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 4 March 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 102 98 90
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing ITSM 27 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.94% 1.18% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 1.59% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 7
Average daily rate
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£438 £215 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+103.48% -42.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £100 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £335 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £11.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.63 £20.00 £14.08
% change year-on-year
-11.87% +42.02%
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
2020 2077 1573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.11% 74.52% 70.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1052 1088 634
Average daily rate £400 £400 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 58 67
Average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -35.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.90 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £160.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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
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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
Slough +4 8 £350 - 1
Reading -8 6 £208 +26.06% 2
Bracknell +5 3 £125 -60.78%
Maidenhead - 1 £550 - 1
ITSM
South East

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 36 (72.00%) ITIL
2 29 (58.00%) Service Management
3 28 (56.00%) Remedy
3 28 (56.00%) Remedy ITSM
4 18 (36.00%) CMDB
5 16 (32.00%) BMC
6 11 (22.00%) Telecoms
7 10 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 10 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
8 8 (16.00%) Problem Management
9 7 (14.00%) Web Services
10 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
10 6 (12.00%) Finance
10 6 (12.00%) VCP4
11 5 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
12 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
12 4 (8.00%) COBIT
12 4 (8.00%) ITIL V2
12 4 (8.00%) ServiceNow
12 4 (8.00%) Replication
12 4 (8.00%) Business Continuity
12 4 (8.00%) SOA
13 3 (6.00%) SQL
13 3 (6.00%) Process Management
13 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (6.00%) ITIL V3
13 3 (6.00%) Data Extraction
13 3 (6.00%) TOGAF
13 3 (6.00%) Billing

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 1 (2.00%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 28 (56.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (6.00%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (4.00%) 2G
1 2 (4.00%) 3G
2 1 (2.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.00%) LTE
2 1 (2.00%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 11 (22.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.00%) Finance
3 3 (6.00%) Billing
4 2 (4.00%) Marketing
4 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.00%) Electronics
5 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Analyst
2 10 (20.00%) Consultant
3 7 (14.00%) Architect
4 6 (12.00%) Service Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Business Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Service Manager
4 6 (12.00%) Designer
5 5 (10.00%) ITSM Consultant
5 5 (10.00%) Incident Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Customer Services Manager
5 5 (10.00%) Remedy Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Remedy Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (4.00%) Problem Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Incident Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Service Design Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.00%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.00%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.00%) CMDB
2 4 (8.00%) Replication
3 3 (6.00%) Data Extraction
4 2 (4.00%) DTV
5 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) UNIX
1 2 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (72.00%) ITIL
2 29 (58.00%) Service Management
3 10 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 8 (16.00%) Problem Management
5 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
5 4 (8.00%) ITIL V2
5 4 (8.00%) Business Continuity
5 4 (8.00%) SOA
6 3 (6.00%) Process Management
6 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.00%) ITIL V3
6 3 (6.00%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (4.00%) Project Management
7 2 (4.00%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (4.00%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.00%) Change Management
7 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.00%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (12.00%) VCP4
3 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) PMP
3 2 (4.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.00%) HNC
4 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) COBIT
2 2 (4.00%) SLA
3 1 (2.00%) BS15000
3 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (2.00%) Netcool
2 1 (2.00%) OpenView
2 1 (2.00%) SCOM
2 1 (2.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (56.00%) Remedy
2 16 (32.00%) BMC
3 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.00%) ServiceNow
5 2 (4.00%) SAP
6 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco
6 1 (2.00%) IBM
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle
6 1 (2.00%) BT
Maidenhead
Church International
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago