The table below looks at the statistics for ITSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 52 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ITSM 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.29% - 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% - 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£413 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-34.21% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
359 299 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 77.37% 72.93% 64.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 196 109
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 26
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.31 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £46.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

ITSM
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

ITSM Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

ITSM
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 7 (87.50%) ITIL
1 7 (87.50%) Service Management
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) Legal
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) QA
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) SAP ERP
4 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (12.50%) Demand Management

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP ERP
General
1 3 (37.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Service Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Services Manager
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Management Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
1 7 (87.50%) Service Management
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (12.50%) Demand Management
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) SAP