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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 18 16 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing ITIL 67 77 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.47% 7.81% 6.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.15% 10.69% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 34 18
Average daily rate
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£438 £293 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.57% -10.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £185 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 0
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.92% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
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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
601 720 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.00% 73.02% 69.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 347 260
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 16
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £15.65 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £22.35 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 22 May 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 22 May 2015.

ITIL Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 58 (42.96%) Microsoft
2 51 (37.78%) Windows
3 48 (35.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 48 (35.56%) Service Management
4 44 (32.59%) Active Directory
5 36 (26.67%) Degree
6 32 (23.70%) Security Cleared
7 31 (22.96%) Telecoms
7 31 (22.96%) SLA
8 30 (22.22%) Project Management
9 27 (20.00%) MCSE
10 26 (19.26%) PRINCE2
11 25 (18.52%) MCP
11 25 (18.52%) SC Cleared
11 25 (18.52%) DV Cleared
12 24 (17.78%) Configuration Management
13 23 (17.04%) MS Excel
13 23 (17.04%) MCTS
13 23 (17.04%) MCITP
13 23 (17.04%) Windows 7
14 22 (16.30%) Customer Engagement
15 19 (14.07%) HP
16 18 (13.33%) Service Delivery
17 17 (12.59%) Incident Management
17 17 (12.59%) DNS
18 16 (11.85%) SQL
19 14 (10.37%) Symantec
19 14 (10.37%) ITIL Certification
19 14 (10.37%) MS Visio
19 14 (10.37%) Finance

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (8.89%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.41%) CMS
2 10 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.93%) IBM Notes
3 8 (5.93%) IIS
4 7 (5.19%) GroupWise
5 5 (3.70%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (2.96%) Lync
7 3 (2.22%) Documentum
7 3 (2.22%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.48%) Live Communications Server
9 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 23 (17.04%) MS Excel
2 14 (10.37%) MS Visio
3 9 (6.67%) MS Project
3 9 (6.67%) MS Office
4 5 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (5.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.48%) Maximo
2 2 (1.48%) assyst
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.74%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.48%) SaaS
2 2 (1.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.59%) DNS
2 10 (7.41%) SAN
3 7 (5.19%) POP3
3 7 (5.19%) SMTP
3 7 (5.19%) IMAP
4 6 (4.44%) DHCP
5 5 (3.70%) LAN
5 5 (3.70%) WAN
6 4 (2.96%) 3G
6 4 (2.96%) SDH
6 4 (2.96%) ATM
7 3 (2.22%) 2G
8 2 (1.48%) Firewall
8 2 (1.48%) RTP
8 2 (1.48%) SS7
8 2 (1.48%) ISUP
8 2 (1.48%) PBX
8 2 (1.48%) PSTN
8 2 (1.48%) VoIP
8 2 (1.48%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.48%) DB2
2 2 (1.48%) MySQL
2 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (2.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.74%) MSI
General
1 31 (22.96%) Telecoms
2 14 (10.37%) Finance
3 5 (3.70%) Banking
4 4 (2.96%) Front Office
5 3 (2.22%) Multimedia
5 3 (2.22%) Retail
6 1 (0.74%) Billing
6 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (21.48%) Support Engineer
2 22 (16.30%) Field Engineer
3 17 (12.59%) 2nd Line Support
4 16 (11.85%) Project Manager
5 15 (11.11%) Analyst
6 14 (10.37%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (5.93%) Service Manager
8 8 (5.93%) Incident Manager
8 8 (5.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (5.19%) Service Analyst
10 6 (4.44%) Server Engineer
10 6 (4.44%) Exchange Engineer
10 6 (4.44%) Service Desk Engineer
11 5 (3.70%) Consultant
12 4 (2.96%) Senior Project Manager
12 4 (2.96%) Delivery Manager
12 4 (2.96%) Incident Analyst
12 4 (2.96%) Telecoms Project Manager
12 4 (2.96%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.70%) XML
2 4 (2.96%) HTML
3 3 (2.22%) .NET
4 2 (1.48%) Ajax
4 2 (1.48%) Web Services
4 2 (1.48%) CSS
5 1 (0.74%) SOAP
5 1 (0.74%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.74%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.15%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.19%) Clustering
3 6 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.96%) Replication
6 3 (2.22%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.22%) CMDB
7 2 (1.48%) AS400
7 2 (1.48%) PKI
7 2 (1.48%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.48%) iSeries
8 1 (0.74%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.74%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.74%) iPhone
8 1 (0.74%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 51 (37.78%) Windows
2 23 (17.04%) Windows 7
3 9 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (5.93%) Windows XP
4 8 (5.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.19%) Linux
6 5 (3.70%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.96%) UNIX
8 3 (2.22%) AIX
9 2 (1.48%) zOS
10 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.74%) Android
10 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (35.56%) Service Management
2 30 (22.22%) Project Management
3 26 (19.26%) PRINCE2
4 24 (17.78%) Configuration Management
5 22 (16.30%) Customer Engagement
6 18 (13.33%) Service Delivery
7 17 (12.59%) Incident Management
8 12 (8.89%) ITSM
9 11 (8.15%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (5.93%) Problem Management
11 7 (5.19%) Network Management
11 7 (5.19%) CRM
11 7 (5.19%) Six Sigma
12 6 (4.44%) eTOM
13 5 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (3.70%) Programme Management
13 5 (3.70%) Change Management
14 4 (2.96%) CMMI
14 4 (2.96%) Migration
14 4 (2.96%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.85%) SQL
2 4 (2.96%) Java
2 4 (2.96%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.22%) VBScript
3 3 (2.22%) VB.NET
3 3 (2.22%) C#
4 2 (1.48%) VB
4 2 (1.48%) Perl
4 2 (1.48%) PHP
4 2 (1.48%) Python
5 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 48 (35.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (26.67%) Degree
3 32 (23.70%) Security Cleared
4 27 (20.00%) MCSE
5 25 (18.52%) MCP
5 25 (18.52%) SC Cleared
5 25 (18.52%) DV Cleared
6 23 (17.04%) MCTS
6 23 (17.04%) MCITP
7 14 (10.37%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (7.41%) PMP
8 10 (7.41%) PMI Certification
9 7 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (3.70%) CCNA
11 3 (2.22%) MCSD
12 2 (1.48%) ISTQB
12 2 (1.48%) A+ Certification
12 2 (1.48%) CCENT
13 1 (0.74%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (22.96%) SLA
2 4 (2.96%) COBIT
3 3 (2.22%) QA
4 2 (1.48%) BS15000
5 1 (0.74%) P3O
System Software
1 44 (32.59%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.48%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.74%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (8.89%) SCOM
2 10 (7.41%) SCCM
3 3 (2.22%) SCSM
3 3 (2.22%) MOM
3 3 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (2.22%) WMI
4 2 (1.48%) Netcool
4 2 (1.48%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Statspack
5 1 (0.74%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 58 (42.96%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.07%) HP
3 14 (10.37%) Symantec
4 9 (6.67%) Lotus
5 8 (5.93%) Cisco
6 7 (5.19%) Novell
6 7 (5.19%) Remedy
6 7 (5.19%) Amdocs
7 6 (4.44%) Oracle
8 5 (3.70%) EMC
8 5 (3.70%) Huawei
9 4 (2.96%) VMware
9 4 (2.96%) SAP
9 4 (2.96%) ServiceNow
10 3 (2.22%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.22%) Citrix
10 3 (2.22%) Avaya
10 3 (2.22%) Ericsson
10 3 (2.22%) BMC
11 2 (1.48%) LANDesk
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £21.55 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £140.00 - £150.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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