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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 86 93 94
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing ITSM 34 31 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.41% 1.21% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 1.56% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 13
Median daily rate £360 £340 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £212 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.09 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.85 £18.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+28.91% +13.84%
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
1924 1989 1890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.03% 77.42% 77.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1029 1053 897
Median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £245 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 72 22
Median hourly rate £19.61 £30.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.63% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £14.50 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £42.90 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +9 13 £355 -
Slough +10 9 £436 - 2
Reading +4 4 £343 +5.38% 1
ITSM
South East

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 32 (50.79%) BMC
2 31 (49.21%) Remedy
2 31 (49.21%) Remedy ITSM
3 29 (46.03%) ITIL
4 28 (44.44%) Telecoms
5 25 (39.68%) CMDB
6 21 (33.33%) Migration
7 20 (31.75%) Service Management
8 17 (26.98%) Web Services
9 15 (23.81%) Oracle
10 14 (22.22%) SQL
10 14 (22.22%) Security Cleared
10 14 (22.22%) ServiceNow
11 12 (19.05%) User Stories
12 11 (17.46%) Java
12 11 (17.46%) Remedy AR System
13 10 (15.87%) Knowledge Management
13 10 (15.87%) Workflow
14 9 (14.29%) Unix
14 9 (14.29%) Data Modelling
15 8 (12.70%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (12.70%) Oracle Receivables
15 8 (12.70%) Kalman Filter
15 8 (12.70%) Workflow Development
15 8 (12.70%) SC Cleared
16 7 (11.11%) Data Centre
16 7 (11.11%) Change Management
17 6 (9.52%) Project Management
17 6 (9.52%) HP
18 5 (7.94%) Problem 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 2 (3.17%) CMS
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.76%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 31 (49.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (17.46%) Remedy AR System
3 8 (12.70%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.59%) Firewall
1 1 (1.59%) LAN
1 1 (1.59%) Network Security
1 1 (1.59%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.76%) MySQL
2 3 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.59%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 28 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (1.59%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Law
3 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (25.40%) Architect
2 12 (19.05%) Analyst
3 10 (15.87%) Consultant
4 9 (14.29%) Developer
4 9 (14.29%) Remedy Architect
5 8 (12.70%) Business Analyst
6 7 (11.11%) Technical Architect
7 6 (9.52%) Lead Architect
7 6 (9.52%) Technical Leader
8 5 (7.94%) ITSM Analyst
8 5 (7.94%) ITSM Architect
9 4 (6.35%) Talend Developer
10 3 (4.76%) Designer
10 3 (4.76%) Integration Developer
10 3 (4.76%) Java Developer
10 3 (4.76%) Lead DevOps
10 3 (4.76%) Remedy Analyst
10 3 (4.76%) Remedy Consultant
10 3 (4.76%) Service Manager
10 3 (4.76%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.98%) Web Services
2 3 (4.76%) Node.js
3 2 (3.17%) CSS
3 2 (3.17%) HTML
3 2 (3.17%) J2EE
3 2 (3.17%) XML
4 1 (1.59%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (39.68%) CMDB
2 7 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.17%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.59%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.59%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.59%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.59%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.29%) Unix
2 3 (4.76%) Linux
3 2 (3.17%) Solaris
3 2 (3.17%) Windows
4 1 (1.59%) AIX
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.03%) ITIL
2 21 (33.33%) Migration
3 20 (31.75%) Service Management
4 12 (19.05%) User Stories
5 10 (15.87%) Knowledge Management
5 10 (15.87%) Workflow
6 9 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 8 (12.70%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (12.70%) Workflow Development
8 7 (11.11%) Change Management
9 6 (9.52%) Project Management
10 5 (7.94%) Business Analysis
10 5 (7.94%) Problem Management
11 4 (6.35%) Coaching
11 4 (6.35%) Data Migration
11 4 (6.35%) ETL
11 4 (6.35%) ETL Development
11 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2
11 4 (6.35%) Release Management
11 4 (6.35%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.22%) SQL
2 11 (17.46%) Java
3 4 (6.35%) PL/SQL
4 3 (4.76%) Perl
4 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.76%) Python
4 3 (4.76%) Ruby
5 1 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.70%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (12.70%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) ISEB
3 3 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.59%) CISSP
4 1 (1.59%) CITP
4 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) Data Quality
2 4 (6.35%) SLA
3 2 (3.17%) QA
4 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) HP UCMDB
1 2 (3.17%) Netcool
2 1 (1.59%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (1.59%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 32 (50.79%) BMC
2 31 (49.21%) Remedy
3 15 (23.81%) Oracle
4 14 (22.22%) ServiceNow
5 6 (9.52%) HP
6 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.35%) Talend
7 3 (4.76%) LANDesk
7 3 (4.76%) VMware
8 2 (3.17%) CA
9 1 (1.59%) Cisco
9 1 (1.59%) Cramer
9 1 (1.59%) Ericsson
9 1 (1.59%) IBM
9 1 (1.59%) Infovista
9 1 (1.59%) Mercator
9 1 (1.59%) SevOne
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