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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 58 62 61
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing ITSM 6 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.86% 1.38% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.88% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Median daily rate £500 £550 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +27.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £550 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £358 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -15.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 0
Median hourly rate - £37.09 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £30.08 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-56.77% +114.82%
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
522 745 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 74.79% 73.33% 70.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 497 324
Median daily rate £400 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £558 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 12
Median hourly rate £20.00 £37.09 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.07% +95.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £30.90 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.73 £37.09 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 7 (70.00%) Service Management
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) CMDB
4 2 (20.00%) Release Management
4 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 2 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Unix
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) AIX
5 1 (10.00%) Solaris
5 1 (10.00%) LAN
5 1 (10.00%) CISSP
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (10.00%) PMP
5 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (10.00%) Firewall
5 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (10.00%) C

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Change Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) ServiceNow Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Change Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Change Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Continuity Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) CMDB
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Grid Computing
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) AIX
1 1 (10.00%) Solaris
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Service Management
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (20.00%) Release Management
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) Operations Management
5 1 (10.00%) People Management
5 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (10.00%) Service Continuity Management
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CISSP
1 1 (10.00%) CITP
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (10.00%) PMP
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) ServiceNow