The table below looks at the statistics for ServiceCenter skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ServiceCenter over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP OpenView ServiceCenter (formerly Peregrine ServiceCenter)
Rank 401 400 377
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -23
Contract jobs citing ServiceCenter 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.018% 0.015%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.058% 0.25% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £110 £135
% change year-on-year
+189.77% -18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.80 £8.63 £14.11
% change year-on-year
+59.93% -38.83%
ServiceCenter
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1711 1582 1314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.00% 7.06% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1188 1038 901
Average daily rate £463 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £284 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 29 29
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £14.50 £13.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £37.50 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +14.28%

ServiceCenter
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ServiceCenter across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

ServiceCenter Jobs Demand Trend in London

ServiceCenter
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

ServiceCenter Daily Rate Trend in London

ServiceCenter
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

ServiceCenter Hourly Rate Trend in London

ServiceCenter
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ServiceCenter within the London region over the 3 months to 27 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
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ServiceCenter
England

ServiceCenter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing ServiceCenter 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 ServiceCenter.

1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (33.33%) AppSense
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (33.33%) BladeLogic
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) SAN

ServiceCenter
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing ServiceCenter 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 ServiceCenter. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) DMZ
1 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) WinDbg
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (33.33%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) AppSense
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) BMC
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Peregrine
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy