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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 111 83 89
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +6
Contract jobs citing ITSM 9 24 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.42% 1.29% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 1.82% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 1
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£550 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £20.00 £14.08
% change year-on-year
-16.25% +42.02%
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
1661 1319 1020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 77.22% 71.11% 73.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 727 549
Average daily rate £380 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 69 80
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £97.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITSM across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

ITSM Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 February 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
Fareham +4 5 £550 +120.00% 2
Basingstoke -10 1 £365 -4.26%
Farnborough -12 1 £173 -70.00%
Havant - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Winchester - - - -
ITSM
South East

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 12 (85.71%) ITIL
2 9 (64.29%) Service Management
3 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (42.86%) Middleware
4 6 (42.86%) BGP
4 6 (42.86%) UNIX
4 6 (42.86%) N-Tier
4 6 (42.86%) SOA
4 6 (42.86%) SAN
4 6 (42.86%) Data Architecture
4 6 (42.86%) NAS
4 6 (42.86%) Security Architecture
4 6 (42.86%) SIEM
4 6 (42.86%) Analytics
4 6 (42.86%) Multimedia
4 6 (42.86%) PKI
4 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 6 (42.86%) Firewall
4 6 (42.86%) Multicast
5 5 (35.71%) ATM
6 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (21.43%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) Migration
7 3 (21.43%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (21.43%) Remedy
7 3 (21.43%) MS Office
8 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
8 2 (14.29%) BMC
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 2 (14.29%) Active Directory

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) SAN
1 6 (42.86%) BGP
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
1 6 (42.86%) NAS
1 6 (42.86%) Multicast
2 5 (35.71%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) DB2
General
1 6 (42.86%) Multimedia
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Remedy Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Mainframe Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) N-Tier
1 6 (42.86%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) iSeries
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.14%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) UNIX
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) ITIL
2 9 (64.29%) Service Management
3 6 (42.86%) SOA
3 6 (42.86%) Data Architecture
3 6 (42.86%) Security Architecture
3 6 (42.86%) SIEM
3 6 (42.86%) Analytics
4 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
6 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
7 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
7 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
7 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (7.14%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) RPG
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) RPG/400
1 1 (7.14%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Remedy
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) BMC
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix