The table below looks at the statistics for ITSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 30 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ITSM 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.44% - 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% - 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£225 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £351 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -9.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+12.12% +17.85%
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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 Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
181 166 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 79.39% 73.13% 76.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 83 74
Average daily rate £400 £413 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £690
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 10
Average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.50 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

ITSM
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

ITSM Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

ITSM
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 1 (100.00%) Siemens
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Contracts Manager
1 1 (100.00%) IT Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Siemens