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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 23 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing ITSM 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.13% 2.07% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 2.72% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£428 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £19.35 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-22.48% +20.93%
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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
141 147 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 79.66% 76.17% 70.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 84 62
Average daily rate £425 £460 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% +6.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £600 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 5
Average hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £19.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +113.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 29 January 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%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) Service Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) AIX
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Perl Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Design Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) AIX
1 2 (40.00%) Solaris
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Service Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (20.00%) Operations Management
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
1 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) EMC
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) NetApp
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) 3PAR