The table below looks at the statistics for ITSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 93 89 109
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +20
Contract jobs citing ITSM 19 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.98% 1.11% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 1.44% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 13
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £380 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £539 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
-15.62% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Median hourly rate - £37.09 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.61 £18.29 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-36.53% +21.90%
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
1538 1938 1974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.40% 77.12% 74.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 847 1040 1026
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 86 24
Median hourly rate £22.50 £30.90 £27.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.18% +11.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.24 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing ITSM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITSM within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +9 9 £208 -49.69%
Reading 0 6 £500 -6.97% 2
ITSM
South East

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ITSM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for ITSM.

1 31 (63.27%) Service Management
2 26 (53.06%) ITIL
3 18 (36.73%) CMDB
4 17 (34.69%) ServiceNow
5 15 (30.61%) BMC
6 13 (26.53%) Telecoms
7 12 (24.49%) Workflow
7 12 (24.49%) Remedy
7 12 (24.49%) Web Services
7 12 (24.49%) Remedy ITSM
8 11 (22.45%) Security Cleared
8 11 (22.45%) Knowledge Management
8 11 (22.45%) SQL
8 11 (22.45%) Project Management
9 9 (18.37%) Unix
10 8 (16.33%) Data Modelling
10 8 (16.33%) Oracle
10 8 (16.33%) Migration
10 8 (16.33%) Remedy AR System
10 8 (16.33%) Oracle Receivables
10 8 (16.33%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (16.33%) Workflow Development
11 7 (14.29%) Finance
11 7 (14.29%) Service Delivery
11 7 (14.29%) PRINCE2
12 6 (12.24%) PMP
12 6 (12.24%) PMI Certification
12 6 (12.24%) HP
12 6 (12.24%) Configuration Management
12 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.12%) CMS
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
1 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (16.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 8 (16.33%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) IaaS
2 1 (2.04%) PaaS
2 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.04%) Firewall
1 1 (2.04%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.12%) Star Schema
3 2 (4.08%) Big Data
3 2 (4.08%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.08%) Hadoop
General
1 13 (26.53%) Telecoms
2 7 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Architect
2 7 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 6 (12.24%) Consultant
3 6 (12.24%) Lead Architect
3 6 (12.24%) Project Manager
3 6 (12.24%) Remedy Architect
3 6 (12.24%) Technical Leader
4 5 (10.20%) DBA
4 5 (10.20%) Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Implementation Manager
4 5 (10.20%) ServiceNow Consultant
4 5 (10.20%) Teradata DBA
5 4 (8.16%) Change Manager
5 4 (8.16%) Implementation Project Manager
5 4 (8.16%) Project Implementation Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) ServiceNow Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Security Specialist
7 2 (4.08%) Service Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.49%) Web Services
2 5 (10.20%) CSS
2 5 (10.20%) HTML
3 3 (6.12%) XML
4 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.73%) CMDB
2 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.20%) Public Cloud
3 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.12%) CESG
5 2 (4.08%) FMCG
5 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.04%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Unix
2 1 (2.04%) Solaris
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (63.27%) Service Management
2 26 (53.06%) ITIL
3 12 (24.49%) Workflow
4 11 (22.45%) Knowledge Management
4 11 (22.45%) Project Management
5 8 (16.33%) Data Modelling
5 8 (16.33%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (16.33%) Migration
5 8 (16.33%) Workflow Development
6 7 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 7 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 6 (12.24%) Configuration Management
7 6 (12.24%) ITIL V3
7 6 (12.24%) Service Design
7 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (10.20%) eTOM
8 5 (10.20%) Presales
8 5 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (8.16%) Analytics
9 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) SQL
2 3 (6.12%) Java
3 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.24%) PMI Certification
2 6 (12.24%) PMP
3 5 (10.20%) CAPM
3 5 (10.20%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (6.12%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 3 (6.12%) CCSP
4 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.12%) CISM
4 3 (6.12%) CISSP
4 3 (6.12%) Degree
4 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) COBIT
1 5 (10.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.12%) ISO22301
3 2 (4.08%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.08%) SLA
4 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.04%) KVM
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Netcool
2 1 (2.04%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (2.04%) Ansible
2 1 (2.04%) BladeLogic
2 1 (2.04%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (2.04%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.04%) PowerCLI
2 1 (2.04%) Puppet
2 1 (2.04%) vMotion
2 1 (2.04%) vRealize
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) ServiceNow
2 15 (30.61%) BMC
3 12 (24.49%) Remedy
4 8 (16.33%) Oracle
5 6 (12.24%) HP
6 5 (10.20%) Teradata
7 3 (6.12%) CA
8 2 (4.08%) Ab Initio
9 1 (2.04%) Cramer
9 1 (2.04%) Ericsson
9 1 (2.04%) Infovista
9 1 (2.04%) SevOne
9 1 (2.04%) VMware