The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 Slough 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 7 12 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +12
Contract jobs citing ITIL 32 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 12.55% 10.64% 4.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.24% 14.88% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £313 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £171 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £19.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.10% +26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.89 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +16.12%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
210 168 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 82.35% 71.49% 71.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 89 81
Average daily rate £350 £365 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -18.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £44.50 £19.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.21% -36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
ITIL
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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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014, 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 23 (50.00%) Windows
2 16 (34.78%) SQL
3 14 (30.43%) Project Management
3 14 (30.43%) Citrix
3 14 (30.43%) Service Delivery
4 12 (26.09%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (26.09%) Oracle
5 10 (21.74%) VMware
6 9 (19.57%) Service Management
7 8 (17.39%) PRINCE2
7 8 (17.39%) SharePoint
7 8 (17.39%) Change Management
7 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
8 7 (15.22%) Finance
9 6 (13.04%) WAN
9 6 (13.04%) Problem Management
9 6 (13.04%) Waterfall
10 5 (10.87%) Degree
10 5 (10.87%) Lean Six Sigma
10 5 (10.87%) LAN
10 5 (10.87%) DB2
10 5 (10.87%) Six Sigma
10 5 (10.87%) Cisco
10 5 (10.87%) TOGAF
11 4 (8.70%) IBM
11 4 (8.70%) SLA
11 4 (8.70%) Lotus
11 4 (8.70%) Thin Client
11 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (8.70%) UNIX

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 8 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.70%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.70%) IBM Notes
3 3 (6.52%) Lync
4 2 (4.35%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Misys Midas
1 2 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) WAN
2 5 (10.87%) LAN
3 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.35%) Internet
4 1 (2.17%) Firewall
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.17%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (2.17%) MVNO
4 1 (2.17%) VPN
4 1 (2.17%) SAN
4 1 (2.17%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) DB2
2 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.35%) DataStage
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Toad
1 2 (4.35%) ERwin
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 7 (15.22%) Finance
3 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.35%) Advertising
5 1 (2.17%) Publishing
5 1 (2.17%) Billing
5 1 (2.17%) Marketing
5 1 (2.17%) French Language
5 1 (2.17%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Analyst
2 9 (19.57%) Project Manager
3 8 (17.39%) Technical Project Manager
3 8 (17.39%) Technical Manager
4 6 (13.04%) Service Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Service Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (4.35%) Programmer
7 2 (4.35%) Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Analyst Programmer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Support Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
1 2 (4.35%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Client/Server
1 4 (8.70%) Thin Client
1 4 (8.70%) Fat Client
1 4 (8.70%) iSeries
2 2 (4.35%) Smart Meter
2 2 (4.35%) FMCG
2 2 (4.35%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.35%) Physics
2 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.35%) CMDB
2 2 (4.35%) AS400
2 2 (4.35%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.17%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) e-Health
3 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.17%) DTV
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 23 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) UNIX
2 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.52%) Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Project Management
1 14 (30.43%) Service Delivery
2 9 (19.57%) Service Management
3 8 (17.39%) PRINCE2
3 8 (17.39%) Change Management
4 6 (13.04%) Problem Management
4 6 (13.04%) Waterfall
5 5 (10.87%) TOGAF
5 5 (10.87%) Six Sigma
5 5 (10.87%) Lean Six Sigma
6 4 (8.70%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (8.70%) DSDM
7 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.52%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.52%) Change Control
8 2 (4.35%) SIEM
8 2 (4.35%) Web Application Development
8 2 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (4.35%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (4.35%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.78%) SQL
2 4 (8.70%) RPG
2 4 (8.70%) RPG IV
3 2 (4.35%) RPG/400
3 2 (4.35%) C
4 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (10.87%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) CBAP
3 1 (2.17%) CISA
3 1 (2.17%) CISM
3 1 (2.17%) MCSE
3 1 (2.17%) ISEB
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.17%) BS25999
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.17%) XenApp
1 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Citrix
2 12 (26.09%) Oracle
3 10 (21.74%) VMware
4 5 (10.87%) Cisco
5 4 (8.70%) IBM
5 4 (8.70%) Lotus
6 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.35%) Juniper
7 2 (4.35%) Remedy
7 2 (4.35%) Qualys
7 2 (4.35%) NetApp
7 2 (4.35%) ArcSight
8 1 (2.17%) F5
8 1 (2.17%) Metastorm
8 1 (2.17%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.17%) SAP
8 1 (2.17%) Cognos
8 1 (2.17%) BMC
8 1 (2.17%) Informatica