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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 84 87 88
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing ITSM 37 29 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.55% 1.20% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 1.55% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 13
Median daily rate £375 £451 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.75% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £201 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £387 £369
% change year-on-year
-3.74% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.70 £12.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+57.60% -34.21%
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
1889 1877 1877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.37% 77.98% 75.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1042 930 896
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 67 23
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +13.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £41.35 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 27 June 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 27 June 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
Newbury +6 12 £355 -25.26%
Slough +12 9 £436 - 3
Reading -5 5 £343 +5.38%
Bracknell - 2 - -
ITSM
South East

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 30 (42.86%) ITIL
1 30 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 27 (38.57%) BMC
2 27 (38.57%) Remedy
2 27 (38.57%) Service Management
2 27 (38.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 22 (31.43%) Migration
4 20 (28.57%) CMDB
5 13 (18.57%) ServiceNow
6 12 (17.14%) User Stories
6 12 (17.14%) Web Services
7 11 (15.71%) Java
8 10 (14.29%) Oracle
8 10 (14.29%) Security Cleared
9 9 (12.86%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (12.86%) SQL
9 9 (12.86%) Finance
10 7 (10.00%) HP
10 7 (10.00%) MS Excel
10 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
10 7 (10.00%) Change Management
10 7 (10.00%) Banking
10 7 (10.00%) SC Cleared
10 7 (10.00%) Data Centre
11 6 (8.57%) Remedy AR System
11 6 (8.57%) LANDesk
11 6 (8.57%) Automation Testing
11 6 (8.57%) Project Management
12 5 (7.14%) SLA
12 5 (7.14%) Business Analysis

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 2 (2.86%) CMS
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.29%) MS Office
4 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (38.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (8.57%) Remedy AR System
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) 3G
1 1 (1.43%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.43%) Firewall
1 1 (1.43%) LAN
1 1 (1.43%) LTE
1 1 (1.43%) Network Security
1 1 (1.43%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (1.43%) Unified Communications
1 1 (1.43%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.29%) MySQL
2 3 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.86%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.86%) QlikView
4 1 (1.43%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (4.29%) JIRA
2 3 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.43%) TestDirector
General
1 30 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 9 (12.86%) Finance
3 7 (10.00%) Banking
4 3 (4.29%) Marketing
5 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Law
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (21.43%) Architect
2 12 (17.14%) Analyst
3 10 (14.29%) Consultant
4 9 (12.86%) Developer
5 8 (11.43%) Business Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Remedy Architect
7 5 (7.14%) ITSM Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) ITSM Architect
8 4 (5.71%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.71%) Talend Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Administrator
9 3 (4.29%) Change Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Integration Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Lead DevOps
9 3 (4.29%) Product Owner
9 3 (4.29%) Remedy Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Remedy Consultant
9 3 (4.29%) Team Leader
9 3 (4.29%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.14%) Web Services
2 3 (4.29%) Node.js
3 2 (2.86%) CSS
3 2 (2.86%) HTML
3 2 (2.86%) J2EE
3 2 (2.86%) XML
4 1 (1.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.57%) CMDB
2 7 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.43%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.43%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.43%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.43%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.43%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.71%) Unix
2 3 (4.29%) Linux
3 2 (2.86%) Windows
4 1 (1.43%) AIX
4 1 (1.43%) Solaris
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.86%) ITIL
2 27 (38.57%) Service Management
3 22 (31.43%) Migration
4 12 (17.14%) User Stories
5 7 (10.00%) Change Management
6 6 (8.57%) Automation Testing
6 6 (8.57%) Project Management
7 5 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 5 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (7.14%) Use Case
7 5 (7.14%) Workflow
8 4 (5.71%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.71%) Data Migration
8 4 (5.71%) Data Modelling
8 4 (5.71%) ETL
8 4 (5.71%) ETL Development
8 4 (5.71%) Problem Management
8 4 (5.71%) Software Testing
8 4 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.71%) Java
2 9 (12.86%) SQL
3 4 (5.71%) PL/SQL
4 3 (4.29%) Perl
4 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.29%) Python
4 3 (4.29%) Ruby
5 1 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.86%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.29%) ISEB
4 3 (4.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.43%) CISSP
5 1 (1.43%) CITP
5 1 (1.43%) Degree
5 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) Data Quality
1 5 (7.14%) SLA
2 2 (2.86%) QA
3 1 (1.43%) COBIT
3 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) HP UCMDB
1 2 (2.86%) Netcool
2 1 (1.43%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (1.43%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.43%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.43%) OpenView
Vendors
1 27 (38.57%) BMC
1 27 (38.57%) Remedy
2 13 (18.57%) ServiceNow
3 10 (14.29%) Oracle
4 7 (10.00%) HP
4 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.57%) LANDesk
6 4 (5.71%) Talend
7 3 (4.29%) VMware
8 2 (2.86%) CA
8 2 (2.86%) Ericsson
8 2 (2.86%) Vertica
9 1 (1.43%) Cisco
9 1 (1.43%) Cramer
9 1 (1.43%) IBM
9 1 (1.43%) Infovista
9 1 (1.43%) Mercator
9 1 (1.43%) Nokia Networks
9 1 (1.43%) SevOne
9 1 (1.43%) Velocent
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