The table below looks at the statistics for ITSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 71 59 58
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Contract jobs citing ITSM 8 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.88% 1.11% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.53% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 4
Median daily rate £429 £350 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £262 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £428 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.38 £12.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+39.00% -35.89%
ITSM
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
718 653 776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 79.16% 72.80% 76.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 338 375
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 15
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £18.03 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £37.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing ITSM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

ITSM
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITSM across the Reading region.

ITSM Daily Rate Trend in Reading

ITSM
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITSM across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

ITSM Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

ITSM
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITSM across the Reading region.

ITSM Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ITSM 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 Reading region with a requirement for ITSM.

1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) ITIL
3 7 (36.84%) Service Management
3 7 (36.84%) Banking
4 6 (31.58%) Automation Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
6 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
6 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
7 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
7 3 (15.79%) Kanban
7 3 (15.79%) vSphere
7 3 (15.79%) Node.js
7 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (15.79%) DevOps
7 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
7 3 (15.79%) Coaching
7 3 (15.79%) Ruby
7 3 (15.79%) JIRA
7 3 (15.79%) LANDesk
7 3 (15.79%) Change Management
7 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (15.79%) VMware
7 3 (15.79%) Java
7 3 (15.79%) Perl
7 3 (15.79%) MySQL
7 3 (15.79%) Linux
7 3 (15.79%) Python
8 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (10.53%) SLA

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 3 (15.79%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
1 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.53%) Data Mining
2 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.53%) QlikView
3 1 (5.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) TestDirector
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
1 3 (15.79%) Team Leader
2 2 (10.53%) Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Architect
2 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Change Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Change Management Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Change Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Database Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Engineering Manager
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL Change Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Software Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Software Licensing Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) CMDB
3 1 (5.26%) Grid Computing
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) AIX
2 1 (5.26%) Solaris
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) Service Management
3 6 (31.58%) Automation Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Change Management
4 3 (15.79%) Coaching
4 3 (15.79%) DevOps
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 3 (15.79%) Kanban
4 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
5 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.53%) Release Management
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Analytics
6 1 (5.26%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (5.26%) Security Hardening
6 1 (5.26%) Software Licensing
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Java
1 3 (15.79%) Perl
1 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
1 3 (15.79%) Python
1 3 (15.79%) Ruby
2 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) CISSP
2 1 (5.26%) CITP
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (15.79%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) LANDesk
1 3 (15.79%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) Remedy
2 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
2 2 (10.53%) Vertica
3 1 (5.26%) BMC
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle