The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills 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 over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 20 11 28
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Contract jobs citing ITIL 70 92 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.44% 9.48% 5.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.11% 12.92% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 36 11
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £169 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Average hourly rate £55.65 £16.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+247.81% -41.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.67 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.07% -11.11%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
630 712 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 66.95% 73.40% 72.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 373 213
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 18
Average hourly rate £49.08 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+206.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £180.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Reading

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Reading region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

ITIL
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Reading region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 58 (41.43%) Windows
1 58 (41.43%) Service Management
2 57 (40.71%) Microsoft
3 54 (38.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 47 (33.57%) Active Directory
5 44 (31.43%) Degree
6 40 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 31 (22.14%) MCSE
8 30 (21.43%) Project Management
8 30 (21.43%) SC Cleared
9 29 (20.71%) Telecoms
10 28 (20.00%) DV Cleared
11 27 (19.29%) Service Delivery
11 27 (19.29%) MCTS
11 27 (19.29%) MCITP
11 27 (19.29%) MS Excel
12 26 (18.57%) Customer Engagement
13 25 (17.86%) Windows 7
13 25 (17.86%) PRINCE2
13 25 (17.86%) HP
13 25 (17.86%) SLA
14 24 (17.14%) MCP
15 22 (15.71%) Configuration Management
16 20 (14.29%) DNS
17 18 (12.86%) Problem Management
17 18 (12.86%) SCOM
18 16 (11.43%) MS Visio
18 16 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
19 14 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
19 14 (10.00%) SCCM

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 13 (9.29%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.86%) IIS
3 9 (6.43%) MS Exchange
4 7 (5.00%) GroupWise
4 7 (5.00%) IBM Notes
5 5 (3.57%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.14%) Documentum
7 2 (1.43%) Lync
7 2 (1.43%) Live Communications Server
7 2 (1.43%) CMS
8 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 27 (19.29%) MS Excel
2 16 (11.43%) MS Visio
3 13 (9.29%) MS Office
4 7 (5.00%) MS Project
5 6 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.71%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.86%) Office 365
2 2 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.29%) DNS
2 12 (8.57%) DHCP
3 8 (5.71%) SAN
4 7 (5.00%) IMAP
4 7 (5.00%) POP3
4 7 (5.00%) SMTP
5 6 (4.29%) 3G
6 5 (3.57%) ATM
6 5 (3.57%) SDH
7 4 (2.86%) 4G
7 4 (2.86%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (2.86%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.86%) LAN
7 4 (2.86%) 2G
8 3 (2.14%) ADSL
8 3 (2.14%) VoIP
8 3 (2.14%) WAN
9 2 (1.43%) LTE
9 2 (1.43%) 3GPP
9 2 (1.43%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.71%) DB2
2 1 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.71%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 3 (2.14%) Visual Studio
1 3 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.71%) MSI
General
1 29 (20.71%) Telecoms
2 13 (9.29%) Finance
3 2 (1.43%) Banking
3 2 (1.43%) Retail
3 2 (1.43%) Billing
4 1 (0.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (20.71%) Support Engineer
2 26 (18.57%) Field Engineer
3 18 (12.86%) Service Manager
4 15 (10.71%) Project Manager
5 14 (10.00%) Analyst
5 14 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 13 (9.29%) Delivery Manager
7 10 (7.14%) Architect
7 10 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (6.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (5.71%) Services Delivery Manager
10 6 (4.29%) Consultant
10 6 (4.29%) Support Analyst
10 6 (4.29%) Exchange Engineer
10 6 (4.29%) Incident Manager
10 6 (4.29%) Server Engineer
11 5 (3.57%) Telecoms Project Manager
12 4 (2.86%) Linux Support Engineer
12 4 (2.86%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.29%) .NET
2 5 (3.57%) XML
3 3 (2.14%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.43%) SOAP
4 2 (1.43%) Web Services
5 1 (0.71%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.71%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.71%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.71%) J2EE
5 1 (0.71%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.71%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.71%) Clustering
4 6 (4.29%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.86%) Replication
6 2 (1.43%) PKI
7 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.71%) iPhone
7 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.71%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.71%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.71%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 58 (41.43%) Windows
2 25 (17.86%) Windows 7
3 16 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (7.14%) Windows XP
6 9 (6.43%) UNIX
7 7 (5.00%) Linux
8 5 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.86%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.71%) AIX
10 1 (0.71%) Solaris
10 1 (0.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (41.43%) Service Management
2 30 (21.43%) Project Management
3 27 (19.29%) Service Delivery
4 26 (18.57%) Customer Engagement
5 25 (17.86%) PRINCE2
6 22 (15.71%) Configuration Management
7 18 (12.86%) Problem Management
8 14 (10.00%) Incident Management
9 12 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (8.57%) ITSM
10 9 (6.43%) Network Management
10 9 (6.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (5.00%) Change Management
11 7 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (5.00%) Time Management
11 7 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (5.00%) Coaching
12 6 (4.29%) Six Sigma
13 5 (3.57%) Scrum
13 5 (3.57%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.57%) SQL
2 6 (4.29%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.57%) VBScript
4 3 (2.14%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.14%) VB.NET
4 3 (2.14%) C#
5 1 (0.71%) Java
5 1 (0.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 54 (38.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (31.43%) Degree
3 40 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 31 (22.14%) MCSE
5 30 (21.43%) SC Cleared
6 28 (20.00%) DV Cleared
7 27 (19.29%) MCTS
7 27 (19.29%) MCITP
8 24 (17.14%) MCP
9 13 (9.29%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (6.43%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (5.00%) PMP
11 7 (5.00%) PMI Certification
11 7 (5.00%) CCNA
12 6 (4.29%) VCP4
13 3 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (2.14%) CCENT
13 3 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (2.14%) HNC
13 3 (2.14%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (17.86%) SLA
2 4 (2.86%) COBIT
3 2 (1.43%) QA
3 2 (1.43%) BS15000
4 1 (0.71%) P3O
System Software
1 47 (33.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (12.86%) SCOM
2 14 (10.00%) SCCM
3 5 (3.57%) WMI
3 5 (3.57%) SCSM
4 4 (2.86%) Nagios
4 4 (2.86%) MOM
4 4 (2.86%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (2.14%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (1.43%) OpenView
7 1 (0.71%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.71%) Netcool
7 1 (0.71%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 57 (40.71%) Microsoft
2 25 (17.86%) HP
3 12 (8.57%) Symantec
4 10 (7.14%) Cisco
5 9 (6.43%) Remedy
5 9 (6.43%) EMC
6 8 (5.71%) BMC
6 8 (5.71%) Lotus
7 7 (5.00%) Novell
8 6 (4.29%) Huawei
8 6 (4.29%) Amdocs
9 5 (3.57%) Red Hat
9 5 (3.57%) Citrix
10 4 (2.86%) Altiris
10 4 (2.86%) VMware
11 3 (2.14%) Veritas
11 3 (2.14%) Ericsson
11 3 (2.14%) Avaya
12 2 (1.43%) 3PAR
12 2 (1.43%) Isilon
Reading
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £210 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading
Volt
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Explore Group
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 16 days ago
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QA Limited
Rate: £221.25 per week
Posted: 21 days ago