The table below looks at the statistics for ITSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 53 62 72
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +10
Contract jobs citing ITSM 15 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.81% 0.48% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 0.66% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 3
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£600 - £200
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 - £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £652 - £296
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +130.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -9.67%
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North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
606 610 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 72.92% 73.94% 64.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 291 333
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 33 26
Average hourly rate £19.00 £31.56 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.78% -24.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £14.50 £20.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

ITSM
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

ITSM Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

ITSM
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITSM across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

ITSM Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

ITSM
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

ITSM Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 15 (62.50%) ITIL
2 7 (29.17%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (25.00%) Service Management
3 6 (25.00%) Web Services
3 6 (25.00%) Information Architecture
3 6 (25.00%) ServiceNow
4 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 4 (16.67%) HTML
5 4 (16.67%) CSS
5 4 (16.67%) XML
5 4 (16.67%) HTTP
5 4 (16.67%) SOAP
5 4 (16.67%) JSON
6 3 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
6 3 (12.50%) BMC
6 3 (12.50%) Remedy
7 2 (8.33%) Project Management
7 2 (8.33%) CISSP
7 2 (8.33%) PMI
7 2 (8.33%) PMP
7 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
7 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 2 (8.33%) MS Project
7 2 (8.33%) MS Office
7 2 (8.33%) Java
7 2 (8.33%) CISA
7 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
7 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (8.33%) MS Project
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) ServiceNow Developer
3 3 (12.50%) ITSM Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Process Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.17%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Information Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) DBA
5 1 (4.17%) Service Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) Web Services
2 4 (16.67%) HTML
2 4 (16.67%) CSS
2 4 (16.67%) XML
2 4 (16.67%) SOAP
2 4 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (4.17%) J2EE
3 1 (4.17%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) PMI
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) ITIL
2 7 (29.17%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (25.00%) Service Management
3 6 (25.00%) Information Architecture
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Information Security
5 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) Workflow
5 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.17%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.17%) Dependency Management
5 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.17%) Cyber Security
5 1 (4.17%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) CISSP
1 2 (8.33%) PMP
1 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
1 2 (8.33%) CISA
1 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (4.17%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 3 (12.50%) BMC
2 3 (12.50%) Remedy
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) EMC
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Posted: 16 days ago