The table below looks at the statistics for Service Desk Management 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 Service Desk Management over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Desk Management
Rank 194 207 221
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +14
Contract jobs citing Service Desk Management 5 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.085% 0.14% 0.013%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.18% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Average daily rate
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£250 £456 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.20% +60.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £256 - £293
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £7.50 -
% change year-on-year
+73.33% -
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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
4443 5510 5867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.32% 76.01% 75.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3296 4117 4370
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 69 87
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £14.65 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.45 £54.25 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Service Desk Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Desk Management across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Desk Management Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Service Desk Management
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 Service Desk Management across the City of London region.

Service Desk Management Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Service Desk Management
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 Service Desk Management across the City of London region.

Service Desk Management Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Service Desk Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Service Desk Management 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 Service Desk Management.

1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) SaaS
4 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) SAP
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
5 1 (16.67%) WebTrends
5 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (16.67%) Middleware
5 1 (16.67%) Remedy
5 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
5 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) JBoss
5 1 (16.67%) Apache

Service Desk Management
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Service Desk Management 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 Service Desk Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) Documentum
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (16.67%) MS Project
3 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (50.00%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) JMS
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (16.67%) Jython
1 1 (16.67%) Korn
1 1 (16.67%) C-shell
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) AppSense
2 1 (16.67%) LANDesk
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