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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing ITSM 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.38 £12.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+39.00% -35.89%
ITSM
UK

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
79 74 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 79.00% 70.48% 79.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 35 30
Median daily rate £363 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £513 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing ITSM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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