The table below looks at the statistics for ITSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 56 67 52
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Contract jobs citing ITSM 11 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.46% 0.28% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 0.37% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£413 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -6.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £19.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-35.89% +13.04%
ITSM
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
550 543 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 73.14% 76.80% 61.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 266 181
Average daily rate £350 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 56 32
Average hourly rate £37.00 £30.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.80 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

ITSM
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

ITSM Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

ITSM
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITSM across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

ITSM Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

ITSM
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

ITSM Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

ITSM
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITSM within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
Peterborough +10 6 £345 -
Cambridge - 4 £519 - 2
Huntingdon - 1 - -
ITSM
East of England

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 9 (60.00%) Change Management
2 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (40.00%) Service Management
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle
3 6 (40.00%) ITIL
4 5 (33.33%) Linux
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 5 (33.33%) Middleware
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (26.67%) SAP
6 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (13.33%) QAD
7 2 (13.33%) MFGPRO
7 2 (13.33%) MS Office
7 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
7 2 (13.33%) ERP
7 2 (13.33%) Project Management
7 2 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (13.33%) Legal
7 2 (13.33%) Time Management
7 2 (13.33%) Degree
7 2 (13.33%) QA
8 1 (6.67%) Change Control
8 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (6.67%) Procure-to-pay
8 1 (6.67%) SAP ERP
8 1 (6.67%) SAP Implementation
8 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 5 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MFGPRO
2 1 (6.67%) SAP ERP
2 1 (6.67%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (13.33%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (13.33%) Programmer
4 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Progress Programmer
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Programmer
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Progress Analyst Programmer
4 2 (13.33%) SAP Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Business Systems Programmer
4 2 (13.33%) Middleware Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Analyst Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Middleware
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (6.67%) SAP Basis
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Change Management
2 6 (40.00%) Service Management
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) ERP
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (6.67%) Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
5 1 (6.67%) Document Management
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) SAP
3 2 (13.33%) QAD
4 1 (6.67%) FrontRange
4 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com