The table below looks at the statistics for ITSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 24 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ITSM 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.14% - 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% - 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£545 - £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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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 Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
121 104 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 69.14% 69.33% 65.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 57 77
Average daily rate £400 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £275 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £46.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

ITSM
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

ITSM Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

ITSM
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

ITSM Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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Top 13 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2

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Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Project Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Programme Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Senior IT Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Senior IT Programme Manager
2 1 (50.00%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Service Manager
2 1 (50.00%) IT Programme Manager
2 1 (50.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Service Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA