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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP OpenView ServiceCenter (formerly Peregrine ServiceCenter)
Rank 590 585 479
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -106
Contract jobs citing ServiceCenter 12 6 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.013% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.30% 0.15% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 77
Average daily rate £323 £250 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.00% +127.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £184 £65
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £355 £135
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £250 £110
% change year-on-year
+38.00% +127.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £9.00 £13.50 £8.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +56.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 £13.50 £8.63
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +56.43%
ServiceCenter
UK

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
4046 4037 3385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.57% 8.60% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2588 2414 1966
Average daily rate £448 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £507
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £365 £341
% change year-on-year
+8.21% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 136 135
Average hourly rate £26.25 £18.70 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.37% -8.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £42.85 £33.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £21.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +1.19%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ServiceCenter across the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

ServiceCenter Daily Rate Histogram 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 8 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
North West - 4 £201 -
South East +4 3 £345 -
West Midlands -12 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 2 - -
London +10 1 £150 - 1
ServiceCenter
UK

ServiceCenter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 12 (92.31%) HP
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
3 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
4 6 (46.15%) IBM
4 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
5 5 (38.46%) ITSM
5 5 (38.46%) Incident Management
5 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Vista
5 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) VPN
5 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
5 5 (38.46%) Windows 2000
5 5 (38.46%) MS Office
5 5 (38.46%) Citrix
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
6 4 (30.77%) Lotus
6 4 (30.77%) Mainframe
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle
6 4 (30.77%) IBM Notes
6 4 (30.77%) Unix
6 4 (30.77%) Change Management
6 4 (30.77%) VMware
6 4 (30.77%) XenDesktop
7 3 (23.08%) Backup Exec

ServiceCenter
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
2 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (30.77%) IBM Notes
4 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (15.38%) SAS
5 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) Acrobat
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (15.38%) MS Project
2 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 2 (15.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) VPN
2 2 (15.38%) DHCP
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (15.38%) WebEx
2 2 (15.38%) WinSCP
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) DB2
1 2 (15.38%) MS Access
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) HP UFT
1 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner
1 2 (15.38%) Toad
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Computer Operator
3 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Mainframe Operator
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Team Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Team Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Test Leader
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Access Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
1 2 (15.38%) ISPF
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
1 4 (30.77%) Mainframe
2 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
3 2 (15.38%) Clustering
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (15.38%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 2000
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Vista
3 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
4 4 (30.77%) Unix
5 2 (15.38%) AIX
5 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) NetWare
5 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Incident Management
1 5 (38.46%) ITSM
2 4 (30.77%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Coaching
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 2 (15.38%) Load Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Release Management
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) JCL
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
1 2 (15.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCP
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) VCP5
1 2 (15.38%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) XenDesktop
3 2 (15.38%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (15.38%) ISA Server
3 2 (15.38%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 2 (15.38%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) vSphere
3 2 (15.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Backup Exec
2 2 (15.38%) DameWare
2 2 (15.38%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (15.38%) OpenView
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (15.38%) Tivoli
2 2 (15.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (15.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) HP
2 6 (46.15%) IBM
3 5 (38.46%) Citrix
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Lotus
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 4 (30.77%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) Peregrine
5 3 (23.08%) Remedy
6 2 (15.38%) Adobe
6 2 (15.38%) Bomgar
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco
6 2 (15.38%) Dell
6 2 (15.38%) Intel
6 2 (15.38%) NetApp
6 2 (15.38%) Novell
6 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
6 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow
6 2 (15.38%) Symantec
6 2 (15.38%) Veritas
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