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 3 months to 28 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.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 10 23
Rank change year-on-year -2 +13  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 58 99 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 8.83% 9.79% 6.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.07% 12.64% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 41 29
Median daily rate £450 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £145 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Median hourly rate - £21.33 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -13.81%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.54
% change year-on-year -8.57% +20.39%  

ITIL 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 524 783 726
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 79.76% 77.45% 71.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 422 404
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £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 18 13
Median hourly rate £17.59 £38.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.60% +43.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.35 £18.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.33 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 3 months to 28 March 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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 74 (53.24%) Project Management
2 70 (50.36%) Microsoft
3 68 (48.92%) Telecoms
4 61 (43.88%) PRINCE2
5 55 (39.57%) ITIL V3
6 53 (38.13%) MS Project
7 52 (37.41%) Management Information System
7 52 (37.41%) MS Excel
8 49 (35.25%) Remedy
9 43 (30.94%) Ericsson
10 34 (24.46%) Wi-Fi
10 34 (24.46%) LTE
10 34 (24.46%) VoLTE
11 22 (15.83%) Service Management
12 21 (15.11%) Service Delivery
13 20 (14.39%) Cisco
14 17 (12.23%) SLA
15 15 (10.79%) Cisco Certification
15 15 (10.79%) Degree
15 15 (10.79%) Incident Management
16 14 (10.07%) Huawei
16 14 (10.07%) Security Cleared
16 14 (10.07%) PMI Certification
16 14 (10.07%) Juniper
17 13 (9.35%) TCP/IP
17 13 (9.35%) CCNP
17 13 (9.35%) CCNA
17 13 (9.35%) Billing
18 12 (8.63%) Windows
19 11 (7.91%) Finance

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 7 (5.04%) JBoss
2 4 (2.88%) Apache
2 4 (2.88%) IIS
2 4 (2.88%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.88%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.88%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.16%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.72%) CMS
4 1 (0.72%) Confluence
4 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.72%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 53 (38.13%) MS Project
2 52 (37.41%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.44%) MS Office
4 1 (0.72%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.72%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Changepoint
1 1 (0.72%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.76%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.44%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (1.44%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.72%) IaaS
4 1 (0.72%) Office 365
4 1 (0.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (24.46%) LTE
1 34 (24.46%) VoLTE
1 34 (24.46%) Wi-Fi
2 13 (9.35%) TCP/IP
3 11 (7.91%) 3G
3 11 (7.91%) 4G
4 10 (7.19%) Wireshark
5 9 (6.47%) 2G
5 9 (6.47%) Firewall
6 5 (3.60%) BGP
6 5 (3.60%) MGW
7 4 (2.88%) IPsec
7 4 (2.88%) MPLS
7 4 (2.88%) OSPF
7 4 (2.88%) SNMP
7 4 (2.88%) VoIP
7 4 (2.88%) WAN
8 3 (2.16%) DNS
8 3 (2.16%) Ethernet
8 3 (2.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.72%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (2.16%) JIRA
2 2 (1.44%) MSTest
3 1 (0.72%) MSI
General
1 68 (48.92%) Telecoms
2 13 (9.35%) Billing
3 11 (7.91%) Finance
4 10 (7.19%) Back Office
5 4 (2.88%) Front Office
6 2 (1.44%) Retail
7 1 (0.72%) Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.72%) French Language
7 1 (0.72%) German Language
7 1 (0.72%) Legal
7 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (38.13%) Project Manager
2 34 (24.46%) Voice Project Manager
3 12 (8.63%) Consultant
3 12 (8.63%) Incident Manager
4 10 (7.19%) Core Network Project Manager
4 10 (7.19%) Network Manager
4 10 (7.19%) Network Project Manager
4 10 (7.19%) Senior Manager
5 7 (5.04%) Implementation Consultant
5 7 (5.04%) SAP Consultant
5 7 (5.04%) Senior Incident Manager
5 7 (5.04%) Telecoms Manager
6 6 (4.32%) Analyst
6 6 (4.32%) Network Engineer
6 6 (4.32%) SAP Implementation Consultant
7 5 (3.60%) Business Analyst
7 5 (3.60%) Engagement Manager
7 5 (3.60%) Support Specialist
7 5 (3.60%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 4 (2.88%) Service Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.88%) Middleware
2 3 (2.16%) Java EE
3 2 (1.44%) .NET
3 2 (1.44%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.44%) WCF
3 2 (1.44%) Web Services
3 2 (1.44%) XML
4 1 (0.72%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 52 (37.41%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.04%) Learning Management System
3 6 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.32%) PMI
4 4 (2.88%) CMDB
4 4 (2.88%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.16%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.16%) RIA
5 3 (2.16%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.44%) AS400
6 2 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.44%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.44%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.72%) iSeries
7 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.63%) Windows
2 7 (5.04%) Linux
3 6 (4.32%) Unix
4 4 (2.88%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.72%) AIX
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.72%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (53.24%) Project Management
2 61 (43.88%) PRINCE2
3 55 (39.57%) ITIL V3
4 22 (15.83%) Service Management
5 21 (15.11%) Service Delivery
6 15 (10.79%) Incident Management
7 11 (7.91%) CRM
8 10 (7.19%) Change Control
8 10 (7.19%) Change Management
8 10 (7.19%) ERP
8 10 (7.19%) Problem Management
8 10 (7.19%) Six Sigma
9 9 (6.47%) ITSM
9 9 (6.47%) Migration
10 8 (5.76%) Data Migration
10 8 (5.76%) Trend Analysis
11 7 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (5.04%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (4.32%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (4.32%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.32%) SQL
2 3 (2.16%) Java
3 2 (1.44%) C
3 2 (1.44%) C#
3 2 (1.44%) Python
3 2 (1.44%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.72%) Perl
4 1 (0.72%) PHP
4 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (10.79%) Cisco Certification
1 15 (10.79%) Degree
2 14 (10.07%) PMI Certification
2 14 (10.07%) Security Cleared
3 13 (9.35%) CCNA
3 13 (9.35%) CCNP
4 11 (7.91%) PMP
5 9 (6.47%) CCIE
6 8 (5.76%) SC Cleared
7 7 (5.04%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (4.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (2.16%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.44%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.44%) MCSA
10 2 (1.44%) MCSE
10 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.44%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.72%) ISEB
11 1 (0.72%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.23%) SLA
2 8 (5.76%) Data Quality
3 5 (3.60%) COBIT
3 5 (3.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (1.44%) GDPR
5 1 (0.72%) PMO
5 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.44%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (1.44%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (1.44%) SCCM
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.72%) OVSD
2 1 (0.72%) SCOM
2 1 (0.72%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 70 (50.36%) Microsoft
2 49 (35.25%) Remedy
3 43 (30.94%) Ericsson
4 20 (14.39%) Cisco
5 14 (10.07%) Huawei
5 14 (10.07%) Juniper
6 9 (6.47%) Nokia
6 9 (6.47%) Nokia Networks
6 9 (6.47%) SAP
7 7 (5.04%) VMware
8 3 (2.16%) F5
8 3 (2.16%) HP
9 2 (1.44%) Apple
9 2 (1.44%) Citrix
9 2 (1.44%) IBM
9 2 (1.44%) Nortel
9 2 (1.44%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.72%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.72%) EMC
10 1 (0.72%) Temenos
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