The first table below looks at the demand for ServiceCenter 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 ServiceCenter over the 3 months to 24 July 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 Systems Management category for the City of London 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP OpenView ServiceCenter (formerly Peregrine ServiceCenter)
Rank 196 219 -
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -
Contract jobs citing ServiceCenter 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.042% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.39% 0.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £120 £288
% change year-on-year
- -58.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
507 386 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.62% 5.43% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 277 342
Average daily rate £425 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 10
Average hourly rate £18.48 £22.69 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.55% +13.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.31 £19.10 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.08 £41.60 £30.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%
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ServiceCenter
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ServiceCenter across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

ServiceCenter Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

ServiceCenter
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 ServiceCenter across the City of London region.

ServiceCenter Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

ServiceCenter
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ServiceCenter across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

ServiceCenter Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

ServiceCenter
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 ServiceCenter across the City of London region.

ServiceCenter Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

ServiceCenter
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing ServiceCenter 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 ServiceCenter.

1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Service Management
1 4 (100.00%) ITSM
1 4 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Fixed Income
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) BCP
4 1 (25.00%) Front Office
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Sybase
4 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (25.00%) Nagios
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Derivative
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) French Language
4 1 (25.00%) German Language
4 1 (25.00%) Italian Language

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing ServiceCenter 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 ServiceCenter. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Front Office
2 1 (25.00%) French Language
2 1 (25.00%) German Language
2 1 (25.00%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (25.00%) Derivative
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Service Management
1 4 (100.00%) ITSM
1 4 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) BCP
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Sybase