Period
to 27 May 2018

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 27 May 2018 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 14 13
Rank change year-on-year -20 -1 0
Contract jobs citing ITIL 193 300 446
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.91% 7.87% 9.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.81% 9.51% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 120 221
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £402 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.85% +7.07% -6.25%
10th Percentile £250 £195 £200
90th Percentile £570 £538 £480
South East median daily rate £423 £425 £365
% change year-on-year -0.47% +16.44% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 10
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.40 £15.00 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.68% -29.68% -1.02%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.48 £12.25
90th Percentile £21.59 £29.75 £30.70
South East median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -3.33% -11.76% -2.86%

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 3,323 3,154 4,053
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.47% 82.76% 81.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,706 1,469 2,186
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £253 £251
90th Percentile £589 £575 £544
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 123 126
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -31.11%
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.88 £46.30 £55.33
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +4.65% -14.00% +13.64%

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 27 May 2018.

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
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 27 May 2018. 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 -27 63 £425 -5.56% 17
Newbury -1 36 £481 +37.50% 2
Bracknell -16 33 £494 +64.58% 3
Slough -11 13 £355 -0.35% 5
Maidenhead +1 9 £425 -34.62% 7
Wokingham +1 5 £375 -
Windsor -1 1 - - 1
ITIL
South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, 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 62 (32.12%) Telecoms
2 61 (31.61%) Service Management
3 37 (19.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (17.10%) ITIL Certification
4 33 (17.10%) Project Management
5 30 (15.54%) Degree
5 30 (15.54%) ITIL V3
6 29 (15.03%) Linux
7 28 (14.51%) PRINCE2
8 27 (13.99%) ITSM
9 26 (13.47%) ServiceNow
9 26 (13.47%) eTOM
10 24 (12.44%) Microsoft
10 24 (12.44%) Windows
11 23 (11.92%) Web Services
11 23 (11.92%) Problem-Solving
12 21 (10.88%) PMI Certification
12 21 (10.88%) TOGAF
13 20 (10.36%) Incident Management
14 19 (9.84%) MS Visio
15 18 (9.33%) WAN
15 18 (9.33%) SLA
16 17 (8.81%) Microsoft Excel
16 17 (8.81%) Finance
16 17 (8.81%) AngularJS
16 17 (8.81%) Data Centre
17 16 (8.29%) PMI
17 16 (8.29%) PMP
17 16 (8.29%) Active Directory
17 16 (8.29%) LAN

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 8 (4.15%) Apache
2 7 (3.63%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.11%) IIS
4 4 (2.07%) JBoss
4 4 (2.07%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.55%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.04%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.52%) CMS
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (9.84%) MS Visio
2 17 (8.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.07%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (1.55%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (1.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.55%) TIBCO iProcess
3 2 (1.04%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.52%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.15%) Office 365
3 7 (3.63%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.55%) IBM Blueworks
5 2 (1.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.04%) GitHub
5 2 (1.04%) PaaS
5 2 (1.04%) SaaS
5 2 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.52%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.52%) IaaS
6 1 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.33%) WAN
2 16 (8.29%) LAN
3 15 (7.77%) Firewall
4 12 (6.22%) Unified Communications
5 10 (5.18%) VoIP
6 9 (4.66%) MPLS
7 8 (4.15%) VPN
8 6 (3.11%) IP Telephony
8 6 (3.11%) Radio Access Network
9 5 (2.59%) SAN
10 4 (2.07%) DNS
10 4 (2.07%) WLAN
11 3 (1.55%) Ethernet
11 3 (1.55%) Internet
11 3 (1.55%) Network Security
11 3 (1.55%) TCP/IP
12 2 (1.04%) Converged Networks
12 2 (1.04%) SSL
12 2 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (1.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.18%) Big Data
2 6 (3.11%) Hadoop
3 5 (2.59%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.07%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (2.07%) SQLPlus
4 4 (2.07%) Sqoop
5 2 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.04%) MySQL
5 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.04%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.04%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Kudu
6 1 (0.52%) Impala
6 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.52%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.52%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (2.07%) MSI
2 2 (1.04%) Hudson
2 2 (1.04%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.52%) Toad
3 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 62 (32.12%) Telecoms
2 17 (8.81%) Finance
3 5 (2.59%) Retail
4 3 (1.55%) Billing
4 3 (1.55%) Publishing
5 2 (1.04%) Legal
6 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 32 (16.58%) Analyst
2 27 (13.99%) Architect
3 17 (8.81%) Project Manager
4 14 (7.25%) Designer
5 13 (6.74%) Service Manager
6 9 (4.66%) Data Centre Engineer
6 9 (4.66%) Project Engineer
6 9 (4.66%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (4.15%) IT Manager
7 8 (4.15%) Test Analyst
8 7 (3.63%) Business Analyst
8 7 (3.63%) Consultant
9 6 (3.11%) Administrator
9 6 (3.11%) Telecoms Analyst
10 5 (2.59%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (2.59%) Developer
10 5 (2.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (2.59%) Middleware Specialist
10 5 (2.59%) Support Analyst
11 4 (2.07%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.92%) Web Services
2 17 (8.81%) AngularJS
3 15 (7.77%) HTML
4 12 (6.22%) Middleware
4 12 (6.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 11 (5.70%) Node.js
5 11 (5.70%) REST
6 10 (5.18%) CSS
7 5 (2.59%) React
8 4 (2.07%) XML
9 3 (1.55%) jQuery
9 3 (1.55%) LDAP
9 3 (1.55%) SOAP
9 3 (1.55%) TIBCO EMS
10 2 (1.04%) .NET
10 2 (1.04%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.04%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (1.04%) J2EE
10 2 (1.04%) Kafka
10 2 (1.04%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.81%) Data Centre
2 16 (8.29%) PMI
3 15 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.70%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.66%) CMDB
6 8 (4.15%) Mobile App
6 8 (4.15%) Virtual Team
7 5 (2.59%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.07%) Blackberry
8 4 (2.07%) TM Forum
9 3 (1.55%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.55%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.55%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (1.04%) CESG
10 2 (1.04%) User Experience
11 1 (0.52%) FMCG
11 1 (0.52%) IVR
11 1 (0.52%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.52%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 29 (15.03%) Linux
2 24 (12.44%) Windows
3 11 (5.70%) Unix
4 7 (3.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (3.63%) SUSE
5 6 (3.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 5 (2.59%) Android
6 5 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.07%) Solaris
7 4 (2.07%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.07%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.07%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.07%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.04%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (31.61%) Service Management
2 37 (19.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 33 (17.10%) Project Management
4 30 (15.54%) ITIL V3
5 28 (14.51%) PRINCE2
6 27 (13.99%) ITSM
7 26 (13.47%) eTOM
8 23 (11.92%) Problem-Solving
9 21 (10.88%) TOGAF
10 20 (10.36%) Incident Management
11 15 (7.77%) Service Design
12 14 (7.25%) Problem Management
12 14 (7.25%) Project Planning
13 13 (6.74%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (6.74%) Analytics
13 13 (6.74%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (6.22%) Customer Requirements
15 11 (5.70%) Service Delivery
16 10 (5.18%) Data Centre Operations
16 10 (5.18%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.77%) JavaScript
1 15 (7.77%) SQL
2 8 (4.15%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.63%) Java
4 5 (2.59%) Bash Shell
4 5 (2.59%) Python
4 5 (2.59%) TypeScript
5 4 (2.07%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.07%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.55%) Perl
7 2 (1.04%) C#
7 2 (1.04%) PHP
8 1 (0.52%) C
8 1 (0.52%) R
8 1 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (17.10%) ITIL Certification
2 30 (15.54%) Degree
3 21 (10.88%) PMI Certification
4 16 (8.29%) PMP
5 12 (6.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (5.18%) MCSE
6 10 (5.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 10 (5.18%) Security Cleared
7 8 (4.15%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.59%) CCNA
8 5 (2.59%) DV Cleared
9 4 (2.07%) ISTQB
9 4 (2.07%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.55%) APMP
10 3 (1.55%) CCNP
10 3 (1.55%) CISSP
10 3 (1.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (1.55%) MCSA
10 3 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.04%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.33%) SLA
2 6 (3.11%) QA
2 6 (3.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (2.07%) COBIT
4 4 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.04%) GDPR
6 1 (0.52%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.52%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (8.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.59%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.07%) Apache Flume
4 4 (2.07%) Docker
4 4 (2.07%) HDFS
5 3 (1.55%) vSphere
6 2 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.52%) Corosync
7 1 (0.52%) Snort
7 1 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.52%) XenApp
7 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (5.18%) Puppet
2 9 (4.66%) SCCM
3 8 (4.15%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (2.59%) WSUS
5 4 (2.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (1.55%) Ansible
6 3 (1.55%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (1.04%) Netcool
7 2 (1.04%) TIBCO Hawk
8 1 (0.52%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.52%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (0.52%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.52%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.52%) Pacemaker
8 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 26 (13.47%) ServiceNow
2 24 (12.44%) Microsoft
3 16 (8.29%) Cisco
4 15 (7.77%) VMware
5 12 (6.22%) HP
6 11 (5.70%) Oracle
7 10 (5.18%) Red Hat
8 8 (4.15%) Remedy
9 7 (3.63%) Symantec
10 6 (3.11%) Cloudera
11 5 (2.59%) IBM
11 5 (2.59%) TIBCO
11 5 (2.59%) Veeam
11 5 (2.59%) Xamarin
12 4 (2.07%) McAfee
12 4 (2.07%) Tableau
13 3 (1.55%) Infovista
13 3 (1.55%) Lumension
13 3 (1.55%) Twitter
14 2 (1.04%) Dell