The table below looks at the statistics for ITSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 86 92 110
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +18
Contract jobs citing ITSM 39 29 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.50% 1.19% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 1.60% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 3
Average daily rate
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£340 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £425 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.09 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.38 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+31.45% +10.71%
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
1901 1816 1796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.92% 74.82% 70.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1102 895 829
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 23 36
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.04 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.65% -33.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £14.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £59.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITSM across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITSM within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +4 9 £315 -
Reading -6 8 £550 +26.65% 5
Bracknell -8 4 £288 -42.50% 1
Newbury -10 2 - - 1
Windsor - 2 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
ITSM
South East

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing ITSM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITSM.

1 51 (78.46%) ITIL
2 43 (66.15%) Service Management
3 19 (29.23%) ServiceNow
4 18 (27.69%) Remedy ITSM
4 18 (27.69%) Remedy
5 15 (23.08%) BMC
5 15 (23.08%) CMDB
6 14 (21.54%) Telecoms
7 13 (20.00%) SLA
7 13 (20.00%) Incident Management
8 11 (16.92%) Problem Management
8 11 (16.92%) SQL
9 10 (15.38%) Web Services
9 10 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (13.85%) SCOM
10 9 (13.85%) Windows
10 9 (13.85%) HP
10 9 (13.85%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (13.85%) Project Management
11 8 (12.31%) Workflow
11 8 (12.31%) CA
11 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
11 8 (12.31%) Remedy AR System
12 7 (10.77%) Finance
13 6 (9.23%) DV Cleared
13 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
14 5 (7.69%) Windows 7
14 5 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
14 5 (7.69%) Data Centre
14 5 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing ITSM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITSM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
1 4 (6.15%) CMS
1 4 (6.15%) Lync
2 2 (3.08%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (6.15%) MS Office
2 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (27.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (12.31%) Remedy AR System
3 3 (4.62%) SAP CCM
3 3 (4.62%) SAP ERP
4 2 (3.08%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) SaaS
1 3 (4.62%) Office 365
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) LAN
1 3 (4.62%) WAN
2 1 (1.54%) VPN
2 1 (1.54%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) DB2
2 3 (4.62%) Big Data
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.54%) MySQL
3 1 (1.54%) MS Access
3 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.54%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) JUnit
1 1 (1.54%) JMeter
1 1 (1.54%) Maven
1 1 (1.54%) Selenium
1 1 (1.54%) TestNG
1 1 (1.54%) WebDriver
1 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
General
1 14 (21.54%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.77%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Banking
3 2 (3.08%) Retail
3 2 (3.08%) Billing
3 2 (3.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Analyst
2 9 (13.85%) Service Analyst
3 7 (10.77%) Project Manager
3 7 (10.77%) Incident Manager
4 6 (9.23%) Consultant
4 6 (9.23%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Developer
5 4 (6.15%) ServiceNow Developer
6 3 (4.62%) ITSM Consultant
6 3 (4.62%) Designer
6 3 (4.62%) Architect
6 3 (4.62%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) Change Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (3.08%) Configuration Manager
7 2 (3.08%) Report Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) ITIL Manager
7 2 (3.08%) Service Management Analyst
8 1 (1.54%) Remedy Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.38%) Web Services
2 5 (7.69%) XML
2 5 (7.69%) HTML
3 4 (6.15%) CSS
4 1 (1.54%) JSP
4 1 (1.54%) SOAP
4 1 (1.54%) Ajax
4 1 (1.54%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.08%) CMDB
2 5 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.62%) Wiki
3 3 (4.62%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.08%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.54%) PMI
5 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) Windows
2 5 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 4 (6.15%) UNIX
4 3 (4.62%) zOS
5 2 (3.08%) Linux
6 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.54%) Android
6 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (78.46%) ITIL
2 43 (66.15%) Service Management
3 13 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 11 (16.92%) Problem Management
5 10 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (13.85%) Project Management
7 8 (12.31%) Workflow
8 5 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.69%) Change Management
8 5 (7.69%) PRINCE2
9 4 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.15%) Use Case
9 4 (6.15%) Change Control
9 4 (6.15%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.62%) SIEM
10 3 (4.62%) Target Operating Model
10 3 (4.62%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (4.62%) Knowledge Management
10 3 (4.62%) CRM
10 3 (4.62%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.92%) SQL
2 5 (7.69%) Java
3 3 (4.62%) VB
3 3 (4.62%) COBOL
4 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.08%) VB6
4 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.54%) Perl
5 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (9.23%) DV Cleared
2 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.62%) MCTS
3 3 (4.62%) MCITP
3 3 (4.62%) Degree
3 3 (4.62%) MOS
3 3 (4.62%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.62%) MCSE
3 3 (4.62%) MCSA
3 3 (4.62%) CISSP
3 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.08%) MCP
4 2 (3.08%) HNC
4 2 (3.08%) HND
4 2 (3.08%) PMP
4 2 (3.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.00%) SLA
2 4 (6.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (3.08%) TickIT
4 1 (1.54%) QA
4 1 (1.54%) PMBOK
4 1 (1.54%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (13.85%) SCOM
2 4 (6.15%) SCCM
2 4 (6.15%) Cisco IPCC
3 3 (4.62%) NetBackup
3 3 (4.62%) Backup Exec
3 3 (4.62%) Nagios
3 3 (4.62%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (4.62%) WSUS
3 3 (4.62%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (3.08%) Netcool
4 2 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.54%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (1.54%) OVSD
5 1 (1.54%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 19 (29.23%) ServiceNow
2 18 (27.69%) Remedy
3 15 (23.08%) BMC
4 9 (13.85%) HP
5 8 (12.31%) CA
5 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.15%) Citrix
6 4 (6.15%) Symantec
7 3 (4.62%) ArcSight
7 3 (4.62%) JD Edwards
7 3 (4.62%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.62%) McAfee
7 3 (4.62%) BT
7 3 (4.62%) SAP
7 3 (4.62%) Cisco
8 2 (3.08%) Oracle
8 2 (3.08%) EMC
8 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.08%) F5
8 2 (3.08%) Capita
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