The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 13 8 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing ITIL 23 34 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 8.52% 12.23% 7.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.56% 14.41% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 11
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£315 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £237 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £11.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.54% -42.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.08% -9.28%
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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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
199 236 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 73.70% 84.89% 71.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 139 103
Average daily rate £358 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £480 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% -47.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

ITIL
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL across the Slough region.

ITIL Daily Rate Trend in Slough

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITIL across the Slough region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

ITIL Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

ITIL
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL across the Slough region.

ITIL Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 26 (45.61%) Service Management
2 16 (28.07%) Telecoms
3 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
4 13 (22.81%) Remedy
4 13 (22.81%) Windows
4 13 (22.81%) Incident Management
5 12 (21.05%) MS Office
6 11 (19.30%) Finance
6 11 (19.30%) GAP Analysis
6 11 (19.30%) ITSM
7 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (15.79%) Web Services
9 8 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (14.04%) BMC
9 8 (14.04%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (14.04%) Change Management
9 8 (14.04%) CMDB
9 8 (14.04%) Remedy ITSM
9 8 (14.04%) Remedy AR System
10 7 (12.28%) Integration Testing
10 7 (12.28%) System Integration Testing
10 7 (12.28%) Six Sigma
10 7 (12.28%) Active Directory
11 6 (10.53%) LAN
11 6 (10.53%) SQL
11 6 (10.53%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 6 (10.53%) Windows 7
11 6 (10.53%) Use Case
11 6 (10.53%) Release Management
12 5 (8.77%) QA

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.51%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (21.05%) MS Office
2 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.75%) MS Project
4 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Remedy ITSM
1 8 (14.04%) Remedy AR System
2 3 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (3.51%) SAP CCM
3 2 (3.51%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) LAN
2 5 (8.77%) WAN
3 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.51%) ZigBee
4 2 (3.51%) 3G
5 1 (1.75%) Firewall
5 1 (1.75%) VLAN
5 1 (1.75%) ATM
5 1 (1.75%) LTE
5 1 (1.75%) 4G
5 1 (1.75%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.75%) VPN
5 1 (1.75%) DNS
5 1 (1.75%) SAN
5 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.75%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) OLAP
1 5 (8.77%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (8.77%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Toad
General
1 16 (28.07%) Telecoms
2 11 (19.30%) Finance
3 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.26%) Marketing
3 3 (5.26%) Electronics
4 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.75%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (22.81%) Analyst
2 9 (15.79%) Consultant
2 9 (15.79%) Service Improvement Consultant
3 7 (12.28%) Business Analyst
3 7 (12.28%) Test Leader
4 5 (8.77%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Service Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Technical Writer
8 1 (1.75%) Server Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Network Support
8 1 (1.75%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (1.75%) Architect
8 1 (1.75%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Data Centre Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.04%) CMDB
3 3 (5.26%) Smart Meter
3 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.26%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.81%) Windows
2 6 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.26%) Windows 8
4 3 (5.26%) Linux
4 3 (5.26%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.75%) SUSE
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (45.61%) Service Management
2 13 (22.81%) Incident Management
3 11 (19.30%) GAP Analysis
3 11 (19.30%) ITSM
4 8 (14.04%) Change Management
4 8 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (12.28%) Six Sigma
5 7 (12.28%) Integration Testing
5 7 (12.28%) System Integration Testing
6 6 (10.53%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 6 (10.53%) Use Case
6 6 (10.53%) Release Management
7 5 (8.77%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (8.77%) Waterfall
7 5 (8.77%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (8.77%) Lean Six Sigma
7 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.77%) ETL
7 5 (8.77%) DSDM
7 5 (8.77%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.53%) SQL
2 2 (3.51%) VBScript
2 2 (3.51%) VB
3 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.02%) MCSA
4 3 (5.26%) MCSE
4 3 (5.26%) ISEB
5 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.51%) CCNP
5 2 (3.51%) CCNA
5 2 (3.51%) MOS
5 2 (3.51%) MCTS
5 2 (3.51%) MCITP
6 1 (1.75%) Degree
6 1 (1.75%) PMP
6 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.75%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.75%) MCP
6 1 (1.75%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) QA
2 3 (5.26%) SLA
3 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (12.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) WSUS
1 3 (5.26%) SCCM
1 3 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.51%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (3.51%) SCOM
2 2 (3.51%) Nagios
2 2 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.51%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.51%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
2 13 (22.81%) Remedy
3 8 (14.04%) BMC
4 5 (8.77%) Informatica
4 5 (8.77%) HP
4 5 (8.77%) SAP
4 5 (8.77%) Cognos
4 5 (8.77%) Cisco
4 5 (8.77%) VMware
5 4 (7.02%) Citrix
6 3 (5.26%) EMC
7 2 (3.51%) CA
7 2 (3.51%) McAfee
7 2 (3.51%) BT
7 2 (3.51%) JD Edwards
7 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.51%) Symantec
8 1 (1.75%) Cramer
8 1 (1.75%) Amdocs
8 1 (1.75%) ComArch