The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 64 56 61
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs citing ITSM 3 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.42% 0.17% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.29% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate - - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+31.03% -9.37%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
533 350 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 73.93% 58.33% 66.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 176 270
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £268 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 32 57
Average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.60 £56.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
ITSM
East of England

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (81.82%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 7 (63.64%) PRINCE2
2 7 (63.64%) Project Management
3 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) VoIP
3 6 (54.55%) BCP
3 6 (54.55%) Wireless
3 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 6 (54.55%) VMware ESX
3 6 (54.55%) IP Telephony
3 6 (54.55%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (54.55%) vSphere
3 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (27.27%) Service Management
4 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) UNIX
5 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) Perl
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Time Management
5 2 (18.18%) Requirements Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) Clustering
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) VoIP
1 6 (54.55%) Wireless
1 6 (54.55%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Progress Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Progress Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Progress Analyst Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Migration Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX
4 1 (9.09%) AIX
4 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
1 7 (63.64%) PRINCE2
1 7 (63.64%) Project Management
2 6 (54.55%) BCP
2 6 (54.55%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) Time Management
4 2 (18.18%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) DSDM
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Progress 4GL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) VMware ESX
1 6 (54.55%) vSphere
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Cognos
3 1 (9.09%) Progress