Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 16 21
Rank change year-on-year -19 +5 -11
Contract jobs citing ITIL 203 317 301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.68% 7.72% 7.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.48% 9.12% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 159 125
Berkshire median daily rate £360 £388 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.10% +12.32% -13.75%
10th Percentile £188 £232 £158
90th Percentile £493 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £375 £383 £375
% change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 9
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £17.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.17% -15.01% -20.84%
10th Percentile £11.98 £12.00 £12.96
90th Percentile £18.73 £39.75 £26.20
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £15.43
% change year-on-year +12.90% +0.47% -5.87%

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 3,704 3,474 3,531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 85.46% 84.61% 82.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,757 1,819 1,870
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £240 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 108 135
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £14.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.28% -21.62% -27.55%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.63 £41.50 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £25.56 £23.00 £24.15
% change year-on-year +11.13% -4.76% -3.40%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 -3 100 £363 -12.12% 17
Bracknell -28 25 £338 +2.27% 5
Slough -9 18 £425 +21.43% 9
Newbury -13 10 £450 +89.47% 4
Maidenhead -13 4 £270 -50.91% 5
Windsor +2 3 - - 3
Wokingham -16 1 £400 +6.67%
ITIL
South East

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 (28.57%) Service Management
2 56 (27.59%) Telecoms
3 43 (21.18%) Windows
3 43 (21.18%) Microsoft
4 39 (19.21%) Project Management
5 36 (17.73%) ITIL Certification
5 36 (17.73%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (17.24%) PRINCE2
7 31 (15.27%) Service Delivery
8 30 (14.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (13.79%) Active Directory
9 28 (13.79%) Degree
10 26 (12.81%) Remedy
11 25 (12.32%) VMware
12 23 (11.33%) LAN
13 22 (10.84%) WAN
14 20 (9.85%) Change Management
14 20 (9.85%) Remedy ITSM
14 20 (9.85%) Incident Management
15 19 (9.36%) ITSM
15 19 (9.36%) VoIP
15 19 (9.36%) BMC
16 18 (8.87%) Problem Management
17 17 (8.37%) Security Cleared
17 17 (8.37%) VMware Infrastructure
17 17 (8.37%) ITIL V3
17 17 (8.37%) SLA
18 16 (7.88%) Cisco Certification
18 16 (7.88%) Windows Server
19 15 (7.39%) DNS

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 (2.46%) IBM Notes
2 4 (1.97%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.48%) Apache
3 3 (1.48%) IBM Domino
3 3 (1.48%) IIS
3 3 (1.48%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.48%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.48%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.49%) JBoss
5 1 (0.49%) nginx
5 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (5.42%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.46%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (9.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.49%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.39%) Office 365
2 13 (6.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.46%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.97%) SaaS
5 2 (0.99%) IaaS
6 1 (0.49%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.49%) Datadog
6 1 (0.49%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.33%) LAN
2 22 (10.84%) WAN
3 19 (9.36%) VoIP
4 15 (7.39%) DNS
5 14 (6.90%) TCP/IP
6 13 (6.40%) VPN
7 12 (5.91%) DHCP
8 10 (4.93%) Firewall
9 9 (4.43%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (3.94%) MPLS
11 6 (2.96%) BGP
11 6 (2.96%) Internet
11 6 (2.96%) Network Security
12 5 (2.46%) Broadband
12 5 (2.46%) Radio Access Network
12 5 (2.46%) SAN
12 5 (2.46%) WLAN
13 4 (1.97%) OSPF
14 3 (1.48%) VPLS
14 3 (1.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.97%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (1.48%) Big Data
3 3 (1.48%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.48%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.48%) MySQL
4 2 (0.99%) Cloudera CDH
4 2 (0.99%) MariaDB
4 2 (0.99%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.99%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (0.99%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.49%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.49%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.49%) DB2
5 1 (0.49%) HDInsight
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.48%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (0.99%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.49%) JIRA
3 1 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 56 (27.59%) Telecoms
2 9 (4.43%) Retail
3 6 (2.96%) Finance
4 4 (1.97%) Mandarin Language
5 2 (0.99%) Automotive
5 2 (0.99%) Billing
5 2 (0.99%) Electronics
6 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.49%) Front Office
6 1 (0.49%) Legal
6 1 (0.49%) Marketing
6 1 (0.49%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 29 (14.29%) Analyst
2 15 (7.39%) Architect
2 15 (7.39%) Service Manager
3 13 (6.40%) Support Engineer
4 12 (5.91%) Consultant
5 10 (4.93%) Project Manager
6 9 (4.43%) Delivery Manager
6 9 (4.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (4.43%) Programme Manager
7 8 (3.94%) Services Delivery Manager
7 8 (3.94%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (3.45%) ITIL Manager
8 7 (3.45%) OSS Programme Manager
8 7 (3.45%) Telecoms Manager
9 6 (2.96%) Incident Manager
9 6 (2.96%) Network Engineer
9 6 (2.96%) Service Analyst
9 6 (2.96%) Systems Integrator
9 6 (2.96%) Transition Analyst
10 5 (2.46%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.46%) .NET
1 5 (2.46%) Middleware
1 5 (2.46%) Web Services
2 3 (1.48%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.48%) LDAP
3 2 (0.99%) AngularJS
3 2 (0.99%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (0.99%) HTML
3 2 (0.99%) jQuery
3 2 (0.99%) Node.js
3 2 (0.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.49%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.49%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.49%) JSON
4 1 (0.49%) Kafka
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (0.49%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.49%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.40%) Data Centre
2 11 (5.42%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.93%) User Experience
4 8 (3.94%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (2.96%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.97%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.97%) RIA
7 3 (1.48%) Apple TV
7 3 (1.48%) Robotics
8 2 (0.99%) Clustering
8 2 (0.99%) CMDB
8 2 (0.99%) Digital Signage
8 2 (0.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.99%) iPad
8 2 (0.99%) iPhone
8 2 (0.99%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.99%) Replication
8 2 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 43 (21.18%) Windows
2 16 (7.88%) Windows Server
3 15 (7.39%) Linux
4 12 (5.91%) Unix
5 9 (4.43%) Windows 10
5 9 (4.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (3.45%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.46%) Mac OS
8 3 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.48%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.99%) AIX
9 2 (0.99%) Android
9 2 (0.99%) CentOS
9 2 (0.99%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.99%) Solaris
9 2 (0.99%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (0.49%) HPUX
10 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (28.57%) Service Management
2 39 (19.21%) Project Management
3 36 (17.73%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (17.24%) PRINCE2
5 31 (15.27%) Service Delivery
6 30 (14.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (9.85%) Change Management
7 20 (9.85%) Incident Management
8 19 (9.36%) ITSM
9 18 (8.87%) Problem Management
10 17 (8.37%) ITIL V3
11 15 (7.39%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (7.39%) Process Improvement
12 14 (6.90%) Customer-Centricity
13 13 (6.40%) Decision-Making
14 12 (5.91%) eTOM
14 12 (5.91%) Waterfall
15 11 (5.42%) Computer Science
15 11 (5.42%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (5.42%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.90%) PowerShell
2 12 (5.91%) SQL
3 6 (2.96%) C
3 6 (2.96%) Python
4 4 (1.97%) Bash Shell
4 4 (1.97%) Java
4 4 (1.97%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.48%) LotusScript
5 3 (1.48%) Perl
6 2 (0.99%) C#
7 1 (0.49%) PHP
7 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.49%) R
7 1 (0.49%) Ruby
7 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (17.73%) ITIL Certification
2 28 (13.79%) Degree
3 17 (8.37%) Security Cleared
4 16 (7.88%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (6.90%) SC Cleared
6 12 (5.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (4.93%) CCNP
8 5 (2.46%) MCITP
8 5 (2.46%) MCTS
8 5 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (1.97%) CCIE
10 3 (1.48%) BC Cleared
10 3 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (1.48%) CCIP
10 3 (1.48%) CCNA
10 3 (1.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.48%) JNCIS
11 2 (0.99%) ISEB
11 2 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.99%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.37%) SLA
2 10 (4.93%) COBIT
3 8 (3.94%) Data Quality
4 7 (3.45%) PMO
5 4 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.99%) GPG13
7 2 (0.99%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.99%) QA
8 1 (0.49%) P3O
System Software
1 28 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 17 (8.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.48%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.48%) Postfix
6 2 (0.99%) BIND 9
6 2 (0.99%) Docker
6 2 (0.99%) iptables
6 2 (0.99%) KVM
6 2 (0.99%) NFS
6 2 (0.99%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.99%) vSphere
7 1 (0.49%) Firmware
7 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.49%) Squid
7 1 (0.49%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.49%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (3.45%) Ansible
2 6 (2.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (2.46%) SCCM
4 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.48%) Puppet
5 2 (0.99%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.99%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.49%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.49%) Grafana
6 1 (0.49%) Graylog
6 1 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.49%) Netcool
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.49%) Suricata
6 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.49%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 43 (21.18%) Microsoft
2 26 (12.81%) Remedy
3 25 (12.32%) VMware
4 19 (9.36%) BMC
5 14 (6.90%) Cisco
6 13 (6.40%) Oracle
7 9 (4.43%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.96%) Dell
8 6 (2.96%) Huawei
9 5 (2.46%) IBM
10 3 (1.48%) Apple
10 3 (1.48%) Citrix
10 3 (1.48%) ComArch
10 3 (1.48%) EMC
10 3 (1.48%) EqualLogic
10 3 (1.48%) Ericsson
10 3 (1.48%) Juniper
10 3 (1.48%) NetApp
10 3 (1.48%) Nortel
10 3 (1.48%) ServiceNow