3.25%) CMDB
4 11 (2.55%) Performance Metrics
5 10 (2.32%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.32%) Clustering
5 10 (2.32%) AS400
6 9 (2.09%) iSeries
7 8 (1.86%) Replication
8 6 (1.39%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.16%) Smart Meter
10 4 (0.93%) HP Storage
10 4 (0.93%) Private Cloud
10 4 (0.93%) FMCG
11 3 (0.70%) DTV
11 3 (0.70%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.46%) Wiki
12 2 (0.46%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 108 (25.06%) Windows
2 37 (8.58%) Windows 7
3 29 (6.73%) Linux
4 23 (5.34%) UNIX
5 19 (4.41%) AIX
5 19 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (2.55%) Windows XP
8 6 (1.39%) zOS
8 6 (1.39%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.93%) Solaris
11 3 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.46%) CentOS
13 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (29.00%) Service Management
2 72 (16.71%) Project Management
3 53 (12.30%) Service Delivery
3 53 (12.30%) Incident Management
4 51 (11.83%) PRINCE2
5 48 (11.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 45 (10.44%) ITSM
7 36 (8.35%) Configuration Management
8 33 (7.66%) Change Management
9 31 (7.19%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (6.03%) TOGAF
10 26 (6.03%) eTOM
11 24 (5.57%) Problem Management
12 23 (5.34%) Enterprise Architecture
13 21 (4.87%) CRM
14 18 (4.18%) Migration
14 18 (4.18%) Customer Engagement
15 17 (3.94%) GAP Analysis
16 16 (3.71%) Six Sigma
16 16 (3.71%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 41 (9.51%) SQL
2 29 (6.73%) Java
3 14 (3.25%) C#
4 9 (2.09%) VBScript
5 8 (1.86%) VB
6 7 (1.62%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.16%) Perl
7 5 (1.16%) C++
7 5 (1.16%) C
8 4 (0.93%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.70%) ABAP
9 3 (0.70%) Python
9 3 (0.70%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.70%) PHP
10 2 (0.46%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.46%) Ruby
10 2 (0.46%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.23%) C-shell
11 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (13.46%) ITIL Certification
2 55 (12.76%) Degree
3 48 (11.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 47 (10.90%) Security Cleared
5 32 (7.42%) MCSE
6 31 (7.19%) DV Cleared
7 30 (6.96%) MCP
8 29 (6.73%) SC Cleared
9 22 (5.10%) Cisco Certification
10 19 (4.41%) PMI Certification
11 18 (4.18%) MCTS
11 18 (4.18%) MCITP
12 17 (3.94%) PMP
13 14 (3.25%) CCNA
14 12 (2.78%) CCNP
14 12 (2.78%) ISEB
15 5 (1.16%) CISSP
16 4 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 4 (0.93%) A+ Certification
16 4 (0.93%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (14.85%) SLA
2 18 (4.18%) QA
3 10 (2.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.16%) COBIT
5 3 (0.70%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 63 (14.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.70%) Firmware
3 2 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.46%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.23%) vSphere
4 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (2.55%) SCOM
2 9 (2.09%) SCCM
3 6 (1.39%) Tivoli
4 5 (1.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (1.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (0.93%) Cisco IPCC
5 4 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.70%) SCSM
6 3 (0.70%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.70%) Netcool
6 3 (0.70%) WMI
7 2 (0.46%) WSUS
7 2 (0.46%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (0.46%) Nagios
7 2 (0.46%) OVSD
7 2 (0.46%) HP NNM
7 2 (0.46%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.46%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 100 (23.20%) Microsoft
2 42 (9.74%) Remedy
3 41 (9.51%) HP
4 31 (7.19%) VMware
5 27 (6.26%) Symantec
6 26 (6.03%) Cisco
7 23 (5.34%) Oracle
7 23 (5.34%) Citrix
8 22 (5.10%) SAP
9 15 (3.48%) EMC
9 15 (3.48%) ServiceNow
10 12 (2.78%) BMC
10 12 (2.78%) IBM
11 11 (2.55%) CheckPoint
12 9 (2.09%) CA
13 8 (1.86%) Huawei
14 7 (1.62%) Juniper
14 7 (1.62%) Amdocs
15 6 (1.39%) Lotus
15 6 (1.39%) F5
Reading, Berkshire
CHM Recruit
Rate: £ Competitive Salary
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour + Uplift
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £12.00 - £16.00 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago