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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 99 102 94
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing ITSM 29 34 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.16% 1.20% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.62% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 12
Average daily rate £425 £426 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.11% +123.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £320 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £352
% change year-on-year
- +6.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.23 £13.14 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -22.70%
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
1977 2094 1998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.14% 74.15% 74.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1069 1106 1030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 61 48
Average hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £42.50 £167.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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
Newbury +18 13 £400 -18.98% 1
Reading -8 8 £450 +20.00% 1
Bracknell -2 2 - - 1
Slough +11 1 - - 2
ITSM
South East

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 34 (52.31%) ITIL
2 29 (44.62%) Remedy
2 29 (44.62%) Remedy ITSM
3 27 (41.54%) Telecoms
4 26 (40.00%) Service Management
4 26 (40.00%) BMC
5 17 (26.15%) CMDB
6 15 (23.08%) Migration
7 11 (16.92%) Web Services
8 10 (15.38%) Finance
9 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
9 8 (12.31%) Oracle
9 8 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (12.31%) Security Cleared
9 8 (12.31%) User Stories
9 8 (12.31%) Data Centre
10 7 (10.77%) SC Cleared
10 7 (10.77%) Banking
10 7 (10.77%) LANDesk
10 7 (10.77%) Remedy AR System
10 7 (10.77%) Java
10 7 (10.77%) MS Excel
10 7 (10.77%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (9.23%) Change Management
11 6 (9.23%) SQL Server
11 6 (9.23%) PRINCE2
11 6 (9.23%) Automation Testing
12 5 (7.69%) ServiceNow
12 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database
12 5 (7.69%) Data Quality

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 3 (4.62%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 29 (44.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (10.77%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) 3G
1 1 (1.54%) Firewall
1 1 (1.54%) LAN
1 1 (1.54%) LTE
1 1 (1.54%) Network Security
1 1 (1.54%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (1.54%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.62%) MySQL
3 3 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.08%) Data Mining
4 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.08%) QlikView
5 1 (1.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Talend Open Studio
1 4 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.62%) JIRA
3 1 (1.54%) TestDirector
General
1 27 (41.54%) Telecoms
2 10 (15.38%) Finance
3 7 (10.77%) Banking
4 4 (6.15%) Marketing
5 2 (3.08%) Retail
6 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (20.00%) Consultant
2 12 (18.46%) Architect
3 7 (10.77%) Analyst
3 7 (10.77%) Remedy Consultant
4 6 (9.23%) ITSM Consultant
5 5 (7.69%) Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Product Owner
6 4 (6.15%) Service Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Talend Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Change Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Integration Developer
7 3 (4.62%) ITSM Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.62%) Remedy Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.62%) Telecoms Architect
8 2 (3.08%) Change Management Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (3.08%) ETL Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.15%) CMDB
2 8 (12.31%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.08%) Streaming Video
3 2 (3.08%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.08%) Wiki
4 1 (1.54%) Grid Computing
4 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Linux
2 2 (3.08%) Unix
2 2 (3.08%) Windows
3 1 (1.54%) AIX
3 1 (1.54%) Solaris
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.54%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (52.31%) ITIL
2 26 (40.00%) Service Management
3 15 (23.08%) Migration
4 8 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (12.31%) User Stories
5 6 (9.23%) Automation Testing
5 6 (9.23%) Change Management
5 6 (9.23%) PRINCE2
6 5 (7.69%) Business Continuity
6 5 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 5 (7.69%) Service Design
6 5 (7.69%) TOGAF
7 4 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.15%) Asset Management
7 4 (6.15%) Data Migration
7 4 (6.15%) ETL Development
7 4 (6.15%) Product Management
7 4 (6.15%) Scrum
7 4 (6.15%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (6.15%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.77%) Java
2 4 (6.15%) PL/SQL
2 4 (6.15%) SQL
3 3 (4.62%) Perl
3 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.62%) Python
3 3 (4.62%) Ruby
4 1 (1.54%) COBOL
4 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.54%) VB
4 1 (1.54%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.77%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (10.77%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.62%) Degree
3 3 (4.62%) ISEB
3 3 (4.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.08%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.08%) PMP
5 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.62%) COBIT
3 2 (3.08%) QA
3 2 (3.08%) SLA
4 1 (1.54%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.62%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (1.54%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 1 (1.54%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (1.54%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (1.54%) OpenView
Vendors
1 29 (44.62%) Remedy
2 26 (40.00%) BMC
3 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.31%) Oracle
4 7 (10.77%) LANDesk
5 5 (7.69%) ServiceNow
6 4 (6.15%) HP
6 4 (6.15%) Talend
6 4 (6.15%) VMware
7 2 (3.08%) IBM
7 2 (3.08%) Vertica
8 1 (1.54%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.54%) Cisco
8 1 (1.54%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.54%) Huawei
8 1 (1.54%) Mercator
8 1 (1.54%) NetApp
8 1 (1.54%) Nokia Networks
8 1 (1.54%) Velocent
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