Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 19 18
Rank change year-on-year -19 -1 -7
Contract jobs citing ITIL 187 292 325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.76% 7.33% 7.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.63% 8.68% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 138 159
Berkshire median daily rate £360 £386 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.80% +6.55% -9.38%
10th Percentile £199 £209 £172
90th Percentile £495 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £385 £385 £371
% change year-on-year - +3.77% +2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 21 12
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £19.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.69% -16.64% -10.93%
10th Percentile £11.98 £12.75 £12.38
90th Percentile £18.73 £39.75 £27.78
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.26
% change year-on-year +6.45% -10.17% +1.50%

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 3,321 3,363 3,650
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.53% 84.37% 82.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,639 1,722 1,981
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £573
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 110 143
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.98% -10.00% -34.58%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.55 £39.53 £44.66
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year +21.35% -1.11% -1.81%

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 October 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 22 October 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 -9 95 £375 -11.76% 18
Bracknell -22 21 £338 +2.27% 6
Slough -8 14 £425 +21.43% 3
Newbury -12 12 £450 +33.33% 2
Maidenhead -10 5 £485 -3.00% 1
Windsor -1 3 - - 3
Wokingham -12 1 £400 +45.45%
ITIL
South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 58 (31.02%) Telecoms
2 42 (22.46%) Service Management
3 40 (21.39%) Project Management
4 38 (20.32%) Windows
5 34 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 31 (16.58%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (16.04%) PRINCE2
8 28 (14.97%) Degree
9 26 (13.90%) ITIL Certification
10 25 (13.37%) Stakeholder Management
11 24 (12.83%) Active Directory
12 22 (11.76%) Service Delivery
13 21 (11.23%) VMware
14 19 (10.16%) ITSM
14 19 (10.16%) LAN
14 19 (10.16%) WAN
15 17 (9.09%) VoIP
15 17 (9.09%) ITIL V3
16 16 (8.56%) Windows Server
17 15 (8.02%) Problem-Solving
17 15 (8.02%) Cisco Certification
17 15 (8.02%) SLA
17 15 (8.02%) Linux
17 15 (8.02%) Security Cleared
18 14 (7.49%) Problem Management
18 14 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (7.49%) Remedy
19 13 (6.95%) TCP/IP
19 13 (6.95%) Microsoft Excel
19 13 (6.95%) TOGAF

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 5 (2.67%) IBM Notes
2 4 (2.14%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.14%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.60%) IBM Domino
3 3 (1.60%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.60%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.07%) Apache
4 2 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.07%) IIS
5 1 (0.53%) CMS
5 1 (0.53%) JBoss
5 1 (0.53%) nginx
5 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (6.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 7 (3.74%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (3.21%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (2.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.74%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (4.81%) Office 365
2 6 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.60%) SaaS
4 2 (1.07%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.53%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.53%) Datadog
5 1 (0.53%) GitHub
5 1 (0.53%) IaaS
5 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.16%) LAN
1 19 (10.16%) WAN
2 17 (9.09%) VoIP
3 13 (6.95%) TCP/IP
4 12 (6.42%) VPN
5 10 (5.35%) DNS
6 9 (4.81%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (4.28%) Firewall
8 6 (3.21%) DHCP
8 6 (3.21%) Internet
8 6 (3.21%) MPLS
9 5 (2.67%) LTE
9 5 (2.67%) Network Security
9 5 (2.67%) VoLTE
10 4 (2.14%) BGP
10 4 (2.14%) OSPF
10 4 (2.14%) Radio Access Network
10 4 (2.14%) WLAN
11 3 (1.60%) Broadband
11 3 (1.60%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.21%) Big Data
2 6 (3.21%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.14%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.07%) Cloudera CDH
4 2 (1.07%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.53%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.53%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.53%) DB2
5 1 (0.53%) HDInsight
5 1 (0.53%) Impala
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Visual Studio
1 3 (1.60%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (1.07%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.53%) JIRA
3 1 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 58 (31.02%) Telecoms
2 12 (6.42%) Finance
3 10 (5.35%) Retail
4 3 (1.60%) Billing
4 3 (1.60%) Mandarin Language
5 2 (1.07%) Automotive
5 2 (1.07%) Electronics
6 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.53%) Front Office
6 1 (0.53%) Legal
6 1 (0.53%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 35 (18.72%) Analyst
2 16 (8.56%) Architect
2 16 (8.56%) Service Manager
3 13 (6.95%) Project Manager
4 11 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 10 (5.35%) Consultant
6 9 (4.81%) Delivery Manager
6 9 (4.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (4.81%) Service Analyst
6 9 (4.81%) Services Delivery Manager
7 8 (4.28%) Programme Manager
7 8 (4.28%) Transition Analyst
8 7 (3.74%) Data Centre Engineer
8 7 (3.74%) IT Manager
8 7 (3.74%) Network Engineer
8 7 (3.74%) Project Engineer
9 6 (3.21%) Incident Manager
9 6 (3.21%) OSS Programme Manager
9 6 (3.21%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.21%) Systems Integrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.28%) Web Services
2 7 (3.74%) .NET
3 6 (3.21%) XML
4 5 (2.67%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.67%) jQuery
5 4 (2.14%) AngularJS
5 4 (2.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (2.14%) LDAP
5 4 (2.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (1.60%) HTML
6 3 (1.60%) Kafka
6 3 (1.60%) Middleware
6 3 (1.60%) REST
7 2 (1.07%) JSON
7 2 (1.07%) SOAP
8 1 (0.53%) HTML5
8 1 (0.53%) Node.js
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (0.53%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.53%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.42%) Data Centre
3 11 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 11 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.28%) PMI
5 6 (3.21%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (3.21%) User Experience
6 5 (2.67%) Virtual Team
7 4 (2.14%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.14%) CMDB
7 4 (2.14%) RIA
7 4 (2.14%) TM Forum
8 3 (1.60%) Apple TV
8 3 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.07%) Digital Signage
9 2 (1.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.07%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.07%) iPad
9 2 (1.07%) iPhone
9 2 (1.07%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (20.32%) Windows
2 16 (8.56%) Windows Server
3 15 (8.02%) Linux
4 10 (5.35%) Windows 10
4 10 (5.35%) Windows 7
5 9 (4.81%) Unix
6 6 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.67%) Mac OS
8 3 (1.60%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.07%) Android
9 2 (1.07%) CentOS
9 2 (1.07%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.53%) Debian
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.53%) SUSE
10 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (22.46%) Service Management
2 40 (21.39%) Project Management
3 31 (16.58%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (16.04%) PRINCE2
5 25 (13.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (11.76%) Service Delivery
7 19 (10.16%) ITSM
8 17 (9.09%) ITIL V3
9 15 (8.02%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (7.49%) Problem Management
11 13 (6.95%) Decision-Making
11 13 (6.95%) TOGAF
12 11 (5.88%) DevOps
12 11 (5.88%) Incident Management
12 11 (5.88%) Service Delivery Management
12 11 (5.88%) Service Design
13 10 (5.35%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (5.35%) eTOM
13 10 (5.35%) Project Planning
13 10 (5.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.42%) SQL
2 11 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.74%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.21%) Java
4 6 (3.21%) Python
5 5 (2.67%) C
6 4 (2.14%) C#
7 3 (1.60%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.60%) LotusScript
8 2 (1.07%) Perl
8 2 (1.07%) R
8 2 (1.07%) VB
9 1 (0.53%) PHP
9 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.53%) Ruby
9 1 (0.53%) Tcl
9 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (14.97%) Degree
2 26 (13.90%) ITIL Certification
3 15 (8.02%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (8.02%) Security Cleared
4 12 (6.42%) SC Cleared
5 10 (5.35%) CCNP
6 9 (4.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (4.81%) PMI Certification
6 9 (4.81%) PMP
7 5 (2.67%) CCNA
8 4 (2.14%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (2.14%) MCSE
8 4 (2.14%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (1.60%) BC Cleared
9 3 (1.60%) CCIE
9 3 (1.60%) CCIP
9 3 (1.60%) JNCIS
10 2 (1.07%) MCITP
10 2 (1.07%) MCTS
10 2 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.02%) SLA
2 9 (4.81%) COBIT
3 6 (3.21%) PMO
4 4 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (1.07%) GPG13
6 2 (1.07%) PMBOK
6 2 (1.07%) QA
7 1 (0.53%) P3O
System Software
1 24 (12.83%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.74%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.07%) Docker
4 2 (1.07%) VMware Server
4 2 (1.07%) vSphere
4 2 (1.07%) XenApp
4 2 (1.07%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.53%) Firmware
5 1 (0.53%) iptables
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.53%) Postfix
5 1 (0.53%) Squid
5 1 (0.53%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.53%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (2.67%) SCCM
2 4 (2.14%) Ansible
3 3 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.07%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.07%) Puppet
5 1 (0.53%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (0.53%) Automic
5 1 (0.53%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.53%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.53%) Suricata
5 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.53%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 34 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 21 (11.23%) VMware
3 14 (7.49%) Remedy
4 12 (6.42%) ServiceNow
5 11 (5.88%) Cisco
6 7 (3.74%) Oracle
7 6 (3.21%) IBM
8 5 (2.67%) Ericsson
8 5 (2.67%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.14%) Apple
9 4 (2.14%) BMC
9 4 (2.14%) Citrix
9 4 (2.14%) Dell
10 3 (1.60%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.60%) EqualLogic
10 3 (1.60%) Huawei
10 3 (1.60%) Juniper
10 3 (1.60%) Nortel
10 3 (1.60%) Veeam
10 3 (1.60%) Yealink