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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management
Rank 49 33 51
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +18
Contract jobs citing Service Management 76 122 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.23% 4.75% 3.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.03% 6.14% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 56 35
Median daily rate £423 £348 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.58% -18.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £248 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £37.09 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.63 £14.69
% change year-on-year
-7.20% +6.38%
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
1884 1986 1940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.00% 77.25% 77.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1009 1070 918
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £245 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £523 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 72 21
Median hourly rate £19.61 £30.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.63% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £14.50 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.15 £41.46 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 July 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 July 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 -20 17 £375 +7.14% 5
Bracknell -5 15 £313 -6.71%
Maidenhead +3 7 £610 +22.00% 1
Slough -10 4 £475 +45.03% 2
Newbury -7 3 £388 -22.50% 2
Service Management
South East

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 114 (62.64%) ITIL
2 48 (26.37%) Telecoms
3 36 (19.78%) Degree
4 30 (16.48%) SLA
5 28 (15.38%) Project Management
6 26 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 26 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 26 (14.29%) Incident Management
7 25 (13.74%) Customer Engagement
8 24 (13.19%) Microsoft Certification
9 23 (12.64%) Windows
9 23 (12.64%) MCTS
9 23 (12.64%) MCITP
9 23 (12.64%) Ticket Management
10 22 (12.09%) ITSM
11 21 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
12 19 (10.44%) SQL
12 19 (10.44%) Front Office
12 19 (10.44%) Finance
13 18 (9.89%) DNS
13 18 (9.89%) MS Excel
14 17 (9.34%) Problem Management
15 16 (8.79%) Change Management
16 15 (8.24%) Process Management
16 15 (8.24%) Remedy
16 15 (8.24%) ITIL V3
16 15 (8.24%) Change Control
16 15 (8.24%) ServiceNow
17 13 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
17 13 (7.14%) Configuration Management

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 (4.95%) IIS
2 6 (3.30%) CMS
3 4 (2.20%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.20%) Tuxedo
3 4 (2.20%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.55%) SAS
5 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (9.89%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.95%) MS Office
3 6 (3.30%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.30%) Office 365
3 2 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.89%) DNS
2 10 (5.49%) Firewall
3 9 (4.95%) DHCP
4 8 (4.40%) 3G
4 8 (4.40%) 4G
5 6 (3.30%) VPN
6 5 (2.75%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (2.75%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.20%) Unified Communications
8 3 (1.65%) Bluetooth
8 3 (1.65%) Broadband
8 3 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.65%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.65%) HTTP
8 3 (1.65%) IPv4
8 3 (1.65%) IPv6
8 3 (1.65%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (1.65%) SSL
8 3 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.65%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.04%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.20%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.65%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (1.65%) Big Data
4 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (1.65%) Power BI
4 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.10%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.10%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.10%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.55%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.55%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 4 (2.20%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (1.65%) Fiddler
2 3 (1.65%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.55%) Hudson
3 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.55%) JIRA
General
1 48 (26.37%) Telecoms
2 19 (10.44%) Finance
2 19 (10.44%) Front Office
3 12 (6.59%) Billing
4 6 (3.30%) Back Office
5 3 (1.65%) Legal
5 3 (1.65%) Retail
6 2 (1.10%) Advertising
6 2 (1.10%) Marketing
7 1 (0.55%) Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Electronics
7 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Law
7 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (13.74%) Service Manager
2 22 (12.09%) Analyst
3 19 (10.44%) Incident Manager
4 18 (9.89%) Field Engineer
5 16 (8.79%) Architect
6 15 (8.24%) Consultant
7 11 (6.04%) Project Manager
8 10 (5.49%) Transition Manager
9 9 (4.95%) Change Manager
9 9 (4.95%) IT Manager
9 9 (4.95%) Service Transition Manager
9 9 (4.95%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (4.40%) Delivery Manager
10 8 (4.40%) Services Delivery Manager
11 7 (3.85%) Change Analyst
11 7 (3.85%) ITIL Manager
12 6 (3.30%) Business Analyst
12 6 (3.30%) Programme Manager
13 5 (2.75%) Administrator
13 5 (2.75%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.95%) .NET
2 6 (3.30%) XML
3 5 (2.75%) Middleware
4 4 (2.20%) REST
4 4 (2.20%) Web Services
5 3 (1.65%) 802.1X
5 3 (1.65%) ADO.NET
5 3 (1.65%) Ajax
5 3 (1.65%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.65%) CSS
5 3 (1.65%) FastCGI
5 3 (1.65%) HTML
5 3 (1.65%) LINQ
5 3 (1.65%) RSS
5 3 (1.65%) WCF
5 3 (1.65%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 3 (1.65%) WPF
6 2 (1.10%) DCOM
7 1 (0.55%) CGI
7 1 (0.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 10 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.95%) CMDB
3 9 (4.95%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.40%) Clustering
5 6 (3.30%) Performance Metrics
6 5 (2.75%) EMC VNX
7 4 (2.20%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.65%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.65%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.65%) PMI
8 3 (1.65%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.10%) BYOD
9 2 (1.10%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.10%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.10%) PKI
9 2 (1.10%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.55%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.64%) Windows
2 9 (4.95%) Windows Server
3 8 (4.40%) Linux
4 4 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.65%) CentOS
5 3 (1.65%) Unix
6 1 (0.55%) AIX
6 1 (0.55%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (0.55%) Solaris
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (62.64%) ITIL
2 28 (15.38%) Project Management
3 26 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 26 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 25 (13.74%) Customer Engagement
5 23 (12.64%) Ticket Management
6 22 (12.09%) ITSM
7 17 (9.34%) Problem Management
8 16 (8.79%) Change Management
9 15 (8.24%) Change Control
9 15 (8.24%) ITIL V3
9 15 (8.24%) Process Management
10 13 (7.14%) Configuration Management
11 12 (6.59%) Service Design
12 11 (6.04%) CRM
13 10 (5.49%) PRINCE2
13 10 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (4.95%) Business Continuity
14 9 (4.95%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (4.95%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.44%) SQL
2 10 (5.49%) PowerShell
3 9 (4.95%) T-SQL
4 7 (3.85%) Java
5 6 (3.30%) VBScript
6 5 (2.75%) Ruby
7 4 (2.20%) C#
7 4 (2.20%) Python
8 3 (1.65%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.65%) PHP
9 2 (1.10%) Perl
10 1 (0.55%) C
10 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (19.78%) Degree
2 24 (13.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (12.64%) MCITP
3 23 (12.64%) MCTS
4 13 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (6.04%) Security Cleared
6 6 (3.30%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.75%) PMI Certification
8 4 (2.20%) ISEB
9 3 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.10%) PMP
10 2 (1.10%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 2 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.55%) CCNP
11 1 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.55%) CISSP
11 1 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.55%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (16.48%) SLA
2 8 (4.40%) QA
3 3 (1.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.10%) ISO 14001
4 2 (1.10%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.55%) COBIT
5 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (6.04%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.20%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.20%) vSphere
3 3 (1.65%) UAG
3 3 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.10%) BitLocker
4 2 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.10%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.55%) NFS
5 1 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (4.40%) Puppet
2 5 (2.75%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (2.75%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (2.75%) WMI
3 4 (2.20%) Netcool
3 4 (2.20%) SCCM
3 4 (2.20%) SCOM
3 4 (2.20%) WSUS
4 3 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.65%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.10%) Amdocs OSS
5 2 (1.10%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (1.10%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.10%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (1.10%) Nagios
6 1 (0.55%) Ansible
6 1 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 26 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.24%) Remedy
2 15 (8.24%) ServiceNow
3 13 (7.14%) Huawei
4 12 (6.59%) BMC
4 12 (6.59%) Oracle
5 9 (4.95%) VMware
6 8 (4.40%) Cisco
6 8 (4.40%) HP
7 5 (2.75%) EMC
7 5 (2.75%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.20%) CA
8 4 (2.20%) SAP
9 3 (1.65%) Citrix
10 2 (1.10%) Capita
10 2 (1.10%) Cramer
10 2 (1.10%) Ericsson
10 2 (1.10%) IBM
10 2 (1.10%) Infovista
10 2 (1.10%) NetApp
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