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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 90 111 133
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +22
Contract jobs citing ITSM 30 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.23% 0.78% 0.100%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -9.67%
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
1805 1782 2003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.76% 69.42% 66.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 894 818 735
Average daily rate £388 £385 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 37 38
Average hourly rate £17.07 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.72% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £40.20 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014. 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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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 +6 6 - -
Reading 0 6 £434 -13.15% 2
Bracknell - 4 £500 -
Newbury - 3 £425 - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
ITSM
South East

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 47 (71.21%) ITIL
2 38 (57.58%) Service Management
3 26 (39.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 26 (39.39%) Remedy
4 23 (34.85%) BMC
5 18 (27.27%) SLA
6 15 (22.73%) Security Cleared
7 14 (21.21%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (18.18%) Telecoms
8 12 (18.18%) SC Cleared
9 11 (16.67%) Finance
9 11 (16.67%) Oracle
10 9 (13.64%) Windows
11 8 (12.12%) Project Management
11 8 (12.12%) UNIX
11 8 (12.12%) Incident Management
11 8 (12.12%) Remedy AR System
11 8 (12.12%) CMDB
12 7 (10.61%) Service Delivery
12 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
12 7 (10.61%) ServiceNow
13 6 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
13 6 (9.09%) ITIL V3
13 6 (9.09%) Problem Management
13 6 (9.09%) Shell Script
13 6 (9.09%) MS Office
13 6 (9.09%) SAP
13 6 (9.09%) Manufacturing
13 6 (9.09%) Workflow
13 6 (9.09%) Migration

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 3 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.52%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.09%) MS Office
3 4 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 26 (39.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (12.12%) Remedy AR System
3 3 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) VoIP
1 3 (4.55%) LAN
1 3 (4.55%) VPN
1 3 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.52%) Wireless
2 1 (1.52%) ZigBee
2 1 (1.52%) HSPA
2 1 (1.52%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.52%) WinSCP
2 1 (1.52%) GPRS
2 1 (1.52%) DNS
2 1 (1.52%) IPv6
2 1 (1.52%) 3GPP
2 1 (1.52%) UMTS
2 1 (1.52%) WAN
2 1 (1.52%) FTP
2 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Toad
1 1 (1.52%) LabVIEW
General
1 12 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 11 (16.67%) Finance
3 6 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.06%) Banking
4 4 (6.06%) Electronics
5 3 (4.55%) Legal
5 3 (4.55%) Local Government
5 3 (4.55%) Marketing
6 2 (3.03%) Back Office
7 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (39.39%) Analyst
2 14 (21.21%) Consultant
3 12 (18.18%) Service Analyst
4 10 (15.15%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (15.15%) Remedy Analyst
5 9 (13.64%) Support Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) Management Consultant
7 6 (9.09%) ITSM Consultant
8 5 (7.58%) Designer
8 5 (7.58%) Service Management Consultant
9 4 (6.06%) Incident Manager
10 3 (4.55%) Help Desk Analyst
10 3 (4.55%) Help Desk Support
10 3 (4.55%) Project Manager
10 3 (4.55%) Business Analyst
10 3 (4.55%) DBA
10 3 (4.55%) Solutions Designer
10 3 (4.55%) Remedy Consultant
11 2 (3.03%) Technical Operations Analyst
11 2 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) CMDB
2 3 (4.55%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.55%) DTV
2 3 (4.55%) Replication
3 2 (3.03%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.52%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.52%) Firmware
4 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.64%) Windows
2 8 (12.12%) UNIX
3 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (71.21%) ITIL
2 38 (57.58%) Service Management
3 8 (12.12%) Project Management
3 8 (12.12%) Incident Management
4 7 (10.61%) Service Delivery
5 6 (9.09%) Workflow
5 6 (9.09%) Migration
5 6 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 6 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 6 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (7.58%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.06%) Supplier Management
7 4 (6.06%) Programme Management
7 4 (6.06%) SOA
8 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.55%) ERP
8 3 (4.55%) Data Security
8 3 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.09%) Shell Script
2 5 (7.58%) SQL
3 1 (1.52%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 15 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 14 (21.21%) ITIL Certification
3 12 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 6 (9.09%) Degree
5 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.55%) MCSA
7 2 (3.03%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.52%) PMP
8 1 (1.52%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.52%) MCSE
8 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (27.27%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) COBIT
2 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (3.03%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.52%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) SCCM
2 3 (4.55%) SCOM
3 2 (3.03%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (39.39%) Remedy
2 23 (34.85%) BMC
3 11 (16.67%) Oracle
4 7 (10.61%) ServiceNow
5 6 (9.09%) SAP
6 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.55%) HP
7 3 (4.55%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.55%) MobileIron
7 3 (4.55%) Citrix
7 3 (4.55%) Symantec
7 3 (4.55%) McAfee
8 2 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.52%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.52%) EMC
9 1 (1.52%) FrontRange
9 1 (1.52%) Agilent
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