The table below looks at the statistics for ITSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ITSM 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 1.47% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £255 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -22.50%
ITSM
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Devon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
231 223 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 84.62% 71.94% 79.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 114 116
Average daily rate £400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £279 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +32.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £12.88 £11.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £32.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITSM across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

ITSM
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITSM across the Devon region.

ITSM Daily Rate Trend in Devon

ITSM
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITSM across the Devon region.

ITSM Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

ITSM
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITSM within the Devon region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter - 4 £255 -
ITSM
South West

ITSM
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Capacity Management
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Local Government
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) Data Centre

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Capacity and Availability Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Capacity Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Availability Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Capacity Management
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V