Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 18 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 -9 +4
Contract jobs citing ITIL 276 288 481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 6.83% 7.25% 9.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.16% 8.88% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 96 229
Berkshire median daily rate £390 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.13% -3.13%
10th Percentile £220 £165 £199
90th Percentile £538 £486 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £368
% change year-on-year - +8.84% +2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 21
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.45% -28.07% -22.57%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.69 £18.00
90th Percentile £23.17 £17.88 £40.19
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £15.43 £16.39
% change year-on-year -2.77% -5.87% +7.48%

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 3,383 3,243 3,969
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.76% 81.61% 80.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,746 1,660 2,115
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +0.31%
10th Percentile £273 £235 £250
90th Percentile £588 £563 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 122 155
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £18.12 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.72% -24.52% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.85 £11.33 £10.71
90th Percentile £46.00 £54.50 £48.00
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £30.13
% change year-on-year - -17.01% +50.63%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -21 72 £418 +3.73% 16
Bracknell -2 56 £330 +10.00% 2
Newbury +2 28 £394 +12.50% 3
Maidenhead 0 16 £600 +57.89% 5
Slough 0 11 £350 +7.69% 4
Windsor +2 6 - - 3
Wokingham +5 4 £375 +177.78% 3
ITIL
South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 90 (32.61%) Service Management
2 55 (19.93%) Windows
3 54 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 51 (18.48%) Telecoms
5 49 (17.75%) Microsoft
6 46 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 43 (15.58%) ITIL V3
8 42 (15.22%) ITIL Certification
9 39 (14.13%) ITSM
10 38 (13.77%) Agile Software Development
11 36 (13.04%) Incident Management
12 34 (12.32%) Degree
13 33 (11.96%) Linux
13 33 (11.96%) PRINCE2
14 31 (11.23%) Security Cleared
15 29 (10.51%) SQL
16 27 (9.78%) Project Management
16 27 (9.78%) eTOM
16 27 (9.78%) Service Design
17 26 (9.42%) Microsoft Certification
17 26 (9.42%) SLA
18 25 (9.06%) VMware
18 25 (9.06%) ServiceNow
19 24 (8.70%) Windows 7
20 22 (7.97%) CMDB
20 22 (7.97%) JavaScript
20 22 (7.97%) Remedy
20 22 (7.97%) Configuration Management
21 21 (7.61%) Oracle
21 21 (7.61%) Change Management

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 11 (3.99%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.54%) Apache
2 7 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (2.17%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.45%) IIS
4 4 (1.45%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.72%) CMS
6 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.36%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.36%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.36%) iPlanet
6 1 (0.36%) JBoss
6 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.36%) SAS
6 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (6.16%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (5.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (3.62%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (3.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.45%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.36%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.09%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.72%) Maximo
3 2 (0.72%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.36%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.36%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (5.43%) Office 365
3 11 (3.99%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.99%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (2.54%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (1.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.81%) IaaS
5 5 (1.81%) PaaS
5 5 (1.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (1.45%) SaaS
6 4 (1.45%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.36%) G Suite
7 1 (0.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.07%) Firewall
1 14 (5.07%) WAN
2 13 (4.71%) Radio Access Network
3 10 (3.62%) LAN
4 8 (2.90%) DNS
4 8 (2.90%) Network Security
5 7 (2.54%) SAN
5 7 (2.54%) VPN
6 6 (2.17%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.81%) Unified Communications
8 4 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (1.45%) DHCP
8 4 (1.45%) iSCSI
8 4 (1.45%) MPLS
8 4 (1.45%) VoIP
9 3 (1.09%) BGP
9 3 (1.09%) IP Telephony
9 3 (1.09%) OpenFlow
10 2 (0.72%) OSPF
10 2 (0.72%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.99%) Star Schema
2 9 (3.26%) Big Data
3 7 (2.54%) MySQL
4 5 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.81%) Hadoop
4 5 (1.81%) MariaDB
5 4 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.45%) GIS
5 4 (1.45%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.45%) SQLPlus
5 4 (1.45%) Sqoop
6 3 (1.09%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (1.09%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.36%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.17%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.81%) Cucumber
2 5 (1.81%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.81%) JIRA
2 5 (1.81%) Maven
2 5 (1.81%) Selenium
2 5 (1.81%) Subversion
3 3 (1.09%) MSI
4 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 51 (18.48%) Telecoms
2 19 (6.88%) Finance
3 10 (3.62%) Retail
4 3 (1.09%) Advertising
5 2 (0.72%) Billing
6 1 (0.36%) Back Office
6 1 (0.36%) Legal
6 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 72 (26.09%) Analyst
2 38 (13.77%) Architect
3 20 (7.25%) Transition Manager
4 17 (6.16%) Project Manager
4 17 (6.16%) Service Analyst
5 15 (5.43%) Service Desk Analyst
6 13 (4.71%) Service Manager
6 13 (4.71%) Support Analyst
6 13 (4.71%) Technical Analyst
6 13 (4.71%) Transition Analyst
7 12 (4.35%) Consultant
7 12 (4.35%) Developer
8 10 (3.62%) Business Analyst
8 10 (3.62%) Security Specialist
9 9 (3.26%) Service Architect
10 8 (2.90%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (2.90%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 8 (2.90%) Cloud Specialist
10 8 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (2.90%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.43%) Web Services
2 12 (4.35%) HTML
3 11 (3.99%) AngularJS
4 9 (3.26%) CSS
5 8 (2.90%) REST
6 7 (2.54%) Middleware
6 7 (2.54%) Node.js
6 7 (2.54%) React
7 5 (1.81%) Drools
7 5 (1.81%) Java EE
7 5 (1.81%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (1.81%) Polymer
7 5 (1.81%) XML
8 4 (1.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (1.45%) Visualforce
9 3 (1.09%) SAML
10 2 (0.72%) Spring
11 1 (0.36%) IBM Integration Bus
11 1 (0.36%) JSON
11 1 (0.36%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.97%) CMDB
2 21 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.80%) Public Cloud
4 13 (4.71%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.99%) CESG
6 9 (3.26%) Blackberry
7 7 (2.54%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.54%) Data Centre
7 7 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.81%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.81%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.45%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.45%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.09%) TM Forum
11 2 (0.72%) PMI
11 2 (0.72%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.72%) Replication
11 2 (0.72%) User Experience
11 2 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.36%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 55 (19.93%) Windows
2 33 (11.96%) Linux
3 24 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 17 (6.16%) Windows 10
5 14 (5.07%) Windows Server
6 12 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (2.90%) SUSE
8 8 (2.90%) Unix
9 7 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.45%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.45%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.45%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.09%) Solaris
12 3 (1.09%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.72%) Android
13 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.36%) AIX
14 1 (0.36%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (32.61%) Service Management
2 54 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 43 (15.58%) ITIL V3
4 39 (14.13%) ITSM
5 38 (13.77%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (13.04%) Incident Management
7 33 (11.96%) PRINCE2
8 27 (9.78%) eTOM
8 27 (9.78%) Project Management
8 27 (9.78%) Service Design
9 22 (7.97%) Configuration Management
10 21 (7.61%) Change Management
11 17 (6.16%) Service Delivery
12 16 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (5.80%) Migration
12 16 (5.80%) Time Management
13 14 (5.07%) Enterprise Architecture
13 14 (5.07%) Problem Management
13 14 (5.07%) Waterfall
14 13 (4.71%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (10.51%) SQL
2 22 (7.97%) JavaScript
3 13 (4.71%) PowerShell
4 7 (2.54%) Java
5 6 (2.17%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.45%) Apex Code
7 3 (1.09%) Perl
7 3 (1.09%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.72%) PHP
8 2 (0.72%) Python
8 2 (0.72%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.36%) ABAP
9 1 (0.36%) C-shell
9 1 (0.36%) Korn
9 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (15.22%) ITIL Certification
2 34 (12.32%) Degree
3 31 (11.23%) Security Cleared
4 26 (9.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (6.16%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (6.16%) SC Cleared
6 14 (5.07%) MCSE
7 13 (4.71%) CISSP
8 11 (3.99%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 11 (3.99%) CCSP
8 11 (3.99%) CISM
9 7 (2.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (1.81%) CCNA
10 5 (1.81%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.81%) MCITP
10 5 (1.81%) MCTS
11 4 (1.45%) CCNP
12 3 (1.09%) MCSA
12 3 (1.09%) PMI Certification
12 3 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.42%) SLA
2 19 (6.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (5.07%) COBIT
3 14 (5.07%) QA
4 8 (2.90%) ISO 22301
5 5 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.72%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.72%) GDPR
8 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 46 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.99%) Docker
3 10 (3.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.90%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.17%) XenApp
5 6 (2.17%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.45%) Apache Flume
7 4 (1.45%) HDFS
7 4 (1.45%) vSphere
8 1 (0.36%) Samba
8 1 (0.36%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 21 (7.61%) SCCM
2 9 (3.26%) Puppet
3 8 (2.90%) SCOM
4 5 (1.81%) Ansible
4 5 (1.81%) Galera Cluster
4 5 (1.81%) OpenNebula
4 5 (1.81%) WSUS
5 3 (1.09%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (1.09%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.72%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.72%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (0.72%) Netcool
7 1 (0.36%) Amdocs OSS
7 1 (0.36%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.36%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 49 (17.75%) Microsoft
2 25 (9.06%) ServiceNow
2 25 (9.06%) VMware
3 22 (7.97%) Remedy
4 21 (7.61%) Oracle
5 17 (6.16%) Cisco
6 14 (5.07%) SAP
7 11 (3.99%) Citrix
8 10 (3.62%) HP
9 8 (2.90%) PeopleSoft
9 8 (2.90%) Red Hat
10 6 (2.17%) Symantec
11 5 (1.81%) BMC
11 5 (1.81%) Juniper
12 4 (1.45%) Cloudera
12 4 (1.45%) F5
12 4 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.45%) Tableau
13 3 (1.09%) Fujitsu
13 3 (1.09%) TIBCO