The table below looks at the statistics for ITSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank - - 36
Contract jobs citing ITSM 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £354 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.13% -11.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +31.03%
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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 Northern Ireland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93 78 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 75.00% 67.83% 62.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 25 101
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £278 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £380 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £24.75 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.78% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

ITSM
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

ITSM Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland