The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Middlesex region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 24 25 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing ITSM 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.72% 0.43% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 0.64% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
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£500 £375 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.88 £17.25 £14.38
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +20.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
185 157 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 79.40% 67.67% 75.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 92 87
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.50 £18.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £37.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
ITSM
South East

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 25 July 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) ITIL
1 8 (100.00%) Service Management
2 5 (62.50%) SAP
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Management
3 3 (37.50%) SAP SM
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) AIX
4 2 (25.00%) Solaris
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) NetApp
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (25.00%) Middleware
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) SAP CRM
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) SAP Basis
4 2 (25.00%) Billing
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SAP SM
2 2 (25.00%) SAP CRM
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) SAP Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (25.00%) SAP Basis Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Design Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Quality Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) AIX
1 2 (25.00%) Solaris
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Service Management
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Management
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) ISMS
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) IT Governance
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CISA
1 1 (12.50%) CISM
1 1 (12.50%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) XenApp
1 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) NetApp
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
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