The table below looks at the statistics 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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP OpenView ServiceCenter (formerly Peregrine ServiceCenter)
Rank 193 211 202
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Contract jobs citing ServiceCenter 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.037% 0.032% 0.016%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.46% 0.49% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£550 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £221 £135
% change year-on-year
+44.47% +63.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.80 - £14.11
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
431 407 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.94% 6.47% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 304 303
Average daily rate £450 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £552 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 7
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £22.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -23.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.45 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £18.55 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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
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

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Top 26 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) AppSense
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) WinDbg
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) WinDbg
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) AppSense