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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank - - 26
Contract jobs citing ITSM 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £230
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.58 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+11.28% -12.50%
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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
86 69 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 68.25% 62.16% 62.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 32 48
Average daily rate £315 £290 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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