Period
to 22 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for ITIL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL over the 6 months to 22 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 34 16
Rank change year-on-year +15 -18 -2
Contract jobs citing ITIL 304 206 285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 7.30% 5.28% 7.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.34% 6.13% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 115 125
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -10.71% +12.00%
10th Percentile £200 £218 £300
90th Percentile £562 £563 £550
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 3 21
Berkshire median hourly rate £80.00 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +321.05% +18.75% -24.99%
10th Percentile £14.07 £13.70 £12.00
90th Percentile £87.50 £19.90 £39.75
South East median hourly rate £22.36 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +39.72% +10.34% -16.91%

ITIL is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,647 3,360 3,235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 87.63% 86.04% 83.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,773 1,702 1,580
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
10th Percentile £275 £256 £263
90th Percentile £610 £575 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 79 126
Berkshire median hourly rate £34.25 £21.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.30% +43.33% -10.45%
10th Percentile £12.00 £8.05 £11.25
90th Percentile £82.50 £48.75 £39.25
South East median hourly rate £31.50 £24.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% +22.50% -11.11%

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing ITIL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in Berkshire

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in Berkshire

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in Berkshire

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Berkshire

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ITIL in Berkshire

ITIL
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +11 116 £400 - 22
Bracknell +17 51 £435 +28.89% 8
Newbury -4 22 £158 -61.82% 4
Maidenhead +19 19 £431 +1.47% 1
Slough +4 16 £500 +29.03% 9
Wokingham +3 7 £363 -3.33% 2
Ascot - 3 - -
Windsor -3 1 £500 -
ITIL
South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 101 (33.22%) Telecoms
2 97 (31.91%) Service Management
3 58 (19.08%) ITSM
4 53 (17.43%) Microsoft
5 49 (16.12%) Service Delivery
6 45 (14.80%) Change Management
6 45 (14.80%) Windows
6 45 (14.80%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (14.80%) Problem Management
7 41 (13.49%) ITIL Certification
8 37 (12.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 35 (11.51%) Active Directory
9 35 (11.51%) Retail
10 34 (11.18%) Incident Management
11 33 (10.86%) Azure
11 33 (10.86%) PRINCE2
11 33 (10.86%) SQL
12 31 (10.20%) WAN
12 31 (10.20%) Security Cleared
13 30 (9.87%) Degree
13 30 (9.87%) TOGAF
14 29 (9.54%) Project Management
15 28 (9.21%) Radio Access Network
16 27 (8.88%) Remedy
16 27 (8.88%) Service Design
17 26 (8.55%) SLA
17 26 (8.55%) Linux
17 26 (8.55%) SaaS
18 25 (8.22%) LAN
18 25 (8.22%) Data Centre

ITIL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (1.97%) WebLogic
2 5 (1.64%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.64%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.99%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.66%) CMS
4 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.66%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.66%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.33%) Apache
5 1 (0.33%) Commerce Server
5 1 (0.33%) IIS
5 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 22 (7.24%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (4.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.30%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.33%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 21 (6.91%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.99%) assyst
2 3 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.66%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.66%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.33%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.33%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 33 (10.86%) Azure
2 26 (8.55%) SaaS
3 24 (7.89%) Office 365
4 15 (4.93%) IaaS
5 13 (4.28%) AWS
6 12 (3.95%) PaaS
7 9 (2.96%) G Suite
7 9 (2.96%) GCP
8 7 (2.30%) Google Analytics
8 7 (2.30%) Power Platform
9 4 (1.32%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.33%) Apigee
11 1 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.33%) GitHub
11 1 (0.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 1 (0.33%) Serverless
11 1 (0.33%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 31 (10.20%) WAN
2 28 (9.21%) Radio Access Network
3 25 (8.22%) LAN
4 17 (5.59%) 4G
4 17 (5.59%) Firewall
5 12 (3.95%) DNS
6 11 (3.62%) Internet
6 11 (3.62%) TCP/IP
6 11 (3.62%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (3.29%) DHCP
7 10 (3.29%) VPN
8 9 (2.96%) Broadband
9 8 (2.63%) MPLS
10 7 (2.30%) SSL
11 6 (1.97%) 3G
11 6 (1.97%) BGP
11 6 (1.97%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (1.97%) Sourcefire
11 6 (1.97%) Wireless
12 5 (1.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.96%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.30%) BigQuery
2 7 (2.30%) Pentaho
2 7 (2.30%) Power BI
3 6 (1.97%) Oracle Database
3 6 (1.97%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (1.64%) DB2
5 3 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.99%) MS Access
5 3 (0.99%) MySQL
6 2 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.33%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.33%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 4 (1.32%) InstallShield
1 4 (1.32%) JIRA
1 4 (1.32%) MSI
1 4 (1.32%) Rational Rose
2 3 (0.99%) Bitbucket
2 3 (0.99%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.33%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.33%) Hudson
3 1 (0.33%) ProC
3 1 (0.33%) PVCS
3 1 (0.33%) Selenium
3 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 101 (33.22%) Telecoms
2 35 (11.51%) Retail
3 11 (3.62%) Finance
4 8 (2.63%) Billing
5 6 (1.97%) Public Sector
6 5 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.32%) Legal
7 4 (1.32%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.99%) French Language
8 3 (0.99%) German Language
8 3 (0.99%) Marketing
9 2 (0.66%) Games
10 1 (0.33%) Back Office
10 1 (0.33%) Electronics
10 1 (0.33%) Local Government
10 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (14.47%) Architect
2 41 (13.49%) Analyst
3 31 (10.20%) Service Manager
4 21 (6.91%) Transition Manager
5 20 (6.58%) Incident Manager
5 20 (6.58%) Service Transition Manager
6 18 (5.92%) Consultant
7 17 (5.59%) Business Analyst
8 15 (4.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 15 (4.93%) Project Manager
9 11 (3.62%) IT Manager
9 11 (3.62%) Service Analyst
9 11 (3.62%) Support Engineer
10 10 (3.29%) Delivery Manager
11 9 (2.96%) Cloud Architect
11 9 (2.96%) Developer
11 9 (2.96%) ITIL Manager
11 9 (2.96%) Network Engineer
12 8 (2.63%) Service Delivery Manager
12 8 (2.63%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.25%) Web Services
2 10 (3.29%) XML
3 7 (2.30%) REST
3 7 (2.30%) SOAP
4 6 (1.97%) Middleware
4 6 (1.97%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.66%) HTML
5 2 (0.66%) LDAP
6 1 (0.33%) STL
6 1 (0.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.22%) Data Centre
2 15 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.93%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.96%) CMDB
3 9 (2.96%) TM Forum
4 6 (1.97%) DataPower
4 6 (1.97%) iPad
4 6 (1.97%) Public Cloud
4 6 (1.97%) User Experience
5 4 (1.32%) NGOSS
5 4 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (0.99%) Clustering
6 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Licensing
6 3 (0.99%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.66%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.66%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.33%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.33%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 45 (14.80%) Windows
2 26 (8.55%) Linux
3 23 (7.57%) Windows Server
4 18 (5.92%) Windows 10
5 13 (4.28%) Windows 7
5 13 (4.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (3.62%) Solaris
6 11 (3.62%) Unix
7 10 (3.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (2.96%) Android
9 7 (2.30%) AIX
10 5 (1.64%) Mac OS
10 5 (1.64%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (1.32%) CentOS
11 4 (1.32%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.32%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.99%) Fedora
12 3 (0.99%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.99%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (31.91%) Service Management
2 58 (19.08%) ITSM
3 49 (16.12%) Service Delivery
4 45 (14.80%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (14.80%) Change Management
4 45 (14.80%) Problem Management
5 37 (12.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (11.18%) Incident Management
7 33 (10.86%) PRINCE2
8 30 (9.87%) TOGAF
9 29 (9.54%) Project Management
10 27 (8.88%) Service Design
11 24 (7.89%) Waterfall
12 23 (7.57%) eTOM
12 23 (7.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 20 (6.58%) Enterprise Architecture
13 20 (6.58%) Problem-Solving
13 20 (6.58%) Strategic Roadmap
14 18 (5.92%) Configuration Management
14 18 (5.92%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 33 (10.86%) SQL
2 11 (3.62%) PowerShell
3 10 (3.29%) Java
4 6 (1.97%) VBScript
5 5 (1.64%) Objective-C
5 5 (1.64%) Python
6 3 (0.99%) Perl
6 3 (0.99%) T-SQL
6 3 (0.99%) VB
7 2 (0.66%) Fortran
7 2 (0.66%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.66%) Lua
8 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.33%) C
8 1 (0.33%) C++
8 1 (0.33%) Korn
8 1 (0.33%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 41 (13.49%) ITIL Certification
2 31 (10.20%) Security Cleared
3 30 (9.87%) Degree
4 18 (5.92%) SC Cleared
5 12 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.96%) CCNP
7 8 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (1.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (1.64%) ISEB
9 5 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.32%) CCIE
10 4 (1.32%) CCNA
10 4 (1.32%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.32%) MBA
10 4 (1.32%) MCTS
10 4 (1.32%) PMP
11 3 (0.99%) CISM
11 3 (0.99%) CISSP
11 3 (0.99%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.99%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.55%) SLA
2 22 (7.24%) COBIT
3 12 (3.95%) QA
4 5 (1.64%) PMO
4 5 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.99%) GxP
7 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.33%) NIST
7 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (11.51%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.29%) Microsoft App-V
2 10 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.63%) XenApp
4 6 (1.97%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (1.32%) Docker
5 4 (1.32%) vSphere
6 3 (0.99%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.66%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.66%) Firmware
7 2 (0.66%) NDS
7 2 (0.66%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 2 (0.66%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.66%) vCloud
7 2 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.66%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.33%) KVM
8 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (4.28%) SCCM
2 6 (1.97%) Data Guard
3 4 (1.32%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.32%) vCenter Server
4 3 (0.99%) Ansible
4 3 (0.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (0.99%) Grafana
4 3 (0.99%) Kibana
4 3 (0.99%) ThinApp
4 3 (0.99%) vRealize
5 2 (0.66%) Nessus
5 2 (0.66%) PowerCLI
5 2 (0.66%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.66%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.33%) Netcool
6 1 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 53 (17.43%) Microsoft
2 27 (8.88%) Remedy
3 23 (7.57%) Cisco
4 19 (6.25%) VMware
5 17 (5.59%) Oracle
6 16 (5.26%) Citrix
6 16 (5.26%) Google
7 13 (4.28%) CheckPoint
8 12 (3.95%) BMC
9 10 (3.29%) Red Hat
9 10 (3.29%) ServiceNow
10 9 (2.96%) Juniper
11 8 (2.63%) HP
12 7 (2.30%) Apple
12 7 (2.30%) Aruba
12 7 (2.30%) IBM
13 6 (1.97%) F5
13 6 (1.97%) Palo Alto
14 5 (1.64%) Pega
14 5 (1.64%) Xamarin