Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 16 10
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6 +4
Contract jobs citing ITIL 323 316 470
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 7.85% 7.40% 9.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.39% 9.10% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 143 203
Berkshire median daily rate £388 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £222 £158 £259
90th Percentile £550 £525 £500
South East median daily rate £385 £373 £365
% change year-on-year +3.22% +2.19% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 42
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.81 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.56% -17.38% +26.24%
10th Percentile £12.00 £13.23 £15.30
90th Percentile £39.75 £25.98 £40.19
South East median hourly rate £14.50 £17.06 £16.21
% change year-on-year -15.01% +5.24% +8.07%

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 3440 3473 3895
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.60% 81.37% 78.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1791 1866 2150
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £227
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 130 176
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £30.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.31% -41.71% +77.45%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £38.45 £48.83 £44.38
South East median hourly rate £22.75 £27.13 £26.50
% change year-on-year -16.13% +2.36% +51.43%

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 21 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 November 2017. 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 -5 102 £425 +36.00% 6
Bracknell -3 55 £330 +5.18% 5
Newbury +6 19 £238 -20.83% 3
Slough +3 16 £350 -
Maidenhead -2 16 £600 +64.38%
Windsor 0 6 - - 1
Wokingham +9 3 £275 - 1
ITIL
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 95 (29.41%) Service Management
2 75 (23.22%) Windows
3 57 (17.65%) Telecoms
4 56 (17.34%) Microsoft
5 55 (17.03%) Active Directory
6 47 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 46 (14.24%) ITIL V3
8 45 (13.93%) ITSM
9 43 (13.31%) Agile Software Development
10 41 (12.69%) Degree
10 41 (12.69%) ITIL Certification
11 40 (12.38%) Security Cleared
12 37 (11.46%) PRINCE2
13 36 (11.15%) Incident Management
14 33 (10.22%) Change Management
15 32 (9.91%) Project Management
16 31 (9.60%) VMware
16 31 (9.60%) SLA
17 30 (9.29%) SQL
17 30 (9.29%) Remedy
17 30 (9.29%) Service Design
18 29 (8.98%) Linux
19 28 (8.67%) Finance
19 28 (8.67%) Microsoft Certification
20 27 (8.36%) Cisco Certification
20 27 (8.36%) Continuous Improvement
21 26 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
21 26 (8.05%) Service Delivery
21 26 (8.05%) Windows 7
22 24 (7.43%) ServiceNow

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 16 (4.95%) MS Exchange
2 10 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.17%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.55%) Apache
4 5 (1.55%) IIS
4 5 (1.55%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.93%) CMS
5 3 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.31%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.31%) PowerExchange
6 1 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (6.50%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (5.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 17 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (3.72%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.93%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.31%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (4.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.93%) Maximo
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.31%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.31%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.31%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.31%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
2 15 (4.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.33%) Office 365
4 8 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (1.24%) IaaS
6 4 (1.24%) PaaS
6 4 (1.24%) SaaS
6 4 (1.24%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 2 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.31%) GitHub
8 1 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.50%) Firewall
2 17 (5.26%) DNS
3 14 (4.33%) VPN
4 11 (3.41%) DHCP
4 11 (3.41%) TCP/IP
5 10 (3.10%) LAN
5 10 (3.10%) Radio Access Network
6 9 (2.79%) Network Security
7 8 (2.48%) Internet
7 8 (2.48%) WAN
8 6 (1.86%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (1.86%) SAN
9 5 (1.55%) SSL
9 5 (1.55%) VoIP
10 4 (1.24%) NAS
10 4 (1.24%) Wireless
11 3 (0.93%) 4G
11 3 (0.93%) BGP
11 3 (0.93%) iSCSI
11 3 (0.93%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.02%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.72%) Star Schema
3 8 (2.48%) MySQL
4 5 (1.55%) GIS
4 5 (1.55%) MariaDB
4 5 (1.55%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.93%) Big Data
6 3 (0.93%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.62%) DB2
7 2 (0.62%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.31%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.31%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.86%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.55%) Cucumber
2 5 (1.55%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.55%) JIRA
2 5 (1.55%) Maven
2 5 (1.55%) Selenium
2 5 (1.55%) Subversion
3 2 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 57 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 28 (8.67%) Finance
3 17 (5.26%) Retail
4 7 (2.17%) Back Office
5 4 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.93%) Advertising
6 3 (0.93%) Legal
7 2 (0.62%) Billing
7 2 (0.62%) Electronics
7 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 69 (21.36%) Analyst
2 31 (9.60%) Architect
3 29 (8.98%) Service Manager
3 29 (8.98%) Transition Manager
4 22 (6.81%) Service Analyst
5 19 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 19 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
6 16 (4.95%) Consultant
6 16 (4.95%) Technical Analyst
7 15 (4.64%) Transition Analyst
8 14 (4.33%) Developer
8 14 (4.33%) Service Transition Manager
8 14 (4.33%) Support Engineer
9 13 (4.02%) IT Manager
10 12 (3.72%) Security Specialist
11 11 (3.41%) Cloud Specialist
11 11 (3.41%) Support Analyst
12 10 (3.10%) Service Architect
13 9 (2.79%) Desktop Support
13 9 (2.79%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.48%) Web Services
2 7 (2.17%) HTML
2 7 (2.17%) IBM Integration Bus
2 7 (2.17%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (1.86%) XML
4 5 (1.55%) AngularJS
4 5 (1.55%) CSS
4 5 (1.55%) Drools
4 5 (1.55%) Java EE
4 5 (1.55%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (1.55%) Polymer
4 5 (1.55%) React
5 4 (1.24%) Middleware
5 4 (1.24%) REST
5 4 (1.24%) Visualforce
6 3 (0.93%) LAMP
6 3 (0.93%) SAML
6 3 (0.93%) Sensu
7 1 (0.31%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.88%) Public Cloud
3 18 (5.57%) CMDB
3 18 (5.57%) Management Information System
4 13 (4.02%) CESG
5 11 (3.41%) Virtual Team
6 10 (3.10%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.79%) Blackberry
7 9 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (2.48%) Data Centre
8 8 (2.48%) Replication
9 5 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.24%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.93%) SWIFT
12 2 (0.62%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.62%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.62%) EPoS
12 2 (0.62%) iPad
12 2 (0.62%) iPhone
12 2 (0.62%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 75 (23.22%) Windows
2 29 (8.98%) Linux
3 26 (8.05%) Windows 7
4 21 (6.50%) Windows Server
5 18 (5.57%) Windows 10
6 16 (4.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (4.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (2.17%) Unix
10 6 (1.86%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.86%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.93%) CentOS
13 2 (0.62%) AIX
13 2 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.62%) SUSE
13 2 (0.62%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.31%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (29.41%) Service Management
2 47 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 46 (14.24%) ITIL V3
4 45 (13.93%) ITSM
5 43 (13.31%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (11.46%) PRINCE2
7 36 (11.15%) Incident Management
8 33 (10.22%) Change Management
9 32 (9.91%) Project Management
10 30 (9.29%) Service Design
11 27 (8.36%) Continuous Improvement
12 26 (8.05%) Service Delivery
13 22 (6.81%) eTOM
14 21 (6.50%) Migration
15 18 (5.57%) Configuration Management
16 17 (5.26%) DevOps
16 17 (5.26%) Release Management
16 17 (5.26%) Time Management
16 17 (5.26%) Waterfall
17 15 (4.64%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (9.29%) SQL
2 19 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 17 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 9 (2.79%) Java
5 4 (1.24%) Apex Code
5 4 (1.24%) Perl
5 4 (1.24%) Python
5 4 (1.24%) VBScript
6 2 (0.62%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.62%) VB
7 1 (0.31%) ABAP
7 1 (0.31%) Korn
7 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (12.69%) Degree
1 41 (12.69%) ITIL Certification
2 40 (12.38%) Security Cleared
3 28 (8.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (8.36%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (7.12%) SC Cleared
6 17 (5.26%) CISSP
7 15 (4.64%) CISM
8 14 (4.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 13 (4.02%) CCSP
10 11 (3.41%) CCNA
10 11 (3.41%) MCSE
11 8 (2.48%) CCNP
11 8 (2.48%) MCITP
11 8 (2.48%) MCTS
12 6 (1.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (1.86%) MCSA
13 5 (1.55%) CCENT
13 5 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (1.24%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (9.60%) SLA
2 22 (6.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (5.57%) COBIT
4 16 (4.95%) QA
5 10 (3.10%) ISO 22301
6 3 (0.93%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.93%) GxP
6 3 (0.93%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.93%) PMO
7 2 (0.62%) GDPR
7 2 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 55 (17.03%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.48%) Docker
4 7 (2.17%) vSphere
5 6 (1.86%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.24%) XenApp
6 4 (1.24%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.31%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.31%) Firmware
8 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.31%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (5.26%) SCCM
2 9 (2.79%) SCOM
3 5 (1.55%) Galera Cluster
3 5 (1.55%) OpenNebula
4 4 (1.24%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.24%) WSUS
5 3 (0.93%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.93%) Ansible
5 3 (0.93%) Nagios
5 3 (0.93%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.62%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (0.62%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.31%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.31%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.31%) MOM
7 1 (0.31%) Netcool
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.31%) OVSD
7 1 (0.31%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 56 (17.34%) Microsoft
2 31 (9.60%) VMware
3 30 (9.29%) Remedy
4 24 (7.43%) ServiceNow
5 21 (6.50%) Citrix
5 21 (6.50%) Oracle
6 20 (6.19%) Cisco
7 16 (4.95%) SAP
8 11 (3.41%) HP
8 11 (3.41%) IBM
9 9 (2.79%) BMC
9 9 (2.79%) Juniper
10 8 (2.48%) PeopleSoft
11 6 (1.86%) Veeam
12 4 (1.24%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.24%) Dell
12 4 (1.24%) Huawei
12 4 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.93%) Cognos
13 3 (0.93%) Symantec