Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 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.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 22 11
Rank change year-on-year -3 -11 +1
Contract jobs citing ITIL 100 90 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 6.33% 7.10% 9.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.33% 8.48% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 44 40
Reading median daily rate £363 £413 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.12% +4.76% -1.56%
10th Percentile £177 £300 £158
90th Percentile £482 £526 £475
Berkshire median daily rate £360 £388 £345
% change year-on-year -7.10% +12.32% -13.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 3
Reading median hourly rate £11.50 £17.79 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.37% -24.29% +9.05%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.95 £19.19
90th Percentile £11.75 £39.75 £25.65
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £17.06
% change year-on-year +5.17% -15.01% -20.84%

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 1,364 1,061 1,193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.27% 83.74% 81.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 646 613
Reading median daily rate £430 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.83% +0.63% -
10th Percentile £217 £270 £232
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 40 45
Reading median hourly rate £37.50 £14.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +167.86% -37.78% -27.18%
10th Percentile £20.00 £10.75 £12.45
90th Percentile £56.75 £39.75 £55.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £14.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +48.28% -21.62% -27.55%

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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 2018, 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 34 (34.00%) Service Management
2 29 (29.00%) Microsoft
3 23 (23.00%) ITIL Certification
3 23 (23.00%) Telecoms
3 23 (23.00%) Degree
4 20 (20.00%) Project Management
5 19 (19.00%) Remedy
6 18 (18.00%) Windows
6 18 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (17.00%) PRINCE2
8 16 (16.00%) Active Directory
9 15 (15.00%) LAN
9 15 (15.00%) VoIP
9 15 (15.00%) WAN
9 15 (15.00%) Remedy ITSM
10 14 (14.00%) BMC
11 12 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (12.00%) Process Improvement
11 12 (12.00%) Office 365
12 11 (11.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (11.00%) ITIL V3
12 11 (11.00%) Computer Science
12 11 (11.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (10.00%) Management Information System
13 10 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (9.00%) Service Delivery
14 9 (9.00%) SLA
14 9 (9.00%) TCP/IP
14 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Office
14 9 (9.00%) Release Management

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 2 (2.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (2.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.00%) IIS
2 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (15.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.00%) Office 365
2 11 (11.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.00%) Datadog
6 1 (1.00%) IaaS
6 1 (1.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.00%) LAN
1 15 (15.00%) VoIP
1 15 (15.00%) WAN
2 9 (9.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (7.00%) DHCP
3 7 (7.00%) DNS
4 5 (5.00%) Network Security
4 5 (5.00%) WLAN
5 4 (4.00%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (3.00%) LTE
6 3 (3.00%) VoLTE
6 3 (3.00%) VPN
6 3 (3.00%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.00%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (2.00%) Firewall
7 2 (2.00%) Internet
7 2 (2.00%) ISDN
7 2 (2.00%) MPLS
8 1 (1.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (2.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 23 (23.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.00%) Mandarin Language
3 3 (3.00%) Finance
4 2 (2.00%) Automotive
4 2 (2.00%) Billing
5 1 (1.00%) Electronics
5 1 (1.00%) Front Office
5 1 (1.00%) Legal
5 1 (1.00%) Marketing
5 1 (1.00%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (13.00%) Analyst
2 12 (12.00%) Support Engineer
3 6 (6.00%) Architect
3 6 (6.00%) Programme Manager
4 5 (5.00%) IT Engineer
4 5 (5.00%) Network Engineer
4 5 (5.00%) OSS Programme Manager
4 5 (5.00%) Senior IT Engineer
4 5 (5.00%) Service Manager
4 5 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (5.00%) Test Manager
5 4 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (4.00%) Consultant
5 4 (4.00%) Systems Integrator
6 3 (3.00%) Coordinator
6 3 (3.00%) Problem Analyst
6 3 (3.00%) Project Manager
6 3 (3.00%) Quality Manager
6 3 (3.00%) Relationships Manager
6 3 (3.00%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.00%) .NET
2 3 (3.00%) Web Services
3 2 (2.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (2.00%) jQuery
3 2 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.00%) JSON
4 1 (1.00%) SailPoint
4 1 (1.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.00%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.00%) Driving Licence
4 4 (4.00%) RIA
4 4 (4.00%) User Experience
5 3 (3.00%) Apple TV
5 3 (3.00%) Robotics
6 2 (2.00%) Replication
7 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.00%) Windows
2 7 (7.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.00%) Unix
4 4 (4.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.00%) Mac OS
5 3 (3.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.00%) Linux
6 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (34.00%) Service Management
2 20 (20.00%) Project Management
3 18 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (17.00%) PRINCE2
5 12 (12.00%) Process Improvement
6 11 (11.00%) Computer Science
6 11 (11.00%) ITIL V3
7 10 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (9.00%) Release Management
8 9 (9.00%) Service Delivery
9 8 (8.00%) ITSM
9 8 (8.00%) Problem Management
10 7 (7.00%) Customer-Centricity
10 7 (7.00%) DevOps
10 7 (7.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (7.00%) eTOM
10 7 (7.00%) TOGAF
10 7 (7.00%) Waterfall
10 7 (7.00%) Workflow
11 6 (6.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.00%) C
3 2 (2.00%) C#
3 2 (2.00%) SQL
4 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.00%) Perl
4 1 (1.00%) Python
4 1 (1.00%) Ruby
4 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (23.00%) Degree
1 23 (23.00%) ITIL Certification
2 12 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (11.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (6.00%) CCNP
5 5 (5.00%) MCITP
5 5 (5.00%) MCTS
5 5 (5.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.00%) CCIE
7 3 (3.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.00%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.00%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (1.00%) CISA
9 1 (1.00%) CISSP
9 1 (1.00%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.00%) HNC
9 1 (1.00%) ISEB
9 1 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (1.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.00%) SLA
2 6 (6.00%) Data Quality
3 4 (4.00%) COBIT
4 3 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (2.00%) PMO
6 1 (1.00%) P3O
6 1 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.00%) Docker
3 1 (1.00%) Firmware
3 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (6.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (2.00%) SCCM
3 1 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.00%) Suricata
Vendors
1 29 (29.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (19.00%) Remedy
3 14 (14.00%) BMC
4 8 (8.00%) VMware
5 7 (7.00%) Cisco
6 6 (6.00%) Huawei
7 4 (4.00%) Oracle
8 3 (3.00%) Apple
8 3 (3.00%) ComArch
8 3 (3.00%) Ericsson
8 3 (3.00%) Yealink
9 2 (2.00%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.00%) Lotus
9 2 (2.00%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.00%) Ivanti
10 1 (1.00%) McAfee
10 1 (1.00%) Qualys
10 1 (1.00%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.00%) SAP
10 1 (1.00%) Splunk