The table below looks at the statistics for ITSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Service Management (ITSM)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 92 84 105
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +21
Contract jobs citing ITSM 12 36 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.63% 1.46% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 1.86% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 20 13
Median daily rate £235 £428 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.02% +1.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £359 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -10.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 £14.40 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.97% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £18.53 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-35.22% +23.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1536 1933 1913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.63% 78.45% 74.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 765 1008 1005
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 76 25
Median hourly rate £23.34 £17.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.29% -16.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.42 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing ITSM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

ITSM
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITSM across the Berkshire region.

ITSM Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

ITSM
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITSM across the Berkshire region.

ITSM Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

ITSM
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITSM within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell -2 4 - -
Newbury +2 3 - - 1
Reading +4 2 - -
ITSM
South East

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITSM 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for ITSM.

1 26 (65.00%) Service Management
2 21 (52.50%) ITIL
3 12 (30.00%) CMDB
3 12 (30.00%) ServiceNow
4 11 (27.50%) Telecoms
5 10 (25.00%) Project Management
6 9 (22.50%) BMC
6 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
7 8 (20.00%) Web Services
7 8 (20.00%) Workflow
7 8 (20.00%) Finance
8 7 (17.50%) SQL
8 7 (17.50%) Remedy
8 7 (17.50%) Configuration Management
8 7 (17.50%) Remedy ITSM
8 7 (17.50%) Knowledge Management
9 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
9 6 (15.00%) PMI Certification
9 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
9 6 (15.00%) Unix
10 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
10 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (12.50%) Teradata
10 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling
10 5 (12.50%) Oracle
10 5 (12.50%) HP
10 5 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (12.50%) PMP
10 5 (12.50%) ITIL V3

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (5.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (12.50%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) IaaS
2 1 (2.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (2.50%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.50%) Star Schema
3 2 (5.00%) Big Data
3 2 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
General
1 11 (27.50%) Telecoms
2 8 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Consultant
2 6 (15.00%) Project Manager
3 5 (12.50%) Administrator
3 5 (12.50%) DBA
3 5 (12.50%) Implementation Manager
3 5 (12.50%) Teradata DBA
4 4 (10.00%) Architect
4 4 (10.00%) Change Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Implementation Project Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Project Implementation Manager
4 4 (10.00%) ServiceNow Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Remedy Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Cloud Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Security Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) Service Design Architect
6 2 (5.00%) ServiceNow Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) Web Services
2 4 (10.00%) CSS
2 4 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (5.00%) XML
4 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) CMDB
2 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.50%) Public Cloud
3 3 (7.50%) CESG
3 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.00%) FMCG
4 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Unix
2 2 (5.00%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Android
3 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.50%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) Service Management
2 21 (52.50%) ITIL
3 10 (25.00%) Project Management
4 8 (20.00%) Workflow
5 7 (17.50%) Configuration Management
5 7 (17.50%) Knowledge Management
6 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
7 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling
7 5 (12.50%) eTOM
7 5 (12.50%) ITIL V3
7 5 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (12.50%) Presales
7 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 5 (12.50%) Service Design
7 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (12.50%) Workflow Development
8 4 (10.00%) Analytics
8 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.00%) Migration
8 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.00%) Java
2 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) PMI Certification
2 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.50%) CAPM
3 5 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (12.50%) PMP
4 3 (7.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 3 (7.50%) CCSP
4 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.50%) CISM
4 3 (7.50%) CISSP
4 3 (7.50%) Degree
5 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) COBIT
1 5 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.50%) ISO22301
3 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) NFS
1 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.50%) KVM
2 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (2.50%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.50%) Ansible
2 1 (2.50%) BladeLogic
2 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.50%) PowerCLI
2 1 (2.50%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) vMotion
2 1 (2.50%) vRealize
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) ServiceNow
2 9 (22.50%) BMC
3 7 (17.50%) Remedy
4 5 (12.50%) HP
4 5 (12.50%) Oracle
4 5 (12.50%) Teradata
5 2 (5.00%) Ab Initio
5 2 (5.00%) CA
5 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.00%) VMware
6 1 (2.50%) Citrix