The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category 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)
Rank 21 14 46
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +32
Contract jobs citing ITIL 53 72 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.99% 7.78% 3.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.72% 11.04% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.48% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.81 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-12.15% +12.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
608 652 836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 68.70% 70.41% 68.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 281 308
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £224 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 8
Average hourly rate £18.00 £30.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.98% +110.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £22.85 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £37.50 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
ITIL
Berkshire

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 40 (31.01%) Service Management
2 36 (27.91%) Security Cleared
3 34 (26.36%) Project Management
4 29 (22.48%) PRINCE2
4 29 (22.48%) Windows
5 28 (21.71%) SC Cleared
6 25 (19.38%) Active Directory
7 24 (18.60%) Microsoft
7 24 (18.60%) ITIL Certification
8 23 (17.83%) Degree
9 22 (17.05%) Configuration Management
10 20 (15.50%) ITSM
11 19 (14.73%) Telecoms
11 19 (14.73%) MS Office
12 18 (13.95%) HP
13 17 (13.18%) Firewall
14 15 (11.63%) SQL
14 15 (11.63%) MS Excel
14 15 (11.63%) ITIL V3
14 15 (11.63%) ITIL V2
15 14 (10.85%) MS Exchange
15 14 (10.85%) Cisco
16 13 (10.08%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (10.08%) Asset Management
16 13 (10.08%) Windows Server 2008
17 11 (8.53%) Incident Management
17 11 (8.53%) DNS
17 11 (8.53%) Windows Server 2003
18 10 (7.75%) Remedy
18 10 (7.75%) WAN

ITIL
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 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 (10.85%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.55%) Lync
3 2 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.78%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 19 (14.73%) MS Office
2 15 (11.63%) MS Excel
3 9 (6.98%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.10%) MS Project
5 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.78%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (5.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.55%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.78%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.78%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.65%) Office 365
2 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.18%) Firewall
2 11 (8.53%) DNS
3 10 (7.75%) WAN
4 8 (6.20%) LAN
4 8 (6.20%) VPN
5 7 (5.43%) DHCP
5 7 (5.43%) Internet
6 5 (3.88%) BGP
6 5 (3.88%) MPLS
6 5 (3.88%) OSPF
7 4 (3.10%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.10%) VoIP
7 4 (3.10%) IPsec
8 3 (2.33%) Wireless
8 3 (2.33%) Ethernet
8 3 (2.33%) DSL
9 2 (1.55%) L2TP
9 2 (1.55%) SAN
9 2 (1.55%) Intranet
9 2 (1.55%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (5.43%) StarTeam
2 2 (1.55%) Ant
2 2 (1.55%) Maven
2 2 (1.55%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.55%) Hudson
2 2 (1.55%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.78%) Toad
3 1 (0.78%) MSI
General
1 19 (14.73%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.20%) Finance
3 4 (3.10%) Front Office
4 3 (2.33%) Banking
5 2 (1.55%) Legal
6 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.78%) Back Office
6 1 (0.78%) Law
6 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (13.95%) Analyst
2 14 (10.85%) Project Manager
3 13 (10.08%) Support Engineer
4 11 (8.53%) Configuration Analyst
5 9 (6.98%) Consultant
6 6 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (3.88%) Technical Manager
7 5 (3.88%) Change Manager
7 5 (3.88%) Service Management Consultant
7 5 (3.88%) Transition Manager
7 5 (3.88%) Incident Manager
7 5 (3.88%) ITIL Manager
7 5 (3.88%) Technical Project Manager
7 5 (3.88%) Support Analyst
7 5 (3.88%) Management Consultant
8 4 (3.10%) Architect
8 4 (3.10%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.33%) Web Services
1 3 (2.33%) XML
2 2 (1.55%) SOAP
2 2 (1.55%) REST
3 1 (0.78%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.78%) CSS
3 1 (0.78%) JSP
3 1 (0.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.10%) Replication
2 3 (2.33%) Clustering
2 3 (2.33%) Physics
2 3 (2.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.33%) CMDB
3 2 (1.55%) Thin Client
3 2 (1.55%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.55%) Fat Client
3 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.78%) FMCG
4 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.78%) CESG
4 1 (0.78%) Statistics
4 1 (0.78%) SecurID
4 1 (0.78%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 29 (22.48%) Windows
2 13 (10.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (8.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (7.75%) UNIX
5 9 (6.98%) Windows 7
6 6 (4.65%) Linux
6 6 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.33%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.55%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.78%) CentOS
9 1 (0.78%) AIX
9 1 (0.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (31.01%) Service Management
2 34 (26.36%) Project Management
3 29 (22.48%) PRINCE2
4 22 (17.05%) Configuration Management
5 20 (15.50%) ITSM
6 15 (11.63%) ITIL V3
6 15 (11.63%) ITIL V2
7 13 (10.08%) Asset Management
8 11 (8.53%) Incident Management
9 10 (7.75%) Service Delivery
10 9 (6.98%) Change Management
10 9 (6.98%) Problem Management
11 8 (6.20%) PRINCE
11 8 (6.20%) Time Management
11 8 (6.20%) Supplier Management
11 8 (6.20%) Migration
12 6 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (4.65%) Customer Engagement
13 3 (2.33%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.63%) SQL
2 5 (3.88%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.78%) VBScript
4 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.78%) Perl
4 1 (0.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (27.91%) Security Cleared
2 28 (21.71%) SC Cleared
3 24 (18.60%) ITIL Certification
4 23 (17.83%) Degree
5 13 (10.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (6.20%) MCITP
7 8 (6.20%) MCTS
8 7 (5.43%) CCNA
9 6 (4.65%) PMP
9 6 (4.65%) PMI Certification
9 6 (4.65%) MCSE
10 5 (3.88%) DV Cleared
10 5 (3.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (2.33%) MCP
12 2 (1.55%) CCIE
12 2 (1.55%) CCNP
12 2 (1.55%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (1.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.78%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.43%) SLA
2 4 (3.10%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.33%) COBIT
4 2 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.55%) QA
5 1 (0.78%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (19.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.65%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.55%) vSphere
5 1 (0.78%) XenApp
5 1 (0.78%) XenServer
5 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.78%) vCloud
5 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.78%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (7.75%) HP UCMDB
2 9 (6.98%) WMI
3 7 (5.43%) SCCM
4 3 (2.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (2.33%) SCOM
5 2 (1.55%) WSUS
5 2 (1.55%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.55%) Puppet
6 1 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.78%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 24 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.95%) HP
3 14 (10.85%) Cisco
4 10 (7.75%) Remedy
4 10 (7.75%) Serena
5 8 (6.20%) VMware
6 7 (5.43%) Borland
7 6 (4.65%) BMC
7 6 (4.65%) Citrix
8 5 (3.88%) F5
8 5 (3.88%) Juniper
9 4 (3.10%) Oracle
10 3 (2.33%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.55%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.55%) Symantec
11 2 (1.55%) SAP
11 2 (1.55%) Fujitsu
12 1 (0.78%) Tufin
12 1 (0.78%) AlgoSec
12 1 (0.78%) ClickSoftware Technologies
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