The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for ITIL V3 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL V3 over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ITIL Version 3
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 31 57 66
Rank change year-on-year +26 +9  
Contract jobs citing ITIL V3 28 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.31% 2.38% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.39% 3.08% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Median daily rate £525 £253 £169
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +107.92% +49.40%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £341
% change year-on-year - +17.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -25.58% -28.33%  

ITIL V3 is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 519 780 724
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 79.97% 77.30% 71.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 421 402
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 13
Median hourly rate £17.59 £50.33 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.04% +86.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.05 £18.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.33 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

ITIL V3
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing ITIL V3 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL V3 in Reading

ITIL V3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL V3 in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL V3 in Reading

ITIL V3
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL V3 in Reading

ITIL V3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL V3 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 V3.

1 55 (100.00%) ITIL
2 53 (96.36%) Project Management
3 51 (92.73%) Telecoms
3 51 (92.73%) PRINCE2
4 49 (89.09%) MS Excel
4 49 (89.09%) Microsoft
4 49 (89.09%) MS Project
4 49 (89.09%) Remedy
5 46 (83.64%) Management Information System
6 34 (61.82%) Wi-Fi
6 34 (61.82%) Ericsson
6 34 (61.82%) VoLTE
6 34 (61.82%) LTE
7 5 (9.09%) MGW
8 4 (7.27%) Service Management
9 3 (5.45%) Cisco
10 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 2 (3.64%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (3.64%) VoIP
10 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
10 2 (3.64%) Unified Communications
10 2 (3.64%) IP Telephony
10 2 (3.64%) ITSM
10 2 (3.64%) PMI Certification
11 1 (1.82%) Security Management
11 1 (1.82%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (1.82%) Huawei
11 1 (1.82%) Incident Management
11 1 (1.82%) IT Governance
11 1 (1.82%) Operations Management

ITIL V3
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:

Applications
1 49 (89.09%) MS Excel
1 49 (89.09%) MS Project
2 1 (1.82%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 34 (61.82%) LTE
1 34 (61.82%) VoLTE
1 34 (61.82%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (9.09%) MGW
3 2 (3.64%) IP Telephony
3 2 (3.64%) Unified Communications
3 2 (3.64%) VoIP
4 1 (1.82%) 3G
4 1 (1.82%) 4G
4 1 (1.82%) BGP
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.82%) DNS
4 1 (1.82%) Firewall
4 1 (1.82%) HTTP
4 1 (1.82%) ICMP
4 1 (1.82%) SMTP
4 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.82%) Wireless
General
1 51 (92.73%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.82%) Back Office
2 1 (1.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 51 (92.73%) Project Manager
2 34 (61.82%) Voice Project Manager
3 10 (18.18%) Core Network Project Manager
3 10 (18.18%) Network Manager
3 10 (18.18%) Network Project Manager
4 5 (9.09%) Telecoms Manager
4 5 (9.09%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Senior Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Service Manager
7 1 (1.82%) Architect
7 1 (1.82%) Cisco Architect
7 1 (1.82%) Cisco Network Architect
7 1 (1.82%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (1.82%) ITIL Manager
7 1 (1.82%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
7 1 (1.82%) ITIL Service Manager
7 1 (1.82%) Network Architect
7 1 (1.82%) Services Delivery Manager
7 1 (1.82%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 46 (83.64%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.82%) PMI
2 1 (1.82%) Public Cloud
2 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (100.00%) ITIL
2 53 (96.36%) Project Management
3 51 (92.73%) PRINCE2
4 4 (7.27%) Service Management
5 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 2 (3.64%) ITSM
5 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.82%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.82%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.82%) IT Governance
6 1 (1.82%) ITIL V2
6 1 (1.82%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.82%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.82%) MSF
6 1 (1.82%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.82%) Operations Management
6 1 (1.82%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.82%) Security Management
6 1 (1.82%) Six Sigma
6 1 (1.82%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.82%) CCNP
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.82%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.82%) PMP
2 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) COBIT
1 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.82%) OVSD
Vendors
1 49 (89.09%) Microsoft
1 49 (89.09%) Remedy
2 34 (61.82%) Ericsson
3 3 (5.45%) Cisco
4 1 (1.82%) HP
4 1 (1.82%) Huawei
4 1 (1.82%) Palo Alto