The table below looks at the statistics for ITSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 56 69 59
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs citing ITSM 10 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.27% 0.25% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 0.32% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 5
Median daily rate £435 £288 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.30% -32.35%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £369
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.38 £12.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.00% -37.50%
ITSM
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
639 621 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.89% 76.29% 72.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 420 286
Median daily rate £375 £369 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 10
Median hourly rate £21.75 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.34% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £63.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

ITSM
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

ITSM Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

ITSM
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITSM across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

ITSM Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

ITSM
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

ITSM Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for ITSM.

1 27 (90.00%) ITIL
2 18 (60.00%) Service Management
3 13 (43.33%) Change Management
4 12 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (36.67%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (33.33%) ServiceNow
7 9 (30.00%) Test Scripting
7 9 (30.00%) Data Structures
7 9 (30.00%) Six Sigma
8 8 (26.67%) Windows
9 7 (23.33%) Eclipse
9 7 (23.33%) Toad
9 7 (23.33%) RDBMS
9 7 (23.33%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (23.33%) Unix
9 7 (23.33%) XML
9 7 (23.33%) JUnit
9 7 (23.33%) WebLogic
9 7 (23.33%) JSP
9 7 (23.33%) Servlets
9 7 (23.33%) C++
9 7 (23.33%) HTML
9 7 (23.33%) Java
9 7 (23.33%) PL/SQL
9 7 (23.33%) SQL
9 7 (23.33%) VB
9 7 (23.33%) J2EE
9 7 (23.33%) Oracle
9 7 (23.33%) Finance

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 7 (23.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) BusinessObjects
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle OWB
1 7 (23.33%) RDBMS
1 7 (23.33%) Relational Database
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Eclipse
1 7 (23.33%) JUnit
1 7 (23.33%) Toad
2 6 (20.00%) Ant
2 6 (20.00%) Artifactory
2 6 (20.00%) ClearQuest
2 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (20.00%) JIRA
2 6 (20.00%) Maven
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (6.67%) PVCS
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Analyst
1 10 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) ITIL Manager
3 4 (13.33%) ITSM Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Change Manager
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL Service Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Head of Service Management
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL Change Manager
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL Problem Manager
5 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Problem Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Transformation Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) Hibernate
1 7 (23.33%) HTML
1 7 (23.33%) J2EE
1 7 (23.33%) JSP
1 7 (23.33%) Servlets
1 7 (23.33%) Spring
1 7 (23.33%) XML
2 6 (20.00%) Apache CXF
2 6 (20.00%) Web Services
3 4 (13.33%) Struts
4 2 (6.67%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (30.00%) Data Structures
3 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) ITIL
2 18 (60.00%) Service Management
3 13 (43.33%) Change Management
4 10 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (30.00%) Six Sigma
5 9 (30.00%) Test Scripting
6 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
6 6 (20.00%) ITIL V3
6 6 (20.00%) OO
6 6 (20.00%) OOP
6 6 (20.00%) UML
7 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
8 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (6.67%) Supplier Management
9 1 (3.33%) People Management
9 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) C++
1 7 (23.33%) Java
1 7 (23.33%) PL/SQL
1 7 (23.33%) SQL
1 7 (23.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) Degree
3 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (13.33%) OCPJP
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (6.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 7 (23.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) BMC
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix
3 1 (3.33%) Remedy