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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 16 18 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing ITIL 72 66 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.40% 7.56% 10.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.69% 10.84% 14.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 41 36
Average daily rate £360 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £139 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Average hourly rate £16.50 £55.65 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.35% +247.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.56 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +3.70%
ITIL
Berkshire

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
743 609 739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.36% 69.76% 73.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 339 372
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 21
Average hourly rate £45.00 £55.65 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +247.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 66 (44.00%) Service Management
2 59 (39.33%) Incident Management
3 47 (31.33%) SLA
4 37 (24.67%) Microsoft
5 34 (22.67%) Windows
6 33 (22.00%) ITIL V3
7 32 (21.33%) Ticket Management
8 30 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 28 (18.67%) Active Directory
9 28 (18.67%) Security Cleared
10 27 (18.00%) CRM
11 23 (15.33%) Telecoms
12 22 (14.67%) PRINCE2
12 22 (14.67%) Problem Management
13 21 (14.00%) Project Management
14 19 (12.67%) MCSE
14 19 (12.67%) Front Office
14 19 (12.67%) Degree
14 19 (12.67%) Huawei
14 19 (12.67%) DV Cleared
15 17 (11.33%) Linux
15 17 (11.33%) MS Excel
15 17 (11.33%) Remedy
16 16 (10.67%) Billing
16 16 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (10.67%) Windows 7
17 15 (10.00%) Windows Server
17 15 (10.00%) Configuration Management
18 14 (9.33%) HP
18 14 (9.33%) Cisco Certification

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 10 (6.67%) CMS
2 3 (2.00%) IIS
2 3 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.67%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (0.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (11.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.00%) MS Office
3 8 (5.33%) MS Visio
4 7 (4.67%) MS Project
5 1 (0.67%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.67%) Office 365
2 4 (2.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.00%) SaaS
4 2 (1.33%) IaaS
4 2 (1.33%) PaaS
5 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.00%) Firewall
2 11 (7.33%) DNS
3 8 (5.33%) WAN
4 7 (4.67%) Internet
5 6 (4.00%) DHCP
5 6 (4.00%) VPN
6 5 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (3.33%) LAN
6 5 (3.33%) LTE
6 5 (3.33%) VoLTE
6 5 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (2.67%) Broadband
7 4 (2.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (2.67%) Network Security
7 4 (2.67%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.00%) FTP
8 3 (2.00%) MPLS
8 3 (2.00%) NetScaler
8 3 (2.00%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (2.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.33%) Big Data
2 2 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.33%) DB2
2 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (0.67%) MySQL
3 1 (0.67%) QlikView
3 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (15.33%) Telecoms
2 19 (12.67%) Front Office
3 16 (10.67%) Billing
4 12 (8.00%) Finance
5 1 (0.67%) Back Office
5 1 (0.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (20.67%) Incident Manager
2 27 (18.00%) Support Engineer
3 18 (12.00%) Service Desk Engineer
4 16 (10.67%) Analyst
4 16 (10.67%) Project Manager
5 13 (8.67%) Linux Engineer
6 11 (7.33%) Network Engineer
7 10 (6.67%) Consultant
7 10 (6.67%) Linux Support
7 10 (6.67%) Linux Support Engineer
8 9 (6.00%) ICT Manager
8 9 (6.00%) Support Analyst
8 9 (6.00%) Windows Engineer
9 8 (5.33%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 8 (5.33%) 1st Line Support
9 8 (5.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 8 (5.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 8 (5.33%) Service Analyst
9 8 (5.33%) Service Desk Analyst
9 8 (5.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.33%) .NET
2 1 (0.67%) CSS
2 1 (0.67%) Web Services
2 1 (0.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.33%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.33%) CMDB
5 3 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.00%) Social Media
6 2 (1.33%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.33%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.33%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.33%) Replication
6 2 (1.33%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.67%) iPad
7 1 (0.67%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.67%) NHS
7 1 (0.67%) PMI
7 1 (0.67%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.67%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 34 (22.67%) Windows
2 17 (11.33%) Linux
3 16 (10.67%) Windows 7
4 15 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 12 (8.00%) Unix
6 8 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.00%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.33%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.67%) AIX
10 1 (0.67%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (44.00%) Service Management
2 59 (39.33%) Incident Management
3 33 (22.00%) ITIL V3
4 32 (21.33%) Ticket Management
5 27 (18.00%) CRM
6 22 (14.67%) PRINCE2
6 22 (14.67%) Problem Management
7 21 (14.00%) Project Management
8 16 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (10.00%) Configuration Management
10 13 (8.67%) ITSM
11 12 (8.00%) eTOM
12 11 (7.33%) Root Cause Analysis
13 10 (6.67%) Service Delivery
14 9 (6.00%) Customer Engagement
15 7 (4.67%) Change Management
15 7 (4.67%) Continuous Improvement
16 6 (4.00%) Presales
16 6 (4.00%) Time Management
17 5 (3.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.00%) Bash Shell
2 7 (4.67%) Python
3 6 (4.00%) AWK
3 6 (4.00%) sed
3 6 (4.00%) Shell Script
4 5 (3.33%) Perl
4 5 (3.33%) SQL
5 4 (2.67%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.33%) C#
6 2 (1.33%) Korn
6 2 (1.33%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.67%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (18.67%) Security Cleared
3 19 (12.67%) Degree
3 19 (12.67%) DV Cleared
3 19 (12.67%) MCSE
4 14 (9.33%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (7.33%) CCNA
6 9 (6.00%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (6.00%) MCITP
6 9 (6.00%) MCP
6 9 (6.00%) MCTS
7 7 (4.67%) SC Cleared
8 6 (4.00%) HNC
8 6 (4.00%) RHCSA
9 5 (3.33%) CCNP
10 4 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (2.00%) PMI Certification
12 2 (1.33%) CCDP
12 2 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (31.33%) SLA
2 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 28 (18.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.67%) XenApp
4 3 (2.00%) BitLocker
4 3 (2.00%) Terminal Server
4 3 (2.00%) UAG
5 2 (1.33%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (1.33%) XenServer
6 1 (0.67%) Firmware
6 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (0.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (6.67%) SCOM
2 5 (3.33%) Puppet
3 4 (2.67%) Nagios
3 4 (2.67%) NetBackup
3 4 (2.67%) WSUS
4 3 (2.00%) Ansible
4 3 (2.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (2.00%) SCCM
5 2 (1.33%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.67%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.67%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.67%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.67%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 37 (24.67%) Microsoft
2 19 (12.67%) Huawei
3 17 (11.33%) Remedy
4 14 (9.33%) HP
5 13 (8.67%) Cisco
6 8 (5.33%) Citrix
7 7 (4.67%) Amdocs
7 7 (4.67%) Ericsson
7 7 (4.67%) VMware
8 5 (3.33%) CheckPoint
8 5 (3.33%) Juniper
8 5 (3.33%) Nokia
9 4 (2.67%) Altiris
9 4 (2.67%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.67%) ServiceNow
10 3 (2.00%) BMC
10 3 (2.00%) F5
10 3 (2.00%) IBM
10 3 (2.00%) Oracle
10 3 (2.00%) SAP
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