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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 5 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 27 28 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 10.67% 9.24% 5.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.98% 12.33% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 3
Average daily rate £410 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £310 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.61 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.90% +4.06%
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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
208 227 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 82.21% 74.92% 74.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 139 105
Average daily rate £390 £350 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -15.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% +57.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £33.10 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £35.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016, 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 17 (29.31%) CMDB
2 13 (22.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 13 (22.41%) BMC
2 13 (22.41%) Remedy
2 13 (22.41%) ITSM
2 13 (22.41%) Telecoms
3 12 (20.69%) Web Services
3 12 (20.69%) Remedy AR System
4 11 (18.97%) ITIL V3
4 11 (18.97%) Project Management
5 10 (17.24%) Cisco
6 9 (15.52%) SLA
6 9 (15.52%) Configuration Management
6 9 (15.52%) Change Management
6 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (13.79%) Firewall
7 8 (13.79%) Service Delivery
7 8 (13.79%) Juniper
8 7 (12.07%) Wireless
9 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
9 6 (10.34%) Windows
9 6 (10.34%) ServiceNow
9 6 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (10.34%) Problem Management
9 6 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (8.62%) Risk Analysis
10 5 (8.62%) Incident Management
10 5 (8.62%) LAN

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (3.45%) IBM Notes
1 2 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Office
2 3 (5.17%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (22.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 12 (20.69%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.79%) Firewall
2 7 (12.07%) Wireless
3 6 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (8.62%) LAN
5 4 (6.90%) IP Telephony
5 4 (6.90%) Unified Communications
5 4 (6.90%) WAN
5 4 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (5.17%) Internet
7 2 (3.45%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (3.45%) DNS
7 2 (3.45%) IPX
7 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.72%) BGP
8 1 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.72%) DHCP
8 1 (1.72%) DMZ
8 1 (1.72%) S/MIME
8 1 (1.72%) SSL
8 1 (1.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (5.17%) DataStage
1 3 (5.17%) OLAP
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Toad
General
1 13 (22.41%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.62%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.72%) Retail
3 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (13.79%) Consultant
1 8 (13.79%) Network Engineer
2 7 (12.07%) Analyst
2 7 (12.07%) ITIL Manager
3 6 (10.34%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (10.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (10.34%) Project Manager
4 5 (8.62%) Configuration Manager
4 5 (8.62%) Service Manager
5 4 (6.90%) Architect
5 4 (6.90%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Cisco Support
5 4 (6.90%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) ITIL Project Manager
5 4 (6.90%) Network Support
5 4 (6.90%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) ITIL Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) Security Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.69%) Web Services
2 1 (1.72%) .NET
2 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (1.72%) Middleware
2 1 (1.72%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.31%) CMDB
2 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.17%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.45%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.72%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.34%) Windows
2 3 (5.17%) Windows 7
2 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.45%) Linux
3 2 (3.45%) NetWare
3 2 (3.45%) Unix
3 2 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (3.45%) Windows 8
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.45%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) ITSM
2 11 (18.97%) ITIL V3
2 11 (18.97%) Project Management
3 9 (15.52%) Change Management
3 9 (15.52%) Configuration Management
4 8 (13.79%) Service Delivery
5 6 (10.34%) Problem Management
5 6 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (8.62%) Incident Management
6 5 (8.62%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.90%) ETL
7 4 (6.90%) Network Design
7 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.90%) Release Management
7 4 (6.90%) Waterfall
8 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.17%) Service Management
8 3 (5.17%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (1.72%) C#
2 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (8.62%) CCNP
2 5 (8.62%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.45%) CCIE
4 1 (1.72%) CCNA
4 1 (1.72%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.72%) JNCIE
4 1 (1.72%) JNCIP
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.52%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.72%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) BMC
1 13 (22.41%) Remedy
2 10 (17.24%) Cisco
3 8 (13.79%) Juniper
4 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.34%) ServiceNow
5 3 (5.17%) Cognos
5 3 (5.17%) Informatica
6 2 (3.45%) Citrix
6 2 (3.45%) Lotus
6 2 (3.45%) NetApp
6 2 (3.45%) Novell
6 2 (3.45%) VMware
7 1 (1.72%) HP
7 1 (1.72%) IBM
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle