The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 June 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 / Slough
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 9 6
Rank change year-on-year -5 -3  
Contract jobs citing ITIL 6 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 4.35% 11.32% 10.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.41% 14.88% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 15
Median daily rate £488 £424 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.04% +36.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £306 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.36 £21.33 £15.50
% change year-on-year -23.32% +37.61%  

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 Slough with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 111 121 235
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 80.43% 76.10% 85.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 82 140
Median daily rate £425 £423 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +17.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £471 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -32.43%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 Slough

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL in Slough

ITIL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Slough over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL in Slough

ITIL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Slough region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 7 (33.33%) Project Management
1 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
3 5 (23.81%) Linux
3 5 (23.81%) Java
3 5 (23.81%) Python
3 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
4 4 (19.05%) Smart Meter
4 4 (19.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (19.05%) SDLC
4 4 (19.05%) SLA
4 4 (19.05%) VPN
4 4 (19.05%) ISEB
4 4 (19.05%) HP
4 4 (19.05%) Service Management
5 3 (14.29%) Validation
5 3 (14.29%) Change Management
5 3 (14.29%) LAMP
5 3 (14.29%) Internet
5 3 (14.29%) Nagios
5 3 (14.29%) Six Sigma
5 3 (14.29%) Windows
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco
5 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 3 (14.29%) Perl
5 3 (14.29%) MySQL
5 3 (14.29%) CentOS
5 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

ITIL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 (9.52%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) VPN
2 3 (14.29%) Internet
3 2 (9.52%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (4.76%) CTI
4 1 (4.76%) LAN
4 1 (4.76%) WAN
4 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
2 3 (14.29%) MySQL
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Project Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Project Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Technical Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Configuration Manager
3 2 (9.52%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) LAMP
1 3 (14.29%) Sensu
2 2 (9.52%) Memcached
2 2 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Smart Meter
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) e-Health
3 1 (4.76%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
1 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (14.29%) CentOS
2 3 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) Unix
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 7 (33.33%) Project Management
2 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
3 4 (19.05%) SDLC
3 4 (19.05%) Service Management
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Change Management
4 3 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 3 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (14.29%) Release Management
4 3 (14.29%) Service Design
4 3 (14.29%) Six Sigma
4 3 (14.29%) Validation
5 2 (9.52%) Change Control
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.52%) High Availability
5 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
5 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Java
1 5 (23.81%) Python
2 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 3 (14.29%) Perl
3 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ISEB
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) CCNP
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
2 3 (14.29%) PMO
3 2 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.52%) Corosync
1 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (9.52%) vSphere
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Nagios
1 3 (14.29%) ZABBIX
2 2 (9.52%) Ansible
2 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Pacemaker
2 2 (9.52%) Puppet
2 2 (9.52%) WSUS
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) HP
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco
3 2 (9.52%) NetApp
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.52%) Remedy
3 2 (9.52%) Symantec
3 2 (9.52%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) Brocade
4 1 (4.76%) CA
4 1 (4.76%) Juniper
4 1 (4.76%) Verint