The first table below looks at the demand for ITIL Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL Certification over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Reading region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 56 48 84
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +36
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 10 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.13% 2.05% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.61% 7.82% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 2
Average daily rate
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£215 £281 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.55% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £275 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £338 £326
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £20.38 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-43.55% +1.87%
Qualifications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
277 243 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.30% 26.24% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 97 120
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 1
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.03% +10.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
ITIL Certification
Berkshire

ITIL Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ITIL Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Reading region.

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Trend in Reading

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Reading region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

ITIL Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Reading region.

ITIL Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing ITIL Certification 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 Certification.

1 24 (100.00%) ITIL
2 13 (54.17%) Project Management
3 9 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 7 (29.17%) Asset Management
4 7 (29.17%) Serena
4 7 (29.17%) WMI
4 7 (29.17%) StarTeam
4 7 (29.17%) Borland
4 7 (29.17%) PRINCE
4 7 (29.17%) HP
4 7 (29.17%) PRINCE2
4 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
4 7 (29.17%) ITIL V2
4 7 (29.17%) HP UCMDB
5 6 (25.00%) SQL
5 6 (25.00%) Service Management
5 6 (25.00%) ITSM
6 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
6 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
7 4 (16.67%) Supplier Management
7 4 (16.67%) Degree
8 3 (12.50%) Remedy
8 3 (12.50%) Time Management
9 2 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (8.33%) QA
9 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
9 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
10 1 (4.17%) Replication
10 1 (4.17%) Fujitsu
10 1 (4.17%) 3G

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing ITIL Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) 3G
1 1 (4.17%) 4G
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) StarTeam
General
1 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
1 6 (25.00%) Configuration Analyst
2 2 (8.33%) Environment Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Transition Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Incident Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) Service Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Configuration Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Product Specialist
3 1 (4.17%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Configuration Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) ITIL
2 13 (54.17%) Project Management
3 9 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 7 (29.17%) Asset Management
4 7 (29.17%) PRINCE
4 7 (29.17%) PRINCE2
4 7 (29.17%) ITIL V2
5 6 (25.00%) Service Management
5 6 (25.00%) ITSM
6 4 (16.67%) Supplier Management
7 3 (12.50%) Time Management
8 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
9 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
9 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) WMI
1 7 (29.17%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Serena
1 7 (29.17%) Borland
1 7 (29.17%) HP
2 3 (12.50%) Remedy
3 1 (4.17%) Fujitsu
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) BMC