The table below looks at the statistics for ITSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 20 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing ITSM 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.70% 0.47% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 0.56% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£387 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £369 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -6.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-37.50% +29.03%
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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 Middlesex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
118 179 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 67.05% 84.43% 75.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 107 95
Average daily rate £387 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £572 £549
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 5
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

ITSM
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

ITSM Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

ITSM
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

ITSM Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

ITSM
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 4 (80.00%) Service Management
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) SLA
2 3 (60.00%) Supplier Management
2 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) SSH
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) Resource Management

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SSH
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Applications Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Perl Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Service Management
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Supplier Management
2 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) EMC