Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 16 14
Rank change year-on-year -18 -2 -3
Contract jobs citing ITIL 209 294 403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.31% 7.70% 8.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.23% 9.31% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 130 207
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £402 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.60% +8.51% -7.50%
10th Percentile £218 £265 £174
90th Percentile £563 £550 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £371
% change year-on-year - +7.82% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 21 12
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -24.99% -1.02%
10th Percentile £13.70 £12.00 £13.16
90th Percentile £19.90 £29.75 £27.78
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £17.45
% change year-on-year +10.34% -16.91% -0.29%

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 3,356 3,157 3,921
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 85.20% 82.73% 81.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,671 1,530 2,115
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +5.81%
10th Percentile £256 £263 £255
90th Percentile £575 £588 £550
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 121 127
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.67% -9.09% -26.67%
10th Percentile £8.02 £11.25 £11.15
90th Percentile £48.75 £38.75 £35.70
South East median hourly rate £24.88 £19.66 £23.00
% change year-on-year +26.53% -14.52% +2.22%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -10 90 £400 -8.57% 16
Newbury -4 24 £413 +17.86%
Bracknell -15 24 £338 +12.50% 3
Slough -11 14 £350 - 4
Maidenhead -10 8 £563 +12.50% 6
Wokingham -12 3 £375 -
Windsor -3 1 - -
ITIL
South East

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 72 (34.45%) Telecoms
2 66 (31.58%) Service Management
3 37 (17.70%) Windows
4 36 (17.22%) Project Management
5 33 (15.79%) Degree
6 31 (14.83%) ITIL Certification
7 28 (13.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 28 (13.40%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (12.92%) Microsoft
9 26 (12.44%) ITSM
10 24 (11.48%) PRINCE2
10 24 (11.48%) Problem-Solving
11 23 (11.00%) ITIL V3
11 23 (11.00%) ServiceNow
12 21 (10.05%) Active Directory
12 21 (10.05%) Service Delivery
13 20 (9.57%) SLA
14 19 (9.09%) LAN
14 19 (9.09%) eTOM
14 19 (9.09%) Problem Management
15 18 (8.61%) WAN
15 18 (8.61%) Linux
15 18 (8.61%) PMI Certification
15 18 (8.61%) Finance
15 18 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (8.13%) Data Centre
16 17 (8.13%) MS Visio
17 16 (7.66%) VMware
17 16 (7.66%) Incident Management
18 15 (7.18%) Continuous Improvement

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 (4.31%) Apache
2 8 (3.83%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.87%) IIS
4 5 (2.39%) Apache Spark
4 5 (2.39%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.91%) JBoss
6 3 (1.44%) IBM Domino
6 3 (1.44%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.96%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.48%) CMS
8 1 (0.48%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (8.13%) MS Visio
2 13 (6.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.91%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.91%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.44%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (1.44%) TIBCO iProcess
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.48%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.83%) Office 365
3 6 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.39%) IBM Blueworks
5 3 (1.44%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.44%) SaaS
6 2 (0.96%) GitHub
6 2 (0.96%) PaaS
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.48%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (0.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.48%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.48%) IaaS
7 1 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.09%) LAN
2 18 (8.61%) WAN
3 14 (6.70%) Firewall
3 14 (6.70%) VoIP
4 11 (5.26%) MPLS
4 11 (5.26%) VPN
5 7 (3.35%) DNS
5 7 (3.35%) Internet
5 7 (3.35%) Unified Communications
5 7 (3.35%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (2.87%) DHCP
6 6 (2.87%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (2.39%) TCP/IP
7 5 (2.39%) WLAN
8 4 (1.91%) IP Telephony
9 3 (1.44%) Broadband
9 3 (1.44%) LTE
9 3 (1.44%) MVNO
9 3 (1.44%) VoLTE
10 2 (0.96%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.35%) Big Data
2 7 (3.35%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.39%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (0.96%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.96%) Impala
5 2 (0.96%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.96%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.48%) Apache Kudu
6 1 (0.48%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.48%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.48%) DB2
6 1 (0.48%) HDInsight
6 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.48%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.91%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (1.44%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.96%) Hudson
3 2 (0.96%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.48%) MSI
4 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.48%) Toad
General
1 72 (34.45%) Telecoms
2 18 (8.61%) Finance
3 10 (4.78%) Retail
4 3 (1.44%) Publishing
5 2 (0.96%) Billing
5 2 (0.96%) Electronics
5 2 (0.96%) Legal
6 1 (0.48%) Front Office
6 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (17.70%) Analyst
2 21 (10.05%) Architect
2 21 (10.05%) Service Manager
3 17 (8.13%) Project Manager
4 12 (5.74%) Consultant
5 10 (4.78%) Delivery Manager
5 10 (4.78%) Services Delivery Manager
6 9 (4.31%) Data Centre Engineer
6 9 (4.31%) Project Engineer
7 8 (3.83%) Designer
7 8 (3.83%) IT Manager
7 8 (3.83%) Service Analyst
7 8 (3.83%) Support Engineer
8 7 (3.35%) Transition Analyst
9 6 (2.87%) Developer
9 6 (2.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (2.87%) Systems Integrator
9 6 (2.87%) Telecoms Manager
9 6 (2.87%) Transition Manager
10 5 (2.39%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.18%) Web Services
2 13 (6.22%) AngularJS
3 10 (4.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 9 (4.31%) HTML
4 9 (4.31%) Middleware
4 9 (4.31%) REST
5 6 (2.87%) .NET
5 6 (2.87%) CSS
5 6 (2.87%) XML
6 5 (2.39%) jQuery
7 4 (1.91%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.91%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (1.91%) Kafka
7 4 (1.91%) Node.js
7 4 (1.91%) SOAP
8 3 (1.44%) LDAP
8 3 (1.44%) React
8 3 (1.44%) TIBCO EMS
9 2 (0.96%) J2EE
9 2 (0.96%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.13%) Data Centre
3 14 (6.70%) PMI
4 13 (6.22%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.35%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.35%) TM Forum
5 7 (3.35%) Virtual Team
6 6 (2.87%) User Experience
7 5 (2.39%) CMDB
7 5 (2.39%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.44%) Apple TV
9 2 (0.96%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.96%) Digital Signage
9 2 (0.96%) iPad
9 2 (0.96%) iPhone
9 2 (0.96%) Replication
9 2 (0.96%) RIA
9 2 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.48%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 37 (17.70%) Windows
2 18 (8.61%) Linux
3 13 (6.22%) Unix
4 10 (4.78%) Windows Server
5 7 (3.35%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.39%) Android
6 5 (2.39%) Mac OS
6 5 (2.39%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.44%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.96%) Solaris
9 2 (0.96%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (0.48%) AIX
10 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.48%) SUSE
10 1 (0.48%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (31.58%) Service Management
2 36 (17.22%) Project Management
3 28 (13.40%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (13.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (12.44%) ITSM
5 24 (11.48%) PRINCE2
5 24 (11.48%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (11.00%) ITIL V3
7 21 (10.05%) Service Delivery
8 19 (9.09%) eTOM
8 19 (9.09%) Problem Management
9 16 (7.66%) Incident Management
10 15 (7.18%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (7.18%) TOGAF
11 14 (6.70%) Service Design
12 12 (5.74%) Analytics
12 12 (5.74%) Customer Requirements
13 11 (5.26%) Decision-Making
13 11 (5.26%) DevOps
13 11 (5.26%) Service Delivery Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.74%) PowerShell
1 12 (5.74%) SQL
2 10 (4.78%) Java
3 9 (4.31%) JavaScript
4 7 (3.35%) Python
5 4 (1.91%) C#
6 3 (1.44%) LotusScript
6 3 (1.44%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.44%) R
6 3 (1.44%) TypeScript
7 2 (0.96%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.96%) VB
8 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.48%) C
8 1 (0.48%) Perl
8 1 (0.48%) Ruby
8 1 (0.48%) Tcl
8 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (15.79%) Degree
2 31 (14.83%) ITIL Certification
3 18 (8.61%) PMI Certification
4 15 (7.18%) PMP
5 12 (5.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (5.26%) Security Cleared
7 8 (3.83%) SC Cleared
8 7 (3.35%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (3.35%) MCSE
9 5 (2.39%) CCNA
9 5 (2.39%) CCNP
9 5 (2.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (1.91%) MCITP
10 4 (1.91%) MCTS
10 4 (1.91%) TOGAF Certification
11 3 (1.44%) APMP
11 3 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (1.44%) ISTQB
11 3 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.96%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.57%) SLA
2 7 (3.35%) COBIT
2 7 (3.35%) PMO
3 4 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (1.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.44%) QA
5 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.48%) GDPR
6 1 (0.48%) P3O
6 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (10.05%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.39%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.96%) Docker
4 2 (0.96%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.48%) Corosync
5 1 (0.48%) Firmware
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.48%) Snort
5 1 (0.48%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.48%) XenApp
5 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (2.87%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (2.39%) SCCM
3 2 (0.96%) Ansible
3 2 (0.96%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (0.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (0.96%) Puppet
3 2 (0.96%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (0.48%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (0.48%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.48%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.48%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.48%) Pacemaker
4 1 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 27 (12.92%) Microsoft
2 23 (11.00%) ServiceNow
3 16 (7.66%) VMware
4 15 (7.18%) Cisco
5 12 (5.74%) Oracle
5 12 (5.74%) Remedy
6 9 (4.31%) IBM
7 5 (2.39%) HP
7 5 (2.39%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.39%) Veeam
8 4 (1.91%) Apple
8 4 (1.91%) Cloudera
8 4 (1.91%) TIBCO
9 3 (1.44%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.44%) Ericsson
9 3 (1.44%) Infovista
9 3 (1.44%) NetApp
9 3 (1.44%) Twitter
9 3 (1.44%) Xamarin
9 3 (1.44%) Yealink