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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 13 33 44
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +11
Contract jobs citing ITIL 205 134 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.37% 5.10% 3.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.50% 7.55% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 48 47
Average daily rate
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£378 £315 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.84% -13.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £200 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 10
Average hourly rate £17.04 £20.00 £11.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.82% +78.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £13.10 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.07 £25.40 £15.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £17.15 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +11.54%
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
1782 1775 2120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.76% 67.54% 67.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 863 755
Average daily rate £390 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £235 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 37 42
Average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.05 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 30 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 30 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 +13 61 £400 +35.59% 16
Slough +13 25 £343 -23.88% 6
Bracknell +22 21 £271 +110.27% 22
Newbury +11 14 £413 +3.12% 2
Maidenhead +1 11 - - 2
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
ITIL
South East

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 101 (25.25%) Service Management
2 97 (24.25%) Windows
3 94 (23.50%) Telecoms
4 85 (21.25%) Microsoft
5 65 (16.25%) ITIL Certification
6 61 (15.25%) Project Management
7 60 (15.00%) Active Directory
8 57 (14.25%) Security Cleared
9 56 (14.00%) PRINCE2
10 54 (13.50%) Finance
11 53 (13.25%) Service Delivery
11 53 (13.25%) SLA
11 53 (13.25%) Degree
12 52 (13.00%) MS Excel
13 50 (12.50%) MS Office
14 44 (11.00%) HP
15 41 (10.25%) SC Cleared
16 40 (10.00%) Problem Management
16 40 (10.00%) eTOM
17 39 (9.75%) SQL
17 39 (9.75%) ITSM
18 38 (9.50%) Cisco
19 36 (9.00%) Microsoft Certification
19 36 (9.00%) UNIX
20 34 (8.50%) Citrix
21 33 (8.25%) Linux
21 33 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
22 32 (8.00%) MS Visio
22 32 (8.00%) Change Management
23 31 (7.75%) Internet

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 20 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 17 (4.25%) MS Exchange
3 16 (4.00%) IBM Notes
4 11 (2.75%) Lync
5 10 (2.50%) WebSphere
5 10 (2.50%) Apache
6 9 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (2.00%) IIS
8 5 (1.25%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.25%) CMS
8 5 (1.25%) Drupal
9 4 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.00%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.50%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.50%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.25%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 52 (13.00%) MS Excel
2 50 (12.50%) MS Office
3 32 (8.00%) MS Visio
4 16 (4.00%) MS Project
5 14 (3.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.25%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 20 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (2.25%) SAP FI/CO
2 9 (2.25%) SAP CO
2 9 (2.25%) SAP FI
3 8 (2.00%) Remedy AR System
4 4 (1.00%) Misys Midas
5 3 (0.75%) SAP GRC
5 3 (0.75%) SAP FSCM
5 3 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.50%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.50%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.50%) CSG Singleview
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.25%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.75%) Office 365
2 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.75%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.75%) Internet
2 27 (6.75%) WAN
3 26 (6.50%) Firewall
4 24 (6.00%) LAN
4 24 (6.00%) TCP/IP
5 23 (5.75%) DNS
6 20 (5.00%) 3G
6 20 (5.00%) DHCP
7 18 (4.50%) 4G
8 15 (3.75%) VPN
9 13 (3.25%) Radio Access Network
9 13 (3.25%) LTE
10 11 (2.75%) SAN
11 9 (2.25%) OSPF
11 9 (2.25%) Network Security
12 8 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (1.75%) DSL
14 6 (1.50%) RIP
14 6 (1.50%) Broadband
14 6 (1.50%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.25%) DB2
2 9 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (2.25%) Oracle Database
3 6 (1.50%) SAP BW
4 3 (0.75%) DataStage
4 3 (0.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.50%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.25%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 5 (1.25%) Git (software)
1 5 (1.25%) Bitbucket
1 5 (1.25%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.00%) ERwin
3 3 (0.75%) Toad
4 2 (0.50%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.25%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.25%) Hudson
5 1 (0.25%) MSI
5 1 (0.25%) Ant
5 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.25%) Gradle
General
1 94 (23.50%) Telecoms
2 54 (13.50%) Finance
3 24 (6.00%) Retail
4 13 (3.25%) Billing
5 7 (1.75%) Banking
5 7 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.25%) Marketing
7 4 (1.00%) Back Office
8 3 (0.75%) Electronics
8 3 (0.75%) Advertising
8 3 (0.75%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.50%) Local Government
9 2 (0.50%) Legal
9 2 (0.50%) Publishing
9 2 (0.50%) Games
9 2 (0.50%) Front Office
10 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.25%) Law
10 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.25%) French Language
Job Titles
1 98 (24.50%) Analyst
2 36 (9.00%) Project Manager
3 28 (7.00%) Architect
4 27 (6.75%) Service Analyst
5 25 (6.25%) Service Manager
6 23 (5.75%) Support Analyst
7 22 (5.50%) Support Engineer
8 19 (4.75%) Business Analyst
9 18 (4.50%) Consultant
10 16 (4.00%) Technical Manager
11 15 (3.75%) Transition Manager
12 14 (3.50%) Service Desk Analyst
12 14 (3.50%) Technical Project Manager
12 14 (3.50%) 2nd Line Support
13 13 (3.25%) Administrator
13 13 (3.25%) Solutions Architect
13 13 (3.25%) Delivery Manager
14 11 (2.75%) Incident Manager
15 10 (2.50%) 1st Line Support
15 10 (2.50%) Remedy Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.75%) Web Services
2 9 (2.25%) .NET
3 8 (2.00%) XML
4 6 (1.50%) REST
5 5 (1.25%) LAMP
6 4 (1.00%) Middleware
6 4 (1.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.00%) Software Packaging
7 3 (0.75%) MDX
8 2 (0.50%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.50%) Web Dynpro
8 2 (0.50%) SAP Smart Forms
8 2 (0.50%) BAPI
8 2 (0.50%) SAP XI
8 2 (0.50%) SAP Basis
8 2 (0.50%) EDI
8 2 (0.50%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (0.50%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.25%) CSS
9 1 (0.25%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.75%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.25%) CMDB
4 8 (2.00%) iSeries
5 7 (1.75%) Client/Server
5 7 (1.75%) Clustering
6 6 (1.50%) Thin Client
6 6 (1.50%) AS400
6 6 (1.50%) Mainframe
6 6 (1.50%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.50%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.25%) Open Source
8 4 (1.00%) SWIFT
8 4 (1.00%) Replication
9 3 (0.75%) SecurID
9 3 (0.75%) DTV
9 3 (0.75%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.50%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.50%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 97 (24.25%) Windows
2 36 (9.00%) UNIX
3 33 (8.25%) Linux
4 26 (6.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (5.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (4.75%) Windows 7
7 16 (4.00%) Windows XP
8 12 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (2.00%) Solaris
10 7 (1.75%) HPUX
11 4 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.50%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.50%) AIX
13 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (25.25%) Service Management
2 61 (15.25%) Project Management
3 56 (14.00%) PRINCE2
4 53 (13.25%) Service Delivery
5 40 (10.00%) eTOM
5 40 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 39 (9.75%) ITSM
7 32 (8.00%) Change Management
8 30 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (6.00%) ITIL V3
10 23 (5.75%) Incident Management
11 20 (5.00%) Migration
12 19 (4.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (4.75%) Root Cause Analysis
13 18 (4.50%) Time Management
13 18 (4.50%) Configuration Management
14 17 (4.25%) CRM
15 16 (4.00%) Waterfall
16 14 (3.50%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (3.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 39 (9.75%) SQL
2 11 (2.75%) PowerShell
3 10 (2.50%) Shell Script
4 6 (1.50%) ABAP
4 6 (1.50%) PHP
4 6 (1.50%) RPG
4 6 (1.50%) RPG IV
5 5 (1.25%) Bash Shell
5 5 (1.25%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.00%) RPG/400
7 3 (0.75%) VBScript
7 3 (0.75%) Perl
8 2 (0.50%) C
8 2 (0.50%) C#
8 2 (0.50%) Java
8 2 (0.50%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.50%) Python
8 2 (0.50%) SAPscript
9 1 (0.25%) Ruby
9 1 (0.25%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 65 (16.25%) ITIL Certification
2 57 (14.25%) Security Cleared
3 53 (13.25%) Degree
4 41 (10.25%) SC Cleared
5 36 (9.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (5.00%) MCITP
7 17 (4.25%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (4.25%) MCSE
8 16 (4.00%) MCTS
9 14 (3.50%) ISEB
10 13 (3.25%) DV Cleared
11 12 (3.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 11 (2.75%) CISSP
12 11 (2.75%) PMI Certification
13 10 (2.50%) CCNA
14 9 (2.25%) PMP
14 9 (2.25%) CBAP
15 7 (1.75%) MCP
15 7 (1.75%) CCNP
16 6 (1.50%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (13.25%) SLA
2 11 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.50%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.25%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.25%) COBIT
5 5 (1.25%) QA
6 2 (0.50%) BS25999
7 1 (0.25%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.25%) COSO
System Software
1 60 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.50%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.00%) vSphere
4 8 (2.00%) KVM
5 5 (1.25%) XenApp
6 4 (1.00%) Terminal Services
6 4 (1.00%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.50%) XenServer
8 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (2.25%) SCCM
2 5 (1.25%) SCOM
2 5 (1.25%) OpenView
2 5 (1.25%) Vagrant
2 5 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.00%) Puppet
3 4 (1.00%) HP UCMDB
3 4 (1.00%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (1.00%) WMI
3 4 (1.00%) WSUS
4 3 (0.75%) NSN NetAct
4 3 (0.75%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.25%) Check_MK
5 1 (0.25%) Netcool
5 1 (0.25%) Nagios
5 1 (0.25%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 85 (21.25%) Microsoft
2 44 (11.00%) HP
3 38 (9.50%) Cisco
4 34 (8.50%) Citrix
5 29 (7.25%) Oracle
5 29 (7.25%) Remedy
5 29 (7.25%) VMware
6 28 (7.00%) BMC
7 21 (5.25%) IBM
8 18 (4.50%) SAP
9 16 (4.00%) Lotus
10 11 (2.75%) CheckPoint
11 10 (2.50%) ServiceNow
12 9 (2.25%) F5
13 8 (2.00%) LANDesk
13 8 (2.00%) Juniper
14 7 (1.75%) EMC
15 6 (1.50%) Symantec
16 5 (1.25%) Red Hat
16 5 (1.25%) Huawei
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