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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 36 55 61
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +6
Contract jobs citing Service Management 120 80 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.68% 3.18% 2.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.32% 4.27% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 35 20
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£348 £425 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.23% +27.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £344 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £494 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.09 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.38 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+10.43% +2.67%
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
1899 1872 1711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 74.06% 74.52% 69.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1024 891 748
Average daily rate £379 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 20 32
Average hourly rate £30.00 £18.04 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.34% -39.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.60 £14.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £44.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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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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 +8 43 £325 -23.52% 7
Slough +6 20 £328 -6.42% 2
Bracknell +2 14 £350 -10.25% 4
Maidenhead +5 6 £500 +8.10% 4
Newbury -4 5 £500 +14.28% 3
Windsor 0 2 - - 1
Service Management
South East

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 130 (58.82%) ITIL
2 67 (30.32%) Telecoms
3 54 (24.43%) Project Management
4 43 (19.46%) ITSM
5 40 (18.10%) Incident Management
6 34 (15.38%) Degree
6 34 (15.38%) Service Delivery
7 27 (12.22%) SLA
8 26 (11.76%) Remedy
9 24 (10.86%) Microsoft
9 24 (10.86%) SQL
9 24 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
10 23 (10.41%) Oracle
10 23 (10.41%) Finance
11 22 (9.95%) ITIL Certification
12 21 (9.50%) HP
13 20 (9.05%) Windows
13 20 (9.05%) CRM
14 19 (8.60%) Problem Management
15 18 (8.14%) Data Centre
15 18 (8.14%) MS Office
16 17 (7.69%) Management Information System
16 17 (7.69%) MS Excel
16 17 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
17 16 (7.24%) Change Management
17 16 (7.24%) Agile Software Development
18 15 (6.79%) GAP Analysis
18 15 (6.79%) Stakeholder Management
19 14 (6.33%) MS PowerPoint
19 14 (6.33%) CMS

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 14 (6.33%) CMS
2 8 (3.62%) WebLogic
3 7 (3.17%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.26%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.26%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.81%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (1.81%) WebSphere Portal
5 4 (1.81%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (1.36%) IIS
6 3 (1.36%) Lync
7 2 (0.90%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (0.90%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.90%) GroupWise
8 1 (0.45%) SAS
8 1 (0.45%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (8.14%) MS Office
2 17 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 14 (6.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.36%) MS Project
5 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.81%) assyst
3 2 (0.90%) SAP CCM
3 2 (0.90%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.45%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.81%) Office 365
3 2 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.90%) SaaS
4 1 (0.45%) PaaS
4 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.43%) VoIP
2 8 (3.62%) WAN
2 8 (3.62%) LAN
3 7 (3.17%) SAN
4 6 (2.71%) DNS
4 6 (2.71%) Broadband
5 5 (2.26%) Firewall
6 4 (1.81%) DSLAM
6 4 (1.81%) xDSL
6 4 (1.81%) ATM
6 4 (1.81%) Ethernet
6 4 (1.81%) VPN
6 4 (1.81%) PPP
7 3 (1.36%) 3G
8 2 (0.90%) ZigBee
8 2 (0.90%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.90%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (0.90%) IMAP
8 2 (0.90%) Internet
8 2 (0.90%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.71%) SQL Server
1 6 (2.71%) Oracle Database
2 4 (1.81%) Big Data
2 4 (1.81%) Oracle OLAP
2 4 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (1.81%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (1.81%) OLAP
3 3 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.90%) DB2
4 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (2.26%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.36%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.90%) TestPartner
4 1 (0.45%) Fiddler
General
1 67 (30.32%) Telecoms
2 23 (10.41%) Finance
3 13 (5.88%) Billing
4 10 (4.52%) Back Office
5 8 (3.62%) Spanish Language
6 7 (3.17%) Marketing
6 7 (3.17%) Front Office
7 5 (2.26%) Banking
8 4 (1.81%) Retail
9 3 (1.36%) Multimedia
9 3 (1.36%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.36%) Legal
10 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.90%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (12.67%) Consultant
2 27 (12.22%) Analyst
3 24 (10.86%) Project Manager
4 21 (9.50%) Architect
5 18 (8.14%) Service Manager
6 15 (6.79%) Designer
6 15 (6.79%) Test Leader
7 14 (6.33%) Transition Manager
7 14 (6.33%) Incident Manager
7 14 (6.33%) Service Analyst
8 12 (5.43%) Service Improvement Consultant
9 10 (4.52%) Service Transition Manager
9 10 (4.52%) Service Desk Engineer
10 8 (3.62%) Developer
11 7 (3.17%) Field Engineer
12 6 (2.71%) ITSM Consultant
13 5 (2.26%) Solutions Designer
13 5 (2.26%) Lead Developer
13 5 (2.26%) Delivery Manager
14 4 (1.81%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.62%) HTML
1 8 (3.62%) REST
2 7 (3.17%) .NET
3 5 (2.26%) SOAP
3 5 (2.26%) HTML5
4 4 (1.81%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (1.81%) WebCenter
4 4 (1.81%) Middleware
5 3 (1.36%) CSS
5 3 (1.36%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.90%) XML
7 1 (0.45%) Ajax
7 1 (0.45%) ADO.NET
7 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.45%) WCF
7 1 (0.45%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.45%) LINQ
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Identity Foundation
7 1 (0.45%) FastCGI
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.14%) Data Centre
3 17 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.71%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.71%) Performance Metrics
5 5 (2.26%) CMDB
5 5 (2.26%) Smart Meter
5 5 (2.26%) Replication
6 4 (1.81%) Clustering
6 4 (1.81%) Statistics
6 4 (1.81%) User Experience
7 2 (0.90%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.90%) Wiki
7 2 (0.90%) Economics
7 2 (0.90%) DTV
8 1 (0.45%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.45%) PMI
8 1 (0.45%) AS400
8 1 (0.45%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.05%) Windows
2 14 (6.33%) Linux
3 13 (5.88%) UNIX
4 7 (3.17%) Solaris
5 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.36%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (58.82%) ITIL
2 54 (24.43%) Project Management
3 43 (19.46%) ITSM
4 40 (18.10%) Incident Management
5 34 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 20 (9.05%) CRM
7 19 (8.60%) Problem Management
8 16 (7.24%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (7.24%) Change Management
9 15 (6.79%) GAP Analysis
9 15 (6.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (5.88%) PRINCE2
10 13 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
10 13 (5.88%) Analytics
11 12 (5.43%) Workflow
11 12 (5.43%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (5.43%) Integration Testing
12 11 (4.98%) Risk Management
12 11 (4.98%) System Integration Testing
13 10 (4.52%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (10.86%) SQL
2 7 (3.17%) Java
3 6 (2.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.26%) Perl
4 5 (2.26%) PL/SQL
5 4 (1.81%) C-shell
6 3 (1.36%) C#
7 2 (0.90%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.90%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.90%) XQuery
7 2 (0.90%) C
8 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.45%) RPG/400
8 1 (0.45%) RPG IV
8 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.45%) VB6
8 1 (0.45%) Ruby
8 1 (0.45%) Python
8 1 (0.45%) VB
8 1 (0.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 34 (15.38%) Degree
2 22 (9.95%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (4.52%) MCTS
3 10 (4.52%) MCITP
3 10 (4.52%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (4.07%) PMI Certification
5 8 (3.62%) PMP
6 7 (3.17%) ISEB
7 6 (2.71%) CCNP
7 6 (2.71%) CCNA
8 5 (2.26%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.81%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.81%) SCSA
9 4 (1.81%) Sun Certification
10 3 (1.36%) CISSP
10 3 (1.36%) HNC
11 2 (0.90%) HND
11 2 (0.90%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (12.22%) SLA
2 12 (5.43%) QA
3 4 (1.81%) COBIT
4 3 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.45%) TickIT
5 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (5.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.81%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.90%) vSphere
3 2 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (4.07%) SCOM
2 7 (3.17%) Netcool
3 5 (2.26%) SCCM
4 4 (1.81%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.90%) WSUS
5 2 (0.90%) Nagios
5 2 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.90%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (0.90%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.90%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.90%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (0.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.45%) Control-M
Vendors
1 26 (11.76%) Remedy
2 24 (10.86%) Microsoft
3 23 (10.41%) Oracle
4 21 (9.50%) HP
5 13 (5.88%) SAP
5 13 (5.88%) Huawei
5 13 (5.88%) ServiceNow
6 10 (4.52%) Cisco
7 7 (3.17%) IBM
7 7 (3.17%) BMC
8 6 (2.71%) Citrix
9 5 (2.26%) Infovista
9 5 (2.26%) ArcSight
10 4 (1.81%) Pega
10 4 (1.81%) Sitecore
10 4 (1.81%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.81%) Amdocs
10 4 (1.81%) Veritas
10 4 (1.81%) CA
10 4 (1.81%) EMC
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