Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 2020 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.

ITIL
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 20 35
Rank change year-on-year -1 +15 -23
Contract jobs citing ITIL 136 284 185
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 6.86% 6.94% 4.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.09% 7.92% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 140 101
Median daily rate £363 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% -4.76% +1.82%
10th Percentile £190 £257 £250
90th Percentile £520 £550 £563
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £420
% change year-on-year - -4.76% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 3
Median hourly rate £17.54 £55.00 £12.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.11% +333.07% -18.06%
10th Percentile £17.09 £15.61 £12.52
90th Percentile £30.46 £83.75 £18.56
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -15.00% +37.93% -3.33%

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 1,682 3,588 3,364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.86% 87.68% 86.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 1,736 1,726
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £256 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £430
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 102 72
Median hourly rate £20.56 £18.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.65% +13.64% +6.45%
10th Percentile £15.96 £12.00 £8.00
90th Percentile £65.38 £62.88 £49.88
Median hourly rate £24.65 £31.35 £24.75
% change year-on-year -21.36% +26.65% +23.75%

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing ITIL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in Berkshire

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing ITIL in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for ITIL in Berkshire

ITIL
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing ITIL in Berkshire over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for ITIL in Berkshire

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing ITIL in Berkshire.

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 6 June 2020. 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 -1 68 £375 -16.67% 1
Newbury -3 19 £308 -12.14%
Slough +7 18 £363 -8.23%
Bracknell +8 11 £303 -13.26%
Wokingham +8 4 £125 -66.67%
Maidenhead -3 3 £499 +20.91%
ITIL
South East

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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 59 (43.38%) Telecoms
2 44 (32.35%) Microsoft
3 37 (27.21%) Service Management
4 34 (25.00%) ITIL V3
5 31 (22.79%) PRINCE2
6 22 (16.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (15.44%) Remedy
7 21 (15.44%) Project Management
8 20 (14.71%) Windows
8 20 (14.71%) VMware
9 19 (13.97%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (13.24%) Analytics
11 16 (11.76%) Azure
11 16 (11.76%) DevOps
12 15 (11.03%) Problem-Solving
12 15 (11.03%) ITSM
12 15 (11.03%) Cisco
12 15 (11.03%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (10.29%) DNS
13 14 (10.29%) SQL
13 14 (10.29%) Management Information System
13 14 (10.29%) Degree
13 14 (10.29%) Security Cleared
13 14 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (10.29%) Self-Motivation
13 14 (10.29%) Workshop Facilitation
13 14 (10.29%) Project Delivery
14 13 (9.56%) Radio Access Network
14 13 (9.56%) Problem Management
15 12 (8.82%) Remedy ITSM

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 (3.68%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.94%) CMS
3 2 (1.47%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.47%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.74%) Documentum
4 1 (0.74%) Drupal
4 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.74%) IIS
4 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (6.62%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (5.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (2.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (8.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.74%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.76%) Azure
2 11 (8.09%) Data Lake Analytics
2 11 (8.09%) Power Platform
3 9 (6.62%) Office 365
4 3 (2.21%) SaaS
5 2 (1.47%) Akamai
5 2 (1.47%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.47%) IaaS
5 2 (1.47%) PaaS
6 1 (0.74%) AWS
6 1 (0.74%) G Suite
6 1 (0.74%) GCP
6 1 (0.74%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.29%) DNS
2 13 (9.56%) Radio Access Network
3 12 (8.82%) DHCP
3 12 (8.82%) Firewall
4 9 (6.62%) VoIP
4 9 (6.62%) WAN
4 9 (6.62%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (5.88%) LTE
5 8 (5.88%) VoLTE
6 5 (3.68%) LAN
6 5 (3.68%) NetScaler
7 4 (2.94%) 5G
7 4 (2.94%) Network Security
8 3 (2.21%) Broadband
8 3 (2.21%) Internet
8 3 (2.21%) Wireless
9 2 (1.47%) 2G
9 2 (1.47%) 3G
9 2 (1.47%) BGP
9 2 (1.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.09%) Data Lake
1 11 (8.09%) Power BI
1 11 (8.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (7.35%) Big Data
3 4 (2.94%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.74%) BigQuery
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (8.09%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.21%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.21%) JIRA
2 3 (2.21%) Subversion
3 1 (0.74%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.74%) NeoLoad
3 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 59 (43.38%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.68%) Finance
2 5 (3.68%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (3.68%) Retail
3 2 (1.47%) Billing
3 2 (1.47%) German Language
4 1 (0.74%) Back Office
4 1 (0.74%) Games
4 1 (0.74%) Law
4 1 (0.74%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 34 (25.00%) Analyst
2 19 (13.97%) Project Manager
3 18 (13.24%) Service Analyst
4 12 (8.82%) Service Transition Analyst
4 12 (8.82%) Transition Analyst
5 11 (8.09%) Architect
6 10 (7.35%) Service Manager
7 8 (5.88%) Voice Project Manager
8 7 (5.15%) Support Analyst
9 6 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (3.68%) Network Engineer
10 5 (3.68%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (3.68%) Support Engineer
10 5 (3.68%) Telecoms Manager
11 4 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 4 (2.94%) Data Analytics Analyst
11 4 (2.94%) Delivery Manager
11 4 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (2.94%) Service Design Architect
11 4 (2.94%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.21%) LDAP
2 1 (0.74%) .NET
2 1 (0.74%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.29%) Management Information System
1 14 (10.29%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.15%) CMDB
2 7 (5.15%) Replication
3 6 (4.41%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.68%) PMI
4 5 (3.68%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.21%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.21%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.21%) Digital TV
5 3 (2.21%) User Experience
5 3 (2.21%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.47%) Biotechnology
6 2 (1.47%) CCTV
6 2 (1.47%) Clustering
6 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.47%) Life Science
7 1 (0.74%) PKI
7 1 (0.74%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.71%) Windows
2 8 (5.88%) Linux
3 7 (5.15%) Windows Server
3 7 (5.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (4.41%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (2.21%) Android
5 3 (2.21%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.47%) SUSE
6 2 (1.47%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.47%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.74%) CentOS
7 1 (0.74%) OpenVMS
7 1 (0.74%) Unix
7 1 (0.74%) VMS
7 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (27.21%) Service Management
2 34 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 31 (22.79%) PRINCE2
4 22 (16.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (15.44%) Project Management
6 19 (13.97%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (13.24%) Analytics
8 16 (11.76%) DevOps
9 15 (11.03%) ITSM
9 15 (11.03%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (10.29%) Project Delivery
10 14 (10.29%) Workshop Facilitation
11 13 (9.56%) Problem Management
12 12 (8.82%) Release Management
13 11 (8.09%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (8.09%) Change Management
14 10 (7.35%) Incident Management
15 9 (6.62%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (6.62%) Target Operating Model
16 8 (5.88%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.29%) SQL
2 5 (3.68%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.21%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.21%) Python
4 2 (1.47%) C
5 1 (0.74%) Fortran
5 1 (0.74%) VC++
Qualifications
1 15 (11.03%) ITIL Certification
2 14 (10.29%) Degree
2 14 (10.29%) Security Cleared
3 10 (7.35%) SC Cleared
4 8 (5.88%) PMI Certification
5 6 (4.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.21%) PMP
8 2 (1.47%) CCIE
8 2 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.47%) CISSP
8 2 (1.47%) HNC
8 2 (1.47%) MCP
9 1 (0.74%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.74%) CCNA
9 1 (0.74%) CCNP
9 1 (0.74%) ECDL
9 1 (0.74%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.88%) SLA
2 7 (5.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.15%) QA
3 3 (2.21%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.21%) PMO
4 2 (1.47%) GAMP
5 1 (0.74%) COBIT
5 1 (0.74%) GDPR
5 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.74%) NIST
5 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (8.82%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.94%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.74%) Docker
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.74%) XenApp
4 1 (0.74%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (4.41%) SCCM
2 4 (2.94%) Ansible
3 3 (2.21%) Puppet
3 3 (2.21%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.47%) Cisco CME
4 2 (1.47%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.74%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.74%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.74%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.74%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 44 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 21 (15.44%) Remedy
3 20 (14.71%) VMware
4 15 (11.03%) Cisco
5 8 (5.88%) Palo Alto
6 7 (5.15%) 3PAR
6 7 (5.15%) BMC
6 7 (5.15%) Ericsson
7 6 (4.41%) Juniper
7 6 (4.41%) Oracle
8 5 (3.68%) CheckPoint
8 5 (3.68%) F5
8 5 (3.68%) Huawei
8 5 (3.68%) ServiceNow
8 5 (3.68%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.21%) NetApp
9 3 (2.21%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.47%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.47%) Google
10 2 (1.47%) Infovista