The table below looks at the statistics for ITSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 105 122 115
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Contract jobs citing ITSM 33 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.19% 0.48% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 0.66% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 2
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £287 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £10.50 - £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £19.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-34.21% +22.58%
ITSM
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2097 2137 1527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.54% 72.86% 72.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1190 1213 841
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 148 129
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.95 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

ITSM
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

ITSM Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

ITSM
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITSM across the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

ITSM Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

ITSM
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

ITSM Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

ITSM
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITSM within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. 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
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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
Hertfordshire +4 13 £425 -15.00% 6
Cambridgeshire +9 12 £485 - 2
Essex -5 8 £460 +2.22% 2
ITSM
England

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 26 (56.52%) ITIL
2 24 (52.17%) Service Management
3 14 (30.43%) Change Management
4 9 (19.57%) Remedy
4 9 (19.57%) Remedy ITSM
5 8 (17.39%) Middleware
5 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (15.22%) MS Office
6 7 (15.22%) SAP
6 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (15.22%) Service Delivery
7 6 (13.04%) Finance
7 6 (13.04%) XML
7 6 (13.04%) Oracle
7 6 (13.04%) Incident Management
8 5 (10.87%) Oracle Application Server
8 5 (10.87%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (10.87%) Linux
8 5 (10.87%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (10.87%) Tomcat
8 5 (10.87%) SLA
8 5 (10.87%) ITIL V3
9 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
9 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
9 4 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (8.70%) BMC
9 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
9 4 (8.70%) SAP PI
9 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle Application Server
1 5 (10.87%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.70%) Lync
3 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (4.35%) MFGPRO
3 1 (2.17%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (4.35%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.17%) ClearCase
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Legal
3 1 (2.17%) Back Office
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Analyst
2 6 (13.04%) Developer
2 6 (13.04%) Business Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (10.87%) Team Leader
3 5 (10.87%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 5 (10.87%) Service Manager
4 4 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 4 (8.70%) Service Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) IT Services Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Integration Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Test Leader
5 3 (6.52%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Software Licensing Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Integration Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Change Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) Middleware
2 6 (13.04%) XML
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (8.70%) SAP PI
5 2 (4.35%) Web Services
6 1 (2.17%) SAP Basis
6 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) Statistics
2 1 (2.17%) CMDB
2 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
2 2 (4.35%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (56.52%) ITIL
2 24 (52.17%) Service Management
3 14 (30.43%) Change Management
4 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (15.22%) Service Delivery
5 6 (13.04%) Incident Management
6 5 (10.87%) ITIL V3
7 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
7 4 (8.70%) Asset Management
8 3 (6.52%) Migration
8 3 (6.52%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (6.52%) Use Case
8 3 (6.52%) Problem Management
8 3 (6.52%) ERP
8 3 (6.52%) Service Desk Management
9 2 (4.35%) Software Asset Management
9 2 (4.35%) Software License Management
9 2 (4.35%) Software Licensing
9 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) Java
2 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) SLA
2 3 (6.52%) QA
3 2 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (4.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Remedy
2 7 (15.22%) SAP
3 6 (13.04%) Oracle
4 4 (8.70%) BMC
5 2 (4.35%) QAD
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.17%) FrontRange
6 1 (2.17%) Siebel
6 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow
Essex
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