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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 126 171 170
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -1
Contract jobs citing ITSM 34 43 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.02% 0.74% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.92% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 28
Median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £666
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £387 £368
% change year-on-year
-3.10% +5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £17.98 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £14.13 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+61.76% -25.65%
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
2831 4679 4741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.12% 80.12% 80.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2310 3695 3560
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 £335 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 51 38
Median hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.44% +12.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.95 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £59.70 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 43 (86.00%) ITIL
2 34 (68.00%) Service Management
3 21 (42.00%) Finance
4 17 (34.00%) Project Management
5 15 (30.00%) ITIL V3
6 14 (28.00%) Incident Management
6 14 (28.00%) Problem Management
6 14 (28.00%) Change Management
6 14 (28.00%) Configuration Management
7 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 10 (20.00%) Perl
7 10 (20.00%) SQL
7 10 (20.00%) Unix
8 9 (18.00%) Active Directory
8 9 (18.00%) Financial Institution
8 9 (18.00%) Hedge funds
9 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
9 8 (16.00%) Programme Management
9 8 (16.00%) PMP
9 8 (16.00%) PMI Certification
9 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
10 7 (14.00%) XML
10 7 (14.00%) LDAP
10 7 (14.00%) CSS
10 7 (14.00%) HTML
10 7 (14.00%) JavaScript
10 7 (14.00%) Shell Script
10 7 (14.00%) Remedy
10 7 (14.00%) HTTP
10 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering

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 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (4.00%) Misys Opics
3 1 (2.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.00%) IaaS
2 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) HTTP
1 7 (14.00%) LDAP
2 2 (4.00%) DNS
2 2 (4.00%) Firewall
2 2 (4.00%) SSL
3 1 (2.00%) Intranet
3 1 (2.00%) LAN
3 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.00%) DB2
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.00%) Pentaho
General
1 21 (42.00%) Finance
2 9 (18.00%) Financial Institution
3 6 (12.00%) Banking
4 4 (8.00%) Advertising
4 4 (8.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.00%) Back Office
5 2 (4.00%) Front Office
6 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (14.00%) Implementation Specialist
1 7 (14.00%) ITSM Specialist
1 7 (14.00%) Service Manager
2 6 (12.00%) Consultant
2 6 (12.00%) IT Manager
2 6 (12.00%) IT Services Manager
3 5 (10.00%) Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) Service Management Consultant
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
5 3 (6.00%) Administrator
5 3 (6.00%) Incident Manager
5 3 (6.00%) ITIL Expert
5 3 (6.00%) SharePoint Administrator
6 2 (4.00%) IT Graduate
6 2 (4.00%) ITIL Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Problem Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) Ajax
1 7 (14.00%) CSS
1 7 (14.00%) HTML
1 7 (14.00%) XML
2 4 (8.00%) Middleware
3 1 (2.00%) Flash
3 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Hedge funds
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) CMDB
2 2 (4.00%) Fintech
3 1 (2.00%) Blog
3 1 (2.00%) Clustering
3 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.00%) EMC Centera
3 1 (2.00%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (2.00%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Unix
2 6 (12.00%) Windows
3 4 (8.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.00%) AIX
4 3 (6.00%) Linux
4 3 (6.00%) SUSE
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.00%) Solaris
6 1 (2.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (86.00%) ITIL
2 34 (68.00%) Service Management
3 17 (34.00%) Project Management
4 15 (30.00%) ITIL V3
5 14 (28.00%) Change Management
5 14 (28.00%) Configuration Management
5 14 (28.00%) Incident Management
5 14 (28.00%) Problem Management
6 8 (16.00%) Programme Management
7 7 (14.00%) CMMI
7 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
8 6 (12.00%) Service Delivery
9 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (8.00%) Investment Management
10 4 (8.00%) Process Improvement
10 4 (8.00%) Risk Management
11 3 (6.00%) Portfolio Management
11 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (6.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.00%) Perl
1 10 (20.00%) SQL
2 7 (14.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (14.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.00%) Korn
4 2 (4.00%) VBA
4 2 (4.00%) VBScript
5 1 (2.00%) C
5 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) PMI Certification
1 8 (16.00%) PMP
1 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.00%) Degree
3 4 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) BC Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) MCITP
4 2 (4.00%) MCTS
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) MCP
5 1 (2.00%) MCSA
5 1 (2.00%) MCSE
5 1 (2.00%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) SLA
2 4 (8.00%) QA
3 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (18.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.00%) vSphere
3 1 (2.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) SCOM
2 3 (6.00%) Puppet
3 2 (4.00%) Ansible
4 1 (2.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.00%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.00%) SCCM
4 1 (2.00%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.00%) Remedy
3 6 (12.00%) ServiceNow
4 4 (8.00%) BMC
4 4 (8.00%) HP
4 4 (8.00%) Oracle
5 3 (6.00%) IBM
6 2 (4.00%) Cisco
6 2 (4.00%) EMC
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%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.00%) Brocade
7 1 (2.00%) BT
7 1 (2.00%) Citrix
7 1 (2.00%) xMatters
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