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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Serena
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Serena 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-32.56% +6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +14.18%
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
1242 1285 1285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 48.88% 47.38% 48.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 614 613
Average daily rate £380 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £237 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 35 63
Average hourly rate £27.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £47.76 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) PVCS
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) SMTP
2 2 (50.00%) NFS
2 2 (50.00%) SNMP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (50.00%) Samba
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) Korn
2 2 (50.00%) Xen
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Security Management
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Server
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Egenera
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) VB

Serena
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) SMTP
1 2 (50.00%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) PVCS
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Release Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Unix Scripter
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Developer
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Solaris
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Security Management
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (50.00%) Korn
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) NFS
1 2 (50.00%) Samba
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Server
1 2 (50.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle ZFS
1 2 (50.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Egenera
1 2 (50.00%) EMC
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Fujitsu