Period
to 10 December 2018

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 6 months to 10 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.

Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 81 88
Rank change year-on-year +9 +7 +9
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 23 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.46% 0.79% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.75% 3.25% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Reading median daily rate £235 £444 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.04% +77.50% +1.01%
Berkshire median daily rate £250 £438 £300
% change year-on-year -42.86% +45.83% -17.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Reading median hourly rate - £23.75 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.06% +34.29%
Berkshire median hourly rate - £23.75 £23.50
% change year-on-year - +1.06% +34.29%

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Reading
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 400 308 410
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 25.40% 24.43% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 165 196
Reading median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £175 £240 £231
90th Percentile £575 £608 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 15
Reading median hourly rate £46.25 £19.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +143.42% -47.22% +16.50%
10th Percentile £30.50 £11.25 £19.63
90th Percentile £71.33 £39.75 £55.65
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.50 £12.25 £16.53
% change year-on-year +116.33% -25.89% -46.50%

ITIL Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing ITIL Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL Certification in Reading

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification 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 Reading region with a requirement for ITIL Certification.

1 23 (100.00%) ITIL
2 10 (43.48%) Service Management
3 9 (39.13%) Degree
4 8 (34.78%) Remedy ITSM
4 8 (34.78%) Telecoms
4 8 (34.78%) Remedy
5 7 (30.43%) BMC
6 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
7 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
7 4 (17.39%) Process Improvement
7 4 (17.39%) Project Management
7 4 (17.39%) Unix
7 4 (17.39%) VoIP
7 4 (17.39%) SLA
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco
7 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
7 4 (17.39%) CCIE
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
8 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.04%) Scrum
8 3 (13.04%) Process Management
8 3 (13.04%) Data Quality
8 3 (13.04%) DevOps
8 3 (13.04%) COBIT
8 3 (13.04%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (13.04%) Kanban
8 3 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (13.04%) Release Management

ITIL Certification
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) IBM Notes
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) VoIP
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (8.70%) LAN
2 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.70%) VPN
2 2 (8.70%) WAN
2 2 (8.70%) WLAN
3 1 (4.35%) Radio Access Network
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (34.78%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Automotive
3 1 (4.35%) Front Office
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Service Manager
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL Manager
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL Release Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Network Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Quality Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Release Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Telecoms Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Test Manager
4 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Incident Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Problem Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Network Support
5 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Account Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) RIA
2 2 (8.70%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Unix
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) ITIL
2 10 (43.48%) Service Management
3 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
4 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
4 4 (17.39%) Process Improvement
4 4 (17.39%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.04%) DevOps
5 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
5 3 (13.04%) Kanban
5 3 (13.04%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (13.04%) Process Management
5 3 (13.04%) Release Management
5 3 (13.04%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) Decision-Making
6 2 (8.70%) ITSM
6 2 (8.70%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
7 1 (4.35%) Line Management
7 1 (4.35%) Problem-Solving
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) CCIE
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
2 3 (13.04%) COBIT
2 3 (13.04%) Data Quality
2 3 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Remedy
2 7 (30.43%) BMC
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) Lotus