The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for ITIL Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 60 80 69
Rank change year-on-year +20 -11  
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 3 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.45% 0.30% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.71% 1.05% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £575 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +170.58%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £345 £375
% change year-on-year +15.94% -8.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.46 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +8.08% +20.00%  

ITIL Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading.

Academic & Professional Certification
Reading
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 175 286 316
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 26.16% 28.37% 32.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 146 163
Median daily rate £400 £400 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £300 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 13
Median hourly rate £52.50 £55.55 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.49% +38.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £26.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

ITIL Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing ITIL Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL Certification in Reading

ITIL Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL Certification in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL Certification in Reading

ITIL Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL Certification in Reading

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification 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 Reading region with a requirement for ITIL Certification.

1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 6 (85.71%) Service Management
3 5 (71.43%) Service Delivery
3 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
4 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
4 4 (57.14%) Change Management
4 4 (57.14%) ITSM
4 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
4 4 (57.14%) CMDB
4 4 (57.14%) Change Control
5 2 (28.57%) 3G
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) 4G
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
6 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
6 1 (14.29%) Fault Management
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
6 1 (14.29%) PMO
6 1 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) Retail
6 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
6 1 (14.29%) eTOM
6 1 (14.29%) CRM

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) 3G
1 2 (28.57%) 4G
2 1 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Change Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (14.29%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) CMDB
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 6 (85.71%) Service Management
3 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
3 5 (71.43%) Service Delivery
4 4 (57.14%) Change Control
4 4 (57.14%) Change Management
4 4 (57.14%) ITSM
4 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) eTOM
5 1 (14.29%) Fault Management
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
5 1 (14.29%) SOA
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PMO