The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 6 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing ITSM 10 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 17.24% 3.92% 2.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.73% 6.45% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £345 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £399
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.89
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.14 £17.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-22.70% +17.24%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the High Wycombe region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
High Wycombe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44 31 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 75.86% 60.78% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 14
Average daily rate £350 £245 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £350 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £21.50 £9.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.83% +117.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in High Wycombe

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITSM across the High Wycombe region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

ITSM Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 May 2015, 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 10 (90.91%) ITIL
1 10 (90.91%) ServiceNow
2 9 (81.82%) XML
2 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 9 (81.82%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) CSS
2 9 (81.82%) BMC
2 9 (81.82%) CA
2 9 (81.82%) HP
2 9 (81.82%) Service Management
2 9 (81.82%) Workflow
2 9 (81.82%) CMS
2 9 (81.82%) CMDB
3 8 (72.73%) Unit Testing
4 7 (63.64%) Content Management
4 7 (63.64%) Knowledge Management
4 7 (63.64%) Web Services
5 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Data Privacy
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (9.09%) Internet
6 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
6 1 (9.09%) SLA
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) Finance
6 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
6 1 (9.09%) French Language
6 1 (9.09%) German Language

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 9 (81.82%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) French Language
1 1 (9.09%) German Language
1 1 (9.09%) Italian Language
1 1 (9.09%) Portuguese Language
1 1 (9.09%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
1 7 (63.64%) ServiceNow Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Customer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) HTML
1 9 (81.82%) CSS
1 9 (81.82%) XML
2 7 (63.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) ITIL
2 9 (81.82%) Service Management
2 9 (81.82%) Workflow
3 8 (72.73%) Unit Testing
4 7 (63.64%) Content Management
4 7 (63.64%) Knowledge Management
5 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Data Privacy
6 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
1 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) ServiceNow
2 9 (81.82%) HP
2 9 (81.82%) BMC
2 9 (81.82%) CA
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft