The first table below looks at the demand for ITSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester 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 Chester 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 39 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ITSM 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.39% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+31.03% -9.37%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
214 112 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 83.59% 74.17% 48.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 28 14
Average daily rate £350 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 14 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +221.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
ITSM
Cheshire

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

ITSM
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

ITSM Daily Rate Trend in Chester

ITSM
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Process Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Process Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT