The table below looks at the statistics for ITSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 105 102 99
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing ITSM 15 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.71% 0.82% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.08% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 5
Average daily rate
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£430 £394 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.20% -17.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £306 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £484 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.26 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+10.05% +12.90%
ITSM
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1726 1570 1273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 81.38% 75.85% 73.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1124 897 723
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 75 90
Average hourly rate £24.00 £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.45 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.17 £55.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

ITSM
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

ITSM Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

ITSM
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

ITSM Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

ITSM
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITSM within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Winchester - 4 £450 -
Southampton +1 3 £400 +25.00%
Basingstoke - 3 £460 - 1
ITSM
South East

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 27 (90.00%) ITIL
2 16 (53.33%) Service Management
3 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (33.33%) JBoss
4 10 (33.33%) Web Services
4 10 (33.33%) Maven
4 10 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (33.33%) Gradle
4 10 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 9 (30.00%) Apache Camel
5 9 (30.00%) FindBugs
5 9 (30.00%) REST
5 9 (30.00%) JSON
5 9 (30.00%) QA
5 9 (30.00%) Selenium
5 9 (30.00%) XML
5 9 (30.00%) XSD
5 9 (30.00%) WSDL
5 9 (30.00%) JMS
5 9 (30.00%) SOA
5 9 (30.00%) Java
5 9 (30.00%) JUnit
5 9 (30.00%) SOAP
5 9 (30.00%) Checkstyle
5 9 (30.00%) ActiveMQ
5 9 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (26.67%) Oracle
7 6 (20.00%) SLA
7 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 10 (33.33%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) LAN
1 1 (3.33%) 3GPP
1 1 (3.33%) WAN
1 1 (3.33%) DNS
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
1 1 (3.33%) TETRA
1 1 (3.33%) LTE
1 1 (3.33%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Maven
1 10 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 10 (33.33%) Gradle
2 9 (30.00%) JUnit
2 9 (30.00%) FindBugs
2 9 (30.00%) Checkstyle
2 9 (30.00%) Selenium
3 1 (3.33%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (3.33%) Artifactory
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Service Manager
2 9 (30.00%) Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) IT Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Designer
6 1 (3.33%) Managed Services Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Service Operations Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Service Transition Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Configuration and Release Manager
6 1 (3.33%) IT Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Chief Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Environment Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Transition Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Incident Manager
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Service Management Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) Web Services
2 9 (30.00%) XML
2 9 (30.00%) XSD
2 9 (30.00%) JMS
2 9 (30.00%) WSDL
2 9 (30.00%) ActiveMQ
2 9 (30.00%) JSON
2 9 (30.00%) REST
2 9 (30.00%) Apache Camel
2 9 (30.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) CMDB
2 1 (3.33%) RMADS
2 1 (3.33%) Frameworx
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) UNIX
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) ITIL
2 16 (53.33%) Service Management
3 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (30.00%) SOA
6 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 4 (13.33%) Process Management
7 4 (13.33%) Network Design
7 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
8 3 (10.00%) ITIL V3
8 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (10.00%) Project Management
9 2 (6.67%) Security Management
9 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
9 2 (6.67%) Transition Management
10 1 (3.33%) IT Asset Management
10 1 (3.33%) People Management
10 1 (3.33%) Data Centre Operations
10 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
1 4 (13.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) CCNA
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) QA
2 6 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) BMC
2 2 (6.67%) Remedy
3 1 (3.33%) BT
3 1 (3.33%) CA
3 1 (3.33%) Informatica
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat