The table below looks at the statistics for ITSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 28 November 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 72 67 55
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Contract jobs citing ITSM 18 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.42% 0.86% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 1.23% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
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£423 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.18% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
ITSM
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
955 734 566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 75.14% 70.31% 71.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 390 248
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 35 47
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.33 £12.15 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITSM across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

ITSM
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

ITSM Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

ITSM
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

ITSM Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

ITSM
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITSM within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -9 11 £423 +74.22% 3
High Wycombe - 7 - -
ITSM
South East

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 23 (74.19%) Service Management
2 21 (67.74%) ITIL
3 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
4 17 (54.84%) MS Excel
5 14 (45.16%) Security Cleared
6 13 (41.94%) SC Cleared
7 12 (38.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 11 (35.48%) MS Office
9 10 (32.26%) Management Information System
9 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (25.81%) C
11 7 (22.58%) Internet
12 6 (19.35%) Risk Assessment
13 5 (16.13%) MS PowerPoint
13 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
13 5 (16.13%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (16.13%) SLA
14 3 (9.68%) Radio Access Network
14 3 (9.68%) Product Management
14 3 (9.68%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis
14 3 (9.68%) HP
14 3 (9.68%) Six Sigma
15 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
15 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
15 2 (6.45%) Windows
15 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
15 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
15 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
15 2 (6.45%) Performance Management

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (3.23%) Apache
Applications
1 17 (54.84%) MS Excel
2 11 (35.48%) MS Office
3 5 (16.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (6.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) Internet
2 3 (9.68%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.23%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) QlikView
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Redmine
1 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Analyst
2 13 (41.94%) Service Analyst
2 13 (41.94%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (38.71%) 1st Line Support
4 8 (25.81%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 8 (25.81%) Support Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Change Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Process Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Risk Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) QlikView Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Customer Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Incident Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Service Operations Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Service Assurance Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Customer Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Process Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Management Information System
1 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) CMDB
2 1 (3.23%) Learning Management System
2 1 (3.23%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) CentOS
2 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) Service Management
2 21 (67.74%) ITIL
3 6 (19.35%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (9.68%) Product Management
4 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis
4 3 (9.68%) Six Sigma
5 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.23%) Software License Management
6 1 (3.23%) Data Architecture
6 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Time Management
6 1 (3.23%) Change Control
6 1 (3.23%) Analytics
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.23%) Change Management
6 1 (3.23%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) C
2 1 (3.23%) PHP
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) Security Cleared
2 13 (41.94%) SC Cleared
3 12 (38.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (16.13%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (9.68%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.23%) Degree
7 1 (3.23%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (3.23%) OVSD
1 1 (3.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) F5
3 1 (3.23%) Splunk
3 1 (3.23%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco
3 1 (3.23%) NetApp
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.23%) Remedy
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £15.00 - £17.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago