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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank - 12 9
Contract jobs citing ITSM 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe - 1.89% 2.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.44% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £188 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.30% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -17.64%
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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
43 41 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 55.13% 77.36% 54.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 6
Average daily rate £294 £320 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.20% -16.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £225 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 1
Average hourly rate £14.75 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) DSL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) NLBS
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) DSL
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
1 1 (100.00%) NLBS
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) VMware