Period
to 26 March 2019

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 26 March 2019 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
26 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 24 17
Rank change year-on-year 0 -7 -8
Contract jobs citing ITIL 245 266 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.83% 6.63% 7.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.74% 7.84% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 124 99
Berkshire median daily rate £395 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.24% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £231 £252 £195
90th Percentile £540 £571 £538
South East median daily rate £380 £408 £420
% change year-on-year -6.75% -2.98% +15.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 12
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £14.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +18.75% -44.32%
10th Percentile £16.25 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £16.75 £23.42 £17.59
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +24.14% -3.33% -8.48%

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 3,636 3,395 3,196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 86.51% 84.58% 82.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,736 1,682 1,554
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £286 £298 £243
90th Percentile £600 £595 £556
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 82 124
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -14.06% -25.75%
10th Percentile £12.00 £8.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.15 £47.50 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £24.47 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +1.97% +6.67% -18.18%

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 26 March 2019.

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 26 March 2019. 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 96 £440 +3.53% 4
Bracknell -23 31 £338 -15.84% 1
Slough +2 23 £383 +9.29%
Newbury -5 20 £350 -12.50% 1
Maidenhead +5 18 £431 -28.13%
Wokingham -5 6 £388 +3.33%
ITIL
South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 2019, 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 80 (32.65%) Service Management
2 61 (24.90%) Telecoms
3 60 (24.49%) Microsoft
4 55 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (19.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 48 (19.59%) Service Delivery
6 44 (17.96%) ITIL Certification
7 43 (17.55%) Project Management
7 43 (17.55%) PRINCE2
8 39 (15.92%) Change Management
9 37 (15.10%) ITSM
9 37 (15.10%) Microsoft Azure
10 35 (14.29%) Remedy
10 35 (14.29%) Windows
11 32 (13.06%) BMC
12 31 (12.65%) Remedy ITSM
13 28 (11.43%) Incident Management
14 26 (10.61%) Degree
14 26 (10.61%) Security Cleared
15 25 (10.20%) Linux
15 25 (10.20%) TOGAF
16 24 (9.80%) ITIL V3
17 23 (9.39%) Firewall
17 23 (9.39%) Unix
17 23 (9.39%) SLA
17 23 (9.39%) Data Centre
18 22 (8.98%) Active Directory
18 22 (8.98%) SQL
18 22 (8.98%) LAN
19 21 (8.57%) Oracle

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 8 (3.27%) WebLogic
2 5 (2.04%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.82%) Apache
3 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.41%) CMS
4 1 (0.41%) Commerce Server
4 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.41%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.41%) IIS
4 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.41%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (3.27%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.04%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.41%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 31 (12.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.82%) assyst
2 2 (0.82%) Unica
3 1 (0.41%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.41%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 37 (15.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (7.35%) SaaS
3 15 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (6.12%) IaaS
4 12 (4.90%) Office 365
4 12 (4.90%) PaaS
5 5 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.22%) Boomi
7 1 (0.41%) Apple Pay
7 1 (0.41%) Datadog
7 1 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.41%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.39%) Firewall
2 22 (8.98%) LAN
3 19 (7.76%) WAN
4 14 (5.71%) DHCP
4 14 (5.71%) DNS
5 10 (4.08%) VPN
6 9 (3.67%) MPLS
6 9 (3.67%) Radio Access Network
6 9 (3.67%) TCP/IP
7 8 (3.27%) BGP
8 6 (2.45%) NAS
8 6 (2.45%) VoIP
9 5 (2.04%) Internet
9 5 (2.04%) iSCSI
9 5 (2.04%) SAN
9 5 (2.04%) SNMP
9 5 (2.04%) Unified Communications
9 5 (2.04%) VLAN
9 5 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.27%) Oracle Database
1 8 (3.27%) Oracle Database 12c
2 6 (2.45%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (2.45%) MySQL
3 5 (2.04%) MariaDB
3 5 (2.04%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.04%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.22%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (0.82%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.41%) DB2
6 1 (0.41%) DTS
6 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (3.67%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.45%) Selenium
2 6 (2.45%) SonarQube
3 4 (1.63%) JIRA
4 3 (1.22%) Rational Rose
5 2 (0.82%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.41%) Hudson
6 1 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 61 (24.90%) Telecoms
2 16 (6.53%) Retail
3 12 (4.90%) Finance
4 4 (1.63%) Billing
4 4 (1.63%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.22%) Legal
6 2 (0.82%) Mandarin Language
6 2 (0.82%) Marketing
7 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.41%) Electronics
7 1 (0.41%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 38 (15.51%) Architect
2 34 (13.88%) Analyst
3 23 (9.39%) Service Manager
4 20 (8.16%) Consultant
5 19 (7.76%) Project Manager
6 18 (7.35%) Transition Analyst
7 17 (6.94%) Transition Manager
8 15 (6.12%) ITIL Manager
9 14 (5.71%) Service Analyst
10 12 (4.90%) Service Transition Analyst
11 11 (4.49%) Technical Architect
12 10 (4.08%) Service Transition Manager
13 9 (3.67%) Delivery Manager
13 9 (3.67%) IT Manager
14 8 (3.27%) Test Manager
15 7 (2.86%) Developer
15 7 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 7 (2.86%) Infrastructure Manager
15 7 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
15 7 (2.86%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.49%) Web Services
2 10 (4.08%) Middleware
3 8 (3.27%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (2.04%) HTML
4 5 (2.04%) Node.js
4 5 (2.04%) XML
5 4 (1.63%) LDAP
6 3 (1.22%) JSON
7 2 (0.82%) .NET
7 2 (0.82%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.41%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.41%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.41%) Kafka
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.39%) Data Centre
2 18 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.67%) Public Cloud
3 9 (3.67%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (3.27%) DataPower
4 8 (3.27%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.45%) CMDB
5 6 (2.45%) Private Cloud
5 6 (2.45%) User Experience
6 5 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.63%) Clustering
8 3 (1.22%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.22%) NGOSS
8 3 (1.22%) Robotics
9 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.82%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.82%) PMI
9 2 (0.82%) RIA
10 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 35 (14.29%) Windows
2 25 (10.20%) Linux
3 23 (9.39%) Unix
4 20 (8.16%) Windows Server
5 15 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (4.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (4.08%) AIX
8 6 (2.45%) Ubuntu
9 5 (2.04%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.82%) OpenVMS
11 2 (0.82%) Solaris
11 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.41%) HPUX
12 1 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.41%) SUSE
12 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (32.65%) Service Management
2 55 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (19.59%) Service Delivery
3 48 (19.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 43 (17.55%) PRINCE2
4 43 (17.55%) Project Management
5 39 (15.92%) Change Management
6 37 (15.10%) ITSM
7 28 (11.43%) Incident Management
8 25 (10.20%) TOGAF
9 24 (9.80%) ITIL V3
10 20 (8.16%) DevOps
10 20 (8.16%) Problem Management
11 18 (7.35%) Waterfall
12 17 (6.94%) Computer Science
12 17 (6.94%) Process Improvement
13 16 (6.53%) Customer-Centricity
13 16 (6.53%) Load Balancing
13 16 (6.53%) Service Design
14 15 (6.12%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 22 (8.98%) SQL
2 8 (3.27%) Python
3 7 (2.86%) Bash Shell
3 7 (2.86%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.45%) C
5 4 (1.63%) Perl
6 3 (1.22%) Java
7 2 (0.82%) Fortran
7 2 (0.82%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.82%) Lua
8 1 (0.41%) C#
8 1 (0.41%) Korn
8 1 (0.41%) PHP
8 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.41%) Ruby
8 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (17.96%) ITIL Certification
2 26 (10.61%) Degree
2 26 (10.61%) Security Cleared
3 19 (7.76%) SC Cleared
4 13 (5.31%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (3.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (3.27%) CCNP
6 8 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (2.45%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (2.45%) CCNA
7 6 (2.45%) PMI Certification
7 6 (2.45%) PMP
8 5 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (1.63%) CCIE
9 4 (1.63%) MCITP
10 3 (1.22%) CCIP
10 3 (1.22%) ISEB
10 3 (1.22%) JNCIS
10 3 (1.22%) MBA
10 3 (1.22%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.39%) SLA
2 9 (3.67%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.45%) PMO
4 4 (1.63%) COBIT
4 4 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (1.22%) QA
6 2 (0.82%) GxP
6 2 (0.82%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.41%) IFRS
7 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (8.98%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.90%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (3.67%) XenApp
5 8 (3.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (2.04%) BIND 9
6 5 (2.04%) KVM
6 5 (2.04%) NFS
6 5 (2.04%) Postfix
7 4 (1.63%) Docker
7 4 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.82%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.82%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.41%) Firmware
9 1 (0.41%) iptables
9 1 (0.41%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.41%) vSphere
9 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (4.08%) Data Guard
2 9 (3.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 8 (3.27%) Ansible
4 3 (1.22%) Grafana
4 3 (1.22%) Netcool
5 2 (0.82%) Kibana
5 2 (0.82%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.82%) Puppet
5 2 (0.82%) QRadar
5 2 (0.82%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.82%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.41%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.41%) Graylog
6 1 (0.41%) Nessus
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.41%) yum
Vendors
1 60 (24.49%) Microsoft
2 35 (14.29%) Remedy
3 32 (13.06%) BMC
4 21 (8.57%) Oracle
5 19 (7.76%) Cisco
6 18 (7.35%) Red Hat
6 18 (7.35%) VMware
7 10 (4.08%) IBM
8 9 (3.67%) Citrix
8 9 (3.67%) Google
9 8 (3.27%) Dell
10 6 (2.45%) EMC
11 5 (2.04%) F5
11 5 (2.04%) Mirantis
12 4 (1.63%) Huawei
12 4 (1.63%) Juniper
12 4 (1.63%) NetApp
13 3 (1.22%) CheckPoint
13 3 (1.22%) Nortel
13 3 (1.22%) SAP