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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 87 109 93
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -16
Contract jobs citing ITSM 34 20 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.34% 0.74% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.01% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 9
Average daily rate £430 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £300 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £450 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-14.75% -28.23%
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
1997 1983 2006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.59% 73.12% 75.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1043 1006 1032
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 38 59
Average hourly rate £16.09 £32.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.49% +103.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £126.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITSM within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Reading +2 10 £445 +113.84% 3
Newbury +11 6 £596 +25.52% 1
Slough +2 6 £410 +9.33%
Bracknell +2 6 £388 - 1
ITSM
South East

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 41 (67.21%) ITIL
2 33 (54.10%) Service Management
3 17 (27.87%) Remedy
3 17 (27.87%) Remedy ITSM
4 15 (24.59%) CMDB
4 15 (24.59%) BMC
5 14 (22.95%) Problem Management
5 14 (22.95%) Incident Management
5 14 (22.95%) Telecoms
6 13 (21.31%) Remedy AR System
6 13 (21.31%) Web Services
7 12 (19.67%) SCOM
7 12 (19.67%) ITIL V3
8 11 (18.03%) Security Cleared
9 10 (16.39%) DV Cleared
9 10 (16.39%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (14.75%) Finance
11 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
12 7 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (11.48%) Banking
13 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
13 6 (9.84%) Automation Testing
13 6 (9.84%) ServiceNow
14 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
14 5 (8.20%) Change Management
14 5 (8.20%) Business Continuity
14 5 (8.20%) MS PowerPoint
15 4 (6.56%) Marketing
15 4 (6.56%) Use Case
15 4 (6.56%) LANDesk

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
1 5 (8.20%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (27.87%) Remedy ITSM
2 13 (21.31%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (1.64%) SAP CCM
3 1 (1.64%) SAP EHS
3 1 (1.64%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.64%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) LAN
2 1 (1.64%) 3G
2 1 (1.64%) Firewall
2 1 (1.64%) GSM
2 1 (1.64%) LTE
2 1 (1.64%) Network Security
2 1 (1.64%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.64%) VoLTE
2 1 (1.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.92%) DB2
3 3 (4.92%) QlikView
4 2 (3.28%) Big Data
4 2 (3.28%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.64%) TestDirector
General
1 14 (22.95%) Telecoms
2 9 (14.75%) Finance
3 7 (11.48%) Banking
4 4 (6.56%) Marketing
5 3 (4.92%) Retail
6 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (18.03%) Architect
2 10 (16.39%) Incident Manager
3 7 (11.48%) Consultant
4 5 (8.20%) Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) ITSM Consultant
5 4 (6.56%) Product Owner
5 4 (6.56%) Remedy Consultant
5 4 (6.56%) Service Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Desktop Support
6 3 (4.92%) IT Support
6 3 (4.92%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.28%) COBOL Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Data Architect
7 2 (3.28%) DB2 Support
7 2 (3.28%) Programme Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (3.28%) Senior ITSM Consultant
7 2 (3.28%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.31%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) CMDB
2 4 (6.56%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.92%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.92%) Wiki
4 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.28%) Streaming Video
4 2 (3.28%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.64%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.64%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.56%) Unix
2 3 (4.92%) zOS
3 2 (3.28%) Windows
4 1 (1.64%) AIX
4 1 (1.64%) Linux
4 1 (1.64%) Solaris
4 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (67.21%) ITIL
2 33 (54.10%) Service Management
3 14 (22.95%) Incident Management
3 14 (22.95%) Problem Management
4 12 (19.67%) ITIL V3
5 10 (16.39%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (9.84%) Automation Testing
8 5 (8.20%) Business Continuity
8 5 (8.20%) Change Management
9 4 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.56%) Asset Management
9 4 (6.56%) Business Development
9 4 (6.56%) Product Management
9 4 (6.56%) Project Management
9 4 (6.56%) Scrum
9 4 (6.56%) Security Management
9 4 (6.56%) Use Case
10 3 (4.92%) ITIL V2
10 3 (4.92%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.92%) COBOL
1 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
1 3 (4.92%) VB
1 3 (4.92%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.39%) DV Cleared
3 4 (6.56%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.92%) Degree
5 2 (3.28%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.28%) PMP
6 1 (1.64%) MCITP
6 1 (1.64%) MCSA
6 1 (1.64%) MCSE
6 1 (1.64%) MCTS
6 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.64%) MOS
6 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) COBIT
1 3 (4.92%) SLA
1 3 (4.92%) TickIT
2 1 (1.64%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 12 (19.67%) SCOM
2 2 (3.28%) SCCM
3 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.64%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.64%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.64%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (1.64%) Nagios
3 1 (1.64%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.64%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (1.64%) OpenView
3 1 (1.64%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (27.87%) Remedy
2 15 (24.59%) BMC
3 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.84%) ServiceNow
4 4 (6.56%) LANDesk
4 4 (6.56%) Vertica
5 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.28%) HP
5 2 (3.28%) SAP
6 1 (1.64%) CA
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco
6 1 (1.64%) Citrix
6 1 (1.64%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.64%) Huawei
6 1 (1.64%) IBM
6 1 (1.64%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.64%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.64%) NetApp
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle
6 1 (1.64%) Symantec
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