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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 16 28 40
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +12
Contract jobs citing ITIL 69 65 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.62% 5.99% 3.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.69% 8.66% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 24 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £158 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £27.83 £16.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.93% -27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -12.85%
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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
590 751 763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 65.12% 69.15% 67.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 392 269
Average daily rate £420 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 28
Average hourly rate £27.83 £15.63 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.11% -10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 56 (43.41%) Service Management
2 51 (39.53%) Microsoft
3 47 (36.43%) Windows
4 40 (31.01%) Degree
5 38 (29.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 34 (26.36%) Active Directory
7 31 (24.03%) Project Management
7 31 (24.03%) Security Cleared
8 30 (23.26%) PRINCE2
9 26 (20.16%) HP
10 25 (19.38%) SLA
11 24 (18.60%) MCSE
11 24 (18.60%) MS Excel
11 24 (18.60%) SC Cleared
12 23 (17.83%) MS Visio
12 23 (17.83%) Service Delivery
12 23 (17.83%) Telecoms
13 21 (16.28%) DV Cleared
13 21 (16.28%) Windows 7
14 20 (15.50%) MS Office
15 18 (13.95%) MCTS
15 18 (13.95%) MCITP
16 17 (13.18%) Customer Engagement
17 16 (12.40%) MCP
17 16 (12.40%) Configuration Management
18 15 (11.63%) ITIL Certification
19 14 (10.85%) DNS
19 14 (10.85%) Windows Server 2008
19 14 (10.85%) Analytical Skills
20 13 (10.08%) Problem Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 12 (9.30%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.75%) MS Exchange
3 9 (6.98%) IIS
4 5 (3.88%) Lync
5 4 (3.10%) IBM Notes
5 4 (3.10%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.33%) GroupWise
6 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.55%) Live Communications Server
8 1 (0.78%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 24 (18.60%) MS Excel
2 23 (17.83%) MS Visio
3 20 (15.50%) MS Office
4 11 (8.53%) MS Project
5 6 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.78%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.55%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.10%) Office 365
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.85%) DNS
2 11 (8.53%) DHCP
3 8 (6.20%) TCP/IP
3 8 (6.20%) Internet
4 7 (5.43%) WAN
5 6 (4.65%) ATM
5 6 (4.65%) LAN
5 6 (4.65%) SDH
5 6 (4.65%) Firewall
6 5 (3.88%) 3G
7 4 (3.10%) DSL
7 4 (3.10%) VPN
7 4 (3.10%) 4G
8 3 (2.33%) VoIP
8 3 (2.33%) IMAP
8 3 (2.33%) POP3
8 3 (2.33%) SMTP
8 3 (2.33%) ADSL
8 3 (2.33%) Wireless
8 3 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.10%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.55%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (0.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.78%) MSI
2 1 (0.78%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.78%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (17.83%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.98%) Finance
3 3 (2.33%) Retail
4 2 (1.55%) Billing
4 2 (1.55%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.55%) Games
4 2 (1.55%) Banking
5 1 (0.78%) Legal
5 1 (0.78%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.78%) French Language
5 1 (0.78%) German Language
5 1 (0.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (17.83%) Support Engineer
2 21 (16.28%) Project Manager
3 15 (11.63%) Field Engineer
3 15 (11.63%) Service Manager
4 14 (10.85%) Analyst
5 12 (9.30%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (9.30%) Delivery Manager
6 10 (7.75%) Architect
7 9 (6.98%) Support Analyst
8 8 (6.20%) Services Delivery Manager
9 7 (5.43%) Technical Project Manager
9 7 (5.43%) Technical Manager
10 6 (4.65%) Technical Analyst
10 6 (4.65%) Incident Manager
10 6 (4.65%) Telecoms Project Manager
10 6 (4.65%) Consultant
10 6 (4.65%) Technical Support
10 6 (4.65%) Technical Support Analyst
10 6 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (4.65%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.65%) .NET
2 4 (3.10%) XML
2 4 (3.10%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.55%) REST
3 2 (1.55%) SOAP
3 2 (1.55%) Web Services
4 1 (0.78%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 1 (0.78%) FastCGI
4 1 (0.78%) Apache Camel
4 1 (0.78%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.78%) WCF
4 1 (0.78%) Silverlight
4 1 (0.78%) LINQ
4 1 (0.78%) XSLT
4 1 (0.78%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.78%) Ajax
4 1 (0.78%) J2EE
4 1 (0.78%) ADO.NET
4 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.85%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.10%) Clustering
4 2 (1.55%) PKI
4 2 (1.55%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.78%) iPhone
5 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.78%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.78%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (0.78%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.78%) Blog
5 1 (0.78%) Replication
5 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 47 (36.43%) Windows
2 21 (16.28%) Windows 7
3 14 (10.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (8.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (6.98%) UNIX
6 6 (4.65%) Linux
7 5 (3.88%) Windows XP
7 5 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.78%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (43.41%) Service Management
2 31 (24.03%) Project Management
3 30 (23.26%) PRINCE2
4 23 (17.83%) Service Delivery
5 17 (13.18%) Customer Engagement
6 16 (12.40%) Configuration Management
7 13 (10.08%) Time Management
7 13 (10.08%) Problem Management
8 10 (7.75%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (7.75%) ITSM
9 8 (6.20%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (5.43%) Supplier Management
10 7 (5.43%) Incident Management
10 7 (5.43%) Coaching
11 6 (4.65%) Change Management
12 5 (3.88%) TOGAF
12 5 (3.88%) Capacity Management
12 5 (3.88%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.53%) SQL
2 9 (6.98%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.10%) VBScript
3 4 (3.10%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.55%) Python
4 2 (1.55%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.55%) C#
4 2 (1.55%) Java
4 2 (1.55%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.55%) Perl
5 1 (0.78%) PHP
5 1 (0.78%) C++
5 1 (0.78%) Ruby
5 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 40 (31.01%) Degree
2 38 (29.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (24.03%) Security Cleared
4 24 (18.60%) SC Cleared
4 24 (18.60%) MCSE
5 21 (16.28%) DV Cleared
6 18 (13.95%) MCTS
6 18 (13.95%) MCITP
7 16 (12.40%) MCP
8 15 (11.63%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (7.75%) CCNA
9 10 (7.75%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (6.20%) PMP
10 8 (6.20%) PMI Certification
11 6 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (3.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (3.10%) CCENT
13 3 (2.33%) RHCSA
13 3 (2.33%) CISSP
13 3 (2.33%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (19.38%) SLA
2 6 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.10%) COBIT
3 4 (3.10%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.55%) BS15000
5 1 (0.78%) P3O
System Software
1 34 (26.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.55%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (7.75%) SCOM
2 7 (5.43%) SCCM
3 5 (3.88%) WMI
4 4 (3.10%) Nagios
4 4 (3.10%) NetBackup
4 4 (3.10%) SCSM
5 3 (2.33%) MOM
5 3 (2.33%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (1.55%) OpenView
7 1 (0.78%) Netcool
7 1 (0.78%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.78%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.78%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 51 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 26 (20.16%) HP
3 11 (8.53%) Symantec
4 9 (6.98%) Cisco
4 9 (6.98%) BMC
5 6 (4.65%) EMC
5 6 (4.65%) Citrix
5 6 (4.65%) Remedy
5 6 (4.65%) Amdocs
6 5 (3.88%) Lotus
7 4 (3.10%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.10%) Altiris
8 3 (2.33%) VMware
8 3 (2.33%) Huawei
8 3 (2.33%) Ericsson
8 3 (2.33%) Novell
8 3 (2.33%) Veritas
8 3 (2.33%) SAP
9 2 (1.55%) Avaya
9 2 (1.55%) Juniper
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