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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 22 13 25
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Contract jobs citing ITIL 71 96 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.81% 9.10% 6.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.46% 12.12% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 32 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £177 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £15.75 £18.20
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -13.46%
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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
679 792 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 65.16% 75.07% 71.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 406 216
Average daily rate £400 £400 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 13
Average hourly rate £30.25 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £15.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £180.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 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 1 April 2015.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 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 57 (41.61%) Windows
2 55 (40.15%) Service Management
3 54 (39.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 52 (37.96%) Microsoft
5 47 (34.31%) Active Directory
6 43 (31.39%) Degree
7 36 (26.28%) Security Cleared
8 30 (21.90%) MCSE
9 28 (20.44%) Service Delivery
9 28 (20.44%) Telecoms
9 28 (20.44%) MCTS
9 28 (20.44%) MCITP
10 27 (19.71%) Customer Engagement
11 26 (18.98%) DV Cleared
11 26 (18.98%) SLA
12 24 (17.52%) PRINCE2
12 24 (17.52%) Project Management
12 24 (17.52%) SC Cleared
12 24 (17.52%) Windows 7
13 23 (16.79%) MCP
13 23 (16.79%) MS Excel
14 22 (16.06%) Configuration Management
14 22 (16.06%) HP
15 20 (14.60%) DNS
16 18 (13.14%) SCOM
17 16 (11.68%) Problem Management
17 16 (11.68%) SQL
18 15 (10.95%) ITIL Certification
19 14 (10.22%) Incident Management
19 14 (10.22%) Windows Server 2008

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 13 (9.49%) SharePoint
2 11 (8.03%) IIS
2 11 (8.03%) MS Exchange
3 8 (5.84%) IBM Notes
4 7 (5.11%) GroupWise
5 5 (3.65%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (2.19%) CMS
6 3 (2.19%) Documentum
6 3 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.46%) Lync
7 2 (1.46%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.46%) Live Communications Server
8 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 23 (16.79%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.03%) MS Visio
3 10 (7.30%) MS Office
4 6 (4.38%) MS Project
5 5 (3.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.73%) Maximo
2 1 (0.73%) assyst
2 1 (0.73%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.46%) Office 365
1 2 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.60%) DNS
2 10 (7.30%) DHCP
3 9 (6.57%) SAN
4 7 (5.11%) IMAP
4 7 (5.11%) POP3
4 7 (5.11%) SMTP
5 5 (3.65%) 3G
6 4 (2.92%) ATM
6 4 (2.92%) SDH
6 4 (2.92%) 2G
7 3 (2.19%) 4G
7 3 (2.19%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (1.46%) Network Security
8 2 (1.46%) LTE
8 2 (1.46%) RTP
8 2 (1.46%) SS7
8 2 (1.46%) ISUP
8 2 (1.46%) Internet
8 2 (1.46%) 3GPP
8 2 (1.46%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.46%) DB2
3 1 (0.73%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.73%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.73%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Visual Studio
1 3 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.73%) MSI
General
1 28 (20.44%) Telecoms
2 12 (8.76%) Finance
3 4 (2.92%) Banking
4 3 (2.19%) Retail
5 2 (1.46%) Billing
6 1 (0.73%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (23.36%) Support Engineer
2 26 (18.98%) Field Engineer
3 18 (13.14%) Service Manager
4 13 (9.49%) 2nd Line Support
4 13 (9.49%) Project Manager
4 13 (9.49%) Analyst
5 11 (8.03%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (7.30%) Delivery Manager
6 10 (7.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 10 (7.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (5.84%) Services Delivery Manager
8 6 (4.38%) Consultant
8 6 (4.38%) Architect
8 6 (4.38%) Exchange Engineer
8 6 (4.38%) Incident Manager
8 6 (4.38%) Server Engineer
9 4 (2.92%) Incident Analyst
9 4 (2.92%) Linux Support Engineer
9 4 (2.92%) Windows Support Engineer
9 4 (2.92%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.38%) XML
1 6 (4.38%) .NET
2 3 (2.19%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.46%) SOAP
3 2 (1.46%) Web Services
4 1 (0.73%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.73%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.73%) J2EE
4 1 (0.73%) HTML
4 1 (0.73%) CSS
4 1 (0.73%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.73%) REST
4 1 (0.73%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.84%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.84%) Clustering
3 5 (3.65%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.65%) Private Cloud
4 4 (2.92%) Replication
5 2 (1.46%) PKI
6 1 (0.73%) AS400
6 1 (0.73%) CMDB
6 1 (0.73%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.73%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.73%) iSeries
6 1 (0.73%) iPhone
6 1 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.73%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.73%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.73%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.73%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 57 (41.61%) Windows
2 24 (17.52%) Windows 7
3 14 (10.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (9.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (7.30%) Windows XP
6 8 (5.84%) Linux
6 8 (5.84%) UNIX
7 5 (3.65%) Windows 8
7 5 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.46%) AIX
10 1 (0.73%) Solaris
10 1 (0.73%) zOS
10 1 (0.73%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (40.15%) Service Management
2 28 (20.44%) Service Delivery
3 27 (19.71%) Customer Engagement
4 24 (17.52%) PRINCE2
4 24 (17.52%) Project Management
5 22 (16.06%) Configuration Management
6 16 (11.68%) Problem Management
7 14 (10.22%) Incident Management
8 12 (8.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (8.76%) ITSM
9 9 (6.57%) Network Management
10 7 (5.11%) Time Management
11 6 (4.38%) Six Sigma
12 5 (3.65%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (3.65%) Programme Management
12 5 (3.65%) Change Management
12 5 (3.65%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (3.65%) TOGAF
12 5 (3.65%) Performance Monitoring
13 4 (2.92%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.68%) SQL
2 6 (4.38%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.65%) VBScript
4 3 (2.19%) VB.NET
4 3 (2.19%) C#
5 2 (1.46%) Java
6 1 (0.73%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 54 (39.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (31.39%) Degree
3 36 (26.28%) Security Cleared
4 30 (21.90%) MCSE
5 28 (20.44%) MCTS
5 28 (20.44%) MCITP
6 26 (18.98%) DV Cleared
7 24 (17.52%) SC Cleared
8 23 (16.79%) MCP
9 15 (10.95%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (8.03%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (6.57%) CCNA
11 9 (6.57%) PMP
11 9 (6.57%) PMI Certification
12 3 (2.19%) MCSD
12 3 (2.19%) HNC
12 3 (2.19%) A+ Certification
12 3 (2.19%) CCENT
12 3 (2.19%) RHCSA
13 2 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (18.98%) SLA
2 4 (2.92%) COBIT
3 2 (1.46%) QA
3 2 (1.46%) BS15000
4 1 (0.73%) P3O
System Software
1 47 (34.31%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.46%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.73%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (13.14%) SCOM
2 12 (8.76%) SCCM
3 5 (3.65%) WMI
3 5 (3.65%) SCSM
4 4 (2.92%) MOM
4 4 (2.92%) Nagios
4 4 (2.92%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.46%) Netcool
7 1 (0.73%) OpenView
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.73%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.73%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.73%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 52 (37.96%) Microsoft
2 22 (16.06%) HP
3 10 (7.30%) Symantec
3 10 (7.30%) Remedy
3 10 (7.30%) Cisco
4 9 (6.57%) Lotus
5 7 (5.11%) Novell
6 6 (4.38%) Citrix
6 6 (4.38%) EMC
6 6 (4.38%) Huawei
6 6 (4.38%) VMware
7 5 (3.65%) Amdocs
7 5 (3.65%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.92%) Altiris
9 3 (2.19%) Oracle
9 3 (2.19%) SAP
9 3 (2.19%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.19%) Avaya
9 3 (2.19%) Veritas
9 3 (2.19%) Ericsson
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