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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management
Rank 45 45 46
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Service Management 68 81 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.45% 3.25% 3.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.35% 4.21% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 30 45
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £314 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £539 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Median hourly rate £14.25 £37.09 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.57% +33.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
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
1565 1926 1966
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.36% 77.16% 73.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 1027 1038
Median daily rate £401 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 87 23
Median hourly rate £22.50 £30.90 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.18% +27.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £11.42 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.18 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -9 28 £425 -2.85% 3
Bracknell +11 17 £205 -48.75% 2
Maidenhead +5 4 £700 +40.00% 1
Newbury +7 3 £463 +46.82% 2
Wokingham - 1 £475 -
Service Management
South East

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 59 (41.55%) ITIL
2 41 (28.87%) Telecoms
3 31 (21.83%) ITSM
4 30 (21.13%) Project Management
5 25 (17.61%) Service Delivery
6 23 (16.20%) SLA
7 19 (13.38%) Finance
8 17 (11.97%) Security Cleared
9 16 (11.27%) ServiceNow
9 16 (11.27%) Problem Management
9 16 (11.27%) Oracle
10 15 (10.56%) Degree
10 15 (10.56%) Risk Assessment
10 15 (10.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (9.86%) Migration
11 14 (9.86%) Incident Management
11 14 (9.86%) Windows
11 14 (9.86%) Middleware
12 13 (9.15%) Management Information System
13 12 (8.45%) Business Continuity
13 12 (8.45%) PRINCE2
13 12 (8.45%) Public Cloud
14 11 (7.75%) Mentoring
14 11 (7.75%) Data Centre
14 11 (7.75%) Capacity Management
14 11 (7.75%) Service Design
14 11 (7.75%) Matrix Organization
15 10 (7.04%) Driving Licence
15 10 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (7.04%) ITIL V3

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 (6.34%) Tuxedo
1 9 (6.34%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.11%) CMS
2 3 (2.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (2.11%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.70%) Confluence
3 1 (0.70%) JBoss
3 1 (0.70%) nginx
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.70%) SAS
3 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.82%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.41%) Maya
3 2 (1.41%) MS Office
4 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.41%) IaaS
3 2 (1.41%) Office 365
3 2 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.34%) Radio Access Network
2 8 (5.63%) LAN
3 7 (4.93%) DNS
3 7 (4.93%) Ethernet
3 7 (4.93%) WAN
4 6 (4.23%) DWDM
4 6 (4.23%) MPLS
5 5 (3.52%) Firewall
5 5 (3.52%) HTTP
5 5 (3.52%) SMTP
6 3 (2.11%) Broadband
6 3 (2.11%) DOCSIS
6 3 (2.11%) DSLAM
6 3 (2.11%) Internet
6 3 (2.11%) PSTN
6 3 (2.11%) xDSL
7 2 (1.41%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.41%) SDH
7 2 (1.41%) Wireless
7 2 (1.41%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (4.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.52%) Oracle Database
2 5 (3.52%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (2.11%) Big Data
3 3 (2.11%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (2.11%) Star Schema
4 2 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.70%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.70%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.70%) JIRA
1 1 (0.70%) Redmine
1 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (28.87%) Telecoms
2 19 (13.38%) Finance
3 6 (4.23%) Legal
4 5 (3.52%) Marketing
5 4 (2.82%) Front Office
6 2 (1.41%) Electronics
6 2 (1.41%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.41%) Retail
7 1 (0.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (14.08%) Analyst
2 16 (11.27%) Architect
3 12 (8.45%) Project Manager
4 10 (7.04%) Business Analyst
4 10 (7.04%) Consultant
5 9 (6.34%) Senior Manager
6 8 (5.63%) Programme Manager
7 7 (4.93%) Problem Manager
7 7 (4.93%) Service Manager
8 6 (4.23%) Telecoms Manager
8 6 (4.23%) Windows Engineer
9 5 (3.52%) Administrator
9 5 (3.52%) AWS Engineer
9 5 (3.52%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (3.52%) DBA
9 5 (3.52%) Delivery Manager
9 5 (3.52%) Developer
9 5 (3.52%) Implementation Manager
9 5 (3.52%) ServiceNow Consultant
9 5 (3.52%) Teradata DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.86%) Middleware
2 7 (4.93%) Web Services
3 4 (2.82%) CSS
3 4 (2.82%) HTML
3 4 (2.82%) XML
4 2 (1.41%) REST
4 2 (1.41%) SOAP
5 1 (0.70%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.70%) Django
5 1 (0.70%) Kafka
5 1 (0.70%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.15%) Management Information System
2 12 (8.45%) Public Cloud
3 11 (7.75%) Data Centre
4 10 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (7.04%) CMDB
4 10 (7.04%) Driving Licence
5 6 (4.23%) Client/Server
6 5 (3.52%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (2.82%) Mainframe
8 3 (2.11%) CESG
9 2 (1.41%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.41%) FMCG
9 2 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.41%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.70%) Clustering
10 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.70%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.70%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.70%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.86%) Windows
2 6 (4.23%) Unix
2 6 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (3.52%) Linux
4 3 (2.11%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.41%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.70%) MVS
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.70%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (41.55%) ITIL
2 31 (21.83%) ITSM
3 30 (21.13%) Project Management
4 25 (17.61%) Service Delivery
5 16 (11.27%) Problem Management
6 15 (10.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (10.56%) Risk Assessment
7 14 (9.86%) Incident Management
7 14 (9.86%) Migration
8 12 (8.45%) Business Continuity
8 12 (8.45%) PRINCE2
9 11 (7.75%) Capacity Management
9 11 (7.75%) Matrix Organization
9 11 (7.75%) Mentoring
9 11 (7.75%) Service Design
10 10 (7.04%) ITIL V3
10 10 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (6.34%) Product Management
11 9 (6.34%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (6.34%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.34%) SQL
2 5 (3.52%) Perl
3 3 (2.11%) Java
4 2 (1.41%) C
4 2 (1.41%) PHP
4 2 (1.41%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.41%) Python
4 2 (1.41%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (11.97%) Security Cleared
2 15 (10.56%) Degree
3 10 (7.04%) PMI Certification
4 9 (6.34%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (6.34%) PMP
5 7 (4.93%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.52%) CAPM
7 4 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 3 (2.11%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (2.11%) CCSP
8 3 (2.11%) CISM
8 3 (2.11%) CISSP
8 3 (2.11%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.70%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.70%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (16.20%) SLA
2 9 (6.34%) QA
3 6 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (3.52%) COBIT
5 3 (2.11%) ISO 9001
5 3 (2.11%) ISO22301
6 2 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (1.41%) ISO 14001
6 2 (1.41%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.70%) vCloud
2 1 (0.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (0.70%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.11%) Netcool
1 3 (2.11%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (1.41%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.70%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (0.70%) Ansible
3 1 (0.70%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.70%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.70%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (0.70%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.70%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (0.70%) Netcool/Webtop
3 1 (0.70%) Puppet
3 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (0.70%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (11.27%) Oracle
1 16 (11.27%) ServiceNow
2 10 (7.04%) Huawei
3 9 (6.34%) HP
4 8 (5.63%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.93%) BMC
6 6 (4.23%) Cisco
6 6 (4.23%) Ericsson
6 6 (4.23%) Teradata
6 6 (4.23%) VMware
7 4 (2.82%) Remedy
8 3 (2.11%) CA
8 3 (2.11%) EMC
8 3 (2.11%) SAP
9 2 (1.41%) Ab Initio
9 2 (1.41%) Avaya
9 2 (1.41%) Citrix
10 1 (0.70%) AppSense
10 1 (0.70%) Cramer
10 1 (0.70%) Infovista
Bracknell, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £14.25 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago