The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management
Rank 48 35 57
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +22
Contract jobs citing Service Management 73 114 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.24% 4.43% 2.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.03% 5.82% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 46 35
Median daily rate £431 £380 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.48% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £37.09 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £18.52 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.70% +32.28%
Service Management
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
1810 1960 1906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.34% 76.09% 76.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 940 1129 937
Median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £528 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 71 22
Median hourly rate £20.00 £33.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.29% +97.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Service Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Service Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Management across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Service Management Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Service Management
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Management within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -10 19 £350 -7.89% 6
Maidenhead +4 10 £615 +23.00% 3
Bracknell -10 9 £340 +1.49% 2
Newbury -5 4 £388 -21.31%
Slough -3 1 - - 3
Service Management
South East

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Service Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 93 (55.69%) ITIL
2 53 (31.74%) Telecoms
3 33 (19.76%) SLA
4 30 (17.96%) Degree
5 28 (16.77%) Project Management
6 26 (15.57%) ITSM
7 20 (11.98%) Incident Management
8 19 (11.38%) Service Delivery
9 18 (10.78%) SQL
10 17 (10.18%) Finance
10 17 (10.18%) Ticket Management
11 16 (9.58%) Oracle
12 15 (8.98%) Remedy
12 15 (8.98%) Change Management
12 15 (8.98%) Front Office
12 15 (8.98%) Change Control
12 15 (8.98%) ServiceNow
13 14 (8.38%) Service Design
13 14 (8.38%) Problem Management
13 14 (8.38%) Process Management
14 13 (7.78%) BMC
14 13 (7.78%) Microsoft
15 12 (7.19%) Management Information System
15 12 (7.19%) Programme Management
15 12 (7.19%) Risk Assessment
15 12 (7.19%) ITIL V3
15 12 (7.19%) Capacity Management
15 12 (7.19%) Security Cleared
15 12 (7.19%) Customer Engagement
16 11 (6.59%) Radio Access Network

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (5.39%) Tuxedo
1 9 (5.39%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.59%) CMS
3 3 (1.80%) IIS
4 2 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.60%) SAS
5 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (5.99%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.99%) MS Office
2 5 (2.99%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.60%) Maya
4 1 (0.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (4.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.60%) Office 365
3 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.59%) Radio Access Network
2 7 (4.19%) 3G
2 7 (4.19%) 4G
3 6 (3.59%) DNS
4 5 (2.99%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (2.99%) Ethernet
4 5 (2.99%) Firewall
5 4 (2.40%) LAN
5 4 (2.40%) Unified Communications
6 3 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (1.80%) DHCP
6 3 (1.80%) DWDM
7 2 (1.20%) Broadband
7 2 (1.20%) DOCSIS
7 2 (1.20%) DSLAM
7 2 (1.20%) Internet
7 2 (1.20%) MPLS
7 2 (1.20%) PSTN
7 2 (1.20%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.20%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.99%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (1.20%) Big Data
3 2 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (1.20%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (1.20%) Power BI
3 2 (1.20%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.20%) Star Schema
4 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.60%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 4 (2.40%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.60%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.60%) Hudson
2 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 53 (31.74%) Telecoms
2 17 (10.18%) Finance
3 15 (8.98%) Front Office
4 8 (4.79%) Billing
5 4 (2.40%) Back Office
5 4 (2.40%) Legal
5 4 (2.40%) Marketing
6 2 (1.20%) Retail
7 1 (0.60%) Advertising
7 1 (0.60%) Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Electronics
7 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (12.57%) Analyst
2 18 (10.78%) Architect
3 17 (10.18%) Service Manager
4 15 (8.98%) Incident Manager
5 13 (7.78%) Project Manager
6 11 (6.59%) Consultant
7 9 (5.39%) Change Manager
7 9 (5.39%) Programme Manager
7 9 (5.39%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (4.79%) Business Analyst
8 8 (4.79%) Field Engineer
9 7 (4.19%) Administrator
9 7 (4.19%) Change Analyst
9 7 (4.19%) Developer
9 7 (4.19%) IT Manager
9 7 (4.19%) ITIL Manager
10 5 (2.99%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (2.99%) Designer
10 5 (2.99%) Services Delivery Manager
10 5 (2.99%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.99%) Middleware
2 8 (4.79%) XML
3 7 (4.19%) Web Services
4 5 (2.99%) .NET
4 5 (2.99%) CSS
4 5 (2.99%) HTML
5 3 (1.80%) REST
6 2 (1.20%) DCOM
6 2 (1.20%) SOAP
7 1 (0.60%) ADO.NET
7 1 (0.60%) Ajax
7 1 (0.60%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.60%) FastCGI
7 1 (0.60%) LINQ
7 1 (0.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.60%) WCF
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Identity Foundation
7 1 (0.60%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.19%) Management Information System
2 10 (5.99%) Driving Licence
3 8 (4.79%) CMDB
3 8 (4.79%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.99%) Clustering
4 5 (2.99%) EMC VNX
5 4 (2.40%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (1.80%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.80%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.80%) PMI
6 3 (1.80%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.20%) CESG
7 2 (1.20%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.20%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.20%) PKI
7 2 (1.20%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.20%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.60%) e-Health
8 1 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.39%) Windows
2 8 (4.79%) Linux
3 4 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.40%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.80%) CentOS
4 3 (1.80%) Unix
5 1 (0.60%) AIX
5 1 (0.60%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (0.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (55.69%) ITIL
2 28 (16.77%) Project Management
3 26 (15.57%) ITSM
4 20 (11.98%) Incident Management
5 19 (11.38%) Service Delivery
6 17 (10.18%) Ticket Management
7 15 (8.98%) Change Control
7 15 (8.98%) Change Management
8 14 (8.38%) Problem Management
8 14 (8.38%) Process Management
8 14 (8.38%) Service Design
9 12 (7.19%) Capacity Management
9 12 (7.19%) Customer Engagement
9 12 (7.19%) ITIL V3
9 12 (7.19%) Programme Management
9 12 (7.19%) Risk Assessment
10 11 (6.59%) Business Continuity
10 11 (6.59%) Migration
10 11 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (5.99%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.78%) SQL
2 7 (4.19%) Java
2 7 (4.19%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.59%) VBScript
4 5 (2.99%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.80%) Ruby
6 2 (1.20%) C#
6 2 (1.20%) Perl
6 2 (1.20%) Python
7 1 (0.60%) C
7 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.60%) PHP
7 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (17.96%) Degree
2 12 (7.19%) Security Cleared
3 11 (6.59%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (5.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (5.39%) MCITP
5 9 (5.39%) MCTS
6 5 (2.99%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.40%) ISEB
7 4 (2.40%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.80%) CISSP
8 3 (1.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.20%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.20%) CCSP
9 2 (1.20%) CISM
9 2 (1.20%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.20%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 2 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (19.76%) SLA
2 7 (4.19%) QA
3 4 (2.40%) COBIT
4 3 (1.80%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.80%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.20%) ISO 14001
5 2 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (1.20%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (2.99%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.40%) vSphere
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.60%) NFS
4 1 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (4.79%) Puppet
2 5 (2.99%) WMI
3 4 (2.40%) Netcool
3 4 (2.40%) SCOM
4 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.20%) Amdocs OSS
5 2 (1.20%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (1.20%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.20%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.20%) Nagios
5 2 (1.20%) SCCM
6 1 (0.60%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (9.58%) Oracle
2 15 (8.98%) Remedy
2 15 (8.98%) ServiceNow
3 13 (7.78%) BMC
3 13 (7.78%) Microsoft
4 11 (6.59%) Huawei
5 9 (5.39%) HP
5 9 (5.39%) VMware
6 7 (4.19%) Cisco
6 7 (4.19%) Ericsson
7 6 (3.59%) CA
8 5 (2.99%) EMC
8 5 (2.99%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.40%) SAP
10 2 (1.20%) Capita
10 2 (1.20%) Cramer
10 2 (1.20%) Infovista
10 2 (1.20%) NetApp
10 2 (1.20%) SevOne
11 1 (0.60%) Ab Initio
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