The first table below looks at the demand for Service Delivery 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 Service Delivery over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 53 59 68
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 70 64 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.78% 2.64% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.80% 3.86% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 17 40
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £167 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-18.57% -7.89%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1844 1657 2077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.32% 68.30% 65.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 878 720 811
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 45
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.10% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £14.50 £14.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Service Delivery
South East

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Service Delivery Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery across the Berkshire region.

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Service Delivery
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 Service Delivery within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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 +15 20 £425 +15.25% 5
Slough +4 14 £245 -27.40%
Newbury +3 6 £363 -
Maidenhead +1 6 £240 - 2
Bracknell +3 4 £390 +60.82% 1
Wokingham -1 2 - -
Thatcham - - - -
Service Delivery
South East

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Service Delivery 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 Service Delivery.

1 50 (34.01%) ITIL
2 37 (25.17%) Project Management
3 34 (23.13%) Telecoms
4 30 (20.41%) Finance
5 29 (19.73%) Microsoft
6 28 (19.05%) Service Management
7 25 (17.01%) MS Excel
8 19 (12.93%) MS Office
8 19 (12.93%) Windows
9 17 (11.56%) PRINCE2
9 17 (11.56%) Change Management
9 17 (11.56%) Degree
9 17 (11.56%) Security Cleared
10 16 (10.88%) Cisco
11 15 (10.20%) SC Cleared
11 15 (10.20%) Performance Management
12 14 (9.52%) SLA
13 13 (8.84%) UNIX
13 13 (8.84%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 12 (8.16%) Migration
14 12 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (8.16%) Marketing
15 11 (7.48%) MS PowerPoint
15 11 (7.48%) Management Information System
15 11 (7.48%) SharePoint
15 11 (7.48%) Configuration Management
16 10 (6.80%) Citrix
16 10 (6.80%) DNS
16 10 (6.80%) WAN
16 10 (6.80%) SQL

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Service Delivery 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 Service Delivery. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (7.48%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.72%) IBM Notes
3 3 (2.04%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.04%) IIS
4 2 (1.36%) Lync
4 2 (1.36%) Apache
5 1 (0.68%) CMS
5 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.68%) Liferay
5 1 (0.68%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 25 (17.01%) MS Excel
2 19 (12.93%) MS Office
3 11 (7.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (6.12%) MS Visio
5 6 (4.08%) MS Project
6 4 (2.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.68%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.68%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (0.68%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.80%) DNS
1 10 (6.80%) WAN
2 8 (5.44%) GGSN
2 8 (5.44%) SGSN
2 8 (5.44%) MGW
3 7 (4.76%) LAN
4 6 (4.08%) Internet
5 4 (2.72%) Unified Communications
5 4 (2.72%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.72%) Wireless
6 3 (2.04%) IPsec
6 3 (2.04%) SAN
6 3 (2.04%) 3G
6 3 (2.04%) VoIP
7 2 (1.36%) Nokia DX220
7 2 (1.36%) 4G
7 2 (1.36%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.36%) HTTP
7 2 (1.36%) LDAP
7 2 (1.36%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.40%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.72%) Data Mining
3 3 (2.04%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.68%) DataStage
4 1 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.68%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (2.04%) JUnit
1 3 (2.04%) WebDriver
1 3 (2.04%) TestNG
1 3 (2.04%) Selenium
2 1 (0.68%) Ant
2 1 (0.68%) Gradle
2 1 (0.68%) Hudson
General
1 34 (23.13%) Telecoms
2 30 (20.41%) Finance
3 12 (8.16%) Marketing
4 9 (6.12%) Back Office
5 4 (2.72%) Retail
5 4 (2.72%) Legal
6 2 (1.36%) Billing
6 2 (1.36%) Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Military
7 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.68%) Automotive
7 1 (0.68%) Law
7 1 (0.68%) Electronics
7 1 (0.68%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (20.41%) Service Manager
2 24 (16.33%) Delivery Manager
3 20 (13.61%) Services Delivery Manager
3 20 (13.61%) Project Manager
4 16 (10.88%) Analyst
5 12 (8.16%) Consultant
6 8 (5.44%) CS Core Engineer
7 6 (4.08%) Management Consultant
7 6 (4.08%) Service Analyst
8 5 (3.40%) Network Engineer
8 5 (3.40%) Support Engineer
8 5 (3.40%) Service Management Consultant
8 5 (3.40%) Coordinator
8 5 (3.40%) Technical Design Authority
9 4 (2.72%) NHS Project Manager
9 4 (2.72%) Designer
9 4 (2.72%) Support Analyst
10 3 (2.04%) Delivery Project Manager
10 3 (2.04%) 1st Line Support
10 3 (2.04%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.36%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.68%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (0.68%) Middleware
2 1 (0.68%) Rendezvous
2 1 (0.68%) SOAP
2 1 (0.68%) Web Services
2 1 (0.68%) XML
2 1 (0.68%) .NET
2 1 (0.68%) J2EE
2 1 (0.68%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.48%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.40%) Client/Server
2 5 (3.40%) Machine to Machine
3 4 (2.72%) Fat Client
3 4 (2.72%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (2.72%) NHS
3 4 (2.72%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.04%) Informatics
5 2 (1.36%) Human Factors
5 2 (1.36%) CMDB
5 2 (1.36%) GIS
6 1 (0.68%) Clustering
6 1 (0.68%) Replication
6 1 (0.68%) Handset
6 1 (0.68%) PKI
6 1 (0.68%) Economics
6 1 (0.68%) e-Health
6 1 (0.68%) PMI
6 1 (0.68%) DTV
6 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.93%) Windows
2 13 (8.84%) UNIX
3 8 (5.44%) Linux
4 6 (4.08%) Solaris
5 4 (2.72%) HPUX
5 4 (2.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.04%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.68%) Android
7 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (34.01%) ITIL
2 37 (25.17%) Project Management
3 28 (19.05%) Service Management
4 17 (11.56%) PRINCE2
4 17 (11.56%) Change Management
5 15 (10.20%) Performance Management
6 12 (8.16%) Migration
6 12 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (7.48%) Configuration Management
8 10 (6.80%) Logistics
9 9 (6.12%) Programme Management
9 9 (6.12%) Performance Analysis
9 9 (6.12%) Telemarketing
10 8 (5.44%) CRM
10 8 (5.44%) GAP Analysis
11 7 (4.76%) Information Management
11 7 (4.76%) Incident Management
11 7 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (4.76%) ITIL V3
11 7 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.80%) SQL
2 4 (2.72%) Java
2 4 (2.72%) Perl
3 3 (2.04%) Ruby
3 3 (2.04%) C
3 3 (2.04%) C#
3 3 (2.04%) VB
3 3 (2.04%) Python
4 2 (1.36%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.68%) VBScript
5 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.68%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 17 (11.56%) Degree
1 17 (11.56%) Security Cleared
2 15 (10.20%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.44%) PMI Certification
4 7 (4.76%) PMP
5 4 (2.72%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.04%) ISEB
6 3 (2.04%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.36%) MAPM
7 2 (1.36%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.36%) CCNP
7 2 (1.36%) CCNA
8 1 (0.68%) CIPD
8 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.68%) CCDP
8 1 (0.68%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.52%) SLA
2 6 (4.08%) QA
3 5 (3.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.40%) ISO 9001
4 4 (2.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.68%) BS25999
System Software
1 4 (2.72%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.36%) NFS
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.68%) NDS
3 1 (0.68%) KVM
3 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.68%) XenServer
3 1 (0.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.68%) vSphere
3 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.68%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (19.73%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.88%) Cisco
3 13 (8.84%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 10 (6.80%) Citrix
5 8 (5.44%) Oracle
5 8 (5.44%) HP
5 8 (5.44%) Nokia
6 4 (2.72%) Lotus
6 4 (2.72%) Nortel
7 3 (2.04%) Juniper
7 3 (2.04%) Ericsson
7 3 (2.04%) SAP
8 2 (1.36%) Qualys
8 2 (1.36%) ArcSight
8 2 (1.36%) NetApp
8 2 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.36%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.36%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 2 (1.36%) EMC
8 2 (1.36%) Huawei
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