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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 67 64 67
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing ITSM 15 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.19% 1.18% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 1.65% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 2
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £219
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +82.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £124 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £435 £224
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £8.50 - -
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
948 729 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 75.24% 71.68% 72.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 375 318
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 35 55
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.88 £15.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.42% +44.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.48 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.85 £63.55 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 -1 7 £350 +180.00% 3
High Wycombe - 3 - - 2
ITSM
South East

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 24 (80.00%) Service Management
2 21 (70.00%) ITIL
3 16 (53.33%) Security Cleared
4 14 (46.67%) SC Cleared
5 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (23.33%) SLA
6 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
7 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (20.00%) Problem Management
7 6 (20.00%) Operations Management
7 6 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (20.00%) People Management
8 5 (16.67%) Process Improvement
8 5 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (16.67%) DV Cleared
8 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
8 5 (16.67%) Project Management
8 5 (16.67%) MS Office
9 4 (13.33%) HP
9 4 (13.33%) Finance
9 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
9 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
10 3 (10.00%) Performance Management
10 3 (10.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 3 (10.00%) Product Management
10 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
10 3 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (10.00%) Internet

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (3.33%) Apache
1 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (16.67%) MS Office
3 2 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Internet
1 3 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) MPLS
2 1 (3.33%) DSL
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.33%) Redmine
General
1 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Operations Manager
3 5 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Service Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Change Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Process Manager
5 3 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Developer
6 2 (6.67%) IT Operations Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Support Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Risk Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Business Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (3.33%) IT Services Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Incident Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) ITSM Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) CMDB
3 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.33%) Learning Management System
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) VLE
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) Service Management
2 21 (70.00%) ITIL
3 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (20.00%) Operations Management
3 6 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 6 (20.00%) People Management
4 5 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 5 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (10.00%) Six Sigma
5 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 3 (10.00%) Product Management
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.67%) Change Management
6 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.33%) SOA
7 1 (3.33%) ETL
7 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) C
2 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.33%) PHP
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 14 (46.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 3 (10.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
6 1 (3.33%) Degree
6 1 (3.33%) ISEB
6 1 (3.33%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Xen
2 1 (3.33%) NLBS
2 1 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (3.33%) Nagios
2 1 (3.33%) WSUS
2 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.33%) Remedy
3 1 (3.33%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) Splunk
3 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £15.00 per hour
Posted: 16 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £8.00 - £8.50 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago