The table below looks at the statistics for ITSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 144 160 151
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Contract jobs citing ITSM 18 43 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.52% 0.78% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.98% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 31 44
Median daily rate £456 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £381 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.04% +8.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £16.08 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.73 £13.14 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.45% -27.00%
ITSM
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2937 4408 5001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.93% 80.44% 79.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2385 3428 3684
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 40 47
Median hourly rate £19.00 £27.37 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.58% +21.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.31 £92.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing ITSM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

ITSM
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

ITSM Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

ITSM
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITSM across the City of London region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

ITSM Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

ITSM
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

ITSM Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ITSM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for ITSM.

1 37 (74.00%) ITIL
2 34 (68.00%) Service Management
3 23 (46.00%) Finance
4 15 (30.00%) ServiceNow
5 13 (26.00%) Project Management
6 11 (22.00%) Change Management
7 10 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 10 (20.00%) Banking
8 8 (16.00%) Incident Management
8 8 (16.00%) ITIL V3
8 8 (16.00%) Windows
9 7 (14.00%) Oracle
9 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database
9 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (14.00%) Problem Management
9 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
9 7 (14.00%) Windows Server
10 6 (12.00%) CMDB
10 6 (12.00%) SQL
10 6 (12.00%) Service Delivery
11 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
11 5 (10.00%) Front Office
11 5 (10.00%) Financial Institution
11 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
11 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (10.00%) Business Analysis
11 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (8.00%) PowerShell

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.00%) CMS
2 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.00%) Node.js
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) MS Office
2 3 (6.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (6.00%) assyst
3 2 (4.00%) Misys Opics
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Firewall
1 3 (6.00%) LAN
1 3 (6.00%) LDAP
1 3 (6.00%) WAN
2 2 (4.00%) DNS
2 2 (4.00%) Intranet
2 2 (4.00%) SSL
3 1 (2.00%) BGP
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (2.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (2.00%) HTTP
3 1 (2.00%) MPLS
3 1 (2.00%) NAS
3 1 (2.00%) OSPF
3 1 (2.00%) SAN
3 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (8.00%) Pentaho
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (6.00%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (4.00%) DB2
5 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 23 (46.00%) Finance
2 10 (20.00%) Banking
3 5 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 5 (10.00%) Front Office
4 4 (8.00%) Advertising
4 4 (8.00%) Back Office
5 3 (6.00%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.00%) Law
6 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Analyst
2 6 (12.00%) Architect
2 6 (12.00%) Business Analyst
2 6 (12.00%) Developer
2 6 (12.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) Consultant
3 5 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 5 (10.00%) IT Services Manager
3 5 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 4 (8.00%) ITIL Consultant
4 4 (8.00%) ITIL Service Consultant
4 4 (8.00%) ITIL Service Management Consultant
4 4 (8.00%) Management Consultant
4 4 (8.00%) Service Management Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) ETL Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Finance Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Finance Project Manager
5 3 (6.00%) IT Support
5 3 (6.00%) ITIL Expert
5 3 (6.00%) ITSM Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) Web Services
2 2 (4.00%) HTML
2 2 (4.00%) Middleware
2 2 (4.00%) XML
3 1 (2.00%) Ajax
3 1 (2.00%) CSS
3 1 (2.00%) HTML5
3 1 (2.00%) jQuery
3 1 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.00%) CMDB
3 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.00%) Visualisation
5 2 (4.00%) Blog
6 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.00%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.00%) Linux
4 3 (6.00%) Unix
4 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.00%) AIX
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (4.00%) SUSE
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (74.00%) ITIL
2 34 (68.00%) Service Management
3 13 (26.00%) Project Management
4 11 (22.00%) Change Management
5 10 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 8 (16.00%) Incident Management
6 8 (16.00%) ITIL V3
7 7 (14.00%) Problem Management
8 6 (12.00%) Service Delivery
9 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (10.00%) Business Analysis
10 4 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (8.00%) ETL
10 4 (8.00%) Investment Management
10 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2
10 4 (8.00%) Process Improvement
10 4 (8.00%) Risk Management
10 4 (8.00%) Workflow
11 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (6.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) SQL
2 4 (8.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.00%) Perl
4 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.00%) Korn
4 2 (4.00%) VBA
4 2 (4.00%) VBScript
5 1 (2.00%) C
5 1 (2.00%) Java
5 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (8.00%) PMI Certification
2 4 (8.00%) PMP
2 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.00%) CCNP
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.00%) MCITP
4 1 (2.00%) MCP
4 1 (2.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) SLA
2 3 (6.00%) QA
3 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Ansible
1 2 (4.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) ServiceNow
2 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.00%) Oracle
4 4 (8.00%) Remedy
4 4 (8.00%) SAP
5 3 (6.00%) BMC
5 3 (6.00%) GoldenSource
6 2 (4.00%) Citrix
6 2 (4.00%) HP
6 2 (4.00%) IBM
6 2 (4.00%) Infor
6 2 (4.00%) Misys
6 2 (4.00%) OpenLink
6 2 (4.00%) Sun
6 2 (4.00%) Trayport
6 2 (4.00%) VMware
7 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.00%) Cisco
7 1 (2.00%) SmartStream
7 1 (2.00%) SunGard
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