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 April 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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 56 65 64
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 77 54 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.83% 2.17% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.02% 3.19% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 26
Average daily rate £381 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £258 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £24.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +65.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -13.04%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1914 1691 1963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.26% 68.05% 63.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 983 672 740
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 52 55
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +7 41 £425 -10.52% 3
Newbury +2 6 £425 +21.42% 1
Maidenhead -6 5 - -
Slough +12 2 £313 +136.03%
Windsor +5 2 - -
Wokingham - 2 - -
Bracknell 0 1 £265 -3.63% 1
Thatcham - - - -
Service Delivery
South East

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 58 (36.25%) ITIL
2 53 (33.13%) Telecoms
3 35 (21.88%) Service Management
4 33 (20.63%) Project Management
5 30 (18.75%) Finance
6 28 (17.50%) Microsoft
7 21 (13.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (13.13%) PRINCE2
7 21 (13.13%) ITIL Certification
8 19 (11.88%) Degree
8 19 (11.88%) Resource Management
8 19 (11.88%) Security Cleared
9 18 (11.25%) Cisco
9 18 (11.25%) DNS
10 17 (10.63%) SLA
10 17 (10.63%) MS Excel
11 16 (10.00%) Change Management
12 15 (9.38%) PRINCE
13 14 (8.75%) Incident Management
13 14 (8.75%) SC Cleared
14 13 (8.13%) Configuration Management
15 12 (7.50%) MS Office
15 12 (7.50%) Marketing
15 12 (7.50%) Performance Management
15 12 (7.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
16 11 (6.88%) Unified Communications
16 11 (6.88%) Back Office
16 11 (6.88%) Migration
16 11 (6.88%) CRM
16 11 (6.88%) Business Intelligence

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.88%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.25%) IIS
3 2 (1.25%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.63%) Apache
4 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.63%) CMS
4 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.63%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (0.63%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (10.63%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.50%) MS Office
3 9 (5.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.75%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.88%) MS Project
5 3 (1.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.63%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.25%) DNS
2 11 (6.88%) Unified Communications
3 10 (6.25%) MGW
3 10 (6.25%) GGSN
3 10 (6.25%) SGSN
4 6 (3.75%) PBX
4 6 (3.75%) VoIP
4 6 (3.75%) WAN
4 6 (3.75%) Firewall
5 5 (3.13%) SAN
5 5 (3.13%) LAN
5 5 (3.13%) ISUP
5 5 (3.13%) INAP
6 4 (2.50%) MPLS
7 3 (1.88%) OSPF
7 3 (1.88%) BGP
7 3 (1.88%) Wireless
7 3 (1.88%) Frame Relay
7 3 (1.88%) LDAP
8 2 (1.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.50%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.63%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.63%) IDOL
3 1 (0.63%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) ClearCase
1 1 (0.63%) ClearQuest
1 1 (0.63%) Bugzilla
1 1 (0.63%) JIRA
1 1 (0.63%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (0.63%) FogBugz
General
1 53 (33.13%) Telecoms
2 30 (18.75%) Finance
3 12 (7.50%) Marketing
4 11 (6.88%) Back Office
5 5 (3.13%) Legal
5 5 (3.13%) Retail
6 4 (2.50%) Billing
7 3 (1.88%) Banking
8 2 (1.25%) Games
9 1 (0.63%) Military
9 1 (0.63%) Front Office
9 1 (0.63%) Automotive
9 1 (0.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 47 (29.38%) Service Manager
2 34 (21.25%) Delivery Manager
3 23 (14.38%) Services Delivery Manager
4 15 (9.38%) Project Manager
4 15 (9.38%) Consultant
5 13 (8.13%) Implementation Manager
5 13 (8.13%) Service Implementation Manager
6 10 (6.25%) CS Core Engineer
7 9 (5.63%) Architect
8 7 (4.38%) Analyst
8 7 (4.38%) Senior Manager
8 7 (4.38%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.13%) Management Consultant
9 5 (3.13%) Service Management Consultant
10 4 (2.50%) Product Manager
10 4 (2.50%) Senior Product Manager
10 4 (2.50%) Infrastructure Manager
10 4 (2.50%) Technical Design Authority
11 3 (1.88%) IT Operations Manager
11 3 (1.88%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.63%) HTML
1 1 (0.63%) .NET
1 1 (0.63%) JSP
1 1 (0.63%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.50%) PMI
3 3 (1.88%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.25%) CMDB
4 2 (1.25%) GIS
4 2 (1.25%) Replication
4 2 (1.25%) PKI
4 2 (1.25%) Human Factors
5 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.63%) Life Science
5 1 (0.63%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.63%) Clustering
5 1 (0.63%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.63%) Economics
5 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.63%) Handset
5 1 (0.63%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.63%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.25%) Windows
1 10 (6.25%) Linux
2 9 (5.63%) UNIX
3 3 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.25%) Solaris
4 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.25%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.63%) AIX
5 1 (0.63%) HPUX
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.63%) Android
5 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (36.25%) ITIL
2 35 (21.88%) Service Management
3 33 (20.63%) Project Management
4 21 (13.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (13.13%) PRINCE2
5 19 (11.88%) Resource Management
6 16 (10.00%) Change Management
7 15 (9.38%) PRINCE
8 14 (8.75%) Incident Management
9 13 (8.13%) Configuration Management
10 12 (7.50%) Performance Management
11 11 (6.88%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (6.88%) CRM
11 11 (6.88%) Migration
12 7 (4.38%) GAP Analysis
12 7 (4.38%) ITSM
12 7 (4.38%) Use Case
12 7 (4.38%) Telemarketing
12 7 (4.38%) Waterfall
12 7 (4.38%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.00%) SQL
2 5 (3.13%) T-SQL
2 5 (3.13%) C
3 2 (1.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.63%) C#
4 1 (0.63%) C++
4 1 (0.63%) Java
4 1 (0.63%) Perl
4 1 (0.63%) VB
4 1 (0.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (13.13%) ITIL Certification
2 19 (11.88%) Degree
2 19 (11.88%) Security Cleared
3 14 (8.75%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.38%) PMI Certification
5 5 (3.13%) PMP
6 1 (0.63%) CCNP
6 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.63%) CIPD
6 1 (0.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.63%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.63%) SLA
2 3 (1.88%) QA
2 3 (1.88%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.63%) BS25999
System Software
1 6 (3.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.25%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.25%) KVM
4 1 (0.63%) NFS
4 1 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.25%) Cisco
3 12 (7.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 6 (3.75%) VMware
4 6 (3.75%) Huawei
5 5 (3.13%) Nokia
5 5 (3.13%) SAP
6 4 (2.50%) Cognos
6 4 (2.50%) Citrix
7 3 (1.88%) EMC
7 3 (1.88%) Nortel
7 3 (1.88%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.88%) Blue Coat
7 3 (1.88%) F5
8 2 (1.25%) Oracle
8 2 (1.25%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.25%) Lotus
8 2 (1.25%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.25%) Juniper
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