The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Serena products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Serena over the 3 months to 27 August 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Serena Software, Inc.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Serena
Rank 117 127 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Serena 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.041% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.088% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £211 £375 £349
% change year-on-year
-43.79% +7.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £41.25 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +16.19%
Serena
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1316 1130 1217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.47% 45.77% 47.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 508 449
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 37 56
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £18.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.25 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £30.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

Serena
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Serena across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Serena Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Serena
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Serena across the Berkshire region.

Serena Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Serena
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 Serena within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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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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 -7 2 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Serena
South East

Serena
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Serena 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 Serena.

1 3 (100.00%) PVCS
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Egenera
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Korn
3 1 (33.33%) Xen
3 1 (33.33%) Fujitsu
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Server
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Samba
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) SMTP
3 1 (33.33%) NFS
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) IBM

Serena
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Serena 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 Serena. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SMTP
1 1 (33.33%) SNMP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) PVCS
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Release Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) VB
1 1 (33.33%) Korn
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) NFS
1 1 (33.33%) Samba
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) Xen
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Server
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) EMC
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Fujitsu
1 1 (33.33%) Egenera