Period
to 26 June 2019

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 26 June 2019 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
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 28 10
Rank change year-on-year +12 -18 +5
Contract jobs citing ITIL 110 74 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 7.98% 5.39% 9.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.19% 6.23% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 54 41
Reading median daily rate £440 £418 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.39% -7.22% +20.00%
10th Percentile £185 £286 £200
90th Percentile £566 £570 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 8
Reading median hourly rate £80.00 - £19.66
10th Percentile £20.00 - £15.00
90th Percentile £87.50 - £29.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £80.00 £12.70 £15.00
% change year-on-year +529.92% -15.33% -29.68%

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 1,197 1,187 1,011
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.80% 86.45% 81.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 720 514
Reading median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £231
90th Percentile £638 £600 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 24 46
Reading median hourly rate £47.50 £21.75 £17.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.39% +21.92% -18.32%
10th Percentile £16.25 £12.31 £13.00
90th Percentile £83.75 £54.38 £57.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.33 £20.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +4.05% +32.26% -11.43%

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 26 June 2019.

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 26 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ITIL in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL 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.

1 50 (45.45%) Service Management
2 33 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 29 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (25.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (25.45%) Microsoft
5 23 (20.91%) Service Delivery
5 23 (20.91%) ITSM
6 22 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
7 21 (19.09%) Radio Access Network
8 18 (16.36%) IaaS
8 18 (16.36%) SQL
9 17 (15.45%) Project Management
9 17 (15.45%) SaaS
10 16 (14.55%) TOGAF
10 16 (14.55%) Windows
11 15 (13.64%) Degree
12 14 (12.73%) Security Cleared
12 14 (12.73%) Remedy
13 13 (11.82%) Remedy ITSM
13 13 (11.82%) PaaS
13 13 (11.82%) COBIT
13 13 (11.82%) Enterprise Architecture
13 13 (11.82%) Data Centre
14 11 (10.00%) DevOps
14 11 (10.00%) Waterfall
14 11 (10.00%) Use Case
14 11 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (9.09%) Configuration Management
15 10 (9.09%) Linux
15 10 (9.09%) CMDB

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 (6.36%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (1.82%) IBM Notes
2 2 (1.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.91%) CMS
3 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (8.18%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (6.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.82%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.91%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.91%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 13 (11.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (25.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (16.36%) IaaS
3 17 (15.45%) SaaS
4 13 (11.82%) PaaS
5 7 (6.36%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (5.45%) Office 365
7 3 (2.73%) Boomi
8 2 (1.82%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.09%) Radio Access Network
2 10 (9.09%) 4G
3 9 (8.18%) Firewall
4 7 (6.36%) DHCP
4 7 (6.36%) DNS
4 7 (6.36%) WAN
5 6 (5.45%) LAN
6 4 (3.64%) Sourcefire
6 4 (3.64%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.64%) VPN
7 3 (2.73%) 2G
7 3 (2.73%) 3G
7 3 (2.73%) BGP
7 3 (2.73%) Internet
7 3 (2.73%) Wireless
8 2 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.82%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (1.82%) IPsec
8 2 (1.82%) MPLS
8 2 (1.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.36%) Oracle Database
1 7 (6.36%) Oracle Database 12c
1 7 (6.36%) Pentaho
2 2 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.91%) MS Access
3 1 (0.91%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (5.45%) Jenkins
1 6 (5.45%) Selenium
1 6 (5.45%) SonarQube
2 1 (0.91%) Hudson
General
1 33 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.45%) Finance
3 2 (1.82%) Billing
3 2 (1.82%) Games
3 2 (1.82%) Retail
4 1 (0.91%) Electronics
4 1 (0.91%) Legal
4 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.91%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (28.18%) Architect
2 11 (10.00%) Analyst
2 11 (10.00%) Consultant
3 8 (7.27%) Service Manager
3 8 (7.27%) Technical Architect
4 7 (6.36%) Business Analyst
4 7 (6.36%) Incident Manager
4 7 (6.36%) ITIL Manager
4 7 (6.36%) Project Manager
5 6 (5.45%) Telecoms Manager
5 6 (5.45%) Test Manager
5 6 (5.45%) Transition Manager
6 5 (4.55%) Azure Consultant
6 5 (4.55%) ITIL Service Manager
6 5 (4.55%) Service Design Manager
6 5 (4.55%) Service Transition Manager
7 4 (3.64%) Oracle Architect
7 4 (3.64%) Service Analyst
7 4 (3.64%) Telecoms Analyst
7 4 (3.64%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.18%) XML
2 8 (7.27%) Web Services
3 7 (6.36%) Middleware
3 7 (6.36%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (6.36%) REST
3 7 (6.36%) SOAP
4 2 (1.82%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.82%) Data Centre
2 10 (9.09%) CMDB
3 7 (6.36%) DataPower
3 7 (6.36%) Public Cloud
3 7 (6.36%) TM Forum
4 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.82%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (1.82%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.91%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.91%) iPad
6 1 (0.91%) iPhone
6 1 (0.91%) iSeries
6 1 (0.91%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.91%) PDA
6 1 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.91%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.55%) Windows
2 10 (9.09%) Linux
2 10 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 8 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (6.36%) AIX
4 7 (6.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (6.36%) Unix
5 4 (3.64%) Windows 10
5 4 (3.64%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.73%) Solaris
7 2 (1.82%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.82%) Windows Vista
7 2 (1.82%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.91%) CentOS
8 1 (0.91%) Fedora
8 1 (0.91%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (45.45%) Service Management
2 29 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (20.91%) ITSM
3 23 (20.91%) Service Delivery
4 17 (15.45%) Project Management
5 16 (14.55%) TOGAF
6 13 (11.82%) Enterprise Architecture
7 11 (10.00%) DevOps
7 11 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (10.00%) Use Case
7 11 (10.00%) Waterfall
8 10 (9.09%) Architectural Design
8 10 (9.09%) Architecture Roadmap
8 10 (9.09%) Computer Science
8 10 (9.09%) Conceptual Models
8 10 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 10 (9.09%) eTOM
8 10 (9.09%) Strategic Roadmap
9 9 (8.18%) Information Management
9 9 (8.18%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.36%) SQL
2 1 (0.91%) Lingo
2 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 15 (13.64%) Degree
3 14 (12.73%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.64%) PMP
6 3 (2.73%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.82%) CCNP
7 2 (1.82%) CISM
7 2 (1.82%) CISSP
7 2 (1.82%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.82%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.91%) CCNA
8 1 (0.91%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.91%) GIAC
8 1 (0.91%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.82%) COBIT
2 5 (4.55%) QA
3 2 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.82%) PMO
3 2 (1.82%) SLA
4 1 (0.91%) NIST
4 1 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (6.36%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (6.36%) Oracle RAC
1 7 (6.36%) XenApp
2 4 (3.64%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.82%) NDS
3 2 (1.82%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 2 (1.82%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.36%) Data Guard
2 6 (5.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (1.82%) Nessus
3 2 (1.82%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.91%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (25.45%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.73%) Remedy
3 7 (6.36%) Citrix
3 7 (6.36%) Google
3 7 (6.36%) IBM
3 7 (6.36%) Oracle
3 7 (6.36%) Red Hat
4 6 (5.45%) Cisco
5 5 (4.55%) Juniper
6 4 (3.64%) BMC
6 4 (3.64%) CheckPoint
6 4 (3.64%) HP
6 4 (3.64%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.73%) Blue Coat
7 3 (2.73%) Dell
8 2 (1.82%) Bomgar
8 2 (1.82%) Lotus
8 2 (1.82%) Novell
8 2 (1.82%) Peregrine
8 2 (1.82%) SAP