The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Serena products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Serena over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Serena Software, Inc.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Serena
Rank 64 - 100
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Serena 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.24% - 0.072%
As % of the Vendors category 0.52% - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£425 - £235
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £399 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.22% +13.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
387 560 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 46.68% 51.80% 57.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 250 229
Average daily rate £385 £385 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 22 24
Average hourly rate £17.29 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.96% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%

Serena
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Serena across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Serena Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Serena
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Serena Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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Top 27 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Serena also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Serena.

1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL V2
2 4 (80.00%) HP UCMDB
2 4 (80.00%) Software Licensing
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) WMI
4 2 (40.00%) StarTeam
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Time Management
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Borland
4 2 (40.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (20.00%) CRM
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (20.00%) Test Management
5 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Serena also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Serena. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) StarTeam
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Product Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (80.00%) Asset Management
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL V2
1 4 (80.00%) Software Licensing
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) HP UCMDB
2 3 (60.00%) WMI
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Borland
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft