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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 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
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -22.50%
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
89 82 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 82.41% 78.85% 67.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 44 18
Average daily rate £325 £168 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+94.02% -44.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £88 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £125.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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