The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 Cheshire 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 67 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing ITSM 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.95% 0.27% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 0.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+43.10% -9.37%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
651 543 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 77.50% 73.58% 61.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 249 220
Average daily rate £400 £351 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.12% -3.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £229 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 26 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £14.25 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
ITSM
North West

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 17 April 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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITSM within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - - - -
ITSM
North West

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (46.67%) ITIL
1 7 (46.67%) Service Management
2 5 (33.33%) MS Office
2 5 (33.33%) ServiceNow
3 4 (26.67%) Adobe Captivate
3 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (26.67%) Content Management
3 4 (26.67%) JSON
3 4 (26.67%) HTML
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) CSS
3 4 (26.67%) SOAP
3 4 (26.67%) Web Services
3 4 (26.67%) XML
3 4 (26.67%) Adobe
3 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
3 4 (26.67%) HTTP
3 4 (26.67%) Acrobat
4 3 (20.00%) Finance
4 3 (20.00%) Banking
5 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
5 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
6 1 (6.67%) CISSP
6 1 (6.67%) SLA
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.67%) MS Project

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
2 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
2 4 (26.67%) Acrobat
2 4 (26.67%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) HTTP
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Writer
3 3 (20.00%) ServiceNow Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Author
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Author
5 1 (6.67%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Problem Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Information Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Security Manager
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) HTML
1 4 (26.67%) CSS
1 4 (26.67%) SOAP
1 4 (26.67%) Web Services
1 4 (26.67%) XML
1 4 (26.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Service Management
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (26.67%) Content Management
3 2 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security
4 1 (6.67%) Process Management
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) Release Management
4 1 (6.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CISSP
1 1 (6.67%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) COBIT
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 4 (26.67%) Adobe
3 1 (6.67%) Remedy
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft