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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 6 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Contract jobs citing ITIL 118 67 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.47% 6.82% 7.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.96% 9.53% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 23 30
Average daily rate £375 £425 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +38.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £152 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £347 £328
% change year-on-year
+0.72% +5.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 1
Average hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +23.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.88
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.11%
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
789 703 795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.68% 71.52% 76.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 374 403
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 17
Average hourly rate £19.61 £22.03 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £18.55 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.98 £37.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 86 (44.79%) Service Management
2 66 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 64 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 61 (31.77%) SLA
5 52 (27.08%) Windows
6 48 (25.00%) Degree
7 47 (24.48%) MS Excel
8 46 (23.96%) Telecoms
9 43 (22.40%) Microsoft Certification
10 41 (21.35%) Project Management
10 41 (21.35%) ITIL V3
11 40 (20.83%) Ticket Management
12 39 (20.31%) Active Directory
13 37 (19.27%) PRINCE2
14 36 (18.75%) Remedy
15 33 (17.19%) Windows Server
16 32 (16.67%) Front Office
17 31 (16.15%) CRM
17 31 (16.15%) Linux
17 31 (16.15%) Customer Engagement
18 29 (15.10%) DNS
19 28 (14.58%) MCTS
19 28 (14.58%) MCITP
20 23 (11.98%) Security Cleared
21 22 (11.46%) MS Project
21 22 (11.46%) Billing
22 21 (10.94%) Unix
22 21 (10.94%) SQL
23 19 (9.90%) Huawei
24 18 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 18 (9.38%) IIS
2 8 (4.17%) CMS
2 8 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.56%) Node.js
4 2 (1.04%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.52%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.52%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 47 (24.48%) MS Excel
2 22 (11.46%) MS Project
3 15 (7.81%) MS Office
4 4 (2.08%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.52%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.21%) Office 365
3 3 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (15.10%) DNS
2 18 (9.38%) Firewall
3 13 (6.77%) DHCP
3 13 (6.77%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (6.25%) Internet
5 10 (5.21%) LTE
5 10 (5.21%) VoLTE
5 10 (5.21%) VPN
6 9 (4.69%) SSL
7 8 (4.17%) 3G
7 8 (4.17%) 4G
7 8 (4.17%) TCP/IP
8 7 (3.65%) WAN
9 6 (3.13%) Broadband
9 6 (3.13%) FTP
9 6 (3.13%) NetScaler
9 6 (3.13%) Reverse Proxy
9 6 (3.13%) Wireless
10 5 (2.60%) LAN
10 5 (2.60%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.60%) Big Data
3 4 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.08%) MySQL
3 4 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (1.56%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.04%) DB2
5 2 (1.04%) Power BI
5 2 (1.04%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (2.60%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.56%) Fiddler
2 3 (1.56%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.56%) JIRA
3 2 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 46 (23.96%) Telecoms
2 32 (16.67%) Front Office
3 22 (11.46%) Billing
4 8 (4.17%) Finance
5 3 (1.56%) Back Office
5 3 (1.56%) Marketing
6 1 (0.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (17.19%) Incident Manager
2 30 (15.63%) Support Engineer
3 25 (13.02%) Project Manager
4 21 (10.94%) Linux Engineer
5 20 (10.42%) Consultant
5 20 (10.42%) Field Engineer
6 15 (7.81%) Analyst
6 15 (7.81%) Linux Support
6 15 (7.81%) Linux Support Engineer
7 13 (6.77%) Windows Engineer
8 12 (6.25%) ICT Manager
8 12 (6.25%) Windows Support Engineer
9 10 (5.21%) Network Engineer
10 9 (4.69%) Applications Support
11 8 (4.17%) Junior
11 8 (4.17%) Junior Linux Engineer
11 8 (4.17%) Voice Project Manager
12 7 (3.65%) Architect
12 7 (3.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 7 (3.65%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.21%) .NET
2 6 (3.13%) XML
3 3 (1.56%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.56%) ADO.NET
3 3 (1.56%) Ajax
3 3 (1.56%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.56%) FastCGI
3 3 (1.56%) LINQ
3 3 (1.56%) REST
3 3 (1.56%) RSS
3 3 (1.56%) WCF
3 3 (1.56%) Web Services
3 3 (1.56%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 3 (1.56%) WPF
4 2 (1.04%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.04%) DCOM
4 2 (1.04%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.52%) CGI
5 1 (0.52%) CSS
5 1 (0.52%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 14 (7.29%) Data Centre
3 11 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.17%) Clustering
5 6 (3.13%) CMDB
6 5 (2.60%) PMI
7 4 (2.08%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.08%) Performance Metrics
7 4 (2.08%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.56%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.56%) Replication
9 2 (1.04%) BYOD
9 2 (1.04%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.04%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.04%) PKI
9 2 (1.04%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.04%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.52%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 52 (27.08%) Windows
2 33 (17.19%) Windows Server
3 31 (16.15%) Linux
4 21 (10.94%) Unix
5 18 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (8.33%) Windows 7
7 15 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.08%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.08%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.04%) AIX
11 1 (0.52%) NetWare
11 1 (0.52%) Solaris
11 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (44.79%) Service Management
2 64 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 41 (21.35%) ITIL V3
3 41 (21.35%) Project Management
4 40 (20.83%) Ticket Management
5 37 (19.27%) PRINCE2
6 31 (16.15%) CRM
6 31 (16.15%) Customer Engagement
7 14 (7.29%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (7.29%) Problem Management
8 13 (6.77%) eTOM
9 11 (5.73%) Change Management
10 9 (4.69%) Service Delivery
11 8 (4.17%) High Availability
12 7 (3.65%) Configuration Management
12 7 (3.65%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (3.65%) DevOps
12 7 (3.65%) ITSM
12 7 (3.65%) Risk Management
13 6 (3.13%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 21 (10.94%) SQL
2 16 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 15 (7.81%) Python
4 9 (4.69%) Bash Shell
4 9 (4.69%) Perl
5 8 (4.17%) T-SQL
6 7 (3.65%) Ruby
7 6 (3.13%) AWK
7 6 (3.13%) Java
7 6 (3.13%) sed
7 6 (3.13%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.13%) VBScript
8 5 (2.60%) C#
9 4 (2.08%) PHP
10 3 (1.56%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.04%) C
11 2 (1.04%) Korn
11 2 (1.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (25.00%) Degree
2 43 (22.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (14.58%) MCITP
3 28 (14.58%) MCTS
4 23 (11.98%) Security Cleared
5 16 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 13 (6.77%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (5.73%) MCSE
8 9 (4.69%) CCNA
8 9 (4.69%) PMI Certification
9 6 (3.13%) DV Cleared
9 6 (3.13%) HNC
9 6 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (3.13%) RHCSA
10 5 (2.60%) CCNP
10 5 (2.60%) CITP
11 4 (2.08%) MCP
11 4 (2.08%) PMP
12 2 (1.04%) CCDP
12 2 (1.04%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (31.77%) SLA
2 4 (2.08%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.52%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 39 (20.31%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.69%) UAG
2 9 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.13%) Terminal Server
4 5 (2.60%) BitLocker
5 4 (2.08%) vSphere
5 4 (2.08%) XenApp
6 3 (1.56%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.04%) XenServer
8 1 (0.52%) Firmware
8 1 (0.52%) KVM
8 1 (0.52%) RHEV
8 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 11 (5.73%) WSUS
2 7 (3.65%) SCCM
3 6 (3.13%) Puppet
4 5 (2.60%) WMI
5 4 (2.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (2.08%) Nagios
5 4 (2.08%) NetBackup
5 4 (2.08%) SCOM
6 3 (1.56%) Ansible
6 3 (1.56%) SCVMM
6 3 (1.56%) Windows Intune
7 2 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.04%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.52%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.52%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.52%) Control-M
8 1 (0.52%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 66 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 36 (18.75%) Remedy
3 19 (9.90%) Huawei
4 16 (8.33%) Amdocs
5 15 (7.81%) Ericsson
5 15 (7.81%) HP
6 14 (7.29%) Cisco
7 11 (5.73%) Citrix
7 11 (5.73%) VMware
8 6 (3.13%) Oracle
9 5 (2.60%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.60%) SAP
9 5 (2.60%) ServiceNow
10 4 (2.08%) Altiris
10 4 (2.08%) BMC
10 4 (2.08%) Juniper
10 4 (2.08%) Nokia
11 3 (1.56%) IBM
11 3 (1.56%) LANDesk
12 2 (1.04%) F5
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £21.33 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago