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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 16 24 38
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +14
Contract jobs citing ITIL 81 48 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.80% 6.15% 3.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.67% 8.66% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 16 12
Average daily rate £300 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £263 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £20.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
759 554 684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 73.05% 70.93% 63.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 236 260
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 20
Average hourly rate £22.25 £16.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.06% +4.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £32.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
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 24 April 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 April 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 59 (33.91%) Service Management
2 54 (31.03%) Telecoms
3 52 (29.89%) Degree
4 49 (28.16%) ITIL Certification
5 46 (26.44%) Windows
6 35 (20.11%) PRINCE2
6 35 (20.11%) Project Management
7 33 (18.97%) Service Delivery
8 30 (17.24%) Incident Management
9 28 (16.09%) Active Directory
10 27 (15.52%) ITSM
11 25 (14.37%) Microsoft
11 25 (14.37%) Security Cleared
12 24 (13.79%) SQL
12 24 (13.79%) Configuration Management
12 24 (13.79%) Remedy
13 22 (12.64%) SC Cleared
14 21 (12.07%) UNIX
14 21 (12.07%) MS Excel
15 20 (11.49%) Windows Server 2008
15 20 (11.49%) Problem Management
16 19 (10.92%) Oracle
17 18 (10.34%) MS Exchange
17 18 (10.34%) DNS
17 18 (10.34%) Change Management
17 18 (10.34%) Firewall
18 17 (9.77%) Windows Server 2003
18 17 (9.77%) Windows 7
19 16 (9.20%) Resource Management
19 16 (9.20%) ITIL V3

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 18 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 10 (5.75%) IIS
3 7 (4.02%) Lync
4 6 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.45%) Live Communications Server
4 6 (3.45%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.30%) Apache
5 4 (2.30%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.30%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (1.72%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.15%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.15%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.15%) Oracle Spatial
7 2 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 21 (12.07%) MS Excel
2 16 (9.20%) MS Office
3 5 (2.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.30%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (2.30%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (8.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.57%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (0.57%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.57%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.57%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.57%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.57%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.15%) Office 365
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.34%) DNS
1 18 (10.34%) Firewall
2 16 (9.20%) TCP/IP
3 15 (8.62%) LAN
4 10 (5.75%) WAN
5 9 (5.17%) VPN
6 8 (4.60%) DHCP
6 8 (4.60%) VLAN
7 6 (3.45%) HTTP
7 6 (3.45%) PBX
7 6 (3.45%) PSTN
7 6 (3.45%) SAN
7 6 (3.45%) RTP
8 5 (2.87%) LDAP
9 4 (2.30%) VoIP
10 3 (1.72%) FTP
10 3 (1.72%) MPLS
10 3 (1.72%) Internet
10 3 (1.72%) 3G
10 3 (1.72%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.30%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.15%) DB2
5 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.15%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (4.02%) Maven
1 7 (4.02%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.45%) StarTeam
2 6 (3.45%) ClearCase
3 5 (2.87%) JIRA
4 4 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.72%) Ant
6 2 (1.15%) Hudson
6 2 (1.15%) ClearQuest
6 2 (1.15%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.57%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.57%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.57%) FogBugz
General
1 54 (31.03%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.02%) Finance
3 6 (3.45%) Banking
4 5 (2.87%) Retail
5 2 (1.15%) Front Office
6 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.57%) Billing
6 1 (0.57%) Legal
6 1 (0.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (17.24%) Analyst
2 24 (13.79%) Service Manager
3 17 (9.77%) Incident Manager
4 16 (9.20%) Consultant
5 12 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 12 (6.90%) Implementation Manager
5 12 (6.90%) Service Implementation Manager
6 11 (6.32%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (5.17%) Support Analyst
8 8 (4.60%) Project Manager
8 8 (4.60%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 8 (4.60%) ITIL Manager
9 7 (4.02%) Architect
9 7 (4.02%) Service Analyst
9 7 (4.02%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (4.02%) Configuration Analyst
10 6 (3.45%) Transition Manager
10 6 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (3.45%) Management Consultant
10 6 (3.45%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.17%) HTML
1 9 (5.17%) .NET
1 9 (5.17%) Web Services
2 6 (3.45%) J2EE
3 4 (2.30%) ODBC
4 3 (1.72%) XML
5 2 (1.15%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.15%) Middleware
5 2 (1.15%) WCF
5 2 (1.15%) SOAP
5 2 (1.15%) REST
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.57%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.57%) Ajax
6 1 (0.57%) CSS
6 1 (0.57%) WAP
6 1 (0.57%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.32%) Physics
1 11 (6.32%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.75%) Replication
3 8 (4.60%) Clustering
4 6 (3.45%) PKI
5 3 (1.72%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.15%) VLE
6 2 (1.15%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.15%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.15%) CMDB
6 2 (1.15%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.57%) FMCG
7 1 (0.57%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 46 (26.44%) Windows
2 21 (12.07%) UNIX
3 20 (11.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (9.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (9.77%) Windows 7
5 12 (6.90%) Linux
6 7 (4.02%) Windows XP
6 7 (4.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.87%) Solaris
8 3 (1.72%) AIX
9 2 (1.15%) CentOS
10 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.57%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.57%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.57%) VMS
10 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (33.91%) Service Management
2 35 (20.11%) Project Management
2 35 (20.11%) PRINCE2
3 33 (18.97%) Service Delivery
4 30 (17.24%) Incident Management
5 27 (15.52%) ITSM
6 24 (13.79%) Configuration Management
7 20 (11.49%) Problem Management
8 18 (10.34%) Change Management
9 16 (9.20%) Resource Management
9 16 (9.20%) ITIL V3
10 15 (8.62%) PRINCE
11 12 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (6.32%) ITIL V2
13 9 (5.17%) Migration
14 8 (4.60%) Asset Management
15 7 (4.02%) Customer Engagement
16 6 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
16 6 (3.45%) Network Load Balancing
16 6 (3.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 24 (13.79%) SQL
2 6 (3.45%) Perl
3 4 (2.30%) Java
4 3 (1.72%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.72%) VBScript
4 3 (1.72%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.15%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.15%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.15%) VBA
6 1 (0.57%) Python
6 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.57%) VB
6 1 (0.57%) C
6 1 (0.57%) C#
6 1 (0.57%) C++
6 1 (0.57%) PHP
6 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (29.89%) Degree
2 49 (28.16%) ITIL Certification
3 25 (14.37%) Security Cleared
4 22 (12.64%) SC Cleared
5 15 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (4.60%) MCSE
7 7 (4.02%) MCTS
7 7 (4.02%) MCITP
8 6 (3.45%) HNC
8 6 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (2.87%) A+ Certification
10 3 (1.72%) CCNA
10 3 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.72%) PMP
10 3 (1.72%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.72%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (1.15%) HND
12 1 (0.57%) MCDBA
12 1 (0.57%) CCIE
12 1 (0.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.75%) SLA
2 8 (4.60%) QA
3 4 (2.30%) TickIT
4 3 (1.72%) COBIT
5 2 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.57%) BS15000
6 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 28 (16.09%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.75%) Hyper-V
3 8 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.87%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.15%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.57%) NFS
6 1 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.57%) KVM
6 1 (0.57%) XenApp
6 1 (0.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (4.02%) WMI
1 7 (4.02%) HP UCMDB
2 4 (2.30%) BladeLogic
3 3 (1.72%) Puppet
3 3 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.72%) SCCM
3 3 (1.72%) SCOM
4 2 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.15%) Legato
4 2 (1.15%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.15%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.57%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.57%) Foglight
5 1 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.57%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 25 (14.37%) Microsoft
2 24 (13.79%) Remedy
3 19 (10.92%) Oracle
4 15 (8.62%) Cisco
5 14 (8.05%) HP
6 13 (7.47%) VMware
7 10 (5.75%) IBM
8 9 (5.17%) BMC
8 9 (5.17%) Lotus
9 8 (4.60%) Citrix
10 7 (4.02%) SAP
10 7 (4.02%) Serena
10 7 (4.02%) Huawei
11 6 (3.45%) Nortel
11 6 (3.45%) Borland
11 6 (3.45%) Avaya
12 4 (2.30%) JBoss
12 4 (2.30%) Cognos
12 4 (2.30%) Sybase
12 4 (2.30%) Business Objects
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