The table below looks at the statistics for ITSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 69 63 63
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing ITSM 4 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.48% 0.35% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.44% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Median daily rate £525 £390 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% +52.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £14.00 - £24.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.38 £12.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+39.00% -34.21%
ITSM
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
672 681 671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 80.10% 78.64% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 513 464
Median daily rate £380 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 37
Median hourly rate £39.50 £37.04 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.64% +49.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £19.46 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

ITSM
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

ITSM Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

ITSM
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

ITSM Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 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 Bristol region with a requirement for ITSM.

1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
1 7 (70.00%) Service Management
2 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) SIEM
3 4 (40.00%) LogRhythm
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) CISSP
4 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (20.00%) Coaching
5 2 (20.00%) Office Automation
5 2 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
5 2 (20.00%) Information Assurance
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) RSA enVision
5 2 (20.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (20.00%) CREST Certified
5 2 (20.00%) SANS
5 2 (20.00%) Splunk
5 2 (20.00%) ArcSight
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (20.00%) Government Security Classifications
5 2 (20.00%) Internet
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) Unix
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 1 (10.00%) IBM Domino
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Security Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Head of IT
3 1 (10.00%) IT Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Configuration Manager
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Release Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Release and Configuration Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
1 7 (70.00%) Service Management
2 4 (40.00%) SIEM
3 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) Coaching
4 2 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 2 (20.00%) Office Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) Information Security
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) Release Management
5 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (20.00%) CISM
3 2 (20.00%) CREST Certified
3 2 (20.00%) GCIA
3 2 (20.00%) GCIH
3 2 (20.00%) SANS
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Government Security Classifications
1 2 (20.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) COBIT
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) LogRhythm
2 2 (20.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Splunk
3 1 (10.00%) LANDesk
3 1 (10.00%) Lotus
3 1 (10.00%) VMware