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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 12 13
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 152 220 231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 8.31% 8.85% 7.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.35% 11.02% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 109 113
Median daily rate £400 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.51% -15.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £165 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year +6.76% +0.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 8
Median hourly rate £12.00 £18.00 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -27.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £18.00 £17.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £20.66 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.57
% change year-on-year -8.57% +20.10%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1469 1996 2209
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.32% 80.32% 74.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 1032 1155
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £285 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 48 55
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing ITIL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -5 59 £450 +28.57% 6
Bracknell +10 32 £195 -42.43%
Slough +4 15 £356 -0.69% 1
Newbury +6 10 £438 -4.10% 1
Maidenhead -6 3 £650 +364.28% 8
Windsor +4 1 £413 +3.12%
Wokingham -1 1 - - 2
ITIL
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 97 (33.92%) Telecoms
2 95 (33.22%) Project Management
3 80 (27.97%) Microsoft
4 76 (26.57%) PRINCE2
5 75 (26.22%) Service Management
6 66 (23.08%) ITIL V3
7 60 (20.98%) Remedy
8 59 (20.63%) MS Excel
8 59 (20.63%) Management Information System
9 53 (18.53%) MS Project
10 43 (15.03%) Ericsson
11 42 (14.69%) Security Cleared
12 39 (13.64%) Service Delivery
13 34 (11.89%) Wi-Fi
13 34 (11.89%) LTE
13 34 (11.89%) VoLTE
14 32 (11.19%) Agile Software Development
15 29 (10.14%) Cisco
16 28 (9.79%) Windows
16 28 (9.79%) Incident Management
17 27 (9.44%) SC Cleared
18 26 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
19 25 (8.74%) Cisco Certification
20 24 (8.39%) SLA
21 22 (7.69%) ITSM
21 22 (7.69%) Degree
22 21 (7.34%) ServiceNow
23 19 (6.64%) HP
23 19 (6.64%) TCP/IP
24 18 (6.29%) Linux

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 9 (3.15%) Apache
2 8 (2.80%) SAS
3 7 (2.45%) JBoss
3 7 (2.45%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.45%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.40%) CMS
4 4 (1.40%) IIS
4 4 (1.40%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.40%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.05%) Commerce Server
5 3 (1.05%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (1.05%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.35%) Confluence
7 1 (0.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 59 (20.63%) MS Excel
2 53 (18.53%) MS Project
3 4 (1.40%) MS Office
4 1 (0.35%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.35%) Maya
4 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.05%) Fredhopper
1 3 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.35%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.35%) Maximo
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.35%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.35%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.15%) SuccessFactors
2 6 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (2.10%) SaaS
3 4 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.05%) Office 365
5 2 (0.70%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (0.70%) OneDrive
5 2 (0.70%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.35%) IaaS
6 1 (0.35%) PaaS
6 1 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (11.89%) LTE
1 34 (11.89%) VoLTE
1 34 (11.89%) Wi-Fi
2 19 (6.64%) TCP/IP
3 17 (5.94%) Firewall
4 16 (5.59%) WAN
5 12 (4.20%) 3G
5 12 (4.20%) 4G
5 12 (4.20%) LAN
6 9 (3.15%) Wireshark
7 8 (2.80%) 2G
8 7 (2.45%) MPLS
9 6 (2.10%) BGP
9 6 (2.10%) DNS
9 6 (2.10%) Unified Communications
9 6 (2.10%) VoIP
9 6 (2.10%) Wireless
10 5 (1.75%) MGW
10 5 (1.75%) VPN
10 5 (1.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (3.50%) Hadoop
3 7 (2.45%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.10%) DB2
5 5 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (1.75%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (1.75%) Star Schema
6 3 (1.05%) Big Data
6 3 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.70%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (1.05%) JIRA
2 2 (0.70%) MSTest
3 1 (0.35%) MSI
3 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 97 (33.92%) Telecoms
2 18 (6.29%) Finance
3 15 (5.24%) Billing
4 12 (4.20%) Back Office
5 8 (2.80%) Retail
6 7 (2.45%) Legal
7 4 (1.40%) Front Office
8 3 (1.05%) Local Government
8 3 (1.05%) Marketing
9 2 (0.70%) Electronics
9 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.35%) Automotive
10 1 (0.35%) Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.35%) French Language
10 1 (0.35%) German Language
10 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 67 (23.43%) Project Manager
2 34 (11.89%) Voice Project Manager
3 30 (10.49%) Analyst
4 23 (8.04%) Consultant
5 22 (7.69%) Incident Manager
6 18 (6.29%) Service Manager
7 12 (4.20%) Architect
8 11 (3.85%) Business Analyst
8 11 (3.85%) Network Manager
8 11 (3.85%) Network Project Manager
9 10 (3.50%) Core Network Project Manager
9 10 (3.50%) IT Manager
9 10 (3.50%) Senior Manager
9 10 (3.50%) Support Engineer
10 9 (3.15%) Developer
10 9 (3.15%) Network Engineer
11 8 (2.80%) Engagement Manager
11 8 (2.80%) ITIL Manager
11 8 (2.80%) SAP Consultant
11 8 (2.80%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.90%) Web Services
2 9 (3.15%) .NET
3 8 (2.80%) XML
4 7 (2.45%) CSS
4 7 (2.45%) HTML
4 7 (2.45%) Middleware
5 3 (1.05%) Ajax
5 3 (1.05%) Java EE
5 3 (1.05%) JSON
5 3 (1.05%) Worklight
6 2 (0.70%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.70%) Memcached
6 2 (0.70%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (0.70%) WCF
7 1 (0.35%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.35%) JMS
7 1 (0.35%) Kafka
7 1 (0.35%) REST
7 1 (0.35%) SOAP
7 1 (0.35%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 59 (20.63%) Management Information System
2 26 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.50%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.15%) PMI
4 9 (3.15%) Public Cloud
5 8 (2.80%) Learning Management System
6 7 (2.45%) CMDB
7 6 (2.10%) CESG
8 4 (1.40%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.40%) RIA
8 4 (1.40%) Smart Meter
9 3 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.05%) Handset
9 3 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.70%) AS400
10 2 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.70%) IVR
10 2 (0.70%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.70%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.35%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.79%) Windows
2 18 (6.29%) Linux
3 17 (5.94%) Unix
4 16 (5.59%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.10%) AIX
7 5 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.05%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.70%) SUSE
10 1 (0.35%) Mesosphere
10 1 (0.35%) MVS
10 1 (0.35%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (33.22%) Project Management
2 76 (26.57%) PRINCE2
3 75 (26.22%) Service Management
4 66 (23.08%) ITIL V3
5 39 (13.64%) Service Delivery
6 32 (11.19%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (9.79%) Incident Management
8 22 (7.69%) ITSM
9 18 (6.29%) Problem Management
9 18 (6.29%) Service Design
9 18 (6.29%) Waterfall
10 17 (5.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (5.59%) Change Management
11 16 (5.59%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (5.59%) Six Sigma
12 15 (5.24%) Migration
13 14 (4.90%) CRM
13 14 (4.90%) SDLC
14 13 (4.55%) Change Control
15 12 (4.20%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (5.94%) SQL
2 10 (3.50%) Java
3 4 (1.40%) JavaScript
3 4 (1.40%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.40%) Python
3 4 (1.40%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.05%) C
4 3 (1.05%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.70%) C#
5 2 (0.70%) COBOL
6 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.35%) Perl
6 1 (0.35%) PHP
6 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (14.69%) Security Cleared
2 27 (9.44%) SC Cleared
3 25 (8.74%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (7.69%) Degree
5 17 (5.94%) ITIL Certification
5 17 (5.94%) PMI Certification
6 16 (5.59%) CCNA
7 15 (5.24%) CCNP
8 12 (4.20%) PMP
9 11 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 9 (3.15%) CCIE
11 8 (2.80%) CISSP
12 7 (2.45%) CISM
13 5 (1.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 5 (1.75%) CCSP
13 5 (1.75%) DV Cleared
13 5 (1.75%) ISEB
14 4 (1.40%) MCSE
14 4 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
15 3 (1.05%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.39%) SLA
2 12 (4.20%) COBIT
3 10 (3.50%) PMO
4 9 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (2.80%) Data Quality
6 7 (2.45%) QA
7 5 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (1.40%) ISO22301
9 3 (1.05%) PCI DSS
9 3 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.70%) Corosync
4 2 (0.70%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.70%) vSphere
5 1 (0.35%) Docker
5 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (2.10%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.75%) SCCM
3 4 (1.40%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (1.40%) Cisco IPCC
3 4 (1.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (1.05%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (1.05%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.70%) Ansible
5 2 (0.70%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.70%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.70%) Pacemaker
5 2 (0.70%) Puppet
5 2 (0.70%) WSUS
6 1 (0.35%) Amdocs OSS
6 1 (0.35%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.35%) Mesos
6 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.35%) Netcool
6 1 (0.35%) OVSD
Vendors
1 80 (27.97%) Microsoft
2 60 (20.98%) Remedy
3 43 (15.03%) Ericsson
4 29 (10.14%) Cisco
5 21 (7.34%) ServiceNow
6 19 (6.64%) HP
7 18 (6.29%) SAP
8 17 (5.94%) VMware
9 14 (4.90%) Juniper
10 13 (4.55%) Huawei
11 11 (3.85%) Oracle
12 9 (3.15%) IBM
13 8 (2.80%) Nokia
13 8 (2.80%) Nokia Networks
14 6 (2.10%) CA
15 5 (1.75%) BMC
15 5 (1.75%) MicroStrategy
15 5 (1.75%) Symantec
16 4 (1.40%) EMC
17 3 (1.05%) NetApp
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