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 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 85 87 98
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs citing ITSM 29 40 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.29% 1.55% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 2.04% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 11
Median daily rate £360 £340 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £37.09 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £20.38 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-28.83% +31.45%
ITSM
South East

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
1810 1960 1906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.34% 76.09% 76.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 940 1129 937
Median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £528 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 71 22
Median hourly rate £20.00 £33.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.29% +97.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITSM across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

ITSM Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Newbury +8 13 £360 -
Reading +10 2 £338 -38.63% 1
Slough 0 2 £325 +3.17% 2
ITSM
South East

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 36 (52.17%) ITIL
2 33 (47.83%) BMC
2 33 (47.83%) Telecoms
3 30 (43.48%) Remedy
3 30 (43.48%) Remedy ITSM
4 26 (37.68%) Service Management
5 25 (36.23%) CMDB
6 23 (33.33%) Migration
7 19 (27.54%) Web Services
8 16 (23.19%) ServiceNow
9 15 (21.74%) SQL
10 14 (20.29%) Oracle
10 14 (20.29%) Security Cleared
11 13 (18.84%) Workflow
12 12 (17.39%) Knowledge Management
12 12 (17.39%) Java
12 12 (17.39%) User Stories
13 11 (15.94%) Remedy AR System
14 9 (13.04%) Unix
14 9 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (11.59%) Data Modelling
15 8 (11.59%) Oracle Receivables
15 8 (11.59%) Kalman Filter
15 8 (11.59%) Workflow Development
16 7 (10.14%) SC Cleared
16 7 (10.14%) HP
16 7 (10.14%) Project Management
17 6 (8.70%) HTML
17 6 (8.70%) CSS
17 6 (8.70%) Change Management

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 4 (5.80%) CMS
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) MS Office
3 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 30 (43.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (15.94%) Remedy AR System
3 8 (11.59%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.45%) Firewall
1 1 (1.45%) LAN
1 1 (1.45%) Network Security
1 1 (1.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) MySQL
1 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database
1 3 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.90%) Star Schema
3 1 (1.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) JIRA
1 3 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 33 (47.83%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.45%) Banking
2 1 (1.45%) Finance
2 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
2 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (26.09%) Architect
2 13 (18.84%) Analyst
2 13 (18.84%) Consultant
3 12 (17.39%) Developer
4 10 (14.49%) Remedy Architect
5 8 (11.59%) Business Analyst
6 7 (10.14%) Technical Architect
7 6 (8.70%) Lead Architect
7 6 (8.70%) Technical Leader
8 5 (7.25%) Administrator
8 5 (7.25%) ITSM Analyst
8 5 (7.25%) ITSM Architect
9 4 (5.80%) ServiceNow Consultant
9 4 (5.80%) ServiceNow Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Change Analyst
10 3 (4.35%) Lead DevOps
10 3 (4.35%) Service Analyst
10 3 (4.35%) Service Manager
10 3 (4.35%) Talend Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.54%) Web Services
2 6 (8.70%) CSS
2 6 (8.70%) HTML
3 4 (5.80%) XML
4 3 (4.35%) Node.js
5 2 (2.90%) J2EE
6 1 (1.45%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.45%) Spring
6 1 (1.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 25 (36.23%) CMDB
2 5 (7.25%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.35%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.90%) CESG
5 2 (2.90%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.45%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.45%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.45%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.45%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.04%) Unix
2 3 (4.35%) Linux
3 2 (2.90%) Solaris
4 1 (1.45%) AIX
4 1 (1.45%) Windows
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (52.17%) ITIL
2 26 (37.68%) Service Management
3 23 (33.33%) Migration
4 13 (18.84%) Workflow
5 12 (17.39%) Knowledge Management
5 12 (17.39%) User Stories
6 8 (11.59%) Data Modelling
6 8 (11.59%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (11.59%) Workflow Development
7 7 (10.14%) Project Management
8 6 (8.70%) Change Management
9 5 (7.25%) PRINCE2
9 5 (7.25%) Service Design
9 5 (7.25%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (5.80%) Analytics
10 4 (5.80%) Coaching
10 4 (5.80%) Problem Management
10 4 (5.80%) Release Management
10 4 (5.80%) Software Testing
10 4 (5.80%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.74%) SQL
2 12 (17.39%) Java
3 3 (4.35%) Perl
3 3 (4.35%) PL/SQL
3 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.35%) Python
3 3 (4.35%) Ruby
4 1 (1.45%) C
4 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (20.29%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (10.14%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.35%) CISSP
4 3 (4.35%) ISEB
4 3 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.90%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (2.90%) CCSP
5 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.90%) CISM
5 2 (2.90%) Degree
6 1 (1.45%) CITP
6 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.45%) PMP
6 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) SLA
2 3 (4.35%) COBIT
2 3 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (2.90%) ISO22301
3 2 (2.90%) QA
4 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) HP UCMDB
1 2 (2.90%) Netcool
2 1 (1.45%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (1.45%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 33 (47.83%) BMC
2 30 (43.48%) Remedy
3 16 (23.19%) ServiceNow
4 14 (20.29%) Oracle
5 7 (10.14%) HP
6 4 (5.80%) CA
7 3 (4.35%) LANDesk
7 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.35%) Talend
7 3 (4.35%) VMware
8 1 (1.45%) Cramer
8 1 (1.45%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.45%) Infovista
8 1 (1.45%) Mercator
8 1 (1.45%) SevOne
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