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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 31 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 38 54 60
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +6
Contract jobs citing Service Management 114 75 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.32% 3.09% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.93% 4.13% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 35 21
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £341 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.09 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.52 £14.00 £13.35
% change year-on-year
+32.28% +4.86%
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
1923 1816 1797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.90% 74.82% 70.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1112 896 829
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 23 36
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.04 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.65% -33.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £14.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £59.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Management across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Management within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 49 £378 -11.17% 7
Bracknell +3 16 £350 -30.00% 4
Slough -3 12 £430 +22.85% 4
Newbury -8 6 £493 +9.44%
Maidenhead +8 4 £500 - 2
Windsor +3 2 - -
Service Management
South East

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Service Management 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 Management.

1 125 (55.80%) ITIL
2 60 (26.79%) Telecoms
3 54 (24.11%) Project Management
4 51 (22.77%) Incident Management
5 43 (19.20%) ITSM
6 30 (13.39%) Finance
7 29 (12.95%) Degree
7 29 (12.95%) Service Delivery
8 28 (12.50%) SLA
9 26 (11.61%) CRM
10 25 (11.16%) Problem Management
10 25 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
11 24 (10.71%) Oracle
12 23 (10.27%) HP
12 23 (10.27%) Data Centre
13 22 (9.82%) Microsoft
13 22 (9.82%) Windows
14 21 (9.38%) SQL
14 21 (9.38%) Linux
15 20 (8.93%) Remedy
16 19 (8.48%) ITIL Certification
16 19 (8.48%) CMS
17 18 (8.04%) Change Management
17 18 (8.04%) ServiceNow
18 17 (7.59%) MS Office
19 16 (7.14%) eTOM
19 16 (7.14%) Security Cleared
19 16 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
20 15 (6.70%) GAP Analysis
20 15 (6.70%) SAP

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Service Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (8.48%) CMS
2 8 (3.57%) WebLogic
3 7 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.23%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.79%) WebSphere Portal
5 4 (1.79%) Lync
5 4 (1.79%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (1.79%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (1.34%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.89%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.45%) IIS
8 1 (0.45%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (7.59%) MS Office
2 13 (5.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (4.46%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (4.91%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.79%) assyst
3 3 (1.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.34%) SAP CCM
3 3 (1.34%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.45%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.68%) SaaS
3 5 (2.23%) Office 365
4 2 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.45%) PaaS
5 1 (0.45%) IaaS
5 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.91%) VoIP
2 10 (4.46%) DNS
3 9 (4.02%) WAN
3 9 (4.02%) LAN
4 7 (3.13%) HTTP
4 7 (3.13%) SAN
5 6 (2.68%) Broadband
5 6 (2.68%) SMTP
6 5 (2.23%) Firewall
7 4 (1.79%) xDSL
7 4 (1.79%) ATM
7 4 (1.79%) Ethernet
7 4 (1.79%) DSLAM
7 4 (1.79%) PPP
7 4 (1.79%) VPN
8 3 (1.34%) 3G
8 3 (1.34%) NAS
9 2 (0.89%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.89%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.89%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.68%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.23%) Big Data
4 4 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (1.79%) DB2
4 4 (1.79%) OLAP
4 4 (1.79%) Data Mining
4 4 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (1.79%) Oracle OLAP
5 3 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.45%) QlikView
7 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (2.23%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.89%) PVCS
2 2 (0.89%) Subversion
3 1 (0.45%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.45%) MSI
General
1 60 (26.79%) Telecoms
2 30 (13.39%) Finance
3 11 (4.91%) Billing
4 9 (4.02%) Back Office
5 8 (3.57%) Front Office
5 8 (3.57%) Marketing
6 6 (2.68%) Spanish Language
7 5 (2.23%) Banking
7 5 (2.23%) Retail
8 3 (1.34%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.34%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.34%) Electronics
8 3 (1.34%) Legal
8 3 (1.34%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (12.50%) Analyst
2 25 (11.16%) Consultant
3 21 (9.38%) Architect
4 20 (8.93%) Project Manager
5 18 (8.04%) Service Manager
6 17 (7.59%) Incident Manager
6 17 (7.59%) Designer
7 15 (6.70%) Service Desk Engineer
7 15 (6.70%) Service Analyst
8 12 (5.36%) Test Leader
8 12 (5.36%) Service Improvement Consultant
9 10 (4.46%) Transition Manager
10 8 (3.57%) Service Transition Manager
10 8 (3.57%) Developer
11 6 (2.68%) Solutions Designer
12 5 (2.23%) Lead Developer
12 5 (2.23%) Technical Architect
12 5 (2.23%) Business Analyst
12 5 (2.23%) Infrastructure Architect
12 5 (2.23%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.57%) HTML
1 8 (3.57%) REST
2 5 (2.23%) .NET
2 5 (2.23%) SOAP
2 5 (2.23%) HTML5
3 4 (1.79%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (1.79%) WebCenter
3 4 (1.79%) Middleware
4 3 (1.34%) CSS
4 3 (1.34%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.89%) XML
6 1 (0.45%) Ajax
6 1 (0.45%) ADO.NET
6 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.45%) WCF
6 1 (0.45%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.45%) LINQ
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 1 (0.45%) FastCGI
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (10.27%) Data Centre
3 14 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.13%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.23%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.23%) Smart Meter
5 5 (2.23%) Performance Metrics
6 4 (1.79%) User Experience
6 4 (1.79%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.79%) Statistics
6 4 (1.79%) Clustering
7 3 (1.34%) DTV
7 3 (1.34%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.34%) Wiki
7 3 (1.34%) Replication
8 2 (0.89%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.89%) CMDB
8 2 (0.89%) Economics
9 1 (0.45%) AS400
9 1 (0.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 22 (9.82%) Windows
2 21 (9.38%) Linux
3 14 (6.25%) UNIX
4 8 (3.57%) Solaris
5 4 (1.79%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.34%) zOS
6 3 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (55.80%) ITIL
2 54 (24.11%) Project Management
3 51 (22.77%) Incident Management
4 43 (19.20%) ITSM
5 29 (12.95%) Service Delivery
6 26 (11.61%) CRM
7 25 (11.16%) Problem Management
8 18 (8.04%) Change Management
9 16 (7.14%) eTOM
9 16 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
10 15 (6.70%) GAP Analysis
11 13 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (5.36%) PRINCE2
12 12 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (5.36%) Integration Testing
12 12 (5.36%) Analytics
13 11 (4.91%) System Integration Testing
13 11 (4.91%) Workflow
14 10 (4.46%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (9.38%) SQL
2 7 (3.13%) Java
3 6 (2.68%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.23%) Perl
4 5 (2.23%) PL/SQL
5 4 (1.79%) C-shell
6 3 (1.34%) COBOL
6 3 (1.34%) C
7 2 (0.89%) VB
7 2 (0.89%) XQuery
7 2 (0.89%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.89%) VB6
8 1 (0.45%) Ruby
8 1 (0.45%) Python
8 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.45%) C#
8 1 (0.45%) C++
8 1 (0.45%) RPG
8 1 (0.45%) PHP
8 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (12.95%) Degree
2 19 (8.48%) ITIL Certification
3 16 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.57%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (3.13%) ISEB
6 6 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.68%) MCTS
6 6 (2.68%) MCITP
7 5 (2.23%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.23%) PMI Certification
7 5 (2.23%) CCNP
7 5 (2.23%) CCNA
8 4 (1.79%) PMP
8 4 (1.79%) Sun Certification
8 4 (1.79%) SCSA
9 3 (1.34%) MOS
9 3 (1.34%) CISSP
9 3 (1.34%) MCSE
9 3 (1.34%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (12.50%) SLA
2 11 (4.91%) QA
3 3 (1.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.89%) TickIT
4 2 (0.89%) COBIT
5 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (4.02%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.68%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.34%) vSphere
3 3 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (6.25%) SCOM
2 7 (3.13%) Netcool
3 5 (2.23%) SCCM
4 4 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (1.34%) WSUS
5 3 (1.34%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.34%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.34%) Nagios
5 3 (1.34%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.34%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.89%) Cisco IPCC
6 2 (0.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.45%) Control-M
Vendors
1 24 (10.71%) Oracle
2 23 (10.27%) HP
3 22 (9.82%) Microsoft
4 20 (8.93%) Remedy
5 18 (8.04%) ServiceNow
6 15 (6.70%) SAP
7 14 (6.25%) Huawei
8 10 (4.46%) Cisco
9 8 (3.57%) IBM
9 8 (3.57%) Citrix
10 7 (3.13%) BMC
11 5 (2.23%) CA
11 5 (2.23%) EMC
11 5 (2.23%) Infovista
11 5 (2.23%) ArcSight
12 4 (1.79%) Pega
12 4 (1.79%) Sitecore
12 4 (1.79%) TIBCO
12 4 (1.79%) Symantec
12 4 (1.79%) VMware
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