The first table below looks at the demand for ITSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the High Wycombe region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 16 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing ITSM 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 1.12% 1.49% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 2.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £188 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+126.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
- +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £14.38
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +7.82%
Processes & Methodologies Category
High Wycombe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
55 45 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 61.80% 67.16% 48.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 25 11
Average daily rate £260 £363 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.27% +26.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
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ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

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

ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

ITSM
Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

ITSM Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

ITSM
Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

ITSM Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) BMC
2 2 (66.67%) CA
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) CMS
2 2 (66.67%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (66.67%) CMDB
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Financial Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Content Management
2 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Fat Client

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 (66.67%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) DSL
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) CMDB
2 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Content Management
2 2 (66.67%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (66.67%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Xen
1 1 (33.33%) NLBS
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) BMC
1 2 (66.67%) CA
1 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft