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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 149 167 182
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +15
Contract jobs citing ITSM 51 44 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.92% 0.72% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.93% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 34 17
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£475 £388 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £247 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £393
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £17.98 £14.00 £13.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.42% +0.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £19.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-35.89% +13.04%
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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
4305 4710 5014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.53% 76.94% 77.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3399 3563 3783
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 42 80
Average hourly rate £24.62 £21.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.17% -47.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITSM across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 68 (73.91%) Service Management
2 60 (65.22%) ITIL
3 43 (46.74%) Finance
4 26 (28.26%) Remedy
4 26 (28.26%) Remedy ITSM
5 23 (25.00%) Windows
6 22 (23.91%) Microsoft
7 21 (22.83%) CMDB
8 20 (21.74%) BMC
9 18 (19.57%) Service Delivery
10 15 (16.30%) Degree
11 14 (15.22%) Project Management
12 13 (14.13%) MS Office
13 12 (13.04%) Security Cleared
13 12 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (11.96%) Problem Management
14 11 (11.96%) Incident Management
14 11 (11.96%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (10.87%) Configuration Management
15 10 (10.87%) Banking
16 9 (9.78%) Change Management
16 9 (9.78%) PRINCE2
16 9 (9.78%) HP
16 9 (9.78%) People Management
17 8 (8.70%) Active Directory
17 8 (8.70%) SC Cleared
18 7 (7.61%) Requirements Engineering
18 7 (7.61%) Release Management
18 7 (7.61%) Business Analysis
18 7 (7.61%) Apple

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 5 (5.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (3.26%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.17%) CMS
4 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (14.13%) MS Office
2 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.09%) MS Project
2 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (28.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.09%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.52%) Google Apps
1 6 (6.52%) IaaS
2 4 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.52%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (5.43%) LAN
3 4 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.35%) DNS
4 3 (3.26%) Network Security
5 2 (2.17%) WAN
5 2 (2.17%) Firewall
5 2 (2.17%) MPLS
5 2 (2.17%) DSL
5 2 (2.17%) SAN
5 2 (2.17%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.09%) Internet
6 1 (1.09%) VoIP
6 1 (1.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.43%) Pentaho
2 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.17%) Big Data
3 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.17%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) JIRA
1 1 (1.09%) Maven
1 1 (1.09%) Subversion
1 1 (1.09%) ClearQuest
1 1 (1.09%) Toad
1 1 (1.09%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.09%) Ant
1 1 (1.09%) JUnit
1 1 (1.09%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.09%) Artifactory
1 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
General
1 43 (46.74%) Finance
2 10 (10.87%) Banking
3 2 (2.17%) Legal
3 2 (2.17%) International Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Retail
4 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.09%) Advertising
4 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (16.30%) Analyst
1 15 (16.30%) Service Manager
2 8 (8.70%) Business Analyst
3 7 (7.61%) ITIL Manager
3 7 (7.61%) Incident Manager
3 7 (7.61%) Developer
3 7 (7.61%) Consultant
4 6 (6.52%) Project Manager
4 6 (6.52%) IT Services Manager
4 6 (6.52%) Problem Manager
5 5 (5.43%) Service Desk Engineer
5 5 (5.43%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (5.43%) Contracts Manager
5 5 (5.43%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (5.43%) Services Delivery Manager
5 5 (5.43%) Incident & Problem Manager
6 4 (4.35%) Service Analyst
7 3 (3.26%) Management Consultant
7 3 (3.26%) Administrator
7 3 (3.26%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.26%) J2EE
1 3 (3.26%) Web Services
2 2 (2.17%) XML
2 2 (2.17%) .NET
2 2 (2.17%) HTML
3 1 (1.09%) Apache CXF
3 1 (1.09%) Spring
3 1 (1.09%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.09%) CSS
3 1 (1.09%) JSP
3 1 (1.09%) Servlets
3 1 (1.09%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.83%) CMDB
2 12 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.52%) Thin Client
3 6 (6.52%) Fat Client
4 5 (5.43%) Blackberry
5 4 (4.35%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.35%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.26%) iPhone
6 3 (3.26%) iPad
7 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.09%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.09%) PMI
8 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (6.52%) Apple iOS
2 6 (6.52%) Android
2 6 (6.52%) Mac OS
3 5 (5.43%) Linux
4 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.26%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.17%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.17%) UNIX
6 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.09%) Debian
7 1 (1.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (73.91%) Service Management
2 60 (65.22%) ITIL
3 18 (19.57%) Service Delivery
4 14 (15.22%) Project Management
5 11 (11.96%) Problem Management
5 11 (11.96%) Incident Management
5 11 (11.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (10.87%) Configuration Management
7 9 (9.78%) Change Management
7 9 (9.78%) PRINCE2
7 9 (9.78%) People Management
8 7 (7.61%) Requirements Engineering
8 7 (7.61%) Release Management
8 7 (7.61%) Business Analysis
9 6 (6.52%) Information Security
9 6 (6.52%) Network Management
10 4 (4.35%) Migration
10 4 (4.35%) Business Continuity
10 4 (4.35%) ITIL V3
11 3 (3.26%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.43%) C
2 4 (4.35%) Java
3 3 (3.26%) SQL
4 2 (2.17%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.17%) C#
5 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (16.30%) Degree
2 12 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 8 (8.70%) SC Cleared
4 7 (7.61%) PMI Certification
4 7 (7.61%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (6.52%) PMP
5 6 (6.52%) CTC Cleared
6 5 (5.43%) CISA
6 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.17%) MCSE
8 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.09%) OCPJP
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (1.09%) Sun Certification
8 1 (1.09%) CCA
8 1 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.09%) CCEA
8 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.61%) SLA
2 2 (2.17%) QA
3 1 (1.09%) COBIT
3 1 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.17%) NLBS
4 1 (1.09%) Xen
4 1 (1.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.09%) XenApp
4 1 (1.09%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (1.09%) Samba
4 1 (1.09%) NFS
4 1 (1.09%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) SCCM
2 2 (2.17%) SCOrch
2 2 (2.17%) SCOM
3 1 (1.09%) WSUS
3 1 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.09%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.09%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (1.09%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.09%) SCSM
3 1 (1.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 26 (28.26%) Remedy
2 22 (23.91%) Microsoft
3 20 (21.74%) BMC
4 9 (9.78%) HP
5 7 (7.61%) Apple
5 7 (7.61%) ServiceNow
6 6 (6.52%) WorldPay
6 6 (6.52%) Citrix
6 6 (6.52%) Google
7 5 (5.43%) VMware
8 4 (4.35%) Oracle
8 4 (4.35%) Cisco
8 4 (4.35%) Dell
9 3 (3.26%) Altiris
9 3 (3.26%) McAfee
9 3 (3.26%) Bloomberg
9 3 (3.26%) SAP
10 2 (2.17%) IBM
10 2 (2.17%) CA
10 2 (2.17%) CheckPoint
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £445.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago