Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 13 19
Rank change year-on-year -11 +6 -6
Contract jobs citing ITIL 92 110 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 6.45% 8.81% 6.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.47% 10.57% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 47 38
Reading median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £190 £234 £158
90th Percentile £459 £538 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £360 £386 £363
% change year-on-year -6.80% +6.55% -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 5
Reading median hourly rate £11.50 £19.66 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.51% -16.34% +9.05%
10th Percentile £11.25 £14.10 £21.33
90th Percentile £11.75 £35.75 £25.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £21.33
% change year-on-year -4.69% -24.99% -1.02%

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 1,232 1,041 1,222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.33% 83.41% 80.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 587 682
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £216 £279 £228
90th Percentile £579 £575 £569
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 48 45
Reading median hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £22.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.38% -28.41% -11.69%
10th Percentile £13.10 £11.10 £14.25
90th Percentile £56.75 £47.50 £43.28
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +26.98% -10.00% -30.00%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 32 (34.78%) Telecoms
2 27 (29.35%) Project Management
3 23 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 21 (22.83%) Degree
5 20 (21.74%) Service Management
6 17 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (17.39%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (16.30%) PRINCE2
9 13 (14.13%) Windows
9 13 (14.13%) VoIP
10 11 (11.96%) Remedy
10 11 (11.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (11.96%) LAN
10 11 (11.96%) WAN
10 11 (11.96%) Active Directory
10 11 (11.96%) Microsoft Excel
11 10 (10.87%) ITSM
11 10 (10.87%) ITIL V3
11 10 (10.87%) Data Centre
12 9 (9.78%) DevOps
12 9 (9.78%) TOGAF
12 9 (9.78%) Computer Science
12 9 (9.78%) Management Information System
12 9 (9.78%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (9.78%) PMP
12 9 (9.78%) PMI Certification
13 8 (8.70%) PMI
13 8 (8.70%) TCP/IP
13 8 (8.70%) MS Visio
13 8 (8.70%) Project Planning

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 (2.17%) IBM Notes
1 2 (2.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.09%) CMS
2 1 (1.09%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (11.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (8.70%) MS Visio
3 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.35%) Office 365
3 3 (3.26%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.09%) Datadog
4 1 (1.09%) GitHub
4 1 (1.09%) IaaS
4 1 (1.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.13%) VoIP
2 11 (11.96%) LAN
2 11 (11.96%) WAN
3 8 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.43%) LTE
4 5 (5.43%) VoLTE
4 5 (5.43%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (4.35%) Network Security
5 4 (4.35%) WLAN
6 3 (3.26%) DNS
6 3 (3.26%) VPN
7 2 (2.17%) DHCP
7 2 (2.17%) Firewall
7 2 (2.17%) Internet
7 2 (2.17%) ISDN
7 2 (2.17%) MPLS
7 2 (2.17%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (1.09%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (1.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.17%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio
1 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (2.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (34.78%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.35%) Finance
3 3 (3.26%) Billing
3 3 (3.26%) Mandarin Language
4 2 (2.17%) Automotive
5 1 (1.09%) Electronics
5 1 (1.09%) Front Office
5 1 (1.09%) Legal
5 1 (1.09%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (13.04%) Analyst
2 9 (9.78%) Project Manager
2 9 (9.78%) Support Engineer
3 8 (8.70%) Architect
4 7 (7.61%) Data Centre Engineer
4 7 (7.61%) Project Engineer
5 5 (5.43%) Network Engineer
5 5 (5.43%) Programme Manager
5 5 (5.43%) Voice Project Manager
6 4 (4.35%) .NET Developer
6 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (4.35%) C# Developer
6 4 (4.35%) Developer
6 4 (4.35%) OSS Programme Manager
6 4 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (4.35%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (4.35%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 4 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (4.35%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.52%) .NET
2 5 (5.43%) jQuery
2 5 (5.43%) Web Services
3 4 (4.35%) AngularJS
3 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (4.35%) XML
4 3 (3.26%) REST
5 2 (2.17%) JSON
5 2 (2.17%) SOAP
6 1 (1.09%) HTML
6 1 (1.09%) HTML5
6 1 (1.09%) Node.js
6 1 (1.09%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.78%) Computer Science
2 9 (9.78%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.70%) PMI
4 6 (6.52%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (4.35%) RIA
6 3 (3.26%) Apple TV
6 3 (3.26%) CMDB
7 2 (2.17%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.17%) Replication
7 2 (2.17%) TM Forum
8 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.09%) User Experience
8 1 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.13%) Windows
2 6 (6.52%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.35%) Windows 10
3 4 (4.35%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.26%) Mac OS
4 3 (3.26%) Unix
5 2 (2.17%) Linux
5 2 (2.17%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.35%) Project Management
2 20 (21.74%) Service Management
3 17 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (16.30%) PRINCE2
5 11 (11.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (10.87%) ITIL V3
6 10 (10.87%) ITSM
7 9 (9.78%) DevOps
7 9 (9.78%) TOGAF
8 8 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
8 8 (8.70%) Data Centre Operations
8 8 (8.70%) Project Planning
9 7 (7.61%) Service Delivery
10 6 (6.52%) Problem Management
10 6 (6.52%) Process Improvement
11 5 (5.43%) Customer-Centricity
11 5 (5.43%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (4.35%) Bimodal
12 4 (4.35%) Creative Thinking
12 4 (4.35%) Service Delivery Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.43%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.35%) C
2 4 (4.35%) C#
2 4 (4.35%) SQL
3 2 (2.17%) VB
4 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.09%) Java
4 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.09%) Perl
4 1 (1.09%) Python
4 1 (1.09%) Ruby
4 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (22.83%) Degree
2 16 (17.39%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (9.78%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (9.78%) PMI Certification
3 9 (9.78%) PMP
4 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.43%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.35%) CCNP
6 4 (4.35%) TOGAF Certification
7 3 (3.26%) CCIE
7 3 (3.26%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.17%) MCITP
8 2 (2.17%) MCSE
8 2 (2.17%) MCTS
9 1 (1.09%) CISA
9 1 (1.09%) CISSP
9 1 (1.09%) HNC
9 1 (1.09%) MCP
9 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.61%) SLA
2 4 (4.35%) COBIT
3 3 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.09%) P3O
5 1 (1.09%) PMO
5 1 (1.09%) QA
5 1 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (11.96%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.17%) Docker
3 2 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.09%) Firmware
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.17%) SCCM
2 1 (1.09%) Ansible
2 1 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.09%) Puppet
2 1 (1.09%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.09%) Suricata
Vendors
1 23 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.96%) Remedy
3 7 (7.61%) ServiceNow
3 7 (7.61%) VMware
4 5 (5.43%) Cisco
4 5 (5.43%) Ericsson
5 4 (4.35%) Oracle
6 3 (3.26%) Apple
6 3 (3.26%) Huawei
6 3 (3.26%) Yealink
7 2 (2.17%) Asigra
7 2 (2.17%) BMC
7 2 (2.17%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.17%) CommVault
7 2 (2.17%) Ivanti
7 2 (2.17%) Lotus
7 2 (2.17%) Veeam
8 1 (1.09%) HP
8 1 (1.09%) NetApp
8 1 (1.09%) Red Hat