The table below looks at the statistics for ServiceCenter skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ServiceCenter over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP OpenView ServiceCenter (formerly Peregrine ServiceCenter)
Rank 584 582 527
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -55
Contract jobs citing ServiceCenter 6 4 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.011% 0.008% 0.065%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.14% 0.099% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 29
Average daily rate
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£60 £334 £90
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-82.02% +270.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £60 £143 £75
% change year-on-year
-57.89% +90.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - -
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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 England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4408 4052 3624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.31% 8.02% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2741 2404 2131
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £243 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 154 153
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.43 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.06 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+5.04% -9.33%

ServiceCenter
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

ServiceCenter Jobs Demand Trend in England

ServiceCenter
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

ServiceCenter Daily Rate Trend in England

ServiceCenter
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

ServiceCenter Hourly Rate Trend in England

ServiceCenter
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ServiceCenter within the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
East Midlands - 2 £60 -
South East - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - -
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UK

ServiceCenter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 16 (100.00%) HP
2 7 (43.75%) ITIL
3 6 (37.50%) Remedy
4 5 (31.25%) SLA
4 5 (31.25%) VBScript
4 5 (31.25%) VB
4 5 (31.25%) Web Services
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle
5 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) Windows
5 4 (25.00%) Change Management
5 4 (25.00%) ITSM
5 4 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (18.75%) Wireshark
6 3 (18.75%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
6 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
6 3 (18.75%) WCF
6 3 (18.75%) XenDesktop
6 3 (18.75%) vSphere
6 3 (18.75%) WinDbg
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (18.75%) Project Management
6 3 (18.75%) BMC
6 3 (18.75%) Citrix
6 3 (18.75%) Symantec
6 3 (18.75%) Finance

ServiceCenter
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (6.25%) SAP BPC
2 1 (6.25%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Wireshark
2 1 (6.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MS Access
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (6.25%) SAP BW
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) WinDbg
2 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Support
3 3 (18.75%) Customer Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Relationships Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Basis Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Testing Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Web Services
2 3 (18.75%) XML
2 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) WCF
3 2 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) Ajax
3 2 (12.50%) JSON
3 2 (12.50%) JSP
3 2 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Hedge funds
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) HPUX
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Solaris
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Change Management
2 4 (25.00%) ITSM
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) CRM
3 3 (18.75%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (12.50%) Network Management
4 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Document Management
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) VBScript
1 5 (31.25%) VB
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
4 2 (12.50%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (18.75%) XenDesktop
1 3 (18.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) OVSD
1 2 (12.50%) HP NNM
2 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) HP
2 6 (37.50%) Remedy
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (18.75%) Citrix
4 3 (18.75%) BMC
4 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) AppSense
4 3 (18.75%) Symantec
5 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
5 2 (12.50%) CA
6 1 (6.25%) ReadSoft
6 1 (6.25%) SAP
6 1 (6.25%) Siebel
6 1 (6.25%) Dell