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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP OpenView ServiceCenter (formerly Peregrine ServiceCenter)
Rank 570 543 517
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -26
Contract jobs citing ServiceCenter 9 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.021% 0.016%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.23% 0.27% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £406 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £331 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £438 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £438 -
% change year-on-year
-27.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.80 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.80 - £14.11
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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
3881 3672 3069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.89% 7.65% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2452 2172 1770
Average daily rate £415 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £224 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 140 168
Average hourly rate £20.19 £22.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.28% +11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.55 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £45.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 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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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
London -5 4 £550 +46.66% 2
West Midlands - 3 £325 - 1
East of England - 1 - - 2
East Midlands - 1 - -
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ServiceCenter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (100.00%) HP
2 7 (58.33%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) HPUX
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Knowledge Management
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) SLA
4 4 (33.33%) Symantec
4 4 (33.33%) Change Management
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) Web Services
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (25.00%) Citrix
5 3 (25.00%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) VBScript
5 3 (25.00%) VB
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 3 (25.00%) vSphere
5 3 (25.00%) WinDbg
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (25.00%) Wireshark
5 3 (25.00%) WCF

ServiceCenter
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) WinDbg
General
1 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Customer Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Relationships Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) HPUX
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Knowledge Management
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (33.33%) Change Management
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (16.67%) ITSM
6 1 (8.33%) CRM
6 1 (8.33%) ERP
6 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 1 (8.33%) Document Management
6 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C#
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
1 3 (25.00%) VBScript
1 3 (25.00%) VB
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (25.00%) vSphere
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) HP
2 4 (33.33%) Symantec
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) AppSense
4 2 (16.67%) Remedy
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) Siebel