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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 23 15 26
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs citing ITIL 70 91 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.81% 8.57% 6.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.25% 11.28% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 29 15
Average daily rate
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£400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £173 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 0
Average hourly rate £21.55 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.68% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -12.69%
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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
683 807 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 66.44% 75.99% 72.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 409 245
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 15
Average hourly rate £21.55 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.68% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £15.18 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 17 April 2015.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 61 (43.57%) Windows
2 57 (40.71%) Microsoft
2 57 (40.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 52 (37.14%) Service Management
4 50 (35.71%) Active Directory
5 44 (31.43%) Degree
6 38 (27.14%) Security Cleared
7 33 (23.57%) MCSE
8 30 (21.43%) SLA
9 28 (20.00%) MCTS
9 28 (20.00%) MCITP
9 28 (20.00%) DV Cleared
10 27 (19.29%) SC Cleared
10 27 (19.29%) Customer Engagement
10 27 (19.29%) Windows 7
10 27 (19.29%) Project Management
11 26 (18.57%) Configuration Management
11 26 (18.57%) MCP
11 26 (18.57%) Telecoms
12 24 (17.14%) Service Delivery
12 24 (17.14%) PRINCE2
12 24 (17.14%) HP
13 21 (15.00%) MS Excel
14 20 (14.29%) DNS
15 17 (12.14%) SQL
15 17 (12.14%) SCOM
16 16 (11.43%) ITIL Certification
17 15 (10.71%) Problem Management
18 14 (10.00%) Finance
18 14 (10.00%) SharePoint

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 12 (8.57%) MS Exchange
3 11 (7.86%) IIS
4 8 (5.71%) IBM Notes
5 7 (5.00%) GroupWise
6 5 (3.57%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (2.86%) CMS
8 3 (2.14%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.14%) Documentum
8 3 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.43%) Live Communications Server
9 2 (1.43%) Lync
10 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.29%) MS Visio
3 7 (5.00%) MS Project
3 7 (5.00%) MS Office
4 5 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (5.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.43%) Maximo
2 2 (1.43%) assyst
3 1 (0.71%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.43%) SaaS
1 2 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.29%) DNS
2 10 (7.14%) SAN
2 10 (7.14%) DHCP
3 7 (5.00%) POP3
3 7 (5.00%) SMTP
3 7 (5.00%) IMAP
4 5 (3.57%) 3G
5 4 (2.86%) 2G
5 4 (2.86%) ATM
5 4 (2.86%) SDH
6 3 (2.14%) 4G
6 3 (2.14%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (1.43%) LTE
7 2 (1.43%) Firewall
7 2 (1.43%) 3GPP
7 2 (1.43%) VoIP
7 2 (1.43%) WAN
7 2 (1.43%) LAN
7 2 (1.43%) PBX
7 2 (1.43%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.14%) DB2
3 1 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.14%) Visual Studio
1 3 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.71%) MSI
General
1 26 (18.57%) Telecoms
2 14 (10.00%) Finance
3 4 (2.86%) Banking
4 3 (2.14%) Retail
5 2 (1.43%) Billing
6 1 (0.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 26 (18.57%) Field Engineer
3 16 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support
4 15 (10.71%) Service Manager
4 15 (10.71%) Analyst
5 14 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 13 (9.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 11 (7.86%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (5.71%) Delivery Manager
10 7 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
11 6 (4.29%) Server Engineer
11 6 (4.29%) Exchange Engineer
11 6 (4.29%) Service Analyst
11 6 (4.29%) Consultant
12 5 (3.57%) Architect
13 4 (2.86%) Senior Project Manager
13 4 (2.86%) Senior Manager
13 4 (2.86%) Linux Engineer
13 4 (2.86%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.29%) .NET
1 6 (4.29%) XML
2 3 (2.14%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.71%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.71%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.71%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.71%) CSS
3 1 (0.71%) SOAP
3 1 (0.71%) Web Services
3 1 (0.71%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.71%) Clustering
2 8 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.57%) Private Cloud
4 4 (2.86%) Replication
5 2 (1.43%) CMDB
5 2 (1.43%) AS400
5 2 (1.43%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.43%) PKI
5 2 (1.43%) iSeries
6 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.71%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.71%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (0.71%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.71%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 61 (43.57%) Windows
2 27 (19.29%) Windows 7
3 14 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (9.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (7.14%) Windows XP
5 10 (7.14%) UNIX
6 9 (6.43%) Linux
7 5 (3.57%) Windows 8
7 5 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.14%) AIX
10 2 (1.43%) zOS
11 1 (0.71%) Android
11 1 (0.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (37.14%) Service Management
2 27 (19.29%) Project Management
2 27 (19.29%) Customer Engagement
3 26 (18.57%) Configuration Management
4 24 (17.14%) PRINCE2
4 24 (17.14%) Service Delivery
5 15 (10.71%) Problem Management
6 13 (9.29%) ITSM
6 13 (9.29%) Incident Management
7 12 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (6.43%) Network Management
9 8 (5.71%) Change Management
10 7 (5.00%) Six Sigma
11 6 (4.29%) Time Management
12 5 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
12 5 (3.57%) Programme Management
13 4 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (2.86%) TOGAF
13 4 (2.86%) Migration
13 4 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.14%) SQL
2 6 (4.29%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.57%) VBScript
4 3 (2.14%) VB.NET
4 3 (2.14%) C#
5 1 (0.71%) Java
5 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 57 (40.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (31.43%) Degree
3 38 (27.14%) Security Cleared
4 33 (23.57%) MCSE
5 28 (20.00%) MCTS
5 28 (20.00%) MCITP
5 28 (20.00%) DV Cleared
6 27 (19.29%) SC Cleared
7 26 (18.57%) MCP
8 16 (11.43%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (6.43%) PMP
10 9 (6.43%) PMI Certification
11 8 (5.71%) CCNA
12 3 (2.14%) MCSD
12 3 (2.14%) HNC
12 3 (2.14%) A+ Certification
12 3 (2.14%) RHCSA
13 2 (1.43%) CCENT
13 2 (1.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (21.43%) SLA
2 4 (2.86%) COBIT
3 2 (1.43%) QA
3 2 (1.43%) BS15000
4 1 (0.71%) P3O
System Software
1 50 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.71%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (12.14%) SCOM
2 12 (8.57%) SCCM
3 5 (3.57%) WMI
3 5 (3.57%) SCSM
4 4 (2.86%) MOM
4 4 (2.86%) Nagios
4 4 (2.86%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (2.14%) Netcool
6 2 (1.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (1.43%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.71%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.71%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.71%) OpenView
Vendors
1 57 (40.71%) Microsoft
2 24 (17.14%) HP
3 13 (9.29%) Symantec
4 12 (8.57%) Remedy
5 10 (7.14%) Cisco
6 9 (6.43%) Lotus
7 7 (5.00%) VMware
7 7 (5.00%) Citrix
7 7 (5.00%) Novell
8 6 (4.29%) EMC
8 6 (4.29%) Amdocs
9 5 (3.57%) Red Hat
9 5 (3.57%) SAP
10 4 (2.86%) Oracle
10 4 (2.86%) Ericsson
10 4 (2.86%) Altiris
10 4 (2.86%) Huawei
10 4 (2.86%) ServiceNow
11 3 (2.14%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.14%) Veritas
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £21.55 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour + Uplift
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago