The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 87 100 134
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +34
Contract jobs citing ITSM 33 23 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.31% 0.96% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 1.39% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 0
Average daily rate
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£447 £369 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
- +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £14.38
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +7.82%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1852 1656 2064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.61% 68.89% 65.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 740 795
Average daily rate £375 £400 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 40
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.10% -17.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
ITSM
South East

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(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 +3 10 £434 +227.73%
Bracknell +10 7 £318 -
Slough +8 5 - - 2
Wokingham - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £463 -
Newbury - 1 £425 -
ITSM
South East

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 50 (80.65%) ITIL
2 35 (56.45%) Service Management
3 25 (40.32%) Remedy
3 25 (40.32%) Remedy ITSM
4 20 (32.26%) SLA
5 19 (30.65%) BMC
6 18 (29.03%) Security Cleared
7 15 (24.19%) SC Cleared
8 13 (20.97%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (19.35%) Windows
10 11 (17.74%) Telecoms
10 11 (17.74%) Incident Management
11 10 (16.13%) Finance
12 9 (14.52%) MS Excel
13 8 (12.90%) Remedy AR System
13 8 (12.90%) UNIX
13 8 (12.90%) Oracle
13 8 (12.90%) Project Management
14 7 (11.29%) Configuration Management
14 7 (11.29%) SCCM
14 7 (11.29%) Degree
15 6 (9.68%) CMDB
15 6 (9.68%) Migration
15 6 (9.68%) Workflow
15 6 (9.68%) Banking
15 6 (9.68%) Shell Script
15 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (9.68%) Service Delivery
15 6 (9.68%) MS Office
15 6 (9.68%) ITIL V3

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (4.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.61%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (14.52%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.68%) MS Office
3 4 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (40.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (12.90%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) VoIP
2 4 (6.45%) VPN
3 3 (4.84%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (4.84%) LAN
4 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.23%) DNS
5 1 (1.61%) IPv6
5 1 (1.61%) Wireless
5 1 (1.61%) ZigBee
5 1 (1.61%) HSPA
5 1 (1.61%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (1.61%) PuTTY
5 1 (1.61%) WinSCP
5 1 (1.61%) GPRS
5 1 (1.61%) 3GPP
5 1 (1.61%) UMTS
5 1 (1.61%) WAN
5 1 (1.61%) DHCP
5 1 (1.61%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.61%) FTP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Toad
1 1 (1.61%) LabVIEW
General
1 11 (17.74%) Telecoms
2 10 (16.13%) Finance
3 6 (9.68%) Banking
4 5 (8.06%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.84%) Local Government
5 3 (4.84%) Legal
5 3 (4.84%) Back Office
5 3 (4.84%) Electronics
6 2 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (40.32%) Analyst
2 14 (22.58%) Consultant
3 13 (20.97%) Service Analyst
4 12 (19.35%) Service Desk Analyst
5 10 (16.13%) Support Analyst
6 9 (14.52%) Remedy Analyst
7 8 (12.90%) Management Consultant
8 6 (9.68%) Service Management Consultant
9 5 (8.06%) Help Desk Analyst
9 5 (8.06%) ITSM Consultant
10 4 (6.45%) Designer
10 4 (6.45%) Incident Manager
11 3 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support
11 3 (4.84%) Help Desk Support
11 3 (4.84%) Project Manager
12 2 (3.23%) Business Analyst
12 2 (3.23%) 1st Line Support
12 2 (3.23%) Service Manager
12 2 (3.23%) Solutions Designer
12 2 (3.23%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) CMDB
2 4 (6.45%) Replication
3 3 (4.84%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.23%) DTV
5 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.61%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.35%) Windows
2 8 (12.90%) UNIX
3 4 (6.45%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (80.65%) ITIL
2 35 (56.45%) Service Management
3 11 (17.74%) Incident Management
4 8 (12.90%) Project Management
5 7 (11.29%) Configuration Management
6 6 (9.68%) Workflow
6 6 (9.68%) Migration
6 6 (9.68%) Service Delivery
6 6 (9.68%) ITIL V3
7 5 (8.06%) Change Management
7 5 (8.06%) ERP
8 4 (6.45%) Supplier Management
8 4 (6.45%) Problem Management
9 3 (4.84%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (4.84%) Data Security
9 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2
9 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.84%) Programme Management
10 2 (3.23%) SOA
10 2 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.68%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 15 (24.19%) SC Cleared
3 13 (20.97%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (11.29%) Degree
5 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (8.06%) MCSA
7 2 (3.23%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.61%) PMP
8 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.61%) HNC
8 1 (1.61%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (32.26%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) COBIT
2 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.61%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) SCCM
2 5 (8.06%) SCOM
3 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (40.32%) Remedy
2 19 (30.65%) BMC
3 8 (12.90%) Oracle
4 5 (8.06%) SAP
4 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.06%) McAfee
4 5 (8.06%) CheckPoint
4 5 (8.06%) Symantec
4 5 (8.06%) Citrix
5 4 (6.45%) ServiceNow
6 3 (4.84%) MobileIron
6 3 (4.84%) HP
7 1 (1.61%) EMC
7 1 (1.61%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.61%) Apple
7 1 (1.61%) FrontRange
7 1 (1.61%) Agilent
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