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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 15 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Contract jobs citing ITIL 213 169 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.53% 6.21% 5.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.69% 8.68% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 66 55
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £154 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 6
Average hourly rate £21.55 £21.75 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.91% +17.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £16.60 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.95 £69.01 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
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
1993 1948 1719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.50% 71.59% 69.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1060 999 683
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 44 54
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -24.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £173.75 £58.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 April 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 April 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 April 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 -8 67 £408 +35.83% 21
Slough +8 30 £320 -20.00% 12
Newbury +8 19 £475 +11.76% 2
Maidenhead +10 14 £410 +26.00% 5
Bracknell +9 13 £325 +14.03% 6
Wokingham +1 3 £350 - 2
ITIL
South East

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 149 (36.25%) Telecoms
2 121 (29.44%) Service Management
3 106 (25.79%) Microsoft
4 93 (22.63%) Windows
5 82 (19.95%) Degree
6 74 (18.00%) Project Management
7 69 (16.79%) Service Delivery
8 64 (15.57%) PRINCE2
8 64 (15.57%) Security Cleared
9 60 (14.60%) Microsoft Certification
10 58 (14.11%) Active Directory
11 57 (13.87%) ITIL Certification
12 55 (13.38%) SLA
13 49 (11.92%) SC Cleared
14 48 (11.68%) Stakeholder Management
15 47 (11.44%) Finance
15 47 (11.44%) Cisco
16 42 (10.22%) MS Excel
16 42 (10.22%) ITSM
17 39 (9.49%) SQL
17 39 (9.49%) Cisco Certification
17 39 (9.49%) eTOM
18 36 (8.76%) Configuration Management
19 35 (8.52%) VPN
19 35 (8.52%) Agile Software Development
20 34 (8.27%) MCITP
20 34 (8.27%) MCSE
21 33 (8.03%) Customer Engagement
22 32 (7.79%) MCTS
23 31 (7.54%) Remedy

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (4.38%) SharePoint
1 18 (4.38%) MS Exchange
2 13 (3.16%) IIS
3 10 (2.43%) CMS
3 10 (2.43%) WebSphere
4 8 (1.95%) IBM Notes
5 7 (1.70%) GroupWise
6 5 (1.22%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (1.22%) Lync
7 4 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.97%) Commerce Server
7 4 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (0.97%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.97%) Apache
8 3 (0.73%) Documentum
8 3 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.73%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (0.73%) Live Communications Server
9 2 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 42 (10.22%) MS Excel
2 25 (6.08%) MS Office
3 20 (4.87%) MS Visio
4 13 (3.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (3.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (5.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.22%) Remedy AR System
2 5 (1.22%) Maximo
3 3 (0.73%) Endur
3 3 (0.73%) Fredhopper
4 2 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.49%) assyst
5 1 (0.24%) Findur
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.22%) SaaS
2 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.49%) Office 365
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.24%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 35 (8.52%) VPN
2 29 (7.06%) LAN
3 28 (6.81%) Internet
4 27 (6.57%) Firewall
5 26 (6.33%) DNS
6 24 (5.84%) WAN
7 20 (4.87%) Network Security
8 19 (4.62%) IPsec
8 19 (4.62%) DHCP
8 19 (4.62%) SSL
8 19 (4.62%) OSPF
9 18 (4.38%) WLAN
9 18 (4.38%) Wireless
10 16 (3.89%) RIP
11 15 (3.65%) 3G
11 15 (3.65%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (3.65%) Radio Access Network
12 14 (3.41%) Broadband
13 12 (2.92%) VoIP
14 11 (2.68%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.65%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.92%) DB2
3 3 (0.73%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (0.73%) SAP HANA
3 3 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (0.73%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.49%) Big Data
4 2 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.49%) MySQL
5 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.24%) OLAP
5 1 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (0.97%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.73%) Selenium
2 3 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.49%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.49%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.24%) MSI
4 1 (0.24%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.24%) Fiddler
General
1 149 (36.25%) Telecoms
2 47 (11.44%) Finance
3 24 (5.84%) Billing
4 16 (3.89%) Retail
5 7 (1.70%) Back Office
6 5 (1.22%) Banking
6 5 (1.22%) Marketing
7 4 (0.97%) Multimedia
7 4 (0.97%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.73%) Legal
8 3 (0.73%) German Language
9 2 (0.49%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.49%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) Advertising
10 1 (0.24%) Front Office
10 1 (0.24%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.24%) French Language
Job Titles
1 48 (11.68%) Analyst
2 44 (10.71%) Service Manager
3 41 (9.98%) Project Manager
4 39 (9.49%) Support Engineer
5 38 (9.25%) Architect
6 30 (7.30%) Consultant
7 29 (7.06%) Field Engineer
8 23 (5.60%) Solutions Architect
9 21 (5.11%) Business Analyst
9 21 (5.11%) Delivery Manager
10 18 (4.38%) Network Engineer
10 18 (4.38%) Services Delivery Manager
11 17 (4.14%) Transition Manager
12 16 (3.89%) Security Engineer
12 16 (3.89%) 2nd Line Support
13 15 (3.65%) Technical Manager
14 14 (3.41%) Service Analyst
14 14 (3.41%) Service Transition Manager
15 13 (3.16%) Design Engineer
16 12 (2.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.65%) XML
2 10 (2.43%) HTML
3 9 (2.19%) Web Services
4 8 (1.95%) .NET
5 7 (1.70%) CSS
6 6 (1.46%) Ajax
7 5 (1.22%) Middleware
8 3 (0.73%) Worklight
8 3 (0.73%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.73%) JSON
9 2 (0.49%) Software Packaging
9 2 (0.49%) J2EE
9 2 (0.49%) Regular Expression
10 1 (0.24%) FastCGI
10 1 (0.24%) SAP Basis
10 1 (0.24%) ADO.NET
10 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.24%) EJB
10 1 (0.24%) SOAP
10 1 (0.24%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.89%) Management Information System
2 16 (3.89%) SecurID
3 15 (3.65%) CMDB
4 12 (2.92%) Clustering
5 11 (2.68%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.68%) PMI
5 11 (2.68%) Performance Metrics
6 9 (2.19%) Private Cloud
7 8 (1.95%) Replication
8 7 (1.70%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (1.46%) Machine to Machine
10 5 (1.22%) AS400
11 4 (0.97%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.97%) iSeries
12 3 (0.73%) FMCG
13 2 (0.49%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.49%) DTV
13 2 (0.49%) PKI
14 1 (0.24%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 93 (22.63%) Windows
2 28 (6.81%) Linux
3 27 (6.57%) Windows 7
4 22 (5.35%) UNIX
5 15 (3.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (3.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (3.41%) AIX
7 13 (3.16%) Windows XP
8 9 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.22%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.22%) CentOS
10 4 (0.97%) zOS
11 3 (0.73%) Solaris
12 1 (0.24%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (29.44%) Service Management
2 74 (18.00%) Project Management
3 69 (16.79%) Service Delivery
4 64 (15.57%) PRINCE2
5 48 (11.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 42 (10.22%) ITSM
7 39 (9.49%) eTOM
8 36 (8.76%) Configuration Management
9 35 (8.52%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (8.03%) Customer Engagement
11 29 (7.06%) Change Management
12 27 (6.57%) TOGAF
12 27 (6.57%) Problem Management
13 22 (5.35%) Incident Management
14 21 (5.11%) Enterprise Architecture
15 19 (4.62%) Validation
16 18 (4.38%) Root Cause Analysis
17 17 (4.14%) Disaster Recovery
17 17 (4.14%) CRM
18 16 (3.89%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (9.49%) SQL
2 30 (7.30%) Java
3 18 (4.38%) C#
4 9 (2.19%) PowerShell
5 8 (1.95%) VBScript
6 6 (1.46%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.46%) C
7 5 (1.22%) C++
8 4 (0.97%) Perl
8 4 (0.97%) Python
8 4 (0.97%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.73%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.73%) ABAP
9 3 (0.73%) PHP
10 2 (0.49%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.49%) VB
10 2 (0.49%) Ruby
11 1 (0.24%) C-shell
11 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 82 (19.95%) Degree
2 64 (15.57%) Security Cleared
3 60 (14.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 57 (13.87%) ITIL Certification
5 49 (11.92%) SC Cleared
6 39 (9.49%) Cisco Certification
7 34 (8.27%) MCITP
7 34 (8.27%) MCSE
8 32 (7.79%) MCTS
9 30 (7.30%) PMI Certification
10 26 (6.33%) DV Cleared
11 25 (6.08%) CCNP
12 24 (5.84%) MCP
13 19 (4.62%) CCNA
13 19 (4.62%) PMP
14 16 (3.89%) CISSP
15 8 (1.95%) ISEB
16 5 (1.22%) CBAP
17 4 (0.97%) ISTQB
17 4 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (13.38%) SLA
2 15 (3.65%) PCI DSS
3 11 (2.68%) QA
4 7 (1.70%) COBIT
5 5 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.49%) BS15000
7 1 (0.24%) P3O
System Software
1 58 (14.11%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.70%) Firmware
3 4 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.73%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.49%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.24%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 18 (4.38%) SCOM
2 11 (2.68%) SCCM
3 8 (1.95%) SCSM
3 8 (1.95%) WMI
4 5 (1.22%) FortiGate
5 4 (0.97%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.97%) MOM
6 3 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.73%) Netcool
6 3 (0.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.73%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.24%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.24%) Nagios
8 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 106 (25.79%) Microsoft
2 47 (11.44%) Cisco
3 31 (7.54%) Remedy
4 28 (6.81%) HP
5 22 (5.35%) CheckPoint
6 21 (5.11%) Oracle
7 20 (4.87%) VMware
7 20 (4.87%) F5
8 18 (4.38%) Fortinet
9 17 (4.14%) Symantec
10 16 (3.89%) Citrix
11 15 (3.65%) CA
11 15 (3.65%) Tufin
11 15 (3.65%) AlgoSec
12 14 (3.41%) SAP
13 12 (2.92%) BMC
14 11 (2.68%) IBM
14 11 (2.68%) EMC
15 9 (2.19%) Lotus
15 9 (2.19%) Amdocs
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Premier IT
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Berkshire
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Rate: Market related
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Salt
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Polar Recruitment
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Advantage XPO
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