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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management
Rank 46 40 47
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing Service Management 81 108 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.69% 4.29% 3.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.58% 5.63% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 46 33
Median daily rate £500 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £268 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £550 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 0
Median hourly rate - £37.09 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £18.52 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-21.70% +27.72%
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
1770 1920 1862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.71% 76.34% 76.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 958 1119 914
Median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 64 29
Median hourly rate £19.61 £37.00 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.00% +116.75%
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 £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -12 22 £400 - 3
Bracknell -5 15 £315 +1.61% 3
Maidenhead -1 11 £615 +23.00%
Newbury +6 4 £388 -20.10%
Service Management
South East

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 85 (49.42%) ITIL
2 54 (31.40%) Telecoms
3 37 (21.51%) ITSM
4 31 (18.02%) Project Management
5 30 (17.44%) SLA
6 29 (16.86%) Degree
7 21 (12.21%) ServiceNow
8 20 (11.63%) Service Delivery
8 20 (11.63%) Finance
9 17 (9.88%) Incident Management
10 16 (9.30%) SQL
10 16 (9.30%) Change Control
10 16 (9.30%) Service Design
11 15 (8.72%) Oracle
11 15 (8.72%) Remedy
11 15 (8.72%) Migration
12 14 (8.14%) Management Information System
12 14 (8.14%) Process Management
12 14 (8.14%) ITIL V3
13 13 (7.56%) Security Cleared
13 13 (7.56%) BMC
13 13 (7.56%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (7.56%) Problem Management
14 12 (6.98%) Risk Assessment
14 12 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (6.98%) PRINCE2
14 12 (6.98%) Middleware
14 12 (6.98%) Change Management
14 12 (6.98%) Ticket Management
15 11 (6.40%) 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 (5.23%) Tuxedo
1 9 (5.23%) WebSphere
2 5 (2.91%) CMS
3 2 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.16%) IIS
4 1 (0.58%) JBoss
4 1 (0.58%) nginx
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.58%) SAS
4 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (4.07%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.91%) MS Office
2 5 (2.91%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.16%) Maya
3 2 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (4.07%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.16%) Office 365
4 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.40%) Radio Access Network
2 7 (4.07%) DNS
2 7 (4.07%) Ethernet
3 6 (3.49%) DWDM
4 5 (2.91%) 3G
4 5 (2.91%) 4G
4 5 (2.91%) Firewall
4 5 (2.91%) LAN
4 5 (2.91%) MPLS
5 4 (2.33%) Internet
5 4 (2.33%) Unified Communications
5 4 (2.33%) WAN
6 3 (1.74%) Broadband
6 3 (1.74%) DHCP
6 3 (1.74%) DOCSIS
6 3 (1.74%) DSLAM
6 3 (1.74%) PSTN
6 3 (1.74%) xDSL
7 2 (1.16%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.16%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.23%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.33%) Big Data
3 4 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.74%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.74%) Star Schema
5 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.16%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.58%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.58%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.58%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.58%) Power BI
6 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.58%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.58%) Hudson
2 1 (0.58%) Redmine
General
1 54 (31.40%) Telecoms
2 20 (11.63%) Finance
3 11 (6.40%) Front Office
4 6 (3.49%) Billing
5 4 (2.33%) Legal
5 4 (2.33%) Marketing
6 3 (1.74%) Back Office
6 3 (1.74%) Retail
7 1 (0.58%) Advertising
7 1 (0.58%) Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Electronics
7 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (12.79%) Analyst
2 20 (11.63%) Architect
3 17 (9.88%) Project Manager
4 15 (8.72%) Service Manager
5 11 (6.40%) Consultant
5 11 (6.40%) Incident Manager
6 9 (5.23%) Business Analyst
6 9 (5.23%) Change Manager
6 9 (5.23%) Programme Manager
7 8 (4.65%) Administrator
7 8 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (4.07%) Change Analyst
8 7 (4.07%) Developer
8 7 (4.07%) IT Manager
8 7 (4.07%) ITIL Manager
9 6 (3.49%) Designer
9 6 (3.49%) Field Engineer
9 6 (3.49%) ServiceNow Consultant
10 5 (2.91%) IT Change Manager
10 5 (2.91%) Teradata DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.98%) Middleware
2 9 (5.23%) XML
3 8 (4.65%) Web Services
4 5 (2.91%) CSS
4 5 (2.91%) HTML
5 3 (1.74%) .NET
5 3 (1.74%) REST
5 3 (1.74%) SOAP
6 2 (1.16%) DCOM
7 1 (0.58%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.58%) Django
7 1 (0.58%) Kafka
7 1 (0.58%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.14%) Management Information System
2 10 (5.81%) CMDB
2 10 (5.81%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.23%) Driving Licence
4 8 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.49%) Clustering
6 5 (2.91%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.74%) CESG
7 3 (1.74%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.74%) EMC VNX
7 3 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.74%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.74%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (1.74%) PMI
7 3 (1.74%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.16%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.16%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.16%) PKI
8 2 (1.16%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.16%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.40%) Windows
2 7 (4.07%) Linux
3 4 (2.33%) Unix
4 3 (1.74%) CentOS
4 3 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.74%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.16%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.58%) AIX
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.58%) Solaris
6 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.58%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (49.42%) ITIL
2 37 (21.51%) ITSM
3 31 (18.02%) Project Management
4 20 (11.63%) Service Delivery
5 17 (9.88%) Incident Management
6 16 (9.30%) Change Control
6 16 (9.30%) Service Design
7 15 (8.72%) Migration
8 14 (8.14%) ITIL V3
8 14 (8.14%) Process Management
9 13 (7.56%) Problem Management
10 12 (6.98%) Change Management
10 12 (6.98%) PRINCE2
10 12 (6.98%) Risk Assessment
10 12 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (6.98%) Ticket Management
11 11 (6.40%) Capacity Management
11 11 (6.40%) Configuration Management
11 11 (6.40%) Programme Management
12 10 (5.81%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.30%) SQL
2 7 (4.07%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.49%) Java
3 6 (3.49%) VBScript
4 3 (1.74%) Perl
4 3 (1.74%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.16%) Ruby
5 2 (1.16%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.58%) C
6 1 (0.58%) C#
6 1 (0.58%) PHP
6 1 (0.58%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (16.86%) Degree
2 13 (7.56%) ITIL Certification
2 13 (7.56%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.81%) PMI Certification
4 7 (4.07%) MCITP
4 7 (4.07%) MCTS
4 7 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.49%) PMP
6 5 (2.91%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.33%) CAPM
7 4 (2.33%) CISSP
8 3 (1.74%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 3 (1.74%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.74%) CCSP
8 3 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.74%) CISM
8 3 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.16%) ISEB
9 2 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.16%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (17.44%) SLA
2 7 (4.07%) QA
3 6 (3.49%) COBIT
3 6 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.74%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.74%) ISO22301
4 3 (1.74%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (1.16%) ISO 14001
5 2 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (4.07%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.74%) vSphere
4 2 (1.16%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.58%) NFS
5 1 (0.58%) vCloud
5 1 (0.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.58%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.58%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (4.07%) Puppet
2 5 (2.91%) WMI
3 4 (2.33%) Netcool
3 4 (2.33%) SCOM
4 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.16%) Amdocs OSS
5 2 (1.16%) Ansible
5 2 (1.16%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (1.16%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.16%) SCCM
6 1 (0.58%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.58%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 21 (12.21%) ServiceNow
2 15 (8.72%) Oracle
2 15 (8.72%) Remedy
3 13 (7.56%) BMC
4 10 (5.81%) HP
4 10 (5.81%) Microsoft
5 8 (4.65%) Huawei
6 7 (4.07%) Ericsson
6 7 (4.07%) VMware
7 6 (3.49%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.91%) CA
8 5 (2.91%) Cisco
8 5 (2.91%) Teradata
9 4 (2.33%) SAP
10 3 (1.74%) Ab Initio
10 3 (1.74%) EMC
11 2 (1.16%) Capita
11 2 (1.16%) Cramer
11 2 (1.16%) Infovista
11 2 (1.16%) SevOne
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