The table below looks at the statistics for ITSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 71 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing ITSM 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.46% 0.68% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£239 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £359 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £20.00 £14.08
% change year-on-year
-16.25% +42.02%
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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
663 689 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 76.47% 78.47% 69.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 476 293
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 24 15
Average hourly rate £41.00 £24.00 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.83% +73.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £13.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.28 £28.10 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITSM across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITSM across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

ITSM Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing ITSM 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 ITSM.

1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) Service Management
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) SLA
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (28.57%) SOA
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) PMI
5 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Lotus
5 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
5 1 (14.29%) DHCP
5 1 (14.29%) VPN
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
5 1 (14.29%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
5 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 1 (14.29%) Dependency Management
5 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Publishing
5 1 (14.29%) VMware

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing ITSM 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 ITSM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
1 1 (14.29%) Lotus Domino
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) PMI
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) Service Management
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 2 (28.57%) SOA
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 1 (14.29%) Dependency Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
2 1 (14.29%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Lotus
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) LANDesk