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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 5 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 33 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 12.55% 7.17% 8.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.35% 9.44% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 13
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £198 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -22.22%
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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
215 180 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 81.75% 75.95% 62.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 111 77
Average daily rate £369 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.60% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £210 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 1
Average hourly rate £36.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 25 (42.37%) Service Management
2 18 (30.51%) Windows
3 13 (22.03%) ITIL Certification
3 13 (22.03%) Telecoms
4 12 (20.34%) GAP Analysis
5 11 (18.64%) VMware
5 11 (18.64%) Incident Management
6 10 (16.95%) Remedy
6 10 (16.95%) Project Management
7 9 (15.25%) Change Management
7 9 (15.25%) Finance
7 9 (15.25%) SQL
7 9 (15.25%) LAN
8 8 (13.56%) WAN
9 7 (11.86%) SAP
9 7 (11.86%) HP
9 7 (11.86%) ITSM
9 7 (11.86%) Integration Testing
9 7 (11.86%) System Integration Testing
10 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (10.17%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 6 (10.17%) Service Delivery
10 6 (10.17%) TOGAF
10 6 (10.17%) Active Directory
10 6 (10.17%) PRINCE2
11 5 (8.47%) Web Services
11 5 (8.47%) MS Office
11 5 (8.47%) VPN
11 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
11 5 (8.47%) Release Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 3 (5.08%) Lync
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Office
2 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (6.78%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (3.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.69%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.69%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) SaaS
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.25%) LAN
2 8 (13.56%) WAN
3 5 (8.47%) VPN
4 4 (6.78%) Firewall
4 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.08%) Ethernet
5 3 (5.08%) VLAN
5 3 (5.08%) 4G
6 2 (3.39%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (3.39%) Telepresence
6 2 (3.39%) OSPF
6 2 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (3.39%) Wireless
6 2 (3.39%) BGP
6 2 (3.39%) EIGRP
6 2 (3.39%) L2TP
6 2 (3.39%) IPsec
6 2 (3.39%) SSL
6 2 (3.39%) 3G
6 2 (3.39%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) DB2
2 3 (5.08%) SAP BW
2 3 (5.08%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (5.08%) SAP Data Services
2 3 (5.08%) SAP HANA
General
1 13 (22.03%) Telecoms
2 9 (15.25%) Finance
3 4 (6.78%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.08%) Spanish Language
5 2 (3.39%) Marketing
5 2 (3.39%) Electronics
5 2 (3.39%) Retail
6 1 (1.69%) Banking
6 1 (1.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (20.34%) Consultant
2 9 (15.25%) Service Improvement Consultant
3 7 (11.86%) Analyst
3 7 (11.86%) Test Leader
4 6 (10.17%) Business Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Architect
6 4 (6.78%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Service Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Technical Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Process Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (5.08%) Remedy Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Architect
8 2 (3.39%) Business Change Consultant
8 2 (3.39%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Business Process Consultant
8 2 (3.39%) Network Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) Web Services
2 3 (5.08%) Middleware
3 2 (3.39%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.78%) CMDB
3 3 (5.08%) Smart Meter
3 3 (5.08%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (3.39%) FMCG
4 2 (3.39%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.39%) DTV
5 1 (1.69%) Physics
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (30.51%) Windows
2 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.78%) AIX
3 4 (6.78%) Linux
4 3 (5.08%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.39%) UNIX
6 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (42.37%) Service Management
2 12 (20.34%) GAP Analysis
3 11 (18.64%) Incident Management
4 10 (16.95%) Project Management
5 9 (15.25%) Change Management
6 7 (11.86%) ITSM
6 7 (11.86%) Integration Testing
6 7 (11.86%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (10.17%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 6 (10.17%) Service Delivery
7 6 (10.17%) TOGAF
7 6 (10.17%) PRINCE2
8 5 (8.47%) Release Management
9 4 (6.78%) Network Design
9 4 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (6.78%) Six Sigma
9 4 (6.78%) ERP
10 3 (5.08%) Business Continuity
10 3 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (5.08%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.25%) SQL
2 3 (5.08%) Java
2 3 (5.08%) ABAP
3 2 (3.39%) VBScript
3 2 (3.39%) VB
4 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (22.03%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.08%) MCSA
2 3 (5.08%) PMP
2 3 (5.08%) PMI Certification
2 3 (5.08%) ISEB
2 3 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.08%) CCNP
2 3 (5.08%) CCNA
3 2 (3.39%) MCSE
4 1 (1.69%) MCP
4 1 (1.69%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.69%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (1.69%) MOS
4 1 (1.69%) MCTS
4 1 (1.69%) MCITP
4 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) QA
1 4 (6.78%) SLA
2 2 (3.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.69%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (3.39%) WSUS
2 1 (1.69%) Nagios
2 1 (1.69%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.69%) SCCM
2 1 (1.69%) SCOM
2 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.69%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) VMware
2 10 (16.95%) Remedy
3 7 (11.86%) SAP
3 7 (11.86%) HP
4 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.78%) Cisco
5 4 (6.78%) IBM
5 4 (6.78%) EMC
5 4 (6.78%) BMC
6 3 (5.08%) Business Objects
6 3 (5.08%) Citrix
7 2 (3.39%) ArcSight
7 2 (3.39%) F5
7 2 (3.39%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.39%) Oracle
8 1 (1.69%) Symantec
8 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.69%) CA
8 1 (1.69%) NetApp
8 1 (1.69%) JD Edwards
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