The table below looks at the statistics for ITSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 59 64 65
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing ITSM 5 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.79% 0.97% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.32% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
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£225 £413 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +3.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £359 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £20.00 £14.08
% change year-on-year
-16.25% +42.02%
ITSM
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
462 530 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.76% 73.51% 76.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 276 280
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £533 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 18
Average hourly rate £32.75 £23.86 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.28% -33.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

ITSM
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

ITSM Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

ITSM
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITSM across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

ITSM Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

ITSM
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

ITSM Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

ITSM
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITSM within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 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
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
ITSM
East of England

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Service Management
3 4 (44.44%) Remedy
3 4 (44.44%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (33.33%) BMC
4 3 (33.33%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) SAP
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) NHS
5 2 (22.22%) Middleware
5 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) COBIT
5 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) SAP PI
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
5 2 (22.22%) Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) Software Asset Management
5 2 (22.22%) Software License Management
5 2 (22.22%) Software Licensing
5 2 (22.22%) Time Management
6 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
6 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Support
2 2 (22.22%) Integration Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) ITSM Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Software Licensing Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Integration Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Integration Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Integration Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Support Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) Middleware
2 2 (22.22%) SAP PI
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
3 2 (22.22%) Time Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Software Asset Management
3 2 (22.22%) Software License Management
3 2 (22.22%) Software Licensing
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Use Case
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) COBIT
2 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Remedy
2 3 (33.33%) BMC
3 2 (22.22%) SAP
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft