Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 18 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 13 13
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 +9
Contract jobs citing ITIL 102 116 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 8.08% 7.87% 7.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.81% 9.89% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 33 51
Reading median daily rate £425 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -18.75% -
10th Percentile £293 £158 £213
90th Percentile £538 £448 £513
Berkshire median daily rate £388 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +10.71% -12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 36
Reading median hourly rate £16.00 £23.78 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.72% +10.35% +26.24%
10th Percentile £14.00 £19.51 £14.38
90th Percentile £39.75 £25.60 £40.19
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.81 £21.55
% change year-on-year -18.56% -17.38% +26.24%

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1040 1173 1499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 82.34% 79.58% 76.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 615 923
Reading median daily rate £409 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.19% - -
10th Percentile £275 £228 £231
90th Percentile £575 £575 £544
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 47 83
Reading median hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.56% -27.18% +81.02%
10th Percentile £10.75 £14.25 £15.05
90th Percentile £35.00 £55.00 £46.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.90
% change year-on-year -17.14% -43.37% +80.07%

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in Reading

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in Reading

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Reading over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in Reading

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Reading

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Reading over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ITIL in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 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 Reading region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 34 (33.33%) Service Management
2 31 (30.39%) Microsoft
3 28 (27.45%) Active Directory
4 27 (26.47%) Windows
5 24 (23.53%) Telecoms
6 19 (18.63%) Remedy
7 18 (17.65%) PRINCE2
7 18 (17.65%) SQL
8 15 (14.71%) VMware
8 15 (14.71%) ITIL V3
8 15 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (13.73%) Project Management
9 14 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (13.73%) Degree
9 14 (13.73%) PowerShell
10 13 (12.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 13 (12.75%) SLA
10 13 (12.75%) Cisco
11 12 (11.76%) Firewall
11 12 (11.76%) Management Information System
12 11 (10.78%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (10.78%) Service Delivery
12 11 (10.78%) Finance
12 11 (10.78%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (10.78%) Oracle
13 10 (9.80%) Microsoft Project
13 10 (9.80%) SAP
13 10 (9.80%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (9.80%) ITSM
14 9 (8.82%) DNS

ITIL
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 8 (7.84%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.92%) IIS
4 1 (0.98%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.98%) PowerExchange
4 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (12.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 10 (9.80%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (7.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.96%) Maximo
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.98%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.98%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.98%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.98%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.86%) Azure Active Directory
2 7 (6.86%) Office 365
3 2 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.98%) GitHub
4 1 (0.98%) IaaS
4 1 (0.98%) PaaS
4 1 (0.98%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.76%) Firewall
2 9 (8.82%) DNS
3 7 (6.86%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.90%) VoIP
5 4 (3.92%) DHCP
5 4 (3.92%) NAS
5 4 (3.92%) SAN
6 3 (2.94%) BGP
6 3 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (2.94%) LAN
6 3 (2.94%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (1.96%) DWDM
7 2 (1.96%) Internet
7 2 (1.96%) MPLS
7 2 (1.96%) OSPF
8 1 (0.98%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.98%) ICMP
8 1 (0.98%) VPN
8 1 (0.98%) WAN
8 1 (0.98%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (1.96%) Big Data
3 2 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.96%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.98%) PowerCenter
4 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 11 (10.78%) Finance
3 5 (4.90%) Back Office
4 3 (2.94%) Advertising
5 2 (1.96%) Billing
6 1 (0.98%) Electronics
6 1 (0.98%) Legal
6 1 (0.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (24.51%) Analyst
2 14 (13.73%) Service Analyst
3 12 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
4 11 (10.78%) Service Manager
5 10 (9.80%) Project Manager
6 9 (8.82%) Junior
7 8 (7.84%) Architect
7 8 (7.84%) Technical Services Analyst
8 7 (6.86%) Field Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Administrator
9 5 (4.90%) Back Office Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) IT Manager
9 5 (4.90%) ITIL Service Analyst
9 5 (4.90%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (4.90%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Telecoms Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Windows Administrator
10 4 (3.92%) ITIL Process Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.88%) IBM Integration Bus
1 6 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (4.90%) XML
3 2 (1.96%) Web Services
4 1 (0.98%) JSON
4 1 (0.98%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.90%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.90%) Replication
4 4 (3.92%) CMDB
4 4 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.92%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.94%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.96%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.96%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.96%) NHS
6 2 (1.96%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.98%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.98%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 27 (26.47%) Windows
2 8 (7.84%) Linux
3 6 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 6 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.98%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (33.33%) Service Management
2 18 (17.65%) PRINCE2
3 15 (14.71%) ITIL V3
4 14 (13.73%) Project Management
5 11 (10.78%) Service Delivery
6 10 (9.80%) ITSM
7 9 (8.82%) Change Control
7 9 (8.82%) Incident Management
8 7 (6.86%) Change Management
8 7 (6.86%) Customer Engagement
8 7 (6.86%) DevOps
8 7 (6.86%) Patch Management
8 7 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (5.88%) Business Continuity
9 6 (5.88%) Migration
10 5 (4.90%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (4.90%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (4.90%) Customer Requirements
10 5 (4.90%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (4.90%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.65%) SQL
2 14 (13.73%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.96%) VB
4 1 (0.98%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 14 (13.73%) Degree
1 14 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (10.78%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (9.80%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (7.84%) CCNA
5 7 (6.86%) CCNP
6 6 (5.88%) MCITP
6 6 (5.88%) MCSE
6 6 (5.88%) MCTS
6 6 (5.88%) Security Cleared
7 5 (4.90%) SC Cleared
7 5 (4.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (3.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (3.92%) MCP
8 4 (3.92%) MCSA
9 3 (2.94%) CCENT
10 2 (1.96%) CCIE
10 2 (1.96%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.96%) VCP6
11 1 (0.98%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.75%) SLA
2 2 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.96%) PMO
2 2 (1.96%) QA
3 1 (0.98%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.98%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.98%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.98%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (27.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.92%) vSphere
3 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.98%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.98%) Docker
4 1 (0.98%) Firmware
4 1 (0.98%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.98%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (5.88%) SCOM
2 3 (2.94%) SCCM
3 2 (1.96%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.96%) WSUS
4 1 (0.98%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.98%) Amdocs OSS
4 1 (0.98%) Ansible
4 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.98%) OVSD
4 1 (0.98%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (30.39%) Microsoft
2 19 (18.63%) Remedy
3 15 (14.71%) VMware
4 13 (12.75%) Cisco
5 11 (10.78%) Oracle
6 10 (9.80%) SAP
7 7 (6.86%) Citrix
7 7 (6.86%) HP
8 6 (5.88%) Juniper
9 4 (3.92%) PeopleSoft
9 4 (3.92%) ServiceNow
10 3 (2.94%) BMC
10 3 (2.94%) Veeam
11 2 (1.96%) Amdocs
11 2 (1.96%) Arista
11 2 (1.96%) Cognos
11 2 (1.96%) Extreme Networks
11 2 (1.96%) IBM
11 2 (1.96%) Symantec
12 1 (0.98%) Palo Alto